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The Senate on Wednesday clashed with Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation Limited over the legal basis to continue to appear before the Red Chamber since the enactment of the Petroleum Industrial Act. At the Interactive session organized by the Senate committee on finance with revenue generating Agencies, The representative of the Group Managing Director of the […]

Norwegian striker of Nigerian heritage, Antonio Eromonsele Nusa, has become the second youngest player to score in the UEFA Champions League scoring the last goal for Club Brugge in their four-nil thumping of FC Porto on Tuesday, in a match day-two encounter. The 180cm tall attacker sits second to FC Barcelona forward Ansu Fati. At […]

Cross River State Governor Ben Ayade, this Wednesday, locked out some of his aides, including some staff of Government House, Calabar, for coming late to work. The Governor who came to his office as early as 7:58 am with his aides and security operatives directed that all doors of the Governor’s Office be locked at […]

Suspected armed robbers have allegedly broken into a mosque within the Katsina metropolis and stole a generating set and some ceiling fans. A source in the area who confirmed the development, said the incident which occurred at Unguwar Lambobi, Tudun ‘Yan Lihidda, within the metropolis, saw the suspected robbers carting away 4 of the mosques’ […]

The European Union is launching a €39 million programme on Monday, September 12, aimed at promoting transparent, inclusive, and credible elections in Nigeria. The programme tagged EU Support to Democratic Governance in Nigeria (EU-SDGN) Phase II, is a €39m initiative funded under the EU’s Neighbourhood Development and International Cooperation Instrument, for over five years. In […]

The Federal Government has declared the League Management Company, the organisers of the Nigeria Professional Football League, an illegal organisation. The LMC established in 2012 is in charge of the local professional league in Nigeria but has now been enmeshed in politics. The Ministry of Sports and Youth Development, also at the centre of the […]

The inability of cocoa farmers to produce more than sixty percent of the projected cash crop production in Cross River State has been hindered by unfavourable weather, fake chemicals and black pod disease. They want the government to come to their aid. Providing an enabling environment with the right policies will also ensure both direct […]

The Department of State Services has disclosed that operatives searched the Kaduna residence and offices of Tukur Mamu on Thursday night with many discoveries. A statement by its Spokesman, Peter Afunanya confirmed that several incriminating materials were found during the search among which were military accouterments, large cash in various foreign currencies, and financial transaction […]

Queen Elizabeth II is dead, she died peacefully this Thursday afternoon at Balmoral Castle, a statement from Buckingham Palace confirms. Elizabeth II, born in Mayfair London as Elizabeth Alexandra Mary, on April 21, 1926, died at the age of 96. She ascended the throne in 1952 after the demise of her father King George VI. […]

The Federal High Court in Lagos has extended the order stopping President Muhammadu Buhari and the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) from revoking the licenses of 53 broadcast stations in the country and shutting down the stations for allegedly failing to renew their licenses. Honourable Justice Akintayo Aluko on 29 August 2022 granted an order of […]

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