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The Police Service Commission (PSC) will send a high-powered team of monitors to Anambra State for the governorship election scheduled to hold on Saturday, November 18. A statement issued Tuesday by the Head, Press and Public Relations, Ikechukwu Ani, said the team, made up of six members (Commissioners) and 11 senior staff of the PSC, are

Super Eagles Beat Argentina 4-2

Super Eagles began their preparation for the 2018 World Cup in Russia on a bright note coming from two goals down to beat Argentina 4–2 in Krasnodar, Russia on Tuesday. A horrific Daniel Akpeyi error gifted the Argentines their first goal with the first effort of note on 27 minutes, as Ever Banega fired a free-kick into the corner.  Sergio Aguero doubled
– From Rhodesia to Zimbabwe – April 18, 1980: Rhodesia gains independence after 90 years as a British colony, taking new name Zimbabwe. The 1972-1979 war of independence between nationalist blacks and the minority white regime led by Ian Smith has left 27,000 dead. Robert Mugabe, head of the Zimbabwe African National Union (ZANU), takes power as prime minister. Joshua

Military Temporarily Seizes Power In Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe’s military appeared to be in control of the country Wednesday as generals denied staging a coup but used state television to vow to target “criminals” close to President Robert Mugabe. Mugabe’s decades-long grip on power was dramatically weakened as military vehicles blocked roads outside the parliament in Harare and senior soldiers delivered a late-night
Minister of Budget and National Planning, Udoma Udo Udoma, on Tuesday, said the Federal Government had earmarked N25.1 billion for the promotion of its activities and N5.30 billion to acquire grazing land for herdsmen. The minister stated this while presenting the 2018 budget to the public in Abuja. Herdsmen have been having a running battle

Buhari Appoints Prof Moji Adeyeye, NAFDAC DG

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Professor Moji Christianah Adeyeye as Director-General of National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC). Adeyeye, until her appointment, is a seasoned Pharmacist with proven track record of accomplishments in Nigeria and abroad. She is also a Professor of Pharmaceuticals, Manufacturing Science and Drug Product


Controversy has continued to trail   the conduct of last Saturday party primaries in the Plateau State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress with many of the aggrieved members threatening to leave the party.   It was gathered that since last Saturday Primaries held across the seventeen Local Government Areas of the State, the party had
On this day in 1945, a one-time Nigerian first lady, Stella Abebe, commonly known as Stella Obasanjo, was born in Essan West, Edo State, South-South Nigeria. Stella Abebe began her education at Our Lady of the Apostles Primary School. She enrolled at St. Theresa’s College, where she obtained her West African School Certificate in 1964


The Debt Management Office has said Nigeria’s total debt stock has hit N20.37tn,. In a statement made available to journalists in Abuja on Tuesday, the  DMO said the total public debt stock comprising the Federal Government, the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, stood at N20.37tn as of September 30. This shows a marginal increase
The Senate has approved the request by President Muhammadu Buhari to approve Federal Government’s move to secure two external borrowings totaling $5.5bn. The approval followed the adoption of a report by the Senate Committee on Local and Foreign Debts at plenary on Tuesday. Buhari, in a letter dated October 4, had said the external borrowings had