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October 19, 2021

National Youth Games: Sports ministry to use NIN to fight age-cheats

Youth and sports minister Sunday Dare says NIMC registration will be a requirement going forward.

Minister of youth and sports development Sunday Dare (Credit: Twitter)
October 19, 2021

Falz calls for protest to mark #EndSARS anniversary

Participants are to come with their cars for the protest on Wednesday around 8:00 am-10:00 am at the Lekki toll gate.

Human rights activists Femi Falana and Falz
October 19, 2021
October 19, 2021

Kaduna, Abia, Delta lead new COVID-19 cases in Nigeria

The 89 fresh cases reported on Monday indicate a decrease from the 125 cases reported the previous day in the country.

October 19, 2021

Three Nigerians named among 50 most powerful Muslims worldwide

The list of the most powerful Muslims globally was released Monday night in a publication, Muslim500 (the 2022 Edition).

October 18, 2021

NiMet predicts 3-day sunshine, thunderstorms from Tuesday

It anticipated thunderstorms during the afternoon and evening hours over parts of Taraba and Kaduna.

thunderstorms
October 18, 2021

Buhari regime takes delivery of final batch of Tucano jets

Delivery of the first batch of six of the A-29 Super Tucano jets was taken on July 22.

October 18, 2021

Bandits kill at least 30 Sokoto residents in overnight attack: Gov. Tambuwal

“We’re not sure of the figure. But it is 30 something,” the governor said.

Sokoto state governor, Aminu Tambuwal. [PHOTO CREDIT: LEadership newspaper]
October 18, 2021

Bandits are common criminals, they believe in one Nigeria: Lai Mohammed

The information minister said bandits should not be compared with Boko Haram insurgents and IPOB separatists because they cannot be attached to a religious or an ideological goal.

A composite of Lai Mohammed and bandits used to illustrate this story
October 17, 2021

We won’t recognise parallel congresses: APC

Contending factions in many state chapters of the APC held parallel congresses on Saturday.

Senator John Akpanudoedehe