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Childish Gambino wins four Grammys for ‘This Is America’

Childish Gambino on Sunday grabbed his fourth Grammy of the night, the coveted Record of the Year prize for best overall song, for his politically charged hit “This Is America.” The trap gospel song packed...
Bamitale Omole

Former OAU vice-chancellor urges Nigerian youths to move against political alienation

Prof. Bamitale Omole, former Vice-Chancellor, Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, on Monday urged Nigerian youths to move against political alienation as envisaged in the “Not Too Young To Run Law.”
Lai Mohammed, minister of information, says Senate President Bukola Saraki slowed down the progress of the All Progressives Congress (APC)

Lai Mohammed: Olusegun Obasanjo’s candidate will be defeated roundly in 2019

The federal government says though it is the constitutional right of the former President Olusegun Obasanjo to support a candidate for an election, his endorsement, however, does not guarantee victory.

IMF, World Bank end meetings with call to brace for risks

Global financial leaders wrapped up an annual meeting of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank yesterday, by urging countries to brace for potential risks from trade disputes and other tensions.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

Presidency: 10 million Nigerians to benefit from N-Power by 2023

Vice president Yemi Osinbajo has disclosed that N-Power programme, which has provided jobs for 500,000 young Nigerian graduates in the last two years, has a target of training 10 million Nigerians by 2023.

Cleric: Stop going to the internet to read about your health challenges

Stop going to the internet to read about your health challenges and focus your attention on the word of God with faith because there is power in the word of God, a cleric tells worshipers.

FCT community gets free eye screening, glasses from Rotary club

The Rotary Club of Abuja Cosmopolitan and Apo Resettlement District 9125 has conducted free eye screening and donated free eye glasses and medical objects to no fewer than 100 persons at Apo Resettlement in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala: Why I didn’t quit ex-President Jonathan’s government

Two-time minister of finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has revealed why she did not resign from Goodluck Jonathan’s administration, despite calls for her to resign.

Headies: Davido, Simi, Wizkid win most awards

Davido has won the Artist of the Year award at the 12th edition of the Headies Awards which ended on Sunday morning at the Eko Convention Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos State.

Headies 2018: Full list of nominees

The music awards academy released this year’s nomination list on its Instagram page after shortlisting thousands of entries submitted in the year under review (from July 2016 – December 2017).

Good economic policies grow foreign reserves to $45 billion

The increase in Nigeria’s foreign reserves to $45 billion is an indication that government is implementing good economic policies.

President Buhari congratulates Pastor Adeboye at 76

President Muhammadu Buhari has joined all members of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Christians in Nigeria and many parts of the world in congratulating Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye, General Overseer of the RCCG, on his 76th birthday on March 2, 2018.

43 injured as school bus crashes into wall in Germany

Police on Tuesday said a school bus crashed into a wall of a house in the German town of Eberbach located in the southern Baden-Wuerttemberg federal state, injuring 43 people.

2019: I will contest under PDP – Prof. Adesanya-Davies

A presidential aspirant, Prof. Olufunmilayo Adesanya-Davies, has said she will contest under the Peoples Democratic Party.

Cristiano Ronaldo’s motivation puts him above Lionel Messi – Roberto Carlos

Cristiano Ronaldo's professionalism and determination set him apart from Lionel Messi and Neymar, according to Real Madrid great Roberto Carlos.

President Buhari’s son breaks limb in accident

President Muhammadu Buhari’s son Yusuf Buhari Tuesday night had a bike accident around Gwarimpa area in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Abuja.

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Election: PDP urges military to disobey presidential order on ballot box snatching

The presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, and PDP national chairman, Prince Uche Secondus, have urged the military and other security agencies to disobey the presidential order asking them to deal ruthlessly with would-be ballot box snatchers.

NAF arrests 10 armed bandits, recovers 57 livestock

The 453 Base Service Group, Nigerian Air Force, Kaduna, on Tuesday said it had arrested 10 suspected thugs and bandits and recovered 57 livestock.

Senator Lokpobiri: Governor Dickson of recruiting militants to destabilise elections

Sen. Heineken Lokobiri, Minister of State for Agriculture, has dismissed accusations of instigating violence in Bayelsa leveled against him and other APC chieftains in the state by Gov. Seriake Dickson.
South African 800 meters Olympic champion Caster Semenya arrives for a landmark hearing at the Court of Arbitration (CAS) in Lausanne on February 18, 2019. – Semenya will challenge a proposed rule by the International Athletics Federation (IAAF) aiming to restrict testosterone levels in female runners. (Photo by Harold CUNNINGHAM / AFP)

Caster Semenya unleashes team of professors to battle IAAF, CAS

Caster Semenya has released a list of experts she will call in her appeal hearing at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) this week in her fight against regulations aimed at lowering the testosterone levels of hyperandrogenic athletes like her.
OLAMIJU ALAO-AKALA

Olamiju Alao-Akala suspended as Ogbomoso council chairman

The Chairman of Ogbomoso North Local Government Area of Oyo State, Hon. Olamiju Alao-Akala, has been suspended from office.