Category Archives: Breaking

Two Students Injured As Gunmen Invade UI Female Hostel

Gunmen yesterday reportedly invaded a female hostel at the University of Ibadan and carted away valuables after assaulting some female occupants of the hostel. It was gathered from authorities of the institution that the armed men came around 1:00am yesterday morning and invaded Awo Hall. It was gathered that the gunmen numbering about ten  robbed…

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Nigerians React Over Pastor Chris Oyakhilome’s Anti-Feminism Comments

The Internet is buzzing following a video of Senior Pastor of Christ Embassy, Chris Oyakhilome, that resurfaced saying men are superior to women. The message which was originally aired in 2016 resurfaced on Thursday and a lot of people have reacted to it, while some commenters supported the pastor, some others criticized him. In the…

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Yahaya Picks Up N22.5m Kogi Governorship Form Amidst Civil Servants, Pensioners Unpaid Salaries Lament

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State has purchased the All Progressive Congress (APC) governorship nomination and expression of interest form for the forthcoming 2019 election for Kogi State. Bello is the first aspirant to pick the form under the APC party after paying N22.5 million. The form was presented to the governor by Alhaji Abubakar…

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Nigeria Ease Past South Africa To Land In AFCON 2019 Semi-final

William Troost-Ekong’s late winner sent Nigeria through to the semi-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations on Wednesday after a tense 2-1 victory over South Africa in Cairo. Samuel Chukwueze fired the Super Eagles ahead in the first half in front of a healthy, largely pro-Nigerian crowd at the 75,000-capacity Cairo International Stadium. But Bongani…

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Governor Sanwo-Olu Declares Lekki, Admiralty Toll Plaza Free On Thursday

The Lagos state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has made a declaration that the Lekki Admiralty toll plaza would be free on Thursday, July 11, during the morning and evening peak hours for vehicles plying the route. The toll plaza would be left open between 6.30am -9.30am and 4.30pm -8.00pm. Speaking to the State House correspondents after…

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Presidency Will Submit Ministerial List This Week – Lawan

  The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari will submit the list of ministerial nominees for the consideration and approval of the red chamber this week. Speaking at the plenary on Wednesday, Lawan explained that the presidency was working hard to ensure they submit the list early enough before the senators…

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Falana Faults Egwu, Tinubu and Other Senators Over Interference in Abbo’s Assault Scandal

    Lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana, has said that the Senate ad hoc committee had no legal right to question the embattled senator, Elisha Abbo, on Tuesday. Falana reportedly said that although the Senate had the right to discipline its members, Abbo could not be questioned because the matter was already in a…

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Senate Tells FG to Ban Production and Circulation of Sniper

  The Nigerian Senate has on Tuesday urged the Federal Government to ban the production, importation and circulation of snipers insecticide, a product currently used to commit suicide. This was sequel to a motion moved by senator Theodore Orji (PDP-Abia) and 15 other senators on the alarming reoccurrences of suicides among Nigerians and the call…

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Netherlands Buys 47% Of Nigeria’s Cocoa – Awolowo

The Executive Director, Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC), Mr Olusegun Awolowo, says the Netherlands buys 47 per cent of Nigeria’s Cocoa. Awolowo made this known while fielded questions from State House correspondents after a trade agreement between the Netherlands and Nigeria on Tuesday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, NAN reports. The signing of the agreement…

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