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Philanthropist inaugurates foundation for indigent in Enugu

A US-based philanthropist, Mr Afamefuna Atu, on Sunday, launched an empowerment foundation to cater for the needs of the indigent in Enugu State.
David Luiz has reportedly won a court battle against a construction company that called him “amateur” and used a photo of him crying in one of their adverts.

David Luiz wins legal battle against company for using pic of him crying

David Luiz has reportedly won a court battle against a construction company that called him “amateur” and used a photo of him crying in one of their adverts.

NAPTIP: We have secured over 500 convictions, rescued over 18,000 victims

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has secured the conviction of over 500 traffickers and rescued over 18,000 victims across the country from 2004 till date.

Benue governor’s chief of staff recovers from coronavirus

Recall that Orbunde was among 33 family and aides of Governor Samuel Ortom who tested positive for the virus first week of July. He immediately made his status known and subsequently went into self isolation to commence treatment.

Child health expert tasks women on measures against coronavirus

She urged women to deploy their roles as main drivers and organisers of social gatherings to impress it upon other members of our society the need to postpone social functions, so as to reduce the possibility of the spread of the dreaded virus.
The kidnapped wife of a traditional ruler in Oyo State, Funbi Ojo, has regained freedom from her abductors.

Fear as abductors of Senator Dariye’s father stop communication with family

There is a palpable fear among family and friends of the former Governor of Plateau State, Senator Joshua Dariye as kidnappers who abducted Pa Defwan Dariye, the father of the former governor have stopped communication with the family.
Fahim Saleh, the Bangladeshi-American tech investor and founder of Nigerian startup Gokada, was found dead and dismembered in his New York apartment in Manhattan’s Lower East Side on Tuesday (July 14).

Police: Gokada’s founder murder financially motivated

Fresh facts have emerged that the gruesome killing of Gokada founder and Chief Executive Officer, Fahim Saleh, was “financially motivated”.
The youths warned against inducement of delegates for the party’s primaries if the party really wants to win the election, and vowed to resist the alleged financial inducement being made by Deputy Governor of the State, Hon. Agboola Ajayi, to woo party members to support his aspiration.

Ondo guber: Disqualified PDP aspirant declares support for defected deputy governor

Disqualified aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party in Ondo state, Chief Bamidele Akingboye, has declared his support for the defected deputy governor, Hon Agboola Ajayi.

EFCC: More troubles for Ibrahim Magu as new facts on re-looting of recovered funds,...

The suspended acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr Ibrahim Magu, may be facing fresh cases of alleged re-looting of funds recovered by the commission as well as bribery.

Church excommunicates cleric over attempt to sleep with woman

The Redeemed Christian Church of God has excommunicated an assistant pastor of the church in Akure, Ondo State, Mr Gideon Bakare.
The Senate has described as “erroneous” report that it approved fresh loan of N850 billion at the plenary on Tuesday.

Senators urge government to rename Ibadan Airport after Abiola Ajimobi

Nigerian Senators on Tuesday called on the Federal Government to immortalise former Governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, by renaming the Ibadan Airport after him.
The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by Governor Godwin Obaseki to investigate the construction of the Edo Specialist Hospital and supply of equipment has indicted former governor, Adams Oshiomhole.

Governor Obaseki wins Edo PDP guber ticket

Declaring the result, the Election Committee Chairman, Senator Bala Mohammed and governor of Bauchi State, said governor Goodwin Obaseki polled a total of 1,952 votes to emerge party’s governorship candidate in the forthcoming governorship election in the state.
Music artiste Oladapo Oyebanjo aka D’Banj has demanded N100m from Miss Seyitan Babatayo who accused him of raping her in a hotel room on December 30, 2018.

Seyitan Babatayo: D’Banj wants me to claim rape accusations were publicity stunt

Seyitan Babatayo, the lady who accused Musician, Oladapo Oyebanjo aka D’Banj of rape, says the musician met with her in person and asked her to tell Nigerians that the accusations were a mere publicity stunt.

Former Edo speaker resigns from APC

Adjoto, who made this known in an interview with newsmen on Monday in Benin, said that he took the decision after deeply consulting with his conscience, family, friends and his teeming supporters.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Family tackles police over death of man in detention

The family members of Godwin Chukwudi Julius, who died under detention by the Nigeria Police’s State Criminal Intelligence Investigation Department, SCIID, Panti, Lagos, are asking for an explanation on his death.

Bauchi Hisbah reconciles 774, prosecutes 20 cases

The Sharia Commission in Bauchi State said it received a total of 886 cases, reconciled 774 and prosecuted 20 between January and June.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Lady who accused D’banj of rape detained by police

Seyitan Babatayo, the lady who accused singer, Dbanj, of raping her in a Victoria Island, Lagos hotel room, is in police custody, according to tweets Wednesday by investigative journalist, Kiki Mordi.
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President Buhari mourns as APC chairman in South Africa dies

President Muhammadu Buhari in a statement on Wednesday by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, said he received the news of Abe’s death with sadness.

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UNICEF: Breastfeeding still best for mothers, babies

As Nigeria joined the rest of the world to celebrate this Year’s World Breastfeeding Week starting from August to 7th, the United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, has urged mothers to continue to breastfeed their babies while observing all necessary safety and hygiene precautions during the COVID-19 pandemic.

NDDC audit: Senator Kalu asks National Assembly to focus on missing funds

Senate Chief Whip, Sen. Orji Kalu, has said that the ongoing audit of the operations of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), should focus on missing funds rather than projects awarded and completed by contractors.

Medical expert tasks Nigerians on hepatitis test

Dr Olumuyiwa Balogun-Oluwa, the Deputy Medical Director of Ijede General Hospital in Ikorodu, Lagos State, has advised Nigerians to go for hepatitis test to ensure early detection of the virus.
The President of All Farmers Association of Nigeria, AFAN, Architect Ibrahim Kabir, Saturday, warned that without adequate food the Coronavirus, COVID-19, situation will worsen as government fights to contain its spread in the country.

AFAN: We‘ve yet to feel impact of Cross River governor’s agricultural revolution

Mr Etim Nakanda, the Chairman of All Famers Association of Nigeria (AFAN), Cross River Chapter, says farmers in the state have yet to feel the impact of Gov. Ben Ayade’s agricultural revolution programme.

PCN seals 808 illegal pharmaceutical premises – registrar

Dr Elijah Mohammed, Registrar, Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN), says the council has sealed 808 illegal pharmaceutical premises during the month of July.