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Xenophobia: Don’t buy looted Shoprite, other shops’ items – Police warn Nigerians

The police have cast a dragnet to apprehend those who would buy items looted from stores and shops during Tuesday’s protests against xenophobic attacks against Nigerians and other nationals in South Africa.

Taraba killings: Police, Army blame game not helping against security challenges – NMA

The chairman of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) in Abuja, Ekpe Phillips, has blamed the intractable security challenges in the country on lack of coordination among security operatives.

Polio immunisation: Enugu government targets 300,000 children

Enugu State Ministry of Health says 300,000 children between ages of zero and five years would be immunised in the ongoing statewide special polio immunisation.

Man rapes daughter to confirm her virginity

A 37-year-old guard, Wasiu Orilonise, has publicly confessed that he raped his 15-year-old daughter for verification of her virginity and protection.
Philip Shaibu

Edo completes verification of students, to reopen shut schools

The Edo State Government has said that it has completed the reorganisation of the administrative structures and verification of students of Ihogbe College and Oba Akenzua Secondary School, both in Benin City and would soon reopen the schools for regular academic activities.

Igbo Day: Southeast governors, Ohanaeze, Alaigbo group are saboteurs – IPOB

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has declared that South East Governors Forum, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, and Ala-Igbo Development Foundation (ADF) are saboteurs working against the collective interest of Ndigbo for their personal benefits.

Imo monarchs demand implementation of Niger Delta master plan

Traditional Rulers from the oil producing communities in Ohaji/Egbema Council Area of Imo State on Friday called on the Federal to fully implement the Niger Delta Master plan.

WFA: Appropriate feeding practices for children lacking in Nigeria

A group, Wellbeing Foundation Africa (WFA), on Monday said appropriate feeding practices for children was still lacking among Nigerians, thus bringing about the prevalence of malnutrition in the country.
Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has accused former president Olusegun Obasanjo of ceding Bakassi to Cameroon for selfish reasons.

Adams Oshiomhole: Ex-President Obasanjo ceded Bakassi to Cameroon because of Nobel prize

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has accused former president Olusegun Obasanjo of ceding Bakassi to Cameroon for selfish reasons.
Israa al-Ghomgham

Human rights groups warn that Saudi Arabia may behead female activist

Saudi Arabia’s public prosecutor has sought the death penalty against five human rights activists, including a prominent female rights defender, campaigners said Wednesday.
Alex Jones

Apple, Facebook, Spotify delete content of US conspiracy theorist Alex Jones

Apple on Monday deleted most of the podcasts of the far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, while Facebook removed four of his online pages which the social media platform accused of “glorifying violence.”
Former Vice President Atiku Abubarkar

Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar: Coalition MoU signals end of negative change in Nigeria

Former Vice President Atiku Abubarkar says the signing of Memorandum of Understanding amongst the various opposition parties will end negative change in the country.

Father’s Day: Cleric wants fathers to be responsible

Pastor Fred Odekhian of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Court of His Majesty, on Sunday, advised fathers to live responsibly and shun divorce in order to raise morally upright children.

Official: Benin accident victims not JOHESU members

The Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) says none of its members was involved in an auto crash over the weekend in Benin City.

Vigils, marches, prayers for fourth anniversary of Chibok kidnap

Parents of the missing Chibok schoolgirls on Saturday marked the fourth anniversary of their daughters’ kidnapping by Boko Haram, renewing calls for their release and thousands of others seized in the bloody conflict in northeast Nigeria.

Guns not to blame for Texas church shooting – Donald Trump

President Donald Trump said the United States was living in "dark times" as it grieved Monday a shooting massacre at a Texas church, but with calls for stricter gun control reinvigorated, he insisted the latest tragedy "isn't a guns situation."

Liberia election: Sole female candidate MacDella Cooper cautions against violence

MacDella Cooper, the only female candidate in Tuesday’s presidential election in Liberia, on Monday joined hundreds of peace advocates at a concert for a violence-free poll.

Buhari too slow in fulfilling electoral promises – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has criticised the slow pace at which the present administration of Muhammadu Buhari is taking to fulfill its promises to Nigerians.

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APC says no mass defection of members to PDP in Zamfara

The All Progressives Congress (APC), has said that there was no mass defection of its members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Zamfara as alleged by the State Government.

Senator Omo-Agege: Tam David-West a grat patriot

Even now that he has passed on to eternal realms, Prof. Tamunoemi Sokari David-West will forever be remembered as a great patriot and intellectual of formidable standing at home and abroad, Deputy President of the Senate Ovie Omo-Agege has said.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan sharply criticised his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah el-Sisi after the recent execution of nine people in Egypt, saying he refused to talk to someone like him.

Recep Erdogan: Turkey has opened gates for IS, to send more militants to Europe

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan lashed out at the European Union (EU) over its repeated threat of sanctions, warning that Turkey would “open the gates” for more Islamic State militants to be sent to Europe.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, presiding over the plenary in the upper chamber on Thursday, 3rd October, 2019.

Senate proposes bill to establish agency for hate speech

The Senate has introduced a bill which seeks to establish a federal government agency to check hate speech in the country.
Arsenal’s Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang reacts at the end of the English Premier League football match between Leicester City and Arsenal at King Power Stadium in Leicester, central England on November 9, 2019. (Photo by Oli SCARFF / AFP)

Premier League sharpshooters in Africa as CAN qualifying begins

English Premier League sharpshooters Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah flew to Africa this week, seeking goals as 2021 Cup of Nations (CAN) qualifying kicks off.