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Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has denied media report credited to him that the dislodged Boko Haram insurgents are regrouping in his state, particularly on the Benue-Nasarawa border.

Nasarawa government threatens shutdown of Lafia market over filthy environment

The Nasarawa State Government has given the management of Lafia modern market seven days ultimatum to clear the filth in market or face shutdown.
Senator Emma Nwaka, a one-time chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state stated this in a chart with newsmen in Umuahia, the capital, describing the development as very encouraging.

Senator Nwaka: Made-in-Aba products now in West African markets

Senator Emma Nwaka, a one-time chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state stated this in a chart with newsmen in Umuahia, the capital, describing the development as very encouraging.
The State Commissioner for Agriculture, Ms Abisola Olusanya, said this on Sunday in Lagos.

Lagos government to roll-out transformation agenda on red meat value chain

The Commissioner for Agriculture, Ms Abisola Olusanya, told newsmen in Lagos on Thursday that the initiative would be rolled out before the end of February.
Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu (born June 25, 1965) is a Nigerian politician and the current Governor of Lagos State.

Lagos consumes half of all animals produced in Nigeria

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State disclosed this at the commissioning of the new semi-mechanized abattoir for cows and goats under the Public-Private Partnership in Bariga, made known that Lagos State has about 16 abattoirs out of which eleven are owned by the state government.
Nigerian evangelist and founder of Mount Zion Drama Ministry, Mike Bamiloye, has warned against sexual act outside of marriage which he described as a blood covenant with the devil.

Valentine: Mike Bamiloye warns against premarital sex

Nigerian evangelist and founder of Mount Zion Drama Ministry, Mike Bamiloye, has warned against sexual act outside of marriage which he described as a blood covenant with the devil.
Sheikh Ahmad Gumi says the easiest and safest way to end insecurity in the north is to negotiate peace with the bandits that have turned the region into a killing field.

Sheik Gumi: Bandits plan to acquire anti-aircraft weapons

Influential Islamic cleric, Sheik Abubakar Gumi, has disclosed that bandits operating in the northern states forests are planning to acquire anti-aircraft missiles to repeal attacks by the military.
Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu (born June 25, 1965) is a Nigerian politician and the current Governor of Lagos State.

Lagos governor inaugurates semi-mechanised abattoir in Somolu

The Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Friday inaugurated a semi-mechanised abattoir in the Somolu/Bariga areas as part of efforts to improve red meat value chain in the state.
Western Nigerian Security Network, codenamed Amotekun.

Oyo Amotekun intercepts 80 herdsmen with bows, arrows

Amotekun operatives have intercepted a truckload of about 80 Fulani herdsmen in the Iwo Road area of Ibadan.
Omoyele Sowore

Femi Falana: Sahara Reporters chief to sue police for ‘torture’

Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), says he has received instructions from Sahara Reporters Publisher, Omoyele Sowore, to sue the Nigeria Police Force and its officers for torture.
Ms Abisola Olusanya, the State’s Commissioner for Agriculture kicked off the exercise at the Awolowo Live Bird Market, Mushin.

Lagos disinfects bird markets ahead Christmas

Lagos State Government on Monday began five-day disinfection and decontamination of 33 live bird markets across the state.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police parade two bandits, four armed robbers in Katsina

Spokesman of the State Police Command, SP Gambo Isa told newsmen at the briefing that the arrest of the two notorious bandits namely: Idi Sabi’u Dila, 30, and one other undisclosed name, all of Mununu village, Faskari LGA of Katsina state, followed credible intelligence reports.
Pelumi Onifade, a reporter with Gboah TV, on October 24 joined his colleague to cover an attack on a government facility at Abattoir, Oko Oba in Agege.

NANS protest death of reporter, demand justice

Members of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) on Friday gathered at the gate of the Lagos Court of Arbitration, Lekki venue of the state’s judicial panel of inquiry on Police brutality and other related offences.

#EndSARS: TV station confirms death of reporter ‘arrested’ by Lagos task force

In a statement, the medium said young Onifade was covering the scene of a mob attack at a government facility in the Oko Oba axis of Agege Local Government Area when operatives of the Lagos State Task Force stormed the scene and engaged hoodlums who attempt to loot palliatives at the Ministry of Agriculture store in the Abattoir area of the state.
The Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa (CAPPA) has called for an international inquiry into the killing and maiming of peaceful #ENDSARS protesters at Lekki Toll Gate, Lagos, on Tuesday.

#EndSARS: Lagos assemblyman earmarks N10 million relief for Fagba victims

Mr Temitope Adewale, a Lagos lawmaker, says he has earmarked N10 million emergency relief fund for victims of the EndSARS clash at Fagba area of the state.
A Lagos lawmaker, Rasheed Makinde, on Thursday, raised concern over bloody violence, burning and looting in Ifako-Ijaiye area under the disguise of #EndSARS protests.

#EndSARS: Lagos lawmaker raises alarm over violence, calls for help

A Lagos lawmaker, Rasheed Makinde, on Thursday, raised concern over bloody violence, burning and looting in Ifako-Ijaiye area under the disguise of #EndSARS protests.
The federal government has reopened the Akanu Ibiam International Airport in Enugu and urged entrepreneurs from the South-east region to invest in the planned concession of airport facilities.

