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NANS congratulates President Buhari at 75, pledges support against anti-corruption

The leadership of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has felicitated with President Muhammadu Buhari on the occasion of his 75th birthday, wishing him more active years on earth.

Governor Ajimobi, CAN preaches peace at Oyo Christmas Carol

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State and Rev. Supo Ayokunle, the President, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) have called on Nigerians to embrace peaceful co-existence and attitudinal change for the development of the country.

AGF Abubakar Malami asks court to dismiss ex-Pension chief Abdulrasheed Maina’s suit challenging arrest...

The Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation (AGF), Abubakar Malami (SAN), has asked a Federal High Court in Kaduna to declined jurisdiction over a suit by embattled former chairman of the Presidential Pension Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina, challenging the arrest warrant issued against him by an Abuja court.

Igbo Union plans database of members in South Africa

The Igbo Union, a South Africa-based socio-cultural organisation, says arrangement has been concluded to collate the data of its members in that country.

Senator Mark returns to EFCC over Deziani campaign fund, N2 billion shared as Senate...

Former President of the Senate, Dr. David Mark, will on Monday (today) return to the office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission in Abuja to further answer questions from operatives.

Court quashes ex-Governor Osunbor’s indictment by NHRC

The Federal High Court in Abuja has quashed the indictment of former Governor of Edo State, Prof. Oserheimen Osunbor, by the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) for electoral offences.

Why I was questioned by EFCC – Senator Mark

Former Senate President, David Mark, yesterday disclosed that he was quizzed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over allegation that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) gave N2billion to be shared among senators in 2015.

SERAP asks President Buhari to give Nigerians reason for withdrawing $1 billion to...

The money was approved by the governors during a meeting last Friday of the National Economic Council (NEC) presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.

Sultan faults harassment of Muslims adorning hijab

“Why will a legal school refuse our sister’s induction into the judiciary simply because she is wearing hijab? Is the law school saying they are above the NJC, are they above the Nigerian Constitution, are they above these three senior courts?” he said.

Multiplicity of taxes discourages investments – Kemi Adeosun

The Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, has stressed the need for salary earners operating other businesses to also pay tax from their profits in order to help grow the economy.

Constitution amendment: Group warns against voice vote by state lawmakers

The South-east Constitutional Review Forum yesterday warned against the adoption of voice vote by state Houses of Assembly on the proposed amendments on the 1999 Constitution.

Boko Haram kills four truck drivers, abducts three others in Borno

A convoy of supplying trucks alleged to be of the United Nations World Food Programme carrying IDP foods on their way to Gamboru Ngala, came under attack at the weekend around Musuni village in northern Borno State.

National Assemby lacks powers to query withdrawals from ECA – Femi Gbajabiamila

Majority Leader of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, yesterday said the National Assembly currently lacks the powers to query spending from the Excess Crude Account (ECA).

I’m happy with my improved health – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday expressed happiness that his health condition has recorded excellent improvement.


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UN peacekeeping chief meets DRC president after attack

The UN's chief peacekeeper held talks Sunday with Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila, stressing the need for greater security and new elections after 14 peacekeepers were killed in the violence-wracked east of the country.

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Ex-Chelsea star Mikel Obi rules out Premier League return

Former Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel has branded reports suggesting that he could return to the Premier League a “false rumour”.

US soldier fought to end after ambush in Niger – report

Army Sgt. La David T. Johnson died in a hail of gunfire, hit as many as 18 times as he took cover in thick brush, fighting to the end after fleeing militants who had just killed three comrades in an October ambush in Niger, The Associated Press has learned.

Herbert Macaulay’s nephew sues NUC over Christian education regulation

A professor of Systematic Theology and Biblical Studies, Augustus Macaulay, has dragged the National Universities Commission before the Federal High Court in Lagos, challenging the commission’s power to regulate theological education in the country.

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Osun Assembly orders arrest of Bola Ige’s son

The Osun State House of Assembly has issued a warrant of arrest against the immediate past Commissioner for Lands, Physical Planning and Urban Development in the state, Mr. Muyiwa Ige, for his alleged refusal to honour the lawmakers’ invitation.

90% of Nigerian nurses lack basic life support skills – NGO

Inspire Nurses Network Africa, an NGO, on Sunday in Abuja said 90 per cent of Nigerian Nurses lacked basic life support skills on emergency care.

LASPOTECH stadium will boost sports in Lagos – rector

The maiden edition of Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH) Rector’s Tennis Cup ended in Ikorodu at the weekend with an assurance by the head of the institution, Mr. Samuel Sogunro, that the stadium being build by the state government within the campus would go a long way in boosting sports development in the state.

Former SGF Gidado Idris passes on in Abuja

A former Secretary to Government of the Federation, Gidado Idris, is dead.

Edo govt charges Christian pilgrims on spiritual re-birth

The Edo State Government has charged intending Christian Pilgrims to seek spiritual re-birth and pray for remedy to the ills confronting society as they embark on pilgrimage to the Holy Land.