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Gunmen kill police inspector, 24 others — Daily Times Nigeria

Kingsley Chukwuka, Jos and ISAAC JOB, UYO Despite efforts of the various security agencies to curb killings by suspected herdsmen and bandits, hoodlums have...

Nigeria on suicide slide, may not see another June 12, Soyinka warns

Nobel laureate Prof. Wole Soyinka has said that Nigeria may not celebrate another Democracy Day as one nation if President Muhammadu Buhari fails...

Inflation, devaluation push millennials away from N20 trillion stock market

Despite years of stability of the Nigerian Stock Exchange, many Nigerian youths are diversifying and hedging their investment portfolios from the country’s high...

COVID-19 shortens Africa’s blood banks by 17%

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has said blood donation fell by 17 per cent in Africa in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic... The...

AFN crisis lingers as Okowa, Gusau emerge factional presidents

The tussles for the control of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) were heightened yesterday when two separate presidents and boards of the...

Senate probes NSITF for alleged N61.1 billion diversion

The Senate Committee on Public Accounts has begun a probe into the alleged diversion of N61.1 billion by officials of Nigeria Social Insurance...

I didn’t step on Kwankwaso’s poster deliberately, says Ganduje

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje has broken his silence on a viral picture on social media where he was captured marching on the image of...

Lagos residents lament increasing cases of traffic robbery

The modus operandi of traffic robberies in Lagos had remained the same over the year. They loiter around either on motorcycles or on...

‘Nigeria loses over N100b yearly to tax related corruption’

Nigeria might be losing about N100 billion every year to tax related fraud, participants have disclosed at the 25th Anti-corruption Situation Room organised...

Nigeria needs leaders to unite citizens for solutions, says Osinbajo

Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has declared that Nigeria needs proactive leaders, who are prepared to unite the citizens in finding solutions to...

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N16bn spent on tomato importation in two years —NSPRI

Tribune Online N16bn spent on tomato importation in two years —NSPRI NIGERIA imported a total of 105,000 metric tons of tomatoes valued at over N16...

How To Strengthen Nigeria’s Oil, Gas Industry – Seplat Boss

LAGOS  – To strengthen Nigeria’s oil and gas industry, Mr. Roger Brown, Chief Executive Officer of Seplat Plc, has urged Nigeria to reduce...

Olympic icon Phelps fired up by return to US swimming trials

The US Olympic swimming trials still get Michael Phelps's synapses firing, even though the Games great has nothing on the line at the...

Lagos-Ibadan railway: Different stations, different phases

A few hours before President Muhammdu Buhari commissioned the Lagos-Ibadan railway project as completed, JUSTICE NWAFOR joined the train and reports the current...

Zambia’s Former President Kaunda, Hospitalised

Zambia’s founding father and former president Kenneth Kaunda has been admitted to hospital for an undiclosed illness, his office said Monday. In a terse...

Echoes of June 12

On May 16, 2019, the National Assembly of Nigeria passed an amendment of the Public Holidays Act to change Democracy Day from May...

Tesla Could Start Accepting Bitcoin Again – Elon Musk

Tesla’s chief executive officer Elon Musk has hinted that the electric carmaker may accept Bitcoin (BTC/USD) again as payment for its products. Bitcoin...

Prime Minister Boris Johnson To Delay COVID-19 Lockdown Lifting To July

British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson Prime Minister Boris Johnson is due to announce the delay of easing COVID-19 lockdown restrictions, seeing the current rules...

The Dilema Over Grazing Laws

 ERIC TENIOLA  President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, has often referred to the gazette which published the grazing laws in Nigeria. In his television interview to...

World Blood Day: 7m African Patients Need Blood Yearly – WHO

The Would Health Organisation says  blood stocks in the African region have declined over the last year as fewer people have been donating...

Buhari Is A Willing Horse Nigerians Want To Ride To Death – Ngige

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y5ak28ftTpk Minister of Labour and Employment Dr Chris Ngige says President Muhammadu Buhari has tolerated a lot from critics, reiterating that many Nigerians want...

Kebbi Gov’s Wife Wants Nigerians To Shun Discrimination Against Albinos

Dr Zainab Shinkafi-Bagudu, wife of Kebbi State Governor, on Sunday appealed to Nigerians to shun any form of discrimination against persons living with...

Igbos Will Feel Less Marginalized If They Produce Next President – Ngige

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ut0gbViMlNw  Perceived feelings of marginalization in the Southeast will be largely assuaged if the region produces Nigeria’s next president.This is the view of the...

We Did Not Issue A 72-Hour Ultimatum To Delta State, Says Miyetti Allah

 The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association Of Nigeria has distanced itself from a statement credited to MACBAN, in which a 72-hour ultimatum was...

CNPP calls for recall of Kogi National Assembly members

Tribune Online CNPP calls for recall of Kogi National Assembly members The Kogi State chapter of the Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) has passed...