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Buhari Campaign Organisation denounces ‘Buhari Campaign Organisation’

The attention of President Muhammadu Buhari Campaign Organisation has been drawn to a letter making the rounds by one self-styled “Buhari Campaign Organisation”.

APC shifts national convention time, FCT releases traffic alert

The All Progressives Congress has shifted the time of its 2018 National Convention in Abuja on Saturday to 6pm.

FCT inaugurates gender-based violence response secretariat

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT), has inaugurated its Sexual and Gender-Based Violence Response Team (SGBVRT) secretariat.

NFF crisis: Minister summons emergency meeting of state FA chairmen

Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung, has summoned an emergency meeting of stakeholders for a round-table parley to deliberate on the leadership crisis that factionalised the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).
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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.

Garki hospital denies report on gunshot victim

The Garki Hospital, Abuja has refuted claims that it requested police report before treating late Miss Linda Angela Igwetu, a member of NYSC, who died of police gunshot, and described the allegations as malicious and false.

APC sets up election petitions committee

The National Convention Committee of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has set up an Election Petitions Committee to consider complaints that may arise from its national convention held Saturday at the Eagle Square in Abuja.

Official: Why we renamed Abakaliki Street in Awka

The Chairman of Awka South Local Government Area, Anambra State, Leo Nwuba, has said contrary to the recent uproar over the renaming of Abakaliki Street in Awka, the state capital, the state had long designated another street to be named Abakaliki Street within the city.

APC Convention: Police deploy 5,000 personnel, two helicopters; FRSC deploys 1,000

The Nigeria Police Force has deployed 5,000 personnel comprising the Police Mobile Force (PMF), the Counter Terrorism Unit (CTU) and Special Protection Unit (SPU) for the All Progressives Congress (APC) national convention scheduled for June 23 in Abuja.

Sell cocaine if you can’t withstand economic hardship – Minister tells traders

A Ghanaian minister, Simon Osei Mensah, has asked petty traders in the Kumasi metropolis to venture into the sale of cocaine if they cannot withstand the economic hardship in the country.

Democracy Day: Federal government announces four days for celebration

The Federal Government has outlined a four-day activities to mark the 2018 Democracy Day, from May 25 to May 29.

Ex-INEC chief Jega to speak 2018 Democracy Day Lecture

The Federal Government has named former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Attahiru Jega, as the Guest Lecturer at this year’s Democracy Day Lecture slated for Monday, May 28, at the International Conference Centre, Abuja.

President Buhari to inaugurate Nigeria’s first seven-star hotel

President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to inaugurate Nigeria’s first seven-star apartment hotel, the Fraser Suites, located in the Central Business District, Abuja, on May 9, 2018 at an exclusive guests-only ceremony.

Court fixes April 30 for Patience Jonathan’s forfeiture case

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, fixed April 30 to rule on an application, seeking the forfeiture of two properties belonging to Patience Jonathan, wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan to the Federal Government.

EFCC: Patience Jonathan’s property under probe not demolished

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has debunked the claim by the wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Patience, that her Abuja property which the commission was seeking to seize had been demolished.

Court adjourns EFCC’s suit seeking to confiscate Patience Jonathan’s property

The Federal High Court sitting Abuja, on Monday, adjourned till April 12, 2018, to hear a motion brought before it by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) seeking to seize properties traced to the former first lady, Patience Jonathan.

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”.

Equatorial Guinea’s Teodoro Obiang unveils new embassy building in Abuja

The President of Equatorial Guinea, Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, has unveiled his country’s new Embassy Headquarters and Chancery in Abuja.

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Atiku Abubakar: Niger-Delta states can take 100 percent of oil revenues

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has said he is willing to let Nigeria’s oil producing states have absolute control of crude oil revenues from their domains, but added he is reluctant to immediately implement such policies at this stage of national development.
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Adams Oshiomhole threatens to sue Bukola Saraki over corruption claims

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has threatened to drag the senate President, Bukola Saraki, to court to prove his allegations of corruption against him.
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Man sentenced to five years in prison for raping nine-year-old cousin

A Jos Upper Area Court III sitting in Kasuwan Nama, on Thursday, sentenced a 62-year-old man, Dickson Gambo, to five years in prison for raping his nine-year-old cousin.
Google continues to scale back its robot ambitions with the news that it’s shutting down Schaft, a little-known Japanese robotics team purchased by Alphabet back in 2013.

Google shuts down bipedal robot team Schaft

Google continues to scale back its robot ambitions with the news that it’s shutting down Schaft, a little-known Japanese robotics team purchased by Alphabet back in 2013.

Physician: Untreated sore throat causes other body complications

Dr Osazuwa Innocent, a Medical Officer with Benin-based Calvary Estate Hospital, Edo, says sore throat can lead to other complications in human body, if not treated immediately.