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New evidence obtained by BBC Africa Eye contradicts the official explanation for the cause of an explosion which killed 23 people and destroyed a girls boarding school in Lagos, Nigeria.

Lagos explosion: BBC Africa Eye uncovers new evidence contradicting official position

New evidence obtained by BBC Africa Eye contradicts the official explanation for the cause of an explosion which killed 23 people and destroyed a girls boarding school in Lagos, Nigeria.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Eid-el-Kabir: Police record zero crime in Niger

The Police Command in Niger on Monday said it recorded no crimes during and immediately after the Eid-el-Kabir celebrations in the state.
Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umaru Ganduje

Kano cancels Eid-del-Kabir festivities

The Kano State Government has ordered the cancelation of traditional Sallah festivities in this year’s Eid-del-Kabir in the state, as part of efforts to consolidate on the success achieved in the fight against Covid-19 and relaxation of lockdown in many states of the federation.
Kano State government has ordered the cancellation of the traditional Sallah festivities to mark Eid-del-Kabir in the State.

Kano cancels 2020 Sallah festivities

Kano State government has ordered the cancellation of the traditional Sallah festivities to mark Eid-del-Kabir in the State.

Government palliatives cannot go round – council chief

The Chairman of Bosso Local Government Area in Niger State, Architect Abubakar Gomna has urged Nigerians not to deceive themselves on government palliatives.
Worried by the rise in banditry in parts of the state in the last two months, Niger State Governor Abubakar Sani Bello has declared an all-out war on the armed criminals terrorising the state.

Govenror Sani-Bello pardons 46 inmates in Niger

Niger State Governor Abubakar Bello has granted an unconditional pardon to 46 inmates in various Correctional Centres in the state.

Bandits kill 6, displace 600, rustle over 500 cattle in Niger

Armed bandits have again raided two local government areas of Niger State, killing no fewer than six people.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest armed robbery suspects in Niger

The Police Command in Niger has arrested one suspect in connection with armed robbery in Magama Local Government Area (LGA) of the state.
The Federal Ministry of Health through the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has formally announced the inclusion of three new laboratories into the national yellow fever-measles-rubella laboratory network 7

Nigeria announces three new laboratories for yellow fever, measles and rubella

The Federal Ministry of Health through the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has formally announced the inclusion of three new laboratories into the national yellow fever/measles/rubella laboratory network. The three new laboratories are the University of Benin Teaching Hospital, Edo, University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Enugu and NCDC National Reference Laboratory, Abuja.
The Federal Medical Centre (FMC) Yenagoa on Tuesday organised a free medical outreach for the people of Yenaka, its host community, in Yenagoa Local Government Area of Bayelsa.

FMC Yenagoa marks 20th anniversary with free medical outreach

The Federal Medical Centre (FMC) Yenagoa on Tuesday organised a free medical outreach for the people of Yenaka, its host community, in Yenagoa Local Government Area of Bayelsa.

1,000 people benefit from free surgical intervention in Lagos

No fewer than one thousand people, including children have benefited from the free surgical intervention offered by the Lagos State Government and a non-governmental organisation, BOSKOH Lagos Healthcare Mission.
Umar Nasko

Umar Nasko: I cannot be intimidated

The Peoples Democratic Party Governorship (PDP) candidate for next year’s election, Alhaji Mohammed Umar Nasko, has said he cannot be intimidated by the Governor Abubakar Sani Bello-led administration as he is determined to liberate the people of Niger State from the hardship inflicted by the All Progressive Congress (APC) government in the past three years.

ADC inaugurates governorship campaign committee in Niger

The African Democratic Congress (ADC) in Niger State Monday inaugurated a 50-man governorship campaign committee where the party promised to focus its attention on the reform of the entire education sector in the state.
Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger State

Abubakar Sani-Bello signs 2019 appropriation bill

Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello, on Wednesday signed into law the 2019 appropriation bill at the Government House, Minna, the state capital.
Twenty-eight people were injured when a tram derailed and overturned in Lisbon.

Twenty-eight people injured in Lisbon tram crash

Twenty-eight people were injured when a tram derailed and overturned in Lisbon.

Yellow fever: Federal government to vaccinate 26.2 million people

The federal government, in partnership with the World Health Organization (WHO), Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance and UNICEF, has kicked off the second phase of yellow fever campaign in the country as it targets 26.2 million people.

NCC warns against damage of infrastructure

Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has warned against vandalism of telecommunication infrastructure, stressing that the act is compromising federal government’s efforts toward achieving 30 per cent broadband penetration in 2018.
Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger State

Niger government denies Chief of Staff’s suspension

The Niger state government has described a report of purported suspension of the Chief of Staff to the Governor of Niger state as untrue and false.

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Juventus suspend youth sector activities due to virus cases

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#EndSARS: Attacks on protesters dangerous, unconstitutional – CSOs

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#EndSARS: Rainoil chief not attacked in Asaba – management

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Manchester United new boy, Edinson Cavani, remains one of the best strikers in the world, according to Paris St Germain head coach, Thomas Tuchel.

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