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The death toll in the illegal refinery explosion in Imo State has risen to 110, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has said. Mr Ifeanyi Nnaji, who is the agency’s Head of Operations in the state, confirmed the toll in an interview with Channels Television on Monday. Channels Television had reported that an unconfirmed number of people were […]

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that he would be betraying Nigerians if he failed to contest for president.Osinbajo stated this in Akure, the Ondo State capital when he visited Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu to expressed his intension to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023.Osinbajo disclosed that he decided to contest for the president because he […]

Some intending pilgrims on Monday protested against the hike in the cost of 2022 Hajj fare at the Alausa Government House in Lagos State. According to some of the aggrieved pilgrims, they had paid for the 2020 Hajj since 2019 which did not hold due to the outbreak of COVID-19. They claimed that the Lagos State Muslim […]

The Federal Government of Nigeria has recorded a N2.23tn fiscal deficit in the fourth quarter of 2021. This was revealed by figures obtained from the Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) economic report for the fourth quarter of 2021. The report stated, “Federation receipts in the fourth quarter of 2021 declined, following shortfalls in oil revenue. At N2.84tn, provisional […]

The NGX closed on a positive note amidst sell-offs and buy-interests as the benchmark All-Share Index (ASI) appreciated by 17 basis point. The NGX ASI closed at 48,543.36 points, to reflect a growth of 0.17% from the previous trading day and a Year-to-Date (YTD) return of 13.64%. Meanwhile, the market capitalization grew by N45.13 billion. […]

Twitter on Monday accepted Elon Musk’s offer to buy the company for roughly $44 billion. This comes as the Tesla earlier this month offered to buy Twitter for $43 billion in cash after acquiring a 9.2% stake in the company. Twitter’s board of directors previously “unanimously adopted a limited duration shareholder rights plan” after the unsolicited offer […]

Unilever Nigeria Plc has released its Q1 2022 results revealing a profit of N1.80 billion, from a loss of N492 million in the corresponding period of 2021. The period in review witnessed a persistent increase in prices of goods and services, thereby resulting in inflationary pressures that affected both consumers and producers. Despite the double-digit […]

The billionaire drug baron behind the N3billion Tramadol deal involving the embattled suspended Deputy Commissioner of Police, DCP Abba Kyari-led Intelligence Response Team, IRT, Chief Afam Mallinson Emmanuel Ukatu has been arrested by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA. After months of surveillance and evading arrest, Ukatu who is Chairman of Mallinson […]

It is no longer news that Oba Lamidi Adeyemi lll, the Alaafin of Oyo died after 52 years on the throne and one of the dominant issues about the Alaafin’s death, especially on social media, is the fate of his wives. 83 year-old Oba Adeyemi passed on late Friday after receiving treatments at the Afe […]

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria is getting set to introduce the park and pay scheme at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja. It said the aim of the initiative was to increase sanity at the airport and effectively eradicate touting at the country’s second-busiest international airport. The Abuja Airport Manager/Regional General Manager, North Central, […]


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