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Mohammed Adoke chronicles years in public service

The Goodluck Ebele Jonathan Administration in Nigeria (2010 – 2015) has generated quite a number of post-tenure publications which significantly, in varying degrees of articulation, veracity and delivery shed light on key developments during that momentous phase in Nigerian politics.
CAN President, Samson Olasupo Ayokunle

We can’t be friends with armed herders – CAN tells Miyetti Allah

Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, has urged Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association, MACBAN, to call its members accused of brutal killings and other crimes to order, saying their actions were creating enmity for the Fulani ethnic group.
Femi Fani--Kayode

Ex-Minister: Call for former President Obasanjo’s arrest reckless, irresponsible

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has cautioned Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore over its call for the arrest of former President Olusegun Obasanjo.

Paul Kagame: Anti-graft war must start from the top

The President of the Republic of Rwanda, Mr. Paul Kagame, on Tuesday, said the anti-graft war can be won in Africa or elsewhere if it starts from the top.

Nigerians urged to support implementation of tobacco control act

As Nigeria joins the World in commemorating the “World No Tobacco Day”, Nigerians have been urged to support the implementation of the National Tobacco Control Act.

One feared dead as bus drivers, PUWOV clash in Benin

Business activities were brought to a halt at the popular New Benin Market and adjoin areas in Benin, the Edo state capital on Tuesday following a bloody clash between officials of the State Public Works for Volunteers (PUWOV) Committee and commercial bus drivers which led to the death of one and several others critically wounded in the process.
This April 10, 2019 picture released by North Korea’s official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on April 11, 2019 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un attending the 4th Plenary Meeting of the 7th Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK) in Pyongyang. (Photo by KCNA VIA KNS / KCNA VIA KNS / AFP) / South Korea OUT /

Kim Jong-un tests tactical weapons, risks angering Donald Trump

North Korea’s state media said Sunday that leader Kim Jong Un had overseen a rocket and tactical guided weapons test, after the drill Saturday raised concerns Pyongyang was escalating provocations with US nuclear negotiations deadlocked.

Defection: Bukola Saraki, Yakubu Dogara, 52 other lawmakers know fate May 17

The Federal High Court Abuja, has fixed May 17 to deliver judgment in a suit seeking the removal of Senate President Bukola Saraki, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, and 52 other lawmakers.
Tanzania Chadema Freeman Mbowe

Tanzanian opposition chief released from detention

The head of Tanzania's main opposition party was freed on bail Thursday after more than three months in detention on allegations that he took part in an illegal protest.
Sergio Ramos

Real Madrid’s Sergio Ramos charged for earning yellow card on purpose

Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos has been charged by UEFA for receiving a yellow card on purpose during the Champions League match against Ajax in order to serve a suspension before the quarter-finals.
Muhammadu Buhari

President Buhari: Allegations of Islamisation dangerous, ungodly

President Muhammadu Buhari has described allegations that he was planning to Islamize Nigeria as dangerous, deceptive and ungodly.

Election: Centre cautions politicians against hate, dangerous speech

The centre noted some comments attributed to the Kano state APC chairman Alhaji Abdullahi Abbas and those of PDP chairman, Rogo local government area of the state as well as the NUTW chairman, Oshodi, Lagos state, describing the comments as real threat to the elections.

FRSC: Mobile courts convict 65 traffic offenders in Bayelsa during yuletide

The Federal Road Safety Corps Bayelsa State Command says 65 persons were convicted through its mobile courts over various traffic offences during recent Christmas and New Year celebrations.
Boko Haram

How to explain the return of Nigeria’s Boko Haram militants?

Nigeria’s Islamic State West Africa Province, a faction of Boko Haram affiliated to the Islamic State militant group, has intensified attacks against the army in
Troy Deeney

Watford’s Troy Deeney accuses Dan Gosling of ‘trying to do’ Tom Cleverley

Watford captain Troy Deeney has accused Bournemouth's Dan Gosling of "trying to do" Tom Cleverley in a tackle during Wednesday's 3-3 draw.

Northern elders call for free, credible polls in 2019 to avoid conflict

Northern Elders’ Forum (NEF) warns that it would be dangerous to deny Nigerians free, fair and credible elections in 2019, a situation that might result in political conflict

NAQS warns beans dealers not to use sniper

Dr. Vincent Isegbe, the coordinating director of the Nigeria Agricultural Quarantine Service (NAQS), has warned dealers in beans to desist from using Sniper to store the produce, saying that the chemical is too toxic for human consumption.
A camp run by volunteers providing food and shelter to migrants near to Rome's Tiburtina railway station was cleared by police on Tuesday.

Italy evicts migrants from Rome camp

Italian police on Tuesday bulldozed a symbolic makeshift camp in Rome which has housed tens of thousands of migrants during their journeys to northern Italy and the rest of Europe.

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NAF chief tasks personnel on civil-military relations

The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, on Saturday implored Nigerian Air Force (NAF) personnel to maintain good civil-military relations in order not to put the Force in disrepute.

PDP denies reported romance between Bayelsa governor, petroleum minister

The Peoples Democratic Party Youth Network has called on Bayelsans to ignore a wild rumour being peddled by unscrupulous characters about a purported meeting between Governor Seriake Dickson and the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva.

General Abdulsalami: We cannot bequeath chaos, disunity to future generation

A former Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar has called on Nigerians to raise the bar of peace in all their endeavors.
flood

Floods submerge 150 communities in Kogi

Kogi Commissioner for Environment and Natural Resources, Mr Sanusi Yahaya, announced that over 150 communities have been submerged following floods in nine Local Government Areas (LGAs) of the State.

Man dies while jogging at Cross River university

Tragedy struck the Cross River University of Technology, CRUTECH, community, Calabar, as a popular shop operator, Goody, died while jogging at the wee hours of Saturday.