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Crime control: Police pledge renewed partnership with public

The Enugu State Police Command, has assured the public of a closer and sustained partnership for effective crime control and safety in the state.

President Buhari commends Guards Brigade’s professionalism

President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the Guards Brigade for demonstrating a high-level of discipline and professionalism expected from officers and men of the Nigerian Army.

Nasarawa generates N5.5 billion IGR in ten months

Nasarawa State Government said it generated about N5.5 billion as Internally Generated Revenue, IGR, between January and October 2017.

Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar’s exit’ll strengthen APC – John Odigie-Oyegun

National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, has said that the exit of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar from APC would strengthen the ruling party, contrary to the speculations that it will trigger exodus.

Court grants ex-minister Nenadi Usman permission to travel abroad for medical care

Justice Rilwan Aikawa of the Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has granted the former Minister of State for Finance, Mrs. Nenadi Usman, the permission to travel to the United States of America, USA, for medical care.

Court adjourns final written addresses in ex-Governor Jolly Nyame’s alleged N1.64 billion fraud case

An FCT High Court in Gudu on Tuesday adjourned final written addresses in former Taraba governor, Jolly Nyame’s alleged N1.64 billion fraud case until Jan. 23, 2018.

House of Reps urge NAFDAC to tackle drug abuse among youths

The House of Representatives has bemoaned the rising rate of abuse of hard substances and over-the-counter medicines by youths across the country

Federal govt issues its last savings bond for the year 2017

The federal government savings bonds which debuted in March, 2017 has opened its last leg of subscription for this year which will close December 8, 2017.

Less than 10% young people know their HIV status in Kaduna – UNICEF

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Monday that less than 10 per cent of young people in Kaduna State knew their HIV status.

2018 Budget passes second reading at House of Representatives

The 2018 Appropriations Bill has moved a step closer to becoming a law after the House of Representatives passed it through a second reading on Tuesday.

Yobe govt presents N92.1 billion for 2018

Yobe Gov. Alhaji Ibrahim Gaidam on Tuesday presented a budget of N92.1 billion to the state House of Assembly for the 2018 fiscal year.

Bauchi govt releases N1.42 billion counterpart fund for basic education

The Bauchi State Government has released the sum of over N1.042 billion as its 2016 counterpart fund for the execution of projects in basic education in the state.

Governor Rochas Okorocha is a man of ideas – aide

It has been ranked among the happiest places in the world despite widespread unrest, political crisis and recession. Now one Nigerian state has a minister in charge of contentment.

President Buhari joins Nigerian Army to appraise 2017 performance

The Nigerian Army is set to hold the 4th quarter Chief of Army Staff Conference designed to reflect on military’s performance in 2017 and make projections for 2018.

Senator Isa Misau backs calls for SARS scrapping

Senator Isa Misau, Bauchi-APC, on Tuesday lent his voice to the trending social media outcry against the activities of the Nigeria Police Force’s Special Anti-robbery Squad, SARS.

Lagos begins bursary, scholarship disbursement December

The Lagos State Government has concluded plans to commence disbursement of bursaries and scholarships before the end of the month of December.

Bauchi govt to vaccinate 2,210 corps members against meningitis

No fewer than 2, 210 National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members currently undergoing a 3-week orientation in Bauchi State are to be vaccinated against meningitis, by the state’s Primary Healthcare Development Agency (BASPHCDA).

Workers strike grounds activities in Obafemi Awolowo University

The Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, has been hit by the strike action declared by Joint Action Committee of Non Academic Students Union, NASU, Senior Staff Academic of Nigerian Universities, SSANU, and National Association of Academic Technologists (NAAT), with vital services shut down and main gate locked in effect.

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The National Union of Textile Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria held a peaceful protest in Lagos on Tuesday to mark the 40th anniversary of the organisation.

NLC confirms Emmanuel Ugboaja as general secretary

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, yesterday announced the confirmation of Emmanuel Ugboaja as its fifth General Secretary.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on December 25, 2012 Britain’s Prince Andrew, Duke of York, leaves following the Royal family Christmas Day church service at St Mary Magdalene Church in Sandringham, Norfolk, in the east of England, on December 25, 2012. – Britain’s Prince Andrew has said on August 18, 2019 he was “appalled” by allegations of sexual abuse surrounding Jeffrey Epstein after a video was released purporting to show him at the home of the convicted paedophile in 2010. (Photo by LEON NEAL / AFP)

Britain’s Prince Andrew denies witnessing Epstein abuse

Britain’s Prince Andrew insisted on Saturday that “at no stage” during his friendship with convicted paedophile Jeffrey Epstein did he “witness… any behaviour of the sort that subsequently led to his arrest”.
Henry Onyekuru provided an assist for Islam Slimani to score Monaco’s opener in their 2-2 draw with Nimes in Sunday’s Ligue 1 game.

Henry Onyekuru happy with performance in Monaco home draw against Nimes

Super Eagles winger Henry Onyekuru is happy to play an important role in AS Monaco’s 2-2 home draw against Nimes on Sunday.

Senator Lokpobiri, Aganaba, 5 others sign pact on outcome of APC primaries in Bayelsa

Immediate past Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Heineken Lokpobiri, and six other governorship aspirants of All Progressives Congress, APC, in Bayelsa State have entered into a peace pact to accept the outcome of the August 29 primaries of the party in the state.

Rape: Man to face castration

An Indonesian man named Muh Aris bin Syukur from the city of Mojokerto in East Java was sentenced with chemical castration for the rape of nine children in a landmark ruling for the country.