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Muhammadu Bindow cautions against abusive words

Gov. Muhammadu Bindow of Adamawa has warned youths in the country to shun the use of abusive words on elders and leaders in the society.

2019: Senate minority leader writes INEC on campaigns, underage voters

The Senate Minority Leader, Biodun Olujimi, has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to tackle the menace of underage voters in order to ensure the credibility of the general elections in 2019.

FIRS rakes in N12.66 billion from billionaire tax debtors

Less than a month after it commenced its substitution of accounts of recalcitrant billionaire taxpayers, the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has collected N12.66 billion in tax revenue.

2019: Group engages political aspirants at Lagos summit

A group, The Ambassadors, has said people vying for political offices in the 2019 elections should seek to realise the “Nigerian Dream” through their plans for the nation.

Governor Dickson urges corps members to support INEC to achieve credible elections

Gov. Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa has advised intending ad hoc staff from the National Youth Service Corps to support Independent National Electoral Commission at ensuring a credible, free and fair elections come 2019.
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REC: INEC to reposition polling booths to check vote-buying

Polling booths are henceforth to be position in a way to make it difficult for people to see how voters cast their votes during elections, a Resident Electoral Commissioner announced in Awka on Monday.
Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house of representatives,

Speaker Dogara: Nigeria will endure despite threat to democracy

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt Hon. Yakubu Dogara, saturday said Nigeria would survive and thrive no matter the threat by those who are not comfortable with the nation’s democracy.
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Federal government bans speed boats on Lagos waters

Following the death of five persons last week in a boat accident and a series of boat mishaps on Lagos waterways, the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) yesterday banned the activities of speed boats on Lagos waterways.

Fake drugs: House of Reps directs agencies to reactivate mobile authentication service

The House of Representatives has directed the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Consumer Protection Council (CPC) and the Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON) to ensure that the Mobile Authentication Service (MAS) is reactivated and applied to all drugs purchased in the country.

Nollywood actress Tonto Dikeh sensitises teenagers on menstrual hygiene, reproductive health

Nollywood actress Tonto Dikeh has called for the sensitisation of young women to enlighten them on proper care of their reproductive health and hygiene.

Enugu DisCo restrategises for effective service delivery

The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) says it is re-strategising for better and effective service delivery to customers in the South East.

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Then-Army Capt. Mathew L. Golsteyn in Afghanistan. He has been charged in the alleged killing of a suspected Taliban bombmaker in 2010. (Officer of Rep. Duncan Hunter)

Donald Trump to review case of soldier charged with murdering Afghan

US President Donald Trump said Sunday that he will review the case of a soldier charged with premeditated murder for killing an alleged bomb-maker in Afghanistan.

Soldier killed as troops repel attack by insurgents disguised as aid workers

One soldier has been killed as the Nigerian Army has repelled attack by Boko Haram insurgents who disguised as humanitarian workers at Gudunbali community in Borno.
Anthony Joshua celebrates with all his belts after stopping Alexander Povetkin at Wembley Stadium on Saturday. Photo by Richard Heathcote-Getty Images

Anthony Joshua: Why I rejected $50 million offer to fight Wilder at Wembley

Anthony Joshua has explained why he and Deontay Wilder did not fight this summer at Wembley Stadium.
Xherdan Shaqiri

Liverpool back on top as Xherdan Shaqiri sinks Manchester United

Liverpool powered back to the top of the Premier League as Xherdan Shaqiri inspired a 3-1 win over bitter rivals Manchester United, while Arsenal’s 22-match unbeaten run was shattered by a shock defeat at Southampton on Sunday.
Kano Pillars retain Ahlan Cup

Kano Pillars stop Wikki Tourists to retain Ahlan Cup

Kano Pillars today retained the Ahlan Pre-Season Tournament after they beat Wikki Tourists 2-1 in the Final at the Sani Abacha Stadium in Kano.