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Aisha Buhari blasts management of Aso Rock Clinic

The wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, Aisha, has followed the footsteps of her daughter, Zahra, by criticising the management of Aso Rock Clinic.

Governor Obaseki urges Super Eagles to surpass their past World Cup records in Russia

Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo on Monday urged the Super Eagles to surpass their past World Cup records in Russia next year.

Don’t disregard our decisions – ECOWAS Court begs member states

The Community Court of Justice of the Economic Community of West African States has appealed to Nigeria and the 14 other member states of the regional body not to disregard its decisions often made to salvage the fate of poor citizens.

#BringBackOurGirls resumes street protest Thursday

The ‘BringBackOurGirls’ coalition said it would resume street protest on Thursday in Abuja to press the Federal Government to secure the release of the remaining 113 Chibok school girls still in Boko Haram captivity.

Edo Assembly directs official to present contract documents on Benin-Auchi road

Edo House of Assembly has directed the Federal Controller of Works in Edo, Mr Oke Owie, to present to it on Oct. 16 copies of contract details on the Benin-Auchi road.

‎Why Nigeria’s economy is ‘working’ under President Buhari – VP Yemi Osinbajo

The Muhammadu Buhari's Presidency is making specific efforts to enable the private sector thrive, specifically by undertaking extensive ‘ease of doing business’ reforms, in addition to on-going investment in infrastructure, says Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.

Ondo council officials kill widow over non-payment of tax

Toyin Ijiyemi, a 38-year-old widow, has been allegedly killed by officials of Akure south local government in Ondo state over non-payment of radio and television levies.

Parents withdraw pupils from Damaturu schools over ‘injection’ rumours

Parents on Monday withdrew their children from public primary schools in Damaturu, forcing the schools to shut down over a rumour of an unusual injection being administered on the children.

IPOB declares sit-at-home in Anambra ahead November 18 poll

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), under the leadership Nnamdi Kanu, has declared a sit-at-home in Anambra State, on November 18, and a total boycott of the governorship election in the state.

Fed govt earmarks N66bn for N-Power, school feeding, others

The Federal Government has earmarked N66bn to further boost its four social welfare programmes namely Home Grown School Feeding, N-Power, Conditional Cash Transfer and Government Enterprise and Empowerment Programme.

Post-UTME: 13,500 students jostle for 3,500 admission spaces in FUTA

The Federal University of Technology, Akure, says it will only admit 3,500 out of the 13,500 candidates that wrote the Post-Unified Tertiary Matriculations Examination in the institution.

South-South, South-East governors worried over growing agitations

Governors for the South South and South East under the aegis of the South-South South-East Governors Forum on Sunday night met in Owerri, the Imo state capital expressing worry over growing agitations in the country.

Court orders insurance company to pay ex-staff N1.2m

The National Industrial Court of Nigeria sitting in Abuja, on Monday, ordered Northlink Insurance Brokers Plc, to pay its former employee, Mr Raphael Ajayi, N1. 2 million, as accrued terminal benefits owed him.

Nasarawa judiciary to review 156 lower courts judgments

The Nasarawa State Judiciary has set up five appeal panels to review 156 judgments delivered by lower courts.

Former Army chief Victor Malu passes on in Cairo

A former Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Victor Leonard Malu, is dead.

Striking labour meets Governor Samuel Ortom over workers’ salary, others

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has stressed the need for the organised labour to partner with the stat government to chat a way forward for resolving the ongoing workers’ indefinite strike in the state.

President Buhari meets Governors Gaidam, Tambuwal, Badaru in closed-door

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday met three Northern governors in closed-door at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Federal Polytechnic Auchi proscribes student’s union

The authorities of Federal Polytechnic, Auchi, have proscribed the Student’s Union Government over threat to the scheduled school’s second semester examination on Monday.

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Jurgen Klopp positive despite Borussia Dortmund defeat

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NYSC donates relief materials to Katsina IDPs

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) have donated relief materials including food items, medicine and clothing to internally displaced persons, who were victims of banditry attacks in Katsina.