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Mozambique ready for possible Ebola cases

The Mozambique is prepared to deal with any cases of the deadly disease Ebola, the Ministry spokesperson, Lidia Chongo, told a Maputo press conference.

Akwa Ibom APC elects new executive

The peace pact in the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Akwa Ibom State was concretised on Saturday with the election of a 37-member State Executive Committee for the party by consensus during its state congress in Uyo.

15 killed as cult members clash in Awka

There was pandemonium in Awka, Awka South Local Government Area of Anambra State on Sunday during the Imo Awka annual cultural celebration, as cult members killed about 15 persons.

Man arrested for stabbing girl to death

The 24-year-old man, Salu Ladayo, who allegedly stabbed a 19-year-old secondary school leaver, Confidence Nwama, to death in Oshinle area of Akure last week for refusing his love advances has blamed the devil for the incident.

13 die after drinking toxic alcohol

Police on Monday said 13 people died after consuming toxic alcohol in India’s northern Uttar Pradesh state.

Ekiti guber: APC denies allegations of plot to rig poll

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State has denied allegations made by Governor Ayo Fayose that it has colluded with the Vice Chancellor of the Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, Professor Kayode Soremekun, to recruit students of the university to act as presiding officers to rig the July 14 governorship election.

Killings: Archbishop Martins leads Lagos Catholics on peaceful march May 22

Archbishop Adewale Martins will on Tuesday, May 22, lead Catholic faithful in the Lagos Metropolitan See on a peaceful march to protest persecution of the church and other killings in Nigeria by suspected Fulani herders and the Boko Haram terrorists.

Minister: Why Enugu-Onitsha road is still in tatters

The Minister of Work, Power and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, has disclosed that the 15-kilometre Abakpa junction to 9th Mile corner, Ngwo has remained in a bad state because the previous contractor that handled the section of the road lacked expertise on how to execute the job and finally abandoned it.

Minister: Why President Buhari may not sign 2018 budget

Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma, has hinted that President Muhammadu Buhari might not assent to the 2018 budget recently raised to N9.1 trillion by the National Assembly, with additional N501 billion.

Courageous civilians foil suicide attack in Yobe mosque

The Nigerian Army said some courageous civilians on Sunday foiled a suicide bomb attack by a suspected female Boko Haram member on a mosque in Gashua, Gujba Local Government Area of Yobe.

Donald Trump, Moon Jae-in discuss North Korea’s threat to scrap summit

U.S. President Donald Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Sunday discussed threats by North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-Un to cancel its summit with Trump.

2019: President Buhari still the best option – Speaker Balarabe-Abdullahi

Alhaji Ibrahim Balarabe-Abdullahi, the Speaker, Nasarawa State House of Assembly, said President Muhammadu Buhari still remained the best presidential material for Nigeria considering his laudable achievements in the country.

PDP: President Buhari’s visit to Jigawa caused APC collapse

Jigawa State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to the state evidently led to the collapse of the All Progressives Congress (APC), as large number of party bigwigs in the state defected to the Social Democratic Party (SDP) to save themselves after the visit.

Stakeholders: APC’ll end like PDP in 2019

The crisis rocking the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), arising from the conduct of its ward, council and state congresses, may eventually lead to a “disastrous” outing for the party in 2019, stakeholders of the party have predicted.

Nigerians in Ghanaian prison urge federal government to fast-tract MoU on transfer

Over 200 Nigerians inmates in Nsawan Medium Prison in Ghana have appealed to the Nigerian government to urgently fast-tract the process for the signing of Prison Transfer Agreement between Nigeria and Ghana to enable them complete their prison term in Nigeria.

Official: 100 Edo secondary school students trafficked to Libya in four months

No fewer than 100 students of Idogbo Secondary School, Benin, have been trafficked to Libya in the last four months.

Federal government to float specialised bank to improve NDDC funding, projects

The Federal Government is set to float the Niger Delta Development Bank (NDDB) to ease project funding in the oil rich region. The bank is expected to come on stream before the end of December 2018.

UNICEF: 10.5 million out-of-school children statistics outdated

United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has faulted statistics of 10.5 million children believed to be out of school in Nigeria.

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Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar, Jerry Gana, others visit Senator Jonah Jang in prison

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2019: Governor Ganduje promises President Buhari five million votes

Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State has again pledged to deliver a total of five million votes in favour of President Muhammad Buhari in the 2019 presidential elections.

Dangerous ‘laze’ forms as Hawaii volcano lava reaches ocean

Two lava flows "reached the ocean along the southeast Puna coast overnight," on Hawaii's Big Island, the US Geological Survey, which monitors volcanoes and earthquakes worldwide, said in a statement Sunday.

China, Netherlands launch lunar satellite to listen to universe’s origins

China and the Netherlands early Monday successfully launched a lunar satellite which will listen for evidence of the Big Bang, the chain event that triggered the origins of the universe.