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Warri-Itakpe test run train service suspended to resolve security challenges

One-week into the test run of the Warri-Itakpe rail line, the Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC) said the train service had been suspended for a week to resolve security challenges.

Samuel Ortom assures Lobi Stars of continuous support

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has assured Nigeria Premier Football League (NPFL) champions, Lobi stars of continuous support in order to have a strong developmental football growth in the state.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to probe Aisha, his wife, over the N2.5 billion scandal

When will National Assembly ask Muhammadu Buhari to sack his wife?

The National Assembly (NASS) – Senate and House of Representatives – are persisting in their season of delusion. They continue to have an over bloated sense of the powers the Constitution confers on the legislature.
Ali Ahmed Al Kuwari

Qatar appoints QNB boss Al-Kuwari minister in cabinet reshuffle

Qatar appointed the heads of its biggest bank and state-run oil firm to two key ministerial posts in a cabinet reshuffle on Sunday which comes amid a protracted dispute with Arab states.
Julie Payette

Julie Payette urges more Nigerian students to show interest in STEM

Governor-General of Canada, Julie Payette, urged Nigerian students to develop interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.

Solomon Dalung expresses shock over FIBA scribe’s demise

The Honorable Minister of Youth and Sports, Barrister Solomon Dalung, has described the death of FIBA Secretary-General and IOC member, Patrick Baumann, as unbelievable and shocking.

Samuel Ortom confirms receipt of N14.9 billion Paris club refunds

The Benue State government confirmed on Thursday that it had received the last tranche of the Paris Club refund amounting to N14.9 billion.

Sule Lamido calls for President Buhari’s impeachment

A presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Sule Lamido, has described Nigeria as a sick nation that needs to be salvaged by concerned Nigerians.
D'Tigress

FIBA Women’s World Cup: Minister Dalung charges D’Tigress to go for gold!

The Minister of Youth and Sports, Barrister Solomon Dalung, has charged the D’Tigress to go for gold and compete clean when hostilities commence at the FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup on Saturday, September 22, in Tenerife, Spain.

FIBA Qualifiers: NBBF confident of good outing

“We have opened up the space to invite our top players, we have been very open also for any professional Nigerian playing outside the country and within the country to present themselves so that they can try out in camp.”
Diego Maradona

Maradona’s new club owned by powerful clan with shady ties

The latest chapter in Argentine football legend Diego Maradona's colorful career will be coaching Mexican second-division club Dorados, a team owned by a powerful family that has faced accusations of ties to drug trafficking.

Engineer charged with crushing fan after watching World Cup matches

For allegedly causing the death of an 18-year-old football fan, a 33-year-old engineer, Sunday Oriowo, on Monday appeared in an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court.

Group: Over 2,800 active erosion sites in South-east Nigeria

World Igbo Environmental Foundation (WIEF) says there are over 2,800 active erosion sites in the South-East of Nigeria.

Engineer in court for ‘obtaining 800 bags of cement under false pretences’

A 37-year-old engineer, Ayodele Aina, who allegedly obtained 800 bags of cement worth N2.04 million under false pretences appeared before Chief Magistrate A.A. Fashola of an Ikeja Chief Magistrate Court, on Thursday.

Saudi Arabia reshuffles cabinet with eye on culture

Saudi Arabia announced another cabinet reshuffle on Saturday with a heavy focus on culture and religion, as the kingdom undergoes a major image overhaul.

Police denies death rumour of kidnapped Syrian engineer

The police in Sokoto State is denying media reports suggesting that a kidnapped Syrian engineer has been found dead.

Crew detained in two ships for over five months cry for help

Some Nigerian sailors stranded in two ships, MT United Venture and MT United Trader, have appealed to Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) and the Nigerian Navy to release them from the vessels to enable them reunite with their families and carry on with their lives.

Yobe restates pledge to provide portable water

The General Manager, Yobe State Water Corporation, Engineer Ahmed Usman, has restated the commitment of the Yobe State Government to provide potable water to the citizens.

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Nigerian Air Force confirms killing of ex-CDS Alex Badeh

The Nigerian Air Force has confirmed the killing of a former Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh.

Ex-CDS Alex Badeh assassinated by unknown gunmen

A former Chief of Defence Staff, Alex Badeh, has been assassinated by unknown gunmen

Ex-Donald Trump adviser Michael Flynn to be sentenced for lying to FBI

He is to be sentenced for lying to Federal Bureau of Investigation in a case stemming from the investigation into possible collusion between President Donald Trump’s campaign team and Russia in 2016 election-run-up.
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Strike: Presidency, lawmakers insist Muhammadu Buhari will present 2019 budget on Wednesday

The Presidency and federal lawmakers have insisted that the presentation of the 2019 budget presentation by President Muhammadu Buhari as scheduled will still hold on Wednesday despite the ongoing strike of the Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria.
Obiageli Ezekwesili

Oby Ezekwesili: Good governance possible in Nigeria

Prof. Obiageli Ezekwesili, the Presidential Candidate on the platform of Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), on Tuesday said that good governance was possible in Nigeria if youths would be the agents of change.