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Sadiya Umar Farouq, minister of humanitarian affairs, disaster management and social development, was at the scene of the fire outbreak in Onitsha, Anambra state, on Friday. 1

Minister: Federal government setting structures to mitigate fire outbreaks

The Federal Government, through the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, is setting up structures to help mitigate fire outbreaks across the country.

Fire outbreak reported at popular Lagos market

A section of the popular Balogun market in Lagos is on fire. The market is one of the busiest and biggest in the state.
Nigeria legend Nwankwo Kanu is confident about his nation’s chances of overcoming Algeria in the Africa Cup of Nations semi-final on Sunday.

Nwankwo Kanu: Why Nigeria vs Brazil is more than a friendly

When the Super Eagles file out against the Selecao of Brazil at the Singapore National Stadium in Kallang on Sunday October 13th, Nigerian football legend, Nwankwo Kanu, advised that the senior national team to go all out and win the match stating that the match-up should not be used as testing for new crop of players.

NGO partners Lawma, others to clear drainage in Agege

The African Global Initiative (AGI), says it has partnered with the Lagos State Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) and Aspire Coronation Trust (ACT) to clear drainage in six communities in Agege, Lagos state.

Kwara assembly urges government to implement child rights law

Kwara State House of Assembly has urged the state government to commence implementation of the State Child Rights Law to ensure proper protection of Child’s rights in the state.g
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Police re-arrest escaped prisoner in Enugu

Enugu State Police Command says it has re-arrested Gideon Balogun, a prisoner that escaped from the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCS) in Enugu in 2017.

Kwara assembly moves to curb cyber crime

The Kwara State House of Assembly has condemned in strong terms, the increasing wave of internet fraud and other nefarious activities of fraudsters known as “Yahoo Yahoo boys” in Offa, Ilorin, Oro and Malete areas of the state.
Leon Balogun says the Super Eagles are planning for an outright victory against Madagascar despite already qualifying for the second round of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.

Afcon: Super Eagles won’t take it easy with Madagascar – Leon Balogun

Leon Balogun says the Super Eagles are planning for an outright victory against Madagascar despite already qualifying for the second round of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.
Coach of the Super Eagles of Nigeria Gernot Rohr is under pressure to drop Leon Balogun for Kenneth Omeruo who has been impressive for La Liga side Leganes lately.

Leon Balogun: I’m not injury-prone

Super Eagles defender Leon Balogun has rubbished claims that he is an injury-prone player after sitting out the side’s training session on Wednesday at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba.
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UNIABUJA: We didn’t permit drowned student, friends to attend party

The University of Abuja on Thursday broke silence on the death of its 100-level student, Aigbokhalode Balogun, saying the deceased and his friends did not seek authorisation before going out for a party.
Senator Ademola Nurudeen Adeleke

Osun guber: Senator Adeleke’ll get victory at Supreme Court – brother

Dele, brother of the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the 2018 Osun State governorship election, Ademola Adeleke, has expressed confidence that the Supreme Court would overrule the Court of Appeal and declare the senator as the duly elected governor of the state.
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Kwara elections: APC sweeps 24 assembly seats

All Progressives Congress (APC) has swept the 24 seats of the Kwara state House of Assembly in the governorship and House of Assembly elections.
Minister of Information and Culture, Mr Lai Mohammed casting his vote in ward PU 006 Oro in the Kwara State Bye-Election on Saturday, November 17, 2018.

Lai Mohammed: Security agents didn’t intimidate voters in my ward

The Minister of Information and Culture, Mr. Lai Mohammed, on Saturday said there was no report of intimidation or harassment of voters by security operatives in his Oro Ward 2 Polling Unit 006 in Kwara.
President Buhari receives in Congratulatory Visit Members of the Traditional Rulers Council in State House on 5th Mar 2019-2

Nigerian ambassadors congratulate President Buhari

Some ambassadors have congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his victory at the Feb. 23 presidential election, saying his re-election portends a positive image for Nigeria in the international community.
Senator Buruji Kashamu

Senator Kashamu: I’ll complete Governor Amosun’s projects

The Governorship Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ogun State, Senator Buruji Kashamu, has promised to complete ongoing projects commenced by the incumbent Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun.
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Brighton’s Leon Balogun could miss Fulham clash

The Nigeria international center back had been tipped by almost everyone to play his second game in the Emirates FA Cup against West Brom but wasn’t even included in the 18-man squad.

Police opens investigation against federal lawmaker for alleged forgery

The police have opened investigation into the case of forgery against a member of the House of Representatives, Lawal Idris.

Kwara APC faction releases winners of state, national assembly primary

Ishola Balogun Fulani-led faction of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Kwara state, on Friday, announced names of its candidates for various legislative positions in the forthcoming general elections.

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Nigeria’s relationship with Germany should not end with automobile – ministry

This came as the Chief Executive Officer of the Pacific Ring West Africa Limited, producer of Cassanovas Chips, Thomas Hirsch, said he decided to site his factory in Nigeria since the country is the major producer of cassava in the world.
Deputy Comptroller General (DCG), Health and Social Welfare, Nigerian Correctional Service, H.B. Kori, on Thursday, appealed to the Federal High Court, Abuja, to give him a week, to respond to the court order on the true health status of Abdulrasheed Maina, former boss of Pension Reform Task Team

Court accuses correctional centre, legal team of frustrating Abdulrasheed Maina’s trial

The trial of Abdulrasheed Maina, chairman, defunct Pension Reform Task Team (PRTM) suffered an abrupt adjournment, yesterday, at the Federal High Court following his failing health condition.
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has disclosed that the State Government is in the process of acquiring an estimated 32,000 hectares of farmland for rice cultivation in seven states.

Lagos teachers urge governor to harmonise pay

Some primary schools teachers in Badagry, Lagos State, under the auspices of Concerned Assistant Executive Officers, on Thursday appealed to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu over harmonisation of their salaries.
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US Army examines TikTok security concerns

The U.S. Army is undertaking a security assessment of China-owned social media platform TikTok after a Democratic lawmaker raised national security concerns over the app’s handling of user data, Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy said Thursday.

Itse Sagay: Jury system’ll tackle problem of corrupt judges

The Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Prof Itse Sagay (SAN), has said the defunct jury system in Nigeria is the solution to the alleged corruption among judges.