Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Investigation

CRIME

Benue Govt Clamps Down on Land Speculators, Illegal Miners

Benue State Commissioner for Land Survey and Solid Mineral, Honourable Bernard Unenge says land speculators as well as illegal miners in the state risk...

Troops Neutralise 23 Terrorists, Capture IED Specialist

Troops of Operation Fire Ball in the North-East have neutralised 23 terrorists and captured one Improvised Explosive Device (IED) specialist in Ngamdu, near Maiduguri. Brigadier-General...

ENUGU: Missing Children Found Dead at Retired Police Officer’s Home

Tragedy struck at Ugwu Ogede in Itchi, Igbo-Eze South Local Government Area of Enugu State on Monday when the bodies of three lifeless children...

Mechanic Receives 15 Lashes for Stealing iPhone

A 20-year-old mechanic, Amos Dauda, was on Tuesday sentenced to 15 strokes of cane by a Kaduna Chief Magistrates’ Court for stealing an iphone...

AGAIN: Gunmen Abduct Medical Doctor in Kogi, NMA Cries Out

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Kogi chapter, has appealed to security agencies and the state government to rescue Dr Azubuike Iheanacho, it’s member abducted...

Police Launch Operation to Rescue Kidnapped Catholic Priest in Abuja

The Police Command in the FCT, says it has launched operation to rescue a Catholic priest that was kidnapped at Yangoji in Kwali Area...

Business

Explosions Damage Crude, Gas Pipelines at Shell, Agip Oil Fields in Bayelsa

Unidentified persons on Monday attacked oil facilities operated by Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) and Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC) at Ikarama community, Yenagoa...

Gaming Industry is Veritable Tool for States to Increase Revenue – Board

The gaming industry is a veritable tool for states in the country to increase their Internally-Generated Revenue if properly harnessed, Mr Olajide Boladuro, the...

Recession: PDP Advises FG to Allow Free Market Economy

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to permit a free market economy that will allow Nigerians to actively participate in...

15th Abuja Int’l Trade Fair Begins Nov 24

The Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) says the annual Abuja International Trade Fair (#AITF), targeting 500 local and foreign exhibitors, will run...

Tank Farm Operators Fault Lagos Govt’s Claims

The Ijegun-Egba Tankfarm Owners and Operators Association, has faulted the allegations of illegal operations and non-payment of taxes made against its members by the...

Recession: The Worse May be Possibly Over — LCCI

The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) says the nation’s economic contraction of 3.62 per cent of the third quarter against the 6.1...

Property & Real Estate

Real Estate: Firm Targets 25,000 Green Homes Within 15 Years

A real estate outfit, G-Text Homes, has unveiled plans to build 25,000 green and smart homes over the next 15 years to bridge Nigeria’s...

REDAN to Build 77,400 Houses in Rural Communities

Real Estate Developers Association of Nigeria (REDAN), says it will build 77,400 houses in urban and rural communities to, address housing deficit in the country. The...

FMBN, Labour Unions Complete 1st Phase of Affordable Housing Units

Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN), in collaboration with the Labour Unions, has completed the first phase of its affordable housing scheme for Nigerian...

Public Tender

POLITY

UPDATED: Senator Elisha Abbo Leaves PDP for APC

The Peoples Democratic Party Senator representing Adamawa North, Elisha Abbo, has defected to the All Progressives Party. He stated this on Wednesday in a letter...

Your Timing is Wrong, Oyinlola Tells Aregbesola

Ex-governor of Osun State, Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola, has called on the Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, to avoid doing anything that would suggest a...

Elections: Albino Foundation Urges INEC to Make Disability Materials, Sensitive

Albino Foundation has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to make voting materials for Persons With Disabilities (PWDs) sensitive during elections. The Founder...

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E-X-C-L-U-S-I-V-E! NEW SECURITY OUTFIT FOR NORTH SOON …Shettima Yerima, President, Arewa Youths Consultative Forum Explodes *Says Northern Governors have failed us...

The National President of the Arewa Youths Consultative Forum, AYCF, a political pressure group and umbrella body of all youth groups in northern Nigeria,...

DAMNING EXPOSE! Ex-Police Chief Opens Up …I Would Have Ended Boko Haram in 2012 If I’d Become IGP *Warns of...

  Abuja, Nigeria’s seat of power is presently facing danger of insurgents attack. And it’s real. The increasing presence of members of an Islamic sect...

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#EndSARS Sanction Threat: FG Presents Own Position to U.K Govt

The Federal Government has said it reached out to the British Government over the threat by the British Parliament to impose sanctions on Nigeria’s...

Diego Maradona Dies of Heart Attack

Argentine football legend Diego Maradona has passed away at the age of 60 after suffering a heart attack. The Gimnasia coach had been hospitalised at...

