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  • Five-time champion Brazil stumbles in its opening game - Brazil joined the list of big teams struggling to win their opening matches at the World Cup in Russia. The five-time champions were held to a 1-1 draw by Switzerland on Sunday, a few hours after four-time champion Germany was beaten by Mexico 1-0. Philippe Coutinho gave Brazil the lead...
  • Ronaldo Doesn’t Have The Record, I Do – Gyan - Ghana’s Asamoah Gyan has hit back after it was wrongly reported Cristiano Ronaldo had become the first man to score at eight successive major tournaments. Ronaldo scored a stunning hat trick in Portugal’s 3-3 draw with Spain on Friday night, as he netted in an eighth major tournament in a...
  • FIFA World Cup: Mexico stuns holders Germany in opener - Germany was stunned, 1-0, by Mexico in the opening game of their World Cup defense on Sunday as Hirving Lozano finished off a sharp counter-attack that exposed the ragged defending that the four-times winners had displayed in their warm-up games. Germany’s defense had looked stretched to breaking point on several...
  • World Cup: Why Super Eagles lost to Croatia – Rohr - Super Eagles’ Head Coach, Gernot Rohr, on Saturday said the team’s 0-2 loss to Croatia in their opening match of Russia 2018 was due to “many mistakes’’. Rohr, while speaking at the post-match conference of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Group D fixture, said he and his players were aware...
  • Campus journalists fault suspension of UI’s Law student - Campus Journalists drawn from universities across the country under the auspices of “Free Campus Press Movement” have condemned the suspension of Kunle Adebajo, an award-winning campus journalist and Law student of University of Ibadan who’s expected to proceed to law school this year. In a statement, the group faulted the...

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FG Hires Lawyers With N500m To Recover N330bn From MTN

The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved the payment of N500 million to the lawyers that worked for the recovery of N330billion fine from MTN Nigeria Limited. The Minister of Justice and Attorney-General of th...

Nigeria, Morocco Sign Agreement On Regional Gas Pipeline

The Federal Republic of Nigeria and the Kingdom of Morocco on Monday in Rabat, Morocco, signed three agreements, which includes a regional gas pipeline that will see Nigeria providing gas to countries in West Africa sub-...

Dangote, Peugeot In Joint Venture To Re-start Vehicle Assembly In...

Aliko Dangote has entered a joint venture with PSA Peugeot Citroen, along with five northern state governments to re-start assembling of cars in Kaduna plant by the first quarter of 2019. An aide to Kaduna State Governor...

Nigerians To Pay More For Alcohol, Cigarette As From Monday

The new excise duty for alcoholic beverages and tobacco earlier approved by President Muhammadu Buhari will take effect from Monday, June 4, 2018, says the Federal Government. The News Agency of Nigeria recalls on Sunday...

Coca-Cola Launches First Alcoholic Drink (Photo)

Coca-Cola has launched its first alcoholic drink, a lemon flavoured alcopop, in Japan in a bid to tap new markets and consumers. In a global first for the US drinks giant, three fizzy lemon drinks went on sale on Monday....

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Taxi Ploughs Into World Cup Fans In Russia, Many Injured(Photos)

Taxi Ploughs Into World Cup Fans In Russia,...

This is the horrific moment a taxi driver rammed his vehicle through a busy crowd of football fans just yards from Moscow’s Red...
I don’t know if my son is dead or alive – Shekau’s mother

I don’t know if my son is dead...

Falmata, mother of Abubakar Shekau, Boko Haram leader, says she is not sure if her son is dead or alive. In an interview...
Saudi Arabia Allows First Women’s Driving Licenses, Even as Crackdown Continues

Saudi Arabia Allows First Women’s Driving Licenses, Even...

For the first time in decades, Saudi Arabia has begun issuing driver’s licenses to women as it prepares to lift its ban on...
Citizens To Contribute To Pay Off $251bn National Debt

Citizens To Contribute To Pay Off $251bn National...

Malaysia’s new Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said Wednesday the government will set up a trust fund to let the public contribute to easing...
Coca-Cola Launches First Alcoholic Drink (Photo)

Coca-Cola Launches First Alcoholic Drink (Photo)

Coca-Cola has launched its first alcoholic drink, a lemon flavoured alcopop, in Japan in a bid to tap new markets and consumers. In...
Government To Start Paying Civil Servants Daily

Government To Start Paying Civil Servants Daily

The Ugandan government is to introduce biometric gadgets for the implementation of daily salary payment for civil servants. The gadgets are to be...
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NAFDAC Confiscates 35 Containers Of Tramadol

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says it has seized about 35 containers of imported tramadol, a recently banned medical substance at various ports in the country. The Di...

Ebola Fear: Nigeria’s Airports, Borders Under Surveillance

To keep Nigerians safe from deadly Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), the Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday has ordered the Federal Ministry of Health to set up surveillance activities in the country. The Mi...

Codeine Abuse: NAFDAC Seals Emzor, Other Pharmaceuticals

NAFDAC has shut down the Peace Standard Pharmaceutical ltd., BIORAJ Pharmaceutical ltd. both in Ilorin, Kwara, and the Emzor Pharmaceuticals Ind. Lagos as it probed the codeine-based syrup epidemic. Codeine-bas...

