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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.

NUJ president warns media practitioners against hate speeches

Mr Abdulwaheed Odusile, the National President, Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), has warned media practitioners against promotion of inflammatory speeches that could spark violent conflict in the country.

Vitamin D good for liver, kidney – medical expert

An Abuja-based physician, Dr Baba Ahmed, on Monday urged Nigerians to develop the habit of eating food rich in Vitamin D for the benefit of healthy liver and kidney.

FRSC records 37.7 % drop in road accidents

The Federal Road Safety Corps on Monday said the number of road accidents recorded in Kaduna State dropped to 392 in the first half of this year.

ASUU faults Bello over proscription of Kogi varsity branch

The Calabar Zone of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), has blasted the Kogi State Governor, Mr Yahaya Bello, on his order to proscribe of the Kogi State University (KSU) Branch of the union.

Association decries conditional approval for C/River Super Highway project

The Forestry Association of Nigeria (FAN) on Monday expressed concern over the conditional approval given for the construction of the Cross River Super Highway project.

UNDP to support NSCDC’s dispute resolution scheme

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) said on Monday it would support the conflict and dispute resolution programme of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC).

Court orders permanent forfeiture of Diezani’s $37.5m mansion to fed govt

The Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered that a $37.5m mansion on Banana Island, Lagos linked to a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke, be permanently forfeited to the Federal Government.

Atiku wants promoters of Igbo hate song arrested

Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar on Monday condemned a song in circulation with lyrics disparaging people from the South-Eastern part of the country and wishing them dead.

Islamic group condemns killing of worshipers in Anambra

The Muslim Media Watch Group of Nigeria on Monday condemned in strong terms the Sunday’s killings in St. Philip’s Catholic Church, Ozubulu, near Nnewi, Anambra.

Nigerian Army holds promotion exams for 326 majors, captains

The Nigerian Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC) on Monday said a total of 326 Majors and Captains from across Army formations would sit for promotion examination, beginning from Aug. 7, in Kaduna.

Gov. Wike condoles with Anambra people over Ozubulu church shooting

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has condoled with the government and people of Anambra State over the unfortunate killings of Christian faithful at a Church in Ozubulu.

Nigerians are missing Buhari – Lai

Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has claimed that Nigerians are missing President Muhammadu Buhari.

Corruption fuelling crisis in Nigeria – monarch

Daukoru, who was a former Minister of Petroleum under former President Olusegun Obasanjo, said the release of mind-bogging figures of corruption has unsettled many of those involved.

El-Rufai vows to apprehend masterminds of Kaduna NUJ attack

Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State has vowed to unravel and parade the masterminds of the innovation of the secretariat of Kaduna State Council of Nigeria Union of Journalists a week ago.

Two soldiers, 13 Boko Haram members die in battles in Adamawa, Borno – Army

Troops of the Operation Lafiya Dole neutralised over 13 terrorists on Saturday in various areas in Borno and Adamawa during clearance operations.

Ondo cleric advocates severe punishment for looters

Primate and Founder of Christ Living Church, Akure, Ondo State, Apostle Sunday Ojuolape, has advocated stiffer penalties for public officers holders who loot nation’s treasury.

Atiku’s associate dumps APC for PDP in Kano

An associate of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, Alhaji Ibrahim Amin Little, has dumped the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

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House of Reps probes N10 billion building project by Nigerian Air Force

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Policeman shoots two traders in Ogun

The Olomore axis of Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, was on Thursday thrown into pandemonium following a violent clash between the special anti-cultism team of the police and traders.