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Safin De Coque, one of the sons of the late legendary highlife singer, Oliver De Coque, has expressed joy that people still celebrate his father who died on June 20, 2008, at the age of 61.

Safin De Coque: I’m glad people still celebrate my father

Safin De Coque, one of the sons of the late legendary highlife singer, Oliver De Coque, has expressed joy that people still celebrate his father who died on June 20, 2008, at the age of 61.
The Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, on Tuesday, briefed Mr Buhari on the limitations of the distribution of palliatives to vulnerable persons to curb the economic impact of the coronavirus.

Ekiti governor promises memorable NAFEST 2021

The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has assured that the state was determined to make this year’s National Festival of Arts and Culture (NAFEST), a memorable experience.

CBN governor: 2.9 million farmers have benefitted from anchor borrowers’ programme

Godwin Emefiele, governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), says 2.9 million farmers have cultivated 3.6 million hectares across 21 commodities under the bank’s anchor borrowers’ programme (ABP).
In a demonstration to tackle the menace of ghost workers that has continue to drain the coffers of government, Bauchi State Governor, Sen Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed will hold a public parley with all the stakeholders involved in the payment of workers salaries in the state.

Bauchi governor salutes ex-President Jonathan at 63

Bauchi State Governor, Sen Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed has felicitated former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan on the occasion of his 63rd birthday anniversary describing him as a true leader who believes in the Nigerian project.
A female police officer has suffered a serious head injury after bottles were thrown in chaotic scenes in Leeds city centre following the Whites’ promotion to the Premier League.

Police officer suffers serious head injury during Leeds celebrations

A female police officer has suffered a serious head injury after bottles were thrown in chaotic scenes in Leeds city centre following the Whites’ promotion to the Premier League.

NSCIA: Significance of Easter more compelling under coronavirus

The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) says the significance of Easter is more compelling now that the world is facing the consequences of Covid-19.
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the former Governor of Anambra State, Dame Virginia Ngozi Etiaba, on her 77th birthday.

President Buhari congratulates Virgy Etiaba at 77

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the former Governor of Anambra State, Dame Virgy Etiaba, on her 77th birthday.
Buba Galadima

Buba Galadima: People would have been jubilating if Supreme Court had sacked President Buhari

The spokesman for the presidential campaign council of the Peoples Democratic Party, Buba Galadima, has said that Nigerians would have been jubilating if the Supreme Court had sacked President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday.
Governor Seyi Makinde

Oyo governor assures teachers better welfare package

The Oyo State Government says it will ensure teachers in the state enjoy better welfare package as a reward for their impeccable contribution in shaping the society.

Suspected cultists vandalise, loot property worth millions in Calabar

Suspected cultists in Calabar South local government area of Cross River State have vandalised and looted property estimated at several millions of naira in the city.
Britain's Prince Charles, Prince of Wales and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall

Camilla advises Nigerian women to support their peers

The Duchess of Cornwall, Camilla on Tuesday, urged Nigerian women to continue to be supportive of each other in their pursuit of social and political independence.

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The Ekiti State Deputy Governor, Chief Bisi Egbeyemi, has appealed to the people of Isaba-Ekiti in Ikole Local Government Area of Ekiti State to maintain peace over the vacant kingship stool.

Ekiti governor hails deputy at 77

Governor of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi, has congratulated his deputy, Otunba Bisi Egbeyemi, on the occasion of his 77th birthday, saying that the Deputy Governor has consistently proven to be a reliable ally, astute technocrat, and illustrious statesman.
A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Police arrest eight ‘kidnappers’ in Osun

The Police Public Relations Officer for the Osun State Police Command, Mrs Yemisi Opalola, on Saturday confirmed that the suspects were arrested at Omo-Ijesa village in Osun State.
Kaduna state government has said further checks in the wake of the attack by armed bandits on the Federal College of Forestry Mechanization, Afaka, Igabi LGA indicated that 39 students are currently unaccounted for.

Freed Kaduna student: I lost my pregnancy in captivity

A pregnant woman who was one of the 37 students abducted from the Federal College of Forestry Mechanisation, Afaka, Kaduna State, has narrated how she lost her pregnancy in captivity.

INEC set to convert voting centers to polling units across Nigeria

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Saturday disclosed that it was set to convert voting points across Nigeria into full fledged polling Units.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police: Killing of seven officers mindless

Rivers State Police Command said it could confirm the unprovoked and mindless attack on policemen and vehicles on Friday night.

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Union Bank of Nigeria (“UBN”) was established in 1917 and is one of Nigeria’s long-standing and most respected financial institutions, offering a portfolio of banking services to individuals, SMEs, commercial and corporate clients.

Zenith, Access Banks express interest to acquire Union Bank

Two Nigerian lenders – Zenith Bank Plc and Access Bank Plc – are among the list of financial institutions from Africa and the Middle East that have indicated an interest in the acquisition of Union Bank Plc and other African assets of Atlas Mara Group, a Pan-African banking group.
4. President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday said the registration of the National Identity Number and linking it to mobile numbers will help fight insecurity in the country.

President Buhari: NIN will help us fight insecurity

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday said the registration of the National Identity Number and linking it to mobile numbers will help fight insecurity in the country.
Comptroller General of the Nigeria Immigration Service, Muhammad Babandede, has tested positive for the deadly Coronavirus days after he returned from the United Kingdom.

NIS chief: Immigration job not for sale

The Comptroller-General, Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Muhammad Babandede, has warned job seekers paying money out of desperation to secure employment, that immigration job was not for sale.
The House of Representatives, Tuesday, intervened in the conflict between telecommunication companies and banks over N42billion debts from Unstructured Supplementary Service Data(USSD).

House asks federal government to suspend upcoming census exercise

Following the ravaging insecurity in the country, the House of Representatives yesterday called on the federal government to suspend the upcoming census exercise until security improved.
Britain is set to announce the green list for countries that people can travel to on holiday shortly, and will have the right procedures in place to ensure travel can happen safely, said trade minister Liz Truss on Tuesday.

Britain will announce travel ‘green list’ shortly – minister

Britain is set to announce the green list for countries that people can travel to on holiday shortly, and will have the right procedures in place to ensure travel can happen safely, said trade minister Liz Truss on Tuesday.