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Majek Fashek not dead – manager

The manager to Nigerian reggae musician Majaek Fashek says that contrary to rumours, the artist is not in fact dead.
Max Air

Controversy trails Max Air emergency landing at Minna airport

Pilots flying a Boeing 747 operated by Max Air from Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, on September 7, 2019 experienced difficulties while attempting to land at the Minna International Airport, Niger State. The aircraft had 560 passengers, and 19 crew on board.
Joe Utomi

Former Delta commissioner slumps, dies

The immediate past Commissioner for Agriculture in Delta State, Mr Joe Utomi, is dead. He slumped on Friday evening in Asaba and before help could come he passed on.
Lagos State University - LASU

LASU governing council decides fate of three ASUU officials Thursday

The Governing Council of the Lagos State University (LASU) will meet on Thursday, September 12, to decide the fate of three executives of the LASU branch of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) over the alleged theft of confidential documents.
Federal University, Oye (FUOYE)

Protests: FUOYE student say deceased man was one of them

Some students of the Federal University Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE) have claimed that the young man who was confirmed dead this morning by a reliable source at the Federal Teaching Hospital, Ido, was a student of Biology Education Department.
Detectives are presently questioning the founder of Commonwealth of Zion Assembly, Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo, over the rape allegations levelled against him by Busola, a photographer and wife of popular singer, Timi Dakolo.

Rape: Busola Dakolo confronts her Biodun Fatoyinbo at Police HQ

For the first time since he was accused of rape, Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo of the Common Wealth of Zion (COZA), and Mrs Busola Dakolo, his accuser, met face-to-face at the Force Criminal Investigation Department (FCID) in Abuja recently, it was learnt.
Cargo handling equipment for Baro river port - NIWA

NIWA gets acting chief after Senator Mamora’s exit

The General Manager, Legal at the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), Danladi Ibrahim, is now acting Managing Director of the Authority.

Igbo leader in Mekong Thailand urges restrain, seeks AU, UN intervention

The Eze Ndigbo Thailand in Mekong River Asia, HRH Eze (amb) Uzochukwu Jerome Ezeneche, has condemned the Xenophobic attack on Nigerians in South Africa even as he calls on The African Union and the United Nations to intervene before the crisis escalates.

Police arrest 15 suspects for protesting poor power supply in Kebbi

About 15 suspects have been arrested by the Kebbi State Police Command for staging a protest against epileptic electricity supply and outages experienced in the state.
The South African embassy in Lagos, Nigeria, was forced to close its doors on Wednesday after it came under attack, EWN and eNCA reported.

South Africa: Why we closed our missions in Nigeria

The Government of South Africa has said that it shut down its High Commission in Abuja and the Consulate in Lagos because of threats against the missions staff as well as the property of South Africa in Nigeria.
Amb. Kabiru Bala receiving accreditation letter from Foreign Affairs Minister, Dr. Geoffrey Onyeama

Nigerian ambassador to South Africa to be recalled over attacks on Nigerians

The Nigerian High Commissioner to South Africa, Ambassador Kabiru Bala, will any moment from now be recalled for consultation over the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in that country, a source said.
The main campus of the Benue State University (BSU) was on Monday shut down indefinitely following a protest by students of the institution over the introduction of a 4-points CGPA grading system.

Benue university shut down over student protests

The main campus of the Benue State University (BSU) was on Monday shut down indefinitely following a protest by students of the institution over the introduction of a 4-points CGPA grading system.

Islamisation: Catholic bishop urges federal government to respect religious freedom

Following allegations of an agenda to islamise Nigeria, the Catholic Bishop of Jalingo Diocese, Dr Charles Hammawa, has called on the federal government to respect the constitutional right and freedom of the people to express their religious beliefs without inhibitions.
A member of the Federal House of Representatives, Tajudeen Yusuf (Kabba/Bunu/Ijumu Federal Constituency of Kogi State), has said whoever emerges winner of Tuesday’s Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) primaries will determine the incumbent governor, Yahaya Bello’s fate.

Kogi guber: Outcome of PDP primaries may seal Governor Bello’s fate – Teejay Yusuf

A member of the Federal House of Representatives, Tajudeen Yusuf (Kabba/Bunu/Ijumu Federal Constituency of Kogi State), has said whoever emerges winner of Tuesday’s Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) primaries will determine the incumbent governor, Yahaya Bello’s fate.
The Kebbi State border operations of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has seized over 379 gallons of smuggled oil, four bags of Moringa snuff, 59 bags of fertilizer and other prohibited items smuggled into Nigeria through illegal routes from neighboring countries.

Customs seizes smuggled oil in Kebbi

The Kebbi State border operations of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has seized over 379 gallons of smuggled oil, four bags of Moringa snuff, 59 bags of fertilizer and other prohibited items smuggled into Nigeria through illegal routes from neighboring countries.

Politician, lovers arrested over death of sex worker in Delta hotel

Three persons, including a popular unidentified politician, are said to have been arrested by police in connection with the death of a 24-year-old woman in Sapele, Delta State.

Gunmen kill Catholic priest in Taraba

Gunmen on Wednesday ambushed and killed Rev. Fr. David Tanko, a Catholic priest of Jalingo diocese at Kufai Amadu Parish in Takum local government area of Taraba state.

South Africans, other nationals clash in Pretoria over business deal

Clashes erupted yesterday between South African taxi drivers and foreign nationals in Pretoria, South Africa.

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Police inspector killed during shootout with herdsmen in Delta

The remains of a police inspector, simply identified as Muhammad, was Thursday recovered after he was declared missing following a gun battle with armed herdsmen at a bush in Uvwiamughe community in Ughelli North local government area of Delta State.
U.S. and Chinese deputy trade negotiators were set to resume face-to-face talks on Thursday for the first time in nearly two months as the world's two largest economies try to bridge deep policy differences and find a way out of a bitter and protracted trade war.

US, Chinese trade deputies face off in Washington amid deep differences

U.S. and Chinese deputy trade negotiators were set to resume face-to-face talks on Thursday for the first time in nearly two months as the world's two largest economies try to bridge deep policy differences and find a way out of a bitter and protracted trade war.

Tipper driver flees after killing two in Anambra

A tipper driver on Thursday killed two persons at Mbanakwa Okpuno, Nnewichi in Nnewi North Local Government Area of Anambra State.

Tribunal upholds Akwa Ibom governor’s victory

The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, on Thursday upheld the March 9 election of Governor Udom Emmanuel of the Peoples Democratic Party.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Bayelsa guber: APC’ll shock PDP – lawmaker

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) would receive the greatest shocker of its life by losing the November 16 governorship election says All Progressive Congress (APC) House of Representatives member, representing Nembe/Brass Federal Constituency, Hon Israel Sunny-Goli.