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The Nigerian customs service command domiciled at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport has reported the interception of over N92 million worth of tramadol tablets smuggled into the country by yet-to-be-identified persons. The command said the illicit drug which was carefully arranged in 35 cartons was intercepted at SAHCO Import Shed of MMIA, Ikeja, Lagos. Reporting […]

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested Femi Fani-Kayode, one of Nigeria’s former Minister of Aviation, for alleged forgery and manipulation of documents. According to reports, the former minister was invited yesterday to answer allegations on possible forgery of hospital documents in a bid to deceive the court handling the case against him […]

Director-General, National Commission for Museums and Monuments (NCMM), Prof. Abba Tijjani alongside the Consulate-General of Nigeria in New York, Amb. Lot Egopija has received three benin and ife artefacts from the Metropolitan Museum of Art (MET) in New York.     The MET currently houses about 160 works of arts from Nigeria, which were mostly […]

A teenager, Kyle Rittenhouse who was cleared of murder during racial unrest in the US has said his case “has nothing to do with race”. “It had to do with the right to self-defence,” Kyle Rittenhouse told Fox News, adding that he supported the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement. Jurors cleared the 18-year-old of killing […]

Officials say at least 46 people, including 12 children, died when a bus crashed and caught fire in western Bulgaria. The bus was registered in North Macedonia and most of those on board were tourists returning from a trip to Istanbul in Turkey. It rammed a crash barrier on a motorway south-west of the capital […]

US President Joe Biden has invited around 110 countries to a virtual summit on democracy which is supposed to take place in December. According to statement from the state department which contains list of invited countries, China, the United States’ principal rival, is not invited, while Taiwan is. Also, Turkey which like America is a […]

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control says the Delta variant continues to be the dominant strain of the Coronavirus in the country. The NCDC Director-General, Dr Ifedayo Adetifa, made this known at the bi-weekly national briefing on COVID-19, in Abuja on Monday. Adetifa who was represented by the Head of Risk Communication, Dr Yahaya Disu, […]

The just concluded 2021 All Africa Music Awards, Afrima, which was held in Lagos, saw the likes of Wizkid, Fireboy DML, Iba One and others win the prestigious plaques. The  annual event founded by the International Committee AFRIMA in collaboration with the African Union to recognize and celebrate musical works, talents, and creativity across the […]

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has mourned popular Nigerian comic actor, Babatunde Omidina, popularly known as “Baba Suwe”, who passed away on Monday. Gbajabiamila in a statement issued by his special adviser on media and publicity, Lanre Lasisi, described “Baba Suwe” as one thespian that entertained Nigerians and brought joy to […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved February 2022 as new date for the National Convention of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Chairman of Progressive Governors’ Forum, Alhaji Atiku Bagudu, confirmed this at the end of a closed door meeting with President Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Monday. Bagudu, who was not specific on […]

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