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Home Sellers Face Unexpected Tax Bills

        ABUJA DOCTOR REVEALS HOW MOST NIGERIA MEN ARE NOW OVERCOMING TERRIBLE BEDROOM PERFORMANCE DUE TO THIS BRILLIANT DISCOVERY. DON'T BE A VICTIM!  People who...

Anjorin agrees new Chelsea deal until 2025

Chelsea have agreed a deal with Tino Anjorin to renew his contract until 2025 after making significant progress in talks in recent weeks. The 18-year-old,...

I never had N30 billion – Davido

Renowned Nigerian entertainer, David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido, has told his followers that he never had N30 billion. The ‘If’ singer also told them...

Customs boss lauds officers, men on border, ports’ watch

The Comptroller-General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ali (rtd) has commended officers and men of the Nigeria Customs Service on essential duties at the borders...

UPDATED: Fire guts Lagos market

Deji Lambo Fire has gutted Maola Shopping Mall in the Ebute Ero Market at Idumota, Lagos State. The cause of the fire, which affected shops 35...

Coronavirus: Nigeria’s confirmed cases rise to 184

Nigeria’s tally of Coronavirus (COVID-19) infections, on Thursday evening, increased to 184 as 10 new cases were announced by the Nigeria Centre for Disease...

COVID-19: PDP Chieftain distributes N10m worth food items in Kaduna

  A Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain in Kaduna State, Alhaji Lawal Adamu Usman popularly known as Mr LA on Friday commenced distribution of food...

Man Accused Of Killing US Journalist To Remain In Prison

        ABUJA DOCTOR REVEALS HOW MOST NIGERIA MEN ARE NOW OVERCOMING TERRIBLE BEDROOM PERFORMANCE DUE TO THIS BRILLIANT DISCOVERY. DON'T BE A VICTIM!  A Pakistani...

Soldier ‘shoots man dead’ in Warri

An army officer has allegedly shot dead a young man, Joseph Pessu, a father of two, in the Ugbuwangue area of the NPA Expressway,...

Peak Of Coronavirus Outbreak Could Be Easter Sunday- UK Health Secretary

The deadliest peak of Britain’s coronavirus outbreak could be on Easter Sunday, Health Secretary Matt Hancock said on Friday. When asked about reports that the...

BoI records N39.33bn profit

 Nike Popoola The Bank of Industry has said the profit before tax of the group grew by 7.2 per cent year-on-year to N39.33bn at the...

Council boss fumigates, seals Agege mosque where worshippers attacked Lagos officials

The Agege Local Government Area of Lagos State has sealed a mosque in the area for violating the state government’s order on a religious...

South Korea coronavirus infections pass 10,000 mark

South Korea’s health authorities said on Friday that the number of coronavirus infections in the country has passed the 10,000 mark. The number increased after...

COVID-19: Neymar Makes Huge £750,000 Donation To UNICEF

PSG star Neymar has made a generous donation to help fight the ongoing worldwide coronavirus pandemic.  The 28-year-old donated just over £750,000 to humanitarian agency UNICEF and to a solidarity...

NCDC insists on A’Ibom confirmed coronavirus cases

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said it has no reason to doubt the validity of the results on Akwa Ibom State. The...

Coronavirus: Rivers Police Chief warns officers against intimidation

The Rivers State Police Command has cautioned its men against violating the rights of residents of the state. The State Commissioner of Police, CP Mustapha...

Coronavirus: MOSOP Condemns HYPREP’s Insensitivity

The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) has condemned the Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project (HYPREP) for the organisation’s insensitivity to the...

Spain’s daily coronavirus death toll falls for first time since March 26

A total of 932 people died from the disease in 24 hours, down from 950 people in the previous daily toll, the figures showed....

Offa old students challenged to take up development projects

Members of the Old Students Association of Offa Grammar School, Offa, have been charged to take up some  development projects in the school towards...

COVID-19: INEC to deploy 100 vans for contact tracing

  The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is set to release100 pickup vans as requested by the Presidential Task Force on combating COVID-19 to assist...

Uzodinma appoints interim chairmen for Imo LGs

Chidiebube Okeoma, Owerri The Governor of Imo State, Hope Uzodinma, has appointed Interim Management Committee chairmen for the 27 Local Government Areas of the state. The...

Ebonyi earmarks N200m to cushion effect of lockdown

• Umahi denies ordering shoot on the sight of escapees from isolation centres • Anambra gets N50m support, rolls out palliative measures Ebonyi State Governor, David...

