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Google said on Friday it would block its search engine in Australia if the government proceeds with a new code that would force it and Facebook Inc to pay
media companies for the right
Global crisis requires global solution, experts warn, or world risks virus continuing to wreak havoc
As countries such as Canada and the United States continue vaccinating millions
The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons took effect Friday — but the milestone is marred by the lack of signatures from the world’s major nuclear
Akinwumi Adesina, president of the African Development Bank (AfDB), has condemned a situation where Nigerians do not enjoy basic infrastructure that should
be provided by government
Japan doubled down on its commitment to host the Tokyo Olympics this year and flatly denied reports on Friday of a cancellation, in a move that is unlikely to
temper public fears
President Muhammadu Buhari has explained that his administration has been borrowing money to finance the economy and development as a result of dwindling
The Federal Government says last year’s #ENDSARS protests and the COVID-19 pandemic which disrupted production flows were responsible for the skyrocketing of
cement price in Nigeria.
A private firm, SecureID, has the concession to manage the Abuja-Kaduna e-ticketing platform for 10 years and recoup up to N900 million before handing over to
the Nigeria Railway
The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) issued a stark condemnation of President Biden's abortion agenda on the day of his inauguration, arguing
US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi refused to set a date Thursday for sending the impeachment article against Donald Trump to the Senate but insisted a trial
“must” proceed despite Republic
The Ondo State Council of Obas has called on the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), to caution his aides who comment on the issue of security
of the country.
SaharaReporters obtained the new HTACOS 2017 which also reveals that the military chiefs will get security staff of over 40 soldiers as well as domestic
and foreign medical cover.
The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Thursday, said his regime’s drive for economic diversification using the oil and gas industry as a
pivot remained on track.
Italian prosecutors have asked a Milan Court for documents sourced from a United States bank, JPMorgan, to be filed as part of a corruption trial over the
acquisition of an oilfield
The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Thursday, re-appointed Hadiza Usman as Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority for another
As plot thickens in the rumoured move to sack the Abia State Commissioner for Trade and Investment, Rt. Hon. Cosmos Ndukwe over alleged anti-party activities,
an aide to the embattled
The Chairman of the Nigeria Governors Forum, Kayode Fayemi, on Thursday, announced that Nigeria has been selected among 12 African nations that will benefit
from the first shipment
Donald Trump could have spent his final weeks in office boasting about his Republican administration's achievements and trying to solidify his status as the
most significant voice in the
Donald Trump has stepped from the grounds of the White House into a “minefield” worsened by his baseless claims of election fraud.
Donald Trump has stepped straight from the grounds
Here is how world leaders are reacting to U.S. President Joe Biden’s inauguration on Wednesday, replacing Donald Trump.
For more than a decade, young men have disappeared or lost their lives at the hands of Awkuzu SARS, a notorious police station in southeastern Nigeria.
President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) and the National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure
(NASENI) to conclude certification
Amanda Gorman made history on Wednesday January 20, as the youngest poet in US history to read a poem at a presidential inauguration.
A total of about 143 million Subscriber Identification Modules are now identifiable to the National Identity Management Commission for registration with
their respective National Identity
Former Governor of Jigawa State, Alhaji Sule Lamido said the days of the All Progressive Congress APC is numbered as President Muhammad Buhari will not support
Bola Ahmad Tinubu’s candidate
South Korean President Moon Jae-in, who brokered the talks process between Donald Trump and the North’s leader Kim Jong Un, on Thursday congratulated Joe Biden
on his inauguration
The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Wednesday, said his regime looked forward to the Presidency of the new US President, Joe Biden,
“with great hope.”
Akure Ondo State Government has distributed 10,000 rat poisons to residents of Ogbese in Akure North to kill rats in the community to curb the spread of
Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers on Wednesday donated N500 million to support the Sokoto State Government in rebuilding the Sokoto Central Market ravaged by fire on
Findings by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission have revealed why a former Chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina, jumped bail
The President of the Nigerian Medical Association, Professor Innocent Ujah, on Wednesday, says there will be increase in Covid infections as schools reopen
amid the second wave
The Federal Executive Council, on Wednesday, approved the Harmonised Retirement Age for Teachers Bill, 2021.
