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The National Union of Textile Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria held a peaceful protest in Lagos on Tuesday to mark the 40th anniversary of the organisation.

NLC wants global action against Sudan

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has called for a global action against the military junta in Sudan to stop the ongoing carnage against defenceless citizens of that country.
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

Kaduna violence: President Buhari urges stakeholders to embrace mediation

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged the actors in the communal and persistent violence in Kaduna State to come to terms with the fact that mutual violence has no winners, but losers on both sides of the conflict.

Banditry in Nigeria: A brief history of a long war

“Bandits” have emerged as the new bogeyman for insecurity in Nigeria, joining a long (and still growing list) that includes Boko Haram, cultists, herdsmen, kidnappers and militants.
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INEC: 2019 elections in North-East to be determined by security

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has reiterated its readiness to hold next year’s general elections, clarifying, however, that the conduct of the polls in security-challenged places in the North-east would be determined by security reports from the military.

Kaduna crisis: SOKAPU demands probe, corpses for burial

The people from southern part of Kaduna State under the umbrella of Southern Kaduna Peoples Union (SOKAPU) have called on the state government to probe the latest killings in the state, and as well release to the corpses of their kinsmen killed during the mayhem for proper burial.

FRSC tasks drivers on regular eye checks

Mrs Pat Emeordi, Sector Commander, Plateau Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has advised commercial drivers and other motorists to go for regular eye checks to in order to know the status of their sights.
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Presidency knocks Akin Osuntokun over claim of Sallah Day bombing

The Presidency on Thursday came down hard on a chieftain of the Coalition for Nigeria Movement, Chief Akin Osuntokun, for allegedly claiming on Tuesday that a bomb blast occurred on Eid-el Kabir day in Maiduguri, Borno State, killing 88 people.

Court jails 113 Boko Haram members

The special court designated to trial terrorism related cases sitting at the Wawa Military Cantonment in Kainji, Niger State, has sentenced 113 Boko Haram members to jail over their involvement in act of terrorism.

BMO: Blame PDP for Plateau bloodbath

Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) described the horrific and heinous hacking to death of scores of innocent Nigerians in Plateau as the handiwork of dare-devil political opponents of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

ASUU: President Buhari’s government irresponsible

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has condemned the Federal Government over its incapability to arrest the spate of killing in the country saying that the government has demonstrated an act of irresponsibility towards it constitutional responsibility.

Group calls for urgent corruption probe of Governor Ortom

An anti-corruption group, Initiative for Transparency (IT), has called on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to urgently investigate the Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom over alleged massive corruption in the state.

Senator Ekweremadu: We may shut National Assembly to help President Buhari end killings

The Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, has said the National Assembly may be shut to help President Muhammadu Buhari administration find an end to the spate of killings by herdsmen and militias across the country.

South Sudan ex-military chief forms new opposition party

South Sudan's former military chief of staff Paul Malong is launching a new opposition party to challenge what he says is the corrupt government and to take part in the country's upcoming peace talks at the end April in neighboring Ethiopia.

Police arrest herdsman for murder of 16 villagers

Plateau State Police Command has arrested a Fulani herdsmen, Muhammadu Musa Bimini, with a military AK47 rifle, in connection with a bloody attack that claimed the lives of 16 persons in Daffo district of Bokkos local government area of Plateau State.

Students return to Florida school after shooting

Students and teachers returned Sunday to a Florida school for the first time since 17 people were shot dead there, consoling each other even as they called for swift action to address gun violence.

Arewa CF rejects proposed creation of state police

The Arewa Consultative Forum has rejected the proposal for the creation of state police, saying the privilege will be abused.

Ex-President Obasanjo deserves praise for his letter to Buhari – Gboyega Isiaka

Gboyega Isiaka, two-time governorship candidate in Ogun State, has commended former President Olusegun Obasanjo for the letter he wrote to President Muhammadu Buhari, describing the letter as a true reflection of happenings in the country.

2019: Prince Isiaka supports Obasanjo’s call for national coalition movement

Two-time governorship candidate in Ogun State, Prince Gboyega Nasir Isiaka, has thrown his weight behind the recent call by former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, for a National Coalition Movement to salvage the country from sinking.

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NSE: Market indices reserve losing streak, up by 0.06 per cent

Trading on the nation’s bourse reversed losing streak on Friday, recording first gain in June with a marginal growth of 0.06 per cent.
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Aisha Buhari reaffirms commitment to women, children

The First Lady, Mrs Aisha Buhari, has reaffirmed her commitment toward improving the living conditions of women, children and the vulnerable persons in Nigeria.

Niger gets new chief judge

Justice Aliyu Mayaki on Friday took the oath of office as the Acting Chief Judge of Niger state.

Kano government to build Army training center worth N318 million in Falgore forest

Kano State Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Ganduje, said on Friday that the state government would spend over N318 million on the construction of an Army training center in Falgore Forest, which was turned into a hideout by criminals.
Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested seven suspected internet fraudsters at the Sunshine Estate, Gwarinpa, Abuja.

EFCC arrests cyber fraudsters in multiple cross country raids

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested seven suspected internet fraudsters at the Sunshine Estate, Gwarinpa, Abuja.