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NAICOM resolves 16 disputes, facilitates N220m claims payment

By Sola Alabadan The National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) resolved 16 disputes arising from non-settlement of claims between insurance companies and the policyholders during the first...

Injured Lacazette hopes to make Arsenal’s Premier League opener

Alexandre Lacazette hopes to be fit for Arsenal’s Premier League opener at Newcastle after suffering an ankle injury. Lacazette was forced to limp out of...

NACCIMA business women group, youth entrepreneurs inaugurate new exco

Dignitaries at the inauguration inclide, Ambassador Olukanni NACCIMA DG, Mrs Pat Idakhoa NAWORG coordinator, NACCIMA National President Saratu Aliyu, Dr. Betty Nnadi represented the...

Northern governors unveil N6bn regional economic recovery plan

The Northern States Governors’ Forum (NSGF) has created a joint financial institution worth six billion naira to serve as a vehicle for the region’s...

Nigeria urges ECOWAS to prioritise decent work agenda

Nigeria has called on member states of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), to place the Decent Work Agenda at the centre...

Cross over to APC before you die, Osinbajo taunts PDP leaders

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has asked some Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leaders to join the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) before they die. He made the...

Buhari to Tribunal: Atiku’s petition a sham

Emerging details from the final addresses by lawyers to President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress, APC, indicate that the petition by the...

Police funding: NANS to storm National Assembly, official says

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) will soon storm the National Assembly to press for more funding for the Nigeria Police Force, an...

Ekiti Governorship: PDP’s Olusola Eleka heads to Supreme Court

The PDP candidate in the July 14, 2018 governorship election in Ekiti State, Kolapo Olusola-Eleka, on Friday rejected the judgment of the Court of...

Four Killed As Gunmen Open Fire On Mourners In Benue

BEVERLY HILLS, August 18, (THEWILL) – The Benue Police Command has confirmed the killing of four persons in the early hours of Saturday. According to...

N2.5b DSO trial: Court okays Lai Mohammed as prosecution witness

A Federal High Court Abuja on Thursday granted an application to list former Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed as prosecution witness...

AfDB Identifies 14 Sites for Agro-industrial Processing Zones in Nigeria

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has said that it has identified 14 sites for the proposed Special Agro-Industrial Processing Zones (SAPZs) in Nigeria. Prof. Banji...

Residents Tasks Incoming Ministers To Perform If Assigned Portfolios

Some residents in Ebonyi say they expect much from the ministers designate when they are assigned portfolios, especially those that will handle critical ministries. In...

‘16, 588 people living with HIV on treatment in Bauchi’

About 16, 588 people living with HIV in Bauchi state have been enrolled for treatment by the Bauchi State Agency for the Control of...

Insecurity: 1,000 protesters besiege Amnesty Int’l office in Abuja

Business activities at the Abuja office of Amnesty International were temporarily disrupted yesterday as over 1000 protesters besieged the office, to protest what they...

Malaysia court postpones biggest 1MDB trial involving ex-PM Najib

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - A Malaysian court on Monday postponed for a week the biggest of five trials linked to a multi-billion-dollar scam at...

Emirates set for Hajj

Emirates Airlines said it will expand its services to Jeddah and Medina with an additional 46 flights to help facilitate travel for Hajj pilgrims...

France, UK, Germany reject U.S. position on trade

France has agreed it will allow the Chinese telecoms giant build its 5G network infrastructure, while preserving national security. French President Emmanuel Macron says It...

INSECURITY: Deploying drones, CCTVs in S’West means nothing — Afenifere, Agbekoya

LAGOS—MIXED reactions, yesterday, trailed the proposed plan by the Federal Government to deploy drones and Closed Circuit Televisions, CCTVs, to secure the South West. While...

Nigeria Toying With ‘Its Destiny’ Without Electoral Reform, Says Falana

  A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) and human rights lawyer, Mr Femi Falana, believes Nigeria needs serious electoral reform in order for things to...

Prioritise energy conservation, KEDCO urges customers

Kano Electricity Distribution Company  has called on customers to change their attitudes toward energy conservation and efficiency. The Managing Director of KEDCO,Dr. Jamilu Isyaku Gwamna...

Son bags life imprisonment for killing father in Akwa Ibom

Patrick Odey, Uyo The Akwa Ibom State High Court, Ibiono Ibom Division, presided over by Justice Bassey Nkanang, on Monday, sentenced one Utibe Ita, a...

