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EMIRATES AIRLINE TO FLY TO NIGERIA AGAIN

FG Lift Ban on Emirate Airline Emirate Airline. Credit: TurboNews The Federal Government has lifted the ban hindering Emirates Airlines from operating in Nigeria. It can fly Nigeria’s air route again. Hadi Sirika, Minister of…



Ex-minister for Education Wanted for Assault

Kenneth Gbagi. Credit: Vanguard Kenneth Gbagi, former Minister of State for Education has been declared wanted by the Delta State Police Command of the Nigeria Police on Wednesday, September 30, over the alleged assault of…


Protesters hit the street amid Police warnings

Revolution Now Protest in Lagos. Credit: ShaunTV As Nigeria celebrated its 60th year of Independence on October 1, 2020, about 200 Nigerians who are members of the RevolutionNow Movement hit the streets of Lagos, pouring…


NIGERIA@60: Media Baffled at Last Minute Change of Plans

*Buhari no Longer addressing Nation at Eagle Square *Buhari addresses Nation at State House Contrary to an earlier media directive by Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity yesterday, President Buhari…


Nigeria@60: Full Text of the Independence Day Speech

President Mohammadu Buhari INDEPENDENCE DAY ADDRESS BY HIS EXCELLENCY, MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ON THE OCCASION OF NIGERIA’S SIXTIETH INDEPENDENCE ANNIVERSARY, THURSDAY 1ST OCTOBER 2020 Fellow Nigerians I speak to…



EFCC Detains 11 Suspected Oil Bunkerers

11 suspected oil bunkers were arrested in Rivers State by the Nigerian Navy. This was revealed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Port Harcourt Zonal Office recently. It was gathered that the suspects…


Reps at Loggerheads Over Water Resources Bill

Speaker withdraws National Water Resources Bill House of representatives during plenary. [PHOTO CREDIT: Official Twitter handle of House of Reps.] House of Representatives during plenary. [PHOTO CREDIT: Official Twitter handle of House of Reps.] The…


‘ASUU Strike to End Soon’ says Ngige

Chris Ngige. Courtesy: Vanguard Dr. Chris Ngige, former Governor of Anambra state and Minister of Labour and Employment, on Tuesday, 29th September disclosed that, the ministries of Finance, Education, Labour and Employment and the Office…


NSCDC OFFICER, 2 OTHERS BURNT TO DEATH IN BADADGRY

NSCDC Officers courtesy: QED Personnel of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corp (NSCDC) and two others, were burnt beyond recognition at a motorcycle crash of around Badagry-Seme expressway . The collision took place around…


COVID19: Nigeria Develops Locally-Made Test Kit

COVID-19: Nigeria Develops Locally-Made Test Kit Dr Mamora Olorunnimbe Mamora, Minister of state for health unveiled the molecular test kit developed by the Nigerian Institute of Medical Research (NIMR), to improve the testing capacity for…


Ondo State: PDP and APC Clashes in Ipele Town

PDP-APC CLASH: JEGEDE ACCUSES THUGS OF DISRUPTING CAMPAIGN Eyitayo Jegede The Eyitayo Jegede Campaign Organization (EJCO) on Tuesday alleged that the campaign team candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Mr Eyitayo Jegede, was attacked by…


P&ID CASE: Nigeria Inches to Victory

UK COURT ORDERS RELEASE OF $200M DEPOSITS TO NIGERIA Courtesy: stearng A London commercial court has ordered the release of the $200 million used as a deposit in the case against Process & Industrial Development…


COVID19: Nigeria Confirms 187 New Cases

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed and reported 187 new cases of the coronavirus on Tuesday, 29th September, 2020.The total confirmed cases in the country now stands at 58,647with 49,937 been discharged,…


Senate to Unveil 2021 Budget

Senate to Submit the 2021 Budget Next Week Ahmed Lawan Ahmad Lawan, President of the Senate commented on Tuesday that the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), will submit the 2021 budget estimates to the…



Ondo: Akeredolu Promotes 31,086 Civil Servants

The Ondo State Government on Tuesday revealed that over 31,086 civil servants had been promoted commencing the initiation of the current administration of Mr Rotimi Akeredolu. The government further revealed that it had been committed…


LIRS Demands Tax Revenue From BBNAIJA Winner

Lagos State Internal Revenue Service (LIRS) reached out to BBNaija winner, Laycon with a message urging him to remember his tax. The message which was posted on LIRS official twitter handle reads: ‘Congratulations @itsLaycon  Winner…


INEC Sets to Migrate to Electronic Voting System

Professor Yakubu Mahmood, National Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Monday in Abuja, unveiled the conclusive step of the commission to begin the replacement ofthe current manual voting system withthe full automated…