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June 12: Governor Dickson urges President Buhari to restructure Nigeria

Bayelsa State Governor Henry Seriake Dickson, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for immortalizing the winner of the June 12, 1993 presidential election, Chief MKO Abiola with the highest award of Grand Commander of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, GCFR.

Report: Zimbabwe electoral body tells opposition parties to ‘back off’

Zimbabwe's electoral body has reportedly said that it would not be pressured into disclosing who the suppliers of ballot papers for this year's crunch elections are.

Ex-Governor Kayode ‎Fayemi accuses Ekiti govt of frustrating efforts to get panel report

A former Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has accused the State Government of frustrating efforts to obtain the report of the panel that indicted him.

Federal govt makes use of National ID compulsory – NIMC

The Federal Government has approval the gazette of supplementary regulations for the mandatory use of the National Identity Number (NIN), and other identification platforms.

I am well, not dead – Ibrahim El-Zakzaky

The spiritual leader of Shiites, Sheik Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, who has been in detention since December 2015 has denied social media reports that he was dead.

Turkey sacks 2,766 civil servants over ‘terror’ links

Turkey has dismissed 2,766 people from their posts in state institutions over alleged links to "terror" organisations, according to an emergency decree published in the country's official legal database.

Egypt puts more than 350 people on terrorism list

Egypt has put the names of more than 350 people, including prominent Muslim Brotherhood figures, on its terrorism list.

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PFN kicks as court condemns 5 Christians to death for killing herdsman

The Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) has kicked against the Yola High Court ruling sentencing five Christians to death for allegedly killing a herdsman.

Benue Muslims urges federal government to support ranching

The Muslim community in Benue State has urged the Federal Government be steadfast in its support for ranching of livestock especially cattle as earlier endorsed by the National Economic Council (NEC).

Colombia’s Carlos Sanchez sent off in defeat to Japan

Japan got their World Cup campaign off to the perfect start with a 2-1 win over Colombia, who suffered the tournament's first red card after only three minutes.

VC: More than 70% of LASU budget spent on diesel

The Lagos State University (LASU) says it spent more than 70 per cent of its annual budget on purchase of diesel due to epileptic power supply to the institution.

CAN warns federal government against recruiting repentant Boko Haram terrorists into Army, Police

Following reports of plans by the federal government to recruit repentant Boko Haram terrorists into the Nigerian Army and the Police, the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) Tuesday warned the federal government against such plan.