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BREAKING: NEDG, BON Pick Five Parties For Presidential Debate

The Nigerian Elections Debate Group (NEDG) and the Broadcasting Organisations of Nigeria (BON) have released the names of political parties that will be participating in the 2019 vice presidential and presidential debates. According to the statement signed by the Executive

BREAKING: Senate Suspends Confirmation Of EFCC, ICPC Nominees

(File Photo) Senate President Bukola Saraki speaks during a plenary at the Senate Chamber of the National Assembly in Abuja.   The Senate has stepped down till further notice the confirmation of nominees for appointment as members of the Economic

BREAKING: Petrol Tanker Explodes At Filling Station Near Lagos Airport

  A petrol tanker has exploded at Forte Oil filling station located very close to the local airport in Lagos State. Sources from the airport confirmed this to Channels Television on Friday shortly after the incident occurred. The tanker, according

BREAKING: Four Kidanpped OSCOTECH Workers Regain Freedom

  Four members of staff of the Osun State College of Technology, Esa-Oke, who were kidnapped on Tuesday have regained their freedom. The freed captives were among eight people initially kidnapped on December 4. Read Also: Gunmen Kill One, Kidnap

BREAKING: COEASU Suspends Nationwide Strike

The Colleges of Education Academic Staff Union (COEASU) has suspended its nationwide strike after over two months. President of the union, Nuhu Ogirima, announced this on Wednesday at a briefing in Abuja after its expanded National Executive Council meeting. Ogirima

BREAKING: National Assembly Workers Protest Over Unpaid Salaries

Staff members of the National Assembly are currently protesting what they said is unpaid wages and lack of due promotion. Some of the workers claim they are being owed wages from as far back as 2010. They also alleged that funds

BREAKING: Nigeria’s Super Falcons Defeat South Africa To Win 9th AWCON Title

Nigeria’s Super Falcons Photo credit: Premium Times   Nigeria’s Super Falcons have defeated South Africa to win the Africa Women’s Cup of Nations Title. The Super Falcons overcame the South Africans in penalties after both sides failed to score in

BREAKING: President Buhari Departs Abuja For Regional Summit In Chad

President Muhammadu Buhari has left nation’s capital, Abuja for N’Djamena, Chad. The President, who left the State House on Thursday morning, is travelling to Chad to chair a consultation of Heads of State and Government of the Lake Chad Basin

BREAKING: Ex-Oyo Gov Ladoja Appears In Court Over Alleged Money Laundering

Former Oyo State Governor Rashidi Ladoja is currently testifying at the Federal High Court, Lagos. The former governor is standing trial on an 8 count charge alongside Waheed Akanbi, who served under him as the Oyo State Commissioner for Finance.

BREAKING: Again, FG Fails To Reach Agreement With ASUU

  The Federal Government has again failed to reach an agreement with the leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) over its ongoing nationwide strike. This comes as the meeting between the government and union held on Monday

BREAKING: Military Kills Key Leader Of Group That Abducted Leah Sharibu

(File) Purported ISWAP media chief, Ahmad Sale.   The Nigerian Military says it has killed one of the leaders of the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) – the Boko Haram factional group believed to have abducted Leah Sharibu. A

BREAKING: Appeal Court Reduces Jolly Nyame’s Jail Term To 12 Years

File photo: Jolly Nyame   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

BREAKING: Appeal Court Reduces Dariye’s Jail Term To 10 years

The Court of Appeal in Abuja has reduced the jail term of the former governor of Plateau State, Joshua Dariye from 14 years to 10 years. The court, on Friday, held that the maximum sentence of 14 years for the

BREAKING: Reps Adjourn Sitting Over Faulty Sound System

  The House of Representatives has adjourned over a faulty sound system. Speaker of the House, Yakubu Dogara, stated that the adjournment was necessary to create room for the sound system to be fixed. The sitting was then adjourned till