Dasuki asks court to excuse him from prosecution – The Nation...

Former National Security Adviser (NSA), Mohammed Dasuki has asked a Federal High Court to stop his prosecution on the grounds that the Federal Government has allegedly failed to obey orders made for his release on bail. Dasuki’s request is contained in his personal letter, dated November 12, 2018 which he...

Obaseki Earmarks 100 Roads For Construction — Leadership Newspaper

…says Edo has made appreciable progressThe Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said that 100 roads in different parts of the state have been earmarked for construction as the dry season sets in.Obaseki who said this during the 2018 Alaghodaro Summit in Benin City, the state capital, noted...

Federer dodges early exit from ATP Finals, crushes Thiem

Federer beats Thiem in second match of ATP Finals in LondonRoger Federer staved off elimination from the ATP Finals as he eased to a 6-2, 6-3 win over Dominic Thiem on Tuesday. After losing his opening match at London’s O2 Arena against Kei Nishikori, six-time champion Federer would have...

Nigerian internet provider takes blame for routing Google traffic through China

Nigerian internet provider Main One Cable Co took responsibility on Tuesday for a glitch that caused some Google traffic to be temporarily misrouted through China, saying it accidentally caused the problem during a network upgrade. The issue surfaced on Monday afternoon as ThousandEyes and BGPmon, two firms that monitor internet...

Nnamdi Azikiwe international airport records 3.36m passengers in 9 months

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), says a total of 3.36 million passengers travelled through the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja between January and September. FAAN disclosed this in its 2018 Passengers Traffic Statistics obtained by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN),...

Rohr, Musa Hail Okowa Over $25,000 Per Goal Incentive For Eagles...

By Johnny Edward:Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr and stand-in captain, Ahmed Musa both praised the Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa for pledging an incentive of $25,000 for every goal scored in Saturday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying cracker against the Bafana Bafana of South Africa in Johannesburg,...

Troops Intercept Female Suicide Bomber in Borno

Troops Intercept Female Suicide Bomber in Borno Troops of 251 Task Force Battalion Maiduguri arrested a female suicide bomber who attempted to infiltrate Maiduguri to detonate her suicide vest and inflict maximum casualty on innocent Nigerians. Upon interrogation,she said her name is Shaidatu Adamu,19 years old from Gwoza in Borno State....

Dalong urge Christians to stop lamenting Islamic agenda

The Minister of Youths and Sports, Bar. Solomon Dalong has urged Christians to stop lamenting Islamic agenda rather to push for Christian agenda. Dalong stated this on Wednesday in Jos, at the 95th General Church Council of the Church of Christ in Nations (COCIN). “Christians should stop lamenting that Muslims...

CSOs commend NSCDC on one week prayers for 2019 polls

Civil society groups, Citizens Watch Advocacy Initiative (CWAI), Peace and Anti-Corruption Advocacy (PAC) and Transparency Network Centre (TNC), have commended the courageous initiative of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), under the leadership of the Comptroller General (CG), Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu, for a prayer session for peaceful...

Fayemi tells school heads to refund unauthorised levies

By Rotimi OjomoyelaADO-EKITI—THE Ekiti State government, Tuesday, directed all public primary and secondary schools heads in the State, who had collected unauthorized levies at the beginning of the 2018/2019 academic year to return same to their pupils and students. FayemiThe Deputy Governor, Bisi Egbeyemi, who gave the directive, in Ado-Ekiti,...

PMB & AA: Please talk about Nigeria!

As we get ready for 2019 election campaigns due to officially start from 18th Nov 2018, it is important that we remind the presidential candidates especially President Muhammad Buhari and Atiku Abubakar that the focus of the campaigns and elections should be Nigeria and not their personal issues....

Bolsonaro Names General As Brazil Defence Minister

Brazil’s President-elect Jair Bolsonaro smiles during his visit to the Superior Court of Labour in Brasilia, on November 13, 2018. Bolsonaro, who takes office on January 1, 2019, announced on Tuesday the appointment of reservist general Fernando Azevedo e Silva to the post of defence minister. Sergio LIMA /...

FG serves roadside Ladipo market auto parts dealers eviction notice

A mechanic repairing a vehicle right on the service lane The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Mr Adedamola Kuti, on Tuesday issued final eviction warning to auto spare parts dealers at the popular Ladipo Market in Lagos, trading on its Right of Way (RoW). Kuti also served final notices on...

Buhari lists conditions for restructuring

President Muhammadu Buhari has given conditions under which he could consider restructuring.The president gave the conditions during an interactive session with Nigerians based in France.Buhari met with them after the Peace Forum attended by over 50 world leaders.The president said there should be proper definition of what Nigerians want...

