• Ten suspected cultists killed in Akure

    Ten suspected cultists killed in Akure

    There is palpable tension in Akure, the Ondo state capital as no fewer than ten young men, suspected to be cultists, have been killed in an alleged clash between cult groups in the town. It was learnt that the rival cult groups, Eiye and Aiye confraternity have been at logger head in the last few […] Ten suspected cultists killed in Akure Learn more
  • Cross River workers’ strike: Labour takes decision today

    Cross River workers’ strike: Labour takes decision today

    A decision will be taken today on whether the strike actions embarked upon by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress (TUC) in Cross River State over a week ago will be called off on not. DAILY POST reports that from all indications, the Union may likely suspend their action due to the […] Cross River workers’ strike: Labour takes decision today Learn more
  • How Ronaldo is delaying Morata’s move to Manchester United

    How Ronaldo is delaying Morata’s move to Manchester United

    The uncertainty over Cristiano Ronaldo’s future, is delaying an announcement over Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata’s move to Manchester United. Diario Gol reports that Real are reportedly prepared to accept an offer from United for Morata, who told both Madrid president, Florentino Perez and coach Zinedine Zidane, that he wants to leave. However, following reports […] How Ronaldo is delaying Morata’s move to Manchester United Learn more
  • Buhari’s health: What we are seeing is an attempt to play on intelligence of Nigerians – Hon. Kaze

    Buhari’s health: What we are seeing is an attempt to play on intelligence of Nigerians – Hon. Kaze

    A former member of the House of Representatives and a Chieftain of the opposition PDP, Hon. Bitrus Kaze said the way the present administration has managed the issues surrounding President Muhammadu Buhari’s is the same way they had spoken against late President Umar Yar’adua’s situation. Kaze in an exclusive chat with DAILYPOST in Jos said, […] Buhari’s health: What we are seeing is an attempt to play on intelligence of Nigerians – Hon. Kaze Learn more
  • Nigeria swimming in mediocrity since independence – Former Minister, Jerry Agada

    Nigeria swimming in mediocrity since independence – Former Minister, Jerry Agada

    A former Minister of State for Education, Prof. Jerry Agada, has attributed the poor state of things in the country to inability of successive leaderships to drive home strong policies that could strengthen the system. He said, a country where the leaders and elite got richer while the poor got poorer, will “incrementally derail, decline […] Nigeria swimming in mediocrity since independence – Former Minister, Jerry Agada Learn more
  • Nigeria walking towards failure – Pat Utomi warns

    Nigeria walking towards failure – Pat Utomi warns

    Renowned economist and founder of Centre for Values in Leadership (CVL), Pat Utomi, has described Nigeria as a “classic example of a country walking towards failure”. He made this observation in Awka, capital of Anambra, at a meeting of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) alumni association. The erudite professor, an alumnus of the university, […] Nigeria walking towards failure – Pat Utomi warns Learn more
  • Jonathan was not weak, incompetent – Fani-Kayode fires back at Nnamdi Kanu

    Jonathan was not weak, incompetent – Fani-Kayode fires back at Nnamdi Kanu

    Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has insisted that former President Goodluck Jonathan was not weak or incompetent. He was reacting to statements credited to the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu. “I do not believe that @GEJonathan was weak or incompetent. I believe that he is a profoundly good man […] Jonathan was not weak, incompetent – Fani-Kayode fires back at Nnamdi Kanu Learn more

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Osun by-election: Group predicts victory for APC, PDP kicks

27 /June 2017

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Osun by-election: Group predicts victory for APC, PDP kicks
Femi  Makinde, Osogbo A group known as Osun Progressive Force has predicted victory for the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Senator Mudasiru Hussain,   in the forthcoming by-election to fill the vacant seat of the Osun Senatorial District at the Senate. The seat became vacant after the death of Senator Isiaka Adeleke on April 23,... Learn more
Imperative of a transportation policy

27 /June 2017

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Imperative of a transportation policy
In our quest for National Development, the need for a vibrant transportation system can no longer be ignored The post Imperative of a transportation policy appeared first on Vanguard... Learn more
TP Mazembe hit by DR Congo political feud

