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Senate moves to set – up agency for repentant insurgents

ON Thursday, the Senate initiated a bill to institute an agency to rehabilitate, deradicalise and integrate repentant insurgents in the country. Ibrahim Gaidam, a Senator...

Security meeting didn’t discuss fate of service chiefs – National Security Adviser

THE National Security Adviser (NSA), Babagana Monguno, has denied that Thursday’s meeting of the National Security Council discussed the fate of the country’s service...

Nigerians, foreign nationals residing in Northern Cape Province of South Africa get 12 hours ultimatum to vacate region

NIGERIANS and other foreign nationals resident in South Africa’s Keimoes and Upington areas of Northern Cape Province were on Thursday morning were given 12...
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Oil prices rise beyond Nigeria’s 2020 budget benchmark as Iran, Trump trade threats

OIL prices rose a further two per cent on Monday, pushing Brent above 70 dollars a barrel, as rhetoric from the United States, Iran...

No more N100m subvention for states -JAMB

Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, Registrar, Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), on Wednesday, said that the board would no longer give the usual N100 million...

No, study does not show staring at women’s breasts prolongs lifespan …NAN shares two-decade-old hoax

A 20-year-old hoax suggesting that staring at female breasts has the effect of promoting longevity in men has been circulated by the News Agency...
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World Population Day: Nigeria has about 198m people

Dr GHAJI Bello, Director General of National Population Commission (NPoPC), on Wednesday, said the Commission would use electronic enumeration method to determine the actual...

Normal activities resume at ports after union suspends strike

THE Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) says normal port activities had resumed following the suspension of a three-day strike by Maritime Workers’ Union of Nigeria...

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Lagos shuts school over pupil’s death

THE Lagos State Government has shut down the Redeemers Nursery and Primary School, Ogba, over the death of a...

Income Tax Returns: FIRS extends dealine for late companies  

THE Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has extended the deadline for companies to file their income tax returns for...

Technological innovations will prevent manipulation of 2023 population census — NPC

THE National Population Commission (NPC) has disclosed that it will apply technological innovations in the conduct of the 2023...

NECO denies fixing exams on Sallah Day

THE National Examinations Council (NECO) has debunked reports that it fixed exams on Saturday, July 9, 2022, the day Muslim faithful...

Drama as Ekiti PDP produces two state chairmen

CRISIS is about to rock the Ekiti State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) following the appointment of...
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