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“Nigeria Won’t Go The Way Of Afghanistan” -FG

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said Nigeria is not a failed State and cannot go the way of Afghanistan where terrorist group has taken the rein of power. The Minister stated this in Washington DC during his engagements with international media organisations. Alhaji Lai Mohammed is said to be in […]

COVID-19: US Embassy Announces Arrival Of Four Million Doses Of

The U.S. Embassy in Abuja is pleased to announce the arrival of four million doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine as part of the United States’ global efforts to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. At a hand-over ceremony, Chargé D’affaires Kathleen Fitzgibbon delivered the shipment to Secretary to the Government of the Federation and Chair of […]

Tokyo 2020: Nigeria Guaranteed Medal As Oborududu Reaches Wrestling Final

Nigeria has finally been assured of winning a medal at the ongoing Tokyo 2020 Olympics in Japan. After one week of turmoil for the Nigeria in Japan, with so many issues surrounding the disqualification of athletes from Athletics, there was something to cheer about after Oborududu fought three rounds en route the final of her […]

Dubawa Inducts 26 Fact-Checkers For 2021 West Africa-Wide Fellowship

West Africa’s verification and fact-checking platform, Dubawa, has concluded plans to induct twenty-six (26) fellows into its 2021 cohort of fact-checkers to combat misinformation in the sub-region. The platform, under the aegis of the Premium Times Centre for Investigative Journalism (PTCIJ), announced the commencement of the yearly fellowship in Abuja on Monday, May 17, 2021.  […]

NIGERIA IS DYING – MAILAFIA

Former CBN Governor, Development Economist, and Social Commentator, Dr.Obadiah Mailafia has blamed the Challenges of Leadership in Nigeria on the antics of powerful elements that ensure the perpetuation of a succession System whereby intellectual bereft and incompetent persons emerge as leaders to do the sole will of their Political Benefactors. He said the Political Party […]

Again, Oluyole Warriors Overcome Giant Brillars

Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC) of Ibadan, on Saturday, beat Giant Brillars of Enugu 1-0, to hold on to the top spot in Group B1 of the Nigeria National League (NNL) 2020/21season. The Oluyole Warriors repeated the feat achieved against Giant Brillars, two seasons ago, as Opeoluwa Olufemi’s 18th minute strike was enough to earn […]

Gateway Utd 1-0 Crown FC: Ajilete Warriors Condemned to last-minute

Crown FC of Ogbomosho suffered their first defeat of the season following a last gasp free-kick goal by Gateway United’s Seyi Okeowo. Seyi Okeowo’s 94th minute strike earned Gateway the 1-nil win over Crown FC at MKO Abiola Int’l Stadium, Abeokuta, after the match official added four additional minute to the highly contested match between […]

{Exclusive} NBBF Set to Organize Bubble Premier League

The Vice President, Nigeria Basketball Federation, Babs Ogunade, has hinted that the Federation is striving to organise Bubble format of the Premier League this season after a High Court sitting in Abuja granted it the legal right to administer the Premier Basketball league. Speaking with Boluwaji Ogunmola on the BCOS TV flagship Sports Programme Saturday […]

Biden Reverses Trump’s Visa Ban On Nigeria, Other Countries

Newly inaugurated US President Joe Biden has reversed a policy by former President Donald Trump that restricted the granting of immigrant visas to Nigerians. In January 2020, Mr Trump had expanded curbs on immigration to include six more countries, including Nigeria. At the time, the US Government said the policy was designed to tighten security […]

Defence Minister Says Nigeria Granted U.S. Permission To Conduct Rescue

The Minister of Defence, Major General Bashir Magashi (rtd), has disclosed Nigeria was aware of a rescue mission conducted by the United States forces in the Country. While disclosing this to reporters on Tuesday, November 3, 2020, at the National Assembly in Abuja, the Minister explained that the Federal Government granted the US permission to […]