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  • President’s Daughter, Husband Charged With Corruption - The daughter of the Congo President Denis Sassou Nguesso, Julienne has been arrested in France on grounds of corruption. According to report, the Congolese President’s daughter was arrested alongside the son-in-law to the president and charged by French investigators with corruption. Judicial sources revealed that Julienne Sassou Nguesso, 50, and...
  • South African Church Bars Blacks From Attending Service - A South African Church has barred blacks from attending service as the church on Sunday was discovered to have disallowed two black journalists from entering. The Afrikaanse Protestante Kerk church in Orania, told the journalists “the church is only for whites”. Orania is an Afrikaans-only South African town located along...
  • Billionaire Kidnap Kingpin, Evans Reveals His Gun Supplier - Nigerian billionaire kidnap kingpin and criminal mastermind popularly known as Evans has revealed during an interrogation session the source of his arms and ammunition. The security agencies in Bayelsa State have following the revelation started an investigation into the identity of a man named Suoyo whom the billionaire crime lord,...
  • Import Duty Racket: Controversy Over $20bn Food Import Bill - Despite the Federal Government’s pledge to end food import through citizens’ empowerment for increased agricultural production, latest revelations from agriculture stakeholders have shown that Nigeria still spends about $20 billion annually importing food items. This worrisome development is coming as the Central Bank of Nigeria is spending heavily on its...
  • FG Begins Training Of 7,500 Tax Advocates - The Federal Ministry of Finance has begun training for 7,500 graduates to be deployed in rural communities as tax advocates.  Speaking after visiting the first batch of 27 graduates selected via the N-Power scheme in Abuja, Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, said government was bent on increasing  revenue by...

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Billionaire Kidnap Kingpin, Evans Reveals His Gun Supplier

Nigerian billionaire kidnap kingpin and criminal mastermind popularly known as Evans has revealed during an interrogation session the source of his arms and ammunition. The security agencies in Bayelsa State have followi...

IPOB Leader Nnamdi Kanu Professes Love For Yaradua, Shagari Ahead...

SOUTH MILWAUKEE WI. (GVE) – Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), has proven that he does not hate the northerners, contrary to the general perception about him. In a chat with The Sun...

JUST IN! Ritualists’ Den Discovered Beside Ondo Assembly Complex

SOUTH MILWAUKEE WI. (GVE) – Reports credited to The Punch have it that an uncompleted two-storey building suspected to be a hideout of kidnappers and ritualists was on Monday discovered in Alagbaka area of Akure, the O...

Eid-el-Fitr: Emir Sanusi, Others Sue For Peace

The Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II has called on Nigerians to live in peace with one another to foster peace and national unity. Sanusi made the call while addressing people of the state shortly after he led th...

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Import Duty Racket: Controversy Over $20bn Food Import Bill

Despite the Federal Government’s pledge to end food import through citizens’ empowerment for increased agricultural production, latest revelations from agriculture stakeholders have shown that Nigeria still spends ab...

FG Begins Training Of 7,500 Tax Advocates

The Federal Ministry of Finance has begun training for 7,500 graduates to be deployed in rural communities as tax advocates.  Speaking after visiting the first batch of 27 graduates selected via the N-Power scheme in Ab...

Ooni To Nigerians: If You’re Not Happy With Your President,...

SOUTH MILWAUKEE WI. (GVE) – Nigerians have been asked to vote out their president if they are not pleased with his performance. This advice was given by the Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Adeyeye Ogunwusi, who noted that Nige...

Senate President To Nigerian Government: I’ll Win Again At Appeal...

Bamidele Fashube, ABUJA, Nigeria. (GVE) – Following victory of the Nigerian Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) which discharged and acquitted him on charges of false assets declar...

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Etisalat Introduces BlazeOn, Based On Comptel’s FWD Solution, To Nigerian...

Following Etisalat’s success in the Sri Lankan market, Etisalat Nigeria will now offer personalised, time-based mobile data packages using Comptel’s FWD HELSINKI–(GVE)– Comptel Corporation have announced ...

