• UK adopts new visa application process for Nigerians

    UK adopts new visa application process for Nigerians

    Nigerians applying for UK visas now have to go through a new process, the British High Commission announced on Friday. In a statement obtained by DAILY POST, the spokesperson of the Commission, Joe Abuku, explained that the slight change means “visa staff now only need electronic versions of support documents”... Learn more
  • Mourinho says he is treated differently from other managers

    Mourinho says he is treated differently from other managers

    Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho, has asked for “the same rules for everyone”, after serving his second touchline ban of the season. Mourinho will return to the dugout, when United travel to Everton on Sunday, after he was banned for the EFL quarter-final clash against West Ham in midweek... Learn more
  • Veteran Yoruba actress, Mulikat Adegbola is dead

    Veteran Yoruba actress, Mulikat Adegbola is dead

    Another veteran actress, Mulikat Adegbola, is dead. Mulika was popularly know by her stage name Ashabi Iya Adinni. She passed on a few hours ago after a brief illness. Top Yoruba actor, Muyiwa Ademola, has confirmed the demise... Learn more

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Armed men abduct Female Journalist in Benue

03 /December 2016

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Armed men abduct Female Journalist in Benue
Unknown armed men at the earlier hours of Friday kidnapped the wife of the former State Correspondent of Daily Independent Newspapers and now Benue Regional Manager of First City Monument Bank, FCMB, Mrs. Yuadoo, Tor-Agbidye. The post Armed men abduct Female Journalist in Benue appeared first on Vanguard... Learn more
Gambian Election; a confirmation of democratic process in Africa – NGO

03 /December 2016

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Gambian Election; a confirmation of democratic process in Africa – NGO
An NGO, Advocacy for Advancement of Peace and Harmony in Africa Initiative (ADAPHAI) has described the just concluded elections in the Gambia as a confirmation of democratic system in Africa. The post Gambian Election; a confirmation of democratic process in Africa – NGO appeared first on Vanguard... Learn more
We’ve paid some Fulani to stop killings in Southern Kaduna – El-Rufai

03 /December 2016

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We’ve paid some Fulani to stop killings in Southern Kaduna – El-Rufai
Kaduna State Governor Mallam Nasir el-Rufai has said his government has traced some violent, aggrieved Fulani to their countries and paid them to stop the killings of Southern Kaduna natives and the destruction of their communities saying that the renewed violence is carried out by bandits. The post We’ve paid some Fulani to stop killings in Southern Kaduna – El-Rufai appeared first on Vanguard... Learn more

Business

AfDB, UBA sign $150m loan for infrastructure, SMEs

03 /December 2016

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AfDB, UBA sign $150m loan for infrastructure, SMEs
The African Development Bank Group and United Bank for Africa Plc have signed a $150m loan agreement to finance infrastructure and the Small and Medium-scale Enterprise’ projects, including women-owned enterprises in Nigeria. The Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, UBA,... Learn more
Donald Trump Appoints  Adebayo Ogunlesi, A Nigerian In His Economic Advisory Team

03 /December 2016

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Donald Trump Appoints Adebayo Ogunlesi, A Nigerian In His Economic Advisory Team
President-Elect Donald Trump has appointed some of the best and brightest brains in the world to be on his Economic Advisory team to “Make America Great again”. He appointed a multibillionair and the CEO’s of fortune 500 companies such as Boeing, Walmart, JP Morgan Chase amongst others. Of the over dozen Presidential appointments, Ondo state born Nigerian businessman Bayo Ogunlesi an Oxford and Harvard graduate who is the CEO and Founder of a multibillion dollar company Global Infrastructure Partners made the list. He is also the only black man on the Advisory... Learn more
NNPC to explore for crude in Gulf of Guinea

03 /December 2016

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NNPC to explore for crude in Gulf of Guinea
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation on Thursday announced its preparedness to explore for crude oil in the Gulf of Guinea in a bid to increase the country’s reserves. According to the Group Managing Director of the national oil firm,... Learn more

Politics

Court orders immediate release of El-Zakzaky

02 /December 2016

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Court orders immediate release of El-Zakzaky
The Federal High Court, Abuja, has ordered the unconditional release of Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, leader of the Shiite sect in Nigeria, and his wife, Malama Zeatudden, from detention,  within 45 days. The court also ordered the Federal Government to provide a new accommodation for El-Zakzaky in Zaria or any northern town of his choice. The court, […] The post Court orders immediate release of El-Zakzaky appeared first on The Nation... Learn more
268, 942 people eligible to vote in Lagos bye-election – INEC

02 /December 2016

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268, 942 people eligible to vote in Lagos bye-election – INEC
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that only 268, 942 of the 340, 634 registered voters in Ifako/Ijaiye Federal Constituency in Lagos can vote in Saturday’s bye election in the constituency. Mr Clement Oha, The Administrative Secretary of INEC in the state, said that only 268,942 registered voters in the constituency possessed Permanent Voter’s Cards […] The post 268, 942 people eligible to vote in Lagos bye-election – INEC appeared first on The Nation... Learn more
Breaking: Gambia’s President Yahya Jammeh concedes defeat

