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“I find It Too Difficult To Cry As An Actor” – Timini Egbuson Laments

Suave actor, Timini Egbuson has revealed that he finds it difficult to shed tears an actor. The ‘Get...

NCC highlights policy, regulatory initiatives for tech innovation, qualifies three bidders for 3.5Ghz spectrum auction

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has outlined various policy and regulatory initiatives being implemented by the Commission to reiterate its commitment towards...

Dangote Refinery highest employer of Chemical Engineers in Nigeria

...Engineers hail the huge scale of the project The National President of Nigeria Society of Chemical Engineers (NSCh) has...

In Zamfara, Matawalle announces lifting of suspension on telecom services

Zamfara state governor Bello Mohammed Matawalle has indicated government's readiness to reopen suspended telecom services in the remaining 13 local government councils...

NCC’s Special Consumer Advocacy, “SHINE YOUR EYES, NO FALL MUGU”, Debuts in Benin

The Nigerian Communications Commission has again given  expression to its commitment to reach all categories of telecom consumers, with the launch yesterday...

Petroleum marketers back Nigerian government on removal of petrol subsidy

“We welcome the decision of the government to stop subsidizing petrol by 2022 and we are hoping it will attract more investments to the sector, especially with the passage of PIA.

COLUMN/OPINION

Time to stand on our heads, by Dan Agbese

The Daily Trust cartoon of November 28 went viral, as indeed it should. Because it packs humour and raises issues...

The imperative of national integration, by Abdulmumin Fatima Ummi

Nigeria today is faced with a lot of threats to national integration which call for appropriate emergency reactions to control the situation...

The World Bank’s bad news about our economy, Dan Agbese

The bad news is that our national economy remains stubbornly defiant. Past and present efforts to solve its inherent historical problems and...

Leadership in Nigeria:Between theorists and pragmatists, by Umar Faruk Said

Sometime early 2019 I lay in bed in an Abuja hotel room, proofreading a concept note due for presentation the following morning....

Jailbreaks: Existential threats to a nation in distress

In the last six years, there have been at least 11 jailbreaks in different states across the country—Kuje, Abuja; Kotonkarfi and Kabba ...

The #ENDSARS panel report, by Dan Agbese

I bet I was not the only one who feared that the work of the Lagos State Judicial...

CORONAVIRUS

Covid-19: Nigerian govt revises international travel protocol

The Presidential Steering Committee on COVID-19 has reviewed the International TravelProtocol of 22nd October 2021. A statement from the...

COVID-19 vaccination: WHO lauds Osun, says 2m doses ready for citizens

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has said that Osun is one of the eight leading States in Nigeria in terms of Covid-19...

FCTA flags off mass vaccination against COVID-19

By  Muhammad Abdullahi The Federal Capital Territory Administration(FCTA), has flagged off mass vaccination campaign against...

COVID-19: Fake vaccination certificates now in circulation, says FG

…To vaccinate 50% of Nigerians by January 2022By Abdullahi M. GullomaAbujaThe federal government Monday raised the alarm over a ‘black market’ procurement...

COVID-19: Moscow shuts most workplaces as infections, deaths soar.

The number of new daily cases in Russia rose by 40,096 on Thursday, topping a previous record reached earlier this week. The government hopes keeping most people out of offices and public transportation could curb the spread, but many Russians quickly sought to take advantage of the surprise time off for a seaside vacation.

Health ministry sensitises troops on COVID-19

By Goodluck Ikiebe Inline with the Federal Government Covid 19 Prevention and Safety Protocol, the Department of Emergency Services,...

FEC approves N836 million augmentation for 38 coronavirus oxygen plants

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved N836 million as augmentation for the establishment of oxygen production plants for COVID-19 pandemic intervention...

‘Lagos COVID-19 related deaths hit 506’

By Oluwafunke Ishola  The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, says the number of persons in the...
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I raped her once – Father confesses, disowns daughter in Ogun

She alleged that her father once promised to give her N1,000 to allow him to sleep with her, “and I refused, but he forced himself on me.”

Nigerian government convenes special national council on health meeting in Abuja

Ehanire noted that the end term of the SDGs was barely nine years away and targets of the health-related SGDs, especially SDG 3 were still far from being attained.

Lagos govt shuts Dowen College in Lekki over Sylvester Oromoni’s death

Oromoni was allegedly murdered by students and there are fears that the culprits are on the run or left the country.

Judge sentences businessman to life imprisonment for rape

“He is sentenced to life imprison without an option of fine and his name Bashir Olashekere is to be registered in the Sex Offenders Register maintained by the Lagos State Government.”

Sylvester Oromoni: ‘I’m Coming For You’ – Actress Tonto Dikeh Dares Dowen College Over 12-year-old Student’s Death

Nollywood actress Tonto Dikeh has dared Dowen College over the death of Sylvester Oromoni, a 12-year-old student of the college.

Abuja Masterplan: FCTA clamps down on estate developers

... demolishes two estates in Lugbe… Muhammad Abdullahi, Abuja In a bid...

Man in bizarre sexual intercourse with cow

Members of Kinyach community in Baringo North sub-county of Kenya were left in shock after a man was caught engaging in a...

