Lawmakers warn government that it risks turning Shiite movement into another Boko Haram

PARLIAMENTARIANS have warned the federal government that it risks turning the Shiite sect the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) into another terrorist group like Boko Haram with the way it is being treated.



Christian Association of Nigeria defends Adeboye saying he is not a government minister

CHRISTIAN Association of Nigeria (Can) leaders have defended the embattled general overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) Pastor Enoch Adeboye saying he is not to blame for government failings.



Arsenal resigned to losing Iwobi for the opening of the season as club jets out to the US today

ENGLISH Premier League giants Arsenal are resigned to not having Super Eagles playmaker Alex Iwobi available for their US pre-season tour and possibly the start of the forthcoming 2019/20 season as a result of Nigeria's success in the ongoing African Cup of Nations.



Nafdac bans the open sale of Sniper and all other Dichlorvos products with effect from Sep 1

NIGERIA'S National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (Nafdac) has announced a ban on the open sale of the pesticide Sniper and related products manufactured by Dichlorvos in response to their recent use to commit suicide.



Nigeria needs a robust foreign policy that will involve a reduction in the number of African nations

By Ayo Akinfe 

[1] Today in July 11. Do you know that on this day in 1960, Ivory Coast, Dahomey, Upper Volta and Niger Republic all declared their independence from France?

[2] That year 1960 was the one which most African nations achieved independence. If we want to be honest about it, after World War Two, Britain and France were no longer interested in their empires and decided to let Africans run their own affairs 


Eagles make hard work of an easy game but beat South Africa 2-1 to qualify for semi final

NIGERIA'S Super Eagles have qualified for the semi-finals of the ongoing African Cup of Nations after beating South Africa's Bafana Bafana tonight in a pulsating quarter final clash at the Cairo International Stadium.



Federal lawmakers consider taking over Edo State House of Assembly as Obaseki/Oshiomhole spat deepens

NIGERIA'S Federal House of Representatives is considering a motion to take over the functions of the Edo State House of Assembly following protracted crisis that has resulted a paralysis since the last elections.



Digital rights body asks NIS to pay Ewohime Apkovweta N10m for releasing his passport details

DIGITAL rights organisation Paradigm Initiative has written to the comptroller-general of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) demanding compensation of N10m ($27,500) for Ewohime Apkovweta after his passport details were made public in response to his recent attack at the London high commission.



Presidency officials say CNG's 30-day ultimatum over Ruga cancellation should be ignored

PRESIDENCY officials have urged members of the public to ignore the recent the 30 day ultimatum given by the Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) asking the federal government to reverse its plans to scrap the controversial Ruga settlement programme.



Senator Abbo fails to show any remorse as he and Oluremi Tinubu clash at panel hearing

ADAMAWA North's Senator Elisha Abbo has attracted further condemnation following his recent appearance before the senate investigative panel hearing his case when he arrogantly told them how he wanted proceedings to go and failed to show any remorse for his actions.




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