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Governor Ambode: Partnership with labour key to governance

Governor Akinwumi Ambode of Lagos State has said a good relation-ship with labour is nece-ssary for peaceful and effective governance.

NCC to sanction telecom operators for ‘call masking’

The Nigerian Communication Commission, says it will impose appropriate sanctions on any telecom operator that allows the illegal masking of international calls.
Paul Usoro

NBA promises commitment to ‘pro-bono’ scheme

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) says it is committed to the implementation of the docile “Pro Bono’’ scheme to facilitate prompt decongestion prisons across the country.
Chinese Cultural Centre

Official: Chinese cultural centre to deepen exchange with Nigeria

The Deputy Director Chinese Cultural Centre, Abuja, Ms Linda Jia Xiaoling, has reaffirmed the commitment of the Centre to deepen cultural exchange with Nigeria.
Suleiman Adamu, Minister Of Water Resources

Federal government commissions Maska earth dam

The Federal Government has commissioned the reconstructed Maska Earth Dam at Funtua Local Government Area of Katsina State, built in 1996.

Ministry: Why Nigerian rice are expensive, scarce

The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development on Wednesday blamed the scarcity of local rice in Nigerian markets to disconnect between integrated rice millers and the supply chain.

Nigerian troops kill 5 bandits, recover arms in Kaduna

The troops of 1 Division Nigerian Army Kaduna on Thursday said it had eliminated five bandit and recover arms in Birnin Gawri local Government areas in Kaduna State.
Gunmen suspected to be Fulani militia:herdsmen

Bandits kill soldier, injure 2 others in Zamfara forest

Armed bandits operating along Birnin Gwari–Funtua road killed a soldier and injured two others on Tuesday when troops of 1 Division under Operation Whirl Punch responded to a distress call about an armed robbery along the road.
Abba Dikko

Theatre Commander warns soldiers against indiscipline in Boko Haram fight

Major General Abbah Dikko, the Theatre Commander of Operational Lafiya Dole, on Wednesday warned troops against indiscipline and conduct that could mar the entire achievement recorded in the counter insurgency operations.

Nigerian troops overpower Boko Haram insurgents, kill seven in Borno

Several Boko Haram insurgents lost their lives, while many others were injured in a clash with troops of the Nigerian Army.

Troops kill 7, repel Boko Haram’s attack

The Nigerian Army has killed seven members of Boko Haram in a successful attack to repel rampaging insurgents in Gundari, Guzamala Local Government area of Borno state.

AYP: Two million youths ignorant of HIV/AIDS status in Kaduna

No fewer than two million Adolescents and Young People (AYP) in Kaduna State are ignorant of their HIV status, according to a data from the state AIDS Control Agency.

Ex-Governor Orji Kalu loses bid to stop N3.2 billion corruption trial

Justice Muhammed Idris of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, on Tuesday, July 31, 2018, dismissed a no-case submission filed by a former governor of Abia State, Orji Kalu, in his bid to stop his trial over an alleged N3.2 billion fraud.

Ayodele Fayose: I have told INEC not to rig for me

Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has again raised the alarm that the flag bearer of All Progressives Congress (APC), John Kayode Fayemi, has hired four top officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from the headquarters in Abuja, to manipulate the July 14 poll to favour the APC.

Ekiti 2018: Ex-Minister Fayemi’s names campaign officials

The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress for the July 14, 2018 poll in Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has released the names of officials of his Campaign Council charged with the responsibility of driving his campaign.

Official: Federal government deploys 1,335 basic midwives to PHCs across Nigeria

The federal government is deploying 1,335 basic midwives to Primary Healthcare Centres (PHCs) and other areas of critical need across the country.

INEC: Women remain disadvantaged in Nigerian politics

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Monday, said that women remained disadvantaged in electoral processes and governance in spite of its commitment to inclusive democracy.

INEC swears in Mahmuda Isah as resident commissioner

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has sworn in Dr. Mahmuda Isah as Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), bringing the total number of serving RECs in the commission to 25.

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has reportedly arrested Afeez Fashola, Nigerian singer better known as Naira Marley.

Naira Marley vows to help people in prison

Nigerian artist Naira Marley who recently regained his freedom after spending several weeks in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has vowed to help others in prison.

INEC: We lack power to deregister parties

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it lacked the constitutional power to deregister any of the existing 91 political parties in the country.
The Speaker, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos) swore-in Rep. Musa Sarki-Adar(APC-Sokoto) who was absent at the Tuesday’s inauguration.

Reps: Femi Gbajabiamila did not induce us to become Speaker

Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila did not induce his colleagues financially to vote for him during last Tuesday presiding officers election, the House of Representatives has said.
Ogun State Governor Dapo Abiodun has inaugurated a Chieftaincy Review Committee and vowed that his administration would not allow any form of assault on or disparagement of traditional institutions.

Obaship: Governor Abiodun inaugurates chieftaincy review committee

Ogun State Governor Dapo Abiodun has inaugurated a Chieftaincy Review Committee and vowed that his administration would not allow any form of assault on or disparagement of traditional institutions.

Death toll in multiple Borno blasts rises to 31

No fewer than 31 persons have been killed and 41 injured in multiple explosions at a Borno town late Sunday after three suicide bombers infiltrated a tea joint and commercial area.