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The Nasiru Haladu Danu Medical Mission Foundation kicked off its free medical mission in Dutse the Jigawa State capital.

Foundation reaches out to 5,000 as medical mission kicks off in Jigawa

The three-day exercise which began with a Gala Night at the Dutse residence of the founder of the foundation, Alhaji Nasiru Haladu Danu; witnessed a large turnout of dignitaries from within and outside Jigawa State.

NYSC speaks on ‘killing’ of Almajiri boy by corps member

The Coordinator, National Youth Service Corps in Kano State, Alhaji Ladan Baba, has debunked rumours going round on the social media that a Corps member serving in Bebeji Local Government Area of the state beat an Almajiri boy to death.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says no amount of media campaign against its Chairman, Mr Ibrahim Magu will stop the prosecution of the former President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki.

Court orders interim forfeiture of Senator Saraki’s property

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday, October 21, 2019, ordered the interim forfeiture of two mighty properties located in Ikoyi area of Lagos State belonging to the immediate past Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki to the Federal Government of Nigeria.
A Zuba Chief Magistrate Court in Abuja has adjourned the trial of Senator Elisha Abbo, the lawmaker charged for allegedly assaulting a nursing mother in a sex toy shop in Abuja.

PDP, Mubi North detaches self from press conference against Senator Ishaku Abbo

Mubi North Local Government stakeholders of the People’s Democracy Party (PDP) in Adamawa state denied being a part of a Press Conference against the Senator Ishaku Abbo who is representing Northern Part of the state.
Gov. Abubakar Sani-Bello of Niger has urged the Muslim Ummah to pray for peace, unity and security for meaningful development in the country.

[email protected]: Niger government urges Nigerians to shun fake news, hate speech

Alhaji Ibrahim Matane, the Secretary to the Niger State Government (SSG) has urged Nigerians to shun fake news and hate speech for peace, progress and political stability in the country.
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240 Tennis players enter for 2019 Lagos Open championship

At least 240 players across 57 countries of the world have signified their interest to be part of this year’s Lagos Open Tennis Championship according to a statement issued by the organisers on Tuesday.
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CAN faults eviction order on 100-year-old Kaduna church

The Kaduna State Chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria has raised the alarm over a purported eviction order handed down to one of its churches in Zaria, Kaduna State.
At the just concluded Forum organised by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), key speakers Tony O. Elumelu, Founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation and Peter Maurer, President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) proffered entrepreneurship as the most sustainable solution to accelerating Africa’s transformation. During a one-on-one conversation at the event, both speakers called for a new private-sector-led approach to humanitarian development in Africa.

ICRC: Why we are partnering Tony Elumelu Foundation

Mr. Maurer said: “On one side, it is important that we assist and protect people when they are disrupted by violence and war. But what brought me together with Tony is not the white shirt and the blue suit, it is his deep conviction that with longer and protracted conflict we need to bring people much earlier into independence.”
Simon Lalong

COFSSHA: We went through hell to secure state assembly autonomy

The Conference of Former Speakers of the State Houses of Assembly in Nigeria (COFSSHA) said it went through hell to secure autonomy for State Houses of Assembly.
The Executive Governor Of Zamfara, Dr Muhammad Bello Matawalle Maradun, has approved promotions of over 6709 teachers under the Zamfara State Universal Basic Education Board.

Zamfara governor approves promotion of 6709 teachers

Reacting to the promotion, Danmadami said: “I on behalf of all our teachers and staff extend our heartfelt appreciation to you and your Government and further assure you of our unflinching support for you and your Government. We will never relent in praying for you sir.”

Plateau council poll: Youths beg governor to swear-in PDP candidate

Plateau youths under the umbrella of Taroh Concern Youths for Justice and Good Governance, have begged Governor Simon Lalong to prevail on the sacked chairman of Langtang North Local Government Area, Hon. Nanlok, Amos Kparnim, to accept the ruling of the election tribunal and withdraw the injunction filed at the State High Court, Jos.

National Archives in ‘very sorry state’ – historians

The National Archives of Nigeria, especially those in Ibadan, Enugu and Kaduna, are currently in a very sorry state, foremost historians in Nigeria have told the Federal Government.

Police charge journalist Agba Jalingo with terrorism for criticising Cross River governor

A journalist and activist, Mr. Agba Jalingo, has been charged with terrorism for criticising the Governor of Cross River State, Ben Ayade.
A Nigerian journalist, Agba Jalingo, who has been in police detention for over a week, over a report about an alleged diversion of N500 million by the Cross River governor, has been charged with treason.

Detained journalist charged with treason for criticising Cross River governor

A Nigerian journalist, Agba Jalingo, who has been in police detention for over a week, over a report about an alleged diversion of N500 million by the Cross River governor, has been charged with treason.

Ekiti governor’s aide bags UN award

Governor Kayode Fayemi’s Special Adviser on Development Partnership, Mrs. Margaret Taiwo Fagboyo, has been conferred with a leadership award by the United Nations.
Simon Lalong

Plateau youths applauds governor for sustained peace, security

Plateau Youths under the umbrella of Youth for Productive Change (YPC), have applauded Plateau State Governor and Chairman of Northern Governor’s Forum (NGF), Barr. Simon Lalong for strengthening peace and security in the state through the creation of Plateau Peace Building Agency.
Fans of Owerri based Premier league side Heartland, are hoping that the coming of Fidelis Ilechukwu as coach of the side will mark a return to winning ways when the Nazi Millionaires were too hot for comfort.

Imo governor unveils ex-MFM boss as Heartland coach

Imo State Governor Chukwuemeka Ihedioha unveiled former MFM FC manager Fidelis Ilechukwu as new head Heartland coach ahead of the new season.
MFM Coach Fidelis Ilechukwu has stated that his side still has a lot of work to do following their 1-0 loss to Enugu Rangers on Sunday.

Heartland to unveil Fidelis Ilechukwu August 5

Executive Governor of Imo State, Rt. Hon. Emeka Ihedioha, will on Monday August 5 unveil Fidelis Ilechukwu as the new technical adviser of the state owned Heartland FC.

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Border closure: Inflation will be moderate in three months – central bank chief

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