17-year-old Emerges WAEC’s Best Candidate With 8 A1s

A 17-year-old former pupil of Nigerian Airforce Secondary School, Ikeja, Lagos, Peter Arotiba, has emerged the best overall candidate in the May/June West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) in West Africa. Arotiba emerged the best candidate in the sub

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Zidane Names Son Luca In Madrid Line-up Against Huesca

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane recalled his son Luca to the starting line-up for his side’s La Liga clash at home to Huesca on Sunday, giving the goalkeeper his first game in any competition for over 10 months. Luca Zidane,

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Indigenous Software Developers Pledge For Tax Holiday

By Ene Ikpa The Nigerian software developing firms have appealed to the government to grant them a tax holiday for the rapid development of the sector to increase their global competitiveness. The software developing firms made the appeal at a

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Transfer Gossip: Real Madrid Set Agenda For Mbappe, Hazard

By Chidozie Ogbonnaya Even with the closure of the football transfer window in Europe and other parts of the world, clubs are still fine-tuning moves to land their targets ahead of summer transfer. AljazirahNigeria Sports will follow-up and report all

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Performance Of 8th National Assembly: Nigerians React

How will you rate the outgoing National Assembly and what are your expectations from the 9th National Assembly? AljazirahNigeria’s Paulina Eshue went round the city to get the views of Nigerians. JOE EMMANUEL, CIVIL SERVANT The 8th National Assembly under

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How Buhari Failed Integrity Test – PDP Chieftian

BY GAADEN PUUN, ABUJA The just concluded general elections have exposed the failure of President Muhammadu Buhari. This assertion was made by a chieftain of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP from Nasarawa State, Chief Yunana Iliya. Chief Iliya, who

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FG To Fund 2019 Budget With Concessionary Loans

• CBN lowers benchmark of lending rate • Experts commend CBN for cutting lending rate to 13.5% BY MARIAM SANNI The Federal Government plans to tap into concessionary long-term loans to finance its 2019 budget in addition to borrowing at

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Singing In Local Dialect, Poor Sound Reasons Nigerian Artistes Can’t Win Grammy —Akintunde Brown

A popular musician and recording artiste, Akintunde Brown, says Nigerian musicians cannot win Grammy Award because “we sing in our local dialect and the sounds are poor.” Brown disclosed this while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos on Sunday.

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Abductors Of Taraba Civil Servant Demands N20m Ransom

Abductors of Alhaji Yahaya Lau, a senior civil servant in Taraba State, have demanded N20million ransom. Alhaji Yahaya, a senior accountant working with the state ministry of Finance, was abducted midnight by gunmen that surrounded the primary Board area of

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NASS Leadership: Okechukwu Backs APC’s Choice Of Lawan, Gbagabiamila

DESPITE his purported suspension from the party, Director General of Voice of Nigeria, VON D-G, Mr Osita Okechukwu has supported the All Progressives Congress, APC, choice of Senator Ahmed Lawan and Rep Femi Gbagabiamila as Senate President and Speaker of

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