Leading economist warns that Nigeria needs to create 19m jobs a year to combat unemployment


NIGERIA has been warned that she needs to create about 19m new jobs a year if she wants to avoid a catastrophic economic meltdown that will result from the spiralling rise in unemployment which could precipitate social unrest.



PDP National Assembly lawmakers in Ebonyi distance themselves from Umahi's plans to defect


MEMBERS of the Ebonyi State National Assembly Caucus of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have distanced themselves from the recent actions of Governor Dave Umahi who recently dumped the party and defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).



UK House of Commons to debate Lekki Toll Gate massacre on Nov 23 after receiving over 200,000 signatures

BRITAIN's House of Commons has set aside November 23 as the day when members of Parliament will debate the Lekki Toll Gate massacre in Nigeria having received in excess of 200,000 signatures demanding that the matter be debated.



Nigerian aviation authorities allow four international airlines to resume flights into the country


NIGERIAN aviation authorities have lifted the embargo on four major international airlines thus permitting them to fly into the country as the nation opens up its airspace as it eases the lockdown introduced in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.



CNN publishes details of what transpired at Lekki with evidence soldiers shot at protesters


AMERICAN TV network CNN has published details of what transpired at the Lekki Toll Gate in Lagos State on October 20 revealing that many unarmed protesters were gunned down in cold blood by the Nigerian Army while singing the national anthem.



Spain may have just done Nigeria a big favour by handing us Joachim Lowe for free as a replacement for Gernot Rohr


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[1] After last night's 6-0 thrashing, there is simply no way Joachim Lowe can stay on as Germany's head coach

[2] One could argue that Lowe is Germany's mist successful manager ever, winning the World Cup in Brazil in spectacular fashion in 2014, including that 7-1 demolition of the home team in front of their fans

[3] In 2014, Lowe also won the Fifa World Coach Of The Year Award after receiving 36.23 % votes


Joe Biden ignores President Trump's intransigence and appoints nine key White House staff

AMERICAN president-elect Joe Biden has stepped up his preparations to assume office on January 20 next year despite President Donald Trump's refusal to concede defeat in the recent presidential elections by appointing nine key White House aides.



Nigeria remains on course to qualify for Nations Cup despite lacklustre draw in Freetown


NIGERIA has moved a step closer towards qualifying for the 2021 African Cup of Nations despite two below-par performances after the Super Eagles played out a barren draw with the Leone Stars of Sierra Leone on Freetown today.



Government plans new law to make OND the minimum requirement for police recruits


APPLICANTS hoping the join the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) must from henceforth posses a minimum qualification of the Ordinary National Diploma (OND) or its equivalent as part of new plans to elevate the quality of officers serving in the force.



Police warn Seun that they will close Fela's shrine if he holds Movement of the People meeting


AFROBEAT musician Seun Kuti has warned that the Nigerian government is threatening to shut down his father's legendary shrine in Lagos if he goes ahead with the launch of his political resistance campaigned christened The Movement of the People.




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