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Childhood Cancer Day: Foundation advocates early diagnosis, care for children

By Justina Auta As the world marks the International Childhood Cancer Day (ICCD), an NGO, Okapi Children Cancer Foundation, donates cash and calls for early...

Laziness, sharp practices not part of African culture, says Coalition

By Ikenna Osuoha The Coalition of Societies for the Rights of Older People in Nigeria (COSROPIN) declared on Sunday that  negative attitudes, including laziness, dishonesty...

Sylva calls for calm in Bayelsa, apologises to Buhari

By Edith Ike-Eboh The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, chief Timipre Sylva, has urged the people of Bayelsa to Shun all act of violence...

Those who attack churches with crowds are envious – Pastor Oyemade

Pastor Adepoju Oyemade, Senior Pastor of Covenant Christian Centre, Lagos has said that people who attacked churches with crowds are simply envious. He said people should...

Meet Hauwa Yunus the beautiful Fulani woman who lures lovers to kidnappers

A beautiful Fulani woman is helping the Nigerian police to unravel the epidemic of kidnapping north of Nigeria, after she confessed that she was...

Dino Melaye reveals deep craze for automobiles

Former lawmaker, Senator Dino Melaye has revealed his passion and craze for automobiles. This is the reason why the car park of Melaye is stuffed...

Mane shoots Liverpool closer to EPL title

Liverpool players literally now have one hand on the Premier League title for the 2019/2020 season as they have moved 25 points clear at...

Chelsea v Man. United: Five duels that could determine Monday’s result

Manchester United have won four of their last seven matches against Chelsea. The overall score in the last seven matches is 13-6 in favour...

Lamentation as Edo communities battle worsening gully erosion

It was a cloudy morning in Benin City. It had rained heavily the night before. There were puddles in the several potholes that riddle...

2021 AFCON Qualifiers: Super Eagles to battle Leone Stars in Asaba

The uncertainties around where the Super Eagles will play their next game in the qualifying series for 2021 Africa Cup of Nations has now...

Buhari Describes Katsina Revenge Killings As Unacceptable

President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the latest round of attacks on farmers by bandits in Damkal and Tsanwa villages in Batsari local government...

North Macedonia parliament dissolves, sets poll date, after EU shuns talks

SKOPJE (Reuters) - North Macedonia’s parliament dissolved itself on Sunday and set April 12 for an early election, eight months ahead of the end...

Former DOJ officials call on U.S. Attorney General Barr to resign

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - More than 1,000 former U.S. Justice Department officials on Sunday called for Attorney General William Barr to resign over his handling...

Boko Haram: Zulum visits 120,000 refugees in Niger Republic

Borno Governor Babagana Umara Zulum has met with over 120,000 refuges in Niger Republic displaced by Boko Haram insurgency. The refugees, who consist of men,...

UIAA Lagos gets new executives, Dauda Salau emerges new Chairman

The Lagos branch of the University of Ibadan Alumni Association, on Sunday elected Mr. Dauda Folaranmi Salau as its new chairman for a term...

Bayelsa: Reps PDP caucus hail Diri’s emergennce

The House of Representatives Peoples Democratic Party, PDP caucus has hailed the emergence of Senator Diri Douye as governor of Bayelsa via a Supreme...

Boundary dispute: Ekiti sues for peace between warring communities

The Ekiti State Government has intervened in the lingering crisis between the people of Iye-Ekiti and their counterparts from Ikun-Ekiti in Ilejemeje and Moba...

UTME candidates in last-minute rush as 1.9 million register

Candidates for the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination and Direct Entry examination (DE) are in last-minute rush to register for the examination at the...

EdoJobs, Africa Magic partner on new TV series

The Edo State Skills Development Agency (EdoJobs) and Africa Magic have entered into a partnership for the production of a new Television series that...

BREAKING: Arsenal secure impressive win against Newcastle

Arsenal scaled over Newcastle with 4 goals to nil on Sunday night. The two teams slugged it out to a goalless draw up till the...

Fire razes 16 stores in Lagos market

Fire swept through Oke Arin market in Ebute Ero near Apogbon on Lagos Island on Sunday leaving 16 containerised stores damaged. The cause of the...

My Val gets better each year – Lilian Afegbai

Not many women, even damsels have cheery stories of Valentine’s Day to tell. But for drop dead gorgeous actress and Ex Big Brother Africa...

Valentine’s Day can be a day to hate – Ronke Tiamiyu

St. Valentine’s Day means different things to different people. For former Miss Charismatic of the Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria (MBGN) 2013, Aderonke Tiamiyu,...

It’s not depressing to be out of relationship – Genny Uzoma

When it was flowers, moonlight dinners, flowing wine and slow playing music for many damsels on Friday, the St. Valentine’s Day, beautiful Nollywood actress,...

Four new Love Guests enter ‘Ultimate Love’ pad

It was a Valentine surprise over at the Love Pad as four new Love Guests made their grand entrance Thursday afternoon bringing the total...

