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CIA chief Gina Haspel to brief US House leadership on Jamal Khashoggi case

CIA Director Gina Haspel is set to give a classified briefing to leaders of the US House of Representatives on Wednesday on the what the intelligence agency knows about the murder of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi.
nsima ekere

Nsima Ekere: Infrastructure, law and order key to Niger Delta development

Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) says infrastructure, law and order are vital in achieving lasting development in the region

Italy to give NAF six gunship helicopters to fight Boko Haram

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said it was expecting delivery of new fighter aircraft from both the United States and Italy to intensify its aerial campaign against the Boko Haram insurgency in the Northeast.
Peter Obi

PDP alleges freezing of Peter Obi’s accounts

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Campaign Organization (PPCO) has accused Muhammadu Buhari administration of stopping transactions on all accounts belonging its Vice presidential candidate, Mr Peter Obi, wife, his family members and their businesses.
President Buhari receives in audience Delegation and Leaders from the South East and Host communities of Enyimba Economic City-3

Federal government, Abia sign deal for N500 billion Enyimba Economic City

The federal government and Abia State yesterday penned the N500 billion Enyimba Economic City project at Aba, Abia State, where the federal government has taken 20 per cent equity of N100 billion. The project is a private sector driven.
At least 30 Nigerian soldiers have been killed in a gun battle with Boko Haram fighters who overran a military base in the country's northeast, according to military sources.

Troops kill one Boko Haram fighter, arrest two others

The Nigerian Army has revealed that its troops had killed one Boko Haram insurgent and arrested two others in ongoing onslaught against the terrorists in Damboa Local Government Area of Borno.

UNILORIN: Student committed suicide due to drug addiction, not project failure

The Management of the University of Ilorin on Friday said that investigations by the institution, revealed that its student, late Mr. Adigun Emmanuel, committed suicide as an eventual culmination of drug addiction.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on December 15, 2014, general manager of Alarab TV, Jamal Khashoggi, looks on during a press conference in the Bahraini capital Manama. - US President Donald Trump said October 11, 2018 he was not yet prepared to limit arms sales to Saudi Arabia over journalist Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance, but he faced mounting pressure from concerned American lawmakers. Saudi Arabia is one of the world's largest arms purchasers, with most of them coming from the United States.Khashoggi, a contributor to The Washington Post, vanished more than a week ago during a visit to the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. Turkish government sources say he was murdered there, a claim Riyadh denies. (Photo by MOHAMMED AL-SHAIKH / AFP)

Jamal Khashoggi: US Senators debate ways to punish Saudi crown prince

US senators, bent on punishing Saudi Crown Prince, Mohammed bin Salman, for the killing of journalist, Jamal Khashoggi, said on Thursday they want to vote next week.

NEPAD: Federal government to proffer lasting solutions to herdsmen, farmers clashes

The Federal Government will definitely proffer lasting solutions to the incessant clashes between farmers and herdsmen in affected states across the country.

Ibrahim Jibril emerges new Emir of Nasarawa

Alhaji Ibrahim Jibril, Minister of State for Environment, has been selected as the 13th Emir of Nasarawa emirate in Nasarawa state.

Labour Party: Our presidential candidate didn’t step down for Muhammadu Buhari

Yinka Richards, the Director of Publicity and Media Strategy of Labour Party (LP), has debunked rumour making the rounds that Alhaji Usman Zaki, his party’s presidential candidate, has stepped down for his counterpart in the All Progressives Congress (APC), President Muhammadu Buhari, for the 2019 general elections.

Osun college abductors free one, demand ransom for four

The abductors have also demanded ransom before releasing four other staff members of the polytechnic in their custody.

Kidnappers kill one Osun college staff, abduct five others

Five staff of Osun State College of Technology, Esa-Oke have been abducted by some kidnappers and one of them was killed by their abductors on the spot.

Nigerian Army: 8 soldiers dead, 10 terrorists killed in Yobe

The Nigerian Army has said eight of its men were killed after Boko Haram terrorists attacked their location at Buni Gari village, in Yobe State, last weekend.
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NCC holds stakeholders forum on emerging 5G technology

Stakeholders in the telecommunications sector on Tuesday in Abuja held a one-day stakeholders forum to brainstorm on Nigeria’s readiness for 5G and High Altitude Platform Station (HAPS) technology.

Nigerian Army promotes 29 Major-Generals, 95 Brigadier-Generals, 106 Colonels

The Army Council has approved the promotion of 29 Brigadiers-Generals to Majors-General, 95 Colonels to Brigadiers-General, 106 Lieutenant Colonels to Colonels and one Major to Lieutenant-Colonel.
Gina Haspel

CIA chief to brief Senate on Jamal Khashoggi’s murder

CIA Director, Gina Haspel, will on Tuesday give a closed briefing to leaders of several US Senate committees on the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the two sources familiar with the planned meeting said.

231 senior army officers promoted

The breakdown of those elevated, according to a statement issued by the army Spokesman, Brig. Gen. Sani Usman on Tuesday shows that 29 Brigadier-Generals were elevated to Major-Generals and 95 Colonels to Brigadier-Generals.

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Gianni Infantino: Majority back 48-team Qatar World Cup

A “majority” of football federations support increasing the number of teams playing at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar from 32 to 48, FIFA president Gianni Infantino said in Doha on Thursday.

Ekiti Assembly holds public hearing on local council finances

The Ekiti State House of Assembly on Thursday held a public hearing on the financial transactions of the 16 local governments across the state within the last one year.
Leon Balogun

Leon Balogun ready for tough Chelsea test

Brighton & Hove Albion defender Leon Balogun feels the side can head into Sunday’s Premier League clash against Chelsea with a sense of freedom.

SON cautions Nigerians against buying fairly used gas cylinders

The Standards Organization of Nigeria (SON) on Thursday warned Nigerians/ importers on the grave consequences of importation and use of fairly used cooking gas cylinders.
Secretary to the State Government, Tunji Bello (2nd right) presenting certificates, plaque and gifts to Onisarotu Oluwatoyin Adesina at the 2018 Pens Down Ceremony for 21 Permanent Secretaries. With them are the Head of Service of Lagos State, Folasade Adesoye (Left) and Alhaji Waliu Onibon (Right).

Lagos sends forth 21 retired permanent secretaries

The Lagos State Government on Thursday sent forth 21 Permanent Secretaries (PS) who retired from the civil service between January and November, 2018.