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Dogara Submits Nomination Form

1 day ago /
Politics 

The Speaker of Nigeria’s House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, is in the Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) secretariat, Abuja, to submit his nomination form.

U.N Refugee Agency Declines To Criticise Trump Over Refugees Cut

3 days ago /
International News 

The U.N. refugee agency Unhcr declined to criticize U.S. President Donald Trump’s cut in refugee resettlement places on Tuesday, saying it was up to the United States to decide on its policy.

Peace Returns To Bida After Clashes

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

Normality has been restored to the Federal Polytechnic, Bida, Niger state; where violence broke out at the weekend.

Akpabio: True Test Of Loyalty, Akwa Ibom And The People

1 month ago /

Barring any last minute change of mind, former senate minority leader, senator Godswill Obot Akpabio will defect from the opposition PDP to the ruling APC today in what is tagged a 'mega rally' by the APC to officially receive the erstwhile Governor.

 

Pacquiao Set Against Matthysse

2 months ago /
International News  Sports  

Filipino legend Manny Pacquiao weighed in saturday comfortably under the 147-pound (67-kilogramme) limit and said he was “ready” to win back the welterweight belt against WBA Champion Lucas Matthysse of Argentina.

IPI World Congress Calls For Press Freedom, Journalism Safety

2 months ago /
Nation 

The International Press Institute has raised concerns over the increase of harassment of Journalists across the Globe

Soyinka Slams Obasanjo, Thumbs Up Nigerian Media

3 months ago /
Nation 

Nobel laureate professor Wole Soyinka has given the Nigerian media a pass mark in the quality of its reportage but insists that there is room for improvement

INEC Assures of Credible Conduct of Election

3 months ago /
Nation 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC says it has put necessary machinery in place for the conduct of credible elections in Nigeria.     

International Press Institute World Congress Holds In Abuja

3 months ago /
Nation 

All is now set for the commencement of the 68th international press institute congress holding in Nigeria for the first time with the theme “good journalist matters”.

Osinbajo Asks States To Be More Creative In Revenue Generation

3 months ago /
Nation 

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has urged states to think and plan as countries to be more financially viable.

Governor Wike Raises Alarm Over FGs Plans To Frame Him

5 months ago /
Nation 

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has raised alarm over what he says is a plot by the federal government and her agents to frame him by planting illegal items on him on any of his trips outside Nigeria and have him quizzed and embarrassed by foreign security agencies.

Buhari Mourns Senator Bukar

5 months 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.

Australia Test Cricket Captain Gets One Test Match Ban

5 months 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.

Poland Accuses EU Of Double Standards

6 months ago /
International News 

Poland has accused the European union of “double standards” in its treatment of member states, a day after Brussels rejected Warsaw’s defense of its court reforms that critics say threaten democracy.

 

DAAR Honours Prominent Nigerians At Award Ceremony

6 months 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

IPI Visit Daar

7 months ago /
Nation 

Key players in the media industry have emphasized the need for the global community to forge closer ties as a way to upgrade and promote journalism in Nigeria.

Former President Abubakar Visits Buhari

7 months ago /
Nation 

Former President, General Abdulsalam Abubakar, has met with President Muhammadu Buhari, at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, the nation’s capital.The meeting which held on Tuesday lasted for about 25 minutes.The former president, however, did not say why he was at the villa or what he discussed with President Buhari....

President Buhari congratulates Ikeogu Oke On His Win

7 months ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated writer, poet and journalist, Ikeogu Oke, for winning the 2017 edition of the Nigerian Prize for Literature, with his “The Heresiad’’, after an intensive process of adjudication.

Irate Youths Protest Death Of Commercial Driver In Benin

7 months ago /
Nation 

There was pandemonium at the Igun axis of third east circular road in the Edo State capital, Benin City on Tuesday as youths protested the killing of a commercial driver  allegedly by Police. The angry youths barricaded  Ikpoba slope and other adjoining roads  causing heavy vehicular and human traffic. According to  eye...

Bitcoin Drops Below $6,200 For First Time In Three Months

7 months ago /
Business and Economy  

Bitcoin plunged 20 percent to a three-month low on Tuesday, its latest sharp loss following a series of setbacks for the cryptocurrency that, with a collapse across global mainstream markets adding to the selling. The virtual currency fell to $6,190 for the first time since mid-November, according to Bloomberg News, and...


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