N541b Etisalat Debt: Nigerian Banks Differ On Takeover, Insist On...

Bamidele Fashube, ABUJA, Nigeria. (GVE) – Following failure of Etisalat Nigeria to restructure it’s loans amounting to N541 billion, there are rising concerns that the commercial banks involved may opt for ca...

Etisalat Repays 42% Of Loan, Not Under Probe

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President’s Daughter, Husband Charged With Corruption

The daughter of the Congo President Denis Sassou Nguesso, Julienne has been arrested in France on grounds of corruption. According to report, the Congolese President’s daughter was arrested alongside the son-in-law to ...

Senator Drags Ex-Majority Leader To Court For Defamation

A Katsina State High Court has fixed Oct. 3, to hear a case filed by a former Majority Leader, Katsina State House of Assembly, Sani Liti-‘Yankwani, challenging his trial at an Upper Shari’ah Court for defamation. Th...

N29b Scam: Federal High Court Admits More Evidence Against Ex-Governor

Bamidele Fashube, ABUJA, Nigeria. (GVE) – An Abuja, Federal High Court, Abuja yesterday admitted in evidence six volumes of documents tendered in evidence by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The evi...

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Dammy Krane: 7 Fake Credit Cards Found In Pocket

Seven fake credit cards were found in the pockets of Dammy Krane on 1 June when he was arrested at  Opa-locka Executive Airport in Miami Dade, Florida. A report in New Miami Times said the police have now slammed a nine...

David Beckham To Celebrate Wedding Anniversary

David and Victoria Beckham seem to have defied the curse of short-lived celebrity marriages and are set to celebrate their 18th wedding anniversary next month. But despite the power couple escaping the short-lived marria...

TuFace Pledges Proceeds Of New Song To IDPs

Music icon, Innocent Idibia, popularly  known as Tuface, has pledged to donate the proceeds from his new song to the UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR), Nigeria, to assist Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs). Tufac...

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Top British Singers Release Song For Grenfell Tower Victims

Some of the big names in the British music scene, including rock band THE WHO and singers such as Stormzy and Robbie Williams, have  released a charity song to raise funds for people affected by the huge Grenfell Tower...

Where, How It Happened: Tboss Reportedly Ends Beef With Kemen

A former housemate of the recently concluded Big Brother Naija reality TV show, Tboss has spoken up on how she ended the months old beef between her and Kemen who allegedly molested her during the competition. Recall tha...

Timi Dakolo, Mr Eazi Appointed As Anti-Tobacco Ambassadors Of Nigeria

The Federal Government has appointed two musicians, Timi Dakolo and Mr Eazi, as well as Saadatu Aliyu of the World Economic Forum’s Abuja Global Shapers Hub as anti-tobacco ambassadors. A statement by the Ministry of H...

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Halima Aden Says the Fashion Industry Is Definitely Becoming More...

The fashion industry still has a long way to go toward inclusivity, but one of the people helping pave the way is Halima Aden. The hijab-wearing model just made her fashion month debut this past winter on the runways fo...

Tommy Hilfiger Announces The Chainsmokers As Global Brand Ambassadors For...

Beginning Fall 2017, the internationally renowned American musician/producer duo, The Chainsmokers, will appear as global brand ambassadors for ‘Tommy Hilfiger’ menswear. AMSTERDAM–(GVE)– Tommy Hilfiger, ...

Handbag Breaks Auction

A luxury Hermes handbag shattered the world auction record in Hong Kong on Wednesday, fetching an eye-popping $380,000, Christie’s spokeswoman, Gigi Ho said. The auction house didn’t identify the buyer of the matte w...

The Future Of Fashion? For U.S. Graduates, It’s All About...

For the first time ever, the CFDA is presenting a showcase of graduates of five fashion schools in the United States under one roof. Deemed the CFDA Fashion Future Graduate Showcase, the event was created in partnership ...

Crafting Tokyo Cool: Why Celebrities Love This Design Duo

They’ve collaborated with Kanye West on jewelry design, and pop icons such as Rihanna, Beyonce and Lady Gaga have worn their accessories. But designers Verbal and Yoon — co-founders of the Tokyo-based luxury ...

