Wednesday, July 8, 2020

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Reps proposes age 30 as qualification for Presidency, governors and Senators

House of Representatives yesterday has passed for the second reading the bill seeking to reduce the age qualifications for those interested for the position...

I’m under probe, says Jonathan, ex-President’s cousin faces trial

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission will on Tuesday (today) arraign Mr. Azibaola Robert, a cousin of former President Goodluck Jonathan, for allegedly receiving...

Kogi election: Tribunal throws away Faleke’s petition against Yahaya Bello

The Gubernatorial Eelction Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja has dismissed case James Falake brought against Governor Yahaya Bello challenging his election. James Faleke was the...

Buhari flies to London for ear-infection treatment

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Monday begin a 10-day vacation to attend to an ear infection that has forced him to shelve some local...

Nigeria publishes details of recovered assets

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday partially fulfilled his promise to publish specific details of funds traced to and recovered from corrupt former government officials...

Buhari, Jonathan in crucial meeting over militancy

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday evening met behind closed doors with former President Goodluck Jonathan. The meeting, held inside the official residence of the President...

No more post UTME– FG

The Federal Government Thursday scrapped the conduct of post Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) for candidates seeking admission into higher institution. The government explained that...

Buhari cancels trip to Niger Delta for Ogoni clean up

In what can be described as a last minute move, President Muhammadu Buhari has shelved his planned visit to Bodo city in Ogoni, Rivers...

Biafra: Army explains why it attacked protesting MASSOB, IPOB members

The Nigerian Army has explained that its troops, alongside other security agencies, invoked the extant Rules of Engagement by acting in self-defence as well...

Jonathan shocked me during 2015 election — Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said he was shocked when former president Goodluck Jonathan called him to concede defeat while votes were still being counted...

President Buhari’s Democracy Day speech [FULL TEXT]

My compatriots, it is one year today since our administration came into office. It has been a year of triumph, consolidation, pains and achievements....

Buhari: Prospect of going into recession is frightening

President Muhammadu Buhari fought the election on a platform of anti-corruption, economic recovery, and security. One year after his swearing in, today, opinion on...

ECWA raises alarm over CAN Presidency electoral process

The Evangelical Church of West Africa (ECWA) on Saturday raised the alarm about the electoral process in the forthcoming elections for the Christian Association...

Buhari’s achievement in first year in office– Presidency

The office of the Presidency has released statement on the achievements of President Muhammadu Buhari in his stay in office for the first year. The...

One year in office: AYCF, INC, MAN, LCCI, others bash Buhari

The last one year of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration has been traumatic and hurtful for millions of Nigerians. This is according to the Arewa Youth...

Breaking: Avengers bomb Chevron’s Escravos tank farm in Delta

New militant group, the Niger Delta Avenger, Thursday, destroyed the main pipeline supplying gas that provides electricity to the Escravos tank farm in Delta...

Zuckerberg to demolish $30M in real estate to keep things private

Facebook founder and COO Mark Zuckerberg is updating his privacy settings. In a move to prevent prying eyes from peeking into his $7 million...

Why we did not protest against fuel subsidy removal – Tunde Bakare

Founder of the Latter Rain Assembly, Pastor Tunde Bakare has explained why he and other pro-democracy groups did not protest against fuel subsidy removal...

Abductors release Kwara APC Chairman, Secretary

The governor of Kwara state, Abdulfatah Ahmed, has confirmed the release of Hon. Ishola Balogun Fulani and Chief Bode Adekanye by their abductors. Hon....

BREAKING: Suspected militants blow up Escravos gas pipeline in Delta

Suspected Niger Delta militants on Friday launched a fresh attack on a gas pipeline in Warri, Delta State.According to TheCable, the suspected militants blew...

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Osun records 21 new COVID-19 cases

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AC Milan hit back with 3 goals in 5 minutes to floor Juventus

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Nigeria records 503 new cases of COVID-19, total hits 29,879

Nigeria has recorded 503 new COVID-19 cases, as total infections from the virus rise to 29,879. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) made this...

U.S. envoy plays down expectations for North Korea meet, but ready to talk

U.S. Deputy Secretary of State, Stephen Biegun, on Wednesday rejected reports that he was seeking to meet North Korean officials during a visit to...