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President Buhari receives in Courtesy Visit Labour Leadership led by President of Nigeria Labour Congress Ayuba Wabba in State House on 7th Mar 2019-3

President Buhari: We’ll overcome terrorists, kidnappers, bandits

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday assured the nation will overcome kidnappers, bandits and agents of insecurity.

Olumba, Royal fathers preach peace for Nigeria’s survival

The Sole spiritual Leader of the Brotherhood of the Cross and Star, BCS, His Holiness Olumba Olumba Obu, has advocated for a peaceful coexistence of all ethnic nationalities if the country must move forward.

Egypt arrests activists after commemoration of uprising

Egypt has rounded up at least six activists in the last couple of days in a wave of arrests coinciding with the anniversary of the 2011 uprising, a rights lawyer said on Wednesday.
Peter Obi

Peter Obi calls for restructuring of NYSC

Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Peter Obi, has called for the restructuring of the National Youth Service Scheme to be in sync with global development, by incorporating one year of skill acquisition.

Egypt says it killed 8 militants who planned holiday attacks

Egypt says security forces have killed eight militants and detained four more who planned attacks on minority Christians during the upcoming holiday season.
Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara

[email protected]: Abdulfatah Ahmed hails federal government’s economic diversification programmes

Gov. Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara has applauded the present administration’s stride at diversifying the monolithic economy of Nigeria with agriculture.

Rabiu Kwankwaso sneaks into Kano, urges followers to remain calm

Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso on Monday sneaked into the ancient city of Kano where he addressed his supporters at his Milla Road residence in Kano metropolis.
Emmanuel Macron

Emmanuel Macron seeks to win back left wingers with anti-poverty plan

President Emmanuel Macron announced a slew of measures Thursday to combat stubborn poverty in France, seeking to win back support from leftwingers who say his policies have left the poorest behind.

Egyptian court sentences 3 men to death for 2013 violence

An Egyptian court has sentenced three men to death and another 41 to life imprisonment for their part in a 2013 attack on a police station south of Cairo.

Egypt freezes assets of Muslim Brotherhood charities

An Egyptian judicial committee on Tuesday announced an asset freeze of more than 1 000 charities tied to the banned Muslim Brotherhood, as well as those of hospitals and individuals.
Abiola Ajimobi

2019: Governor Ajimobi orders aspirants to resign from cabinet

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has called on members of his cabinet aspiring to contest elective positions in the 2019 general elections to resign immediately.
Michelle Bachelet

UN rights chief urges Egypt to overturn mass death sentences

The UN's human rights chief, Michele Bachelet, has asked Egypt to overturn mass death sentences handed down to members of the opposition, including senior members of the Muslim Brotherhood.
This picture shows detainees inside the soundproof glass dock of the courtroom during the trial of 700 defendants including Egyptian photojournalist Mahmoud Abu Zeid, widely known as Shawkan, in the capital Cairo, on September 8, 2018. An Egyptian court on September 8 handed a five-year jail sentence to prominent photojournalist Zeid, known as Shawkan, who earlier this year received UNESCO's World Freedom Prize. Shawkan was one of more than 700 defendants on trial in the same case, most of them facing charges of killing police and vandalising property during the clashes. The same court that jailed him also confirmed on Saturday death sentences initially issued in July against 75 defendants, including leaders of Morsi's outlawed Muslim Brotherhood. Mohamed el-Shahed / AFP

Egypt sentences 75 to death but photojournalist to be free ‘in days’

An Egyptian court handed a five-year jail sentence to award-winning photojournalist Mahmoud Abu Zeid on Saturday and confirmed death sentences against 75 people in one of the largest mass trials since the 2011 uprising.

Court jails photojournalist five years in Egypt

An Egyptian court on Saturday handed a five-year jail sentence to prominent photojournalist Mahmoud Abu Zeid, widely known as Shawkan, who earlier this year received UNESCO’s World Freedom Prize.

Sule Lamido: Voting APC in 2019’ll further divide Nigeria

A presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and former Governor of Jigawa State, Alhaji Sule Lamido, has said that voting in the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the forthcoming general election would further divide Nigeria.

Eid-el-Kabir: Senator Saraki tasks Nigerians on brotherhood, peaceful co-existence

The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, has urged Nigerians to imbibe the spirit of brotherhood and peaceful co-existence in their relationship during the Sallah celebration and beyond.

GOC cautions security operatives on inter-service rivalry

The General Officer Commanding (GOC) 81 Division, Maj.-Gen. Enobong Udoh has called on all security operatives in Lagos to come together and work for the common goal of protecting the country’s territorial integrity.

Zamfara killings: Residents relocate to Katsina as Governor Masari pledges support

Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State has pledged to provide succour to the thousands of traumatised Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) from the neighboring Zamfara State, currently seeking refuge in the state.

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General Buratai: Terrorism a complex war

The Chief of Army Staff (CoAS), Lieutenant-General Tukur Yusuf Buratai, has described the fight against terrorism as a complex one.

Court orders businessman to cut grass for seven days

Chief Ademola Odunade, the President of a Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan, on Tuesday ordered a businessman, Saheed Ajani, to cut grass for seven days for being disrespectful to the arbitrator.
APC Nigeria Supporters

Niger APC abandons Mohammed Bago for Femi Gbajabiamila, Ahmed Lawan

The All Progressives Congress (APC) and members-elect of the House of Representatives in Niger State have dashed the hope of member representing Chachanga constituency Mohammed Bago of becoming the Speaker of the House of Representatives.
Unai Emery

Arsenal’s Unai Emery doesn’t expect easy ride at Wolves

Unai Emery has warned Arsenal not to expect an easy ride from Wolves on Wednesday as the Gunners look to get their top-four bid back on track.
Tukur Buratai

General Buratai: Army pushing hard to stabilise North East

Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, has said that the Nigerian Army in collaboration with the Multi-National Joint Task Force is pushing hard to ensure stabilility in the Northern part of Borno.