BREAKING: FG Bans Production Of Codeine Based Syrups In Nigeria

The Federal Ministry of Health has directed the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) to ban with immediate effect further issuance of permits for the importation of codeine as a...

Lifestyle

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US activist to Adichie: Leave chivalry and worry about female...

Dana Loesch, a US political commentator, has raised dust over Chimamanda Adichie’s position on chivalry. Loesch on Thursday suggested that Adichie, who has been vocal about feminism, “should return to her o...

My Dress Sense Against My Mental Sense

It’s always been said that you dress the way you want to be addressed. In recent times, such statement is regarded as obsolete and non factual. Why? Because a man’s intent cannot be known or deciphe...

Jackie Chan’s Lesbian Daughter is Homeless and Living Under the...

Jackie Chan’s daughter and her girlfriend Andi Autumn make a desperate plea for help via a YouTube video. screngrab via YouTube. Jackie Chan’s estranged daughter and her girlfriend are homeless, and hav...

“I Am The Igwe And Obi Of Yorubaland” – The...

The embattled Oluwo of Iwoland, Abdulrasheed Akanbi, has said that God is using those against his lifestyle (swag) to make him popular, insisting that he has the right as a king to bear the tag ’emir’ and o...

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Five-time champion Brazil stumbles in its opening game

Brazil joined the list of big teams struggling to win their opening matches at the World Cup in Russia. The five-time champions were held to a 1-1 draw by Switzerland on Sunday, a few hours after four-time champion Germa...

Ronaldo Doesn’t Have The Record, I Do – Gyan

Ghana’s Asamoah Gyan has hit back after it was wrongly reported Cristiano Ronaldo had become the first man to score at eight successive major tournaments. Ronaldo scored a stunning hat trick in Portugal’s 3-3...

FIFA World Cup: Mexico stuns holders Germany in opener

Germany was stunned, 1-0, by Mexico in the opening game of their World Cup defense on Sunday as Hirving Lozano finished off a sharp counter-attack that exposed the ragged defending that the four-times winners had display...

World Cup: Why Super Eagles lost to Croatia – Rohr

Super Eagles’ Head Coach, Gernot Rohr, on Saturday said the team’s 0-2 loss to Croatia in their opening match of Russia 2018 was due to “many mistakes’’. Rohr, while speaking at the post-match conference of the...

Ronaldo Equals Puskás’s International Record

Cristiano Ronaldo has now hit 84 international goals, taking him level with Europe’s all-time top scorer Ferenc Puskás. After scoring a hat-trick in Portugal’s 3-3 draw against Spain at the FIFA World Cup, C...
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FG Announces New National Building Code

FG Announces New National Building Code

The Federal Government yesterday announced a new national building code that will regulate construction with the aim of improving on measures to safeguard...
Nigerians Can Now Buy And Sell Electricity – Fashola

Nigerians Can Now Buy And Sell Electricity –...

Speaking on the electricity supply situation in the country, Minister of Power, Babatunde Fashola has announced that people are now free to set...
Finally Track Laying Commences On Lagos – Ibadan Fast Rail

Finally Track Laying Commences On Lagos – Ibadan...

Finally, the laying of rail tracks for the ongoing Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge project has commenced, it was observed today. This commenced during the...

Nigeria Airways Begins Operations, December 2018

There are indications that the much awaited national carrier for Nigeria, the Nigerian airways will commence operations in the last quarter of this year, precisely in December. General manager, Public Affairs o...

Israel Now Wants Voluntary Exit Of African Migrants

The plan to forcibly deport thousands of illegal African migrants has been shelved by Israel, but is encouraging voluntary deportation. In a written response to the country’s Supreme Court, the government sai...

Lagos To Commence Removal Of Abandoned, Accident Vehicles

The Lagos State Government on Monday announced plans to commence removal of all abandoned vehicles on roads to complement emergency recovery efforts and prevent mishaps on streets and major highways in the Stat...

Military Plane Crashes In Algeria, More Than 200 People Dead

A plane crash in Algeria has reportedly left more than 200 people dead, local media reports. The military aircraft reportedly went down near an airport at Boufarik — less than 20 miles from the capital Algier...

Abuja Light Rail Ready For Inauguration

The 45-kilometre long Abuja Light Rail is ready for operation barring minor delay at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Station to be resolved this month, the FCT Administration said yesterday. The Transp...

Every Taxi In Abuja Must Be Air-conditioned By October –...

The Transport Secretariat of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has released more guidelines for passenger service (commercial) vehicles, operating within the FCT. Kayode Opeifa, the Transport ...

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What Celebrity Artiste Can You Faint For Or Can Make...

We don come again with our questions Oooo! So, we need all your attention on this ‘cus to me this is a little bit funny. So, some days ago Wizkid was in Ghana to perform in the GhanaMeetsNaija show. It was an...

Meghan Trainor on Why Her New Single ‘No’ Sounds Nothing...

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Viewers Deserve More Shows Like The Family

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Mark Hamill Says Luke Skywalker Could Be Gay

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Someone Immortalized Leonardo DiCaprio’s Oscar Win With a Giant Mural

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Review: Zootopia Gives the Old Teachable Moment a Jolt of...

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