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Police uncover ‘baby factory’ in Kano, rescue 27 children

The Kano State Police Command have uncovered an illegal orphanage home suspected to be involved in child trafficking and rescued 27 children alleged to have been kidnapped or born for trafficking from the home known as Du Merci orphanage.
Fulani elders have distanced themselves from Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore president, Alhaji Bello Bodejo, for attacking All Progressives Congress (APC) stalwart Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, over 2023 presidency.

Asiwaju Tinubu advises Nigerians to focus on nation-building, not President Buhari’s successor

The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Bola Tinubu, has advised Nigerians to worry less about who will succeed the President.
Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu

Governor Sanwo-Olu: We’ll build new control centre, install over 2,000 cameras in Lagos

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has stated that his administration has put certain measures in place to improve the security situation in the state.
President Muhammadu Buhari is back in the country after his private visit to the United Kingdom.

DMO: President Buhari’s government inherited whooping $63.8 billion debt not paltry $7 billion

The Debt Management Office (DMO) has revealed that the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration inherited a debt of $63.81 billion when it came into power in 2015.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Atiku Abubakar appears in court over N2.5 bn libel suit against President Buhari’s aide

Former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, on Tuesday, appeared before the registry of the Federal Capital Territory High Court in Maitama, to sign his deposition in support of a N2.5 billion libel suit against an aide to President Muhammadu Buhari.

Kogi elections: Yahaya Bello denies owing salaries

The Kogi State Governor-Elect, Yahaya Bello, on Tuesday, rubbished claims that he was owing salaries, stressing that such were “lies.”

Governor Bello: A little violence is not enough to discredit Kogi election

The re-elected Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello, on Tuesday reacted to his victory at the just-concluded election which he described as free and fair.
Frank Mba

Police: Kogi was more challenging than Bayelsa

The police have lamented that the violence in Kogi State during the governorship elections was worse than that of Bayelsa State.
A 41-year-old Nigerian author, Chelochi Onyemelukwe-Onoubia, has clinched the award for best fiction writer at the ongoing Sharjah International Book Fair, in the United Arab Emirates.

Nigerian author wins literary award in UAE

A 41-year-old Nigerian author, Chelochi Onyemelukwe-Onoubia, has clinched the award for best fiction writer at the ongoing Sharjah International Book Fair, in the United Arab Emirates.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Boss Mustapha

SGF uncovers false recruitment exercise using his office

Boss Mustapha, Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), has alleged that some unscrupulous persons were defrauding Nigerians using a fake recruitment channel, citing his office also.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC releases 13 of 94 ‘internet fraudsters’ arrested in Osun club

The Economic and Financial Crime Commission, EFCC, in Ibadan, Oyo State, have freed 13 out of 94 arrested suspected ‘Yahoo boys.’
The election tribunal in Kogi state has, on Friday, sacked Senator Dino Melaye as the senator representing Kogi west district.

Senator Melaye: Smart Adeyemi is my political wife, I will defeat him again —...

The Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal, on Friday, upheld the tribunal judgement that sacked Senator Dino Melaye from the National Assembly.
Mr Ben Akabueze, the Director General Budget Office, says the 2020 budget presented by President Muhammadu Buhari tagged the “Budget of Growth and Job Creation” clearly defines its objectives.

Budget: Federal government urged harmonise development plan with states

Reacting to the 2020 budget of Federal Government and its national development plan proposal, Ayobami Oyalowo, an economic analyst, has suggested that the national planning document be made simple and also beharmony with the states.
National Bureau of Statistics NBS

Banks allocate N15.13 trillion credit to private sector

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said the Nigerian banking sector allocated N15.13 trillion as total value of credit to the private sector in the second quarter (Q2) 2019.

Minister: Enugu airport ready before Christmas

The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, has said that the Akanu Ibiam Airport, Enugu, will be opened for local and international commercial flights before Christmas.

NAFDAC to begin tracking, tracing drugs, consumables

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) said on Wednesday that it will soon expand and modify its food and drugs authentication system for more efficient and effective services.
The Oyo State Government said it has begun the rehabilitation of the 77-year- old Eleyele dam, which contributed in no small measure to the alarming flooding of August 26, 2011, that ravaged most parts of the state.

Oyo government moves to rehabilitate 77-year-old dam

The Oyo State Government said it has begun the rehabilitation of the 77-year-old Eleyele dam, which contributed in no small measure to the alarming flooding of August 26, 2011, that ravaged most parts of the state.
Kidnap Victim

Jigawa mother lawmaker kidnapped

The mother of a lawmaker in the Jigawa State House of Assembly, Yayaha Muhammad, has been kidnapped by gunmen.

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Sinatu Aderoju Ojikutu

US visa restriction against Nigerians, commendable – Ex-Lagos deputy governor

A former Lagos State Deputy Governor, Alhaja Sinatu Ojikutu, has said American President Donald Trump deserves commendation for extending his visa restriction policy to Nigeria.
Magnus Abe

Senator Abe: Leadership without sacrifice is meaningless

Immediate past representative of the Rivers South-East Senatorial District at the National Assembly, Senator Magnus Ngei Abe, has declared that leadership without sacrifice is meaningless.
The Federal Government is committed to providing an enabling environment for businesses to succeed, as partnerships between the public and private sectors remain the most viable means of bringing prosperity to the masses.

President Buhari: Boko Haram continuous existence surprising

President Muhammadu Buhari says “harder times’’ await bandits whose disruptive activities have brought sorrow to Nigerians, kept many away from their means of livelihood, and heightened insecurity in parts of the country.

PDP wins Imo rerun

The Independent National Electoral Commission has declared Jerry Alagbaoso of the Peoples Democratic Party the winner of the supplementary election held on Saturday in Orlu/Orsu/Oru East Federal Constituency in Imo State.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expanding its enhanced health screening to 20 airports as part of its efforts to identify people with the new coronavirus who are traveling into the United States, the agency said.

US expands health screenings for coronavirus to 20 airports

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expanding its enhanced health screening to 20 airports as part of its efforts to identify people with the new coronavirus who are traveling into the United States, the agency said in a press conference today.