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Manchester City and Chelsea will play off for the biggest prize in European club football later this month, but there is plenty on the line for both clubs when they meet in a prelude to the Champions League final on Saturday.
Rice farmers under the umbrella of the Rice Processors Association of Nigeria (RIPAN), yesterday kicked against the directive by the Senate Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions, to the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) to return the smuggled goods it impounded from rice traders’ shops in Ibadan, Oyo State.
Minister of Transportation, Hon. Rotimi Amaechi’s two-year plot to shove aside Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Ms. Hadiza Bala-Usman, materialised last night as President Muhammadu Buhari approved his request to suspend her with immediate effect, according to a national daily.
The Senate yesterday assured the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Lucky Irabor, the service chiefs, Acting Inspector-General of Police (IG), Mr. Alkali Usman, and heads of intelligence agencies, of its readiness to ensure that they have all they need to tackle the worsening insecurity in the country.
Two persons were feared killed while one was injured as bank robbers attacked a bullion van at Bolorunduro area in Ondo East council area of Ondo state.
The Ethiopian Human Rights Commission said on Thursday that police from the Oromiya region are holding a large number of detainees, including babies and children, without charge, in “unhygienic and overcrowded” police stations across the region.
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila has said that Nigerians, from all walks of life, whether in government or as professionals, must rededicate themselves to the protection of democracy.
The Senate has promised the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Service Chiefs, Acting Inspector General of Police (IG) and Heads of intelligence agencies in the country, of its readiness to do everything within its power to ensure that they have all they need to tackle the worsening insecurity situation in the country.
Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has commended the Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Charles Titiloye, for introducing reforms that will enhance justice delivery in the state.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has stated that a multilateral response is critical to overcome the COVID-19 pandemic in India and globally.
The International Criminal Court on Thursday sentenced Dominic Ongwen, a Ugandan child soldier who became a commander in the notorious Lord's Resistance Army (LRA), to 25 years in jail for war crimes and crimes against humanity.
A pressure group in the Kebbi State All Progressives Congress (APC) advocating for power rotation has urged state Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu to ‘institutionalise power rotation’ in the state.
Hugo Broos says he has “always wanted” to be Bafana Bafana coach and believes he has what it takes to deliver the desired upturn in results.
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Thursday Washington could increase security assistance for Ukraine after what he called Russia’s “reckless and aggressive” actions in massing troops near its border.
Former Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher has rated Manchester City defender Ruben Dias as Premier League’s best defender this season.
The Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG) and the National Agricultural Seeds Council (NASC) in collaboration with the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) have called on President Muhammadu Buhari to assent to the Plant Variety Protection (PVP) Bill now, stressing that it will unlock potentials across Nigeria’s Agricultural ecosystem while protecting farmers.
Kenyan judge Martha Koome has defended dissidents and helped to write women's rights into the constitution - now she's on track to be the first female chief justice in a country where the role is particularly sensitive.
He was for many years a columnist and essayist for Nigerian publications contributing mostly politics and governance in Nigeria, aside his full time vocation as a medical doctor.
Two persons were on Thursday feared dead at Elemosho Village along Akure-Ondo expressway in Ondo East Local Government Area of Ondo State when armed robbers attacked a bullion van on the road.
Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, says the fine imposed on Channels Television by the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) is illegal.
Arsenal are set for a busy summer in the transfer market as Mikel Arteta looks to better the Gunners’ underwhelming season this time out, and the north London side are being linked several names.
Britain's ruling Conservative Party won a new seat in parliament on Friday, sweeping aside the incumbent Labour Party with a victory in the northern English town of Hartlepool that tightens its grip on traditional Labour-voting areas.
The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has educated Nigerians on their rights and obligations in their day to day dealings with network operators.
The divorce announcement of world’s billionaire couple, Bill and Melinda Gates is probably the most shocking news of the year.
Germany aims to start returning Benin Bronzes to Nigeria next year, its foreign and culture ministries said, part of a growing trend to return cultural artefacts seized during the colonial era to their places of origin
Kwara State Governor, Alhaji AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, yesterday forwarded the names of five additional commissioner-nominees to the state House of Assembly for screening and confirmation.
President Buhari is currently presiding over the continuation of a security meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has promised to introduce 500 small new buses to the state by next week Thursday in a bid to provide alternatives to local motorcycles.