Kwara officials forged 326 students’ signatures to steal bursary, witness tells court

By Biola Azeez, Ilorin. Trial of the immediate past chairperson of the Kwara State Scholarship Board, Alhaja Fatimoh...

The U.S. suspends travel from Europe as coronavirus forces Italy to tighten lockdown

Steve Holland, William Schomberg The U.S. President Donald Trump said the United States will suspend all passenger travel from continental...

NBA suspends season after Jazz player tests positive for coronavirus

The National Basketball Association (NBA) said on Wednesday it was suspending the season until further notice after a Utah Jazz player tested...

Popular Hollywood actor, Tom Hanks, and wife Rita Wilson test positive for coronavirus.

Oscar-winning actor Tom Hanks has revealed that he and wife Rita Wilson have tested positive for the new coronavirus in Australia.

Italy to ramp up spending on coronavirus as death toll soars to 827

By Giuseppe Fonte, Crispian Balmer. Italy will ramp up spending to soften the blow from coronavirus and could restrict...

5G judged safe by scientists but faces tougher radiation rules

By Rory Cellan-Jones 5G phones are to be subject to tougher radiation limits. But the standards...

APC Chairmen Forum speaks on confidence vote on Oshiomhole, distances self from the rift.

The All Progressives Congress (APC), State Chairmen Forum has disassociated itself from a statement claiming that it passed a vote of confidence...

US-UK Base hit by “rocket attack” in Iraq.

A base hosting US and UK troops in Iraq has been hit in a rocket attack, US officials have told US and...

Abuja Court sentenced “peacemaker” to death by hanging.

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Obasanjo writes fresh Open Letter to President Buhari, warns diversity must be well managed

No one can stop hate speech, violent agitation and smouldering violent agitation if he fans the embers of hatred, disaffection and violence. It will continue to snowball until it is out of control. A stich in time saves nine, goes the old wise saying.

NNPC boss affirms there are 50 unsold crude oil vessels; warns tough time lies ahead

Finally, nobody knows what will come, there are many forecasts, but what is rational to do is to assume certain basic fundamentals which is that the price will remain low which means we need to bring down cost ps and become more realistic about our estimates, the financial structure so that banks will know what they are funding, and then we can react effectively react to the turbulent oil market.

Nigerian senator proposes bill to ban power generating sets

The bill, titled “a bill for an Act to prohibit/ban the importation of generating sets to curb the menace of environmental (air) pollution and to facilitate the development of the power sector,” was one of the six bills read for the first time on Wednesday.

Muhammadu Sanusi II named Chancellor of Kaduna State University

On behalf of the government and people of Kaduna State, Malam Nasir El-Rufai is delighted to appoint His Highness, Muhammadu Sanusi II as the Chancellor of the Kaduna State University. In public life, His Highness has demonstrated a strong commitment to education.

The UK health minister, Nadine Dorries, tests positive for coronavirus

Nadine Dorries says she has taken all the advised precautions and has been self-isolating at home

The UN appoints ex-Emir Sanusi, 16 others

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Igboho issues fresh eviction notice to killer herdsmen in South West

Don’t fight the police or any security agents. Let’s do our rally peacefully.Tell President Buhari, if he doesn’t understand Yoruba, tell him in English Language that we don’t want bandits in our zone again. Work has begun already and as from Monday, I will begin combing all forests in Yoruba land.”

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FEC approves resumption of FCT N1trn land swap initiative launched by Jonathan

some amendments were made to the original form of the initiative by establishing a legal framework to protect all parties.

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