Nigerian government reopens Enugu airport, seeks investment in concession

The federal government has reopened the Akanu Ibiam International Airport in Enugu and urged entrepreneurs from the South-east region to invest in the planned concession of airport facilities.
Operatives of the Lagos State Task Force on COVID-19 on Wednesday arrested 60 fun-seeking guests at a surprise party, for violating the lock down orders and not complying with the social distancing pronouncement of the State.

Lockdown: Lagos arrests 60 youths while holding surprise party

Operatives of the Lagos State Task Force on COVID-19 on Wednesday arrested 60 fun-seeking guests at a surprise party, for violating the lock down orders and not complying with the social distancing pronouncement of the State.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

59-years old woman slumps, dies while urinating in Ekiti

A fifty-nine-year-old woman identified as Victoria Yemisi Omoare reportedly slumped and died after coming down from a private car to urinate at a place close to the abattoir, along the Ekiti State University Road in Ado Ekiti.
Lagos Commissioner for Agriculture Gbolahan Lawal

Lagos commences decontamination of animal markets

Lagos State government at the weekend launched the Decontamination Exercise of Livestock/Live Bird Markets, Abattoirs and other Animal Related Areas in the state, saying it was committed to the promotion and advocacy of environmental health as environmental, human and animal health were inextricably linked and negative changes to the environment would ultimately harm human and animals due to COVID-19.
Palpable fear has gripped residents of Kano as the State Ministry of Health announced it has recorded the first COVID-19 death on Wednesday evening.

Kano to investigate rumour of rampant deaths in metropolis

Kano State Government has on Monday declared that it will investigate a story doing the rounds on social media on the purported increase in number of deaths within two days that were buried in some cemeteries in the ancient city.
Lagos Police Commissioner Hakeem Odumosu

Police reassure Lagosians on security

The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, and heads of other security agencies in the state have assured residents of protection of life and property during the lockdown period.

Two die, eight injured as abattoir’s fence collapses in Lagos

Two persons have been confirmed dead from a collapsed fence that happened at the slaughter section of the Lagos State Abattoir at Oko-Oba.

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The state’s Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr Declan Emelumba who received the family in his office in Owerri, described her death as a ‘huge loss’.

Imo government condoles with family of student killed by stray bullet

Imo Government on Wednesday condoled with the family of Miss Divine Nwaneri, a first-year student of the Imo State University, who was killed by a stray bullet on April 24.
A man is silhouetted against the logo of the World Bank at the main venue for the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank annual meeting in Tokyo. REUTERS-Kim Kyung-Hoon

World Bank to construct 13.16km Lagos farm roads

Lagos State Government says its World Bank-assisted Agro-Processing, Productivity Enhancement, Livelihood Improvement Support (APPEALS) Project will construct 13.16km Farm Access Roads (FARs) in four cluster areas.
The former Chief of Defence Staff to late Gen. Sani Abacha, Lt-Gen. Joshua Dogonyaro has died. He died at the age of 80.

Plateau governor mourns ex-CDS Dogonyaro

Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau, has expressed sadness over the death of the former Chief of Defence Staff, Lt. Gen. (Rtd.) Joshua Dogonyaro, at the age of 80.
Nine-time champion Rafael Nadal saved two match points to defeat Canada’s Denis Shapovalov in a three-set battle and advance to the quarter-finals of the Italian Open on Thursday.

Italian Open: Rafael Nadal beats Denis Shapovalov to reach quarter-finals

Nine-time champion Rafael Nadal saved two match points to defeat Canada’s Denis Shapovalov in a three-set battle and advance to the quarter-finals of the Italian Open on Thursday.
The Nigeria Police Force has quizzed Musician, Dapo Oyebanjo, aka D’Banj, over allegations of rape, according to a report.

D’banj set to unveil new female signee

Popular Nigerian singer, Dapo Oyebanjo, fondly known as D’banj, has revealed plans to unveil a new female signee to his record label, DB records.

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Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo on Thursday described the tourism potentials of the state as a veritable source of economic prosperity.

Ondo governor charges Nigerians to work for unity of the country

Ondo State Governor and Chairman of the South West Governors’ Forum, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu has said that he believes in one Nigeria and therefore urged Nigerians to continue to coexist peacefully.

President Buhari mourns Senator Al-Hassan’s demise

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday said he is deeply saddened by the death of Hajiya Aisha Jummai Al-Hassan, “Mama Taraba’’, who was Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development during his first term in office.
Chelsea’s German head coach Thomas Tuchel celebrates at the end of the English Premier League football match between Liverpool and Chelsea at Anfield in Liverpool, north west England on March 4, 2021. (Photo by Oli SCARFF - POOL - AFP)

Thomas Tuchel confident Chelsea can win Champions League

Chelsea’s manager Thomas Tuchel has expressed confidence his side can defeat Manchester City to win the Champions League final.

Cleric: Nigeria needs to regulate access to misguided information on internet

An Islamic scholar and Judge of the Shari’a Court of Appeal, Kwara State, Abdur Raheem Ahmad Sayi, at the weekend, called on the federal government to to regulate access to misguided information on the internet, particularly those capable of fuelling security and religious crises in the country.
Harry Kane’s cycle at Tottenham Hotspur could come to an end this summer according to reports in England carried by Marca.

Alan Shearer urges Harry Kane to leave Tottenham Hotspur

Alan Sheared wants Harry Kane to leave Tottenham Hotspur this summer to fulfil his ambition of winning trophies at club level.