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German Privacy Watchdog Opens Case Against Facebook

2 days ago /
International News 

Attempt by Facebook to limit the fallout from a massive data breach is facing a hitch in Germany as a privacy watchdog has opened a case against the social network as politicians accuse its bosses of evasion.

Prince Charles To succeed Queen as Commonwealth head

2 days ago /
International News 

Leaders on Friday approved Prince Charles as the successor to Queen Elizabeth as head of the Commonwealth at a meeting of the group’s heads of government in Windsor, Sky News reported citing unnamed sources.

Breaking: Police, Shiite Members Clash In Abuja

6 days ago /

For several hours this Monday, business and vehicular movement in the federal capital city Abuja were completely disrupted.

Over 70,000 Candidates Sit For 2018 Common Entrance Into Unity Schools

6 days ago /
Education 

Over 70,000 pupils sat for the 2018 National Common Entrance Examination into the one hundred and four unity schools across Nigeria.

Russia Warns U.S. Over Planned Military Action In Syria

1 week ago /
International News 

Russia has reacted to plans by the United States to apply military action against Syria.

NPC Puts Nigeria’s Population At 198M

1 week ago /
Nation 

The National Population Commission has put Nigeria’s current population at 198 million people with urban population growing at an average annual growth rate of about 6.5 per cent.

Buhari Mourns Senator Bukar

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has joined the Emir of Daura, Alhaji Umar Farouq, and other community members to observe the third day prayers for Late Senator Mustapha Bukar, the senator representing Katsina North, his own Senatorial District.

Nigeria Woos Investors In Liquefied Petroleum Gas

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s Minister of State for Petroleum, Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu, wants investors looking to invest in Nigeria’s oil and gas industry to explore the potential in the country’s Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) and Compressed Natural Gas (CNG).

 

Venus Williams Knocks Out Of Miami Open

3 weeks ago /
Sports  

Three-time champion and eighth seed, Venus Williams has been knocked out of the Miami open in the quarter-finals by Danielle Collins ranked 93.

President Buhari Commissions Ikeja Bus Terminal

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has commissioned the Ikeja Bus Terminal as part of the activities to mark his official two-day visit to Lagos.

Report Recommends Review Of Excess Crude Account

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

An assessment report on Nigeria’s Crude says data on oil sales will have to be more transparent if corruption in the country’s oil and gas sector is to be significantly nipped in the bud.

How We Recovered N2.4bn, $115,000 From Ex-Air Chief, Amosu – EFCC

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has told a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos how it recovered the sums of N2.4 billion and $115,000 allegedly diverted by the former Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Adesola Amosu (Rtd).

Australia Test Cricket Captain Gets One Test Match Ban

3 weeks ago /
Sports  

Australia Test Cricket Captain, Steve Smith, has been banned for one test match and stood down as skipper of Indian Premier League team following a ball tampering incident on day three of their match with South Africa by team mate, Camron Bancroft.

Reactions Trail TY Danjuma’s Allegation Against Nigerian Military

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

Nigerians on Sunday took to social media to voice mixed reactions to the allegation of a former Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Theophilus Danjuma (Rtd).

Troops Arrest 12 Herdsmen

1 month ago /
Nation  Security 

The Nigerian Army says troops of 707 Special Forces Brigade presently taking part in the Exercise  AYEM A- KPATUMA have arrested eighteen herdsmen engaged in destructive activities on the farmlands in parts of Benue state. 

 

DAAR Honours Prominent Nigerians At Award Ceremony

1 month ago /
Nation 

The second edition of the Daar awards ceremony came to a close in Abuja with a dinner during which time some outstanding Nigerians were honoured

DAAR National Discourse Focuses On Youth Unemployment

1 month ago /
Nation 

The growing rate of unemployment and seeming hopelessness providing young minds in the country has been traced to deliberate moves by the leaders to stifle opportunities available to make them active participants in nation building.

President Buhari Arrives Yobe State

1 month ago /
Nation 

Nigeria's President, Muhammadu Buhari, has arrived Maiduguri, Borno State enroute Dapchi, Yobe State.

Killings: Convince Your People That We Are Doing Our Best, Buhari Implores Benue Leaders

1 month ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has appealed to leaders of various groups in Benue State to convince their constituents that the Federal Government is doing its best to end the recurring attacks by armed herdsmen in various parts of the country.

Women’s Groups Seek A United Front For Gender Parity

1 month ago /
Gender and Youth Development 

Women have been told to support each other and unite the quest for gender parity in Nigeria.


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