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Access holdings targets 51% stake in Angolan-based Bank

Access Holdings Plc has disclosed that Access Bank Plc, a wholly owned subsidiary, has reached a legally binding agreement to purchase a 51% majority...

30 people perish as canoes capsize in Zamfara

At Birnin Waje community in Bukkuyum Local Government Area of Zamfara State, almost 30 people perished after canoes they boarded capsized on Wednesday night...

One dies, six injured in Ondo road accident

One person was killed and six others suffered injuries of varying seriousness in a car accident in Akure, the state capital, according to information...

Poor socialisation influences substance abuse in schoolchildren — Expert

David Folaranmi, an addiction counsellor, has cautioned parents and educators to enhance kids' socialisation and decision-making abilities in the fight against drug usage. The expert...

Greater Abuja water will provide water for 1.5m residents – FCTA

When the Greater Abuja Water Supply Project is finished, the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) estimates that it would serve 1.5 million people. Muhammad Sule,...

Mbaka denies prophesying against Peter Obi’s Presidency

He said: “After handing over to Fr. Anthony Amadi on Sunday, I started hearing that Fr. Mbaka spoke against Peter Obi. ‘I, Rev. Fr....

Piracy: NIMASA secures 20 convictions in one year

At least 20 convictions were obtained, according to the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, in the previous 12 months. All 20 defendants are currently...

ASUU Strike: Falana kicks, says registration of CONUA, NAMDA illegal

Femi Falana, SAN, a renowned constitutional attorney, claims that the Nigerian Association of Medical and Dental Academics (NAMDA) and the Congress of Nigerian University...

Fayemi unveils 30years development plans for Ekiti State

Dr. Kayode Fayemi, the governor of Ekiti State, has launched a 30-year development plan for the state in an effort to maintain continuity in...

Tinubu hale, hearty – APC speaks on presidential candidate’s health

Contrary to rumours on social media, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, the party's presidential candidate, has been declared to be in good health by the All...

ASUU to sue FG over CONUA, NAMDA registration

The Congress of Nigerian Universities Academics and the National Association of Medical and Dental Academics have been registered, and the Academic Staff Union of...

Nollywood stars celebrate Mercy Aigbe’s husband’s first wife’s 48th birthday

The first wife of well-known Nollywood actor Kazim Adeoti, Mercy Aigbe's husband, just became a new age. On October 6, 2022, the socialite turned...

Nigeria attracts $10.1 billion diaspora remittance in six months 2022

Between January and June 2022, Nigerians received $10.11 billion in diaspora remittances, a 9.6% increase over the $9.23 billion received during the same time...

Sokoto APC Gov’ship candidate tasks INEC, security agencies on peaceful polls

Alhaji Ahmad Aliyu, an APC candidate for governor of Sokoto State, has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and state security personnel to...

2023: MC Oluomo postpones solidarity march for Tinubu/Shettima presidency

The planned walk in support of Tinubu-Shettima has been postponed indefinitely by Musiliu Akinsanya, MC Oluomo, the chairman of the Lagos State Parks and...

UCL: You’re a gift from footballing gods – Gary Lineker calls Messi GOAT

The Greatest Of All Time (GOAT) football player is Lionel Messi of Paris Saint-Germain, according to former England international Gary Lineker. In PSG's UEFA Champions...

NLNG: We are evaluating senate’s directive over N18.4bn compensation to host communities

The resolution of the Senate regarding the payment of N18.4 billion to communities as compensation for the seizure of farmlands would be evaluated, according...

Soludo asks ANSIPPA new board members to transform Anambra

A new board for the State Investment Promotion and Protection Agency has been inaugurated by Professor Chukwuma Soludo, the governor of Anambra State (ANSIPPA). The...

N720b loan plan: FG insensitive, borrowing to finance selfish agenda – Expert

The Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) Bonds Issuance Calendar for the fourth quarter of 2022, which includes a N720 billion borrowing plan for the...

Two die, 12 vehicles burnt as petrol tanker explodes in Ogun

The explosion of a gasoline truck that happened in Ogun State on Thursday left two people completely burned beyond recognition. In the event that occurred...