Ondo records first confirmed coronavirus case

Ondo State has become the latest state in Nigeria to be hit with a confirmed case of coronavirus. The State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, disclosed this...

Youth Ministry trains over 3,000 online in digital skills during COVID 19 lockdown

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare has expressed satisfaction at the 3,000 Nigerian youth that have so far taken advantage...

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Brazil’s Bolsonaro turns to prayer in coronavirus crisis

As the death toll mounts in the country, along with criticism of his handling of the public health crisis, Bolsonaro met with Pentecostal evangelical...

GRAPHIC-Sub-Saharan Africa faces pressure from oil price shock, pandemic rout

Below are four charts to show some economic and fiscal pressures faced by a number of African countries. The premium demanded by investors to...

Over 120,000 sign online petition to reinstate U.S. Navy carrier commander

Captain Brett Crozier was relieved of his command of the USS Theodore Roosevelt on Thursday after a scathing letter in which he called on...

U.S. not negotiating with Saudi Arabia, Russia; wants them to reach oil deal -source

U.S. President Donald Trump met with executives from major oil companies on Friday, and Brouillette spoke with the broader industry after that. He said...

I’ll never act nude – nollywood diva uche elendu

FOR 10 years, screen goddess, Uche Elendu was a regular feature in several blockbusters until marriage and motherhood set in. After a brief hiatus, she...

Olamide keeps mum over allegation of infringement On intellectual right

  RAPPER and record label exec, Olamide ‘Baddo’ Adedeji has kept mum following allegations of infringement on intellectual property rights. Instagram comedian, Yinusa ‘Omopatakii’ Oriyomi has...

Collective Management Organisations react to alleged report from KPMG

  COLLECTIVE Management Organisations in Nigeria have reacted to an alleged report from KPMG after auditing the Audio Visual Rights Society of Nigeria, AVRS, and...

Emeka Rollas Inaugurates AGN COM 4 COVID-19 Committee

  PRESIDENT, Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN), Ejezie Emeka Rollas has set up a committee to help raise support for government vis-a-vis victims in isolation...

90 countries seek emergency funds – IMF

  More than 90 countries have asked the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for emergency funding as the coronavirus pandemic has led to an unprecedented economic...

Bill Withers: Lean On Me and Ain’t No Sunshine crooner dies at 81

Soul singer Bill Withers, famous for a number of timeless classics such as Lean On Me and Ain’t No Sunshine, has died aged 81. The...

Tinubu represents our unifying, rallying point – APC Governors

All Progressives Congress (APC) Governors under the auspices of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) said the party’s National Leader, Bola Tinubu represents their unifying...

France Reports 588 More COVID-19 Deaths

    France on Friday reported 588 more coronavirus deaths in hospital, its biggest 24-hour toll in the country since the epidemic began. The new deaths brought to...

Neymar Donates $1M To Fight COVID-19

    Neymar has donated $1 million to fight the impact of the new coronavirus in his native Brazil, according to TV network SBT. The Paris Saint-Germain...

Bach Confirms IOC Scholarship Grants For Nigerian Athletes

    The President of the International Olympic Committee, Thomas Bach, has commended the Nigeria Olympic Committee Athletes Commission for their initiative in creating awareness on...

COVID-19: Don’t Rush To Lift Restrictions Too Quickly, WHO Urges Nations

    The World Health Organisations (WHO) has urged nations not to be in a hurry to rescind lockdown policies implemented to forestall the coronavirus pandemic. The...

Covid 19: FG ready to evacuate Nigerians home

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Geoffrey Onyeama, yesterday in Abuja assured that the federal government was willing to evacuate Nigerians who wish to...

Gov Ishaku orders lockdown in Taraba

Taraba government has ordered immediate lockdown of the state from 11pm Friday. The order was announced by the state’s Deputy Governor, Alhaji Haruna Manu while...

FG lists silos to release 70,000mt of grains to NEMA

Following President Muhammadu Buhari approval for the release of 70,000 metric tonnes of assorted food items from the National Strategic Food Reserve stock to...

COVID-19: INEC deploys 100 vehicles, drivers to assist Presidential taskforce in 5 states, FCT

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released 100 pickup vans and drivers to be used for tracing those who might have been exposed...

COVID-19: Al-Habibiyyah calls for support for less privileged

The National Chief Imam of Al-Habibiyyah Islamic Society (AIS), Sheik Fuad Adeyemi, has called for support for the less privileged to cushion the effects...

