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Kaduna monarch, wife shot dead by suspected herdsmen

Gunmen suspected to be herdsmen have killed a traditional ruler and his pregnant wife in the southern part of Kaduna state.

Why Nigerian Army took Christmas celebration to Gwoza – General Buratai

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, said he celebrated the Christmas with troops in Gwoza to attest to the success so far recorded in the ongoing counter insurgency operations in the North-East.

Southern Kaduna leaders blame state govt for attack on communities during carol

The leadership of Southern Kaduna Peoples Union (SOKAPU) has blamed the state government for the alleged poor security situation that led to the killing of four people in a recent attack by gunmen on some communities in the area.

Four killed as gunman invades Christmas carol service in Kaduna

At least four persons were killed while many sustained injuries after a gunman broke into the venue of a Christmas carol service at Nindem village in Jema’a local government area of Kaduna state.

2019: INEC assures of violence free polls in Ebonyi

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it is confident that the 2019 general elections in Ebonyi will be peaceful and violent free.

Majek Fashek, Daddy Freeze trade words on COZA concert

Reggae musician, Majek Fashek, has called out On Air Personality, Ifedayo Olarinde a.k.a Daddy Freeze, for his strong disapproval of his recent performance at a church concert in Abuja.

Governor Ajimobi, CAN preaches peace at Oyo Christmas Carol

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State and Rev. Supo Ayokunle, the President, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) have called on Nigerians to embrace peaceful co-existence and attitudinal change for the development of the country.

Christmas: Focus on God not problems – Governor Okorocha tells Imolites

Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, Sunday, asked the people of the state, not to talk too much about the problems facing them but focus on God.

VP Yemi Osinbajo, General Yakubu Gowon, Ernest Shonekan, others grace Villa Christmas concert

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, former Head of State Yakubu Gowon and ex Head of the Interim National Government, Ernest Shonekan, were among dignitaries who graced the 2017 Christmas Praise Concert on Thursday in Abuja.

Lagos govt re-affirms pledge to provide quality education for all

Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Mrs. Idiat Oluranti Adebule, has re-affirmed the state government’s pledge to provide quality education for all children, revealing plans to established more schools in the state.

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Former Nigerian vice-President Atiku Abubakar (R) is congratulated by runners-up Sokoto State Governor Aminu Tambuwal (L) and Senate President Bukola Saraki (C) after winning the presidential ticket of the opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP) during the party's national convention in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on October 7, 2018. Nigeria's main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has picked Abubakar to challenge President Muhammadu Buhari who is seeking a second term in presidential polls scheduled for February 2019. PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP

Group accuses Atiku Abubakar of tax evasion, asks FIRS to release his record

The Committee for the Protection of Peoples Mandate (CPPM), an activist group, has demanded that the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) produce tax receipts belonging to Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
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Justice Mohammed Aikawa of a Federal High Court, Lagos, on Friday dismissed a contempt application filed by a former Minister of State for Finance, Nenadi Usman, against Minister of Information Lai Mohammed over inclusion of her name in the ‘looters’ list.
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World Bank grants Tanzania $300 million to support education sector

The World Bank on Friday said that it had granted $300 million to Tanzania to support its education sector, a statement from the country’s Directorate of Presidential Communication said.
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CP seeks support of journalists to reduce crimes in Plateau

The Commissioner of Police in Plateau, Mr Austin Agbonlahor, on Friday, has sought the cooperation of journalists to reduce criminal activities to the barest minimum in the state.
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Donald Trump says he finished his written answers in Russia probe

President Donald Trump on Friday said he had "very easily" completed his written answers for Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russia's role in the 2016 US election, but had not yet submitted them to Mueller's office.