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Police smash child trafficking syndicate in Lagos

Police in Lagos had smashed a syndicate that specialise in trafficking physically challenged children from the northern part of Nigeria to Lagos State for begging.

Sudan teen files appeal against death sentence – lawyer

A Sudanese teenager sentenced to death for killing her husband after he allegedly raped her has filed an appeal, her lawyer said on Thursday.

General Nicholas: Wrong narratives undermining military operations against Boko Haram

The Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, Maj-Gen. Rogers Nicholas, has lamented that a wrong narrative about the ongoing war on terror is undermining the operation and misrepresenting it in the public domain.

Three Nigerians shortlisted for 2018 Caine Prize

Other shortlisted writers includes South Africa’s Stacy Hardy for her short story, ‘Involution’ and Kenya’s Makena Onjerika for ‘Fanta Blackcurrant’.

Lagos to conduct another free medical mission

Lagos State will on Tuesday embark on another free medical mission for the screening and treatment of residents for common ailments, including eye and dental care.

NHRC receives 46 cases in one month in Kano

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), North-West Zonal Office, Kano on Wednesday said it received 46 cases in March.

Senator Nwachukwu: Only restructuring can unite Nigeria

Sen (Gen.) Ike Nwachukwu, rtd, Saturday said that only restructuring can unite Nigeria, calling for devolution of power at the centre to improve security and Nigeria’s economy.

President Buhari’s government full of failure, needless blame game – Ex-President Obasanjo

The former President spoke at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL), Abeokuta, while receiving a joint delegation of Nigeria Young Professionals Forum (NYPF) and New Nigeria 2019.

Ex-President Obasanjo encourages women to participate more in politics

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo delivered a lecture at the 14th Annual Lecture of Women in Management, Business, and Public Service (WIMBIZ), a non-governmental organisation, in Lagos.

Femi Fani-Kayode: Do not become evil to fight evil

I see Femi Fani-Kayode as a comrade of mine even though he has had occasion in the past to attack me. But I have moved on from that and I hope both FFK and Mark Zuckerberg have too.

UN: Nigeria calls for support to women development programme

The issue of women development has not been given due attention in most regions and countries of the world. In Africa, the women development agenda, is at best, relegated to the background.

Group seeks media support on blood donation

The Bauchi State Coordinator of MamaYe – Evidence for Action (E4A), an NGO, Mr Gideon Poki, has called on journalists to enlightenment and mobilise the public on the advantages of safe blood donation.

Police arrest woman for burning 10-year-old maid with hot iron

The Lagos State Police Command on Friday recorded another case of man’s inhumanity to man.

ECOWAS, CSOs partner to curb drug abuse in West Africa

The Economic Community of West African States has collaborated with civil society organizations to curb drug and substance abuse in six West African countries.

West Ham suspend recruitment chief amid discrimination claim

West Ham have suspended their director of player recruitment Tony Henry amid claims of discrimination.

President Buhari in Addis Ababa for AU summit

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, for the 30th summit of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU).

President Buhari departs for Addis Ababa to attend 30th AU summit

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday departed Abuja for Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to participate at the 30th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU).

2019: I will contest under PDP – Prof. Adesanya-Davies

A presidential aspirant, Prof. Olufunmilayo Adesanya-Davies, has said she will contest under the Peoples Democratic Party.

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Five-day-old twins burnt to death in hospital

The hospital says it is still carrying out investigations since last week it happened, but negligence is suspected.

NCP: Prayer greatest gift moslems can offer Nigeria now

Anambra State chapter of the National Conscience Party (NCP) says the greatest gift Moslems can offer Nigeria at this point in time is prayer.

Official: Croatia loss costs Super Eagles at least $20,000 each

Super Eagles failure to win the 2018 World Cup opening match against Croatia meant the entire team [players and backroom staff] missed out on huge bonuses – at least $20,000) [7.2 Million Naira] each and this was outside the $50,000 from Aiteo for every unreplied goals.

World Cup: Diego Maradona fears for Argentina against Super Eagles

Argentine football legend Diego Maradona has expressed his fears for the Albiceleste, stating they will have serious problems against Nigeria if they replicate the performance which saw them draw 1-1 with debutants Iceland in their opening Group D game at the 2018 World Cup on Saturday.

Bauchi government apologises to civil servants over pay day omission

The Bauchi State Government has apologised to civil servants whose their names were omitted during the payment of the last month’s salaries in the state.