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Parents win right to use dead son’s sperm after death in skiing accident

  The parents of a military cadet who died in a skiing accident can use his frozen sperm to produce a child, a judge has...

Ngige denies plans to proscribe NUPENG

  The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, has denied the allegations by the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) and...

Lagos awards N10m contract to design Ambode’s ‘Retirement House’

  The Lagos State Government has awarded N10m contract for the production of architectural drawing for the proposed “retirement house” of Akinwunmi Ambode, the outgoing...

Acting CJN dragged to court over alleged age falsification

  The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Tanko Muhammad, at the FCT High Court over alleged age falsification. A case Filed against him by a...

Nigerian Government closes 4 foreign missions due to lack of funds

  The Federal Government of Nigeria, has ordered the closure of four foreign missions abroad due to lack of funds. Geoffrey Onyeama, the minister of...

Venezuela’s Maduro proposes early National Assembly vote

  Venezuela's President Nicolás Maduro has proposed bringing forward next year's election for the opposition-controlled National Assembly. National Assembly President Juan Guaidó dismissed the proposal...

Entertainment

Game of Thrones boss joins Amazon’s Lord of the Rings series

  Game of Thrones boss Bryan Cogman has joined Amazon’s Lord of the Rings adaptation as a series consultant. Cogman worked on Game of Thrones as an executive producer and has been described as...

EFCC: Leave Naira Marley alone – Daddy Showkey

  Daddy Showkey has again called on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to leave Nigerian Singer Azeez Fashola better known as Naira Marley...

Rumours of Naira Marley’s release on bail, false – EFCC

  According to EFCC, Naira Marley’s release was staged by his friends. A top source in the EFCC revealed that the video was mere propaganda...

Teebillz slams Ruggedman for rash comments over Naira Marley’s arrest

  Teebillz, the estranged husband of Nigerian songstress,Tiwa Savage has called out Ruggedmanafter young rapper Naira Marley was remanded in prison custody.   Earlier today,...

Court remands Naira Marley in ‘Prison’ Custody

  The Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos on Monday ordered that Nigeria singer, Azeez Fashola, better known as Naira Marley, be remanded in...

VGMA 2019: Burna Boy wins African Artiste of the year

  Prolific Nigerian songster, Burna Boy surpassed other African music act as he was announced the winner of the ‘African Artiste of the year’ at...

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Business

Ngige denies plans to proscribe NUPENG

  The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, has denied the allegations by the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) and...

Petrol may rise as Senate deletes equalisation fund from PIGB

  Nigerians living far from petroleum depots or in mountainous and riverine communities may be burdened with high price of petroleum products, especially Premium Motor...

Tension in NNPC over postings, fresh recruitment

  There is tension in the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) over the retirement and deployment of 30 officials, which was approved by the Group...

NNPC to inaugurate largest LPG storage in Benin

  The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says it will unveil the largest Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) also known as cooking gas and Propane Storage...

FIRS to impose VAT on online transactions – Fowler

  The Federal Inland Revenue Service ((FIRS) plans to extend Value Added Tax (VAT) to online transactions soon, according to the chairman of the agency,...

Exxon Mobil evacuates entire foreign staff from key Iraqi oilfield

  Oil giant Exxon Mobil has evacuated all its foreign workers from one of the main oilfields in Iraq and is flying most of them...

sport

Atletico Madrid’s Partey rejects Ghana criticism ahead of Afcon

  The midfielder addresses criticism about his supposed lack of effort when playing for the Black Stars Ghana ace Thomas Teye Partey has responded to critics...

Mbappe statement throws spanner into the works at PSG

  Despite Kylian Mbappe pledging his future to Paris St Germain (PSG) following yet another early Champions League exit in March, the France striker is...

Agege Stadium agog as African football legends play for Ambode

  A galaxy of African football legends converged on Agege Stadium in Lagos on Saturday for the testimonial match in honour of outgoing Gov. Akinwunmi...

