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This autumn’s rash of destructive wildfires — predicted to grow worse in coming years as climate change strengthens — is threatening to shatter the California Dream that has long lured people to the state, drawn by its sunny weather and opportunities for a better life.
Elder statesman, Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu, has said that the Igbo nation does not hate President Muhammadu Buhari as portrayed but merely seek to be treated fairly in the country they call their own.
Indigenes of Ubaha in the Oriendu Autonomous Community, Ohuhu, Umuahia North Local Government Area of Abia State, have called on the federal and state government to save them from the effects of landside in the area.
Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo says his administration is reviving inter school sports with a view to producing sportsmen who will represent the state and country at different local and international competitions.
In continuation of clearance operations against terrorists in North East and criminal elements in other parts of Nigeria, troops bombardments have resulted in 16 Boko Haram and ISWAP terrorists surrendering.
Some rice traders at Ota in Ogun on Friday attributed the current hike in the price of local rice to unregulated activities of middlemen distributing the commodity across the country.
A ranking member of the House of Representatives representing Ikwuano/Umuahia North/South Federal Constituency of Abia State, Hon. Sam Onuigbo, has reaffirmed his belief in Nigeria’s judicial system, saying he would lose his seat if the judgment was for the highest bidder.
China is scouring the world for meat to replace the millions of pigs killed by African Swine Fever (ASF), boosting prices, business and profits for European and South American meatpackers as it re-shapes global markets for pork, beef and chicken.
Udeh, General Overseer, Mount Zion Faith Global Liberation Ministries Inc. ak.a ‘By Fire By Fire’, told newsmen on Wednesday that he also saw in the spiritual realm where plans were being made to lure Kanu back to Nigeria through diverse means by those he called his pursuers, to send him back to prison.
Sudan’s Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok said Monday his government was working toward bringing peace to war-torn Darfur as he met hundreds of victims of the conflict who demanded swift justice.
The Ijaw Peoples Development Initiative, IPDI, a rights group, has described as strange the inclusion of Northern representatives on the board of Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, saying since North is not part of Niger Delta region, Federal Government should immediately delist them.
The Plateau State Government has approved N33 million for the renovation of the Secretariat of the State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ).
The Sokoto State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has called on its supporters to remain calm over the loss of two National Assembly seats to the PDP.
Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, has told the National Assembly that the over N287 billion total allocation for his Ministry is inadequate to attend to all the 540 projects across the country.
A major disaster was averted on Monday night at Umuchime Amuzukwu-Ibeku in Umuahia North Local Government Area of Abia, when a landslide destroyed a building in the area, while the occupants – a nursing mother and her child – escaped unhurt.
The Enugu Division of the Court of Appeal Tuesday affirmed the election of Senator Ike Ekweremadu of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the February 23 election for Enugu West Zone.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) supporters in Obosi, Idemili North of Anambra, on Tuesday erupted in jubilation following the victory of Rep. Obinna Chidoka at Court of Appeal.
Bayern Munich are set to stick with temporary manager Hansi Flick, though it is unclear whether he will be given the role on a permanent basis.
A local lawmaker in Akwa Ibom state, has been remanded in prison for allegedly assaulting a woman and stripping her naked.
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has berated the All Progressives Congress, APC, for allegedly sending armed thugs to invade the venue of the meeting of its leaders, including Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde and the PDP candidate, Engr. Musa Wada, in Lokoja ahead of today’s governorship election in Kogi state.
Lionel Messi scores on his return to the national team as Argentina beat Brazil 1-0 in an international friendly match at the King Saudi University Stadium on Friday night.
Nigeria winger Victor Moses could return to Chelsea in January transfer window as Fenerbahce seem keen to end his disappointing loan spell.
Evo Morales, Bolivia’s first indigenous president departed Monday for exile in Mexico, leaving behind a country in turmoil after his abrupt resignation as president.
Diego Costa has been diagnosed with a cervical disc herniation in a fresh blow to goal-shy Atletico Madrid.
There was tension on Saturday morning in Awka, Anambra state when a long tanker conveying petrol to one of the filling stations fell to a gutter.
Opera, Norwegian internet browser developer, has announced the launch of Opera News Hub, a new online media platform for Nigerian authors and bloggers.
About 26 ministers were in attendance including Finance, Budget and National Planning, Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Environment, Foreign Affairs, Aviation, Information and Culture, Water Resources, Interior, Youth and Sports, Trade and Investment, Science and Technology, Transport, Women Affairs among others.