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Third wave: Lagos, FCT, 10 others report 388 new COVID-19 cases, eight deaths

Lagos, the Federal Capital Territory and 10 other states reported 388 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, according to figures released on Monday by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control.The h...

Nollywood actress, Lilian Esoro, loses mother

Popular Nollywood actress, Lilian Esoro, has announced the passing of her mother.The Tinsel actress shared the news via her verified Instagram page on Saturday. Esoro said she found h...

Fuel price remains until FG, labour end negotiations – PPPRA

The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency on Sunday said the Petroleum Industry Act had signaled the full deregulation of the downstream oil sector.It was, however, quick to state tha...

Tinubu support group tackle Bello

SUPPORTERS of the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Ahmed Tinubu, under the aegis of Tinubu Support Group, have taken a swipe at the Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, for a...

BBNaija stars, Khafi, Gedoni welcome first child

Big Brother Naija ex-housemates, Khafi Kareem and Gedoni Ekpata, have welcomed their first child following their marriage in 2020.This was disclosed by Khafi on her instagram page as she dis...

Wizkid features Justin Bieber in Essence remix

Multiple award-winning artiste Wizkid has featured Canadian pop star Justin Bieber in the remix of his song Essence.Wizkid, also known as Big Wiz, teased the collaboration on his Inst...

EPL table: Chelsea top, Arsenal enter relegation zone after Sunday’s matches

English Premier League table after Sunday’s matches (played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, points):Chelsea 2 2 0 0 5 0 6 Liverpool 2 2 0 0 5 0 6 Brighto...

Nice authorities open probe into abandoned Ligue 1 match

Authorities in Nice have opened a probe into the incidents which caused the abandonment of Sunday’s Ligue 1 match between Nice and Marseille, the local prosecutor’s office told AFP on Monday....

€60m Ndidi dethrones Osimhen as Nigeria’s most valuable player€60m Ndidi dethrones Osimhen as Nigeria’s most valuable player

Super Eagles midfielder Wilfred Ndidi is now Nigeria’s most valuable footballer in terms of financial value, Africa’s fourth and 54th in the world, PUNCH Sports Extra reports exclusively. That is a...

IT investments drop by $53m in one year

Despite intensive promotion of the nation’s technology sector, investments in the information technology services subsector tumbled from $74.74m at the end of 2019 to $21.68m as of December 31, 202...

FG owes CBN N15.51tn, borrows N14.86tn under Buhari

The Federal Government’s total borrowing from the Central Bank of Nigeria through Ways and Means Advances has ballooned to N15.51tn, rising by 2,286 per cent in six years, data collated from the CB...

Formal education not solution to unemployment, says minister

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr Sunday Dare, has said the solution to the problem of unemployment in Nigeria today lies in entrepreneurship and acquiring of vocational skills by th...

Kalu collapses in Ligue 1 game

BORDEAUX star Samuel Kalu collapsed on the pitch just five minutes into his side’s Ligue 1 clash with Marseille this evening.But after receiving treatment from medical staff, the Nigerian wa...

I’m not contesting for any political office in 2023, says Masari

Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State has dismissed speculations that he may seek another political office at the end of his second term in 2023.The governor spoke when he appeared at...

Rice imports depleting Nigeria, others’ foreign reserves, says ECOWAS

The Economic Community of West African States has said that the demand for rice surpasses supply in most West African countries, forcing the countries to import to make up for the deficit.Th...

South-East needs consensus 2023 presidential candidate regardless of party –Ezeife

An elder statesman and former governor of the old Anambra State, Dr Chukwuemeka Ezeife, in this interview with TOBI AWORINDE, critiques the handling of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafr...

More Nollywood stars mourn Rachel Oniga

Nollywood stars, who featured in a yet-to-be-released movie — Love Castle, have mourned the demise of their colleague, Rachel Oniga.The movie producer, Beatrice Funke Ogunmola in her tribute...

PDP slams Buhari’s London trip for virtual meeting

The Peoples Democratic Party has slammed the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), over his recent trip to London for the Global Education Summit on Financing Global Partnership for Ed...

NIGERIAN ARMY KILLS 27 YEAR OLD ALLEGED IPOB MEMBER IN ORLU

The Nigerian Army today 23rd January 2021 invaded the Orlu community in Imo State to help curb the uprising crisis in the town.A 27 year old man, an IPOB member identified as Franklin Chimez...

Borno Killings: Defend yourselves against B/Haram, bandits, CNG tells northerners

Following the killing of 43 farmers in Borno State by Boko Haram, Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG),  has called on northerners to defend themselves against Boko Haram and bandits henceforth,...