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Thousands of residents and indigenes of Ikorodu, Lagos State on Friday came out in colorful outfits and costumes in celebration of this year’s Asa Cultural Festival in the city. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that various cultural groups displayed their indigenous dances to the delight of visitors and...
 Aruna Quadri has recorded his first victory at the ongoing World Table Tennis (WTT) Cup championship in Singapore. Quadri, who is representing Nigeria at the Championship, defeated the world number eight player, Liang Jingkun of China to 3-1 (7–11, 11-1, 14-12,11-5) in round 16 of the men’s singles event to...
The Nigerian Army, on Monday graduated no fewer than 525 combat troops to be deployed to various theatre operations across the country. Addressing the graduands at the Nigerian Army Training Camp in Kachia, Kaduna State, the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt-Gen Farouk Yahaya, said the Army had recently acquired...
A police officer in Nairobi allegedly killed six people, including his wife, before finally turning the gun on himself early on Tuesday. According to police, security forces became aware something was amiss after a loud noise was heard in the officer’s apartment followed by the sound of gunfire. Armed with an...
stc exerted its technical capabilities to cover the land port between KSA and the Sultanate of Oman, which was recently inaugurated between Al Bat-ha area in Al-Ahsa  and Umm Al-Zamoul at the Omani borders in a desert area with difficult and special terrains. The project linked the fiber-optic network...
The Chief Judge (CJ) of the Federal High Court (FHC), Justice John Tsoho, says at 30, 197 criminal cases were filed between Sept. 2020 and June 2021. Justice Tsoho disclosed this, on Thursday, while delivering a speech to formally declare the FHC 2021/2022 Legal Year open in Abuja. The News Agency...
Nigeria and the People’s Republic of China on Wednesday signed a joint Culture and Tourism Statute and inaugurated a sub-committee that would further strengthen bilateral cooperation between both countries. Representatives of both countries signed the act and inaugurated the committee during a virtual event hosted by the Chinese Embassy in...
Indian Air Force on Wednesday confirmed that there was an accident with an Indian military helicopter with Chief of Defence Staff Bipin Rawat aboard. Earlier, the media had reported that the helicopter crashed, and a search and rescue operation had been launched. Nine people were on board the copper and three...
Taipei`s economics ministry on Tuesday announced that Taiwan and the United States had agreed to set up a new framework for collaboration on key technologies, including semiconductors. Taiwan economic Minister, (Ms) Wang Mei-hua, told reporters that she and U.S. Secretary of Commerce, Gina Raimondo, reached agreement to set up a...
The National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons says it is collaborating with Innoson Motors to train about 100 persons of concerns to build their capacity in automobile engineering. Hajiya Imaan Sulaiman-Ibrahim disclosed this when Humanitarian Journalists visited her in Abuja. Sulaiman-Ibrahim said the collaboration was part of the...
The Xploits Consulting Ltd., on Wednesday said, with support from Access Bank Plc., it has trained about 189 people in agribusiness in Kogi and Niger States. Mrs. Grace Taiwo, the Director, Communication at Xploits consulting Ltd., disclosed this when she addressed participants at a workshop in Bosso, Niger state. She said...
A 40-year-old woman, Sikirat Kadiri, was on Tuesday docked in a Badagry Magistrates’ Court sitting in Lagos for allegedly threatening to kill her business partner and her children. The police charged Kadiri, whose address was not provided, with threat to life and breach of public peace. The Prosecution Counsel, ASP Clement...
The Chief of Naval Staff (CNS), Vice Admiral, A.Z. Gambo, has inaugurated two projects in the Central Naval Command (CNC), Bayelsa. Inaugurating the projects on Friday, Gambo, said that the projects, which include the construction of a Mast Island and NNS Soroh Regulating Office,  will boost professional efficiency of the...
The North-western Governor’s Forum has said that to have a banditry-free society, all stakeholders must show commitment at fighting the menace. Chairman, of the Forum, Gov. Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State said this on Thursday in Abuja when he led a delegation of the Forum on a condolence visit...
The Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Limited has every reason to perform beyond expectation in 2022 as President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday inaugurated the Board of the newly incorporated NNPC. The inauguration which took place in Abuja was to ensure strict compliance with Corporate Governance principles that place premium on...
Chief Akin Oke, the outgoing Caretaker Chairman of the All Progressives Congress(APC) in Oyo State, has described the death of Soun of Ogbomosoland, Oba Jimoh Oyewumi, as a great loss to Oyo State and the nation in general. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)reports that the  95-year-old Oyewunmi, who is the...
 The former  governor of  Zamfara, Abdul’aziz Yari-led faction of All Progressives Congress (APC) has called on its members to remain calm and law-abiding over the recent judgement of the Federal High Court, Gusau. The court in its judgement dismissed Yari camp’s suit challenging the dissolution of its executive by the...