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Some Nigerian youths protesting against bad governance and insecurity early on Monday blocked Abuja Airport Road. The protesters, mostly youths, took their campaign to Dantata Bridge, along the road which serves as a major entrance and exit point to the capital city as early as 5:00am. They chanted #BuhariMustGo. The protesters barricaded the expressway with […]

Sweden hoped for “more’’ from the European Council, the EU member states should have agreed on relocation of migrants, ahead of the meeting, Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven said on Friday. On Thursday, the European Council agreed on several aspects of migration policy, including the establishment of “regional disembarkation platforms, in close cooperation with relevant […]

The Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ), Oyo State Council, has called on the state government to fish out the killers of an Ibadan-based broadcaster, Titus Badejo popularly known as Ejanla. The council Chairman, Mr Ademola Babalola made the call in a condolence message issued on Sunday to newsmen in Ibadan. Badejo was killed at a […]

The Young Progressive Party, (YPP) has assured Nigerians that if given the support to rule in the country, the narrative of insecurity will change. The Party lamented over the high rate of insecurity in the country, saying that the government of the day is bereaved of the ideas concerning insecurity. The South-West Chairman of the […]

The Minister of Labour, Dr Chris Ngige, said President Muhammadu Buhari has accepted dialogue in addressing agitations in the South-East. Ngige on Sunday made the revelation while speaking with State House correspondents, after meeting with Buhari in Abuja. There have been agitations from parts of the South-east for secession, with the proscribed Indigenous People of […]

The NCDC Boss DG Chikwe Ihekweazu said the spread of COVID-19 in Nigeria continues to record a significant decrease as the latest statistics by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reveal Nigeria now has 167,206 confirmed cases. The NCDC, on its verified website on Monday, said that the case count has continued to creep […]

A defiant Belarus on Monday defended its forced diversion of a European plane carrying an opposition activist after the unprecedented move provoked a global outcry and calls for a tough response. The Ryanair flight from Athens to Vilnius carrying dissident journalist Roman Protasevich was diverted while in Belarusian airspace on Sunday over a supposed bomb threat. […]

Cristiano Ronaldo has won the Serie A Golden Boot, becoming the first player to claim the highest scorer’s gong in three of Europe’s top five leagues – Premier League, La Liga, and Serie A. The Portuguese skipper netted 29 goals for the Old Ladies to also earn him the accolade as the first Juventus player […]

Southwest leaders of the All Progressives Congress, APC, on Sunday rose from an emergency meeting to denounce separatist agitation by some groups in parts of the country. They also endorsed the ‘Asaba Declaration’ by Southern governors, particularly the ban on open grazing, which they said would lessen the farmers-herders conflicts. National leader of the APC, Asiwaju […]

Veteran Nollywood actor, Jide Kosoko has said he did not intentionally marry four wives. Rather, he said it was the will of God that made it happen. The movie star said in an interview that he never envisaged being a polygamist, even though he is a product of one. “I never envisaged being a polygamist […]

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