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Rivers government bans public protest from Monday

The Rivers State Government says it has placed a temporary ban on protests around Isaac Boro Park and Government House axis in Port Harcourt from Monday 23rd July, 2018 till further notice and warns any person involved to drop the idea or face the wrath of the law.

Ekiti government dragged to court over unpaid debt

In a bid to recover the balance of contract awarded sum of N237,519,250.90 a Nigerian based Italian company Borini Prono has dragged Ekiti State Government of Nigeria and the Attorney General of the state before a federal high court in Lagos.

Over 100 VVF patients to undergo treatment in Benue

Over 100 Benue women, suffering from Vesico Vaginal Fistula (VVF), are currently undergoing medical screening and treatment at the Bishop Murray Hospital in Makurdi, the Benue State capital.

Justice Belgore: Nigeria’s development rests on legal profession

A former Chief Justice of Nigeria, retired Justice Alfa Belgore, has said that the development and progress of Nigeria as a nation rest squarely on the shoulders of legal practitioners, who by virtue of their callings and activities, continue to mould societies.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Governor Obaseki urges Edo workers to embrace housing scheme

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has urged the state government workers to embrace the federal government housing scheme to enable them become homeowners after retirement.

UNFPA seeks more fund to improve treatment of VVF in Borno

The United Nations Population (UNFPA) is seeking more fund to improve the treatment of Vesicovaginal fistula (VVF)) in Borno State after spending N20 million on the renovation of the centre in the state.
2 President Buhari presents Keynote Address at the 20th Anniversary of the International Criminal Court (ICC) at the Hague, Netherlands on 17th July 2018

IPOB faults ICC for allowing President Buhari deliver keynote address

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has said that the recent invitation of Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari to the Hague to present a keynote address to the International Criminal Court, ICC, was done in bad faith.

Federal government keeps us out of reorientation of Boko Haram suspects – Islamic scholars

The Supreme Council for Shari’ah in Nigeria on Sunday lamented that the federal government was excluding Islamic scholars (Ulamas) from the process of deradicalising captured suspected Boko Haram members.

Governor Al-Makura bans charcoal production in Nasarawa

Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura of Nasarawa State has at the weekend banned the production of charcoal in the state to prevent the cutting down and burning of trees in the state.

Hajj: First batch of Nigerian pilgrims arrive Madinah

The first batch of 445 pilgrims from Kogi State on Saturday arrived in Madinah on board the inaugural flight for this year’s Hajj in Saudi Arabia.

2,150 prospective corps members for Batch ‘B’ orientation in Kwara

A total of 2, 150 prospective corps members are expected to take part in the 2018 Batch ‘B’ orientation course at the NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp, Yikpata, Edu Local Government of Kwara.

17,000 pilgrims register for Hajj biometric data system

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) says no fewer than 17,000 intending pilgrims for this year’s Hajj in Saudi Arabia had been registered in its biometric data capturing system as at July 19.
Darcy Zotter, Public Affairs Officer, U.S. Consulate General, Lagos

US: Young Nigerians should replicate America back home

The United States Government on Sunday enjoined young Nigerians that had or were currently studying in the US to strive to replicate developments in America in Nigeria.
Hajj Pilgrims

1, 200 Gombe intending Muslim pilgrims begin biometric data capturing

Gombe State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board is to begin biometric data capturing for its 1, 200 intending pilgrims for the 2018 Hajj exercise.

JAMB remits N7.8 billion as examination surplus

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board says it has remitted another N7.8 billion to the Federal Government.

2018: Nasarawa to plant over 20,000 trees

Nasararwa State Government has purchased more than 20,000 assorted trees seedling for planting to check environmental degradation in the state.

NYCN: President Buhari being misled to disobey the courts on ex-NSA Dasuki

The Northern Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has frowned at a statement credited to the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, to the effect that the federal government was not ready to release Sambo Dasuki, former National Security Adviser (NSA), after perfecting the 6th bail, with the most recent granted him by the Federal High Court.

Official: Many killed as soldiers repel Boko Haram ambush

The Nigerian Army said on Sunday that its troops successfully repelled an attack on a military patrol team coordinated by Boko Haram insurgents at Sasawa community in Yobe.

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