Guinea pigs’ controversy: DR Congo ‘prepared’ to take part in vaccine testing

The Democratic Republic of Congo is prepared to take part in testing of any future vaccine against the coronavirus, the head of the country’s...

Members facing deepest crisis ever-IATA

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) yesterday announced the postponement of the 76th Annual General Meeting (AGM) and World Air Transport Summit. The event had...

Kwara to fumigate markets

The Kwara State Technical Committee on Coronavirus yesterday said it would soon begin  fumigating markets across the state. The markets are at Baboko, Oja Oba,...

Metro

Atletico Madrid Mildfielder Names Dog ‘Anfield’ After CL Defeat

Marcos Llorente revealed he has named his dog ‘Anfield’ a month after the Atletico Madrid star’s heroics knocked holders Liverpool out of the Champions League. The 25-year-old was introduced off...

90 Countries Seek Emergency Funds As World Economy Stands Still – IMF

More than 90 countries have asked the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for emergency funding as the coronavirus pandemic has led to an unprecedented economic...

Food Security: Farmer Calls For Fertiliser Subsidy

A farmers’ leader in Rivers has pleaded with the Federal Government to subsidise fertilisers and other agro inputs to enhance agricultural activities in the 2020...

BREAKING: US CDC Recommends Wearing Face Masks In Public

President Trump announced at his Friday press briefing that the Centers for Disease Control was now recommending that Americans wear non-medical cloth masks – but pressed that...

COVID-19: Kebbi CP laments hike in prices of petrol, food items

  The Commissioner of Police in Kebbi, Mr Agunbiade Oluyemi-Lasore, on Friday expressed dismay over the attitude of some filling stations owners and traders in...

Fallen container laden truck kills one in multiple auto-crash in Lagos

Tragedy occurred late Thursday evening during the ongoing restriction of movement order, when two fallen 20feet container laden trucks, a private tow truck and...

COVID-19 lockdown: Pickpockets, robbers, burglars rendered useless in Lagos

Crime rate has dropped drastically in most parts of Lagos, following the lockdown, as pickpockets have been rendered useless because their prey has been...

We want to know sponsors of killers in Imo, Commissioner tells CP

The Imo State Commissioner for Special Projects, Simon Ebegbulem, yesterday called on the state Commissioner of Police, Bolaji Fafowora, to unravel the sponsors of...

Kogi govt breaks silence over alleged assault, battery by its commissioner

Following the allegations of assault, battery and other serious crimes levelled against the Commissioner of Water Resources, Abdulmumini Danga, the Kogi State Government has...

Residents flee Ondo community as suspected herdsmen kill three

Peter Dada, Akure Residents of Arimogija community in the Ose Local Government Area of Ondo State have begun to flee the community following the fear...

COVID-19: INTELS donates isolation centres to FG

In support of the efforts of the Federal Government to curtail the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Nigeria’s oil and gas logistics giant,...

Woman, two children die as fire razes home in Bauchi

The gruesome deaths of a 26-year-old woman and two of her children in Bauchi have been confirmed by the State Police Command during a...

Major-Gen. Yahaya takes over as Theartre Commander Operation Lafiya Dole

  Maj.-Gen. Farouq Yahaya on Friday took over as the new Theater Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole (OPLD) in Maiduguri. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)...

Why we can’t sell petrol below N125 per litre – IPMAN

  The Ibadan branch of Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) says its members will not sell the petroleum motor spirit (PMS) below N125...

Two shops gutted by fire at Idumota, Lagos — LASEMA

  Two shops with household utensils were destroyed in a fire which gutted two shops at Maola Shopping Mall in Idumota area of Lagos on...

Ministerial task force warns Kuje residents against violating restriction order

  The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Ministerial Task Force Team has warned Kuje residents against violating the 14-day lock down order by the Federal Government...

JTF clash with youths while enforcing lockdown in Adamawa

  The Adamawa Police Command has confirmed a clash between some youths and COVID-19 Joint Task Force at Damilu area in Yola North Local Government...

Sokoto, Plateau Killings: Buhari Orders Army To Support Police

    President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the Nigerian Army to support the police and flush out bandits from forests around the country. The Senior Special Assistant...

Benue exco members donate salaries to COVID-19 fight

The Benue State Executive Council Friday resolved that each member should donate N100,000 every month to the fight against Coronavirus in the...

Coronavirus: Transporters applaud Edo over suspension of revenue collection

…RTEAN urges members on compliance to seating guidelines Transporters in Edo State under the aegis of Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN)...

