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Dogara promises speedy passage of anti-piracy laws

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has expressed the willingness of the National Assembly to collaborate with the Executive...

EFCC intercepts N211m worth of gold at Lagos airport

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has said its operatives have intercepted gold worth about N211 million being illegally transported through the Murtala...

PTA kicks as some Muslim parents distribute Hijab to female students at UI secondary school

The Parents and Teachers Association (PTA) of International School of the University of Ibadan on Tuesday unanimously condemned the move by some Muslim parents...

We empowered 11, 000 youths in 1 year, says ITF chief

The Industrial Training Fund (ITF) has said it empowered over 11,000 youths across the country in the last one year. The Director General of...

Ekiti govt orders school heads to refund unauthorised levies

Ekiti State Government has ordered heads of public primary and secondary schools who had collected unauthorized levies at the beginning of the 2018/2019 academic...

I was never in love with Akon – Rahama Sadau

Popular Kannywood actress, Rahama Sadau, has spoken about her alleged crush with American musician, Aliane Damala Bouga, popularly known as Akon. Rahama was speaking...

ActionAid wants direct allocations for agric devt funding

The ActionAid Nigeria (AAN) has called for direct allocation from government to Agricultural Development programme (ADP) as part of measures to ensure access to...

Reps seek to prohibit killing, export of donkeys

A bill to prohibit the killing and export of donkeys or its derivatives, was on Tuesday read for the first time at the House...

How I picked my running mate – El-Rufai

The governor of Kaduna State, Malam Nasir El-Rufai, said he went through a difficult process to arrive at Dr. Hadiza Balarabe as his running...

“Vote buying, coup against democracy”

The Nigerian Human Rights Community (NHRC) has raised alarm over prevalence of vote buying in recent elections held in the country, describing the trend...