Actress Mercy Macjoe hones film-making skill in New York

Beautiful Nollywood actress has been missing in action in few past months, but all for a good reason. The actress, who spoke to Potpourri...

Police Charge 14-Year-Old With Murder In US

  A 14-year-old boy has been arrested and charged in the stabbing death of a New York university student, authorities said Saturday, in a case...

Army Foils Attempted Boko Haram Attack In Yobe

  An attempted attack by Boko Haram insurgents has been foiled by the troops of the Nigerian Army with support from fighter jets, along Gashua...

Where is Senator Ademola Adeleke?

Isaac Oguntoye  0806 948 9893 A former Peoples Democratic Party governorship candidate in Osun State and senator who represented the Osun-West Senatorial district until...

14-year-old boy arrested for stabbing student to death

A 14-year-old boy has been arrested and charged in the stabbing death of a New York university student, authorities said Saturday, in a case...

Bandits have taken over our village, having a field day – Adamu, Zubakpere resident

A resident of Zubakpere village in the Munya Local Government Area of Niger State, Akimeri Adamu, tells ENYIOHA OPARA that people had deserted the...

Some spend money on cocaine, homosexuals but I prefer cars- Melaye

Eniola AKinkuotu, Abuja A former Kogi-West lawmaker, Senator Dino Melaye, has said he will rather spend his money buying cars than on cocaine and homosexuals...

Imo: Dismiss Ihedioha’s appeal against me – Gov.Uzodinma begs Supreme Court

The Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma, has asked the Supreme Court to dismiss an application filed by former governor of the state, Emeka Ihedioha. Ihedioha...

Action Alliance gets new national chairman, secretary, others [Full list]

The Action Alliance (AA), on Sunday, held its national convention and election of new officers in Osogbo, the Osun State capital. The new National Chairman...

APC are Yahoo Yahoo, uncertainty pervades Nigeria under Buhari – Pastor Giwa

A senior Pastor of Awaiting The Second Coming of Jesus Christ Ministry, Adewale Giwa says it has become difficult to predict Nigeria under the...

Amotekun: NBA demands compulsory psychiatric test for operatives

The Chairman of Ado Ekiti branch of Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has called for mandatory psychiatric test for the personnel of the Ekiti State...

Supreme Court ruling: Sylva breaks silence, assures Bayelsans of reclaiming stolen mandate

Following the Supreme court verdict, and the further swearing-in of the new Governor of Bayelsa State, Senator, Douye Diri, the former Governor of Bayelsa...

David Lyon’s sack: Why Oshiomhole should be sacked, prosecuted – Afenifere

The Yoruba Socio-Cultural organisation, Afenifere, on Sunday called for the removal and prosecution of Adams Oshiomhole, National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC,...

Katsina: I won’t accept revenge killings – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has declared that killing people in the name of revenge is “not acceptable.” Buhari made the declaration while condemning the latest round...

Ilaro SUG President’s arrest: Protest and go to jail – Police tell NANS

The Ogun State Police Command has strongly warned members of the National Association of Nigerian Students not to embark on any protest over the...

You’re scared of protests – PDP mocks presidency’s alarm over Buhari, Service Chiefs

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said the Buhari presidency was jittery of a massive protest against the All Progressives Congress (APC) government. It advised...

David Lyon’s sack: APC submits fresh demand to INEC, mocks PDP

Following the sack of former Bayelsa State governor-elect, David Lyon, by the Supreme Court and the declaration of the Peoples Democratic Party’s Douye Diri...

Deontay Wilder vs. Tyson Fury II: Mike Tyson predicts boxing bout

Former heavyweight champions, Mike Tyson, has backed British fighter, Tyson Fury to beat American boxer, Deontay Wilder, in their WBC heavyweight championship rematch on...

Insecurity: Retired army general, warlords to oversee South East security outfit – Iwuanyanwu

Elder statesman, Chief Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu, has disclosed that retired generals would be placed in charge of the proposed Southeast regional security outfit. Iwuanyanwu said that...

Champions League: Neymar claims Dortmund have only ‘one special’ player in their squad

Paris Saint-Germain forward, Neymar, has claimed Borussia Dortmund have only “one special player” in their squad and that is winger, Jason Sancho. The Brazil international...

Tension in Ondo community over missing farmer as family, residents suspect herdsmen attack

Tension in Ondo community over missing farmer as family, residents suspect herdsmen attack. Palpable tension is currently building up in Arimogija town in Ose Local...

EPL: Mourinho reacts to UEFA ban on Manchester City

Tottenham boss, Jose Mourinho, has reacted to the UEFA ban on Manchester City. The Portuguese raised the possibility of Man City being stripped the 2017-2018...

Ex-Zambian President, Kaunda, endorses #ONEUNITEDAFRICA for African unity

The first president of the Republic of Zambia, Dr Kenneth Kaunda, has expressed optimism that the dream to build a strong, united and prosperous...

Imo: Supreme Court to apply same style for Monday’s verdict, group alleges

Concerned Nigerian Group, on Sunday, called for a holistic review of the judgement given by the Nigerian apex court, the Supreme Court, on the...