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Akpabio disowns professor jailed for rigging election for him

Nigeria, March 27 -- Despite contrary evidence, the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, has denied that Peter Ogban, the university professor jailed for election fraud, rigged the elect... Read More


AFCON Qualifiers: Victorious Super Eagles end Benin's eight-year unbeaten run

Nigeria, March 27 -- The Super Eagles have booked their ticket to the 2022 AFCON tournament by beating the Squirrels of Benin Republic. It was a first defeat for the Squirrels in eight years. Paul On... Read More


Police re-arrest Delta community leader, one other over 2017 crisis

Nigeria, March 27 -- The police have rearrested two leaders of Idumuje-Ugboko, a community in Aniocha Local Government Area of Delta State, who had been facing trial in Abuja over a crisis in the comm... Read More


U.S. warns potential irregular African immigrants

Nigeria, March 27 -- The U.S. Department of State has delivered a subtle warning to would-be irregular migrants from Africa, who may be drawing inspiration from the crisis at the country's southern bo... Read More


Nigerian Breweries' directors get big pay boost amid Covid-19, shareholders get lowest dividend in 15 years

Nigeria, March 27 -- Nigeria's biggest beer maker scaled up the remuneration of its top management by at least 25.2 per cent last year as the COVID-19 pandemic battered businesses and slashed its prof... Read More


INTERVIEW: Why Nigerian musicians can't do away with vulgar lyrics- rapper, Dandizzy

Nigeria, March 27 -- It all started on Instagram. Like most internet sensations of the 21st century, Dandizzy, whose real name is Daniel Darius, has fast grown a huge fanbase, all thanks to his spont... Read More


Liberia's President, others to speak at 12th Bola Tinubu Colloquium

Nigeria, March 27 -- The President of Liberia, George Weah, Former President of Sierra Leone, Ernest Koroma, Vice President of ECOWAS Commission, Finda Koroma, and others have been confirmed as speake... Read More


Hunger: Adesina, world food prize laureates call for U.S. intervention

Nigeria, March 27 -- Akinwumi Adesina, 2017 winner of the World Food Prize and current President of African Development Bank, alongside other World Food Prize laureates, have called for United States'... Read More


EXCLUSIVE: Amidst paucity of funds, Nigerian govt proceeds with N42 billion NASS renovation

Nigeria, March 27 -- Despite the paucity of funds that will see the Nigerian government borrow over a third of the funds needed to finance the 2021 budget, the government is still pushing ahead to ren... Read More


Service Chiefs to report directly to Irabor- Official

Nigeria, March 27 -- The Chief of Air Staff, Oladayo Amao, has said he and his navy and army counterparts have agreed to subject themselves to the leadership of the Chief of Defence Staff, Lucky Irabo... Read More