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COVID-19 pushes 150 million more children into poverty - UN

Nigeria, Sept. 17 -- The coronavirus pandemic has forced an additional 150 million children into multidimensional poverty, a study by the United Nations (UN), has said. The study published on the UN'... Read More


Mourinho wins 100th European club game

Nigeria, Sept. 17 -- Jose Mourinho has secured his 100th victory as a manager in a European club game. Mourinho achieved this latest milestone on Thursday when his team, Tottenham Hotspur, came from ... Read More


Edo 2020: Soldiers, police, others in show of force

Nigeria, Sept. 17 -- Scores of soldiers and other security officials on Thursday embarked on a massive show of force on the streets of Benin City ahead of Saturday's governorship election in Edo State... Read More


All unused data must be rolled over to next subscription - NCC

Nigeria, Sept. 17 -- Unused data by telecom subscribers must be rolled over in subsequent subscriptions, the Nigeria Communication Commission (NCC) has said. This was disclosed in a statement signed ... Read More


Veteran Yoruba actor, Jimoh Aliu 'Aworo' dies at 81

Nigeria, Sept. 17 -- Popular Yoruba actor, producer and singer, Jimoh Aliu, is dead. Aliu, popularly called Aworo, died on Thursday at the age of 81 in Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital after an und... Read More


Insecurity: Why Nigeria is not getting foreign support - Ex-foreign minister

Nigeria, Sept. 17 -- A former Nigerian minister of foreign affairs, Aminu Wali, has given reasons why some foreign countries are reluctant to help Nigeria in its fight against Boko Haram insurgency. ... Read More


Jonathan advocates election grading system in Commonwealth nations

Nigeria, Sept. 17 -- A former Nigerian President, Goodluck Jonathan, has advised Commonwealth member-nations to adopt a grading system for elections towards improving the quality of elections, promoti... Read More


VIDEO: Protesting Nigerian students flaunt their NDDC scholarship award letters

Nigeria, Sept. 17 -- Nigerian students on Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) scholarship flaunted their scholarship award letters during their Wednesday protest in front of the Nigerian High Co... Read More


Lanlehin rejoins APC 18 months after helping Makinde into office

Nigeria, Sept. 17 -- The Oyo State governorship candidate of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) in the 2019 elections, Olufemi Lanlehin, has rejoined the All Progressives Congress (APC). Mr Lanleh... Read More


PDP, APC clash over 'wasteful spending' under Plateau governor

Nigeria, Sept. 17 -- The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have traded words over an allegation of wasteful spending against the state government under Gove... Read More