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AFCON: Keep winning, Buhari urges Super Eagles ahead of Tunisia clash

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has urged the Super Eagles to keep on winning, just as he praised them, saying they have been making Nigerians proud.Buhari said this w...

Head-to-head: How Nigeria won four of five previous AFCON encounters against Tunisia

Nigeria and Tunisia are meeting for the sixth time at the Africa Cup of Nations, with four of the previous five matches being played in knock-out games.On Sunday at the Stade Roumdé Adjia, N...

Exposing MDA’s fraudulent projects duplication

Top officials of federal ministries, departments and agencies are allegedly enriching their pockets by repeating the same items of expenditure and deliberately duplicating projects in their annual ...

Don’t impose hijab on students, Kwara govt warns principals

Kwara State Government has warned school principals in the state to desist from imposing the wearing of hijab (female Muslim headscarf) or beret on any student.The warning came on the heels ...

BREAKING: Many feared dead as train crushes truck, tricycle in Kano

An unspecified number of passengers are feared dead when a train in motion crushed a Dangote cement truck and a commercial tricycle in Kano State.The incident occurred on Obasanjo Road in Ka...

I can never return to your party, Obasanjo tells PDP leaders

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo told leaders of opposition Peoples Democratic Party on Saturday that he won’t return to the party.Obasanjo, 84, made this known when a PDP delegation led b...

BREAKING: SDP suspends national chairman, secretary for alleged misconduct

The National Executive Committee of the Social Democratic Party, on Saturday, suspended the party’s National Chairman, Olu Ogunloye; and Secretary, Shehu Gabam, for alleged misconduct.This i...

Fuel subsidy: TUC directs state councils, affiliates to prepare for strike

Following the decision of the Federal Government to remove the subsidy on Premium Motor Spirit with effect from June, the Trade Union Congress has directed its state councils and affiliates to comm...

CBN implements e-invoice for importers, exporters Feb 1

The Central Bank of Nigeria has said that all import and export operations will require the submission of an electronic invoice authenticated by the authorised dealer banks on the Nigeria single-wi...

Buhari inaugurates more projects in Zaria

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has inaugurated the 3,400 shops ultra modern Sabon Gari market in Zaria, Kaduna State.It was the President’s second visits to Zaria sin...

JUST IN: Gunmen kidnap Bayelsa trade commissioner Otokito

Gunmen have reportedly kidnapped the Bayelsa State Commissioner for Industry, Trade and Investment, Federal Otokito.He was said to have been kidnapped on Thursday night at Otuokpoti in the O...

Participate in politics, APC leader tells youths

The Youth Organising Secretary for the All Progressives Congress, Lagos State chapter, Mr Idris Aregbe, has advised youths to participate in politics.Aregbe made the call at the inauguration...

Peter Odili: Court issues last warning, summons immigration to appear February 7

Justice Iyang Ekwo of a Federal High Court in Abuja on Friday issued his last warning to a senior lawyer with the Nigerian Immigration Service, Jimoh Abdulkadir Adamu, to appear in Court to defend ...

FIREBOY, SIMI, TOP BOOMPLAY’S 2020 MOST STREAMED ARTISTES LIST

As we edge closer towards the 2020 finish-line, it’s a great time to discover how we interacted with music this year. Considering the strange and unexpected events that shaped this year (mainly the...

Police, NSCDC to enforce Delta anti-open grazing law

The Delta State Police Command, the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps and other sister agencies have pledged their commitment to enforcing the anti-open grazing law in the state.Gover...

AFCON: Eguavoen predicts tough game against Tunisia

Nigeria’s manager Augustine Eguavoen says he countenances a tough duel between his Super Eagles and the Carthage Eagles of Tunisia in Sunday’s Africa Cup of Nations Round of 16 encounter in Garoua....

Nigeria, 104 nations to get cheaper Merck COVID-19 pill

Generic drug manufacturers will make a more affordable version of Merck’s anti-Covid pill for 105 of the world’s poorer nations, in deals announced Thursday by a UN-backed organisation.The g...

Drama as security operatives clash during Buhari’s visit to Kaduna

Security operatives clashed on Thursday during the visit of the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), to Kaduna State.The PUNCH had reported that Buhari is on a two-day working ...

UPDATED: Ivory Coast knock Algeria out of AFCON, win 3-1

The Ivory Coast crushed an abject Algeria 4-1 on Thursday with Nicolas Pepe among the scorers as the reigning champions crashed out of the Africa Cup of Nations in the group stage.Franck Kes...

1,400 persons killed by security agents in South-East under 14 months – Report

Security agencies led by the Nigerian Army allegedly killed no fewer than 1,400 residents and razed about 1,000 homes in 100 Igbo communities in 14 months, a report has shown.The security ag...