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Transparency: Police, parliament, judiciary top list of ‘corrupt institutions’ in Nigeria

The police, parliament and judiciary top the list of the most corrupt institutions in Nigeria, according to a survey by Transparency International released, yesterday.

Osun, Supreme Court and the Violent Senator

The Supreme Court of Nigeria delivered the final judgment on Friday, July 5, in the matter of the September 22 Gubernatorial election, and the September 27 re-run in Osun State.

Official: UNICEF reestablishes child protection programme in Kaduna

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Monday that it has reestablished child protection programme in Kaduna state to promote the protection of all children against violence.

Kano government pays N30 million as dowry for 1500 brides

The Kano state governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, has on Sunday, paid the sum of thirty million naira, (N30m), for the dowry of one thousand, five hundred brides, (1500), chosen across 44 local government areas in the state.
William Okoye

Former Aso Rock chaplain loses wife

The family of Rev. William Okoye, the General Overseer of All Christians Fellowship Mission, has announced the death of his wife, Rev. Helen Titilayo Okoye.
Debbie Palmer, Head of DFID Nigeria, gave the advice in his remark at the opening ceremony of an induction of new and returning governors, organised by the NGF Secretariat on Monday in Abuja.

DFID advises federal government to invest in human capital

The UK Department for International Development (DFID), has advised Nigeria government to invest in its human capital, if it must attain it greatness.
Malawi is rolling out a malaria vaccine pilot programme for children on Tuesday in a bid to prevent the disease which kills hundreds of thousands across Africa each year.

Pioneering malaria vaccine for children to be tested in Malawi

Malawi is rolling out a malaria vaccine pilot programme for children on Tuesday in a bid to prevent the disease which kills hundreds of thousands across Africa each year.
La Campagne Tropicana Beach Resort, Ibeji-Lekki, says exploration of tourism potential in the community has generated huge employment opportunities for youths and improved fishing occupation of residents, among others.

Tourism: Exploration of potential in Ibeji-Lekki generates employment for youths – official

La Campagne Tropicana Beach Resort, Ibeji-Lekki, says exploration of tourism potential in the community has generated huge employment opportunities for youths and improved fishing occupation of residents, among others.

Katsina elections: Three abducted INEC ad-hoc staff in regain freedom

The three Independent National Electoral commission’s (INEC) adhoc staffs that were abducted on Saturday have regained their freedom.

Court declares Nigeria’s deportation of Cameroonian activists illegal

A Federal High Court in Abuja on Friday declared as illegal and unconstitutional, the deportation of 47 Cameroonians from Nigeria on January 26, 2018.
Sales at Kim Chang-bae’s hardware shop in South Korea rise every year thanks to Camp Humphreys, an enormous US military base he is frightened will close in the wake of the summit between Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump.

South Koreans fearful of ‘nightmare’ US troop withdrawal

Sales at Kim Chang-bae’s hardware shop in South Korea rise every year thanks to Camp Humphreys, an enormous US military base he is frightened will close in the wake of the summit between Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump.
The current Queen Moremi Ajasoro Cultural Pageant, Miss Adedamola Toluhi, has advised Nigerians to extend the Valentine love to the needy and less privileged.

Queen Moremi: Extend Valentine love to the needy

The current Queen Moremi Ajasoro Cultural Pageant, Miss Adedamola Toluhi, has advised Nigerians to extend the Valentine love to the needy and less privileged.

Kano lawyers shun NBA’s court boycott order

The Kano State Branch of Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) says it will not comply with its national body’s order to boycott courts nationwide from Tuesday, Jan. 29.
President Muhammadu Buhari says since 1978 when he was named the minister of petroleum till date, he has not lost interest in the oil sector.

Election: Traders promise President Buhari over 10 million votes

Nigerian traders under the auspices of Nigerian Traders For President Buhari (NTFPMB) have charged their members to mobilise their families, neighbours, and acquaintances to support and vote for President Muhammadu Buhari in the forthcoming presidential elections, even as it promised to exceed its 10 million vote mark.
Dingo

Boy mauled by pack of dingoes at Australian tourist spot

The animals "wanted blood" according to the father of six-year-old Michael Schipanski, who is currently recovering from his ordeal in hospital.
Police and firefighters at the scene

Fire at workers’ accommodation in French ski resort kills two people

Two people have been killed after a large fire broke out in the upmarket French ski resort of Courchevel.
Dennis Aghanya

Justice Onnoghen: My life is under threat – Dennis Aghanya

The Executive Secretary, Anti-Corruption and Research-based Data Initiative, Dennis Aghanya, has raised the alarm over threats to his life following his petition against Justice Walter Onnoghen for failing to declare five bank accounts with about $3m.
President Muhammadu Buhari has lauded Nigerians for curbing excessive taste for foreign products, which has positioned the country for food self-sufficiency, and resulted into savings of over $21 billion.

President Buhari: Don’t re-elect governors who failed to pay salaries

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on Nigerians not to re-elect governors who failed in their first terms, especially those who failed to pay civil servants salaries even after collecting bailouts from the federal government.

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Broadband: NCC to ensure availability of spectrum infrastructure

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says it is working on ensuring the availability of spectrum to boost broadband deployment and penetration in the country.
Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Welfare, Dr. Glory Edet, said the stipend will be N10,000 for each person

Monthly stipend for 41,000 households in Akwa Ibom

The Akwa Ibom state government says it will be giving monthly financial support to 41,000 households in the state.
Helen Oritsejafor

Helen Oritsejafor: Nigeria will find peace through dialogue

A cleric, Pastor Helen Oritsejafor, has called for a national dialogue to resolve challenges threatening the peace and unity of Nigeria, saying like a marriage the country would find peace through dialogue.
Jurgen Klopp opted to take the positives out of Liverpool's first pre-season match in the United States after the Reds fell to a 3-2 defeat to Borussia Dortmund in Indiana.

Jurgen Klopp positive despite Borussia Dortmund defeat

Jurgen Klopp opted to take the positives out of Liverpool's first pre-season match in the United States after the Reds fell to a 3-2 defeat to Borussia Dortmund in Indiana.

NYSC donates relief materials to Katsina IDPs

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) have donated relief materials including food items, medicine and clothing to internally displaced persons, who were victims of banditry attacks in Katsina.