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  • Musa Kicks as Rohr Picks Onazi as Eagles Captain - Nigeria vs Senegal Match Starts 9:00pm Turkey-based midfielder Ogenyi Onazi will lead the Super Eagles in tonight’s friendly against Senegal in London. The Super Eagles Coach Gernot Rohr decided to pick Onazi to replace Chinese based Mikel Obi who is not available for the friendly due to club assignment. The...
  • Exercise as you age, COWAP tells Lagos residents - To ensure physical and mental health, Nigerians including the elderly persons on Thursday have been advised not to rule out physical activities and exercises from their day to day life. Founder of Charity Organisation for the Welfare of Aged People (COWAP) Esan Olusola, gave the advice during a ‘Walk for...
  • China seeks APC support in Nigeria on “One China” policy - Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr Zhou Pingjian, has appealed to the All Progressives Congress (APC) to support Nigeria’s “full execution’’ of One China Policy between both countries. A statement by Mr Edegbe Odemwingie, APC`s Assistant Director of Publicity on Wednesday in Abuja, said that Pingjian made the request when he...
  • BREAKING: Body of doctor who jumped into lagoon recovered - The body of a medical doctor who jumped into the Lagos lagoon on Sunday has been recovered after days of intensive search. Dr Allwell Orji’s remains were recovered around 4 p.m. on Wednesday by the Marine Police. The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Mr Fatai Owoseni, said that the body...
  • Sarah Alade Retires as Deputy Governor from CBN - After serving for 23 years at the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), 10 of which as Deputy Governor Economic Policy and one time Acting governor of the apex bank, Dr Mrs Sarah Alade bade an emotional farewell to the bank on Tuesday. Speaking at the send-off dinner organized by the members...

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Exercise as you age, COWAP tells Lagos residents

To ensure physical and mental health, Nigerians including the elderly persons on Thursday have been advised not to rule out physical activities and exercises from their day to day life. Founder of Charity Organisation fo...

BREAKING: Body of doctor who jumped into lagoon recovered

The body of a medical doctor who jumped into the Lagos lagoon on Sunday has been recovered after days of intensive search. Dr Allwell Orji’s remains were recovered around 4 p.m. on Wednesday by the Marine Police. The L...

Uniform Saga: Senate Asks Custom DG, Ali to Resign

The Senate on Wednesday called for the resignation Col. Hameed Ali (retd) as Comptroller-General of Customs, saying he was unfit to hold public office. The call followed a unanimous adoption of a four-point prayer at ple...

Students Protest against Lack of Water, Light at U.I

Activities have been grounded at the University of Ibadan due to the strike embarked on by the three non-academic staff unions of the institution. They are Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU), Non-A...

I won’t appear before Senate Wednesday – Customs CG

Comptroller General of Customs, Hameed Ali has said he will not appear before the Senate on Wednesday. Ali confirmed this at media parley with Editors in Abuja on Tuesday. He said, based on a writ of summons he received ...

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Uber President Quits says Firm’s Values ‘inconsistent’

Uber president Jeff Jones left the taxi-hailing firm after just six months in the job because working at Uber was incompatible with his values, he said. Jones’s departure is the latest blow to the San Francisco-based c...

Complains Mount Over Abuse of Internet .NG Domain

The use of the Nigeria domain in the cyber space is reportedly being abuse. The Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NiRA) said it has received over 300 complaints on internet abuse using the .ng domain name.  In ...

Group to Promote Cyber Security at NaijaSecCon’17, Conference

To Unveil Plans for Ethical Hackathon Plans have been concluded for the maiden edition of cyber-security dubbed NaijaSecCon’17.  The conference the organizer said will focus on Cyber security for small and medium ente...

Yudala Discovers Tech-product to Reduce Oily Food Health Risks

Yudala, an online and offline retail firm, says it has discovered Air-Fryer, a technological product capable of reducing the health risks associated with consuming oily foods. The Head, Corporate Communications, Yudala, ...

U.S. Tech Firm Recruits 200 Out Of 50,000 Nigerian Applicants

The Country Director of Andela, a U.S. information technology firm in Nigeria, Mr Seni Sulyman, on Wednesday said that the organisation had so far provided employment to about 200 young Nigerians. Sulyman disclosed this ...

Nigerian Women in IT are Untapped Goldmine – Cisco Boss

Nigerian women in Information Technology(IT) are knowledge driven, goal-getter and embodiment of economic potentials that would develop the nation’s economic landscape with impacts across enterprises and specialize...

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China seeks APC support in Nigeria on “One China” policy

Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr Zhou Pingjian, has appealed to the All Progressives Congress (APC) to support Nigeria’s “full execution’’ of One China Policy between both countries. A statement by Mr Edegbe Ode...

