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“Rai da Cuta” (Life & sickness) by Maryam Umar has won this year’s BBC Hausa short story contest for women.
Staged by the National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) the exhibition has “Networking Nigerian Crafts to the World’’ as its theme.
The Algerian Football Federation has tied Djamel Belmadi to a new deal that will see him remain as Desert Foxes coach until the 2022 Fifa World Cup in Qatar.
The South-East must work hard and convince other parts of the country to accept its candidate for the presidency come 2023, Elder Statesman, Alhaji Tanko Yakasai, has said.
The National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, on Monday, recognized Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State and Chairman of South East Governor’s Forum as the best Governor in Educational Reforms, Infrastructural Development and Respect for Human Rights in Nigeria.
Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) during the 2019 elections, Peter Obi, has said that only a revolution will save Nigeria and launch her into the league of countries towing the paths of development. Obi made the submission while speaking at Baze University, Abuja, on Wednesday.
The Bayelsa State Governor, Rt. Hon. Seriake Dickson, has told the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, that he lacks adequate knowledge of who his party’s flag bearer for the state governorship election, David Lyon, is.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has summoned all authorised currency dealers for a meeting to discuss development in the foreign exchange market.
A Second Republic lawmaker and prominent member of the Northern Elders’ Forum (NEF), Dr. Junaid Muhammed, has said the socio-cultural group did not endorse People’s Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate former Vice President Atiku Abubakar.
The Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung, and president of the Nigeria Olympics Committee (NOC), Engineer Habu Gumel, have charged the newly inducted patrons of the NOC to assist Nigeria to excel in sports by support NOC and also rededicate themselves to the development of sports in their domains.
As the October 15 deadline set by Boko Haram to execute abducted school girl, Leah Sharibu, if the federal government fails to meet its demands draws near, the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) and Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) yesterday mounted pressure on President Muhammadu Buhari to do all in his powers to save her life.
As part of efforts to deepen awareness campaign on call masking which has made the telecom industry to lose $3billion, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has urged consumers to report the local numbers through which they receive foreign calls for proper tracking.
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The United States on Friday sanctioned companies in Iran, China and the United Arab Emirates for doing business with the Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines and on three Iranian entities over conventional arms proliferation.
There have been talks of the Juventus attacker leaving the club in the nearest future, however, the latest report from Momblano via Calciomercato says that the attacker will sign a one-year extension to his current deal soon.
Serie A leaders AC Milan are aiming to secure the loan signing of Fikayo Tomori from Chelsea with a buy option in the next few days, reputed journalist Fabrizio Romano reports.
The outgoing Republican chairman of the Senate Commerce Committee asked the chief executives of major U.S. tech firms Apple Inc, Facebook Inc, Amazon.com Inc, Alphabet Inc and Twitter to answer detailed questions about decisions to restrict or permanently ban accounts of conservative users and other steps to restrict content or platforms.
The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has suspended the resumption of schools in the state over the increasing cases of COVID-19.
Ojudu, in a piece tiled ‘My Journey To COVIDOM’ posted on his Facebook wall, said his travail with the virus happened after a decision to travel to Ado Ekiti, the capital of Ekiti State to attend the funeral of the father of a close friend in December last year.
The Federal Government has announced its decision to review the COVID-19 safety protocols as well as the January 18 resumption date for schools in the light of Nigeria’s grim epidemiological situation with regards to the pandemic.
The Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, has described as “fictitious and malicious” reports that he was bribed in respect of the appointment of a sole administrator for the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).
Everton sporting director Marcel Brands has confirmed the club is focused on clearing out fringe players this month.
The newly declared prefectures, also including Tochigi to the north of Tokyo, Gifu in central Japan, Hyogo and Kyoto in the west, and Fukuoka to the southwest, will remain in the status through Feb. 7.