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First batch of Katsina State pilgrims return from Hajj

The first batch of Katsina State pilgrims, numbering 495, have arrived Umaru Musa Yar’adua Airport, Katsina safely after completion of the 2019 hajj.
President Muhammadu Buhari with President Alpha Conde of Guinea Conakry,

Presidents Buhari, Condé donate money, cows, rice to corps members serving in Katsina

As part of his activities during the Eid-el-Kabir, President Muhammadu Buhari and his visiting Guinean counterpart, Alpha Condé, donated cash, cows and bags of rice to youth corps members posted to Katsina State for their one-year National Youth Service.

President Buhari urges corps members to always emphasize on peaceful co-existence

President Muhammadu Buhari has told the serving members of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, to always emphasize the common values of peaceful co-existence, kindness and hospitality that cut across all cultures and religion in Nigeria.
President Muhammadu Buhari with President Alpha Conde of Guinea Conakry,

President Buhari, Guinea’s Conde give four cows to Daura NYSC members

Visiting Guinean President Alpha Conde on Sunday donated two cows to Corps members serving in Daura, Katsina state, President Buhari’s hometown.Daura
Nigeria Police

Police parade 16 ‘abductors,’ 22 others

Kogi State Police Command on Tuesday paraded 38 suspected criminals.
Adams Aliyu Oshiomhole

Senate committee to meet with Adams Oshiomhole over Edo Assembly crisis

The Senate ad-hoc committee investigating the ongoing crisis at the Edo State House of Assembly has revealed it will meet with the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole.

Presidential election tribunal summons INEC boss, Zamfara REC

The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja has summoned the Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, and Resident Electoral Commissioner, REC, in Zamfara State to appear before it today.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

Tribunal: I was shocked by results from areas under herdsmen attack – witness

A Ward Collation Agent, Aliyu Abdullahi, on Wednesday, told the presidential election petition tribunal sitting in Abuja that he was shocked when he heard results the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, released in two Wards in Nasarawa State where voters ran away owing to attacks by herdsmen.
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Delta State has restated his commitment to serve Edo people, insisting that the time for sharing public funds to a few greedy politicians in Edo was over.

Governor Obaseki blames Adams Oshiomhole for Edo Assembly crisis

Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said that the failure of the national leadership of the All Progressives Congress to properly investigate issues in the Edo State House of Assembly caused the crisis to linger.
Ahmad Lawan

Senate presidency: 61 senators-elect to vote Ahmed Lawan

The coast got clearer for Dr. Ahmed Lawan on Saturday in his quest to become the next Senate President following his endorsement for the race by no fewer than 61 Senators-elect .
Joy Nkoro scored a hat-trick on Thursday in Abuja to help Vera Gold Amazons Football Club to a 3-0 defeat of defending champions Blessed Unity Angels FC at the ongoing 2019 FCT Women’s FA Cup.

Jigawa FA inaugurates five-member election committee

The Jigawa State Football Association (FA), has inaugurated a five-man electoral committee to conduct its elections on June 1.
Ahmad Lawan

Ninth Assembly: Senator Lawan to unfold legislative agenda

One of the front line contenders for the position of Senate Presidency in the Ninth Assembly, Senator Ahmad Lawan, will soon unfold his detailed Legislative Agenda.

Senate presidency: Senator Lawan denies meeting PDP governors

Ahead of the inauguration of the 9th National Assembly, the Senate Leader, one of the top contenders for the President of the Senate, Ahmed Lawan, yesterday denied meeting with the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governors.
Wife of the President, Dr. Aisha Buhari, has claimed that two powerful personalities were frustrating President Muhammadu Buhari’s effort.-1

Aisha Buhari constitutes campaign team for husband’s re-election

Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari has reconsidered her earlier threats not to support her husband, Muhammadu Buhari in his second term bid if certain things were not changed.

Sokoto police parade 19 kidnappers, bandits suspect, two corpses

The Nigeria Police Force, Sokoto command has paraded 19 suspects, for participating in criminal activities ranging from kidnapping, armed robbers, Cattle rustling, banditry and other forms of criminal activities within the state.

1.8 million vulnerable women get N15 billion through federal government’s conditional cash transfer

National Coordinator, Conditional Cash Transfer Unit, Mrs. Temitope Sinkaiye, says the Federal Government has spent up to N15bn on 1.8 million vulnerable women across 20 states.

CCT introduces electronic payment in Bauchi

The Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) Unit in Bauchi says it has introduced electronic payment system to beneficiaries in the state, for ease of transaction.

Senator Abdullahi: 3.7 million Nigerians are currently faced with food insecurity

Senator Aliyu Abdullahi, Chairman Senate Committee on Media and Public Affairs, says 3.7 million people in 16 out of the 36 states and FCT are currently faced with food insecurity.

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Clayson Monyela

South Africa: Nigeria overreacted to recent xenophobic attacks – official

Clayson Monyela, spokesman of the Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) in South Africa, says Nigeria overreacted to the recent xenophobic attack in the country.
Big Brother Naija, BBNaija housemate, Khafi has shunned an advice from fellow housemates over her relationship with Gedoni.

Khafi Kareem evicted from BBNaija House

While in the house, the 29-year old won the Innoson vehicle valued at over N3m, and a N220,000 Scanfrost TV.

Expert calls for improved health infrastructure

A Medical Practitioner, Dr Tony Momoh, has advised government to fix dilapidated health infrastructure and provide equipment to make the health sector more functional.

Tribunal upholds elections of two Oyo PDP lawmakers

The House of Assembly Elections Petition Tribunal sitting in Ibadan on Sunday upheld the elections of two People’s Democratic Party (PDP) assembly members in Oyo State.
Femi Fani--Kayode

Xenophobia: Only Julius Malema can save South Africa now – Femi Fani-Kayode

A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Femi Fani-Kayode, has revealed the man that can save South Africa at this moment.