Elvis returns to the White House in Trump ceremony

Elvis’ velvety voice filled the White House briefly on Friday when a recording of one his songs White House accuses CNN’s Jim Acosta of ‘placing his hands’ on young intern – videohttps://www.vanguardngr.com/2018/11/angry-reactions-trail-halting-of-judges-appointment-in-imo/ Elvis was part of an eclectic group of seven Americans being awarded the Medal of Freedom, the...

FG mulls N60b rice subsidy, N24b compensation for flood victims

The National Council on Food Security on Friday said Federal government has set aside the sum of N60b to subsidize rice production in Nigeria This is just as the Council said government has also set aside another N24b to mitigate the negative effect of flooding on states ravaged...

Judge Orders White House to Reinstate CNN Correspondent’s Press Pass

CNN White House correspondent Jim Acosta arrives at US District Court in Washington, DC, on November 16, 2018, as Judge Timothy Kelly is expected to rule on a lawsuit filed by CNN against the White House after it revoked Acosta's press...

Oyeyemi Wants Solution For Road Traffic Crashes

Boboye Oyeyemi Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Mr Boboye Oyeyemi, has urged stakeholders to enunciate decisive actions that will reduce road traffic crashes in the country. He made the call at a news...

China Increases Cash Rewards For Citizens Who Report Porn, Illegal Publications

China is raising the cash rewards paid to citizens for reporting pornographic and “illegal” publications to authorities, government regulators said Friday. Starting December 1, people can rake in up to 600,000 yuan ($86,000) for reporting illegal content, online or otherwise, double the 300,000 yuan under previous guidelines. What counts...

Watch: CNCO Featuring Meghan Trainor And Sean Paul In "Hey DJ"

The Latin American boy band, CNCO, featuring Meghan Trainor and Sean Paul have released the visual for "Hey DJ". The visual for Hey DJ is retro. CNCO did not disappoint either by dropping some dance moves. If you are a fan for Latin and English with a spice of retro...

Police seal Anambra Assembly complex

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Fidelity Bank splashes N15m on 13 customers

Thirteen customers of Fidelity Bank Plc on Friday won the sum of N15 million under the Get Alert in Millions Savings (GAIM) promo season three aimed at promoting financial inclusion. Two customers, Mr Ogene Udoka of Trade Fair and Charkyl Energy Limited, Ladipo branch, Lagos State, won N1 million each. Other...

Untold Secrets Behind State Of Governance In Gombe — Leadership Newspaper

Government world over is a subject of accountability. When a government makes proper accountability a legacy with a view to ensuring that the people get value for the resources spent while in office, it becomes a foundation for subsequent administrations to succeed.In Gombe State, the history of legacy building...

Project Pink Blue calls for more awareness about cancer treatment

PPB holds music and comedy fundraising show of love for cancer patients in Abuja (15/11/18).05790/16/11/2018/Hogan Bassey/BJO/NANBy Hafsah Tilde Project Pink Blue (PPB), an NGO, has called for more awareness about support and treatment of cancer in the country. PPB made the call at a Music and Comedy Fundraising show themed “Show...

Only Atiku have capacity to unite Nigeria ― Fadahunsi

Atiku THE Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the 2019 presidential election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has been described as the only candidate in the race with the capacity to unite Nigeria and prevent it from seeming disintegration. Speaking in Ilase Ijesa, a town in Obokun local government area of Osun State...

NLC dares govs to sack workers

Wabba: NGF can’t intimidate labour with blackmail Organised labour has warned governors to desist from playing with the intelligence of Nigerian workers, declaring that they won’t be intimidated by threat of retrenching civil servants in the states over the implementation of the N30,000 new...

Super Eagles’ New And Outgoing Stars

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FCT Generates 5,073 Plots in New Districts

FCT Generates 5,073 Plots in New Districts The FCT Administration will generate 5,073 plots of land from the four new districts designed recently in the Phase IV south of the Federal Capital City, Abuja. These four new districts namely Mamusa North, Mamusa East, Parfun North and Parfun South have been designed...

Buhari appoints CEOs, EDs of federal agencies — Daily Times Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of five Chief Executive officers and two Executive Directors of some Federal Agencies. This was disclosed in a statement issued by Mr Olusegun Adekunle, Permanent Secretary (General Services) Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation on Friday in Abuja. According to...

