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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.
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.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Tuesday renamed the popular Onikan Stadium after the first Military Administrator of Lagos, Brigadier Mobolaji Olufunso 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).
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.
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 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.
The South African police on Friday reported that they have arrested 497 suspects who have been looting shops in Gauteng Province.
Former Liverpool winger Nabil El Zhar has joined Qatari side Al Ahli on a two-year deal from Spanish club Leganes.
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.
The accident occurred at Mpatta Sub-county in Mukono District, Uganda. The initial death toll was 10 and authorities said dozens were 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Barcelona have reportedly identified Monaco striker Wissam Ben Yedder as a potential replacement for Luis Suárez.
The Plateau Commissioner of Health, Dr. Nimkong Ndam, has confirmed five cases of Lassa fever in the state.
The World Health Organisation, WHO, said on Tuesday that the new coronavirus was likely to spread to other parts of China and possibly other countries in coming days.
The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has directed the Commissioner of Police in Oyo state, Shina Olukolu, to take actions to implement the legal opinion of the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) on the sacked local government chairpersons in the state.
Nigeria has dropped on Transparency International‘s yearly corruption perception ranking, moving two places down to rank the world’s 34th most corrupt nation in the world.
Liberia will prove to the boogie team and unlikely dark horse in their 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifying group according to former General Secretary of the LFA Borsay Yanqueh.