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House of Reps Speaker Yakubu Dogara, governors discuss devolution of power, restructuring

The Speaker of House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, on Wednesday night, briefed the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) on the House’s version of the constitutional amendment.

NEMA assists 5,623 disaster victims in Gombe – official

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has assisted 5,623 disaster and crisis victims in Gombe State between March and July.

Senator Isah Misau docked, granted N5m bail over corruption allegations against IGP Ibrahim idris

The Federal Government, on Thursday, arraigned Senator Isah Misau before an Abuja High Court at Maitama for making “injurious falsehood” against the Inspector General of Police, IGP, Mr. Ibrahim Idris, and the Nigerian Police Force.

Paris Club refund is our right – Governor Abubakar

The refund of the excess paid by States on the Paris Club loan has been described as the rights of the States and not a privilege.

2019: No discussion on automatic ticket yet – APC governors

The governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have said that they would abide by the party’s constitution in choosing a candidate for the 2019 presidential election, adding that no discussion has been held on an automatic ticket for President Muhammadu Buhari.

Constitution’ll determine our presidential candidate – APC

TFollowing discordant tunes over whether or not President Muhammadu Buhari will be given an automatic ticket to contest the 2019 presidential election, the ruling All Progressives Congress has said it will be guided by its constitution to resolve the issue.

Nigeria wins 18 medals in weightlifting championship in Uganda

The President of Nigeria Weightlifting Federation, Mohammed Yahaya, said that Nigerian Weightlifters won 18 medals in the just concluded African Junior/Youths Weightlifting Championship in Uganda.

Measles campaign to gulp N104 million in Bauchi

No fewer than 1.7 million children in Bauchi State are expected to be immunised against measles during this year’s campaign against the disease, the state healthcare development agency has said.

NPHCDA donates 45 scanning machines to Bauchi govt

The National Primary Healthcare Development Agency (NPHCDA) has donated 45 scanning machines to Bauchi State Government for Primary Health Centres (PHCs) across the state to reduce pregnancy related complications.

Governors demand release of 50% balance of Paris Club refund by November

The governors of the 36 states of the federation have demanded the release of the balance of the Paris Club refund by November, this year, to enable them include it in their 2018 budget appropriation.

Poverty is weapon of mass destruction – Senator Jibrin Barau

Jibrin Barau, senator representing Kano north, says poverty is a weapon of mass destruction.

Court orders fed govt to serve criminal charges on Senator Isah Misau

The Chief Judge of the Federal Capital Territory High Court, Justice Ishaq Bello, yesterday, ordered the Federal Government to serve on the Senator representing Bauchi Central Senatorial District, Isah Misau, the criminal charges it preferred against him.

President Buhari attributes 2015 election victory to good hearted Nigerians

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday attributed his victory during the 2015 presidential elections to those he described as “good-hearted Nigerians.”

Court adjourns Senator Isah Misau’s arraignment until Thursday

The Federal Capital Territory High Court in Maitama on Monday adjourned until Thursday the arraignment of the Senator representing Bauchi Central Senatorial District, Isah Misau, who was charged by the Office of the Attorney-General of the Federation with making injurious falsehood against the Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Ibrahim Idris.

President Buhari hosts young supporters in Aso Villa

President Muhammadu Buhari has hosted three of his young admirers in his office at the presidential villa, Abuja.

Bauchi govt to enrol 10,000 orphans in school

The Bauchi State Orphans and Vulnerable Children Agency, says it will enrol 10, 000 orphans and vulnerable children into primary schools across the state this academic session.

Why some Boko Haram cases were stalled – Abubakar Malami

Some high profile cases could not be heard at the trial of suspected Boko Haram terrorists at the Kainji detention facility due to the absence of relevant witnesses in the cases before the trial judges.

Police smash interstate car theft syndicate in Yobe

The Police Command in Yobe State has smashed a car theft syndicate operating around Borno, Yobe, Bauchi and Gombe States.

I’ll complete 2nd Niger Bridge, East-West Road – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured that his administration would facilitate the completion of the 2nd Niger Bridge, the East-West Road and the Coastal rail project, which he said are already receiving the federal government’s utmost attention.

Sokoto, Ogun, Abia, Akwa Ibom, 14 other states to benefit from World Bank fund

The Federal Government has listed 18 states that will benefit from the $500 million World Bank assisted project.

Anambra guber: Governor Obiano siphoning local councils funds – APC’s Tony Nwoye

Gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in next month’s election, Tony Nwoye, has accused the present administration of Governor Willie Obiano of siphoning money belonging to local government councils in the state.

18 states to benefit from $500m World Bank projects

Mr Ularamu Ubandoma, the National Coordinator, Rural Access and Mobility Project (RAMP), says 18 more states will benefit from 500 million dollars World Bank assisted projects.

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Some more information has emerged regarding the plans for a European Super League including funding and the stance of the parties involved.

European Super League shelved as more clubs withdraw

The European Super League collapsed on Wednesday as eight of the 12 founding members from England, Italy and Spain abandoned the breakaway project.

Ryan Mason dedicates first Tottenham win to Ugo Ehiogu

Tottenham Hotspur interim manager, Ryan Mason, has decided his first win in charge to former coach Ugo Ehiogu, who passed away four years ago.
A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Edo: Police charge 331 suspects to courts in two months

The Police Command in Edo on Wednesday disclosed that no fewer than 332 suspects have been charged to courts in the last two months.
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PSG president replaces Juventus supremo as ECA chairman

Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi has been appointed as the new European Club Association chairman, replacing Andrea Agnelli in the wake of the Juventus executive's departure.
The federal civil rights investigation into the death of George Floyd while in police custody is ongoing despite the guilty verdict, U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland said in a statement.

George Floyd murder: Minneapolis police to face US federal probe

A US federal investigation has been launched into policing practices in the city of Minneapolis, a day after one of its former officers was convicted of the murder of George Floyd.

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FILE PHOTO - U.S. President Joe Biden delivers remarks on his plan to withdraw American troops from Afghanistan, at the White House, Washington, U.S., April 14, 2021. Andrew Harnik-Pool via REUTERS

Joe Biden bars federal agencies from using phrase ‘illegal alien’

President Joe Biden’s administration has ordered U.S. immigration agencies to stop using the controversial and dehumanising phrase “illegal alien” in reference to migrants.

South Korean leader: Public consensus needed for granting pardon to 2 jailed ex-presidents

South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Wednesday reaffirmed his prudent approach toward the issue of whether to grant special pardons to two imprisoned former presidents, Lee Myung-bak and Park Geun-hye.

Refugee commission partners with netherland to fight illegal migration

The National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons (NCFRMI) has partnered with the Embassy of Netherlands to resolve issues of illegal migration.
The Chairman of the Police Service Commission, Musiliu Smith, has called for proper and close monitoring of police investigative units to stem atrocities committed by officers as he decried the unit’s proliferation.

PSC chief: Police have too many investigative units

The Chairman of the Police Service Commission, Musiliu Smith, has called for proper and close monitoring of police investigative units to stem atrocities committed by officers as he decried the unit’s proliferation.
Several fleeing inmates freed by gunmen at the Owerri Custodial Centre have voluntarily returned.

Imo jailbreak: Police nab nine escapees in Ghana

After successfully arriving Ghana on a boat through the dangerous waters of the River Volta in Ada, not less than nine suspected Nigerian jail breakers met their waterloo in a Ghanaian motor park on Sunday.