Tiwa Savage To Release New Record

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Show your scorecard, PDP tells Osinbajo – The Nation Nigeria

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has challenged Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to show Nigerians the scorecard of the three years of the Muhammadu Buhari administration, instead of bandying figures of debts incurred by the past PDP administration. The opposition party asked the Vice President to desist from  “peddling rumours” in...

We’ll Utilise Dry Season To Complete Road Projects — Leadership Newspaper

Delta State Governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa has said that with the setting-in of the dry season, contractors handling different road projects in the state have fully mobilised to sites.Governor Okowa made the disclosure yesterday during the inspection of some road projects in Boji-Boji Agbor, Ika South local government...

FG to end open defecation, ensure proper management of excreta

Minister of State for Environment, Alhaji Ibrahim jibrilEnd to open defecation in sight – Minister Defecation By Ebere Agozie The Federal Government says it is committed to address sanitation challenges, end open defecation and ensure proper management of excreta in the country. Alhaji Ibrahim Jibril, the Minister of State for Environment, said this...

Nigeria is overdue for census — Population Commission

The Federal Commissioner, National Population Commission (NPOPC) for Lagos State on Tuesday said that Nigeria was overdue for a census for effective management of the country’s populace. Speaking at an Enumeration Area Demarcation (EAD) exercise in Lagos, Salu-Hundeyin said that the country would continue to live in darkness developmentally without...

Eagles To Hold Closed Doors Training Session In Asaba Wednesday

By Johnny Edward:Super Eagles will have one training session on Wednesday at the Stephen Keshi Stadium in Asaba, Delta State before traveling to Johannesburg to face South Africa in a 2019 Africa Cup Of Nations qualifier reports Completesportsnigeria.com. According to a tweet on the official Twitter handle of the...

EFCC Intercepts N211m Worth of Gold at Lagos Airport

EFCC Operatives EFCC Intercepts N211m Worth of Gold at Lagos Airport Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have intercepted gold worth about N211 million being illegally transported through the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos en route Dubai. Following intelligence report, the operatives on November 9, 2018 uncovered the gold...

Aig-Imoukhuede and the Initiative for Public Governance

A week ago, I stumbled on an article titled “Africa and the burden of Leadership” (The Guardian, Nov. 7), written by Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede, banker, investor and entrepreneur, former Managing Director of Access Bank Nigeria, our compatriot. The piece was actually excerpted from a speech he delivered at the graduation ceremony...

Gov. Ganduje inaugurates rehabilitation of 31 roads ‎in Kano

NAN Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano state on Monday inaugurated the construction and rehabilitation of 31 road projects worth N1.3 billion in the metropolis‎. ‎Ganduje, who inaugurated the project at Gandun-Albasa area in Kano Municipal ‎local government, said that the project would gulp N1.3 billion. He noted that the 940 meters...

Edo State Poly holds first convocation since inception

In what is best described as a watershed moment in its over 16 years of existence, the Edo State Polytechnic, formally known as Edo State Institute of Technology and Management (ESITM), Usen, will from November 28 to December 3, hold its maiden convocation ceremony.Chairman of the Committee of Enquiry...

FG partners NAMEL, others to establish 2500 agricultural equipment hiring enterprise...

The federal government on Tuesday partnered with the Nigeria agricultural mechanization and equipment leasing company (NAMEL), Tractor Owners hiring facilities association of Nigeria (TOHFAN) and Tractor Owners and operators association of Nigeria (TOOAN) to establish 2500 agricultural equipment hiring Enterprises across all the 774local government in Nigeria. Audu...

Melania Trump Calls For Sack Of National Security Aide

File Photo by MANDEL NGAN / AFP  US First Lady Melania Trump on Tuesday publicly pushed for the dismissal of deputy national security advisor Mira Ricardel – a rare criticism of a senior administration official by the president’s wife. The rebuke – via a brief statement from the first...

Petty traders not required to fill forms to get TraderMoni –...

Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, says petty traders are not required to fill any form in order to benefit from the TraderMoni Scheme. Osinbajo issued this fraud alert while featuring at a question and answer session at Wazobia FM, 95.1, on Tuesday in Lagos. TraderMoni is a Federal Government’s initiative aimed...

Don’t Depend On People For Validation – Stella Damasus

Stella Damasus Recognition by God matters more than...

LASU: 32,000 certificates ready for collection

The Lagos State University (LASU) has begun issuing backlog of certificates to its graduates. Over 100 graduates showed up Monday to collect their certificates at the university’s main auditorium where the certificate unit of the Registry has set up shop until January 1, 2019. The Principal Assistant Registrar/Head, Certificate Unit, Mr...

SPONSORED: MISSING PERSON

Name: OMOTOSO OLUSEGUN SAMSONDate of birth. 25/07/1976Lives in KadunaLast seen 20th Oct. 2018Before the curfew was imposed after the Muslim Christian clash.  His route to working place is Kaduna to Kasuwan magani in Kajuru Local government, Kaduna. He is married with children. Any one that sees him should contact:Mr. Hamsat Tajudeen...

