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CCTV exposes man who stole phones in Lagos hotel

For allegedly stealing phones valued at N60, 500, a 26-year-old man, Monday Francis, was on Monday brought before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.

In Pictures: Former Arsenal star Thierry Henry cooks, enjoys plate of Nigerian jollof

Thierry Henry on Sunday partook in the cooking of popular Nigerian dish jollof rice. The football icon is in Lagos, Nigeria for a series of programmes organised by Guinness Fanzone.

CHAN: Super Eagles intensify build-up in Abuja

The Super Eagles B have moved camp to the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja for the next phase of preparations for the 2018 African Nations Championship taking place in Morocco from 13th January 2018.

FAAN assures air travellers of safety, comfort

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has assured air travelers and other airport users that her network of airports across the country were fully prepared for the usual surge in passenger traffic that is the norm during the yuletide.

Herbert Macaulay’s nephew sues NUC over Christian education regulation

A professor of Systematic Theology and Biblical Studies, Augustus Macaulay, has dragged the National Universities Commission before the Federal High Court in Lagos, challenging the commission’s power to regulate theological education in the country.

PENGASSAN strike: Fuel queues return to Lagos, Abuja

Following threats by members of the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) to embark on a nationwide strike from today (Monday), many fillings stations that dispensed petrol last week have shut down their stations.

We produced over 10 million metric tonnes of rice this year – farmers

The Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) on Sunday said that it produced 15 million metric tonnes of rice this year.

Central bank calms anxiety in treasury bills market

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has assured investors that it will continue to carry out its liquidity management mandate through the issuance of Open Market Operations (OMO) bills in order to ensure price stability.

Sultan faults harassment of Muslims adorning hijab

“Why will a legal school refuse our sister’s induction into the judiciary simply because she is wearing hijab? Is the law school saying they are above the NJC, are they above the Nigerian Constitution, are they above these three senior courts?” he said.

Multiplicity of taxes discourages investments – Kemi Adeosun

The Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, has stressed the need for salary earners operating other businesses to also pay tax from their profits in order to help grow the economy.

PDP asks federal govt to come clean on $1bn ECA withdrawal

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has challenged the federal government to be more honest with Nigerians on what it plans to use the $1bn excess crude oil money approved for its use by the National Economic Council (NEC) last week.

Federal govt reiterates commitment to building world class ecology of mineral, mining

The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has reiterated government’s determination to turn around the mining sector by building a world class ecology of mineral and mining in the country.

DMO to list green bond for easy trading and liquidity

Investors staking their funds in the Federal Government maiden N10.69 billion Green Bond have been assured of liquidity as the Debt Management Office (DMO) said the bond would be listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) and FMDQ OTC Securities Exchange.

Banking industry fraud drops by 38 percent in two years

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) at the weekend disclosed that despite the increase in the value and volume of electronic payment transactions this year, there have been decline in fraud cases.

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Judge, lawyer raise concern over drugs addictions among Kebbi youths

A Federal High Court Judge, in Kebbi State, Justice Simeo Amoboda and a Kano State-based constitutional lawyer, Barr. Rilwanu Umar, have urged law enforcement agencies to beam their searchlights on the dealers of hard drugs in the state to reduce their usages among youths.

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The elder son of former Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin was in jail on Sunday facing assault and burglary charges in her home state of Alaska.

Minister Lai Mohammed flags off final dry run of Calabar Carnival

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has flagged off the third and final dry run of the Calabar Carnival with a pledge to help turn the event into a major global attraction.

Man jailed for stealing ‘Keke’ tyre

A Karmo Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, on Monday, sentenced a 22-year-old man, Ojo Salihu, to three months imprisonment for stealing a tricycle tyre.

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We need our salaries, not Xmas clothes – Ekiti workers tell Governor Fayose

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Nigeria is committed to universal health coverage – Isaac Adewole

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Appeal court orders continuation of Senator Saraki’s conduct tribunal trial

A court of appeal sitting in Abuja has ordered Senate President Bukola Saraki to face three charges at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT).

PENGASSAN to begin strike Monday as talks collapse

The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria will on Monday embark on an indefinite strike action.