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Fire guts House on the Rock church in Abuja {Photo}

Property worth millions of naira was reportedly destroyed by fire on Sunday at the House on the Rock church on James Wolfesen Drive, Airport Road, Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. It was

President Buhari Could Return to Nigeria Next Week

According to Sahara Reporters, President Muhammadu Buhari might be on his way back to the country, next week. It was gathered that two of the President’s aides, speaking anonymously, had

Police arrest soldier who worked for Evans

The police have arrested a soldier, Lance Corporal, Victor Chukwunonso, as a gang member of the notorious kidnap kingpin, Chukwudimeme Onwuamadike aka Evans. Chukunonso with Army No: 09/NA/64/6317 is attached to

Abuja, Lagos listed among 60 world’s most expensive cities

Lagos and Abuja ranked 29th and 59th respectively as the most expensive cities to live in a 2017 global cost of living survey. The 23rd Cost of Living Survey carried out

Nigerian govt declares Monday, Tuesday public holiday

The federal government has declared Monday and Tuesday, June 26 and 27, as Public Holiday to mark Eid-el-fitr celebration. The Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau, who made the declaration on behalf

FG denies removing CRK from secondary school curriculum

The Federal Government has denied reports that Christian Religious Knowledge (CRK) has been removed as a subject of study from the curriculum of public secondary schools ‎in Nigeria. Also, indication emerged

Police parade dad, son, six others over killing of APC chief

The Police in Ondo State yesterday paraded a 45-year-old palm winner tapper, Francis Bekewei, his 22- year-old son, David, and six other, for complicity in the kidnap and murder of

Chinese firm to manufacture phones in Nigeria by Q1 2018

Chinese Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM), operating in Nigeria as Partner Mobile, has informed of its readiness to start manufacturing mobile phones in the country. The firm, which entered the Nigerian market

8.5m Nigerians have hearing impairment – expert

No fewer than 360 million people across the globe are said to be living with hearing impairment out of which 8.5million are Nigerians. The Director of Global health and Research, Starkey

Evans Paid Traditional Ruler Herbalist Over N100 million

Following the arrest of Nigerian billionaire kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeje George Onwuamadike alias Evans, more shocking revelations regarding the crime lord who revealed he has made over $7billion from his

Nigerian Polytechnic to begin degree programmes — Official

The Federal Polytechnic, Bida in Niger State says arrangements have been concluded to introduce degree programmes in the institution. The Chairman of the Governing Board, Mohammed Yahaya, a professor made this

How we hijacked bullion vans, stole N200m – Evans

Billionaire kidnap kingpin, Chukwudubem Onuamadike, also known as Evans, has revealed how he and his gang attacked bullion vans while he was in the crime world. Addressing journalists , Evans disclosed

Fed Govt. bans smoking in Public Places

The Federal Government, through the Ministry of Health, has launched a campaign to ban smoking in 9 public places across the country. In a communiqué, the ministry said according to Section

I’m the next president, says Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, on Friday in Ado Ekiti, said he would become the next president of Nigeria. The governor, a member of the Peoples Democratic Party, boasted that he