Ogun Govt pays N4.7bn to LG pensioners in 8 months

NAN Mrs Irene Kokumo, the Permanent Secretary, Bureau of Local Government Pensions on Friday said that the state government had paid N4.7 billion to local government pensioners between January and August. Kokumo disclosed this while playing host to members of Ogun House of Assembly Committee on Local Government and Chieftaincy...

Falz, Adekunle Gold, others to headline AIM festival 2018

Preparations for this year’s edition of Africa International Music,AIM, Festival has gathered momentum with the mega musical concert attracting the attention of some leading African musical artistes across the continent and The Diaspora. According to the organizers of the event, which made its first entry last year, the event this...

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The donation of fully equipped information and communication technology (ICT) laboratories to four secondary schools in Lagos State has the potential to transform the recipient students into global champions, Lagos State Tutor General and permanent secretary, Ministry of Education, Adebunmi Adekanye, says. The Lagos State government official made the...

Buhari Meets CAN, Reaffirms Commitment to Anti-graft War, Security

*Says he has assurances from INEC 2019 elections will be free and fair Shola Oyeyipo in Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari Friday said he...

Nnamdi Kanu Vows To ‘Expose Nigerian Ruling Cabal’ On Saturday

The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has vowed to expose the ruling...

CAN Demands Sack Of ‘Overstayed’ Security Chiefs, Credible 2019 Elections [Full...

CAN President, Reverend Samson Ayokunle, leads a delegation to visit President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on November 16, 2018.  The leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has asked called for the replacement of security chiefs who have overstayed their welcome. CAN President, Reverend...

Osinbajo raises concern over threat of robots, AI

Vice Prseident Yemi OsinbajoVice President Yemi Osinbajo has raised concern over the growing threat posed to humans by the deployment of robots and artificial intelligence in work places. Osinbajo stated this at the Closing Ceremony of the 50th Anniversary Celebrations and Annual Conference of the Chartered Institute of Personnel...

Inferno kills 4 family members in Kebbi

Kebbi State Three children of same...

Electricity supply: Edo condemns failure of BEDC

…as firm throws state into darkness for weeks Following the failure of the Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) to provide electricity to residents of Edo State, the state government has described as “regrettable BEDC’s insensitivity to the suffering and extreme inconveniences it has caused millions of its customers across the...

SDP Debunks Adoption Of Unity Candidate In Adamawa — Leadership Newspaper

The Chairman of Social Democratic Party (SDP) Johan Muva, has debunked the party’s adoption of unity candidates, as allegedly been reported by some national dailies in Adamawa state.Muva said its governorship candidate, Chief Emmanuel Bello, will contest in the governorship election next year, as the party is confident of winning the...

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With substantial reach and mobility across the 36 states of Nigeria, we are always where the news is. For over three decades, NAN has evolved an efficient and effective news gathering network of professional correspondents and world class information gathering system for credible , unbiased and authoritative news as it...

49 Oyo ADC candidates pledge loyalty to Ladoja, Koleoso, others

ALL the candidates that emerged on the platform of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) in Oyo State, on Friday, restated their loyalty to the collegiate leadership of the party, just as they affirmed Senator Olufemi Lanlehin as the governorship candidate of the state. Rising from stakeholders’ and candidates’ emergency meetings...

Mimiko withdraws from presidential race, picks Senate ticket

Presidential candidate of the Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) and immediate past governor of Ondo State, Dr Olusegun Mimiko yesterday announced his withdrawal from the 2019 presidential race. Mimiko, however, did not disclose if his party would be supporting any of the ma-jor presidential...

WISCAR To Hold Its 2018 Annual Leadership And Mentoring Conference

…THEMED: “ENRICHING LIVES BY TELLING OUR OWN STORIES” There is a Chinese proverb that states: “Tell me and I’ll forget; show me and I may remember; involve me and I’ll understand”. As the year draws to an end, we are all drawn to evaluating our current situation, to assessing the progress...

NIPR, PRNigeria Partner on National PR Awards

Yushau Shuaib of PRNigeria and Mukhtar Sirajo of NIPR Editor-in-Chief Ewache Ajefu, and Yushau Shuaib of PRNigeria presents the multiple awards to NIPR Chief, Mukhtar SirajoNIPR, PRNigeria Partner on National PR AwardsThe Nigeria Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) has agreed in principle to partner with the international award-winning Image Merchants...

