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Senator Ndume: Senate president election was free, fair

Sen. Ali Ndume (APC-Borno) on Tuesday, described the conduct of the senate president election for the 9th National Assembly as ”free and fair.”

Mudashiru Obasa returns unoposed as Lagos speaker

Immediate past Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Hon. Mudashiru Ajayi Obasa, has been returned as speaker of the 9th Assembly.
Tunji Bello

Tunji Bello: Why ex-Governor Ambode failed to win over Lagosians, APC

The outgone Secretary to the Lagos State Government, Tunji Bello, has said that the main drawback of the departed Akinwunmi Ambode administration is the government’s inability to apply enough emotional intelligence in its dealings.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State

Population: We are sitting on a time bomb – Governor Yari

The outgoing Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), Alhaji Abdul’aziz Yari, says the increasing rate of unproductive population in the country constitutes a time bomb and must be addressed.

Ibinabo Fiberesima: Nigerian entertainers care less about their health

Nollywood actress, Ibinabo Fiberesima, has said it is worrisome that Nigerian entertainers give little or no attention to their health.
Operatives of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested a suspected armed robber after his gang engaged the police in gun battle.

One arrested as police, robbers clash in Lagos

Operatives of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested a suspected armed robber after his gang engaged the police in gun battle.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

Kwara REC: Some RECs, INEC staff corrupt

Kwara State Resident Electoral Commissioner, Mallam Garba Attahiru, has said some of his colleagues, as well as some staff of the Independent National electoral Commission (INEC) are corrupt.
The family of Faye Mooney, a 29-year-old British aid worker killed in Nigeria by kidnappers, have paid tribute to her bravery and belief in societal change that “took her to places others feared”.

British tourist killed in Kaduna identified

The woman killed during the recent attack on Kajuru Castle has been named by the British high commission as Faye Mooney.

Senators reject bill seeking to phase out petrol cars

Senators on Wednesday rejected a bill aiming to phase out petrol vehicles and introduce electric cars in the country in 2035.

Ali Olanusi: Governor Akeredolu caused President Buhari’s defeat in Ondo

Former Deputy Governor of Ondo State, Alhaji Ali Olanusi, has described Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu as an ingrate over his alleged involvement in anti-party activities which he said was the sole reason the All Progressives Congress, APC, performed woefully during the presidential election in the state.
A second woman has accused former US Vice President Joe Biden of inappropriate touching, just as the Democrat heavyweight is considering launching a campaign for the 2020 presidency.

Second woman accuses Joe Biden of inappropriate touching

A second woman has accused former US Vice President Joe Biden of inappropriate touching, just as the Democrat heavyweight is considering launching a campaign for the 2020 presidency.
(Jemal Countess-Getty Images) Parts of an engine and landing gear lie in a pile after being gathered by workers during the continuing recovery efforts at the crash site of Ethiopian Airlines flight ET302 on March 11, 2019 in Bishoftu, Ethiopia.

UN honours 21 staff members killed in Ethiopian Airlines crash

The UN came together in sadness and solidarity on Friday to honour its 21 staff members, who died on board an Ethiopian Airlines flight which crashed on Sunday.

PANDEF rejects Justice Onnoghen’s suspension

The Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) yesterday rejected the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Samuel Nkanu Onnoghen, by President Muhammadu Buhari. It therefore asked for his immediate reinstatement.
Mohamed Ben Khalifa was killed on January 19 in Libya by a stray shell. [Facebook]

Photo journalist Mohamed Ben Khalifa killed in Libya

Photographer and video journalist Mohamed Ben Khalifa was killed on Saturday by a stray shell south of Tripoli while on the job.
The Nigerian air force (NAF) has laid to rest the remains of Perowei Jacob and four others who died fighting Boko Haram insurgents.-1

Air force buries personnel killed during operation against Boko Haram

The Nigerian air force (NAF) has laid to rest the remains of Perowei Jacob and four others who died fighting Boko Haram insurgents.

81-year-old sentenced to 25 years imprisonment for manslaughter in Ado-Ekiti

A High court in Ado Ekiti on Tuesday, sentenced 81-year-old Richard Ogunbayo to 25 years imprisonment for the manslaughter of one Felix Esan.
CNN White House Jim Acosta

Judge orders White House to restore CNN reporter’s pass

A U.S. judge has ordered the White House to restore access to a reporter of the CNN who was barred from the seat of power.
Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger State

Niger government denies Chief of Staff’s suspension

The Niger state government has described a report of purported suspension of the Chief of Staff to the Governor of Niger state as untrue and false.

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Shareholders condemn SEC’s suspension of Oando annual general meeting

The Pramatic Shareholders Association of Nigeria (PSAN) has condemned the Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC) suspension of the 42rd Annual General Meeting of Oando Plc which was scheduled to take place on Tuesday, June 11, 2019.

Senator Ndume: Senate president election was free, fair

Sen. Ali Ndume (APC-Borno) on Tuesday, described the conduct of the senate president election for the 9th National Assembly as ”free and fair.”

Court remands four suspects in Ilorin prison over alleged murder

An Ilorin Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday ordered the remand of four men at the Oke-Kura Prison, Ilorin, for the alleged murder one Isiaka Sikiru.

Nigeria’s Pelfaco signs oil production sharing deal with Congo Republic

Nigerian private oil and gas company Pelfaco signed a production sharing deal with Congo Republic’s state energy firm on a 32-million barrel oil field on Tuesday, Congo’s oil ministry said.
Ahmad Lawan, majority leader of the senate, says the national assembly will not become President Muhammadu Buhari’s “rubber stamp” if he is elected senate president.

President Buhari congratulates new National Assembly presiding officers

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated heartily the newly elected presiding officers of the Ninth National Assembly.