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Nigeria’s inflation rate rises to over 15 per cent in December, says NBS

Nigeria’s inflation rate rises to over 15 per cent in December, says NBS

Nigeria’s inflation rate in the month of December 2021 rose to 15.63% from 15.4% recorded in November 2021, after 8 months of consecutive decline. This is according to the consumer price index report, released by…

News
Hamstring injury knocks out Onuachu from AFCON 2021

Hamstring injury knocks out Onuachu from AFCON 2021

Indications have emerged on Monday to suggest that Genk striker Paul, Onuachu has been ruled out of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations scheduled to begin in few weeks time in neighbouring Cameroon. This is…

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Ohaneze plans lobby team for South East 2023 Presidency bid

Ohaneze plans lobby team for South East 2023 Presidency bid

The pan-Igbo socio-cultural group, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, on Thursday said it would soon set up 2023 presidency lobby team that will reach out to other zones in the country. The spokesman for the Ohanaeze, Chief Alex…

Foreign Affairs
Travel ban: NANS threatens to shut down British mission in Nigeria

Travel ban: NANS threatens to shut down British mission in Nigeria

The leadership of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has threatened to shut down activities in the various offices of the British mission in Nigeria over travel ban imposed on Nigerians by the British…

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Kano APC crisis: Tinubu, Shekarau in closed-door meeting

Kano APC crisis: Tinubu, Shekarau in closed-door meeting

Malam Ibrahim Shekarau, factional leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kano, met with Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, National Leader of the ruling party, on Sunday. The meeting, which held amid the crisis rocking…

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Former minister, ambassador to France, Bunu Sheriff dies at 74

Former minister, ambassador to France, Bunu Sheriff dies at 74

Former Minister under the Gen. Ibrahim Babangida regime, Bunu Sheriff Musa, is dead. The former Minister died at the age of 74. This was confirmed by the Secretary of Borno Elders’ Forum, Dr Bulama Gubio. …

Aviation & Travels
FG faults UK’s ban on Nigerian travellers as ‘hasty’

FG faults UK’s ban on Nigerian travellers as ‘hasty’

Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire has expressed disappointment over the United Kingdom government’s placement of Nigeria on its red list following the detection of the COVID-19 Omicron variant. Ehanire in an interview on Channels…

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Ex-Super Eagles forward, Obinna Nsofor, wife welcome baby girl

Ex-Super Eagles forward, Obinna Nsofor, wife welcome baby girl

Former Super Eagles and Inter Milan striker, Obinna Victor Nsofor, and his partner, Anastija, have welcomed a baby girl.  They welcomed their baby, Aamara Victoria Nsofor, on Friday, December 3. Anastija shared the good news on her IG page this afternoon.…

Economy
FAAC revenues drop by N68b as govt tiers share N671.9b for October

FAAC revenues drop by N68b as govt tiers share N671.9b for October

Revenue accruals to the  Federation Accounts Allocation Committee (FAAC)  slumped by N68.055 billion in October as the the three tiers of government shared the sum of N671.910 billion as federation allocation for the month compared…

Entertainment
Burna Boy bombs Lai Mohammed, says ‘You can’t clean blood of innocent youths with lie’

Burna Boy bombs Lai Mohammed, says ‘You can’t clean blood of innocent youths with lie’

Nigerian singer Burna Boy has joined the growing list of celebrities who have reacted to the Lagos panel report that indicted the army and police in the Lekki toll gate shooting.⁣.⁣The music star took to…