Stakeholders advocate judicious use of recovered assets

With a history of recovered assets gone missing, Nigerians have started keeping an eagle eye on the utilisation of recovered stolen funds to prevent...

Twin 3-storey building razed by fire in Anambra

A twin three-story building was, on Wednesday night, gutted by fire at Emenike/Ezeugo road junction, Okpoko in Ogbaru local government area of Anambra State. The...

‘Reinsurance capacity grows despite low yield’

By Sola Alabadan A return to an underwriting profit in 2012 enabled the global reinsurance market to continue its growth trajectory despite significant challenges, a...

Businessman in court over alleged N110,000 fraud

A 35-year-old businessman, Mowarin Oke, on Wednesday appeared before an Okitipupa Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ondo State over alleged N110,000 fraud. The defendant of no...

Lalong emerges Chairman, Northern Governors’ Forum

The Northern Governors’ Forum on Friday elected Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau as its new Chairman. Gov. Kassim Shettima of Borno who is the outgoing...

FG to accalerate GDP growth to 25%

The Federal Government has said plans were underway to move the gross domestic products (GDP) from the current 15 per cent to 25 per...

In 80 years, I haven’t spent a single night on hospital bed – Oyegun

John Odigie-Oyegun, former national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says he has not spent a single night on the hospital bed in...

Katsina: 3 NYSC members die in crash – Official

By Zubairu Idris The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Katsina State, has confirmed the death of three corps members in a ghastly motor accident in...

Soyinka, Falana, others remember Abiola, lay wreath on grave

Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, says closure over the death of Chief MKO Abiola will be achieved when some of the challenges faced in...

Onnoghen appeals CCT ruling dismissing no-case submission

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, has indicated his resolve to challenge a ruling by the Code of Conduct Tribunal, against his no-case-submission. In...

Ekweremadu Doesn’t Deserve The Embarrassment – Ohanaeze

BEVERLY HILLS, August 18, (THEWILL) – Apex Igbo socio-cultural organization, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has criticised the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) over the attack on...

24 states accesses full UBEC funds- FG

The Federal Government says that 24 states have so far accessed the Universal Basic Education Fund in full. The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of...

Can Lokpobiri Upstage Sylva for APC Governorship Ticket in Bayelsa?

Emmanuel Addeh writes that the two major gladiators in the race for the All Progressives Congress primaries in Bayelsa State are gearing up for...

Abuja Pastor Cries Out Over Missing Wife, 4 Children

Pastor Isaac Pada of the Deeper Life Bible Church, Lugbe, Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has raised alarm over the disappearance of his wife and...

Nasarawa urges Christians’ pilgrims to go for screening or forfeit Holy land’s trip

The Executive Secretary, Nasarawa State Christian Pilgrims Welfare Board (CPWB), Barrister Musa Aloko, has warned all the intending Pilgrims in the state to hasten...

FCT Judge advocates infusion of human rights into schools’ curriculum

The Chief of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Justice Ishaq Bello has advocated for the infusion of human rights education into every school curriculum,...

Schools deserted in Indian Kashmir as parents fear more unrest

SRINAGAR, India (Reuters) - Schools reopened in Indian Kashmir’s main city on Monday but most classrooms were empty as parents kept their children home,...

Bayelsa launches new Yenagoa city project

The Bayelsa State government will launch a new Yenagoa City project to control development at the capital city on August 7. The government also condemned...

5 new hit you don’t want to miss!

Logba Logba – Olamide Barely few hours to Olamide’s not-so-surprising-anymore drop, Logba Logba reminds us of his multi-personae in the mellowness of deep-rooted Yoruba sounds.   Ghana...

Osinbajo gives insight on how creative Nigerian youths can exploit AfCFTA gains

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has assured of more investment to boost creative talent among youths as part of measures to exploit the...

2023 Presidency: North Must Concede Power To The South, Says Shehu Sani

The Senator who represented Kaduna Central Senatorial district of Kaduna State in the 8th Senate, Senator Shehu Sani, has said for fairness, justice and...

NEMA Distributes Relief, Empowerment Items To 785 Flood Victims In Ogun

  The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has distributed relief materials to 785 residents of Ogun State who were affected by flash floods on July...

