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  The U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria, Mary Beth Leonard, says her country has facilitated 28 million dollars scholarships for Nigerian students to study in U.S institutions in the past one year. Leonard said this on Thursday at the commemoration of the Student Visa Day organised by the U.S Mission in Abuja. She said that the […]

  The Governor of Bauchi State, Bala Mohammed, has dissolved the State Executive Council. The dissolution is with immediate effect. Those affected include the Sabi’u Baba, Secretary to the State Government; the governor’s Chief of Staff, Ladan Salihu, 21 Commissioners, and Special Advisers.   Details later….

  Grammy award-winning Nigerian singer, Ayo Balogun, also known as Wizkid, shocked his fans on Monday as he changed his Instagram name from Wizkid to Big Wiz. Without a formal announcement, the artiste has hinted on how he would rather be addressed by fans. Fans of the 30-year-old singer had in the past suggested that […]

  No fewer than 27 mourners were Sunday evening reportedly gunned down and several others sustained injuries when suspected armed herders stormed the Odugbeho community in Agatu Local Government Area of Benue state during a burial ceremony. Vanguard gathered from a source in the area that the marauders invaded and surrounded the community at about […]

  Jemima Osunde, Nollywood actress, has joined other Nigerian graduates for the compulsory National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) programme. The 25-year-old movie star, who bagged a degree in Physiotherapy from the University of Lagos (UNILAG), took to her Instagram page on Monday to reveal that she is presently undergoing the compulsory programme at the Lagos […]

  Nigeria’s Senate President, Dr. Ahmad Lawan, on Monday, said the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) will be passed before the end of June, 2021 by the National Assembly. PIB, which is targeted to open up the nation’s oil and gas industry, has spent twenty years on the floor of both chambers Lawan said the Senate […]

  The people of Ewu-Urhobo Kingdom, on Monday crowned their new monarch, HRM Gabriel Owhodje Macaulay, Aroh 1 of Ewu Kingdom. The ceremony took place at the Ewu Kingdom Hall at Otorere-Ewu in Ughelli South Local Government Area of Delta State Speaking on the ceremony, the Otota of Ewu Kingdom, stressed that the Kingship in […]

  The Kaduna State Government said troops of 4Demo Battalion of the Nigerian Army have repelled an attempted attack by bandits on some locations along Kaduna-Zaria highway. According to a statement issued on Monday in Kaduna by the state Commissioner of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Mr Samuel Aruwan, several bandits were neutralised by the […]

    A low magnitude tremor was witnessed in Nigeria at the weekend originating around Omu-Aran in Kwara state. The tremor, according to Professor Adepelumi Abraham of the Department of Geophysics at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun, where the phenomenon was recorded, the tremor has a focal depth of 15 kilometres. The report titled, […]

  The federal government has given a condition to lift its indefinite suspension of Twitter in Nigeria. The minister of foreign affairs Geoffrey Onyema in a meeting with some envoys said that Twitter’s operations in Nigeria will be restored only if the platform can be used “responsibly”. Asked when the ban will be lifted, Onyeama […]


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