Sarah Alade Retires as Deputy Governor from CBN

After serving for 23 years at the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), 10 of which as Deputy Governor Economic Policy and one time Acting governor of the apex bank, Dr Mrs Sarah Alade bade an emotional farewell to the bank on...

Laptops Ban on Some U.K, U.S Inbound Flights

The US and UK are banning laptops from cabin baggage on flights from certain countries in the Middle East and North Africa, as well as Turkey. The US ban on electronic devices larger than a smartphone is being imposed as...

Rutger Reman is New MD for Ericsson in Nigeria

Ericsson has appointed Rutger Reman, president and managing director for Ericsson Nigeria, reporting to Jean-Claude Geha, president and CEO of Ericsson sub-Saharan Africa. Rutger Reman succeeds Johan Jemdahl. Geha said: ...

NCC Introduces National Numbering Plan for Mobile Networks

The Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) has developed a National Numbering Plan (NNP) aimed at designing a uniform numbering scheme for easy calls to subscribers and operators. The NCC said on its website Friday that...

Nigerians Telecoms Consumers Spend $6.6bn in 2016 – NCC

Prof. Umar Danbatta, the Executive Vice Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says Nigerian telecom consumers spend a whopping 6.6 billion dollars in 2016. Danbatta disclosed this on Wednesday in Abuja durin...

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Musa Kicks as Rohr Picks Onazi as Eagles Captain

Nigeria vs Senegal Match Starts 9:00pm Turkey-based midfielder Ogenyi Onazi will lead the Super Eagles in tonight’s friendly against Senegal in London. The Super Eagles Coach Gernot Rohr decided to pick Onazi to replac...

Iheanacho happy with Super Eagles’ fitness ahead Senegal, Burkina Faso...

Manchester City forward, Kelechi Iheanacho says he is happy to see his Super Eagles team mates looking sharp in training ahead of their friendly matches against Senegal and Burkina Faso. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) ...

FIFA Bans Ghanaian Official for Life for Match Fixing

Ghanaian match official Joseph Odartei Lamptey was on Monday banned for life by world football’s governing body FIFA for match fixing. Odartei Lamptey was found guilty of breaching FIFA’s disciplinary code during a W...

Man City Charged after Liverpool Game

Manchester City have been charged by the Football Association with failing to “ensure their players conducted themselves in an orderly fashion” during Sunday’s game against Liverpool. It follows an inci...

Football fans get special treats from Guinness in Lagos

Thousands of football fans in Lagos watched the English Premier League (EPL) matches played yesterday in an uncommon way at the fun-filled arenas sponsored by Guinness in the state. The brewing company brought the matche...

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Tonto Dikeh’s problem is alcohol, drug abuse says husband, Churchill

Actress Tonto Dikeh’s estranged hubby Olakunle Churchill has finally opened up on allegations that he physically abused his wife while they were together. According to Churchill, he said Tonto’s temper can’t be con...

My wife told me to keep our family out of...

Ex-Big Brother Naija housemate, ThinTallTony (TTT), says that his wife told him to keep his family out of the reality television show. The evicted housemate has been heavily criticised for not disclosing to other contest...

Teen Model Killed by Train During Photoshoot

An aspiring model was struck and killed by a train in Navasota, Texas on Friday while posing for a photoshoot on the tracks that she hoped would help launch her career. Authorities report that Fredzania “Zanie&#822...

Expert Cautions on Using Mobile Phones, Computers at Night

Dr Omale Charles, Managing Director, Fortress Eye Hospital and Medical Centre, Abuja, has advised those who spend long periods of time on their mobile devices at night to always leave room lights on. Charles gave this ad...

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Woman Can Be President of Nigeria in 2019 – Don

A Professor of Sociology at the Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, Tukur Baba says a woman is capable of emerging as the President of Nigeria, if given the chance. The Don said this in Sokoto on Wednesday when he prese...

Nollywood Actress, Mercy Johnson Gets Political Appointment

Nollywood actress, Mercy Johnson-Okojie, has been appointed as the Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to the Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello, on entertainment, arts and culture. The mother of three was appointed along with ...

I’ve Handed Over to Buhari – Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

The Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday, said he has handed over to President Muhammadu Buhari. Osibajo made this known to correspondents shortly after meeting with President Buhari and he explained he has officially ...

Buhari to Resume Officially on Monday – Femi Adesina

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Monday transmit a letter to the National Assembly indicating his resumption of work after his medical vacation in London, Mr Femi Adesina, the media adviser said on his Twitter handle....