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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 […]

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 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 […]

A gunman has opened fire in Jerusalem’s Old City, killing one person and wounding at least three others. The gunman, who officials identified as a member of the Palestinian militant group, Hamas, was shot dead by Israeli security forces. Officials said one civilian shot by the gunman died of his wounds in hospital. Another was […]

Nollywood actress, Joke Silva, has revealed that her husband, and Veteran actor, Olu Jacobs, is living with dementia. In an interview with Chude Jideonwo, Silva said her husband had been living in this state for some years.“He is dealing with issues and it has been going on for a couple of years. It is known […]

Nigerian producer, rapper and singer, Beats By Jayy has been announced dead on Sunday  at the age of 27 after a short battle with illness. Beats By Jayy who rose from being an underground Hip-Hop producer to the mainstream has been pronounced dead at 27 after a short battle with illness. Before his death, Beats […]

The Commissioner for Information and Public Enlightenment in Anambra State, Don Adinuba, has warned workers in the state that Mondays are no longer work-free days in Anambra. In a statement signed by the commissioner, he noted that the work-free days on Monday began with an order by the separatist group, the Indigenous People of Biafra, […]

Prime Minister of Cape Verde, Jose Silva, has pledged better cooperation and an increase in trade volumes between Nigeria and his country in the coming years. Silva said this in Abuja on Saturday at the official opening of the first-ever Cape Verdean Embassy in Nigeria. The Prime Minister said  that both countries stood to gain […]

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