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Nigeria Prison service to establish Borstal homes in Enugu, Bayelsa

The Nigeria Prisons Service plans to establish Borstal homes in Enugu and Bayelsa States, to serve the South East and South regions of the country.

AMAC chief Abdullahi Candido names 19-man cabinet

The chairman of the Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), Abdullahi Adamu Candido, has named a 16-man cabinet with Rahmat Abisola Abdullahi as the council’s secretary.
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How over 100 UK observers will monitor Nigeria’s general election

The United Kingdom says it will deploy more than 100 observers across 15 states for Saturday’s presidential election in Nigeria.

NMA stages walk against election violence

As part of Inspiration FM’s fitness walks, the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) Akwa Ibom State Branch led doctors in Akwa Ibom to participate in a Walk Against Election Violence.

Election: CNPP kicks against deployment of CP Kayode Egbetokun to Kwara

Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) in Kwara state has raised an objection to an alleged plan to deploy Commissioner of Police, Kayode Egbetokun, to take charge of the state Police Command.
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UN solicits $50 million to tackle new displacements in Nigeria

The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) says it urgently requires 50 million dollars from the 840 million dollar humanitarian response appeal to tackle new cases of displacement.

PDP appoints Dino Melaye as campaign spokesman

Senator Dino Melaye has been appointed as the spokesman of the the Peoples Democratic Party Presidential Campaign Council for the 2019 election.
NUPENG President, Williams Akporeha flagging off the union’s 40th anniversary mascot in Lagos

NUPENG: We’ll fight casualisation, outsourcing

The President of the Nigerian Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG), Mr Williams Akporeha has vowed to frustrate attempts by some oil companies to phase-out the union through casualisation of workers.

NLC threatens to embark on total strike over minimum wage

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has said it will commence an indefinite nationwide strike after the expiration of the 14-day ultimatum given to the federal government which will elapse on September 26.

NGO urges Nigerians to drive actions against climate change

The Global Initiative for Food Security and Ecosystem Preservation (GIFSEP), an NGO, on Friday urged Nigerians to initiate and drive actions to significantly address the issues of climate change in their various communities.

Ex-EFCC chief Nuhu Ribadu urges synergy in fight against corruption

A former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mallam Nuhu Ribadu, has called for synergy and collaboration between government, civil societies, Nigerians and the media to ensure the success of the current fight against corruption.

NPS chief calls for amendment of Prisons Act

The Controller-General, Nigerian Prisons Service, Mr Ja’faru Ahmed, has called for necessary amendment in Prisons Act to bring the law in tune with the philosophy of punishment and correction.

Ibrahim Magu: EFCC going after NDDC, agencies, contractors

The acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, says the anti-graft agency will probe all the abandoned projects by the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC.

Lagos: PSP, Visionscape collaboration will rid streets of refuse

The Lagos state government says the collaboration between private sector participants (PSP) operators and Visionscape Sanitation will lead to the removal of heaps of refuse from the streets in a few days.

Lagos plans 57 collection centres to reduce plastic pollution

The Lagos State Government says it will establish collection centres in 57 council areas to reduce plastic pollution across the state.

CSOs spit fire over Sierra Leone’s presidential run-off

Thirty registered Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in Sierra Leone have kicked against court’s ruling, insisting that the country’s Presidential Run-off would hold on March 27.

Ibrahim Shekarau: Herdsmen, farmers conflicts threatening Nigeria’s unity

A former governor of Kano ‎State, Ibrahim Shekarau, has urged the federal government to take appropriate measures to end the conflicts between farmers and herders across Nigeria before they degenerate into religious conflicts.

Presidency lauds outcome of polls in Anambra, Taraba, FCT

The Presidency says the outcome of the INEC-organized elections at the weekend, in which three different political parties won, is a manifestation of President Muhammadu Buhari’s deep commitment to free and fair elections.

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Manchester United strikers Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial should be looking at scoring 20 league goals at a minimum this season if the club is to challenge in the top four, according to pundit Stan Collymore.

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Manchester United strikers Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial should be looking at scoring "20 league goals at a minimum" this season if the club is to challenge in the top four, according to pundit Stan Collymore.
Leaked documents show the potentially devastating effects a no-deal Brexit could have on British society, ranging from food and medicine shortages to protests because at the border between Ireland and Northern Ireland.

No-deal Brexit could lead to ‘drug and food shortages, protests’

Leaked documents show the potentially devastating effects a no-deal Brexit could have on British society, ranging from food and medicine shortages to protests because at the border between Ireland and Northern Ireland.
Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren framed their Democratic presidential bids in personal, faith-based terms Saturday before black millennial Christians who could help determine which candidate becomes the leading progressive alternative to former Vice President Joe Biden.

Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren get personal with young, black Christians

Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren framed their Democratic presidential bids in personal, faith-based terms Saturday before black millennial Christians who could help determine which candidate becomes the leading progressive alternative to former Vice President Joe Biden.

PDP: Senator Ajimobi awarded N7 billion non-existent road project

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), South-west, yesterday alleged that a former governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajimobi awarded a non-existent road project at a whopping sum of N7 billion.

Cherubim leader decries insecurity

The Supreme Head of Cherubim and Seraphim Unification Church of Nigeria, Prophet Adegboyega Alao, yesterday decried the level of insecurity in the country, describing the situation as disturbing and worrisome.