02 /December 2016

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Breaking: Gambia’s President Yahya Jammeh concedes defeat
President Yahya Jammeh, who has ruled The Gambia for 22 years, has conceded defeat to opposition leader Adama Barrow, the chairman of the electoral commission said on Friday. “It’s really unique that someone who has been ruling this country for so long has accepted defeat,” Alieu Momar Njie told... Learn more
Lagos bye-election: Parties sign peace agreement

02 /December 2016

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Lagos bye-election: Parties sign peace agreement
Ahead of Saturday`s Federal House of Representatives by-election into Ifako-Ijaiye Federal Constituency, some political parties in Lagos State on Friday signed a peace agreement The parties signed the agreement in Lagos at a meeting with Mr Fatai Owoseni, the State`s Commissioner of Police and INEC officials. The parties included APC, PDP, SDP and ADC, while […] The post Lagos bye-election: Parties sign peace agreement appeared first on The Nation... Learn more

Sports

AWCON: How Nigeria can beat Cameroon

03 /December 2016

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AWCON: How Nigeria can beat Cameroon
A Soccer analyst, Bright Ejeh has charged the Super Falcons to replicate the AFCON 2000 scenario in Saturday’s AWCON 2016 finals against the Indomitable Lionesses of Cameroon. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Falcons are seeking their 8th title in the competition while the Lionesses are seeking their maiden title on home […] The post AWCON: How Nigeria can beat Cameroon appeared first on The Nation... Learn more
We knew Eddie Heath was a paedophile, says ex-Chelsea star

03 /December 2016

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We knew Eddie Heath was a paedophile, says ex-Chelsea star
Ex-Chelsea football star Alan Hudson said it was “common knowledge” that a former scout at the club was a paedophile, media reported Saturday as an abuse scandal engulfing the sport deepens. His comments come after another former Chelsea player, Gary Johnson, claimed he was paid £50,000 ($63,000) by the Premier League club not to go […] The post We knew Eddie Heath was a paedophile, says ex-Chelsea star appeared first on Punch... Learn more
Malaysia player beats Messi, Neymar to FIFA shortlist

03 /December 2016

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Malaysia player beats Messi, Neymar to FIFA shortlist
A Malaysian footballer has beaten the likes of Neymar and Messi to score a place in FIFA’s shortlist for top three goals of the year. Midfielder Mohamad Faiz Subri’s cracker of a free kick for Penang state in the Malaysian Super League in February was reminiscent of the swerving thunderbolt by Brazil legend Roberto Carlos […] The post Malaysia player beats Messi, Neymar to FIFA shortlist appeared first on Punch... Learn more

Technology

Kaduna to spend N2.55bn on drones

21 /October 2016

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Kaduna to spend N2.55bn on drones
The Kaduna State Government has earmarked over N2.6 billion to procure CCTV cameras and drones, to provide adequate security cover in the state in 2017. More than N1.5 billion of the amount was earmarked for the procurement and installation of CCTV cameras in strategic areas of the state, to reduce... Learn more
Google search dominated by Nigeria’s victory against Zambia

13 /October 2016

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Google search dominated by Nigeria’s victory against Zambia
Nigeria’s 2-1 victory against Zambia in a World Cup Qualifier dominated Google’s search engine from Oct. 5 to Oct. 12, an official said on Thursday. Mr. Taiwo Kola-Ogunlade, Google’s Communications and Public Affairs Manager, Anglophone West Africa, made the disclosure in a statement in... Learn more
Google Pixel smartphones to launch on October 4

20 /September 2016

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Google Pixel smartphones to launch on October 4
Google late Monday sent out invitations to an October 4 event, hinting that the Internet titan will show off a new smartphone powered by its Android mobile software. Emailed invitations revealed only the time and place for the gathering in San Francisco, the message topped by blue, red, yellow, and green dots of... Learn more

Health

It is a crime to build house without toilet

02 /December 2016

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It is a crime to build house without toilet
An expert in public health, Mr. Taiwo Oso, on Friday, said it was a criminal offence for an individual to build a house without toilet facility. Oso disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Osogbo, on the importance of hygiene to the survival of... Learn more
5,000 IDPs living with HIV/AIDS in Borno- Official

01 /December 2016

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5,000 IDPs living with HIV/AIDS in Borno- Official
No fewer than 5,000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in 27 camps in Borno are currently living with HIV/AIDS. Mr. Hassan Mustapha, the Coordinator on HIV/AIDS in Borno, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Maiduguri on... Learn more
FG set to launch campaign to end child marriage

28 /November 2016

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FG set to launch campaign to end child marriage
The Federal Government in Abuja on Monday announced plans to launch a campaign to end child marriage and other related harmful traditional practices in the country. The Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Sen. Aisha Alhassan said this during a media... Learn more

Entertainment

Nigerian companies shine at regional awards

03 /December 2016

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Nigerian companies shine at regional awards
Three Nigerian companies, MOJEC Power, Solar Nigeria, and GVE Projects Limited, Nigeria made the country proud at the third edition of the West African Power Industry Convention (WAPIC) award held at Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos.   The award ceremony recognised and celebrated   industry pioneers and in eight different categories.   The executive director […] The post Nigerian companies shine at regional awards appeared first on The Nation... Learn more

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