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What the proposed 7.5% increase in VAT portends for Nigerians

By Mustapha Sumaila, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) The proposed increase in the Value Added Tax (VAT) from five per cent to 7.5 per cent...

Suicide, not an option to tackle life’s challenges – Experts

Some mental health experts have called on Nigerians, especially the youths, to refrain from suicide in the face of surmountable life challenges. They made the...

Rate of suicide in Nigeria is alarming – Lagos Speaker

The Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Hon. Mudashiru Obasa, has urged every Nigerian to return to the era where they cared...

Hajj: Nigeria losses 9 pilgrims

The number of Nigerian pilgrims that died while  performing the 2019 Hajj in Saudi Arabia has risen to nine, the Chairman, Medical team of...

Nigerians spend N730 billion on sports betting annually

Nigerians spend N730 billion on sports betting annually By Anita Eboigbe Nigerians spend over 730 billion Naira annually on sports betting and at least two billion...

Senator Abdullahi Adamu urges Nigerians to reject divisive calls

Senator Abdullahi Adamu (APC, Nasarawa West) has called on Nigerians to reject divisive calls by some unpatriotic elements. He urged Nigerians to engage in activities...

Nation-building: APC tasks Muslim faithful on sacrifice

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has urged Muslim faithful to imbibe the lessons of Eid-el-Kabir festival, which exemplifies sacrifice and fulfilment of promise as...

65,000 Nigerians among 1.8m Muslim pilgrims observing Afarat Day

Some 65,000 Nigerian pilgrims were among 1.8 million Muslims across the world who observed Arafat Day in Muna, Makkah, Saudi Arabia, on Saturday. A correspondent...

Nigerian pilgrims begin movement from Madinah to Makkah

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has contracted the transportation of 35,000 Nigerian pilgrims from Madinah to Makkah to a Madinah-based transport company,...

Diplomat advises Nigerians travelling abroad to visit Embassies

By Ese Ekama The Nigerian Ambassador to Equatorial Guinea, Toko Gongulong has advised Nigerians travelling to that country or other countries to endeavour to visit...

Fraud: 6 London-based Nigerians, 4 others jailed for 43 years

A gang of fraudsters have been jailed for a total of more than 43 years for their parts in the theft of millions of...

US-based Nigerian brothers sue Jussie Smollett’s lawyers for defamation

By Anita Eboigbe The two Nigerian brothers who allegedly participated in a staged hate attack on Jussie Smollett have filed a defamation suit against Smollett’s...

Winners’ Chapel pastor urges Nigerians to ‘Leave the devil alone’

By Olukayode Babalola Lafia (NAN) Pastor Ben Andrew, Senior Pastor, Living Faith Church in Lafia, Nasarawa state has advised Nigerians to stop blaming the devil...

‘5,000 Nigerians benefit from U.S. exchange programmes’

Abuja (NAN) The United States’ Government on Wednesday said that more than 5,000 Nigerians had benefited from its exchange programmes since its introduction. The Deputy...

Anti-corruption war: Too many thieves, not enough Nigerians

By Qansy Salako (kanzi@netzero.com) As if the insane compensation package of the Nigerian legislators was not enough, news broke recently that the Nigeria Senate Assembly is...

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