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YouTube bans ‘medically unsubstantiated’ content from site

YouTube has started banning content that is in direct contradiction to the World Health Organization’s guidelines as the coronavirus pandemic continues to ravage the United States.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, disclosed on Tuesday that the Senate may next week consider the report of an Ad-Hoc Committee on security challenges with a view to finding solutions to Nigeria’s security problems.

Senators kick as colleague condemns democracy, hails military rule

There was confusion on the floor of the Senate on Wednesday when the All Progressives Congress member representing Kogi West senatorial district, Senator Smart Adeyemi, said he preferred military rule to the current democracy being practised in Nigeria.
President Muhammadu Buhari held bilateral meetings with President Patrice Talon of Benin Republic and President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa 1

Xenophobia: Nigerians in South Africa optimistic over proposed Presidents Buhari, Ramaphosa meeting

Nigerian Citizens Association in South Africa (NICASA), is optimistic that the meeting between Nigerian and South African Presidents in October, will bring lasting solutions to the recurrent xenophobia.
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Comrade Oshiomhole: I was trained to be combative

National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has told those accusing him of being too combative as the National Chairman of a governing party to keep their cool as he was not about to change his approach because he did not join politics to be changed by the way things are done by politicians.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says no amount of media campaign against its Chairman, Mr Ibrahim Magu will stop the prosecution of the former President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki.

EFCC: No amount of media campaign against Ibrahim Magu will stop Bukola Saraki’s prosecution

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says no amount of media campaign against its Chairman, Mr Ibrahim Magu will stop the prosecution of the former President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki.

Solid minerals as revenue earner?

For so many years, following the lead of the resources that came into the national treasury from oil and gas, the mining of solid minerals has been touted as the next big source of revenue. The memories of solid minerals exploitation, including tin and coal, before the discovery of oil provided some nostalgia about bringing back old revenue sources to life.
Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has said that the Senate on resumption of plenary will further probe the NNPC on diversion of dividends from the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG).

Offa robbery: Police diverting attention from case of extra-judicial killing – Bukola Saraki

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has stated that the response by the police to his call for inquiry into how the prime suspect in the Offa robbery attacks on April 5, 2018 died, was a mere diversionary tactic aimed at evading the serious issues of human rights abuse, extra-judicial killing and politicisation of criminal investigations.

Nigeria records first strong GDP growth after recession

The Nigerian Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has reported that for the first time since Nigeria’s exit from recession, the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) has recorded growth.

CACOL petitions President Buhari, demands Kemi Adeosun’s sack over alleged NYSC certificate forgery

The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership (CACOL) has petitioned President Muhammadu Buhari against the emergence of Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, the Minister of Finance, as board chairperson of African Export-Import Bank.

Dapchi girls parents welcome negotiation option

Parents of abducted Dapchi schoolgirls in Yobe, on Tuesday, lauded President Muhammadu Buhari for considering the option of negotiation against use of military force to rescue the girls.

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Yinka Egbeyemi, chairman of Lagos state environment and special offense taskforce, has ordered the release of vehicles impounded at the agency’s traffic yard in Ikorodu.

Lagos demolishes illegal structures around Agege mosque

The Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences (Enforcement) Unit (Taskforce) has demolished over 150 illegal shanties, kiosks and shop extensions at the Arewa Community Central Mosque, popularly called (Masalashi Alhaja), in the Agege area of Lagos.

Kano Shari’a Court sentences 70-year-old man to death by stoning for rape

An Upper Shari’a court in Kano, on Wednesday, sentenced a 70-year-old man to death by stoning.

My wife forced an illegitimate child on me – man tells court

An artisan, Abdullateef Babatunde, on Thursday told an Ile-Tuntun Customary Court in Ibadan to dissolve his marriage of eight years to estranged wife, Omotayo, because she forced an illegitimate child on him.
A veteran broadcaster, Jimi Disu, joins the Nigeria Info 99.3 FM stellar cast of presenters.

Veteran broadcaster Jimi Disu joins Nigeria Info 99.3 FM

He said: “radio is essential in communication and probably the most important. I also believe in the midst of serious talk, sometimes you need to lighten the burden of the listener; that has always been at the back of my mind. You are in for a whole load of fun, information and entertainment and you don’t want to touch the dial.”
The National Broadcasting Commission has fined a radio station, Nigeria Info, N5m, for a recent comment made by a former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Dr Obadiah Mailaifa.

NBC fines Nigeria Info N5 million over Obadiah Mailaifa’s Boko Haram comment

The National Broadcasting Commission has fined a radio station, Nigeria Info, N5m, for a recent comment made by a former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Dr Obadiah Mailaifa.