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Investigation

CRIME

Again, Gun-Battle In Imo As Security Forces Kill Two Gunmen

  Two gunmen have been killed in a joint operation carried out by the Nigerian Army, Air Force and the Police in Imo. The Commissioner of...

NDLEA Arrests Ex-Lagos Council Boss, Seizes Cocaine Concealed In Slippers, N145M

A former vice chairman of Lagos Island East Local Council Development Area, LCDA, Asekun Kehinde Sakiru, has been arrested by operatives of the National...

Police Uncover Mass Grave In Benue, Recover 6 Decomposing Bodies…2  Suspects Arrested 

Operatives of  the Nigeria Police, Benue State command, on Tuesday, uncovered a mass grave in Katsina - Ala local government area of the state....

45 Detainees Break Loose At Adamawa Police Headquarters, Escapes

No fewer than 45 suspects detained in a cell at the State Criminal Investigation Department of the Adamawa State police command have escaped from...

Army Confirms Bandits’ Attack On Mosque, Rescues Victims

  The Nigerian Army says the troops of 17 Brigade on Monday, in conjunction with the Nigeria Police, averted a planned attack by bandits on...

Katsina: 12 Muslim Worshippers Kidnapped During Prayers

  No fewer than twelve (12) Muslim worshippers have been abducted by bandits while observing Tahajjud at a mosque located in the outskirt of Jibiya...

Business

Shell Pipeline Spills 276 Barrels Of Crude In April -Report

The 14-inch crude trunk line operated by Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) in the Niger Delta region spilled 276 barrels of crude oil in...

Dangote Sugar Posts N11.95B Profit In Q1

Dangote Sugar Refinery Plc has reported a profit before tax of N11.95 billion for the first quarter ended March 31, 2021. The profit before tax...

Experts Celebrate CBN Extension Of Naira4Dollar Scheme

  Experts on Thursday commended the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for extending the Naira4Dollar scheme expected to close on May 8. The experts gave the...

Nestlé Records N87.3B Revenue In Q1

Nestlé Nigeria Plc says it recorded revenue of N87.3 billion in its financial results for the first quarter of 2021, ending 31 March 2021. This...

Tax Evasion: FIRS To Do Direct Deductions From Defaulters’ Bank Accounts, Other Assets

Following rising cases of wilful and illegal withholding of taxes collected by companies, corporations, Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) and other agents of collection,...

Pension Fund Operator Seek Investment Alternatives Over Funds Decline

Pension Fund Operators Association of Nigeria (PenOp) on Tuesday said it was seeking investment alternatives besides government bonds and treasury bills to increase returns on...

Property & Real Estate

Lagos Govt Issues Immediate Stop on Land Extension, Reclamation on Banana Island, Osborne Foreshore

The Lagos State Government has issued an order for the immediate suspension of all approvals of land extensions into the lagoon at the Banana...

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...

Public Tender

POLITY

Senate President To Governors: Restructure Your States Before Calling For Restructuring At Federal Level

  Senate President Ahmad Lawan has cautioned States’ Governors and other elected leaders against joining the agitations for secession or calling for restructuring of the...

Edo PDP: Fresh Crisis Rocks Party As Leadership Asks Obaseki To Sack Deputy, SSG

The leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in Edo state, has accused the state governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, over allegedly planning to dissolve...

FG Has No Plans For Pay Cut, APC Assures Workers

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has said the Federal Government had no plans to slash salaries of civil servants as alleged by the...

Scudlife

Managing Mental Health Conditions Among Army Officers

  Unarguably, mental health conditions are similar among sufferers, irrespective of class, profession or other instances.   Similarly, neurologists note that mental health conditions experienced by military...

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INTERVIEW

What We Do With Ransom Money – Interview With Abductor Of Kankara Schoolboys

In this exclusive interview with Daily Trust, Auwal Daudawa, originally from Zurmi in Zamfara State, recounted how he picked up arms and why he...

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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Again, Gun-Battle In Imo As Security Forces Kill Two Gunmen

  Two gunmen have been killed in a joint operation carried out by the Nigerian Army, Air Force and the Police in Imo. The Commissioner of...

Senate President To Governors: Restructure Your States Before Calling For Restructuring At Federal Level

  Senate President Ahmad Lawan has cautioned States’ Governors and other elected leaders against joining the agitations for secession or calling for restructuring of the...

We’re Working To Regain Confidence Of Nigerians, Show Understanding –Buhari

  President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday pledged that his administration will deal with bandits to ensure that they do not create havoc against access to...

NEWS

We’re Working To Regain Confidence Of Nigerians, Show Understanding –Buhari

  President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday pledged that his administration will deal with bandits to ensure that they do not create havoc against access to...

Insecurity: Special Terrorism Prosecution Courts To Resuscitate Soon -Malami

  The Federal Government will soon resuscitate Special Terrorism Prosecution Courts, the Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami has said. Malami made this known in a statement...

NESG Seeks FG Action To Attract Investment In Manufacturing Sector

  The Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG) has said that certain clear-cut actions by the Federal Government were crucial to attracting significant investment in the...

Anyone Against Southern Governors’ Resolve For Ranching Has Hidden Agenda -Gov Ortom

  Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State, on Thursday, said that any Nigerian opposed to the position of the Southern governors regarding the ban on...

Black Thursday As Year 2 Student Of Ondo Varsity Commits Suicide

  It was a black Thursday in Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, Ondo state as a 200 level of the institution, Feranmi Fasunle Omowunmi reportedly...

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

FG Proposes 65 Years Retirement Age For Doctors, Health Workers

Federal Government has proposed 65 years retirement age for doctors, health workers and 70 years for consultants in the country. The Minister of Labour and...