NAICOM resolves 16 disputes, facilitates N220m claims payment

By Sola Alabadan The National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) resolved 16 disputes arising from non-settlement of claims between insurance companies and the policyholders during the first...

Injured Lacazette hopes to make Arsenal’s Premier League opener

Alexandre Lacazette hopes to be fit for Arsenal’s Premier League opener at Newcastle after suffering an ankle injury. Lacazette was forced to limp out of...

NACCIMA business women group, youth entrepreneurs inaugurate new exco

Dignitaries at the inauguration inclide, Ambassador Olukanni NACCIMA DG, Mrs Pat Idakhoa NAWORG coordinator, NACCIMA National President Saratu Aliyu, Dr. Betty Nnadi represented the...

Northern governors unveil N6bn regional economic recovery plan

The Northern States Governors’ Forum (NSGF) has created a joint financial institution worth six billion naira to serve as a vehicle for the region’s...

Nigeria urges ECOWAS to prioritise decent work agenda

Nigeria has called on member states of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), to place the Decent Work Agenda at the centre...

Cross over to APC before you die, Osinbajo taunts PDP leaders

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has asked some Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leaders to join the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) before they die. He made the...

Buhari to Tribunal: Atiku’s petition a sham

Emerging details from the final addresses by lawyers to President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress, APC, indicate that the petition by the...

Police funding: NANS to storm National Assembly, official says

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) will soon storm the National Assembly to press for more funding for the Nigeria Police Force, an...

Ekiti Governorship: PDP’s Olusola Eleka heads to Supreme Court

The PDP candidate in the July 14, 2018 governorship election in Ekiti State, Kolapo Olusola-Eleka, on Friday rejected the judgment of the Court of...

Four Killed As Gunmen Open Fire On Mourners In Benue

BEVERLY HILLS, August 18, (THEWILL) – The Benue Police Command has confirmed the killing of four persons in the early hours of Saturday. According to...

N2.5b DSO trial: Court okays Lai Mohammed as prosecution witness

A Federal High Court Abuja on Thursday granted an application to list former Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed as prosecution witness...

AfDB Identifies 14 Sites for Agro-industrial Processing Zones in Nigeria

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has said that it has identified 14 sites for the proposed Special Agro-Industrial Processing Zones (SAPZs) in Nigeria. Prof. Banji...

Residents Tasks Incoming Ministers To Perform If Assigned Portfolios

Some residents in Ebonyi say they expect much from the ministers designate when they are assigned portfolios, especially those that will handle critical ministries. In...

‘16, 588 people living with HIV on treatment in Bauchi’

About 16, 588 people living with HIV in Bauchi state have been enrolled for treatment by the Bauchi State Agency for the Control of...

Insecurity: 1,000 protesters besiege Amnesty Int’l office in Abuja

Business activities at the Abuja office of Amnesty International were temporarily disrupted yesterday as over 1000 protesters besieged the office, to protest what they...

Malaysia court postpones biggest 1MDB trial involving ex-PM Najib

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - A Malaysian court on Monday postponed for a week the biggest of five trials linked to a multi-billion-dollar scam at...

Emirates set for Hajj

Emirates Airlines said it will expand its services to Jeddah and Medina with an additional 46 flights to help facilitate travel for Hajj pilgrims...

France, UK, Germany reject U.S. position on trade

France has agreed it will allow the Chinese telecoms giant build its 5G network infrastructure, while preserving national security. French President Emmanuel Macron says It...

INSECURITY: Deploying drones, CCTVs in S’West means nothing — Afenifere, Agbekoya

LAGOS—MIXED reactions, yesterday, trailed the proposed plan by the Federal Government to deploy drones and Closed Circuit Televisions, CCTVs, to secure the South West. While...

Nigeria Toying With ‘Its Destiny’ Without Electoral Reform, Says Falana

  A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) and human rights lawyer, Mr Femi Falana, believes Nigeria needs serious electoral reform in order for things to...

Prioritise energy conservation, KEDCO urges customers

Kano Electricity Distribution Company  has called on customers to change their attitudes toward energy conservation and efficiency. The Managing Director of KEDCO,Dr. Jamilu Isyaku Gwamna...

Son bags life imprisonment for killing father in Akwa Ibom

Patrick Odey, Uyo The Akwa Ibom State High Court, Ibiono Ibom Division, presided over by Justice Bassey Nkanang, on Monday, sentenced one Utibe Ita, a...

