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On the making of a People’s Constitution

The historical context of this occasion of the public presentation of the Minority Report & Draft Constitution for the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1976 is bound to generate hope with an admixture of regrets.
Bukola Saraki

Senator Saraki appeals to Nigerians to sacrifice in national interest

The Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has urged Nigerians to imbibe the value of sacrificing in the interest of the country as demonstrated by Jesus Christ whose selfless service to humanity is being commemorated across the world at this Easter period.

Nnamdi Kanu: I’m vindicated about Atiku Abubakar’s birth place

Leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has said that the claim by All Progressives Congress (APC) to the effect that former vice president and Presidential candidate of People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubarkar, is not a Nigerian but a Cameroonian, has vindicated him.

Scientists edit mice gene that could prevent human congenital diseases

American Scientists have for the first time performed ‘prenatal gene editing’ to prevent a deadly metabolic disorder in lab animals, offering the potential to treat human congenital diseases before birth.
National Population Commission - NPC - NPopC

NPopC: Birth registration first step to legal identity

The National Population Commission says birth registration is the first step in securing legal identity.

Official: 70% Kaduna children have no birth certificates

About 70 per cent of children born in Kaduna State are without birth registration certificates, the state government has said.
Gay Pride

Supreme Court legalises homosexuality, gay sex

India’s Supreme Court has legalised homosexuality and gay sex and decriminalised Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, holding out promise of a new dawn in personal liberty and sexual orientation.

NBS: Kebbi records lowest number of reported crimes in 2017

The National Bureau of Statistics says Kebbi State has the lowest percentage of 205 total crime cases reported representing two per cent of cases in 2017.

NBS: 134,663 crime cases recorded in 2017

Reports from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said the crime statistics on reported offences reflected a total of 134,663 cases in 2017.

NGO advocates zero tolerance to female genital mutilation

A non-governmental organisation under the aegis of Novel Association for Youth Advocacy (NAYA) has advocated for zero tolerance to female genital mutilation, beginning with the youths.

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Rape: Teacher, pregnant 12-year-old student are lovers – NUT boss

Mr. Rodney Nathan, the chairman of Adamawa State chapter of the Nigeria Union of Teachers has said that the allegation of rape levelled against a teacher was untrue as the teacher and the alleged rape victim, 12, were in a relationship.
Action Against Hunger

Nigerian troops seals humanitarian group’s office in Borno

Nigerian soldiers have surrounded the Maiduguri office of Action Against Hunger, an international nongovernmental working in Borno State.

Kano Hisbah Board arrests four over ‘immorality’

The Kano State Hisbah Board says it has arrested four youths for allegedly committing immoral acts.

NCC advances measures to check pirated books

The Nigeria Copyright Commission (NCC) says it has advanced strategic measures to check circulation of pirated books in the country.

Clearing agent docked over ‘N510,000 fraud’

A 51-year-old clearing agent, Olaniyi David, on Thursday appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, for allegedly defrauding a man of N510,000.