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Police protests 5 months unpaid allowances, Blocks Maiduguri-Kano Road

Men of the Police Mobile Force (PMF) deployed to Borno state on a special duty to work with the Joint Task Force (JTF) staged a protest over non-payment of their five months allowances in the state capital, Maiduguri yesterday.

Fresh tussle in Boko Haram as ill-health incapacitates Shekau

Abubakar Shekau, the leader of the terror group, Boko Haram whose insurgency has killed at least 20,000 people in Nigeria since 2009 is said to be weakened by ill health, prompting questions about his ability to lead the terrorists.

Bank of Agriculture to partner with EFCC to recover Anchor Borrowers loan – BOA’s Managing Director

The Bank of Agriculture (BOA) ready to join hands with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to retrieve anchor-borrowers loan from farmers who...

How officials, social media, fake news fuel Nigeria’s herdsmen crisis – BBC

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) in a new report blamed the Nigeria’s Officials, social media, fake news and photos for fueling the herdsmen/farmer crisis in the country.

Court discharges ex Air Force director prosecuted for $300,000 bribery

Mamu was charged by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in June 2016 for allegedly collecting a cash gift of $300,000 and N5.9 million for the purchase of a Range Rover Evoque.

In 5 minutes, Bauchi State Assembly confirms Audu Katagum as Dep. Gov.

The confirmation was made during a plenary presided over by the Speaker, Mr Kawuwa Damina in which the Law Makers spent less than five minutes to screen and confirm the nominee as the State’s Deputy Governor

Official: Real Madrid sign Andriy Lunin

Real Madrid signed Ukrainian goalkeeper Andriy Lunin, Real Madrid announced the signing via it's official website. Lunin is 19 years old is believed to...

World Cup 2018: Ahmed Musa rescues Nigeria with brace against Iceland

Ahmed Musa scored a brace as a much-improved Super Eagles defeated Iceland in a Group D World Cup match at the Volgograd Arena on Friday. Details...

Super Eagles XI: Three changes made to the side that lost 2-0 to Croatia.

Nigeria will be looking to redeem their battered image when they take on Iceland in a crucial FIFA World Cup 2018 match in Volgograd...

DSS arrests Senator Abaribe

Abaribe, who is chairman of the senate committee on power, steel development and metallurgy, had alleged that N30 billion was smuggled into the power...

Nigeria Law school okays the use of hijab during call to bar

The young female lawyer from University of Ilorin who was disallowed to perform the ceremony because she refused to remove her hijab, will now...

Ebri steps down, All is set for Adams Oshiomhole coronation as the new APC national chairman

The All  Progressives Congress, APC, was putting finishing touches ahead of todays  coronation of Mr. Adams Oshiomhole as its new national chairman in Abuja. Mr....

Rumours: Barcelona interested in Pogba

Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde is hoping to land Paul Pogba as a replacement for Andres Iniesta, claims Don Balon. Valverde's interest is complicated by Manchester United's...

Transfer: Done Deal- Man Utd sign Fred for £52.5m

The Brazilian has signed a five-year deal which includes a club option for a further 12 months upon its expiry. The 25-year-old, who is United’s...

‘I just feel so sorry for Messi’ – Zabaleta expects Argentina retirement for Barcelona star

Lionel Messi could retire from international football after the World Cup following Argentina’s shambolic display against Croatia, according to his former team-mate Pablo Zabaleta. Argentina’s...

‘Sampaoli can say what he wants’ – Aguero

Argentina forward Sergio Aguero took aim at his manager Jorge Sampaoli following Thursday's disastrous 3-0 defeat to Croatia at the World Cup. The Albiceleste stand on...

2018 World Cup: The star man barely got a sniff of the ball in the first half

Leonel Messi barely got a sniff of the ball in the first half as his supply was limited by an effective performance from their...

Argentina 0-3 Croatia World Cup Russia 2018: match report

Argentina's World Cups hang by a fraying thread after being thumped by Croatia in a Group D showdown that was billed as a game...

You are in my thoughts and prayers – Buhari to Bauchi rainstorm and fire victims

The president, on Thursday, in the company of the governor, Bar. Muhammed Abubakar, paid a condolence visit to the Emir of Bauchi, Dr. Rilwanu...

Buhari ya sanya hannu kan kasafin kudin bana

A tsakiyar watan Mayu ne majalisun dokokin kasar suka amince da kasafin kudin, wanda ya kai naira tiriliyon 9.1, wata shida bayan da shugaban...


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