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N37bn grant for meter supply to DisCos

The Nigerian government says it has taken advantage of the new Meter Asset Provider (MAP) regulations to give a grant of N37 billion to...

4 killed, 13 wounded in Borno bomb attack

No fewer than four persons were killed in a suicide bomb attack on Thursday at Amarwa community of Konduga Local Government Area of Borno. The...

Nigerian primary school children hacked to death

Three children were killed and a teacher was injured when a man armed with a machete stormed a primary school in northeast Nigeria, two...

Last white male rhino faces extinction

The white male rhinoceros is now an endangered species and is likely to become the latest to be added to the list of extinct...

Former UN secretary-general Kofi Annan dies

Former United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan has died at a hospital in the Swiss capital, Bern, after a brief illness. The 80-year-old served as...

Death toll in Mubi suicide attack rises to 50

The police command in Nigeria's northeast state of Adamawa has confirmed that the death toll in early Tuesday’s suicide attack on a mosque in...

London hit by terror attack

Police have launched a terrorism investigation after an explosion on a Tube train at Parsons Green station on Friday morning. The blast sent a “shot...

Nigerian Army withdraws from Abia

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State, in southeast Nigeria, has expressed gratitude to God for averting bloodbath in the state, following the withdrawal of...

Nigeria’s population now 198 million – NPC

The National Population Commission (NPC) has put Nigeria’s current population at 198 million people with urban population growing at an average annual growth rate...

Three-storey building collapses in Lagos

A three-storey residential building suddenly caved in near Ojo area of Lagos on Tuesday. The building located on Ilufe Road near the popular Alaba International...

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Two arrested over deaths of 26 Nigerian women

Two suspected human smugglers were arrested in Italy this week after the bodies of 26 Nigerian women and girls, all of them believed to...

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