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No fewer than 23 persons were trapped in a three-storey building under construction which collapsed in Ibadan on Friday, witnesses said.

Don: Corruption behind building collapse in Nigeria

A lecturer at the University of Ilorin (UNILORIN), Dr. Yusuf Shuaib-Babaita, has attributed incessant building collapse in the country to corruption.

BDC agent lands in prison over alleged $3,300 theft

The Police at the Lion Building Division, Lagos Island, Lagos have arrested a 50-year old Bureau De Change agent operating at Bristol area of Martins Street, Oseni Saddam, for allegedly stealing the sum of $3,300 equivalent to N1,152,000 belonging to his business partner, Yakubu Idris.
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Governor Ajimobi orders free treatment for victims of Ibadan building collapse

Oyo state Governor Abiola Ajimobi has sympathised with victims of the building collapse in Ibadan, and ordered free treatment for the injured at government hospitals.
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UN: 50 mass graves discovered in western DR Congo

More than 50 mass graves have been identified in western Democratic Republic of Congo after a spate of killings in the region, a UN rights group has said.
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Police confirm four death in Akwa Ibom gas explosion

The Police command in Akwa Ibom has confirmed the death of four persons due to a fire incident at Lord Mike and Sons Nigeria Limited, in Ede Obuk area of the state.
Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita

Federal government commissions 151 housing units for civil servants in Abuja

The Federal Government on Thursday in Abuja commissioned 151 housing units built for civil servants under the Federal Integrated Staff Housing (FISH) intended to make housing accessible and affordable to civil servants across the country.

Hoodlums kill retired deputy police commissioner, wife in Imo

Tragedy struck in Umuoke Obowo in the Obowo Local Government Area of Imo State on Thursday night following the killing of a retired Deputy Commissioner of Police, Innocent Brown, and his wife.

Presidency: Extension of Batch 1 N-Power scheme has no political undertone

Mr Afolabi Imoukhuede, Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to President Muhammadu Buhari on Job Creation, says the extension of the Batch 1 of the N-Power scheme for 200,000 volunteers beyond the November 2018 deadline has no political undertones.
Sidiki Kaba

Nigeria, Senegal to strengthen relations in trade, energy, security, others

Nigeria and Senegal have agreed to strengthen their bilateral relation in the areas of economic, trade and industry tourism, security, defence, energy, agriculture and education, among others, Senegalese Foreign Minister, Sidiki Kaba said.
One person was on Saturday morning brought out dead from the rubbles of a seven-story building which collapsed on Friday in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

One dead, 22 rescued in Port Harcourt 7-storey building collapse

One person was on Saturday morning brought out dead from the rubbles of a seven-story building which collapsed on Friday in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

Federal government announces ‘enhanced’ scheme for 2016 N-Power beneficiaries

The federal government has announced a 'big plan' for some beneficiaries of the social intervention programme dubbed: N-Power.
Two persons have been trapped and nine rescued in a three-storey building that collapsed in Okpuno Otolo Nnewi, Anambra State, yesterday.

2 trapped, 9 rescued in Anambra building collapse

Two persons have been trapped and nine rescued in a three-storey building that collapsed in Okpuno Otolo Nnewi, Anambra State, yesterday.

Federal government moves to harmonise quality of building materials

The federal government has joined forces with stakeholders in the construction, research, standardisation and building materials sector to harmonise the quality of materials in order to avert incidences of building collapse.
President Muhammadu Buhari

Muhammadu Buhari raises alarm over ‘misuse’ of social media

President Muhammadu Buhari has alerted Nigerians on the challenges and danger associated with the misuse of what he described as “today’s world of social media.’’
President Buhari meets with Nigerians in Diaspora at the Sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New York on 27th Sep 2018 5

Nigerians seek diaspora voting

In their quest to actively exercise their civic responsibilities, Nigerians in the Diaspora have appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to look into the possibility of allowing them to vote in future elections.

China deploys 165 peacekeepers to South Sudan

China on Tuesday deployed 165 peacekeepers to South Sudan Tuesday on a one-year mission.

N-Power announces alternative recruitment for applicants

N-Power, the federal government’s National Social Investment Programme, has announced that applicants yet to be shortlisted will be considered for recruitment in two other categories.

BUA Group to exploit Ebonyi natural deposits

The BUA Group Ltd on Wednesday says its plans to exploit the natural resources in Ebony beginning with the setting up a cement plant.

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Manchester City’s Raheem Sterling wants harsher punishment to tackle racism

Clubs should be slapped with automatic nine-point deduction and ordered to play three games behind closed doors if their supporters indulge in racist behaviour, Manchester City and England forward Raheem Sterling has said.