Presidential candidate of the Labour Party in the February 25 election, Peter Obi, has said youths and other well-meaning Nigerians should work together to dismantle the criminality and corruption that had festered through different levels of government in the country. Obi disclosed this while giving a highlight of his engagement with some Nigerian youths in […]

The naira today depreciated to N927.19 per dollar in the Nigerian Foreign Exchange Market (NAFEM). Data from FMDQ showed that the indicative exchange rate for NAFEM rose to N927.19 per dollar from N832.32 per dollar on Thursday, indicating N94.87 kobo depreciation for the naira. The market recorded an intraday high of N1160 per dollar and […]

Mubarak Akadiru, the son of a housemaid who was arrested by police detectives for the murder of a 62-year-old grandmother and former head teacher, Mrs Sidikat Adamolekun, in Arigidi Akoko, Ondo State, has told an Akure Magistrate Court why he killed her mother’s benefactor. The defendant, who was 18 at the time, told the court […]

The Confederation of Africa Football has appointed Congolese referee, Messie Jessie Oved Nkounkou Mvoutou for Rivers United Confederation Cup clash against Dreams FC of Ghana. Mvoutou will be assisted by fellow countrymen Styven Danek Styven Moutsassi Moyo (Assistant Referee 1) and Malondi Chany Yanes (Assistant Referee II). Another Congolese, Pierre Jean Nguiene will serve as […]

The new Chairperson, Conference of Nigerian Female Parliamentarians, Bolaji Olagbaju, has said that her immediate goals included seeking more inclusion of women in governance in Nigeria. Olagbaju, who was elected in Abuja on Tuesday, will take over from the former Speaker of Edo State House of Assembly, Elizabeth Ativie, for a four-year tenure as CONFEPA […]

Kaduna Electric executed a night raid on November 24, 2023, and apprehended one Mr. Opafola Abiodun of No. 18 Mopa Road, Kaduna. Abiodun, who is alleged to be tapping electricity from the 11KV Leventis Feeder, was caught in the act by an external by-pass on meter number 04190482713. According to the HoU Non-MD Metering, Engr. […]

Popular actor and media personality, Adeyemi Idowu, aka Yhemolee, has slammed a N200 million defamatory suit against singer, Lil Frosh. Newsmen recalls that Lil Frosh recently called out Yhemolee for allegedly slapping him for not greeting him. The actor has now sued the singer for defamation. Yhemolee shared a copy of the lawsuit via his […]

Manchester United legend, Paul Scholes has said Andre Onana was responsible for all the goals they conceded in a 3-3 draw with Galatasaray in the Champions League on Wednesday night. The Red Devils took a two-goal lead through Alejandro Garnacho and Bruno Fernandes, but were pegged back when Hakim Ziyech’s free-kick left Onana flat-footed. Scott […]

The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja on Tuesday affirmed the election of Dr. Kefas Agbu as the governor of Taraba State. In a unanimous judgement of the three-member panel of Justices of the court delivered by Justice Peter Affen, the appellate court held that the New Nigerian Peoples Party (NNPP) and its governorship candidate, […]

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