Buhari at 75: What Dogara said about his government

Speaker of the Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has eulogized President Muhammadu Buhari as he clocks 75 years. Dogara said this in a congratulatory message he personally signed to mark the President’s Birthday anniversary. The lawmaker praised President Buhari for his uncompromising stance and relentless commitment in introducing deft policies aimed at …

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Millions wasted as fire guts Onitsha drug market

The Onitsha drug market, otherwise known as Bridge Head Market was in the early hours of Saturday gutted by fire, leaving goods worth millions of naira destroyed in the inferno. Sources said the fire incident started at about 6am on Saturday from Redemption Line of the market but the quick …

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8 Health Benefits of Mint Leaf

Mint is the name for over a dozen plant species, including peppermint and spearmint, that belong to the genus Mentha. These plants are particularly known for the cooling sensation they impart. They can be added to foods in both fresh and dried forms. Mint is a popular ingredient in several …

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Anambra: FG Bans Fireworks Use In Festive Season

AUTHORITIES have announced a ban on crackers and fireworks this festive season in regions affected by the Boko Haram insurgency in Nigeria. Police warned violators of the order would be arrested for breaching security by use of such items. Haruna Mohammed, spokesperson of the police in the southeastern Anambra State, …

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More Than 300 Doctors Abandon Nigeria


Three hundred Nigerian doctors left the country in 2016,  the National President, Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Prof. Mike Ogirima has revealed. He said more doctors have already joined the migration train this year. He did not give any statistics, although NAN learnt that 500 doctors sat for qualifying foreign medical …

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Uber driver in news again

Uber driver

An Uber driver Abdoulie Jagne, has been arrested in Georgia, U.S., after he was accused of raping a 16-year-old female passenger earlier in the week. The 58-year-old Jagne, who was arrested on Thursday, was booked into the Gwinnett County Jail in north central Georgia. Authorities told Fox 5 Atlanta that …

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INEC registers 21 new political parties [FULL LIST]

political parties

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has registered 21 new political parties, taking the number of registered parties in Nigeria to 67. The decision was taken on Thursday during the weekly meeting of the electoral body held at the INEC Headquarters in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory. A statement signed …

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SARS Will Be Reformed Not Scrapped – Nigeria Police Insists

The Public Relations Officer of the Nigeria Police Force, Jimoh Moshood has stated that the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, will not scrapped but reformed despite nationwide protest. Moshood disclosed this at a youth-police forum on Police Accountability in Lagos by Korede Bello Initiative. CSP Moshood urged Nigerians to be patient …

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