27 /June 2017

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TP Mazembe hit by DR Congo political feud
The training pitches and classrooms are fit for one of Africa’s most illustrious football clubs, but the political battles rife in Democratic Republic of Congo have stopped Tout Puissant Mazembe from using their new academy. The post TP Mazembe hit by DR Congo political feud appeared first on Vanguard... Learn more
Urhobo monarchs bemoan activities of armed herdsmen

27 /June 2017

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Urhobo monarchs bemoan activities of armed herdsmen
TWENTY-THREE monarchs out of the 25 Urhobo Kingdoms in Delta State have expressed worry over the activities of armed herdsmen in their domains with a call on the authorities to checkmate the killings. The post Urhobo monarchs bemoan activities of armed herdsmen appeared first on Vanguard... Learn more

Business

Electricity: FG seeks $5bn loan from World Bank

27 /June 2017

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Electricity: FG seeks $5bn loan from World Bank
Everest Amaefule, Abuja The Federal Government is seeking a loan of $5bn from the World Bank Group to boost power availability in Nigeria, investigation has shown. The World Bank had in April stated that a powerful delegation from Nigeria was in Washington DC to discuss assistance for the nation’s power sector, but did not disclose... Learn more
CBN’s intervention in forex market temporal – Prof. Nwaekeaku

27 /June 2017

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CBN’s intervention in forex market temporal – Prof. Nwaekeaku
Prof. Charles Nwaekeaku of Nassarawa State University, says the Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) interventions in the Foreign Exchange Market (FOREX) is a temporary relief. Nwaekeaku, a lecturer at the Pubic Administration Department, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja that CBN might not be able to sustain the interventions. “CBN’s intervention in […] CBN’s intervention in forex market temporal – Prof.... Learn more
Ethereum crash: when fake news and investors went too far

27 /June 2017

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Ethereum crash: when fake news and investors went too far
Last week, many of us cryptocurrency lovers and ethereum adopters were reminded that not all that glitters is gold. Overnight – more like a few seconds, ethereum a cryptocurrency and payment system went from $317 to $0.10 sending many investors’ heart rates spinning as their monies took wings and flew. How it started? Anonymous messaging […] The post Ethereum crash: when fake news and investors went too far appeared first on BusinessDay : News you can... Learn more
Low local demand, weak infrastructure slow Nigeria’s gas utilisation

27 /June 2017

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Low local demand, weak infrastructure slow Nigeria’s gas utilisation
Concerns over low local demand, weak infrastructure, unattractive gas pricing couple with government lethargy are major hurdles standing in the way of Nigeria realising her gas utilisation prospect, according to BusinessDay finding. According to Energy Information Administration (EIA), Nigeria is the ninth largest holder of proved natural gas reserves in the world, holding about 182 […] The post Low local demand, weak infrastructure slow Nigeria’s gas utilisation appeared first on BusinessDay : News you can... Learn more

Politics

Should medical evaluation be made compulsory for political aspirants?

27 /June 2017

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Should medical evaluation be made compulsory for political aspirants?
Medical evaluation should be part of what aspirants should go through to be certified mentally and physically fit for every position aspired for. Mental activities include their level of intelligence quotient which should also be evaluated by doctors. Their medical fitness should also be evaluated. Some of them have medical conditions such as hypertension and... Learn more
Senate cannot be scrapped – Na’Allah

27 /June 2017

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Senate cannot be scrapped – Na’Allah
The Deputy Leader of the Senate, Bala Ibn Na’Allah has described those mooting and calling for the scrapping of the Senate as ignorant stressing that the Senate cannot be scrapped. In a series of video interviews conducted by Bamikole Omishore, Special Assistant New Media to the President of the Senate, Na’Allah said that the Senate... Learn more
Jonathan still has so much to offer Nigeria – Fani-Kayode

27 /June 2017

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Jonathan still has so much to offer Nigeria – Fani-Kayode
Former Minister of Aviation Mr Femi Fani-Kayode has said that former President Goodluck Jonathan still had so much to offer Nigeria. This is even as the former President Goodluck Jonathan has called for peace and unity stressing that without peace, Nigeria would not develop. They made the calls when Jonathan hosted a delegation of former... Learn more

Sports

Pacquiao wants Mayweather rematch

27 /June 2017

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Pacquiao wants Mayweather rematch
A rematch between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao could be on the cards if the legendary Filipino boxer wins his bout against Australian challenger Jeff Horn this weekend, his trainer said Tuesday. Pacquiao, who was outpointed by Mayweather in the “Fight of the Century” two years ago, will be the strong favourite when he defends... Learn more
Serena demands respect from McEnroe after comparison to men

