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We prioritise corps members’ welfare, health -NYSC

The National Youth Service Corps has said it would continue to prioritise the welfare of corps members, saying it remained its cardinal policy thrust.The organisation was reacting to a repor...

2023: Dele Momodu declares presidential ambition in Edo hometown

Dele Momodu, on Sunday, declared his presidential ambition in his hometown, Ihevbe, Owan East Local Government Area of Edo State, noting that he remains the most qualified among those aspiring to t...

LUTH, 51 others get N50bn to equip isolation centres, ICUs’ fund

The Federal Government has revealed that it disbursed N50bn as part of the COVID-19 intervention fund to 52 federal tertiary institutions in the country.It explained that the fund was disbur...

Herdsmen attacks: Ortom confronts Atiku, ex-VP condemns ethnic profiling

The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, on Sunday berated former  Vice President Atiku Abubakar for not visiting the state when its people were attacked by herdsmen.Ortom stated this wh...

Salah’s Egypt target revenge in World Cup play-off after AFCON defeat

Mohamed Salah’s Egypt are hoping to avenge their Africa Cup of Nations final defeat at the hands of Senegal when the countries meet again in a decisive two-legged World Cup play-off next month....

2023: Falana, Ezekwesili, Bugaje, Moghalu, labour, others to adopt single party –Utomi

Former presidential candidate and Co-Convener, Nigerian Consultative Forum, Prof Pat Utomi, has said prominent Nigerians, labour unions and civil society organisations are forming an alliance again...

ICPC scores UCH, NCDC, 24 others low on ethics, compliance

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission has rated the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, the University College Hospital, Ibadan and 24 other government’s departmen...

Stakeholders express optimism over improved agricultural financing

Stakeholders in the agricultural sector have expressed optimism as the third Biennial Review of the African Union Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development was being awaited.They said Nig...

35-year-old medical doctor joins Osun gov race

Dr Ademola Bayonle, a 35 -year- old medical doctor, has joined the race for the July 16 Osun governorship election, under the platform of the Young Progressive Party.Bayonle said this when h...

Buhari, APC have failed, says ex-Edo PDP spokesperson, Iyasere

The former Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party in Edo State and ex-executive member of the party in South-South, Prince Omo-Osunde Iyasere, has described as unfortunate the Channels...

2023: Hope for Atiku, Saraki, Tambuwal, Kwankwaso as PDP moves to scrap zoning

There may be a beam of hope for popular politicians from the northern part of Nigeria who have shown interest to run for president in 2023 on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party as the par...

Insecurity: Masari urges residents to be vigilant, expose criminals

Governor Aminu Masari on Thursday appealed to residents of Katsina state to be more vigilant and expose criminals.He also urged them to ensure that only credible people are allowed to settle...

No loan yet for Kaduna-Kano railway, says FG

The Federal Government has said the process of securing a loan for the Kaduna-Kano railway project has not been concluded.The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, who inspected the co...

My next album 95% ready, may be my last – Rapper Olamide

Nigerian rapper, Olamide Adedeji, simply known as Olamide, on Saturday announced that his next album, Unruly, was 95% ready.Taking to his verified Instagram page, the rapper noted that thoug...

BREAKING: Sunday Igboho will be released soon –Lawyer

Yoruba rights activist, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho, will soon be released from detention in Benin Republic, an Abuja-based human rights lawyer, Pelumi Olajengbesi, has said....

World Cancer Day 2022: Bridging the gaps to cancer care

The first “World Summit Against Cancer” which was convened in Paris in 2000 established the World Cancer Day. It is an international day commemorated annually on February 4 to promote awareness of ...

Buhari approves new bureau for Nigeria data protection

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) has approved the establishment of the Nigeria Data Protection Bureau to ensure compliance with the Nigeria Data Protection RegulationThi...

Why FG hasn’t named, shamed terror sponsors – Ex-police commissioner

A former Police Commissioner, Emmanuel Ojukwu, has said that the Federal Government should arrest and prosecute terror financiers and not just make media announcements of their existence.Acc...

Investment in science, technology will rescue Nigeria from current woes, says Tomori

?A Professor of Virology and member of the World Health Organisation’s Technical Advisory Group on COVID-19 Vaccine Composition, Oyewale Tomori, has lamented the refusal of successive administratio...

CAF approves Moshood Abiola Stadium for Nigeria vs Ghana World Cup playoff

The Confederation of Africa Football has approved the Moshood Abiola National stadium, Abuja to host the return leg World Cup qualifier playoff between Super Eagles and Black Stars of Ghana in Marc...