FULL TEXT: Buhari’s Democracy Day message to the nation

FULL TEXT: Buhari’s Democracy Day message to the nation

Fellow Nigerians, I join you all today to commemorate and celebrate our Democracy Day. It is a celebration of freedom and a victory for one people, one country and one Nigeria. 2. As with all democracies we will always be going through improvement processes in our desire to reach the goal of a mature democracy, […]

US advises citizens in Nigeria to avoid June 12 protests,

US advises citizens in Nigeria to avoid June 12 protests,

The United States Mission to Nigeria has advised its citizens in the country to avoid the June 12, 2021 protests which will take place on Saturday in several parts of the country. The US said this in an advisory on Friday titled, ‘Demonstration Alert: US Mission Nigeria (June 11, 2021) – Nationwide Protests on Democracy […]

EFCC Denies Assaulting NBA Chairman

EFCC Denies Assaulting NBA Chairman

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC wishes to inform the public that claims by one Justin Gbagir, Chairman Makurdi Branch of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, that he was assaulted and brutalized by operatives of the Makurdi Zonal Office of the Commission on June 8, 2021, leading to his being hospitalized at BUSTH is […]

Son, Father in EFCC’s Net for Alleged Internet Fraud

Son, Father in EFCC’s Net for Alleged Internet Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal Office, have commenced investigation into an alleged case of conspiracy, computer-related fraud, obtaining by false pretense and retention of proceeds of unlawful activities levelled against one Malik Giles Bakare. He was arrested by officers of the Nigeria Police, Force CID, Alagbon, Lagos on May 31, 2021 […]

Meet Grace, the healthcare robot COVID-19 created

Meet Grace, the healthcare robot COVID-19 created

The Hong Kong team behind celebrity humanoid robot Sophia is launching a new prototype, Grace, targeted at the healthcare market and designed to interact with the elderly and those isolated by the COVID-19 pandemic. Dressed in a blue nurse’s uniform, Grace has Asian features, collar-length brown hair and a thermal camera in her chest to […]

Nigeria’s Boko Haram leader is dead, says ISWAP

Nigeria’s Boko Haram leader is dead, says ISWAP

The leader of Nigerian Islamist militant group Boko Haram is dead, a rival militant group said in an audio recording heard by Reuters on Sunday. The leader of The Islamic State West African Province (ISWAP) reportedly said that Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau killed himself with explosives last monthafter a battle between the two groups. […]

TB Joshua is dead

TB Joshua is dead

TB Joshua, the founder of the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN), is dead. The report says he had a stroke two months ago and was flown by air ambulance to Turkey for treatment, TheCable understands. The church management confirmed his death in a statement issued on Sunday. According to the statement, Joshua, aged 57, […]

Nigeria is presently dripping bitterness, sadness, Obasanjo laments

Nigeria is presently dripping bitterness, sadness, Obasanjo laments

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has described Nigeria as a country presently dripping bitterness and sadness. The former president argued that even though the country is destined to be a land flowing with milk and honey, bad leadership has made it unachievable. He said this on Thursday while receiving a book titled, ‘The Man, The General […]

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