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British-Nigerian rapper David Orobosa Omoregie, popularly known as Dave, has won the 2019 Mercury Prize for his album Psychodrama. The award has a cash prize of £25,000.

British-Nigerian rapper wins £25,000 Mercury Prize

British-Nigerian rapper David Orobosa Omoregie, popularly known as Dave, has won the 2019 Mercury Prize for his album Psychodrama. The award has a cash prize of £25,000.
Celine Dion

Celine Dion returns to Canada to kick off world tour

After living and crooning for years in Las Vegas, French-Canadian superstar Celine Dion returned home to Quebec to kick off her first world tour in a decade on Wednesday.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has deployed 1,400 corps members to Gombe State for the 2019 Batch B Stream II orientation course.

NYSC bars eight foreign-trained graduates over inability to defend degrees

The National Youth Service Corps Coordinator in Kano State, Ladan Baba, says no fewer than eight foreign-trained graduates were refused registration due to incomplete and inconsistent documents.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has deployed 1,400 corps members to Gombe State for the 2019 Batch B Stream II orientation course.

NYSC bars eight foreign graduates from service

Alhaji Ladan Baba, the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Coordinator in Kano State, says no fewer than eight foreign graduates were refused registration due to incomplete and inconsistent documents.
Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated former President, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, IBB, on his 78th birthday, saying the nation will continue to look up to him for guidance and wisdom.

President congratulates General Babangida at 78

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated former President, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, IBB, on his 78th birthday, saying the nation will continue to look up to him for guidance and wisdom.
President Muhammadu Buhari in a handshake with The newly elected Senate President Senator Lawan Ahmed accompanied by the Deputy Senate President Senator Ovie Omo-Agege at the Residence State House in Abuja. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE. JUNE 11 2019

President Buhari greets Senator Omo-Agege at 56

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Deputy Senate President, Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege, on the occasion of his 56th birthday.
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

President Buhari rewards loyalty, promotes General Adeosun, Biu

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the accelerated promotion of two senior officers and a subaltern of the Nigerian Army.
CHIMAROKE NNAMANI

Senator Nnamani seeks increased public enlightenment, funding of sickle cell societies

The Senator representing Enugu East, Chimaroke Nnamani, Wednesday canvassed increased public enlightenment, awareness and funding of sickle cell societies in the country.

Senator Ekwremadu congratulates Enyinnaya Abaribe, other minority officers

Former Deputy President of the Senate, Chief Ike Ekweremadu, has congratulated minority principal officers of the 9th Senate on their emergence.

Governor Ikpeazu hails Senator Abaribe’s emergence as senate minority leader

Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia has described Sen. Enyinnaya Abaribe’s emergence as Senate Minority Leader as a recognition for his year’s of active contribution and commitment to the cause of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and national development.
Dorcas Shola Fapson

Actress Dorcas Fapson trends following adaptation of “I Got Flowers Today’’

Fast-rising Nigerian actress and presenter, Dorcas Fapson, trended on social media platforms following the release of her adaptation of Paulette Kelly’s poem, “I Got Flowers Today’’ (1992).

Police arrest 71 suspected criminals in Kaduna

The Police in Kaduna on Tuesday said it had arrested 71 suspected criminals in the state within the past three weeks.

North East elders, stakeholders backs Senator Ndume for Senate President

Elders and stakeholders from the North East geopolitical and the North Central chapter of the National Councillors Forum has thrown their weight behind the candidacy of Senator Ali Ndume for the position of the President of the Senate, saying Ndume was needed at this point in time to stabilise the relationship between the legislature and the executive.
Gboyega Oyetola

May Day: Osun government to begin implementation of NHIS

Osun State governor, Mr. Gboyega Oyetola, has promised to begin implementation of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) this month.

Dutch court rules against Shell, in favour of wives of slain Ogoni leaders

The women, including Esther Kiobel, sued Shell for its alleged role in the unlawful arrest, detention and execution of their husbands by the Nigerian military.
Pep Guardiola has rubbished reports suggesting that Riyad Mahrez could be moved on just 12 months after making a club-record £60 million ($78m) switch to Manchester City.

Thiago: Bayern Munich still using Pep Guardiola’s philosophies

Thiago has revealed that Bayern Munich still use the same philosophies that Pep Guardiola imprinted on the club, three years after the Spaniard left the German champions.
Tukur Buratai

General Buratai: Boko Haram activities now restricted

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, says the Boko Haram terrorists are being contained with the recent renewed joint military offensive against them in Northern Borno and border areas.
David Oyedepo

Bishop Oyedepo: African leaders lack courage, character

Founder, Living Faith Church Worldwide, Bishop David Oyedepo, has berated African leaders, saying that they lack character, capacity and courage, three virtues he said they must have to move the black continent out of the woods.

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WHO urges countries to invest one per cent GDP in primary health care

Countries must invest at least one per cent of their gross domestic product (GDP) in primary health care development in order to achieve Universal Health Coverage, a new World Health Organisation report has said.
Nigeria Police

Woman arrested for ‘stealing two-month-old baby’

A 39-yr-old lady, Mercy Momoh, has been arrested by the operatives of Ekiti Police Command for allegedly stealing a two-month-old baby in Ado-Ekiti.
The Lagos State Task Force on Sunday said that it had impounded 4,500 motorcycles (Okada) from riders who had defaulted the states traffic law.

4,500 impounded ‘okadas’ awaiting governor’s directives – Lagos task force

The Lagos State Task Force on Sunday said that it had impounded 4,500 motorcycles (Okada) from riders who had defaulted the states traffic law.
The management of Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) says it has set machinery in motion to supply Eko Atlantic City, Lagos, 1,000 megawatts of power from the grid under its Eligible Customers arrangement.

TCN set to supply Eko Atlantic City 1,000mw from national grid

The management of Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) says it has set machinery in motion to supply Eko Atlantic City, Lagos, 1,000 megawatts of power from the grid under its Eligible Customers arrangement.
Prof. Charles Dokubo, Coordinator Presidential Amnesty Programme

Ex-militant leaders urge President Buhari to replace Amnesty chief

Aggrieved ex-militant leaders at the weekend appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to sack the management of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), coordinated by Prof. Charles Dokubo, following alleged incompetence.