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Bank robbers in southern Brazil blasted explosives and fired high-calibre weapons at police late on Monday, in an audacious heist that wounded two people and left reams of cash in the streets to be pocketed by locals.
President Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday unveiled autogas as alternative for petrol in an expanded programme tagged National Gas Expansion Programme (NGEP).
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has refuted social media reports that he said “Nigeria is at the mercy of Boko Haram.”
Europe’s medicines regulator said Tuesday it would decide by December 29 whether to grant emergency approval to a Covid-19 vaccine developed by Germany’s BioNTech and its US partner Pfizer, ahead of a rival treatment from Moderna.
Reddit revealed that it now has 52 million daily users, and the number appears to be growing quickly. Reddit told The Wall Street Journalthat daily usage grew 44 percent year over year for October, a sizable increase on a metric that speaks to just how essential a product it is to its users.
A move to invite President Muhammadu Buhari to brief the House of Representatives on the security situation in the country as a result of the recent killing of farmers in Borno state on Tuesday sharply divided the House of Representatives.
Former Senate President and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Anyim Pius Anyim, has taken a swipe at the governor of Ebonyi State, Engr. Dave Umahi, accusing him of coming after his life and other prominent leaders in the state.
The former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Senator Anyim Pius Anyim, has described how Governor Dave Umahi of Ebonyi State came to his house and begged him to join him (Umahi) in defecting to All Progressives Congress, APC, or, at least, stop attending Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, meetings.
Amnesty International is urging the United Nations Security Council to renew its arms embargo on South Sudan, saying violence, atrocities and war crimes against civilians have quadrupled this year despite a cease-fire and formation of a unity government in February.
The suspended Director-General of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Ishaq Kawu, has a case to answer over the alleged fraudulent payment of N2.5 billion to a company under the digital switch-over project of the Nigerian government.
The Olugbo of Ugbo, His Imperial Majesty, Oba Dr. Frederick EnitiOlorunda Akinruntan (CON), Chairman, Ondo State Council of Obas, has condemned in strong terms the murder of the Olufon of Ifon, Oba Israel Adeusi, by unknown armed bandits at Elegbeka along Owo/Ifon Highway last Thursday.
China’s embassy in Australia said politicians there had “misread” a tweet showing a digitally-altered image of an Australian soldier holding a bloodied knife to the throat of an Afghan child, and were trying to stoke nationalism.
Super Eagles midfielder Alex Iwobi has likened playing under Carlo Ancelotti at Everton to his former Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger.
A military court in Abuja on Monday convicted a former Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, Olusegun Adeniyi, who once led the country’s onslaught against Boko Haram.
Liverpool defender Andy Robertson says inconsistency in decision making by the video assistant referee (VAR) has left him questioning its long-term use.
Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Communications and Digital economy, Musa Istifanus, has maintained that digital technology will help enhance the socio-economic development of the country by increasing the contribution of ICT to the GDP.
Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State has said that the partnership between states and Federal Government on peer review was needed to solve the myriads of challenges facing the country.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has denied media reports saying that the contractual agreement for the supply of 12 A-29 Super Tucano aircraft by the U.S, for which payment had been made, was in jeopardy due to bad runway at the 407 Air Combat Training Group (407 ACTG), Kainji, Niger.
The Senate has been told that the Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA spent a total sum of N28.5billion on some activities within the Federal Capital Territory, FCT during the outbreak of the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, especially during the lockdown.
The Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Professor Adeolu Akande, has said only good governance will silence social media from its criticism of government.
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has expressed readiness for the conduct of bye-elections across 11 States this Saturday.
Following the Senate’s clearance of reappointed Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, the ruling All Progressives Congress APC has set an agenda for the chief electoral umpire, urging him to be unbiased and apolitical.
As policymakers and investors explore all options available to revive the post-COVID-19 economy, a group of experts have recommended an increased focus on the industrialisation and vibrant trade flows found in Nigeria’s free trade zones.
Former Super Eagles captain, Austin Okocha has revealed that the current team lacks ‘natural’ offensive midfielders, newsmen report.
Benue State youths have called on the state government to, as matter of urgency, sponsor a bill for a Law to establish Benue State Youth Development Commission.
The President of the African Development Bank, Akin Adesina, has said the bank’s financing has had an impact on 355 million people across the continent.
The Maiduguri Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has secured the conviction of Adam kaka Adam.
Kano State government has expressed deep concern over the encroachment and blockage of cattle stock routes across the state,saying this has often led to crisis involving herdsmen and farmers, leading to severe social, economic and food security challenges.