27 /June 2017

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Serena demands respect from McEnroe after comparison to men
Serena Williams, a 23-time Grand Slam singles champion, fired back Monday at John McEnroe’s remark that she would only rank about 700th on the men’s tennis circuit. McEnroe, a seven-time Grand Slam singles winner, called Williams “best female player ever — no question,” in comments to National Public Radio aired Sunday. But asked why she should... Learn more
Surman relishing Bournemouth competition

27 /June 2017

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Surman relishing Bournemouth competition
The 30-year-old endured a testing time last season due to a knee injury that kept him on the sidelines for nearly three months, but he is eager to get back on the field and prove his worth. Surman told the Daily Echo: "I have two years left here, so we will have to see what happens. I would like to think I will be here for longer but I am not looking too far ahead. "I am really happy here and I am not looking beyond next season at the moment. "Last season was frustrating for me, compared to the previous one, because of the injuries I had – but I still really enjoyed it. "You have to really embrace the fight for places, that is the nature of football. By no means do I think my place is guaranteed. You have to work for it, you really are only as good as your last game. "Lewis Cook has done exceptionally well since he has come in, Dan Gosling has been fantastic for us – and there is Harry Arter as well! "There is going to be enormous competition for places and that can only be good for the... Learn more
Chiefs join Maize Cup participants

27 /June 2017

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Chiefs join Maize Cup participants
The four-team pre-season spectacle is set to take place in the North West on July 15. Amakhosi are set to make their debut appearance in the tournament and will be looking to emulate their Soweto rivals Orlando Pirates, who lifted the cup last year. Rollers will be making their second appearance in the Maize Cup, after taking part in the inaugural edition back in 2015, when Bloemfontein Celtic were also present. Ea Lla Koto will also be first-time participants as they hope to do better than their Free State rivals. The inaugural showpiece saw Dikwena lifting the trophy after beating Mpumalang Black Aces (now Cape Town City) in the final. Fixtures: Platinum Stars vs Free State Stars Kaizer Chiefs vs Township Rollers Final: Winner Match 1 vs Winner Match... Learn more

Technology

Queen to unveil Britain’s new cyber security centre

14 /February 2017

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Queen to unveil Britain’s new cyber security centre
Queen Elizabeth II will inaugurate Britain’s National Cyber Security Centre on Tuesday, spearheading the country’s efforts to combat a growing wave of cyber attacks notably from Russia. The 90-year-old monarch is due to formally open the London hub alongside her husband Prince Philip, 95, and a host of government ministers including finance minister Phillip... Learn more
Queen to unveil Britain’s new cyber security centre

14 /February 2017

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Queen to unveil Britain’s new cyber security centre
Queen Elizabeth II will inaugurate Britain’s National Cyber Security Centre on Tuesday, spearheading the country’s efforts to combat a growing wave of cyber attacks notably from Russia. The 90-year-old monarch is due to formally open the London hub alongside her husband Prince Philip, 95, and a host of government ministers including finance minister Phillip Hammond. … The post Queen to unveil Britain’s new cyber security centre appeared first on PM NEWS... Learn more
Toyota, Suzuki begin partnership talks

06 /February 2017

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Toyota, Suzuki begin partnership talks
Toyota Motor Corp. and Suzuki Motor Corp. on Monday said they have commenced formal talks aimed at forging a partnership in shared procurement, green vehicles, IT and safety technologies. In a joint statement in Tokyo, they agreed to work toward the early realisation of a business... Learn more
Toyota, Suzuki begin partnership talks

06 /February 2017

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Toyota, Suzuki begin partnership talks
Toyota Motor Corp. and Suzuki Motor Corp. on Monday said they have commenced formal talks aimed at forging a partnership in shared procurement, green vehicles, IT and safety technologies. In a joint statement in Tokyo, they agreed to work toward the early realisation of a business partnership. The agreement takes the two Japanese automakers a … The post Toyota, Suzuki begin partnership talks appeared first on PM NEWS... Learn more