Reps decry poor working condition at NBRRI

The House Committee on Science and Technology of the Federal House of Representatives has decried the poor condition under which the staffers of the Nigeria Building and Road Research Institute (NBRRI) work. The Committee during its oversight visit to NBRRI station at Kilometer 10, Idiroko road, Ota, Ogun State said...

SPORTS FESTIVAL: we are going to Abuja to win – Okowa

AHEAD of the December, 2018 edition of National Sports Festival, Delta State Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa has said the state will participate in Abuja to win. Governor Okowa gave the assurance on Friday  while receiving the symbolic Torch Of Unity at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba. Secretary...

NDIC report shows 4 banks technically insolvent with N1.57trn capital requirement

The number of deposit money banks that were technically insolvent rose to four with capital requirement of N1.57 trillion in 2017, as against three lenders with N398.60 billion capital requirements in 2016. All the capital adequacy indicators of the banks witnessed a decline in the period under review....

BPE Begins Commercialisation of Four River Basin Devt Authorities

Ndubuisi Francis in Abuja The Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) has commenced the partial commercialisation of four River Basin Development Authorities (RBDAs)...

Anambra: We’re unfazed by purported suspension — APGA Lawmakers

Mr Ikem Uzoezie, factional Speaker of Anambra House of Assembly (ANHA), has dismissed his suspension by the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) as illegal and uninformed. Uzoezie told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)...

Netanyahu Battles To Save Weakened Ruling Coalition

FILE PHOTO: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was battling to keep his government afloat on Friday after Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman quit over a ceasefire deal for Gaza. Left with a single seat majority in parliament after the walkout by Lieberman and his hawkish...

Burna Boy Drops Smashing Video For "On The Low"

Afro-fusion monarch Burna Boy takes a break from his more political, energetic releases to share a more intimate single titled On the Low. Produced by Kel P, the song is very mellow but not devoid of the signature bounce. Burna Boy serenades his “Angelina” with promises of a future together...

Appeal Court reduces Dariye’s jail term to 10 years

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Breaking: Appeal Court okays Nyame’s conviction

…Reviews 14 years imprisonment to 12   The Court of Appeal has held that the May 30 conviction of ex-Taraba State Governor, Reverend Jolly Nyame was justified in view of the gravity of the offence he committed. The court, in a unanimous judgment of three man panel, reduced his 14 years sentence...

Russian-Cuban Agreement On Visa Regime Facilitation To Take Effect On Dec....

The Russian-Cuban agreement on visa regime facilitation, under which the visa-free stay will be extended for up to 90 days, will come into force on Dec. 2.The Russian Foreign Ministry said this in a statement on Friday.He stated that ”on Dec. 21, 2018, the agreement between the Russian Government...

Cox, injured Liverpool fan gets €150,000 from AS Roma

Cox, injured Liverpool fan gets €150,000 from AS Roma.Injured Liverpool Fan, Sean Cox will not be walking alone after his injury as football club, AS Roma is set to donate 150,000 euros (about 132,870 pounds) towards his medical and rehabilitation costs. The 53-year-old Sean Cox, from Ireland, suffered a brain...

YOWICAN gives David Kadzia 48hours to prove alleged N2.8b fraud against...

CHAIRMAN of Congress of Northern Nigeria Christians (CNNC), David Kadzia, has been given a 48 hours ultimatum to as a matter of urgency come out with evidence of alleged N2.8 billion levelled against the National President of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Dr Samson Olasupo Ayokunle. The ultimatum was...

New Telegraph Award, confirmation of commitment to Nigeria’s devt –BUA chair

Onunkwo: Recognition, excellent morale booster   Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of BUA Group, Abdul Samad Rabiu (CON), has stated that his nomination as New Telegraph’s Man of the Year is a confirmation of his commitment to the development of Nigeria. The billionaire, in...

ogu-johannesburg-heat-wont-stop-eagles Completesportsnigeria.com.

By Johnny Edward:   Hapoel Beer Sheva midfielder, John Ogu insists that the unfavourable weather condition in Johannesburg won’t deter the team from achieving its targets reports Completesportsnigeria.com.   Super Eagles will have a feel of the FNB stadium, venue of their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against...

Forger of Okonjo-Iweala, Keresone Dealer Convicted

Forger of Okonjo-Iweala, Keresone Dealer ConvictedThe Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on November 14, 2018 secured the conviction of Raymond Azuka, for offences bordering on forgery, committed between May 2013 and August 2014.Azuka was standing trial before Justice M.B. Idris of a Federal Capital Territory, FCT High Court,...