No confirmed COVID-19 case in Kwara – Govt

Kwara State government on has denied that the state has recorded a case of coronavirus (COVID-19), adding, however, that all the six...

Fire guts Lagos market

    Fire has gutted the Maola Shopping Mall in the Ebute Ero Market in Idumota, Lagos State. The cause of the fire which affected...

‘No more admission of inmate into Kaduna Correctional Centre’

The Controller, National Correctional Centre, Kaduna State Command, Sanusi Danmusa, says the command is no longer admitting new inmates into the center. In an interview...

COVID-19: Bayelsa starts distribution of food stuff

        In order to cushion the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic the Bayelsa State government on Friday distributed some food stuff across the...

Lockdown: Task force attacks Delta NUJ Chairman, another journalist

Officials of the Delta State Task Force on Environment on Wednesday attacked the Chairman, Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Delta State council, Mr Michael...

Police arrest six robbers in Enugu

Chris Oji, Enugu   Six members of a notorious armed robbery gang said to have been terrorising Enugu state and its environs have been arrested by...

COVID 19: Police to clamp down on Almajiri schools for non-compliance

By Sani Muhammad Sani, Gusau   The Zamfara State Police Command has condemned the very low level of compliance by Almajiri schools across the state despite...

Nigeria

GRAPHIC-Sub-Saharan Africa faces pressure from oil price shock, pandemic rout

Below are four charts to show some economic and fiscal pressures faced by a number of African countries. The premium demanded by investors to...

U.S. not negotiating with Saudi Arabia, Russia; wants them to reach oil deal -source

U.S. President Donald Trump met with executives from major oil companies on Friday, and Brouillette spoke with the broader industry after that. He said...

Tinubu represents our unifying, rallying point – APC Governors

All Progressives Congress (APC) Governors under the auspices of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) said the party’s National Leader, Bola Tinubu represents their unifying...

Covid 19: FG ready to evacuate Nigerians home

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Geoffrey Onyeama, yesterday in Abuja assured that the federal government was willing to evacuate Nigerians who wish to...

Gov Ishaku orders lockdown in Taraba

Taraba government has ordered immediate lockdown of the state from 11pm Friday. The order was announced by the state’s Deputy Governor, Alhaji Haruna Manu while...

FG lists silos to release 70,000mt of grains to NEMA

Following President Muhammadu Buhari approval for the release of 70,000 metric tonnes of assorted food items from the National Strategic Food Reserve stock to...

COVID-19: Al-Habibiyyah calls for support for less privileged

The National Chief Imam of Al-Habibiyyah Islamic Society (AIS), Sheik Fuad Adeyemi, has called for support for the less privileged to cushion the effects...

COVID-19: INEC deploys 100 vehicles, drivers to assist Presidential taskforce in 5 states, FCT

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released 100 pickup vans and drivers to be used for tracing those who might have been exposed...

Guinea pigs’ controversy: DR Congo ‘prepared’ to take part in vaccine testing

The Democratic Republic of Congo is prepared to take part in testing of any future vaccine against the coronavirus, the head of the country’s...

Members facing deepest crisis ever-IATA

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) yesterday announced the postponement of the 76th Annual General Meeting (AGM) and World Air Transport Summit. The event had...

Kwara to fumigate markets

The Kwara State Technical Committee on Coronavirus yesterday said it would soon begin  fumigating markets across the state. The markets are at Baboko, Oja Oba,...

‘Kaduna electric shall play its role to curb COVID-19’

Kaduna Electric has again reiterated its commitment to provide uninterrupted power supply to residents in its franchise states where measures are in place curb...

Covid 19: Evacuation of Americans stalled over flight permit

Hundreds of Americans who were scheduled to be evacuated from Nigeria yesterday were stranded for hours at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Ikeja,...

UPDATED: Nigeria records 20 new coronavirus cases, total now 210

Sodiq Oyeleke Nigeria has recorded 20 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of confirmed infections in the country to 210. The Nigeria Centre for...

Lagos, Edo record one COVID-19 death each

Sodiq Oyeleke The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has said that two people have died of coronavirus in Lagos and Edo States. The NCDC announced the...

BREAKING: COVID-19: Confirmed cases of coronavirus hit 210 in Nigeria

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has confirmed twenty new cases of coronavirus in the country. This was disclosed via a tweet on their...

Nigeria to receive 18 Chinese medical experts to fight coronavirus

Nigerian Government on Friday said 18-man team of Chinese medical experts will arrive the country in a few days to assist the country in...

