News

Tanker accident kills one in Abeokuta

One person was feared killed while scores of vehicles got burnt in a tanker explosion this morning in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital. The incident occurred around 8:15 am  on…

Politics

Buhari pleads for fair criticism

From resident Muhammadu Buhari  to Nigerian elites: Please be fair in your criticism of our administration. Speaking Thursday in Abuja when he received in audience Reverend Yakubu Pam, the Executive…

Economy

Biden proposes $1.9 Trillion economic revival plan

President-elect Joe Biden will propose injecting $1.9 trillion into the US economy when he takes office next week, as evidence mounts that the recovery from the sharp downturn caused by…

Entertainment

Burna Boy stands ‘Twice As Tall’ with fresh Grammy Nomination

After missing a prize this year, Burna Boy, has made another comeback in the 2021 instalment of the Grammy Awards. The singer was nominated in the Best Global Music Album…

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Sport

Japan doubts Tokyo Olympics soon

An atmosphere of uncertainty still surrounds the staging of Tokyo Olympics with the admission of a Japanese cabinet minister Friday that “anything can happen” in the midst of  coronavirus. Taro…

Features

Why COVID-19 cases are spiking

COVID-19 Second Wave: Why cases are spiking despite awareness By Abujah Racheal Abuja, Jan. 14, 2021 (NAN)  — The global community has been hit hard in an unprecedented way by…

Technology

Twitter chief agrees Trump ban sets a ‘dangerous’ precedent

Jack Dorsey, Twitter’s big man has defended the decision to ban US President Donald Trump but said it sets a “dangerous” precedent and represents a failure to promote healthy conversation…

Banking

World Bank stakes $5bn in Africa’s drylands

The World Bank plans to invest over $5 billion in five years to help restore degraded landscapes, improve agriculture productivity, and promote livelihoods across 11 African countries on a swathe…

Global Trade

UK exits European Single Market

Brexit becomes a reality on Thursday as Britain leaves Europe’s customs union and single market, ending nearly half a century of often turbulent ties with its closest neighbours. The UK’s tortuous…

Opinion

Why COVID-19 cases are spiking

COVID-19 Second Wave: Why cases are spiking despite awareness By Abujah Racheal Abuja, Jan. 14, 2021 (NAN)  — The global community has been hit hard in an unprecedented way by…

Crime

Bandits kill village head, four others in Kaduna State

Five persons including a ward head have been reportedly killed by bandits during separate attacks in Igabi and Chikun local government areas of Kaduna state. One of the victims, an…

Legal

Ozil arrives Turkey, set to join Fenerbahce

Mesut Ozil has arrived Turkey and is billed to seal a deal with Turkish team Fenerbahce after being frozen out for months at Arsenal. “I’m very happy, very excited. God…

Development

PTF on COVID-19 partners states to boost testing

The National Response Team of the PTF on COVID-19 has concluded plans to boost nationwide testing of citizens for coronavirus. The Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire said no fewer…