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  • Everton fined for fan attack against Lyon
    Everton’s miserable Europa League campaign got worse on Wednesday as UEFA fined the Premier League club 30,000 euros after an incident in which a fan struck a Lyon player. With two rounds to go, the Toffees are bottom of Group E and cannot qualify for the Europa League knock-out stages after three defeats and a […]
  • ICYMI: World Cup draw halts Eagles friendly plans
    Festus Abu The Nigeria Football Federation has halted talks with the European and South American football associations seeking to play warm-up matches with the Super Eagles to prepare their teams ahead of next year’s World Cup in Russia. World Cup-bound England, Serbia and Peru are among the Russia 2018 teams reportedly interested in playing Nigeria. […]
  • FG moves to curb illegal mining, laments $9bn loss
    Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja The Federal Government has started moves to curb illegal mining of the country’s resources which has led to a loss of $9bn between 2014 and 2015. The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, mentioned this  State House correspondents at the end of the meeting of the Federal Executive Council […]
  • Ailing actor Sadiq Daba set for treatment in UK
    Veteran actor Sadiq Daba, reportedly diagnosed with leukemia and prostate cancer, is about to be flown to the United Kingdom for intensive treatment. Daba had complained about shortage of funds, hence, colleagues and friends rallied around to raise funds for him. Ace broadcaster Soni Irabor, who was among those rallying support for the ailing artiste, […]
  • Suswam’s trial: EFCC declares uncooperative witness hostile
    Ade Adesomoju, Abuja The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Wednesday declared as “hostile” one of its prosecution witnesses, Abubakar Umar, lined up against a former Governor of Benue State, Mr. Gabriel Suswam before the Federal High Court in Abuja. By declaring its witness hostile, the prosecution instead of leading the witness in evidence will […]
  • FCT to carry out demolitions in Lugbe, Kubwa, others
    Adelani Adepegba, Abuja The Federal Capital Territory Administration has said it would carry out massive demolition of illegal structures in Lugbe, Kuje, Kubwa, Monkey Village and other satellite towns and settlements in the Federal Capital Territory. The Director, Development Control Department, Muktar Galadima, said the affected structures had been marked and their occupants notified about the […]
  • 56% of trucks in Apapa have no business in ports – Report
    A report on the gridlock on the access road to the Apapa Port on Wednesday revealed that more than half of the container trucks visiting Apapa, Lagos daily had no immediate business to transact in the port. The report emanated from an independent study conducted by a Maritime Consulting firm: Ships & Ports Ltd. and […]
  • 2019: No automatic ticket for Buhari, says Tinubu
    Peter Dada, Akure The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, on Wednesday declared that the party would follow the normal democratic process in choosing its flagbearer in the 2019 Presidential Election. He said the leadership of the party had not endorsed President Muhammadu Buhari as its sole candidate for the forthcoming […]
  • Pastor dies during sex with 19-year-old girl
    A Pentecostal pastor has reportedly died during an alleged sex romp with a 19-year-old-girl in a hotel room in Kwale, Ndokwa West Local Government Area of Delta. Delta Police Command Spokesperson, DSP Andrew Aniamaka, confirmed on Wednesday in Asaba. He said the victim’s wife reported the incident to the police on November 19. He said […]
  • We bear the burden of very high expectations, says Osinbajo
    Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday admitted that the current crop of Nigerian leaders bear the burden of very high expectations. Osinbajo said this while inaugurating the National Council on Nutrition and the 2017 Global Nutrition Report inside the Presidential Villa, Abuja shortly after the weekly meeting of the Federal Executive Council. The Vice-President […]