Health

FG to engage 200,000 voluntary health workers

04 /March 2017

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FG to engage 200,000 voluntary health workers
The Federal Government, in collaboration with development partners, says it has concluded plans to engage 200, 000 voluntary health workers to improve immunisation, antenatal care and other health services. Dr Faisal Shuaib, the Executive Director, National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), made the disclosure in a statement on Saturday in Abuja. Shuaib, according to … The post FG to engage 200,000 voluntary health workers appeared first on PM NEWS... Learn more
Zimbabwe To Outlaw Corporal Punishment For Children

03 /March 2017

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Zimbabwe To Outlaw Corporal Punishment For Children
Zimbabwe is considering adopting legislation against corporal punishment for children, Health Minister David Parirenyatwa, said on Friday. A High Court ruled on Wednesday that corporal punishment is unconstitutional at both school and home. The minister said the government was analyzing its response. The case dealt with a complaint by a parent whose six-year-old child had … The post Zimbabwe To Outlaw Corporal Punishment For Children appeared first on PM NEWS... Learn more
Family Planning Service Providers get 70 phones

28 /February 2017

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Family Planning Service Providers get 70 phones
Over 70 specialised mobile phones were distributed to family planning service providers in Edo by Marie Stopes International, a non-governmental organization (NGO), for data reporting. The Regional Manager (South-South) of the organization, Mr Toochi Ohaji, who disclosed this on Tuesday in Benin, said the project was aimed at raising awareness on the use of contraceptives … The post Family Planning Service Providers get 70 phones appeared first on PM NEWS... Learn more
NGO Trains 2,500 HIV Patients

28 /February 2017

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NGO Trains 2,500 HIV Patients
A Non Governmental Organisation (NGO)in Gombe State, Quality Life Initiative, has trained 2,500 persons living with HIV/AIDS on skills acquisitions. Malam Ibrahim Zannah, Monitor and Evaluation officer of the NGO made this known In Gombe on Tuesday. Zannah said that the beneficiaries were trained on different skills acquisitions such as Tailoring, Knitting, Barbing, Hair dressing … The post NGO Trains 2,500 HIV Patients appeared first on PM NEWS... Learn more

Entertainment

JJC Skillz, Funke Akindele expecting twins

26 /June 2017

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JJC Skillz, Funke Akindele expecting twins
NOLLYWOOD actress, Funke Akindele is back in the news again. This time, she’s apologizing to her teeming fans for the pirating of the DVD of her popular TV show, Jenifa’s Diary, assuring them that the relevant authorities have been reached to clamp down on the culprits. The post JJC Skillz, Funke Akindele expecting twins appeared first on Vanguard... Learn more
If your partner is provoking you too much walk out of the marriage’ – Mercy Aigbe

26 /June 2017

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If your partner is provoking you too much walk out of the marriage’ – Mercy Aigbe
Nollywood actress, Mercy Aigbe who was a victim of domestic abuse and have been in and out of court with her husband Lanre Gentry who is facing an assault charge, has taken to Instagram to share a photo of a battered woman, with a message to those going through such According to Mercy Aigbe, ‘If […] The post If your partner is provoking you too much walk out of the marriage’ – Mercy Aigbe appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers ... Learn more
Davido’s sister gives away some of her things to sow seed for Jesus and reduce attachment to worldly things

26 /June 2017

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Davido’s sister gives away some of her things to sow seed for Jesus and reduce attachment to worldly things
Davido’s sister, Sharon, has taken to Instagram to announce that she will be giving away some of her things to sow seeds for Jesus and also reduce her attachment to worldly things. She went further to disclose that this is coming after prayer moments. The singer’s elder sister wrote on the video she shared “Sow […] The post Davido’s sister gives away some of her things to sow seed for Jesus and reduce attachment to worldly things appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers ... Learn more
Singers Tunde and Wunmi Obe celebrate 29 years of friendship and 19 years of marriage

26 /June 2017

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Singers Tunde and Wunmi Obe celebrate 29 years of friendship and 19 years of marriage
Singers Wunmi and Tude Obe are celebrating 29 years of Friendship and 19 years of marriage today. On twitter, Tunde took out time to appreciate his wife and the mother of his children. He wrote; Happy anniversary, my queen!! @WunmiObe As we rock & celebrate 29yrs of friendship & 19yrs of marriage. We must first […] The post Singers Tunde and Wunmi Obe celebrate 29 years of friendship and 19 years of marriage appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers ... Learn more

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