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PHOTOS: President Buhari Having A Chat With Queen Elizabeth II Today

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President Muhammadu Buhari has met Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II of England at the Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting on November 27, Friday. The Head of the Commonwealth officially declares the summit open and host a banquet in honour of Nigerian president and other participating Heads of State and Government. ... Read More »

ICPC Warns VIOs Against Bribery, Extortion


The Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has advised Vehicle Inspection Officers (VIOs) in Kaduna State to avoid extortion and other forms of corrupt practices. The ICPC North-West Zonal Commissioner, Mr Olusegun Adigun, gave the advice on Thursday at a two-day workshop for VIOs in the state ... Read More »

Navy Nabs Ship With 400 Truckload Of Stolen Crude

Nigerian Navy Ship

The Nigerian Navy in Delta state has arrested a self propelled barge loaded with an estimated 4000 metric tonnes, equivalent of 400 truck load of suspected crude oil. Flag Officer Commanding, FOC, CNC, Rear Admiral Apochi Suleiman who briefed the press Friday at the Nigeria Navy Ship, NNS Delta in ... Read More »

Ambode Presents Helicopters, Gunboats, Vehicles To Police To Improve Security In Lagos


Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, Friday, handed over series of security equipment and vehicles to the State Police Command and the Rapid Response Squad (RRS), charging them to ensure that the equipment are deployed effectively to tackle criminal activities in the state. Over 100 4-Door Salon Cars, 55 Ford Ranger ... Read More »

Meet The 5 Highest Paid Nigerian Comedians


Call it the business of rib-cracking, stand-up comedy has actually become a very lucrative business. From the period of late comedian Mallam Mohamed Danjuma, to Ali Baba, a handful of comedians have made millions from the job. Naij presents Nigeria comedians who have made wealth through the business. Read On! ... Read More »

Pope Francis Arrives Uganda | Photos

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The Pope arrived Uganda few minutes ago to a rousing welcome from excited Ugandans and President Kaguta Museveni. He was welcomed with flowers by 6-year-old Anne Jasmine Bamwine. He is expected to hold his first mass at Munyonyo Martyrs Shrine later today…more pics after the cut Source: LIB Read More »

Protest In OAU Over Lack Of Light And Water For Days | Photos


Students of Obafemi Awolowo University are currently protesting in their school, saying lectures should not hold until they have light and water. They haven’t had those in days now they say. More photos after the cut… Source: LIB Read More »

Male Suicide Bomber Blows Self Up In A Procession Near Kano


A deadly explosion on Friday afternoon ripped through a procession of Shi’ite adherents on their way to Zaria. Witnesses said they saw 10 people affected by the explosion as they were evacuated from the scene. At least 27 others were injured. The incident occurred at Dakasoye village near Kura town, ... Read More »

SHOCKING! 3,500 Male Prostitutes Invade Abuja


The National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) on Thursday, November 26, made a shocking discovery that about 3, 500 male s*x workers are plying their illicit trade in Abuja. This revelation was made by the director-general of NACA, Professor John Idoko at the agency maiden lecture marking this year’s World AIDS ... Read More »

SEE The 7 Surprising Fruits That Will Boost Your s*xual Performance

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Since the use of s*xual stimulants and drugs have been regarded as very dangerous considering their numerous side effects in their interactions with people’s body systems, the switch in focus to fruits that are capable of rendering thesame service with absolutely no side effects was inevitable. Before the invention of those ... Read More »

[OPINION] Buhari’s Cabinet And Infrastructural Drive: Where Are The Engineers? By Christian Okwori MNSE, NIMechE, C.Eng.

Nigerian engineers

  The action we take mirrors our minds and points at the direction of our resultant movement whether intentional or not.  Nigeria is a nation in dire need of infrastructure development in order to rescue her citizenry from the grim pangs of poverty, youth restiveness, insecurity, high interest rates, spiraling ... Read More »

41 Ships Carrying Petroleum Products, Food Items To Arrive At Lagos Ports

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Forty one ships carrying petroleum products, food items and other goods are expected to berth at the Apapa and Tin-Can Island Ports in Lagos from today, Friday, till December 18. The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) stated this in its daily publication – ‘Shipping Position’, – a copy of which was ... Read More »

Media Cannot Afford To Be Neutral On Issue Of National Unity – Lai Mohammed

Lai Mohammed-Information-Minister

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has called on the media to galvanize support among the populace for the war on terrorism, which he described as a major threat to the survival of the nation. “The war against terrorism is not a war for the military alone ... Read More »

Faleke Should Replace Audu, Kogi West APC Explains Why

James Faleke-Abubakar Audu

The death of Prince Abubakar Audu not only created a constitutional crisis, it also appears to have split the All Progressives Congress (APC) with the party set to produce a substitute candidate for its deceased flag bearer in the December 5 supplementary governorship election. While the APC in Kogi East ... Read More »

Boko Haram: December Deadline Should Be Reviewed – CCC

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The Executive Secretary, Centre for Crisis Communication (CCC), Air Commodore Yusuf Anas (retd.) has said President Muhammadu Buhari’s December deadline to end terrorism is not sacrosanct. The CCC boss made this known yesterday in a chat with journalists in Abuja. According to Anas, though the military continues to degrade the ... Read More »

Kwara Central District: PDP Urges Appeal Court To Nullify Saraki’s Election

Bukola Saraki

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the March 28th senatorial election for Kwara central senatorial district, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrasak, has urged the Court of Appeal to nullify Dr. Bukola Saraki’s election. The PDP candidate also prayed the court to order the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to conduct fresh election ... Read More »

20 Feared Killed As Suicide Bomber Attacks Shi’ite’s Procession In Kano

Shiite Muslims

At least 20 people were feared killed on Friday in Kura Local Government Area of Kano State in a suicide bomb attack. According to Daily Trust, the suicide bomber infiltrated a religious procession of Shi’ite Muslims, injuring more than 50 others in the process. Spokesman of the group, Ibrahim Usman ... Read More »

Fighting Crime: Ambode Launches Three Helicopters, Two Gun Boats


Lagos state Governor Akinwumi Ambode on Friday repositions RRS to combat crime and robbery in the state. Ambode unveiled three patrol helicopters, two gun boats, Armoured Personnel Carriers (APCs), patrol vehicles and power bikes at a ceremony in Lagos. Details later.. Source: TheNationOnline Read More »

Corruption Undermined War Against Insurgency – Ex-DSS Boss, Gadzama

Afakriya Gadzama

A former Director General of the Department of State Services (DSS) Afakriya Gadzama, has said corruption is undermining efforts of security agencies fighting insurgency. Mr. Gadzama made this known yesterday in a paper he delivered at a graduation lecture on “visioning and leadership: ISS as tool for national security and ... Read More »

APC Best Platform To Bring Change To Bayelsa – Sylva


The All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate in the forthcoming governorship election in Bayelsa State, Chief Timipre Sylva, on Thursday, said APC remains the best platform to bring the desired change in the state just as he has dismissed claims by his rivals that the Peoples Democratic Party is an Ijaw ... Read More »