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5,571 Kaduna pilgrims depart for Saudi Arabia

A total of 5, 571 pilgrims from Kaduna State have been transported to Saudi Arabia, the State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board’s Spokesman, Yunusa Abdullahi says.

ASUU strike: NANS questions N1bn national economic recovery, growth plan

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), has lamented that the strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) comes with attendant unprecedented and untold challenges and hardship to both the Students and their Parents.

Osinbajo inaugurates 15 new permanent secretaries

The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Wednesday, inaugurated the 15 new permanent secretaries who were appointed recently.

Expert calls on fed govt to ban importation of skin bleaching creams

Prof. Ganiyu Arinola, an immunologist and Head, Department of Chemical Pathology, at the University College Hospital, (UCH), Ibadan has called for a ban on the importation of bleaching creams.

I want to export Kebbi rice, goats to US, Japan – Bagudu

Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State has said that one of his missions in the state was to ensure rice, goats and other agriculture produce from indigenous farmers reach New York City and Japan.

We’re not insensitive to pensioners plight – Aregbesola

Osun State Governor Rauf Aregbesola has said that the state government is not insensitive to the plight of pensioners in the state.

Fed govt condoles with Sierra Leoneans over loss of lives in mudslide

The Federal Government on Wednesday condoled with the people of Sierra Leone over the loss of lives and devastation caused by flooding and mudslides.

Protesters suspend anti-Buhari rally in Abuja over alleged death threat

The Anti-Buhari protesters have terminated its sit out protest march in Abuja over death being received by the members of the group.

Osinbajo assigns portfolios to new ministers

The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, has assigned portfolios to the two ministers who were sworn in three weeks ago.

NEITI indicts BPE, 15 oil companies for audit non-compliance

Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, NEITI, yesterday, indicted four oil and gas companies for failing to comply with its on-going independent audit of the oil and gas industry covering 2015, while 12 others were listed as failing to provide some documents required for the audit.

FEC approve new guidelines on science, engineering, technology

The Federal Executive Council has approved a new and revolutionary Policy Guidelines for the Design and Execution of Programmes, Project and Contract with Science, Engineering and Technology components.

Increase corps members monthly allowance to N50,000 – Fayose tells fed govt

The governor of Ekiti state, Ayodele Fayose, has asked the Federal Government to increase the monthly allowance of Corps members in the country from N19,800 to N50,000.

Nigerians fume as ailing leader passes 100 days abroad

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari's 100-day-long overseas medical trip is stoking tensions in the country, as calls grow for him to either return or resign.

Nigeria going the way of Rwanda, DRC – Ezekwesili

“The obsession with politics is a divisionary strategy of the ruling class every time which favours the rapacious elite to distract the suffering mass with politics,” she said.

Ogun to give land, seedlings to corps members willing to farm

The Ogun state government has unveiled its plan for corps members willing to use their service year to farm and venture into other areas of agriculture development.

Something radically different must happen for Nigeria to survive – Ezekwesili

Oby Ezekwesili, former minister of education, has said the existing order must be overthrown for Nigeria to survive, warning that the country is “not presently sustainable”.

Osun cautions residents as corpse tests positive to Lassa fever

The Osun State Government on Tuesday urged its citizens to be vigilant and maintain high hygienic standards after a corpse which was brought from Lagos tested positive to Lassa.

People in govt undermining fight against corruption – Ribadu

Pioneer chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Mallam Nuhu Ribadu, says the Buhari government is not doing badly in the fight against corruption, pointing out that if those involved in corruption feel the bitting impacts of corruption, they would not be putting up resistance.

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Plateau United striker Silas Nenrot has stated that he hopes his side can maintain their current position till the end of the season or stay top on the final day of the league season as the team current sit top 3 pts clear of second placed Lobi stars.

Plateau United seek to maintain unbeaten run

Former Nigeria Professional Football League champions Plateau United will try to maintain its unbeaten run in the 2019/20 season when they clash with Heartland FC in one of the Matchday 7 fixtures at Okigwe Township Stadium tomorrow.
A group of protesters under the aegis of Guardian of Democracy Initiative on Friday, stormed the premises of the Federal High Court, venue of the ongoing trial of #RevolutionNow convener Omoyele Sowore.

Ope Sowore: My children and I want my husband back

Wife of Omoyele Sowore, the convener of the RevolutionNow protest, Mrs Ope Sowore, has sent a message to President Muhammadu Buhari that she and her children are waiting for the return of her husband.

General Buratai tasks officers on improvement on current successes

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai has tasked officers and commanders of Nigerian Army units and formations to ensure improvement on current operational successes in 2020.
Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi A. Sule

Governor Sule, Senator Al-Makura deny friction over alleged inherited debts

Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State and his predecessor, Sen. Umaru Al-Makura, have denied rumours of a rift between them over alleged inherited debt.
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Rivers deputy governor condemns raping, killing of women by pirates

Dr Ipalibo Harry Banigo, the Rivers State Deputy Governor, has condemned the criminal acts and the backdrop of incessant attacks on Seafarers on the Port Harcourt-Onne-Bonny route leading to the loss of lives, properties and the raping of women by sea pirates in the coastal waters.