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Gernot Rohr wants NFF to decide his future

Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has resolved to lead the Eagles to win the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations if discussions of contract extension goes well between him and his employers, the Nigeria Football Federation, this week.

Shiites: Group condemns violent activities, calls for caution

Green Nigeria Project (GNP), a Non-Government Organisation (NGO), has condemned the violent activities of Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) over detention of their leader, Sheik El-Zakzaky.
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

Shiites/Police clash: Let nobody doubt or test my will to act – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has on Tuesday reiterated his commitment in fighting insecurity that is threatening the unity of the country.
Precious Owolabi

Shi’ite protest: President Buhari mourns Channels TV reporter, deputy police commissioner

President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with families of Precious Owolabi, a National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) member with Channels Television and Deputy Commissioner of Police, Usman Umar of the Federal Capital Territory Police Command, who died during the violent protest by members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) in Abuja on Monday.
Justice Darius Khobo of Kaduna State High Court, on Thursday, adjourned hearing in the application for permission to travel to India for medical attention filed by Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zinat, to July 29.

Presidency: Why we couldn’t obey court order on Ibraheem El-Zakzaky’s release

The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, has explained that the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government refused to obey Justice Gabriel Kolawole’s order on the release of the leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, Sheikh Ibraheem el-Zakzakky, because it appealed the ruling.
Precious Owolabi

Media coalition condemns fatal attack on Channels TV reporter

The Coalition for Whistleblowers Protection and Press Freedom (CWPPF) condemns the fatal attack on Channels TV reporter, Precious Owolabi, an attack that has resulted in his death. The group demands for immediate action to be taken to investigate and bring to justice the perpetrators of this heinous act.
President Buhari at the event

President Buhari sends ministerial list to Senate

President Muhammadu Buhari two weeks ago in a meeting with the leadership of the National Assembly, said he will no longer nominate unknown persons for ministerial positions but only tested hands.
National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Monday accused members of the Shiite group, Islamic Movement of Nigeria, of burning down two ambulances at the Agency’s Emergency Response and Ambulance Bays (ERABs) in Abuja.

Aftermath of Shiite-Police clash sees Abuja residents keep indoors, desert offices

There is palpable tension in Abuja, Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory (FCT), following Monday’s violent clashes between members of the Shiite Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) and the police that left about 13 people dead and several more injured.
Bauchi State House of Assembly - BAHA

Bauchi Assembly crisis: Court stops House of Reps’ intervention, orders status quo

A Federal High Court sitting in Bauchi, Bauchi State, has ordered the House of Representatives not to intervene in Bauchi State House of Assembly crisis.
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NGO advocates stringent penalties against rape

The Women’s Right Advancement and Protection Alternative (WRAPA), an NGO, has called for stringent punitive measures against rape to deter offenders.
A Zuba Chief Magistrate Court in Abuja has adjourned the trial of Senator Elisha Abbo, the lawmaker charged for allegedly assaulting a nursing mother in a sex toy shop in Abuja.

Prosecution seeks more time in Senator Abbo’s trial

A Zuba Chief Magistrate Court in Abuja has adjourned the trial of Senator Elisha Abbo, the lawmaker charged for allegedly assaulting a nursing mother in a sex toy shop in Abuja.
Frank Mba

Police confirm killing of deputy commissioner, journalist in violent Shiite protest

A Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of Operations at the FCT Command, Usman Umar, has been confirmed killed in a clash between the Shiites and police personnel in Abuja.

Chidi Odinkalu drags NHRC to court over ‘illegal’ oath of secrecy

Erstwhile chairman of National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, Prof Chidi Odinkalu, yesterday, approached the Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, asking it to abort plan by the commission to administer oath of secrecy/confidentiality on its staff.
Edwin Kiagbodo Clark

Edo Assembly crisis: Edwin Clark disagrees with House of Reps

Ijaw leader Chief Edwin Clark has disagreed with the House of Representatives for its stand on the Edo State House of Assembly crisis.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) previews the crunchy tie between the Super Eagles of Nigeria and North African giants Algeria.

Afcon: No reception for third-place Super Eagles

The Super Eagles team which placed third at the AFCON in Egypt, have checked out of the Hilton Hotel in Abuja as they will not be hosted by the government.
A member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) serving with Channels Television, Precious Owolabi, is dead.

Corps member serving with Channels TV dies in Shiite, Police clash

A member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) serving with Channels Television, Precious Owolabi, is dead.
National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN)

NOUN: We have 536,000 students, 539 prisoners on scholarship

The Vice-Chancellor of the National Open University of Nigeria, NOUN, Prof. Abdalla Uba Adamu, has disclosed that the school is the biggest in Nigeria with 536, 000 students.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Zamfara: APC vows third return to Supreme Court

Nigeria’s ruling party, APC, has vowed to return to the Supreme Court to contest the disqualification of the party from contesting in Zamfara State in the 2019 general elections.

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Bauchi governor flags off N4.9 billion road project

The Governor, who spoke at the flag off ceremony at Ibrahim Bako Quarters in Bauchi, said the contracts for the construction of the two bypasses will help reduce travelling time within the city and road accident.

Gernot Rohr wants NFF to decide his future

Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has resolved to lead the Eagles to win the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations if discussions of contract extension goes well between him and his employers, the Nigeria Football Federation, this week.

Shiites: Group condemns violent activities, calls for caution

Green Nigeria Project (GNP), a Non-Government Organisation (NGO), has condemned the violent activities of Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) over detention of their leader, Sheik El-Zakzaky.
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

Shiites/Police clash: Let nobody doubt or test my will to act – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has on Tuesday reiterated his commitment in fighting insecurity that is threatening the unity of the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

Full list of President Buhari’s ministerial nominees

Full list of President Buhari’s ministerial nominees