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A governorship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos, Mr Jide Sanwo-Olu on Sunday said he had a strong conviction that God had prepared him to be the next governor of the state. Sanwo-Olu made the statement at Lagos City Hall while speaking at the formal launch of his governorship bid. Members of […]

The National Secretary of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Mr Labaran Maku, has urged the Federal Government to investigate shoddy schools contracts in Nasarawa State. Maku, who made the call on Sunday in Lafia, alleged that all the newly constructed primary and junior secondary schools built by Gov. Umaru Al-Makura government were death traps. Maku, […]

The Rotary club of Victoria Island, East in partnership with Pat Royal Foundation on Thursday 1st March, 2018 launched a Rotary International initiative tagged “Kids against Hunger” at the Victoria Island Primary School. The Rotary International initiative is meant to help out with kids especially in IDP’s camps and displaced environments. Speaking at the event, the […]

Hollywood legend Sylvester Stallone has dismissed reports circulating on Monday on social media claiming that he is dead.A message had appeared on Facebook claiming Stallone had been found dead at his Los Angeles home. Stallone who took to his twitter handle to debunk the reports expressed sadness over the death prank which emanated from a […]

The President of Nigerian Meteorological Society (NiMets), Professor Clement Akoshile has predicted bumper harvest in the 2018 farming season.Akoshile said this in an interview in Lagos today, adding that there will be bumper harvest in all the farm produce. According to him, this prediction comes as a result of the early rain that fell across […]

The minister of state for petroleum resources, Ibe Kachikwu, has said that the federal government will not sell its refineries, but rather make Nigeria the refinery corridor for the rest of the continent. The minister said this today while speaking on the short and medium term priorities directed towards growing the country’s oil and gas […]

The Senate has condemned the demolition of the building used by a faction of the All Progressives Congress in Kaduna State by the state government. The chamber asked Governor Nasir el-Rufai to either provide a replacement for the secretariat or compensate Senator Suleiman Hunkuyi representing Kaduna-North who was said to own the building. The Senate […]

Nigerian champions, Plateau United, are hopeful of a good outing as they kick-start their continental cup campaign against Eding Sport of Cameroon in one of this weekend’s Total CAF Champions League preliminary round-first leg fixtures Previously known as Nigeria Standard FC, the Jos-based club in North Central Nigeria, has not won the league title since […]

The US government has officially shut down for the second time this year because Congress failed to meet a deadline to vote on a new budget. Senators debated all night, and have voted to pass the bill, which must now pass to the House. The 600-page plan proposes an increase in spending, by about $300bn […]

The federal government has directed the Ministry of Interior to desist from giving visa to foreign workers whose skills were readily available in Nigeria. This was contained in an Article one, section seven of Presidential Executive Order recently signed by President Muhammadu Buhari. Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu read Article on Thursday, […]


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