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Iran makes first arrests over Ukranian plane downing

Iran on Tuesday announced its first arrests over the shooting down of a Ukrainian airliner in Tehran last week, after the third night of angry protests over the disaster.
Herdsmen

Miyetti Allah denies hoisting red flag to ‘annex’ Ekiti community

Herders under the aegis of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), has denied claim that its members were behind the red flag hoisted at Orin Ekiti, in Ido/Osi Local Government Area of Ekiti State.
President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with government and people of Lagos State over the death of retired Brig.-Gen. Mobolaji Johnson, who was the first Military Governor of the state.

Lagos governor renames Onikan Stadium after Brigadier Mobolaji Johnson

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Tuesday renamed the popular Onikan Stadium after the first Military Administrator of Lagos, Brigadier Mobolaji Olufunso Johnson.
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.

Governor Sanwo-Olu: Special status for Lagos, best way to honour Mobolaji Johnson

The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has urged contemporary leaders to draw inspiration from the legacies bequeathed by the late first military Governor of the State, Brigadier Mobolaji Johnson (retd).
Tukur Buratai

Exercise Atilogwu Udo: General Buratai charges troops to flush out criminals in South East

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, has charged soldiers and personnel of other security agencies participating in the ongoing ‘Exercise Atilogwu Udo 1’ in the South East states to ensure that criminals and hoodlums are flushed out of the region.
Mr Babatunde Fashola, the Minister of Works and Housing, has described the first Military Governor of the State, Brigadier- General Mobolaji Johnson as an administrative trailblazer who laid the template for civil service practices and procedures which set Lagos apart as a centre of excellence.

Tunde Fashola: Late Mobolaji Johnson an administrative trailblazer

Mr Babatunde Fashola, the Minister of Works and Housing, has described the first Military Governor of the State, Brigadier-General Mobolaji Johnson as an administrative trailblazer who laid the template for civil service practices and procedures which set Lagos apart as a centre of excellence.
President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with government and people of Lagos State over the death of retired Brig.-Gen. Mobolaji Johnson, who was the first Military Governor of the state.

Mobolaji Johnson: Nigerian statesman, true father of Lagos – Asiwaju Tinubu

All Progressives Congress National Leader and former Lagos State Governor, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has described the first Military Governor of the state, Brigadier-General Mobolaji Olufunso Johnson, who died on Wednesday, as an essential Nigerian statesman and one of the true fathers of Lagos.
Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has promised the support of his administration for creative industry with a view to making the sector achieve a sustainable economic status. 8

Lagos governor mourns former military governor Mobolaji Johnson

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has commiserated with the family of the former military governor of the state, Brigadier Mobolaji Johnson (retd), who died on Wednesday at 83.

Xenophobia: South African police arrest 497 looters

The South African police on Friday reported that they have arrested 497 suspects who have been looting shops in Gauteng Province.
Nabil El Zhar, Liverpool

Former Liverpool winger Nabil El Zhar joins Qatari side Al Ahli from Leganes

Former Liverpool winger Nabil El Zhar has joined Qatari side Al Ahli on a two-year deal from Spanish club Leganes.
President Buhari receives Security Briefing in State House on 19th Mar 2019-2

Security chiefs decline comments after three-hour meeting with President Buhari

After three hours closed-door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari, the Service Chiefs and other heads of security agencies at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, none of the participants agreed to comment on what transpired.
Lake Victoria boat tragedy

Death toll in Lake Victoria boat tragedy rises to 23

The accident occurred at Mpatta Sub-county in Mukono District, Uganda. The initial death toll was 10 and authorities said dozens were missing.
Lawrence Lual Malong Yor Jr

South Sudanese ‘tycoon’ Lual Malong Jr goes missing

“We are investigating the circumstances under which he was picked up. His brother reported [the matter] to police. I can confirm he is not in our custody," the spokesperson said.

Abacha versus strange democrats

Many who lost out in the politics of the 1990s would want Nigerians to believe that Gen. Sani Abacha was the greatest evil to have befallen the country. They are wrong. It took an Abacha to expose the average Nigerian politician as a fraud, a gangster, a selfish moron, and worse.

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rice importation

Rice: Stakeholders call for extension of border closure, ABP

There were fears last August when the Federal Government announced the closure of borders in a bid to stem the influx of light arms, food products, including rice and poultry.

Emeka Ihedioha returns to Supreme Court, seeks review of ouster verdict

The last may not have been heard about the contest for the Imo State governorship seat as Emeka Ihedioha returns to the Supreme Court today to seek a review of the judgment that removed him from office.
Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, has felicitated with the people of the state and Nigerians in general on the occasion of the nation’s 59th independence anniversary.

LG crisis: Oyo government says won’t allow breakdown of law and order

The Oyo State Government, said on Sunday, that it would not allow any group of persons to throw the state into crisis as a result of the ongoing debate on the management of local governments in the state.
Western Nigerian Security Network, codenamed Amotekun.

Amotekun: Urhobo umbrella body fears criminals may relocate to South-South

The apex socio-cultural umbrella body of the Urhobo people, Urhobo Progress Union, UPU, Worldwide has raised an alarm that by the time Amotekun succeeds in chasing away criminals from the South West, they will relocate to the South-South and the area will become uninhabitable.
Luis Suarez

Barcelona targeting Monaco striker to replace Luis Suárez

Barcelona have reportedly identified Monaco striker Wissam Ben Yedder as a potential replacement for Luis Suárez.