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Miracle Ikechukwu, the winner of the 2018 Big Brother Naija ‘Double Wahala’ show, has obtained his certification as an “Instrument Rated” pilot.

BBNaija winner Miracle certified as ‘instrument rated’ pilot

Miracle Ikechukwu, the winner of the 2018 Big Brother Naija ‘Double Wahala’ show, has obtained his certification as an “Instrument Rated” pilot.

Governor Akeredolu: Only VIPs are now safe on Nigerian roads

Ondo State Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has decried the spate of kidnapping on highways but assured that the menace would become the thing of the past soonest.
Senator Philip Aduda

Senator Aduda empowers 100 youths in film production

Senator Philip Aduda representing the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has empowered 100 youths in film and video production in Abuja.
Dr Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment said this while fielding questions on television concerning the time for payment of the new wage.

Minister: N30, 000 new minimum wage started April 18

The Federal Government has said that no governor in the 36 states of the federation will say that he will not pay the new minimum wage of N30, 000.
Four soldiers and a cameraman died on Saturday night from an attack by Boko Haram on the northern shore of Lake Chad.

Blast kills Chad soldiers, journalist after Boko Haram attack

Four Chadian soldiers and a television reporter were killed when their vehicle hit a mine on a road in eastern Chad, security sources said Sunday.
FILE PHOTO- Nigerian Senate President Bukola Saraki arrives for a news conference at the National Assembly in Abuja, Aug. 8, 2018. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde-File Photo

Senator Saraki denies ordering stringent guidelines for journalists

Senate President Bukola Saraki has reacted to the controversy over new requirements for accreditation of journalists intending to cover the National Assembly.
Fola Ojo

Kidnapping: The thing speaks for itself

Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the US President in tough times. The Great Depression and World War II were harrowing events that could have mowed Americans down to the rubble. But, the 32nd President successfully pulled the country to safety and succour. There is none in American history granted more frequent access to sit in the Oval Office as President Roosevelt.

Japanese emperor Akihito ends three-decade reign

Japanese emperor Akihito will end his three-decade reign on Tuesday, voluntarily stepping down due to health concerns to make way for his son in the country’s first abdication of the Chrysanthemum Throne since 1817.
Sergio Aguero’s goal at Burnley this afternoon means he is only the second player to score 20 goals or more in six different Premier League seasons.

Sergio Aguero inches Manchester City closer to title

Sergio Aguero’s 20th Premier League goal of the season left Manchester City just two wins from the title after a hard-fought 1-0 victory over Burnley at Turf Moor on Sunday.
Mohamed Salah with Game of Thrones star Emilia Clarke

Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah joins stars at Time 100 Gala in New York

Mohamed Salah joined Hollywood stars and political heavyweights for the Time 100 Gala in New York after he was named one of the world's most influential people by the US magazine.
Ukraine’s presidential candidate, who led the first round of presidential polls, Volodymyr Zelensky (C), speaks to media as he leaves a private clinic after a blood test in Kiev on April 5, 2019 to prove he does not abuse alcohol and drugs ahead of a second-round runoff on April 21. (Photo by Genya SAVILOV / AFP)

Appeals for restraint as Ukraine’s presidential race turns nasty

Ukraine’s interior ministry on Saturday called on a comedian tipped to become the country’s next president and his incumbent rival not to exacerbate tensions ahead of a run-off in a high-stakes election.
Ekiti State Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Olawale Fapohunda, Esq

Ekiti government condemns rate of sexual offence, to reveal offenders’ identity

The Ekiti State government has raised concern over the increasing reports of sexual abuse of women and children.
Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti to conduct psychiatric test on rapists, publish photos on website

As part of the efforts to tackle rapists and child abusers in Ekiti State, the government will henceforth conduct compulsory psychiatric test on offenders and publish their names and photographs on the website of the state Ministry of Justice.
Electricity Generator

Four children die in Bayelsa after inhaling generator fume

Four children have lost their lives after inhaling poisonous carbon-monoxide fume expelled from a generator that powered their house.
(FILES) A file photo taken on November 20, 2017 shows logos of US multinational technology company Google displayed on computers' screens. Google is dropping out of the bidding for a huge Pentagon cloud computing contract that could be worth up to $10 billion, saying the deal would be inconsistent with its principles. The decision by Google, confirmed to AFP in an email October 9, 2018, leaves a handful of other tech giants including Amazon in the running for the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI) contract aimed at modernizing the military's computing systems. / AFP PHOTO / LOIC VENANCE

News Corp calls for Google breakup to reduce influence

Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp has called for Google to be broken up in Australia, the latest salvo in a battle between the corporate media giants.
A South Korean court on Wednesday approved the release of former President Lee Myung-bak on 1 billion won (US$885,000) bail during his ongoing corruption trial.

Former South Korean president gets bail one year after arrest for corruption

Jailed former South Korean president Lee Myung-bak was granted bail on Wednesday, nearly a year after he was arrested over corruption charges.
President Buhari visits the Train the Trainer Course organised by the Election Planning and Monitoring directorate of the APC Presidential Campaign Council in Abuja on 28th Jan 2019-4

President Buhari: Democracy has the chance to flourish in Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that democracy has the chance to flourish in Nigeria if citizens could maintain a combination of patience, tolerance, compassion, diligence, wisdom and hope.
Miners at work in a mine shaft. AFP

Report: 24 bodies retrieved from flooded Zimbabwe gold mine

Rescue workers retrieved 24 bodies and eight survivors on Saturday from two flooded gold mines in Zimbabwe where officials fear dozens more illegal miners are still trapped, state television reported.

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NIRSAL facilitates N2 billion loan to boost cocoa export in Ondo

The Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL) is providing Agro Traders Limited, a Cocoa processing and export company in Ondo State, with 50% Credit Risk Guarantee (CTG) for N2 billion working capital to export 22,000 metric tons of cocoa.
The Nigerian Army on Monday dismissed as ‘untrue’ social media reports indicating the closure of the Maiduguri-Monguno Road.

Nigerian Army kills 24 criminals, arrests 61

1 Division Nigerian Army on Wednesday said, it has killed 24 criminal elements during its operation Harbin Kunama III in Kano, Kaduna and Niger states within one month of operation.
Ahmed Idris Wase

Deputy speaker urges workers to make Nass conducive for lawmakers

The Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Idris Wase, has urged workers in the National Assembly to create an enabling working environment for members of the federal parliament.

Itse Sagay: Senators’ monthly pay is N15 million

The Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), has asked Senate President Ahmed Lawan to stop misleading Nigerians, adding that senators earn N15m monthly and not N750,000 as claimed by the Senate President.

UNODC: 10 million Nigerians use cannabis

The United Nations on Drug and Crime (UNODC) said cannabis is the most widely used drug globally with an estimated 188 million people having used the drug in the previous year.