Super Falcons win WAFU Women’s Cup after beating hosts Cote d’Ivoire

  The Super Falcons won the 2019 WAFU Women’s Cup on Saturday in Abidjan after defeating hosts Cote d’Ivoire 5-4 on penalty kicks. Both sides went...

Rohr lists Mikel, 24 others for 2019 AFCON camp, places 6 on standby

  Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr on Tuesday listed midfielder Mikel John Obi in a 25-man squad to prepare for the 32nd Africa Cup...

Tiger Woods sued over death of drunk bartender

  Tiger Woods has been sued by parents of a bartender at his Florida restaurant who died in a drink driving accident after allegedly being...

Gist

Fire breaks out at Trans Forcados Pipeline spill site in Delta

  Fire has occurred at a spill site along the Trans Forcados Pipine within the Chanomi Creeks in Yeye community of Burutu Local Government Area...

How Lagos hotelier’s son, friend drugged, gang-raped me –Victim

  A 24-year-old rape victim on Wednesday narrated to a Lagos State Special Offences Court in Ikeja how she was allegedly drugged and gang-raped by...

4 injured, commuters suffer as fire guts bus on Lagos bridge

  Hundreds of commuters were stranded and, at least, four people injured on Tuesday as a commercial bus, maneuvering near a fallen fuel tanker, burnt...

Hollywood actress, singer, Doris Day dies at 97

  Legendary  Hollywood actress and songstress,  Doris Day  whose films and song  made her one of the biggest female stars of all time, is dead...

Lagos deputy gov-elect loses father

  The Lagos State Deputy Governor-elect, Dr Obafemi Hamzat has lost his father, Oba Mufutau Olatunji Hamzat. He was until his death on Sunday the...

3 UNIABUJA student watch their friend drown

  A Nigerian man identified as, Mystic Biu, has shared the sad stoy how three University of Abuja freshmen watched their friend, 17-year-old Emmanuel Aigbokhalode...

Lifestyle

Calories, Carbs, Fat, Fiber: Unraveling the links between breast cancer and diet

  "A Low-Fat Diet Helps Reduce The Risk of Death From Breast Cancer." Did a headline like this catch your eye this week? Dozens of...

5 Things that a heartbreak does to your body

  Nobody wants a heartbreak. Though, in the bigger perspective, it brings life lessons and strengthens the fragile spirit. But even though it might be...

Is motherhood the unfinished work of feminism? (Guardian)

  The topic of motherhood is having a bit of a moment. In addition to several much-discussed books, the past six weeks alone have brought...

Is feminism killing romance? – Study

  Heterosexual romantic relationships have historically been all about men courting and “keeping” women. And it’s a powerful tradition. Whether it’s asking someone out, picking...

NAFDAC alert public on circulation of fake cold caplets

    The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on Thursday alerted the public on the circulation of fake Mixagrip cold...

WHO outlines how to prevent dementia

  People can reduce the risk for dementia by staying physically active and not smoking, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Tuesday, in its...

Opinion

Coup allegation: Timi Frank challenges military to name plotters

  An activist and former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Comrade Timi Frank has challenged the military to conduct a...

Nigeria and the Misery Index: Not a miserable country – Reuben Abati

  In a Report titled The Misery Index 2018 authored by Dr. Steve Hanke of the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, Nigerians have been...

The Daniel’s Cross – Yiseyon Agboyinu

  One would need to think like the Biblical Daniel to be able to appreciate what must have been going on in his mind when...

Nigeria 2019: Eshu Laalu as Polling Agent -Reuben Abati

    Here is yet another account of what I saw in the politics of Ogun State and Nigeria. One of my early teachable moments...

Nigeria 2019: Notes from the Field

  Whoever came up with the wise saying that Nigerian politics is dirty deserves an award for perspicacity. I have just returned from that dirtied,...

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