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Germany has agreed to return all Benin artifacts to Nigeria by 2022. The artifacts are those taken from the Benin Royal Court following the British incursion in 1849. Making the pledge in Abuja, the German Director-General of Culture and Communication, Andreas Gorgen said Germany acknowledges that Nigeria has suffered a loss. He said Germany is […]

The police in Katsina state have confirmed the abduction of a sharia court judge Husaini Sama’ila during a court session in Bauren Zakka village in Safana Local Government Area of the state.   The bandits in their numbers invaded the court around 3pm yesterday in a commando style shooting sporadically before taking away the judge. […]

Nigeria and France have agreed to work together to fight insecurity bedeviling the Lake Chad basin area and the entire stretch of the Sahel region.   Speaking at a bilateral meeting with President Buhari on the sidelines of the Financing Africa Summit in Paris, French President, Emmanuel Macron pledged his steadfast support for Nigeria and its […]

The organised labour has rejected withdrawal of minimum wage and consequential adjustment by Ekiti state government. The organised labour, which comprises the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Trade Union Congress (TUC) and the Joint Negotiating Committee (JNC), met Governor Kayode Fayemi in a closed-door meeting on the state of the economy, calling for release of subventions […]

Kaduna state Government has declared National President of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) Comrade Ayuba Wabba and other members of the union wanted. They were declared wanted for economic sabotage and attacks on public infrastructure under Miscellaneous Offences Act. The NLC president had gone ahead with the strike action after the five-day warning strike elapsed […]

        Vice president Yemi Osinbajo has described as a distraction, the speculations that he will contest the 2023 presidential election.         Osinbajo’s spokesman in a statement yesterday, said it was untrue that he had declared interest in the 2023 race. He said the office of the Vice president was not connected to any online site […]

The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, says it would sustain its stakeholders’ consultations with various groups and professional bodies in order to serve to people of the Niger Delta region better. The Interim Administrator of the NDDC, Efiong Akwa, stated this during a one-day stakeholders engagement with members of civil society organizations. Since his appointment […]

Former Minister of Information and Board of Trustee member of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Professor Jerry Gana, has moved back to the party. He left the party he helped to create in order to actualize his presidential aspiration in the Social Democratic Party, SDP in the run-up to the 2019 general elections. Professor Gana […]

On the 6th of April 2021, 58 new confirmed cases were recorded in Nigeria. Till date, 163,388 cases have been confirmed, 153,630 cases discharged and 2,058 deaths have been recorded in the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja 58 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria; Lagos-32Kaduna-5Enugu-4Kano-4Edo-3FCT-3Osun-3Abia-1Bauchi-1Gombe-1Rivers-1 163,388 confirmed153,630 discharged2,058 deaths — NCDC (@NCDCgov) April […]

Police in Ekiti State have confirmed the safe release of a mechanized farmer, Isaac Agbanigo from his abductors. Agbanigo was kidnapped on Saturday, 3rd April, 2021 from his farm, located at Ajegbende Ise-road, in Ikere Ekiti, after the days work. He was said to have been accosted by seven masked armed men, who ordered him, […]

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