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politics

India arrests 73-year old former finance minister

Former Indian finance minister Palaniappan Chidambaram, 73, has been arrested on charges of corruption and money laundering. He is being investigated over allegations that he...

Boko Haram Crisis Could Last 15 More Years – Obasanjo Warns

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has warned that the Boko Haram insurgency currently ravaging the North-East could take 15 years or more to eliminate if...

Business

FIRS Chairman, Babatunde Fowler Not Under Investigation – Presidency

The Presidency has debunked rumors that the chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service, Babatunde Fowler, was under investigation. In a statement on its verified...

Fire guts Katangowa Market in Lagos

An early morning inferno has destroyed goods worth millions of naira today at the popular Katangowa Market in Agbado-Okeodo, Local Council Development Area, LCDA,...

Sports

Entertainment

Lifestyle

US Billionaire and Activist David Koch Dies at Age 79

Billionaire industrialist David Koch, a driving force behind conglomerate Koch Industries who as one of the world's richest people became a major financier of...

Five Killed in Algeria Rap Concert Stampede

Five young people were killed and dozens more injured in a stampede at a packed rap concert in the Algerian capital, a spokesman for...

Police Arrest Four Suspected Kidnappers in Ogun

The Ogun Police Command on Thursday said it had arrested four members of a kidnap gang that abducted three persons at Ode-Omi Community in...

Crime

Police Arrest Four Suspected Kidnappers in Ogun

The Ogun Police Command on Thursday said it had arrested four members of a kidnap gang that abducted three persons at Ode-Omi Community in...

FBI Indicts 80 Nigerians for Alleged $3bn Fraud, Releases Full List

U.S. authorities on Thursday unsealed a 252-count grand jury indictment charging 80 people, most of them Nigerians, in a major conspiracy to steal millions...

Uber Driver Allegedly Breaks Into TREM Church to Steal Properties Worth N12m

An Uber driver, Richmond Temple, found in possession of N12million church equipment belonging to The Redeemed Evangelical Mission (TREM), has appeared before an Igbosere...

Education

Ekiti Governor Bans Use of English Language During Traditional Events

Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti has banned the use of English language as a means of communication during any traditional events in any part...

Governor Makinde Supports Oyo Indigenes At Law School with N500,000 Each

Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, on Tuesday approved the sum of N500,000 each as bursary to the 120 Oyo State indigenes in the Nigerian...

Five Students Killed, Others Injured As Bridge Collapses In Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (photos)

At least five students of the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ATBU), Gubi Campus, have lost their lives after a metal pedestrian bridge that links...