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NAHCON begins airlift of hajj pilgrims July 21

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has announced that the first batch of pilgrims for this years Hajj will be airlifted on July 21.

Hajj: NAHCON revises medical provision for pilgrims

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), says measures are in place to ensure provision of qualitative medical services to pilgrims during Hajj 2018.

Police nab seven for using physically challenged children as beggars

The Decoy Team of the Rapid Response Squad, Lagos Police Command has arrested seven suspects for importing eight physically challenged children into the State for the purpose of begging for alms on the Mobolaji Bank Anthony Way, Ikeja.

SARS rescues abducted medical doctor in Rivers

Operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad have rescued a medical doctor, who was kidnapped on Sunday by unknown gunmen.

Bye-Election: APC candidates clear councillorship seats in 3 wards in Niger

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has cleared councillorship seats in a bye-election conducted in three wards in Niger, the State Independent Electoral Commission (NSIEC) disclosed.

NGO plants 5000 trees in Kaduna

A Kaduna-based NGO, Sali Green Gardens, has said that it planted over 5,000 trees in the state as its contribution to save the environment.

President Buhari pledges to address security challenges in Zamfara

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Gusau, Zamfara, pledged to address security challenges in Zamfara before the commencement of this year’s rainy season.

APC South Africa commends President Buhari over boards appointment

The All Progressives Congress (APC), South Africa chapter, on Sunday, commended President Muhammadu Buhari on the constitution of the Governing Boards of Agencies and Parastatals.

Presidency defends board appointment list

The Presidency says there is nothing “scandalous or extraordinary’’ in the inclusion of the names of some dead persons in the list of appointments into boards of some agencies released on Friday.

Dead persons: SERAP asks President Buhari to withdraw board appointments

According to the organization, “Taking partisan politics out of the appointments to boards of agencies and parastatals is one surest way for Buhari to show that his government is truly one of change, that would do things differently from successive governments that apparently handed out board appointments to reward party members, supporters and cronies.”

Board appointment: Nobody is above mistake – Senator Okpozo’s wife

Wife of late leader of the All Progressives Congress in Delta State, Mrs. Anna Okpozo, said people should stop blaming President Muhammadu Buhari over the appointment of her late husband, Senator Francis Okpozo, in the recent board appointment saying no body is above mistake.

Sacked ex-Reps member Herman Hembe appointed MINLS board chairman

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Herman Hembe, a sacked lawmaker, as the board chairman of the Michael Imoudo National Institute for Labour Studies (MINLS).

Presidency plays down controversy over list of board appointments

The presidency has reacted to the controversy generated by its appointment, Friday evening, of 1,468 Nigerians into the boards of agencies and parastatals.

Senator Mamora, Segun Oni, other APC chieftains named in new board appointments

President Muhammadu Buhari in one fell swoop on Friday night appointed 209 board chairmen and 1,258 members of government owned agencies and parastatals, redeeming a part of the pledge he made on October 31 at the National Executive Committee meeting of his All Progressives Congress.

Two dead men make President Buhari’s board appointments

The late Ugbaja was appointed member of Consumer Protection Council. His name is the third on the list of the council whose chairman is Emeka Nwakpa.

Ex-Governor Niyi Adebayo, Senator Ayo Arise, others get board appointments

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday approved the constitution of the Governing Boards of agencies and parastatals, under some ministries.

President Buhari appoints 209 board chairmen, 1,258 members

The president appointed 209 board chairmen and 1,258 board members on Friday, according to a statement from the office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation.

Man jailed three years for sexual abuse of three boys

A 28-year-old businessman, Abdullahi Mohammed, has been sentenced to three years imprisonment for sexual abuse of three boys.

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4 Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie receives an honorary degree during the 2018 commencement ceremony of Duke University in Durham, North Carolina.

Chimamanda Adichie bags another degree

Nigerian writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has received an honorary degree from the prestigious Duke University in Durham, North Carolina.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday declared open the 2018 International Press Institute World Congress with a call on journalists worldwide to address the menace of fake news and hate speech.

President Buhari: Nigeria is ready to assist distressed African countries

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday reiterated Nigeria’s readiness to assist African countries in distress.
Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika unveiling the Nigeria Air in the UK

Nigeria Air: Aviation experts commend unveiling

More reactions have continued to trail Wednesday’s unveiling of the logo of a new national carrier, the Nigeria Air, by the Federal Government.
Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed waved to supporters shortly before the blast occurred [Reuters]

Ethiopia offers amnesty to freed political prisoners

Ethiopia has passed a law that grants amnesty to political prisoners who have been released recently and reverses decades of security-obsessed rule.

Donald Trump threatens $505 billion tariff on Chinese imports

US President Donald Trump said in an interview released Friday he is willing to hit all Chinese goods imported to the United States with tariffs if necessary.