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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.
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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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The state’s Commissioner for Human Services and Social Development, Hajiya Hafsat Baba, stated this in Kaduna on Friday.

Kaduna sets up committee to collate data on Almajiris

The Kaduna State Government said it has set-up a committee to collate data on the Almajiri population in the state.
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VAR: Premier League referees set to use pitchside monitors

Premier League referees have been told to start using pitchside monitors for decisions where it is felt they should have the final say.

Court reaffirms Senator Ifeanyi Ubah’s sack over forged NECO certificate

The High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja, on Friday, reaffirmed its earlier order sacking Ifeanyi Ubah of the Young People’s Party (YPP) as the senator representing Anambra South.

DMO: Nigeria public debt stands at N26.2 trillion

The Debt Management Office (DMO) says the total public debt as at September 2019 stood at N26.215 trillion.
Nigeria international Victor Osimhen has opened up on why he refused to sign for English Premier League side Arsenal after the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup.

Victor Osimhen ‘happy’ to stay at Lille despite transfer interest from Liverpool

Lille forward Victor Osimhen has said that he is happy at the club, despite interest from Premier League giants Liverpool.