Delta APC factional chairs disagree over reconciliation c’ittee

Paul Osuyi, Asaba The two factional chairmen of the Delta State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Jones Erue and Cyril Ogodo have again disagreed over the inauguration of reconciliation committee to unite the party ahead of the 2019 general elections. Erue who enjoys the endorsement of the national leadership...

Appeal court reduces Nyame’s jail term to 12 years

The Court of Appeal in Abuja has reduced the jail term of the former governor of Taraba State, Reverend Jolly Nyame from 14 years to 12 years. The court also fined the former governor the sum of N495million. The lead judgment on Friday held that the lower court erred when it...

Black out continues in Edo; TCN, BEDC differ on cause

By Alemma-Ozioruva Aliu BENIN CITY –  FOR the 14th day running, several areas in Benin City have been out of light due to faulty power transformers. The blackout has caused water scarcity in parts of Bénin City such as Upper Sokponba, Ihinmwin, Second East circular, Evbuotubu, Ugbowo, Ekenwan Road...

10 banks lost N10.5bn to fraud cases in one year says...

Ten top deposit money banks lost a total of N10.5 billion to fraud and forgery incidences in 2017 according the annual report of the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC).   The loss represents 38.05 percent compared to N7.6 billion lost in 2016. This implies that these 10 out...

South Africa vs Nigeria: NFF dismisses alleged visa denial reports

The Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) on Friday dismissed reports of an alleged denial of visas to some Super Eagles players by the South African Embassy in Turkey. Dr Mohammed Sanusi, the NFF General Secretary...

Two Students Shot Dead In DR Congo Protest

File photoTwo students died this week after being shot during protests at a university in Democratic Republic of Congo, and a police officer has been arrested, the city’s police chief said on Friday. The students “lost their lives following injuries caused by bullets” Monday in capital Kinshasa, police...

Kizz Daniel And Simi In Top Five Trending Music Videos Of...

This week was ushered in with quite a number of new music video releases from artists. Some got mixed reviews, others quickly became favourites and made the most watched music videos. Kizz Daniel featuring Davido in One Ticket, Simi’s Lovin and Teni’s Case are among the top five trending...

Court jails businessman for raping eight-year old girl

An Upper Area Court III, Kasuwan Nama in Jos, on Friday, sentenced a 61-year-old businessman Isaac Phillip to three years in prison for raping an eight-year-old girl. The judge, Yahaya Mohammed, sentenced Phillip, did not give him an option to pay a fine, said it would serve as a deterrent...

Court Remands Man, 20, In Prison For Allegedly Stabbing Woman To...

An Iyaganku Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ibadan on Friday remanded 20-year old Yusuf Kareem, at Agodi prison for allegedly stabbing Nafisat Arasiola to death.The Chief Magistrate, Mr O. Adisa remanded Kareem at Agodi Federal Prison and ordered that the case file should be sent to the Oyo State Director...

Kano govt, FMBN collaborate on housing for workers

Mass housingBy Bosede Olufunmi The Kano State Government is to collaborate with the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN) to address the state’s housing deficit. The State Deputy Governor, Dr Nasiru Gawuna, disclosed this on Friday when he received a delegation of the FMBN in Kano. Gawuna said the state government was...

Group mobilises 200,000 Nigerians to raise funds for young aspirants

AHEAD of 2019 general election, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), Raising Voices Initiative, is mobilising 200,000 Nigerians to raise fund to campaign for young and physically challenged aspirants who are vying for electoral positions. Addressing journalists on Friday in Abuja, the Executive Director of the organisation, Adebanke Ilori, said, the plan is to mobilise Nigerians...

Ex-internationals charge Eagles to win against Bafana Bafana

…says absence of Mikel, Ighalo, others will ginger players   Former internationals Joseph Igharevba and Tony Emeodofu, have said that the absence of Super Eagles captain John Mikel Obi, Odion Ighalo, Wilfred Ndidi and others will not stop Eagles from showing their superiority over the...

Musa Targets Three Points Against Bafana Bafana

Super Eagles stand –in captain Ahmed Musa, insists the Super Eagles will going all out for a win when they take on South Africa at the FNB Stadium in Saturday’s Group E top-of-the-table clash reports Completesportsnigeria.com.   Musa who is the last Nigerian player to score against South Africa at senior...