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Nigerian man who hawked mangoes in Lagos, bags six PhD scholarship offers abroad

It was hope restored for a Nigerian first class graduate  from the University of Lagos as he recently got six doctorate scholarship offers from universities in Australia and California. Onyeka Chukwudozie, announced the news via his LinkedIn account on Sunday night. He said he had previously hawked mangoes and drinks[Read More…]

Nasarawa Governor sacks all members of the executive council

Nasarawa Governor, Abdullahi Sule, says he has sacked all members of the State Executive Council. The sacking was announced by the governor himself at the end of an expanded executive meeting at the Government House on Monday in Lafia. He did not give any reason for his action. The governor,[Read More…]

Ruben Dias extends Man City contract till 2027

Manchester City defender Ruben Dias has signed a contract extension that will keep him at Manchester City until 2027. Dias, 24, joined City from Benfica last year and struck up a strong partnership with John Stones to form a mainstay of Pep Guardiola’s defence that won the club its Premier[Read More…]

‘We are borrowing sensibly’ Finance Minister says

Nigeria’s minister of finance, Zainab Ahmed says the federal government is borrowing “sensibly” to cater to the country’s infrastructure needs. Speaking on Monday during a press conference on the recent report by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on the growth of the economy, Ahmed said if Nigeria does not[Read More…]

‘Stop using foul language and apologise to Buhari’ – Senator Akume scolds Ortom

The Minister of Special Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs, Senator George Akume has scolded the Governor of Benue state, Samuel Ortom. In a press conference on Monday, the minister asked Ortom to stop attacking President Muhammadu Buhari and immediately apologize to him. Akume who was a former Benue State governor, also[Read More…]

Traffic will be diverted on Ikorodu road for 6 days starting August 31st – LASG

The Lagos State Government has announced on that traffic will be diverted at Anthony Area on the Yaba-bound lane of Ikorodu Road for six days starting from August 31 A statement signed by the state Commissioner for Transportation, Dr. Frederic Oladeinde, on Monday, stated that the diversion is to allow[Read More…]

Community leaders in Borno accept to forgive and reintegrate 3000 ex-Boko Haram terrorists

The Borno government confirmed that at least 3,000 persons who were members of the armed opposition group have laid down their arms and surrendered to the Nigerian military. Community leaders in the State, on Sunday, agreed to the return of the ex-Boko Haram terrorists into their communities. NewsWireNGR gathered that[Read More…]

We shot at Illegal bunkers, not passenger boat –Nigerian Military says

The Nigerian military has refuted reports that its chopper shot at a passenger boat along the Port Harcourt – Bonny waterway in Rivers State last week Thursday. In a statement on Monday, the spokesman for the DHQ, Major General Benjamin Olufemi Sawyerr said operatives of the force did not shoot[Read More…]

Buhari’s Plea for a Chance to Rebuild Nigeria in 2015 vs the Existential Realities

By Steven Kefas Politicians make ridiculous promises to the masses during electioneering period. These promises are usually very enticing and oftentimes influence the decisions of voters but are killed and buried by the politicians at the conclusions of elections. The 2015 general elections in Nigeria was not any different from[Read More…]

‘I am not elected to complain, I am elected to find solutions’ – Kayode Fayemi

The Ekiti State governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi says he was elected as governor in 2018 not to complain but to find solutions to the myriad of challenges confronting the state and make life more comfortable for the citizens. In a post he shared on his verified Facebook page, on Sunday,[Read More…]