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Prof. Taofeek Ibrahim (Vice-Chancellor, Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin, Kwara State) I strongly feel that NYSC has not outlived its usefulness. The reason is that most Nigerians are born and go to schoo
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Simon Utebor, Yenagoa Residents of Otuoke, former President Goodluck Jonathan’s community in Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, have cried out over the lingering power outage in the area. S
The timely intervention by officers of the Nigerian Navy averted a bloody clash between herdsmen and farmers in Okoti village in Odoekpe, Ogbaru Local Government Area of Anambra State. The News Agency
Mudiaga Affe, Calabar At least three persons have lost their lives in renewed communal clash over disputed land between the people of Oku-Iboku in Itu Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State and thei
Alexander Okere, Benin The police in Edo State have launched a manhunt for the pastor of Miracle House of God Prophetic Ministry on Ituanyemwangbon Street, Prophet Great Emokpae, who allegedly had an
In case you thought the war of words between President-elect Donald Trump and civil rights icon Representative John Lewis (D-Georgia) might die down ahead of the inauguration, outspoken
Oladapo Ashiru There is a direct link between headaches, high blood pressure and stroke. If you have poorly controlled high blood pressure and you are experiencing constant headache, there is a high c
It’s no secret that the eating habits of those (lucky) effortlessly slim folks are different than the way the rest of us chow down. For instance, they listen to their bodies’ hunger and fullness signa
DIESEL-POWERED cars create more air pollution than buses and lorries running on the same fuel, according to a report by the independent International ...
AN AMBITIOUS and futuristic rail project which has reached the semi-final of a global competition could involve being able to travel by train from Madrid ...
Africa’s richest man and President of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, on Tuesday said a joint effort between African governments and private sector to tackle power deficit remained a key element in boos
Top industry stakeholders including the Deputy Governor, Financial System Stability, Central Bank of Nigeria, Dr. Joseph Nnanna, and the former Deputy Governor, Operations, CBN, Mr. Tunde Lemo, have b
Oyetunji Abioye The Central Bank of Nigeria needs to close the gap between the official and black market exchange rates for the naira against the United States dollar “very soon”, Vice-President Yemi
They were detained last summer following mass disturbances involving Russian and English fans on June 11, ahead and during the match of their national teams hosted by Marseille
Oyetunji Abioye with agency report The Federal Government’s efforts to secure funds from international lenders to help haul the country out of recession have stalled because it has not submitted the r
Ifeanyi Onuba, Abuja The Federal Government has commenced moves to clear the backlog of the Student Industrial Work Experience Scheme with the release of N965.2m to 79,852 students from 136 tertiary i
Leke Baiyewu, Abuja The Senate on Tuesday backed down on its opposition to the planned closure of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja for six weeks in order to effect the repair of its onl
Okechukwu Nnodim, Abuja Latest figures from the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation have revealed that the country’s crude oil sales proceeds increased by $74.9m or N22.84bn (using the official ex
Chelsea Manning will walk free on May 17
Okechukwu Nnodim, Abuja International airlines operating in Nigeria have outlined their demands before they can effectively fly to the Kaduna International Airport once the Nnamdi Azikiwe Internationa
"There are ongoing exchanges and interactions between the United States and Russia, between our two governments, and between our two peoples," the spokesperson added
Everest Amaefule, Abuja The Nigerian Communications Commission has said it will impose on mobile operators a fine of N5m per subscriber who continues to receive unsolicited text messages despite optin
Okechukwu Nnodim, Abuja Following the total electricity grid collapse of January 15, seven power plants have been restarted, while three others are still down. According to the daily operational repor
Afeez Hanafi Operatives attached to the Ilasan division of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested one Samson Onome for allegedly chopping off his neighbour’s left hand and inflicting injuries on
Peter Dada, Akure A High Court sitting in Akure, the Ondo State capital, has sentenced a man,  Femi Aseye, to death by hanging for armed robbery. The convict was accused of robbing Adegoke Adeniran an
Samson Folarin The Bayelsa State couple who allegedly killed seven-year-old Joseph Ideisy could face murder charges at the end of investigation. A yet-to-be-identified pastor, who was also alleged to
United Capital Plc has partnered global financial institutions to set up a Franco-African investment fund with investible funds of €77m. According to a statement by the investment bank, the aim of the
Samson Folarin A man, identified only as Asunmo, has been detained at the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, Yaba, Lagos State, for allegedly killing a driver, Sodiq Fatai. PUNC
Femi Makinde, Osogbo A 400-level student of the Department of Physics Electronics, Adekunle Yusuf, aka Stone, has allegedly stabbed another student of the institution, Kazeem Ige, to death in the Oke
Afeez Hanafi Security agents deployed to go after kidnappers of pupils and workers of the Nigerian Turkish International Colleges say they have been able to work out the possible areas where the victi
Femi Makinde, Osogbo A 77-year-old man, Mr. Rafiu Kadejo, and two others were on Tuesday arraigned before an Osogbo Magistrate’s Court over an alleged threat to kill a medical practitioner, Dr Adekeye
Grigory Yavlinsky, the social-liberal Russian United Democratic Party "Yabloko" nominee for president in the 2018 election in Russia, asserts in his election program that Crimea is territory
Ife Ogunfuwa The Chief Executive Officer, Adam and Eve, Mrs. ModupeOgunlesi, has advised female accountants to develop unique strategies in their business pursuit. Speaking in Lagos at a gathering of

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