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Multichoice Offers Special Discount On Dstv, Gotv At Trade Fair

1 month ago /
Business and Economy   Nation 

MultiChoice Nigeria will be offering its DStv and GOtv decoders at special discounted prices during the Lagos International Trade Fair holding between November 1 and 10 at the Tafawa Balewa Square, Lagos.

Operation Show Your ID Must Go On, By Military

1 month ago /
Nation  Security 

‘It’s intelligence-led to identify fleeing Boko Haram suspects’ - Plan open to abuses, say Reps

South Africans Mourn Radio Broadcaster Xolani Gwala

1 month ago /
International News 

South Africans are paying tribute to radio personality Xolani Gwala whose death was announced on Friday morning by his family after he succumbed to cancer

Trump Pulls Cameroon Trade Pact Over Rights Abuses

1 month ago /
International News 

Cameroon will no longer benefit from a trade pact between the US and sub-Saharan African countries because of "gross" human rights violations against its own citizens, US President Donald Trump says.

Silicon Valley 'Enables Online Slave Markets' In Kuwait City

1 month ago /
International News 

Google, Apple and Facebook-owned Instagram are enabling an illegal online slave market by providing and approving apps used for the buying and selling of domestic workers in the Gulf.

Nigerian Police Free Captives 'Held In Prayer House'

1 month ago /
Nation 

Police in Nigeria have opened investigations after they rescued 15 people detained in a prayer house in the main city of Lagos.

Senate Panel Screens NDDC Board Nominees

1 month ago /
Nation  Niger Delta 

The Senate Committee on Niger Delta Affairs on Thursday screened nominees for the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) governing board.

Supreme Court Dismisses Appeal Of The Peoples Democratic Party

1 month ago /
Nation 

A seven-man panel of the court, headed by Justice Tanko Ibrahim Mohammed, the Chief Justice of Nigeria, also dismissed the appeal filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, challenging the victory of Buhari at the presidential election.

The Chinese Government Hands Over 1,000 Digital TV Villages To Nigeria

1 month ago /
International News  Nation 

The Chinese government Wednesday handed over 1,000 digital television villages in Nigeria to the Federal Government.

CJN Leads Members of Supreme Court Panel On Atiku’s Appeal

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammadu, is leading the seven-man panel scheduled to hear the appeals in respect of the case instituted by the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, to challenge the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari at the February 23, 2019 poll.

FG Made A Commitment Towards Delivering Rural Electrification Nationwide – Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu

1 month ago /
Environment  Nation  Science and Tech 

The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, on Monday reassured Nigerians that Federal Government was committed to ensuring effective rural electrification for speedy development.

Ex-Soldier Achieves Climbing 14 Highest Mountains In Seven Months

1 month ago /
Sports  

A Nepali mountaineer and former British Marine has climbed the world's tallest 14 peaks in six months - beating an earlier record of almost eight years.

Boris Johnson To Make Fresh General Election Bid

1 month ago /
International News  Politics 

Boris Johnson will try for a fourth time to secure an early general election, after MPs rejected his plan.

Brexit: European Leaders Agree Extension To 31st January 2020

1 month ago /
International News 

EU leaders have agreed to extend Brexit until 31st January 2020 - meaning the UK will not leave as planned on Thursday.

Remains Of Tafawa Balewa’s Wife Buried In Bauchi

1 month ago /
Nation 

The remains of Hajiya Jummai Abubakar, wife to Nigeria’s first prime minister, Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa, has been buried on Monday at the Bauchi Central Cemetery in Bauchi State.

Buhari To Visit London After Economic Forum In Saudi Arabia

1 month ago /
Nation 

President Buhari is scheduled to travel to the United Kingdom for a visit after attending the Future Investment Initiative (FII) in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Court Of Appeal Orders Dansuki's Release From DSS Custody

4 months ago /
Judiciary  Nation  Politics 

The Court of Appeal in Abuja has ordered the release of former National Security Adviser,  Col. Sambo Dasuki and declared the continuous detention since December  2015 by the Department of State Security Service (DSS) as illegal, unlawful and unconstitutional.

M.A.N Expresses Concern Over Africa Free Trade Agreement

4 months ago /
International News 

The President of the manufacturers association of Nigeria, M.A.N  Mansur Ahmed has expressed concern that poor political will by African leaders may frustrate the continental free trade area agreement to which Nigeria just appended her signature.

Assets Forfeiture:Presidential Panel Seals Nwaoboshi's Properties

4 months ago /
Security 

The Special Presidential Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property has sealed up suspicious assets and properties belonging to Senator Peter Nwaoboshi, located in Warri, Asaba in Delta State, Lagos State and Abuja. 

Customary Court Of Appeal Gets New President

4 months ago /
Judiciary 

The Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko  Muhammad has called on the New President of the Customary court of appeal, Justice Abubakar Sadiq to discharge his duties and the obligations of his new office with the utmost sense of fair play, impartiality, and dedication to duty.