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Governor Shettima: Military alone should not fight Boko Haram insurgency

The ongoing counter-insurgency war should not be left to the military alone, Borno State Governor, Alhaji Kashim Shettima has said.
Felix Tshisekedi

Felix Tshisekedi declared winner of Congo election

Democratic Republic of Congo’s electoral commission on Thursday declared opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi the surprise winner of 30 December presidential election, a result that sets the stage for the country’s first democratic transfer of power.
Yohanna Buru

Muslims celebrate Christmas at pastor’s house in Kaduna

More than 500 Muslims stormed Pastor Yohanna Buru’s residence in Kaduna State to join him and other Christians celebrating Christmas as a way of fostering religious harmony in the state.
Joseph Ekuwem

Joseph Ekuwem: Politics in Nigeria synonymous with lies, deceit

The Catholic Archbishop of Calabar, Most Rev. Joseph Ekuwem, has said that politics in Nigeria is now synonymous with lies and deceit.

Expert: Excessive food, alcohol, long distance travel can cause heart attack

An Abuja-based Cardiologist, Dr. Ademola Aderinloye, has cautioned Nigerians against eating and drinking excessively during the yuletide as this could lead to heart attack.

Controller: Nigeria’s prisons not punitive but correctional centres

Lagos State Controller of Prison, Mr Tunde Ladipo, on Tuesday said that Nigeria prisons were no longer a punishment institution rather a reformative and correctional centre
Lucius Ugorji

Catholic bishop decries IPOB’s call for boycott of 2019 polls

The Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Umuahia, the Most Rev. Lucius Ugorji, has expressed concern over the call by IPOB on the South-East to boycott the 2019 general elections.
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.
APC Nigeria Supporters

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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Election: PDP urges military to disobey presidential order on ballot box snatching

The presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, and PDP national chairman, Prince Uche Secondus, have urged the military and other security agencies to disobey the presidential order asking them to deal ruthlessly with would-be ballot box snatchers.

NAF arrests 10 armed bandits, recovers 57 livestock

The 453 Base Service Group, Nigerian Air Force, Kaduna, on Tuesday said it had arrested 10 suspected thugs and bandits and recovered 57 livestock.

Senator Lokpobiri: Governor Dickson of recruiting militants to destabilise elections

Sen. Heineken Lokobiri, Minister of State for Agriculture, has dismissed accusations of instigating violence in Bayelsa leveled against him and other APC chieftains in the state by Gov. Seriake Dickson.
South African 800 meters Olympic champion Caster Semenya arrives for a landmark hearing at the Court of Arbitration (CAS) in Lausanne on February 18, 2019. – Semenya will challenge a proposed rule by the International Athletics Federation (IAAF) aiming to restrict testosterone levels in female runners. (Photo by Harold CUNNINGHAM / AFP)

Caster Semenya unleashes team of professors to battle IAAF, CAS

Caster Semenya has released a list of experts she will call in her appeal hearing at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) this week in her fight against regulations aimed at lowering the testosterone levels of hyperandrogenic athletes like her.
OLAMIJU ALAO-AKALA

Olamiju Alao-Akala suspended as Ogbomoso council chairman

The Chairman of Ogbomoso North Local Government Area of Oyo State, Hon. Olamiju Alao-Akala, has been suspended from office.