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Nigeria Diaspora Commission helps secure the release of Kizz Daniel in Tanzania

AFROBEAT musician and songwriter Oluwatobiloba Daniel popularly known as Kizz Daniel has been released from detention by the Tanzanian authorities who recently arrested him for failing to show up for a concert after the federal government intervened in the matter.



Chief of defence staff reveals that masterminds of Owo church attack have been arrested

NIGERIAN military operatives have successfully arrested the masterminds behind the gruesome mass murder at the St Francis Catholic Church in Owo that took place on June 5 this year leaving 40 people dead.



Nigeria joins the World Bank's International Development Association top four debtors as borrowing soars

NIGERIA is now a member of the World Bank's top four International Development Association (IDA) borrowers’ list as increasing debt as a result of the coronavirus pandemic and the ensuing economic fallout has altered the country's lending status.



General overseer arrested by Lagos State Police Command over sexual offence allegations

MEN of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested the general overseer of the Peculiar Generation Assembly Bishop Chris Omosekpa after a high court issued a bench warrant against him over suspicion of committing sexual offences.



Spurs conclude deal with Udinese to being Destiny Udogie to the English Premier League

ENGLISH Premier League giants Tottenham Hotspurs have reached an agreement with Italian Serie A side Udinese over Nigeria-eligible youngster Destiny Udogie that will see him move to London under a season-long loan deal.



When I look at the way the British Tory leadership election is being dominated by economic issues, it is easy to see what is wrong with Nigerian politics. Do any of the Nigerian presidential candidates for instance have a tropical rainforest policy?

Ayo Akinfe

[1] I was just checking through some data on tropical rainforests and discovered there is not one such registered forest in Nigeria despite it accounting for 7.7% of our landmass. This inspite of the fact that the rainforest forms the majority of the environment in certain states like Ogun, Ondo, Ekiti, Akwa Ibom, Imo, Abia, Cross River, Edo Oyo, Ebonyi and Ekiti


Team Nigeria ends Commonwealth Games in highest-ever standing of seventh position

TEAM Nigeria has ended the Birmingham Commonwealth Games in the highest position ever since competing in the tournament occupying seventh position with a total of 35 medals that included 12 gold.



Soyinka disassociates himself from Pyrates Confraternity song mocking Tinubu as being old and frail

NOBEL laureate Professor Wole Soyinka has disassociated himself from the National Association of Seadogs song mocking the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate Asiwaju Bola Tinubu as being too old to run for office.



Ipob names Chika Edoziem as its interim leader pending the release of Nnamdi Kanu

SECESSIONIST group the Indigenous People of Biafra (Ipob) has announced Mazi Chika Edoziem as its new leader saying he will pilot the affairs of the organisation until Nnamdi Kanu is released.



Terrorists renege on promise to release 30 train hostages despite their colleagues being freed from detention

TERRORISTS who attacked the Abuja to Kaduna train on March 28 have reneged on a deal with the federal government to release the last 30 hostages they are holding after security agencies freed an equal number of their colleagues in detention.




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