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World Cup: NCAC mobilises 3 million-man support for Super Eagles

The National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) says it is mobilising three million-man support across the globe for the Super Eagles for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.

President Buhari arrives in Maiduguri

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday arrived in Maiduguri as part of the nationwide visit to trouble areas in the country.

Corruption: President Buhari must arrest ex-President Obasanjo to prove his seriousness – Ex-Governor Orji...

Former governor of Abia State, Dr Orji Uzor Kalu, has challenged President Muhammadu Buhari to arrest and prosecute former President Olusegun Obasanjo to prove the seriousness of his anti-corruption war.

US entertainment festival SXSW to host first ever Africa House

The Temple Management Company is collaborating with US-based PR firm, Insider, to stage the first ever Africa House at the South By South West (SXSW).

Olawunmi Bayode breaks Guinness record in longest marathon reading aloud

A Nigerian Olawunmi Bayode has set a new Guinness Record in the “Longest Marathon Reading Aloud” Category.

Inequality: Entreprenuer urges change of perception about girls

A media entreprenuer, Mr Adebola William, says societies should start bridging the gender digital divide and drop the perception imposed by culture that women are not equal with men.

Cross River flags off vaccination campaign for measles

The Cross River State government began the vaccination of babies against measles troubling the lives of babies between the ages of 9 to 59 months and called on both mothers and caregivers to make visitation with their babies to the nearest health care facility center for vaccination.

Turkey’s Recep Erdogan hails Algeria trade deals on Africa tour

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan welcomed the signing of trade deals with Algeria on Tuesday as he visited the country on the first leg of a tour of Africa.

State of the Nation: APC blasts PDP over “wild, unsubstantiated” allegations

The governing All Progressives Congress (APC) has debunked the assertions from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that the Federal Government is ”making plans to manipulate performance indices”, saying the allegations are wild and unsubstantiated.

UN hails President Buhari’s commitment to tourism development

The United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) has commended the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari for its commitment to developing the nation’s tourism sector.

Mercy Johnson: I stopped playing romantic roles because of my husband

Nollywood actress and Senior Special Assistant on Entertainment, Arts and Culture to Kogi State governor, Mercy Johnson Okojie, has revealed why she stopped playing romantic roles in Movies.

PDP supports new law on Yoruba Language – Moshood Salvador

Contrary to insinuation that it is against the new Yoruba Language Preservation and Preservation Law, the Lagos State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that the party is in support of the law but would not want it to be made compulsory for non-natives.

House of Reps cautions federal govt against selling National Theatre

The Members of the House of Representatives Committee on Tourism and Culture yesterday cautioned the Federal Government not to sell the National Theatre situated in Iganmu, Lagos state.

China, Nigeria bilateral trade hit N4.97 trillion

The Consul-General of the People’s Republic of China in Lagos, Mr Chao Xiaoliang, says trade between China and Nigeria in 2017 amounted to about N4.97 trillion (13.78 billion dollars).


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PDP, APC bicker over anti-open grazing bill

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The managing director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman, says it is impossible for the government to employ everyone.

Mohamed Salah: Premier League is perfect for me

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Court remands hairstylist in Kirikiri prison for allegedly assaulting policeman

An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court on Thursday remanded a 23-year-old hair stylist, Comfort Ishukwu, who allegedly assaulted a policeman, in Kirikiri Prisons, pending when her bail conditions would be met.

Speaker Dogara mourns Senator Wakili, says I lost a brother, confidant

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara has described as devastating and heartbreaking, the news of the death of Senator Ali Wakili.

Pep Guardiola plays down hopes of clinching title in derby

Pep Guardiola tried to play down growing excitement among Manchester City supporters over the possibility of winning the Premier League title when they face bitter rivals United in the derby early next month.

Police arrest bride on wedding day for drink-driving

A bride-to-be in Arizona has so much to worry about after her wedding day turned out to be a sad day following her arrest en-route to the solemnization venue, for allegedly Driving Under the Influence (DUI).

Suspected robbers snatch N16m from NNPC filling station staff

Some suspected armed robbers on Monday in Kano attacked staff of NNPC Mega filling station in Hotoro area and made away with N16 million.