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Bill Gates as ‘a wailing wailer’

Mr. Bill Gates, Microsoft founder, friend of Nigeria and one of the richest men in the world was in Nigeria recently, but he ended up violating the official interpretation of “table manners” in Nigeria’s corridors of power.

Former works minister Hassan Lawal laid to rest in Keffi

Hassan Lawal, former works minister, who died on Sunday in Abuja, has been buried at the Kofar Hausa cemetery in Keffi, Nasarawa State, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

General Buratai urges traditional rulers to restore moral values among youths

The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, has challenged traditional rulers and religious leaders to wake up to their responsibility of restoring moral values and discipline among the youth.

3,000 bandits surrender arms in Zamfara

Over 3,000 repentant bandits have surrendered their arms in Zamfara following a peace deal with the state government, the state Deputy Governor, Malam Ibrahim Wakkala, has said.

NUJ seeks legislation against hate speech

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has advised media stakeholders to liaise with National and state legislatures to come up with laws that would check hate speech and media excesses, particularly in the social media.

Ex-President Obasanjo is a pathological liar, betrayer – MASSOB

Movement for Actualization of Sovereign state of Biafra (MASSOB) Monday berated former President Olusegun Obasanjo for his alleged hatred of Igbos and for claiming to be what he is not.

Archbishop Kaigama tasks Benue on unity as church holds mass for attack victims

The Chairman of Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria, Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama, on Monday urged the people of Benue to unite in the face of the security challenges in the state.

Herdsmen, farmers violence leaves 10 dead in Plateau

Ten people in Plateau State were killed over two days in violence linked to cattle grazing, part of a months-long crisis that has heightened religious tensions, sources said late Thursday.

With President Buhari, Nigeria will be great again – Kalu

Former governor of Abia State and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr. Orji Kalu, has described President Muhammadu Buhari as an impeccable and selfless leader who is passionate about the welfare of Nigerians.

Ex-Minister Labaran Maku calls for preservation of culture, tradition

Mr Labaran Maku, a former Minister of Information, has called on all ethnic groups in Nasarawa State to preserve their culture and tradition from extinction to promote peace and unity,

Christmas: PDP urges Nigerians to love one another

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on Nigerians to use the occasion of Christmas to show love, care and encourage one another regardless of religious, ethnic and political inclinations.

Christmas: APC urges Nigerians to shun divisive tendencies

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has urged Nigerians to rise above and shun divisive tendencies as only then can the nation achieve the aspiration for a better, unified, developed and prosperous future.

Nigerians celebrating worst Christmas ever – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party has described this year’s Christmas as the worst to be celebrated by Nigerians.

British boxer Amir Khan gets threats, applause for erecting Christmas tree

British boxer, Amir Khan, has been subjected to a torrent of online abuse after he posted on his Instagram page that he had put up a Christmas tree.

We should argue principles, not hijab

The president of the Nigerian Bar Association, Abubakar Mahmoud, who waded into the debate by tweeting a picture of his daughter who was called to bar in New York wearing pants and with her hijab on called the debate “needless.”

2019: No automatic ticket for ex-VP Atiku Abubakar – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party has reacted to the resignation of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar from the ruling All Progressives Congress, saying he is now a free man.

VP Yemi Osinbajo calls for consensus on legal practice

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has called for consensus among legal practitioners on the preservation of the legal practice in Nigeria to enhance the profession and national development.

TStv Africa gets tax relief from fed govt

The Federal Government has granted a 3-year tax relief to the newly inaugurated Pay TV operator in the country, TStv Africa, as well as tax free dividends to all investors in the company.

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Academic wins Tunisia presidential poll by a landslide

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Some football enthusiasts on Sunday described as commendable the performance of the Super Eagles against Brazil, saying the team showed it can play against the best in the world.
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New Katsina United captain Usman Barau has stated he would stick with the Changi Boys despite the interest being shown in his services by a handful of other Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) clubs.

Usman Barau declines Enyimba transfer offer to stay with Katsina United

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Former Manchester City boss urges Phil Foden to leave over lack of game time

Former Manchester City boss Stuart Pearce has urged Phil Foden to leave the club in January in a bid to find first team football.