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DSS official threatens to shoot journalists at Akwa Ibom Govt House

Akwa Ibom State Government House journalists yesterday berated a Department of State Services (DSS) official for threatening to shoot members of the Correspondents’ Chapel who went to keep an appointment with the Chief Press Secretary (CPS) to the Governor, Mr. Ekerete Udo.

Boko Haram’s plot to bomb Abuja, others real – Police

The police have said the plot by Boko Haram to bomb the Federal Capital Territory and six other states is real.

Police kill 2 suspected killers of Youth leader in Kaduna

The Nigeria Police Force has killed two suspected killers of a Youth Leader, Haru Manya, in Sabon Gaya in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State.

Police parades 16 for robbery, kidnapping, car snatching

The Police Thursday paraded 16 suspect for their involvement in kidnapping, armed robbery and car snatching.

I will not allow journalists to be harassed – Governor Al-Makura’s aide

Mr Musa Elayo, the newly appointed Chief Press Secretary (CPS) to Gov. Tanko Al-Makura of Nasarawa State, says he will ensure that the rights of journalists practicing in the state are protected.

ACP Abba Kyari arrests man who cloned his Facebook

Abba Kyari, assistant police commissioner of Lagos state, says he has arrested a man who cloned his Facebook account.

Benue anti-grazing law: Nasarawa govt assures border communities of safety

The Nasarawa State Government has called on its border communities with Benue State, to go about their normal businesses as the implementation of the Anti-Grazing Law by the Benue State Government takes effect.

Governor Ambode congratulates new UNILAG vice-chancellor Oluwatoyin Ogundipe

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on Monday congratulated Professor Oluwatoyin Ogundipe on his appointment as the new Vice Chancellor of the University of Lagos (UNILAG).

NUJ lauds Governor Al-Makura over appointment of 3 journalists

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Nasarawa State Council, has lauded Gov. Umaru Al-Makura, for appointing three journalists into various positions in the state.

PenCom explains delay in gratuity payment

Some retirees under the Contributory Pension Scheme (CPS) have yet to receive gratuity due to unfunded Defined Benefit Scheme (DBS) backlog owed by the Federal Government.

Police chief Ibrahim Idris warns officers against being kidnapped like “fowls”

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, has warned police officers against allowing themselves to be abducted ‘like “fowls’.

Trade Union Congress accuses Cross River govt of misappropriating N19bn Paris Club refund

The organised labour in Cross River State has accused the state government of misappropriating the N19 billion meant for the settlement of gratuities, salaries and other labour-related matters in the state.

Why new pension bill must be dropped – SGF

The Office of Secretary to Government of the Federation, SGF, and some stakeholders have opposed the proposed exemption of para-military organisations from the contributory pension scheme.

IGP directs AIGs, CPs to beef up security on highways

Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, yesterday directed Assistant Inspectors General of Police, AIGs, and Commissioners of Police, CPs, to replicate his efforts at tackling crimes in the country by beefing up security on highways and major roads.


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PDP repositioned to take over power in 2019 – Olisa Metuh

Former national publicity secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Olisa Metuh yesterday declared that the outcome of the party’s recent national convention has repositioned it to take over power in 2019.

NYSC appeals to Bauchi govt to reconnect camp to national grid

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has appealed to the Bauchi State government to reconnect the corps members’ permanent orientation camp at Wailo, Ganjuwa Local Government Area of the state to the national grid so that the camp community would enjoy electricity supply like other places in the state.

Yuletide: NURTW sets up task force to monitor motorists on highways

The National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), has set up a task force to ensure that drivers comply with traffic regulations on the highways in order to guarantee passengers’ safety.

San Francisco tech companies lose champion with death of mayor Ed Lee

San Francisco technology companies including Twitter, Salesforce.com, Uber and Airbnb lost an important ally on Tuesday with the sudden death of Mayor Ed Lee.

Governor El-Rufai inaugurates poultry diseases diagnostic laboratory

Gov. Nasiru El-Rufai of Kaduna State, on Wednesday in Kaduna, inaugurated a complex called ‘Poultry Disease Diagnostic Laboratory’ to serve the 19 Northern States.

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Federal civil service denies job advertisement

The Federal Civil Service Commission (FCSC) has issued a disclaimer to the viral job advertisement in the social media.

Winds whip California fires as they spread south

Thousands of firefighters battled raging wildfires in California on Saturday that have forced hundreds of thousands of people to flee the Los Angeles area, as well as outbreaks closer to San Diego.

Governor Ahmed approves N82m for reconstruction of Alagbado bridge

Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, has approved the release of N82million for the reconstruction of the collapsed Alagbado Bridge in Ilorin East Local Government Area of the State.

US gives $1.2 million to Madagascar for elections

The United States has granted Madagascar $1.2 million to support the preparations for next year's elections.

Ogun PDP leaders call for hitch-free national convention

As the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) set to hold its national convention in Abuja to elect national officers of the party on Saturday (today), leaders, elders and members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ogun State, have called for a hitch-free national convention.