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LEA will take “any necessary actions” against Shi’ites – Garba Shehu

Following the approval of the Federal High Court to proscribe the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, the Presidency has now given the law enforcement agencies order to take “any necessary action” against Shi’ites. The Presidency, through its spokesperson, Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, said this. Shehu during a live […]

Eco Heroes empowers Lagos youth on waste recycling

Everyday we are faced with the sight of waste around us, even in the “Centre of Excellence” Lagos State, it has become a terrible situation with people throwing waste on the roadside and drainage. #EcoHeroes, a youth-led organization that uses innovative volunteering and environmental education to combat the menace of environmental pollution in Nigeria, with […]

Nigerian soldier commits suicide due to marriage problems

Nigerian soldier, identified as Tella Adedapo, a driver attached to the budget and planning department at the army headquarters in Abuja, has allegedly committed suicide. Adedapo was thought having issues with his wife, Rose, as he left a suicide note before he decided to hang himself. He died at his apartment, flat two, block F, […]

We are working relentlessly to rescue Siasia’s mother – Police

Bayelsa state police command has reported that its officers are relentlessly working to rescue Samson Siasia’s mother from the kidnappers. The mother of Siasia; former Super Eagles footballer, Mrs Beauty Siasia, was kidnapped on July 15 with two others in Odoni community, Sagbama Local Government Area of Bayelsa. 79-year-old Siasia’s mother was kidnapped with 65-year-old […]

Lagos, UAE mull partnership on security, traffic management

Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has declared his administration’s readiness to partner with the government of United Arab Emirates (UAE) in the areas of traffic management and security. The Governor disclosed this when he received the Consul-General of the UAE Consulate in Nigeria, Dr Abdulla Al-Mandoos in Alausa at the weekend. Sanwo-Olu noted that […]

Withdraw Fashola’s nomination, CACOL tells Buhari

Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership, CACOL, has called upon President Muhammadu Buhari to withdraw Babatunde Fashola’s nomination. According to the addressed to the President, CACOL Executive Chairman, Debo Adeniran, said Fashola failed in Power and Housing sectors while he was appointed minister. The former Governor of Lagos State, was said to have failed to […]

Our greatest enemies are not northerners, Fulani but southerners – Femi Fani-Kayode

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, said the south “greatest” enemies are not the northerners or the Fulani masters, but southerners themselves. Fani-Kayode addresses liberation as when a tribe like another tribe. The Yoruba should like the Igbos and vice versa, also both tribe should like southern minorities and vice versa. FFK derived that unity […]

BREAKING: WAEC releases May/June 2019 results

Breaking News: WAEC Releases May/June 2019 Result The West African Examination Council, WAEC, has released the results of the May/June 2019 results. It was earlier posted on TPN that WAEC to release results today, Friday. This was confirmed to newsmen by the examination body’s Public Relations Officer, Mr. Ojijeogu. The Board is currently addressing a […]

New Boko Haram video on Leah Sharibu disturbing – Presidency

The Presidency said that a new video released by Boko Haram, showing captives was disturbing and called for urgent action by the relevant security agencies. It said urgent efforts must be made to secure the release of the captives, including Leah Sharibu and the last of the Dapchi schoolgirls still being held by the terrorist […]

WAEC to release May/June result today

The West Africa Examination Council, WAEC, said the council will release May/June result today, Friday, July 26. Head of Public Affairs, Demianus Ojijeogu, said in a statement on Thursday. “This is to inform candidates and the general republic that the result of the WASSCE for school candidates in Nigeria will be released by the council […]