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Sunday, December 17, 2017

MECCA STAMPEDE: 241 Nigerians missing, 75 dead

The National Hajj Commission (NAHCON) on Saturday said 11 more bodies of Nigerian pilgrims killed during Hajj in Saudi Arabia have been identified, putting...

Mourinho: Chelsea is free to sack me if…

Jose Mourinho, Chelsea manager admitted that he risked the sack after a 3-1 home defeat by Southampton on Saturday left the Premier League champions...
Abuja-Kaduna highway is safe, secure, says CP

Court sentences 4 kidnappers to 67years imprisonment in Delta

By Austin Oyibode   A Delta state High Court sitting in Asaba, the State Capital, has sentenced four persons to a 67-year imprisonment with hard labour...

Ex-INEC Boss hopes in technology, urges global attention to Nigeria

Professor Attahiru Jega, the immediate past Chairman of the Nigeria's Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has expressed the optimism that increasing use and mastery...
Fayose woos professionals, clerics on new tax

Fayose recruits 100 health workers, begins construction of Ekiti Airport

Biodun Abimbola   The Ekiti State Government has began the screening and interview of over 2,000 applicants who applied for various health positions with the Health...

It’s illegal for the Senate to screen ministerial nominees – Analyst

By Abdulsemihi Oladele On the 1999 Constitution and Senate confirmation of ministerial nominations, the law is clear and unambiguous. The constitution says the Senate ONLY...
45 bomb attack victims evacuated to Maiduguri hospital — Officials

BREAKING: Scores dead as Bomb blast hits Nyanya, Kuje Police station, main market

Information reaching NEWSVERGE said that there have been multiple bomb blasts by suspected Boko Haram terrorists in Abuja, the Nigerian capital, with two explosions...
SERAP asks Buhari to seek ICC arrest warrant for Diezani

Presidency mum over Diezani Alison-Madueke’s arrest

The Presidency on Friday, declined to comment on the purported arrest of the immediate-past Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke (DAM), in London,...
Diezani seeks to be joined in money laundering case

Diezani Alison-Madueke regain freedom in UK

Former Petroleum Minister, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, who was arrested in London, Friday, has been granted bail. It was gathered that the former petroleum minister was...
Tayo Adebayo

Implication of Treasury Single Account on Nigeria economy

By Tayo Adebayo   Against the backdrop from some quarters that President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration introduced Treasury Single Account (TSA) as part of its anti-corruption agenda...