Benue Govt Clamps Down on Land Speculators, Illegal Miners

Benue State Commissioner for Land Survey and Solid Mineral, Honourable Bernard Unenge says land speculators as well as illegal miners in the state risk...

NEWS

#EndSARS Sanction Threat: FG Presents Own Position to U.K Govt

The Federal Government has said it reached out to the British Government over the threat by the British Parliament to impose sanctions on Nigeria’s...

Insecurity: Senate Takes Decision, Summons Pantami

The Senate on Wednesday, asked its committees on Legislative Compliance and Communications to summon the Minister for Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Ali Pantami. The...

Nigeria’s Land Borders Will be Reopened Soon -minister

The Minister for Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, has given hints that the Nation's land borders will soon be reopened. She said this...

Nigeria Needs N1.5 Trillion Within The Next 3 Years to Fix Roads – Fashola

The Federal Government has been said to need at least N500 billion annually for the next 3 years to fix its 35,000 kilometres road...

#ENDSARS: Again, Lai Mohammed Questions CNN Integrity, Demands Evidence

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, on Wednesday, asked the Cable News Network, CNN,  an international cable television channel, to present...

ViewPoint

By Onyema Omenuwa The death of Abba Kyari, the President’s Chief of Staff (CoS), on April 17, 2020, throws to the fore, again, the peculiar...

Health

World AIDS Day: NACA to Eradicate AIDS by 2030 – DG

The National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) on Tuesday in Abuja has restated its commitment to achieving the UN’s vision 95-95-95 aimed...

138 NYSC Members Test Positive for COVID-19— NCDC

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Monday said 138 members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) had so far tested positive...

Heavy Menstruation, Major Complaint in People With Fibroids- Gynaecologist

A Lagos-based Gynaecologist, Dr Wale Farayola, says heavy menstruation is one of the major complaints in people with fibroid. Farayola on Monday in Lagos, said...

NCDC Reports 155 New COVID-19 Infections

The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 155 new infections of the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic outbreak in the country. The NCDC made...

Foreign News

Senior Erdogan Advisor Resigns After Call to Free Key Prisoners

A senior advisor to Turkish President Recep Erdogan stepped down on Tuesday after his call for judicial reforms and the release of two high-profile...

Airlines Set to Lose $157bn Amid Worsening Slump – IATA

Airlines are on course to lose a total 157 billion dollars this year and 2021, the International Air Transport Association (IATA), Director-General Alexandre de...

EU to Sign Deal for up to 160m Moderna Vaccine Doses

The European Commission is to sign a deal on Wednesday with U.S pharmaceutical company Moderna for up to 160 million doses of its coronavirus...

Russia Detains Leaders of Banned Jehovah’s Witnesses

Russian state media on Tuesday reported that Russian authorities had detained leaders of the local organisation of the Jehovah’s Witnesses because the religion is...

Entertainment

Get Approval Before Using Corps Members’ Uniform in Movies, NYSC Tells Filmmakers

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has urged filmmakers to always seek proper approval before using corps members’ uniforms while shooting their movies. Mr Christian...

NIHOTOUR, Chinese Embassy to Partner on Staff Training

The National Institute for Hospitality and Tourism (NIHOTOUR) has restated its commitment to collaborate with the Chinese Embassy, to enhance staff capacity building, in...

Iconic Indian Actor Soumitra Chatterjee Passes Away

Indian veteran actor and star of Bengali cinema Soumitra Chatterjee died on Sunday, officials said. Chatterjee, born in 1935, breathed his last at a hospital...

Diego Maradona Dies of Heart Attack

Argentine football legend Diego Maradona has passed away at the age of 60 after suffering a heart attack. The Gimnasia coach had been hospitalised at...

Former South African Footballer Dies in Car Crash

Tributes have been pouring in for the South African footballer, Anele Ngcongca, who died in a car accident in Kwazulu-Natal on Monday morning at...

I’m Tired of Being blamed for Everything at FC Barcelona, Messi Says

Team captain Lionel Messi says he is tired of being blamed for problems at FC Barcelona. The Argentine’s comments came after he was accused by...

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The Senate on Wednesday, asked its committees on Legislative Compliance and Communications to summon the Minister for Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Ali Pantami. The...

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The Minister for Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, has given hints that the Nation's land borders will soon be reopened. She said this...

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The Federal Government has been said to need at least N500 billion annually for the next 3 years to fix its 35,000 kilometres road...

Maina: Ndume’s Bail Application Hearing, Fixed for Thursday

The Federal High Court in Abuja has fixed Thursday for the hearing of the bail application filed by Borno South Senator, Ali Ndume, who...

UPDATED: Senator Elisha Abbo Leaves PDP for APC

The Peoples Democratic Party Senator representing Adamawa North, Elisha Abbo, has defected to the All Progressives Party. He stated this on Wednesday in a letter...

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The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, on Wednesday, asked the Cable News Network, CNN,  an international cable television channel, to present...

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