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Peter Obi

Onitsha inferno: We’ll stand by you – Peter Obi assures traders

The Vice Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Peter Obi, has sympathised with Ochanga and Upper Iweka traders and all those affected by the recent inferno that gutted their shops.
A pride of 14 lions is on the loose in South Africa’s Limpopo province, with authorities suspecting the animals escaped nearby Kruger National Park.

Lion escapes from Kano zoological garden

There was panic on Saturday night around Zoo road in Kano metropolis when a lion escaped from its cage at Kano Zoological garden.
Crescent University Abeokuta

Violence trails Crescent University convocation, as angry parents attack journalist

The 11th Convocation ceremony of the Crescent University, Abeokuta, turned violent as angry parents beat up a female journalist attached to the Press Crew of Ogun State Deputy Governor, Naimot Oyedele-Salako.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday has said that he is suffering from cold.

President Buhari threatens to relocate projects from states creating impediments

President Muhammadu Buhari has threatened that henceforth the Federal Government might be forced to re-allocate projects elsewhere if any state government or communities create unnecessary impediments in the allocation of land or access to such lands for federal projects.
President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with all the 2019 Nigerian pilgrims over the successful completion of their Hajj rites and the Eid-el-Kabeer celebration.

Torture chambers: I don’t support criminality – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday commended the Nigeria police for the discovery of what he described as “child-theft racket in Kano State” and “fake correctional centers in Kaduna and Katsina states”, saying he does not support criminality, abduction, child theft, and torture chambers.
Governor Seyi Makinde

Oyo government to recruit more teachers soon – governor

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State says his administration would soon recruit more teachers to enhance quality education delivery in public schools across the state.

NSIO, ICPC flag-off media campaign against social investment graft

The National Social Investment Office (NSIO) and the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) on Friday formally flagged off collaboration to check corruption in the implementation of the National Social Investment Programmes.
Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has assured industrialists in the state of his administration’s readiness to put an end to the deplorable state of road network affecting manufacturers and other road users in the state.

Government issues 24-hour ultimatum to occupants of dilapidated buildings

The Ogun government on Saturday sealed off two dilapidated buildings in Abeokuta and ordered occupants of the houses to move out within 24 hours.

We’ll continue to support army – Kaduna emir

The Emir of Zazzau, Alhaji Shehu Idris, has pledged the cooperation and support of the people of Zaria Emirate for the Nigerian Army in all its activities in the area.
Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq

We will build on General Bamigboye’s legacy in Kwara – governor

Gov. Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of Kwara on Saturday said his administration would build upon the legacies and achievements recorded by the first governor of the state, late Gen. David Bamigboye.

Kaduna governor leads police to raid another ‘torture home,’ rescues 147 inmates

Governor Nasir el-Rufai on Saturday led a team of policemen on an impromptu visit to Malam Niga’s rehabilitation Centre at Rigasa Community in Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State where one hundred and forty-seven men, women and children were rescued and taken into protective custody by the Kaduna State government.
Members of 78 Regular Recruits Intake (RRI) during their Passing Out Parade at the Depot Nigerian Army, Zaria, Kaduna State on October 18, 2019

General Olonisakin tasks army on selfless service, professionalism

Gen. Gabriel Olonisakin, Chief of Defence Staff, on Saturday tasked Nigerian Army to uphold the virtues of selfless service and professionalism to meet contemporary security challenges.
Serie A leading scorer Ciro Immobile’s late brace of penalties helped Lazio wipe out a three-goal deficit in a thrilling 3-3 draw with Atalanta on Saturday.

Ciro Immobile snatches Lazio draw as dramatic comeback denies Atalanta

Serie A leading scorer Ciro Immobile’s late brace of penalties helped Lazio wipe out a three-goal deficit in a thrilling 3-3 draw with Atalanta on Saturday.
National Assembly

National Assembly pledges better funding for Nigerian Army

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Army, Sen. Ali Ndume and the House of Representatives counterpart, Mr Abdulrazak Namdas, have promised to ensure adequate funding for the Nigerian Army in the 2020 budget.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday has said that he is suffering from cold.

President Buhari: Winning war against crime difficult with drug abuse

President Muhammadu Buhari says winning the war against drug abuse remains one of the critical elements of the Next Level mandate of this administration.
Flood has sacked many Olomu communities, destroying farm produce and means of livelihood, with many people displaced from their homes.

Flood sacks Delta communities

Flood has sacked many Olomu communities, destroying farm produce and means of livelihood, with many people displaced from their homes.
Students of some public secondary schools in Lagos State have been protesting against mass failure following their promotional examination from SSSII to SSSIII. 2

Students protest over mass failure in Lagos public schools — in pictures

Students of some public secondary schools in Lagos State have been protesting against mass failure following their promotional examination from SSSII to SSSIII.

Shi’ites ready for dialogue with government – Interim leader

The interim leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, otherwise known as Shiites, Malam Yakubu Yahaya, on Saturday, said the movement was ready for dialogue with the Federal Government without conditions.

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Edward Onoja

Minister hails Edward Onoja’s emergence as Kogi deputy governor

The FCT Minister of State, Dr Ramatu Aliyu, has commended the emergence of Chief Edward Onoja, as Deputy Governor of Kogi State, following the impeachment of Mr Simon Achuba by the State Assembly.
After hours of searching for a lion which escaped from its cage at a zoo in Kano, the animal has been captured.

Lion captured after escape from Kano zoo cage

After hours of searching for a lion which escaped from its cage at a zoo in Kano, the animal has been captured.
Igbo Presidency project in exchange for Ruga settlements is not only a huge joke but total fallacy, Mazi Okechukwu Isiguzoro President-General Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide has said.

Ohanaeze youth council defends self, says it will not join issues with elders

Following the alleged statement made by one Emeka Attamah against Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide, the later has promised not to join issues with him or the president general of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Nnia Nwodo.
Bayern Munich have confirmed that defender Niklas Sule tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee during their Bundesliga draw against Augsburg.

Bayern Munich defender Sule set for surgery after tearing ACL

Bayern Munich have confirmed that defender Niklas Sule tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee during their Bundesliga draw against Augsburg.
Haringey Borough and Yeovil Town players in solidarity after the FA Cup qualifying match was abandoned

English FA Cup match abandoned over racist abuse, monkey chants

An FA Cup qualifying match between Haringey Borough and Yeovil Town was abandoned on Saturday after allegations that players were racially abused and spat on.