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Cameroun Out From Confederations Cup

Germany beat Cameroun 3-1 to reach the semi-finals of the Confederations Cup in what was a convincing win. Goals from Demirbay and a brace from Werner ensured that the Germans eased into the semi-finals to face Mexico on...

Mexico Knock Out Hosts Russia, Portugal Cruise

Hosts Russia have been knocked out by Mexico in the FIFA Confederations Cup, after going down 1-2 in the last group match played today. Cristiano Ronaldo led Portugal also qualified after battering New Zealand 4-0, recor...

Heavyweight Boxer Tim Hague Dies After Fight

A former UFC fighter has died after succumbing to injuries suffered in a brutal knock out he suffered in a boxing match on Friday. Tim Hague passed away on Sunday at the age of 34 after he was beaten by Adam Braidwood in...

Zambia’s Hosting Of 2021 Nations Cup Uncertain

Zambia may yet be given an opportunity to bid to host the 2021 Nations Cup, Phillip Chiyangw, a Vice President of the Confederation of African Football’s (CAF) Africa Cup of Nations committee, says. According to BBC ...

Nigerian Ex-Footballer Turns Coach In Croatia

Football was Celestine Olisa’s life as he was growing up in Nigeria, where his skill at the game earned him the nickname “Boban” after his hero, the Croatian captain Zvonimir Boban. He was good enough to turn profe...

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NTI Kicks Off Advocacy On Green Teacher Programme

The National Teachers Institute (NTI), has begun advocacy on the implementation of the Green Teacher Programme (GTP), which it believed would end all manners of environmental abuse.  GTP, a programme designed by NTI wit...

UI Reopens 2 July, Exams Begin 4 July

Authorities of the University of Ibadan(UI) on Friday announced July 2 for the re-opening of the institution for normal academic activities. The university was shut 29 May. According to the Director of Public Communicati...

NICreL Hails Ogbadu, Seeks Nigerian Government’s Support For NABDA 

SOUTH MILWAUKEE, WI. (GVE) – The New Initiative for Credible Leadership, a leading research and development based Civil Society Organization in Nigeria has hailed the National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABD...

7 Dead, 59 Injured As Explosion Rocks China Kindergarten School

At least about seven persons, including babies were killed and 59 others injured in and explosion that rocked a kindergarten school in Fengxian County, eastern China’s Jiangsu Province, on Thursday. (ChinaXinhuaNews) D...

JUST IN! 48 CBT Centres Blacklisted Over Alleged Involvement In...

SOUTH MILWAUKEE WI. (GVE) – The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has blacklisted 48 Computer-Based Test centres over their alleged involvement in extortion and organised examination malpractices during the ...

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NNPC Intervenes, Crashes Price Of Diesel

Mr. Ndu Ughamadu, the Group General Manager, Public Affairs Division of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), has said the corporation crashed the price of diesel by 42 per cent. In a statement in Abuja on ...

Ignore Rumour Of Fuel Price Hike —PPPRA

ABUJA— Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency, PPPRA, yesterday, said Nigerians should ignore rumours of an impending hike in the price of Premium Motor Spirit, PMS, also known as petrol. The PPPRA, in a statemen...

Petrol: Customers Experience Stressful Evening At Abuja NNPC Mega Station

Customers of the NNPC Mega Station located in the Central Business District, Abuja, had a stressful evening on Monday getting served because the station was dispensing petrol from only two pumps. A correspondent of the N...

Oil Exploration In Benue, Chad Basin Is A Duty –...

By Yetunde Bada Oil exploration in the Benue Trough and the Chad Basin remains a duty that should be accomplish in order to increase the nation’s reserves, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), says. The ...

SPDC Celebrates Top-Performing Students, Inducts Them Into Mentorship Programme

SOUTH MILWAUKEE, WI. (GVE) – Beneficiaries of The Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) Joint Venture undergraduate scholarship who have consistently earned excellent grades have been inducted into a new mento...

