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Abule Ado Pipeline Explosion: BBC Uncovers New Evidence Regarding Cause Of Blast, Contradicts NNPC’s Explanation (video)

New evidence regarding the cause of a pipeline explosion which killed 23 people and destroyed a girls boarding school in Lagos state earlier in the...
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NCDC Confirms 197 New Coronavirus Cases, 200 Recoveries, 5 Fatalities

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has announced 197 new coronavirus cases, 200 recoveries and 5 deaths on Thursday night. The centre gave a breakdown of...

Fire Guts LASTMA Office In Oshodi For The Second Time In Two Months

Fire has gutted a section of the headquarters of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, Oshodi in Lagos state on Tuesday. LASTMA made this known in a...

Atiku Reacts To Rumors Of Being On US Watch List

Former presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has dismissed reports that he and his family are on a watch list...

Army Commander Killed By Boko Haram Laid To Rest As Governor Zulum Donates House, Scholarships, N20m To Family (photos)

Babagana Zulum, governor of Borno state, has announced the donation of a house, scholarships and N20 million to the family of Dahiru Bako, late commander of...

Electricity Tariff, Fuel Hike: NLC Insists Nationwide Strike, Protest To Go Ahead From September 28

Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has insisted on going ahead with its earlier planned strike and protest, with effect from September 28, 2020, following the...
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Politics

Appeal Court Sets Up Panel For Edo Election Petition Tribunal

Court of Appeal has constituted election tribunal to adjudicate petitions arising from the just concluded Edo governorship election, which Governor Godwin Obaseki emerged winner. Read Also: Breaking:...

INEC Presents Certificate Of Return To Obaseki

Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has issued certificates of return to Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, and his deputy, Phillip Shaibu. National Commissioner, INEC in...

Edo Election: ‘It Is A Victory For Nigeria’s Democracy’ – APC Congratulates Obaseki

All Progressives Congress (APC) has congratulated Governor Godwin Obaseki on his re-election as the governor of Edo State. The chairman of the APC national caretaker...

What Is Left Of APC Is Just Respect For Buhari – Rochas Okorocha

Former governor of Imo state, Rochas Okorocha, has spoken on the internal crisis rocking the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), following the party's defeat...

Edo Election: APC Was Going To Win, I Don’t Know What Happened – El-Rufai Says Following Obaseki’s Victory

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai has expressed surprise at the loss of the All Progressive Congress in the recently concluded Edo State Governorship Election. The Governor...

Metro

Man Sells His Set Of Twins For N150,000

Police in Anambra state have arrested a 31-year-old man, Chijioke Chukwulota, pictured above, for selling his set of twins born to him by his...
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Police Arrest 4 Suspects For Certificate Forgery In Niger

Niger State Police Command has arrested four suspects for criminal conspiracy and certificate forgery. Spokesman for the command, ASP Wasiu Abiodun, who confirmed the arrest...

60-Year-Old Man Rapes Neighbor’s 5-Year-Old Daughter In Bauchi

Bauchi State Police Command has arrested a 60-year-old man, Muhammed Dahiru, for allegedly defiling his neighbour's 5-year-old daughter in Nahuta villa, Toro Local Government Area of the...

Court Remands Two Men In SCIID Custody Over Alleged Murder Of Policeman

An Iyaganku Chief Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ibadan, Oyo state has on Tuesday ordered that two men be remanded in the State Criminal Investigation...

World

Mali’s Former Defence Minister Ba N’Daou Heads Interim Government

Mali's former defence minister, Ba N'Daou, has been named as president of the country's new transition government. N’Daou will oversee the 18-month transition period in...

Trump Approves Deal Between Oracle, TikTok

US President Donald Trump has approved a deal between TikTok's parent company, ByteDance, and computer technology giant, Oracle, after threatening to ban the Chinese-owned app...

US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Dies At 87

US Supreme Court Justice, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a towering women’s rights champion who became the court’s second female justice, has died on Friday at...

TikTok, WeChat: US To Ban App Downloads In 48 Hours

United States has on Friday ordered a ban on downloads of popular Chinese-owned video app, TikTok and use of the messaging and payment platform,...

Yoshihide Suga Elected Japan’s New Prime Minister As Shinzo Abe Officially Resigns Over Health Reasons

Japan’s parliament has elected Yoshihide Suga as prime minister, following the resignation of the former chief cabinet secretary, Shinzo Abe, over health reasons. Abe, who resigned...
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Man Sells His Set Of Twins For N150,000

Police in Anambra state have arrested a 31-year-old man, Chijioke Chukwulota, pictured above, for selling his set of twins born to him by his...

Police Arrest 4 Suspects For Certificate Forgery In Niger

Niger State Police Command has arrested four suspects for criminal conspiracy and certificate forgery. Spokesman for the command, ASP Wasiu Abiodun, who confirmed the arrest...

Fire Guts LASTMA Office In Oshodi For The Second Time In Two Months

Fire has gutted a section of the headquarters of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, Oshodi in Lagos state on Tuesday. LASTMA made this known in a...

Celebrity News

US Rapper Bobby Shmurda Denied Parole, Will Remain In Prison Until 2021

Popular US rapper, Bobby Shmurda has been denied parole and will have to remain in prison till 2021. Shmurda, whose real name is Ackquille Pollard, has...

Jackie Stallone: Sylvester Stallone’s Mother And Celebrity Big Brother Star Dies At 98

Jackie Stallone, Celebrity Big Brother star and the mother of Hollywood actor Sylvester, has died at 98. Frank Stallone, the younger brother to Sylvester, made the announcement on...

‘I Am So Sorry’ – Ellen DeGeneres Publicly Addresses Toxic Work Environment Allegations On Her Show For The First Time, Promises New Chapter

Talk show host, Ellen DeGeneres has publicly addressed allegations of toxic work environment and sexual harassment on her show for the first time. DeGeneres’s show...

BBNaija 2020: Media Personality, Noble Igwe Gifts Ozo All Expense Paid Trip To Cyprus Following Eviction From Show

Popular media personality, Noble Igwe has announced that he has concluded plans for an all expense paid trip to Cyprus for Ozo following his...

Zendaya Makes Emmys History As Youngest Lead Actress Drama Winner

Zendaya Coleman has become the youngest actress to win the prize for lead actress in a drama. The actress and singer broke a record that...

Sport

Arturo Vidal Joins Inter Milan From FC Barcelona For €1 Million

Inter Milan have completed a deal to sign Arturo Vidal from Barcelona for 1 million euros ($1.17 million). Barca in a statement stated; Barcelona and Inter...

Luis Suarez Agrees Terms With Atletico Madrid Ahead Of Barca Exit

Barcelona striker Luis Suarez has agreed personal terms with Atletico Madrid as the end of his contract with the Spanish club nears. New Barca boss, Ronald Koeman...

Manchester City Midfielder, Ilkay Gundogan Tests Positive For Coronavirus Ahead Of Premier League Opener

Manchester City midfielder, Ilkay Gundogan has tested positive for coronavirus ahead of their Premier League opener against Wolves. City announced the positive result on Monday...

Obafemi Martins Joins Chinese Super League Club, Wuhan FC

Former Super Eagles striker, Obafemi Martins, has joined Chinese Super League side Wuhan FC on a one-year deal. The 35-year-old joined Wuhan on a free...

Liverpool Sign Bayern Munich’s Thiago For $26 Million

Liverpool has confirmed the signing of Spain midfielder Thiago Alcantara from Bayern Munich for a reported fee of £20 million ($26 million) on Friday. The...