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Tanitoluwa Adewumi, age 8, skidded around the empty apartment, laughing excitedly, then leapt onto his dad’s back. “I have a home!” he said in wonderment. “I have a home!”

Trevor Noah to produce film on 8-year-old Nigerian chess prodigy

Television host and comedian, Trevor Noah is developing a film about Tanitoluwa ‘Tani’ Adewumi, the eight-year-old Nigerian chess prodigy.
Former Nigeria's President Olusegun Obasanjo

Obasanjo’s farm to employ over 1,000 workers in Benue

Former president, Olusegun Obasanjo, says his mango plantation in Howe, Gwer East Local Government Area will employ over 1,000 workers in Benue State.
The Iranian flag flutters in front the International Atomic Energy Agency headquarters in Vienna [Leonhard Foeger-Reuters]

Iran marks 1979 US embassy takeover

Iran marked the 40th anniversary of the seizure of the U.S. embassy in Tehran with a state organised rally on Monday.
Justice Sybil Nwaka of an Ikeja Lagos Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court has sentenced a school Supervisor, Adegboyega Adenekan, (47), to 60 years’ imprisonment for defiling a toddler.

Full details of Chrisland toddler defilement case

The 22-month tension-soaked trial of Adegboyega Adenekan, a Supervisor of the Chrisland School, Victoria Garden City, Lagos State, ended on Thursday with a court verdict that he should spend 60 years in prison for defiling a two-year-old pupil of the school.
Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar is the current Chief of Air Staff of the Nigerian Airforce

NAF inaugurates school of medical sciences in Kaduna

The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshall, Sadique Abubakar, on Saturday inaugurated the Nigerian Air Force School of Medical Sciences and Aviation Medicine in Kaduna.
Justice Sybil Nwaka of an Ikeja Lagos Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court has sentenced a school Supervisor, Adegboyega Adenekan, (47), to 60 years’ imprisonment for defiling a toddler.

Court sentences school supervisor to 60 years imprisonment for defiling toddler

Justice Sybil Nwaka of an Ikeja Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court has sentenced a school Supervisor, Adegboyega Adenekan, (47), to 60 years’ imprisonment for

Parents advised to enrol their children for skills acquisition instead of hawking

The Proprietor of Gold Nursery and Primary School, Ilorin, Mr Femi Olutimi, has advised parents to enrol their children in school and skills acquisition programmes instead of sending them to hawk on the streets.

Abducted Kaduna principal regains freedom

The abducted principal of Government Technical College, Maraban Kajuru in Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna State, has been set free by his kidnappers.

Why you must give your child veggies, fruits daily – nutritionist

A Nutritionist at the State House Medical Centre in FCT, Mrs Nelly-Margaret Akuchie, has stressed the need for daily consumption of vegetables, fruits and cereals as part of children’s meal.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday has said that he is suffering from cold.

President Buhari: Nigeria needs stricter laws to protect girls, women

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday said that Nigeria needs to enact stricter laws in order to protect women and girls from abuse.

Why I killed naval commandant – suspect

The prime suspect in the killing of the Commandant of Command Secondary School of the Armed Forces Command and Staff College, Jaji, Commander Oluyemisi Ogundana, Benard Simon has revealed how he killed the senior Naval Officer.

Bishop Kukah: Emir Sanusi fighting for his life because he says unpopular things

Matthew Kukah, Catholic bishop of Sokoto diocese, says Muhammadu Sanusi II, the emir of Kano, is fighting to keep the throne because of his blunt remarks.

Ondo polytechnic lecturers, management clash over alleged corruption

“Government should carry out investigation into how over N68,000,000.00 of public fund was recently approved by RUGlPO‘s leadership (contrary to the extant law of Ondo State) and used for the alleged purchase of about five cars, most of which are said to be second hand cars.
Queens College Lagos

Lagos: No outbreak of infection in Queen’s College

Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi has said that there is no evidence of major infection or outbreak of epidemic at the Queens College, Yaba, Lagos.

How to avoid plagiarism using a paraphrasing tool

When you look up a topic on the internet, a lot of material for that topic comes up. But if you observe closely, no two materials written by different people on that topic or idea are alike because; two people can never have the same representation of the same idea.

‘Cultists’ kill University of Calabar student

A student of the University of Calabar (UNICAL), Cross River State, was shot dead on Thursday afternoon by suspected cultists, the police spokesperson in the state, Irene Ugbo, confirmed.
Kidnap Victim

Gunmen storm school in Kaduna, abduct schoolgirls, teachers

Armed men have abducted six schoolgirls and two teachers after raiding a private secondary school in Kaduna State.

Wilfred Ndidi: Why I went back to school in UK

At only 22 and the world seemingly at his feet, Leicester tough tackler Wilfred Ndidi is already thinking about the future. His recent enrolment and admission to study Business and Management at De Montfort University (DMU) was born out his strong inclination to secure a bright prospect for himself after a career in football.

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Group urges southeast governors to fulfill electioneering promises

The Ndigbo Unity Forum (NUF), a pan-Igbo socio-political pressure group, has called on the South-East governor to fulfill their electioneering promises made to the people.

Yahaya Bello reelected as Kogi governor

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared incumbent Governor Yahaya Bello winner of the 2019 governorship election in Kogi state.
Supporters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State on Monday stormed major streets of Yenagoa, the state capital, to celebrate the victory of their party in Saturday’s election.

Jubilation in Bayelsa as APC supporters storm major roads

Supporters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State on Monday stormed major streets of Yenagoa, the state capital, to celebrate the victory of their party in Saturday’s election.
Kidnap Victim

Federal university begs abductors to release it kidnapped lecturer after three months

Barely three months after the abduction of a Lecturer with the Federal University Dutsin-Ma, FUDMA, in Katsina State, Abubakar Idris, the management of the university has appealed to the abductors to release its staff from his captivity.
Isoko people under the auspices of Isoko Ethnic Nationality Movement, IENM, weekend, described Deputy President of the Nigerian Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege as God’s special gift to Deltans.

Bayelsa election: Senator Omo-Agege congratulates Governor-elect David Lyon

The Deputy President of the Senate, Ovie Omo-Agege, has congratulated the Bayelsa Governor-Elect, David Lyon on his victory in the Nov. 16 governorship election.