Osinbajo’s Committee to Investigate Lawal, Oke in Camera

Osinbajo’s Committee to Investigate Lawal, Oke in Camera

The Presidential committee to investigate corruption allegations against the two suspended officials of the Buhari administration says it will conduct its work in camera. A statement by the Vice President’s Spokesman, Mr Laolu Akande, on Saturday in Abuja said that...
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How Veteran Actor, Olumide Bakare, Battled for Life, but…

How Veteran Actor, Olumide Bakare, Battled for Life, but…

Veteran Nigerian actor, Olumide Bakare, popularly known as Chief Koko, has died at the University College Hospital, Ibadan, Oyo State after battling what is believed to be heart related illness. The news of his death was shared by another actor,...
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Airtel, ZTE Give Nigeria 4G Telecoms Services

Airtel, ZTE Give Nigeria 4G Telecoms Services

The Managing Director, Airtel Nigeria, Mr Segun Ogunsanya, said on Saturday that the telecommunications company has rolled out Fourth Generation (4G) wireless mobile telecommunications technology in Nigeria. Ogunsanya said in a statement in Lagos that the roll...
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Barcelona awaits Court for Neymar Decision Ahead of Clasico

Barcelona awaits Court for Neymar Decision Ahead of Clasico

Barcelona have called on Spain’s Court for Sport (TAD) to reach a decision regarding the availability of their forward Neymar for the Clasico against Real Madrid on Sunday. Spanish media reported that the Brazilian will travel with the Barcelona squad...
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Tiger Woods Undergoes 4th Back Surgery in 4 years, Out for 6 Months

Tiger Woods Undergoes 4th Back Surgery in 4 years, Out for 6 Months

Tiger Woods has once again had surgery on his back to try to cure pain in his back and leg and could be out of action for six months. It is the third back operation the 14-time major winner from...
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Nigeria: Dance, Jubilation Excitment as African Drums Festival Commences

Nigeria: Dance, Jubilation Excitment as African Drums Festival Commences

This year’s African Drums Festival commenced in Abeokuta, Ogun state in  Nigeria, on Thursday with dance, jubilation and excitement from more than  20 cultural troupes from about 13 countries from the continent in attendance. The festival,  which is ...
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Russia Bans Jehovah’s Witnesses, Calling It an Extremist Group

Russia Bans Jehovah’s Witnesses, Calling It an Extremist Group

Jehovah’s Witnesses has been banned in Russia. A court of jurisdiction ruled the religious organisation is an extremist group and putting its more than 170,000 Russian worshipers in the same category as Islamic State militants. The ruling, which confirmed a...
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FG appoints board, management for Rural Electrification Agency

FG appoints board, management for Rural Electrification Agency

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of a new Board and Executive Management for Rural Electrification Agency. Mr Bolaji Adebiyi, the Director of Press in the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation  (SGF) stated this...
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Suspended DG-NIA did not weep, says Buhari’s aide

Suspended DG-NIA did not weep, says Buhari’s aide

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, on Thursday said there was no truth in media reports that the suspended Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency, Ambassador Ayo  Oke, wept when he visited the...
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Usain Bolt in Shock as Friend Dies in Power-bike Crash

Usain Bolt in Shock as Friend Dies in Power-bike Crash

Sprint superstar Usain Bolt was caught up in a fatal motorcycle crash in Jamaica which claimed the life of Germaine Mason, the British high jumper who won a silver medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, media reported. Jamaican-born Mason, 34,...
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