Kano Begins Eye Screening, Surgery For 6,000 Persons

The Kano State Government in collaboration with Al-Basar Foundation and Mamma Eye Specialist Hospital, Kano, has commenced free eye screening for 6,000 persons in...

Malnutrition: Kaduna Acquires 3,450 Cartons Of Ready-To-Use Food

Kaduna State Government has acquired 3,450 cartons of Ready-To-Use Therapeutic Food (RUTF) worth N100 million for the treatment of malnourished children in the state. Mrs...

Strange Disease Claims 6 In Kano – Official

  The Kano state government on Monday confirmed that six persons died of a strange disease in Minjibir Local Government Area of the state. The Commissioner...

Foreign News

Boy, 2, Shoots Mum, Dad, Self In Gun Crazy America

  Police in Maine, United States said a two-year-old boy injured both parents and himself after firing a handgun he found on a nightstand Wednesday...

Vaccine Inequity Poses ‘Significant Risk’ To Global Economic Recovery – UN report

UN says vaccine inequality between countries and regions is posing a significant risk to an already uneven and fragile global economic recovery.   The UN economic...

Putin, Biden To Discuss Strategic Stability, Arms Control – Envoy

United State President, Joe Biden and Russian President, Vladimir Putin have agreed to maintain dialogue on strategic stability issues, such as arms control and...

Biden Doubts Iran On Nuclear Deal

U.S. President Joe Biden said on Friday that it was still unclear how seriously Iran was taking the ongoing diplomatic efforts to revive the...

Entertainment

Netflix Acquires Mekwunye’s Film “One Lagos Night”

Streaming service `Netflix’, has acquired exclusive rights to `One Lagos Night’, a film produced by Nigerian filmmaker, Ekene Som Mekwunye, and scheduled to be...

Nollywood Veteran, Genevieve Nnaji, Stars In New Audio Play “Fela Ten Twenty”

  Nollywood veteran actress, Genevieve Nnaji, will join the cast of the audio adaptation of FELA – ‘Fela Ten Twenty’, written and directed by filmmaker,...

Davido Organises Online Global Talent Competition For Music Lovers

Nigerian superstar, David Adeleke a.k.a Davido in collaboration with Orbiiit has organised an online ‘ Global Talent Competition’ for singers and dancers of music...

Manchester City Confirmed As 2020/21 EPL Champions

Manchester City was confirmed as English Premier League (EPL), champions with three games to spare. They were confirmed after second-placed Manchester United lost 1-2 at...

English Fans May Avoid Quarantine For Europa League Final In Poland

 Poland will allow British football fans who want to support Manchester United at the upcoming 2020/2021 Europa League final match to avoid the mandatory...

Brisbane Close To Securing 2032 Olympic Games

  The Australian city of Brisbane has moved closer to securing the hosting rights for the 2032 Summer Games – a deal that could be...

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Again, Gun-Battle In Imo As Security Forces Kill Two Gunmen

  Two gunmen have been killed in a joint operation carried out by the Nigerian Army, Air Force and the Police in Imo. The Commissioner of...

Senate President To Governors: Restructure Your States Before Calling For Restructuring At Federal Level

  Senate President Ahmad Lawan has cautioned States’ Governors and other elected leaders against joining the agitations for secession or calling for restructuring of the...

We’re Working To Regain Confidence Of Nigerians, Show Understanding –Buhari

  President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday pledged that his administration will deal with bandits to ensure that they do not create havoc against access to...

Insecurity: Special Terrorism Prosecution Courts To Resuscitate Soon -Malami

  The Federal Government will soon resuscitate Special Terrorism Prosecution Courts, the Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami has said. Malami made this known in a statement...

NESG Seeks FG Action To Attract Investment In Manufacturing Sector

  The Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG) has said that certain clear-cut actions by the Federal Government were crucial to attracting significant investment in the...

Anyone Against Southern Governors’ Resolve For Ranching Has Hidden Agenda -Gov Ortom

  Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State, on Thursday, said that any Nigerian opposed to the position of the Southern governors regarding the ban on...

Black Thursday As Year 2 Student Of Ondo Varsity Commits Suicide

  It was a black Thursday in Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, Ondo state as a 200 level of the institution, Feranmi Fasunle Omowunmi reportedly...

Rtd General Joshua Dogonyaro, ex-Chief Of Defence Staff Dies At 80

  The former Chief of Defence Staff to late Gen. Sani Abacha, Lt-Gen. Joshua Dogonyaro has died. He died at the age of 80 Joseph, first son...

Boy, 2, Shoots Mum, Dad, Self In Gun Crazy America

  Police in Maine, United States said a two-year-old boy injured both parents and himself after firing a handgun he found on a nightstand Wednesday...

16,000 Jobs’ll Be Created When National Theatre Renovation Is Completed –GM

  More than 16,000 jobs would be created during and after the ongoing renovation of the National Theatre, Iganmu, Lagos, Prof. Sunday Ododo, General Manager...

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Again, Gun-Battle In Imo As Security Forces Kill Two Gunmen

  Two gunmen have been killed in a joint operation carried out by the Nigerian Army, Air Force and the Police in Imo. The Commissioner of...

Senate President To Governors: Restructure Your States Before Calling For Restructuring At Federal Level

  Senate President Ahmad Lawan has cautioned States’ Governors and other elected leaders against joining the agitations for secession or calling for restructuring of the...

We’re Working To Regain Confidence Of Nigerians, Show Understanding –Buhari

  President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday pledged that his administration will deal with bandits to ensure that they do not create havoc against access to...

Insecurity: Special Terrorism Prosecution Courts To Resuscitate Soon -Malami

  The Federal Government will soon resuscitate Special Terrorism Prosecution Courts, the Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami has said. Malami made this known in a statement...