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FRSC loses 72 officers on duty in Kaduna zone

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRCS) says 72 officers and men of its Kaduna Zonal Command were killed on duty by reckless and unruly drivers in 2018.
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.
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.

LASPOTECH shuns ASUP strike

The academic staff of the Lagos State Polytechnic, Ikorodu, have defiled the ongoing nationwide strike declared by the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnic on Wednesday.
Abubakar Malami

Abubakar Malami: Policies to enhance prison decongestion under way

Attorney-General and Minister of Justice Abubakar Malami says policies that will enhance decongestion of prisons across the country are under way.
contraception

Pharmacists drum support for modern contraceptive usage

The Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria-Partnership for Advocacy in Child and Family Health at Scale (PSN-PAS) project says Community Pharmacists (CPs) and Patent and Proprietary Medicines Vendors (PPMVs) are key in achieving 27 per cent modern Contraceptive Prevalence Rate (mCPR) by 2020.

I met my wife and an old man in a compromising position – Man...

A Grade `C’ Customary Court, Bode Igbo, Ibadan, on Tuesday adjourned the divorce suit filed by Taiwo Philip, as the wife, Bukola, urged the court to plead with her husband on her behalf.

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. ‎
Oliver Stolpe

UN: World loses $2.3 trillion to corruption annually

Oliver Stolpe, Country Representative, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), has said that the world loses $2.3 trillion to corruption annually.
Alliance for New Nigeria - ANN

2019: ANN candidate promises to create jobs for youths in Enugu

Enugu South ANN candidate Nonso Nnamani promises to create jobs for unemployed youths in his constituency if elected
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
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.
The Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Solomon Dalung, on Thursday in Abuja said Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has not endorsed the Amaju Pinnick-led faction of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF)

National Sports Festival: States unable to host due to funding difficulties – Solomon Dalung

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Solomon Dalung, has identified misplacement of priorities as the reason states are unable to host the National Sports Festival.

UNILORIN: Student committed suicide due to drug addiction, not project failure

The Management of the University of Ilorin on Friday said that investigations by the institution, revealed that its student, late Mr. Adigun Emmanuel, committed suicide as an eventual culmination of drug addiction.

Kano Assembly pledges to rescue micro-finance banks from collapse in Kano

The Speaker, Kano State House of Assembly, Alhaji Kabiru Rurum, has assured the leadership of Integrated Micro-Finance Banks Union, Kano branch, that the legislatures would intervene to rescue the banks from collapse.

Supreme court throw out sacked Benue lawmaker’s case

The Supreme Court, on Thursday, struck out two applications by a sacked Benue legislator, Mr Benjamin Nungwa, seeking to reclaim his seat in the Benue House of Assembly on grounds of incompetence.

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NNPP will conduct council election in Bauchi in six months, if elected –...

The New Nigeria Peoples Party in Bauchi State has pledged to conduct Local Government Council election within six months, if elected into power.

NANS demands prosecution of alleged killer of police officer in Ogun

The National Association of Nigerian Students has urged the Ogun Police Command to fast track prosecution of the alleged killer of Cpl. Gbenga Adeboyejo.

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.