Nigeria’s coronavirus cases passes 200 with 20 new cases

Nigeria’s National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) Friday night confirmed 20 new cases of coronavirus in the country. The 20 new cases bring the total...

COVID-19: Family denies tanker driver access to family house in Niger

Fear grips a family in Limawa area of Minna in Niger as they denied a family member access to the family compound over fear...

Buhari to Army: Join Police to flush out bandits in troubled areas

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Army to join the Police in flushing out bandits from forests around the country, particularly in areas that...

Americans should wear non-medical masks according to new guidelines

The U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is advising Americans to wear “non-medical cloth face coverings” as an added public heath measure,...

Buhari directs army to support police action against bandits in Sokoto, Plateau

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Nigerian Army to join the Police and flush out bandits from forests around the country, particularly in the...

UN commends Nigeria over Coronavirus response

The United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has praised the Nigerian government for handling the Coronavirus pandemic well. Nigeria, Africa’s most populated country, currently has 190...

Suspected herdsmen invade Ondo community, kill three

Three persons have been killed by suspected herdsmen in Arimogija community in Ose Local Government Area of Ondo State. According to The Nation, some residents...

Gov. Bello suspends commissioner who brutalised lady

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State has ordered the suspension of Mr. Abdulmumuni Danga, Commissioner for Water Resources in the state. According to SaharaReporters, Danga...

World

Brazil’s Bolsonaro turns to prayer in coronavirus crisis

As the death toll mounts in the country, along with criticism of his handling of the public health crisis, Bolsonaro met with Pentecostal evangelical...

Over 120,000 sign online petition to reinstate U.S. Navy carrier commander

Captain Brett Crozier was relieved of his command of the USS Theodore Roosevelt on Thursday after a scathing letter in which he called on...

France Reports 588 More COVID-19 Deaths

    France on Friday reported 588 more coronavirus deaths in hospital, its biggest 24-hour toll in the country since the epidemic began. The new deaths brought to...

COVID-19: Don’t Rush To Lift Restrictions Too Quickly, WHO Urges Nations

    The World Health Organisations (WHO) has urged nations not to be in a hurry to rescind lockdown policies implemented to forestall the coronavirus pandemic. The...

Trump promotes voluntary use of cloth masks against coronavirus

In a daily briefing with reporters, Trump stressed that the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) does not advise the use of...

Exclusive: Dismissed U.S. carrier captain to be reassigned during probe – acting Navy secretary

In an interview, Modly said the probe would look into the communications and the chain of command after Captain Brett Crozier was relieved of...

U.S. Senate’s McConnell: Congress will do another coronavirus relief bill

In an interview with The Associated Press, the Republican leader said Congress should focus on correcting any shortcomings in legislation already passed, as it...

Canada blasts U.S. block on 3M exports of masks as coronavirus cases set to soar

Ontario health officials projected 80,000 coronavirus cases and 1,600 deaths in the province by month end under current public health measures, and urged people...

Defense Secretary Esper backed firing of carrier captain Crozier

Captain Brett Crozier was relieved of command of the Theodore Roosevelt on Thursday after a scathing letter was leaked to the public in which...

Russian ventilators shipped to U.S. made by firm under U.S. sanctions – RBC

A Russian military plane carrying the ventilators landed in New York on Wednesday after U.S. President Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke by...

France wants U.N. Security Council meet on coronavirus in war zones

“The idea of a pause (in fighting) on humanitarian grounds must clearly be discussed at the Security Council and we hope this meeting takes...

Wisconsin governor asks legislature to delay Tuesday’s primary, make all voting by mail

Evers signed an executive order calling the legislature into a special session to consider his request on Saturday, three days before Wisconsin voters are...

Any one near Trump or Pence will be given rapid coronavirus test – White House

“As the physician to the president and White House Operations continue to protect the health and safety of the president and vice president, starting...

Bolsonaro says Brazil cannot take months of isolation

“You know my stance. It will bring massive unemployment,” he told supporters outside the presidential residence in Brasilia. Source: reuters.com

Coronavirus may spread through normal breathing: US scientists

The new coronavirus might spread through the air via normal breathing and speaking, a top US scientist said Friday as the government was poised...

Pope’s video message on coronavirus: ‘It’s hard moment for all of us’

Pope Francis on Friday issued a special video message calling on people around the world not to lose faith and to comfort each other...

WHO opens door to broader use of masks to limit spread of coronavirus

A senior WHO official told reporters there was some possibility of airborne transmission of the virus that has now infected over 1 million people...