29 April 2016
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Investors fret as N100bn foreign investment withdrawal deadline expires today

Apprehension heightened in the equities market yesterday as the deadline for withdrawal of Morgan Stanley...


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Manhunt for ex-INEC chair over bribe

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)  has launched a manhunt for a former chairman...


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N23.3b bribe: Bank, INEC officials refund N408.7m

More arrests are on the way in the probe of the huge cash some oil...


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Governors seek more cash from Federation Account

Governors are seeking an amendment of the revenue allocation formula to increase their revenue base. This,...


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Saraki faces fresh charges, appeals CCT ruling

The Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, on Thursday pleaded not guilty to amended 16 counts...


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Jonathan shared ecological funds to PDP govs – Oshiomhole

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Adams Oshiomhole, on Thursday accused former President Goodluck Jonathan of...


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BoT members, others shun PDP NEC meeting

The crisis rocking the Peoples Democratic Party became more visible on Thursday as majority members...


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Mambilla hydro power project stalls

      The state of the Mambilla hydro-electric power project is still where it was since the...


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Investors fret as N100bn forei...

Apprehension heightened in the...

Manhunt for ex-INEC chair over...

The Economic and Financi...

N23.3b bribe: Bank, INEC offic...

More arrests are on the way ...

Governors seek more cash from ...

Governors are seeking an ame...

Saraki faces fresh charges, ap...

The Senate President, Dr. Buko...

Jonathan shared ecological fun...

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Ad...

BoT members, others shun PDP N...

The crisis rocking the Peoples...

Mambilla hydro power project s...

      The state of the Mamb...

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NYSC to deploy doctors, nurses, others to IDPs camps

NYSC to deploy doctors, nurses, others to IDPs camps

      The National Youth Services Corp, NYSC is to deploy Doctors, Nurses and other medical Corp members to all the major Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs camps across the country, the Director General of the Corp, Brigadier...

Labour tasks Buhari over unpaid promotion arrears, others

Labour tasks Buhari over unpaid promotion arrears, others

      ASSOCIATION of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria, ASCSN, yesterday, commended President Muhammadu Buhari for the payment of salaries of Federal Public Servants by April 25, urging him to ensure that other benefits such as promotion...

Police avert anti/pro-Saraki protesters’ clash

Police avert anti/pro-Saraki protesters’ clash

THE Police and Civil Defence Corps in Abuja yesterday averted a bloody clash between protesters for and against the Senate President Bukola Saraki. The battleground would have been the National Assembly’s main gate, where anti-Saraki protesters,...

Entertainment News

Congolese musician, Papa Wemba, collapses on stage, dies

Congolese musician, Papa Wemba, collapses on stage, dies

Legendary Congolese singer, Papa Wemba (real name Jules Kikumba) is...

Pop icon Prince cremated in private ceremony

Pop icon Prince cremated in private ceremony

The body of pop icon Prince was cremated Saturday in...

Six years on, 10 Dagrin songs that have remained on Nigeria’s playlist

Six years on, 10 Dagrin songs that have remained on Nigeria’s playlist

Just a day to his performance at the return of...

African News

S’Sudan’s Riek Machar sworn in as first vice president

S’Sudan’s Riek Machar sworn in as first vice president

      South Sudanese rebel leader Riek Machar has been sworn in...

Senior army officer killed in Burundi’s capital

Senior army officer killed in Burundi’s capital

      Brigadier General Athanase Kararuza, senior adviser of security at the...

Egypt Protest After Policeman ‘Kills Street Vendor Over Price Of Tea’

Egypt Protest After Policeman ‘Kills Street Vendor Over Price Of Tea’

      Hundreds of people have taken to the streets of Egypt’s...

Sports News

NFF insults Yobo over testimonial – Emenike

NFF insults Yobo over testimonial – Emenike

Ex-Super Eagles striker, Emmanuel Emenike, has described as “an insult”...

Salisu invites Ideye, Iwobi, 24 others for Mali, Luxembourg

Salisu invites Ideye, Iwobi, 24 others for Mali, Luxembourg

      Super Eagles’ Head Coach Salisu Yusuf has called up 26...

Mahrez wins English PFA award

Mahrez wins English PFA award

      Leicester City forward, Riyad Mahrez, was named English player of...

World News

Trump to pursue ‘America First’ policy

Trump to pursue ‘America First’ policy

Republican presidential hopeful, Donald Trump, has detailed his foreign policy...

Afghanistan No Longer Sees Pakistan As Mediator With Taliban – President Ghani

Afghanistan No Longer Sees Pakistan As Mediator With Taliban – President Ghani

      Afghanistan President, Ashraf Ghani, said the Country no longer see...

Tubman On The $20 Bill Is ‘Pure Political Correctness’, Says Trump

Tubman On The $20 Bill Is ‘Pure Political Correctness’, Says Trump

      onald Trump thinks anti-slavery icon Harriet Tubman is “fantastic” —...

Noteable Editorials

Beyond Electricity Tariff Reversal

Beyond Electricity Tariff Reversal

      Since the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) approved a new electricity tariff which took effect from the February, 2016 billing...

Closure needed on Chibok abductions

Closure needed on Chibok abductions

      ince 219 schoolgirls from Government Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State were abducted by Boko Haram insurgents in April 2014, no...

Tabloid News

Tenant beats landlord’s wife to death in Lagos

Tenant beats landlord’s wife to death in Lagos

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a resident of Shobowale Street in the Alagbado area of the state, Victoria Alaba, for allegedly killing the wife of her landlord during...

16-year-old hacks Lagos resident to death

16-year-old hacks Lagos resident to death

The police in Lagos State have arrested a 16-year-old suspected cultist, Rilwan Okegbenro, for allegedly killing a man, Olawale Adebayo, who resided in Imosun in the Ikorodu area of the...

Dead Pregnant Woman Visits Friend Hours After Vehicle Crushes Her, Baby

Dead Pregnant Woman Visits Friend Hours After Vehicle Crushes Her, Baby

      A pregnant woman who was crushed with her baby by a vehicle at Suru Alaba, in Ajeromi – Ifelodun local government area of Lagos State, on Friday, reportedly visited her...