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The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Saturday reiterated the commitment of the Federal Government towards free and compulsory education of the first nine years of a child school life across the country.

Afenifere asks VP Osinbajo to resign as vice president

The Yoruba socio-political organisation Afenifere has charged the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, to resign his position, following reports of his office been undermined.
Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara, has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari, on his victory at the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal.

Nigeria must look beyond oil – Kwara governor

The Kwara State Governor, Alhaji AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has called for urgent measures to diversify the Nigerian economy and reduce the country’s reliance on crude oil.

Recruitment: Nigerian Navy releases list of successful candidates

Nigerian Navy has released the list of successful candidates in the 2019 recruitment interview held in Lagos between July 29 and Aug. 27.

Nigerian Navy rewards officers for excellence

The Nigerian Navy in Lagos at the weekend, rewarded five officers and four ratings who distinguished themselves in the course of performing naval duties within the Western Naval Command.

Maritime academy still best in Nigeria – rector

The Rector, Maritime Academy of Nigeria (MAN), Commodore Emmanuel Effedua (retd), has revealed that despite the myriad of challenges facing the institution, it remains the best institution to train maritime personnel in Nigeria today.

Maritime academy cautions journalists against fake news

The management of Maritime Academy of Nigeria (MAN), Oron, in Akwa-Ibom, on Sunday cautioned newsmen against the spread of fake news, urging them to be professional in their coverage of activities of the academy.

Nigerian Navy deepens collaboration with other agencies

Speaking at the event, the Flag Officer Commanding (FOC) Western Naval Command, Rear Admiral, Oladele Daji, said that the exercise was basically created to promote Inter-agency cooperation through the combined exercise which gave him great pleasure and sense of honour to attend.

Nigerian Navy arrests fishing trawlers for ‘illegal’ activities

Operatives of the Nigerian Navy (NN) have arrested two fishing trawlers for alleged illegal activities in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

Nigerian Navy, NEXIM partner on inland waterways, others

The Nigerian Export–Import Bank (NEXIM) has solicited partnership with the Nigerian Navy towards facilitating the regional Sealink Project, internal waterways operation and coastal trade.
Over 100 naval officers on Saturday engaged in the clean-up of Ikoyi and other communities in Lagos in a bid to foster civil-military relations. 3

Naval officers defy early morning rain to clean-up Lagos — in pictures

Over 100 naval officers on Saturday engaged in the clean-up of Ikoyi and other communities in Lagos in a bid to foster civil-military relations.

Femi Falana threatens to sue NHRC over Nigerian Navy’s ‘illegal’ detention

Activist lawyer Femi Falana (SAN) on Thursday threatened to sue the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) if it fails to take appropriate actions against the Nigerian Navy (NN) for alleged illegal detention of 67 persons.

Nigerian Navy orders arrest of men who killed guard over stolen jewellery

The Nigerian Navy has ordered the arrest of two naval ratings who tortured Bitrus Peter, a security guard on Gabriel Okoyi Street, Ikate-Lekki, Springbay Estate, Lagos State, to death.

Security guard tortured to death for ‘stealing jewellery’

A security guard at a residence on Gabriel Okoyi Street, Ikate-Lekki, Springbay Estate, Lagos State, Bitrus Peter, has died from injuries he reportedly sustained in the hands of two naval ratings.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the appointment of six new Permanent Secretaries in the States Civil Service.

Lagos set to demolish structures around oil pipelines

The Lagos State government is adopting a new security measure that will tighten the noose on criminals engaging in pipeline vandalism and kidnapping.

Governors, stakeholders honour Rotimi Amaechi for contributing to economy

The contributions of the former Minister of Transport, Mr Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi to the nation’s economy were relived in Lagos at the weekend, by some political elites and stakeholders in the maritime/transportation industry.

Nigerian Navy: Why education must be given total commitment

The Director, Naval Education of the Nigerian Navy, Commodore Isa Ahmed, has counselled that educating a child requires continuous commitment from school, parents and the government in order to restore societal values and check moral decay in the society.
Paksoy-1 cargo ship

Nigeria, Ghana begins probe of Pirates’ attack on Turkish vessel

The Nigerian Navy says it has begun discussion with its counterpart in Ghana for details on the circumstances surrounding suspected pirate attack on MV PAKSOY I, a Turkish flagged vessel.
The Nigerian Navy on Monday said it recovered and handed over to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), 3,181 jerry cans of petrol – Petroleum Motor Spirit (PMS) worth N11 million.

Nigerian Navy intercepts N11 million worth of stolen petrol

The Nigerian Navy on Monday said it recovered and handed over to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), 3,181 jerry cans of petrol – Petroleum Motor Spirit (PMS) worth N11 million.

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“In several cases, journalists, bloggers and activists have either been denied bail, as it is the case with journalist Agba Jalingo, or granted bail with stringent conditions that implicitly violate human rights, as it is the case with journalist and activist Omoyele Sowore and Olawale Bakare. In all of such cases, the alleged offences are not constitutionally and internationally recognizable.”

Correctional Service: Agba Jalingo didn’t sponsor inter-cell sports competition for inmates

The authority of Nigerian Correctional Service have refuted reports in one of the private television stations and some social media handles claiming sponsorship of a football competition by detained journalist, Agba Jalingo, for inmates in the Afokang custody Centre of the service in Calabar, Cross River State.
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Kogi elections: Yiaga Africa wants polls cancelled

An election observer group, Yiaga Africa, has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), to cancel the gubernatorial and senatorial elections in Kogi State; saying the exercise was marred by vote-buying, ballot box snatching, intimidation of voters and thuggery.
An Italian youth club fired manager Massimiliano Riccini for disrespecting the opposition after his team bagged a 27-0 win on Saturday.

Italian club fires coach for winning 27-0 in football league

An Italian youth club fired manager Massimiliano Riccini for disrespecting the opposition after his team bagged a 27-0 win on Saturday.
Nigeria Police

Kogi elections: Three confirmed dead, casualty list still being compiled – Police

The Commissioner of Police in Kogi, Mr Akeem Busari, who confirmed the deaths to newsmen, said the command was still compiling its report on the poll to ascertain the actual number of casualties.
Pope Francis on March 30 addressed the people, authorities, representatives of civil society and the diplomatic corps in the Moroccan capital, Rabat.

Pope hosts meal for 1,500 poor, homeless

Pope Francis on Sunday hosted around 1,500 poor and homeless people for lunch at the Vatican, decrying indifference to poverty as the Catholic Church marked its World Day of the Poor.