Business

  • Everton fined for fan attack against Lyon
    Everton’s miserable Europa League campaign got worse on Wednesday as UEFA fined the Premier League club 30,000 euros after an incident in which a fan struck a Lyon player. With two rounds to go, the Toffees are bottom of Group E and cannot qualify for the Europa League knock-out stages after three defeats and a […]
  • ICYMI: World Cup draw halts Eagles friendly plans
    Festus Abu The Nigeria Football Federation has halted talks with the European and South American football associations seeking to play warm-up matches with the Super Eagles to prepare their teams ahead of next year’s World Cup in Russia. World Cup-bound England, Serbia and Peru are among the Russia 2018 teams reportedly interested in playing Nigeria. […]
  • FG moves to curb illegal mining, laments $9bn loss
    Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja The Federal Government has started moves to curb illegal mining of the country’s resources which has led to a loss of $9bn between 2014 and 2015. The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, mentioned this  State House correspondents at the end of the meeting of the Federal Executive Council […]
  • Ailing actor Sadiq Daba set for treatment in UK
    Veteran actor Sadiq Daba, reportedly diagnosed with leukemia and prostate cancer, is about to be flown to the United Kingdom for intensive treatment. Daba had complained about shortage of funds, hence, colleagues and friends rallied around to raise funds for him. Ace broadcaster Soni Irabor, who was among those rallying support for the ailing artiste, […]
  • Suswam’s trial: EFCC declares uncooperative witness hostile
    Ade Adesomoju, Abuja The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Wednesday declared as “hostile” one of its prosecution witnesses, Abubakar Umar, lined up against a former Governor of Benue State, Mr. Gabriel Suswam before the Federal High Court in Abuja. By declaring its witness hostile, the prosecution instead of leading the witness in evidence will […]
  • FCT to carry out demolitions in Lugbe, Kubwa, others
    Adelani Adepegba, Abuja The Federal Capital Territory Administration has said it would carry out massive demolition of illegal structures in Lugbe, Kuje, Kubwa, Monkey Village and other satellite towns and settlements in the Federal Capital Territory. The Director, Development Control Department, Muktar Galadima, said the affected structures had been marked and their occupants notified about the […]
  • 56% of trucks in Apapa have no business in ports – Report
    A report on the gridlock on the access road to the Apapa Port on Wednesday revealed that more than half of the container trucks visiting Apapa, Lagos daily had no immediate business to transact in the port. The report emanated from an independent study conducted by a Maritime Consulting firm: Ships & Ports Ltd. and […]
  • 2019: No automatic ticket for Buhari, says Tinubu
    Peter Dada, Akure The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, on Wednesday declared that the party would follow the normal democratic process in choosing its flagbearer in the 2019 Presidential Election. He said the leadership of the party had not endorsed President Muhammadu Buhari as its sole candidate for the forthcoming […]
  • Pastor dies during sex with 19-year-old girl
    A Pentecostal pastor has reportedly died during an alleged sex romp with a 19-year-old-girl in a hotel room in Kwale, Ndokwa West Local Government Area of Delta. Delta Police Command Spokesperson, DSP Andrew Aniamaka, confirmed on Wednesday in Asaba. He said the victim’s wife reported the incident to the police on November 19. He said […]
  • We bear the burden of very high expectations, says Osinbajo
    Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday admitted that the current crop of Nigerian leaders bear the burden of very high expectations. Osinbajo said this while inaugurating the National Council on Nutrition and the 2017 Global Nutrition Report inside the Presidential Villa, Abuja shortly after the weekly meeting of the Federal Executive Council. The Vice-President […]

Topix

  • Why Nigeria is important market for iPhone 8

    Apple's iPhone 8 has launched in Lagos, Nigeria and is dubbed a new generation of iPhone due to its new, durable glass design with an embedded wireless charging system, that is described for living conditions in Nigeria. Speaking on Apple's aim in designing the iPhone 8, Regional Head for Redington's Telco-Africa Business, Mr. Sivadoss Vijayakumar said the company is commited to providing excellent support structure to its partners, and grow the community of loyal Apple customers in the country.

  • Press Releases: Terrorist Attack in Nigeria

    The United States condemns today's terrorist attack in Mubi, Adamawa State and extends our sincere condolences to the Nigerian people and the families of the victims killed in the attack. That the victims were targeted and killed in a place of worship demonstrates yet again the brutal nature of the terrorists whose sole aim is to threaten the peace and security of Nigerian citizens.

  • Anambra governorship election: Nigerian Army to replicate template in future polls

    The Nigerian Army says it will replicate the template it adopted for its officers in the just concluded governorship election in Anambra in future polls in the country. The General Officer Commanding 82 Division, Nigerian Army, Maj.-Gen.

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