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The Special Adviser to Lagos State Governor on Central Business District (CBD), Olanrewaju Elegushi, has said the two buildings preceding No 43 Martins street, gutted by fired had been isolated to avoid disaster.

Inferno: Lagos government isolates buildings to avoid disaster

The Special Adviser to Lagos State Governor on Central Business District (CBD), Olanrewaju Elegushi, has said the two buildings preceding No 43 Martins street, gutted by fired had been isolated to avoid disaster.
As serious tension mounts in the Pretoria Central Business District (CBD) over apprehended drug peddlers that were beaten by taxi drivers, the Nigerian Union South Africa (NUSA) has implored Nigerians in and around the area to be vigilant of against attacks. NUSA on Monday in a statement by its President, Adetola Olubajo, availed to newsmen in Lagos, said that Nigerians should avoid Pretoria CBD, especially Bloed Street and Sunnyside area and if possible avoid those areas for today.

Nigerian Union in South Africa urges members to be vigilant as tension mounts in...

As serious tension mounts in the Pretoria Central Business District (CBD) over apprehended drug peddlers that were beaten by taxi drivers, the Nigerian Union South Africa (NUSA) has implored Nigerians in and around the area to be vigilant of against attacks.g
The President of the Nigerian Union South Africa (NUSA), Adetola Olubajo, on Friday said that victims of the recent xenophobic attacks in that country deserved to be compensated.

Xenophobia: South Africa’s 10 worst attacks ever

Nigerians and other foreign nationals in South Africa have been the targets of xenophobic attacks in recent weeks.
Tension heightened on Sunday in the Johannesburg Central Business District in South Africa following fresh protests by a group which has been demanding that foreigners leave the country.

Xenophobia: Armed South African youths renew calls for foreigners to leave

Tension heightened on Sunday in the Johannesburg Central Business District in South Africa following fresh protests by a group which has been demanding that foreigners leave the country.
Archbishop Buti Tlhagale

South Africa Catholic bishops counter authorities, say attacks xenophobic

Catholic Bishops of South Africa have said the claim by the South African authorities that the attacks on Nigerians and other foreigners in the country by some South Africans were not xenophobic was incorrect.

Lagos government declares zero tolerance for street trading

Lagos State Government on Thursday declared zero tolerance for street trading and parking of vehicles on the walkways and highways.

South Africans, other nationals clash in Pretoria over business deal

Clashes erupted yesterday between South African taxi drivers and foreign nationals in Pretoria, South Africa.

Foreign-owned businesses in South Africa attacked in new wave of Xenophobia

The Nigeria Union has advised Nigerians leaving in South Africa to avoid Pretoria Central Business District (CBD) until the Police Authority certifies the area safe for foreign nationals.

Pilgrimage: NCPC conducts examination for medical personnel

The Nigeria Christian Pilgrim Commission on Saturday conducted a nationwide online examinations for the medical personnel ahead for the 2019 pilgrimage.

NNPC: We’ve one billion litres of petrol in stock

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Friday asked Nigerians to disregard trending social media reports of an impending fuel scarcity due to purported refusal by some oil marketers to lift products from depots.

Police arrest 37 for kidnapping, other crimes in Abuja

The FCT Police Command has arrested 37 suspects for various crimes including kidnapping, armed robbery, hard drugs peddling among others.

APC legal team meets over election results

While the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) is hopeful that President Muhammadu Buhari will be declared the winner of the presidential election, it has summoned its legal team to an emergency meeting on the election results.
Abuja Light Rail

Abuja residents laud new light rail service

Some commuters and residents of the Federal Capital Territory have extolled Thursday’s inauguration of the First Phase of the Abuja metro rail line by President Muhammadu Buhari.
Epidiolex

US approves first marijuana-derived drug

US regulators on Monday approved the first marijuana-derived drug ever to hit the US market, Epidiolex, which will be used to treat two rare and severe forms of childhood epilepsy.

Woman loses car to lover she met on Facebook

It is alleged that the victim, from Mbekwana village outside Tzaneen, met the suspect, who introduced himself as Brian Mabasa, through the social media platform.

Lagos government dismisses two CBD officers for extortion

The Lagos State Government, through the Office of the Special Adviser on Central Business Districts, CBD, has dismissed two CBD enforcement officers operating on Lagos Island over cases of extortion and illegal arrest.

Lagos govt arrests operators for illegal dumping of waste

The Lagos State Government on Tuesday said it had arrested four officials of a Private Sector Participant (PSP) operator in waste management, Ayomide Olayinka Ventures, for dumping waste on the street along the Central Business District (CBD) of Lagos Island ”in the middle of the night”.

Lagos lawmaker Victor Akande seeks constitutional roles for traditional rulers

A Lagos lawmaker, Mr Victor Akande, on Sunday called for constitutional roles for traditional rulers to accelerate peaceful coexistence and national development.

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The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) says it has over 700,000 National e-ID cards yet to be collected by Nigerians from its offices nationwide.

NIMC extends diaspora enrolment to Togo, Niger, Ivory Coast

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has extended the enrolment of Nigerians living in the Diaspora into the National Identity Database to Togo, Niger Republic, Ivory Coast and the Republic of Ireland.

NIS explains visa on arrival policy

The Comptroller General, Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Muhammed Babandede, has said the visa on arrival for holders of passports of African countries from January 2020 is to accelerate African Integration.
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Ebonyi governor presents 2020 Appropriation Bill of N178.1 billion

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State on Friday presented the year 2020 Appropriation Bill of N178.1 billion before the state House of Assembly.
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Abductors of pregnant woman, nine-year-old girl demand N30 million

Abductors of the pregnant woman identified as Mrs Okeke who was abducted by gunmen with two other children aged 9 and 12 in their homes in the Juji area of Kaduna have made a demand of N10 million for each of their victims.

Kogi PDP guber ticket: Court to rule on motion for joinder

Those hoping for an early resolution of the controversy over the rightful owner of the Kogi People’s Democratic Party, PDP Governorship ticket have had their waiting time extended.