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There Is No Maritime Sector Without Seafarers, Says Peterside

…As the World marks Seafarers Day SOUTH MILWAUKEE, WI. (GVE) – The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, (NIMASA) has joined the rest of the world in commemorating the International Day of the S...

Red Star Express To Host SME 1000

SOUTH MILWAUKEE, WI. (GVE) – Red Star Express Plc is set to host entrepreneurs and owners of Small and Medium Enterprises to a forum to give them support by sharing insights, information and industry advice as it a...

IBC To Facilitate New Media Partnerships And Investment Opportunities With...

– Programme includes keynotes, networking opportunities and pitching competition – LONDON–(Global Village Extra)– IBC announces today the launch of the Startup Forum, a brand-new initiative for IB...

NSDP: Seatime Training Programme On Course, Says Peterside

…Maritime Capacity Development On Course- Experts SOUTH MILWAUKEE, WI. (GVE) – The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside has restated the co...

ITWORX Education Continues To Provide E-Learning Solutions To “Children In...

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates.(GVE): In honor of the 1st anniversary of the World Humanitarian Summit, where the Education Cannot Wait (ECW) fund was created along with GBC-Education’s announcement of mobilizing $100 mil...

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Igbonla Abducted 6: Lagos Commissioner Of Police Personally Leading Rescue...

SOUTH MILWAUKEE, WI. (GVE) – The Lagos state police command has announced that the State’s Commissioner of Police, Fatai Owoseni is personally leading the rescue and investigation team following the abduction...

Lagos Assembly Directs LASTMA, Task Force, KAI, RRS To Clear...

Lagos Assembly Directs LASTMA, Task Force, KAI, RRS To Clear Traffic Gridlock At Okokomaiko, LASU, Volkswagen Axis SOUTH MILWAUKEE, WI. (GVE) – The Lagos State House of Assembly has directed relevant government age...

Again, ‘Free El-Zakzaky’ Protesters Teargassed In Abuja

Again, ‘Free El-Zakzaky’ Protesters Teargassed In Abuja Bamidele Fashube, ABUJA, Nigeria. (GVE) – Again, in solidarity to their leader, followers of  the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), also known as Sh...

ABOMINATION IN DELTA: Prince Rapes Princess In Palace, Flees

From Paul Osuyi, Asaba A Prince (names withheld) in Idumuje-Ugboko community, Aniocha North Local Government Area of Delta State is now on the run after he was said to have desecrated the Palace by defiling a 14-year-old...

Asiwaju Tinubu Didn’t Reject Chieftaincy Title From Olubadan Of Ibadan

SOUTH MILWAUKEE, WI. (GVE) – Former Lagos State governor, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has given a lie to a speculation in some quarters that he rejected a chieftaincy title from the Olubadan of Ibadan, Oba Saliu Adetunji,...

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Army University: The Vision And Geography 

By Bukar Raheem (GVE) – The plan by the Nigerian military to transform the Nigerian Army Institute of Technology and Environmental Studies NAITES in Makurdi, Benue State  into a specialized military university mus...

The CDS And Coordination In The Military

By Ebuka Ebuka (GVE) – Last year, when President Muhammadu Buhari extended the tenure of the Chief of Defence Staff, General Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin‎ for another year, it stood as a mark of the esteem he is he...

Schooling The Coup Plotters, By Ademola Adegboruwa

SOUTH MILWAUKEE, WI. (GVE) – Recent months have proven over and over again that Nigerians cannot afford to be complacent in how they protect our democracy; our very future and the wellbeing of future generations de...

Transparency Intnl’s Costly Mistake In Rafsanjani

By Israel Akinyele (GVE) -The world monitors its progress independently.  The idea of a United Nations assemblage, in the first place, was anchored on the need to collectively advance the positive cause of humanity, whe...

Nigeria: Helping Buhari To Help Us  

By Okanga Agila (GVE) – Perception of Nigerians on leadership is often faulty. We most times, indulge in the error of judgment by feeling that every responsibility about leadership resides only on the leader of the...