Premier League: Ronaldo hits new goal-scoring milestone as Manchester United down Arsenal

Cristiano Ronaldo surpassed 800 goals for club and country with a double as Manchester United beat Arsenal 3-2 to close to within...

How I Once Had S*x At The Back Of A Trailer – Nollywood Actress, Genny Uzoma Confesses (Video)

A Nollywood actress, Genny Uzoma has made a confession after being asked the weirdest place she slept with someone. 

Drake Shows Off His Bluetooth Toilet That Is Controlled With Remote (Video)

An American musician, Osiris Jahkail Williams aka YK Osiris has taken a tour of Drake's mansion.  In one of...

Latest News

Fuel tanker lost control, causing traffic gridlock at airport road , Abuja

A VineGas tanker traps a car under culvert after driver lost control on

Covid-19: Nigerian govt revises international travel protocol

The Presidential Steering Committee on COVID-19 has reviewed the International TravelProtocol of 22nd October 2021. A statement from the...

“I Am Devastated” – BBNaija Star, Tacha Reacts To Death Of 12-Year-Old Sylvester Oromoni

Ex-BBNaija housemate, Tacha has reacted to the death of 12-year-old Dowen college student, Sylvester Oromoni Junior.Slyvester, who was reportedly beaten for allegedly...

Why I Wanted Omotola To Bathe Naked Under Waterfalls – Movie Producer Reveals

The producer of a forthcoming movie, Shadow Parties, Yemi Amodu has revealed that his initial intention in the movie was to have star...

Rema Settles Dispute With DJ Neptune As He Shares a Photo of Them Together

Mavin music star, Rema has settled his quarrel with DJ Neptune.  The duo took to Instagram story to share...

Rihanna Opens Up On Being Pregnant For Her Boyfriend, A$AP Rocky

Rihanna, the world-famous famous singer, has reacted to rumours that she is expecting her first child with her boyfriend, A$AP Rocky.

Sylvester Oromoni: ‘I’m Coming For You’ – Actress Tonto Dikeh Dares Dowen College Over 12-year-old Student’s Death

Nollywood actress Tonto Dikeh has dared Dowen College over the death of Sylvester Oromoni, a 12-year-old student of the college.

Lagos govt shuts Dowen College in Lekki over Sylvester Oromoni’s death

Oromoni was allegedly murdered by students and there are fears that the culprits are on the run or left the country.

Nigerian government convenes special national council on health meeting in Abuja

Ehanire noted that the end term of the SDGs was barely nine years away and targets of the health-related SGDs, especially SDG 3 were still far from being attained.

“This Christmas Go Hot O” – Davido Says As His N240 Million Rolls Royce Cullinan Arrives Lagos (Photos)

Singer Davido's expensive ride, a 2021 Rolls Royce Cullinan has landed in Nigeria.  The Singer’s lawyer, Bobo Ajudua, took...

Politics

Oyetola flags off mass distribution of Osun Health Insurance cards to 69,273 vulnerable citizens

...says scheme  panacea to ensure equal access to qualitative healthcare service As part of efforts to improve access to...

Blinken Warns Russia of ‘Serious Consequences’ if Russia Invades Ukraine

“The best way to avert the crisis is through diplomacy, and that's what I look forward to discussing with Sergei,” Blinken said during a media briefing before meeting with Lavrov.

Kano Police arrest 13 armed thugs for attacking Senator Barau’s campaign office

He said the Commissioner of Police, Kano State Command, CP Sama’ila Shu’aibu Dikko, raised and instructed teams of Operation Puff Adder to move to the scene, restore normalcy and arrest the culprits.

Gov. Wike urges media to pressure President Buhari to sign Electoral Act

“So, it is important that Nigerians should know why there should be electronic transmission of result in order to save our democracy.”

Interview

Traders in Lugbe groan over increasing cost of food items

There is palpable fear of mass hunger in the country as many traders in Lugbe have expressed concerns over the steady...

CAR disgrace Super Eagles in FIFA World Cup qualifier

Central African Republic’s senior men football team, Les Fauves, took all the three points off the Super Eagles in a Day 3...

Breaking: Ex-Military governor, Kefas, dies

Commodore Ibrahim Kefas (Rtd), who served as Military Administrator of Delta State during the military regime of General Sani Abacha is dead.

Nigerian Government launches youth employment action plan for job creation

By Goodluck Ikiebe The Nigerian Government has reiterated its commitment to mobilising the full energies...

Africa

Let’s enhance people-to-people relations to avoid unhealthy competition, Buhari tells Ramaphosa

By Abdullahi Muhammad, AbujaPresident Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday in Abuja urged stronger emphasis on people-to-people relations between South Africa and Nigeria to evolve...

Buhari: Ramaphosa’s visit successful despite Omicron scare

President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday in Abuja described the State Visit of President Cryil Ramaphosa of South Africa as successful despite the scare...

Japan urges citizens to leave Ethiopia amid mounting tensions

“Currently, commercial flights continue to fly. We urge Japanese citizens to leave this country,” Hayashi said.