Buhari signs extradition law, N371.5bn FCT budget

By Johnbosco AgbakwuruABUJA—PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has signed into law an extradition bill to prevent persons who have submitted to Nigeria in-line with the treaty, which protects people from  double judicial trials. Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Senator Ita Enang, who disclosed this yesterday, said...

Amnesty International Strips Aung San Suu Kyi Of Highest Honour

  Amnesty International on Monday stripped Aung San Suu Kyi of its highest honour over the de facto Myanmar leader’s “indifference” to the atrocities committed by the military against Rohingya Muslims. It was the latest in a string of awards the 1991 Nobel Peace Prize winner lost since Myanmar’s...

Michelle Williams's Fiance 'Mocked' Her Mental Health Issue

In a promotional clip of their reality show Chad Loves Michelle, the real character of Chad has been revealed in a show which is supposed to follow them through until they say I do. Michelle who has been open about her depression and her treatment in a mental health centre...

Marvel Comics legend, Stan Lee dies at 95

Stan Lee American writer and Marvel Comics co-creator...

FCT Police nabs four ‘One Chance’ suspects

The FCT Police Command has arrested three suspects for alleged involvement in “one chance” robbery. The suspects according to the Police specialise in robbing their victims of valuables and using dangerous weapons to inflict injuries on them. The suspects are; Onyebuchi Ifeanyikwu ‘m’ 40 years, Anthony Sunday ‘m’ 35 years and...

Stakeholders seek completion of Epe-Mojoda road dualisation, call for urgent action...

When the incumbent governor of Lagos State, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, assumed office in 2015, among his focus was how to deal with issues of insecurity, waste management and the dilapidated infrastructure, especially, road networks, across the state, the menace that was more pronounced in the suburb than the urban...

Ecobank partners with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red...

NAIROBI, Kenya, November 12, 2018/APO Group/ — Ecobank (www.Ecobank.com) and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) (www.IFRC.org) have signed an agreement to work closely together to empower local communities to cope with disasters more efficiently. “Many innocent lives continue to be lost in Africa simply as...

Court again stops Kano Assembly Investigative committee from investigating Gov. Ganduje

Kano – A Kano High Court on Monday upheld its earlier order halting the state House of Assembly Investigative Committee from investigating the bribery allegation against Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje. The court also ordered all other parties involved in the investigation of the bribery allegation to maintain status quo ante, pending...

Deadliest Wildfires In The United States Since The 1990s

Ventura County wildfires burn in Thousand Oaks, California, on November 9, 2018. The Ventura County Fire Department said the blaze had burned around 8,000 acres (3,237 hectares) and evacuation orders were issued for some 75,000 homes in Ventura County and neighbouring Los Angeles County.Apu Gomes / AFP  Wildfires...

ASHON parleys Mauritius firm on capacity building, others — Business —...

Association of Stockbroking Houses of Nigeria (ASHON)<br />Photo: ashonngThe Association of Stock broking Houses of Nigeria (ASHON), in an exploratory move, is seeking partnership with a leading Mauritius-based, information and communications technology ( ICT) company, Acoyvis Limited.    Acoyvis has proposed an international workshop for ASHON to address global best practices...

Life and Time of Stan Lee: The genius of the superhero...

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Ondo aspirants disagree with Oshiomole, APC in court

ASPIRANTS of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State, on Monday, disagreed with the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Comrade Adams Oshiomole, over the conduct of the primary elections of the party in the state.The aspirants who maintained that there was no primary elections to...

Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Amsterdam Appoints Nigerian Sustainability Expert, Bekeme Olowola,...

The post Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Amsterdam Appoints Nigerian Sustainability Expert, Bekeme Olowola, As Board Member Bekeme Olowola, Chief Executive, CSR-in-Action APO Group – Africa-Newsroom: latest news releases related to Africa appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria. https://www.completesportsnigeria.com/global-reporting-initiative-gri-amsterdam-appoints-nigerian-sustainability-expert-bekeme-olowola-as-board-member-bekeme-olowola-chief-executive-csr-in-action-apo-group-africa-newsroom-latest/

Atiku’s search, a premeditated intimidation tactic- APCO

By Dirisu YakubuABUJA- The Atiku Presidential Campaign Organization, APCO, the campaign team of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar has berated the All Progressives Congress, APC-led administration for allegedly engaging in a premeditated intimidation tactic following Sunday’s search of Atiku’s aircraft on arrival at the...

Hope Uzodinma To Report Before Panel Over Alleged $12m Fraud

File photo    The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Imo State, Hope Uzodinma, is expected to appear before the Special Presidential Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property tomorrow. He is wanted to answer questions bordering on economic sabotage arising from alleged failure by his company...

