By Ummi Ismaeel,



Niger State government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with an Italian firm, ItalWorks Nigeria Limited, for the construction of 1, 000 housing units to ease accommodation problems in the state.

 Britain's Royal Air Force (RAF) have sent dozens of officers to Nigeria to carry out a training mission for the West African country as it fights the deadly Boko Haram insurgency.

Joseph Jericho, a 25-year-old cobbler, was on Friday sentenced to 25 years imprisonment by an Ikeja High Court for stealing two laptops and three mobile phones from a student.

Jericho of No. 14, Church St., Ilaje, Ebute Meta, Lagos, was charged for conspiracy and armed robbery.

The dream of having the second Niger Bridge, a gateway to South East region, has been threatened again going by reports. The construction of the bridge has remained a mirage as successive governments have consistently broken their promises to construct it.

 .Orders him to return all salaries collected


The Supreme Court has, Friday, sacked the Senator representing Taraba North in the Senate, Abubakar Danladi and asked him to return all salaries he had collected before his sacking.


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Nigeria’s population to overtake U.S.’s by 2050 – UN

The United Nations (UN) has predicted that Nigeria’s population will overtake the US population by 2050.

The current population of US is over 322 million, while Nigeria has more than 180 million.

Recall notice: INEC notifies Dino, to verify signatures next month

The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC has formally acknowledged receipt of a petition from some voters in Kogi West senatorial District for the recall of Sen. Dino Melaye, saying it has notified the lawmaker of the development.

Breaking news: Wike sacks Works commissioner

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has sacked his Commissioner of Works, Mr Bathuel Harrison with immediate effect.

NFF mourns, as Emeteole dies


IfeanyiUbah’s Seka Wins VAT Wonder Goal Award

FC IfeanyiUbah’s Ivorian import, Pasca Seka, got the highest votes of 338 to emerge the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Match Day 23 VAT Wonder Goal award winner.

Nigeria floats $2b Brazil-like Social-Welfare Plan

  • World Bank to lend $500 million for conditional cash transfers
  • Social plan starts as economy hit by worst slump in 25 years

Okorocha condemns quit notice to Ndigbo by Arewa youths

.Hosts Muslim community in Imo, Abia

By allas Onyema


Imo State Governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha, has said that it was wrong for the Arewa Youths to ask Ndigbo to leave the Northern states.

UNICEF, govt flag off G4G project in 100 Bauchi schools

By Rita Michael, Bauchi


The United Nation Children's Fund (UNICEF) in collaboration  with Federal Ministry of Education and the Bauchi State government has flagged off the Girls-for-Girls Initiative (G4G) in 100 schools in Bauchi State.


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