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Kaigama condemns Ozubulu church massacre

The President, Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN), Most Rev. Fr. Ignatius Kaigama, has condemned Sunday’s killings at a catholic church in Ozubulu, Anambra, describing it as “inhuman” and “barbaric”.

Protesters demanding Buhari’s resignation should be cautious – Garba Shehu

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Garba Shehu, has asked those calling for the resignation of President Muhammadu Buhari to be cautious.

Militants set October 1 deadline to declare Niger Delta republic

Niger Delta militants under the aegis of the Niger Delta Volunteers (NDV) have stated that arrangements have reached an advance stage with other agitators to declare a Sovereign Republic of Niger Delta (SRND) on October 1, 2017.

Delta govt to recover N12.3bn from verification exercise

Delta State Governor Ifeanyi Okowa said that the sum of N12.319 billion naira would be recovered from public servants who fraudulently falsified their records of service.

Buhari’s wife returns to London after three days

Aisha, the wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, has returned to London, United Kingdom, where her husband has been receiving medical attention since May 7.

Atiku asks fed govt to arrest those behind anti-Igbo song

A former Vice-President and Chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has urged the Federal Government to fish out those behind a song disparaging people of Igbo extraction and ensure they are punished.

IDPs to receive 260 trucks of assorted grains in Adamawa

The Presidential Committee on Emergency Food Distribution in North East is to deliver 260 trucks of assorted grains to the returnee IDPs in Adamawa.

Lagos-Ibadan Rail to create additional 7000 jobs – Ashafa

Sen. Gbenga Ashafa, Chairman Senate Committee on Land Transport has said that the ongoing Lagos-Ibadan Standard Gauge Railway line would create additional 7000 jobs for the teeming youths.

Boko Haram kills 31 fishermen in Lake Chad

At least 31 fishermen have been killed by Boko Haram jihadists in two separate attacks on islands in Lake Chad in northeastern Nigeria, fishermen and vigilantes fighting the Islamists told AFP late Monday.

740 Civil servants receive N643m FMBN Home Renovation Loan

With the latest disbursement, the FMBN has approved and disbursed the sum of N1.2bn for 1,347 federal civil servants contributing to the National Housing Fund (NHF) through the FGSHLB.

Fed govt to commence payment of workers’ outstanding allowances

The federal government on Monday said that it would soon commence the payment of outstanding allowances for workers in ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) in the country.

Biafra: Nnamdi Kanu hindering peace talks‎ – Northern Groups

The Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) has said that the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, is sowing the seed of discord in the country.

Herdsmen drag Benue govt to court over anti-open grazing law

Fulani Herdsmen under the aegis of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders’ Association have dragged the Benue State Government to court.

Don’t disappoint Nigerians on LG autonomy – NULGE tells states lawmakers

The Nigerian Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) has urged States Houses of Assembly members to be on the side of Nigerians and vote in favour of Local Government autonomy, saaying such will ensure a free and unfettered democratic local government system in the country.

Afenifere flays Osinbajo for ‘dishonoring’ Awolowo

The pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, has flayed the Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, for allegedly making rude comments on late Chief Obafemi Awolowo’s popular reference to Nigeria as not being a nation, but a “mere geographical expression.”

I was framed-up for killing Abiola’s wife – Al-Mustapha

Former Chief Security Officer to late Head of State, Gen Sani Abacha, Major Hamza Al-Mustapha, has alleged that he was framed up for the death late Kudirat Abiola, wife of acclaimed winner of 1993 Presidential election, M.K.O. Abiola.

Ritual killers source body parts from illegal health facilities – CP

The Ogun State Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Iliyasu, has said ritual killers source body parts from operators of illegal health facilities.

Why we approached World Bank for $350m loan – Ogun govt

The Ogun government on Monday explained why it approached the World Bank to secure a $350 million loan.

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NEMA: 15,000 Nigerian women, children taking refuge in Niger Republic

Over 15,000 refugees from Sokoto and Zamfara States, mainly women and children, are currently taking refuge in some communities of Niger Republic, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has said.

Abike Dabiri-Erewa denies accusing foreign airlines of running drug cartels in Nigeria

The Chairman Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has denied a report accusing some foreign airlines of running drug cartels in the country.

Board promotes 18,954 immigration, civil defence, prisons and fire service personnel

The Civil Defence, Fire, Immigration and Prisons Services Board (CDFIPB) has promoted 18, 954 personnel of the four departments.
The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has advised former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate in the Feb. 23 election to come to terms with his loss at the election.

Atiku Abubakar calls for Lai Mohammed’s arrest

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has said that the Minister of Information Lai Mohammed should be arrested for a breach of security and apologized to him and the PDP.

Federal government takes delivery of two helicopters, 20 speed boats for maritime security

The Federal Government said it has taken delivery of two helicopters, 20 speed boats, and other equipment needed to secure Nigerian waters.