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PFN deputy chief laments worsening living condition of Nigerians

Vice President, South South, Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria, PFN, Bishiop Simeon Okah, has lamented the worsening living condition of the average Nigerian.

Nigerian senators’ pay causes outrage

Angry Nigerians and stakeholders are calling for the immediate review of the jumbo and outrageous monthly take home of lawmakers, especially senators.

Nigerian food takes backseat at ‘Nigerian Flavour’ festival

Indigenous Nigerian foods were overshadowed by foreign meals at the ‘Nigerian Flavour’ festival in Abuja on Saturday.

Hadiza Usman: Government can’t employ everyone

The managing director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman, says it is impossible for the government to employ everyone.

Bauchi government mourns death of Senator Ali Wakili

Bauchi state government has expressed shock at the death of Senator Ali Wakili who until his death in the morning of Saturday represented Bauchi South Senatorial District at the Senate.

Bauchi APC mourns late Senator Ali Wakili

The Bauchi state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Saturday expressed deep shock over the sudden death of Senator Ali Wakili.

Governor Okorocha appoints Emmanuel Babayaro as special adviser

Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha has appointed former Nigeria international goalkeeper Emmanuel Babayaro as special adviser to the state government on New Economic Partnership for African Development (NEPAD).

Ibrahim Musa: Kano Pillars not dependent on Junior Lokosa

Kano Pillars coach Ibrahim Musa believes that the team is not solely dependent on Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) leading scorer Junior Lokosa.

President Buhari congratulates China’s Xi Jinping on re-election

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Chinese President, Xi Jinping, on his re-election as the president of the Peoples Republic of China.

Biafra: IPOB writes United Nations, asks federal government, President Buhari to obey ACHR decision

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has notified the United Nations about the ruling of the African Commission on Human and Peoples Rights, ACHR, against the Nigerian government and asked the international community to prevail on President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration to obey the court order.

Housewife delivers baby with 4 legs, 2 genitals

The husband of a woman who delivered a baby with four legs and two genitals in Katsina State has cried out to well meaning Nigerians for financial help to correct the abnormalities.

Senator Shagaya laid to rest in Langtang

The remains of late Sen. John Shagaya were on Friday laid to rest in his home town, Langtang.

Professor Akinyemi: External forces undermining our security

A former Minister of Foreign Affairs and member of the defunct Presidential Committee on Boko Haram during the Jonathan administration, Prof. Bolaji Akinyemi, has said that external forces were undermining the country’s security and that the forces were stronger than the country.

House of Representatives tackles Minister Kayode Fayemi over concession of Ajaokuta steel

The House of Representatives has again taken a swipe at the Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, over his recent denial that he had appointed to Greenwich Trust Limited or any one at all as Transactional Adviser for the concession of Ajaokuta Steel Company.

Ahmadu Bello University refinery project suffers from funding

The Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria is making efforts to establish conventional and standard locally-built refineries in Niger Delta to boost the nation’s refinery capacity, but the project is stalled because of lack of funding.

Tiwa Savage files for divorce from hubby TeeBillz

Popular Nigerian singer Tiwa Savage has allegedly filed for divorce from her estranged husband Tunji Balogun, a.k.a TeeBillz.

Nigerians express anger at lawmakers’ ‘outrageous’ monthly allowance

The revelation by a Nigerian senator that lawmakers in the upper house of parliament receive about $37,500 each month for personal expenses has prompted anger in the west African country, where most people live on less than $2 a day.

NFF sign new 3-year deal with Tom Tom

The Nigerian Football Federation has renewed its partnership agreement with one of the country’s leading confectioneries, Cadbury PLC as official candy partners for a period of three years.

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FCT trains rural farmers on plantain, banana production

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Agricultural and Rural Development Secretariat organized a one day training on the production of plantain and banana for rural farmers.
German Bundesliga giants Borussia Dortmund are interested in Club Brugge Nigerian forward Emmanuel Dennis.

Everton seek to lure Emmanuel Dennis from Club Brugge

The striker impressed against Manchester United in the Europa League in midweek, and has continued to make a name for himself on the continent since scoring a brace against Real Madrid at the Bernabeu last year.
Iranian men vote at a polling station in Tehran. Majid Saeedi-Getty Images

Iran reports record low turnout for general election

Iran’s interior minister said on Sunday that 42.6 percent of eligible voters turned out for the country’s parliamentary election, a record low in such polls since the Islamic revolution.