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Nigerian govt releases N72 billion for Lagos-Ibadan rail line

The Federal Government of Nigeria has released N72 billion as its counterpart funding for the construction of the Lagos-Ibadan rail line. The money released is...

Gov. Obiano Recommends Death Sentence For Fake Drug Peddlers, Says It’s Evil

Obiano made the recommendation during the presentation ceremony of ISO/IEC 17025:2005 accreditation certificate to the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control,...

89 per cent Nigerian workers not on pension scheme – NBS

More than 89 per cent of Nigerian workers are not registered under the contributory pension scheme, the National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, has said. According...

Okonjo-Iweala, Sanusi begged us to save but we as governors refused – former governor,...

Former Anambra state governor, Peter Obi, said that while he was a governor, himself and other governors that served under the Goodluck Jonathan administration,...

All my statements to EFCC were done under duress, they were not voluntary- former...

Former Special Adviser on Domestic Affairs to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Waripamo Dudafa, has accused EFCC operatives of forcing him to make false statements that...

LAUTECH annouces resumption, but lecturers vow to continue strike

Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, LAUTECH, has announced its resumption date, months after a strike by lecturers crippled academic activities in the school. This is...

Quit excuse, I was once a taxi driver in Nigeria, no one owes you...

Minister of Solid Minerals Development, Kayode Fayemi, yesterday told Nigerian youths to wake up and stop complaining and blaming government and others for the...

69 year old Minnesota governor collapses during state speech

Mark Dayton, the 69 year old governor of Minnesota fainted during his state of the state address on Monday. "Tonight, Gov. Dayton briefly fainted...

Tunisia secured their place in the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals

Tunisia secured their place in the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals as Group B runners-up with an easy win over bottom team Zimbabwe. Naim Sliti's...

As Gambia’s Yahya Jammeh Entered Exile, Plane Stuffed With Riches Followed

DAKAR, Senegal — On his last night in the country, Yahya Jammeh, Gambia’s former president, rolled toward his flight into exile in his trademark...

Former President George Bush, may be out of the hospital this week

Ailing former US president George H.W. Bush will be moved out of the Houston Methodist Hospital Intensive Care Unit soon but he will remain...

Algeria crash out of Africa Nations Cup

One of the top favourites to win the 2017 African Cup of Nations, Algeria, crashed out of the tournament on Monday. The Desert Foxes kissed...

Fayose urges support for all-inclusive efforts to rebuild PDP, visits Gbenga Daniel

Ekiti State Governor and Chairman, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors’ Forum, Mr Ayodele Fayose has called for support for all-inclusive efforts to rebuild the...

Preparing to Meet Trump, Mexican Leader Seeks Common Ground

MEXICO CITY — In his first major speech since the change of administrations in the United States, President Enrique Peña Nieto of Mexico promised...

Avoid Libya or get killed- Federal Government advises Nigerians

The Federal Government on Monday forewarned Nigerians against entering Libya illegally, saying those caught in the act  would be executed. The Senior Special Assistant to...