Niger State champions, Ahmadu Babago Secondary School, Minna on Thursday enhanced their chances of qualifying for the quarterfinals of the 2017 NNPC/Shell for All Nigeria Secondary Schools Football Championship with two straight victories.

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.

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.

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

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on Wednesday expressed shock at news of the death of former Nigeria international player and one-time Head Coach of the Supersand Eagles, Kelechi Emeteole. He was 66.


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How Boko Haram killed 16 people in double suicide attack in Borno

At least 16 people died in a double suicide bombing near a large camp for people made homeless by years of Boko Haram violence, Nigeria's emergency services and locals said Monday.

You can’t Islamise Nigeria, Apostle Suleman warns Buhari

.Decries removal  of CRK in school curriculum


 President of the Omega Fire Ministries, Apostle Johnson Suleman, has warned President Muhammadu Buhari, saying he cannot Islamise Nigeria.

We must avoid another war, Okogie warns

. Biafra will not stand — Gov Masari

•Igbo agenda cannot be wished away — Chekwas Okorie

Archbishop Emeritus of Lagos, Anthony Okogie, has said that Nigeria should avoid another civil war.

APC behind Niger PDP chairman's travails –PDP

.CAN tasks Bello on equal opportunities

By Ummi Ismaeel, Minna


Bakassi: Agony of teenagers impregnated, hungry, abandoned by unknown men

Janet, Ibitam and Rose have one thing in common: They are teenage inmates at the Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp in Akpabuyo Local Government Area of Cross River State but heavily pregnant.

How NDLEA impounded N225 trillion cocaine, heroine at Lagos ports

No fewer than 15,064kg of cocaine and heroine valued at about N225 trillion have been seized by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) at the Tin Can Island and Apapa ports of Lagos since 2006.

Quit notice to Ndigbo: Stop making provocative statements—Nwokoro

A social critic and public analyst, George Nwokoro, has asked ethnic groups to tread cautiously and desist from making provocative statements capable of setting Nigeria ablaze.

 This is coming on the heels of  the recent threat to Ndigbo by the Arewa youths to quit their territory.

Arsenal FC delegation visits Nigerian Breweries with Emirates FA Cup

A delegation from Arsenal Football Club on Thursday paid a courtesy visit to the Iganmu House, head office of Nigerian Breweries, Nigeria’s pioneer brewing company and makers of Star Lager beer with the Emirates FA Cup recently won by Arsenal.

Everton completes Pickfold record deal

Jordan Pickford has become the most expensive British keeper in history after Everton paid £25m - rising to what would be a club record £30m - to sign him from Sunderland.

Flood sacks two communities in Yobe

By Mohammed Abubakar, Damaturu


Flood caused by heavy rain on Wednesday, June 14, 2017, destroyed properties worth millions of naira and rendered many residents of Gashaka, Janga Siri and Maluri towns in Fika Local Government Area of Yobe State homeless.


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