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ECOWAS President endorses Okonjo-Iweala for DG, WTO

The ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government has endorsed Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala for the position of...

Early morning fire consumes part of Oba Market, Benin

A fire outbreak early Monday morning at a section of the popular Oba Market, Benin, has consumed hundreds...

Bayelsa records one new death, 14 new cases of COVID-19

The Bayelsa COVID-19 Task Force, has recorded one new death and 14 confirmed cases from the Coronavirus pandemic...

FG urged to enforce stringent laws to check rising rape cases

A female musician, Doyinsola Olatunji, on Monday called on the Federal Government to strengthen and enforce stringent laws...

Reps committee kicks as bulldozer invades Nigeria’s embassy in Ghana

The House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Affairs says Ghana must face the consequences of its actions and...

OSOPADEC autonomy is my priority if elected – Adelami

A governorship aspirant under the platform of the All Progressives Congress in the October 10 election in Ondo...

Edo Saga: Disqualification, suspension, intrigues in APC, PDP’s pending combats

• 14 State Constituencies As Potential Battlegrounds Governor Godwin Obaseki’s entry into the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP),...

PDP governors back Obaseki ahead of primary election

A head of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship primary election scheduled to hold on Thursday in Benin,...

Ekiti APC, Fayose trade words over party chairmanship crisis

Ekiti State All Progressives Congress (APC) and the state’s former Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, have traded words over crisis...

Chile reports more than 7,000 virus deaths under new counting method

Chile nearly doubled its coronavirus death toll Saturday to more than 7,000 under a new tallying method that...

Rare ‘ring of fire’ solar eclipse to dim Africa, Asia

Skywatchers along a narrow band from west Africa to the Arabian Peninsula, India and southern China will witness...

My night is so lovely because all my thinking over night was about you

Egypt has requested late the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to intervene in resolving the dispute over the...

Nigeria records 661 new COVID-19 cases, total number now 19,808

Nigeria recorded 667 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 19,808....

Lagos State governor’s wife charges council chairmen on rape-free society

Wife of Lagos State Governor, Dr. (Mrs.) Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu has charged chairmen of the 20 local councils and...

Ward exco lifts Oshiomhole’s suspension

• He Remains Suspended, Ward Chairman Insists The Executive Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Ward 10...

Bauchi approves N653m for agriculture supply

Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed, has said not less than N653m has been approved for the State Agriculture...

342 armed forces personnel graduate from NAFRC

Plans To Involve Other Agencies For Retirement Training Three hundred and forty-two personnel from the Armed Forces have...

Hajj 2020: Pilgrims’ health, safety won’t be compromised – NAHCON

As nations await Saudi authorities final decision on the 2020 Hajj, the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON)...

Man arrested for raping eight underage girls in Bauchi

Bauchi State Police Command has arrested a 28-year- old man, identified as Gwanda Amos, for allegedly raping eight...

SAD NEWS: Lagos PDP mourns women leader

The Lagos State chapter of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) has described the demise of its Women Leader,...

Rainstorm destroys over 50 houses in Kebbi

No fewer than 50 houses were destroyed at Badariya area, Mobile Police Barrack, Bayan-Kara and parts of Gesse...

Poliovirus-free status: WHO to present certificate to Nigeria in August

Following Nigeria’s attainment of wild poliovirus-free status, the World Health Organization (WHO) would, during a meeting of all...

FG releases N4.5bn hazard allowance of resident doctors

The Federal Government yesterday said it has released N4.5 billion covering hazard and inducement allowances for the month...

UK Supreme Court to hear Niger Delta Communities’ pollution claims against Shell

More than 40,000 Nigerians from the Ogale and Bille Communities in the Niger Delta will take their legal...

APC crisis persists as court makes Giadom acting chairman

• Salihu dissociates self from new court order• Ajimobi inaugurates panel on Edo primary• Leaders throng PDP secretariat...

Obaseki and challenge of next anchor-point

The forthcoming governorship election in Edo State, particularly the fight for the ticket of governing All Progressives Congress...

Calm returns to APC as governors push for NEC meeting, convention

The national secretariat of the All Progressives Congress was relatively peaceful yesterday amid the squabble for occupancy of...

Seoul’s unification minister resigns over North Korea tensions

South Korea’s Unification Minister, its point man for relations with the North, stepped down on Friday over heightened...

Algeria weighs plan to allow army deployments abroad

Could Algeria soon send troops from its army, the pillar of the regime, to join peace-keeping missions led...

Burundi’s new president Ndayishimiye takes power in troubled nation

Burundi’s new president, Evariste Ndayishimiye, took the oath of office at a colourful ceremony in the capital on...