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A former Deputy National Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Babayo Gamawa, has passed away.

Governor Mohammed, others attend Senator Gamawa’s funeral prayer

Senator Babayo Garba Gamawa has been buried on Saturday at his hometown, Gamawa, the headquarters of Gamawa local government area of Bauchi State.
President of the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN), Francis Olabode Johnson, has passes on.

PENGASSAN confirms Olabode Johnson’s demise

The National President of the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN), Comrade Francia Olabode Johnson, has died.
Ibrahim Yakubu Lame

President Buhari mourns ex-minister Ibrahim Lame

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent condolences to family of Dr Ibrahim Yakubu Lame, who was a frontline leader of All Progressives Congress (APC) and former Minister of Police Affairs.

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.
Bishop Lanre Obembe

President Buhari consoles Christendom over Bishop Obembe’s demise

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent heartfelt condolence to the family, relations, friends, and to Christendom in general, on the passage of Bishop Lanre Obembe.
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Donald Trump: I’m a young, vibrant man

Two septuagenarian grandfathers are sparring over who possess more relative youthful vigor, as US President Donald Trump and former vice president Joe Biden circle each other in one of the first overt faceoffs of the US’ 2020 presidential contest.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has petitioned France, Germany, European Union, United States of America and United Kingdom over alleged undemocratic actions and infractions of President Muhammadu Buhari.

Atiku Abubakar condemns killings in Nigeria

Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, defeated Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned the killings in some parts of Nigeria which he said were portraying the nation in bad light.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Atiku Abubakar: British aid worker killing not true reflection of Nigeria

Former Nigeria vice president Atiku Abubakar Monday told the United Kingdom (UK) that the recent killings in Kaduna were not a true reflection of the country’s character but works of criminals.
The family of Faye Mooney, a 29-year-old British aid worker killed in Nigeria by kidnappers, have paid tribute to her bravery and belief in societal change that “took her to places others feared”.

British tourist killed in Kaduna identified

The woman killed during the recent attack on Kajuru Castle has been named by the British high commission as Faye Mooney.

NDLEA arrest 182 suspects for drug abuse, trafficking in Katsina

The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Command in Katsina state says it arrested no fewer than 182 suspected drug dealers from January 2019 to date.

How I survived two suicide bomb attacks in Maiduguri – amputee

A 22-year-old amputee, Yahuza Mohammad, said he survived two separate bomb attacks coordinated by Boko Haram suicide bombers at Muna Garage area of Maiduguri.
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.

Lagos police chief visits slain Kolade Johnson’s family

Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Zubairu Muazu, has reportedly paid condolence visit to the family of Kolade Johnson, a youthful football fan who was shot dead by men of the Anti-Cultism Squad.
A second woman has accused former US Vice President Joe Biden of inappropriate touching, just as the Democrat heavyweight is considering launching a campaign for the 2020 presidency.

Second woman accuses Joe Biden of inappropriate touching

A second woman has accused former US Vice President Joe Biden of inappropriate touching, just as the Democrat heavyweight is considering launching a campaign for the 2020 presidency.
Prof. Shehu Alhaji-Musa, Vice-Chancellor, Kano State University of Science and Technology, Wudil, on Saturday says the best educated person is he, who acquired knowledge and impacted positively on the society.

Best educated person is who benefits society – vice-chancellor

Prof. Shehu Alhaji-Musa, Vice-Chancellor, Kano State University of Science and Technology, Wudil, on Saturday says the best educated person is he, who acquired knowledge and impacted positively on the society.
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Rivers elections: AAC deputy governorship candidate resigns

The deputy governorship candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC) in Rivers state, Akpo Yeeh, has announced his resignation from the party.

Student electrocuted during rainstorm in Enugu

The Nsukka Catholic Diocese has confirmed the death of a student, allegedly electrocuted on Thursday night at the Queen of Rosary Secondary School, Nsukka, Enugu state.
Multichoice, organiser of the Big Brother Naija, has revealed the names of ten shortlisted candidates likely to make it to the house for the 2019 edition of the reality TV show. #BBNaija

Names of 10 finalists for #BBNaija 2019 edition released

Multichoice, organiser of the Big Brother Naija, has revealed the names of ten shortlisted candidates likely to make it to the house for the 2019 edition of the reality TV show.

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The State Security Service (SSS), self-styled as the Department of State Services (DSS), is the primary domestic intelligence agency of Nigeria.

DSS warns against fake recruitment rumour

The Department of State Services (DSS), has warned Nigerians to beware of the false advertisement trending on the social media that the service is recruiting, urging them to treat it as scam by fraudsters to swindle unsuspecting members of the public, particularly job applicants.
Tanzania coach Emmanuel Amuneke has named 15-year-old Kelvin John Pius in his preliminary 39-man squad for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.

Emmanuel Amuneke: Tanzania can qualify from difficult AFCON group

Tanzania head coach Emmanuel Amuneke said that his side will give everything to reach the second round at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations finals in Egypt.
Shuaibu Ibrahim NYSC

NYSC: We‘ll turn new corps members into employers of labour

As prospective corps members resume camping next week, the Director General, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brid-Gen Shuaibu Ibrahim, has promised to adopt schemes that would make the new corps members employers of labour at the end of their one year compulsory service.
Egrets surround a group of cows as they gather on the top a rubbish pile at a waste dump in Meulaboh, Aceh province on Jun 8, 2019. (AFP-Chaideer Mahyuddin)

Indonesia returns five containers of waste to United States

Indonesia has returned five containers of rubbish to the United States and will not become a “dumping ground”, officials said on Saturday, the latest Southeast Asian country to return imported waste.

Mediterranean countries ramp up efforts to find missing migrants

Mediterranean countries have said they have taken a key step towards finding out the fate of thousands of migrants — many fleeing Syria’s war — who have gone missing while trying to reach Europe.