Listen: Wizkid And Slimcase- "Gucci Snake"

Get on your shaku-shaku skills in this new beat. Starboy Music Worldwide CEO Wizkid partners with proud street act, Slimcase in Gucci Snake. The song of which we have seen snippets on Instagram and will definitely be a hit. The song was produced by Killertunes. Listen below: http://editor.guardian.ng/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Wizkid_-_Gucci_Snake_ft_Slimcase_talkglitz.tv_.mp3 Source link Listen: Wizkid And Slimcase-...

Family petition Police over killing of relation by suspected cultists, demands...

ALMOST two weeks after he was brutally hacked to death by suspected secret cultists, the family of late Victor Odaro have appealed to the Edo State Commissioner of Police, Mr Johnson Kokumo to ensure that the suspects are brought to book. In a letter by the deceased family to the Edo...

Mikel Agu Makes Portuguese League Team Of The Week

By Johnny Edward:Nigeria midfielder Mikel Agu’s impressive showing in Vitoria de Setubal’s 2-1 win over Fierense in a Portuguese Primeira Liga game on Friday has been rewarded with a nomination into the GoalPoint Team Of The Week for Matchday 10, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. The authoritative statistical data website which is highly...

YIAGA Deploys 882 Pre-Election Observers Nationwide

YIAGA YIAGA Deploys 882 Pre-Election Observers Nationwide… To Monitor Hate Speech, Violence , Party Campaigns, Voter Education The 2019 General Elections is fast approaching with the completion of political party primaries and nomination of candidates and flag-bearers of political parties for another competitive the General elections. While observation of party primaries signaled...

FG lauds Obaseki’s education reform, Edo’s high school attendance rate

The federal government has commended the giant strides of the Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, in the education sector, specifically the policy options that have created over 7,000 digital teachers across the state and the high school attendance rate in the state. L-R: Representative of the Minister of...

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The feisty writer, editor and publisher was responsible for such iconic characters as Spider-Man, X-Men, Thor, Iron Man, Black Panther and The Fantastic Four — ’nuff said. Stan Lee, the legendary writer, editor and publisher of Marvel Comics whose fantabulous but flawed creations made him a real-life superhero to...

Court Issues Restraining Order On Committee Investigating Bribery Allegations Against Ganduje

File photo  A Kano State High Court has issued a restraining order on the state Assembly ad-hoc committee investigating allegations of bribery against Governor Abdullahi Ganduje. The presiding judge, Ahmed Tijjani on Monday, asked both sides to maintain status quo pending the hearing before the court, which was adjourned...

Marvel Comics Creator, Stan Lee Dies At 95

The man who co-created Marvel Comics, Stan Lee is dead at the age of 95. The news of his death was made known to TMZ by his daughter, J.C. It is reported that an ambulance rushed to Lee's Hollywood Hills home early this morning and he was rushed to Cedars-Sinai Medical...

UI graduates 7,577 first degree students with 201 First Class

University of Ibadan Gbenro Adesina/Ibadan As the...

Teleology Takes Over 9mobile — Leadership Newspaper

Teleology has formally taken over the management of 9mobile.It announced the constitution of a new board of directors for the company in Lagos on Monday.It said that the constitution of the new board followed the successful completion of the tenure of the former board appointed by the Central Bank...

Benue people will resist any attempt to rig election ― Ortom

Benue State governor, Samuel OrtomGOVERNOR Samuel Ortom of Benue State, yesterday said that any attempt to rig the 2019 elections in the state would be resisted.The governor stated this when he received the campaign structure of a former governorship aspirant, Dave Ioremba in government house said that he was...

Nigerian Breweries Charges Eagles To Beat Bafana In Johannesburg

Nigeria’s leading brewing company, Nigerian Breweries Plc has urged the Super Eagles to extract their pound of flesh from the Bafana Bafana of South Africa when the two sides meet on Saturday in a 2019 Africa Cup of Nations match day five game at the FNB Stadium in Johannesburg,...

EFCC Recovers N794bn, $261mn in 3 Years- Magu

Ibrahim Magu EFCC EFCC Recovers N794bn, $261mn in 3 Years- Maguby Ibrahim Magu Ag. Chairman, EFCC at 3rd Anniversary Press Briefing Held at EFCC Head Office, Abuja, November 12, 2018It is my pleasure to welcome you all to this very important occasion to mark the third year of my being at...

Injured Godin could miss Brazil, France and Barcelona

Atletico Madrid’s Uruguayan defender Diego Godin is set to miss upcoming matches against Brazil, France and Barcelona after suffering a thigh injury in last weekend’s league win over Athletic Bilbao. GodinAlthough the Spanish club refused to put a timeline on a return, AS sports daily reported the 32-year-old...

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