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Sisters of Jannah NGO during the briefing in Abuja

NGO empowers 2,000, vows to change misconception about Islam

The Sisters of Jannah (SOJ), a Muslim Humanitarian Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), says it has concluded arrangements to empower no fewer than 2,000 women in Small Scale Businesses across the country.

[email protected]: Rochas Okorocha assures Nigerians of better future

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo has assured Nigerians of a brighter future for the country and urged the citizens to always talk good of the nation.
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APC primary outshines Independence Day in Bauchi

The ongoing primaries of the All Progressives Congress have outshone the annual celebration of Nigeria’s Independence Day in Bauchi, reports the News Agency of Nigeria.
Nelson Chamisa of the opposition Movement for Democratic Change at a Sunday church service in Harare, Zimbabwe, before polling day. Jerome Delay-AP

Zimbabwe’s MDC postpones Nelson Chamisa’s ‘inauguration’ following police ban

Zimbabwean police have blocked the main opposition Movement for Democratic Change party from holding its 19th anniversary celebrations this Saturday due to a cholera outbreak that authorities say has claimed at least 25 lives in the southern African country.
Benin Market

Eid-el Kabir: Prices of food items rises in Benin markets

A checks also revealed that apart from the increase in prices of food stuff, item like beef was not available in some of the markets and there was also low patronage.
3 President Muhammadu Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council Meeting held at the Council Chambers in State House. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE. AUGUST 1ST 2018

President Buhari: We won’t surrender to corruption

Garba Shehu, his senior special assistant on media and publicity, quoted the president as saying the anti-corruption fight is important to protect the interests of the ordinary Nigerians.
Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Imohimi Edgal

Sallah: Lagos CP deploys additional 1,000 policemen

The Commissioner, Lagos State Police Command, Edgal Imohimi, has directed the deployment of additional 1,000 policemen for the upcoming Eid-el-Kabir holiday to boost the number of men designated for that purpose in the Command’s Operations Order.
The trapped Thailand boys

FIFA boss invites Thai cave boys to World Cup final

FIFA president Gianni Infantino has invited the Thai boys’ football team trapped in a cave to the World Cup final, as messages of support poured in from top players.

Governor El-Rufai salutes Christians at Lent

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has saluted Christians as the holy season of Lent begins.

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Gernot Rohr: Super Eagles have bigger chance to win AFCON than World Cup

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FILE PHOTO- Nigerian Senate President Bukola Saraki arrives for a news conference at the National Assembly in Abuja, Aug. 8, 2018. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde-File Photo

Bukola Saraki, Abdulfatah Ahmed react to Kwara by-election won by APC

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, and Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed have both reacted to the Saturday’s by-election in Kwara State won by the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Sale Ahmad Sale a.k.a. Baban Hassan the leader of Al-Barnawi Media group, a faction of Boko Haram was killed by a joint operation conducted by the NIgerian Army and NIgerian Airforce.

Key leader of Boko Haram faction that abducted Leah Sharibu killed

The Nigerian Military says it has killed one of the leaders of the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) – the Boko Haram factional group believed to have abducted Leah Sharibu.