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Iraqi asylum seeker guilty of London Tube bombing

An 18-year-old Iraqi asylum seeker was on Friday found guilty of attempted murder over the botched bombing of a rush-hour London Underground train that injured 30 people.

Outrage in police over alleged lopsided promotions

There is discontent among some officers and men from South-East and South-South geopolitical zones in the police over what they described as “marginalisation of our officers” from the regions in the promotion of personnel.

PenCom recovers N1.34 billion pension in third quarter of 2017

The National Pension Commission (PenCom) has recovered pension contributions and interest totalling N1.34billion from defaulting employers during the third quarter of 2017.

PenCom: Dead workers’ relatives receive N129bn pension, insurance settlements

A total of 42,851 relatives of deceased workers under the Contributory Pension Scheme have been paid pension and insurance benefits from the commencement of the CPS till September 2017.

Osun govt to commence payment of pensions next month

Osun State Government, on Thursday, disclosed that a sum of N1 billion had been released to 142 beneficiaries ‎of Contributory Pension Scheme (CPS) and N200 million to settle part of the outstanding gratuities of the 2011/2012 retirees.

2019: Police to set up task force against illegal arms, ammunition

Ahead of the 2019 general election, the Nigeria Police wednesday said it would set up task force to combat illegal firearms and ammunition in circulation across the country.

There’s close relationship between democracy, information – Jerry Gana

Former Minister of Information, Prof. Jerry Gana, has, Thursday the 15th of February, 2018, lauded the developmental strides of the Bayelsa state Governor, Hon. Henry Seriake Dickson, especially in the information sector, noting that there is a close relationship between democracy and information.

2019: Nigeria is doomed if President Buhari gets second term – Governor Fayose

Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has said Nigeria would be doomed if President Mohammed Buhari is given a second term in office, alleging that Buhari himself is being governed by a cabal in power.

ASUU donates relief materials to victims of gunmen attacks in Taraba

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), on Saturday, donated relief materials to victims of Jan. 5, suspected gunmen attacks in Katibu, Lau Local Government Area (LGA), Taraba.

2019: Nigeria would be doomed if President Buhari gets a second term – Governor...

Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has said Nigeria would be doomed if President Muhammadu Buhari is given a second term in office, alleging that Buhari himself is being governed by a cabal in power.

IGP Ibrahim Idris has taken sides with killer herdsmen – Governor Ortom

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has said that with the utterances of Idris Ibrahim, Inspector General of Police, he must have taken sides with killer Fulani herdsmen.

Governor Yahaya Bello pays medical bills of 300 patients

Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi says his administration has spent N100 million to offset the medical bills of no fewer than 300 persons in the state in the past one year.

Police arrest 13 suspected armed robbers, kidnappers in Niger

Men of the Nigeria police force have arrested thirteen suspects for alleged kidnapping, armed robbery and unlawful possession of firearms in Gawu Babangida, Niger.

Late Kogi director sacked over N225.9 million pensions fraud – Governor Bello

Kogi state, last week, sacked late Director, Mr. Alphonsus Ameh, due to his alleged involvement in fraudulent diversion of N225, 936, 425. 72 million pensioners’ fund, a statement by the Chief Press Secretary (CPS) to Governor Yahaya Bello, Mr. Petra Onyegbule, said.


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Minister Muhammad Bello urges herders, farmers to eschew violence

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Vice President Osinbajo contracts media coverage of daughter’s wedding to private firm

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Senate confirms N13.5m monthly allowance to Senators

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House of Reps postpones hearing on law school hijab saga indefinitely

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