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SPECIAL REPORT: How Nigerians are paying deadly price for Europe’s dirty fuel

Nigeria has made several promises to ensure its fuel contain low sulphur, but its petrol and kerosene have sulphur over 20 times times what they should…

  

Nigeria reveals how COVID-19 vaccine will be distributed in states

The National Primary Health Care Development Agency, (NPHCDA), has revealed criterion that will be used for the distribution plan of the COVID-19 vaccine in Nigeria. NPHCDA…

  

FRSC begins full enforcement of NIN as condition for vehicle registration

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says it had made the presentation of a valid National Identification Number (NIN) compulsory for all categories of vehicle registration….

  

Nigeria records more deaths as NCDC reports 1585 new COVID-19 infections

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has reported 1585 new COVID-19 infections in the country. NCDC disclosed this via its verified Twitter account on Saturday…

  

Kwara: 3 die as mob attack Customs checkpoint

The Nigeria Customs Service, Kwara Command, has said that three persons died during a mob attack on its sector 3 check point and operational base in…

  

FG to shut down Third Mainland Bridge for two weeks

The Federal Government will shut the Lagos Island-bound traffic on the Third Mainland Bridge for two weeks from Wednesday, January 13, 2021. This is part of…

  

IGR: Gombe govt generates N8.4bn in 2020

The Gombe Internal Revenue Service generated N8.4 billion as Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) in 2020. Malam Abubakar Tata, Chairman of the service, said this in an…

  

SPECIAL RRPORT: How Nigeria’s maize production has grown since 1960

Farmers now worry about the takeoff of the African Continental Free Trade Area.
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2023: Scramble for VP, suspicion rock South East

Betrayals, disunity, mutual distrust, and backstabbing appear to have started diffusing the clamour for a president of Igbo extraction come 2023 going by signals emanating from…

   

Lagos vows continuous arrest, prosecution Of COVID-19 guideline violators

The Lagos State Government, yesterday, warned that law enforcement agents would continue to arrest and prosecute residents who violate COVID-19 guidelines and directives, meant to curtail…

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Eaglets’ hope of making next U17 World Cup dims

The Golden Eaglet yesterday failed to defeat Ghana’s Black Starlets in their second match of the West African Football Union U-17 WAFU B Tournament holding in…

  

CAF Confed Cup: Enyimba ready for Rivers United, Celtics — Adebayo

Enyimba will be at home for the first leg on February 14.
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Atletico Madrid game lost in Spanish snowstorm

Spain’s heaviest snowfall in decades has forced Atletico Madrid’s game against Athletic Bilbao on Saturday to be postponed, LaLiga announced.
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Liverpool survive scare from virus-hit Villa in FA Cup

Liverpool survived a scare from coronavirus-ravaged Aston Villa to reach the FA Cup fourth round with a 4-1 win against opponents missing their entire first-team squad…

  

Bundesliga: Bayern downed by Monchengladbach despite taking two goal lead

Bayern could lose their top spot on Saturday.
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FA Cup: Ighalo set to face former club Watford

Solskjaer admits it will be special for Ighalo to play against the Hornets
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January transfer window: Players who could be on the move

No winter break, a shorter season and injuries piling up. Whether a team is challenging for the title, aiming for a European spot or looking to…

  

‘NFF should revive Super Falcons now’

Former Super Falcons coach, Ismaila Mabo, says the team is fast losing its ground, and there is the need for Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to revive…

  

PSG, Man City in race to grab Messi

Barcelona talisman Lionel Messi is now finally free to negotiate with foreign clubs with a view to a summer move. The 33-year-old looked set to leave…

ENTERTAINMENT

   

Yvonne Jegede, others light up Pertinence Group building launch

Pertinence Group, a property outfit unveiled its corporate headquarters in grand style with celebrities in attendance recently. Speaking on the Red Carpet, Nollywood actress, Yvonne Jegede…

   

I won’t sleep with any director for role –Adeola Olajuyin, actress

By Damilola Fatunmise & Chinwendu Obienyi Actress, model, OAP, Red Carpet host and entrepreneur, Adeola Olajuyin, is known for her roles in the popular TV series, Borokini,…

   

StarTimes kicks off 2021 with new Argentine telenovela

Cable TV platform, StarTimes started the New Year on a good note. From January 4, a fresh telenovela titled, Argentina, Land of Passion and Revenge debuted on the channel. Torcuato…

   

Nollywood actor, Jim Lawson Maduike is dead

A veteran Nollywood actor, Jim Lawson Maduike has passed away. The thespian died on Saturday after complaining of body pains. Maduike joined the Nigerian movie industry…

   

Veteran actor Jim Lawson Maduike passes on

By Rita Okoye, Lagos Nollywood actor Jim Lawson Maduike is dead. According to sources, the Imo state thespian allegedly died after complaining of body pains at…

   

Inside story of how late O.B Lulu-Briggs’ family finally closed ranks for his funeral

Like the typical Kalabari chiefs of old, the late oil mogul and philanthropist, High Chief Olu Benson Lulu-Briggs populated his household and built a great family….

   

Why Siju Iluyomade prioritises giving to the needy

Her name is now synonymous to philanthropy. Not just an accolade she garnered for her exploits in supporting an army of individuals but assisting communities, local,…

   

Senator Okorocha’s daughter, Uloma Uche-Nwosu savours motherhood again

There is no gainsaying that Uloma Okorocha-Nwosu, the first daughter of the former Imo State Governor, enjoys so much love both from her dad, Owelle Rochas…

   

Beauty entrepreneur, Oyindamola Abiona, breaks new ground

When it comes to creating the next breakout beauty product, there are a lot of cooks in the kitchen. With the global beauty industry projected to…

POLITICS

  

APC targets two million members in Adamawa in membership registration

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says it plans to register 2 million members in Adamawa in the ongoing membership registration across…

  

APC condemns U.S. election saga

APC has described events that followed the United States of America’s November 2020 presidential election and President Donald Trump’s refusal to…

  

PDP has no future in Nigeria — Former Adamawa Governor

Former Adamawa Governor Bala Ngillari, says Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has no future in Nigeria because it is a dying party….

  

Dogara, Mohammed’s reunion and ‘Fayemi treatment’ for Bala

Immediate past governor of Bauchi State, Mohammed Abubakar, believes his loss in the 2019 governorship poll to Governor Bala Mohammed remains…

  

Imo APC’s steady slide into the ‘valley of death’

There are clear indications that all is not well with the Imo State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Indeed, recent…

  

Law firms give contrary evidences over The Guardian report on digital farms

About two weeks after The Guardian published a report on the activities of some digital farms that often invite Nigerians to…

   

Trump is not above the law – Biden issues strong warning

US President-elect, Joe Biden, has warned President Donald Trump that he is not above the law. Biden stated this in a tweet on Saturday night. “Our…

   

Buhari told to demand Nnamdi Kanu’s extradition from UK, Israel

The Igbo professional group, Coalition of South East Professionals Network in Nigeria and Diaspora (CSEPNND), has asked the Federal Government to demand the extradition of the…

   

Fulani herdsmen have taken over Ondo – Giwa tells Akeredolu

The Senior Pastor of Awaiting The Second Coming of Christ Ministry, Adewale Giwa has charged Governor Rotimi Akeredolu to wake up to his responsibilities. In a…