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New Demo From My Morning Jacket

This week’s essential mix from All Songs Considered includes a surprising, electronic, mostly instrumental cut from The 1975 — a British group known more for its brash Top-40 pop and rock — an intimate home demo recording from My Morning Jacket and a spare, moody cover of Led Zeppelin’s “Immigrant Song” by the Irish folk […]


Judge Asked To Skillax To Attend ‘Stairway’

“Consider heart disease, the No. 1 killer of women, killing more women than all cancers combined. If we can do more to prevent, treat and cure cardiovascular disease, more women will live longer, more families will stay together, more workers will stay productive, and we’ll save money on treating a condition that costs the U.S. […]

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has said that it will embark on a one-day nationwide protest to compel the Federal Government find immediate resolutions to contending issues with education sector unions. The NLC President, Mr Ayuba Wabba said this during the opening of the Congress’ Central Working Committee (CWC) meeting on Thursday in Abuja. Wabba […]

The Lagos governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has approved a N100 increase in fares of the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) on all routes. The increase, according to a statement on Wednesday signed by the spokesperson for Lagos State Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (LAMATA), Kolawole Ojelabi, is to sustain their operations across the state. The increase takes effect […]

Shell PLC has announced a pause, citing a Supreme Court suit over oil leak filed by a community in Bayelsa State. This comes after announcing a major divestment from its Nigerian onshore services in 2021 According to Bloomberg, this was disclosed in a statement by Osagie Okunbor, managing director of SPDC and chairman of Shell […]

The Minister of State for Transportation, Senator Gbemisola Saraki, has said that the Onitsha River port is positioned to generate over N23 billion to the Federal Government in 30 years. Saraki said this during the signing of the concession of the port on Thursday in Abuja. She said the port had lots of economic benefits […]

The Federal Government of Nigeria said it has signed an agreement with tech giants, Huawei and CISCO, to establish a minimum of 300 academies in Nigeria and train a minimum of 30,000 citizens in advanced ICTs. This is even as the country is pushing its digital economy through partnerships with various global tech companies. Recall […]

The British and Nigerian governments have announced a new migration agreement which will increase the deportation of dangerous foreign criminals to Nigeria. This was disclosed by the UK Home Secretary, Priti Patel in a social media statement on Thursday evening. She said that the agreement “New Plan for Immigration”, comes after the controversial deportation agreement with […]

The National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) has announced the cancellation of the Certificates of Registration of Niger Insurance Plc and Standard Alliance Insurance Plc. The action by the apex insurance regulator might not be unconnected with the financial and liquidity crisis that had hit both insurance firms. This disclosure is contained in a statement titled, ‘Notice […]

Nigeria’s anti-corruption agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has said that any landlord or landlady that let his or her house to internet fraudsters popularly known as Yahoo boys, will henceforth face prosecution. According to the agency, such house owners will be liable to 15 years imprisonment if found guilty. Announcing this via […]

The Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) has stated that the commission is working to ensure it reduces the level of unclaimed dividends to zero per cent in the Nigeria financial market. This was disclosed by Alhaji Lamido Yuguda, the Director-General, In an interactive session with the press on Tuesday in Lagos. As of December 31, […]

Justice Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed, the ex-CJN who resigned on Monday has been conferred the title of the Grand Commander of the Order of Niger, GCON. He was honoured by president Mohammadu Buhari with the nation’s second-highest national honour on Monday following the swearing-in of justice Olukayode Ariwoola as the acting Chief Justice of Nigeria. The […]


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