The bill, among other recommendations, seeks to change the retirement
A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mr Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, has faulted the presidency’s opposition to the vacation order given to herdsmen in Ondo State by
Governor Rotimi Akeredolu.
The Federal Capital Territory Police Command (FCT) have arrested a notorious fraudster, Mohammed Abdulrahman, who has been defrauding unsuspecting members
of the public by impersonating
Some notable Oyo members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Tuesday, through a closed door meeting held at Alhaji Nureni Akanbi’s residence,
endorsed Eddy Olafeso
The first meeting of the Federal Executive Council is currently ongoing at the Presidential Villa, Abuja with the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.)
The Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, on Wednesday, condemned the President, Maj-Gen. Muhammadu Buhari’s (retd) position on the directive of
Ondo State Governor Rotimi Akeredolu
Oyo State Government has approved the payment of the sum of N8bn to the Osun State Government as an asset sharing agreement for taking over the ownership
of the Ladoke Akintola University
Google-owned YouTube on Tuesday confirmed it extended a ban on new video being added to US President Donald Trump’s channel due to the potential for inciting
The UK coronavirus strain has been detected in at least 60 countries, the World Health Organization said Wednesday, 10 more than a week ago.
A former Governor of Plateau state, Jonah Jang on Tuesday said amending Nigeria’s constitution without restructuring will be a waste of time.
He blamed the Constitution of the Federal
THE apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has warned the Indigenous People of Biafra to stop distracting it.
It said the Ohanaeze had a focus of producing a president
The Federal Government on Tuesday said about 24.3 million poor Nigerians would get N5,000 each for a period of six months.
Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management
The pronouncement by former Imo State Governor, Senator Rochas Okorocha that a new political platform is in the offing to wrestle power from the All Progressives
The National Identity Management Commission has busted some illegal centres carrying out registration for the National Identity Number in Kano State.
THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission says there are about 13 court cases against Aisha Wakil, popularly known as Mama Boko Haram at the federal and
state high courts here in Maiduguri
The management of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile Ife, has fixed resumption of the 2019/2020 academic session for February 8, 2021.
The Independent National Electoral Commission is considering making the National Identity Number a precondition for registering voters when the continuous
voter registration exercise
The Deputy Vice-Chancellor of Anchor University, Lagos State, Prof. Johnson Fatokun, has been kidnapped.
Anchor University is a faith-based university in Ayobo, Lagos
Sokoto governor Aminu Tambuwal has set up a committee to bring under control a raging fire at Sokoto Central Market.
The fire broke out Tuesday morning and is “still raging seriously”
The Chairman, Western States Security Network, codenamed: Amotekun in Oyo State, Gen. Kunle Togun (rtd), has raised the alarm that most commercial motorcyclists
in the state are spies
The Lagos State Commissioner for Education, Mrs. Folasade Adefisayo, has lamented that many students were already roaming the streets and gradually
losing interest in learning
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Tuesday said any malaria-like symptom should now be considered and treated as COVID-19 until proven otherwise.
US President-elect Joe Biden has invited top Republican and Democratic congressional leaders to a bipartisan prayer session at church early Wednesday hours
before his inauguration
TikTok owner ByteDance has begun rolling out an electronic payment service connected to Douyin, the Chinese version of the popular short video app, the
tech giant said Tuesday.
