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Saudi outage could push Brent crude above $75

AN extended Saudi oil outage could push Brent crude prices to $75 per barrel, American multinational investment bank and financial services firm,  Goldman Sachs...

Nigeria loses over N30b to non-compliance on safety standards

NIGERIA is losing over N30 billion yearly to non-compliance to internationally accepted safety standards by employers, businesses and employees, the Institute of Safety Professionals...

Wike won 2019 guber election, AAC agent affirms

In a dramatic twist, the African Action Congress (AAC) state collation agent for the March 9, 2019 governorship election in Rivers State, Nenye Kocha,...

U.S. to groom 15m women entrepreneurs in Nigeria, others

THE United States (U.S) is targeting grooming 15 million women entrepreneurs in Nigeria and other parts of the world between now and 2025. Speaking  in...

PenCom recovers N16b in seven years

THE National Pension Commission (PenCom) on Monday said N16 billion unremitted pension contributions have been recovered from various employers of labour in the last...

Fayose’s trial over alleged N6.9b fraud resumes October 21

The trial of former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, will resume at the Federal High Court, Lagos, on October 21. Fayose, who was first...

UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: Osimhen, three other Nigerians vie for honours

SUPER Eagles forward, Victor Osimhen will be aiming to start his Champions League campaign on a bright note as Lille visit Ajax at the...

Cross River civil servants lament as Ayade reverses employments by deputy

Cross River State Governor Ben Ayade has allegedly refused to recognise workers employed by Deputy Governor, Professor Ivara Esu in March this year, a...

Messi may miss Dortmund clash

LIONEL Messi still remains doubtful as Barcelona visit Borussia Dortmund in today’s UEFA Champions League at the Signal Iduna Park. The Catalans go into the...

Experts list corruption, inequality, poor governance as threats to Africa’s security

Security experts have identified inequality, repressive measures, and corruption as the main factors militating against security of lives and property in Africa. Presenting a lead...

JUST IN: One dies as bus hits truck on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

Tunji Bosun, Abeokuta The driver of a commercial bus on Tuesday, lost his life when he crashed his bus into a stationary truck around the...

Ruiz’s new diet revealed ahead of Joshua rematch

ANDY Ruiz Jr has begun a new strict diet this week as he looks to get in shape for his rematch with Anthony Joshua...

Body of 80-year-old woman found with eyes, tongue, private parts missing in Taraba State

• Kidnappers abduct rescuers of accident victims in Rivers • Former NAFDAC DG, Orhii, escapes abduction Resident of Karim-Lamido local government area of Taraba State yesterday...

Police probe ‘stabbing’ at Akure nightclub

ONDO State Commissioner of Police, Undie Adie has ordered full scale investigation into the alleged stabbing of nine persons by a policeman Taiwo Orisadare...

Adamawa director held for ‘certificate forgery’

The Director of Administration in Adamawa State Health Management Board (ASHMB), Halilu Abba has been taken before the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related...

Mobile court for traffic offenders takes off in Oyo

IT is no longer business as usual for motorists in Oyo State. Henceforth, any traffic offender caught by the men of the state Road...

Rescuers of Bayelsa accident victims kidnapped in Rivers

GUNMEN at the weekend abducted four travellers, who rushed to an accident scene in Elele, Rivers State, to rescue the victims. It was learnt that...

Four arrested for ‘murder’ in Edo

FOUR persons have been reportedly arrested over the murder of a woman, her daughter and her grandson. The victims were identified as Mrs. Alice Omorogbe...

Acting CJ seeks more judges, says 116,623 cases of 2018 pending

Acting Chief Justice of the Federal High Court, Justice John Tsoho, has demanded the appointment of more judges to ease the excessive workload on...

NGO appeals to Imo governor to grant amnesty to condemned man

A Non-Governmental Organisation, Global Society for Anti-Corruption (GSAC) has appealed to Imo State Governor Emeka Ihedioha to consider  granting amnesty to one Paul Egboluche...

Igbo take alleged marginalisation by Federal Government to United Nations

Nigerians of Igbo extraction yesterday took the case of marginalisation and exclusion allegedly orchestrated against them by the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration to the...

Air Force to battle banditry in Niger

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says it will work with other security agencies to tackle insecurity in Niger State. Chief of the Air Staff (CAS)...

Policeman, six others die in Lagos, Osun, Rivers crashes

Deji Lambo, Bola Bamigbola and Sampson Itode Seven persons, including a policeman, died in road crashes that occurred on Sunday and Monday in Lagos, Osun...

Rohr declares Nigeria’s goalkeeping problems over

Super Eagles manager, Gernot Rohr has assured Nigerian football fans that the goalkeeping problem that has plagued the national team is now a thing...

Soldier, four others nabbed for killing police inspector

Ada Wodu, Calabar A Corporal in the Nigerian Army, Femi Awotayo, has been arrested and is being detained at a police facility in Calabar for...

Buhari appoints Soludo, others as advisers, disbands Osinbajo’s team

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday replaced the Economic Management Team (EMT) headed by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo with an Economic Advisory Council (EAC). The new EAC,...

Rivers motel shut as serial killer strangles woman

Chukwudi Akasike, Port Harcourt A motel located in the Rumuola area of Port Harcourt, Rivers State, was on Sunday sealed off after the body of...