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  Lionel Messi was happy to win the Best FIFA Men’s Player award, but the superstar’s focus is Now on helping Barcelona respond to a slow start to the La Liga season. The Argentinean Wizard claimed the prize, after beating Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk and Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo. To marked his first major […]

Two persons have been killed while six others sustained injuries after an early morning attack on Shaforon and Kudumti communities in Numan Local Government of Adamawa State. The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Suleiman Yahaya confirmed the incident. While members of the community say the attackers were herdsmen, the PPRO says they were […]

The Lagos State Task Force on Sunday said that it had impounded 4,500 motorcycles (Okada) from riders who had defaulted the states traffic law. It added that the task force was awaiting the directives of Gov. Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State on whether to destroy them or not. The Head, Public Affairs Unit of the agency, […]

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has called on the Federal Government to inform workers in the country their position on the implementation of the N30,000 new minimum wage instead of the delay currently being witnessed. The labour union while describing the delay as deliberate and frustrating, noted that leaders of the union are having a […]

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has described the charges of treasonable felony and other counts filed against the detained Convener of #RevolutionNow Protest, Mr Omoyele Sowore, as a mockery of justice.   The group said this in a letter signed by its Deputy Director, Kolawole Oluwadare and addressed to the Attorney General of […]

As President Muhammadu Buhari departs Abuja for New York, USA, to participate in the seventy-fourth Session of United Nations general Assembly, the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has berated him, saying that he has no agenda and did not articulate any definite objectives, plans and proposals to attract tangible benefits to the nation. Recall that […]

The Monetary Policy Committee of the Central Bank of Nigeria has left the Monetary Policy Rate unchanged at thirteen-point-five per cent. The CBN Governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele, announced the decision of the committee at the end of a two-day meeting held at the apex bank’s headquarters in Abuja. The governor said the committee also decided […]

The Nigerian army has stopped the work of international NGO, accusing it of supplying a militant Islamist group with food and drugs. The army said it had warned the NGO, Action Against Hunger, AAH against “aiding and abetting” Boko Haram in north-east Nigeria. Action Against Hunger, which denies the accusations, says its “life-saving assistance” to […]

No fewer than eight students of Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin, have been expelled from the institution for their involvement in examinations malpractice. This was contained in a statement issued and signed by Mr. Daramola Olayinka on behalf of the Registrar and made available to newsmen.   The statement read that the Kwara State Polytechnic Authority, […]

The Kwara State Bureau of Land has denied allegations of illegal takeover of lands from customary land owners without adequate compensation paid to the owners. It described it as untruthful and misleading. The Bureau also called on members of the public to always visit the bureau on land-related issues to be able to know the […]

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