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Fed govt commences allocation of 1,025 housing units to civil servants

The Federal Government on Monday commenced allocation of 1,025 housing units to some beneficiary civil servants under the Federal Integrated Staff Housing programme.

Kwara flags off construction of N1.1 billion new secretariat

Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara State has flagged off construction of N1.1billion new secretariat complex for civil servants in the state.

Police receive 657 professional misconduct cases in 2nd quarter

The Nigeria Police Force said it had received 657 cases of professional misconduct against its personnel across the country, from May to July, 2017.

Why I don’t speak English at public functions – Katsina Emir

Emir of Katsina, Alhaji Abdulmumini Kabir Usman, has explained why he always speak the Hausa language at public functions, saying English language is alien to his people and culture.

FRSC to clampdown on users of fake driving licence, particulars

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Bayelsa says it will soon inaugurate ‘Operation show vehicle papers and driving licence’ to clampdown on motorists using fake documents.

Exam Ethics names ESUT VC Chief Master Marshal

The Exam Ethics Marshal International (EEMI) has named the Vice Chancellor of the Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Prof. Luke Okechukwu Anike, the Chief Master Marshal of the group.

Church attack: Fed govt may deploy more doctors in Nnewi

The Federal Ministry of Health says it has placed medical experts on standby to beef up services at the Nnamdi Azikwe University Teaching Hospital, Nnewi, for worshippers injured in the Ozubulu church attack, should the need arise.

Aisha Buhari commissions breast-feeding rooms in Kebbi

Wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, Hajia Aisha Buhari, on Monday, commissioned breastfeeding rooms for working mothers in Kebbi State.

Group urges fed govt to invest more in education research

Education Data, Research and Evaluation in Nigeria (EDOREN) initiative, a UK government-funded project of the Department for International Development (DFID), has called on the federal government to invest more in the education sector.

How Delta spent N10 billion Paris Club refund – gov’s aide

The Chief Press Secretary to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State, Charles Aniagwu, has disclosed how the Delta State Government spent the N10 billion it recently received from the federal government as part of the Paris Club excess loan deduction refunds.

Gov. Ishaku condemns Anambra church massacre

Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba State has decried the Ozubulu, Anambra State church massacre, describing it as ‘intolerable, barbaric and senseless’. He said the perpetrators have not only displayed cowardice but have shown how bestial the have become.

Heavy downpour destroys N500m worth farm produce, domestic animal in Jigawa

Heavy dawn pour destroyed farm produce worth over N500 million in Gumel local government area in Jigawa State

Protesters demand Buhari either return or resign

Nigerian protesters demanded Monday that President Muhammadu Buhari, receiving treatment in London for an undisclosed ailment for more than three months, either return or resign.

Al-Makura shuts 47 illegal health centers in Nasarawa

Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura of Nasarawa State has shut down 47 illegal hospitals, clinics and laboratories in Karu Local Government Area of the state.

Union seeks fed govt’s support for Nigerian fire victims in SA

The Nigeria Union South Africa has appealed to the Federal Government to assist eight Nigerians who lost their property and vital documents to fire incident on Monday in Pretoria Central.

Nigeria’s problem is management of resources – Osinbajo

Nigeria produces the best in every way, its citizens continue to shine in various ways around the world, and as we continue to do what is right in public service, the country is bound to reach the top globally as a people, according to Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN.

Ohanaeze responsible for death of Ozubulu people – Kanu

The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has alleged that the leaders of the apex Igbo organization, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, were behind the gunman attack on worshippers in St. Philips Catholic Church, Ozubulu in Anambra state.

Two Lassa fever cases confirmed in Edo

The Director of Primary Health Care in Akoko-Edo Local Government Council of Edo, Dr Sunday Yerumoh, on Monday confirmed two cases of Lassa fever in the locality.

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has reportedly arrested Afeez Fashola, Nigerian singer better known as Naira Marley.

Naira Marley vows to help people in prison

Nigerian artist Naira Marley who recently regained his freedom after spending several weeks in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has vowed to help others in prison.

INEC: We lack power to deregister parties

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it lacked the constitutional power to deregister any of the existing 91 political parties in the country.
The Speaker, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos) swore-in Rep. Musa Sarki-Adar(APC-Sokoto) who was absent at the Tuesday’s inauguration.

Reps: Femi Gbajabiamila did not induce us to become Speaker

Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila did not induce his colleagues financially to vote for him during last Tuesday presiding officers election, the House of Representatives has said.
Ogun State Governor Dapo Abiodun has inaugurated a Chieftaincy Review Committee and vowed that his administration would not allow any form of assault on or disparagement of traditional institutions.

Obaship: Governor Abiodun inaugurates chieftaincy review committee

Ogun State Governor Dapo Abiodun has inaugurated a Chieftaincy Review Committee and vowed that his administration would not allow any form of assault on or disparagement of traditional institutions.

Death toll in multiple Borno blasts rises to 31

No fewer than 31 persons have been killed and 41 injured in multiple explosions at a Borno town late Sunday after three suicide bombers infiltrated a tea joint and commercial area.