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Ooni optimistic on Nigerian-French relations

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, expressed optimism that the existing and cordial relationship existing between Nigeria and French, culturally, economically and socially would be sustained and enhanced.
Timi Frank

Timi Frank urges Supreme Court to redeem image of judiciary

Frank also called on the international community to place visa restrictions on the five justices of the Appeal Court that presided over the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT) over gross miscarriage of justice and flagrant breach of the Constitution.
Nigeria’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Amb. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, has emerged President of the 74th UN General Assembly.

Federal government dispatches delegation to witness inauguration of envoy as UNGA president

The Federal Government has dispatched a three-man team to witness the assumption of office of Nigeria’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Prof. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, as the President of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).
The Obi of Ogwashi-Uku in Aniocha South Local Government Area of Delta State, Obi (Prof.) Chukwuka Okonjo, has joined his ancestors.

Ex-Minister Okonjo-Iweala’s father passes on at 91

The Obi of Ogwashi-Uku in Aniocha South Local Government Area of Delta State, Obi (Prof.) Chukwuka Okonjo, has joined his ancestors.

US pledges more support for Nigerian Air Force

The United States of America (USA) Government has again assured the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) of its continued support in combating emerging security threats in the Country.
The Controller of the Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Correctional Service, Emmanuel Okoro, on Thursday refuted reports by a section of the media which claimed there was a jail break at the Keffi Old Prison.

Visa fee: Two bag 13-year imprisonment each for defrauding US Embassy

Two young men have been convicted and sentenced to 13 years imprisonment respectively by the Lagos State Magistrate Court, Igbosere, for stealing a total sum N50 million, proceeds of United States of America visa fees.
A protestor gestures as he takes part in a demonstration in Durban, South Africa, on May 30, 2019 during a Freedom March for Biafra held worldwide and organised by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to mark the anniversary of the unilateral declaration of independence in 1967 that sparked a brutal 30-month civil war in Nigeria. (Photo AFP)

IPOB laments ‘disappearance’ of member

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has raised the alarm over an almost two years disappearance of one of its top member, Mr Walter Chidiebere Agbo.
Nigerian popular female pastor and President of Nigerian Women in Clergy, Prophetess Nonnie Roberson has been laid to rest.

Prophetess Nonnie Roberson laid to rest amid tears

Nigerian popular female pastor and President of Nigerian Women in Clergy, Prophetess Nonnie Roberson, has been laid to rest.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has secured the conviction of a Nigerian online scammer Forgive Ochuko, for a one-count charge bordering on internet fraud. In the cyberworld, Ochuka is known as Greg Robert.

Nigerian online scammer convicted, spared jail

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has secured the conviction of a Nigerian online scammer Forgive Ochuko, for a one-count charge bordering on internet fraud. In the cyberworld, Ochuka is known as Greg Robert.
Patrick Olusegun Odegbami

Sunday Dare: A new sports sheriff is in town

To start with, we have a new minister. He is a breath of some fresh air after a long period in wilderness when nobody could tell where sport was going with crisis and confusion in most parts in administration.

Nigerian government slashes visa charges payable by US citizens

Jolted by the recent decision by the United States of America to hike visa charges payable across the board by Nigerian national, citing reciprocity policy, the Ministry of Interior has slashed its visa charges for US citizens.

FBI burst: Nigeria to repatriate funds stolen by fraudsters – NFIU

The Federal Government has begun the process of repatriating funds allegedly stolen by Nigerian fraudsters from individuals and corporate organisations in the United States of America and other parts of Europe.

Ministers reporting to COS is global practice – group

A pro Buhari group, Buhari Diaspora Support Organisation (BDSO), has expressed worry over the controversies surrounding the recent directive of the president that ministers should report to his Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari.
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Festus Keyamo opens up on relationship with ‘fraudster’ nabbed by FBI

Minister of State for Niger Delta Affairs, Festus Keyamo, has described suspected fraud kingpin, Jerry Ikogho, as a brother and friend from a good home. The newly appointed minister said this in an interview with newsmen after pictures of the two men appeared on the Internet.
Yomi Fabiyi

Yomi Fabiyi: I sold my film for N7 million in US

Shortly after he returned from a successful tour of the United States of America with his new movie, Sadaat, Nollywood actor and producer, Yomi Fabiyi, posted pictures of a new Ford Sport Utility Vehicle on his Instagram page and announced that it was one of the proceeds from the tour.

Nigeria seeks AfDB funding for aviation projects

Nigeria is demanding that the African Development Bank (AfDB) take over the funding of several projects geared at maintaining air safety in Africa following the decision of the United States of America to suspend the allocation of funds for the ‘safe sky programme’ in Africa.
W. Stuart Symington, United States Ambassador to Nigeria

US partners Akwa Ibom government to fight HIV/AIDs, other diseases

The United States of America has sought the support of the Akwa Ibom State Government to fight HIV/AIDs and other diseases in the next one year.

UN invites peace corps for confab in US

The Peace Corps of Nigeria (PCN) has been invited by the United Nations to attend its 68th annual Civil Society Conference in United States of America.

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Tribunal verdict triumph of truth over falsehood – Oyo governor

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Google employees are holding a sit-in at offices around the world to protest alleged retaliation against workers.

Google to unveils new Pixel phone October 15

Google on Monday sent out invitations to an October 15 event starring “things Made by Google,” with a new Pixel smartphone expected in the line-up.

Reps: 1,723 contractors received N70 billion without mobilising to site

The House of Representatives ad hoc committee on abandoned Projects in Niger Delta has discovered that a total of 1,723 contractors had collected a total of N70.495 billion without mobilising to the site.

Gary Neville brands Paul Pogba’s agent Mino Raiola a ‘disgrace’

Gary Neville has branded Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba’s agent Mino Raiola a disgrace and urged his former club to no longer negotiate with the Italian.