Category: Naija News

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JAMB to announce new admission policies Tuesday

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB, which began a meeting on Monday, is expected to formally announce a new holistic policy on Tuesday when the body is expected to

Pastor impregnates housewife in Ondo

A pastor in charge of Christ Apostolic Church (CAC), Oke-Itura, Iju in Akure North local government area of Ondo State, Mathew Olakunle, has been accused of impregnating a woman undergoing

Bonanza: Dangote Cement Rewarding Retailers

It’s has been a great time of rewards for the teeming retailers of Dangote Cement as the officials of the company have been moving from locations to locations in a

Igbo Amazon: America’s Linda Ikeji Worth $30 million

A few things Aneglica Nwandu has in common with Linda Ikeji is that they both run digital urban media in their respective countries, sitting on top of multi-million dollar

23-Year-Old UNIABUJA Student Puts Her Virginity On Sale

A Nigerian lady who is yet to be identified has put her virginity on sale. The 23-year-old student of University of Abuja, UNIABUJA, took to her social media page to

Anambra 2017: Chidoka emerges UPP candidate

A former Minister Of Aviation, Chief Osita Chidoka, has emerged the gubernatorial candidate of the United Progressives Party (UPP) in Anambra. Chidoka beat his opponent, Chief Chudi Offodile in the primary

Muhammadu Buhari to address Nigerians on Monday morning

Buhari has been struggling to rid Nigeria of the endemic corruption that has blighted its development and helped tip the country into recession. High-profile members of the previous government have

FG Begins Move To Send Nnamdi Kanu Back To Prison

The Nigerian Government has urged a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja to revoke the bail granted to the embattled leader of the pro-Biafra group, the Indigenous People Of

Lagos ranked 2nd world’s least liveable city

Lagos State, Nigeria’s commercial capital, has been ranked as second world’s least liveable city. It ranked second behind Damascus in an annual report by The Economist, which placed Melbrourne, Australia, as

Gunmen Attack EFCC Headquarters In Abuja

Few weeks after an investigator with the Economic Financial and Crime Commission (EFCC), Mr Austine  Okwor, was shot  by unknown assailants in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, the commission

INEC registers new party

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has registered an additional party, the African People’s Party, APP, bringing the number of registered parties in the country to 46. INEC Chairman, Mahmood Yakubu,

ASUU strike may end in two days, says government

The Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, yesterday assured Nigerians that the industrial action embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) may end in two days. In an

Gas production to grow faster than oil, coal by 2022

Gas production will grow faster than oil and coal over the next five years, helped by low prices, ample supply, and its role in reducing air pollution and other emissions,

I became President at 39, why can’t you? – Obasanjo queries youth

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has charged the Nigerian youth to wake up from their slumber and take the bull by the horns as far as national leadership is concerned. The