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First Lady, Aisha Buhari, flown abroad for neck pain

By Ifreke InyangAisha, the wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, has been flown abroad for medical treatment, Daily Trust reports. She left Nigeria for Dubai, UAE over the Sallah weekend due to persistent neck pain. The problem began when she returned to Abuja from Lagos, where she had gone to pay a condolence visit to Florence […]

Blue-eyed mother, daughters to receive help from Kwara Gov’s wife

Wife of Kwara State Governor, Mrs Olufolake Abdulrazaq has extended a helping hand to the blue-eyed Kwara mom who was abandoned by her husband. Risikat, a mum-of-two from Kwara State, told Punch that she was born with naturally blue eyes. She explained that since it was unusual, her parents took her to the General Hospital […]

30 years later, Cameroonian Italia ’90 World Cup team gets promised houses

(NNP) The Cameroonian national team that played in the 1990 World Cup hosted by Italy, has finally been given houses they were promised by the government 30 years ago. The 1990 team was the first in Africa to proceed beyond the second round to the quarter-final stage, eventually losing to England. In the first match […]

Edo has become Syria; Wike is Putin, Baba is Trump –Shehu Sani

(NNP) The political imbroglio in Edo State has descended to a new low with the dual impeachment of the Speaker, Frank Okiye and his deputy on the same day. The development has drawn reaction from some of the eminent politicians in the country, including former vociferous senator from Kaduna, Shehu Sani, who likened the unfolding […]

Violence mars Nigerian Medical Association’s election in Enugu

By Taiwo Okanlawon Election into executive positions in the Enugu State Chapter of Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) descended into chaos after thugs allegedly sponsored by a faction of the body invaded the venue of the election. The much-advertised election was holding at the Michael Okpara square before the thugs stormed the venue with dangerous weapons […]

Security agents take over Edo Assembly, as parallel Speaker emerges

By Gabriel Enogholase & Ozioruva Aliu BENIN CITY-THERE is tension in Edo State, as security personnel from the police, Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, and armed plainclothes security men took over the state House of Assembly complex over an allegation that 19 lawmakers were planning to storm the Chief Anthony Enahoro complex, elect […]

DMO releases details, puts Chinese loans at $3.1b

The Debt Management Office (DMO), yesterday, put Nigeria’s loan liability to China at $3.121billion as at March 31 2020, representing 3.94 per cent of the nation’s $79.3 billion debt portfolio. The move might have followed recent controversies generated by the issue in the public space. The government agency explained that in terms of foreign sources, […]

Buhari, Army silent as US warns ISIS, al-Qaeda planning to penetrate Southern Nigeria

By Rasheed Sobowale The Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari, and the Nigerian Army Headquarters have been silent since the media reported that ISIS and al-Qaeda groups are planning to infiltrate Southern Nigeria and expand across West Africa. Likewise, there was a sudden loss of voice of the Presidential Aides who are reputed for their quick reactions […]

Edo Assembly: Obaseki blames Oshiomhole, reveals next action

By Wale OdunsiEdo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has condemned Thursday’s incident at the House of Assembly. He declared that the action of the lawmakers was a coup and treasonable. The governor noted that the inauguration of the lawmakers was an “illegal assault on our democracy.” Obaseki stated that former national chairman of the All Progressives […]

NIS officials collect N50K bribe from migrants, Reps member calls for probe

Federal Lawmaker, Tolulope Akande-Sadipe has called on the Nigeria Immigration Service to investigate allegations of bribery against its personnel in land borders and at airports. Akande-Sadipe, who is the Chairman, House Committee on Diaspora Affairs said that allegations of bribe collection from irregular migrants leaving the country are gaining grounds already and cannot be ignored. […]

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