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Four escape death as fuel tanker hits two tricycles in Yenagoa

Four persons have been critically injured in a ghastly motor accident involving a tanker laden with petrol and two commercial tricycles known as ”Keke NAPEP.”
African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank)

Afreximbank inaugurates $1 billion programme to promote Nigeria’s intra-African trade

The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has inaugurated a one billion dollars Nigeria-Africa Trade and Investment Promotion Programme (NATIPP) to promote and expand trade and investments between Nigeria and the rest of Africa.
Managing Director of Aero Contractors, Captain Ado Sanusi, yesterday faulted the claims that the disputed Bombardier Dash 8 Q300 jets were stolen at the Lagos airport.

Aviation union shuts down agencies’ offices at Lagos airport

The National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE) on Friday shut down the offices of aviation agencies at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos, over the delay in the release of their Conditions of Service.
Suleiman Adamu, Minister Of Water Resources

Federal government declares two Cross River LGAs defecation free

The Federal Government has declared Ikom and Yala Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Cross River state open defecation free (ODF).
Left, The Future Awards Nominee for on-Air Personality, Awazi Angbalagba; Nominee for Music, Niniola Apata; Nominee for Fashion, Tosin Ogundadegbe; Board of Trustee member, The Future Award Africa, Mrs Osayi Alile and Nominee for on-Air Personality, Tonike Alayande, at The Future Awards Africa 2018 Nominees Reception, at the British Council in Lagos on Wednesday (12/12/18) DAP/NAN.

Simi, Falz, Ahmed Musa headline nominees for 2018 The Future Awards

Hip hop artist Simisola Ogunleye, a.k.a. “Simi’’, ace rapper Folarin Falana (Falz) and Super Eagles Stand-in captain, Ahmed Musa, are among the nominees for the 2018 The Future Awards to be held in Lagos.

NOUN la‎w graduates demand compensatory quota, substitution of NYSC exclusion letter

The law graduates of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) have demanded for compensatory quota for admission to the Nigerian Law School. ‎
Abuja Marathon

Muazu Shehu, Deborah Pam win maiden national anti-corruption half marathon

Muazu Shehu and Deborah Pam emerge winners of the men and women categories of the 1st National Anti-Corruption Half Marathon held in Abuja
Murtala Muhammed Airport 2 (MMA2)

MMA2 operates as FAAN shelves threat to withdraw services

Murtala Muhammed Airport 2 in Lagos continues flight operations following the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria agreement to shelve plans to withdraw its services to the terminal over alleged indebtedness
Former Nigeria's President Olusegun Obasanjo

2019: I’m not neutral – Olusegun Obasanjo

Ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo denies media reports that he has decided not to support any candidate for next year’s presidential election

Self-confessed green pasture seekers pray with foreign flags at Holy Ghost Congress

Some worshippers at just concluded 2018 Holy Ghost Congress of the Redeemed Christian Church of God prayed used flags of foreign countries as “point of contact” for greener pastures
National Sports Festival Abuja

National Sports Festival: Ondo celebrates first gold medal

Ondo State Sports Council chief Wande Fabuluje expresses joy as state wins first gold medal at the 19th National Sports Festival in Abuja
Mary Odili

Women judges elect Mary Odili as new NAWJN president

The National Association of Women Judges in Nigeria (NAWJN) on Saturday in Abuja elected Justice Mary Odili of the Supreme Court as its president for the next two years.
Chika Okpala, alias Zebrudaya honoured at Zuma film festival

Chika Okpala, Ali Nuhu, others honoured at Zuma Film Festival

Nigerian veteran comedian Chika Okpala, aka ‘Chief Zebrudaya Okoroigwe Nwogbo alias 4.30’ and Nollywood actor Ali Nuhu have been honoured with the Rock of Fame Award of the Nigerian film industry.

2019: Our members won’t be used as political thugs – RTEAN

The Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN), Lagos State Chapter, on Friday said that members of the union would not be used as political thugs in the 2019 general elections.

Commission: 38 percent of Nigerians cant read, write

The National Commission for Mass Literacy, Adult and Non-Formal Education says Nigerians constitute 38 per cent of the illiterate population in the country.
Managing Director of Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC), Mr Fidet Okhiria

Fidet Okhiria: No worker will be sacked in NRC concession

Mr Fidet Okhiria, Managing Director, Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC), has assured that no staff of the corporation would be retrenched under its “concession” arrangement.

Nigerian media and political accountability

“Only a redeemed media can redeem the nation from drowning in the turbulence of malicious misinformation and hate-mongering that is already gathering,” – Prof Ayobami Ojebode on Thursday, November 29 at the Radio Nigeria 2018 Annual Lecture in Abuja.
Members of Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria are currently picketing the Senate and House of Representatives chambers at the National Assembly.-2

Staff disrupt activities at National Assembly over unpaid salaries, allowances

National Assembly staff on Tuesday disrupted activities within the premises of the Senate and House of Representatives over claim of unpaid salaries and allowances by the management.

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NLC urges federal government to respect ILO principles

Comrade Ayuba Wabba, President, National Labour Congress (NLC), has urged the federal government to respect International Labour Organisation (ILO) principles and the rights of workers in order to have peaceful industrial relations.
More than 40 people were injured in an explosion Sunday night at a restaurant in northern Japan, police said.

Explosion in Japanese restaurant leaves more than 40 injured

More than 40 people were injured in an explosion Sunday night at a restaurant in northern Japan, police said.

Nigerians ‘too religious’ – Chinese cleric

A representative of the International Assembly (IA) of the True Jesus Church in Nigeria, Pastor Hong-Hsiung Ko, has described Nigerians as “too religious a people” who also have respect for their religious leaders.
APC Nigeria Supporters

2019: Debates will not win election – APC chieftain

The immediate past Commissioner for Works in Lagos State, Ganiyu Johnson, on Sunday said debates would not determine who would win the 2019 presidential elections in Nigeria.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

Yemi Osinbajo urges Nigerians to appreciate local talents

Vice-President, Yemi Osinbajo, has urged Nigerians to show better appreciation of local abilities and talents to enable the country to be competitive globally.