Stakeholders advocate judicious use of recovered assets

With a history of recovered assets gone missing, Nigerians have started keeping an eagle eye on the utilisation of recovered stolen funds to prevent...

Twin 3-storey building razed by fire in Anambra

A twin three-story building was, on Wednesday night, gutted by fire at Emenike/Ezeugo road junction, Okpoko in Ogbaru local government area of Anambra State. The...

‘Reinsurance capacity grows despite low yield’

By Sola Alabadan A return to an underwriting profit in 2012 enabled the global reinsurance market to continue its growth trajectory despite significant challenges, a...

Businessman in court over alleged N110,000 fraud

A 35-year-old businessman, Mowarin Oke, on Wednesday appeared before an Okitipupa Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ondo State over alleged N110,000 fraud. The defendant of no...

Lalong emerges Chairman, Northern Governors’ Forum

The Northern Governors’ Forum on Friday elected Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau as its new Chairman. Gov. Kassim Shettima of Borno who is the outgoing...

FG to accalerate GDP growth to 25%

The Federal Government has said plans were underway to move the gross domestic products (GDP) from the current 15 per cent to 25 per...

In 80 years, I haven’t spent a single night on hospital bed – Oyegun

John Odigie-Oyegun, former national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says he has not spent a single night on the hospital bed in...

Katsina: 3 NYSC members die in crash – Official

By Zubairu Idris The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Katsina State, has confirmed the death of three corps members in a ghastly motor accident in...

Soyinka, Falana, others remember Abiola, lay wreath on grave

Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, says closure over the death of Chief MKO Abiola will be achieved when some of the challenges faced in...

Onnoghen appeals CCT ruling dismissing no-case submission

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, has indicated his resolve to challenge a ruling by the Code of Conduct Tribunal, against his no-case-submission. In...

Ekweremadu Doesn’t Deserve The Embarrassment – Ohanaeze

BEVERLY HILLS, August 18, (THEWILL) – Apex Igbo socio-cultural organization, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has criticised the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) over the attack on...

24 states accesses full UBEC funds- FG

The Federal Government says that 24 states have so far accessed the Universal Basic Education Fund in full. The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of...

Can Lokpobiri Upstage Sylva for APC Governorship Ticket in Bayelsa?

Emmanuel Addeh writes that the two major gladiators in the race for the All Progressives Congress primaries in Bayelsa State are gearing up for...

Abuja Pastor Cries Out Over Missing Wife, 4 Children

Pastor Isaac Pada of the Deeper Life Bible Church, Lugbe, Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has raised alarm over the disappearance of his wife and...

Nasarawa urges Christians’ pilgrims to go for screening or forfeit Holy land’s trip

The Executive Secretary, Nasarawa State Christian Pilgrims Welfare Board (CPWB), Barrister Musa Aloko, has warned all the intending Pilgrims in the state to hasten...

FCT Judge advocates infusion of human rights into schools’ curriculum

The Chief of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Justice Ishaq Bello has advocated for the infusion of human rights education into every school curriculum,...

Schools deserted in Indian Kashmir as parents fear more unrest

SRINAGAR, India (Reuters) - Schools reopened in Indian Kashmir’s main city on Monday but most classrooms were empty as parents kept their children home,...

Bayelsa launches new Yenagoa city project

The Bayelsa State government will launch a new Yenagoa City project to control development at the capital city on August 7. The government also condemned...

5 new hit you don’t want to miss!

Logba Logba – Olamide Barely few hours to Olamide’s not-so-surprising-anymore drop, Logba Logba reminds us of his multi-personae in the mellowness of deep-rooted Yoruba sounds.   Ghana...

Osinbajo gives insight on how creative Nigerian youths can exploit AfCFTA gains

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has assured of more investment to boost creative talent among youths as part of measures to exploit the...

2023 Presidency: North Must Concede Power To The South, Says Shehu Sani

The Senator who represented Kaduna Central Senatorial district of Kaduna State in the 8th Senate, Senator Shehu Sani, has said for fairness, justice and...

NEMA Distributes Relief, Empowerment Items To 785 Flood Victims In Ogun

  The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has distributed relief materials to 785 residents of Ogun State who were affected by flash floods on July...