As the deadline for telephone subscribers with National Identity Numbers to register their SIM cards with the identity numbers elapsed on Tuesday,
mobile operators have said that SIMs
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, (NDLEA) on Monday announced that it has made its largest cocaine seizure till date after it intercepted 21.9kg of
cocaine at the Nnamdi Azikwe
The Executive Director, National Primary Health Care Development Agency, Faisal Shuaib, on Monday said Nigeria had more than enough facility to store the
100,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine
• Non-competitive bidding responsible, says expert
• ‘Contracts awarded before preliminary designs’
• NRC is in better position to speak on subject, insists transport ministry
The Lagos State Task Force on Environmental Sanitation and Special Offences (Enforcement Unit) said it had obtained an order of the Lagos State Mobile Court
to auction 88 forfeited vehicles
Director with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ayo Olowonihi, has been appointed as the Commandant of the EFCC Academy, the EFCC has said.
The agitation for the 2023 Presidency thickened on Monday with a former governor of Imo State , Rochas Okorocha, announcing the plan to form a new political
movement in Nigeria.
USA First lady Melania Trump on Monday released a nearly seven-minute farewell message urging Americans to choose “love over hatred” and “peace
NOBEL laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has faulted critics of the Christmas speech of the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Matthew Kukah, saying they are
religionists diverting attention
The Nigeria Union of Teachers on Monday, amid concern about the rising coronavirus cases, said it would on Thursday hold a meeting on the pandemic and
compliance with COVID-19 protocols
An earlier report of fatalities sent shockwaves around the world, but the
Governors of the 36 States of the Federation will be holding their 23rd teleconferencing meeting to address the rising cases of COVID-19 infections and work out
an appropriate response.
The Presidency on Monday announced that the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has approved the appointment of Abubakar Fikpo as the
Following the resumption of schools in Ondo State for a new academic session on Monday, the adherence to the COVID-19 protocols was conspicuously
ignored at the schools.
The Deputy Registrar in the Federal University of Technology, FUTA, Akure, Ondo State, Dr Amos Arijesuyo died after he was shot in the chest by
suspected kidnappers on Saturday evening.
President-elect Joe Biden and his wife Jill will become the new White House residents when he takes office on Wednesday.
Biden has made his family a major focus throughout his career
South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Monday that U.S. President-elect Joe Biden should hold talks with North Korea to build on progress that
President Donald Trump had made
A Nigerian consultant anaesthetist Adekunle Okunuga based in the United Kingdom has been reinstated following his suspension from work for beating his son.
The Senate Public Account Committee has described as unacceptable the payment of N98.4m by the Petroleum Resources Ministry for the printing of leaflets.
Some bandits have killed five people, including an 80-year-old woman, in separate attacks on three local government areas of Kaduna State.
Landlords and allottees of the Alma Beach Estate in the Lekki area of Lagos State have accused policemen of conniving with hoodlums allegedly hired by
trespassers to demolish their houses
The Dangote Group says it has completed Nigeria’s longest rigid pavement located in Kogi State.According to a statement issued by the group on Sunday, the
43KM Obajana-Kabba road constructed
Virologists and other medical experts have warned that 100,000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine the country is expecting may become useless, if proper
arrangements are not made
Ahead of the governorship election, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has identified five critical areas of concern and challenges likely
to confront the commission
Ongoing rehabilitation works at the National stadium Surulere
Ongoing rehabilitation works at the National stadium Surulere.
The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja Diocese, Ignatius Kaigama, on Sunday advised Nigerian priests and pastors to use the biblical Samuel as
their role model.
The House of Representatives has faulted the Federal Government for giving schools the go-ahead to resume on Monday despite the increasing
cases of COVID-19.
The Federal Government says National Identity Number is mandatory for foreign diplomats who will reside in Nigeria for a continuous period of two
years or more.
President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will spend N3.4 billion on feeding and travel expenses.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project has warned that selling public properties to fund the 2021 budget would hurt Nigeria in the future.
A former Minister of State for Finance and Minister of Commerce and Industry, Senator Jubril Martins-Kuye, has died.
The management of the University of Lagos has denied charging N50,000 for online classes.
President-elect Joe Biden plans to sign roughly a dozen executive orders, including rejoining the Paris climate accord and ending the travel ban on
predominantly Muslim countries
Babagana Zulum Borno State governor says Christians are also members of Boko Haram, contrary to the believe that members of the terrorist group are only