International Human Rights Day 2018

Monday 10th December 2018 is the International Human Rights Day. The day is observed annually on 10 December, following the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by the...

Nigerian troops repelle attempts by Boko Haram fighters to overrun two army bases

Unofficial reports say Nigerian troops have repelled attempts by Boko Haram fighters to overrun two army bases in Borno State. According to sources, the insurgents attacked the troops base at...

Prayers of five prisoners has been granted

The Court of Appeal Benin Division on Friday granted the prayers of five prisoners, seeking the court to direct the Independent National Electoral Commission to include names of Nigerians...

Secondary school student at the Ado Grammar School reported dead

A secondary school student at the Ado Grammar School, in Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State, Mathew Favour, has been reported dead. The student reportedly died on Thursday following injuries he sustained...

Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, appoints new commanders for Operation Lafiya Dole

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has appointed new commanders for Operation Lafiya Dole, the military task force in north-east Nigeria. The Director, Army Public Relations, Brig.-Gen Sani...

Appeal by alleged kidnap kingpin Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike dismissed

The Court of Appeal, Lagos Division, has dismissed the appeal filed by alleged kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, who is popularly known as Evans. The appeal court had on Thursday, upheld...

193 stranded Nigerians received – NEMA

The National Emergency Management Agency has received another batch of 193 stranded Nigerians from Libya. Acting Zonal Coordinator, NEMA, South-West Zone, Segun Afolayan, confirmed this to newsmen on Friday in...

Remaining four abducted Osun college workers regain freedom

The remaining four staff of Osun College of Technology, Esa-Oke, who were kidnapped on their way from work on Tuesday, have regained their freedom, according to the police. The Police...

Thirty-eight per cent of Nigerians can’t read, write — Prof. Haladu

The National Commission for Mass Literacy, Adult and Non-Formal Education says 38 per cent of Nigerians are not literate. Its Executive Secretary, Prof. Abba Haladu, said this in an interview...

Holy Ghost Congress 2018: Prophet S.K. Abiara preaches against divorce.

The General Overseer of Christ Apostolic Church, on Friday, identified one of the reasons for divorce as inability of couples to forgive one another. The prophet, who lost his wife...
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The Board of the African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved $7.24 billion for institution’s 2019 borrowing programme to be raised from the capital markets. The...

Nigeria Elections Debate Group says the selection of presidential debate participants was fair and...

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