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Federal Government pays YouWin awardees N11 billion

The Federal Government has disbursed over N11bn to the beneficiaries of the third edition of the YouWiN! programme from 2015 to date. The Director of...

Arsene Wenger called referee Mike Dean ‘a disgrace’ – FA

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger questioned referee Mike Dean’s honesty and called him “a disgrace” during an angry exchange after last month’s 1-1 draw against...

Lassa fever: Ebonyi doctors blame death of colleagues on non functionality of virology centre

Doctors in Ebonyi State on Tuesday protested along the major street of Abakaliki over the non functionality of the virology centre in the state. Recall...

Fulani herdsmen: Dogara reacts, reveals what lawmakers must do

Yakubu Dogara, Speaker of the House of Representatives, on Tuesday condemned the killings in various part of the country. Addressing lawmakers, following their resumption from...

Conserve energy to minimise electricity bills, NEMSA boss advises Nigerians

Mr Peter Ewesor, Managing Director, Nigerian Electricity Management Service Agency (NEMSA), has advised Nigerians to learn how to conserve energy in their homes to...

Nigeria’s inflation drops to 15.37% in December 2017 – NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says inflation rate, measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI), has further dropped to 15.37  per cent in...

You lied over genocide claim against Fulani in Taraba – CAN tells Emir Sanusi

The Christian Association of Nigeria in Taraba State on Tuesday described as outright false the claim by the Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Lamido...

NSCDC supervises lifting of petroleum products in Gombe

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has begun monitoring the lifting of petroleum products from Gombe Depot to other states in the...

Fulani herdsmen struck again, kill Taraba traditional ruler

Suspected Fulani armed men on Monday attacked Karmen community, Taraba State, killing a local traditional ruler. The chairman of Ibi local government council, Hon. Bala...

Israel vows to destroy all tunnels in Gaza Strip in 2018

Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Liberman vowed to destroy all tunnels in the Gaza Strip within a year and proposed to the Palestinians a deal...

Paracetamol abuse damages liver, kidney says PSN chairman

Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) has warned against indiscriminate or misuse of Paracetamol, saying such practice damages the liver and kidney. Mr Jelili Kilani, PSN...

Court dismisses sex abuse case against French soldiers

French magistrates dismissed a case brought against a group of French soldiers accused of sexually abusing children while on deployment in the Central African...

Myanmar, Bangladesh plan to repatriate Rohingya refugees within 2 years

Myanmar and Bangladesh plan to complete repatriations of Rohingya refugees, who fled a brutal military crackdown in Myanmar’s Rakhine State, within two years of...

Novak Djokovic plays down pay fight talk

Novak Djokovic hosed down suggestions Tuesday he is pushing to create an independent players union to fight for even more prize money, and denied...

FCC denies job racketeering allegation

The Acting Chairman, Federal Character Commission (FCC), Dr Shettima Abba, has called for close synergy between the commission, governors, National Assembly members and other...

Metro

Fulani herdsmen struck again, kill Taraba traditional ruler

Suspected Fulani armed men on Monday attacked Karmen community, Taraba State, killing a local traditional ruler. The chairman of Ibi local government council, Hon. Bala...

Sports

Arsene Wenger called referee Mike Dean ‘a disgrace’ – FA

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger questioned referee Mike Dean’s honesty and called him “a disgrace” during an angry exchange after last month’s 1-1 draw against...