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Ibraheem El-Zalzaky seeks court permission to go for medical in India

A Kaduna State High Court will tomorrow hear the application of the leader of Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and wife, Zeenah, seeking to travel to India for medical attention.

Labour asks workers to prepare for strike

This was as the Trade Union side of the Joint National Public Service Negotiation Council (JNPSNC) reviewed downward her demands from 66.66 percent to 30 percent for officers on grade levels 07-14 and 25 percent for officers on grade levels 15-17.
Lagos State Deputy Governor, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat (right), presenting a souvenir to the UK Minister of State for Africa, Foreign Commonwealth Office and Minister of State for Department of International Development, Rt. Hon. Harrieth Baldwin during a courtesy visit to the Deputy Governor at the Secretariat, Alausa, Ikeja, on Tuesday.

Lagos to benefit from £38m UK mobile development programme

Owing to its socio-economic and political significance as the commercial nerve centre of the country and sixth largest economy in Africa, Lagos State Government is to benefit from the United Kingdom’s thirty-eight million pounds extended programme on mobile for development in Nigeria.

24-year old comedian in court over alleged rape

A 24-year-old comedian, Iyanuloluwa Adejumobi, on Tuesday appeared in an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly raping a woman.

General Buratai: Cries suggesting insecurity is Nigeria are political

The Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, has insisted that security agencies have successfully tackled the security situation describing the cries of insecurity across Nigeria as a ‘political game.’

Ondo partners Facebook for business prospect

Ondo state government has reaffirmed its commitment to providing support for its residents as it partnered Facebook through its partners, 360 media to organize a capacity building training on digital marketing for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) owners in the state.
Isha Sesay

Nigeria reacts as reporter Isha Sesay releases book on Chibok Girls

The Nigerian Presidency has welcomed with reservations a new book titled “Beneath The Tamarind Tree”, written about the kidnapping of 270 Chibok school girls, by Isha Sesay, the ex-CNN broadcaster and now a Child Rights activist.
Bello Matawalle

Zamfara director killed by kidnappers, another abducted

The confirmation was made in a statement by Yusuf Idris, the director-general, press affairs, to Governor Bello Matawalle, in Gusau on Monday.

Nigeria records $310m funding gap for TB control

Nigeria recorded a funding gap of $310.84 million or N111.9 billion for Tuberculosis, TB, control in 2018.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has approved the appointment of Olarewaju Lasisi as his senior special adviser on media and public affairs. 3

Insecurity: We’ll give special budgetary attention to Zamfara – Speaker Gbajabiamila

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, has said that the 9th National Assembly would give special budgetary attention to the three Senatorial Districts of Zamfara State in order to resolve the issue of insecurity.
Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has warned his players to utilize all their chances in today’s Africa Cup of Nations semifinal clash against Algeria at the Cairo International Stadium.

Afcon: Amaju Pinnick, Shehu Dikko, Mohammed Sanusi pump up Super Eagles’ spirit

President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick, alongside his 2nd Vice President, Shehu Dikko and General Secretary, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi, were on Monday at the Le Meridien Cairo Airport hotel camp of the Super Eagles to ginger the players ahead of Wednesday’s third place match against Tunisia.

Pandamonium in Nasarawa as vigilance group, traders clash

The ever busy Mararaba area in Nasarawa State was, on Saturday night, thrown into confusion when members of a vigilance group stormed the area to dislodge traders that had displayed their wares under the overhead bridge.

Katsina government donates 60 bed dormitory to police school

The Katsina state Government on Sunday, donated a 60 bed dormitory complete with 4 sets of bathroom and toilet worth N16.8m to the Police Boy’s Secondary School, Mani, during their passing out parade and graduation ceremony
Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has tasked the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN) to be proactive on deepening taxation practice in Nigeria.

Governor Sanwo-Olu: Plant a tree to celebrate memorable events

Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State on Sunday urged residents to plant trees to celebrate memorarable events to ensure safer, greener environments and to save the planet from further destruction.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC calls for resignation of election tribunal chairman

The All Progressive Congress (APC) in Akwa Ibom State has called for the resignation of the chairman of the election petition tribunal for the national and state assembly election in the state.
Jude Nkem Anyaegbu

Cleric urges President Buhari to prioritise security

The Vice Provincial Vicar of the Redemptories, Vice Province of Nigeria, Very Rev. Fr Jude Anyaegbu, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to prioritise security and welfare of the citizens.

Cleric tells Nigerians to return to God

Nigerians have been tasked to return to God for the nation to experience His healing balms.
The ever busy Mararaba area in Nasarawa State was on Saturday night thrown into confusion when members of a vigilance group stormed the area to dislodge traders that had displayed their wares under the overhead bridge.

Confusion in Mararaba, as vigilance group, traders clash

The ever busy Mararaba area in Nasarawa State was on Saturday night thrown into confusion when members of a vigilance group stormed the area to dislodge traders that had displayed their wares under the overhead bridge.

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The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has advised former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate in the Feb. 23 election to come to terms with his loss at the election.

Tribunal: Witness faults results of presidential election claimed by Atiku Ababakar, PDP

A witness invited by the petitioners before the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT) has disagreed with the results of the last presidential election in Katsina State as claimed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate in the last presidential election, Atiku Abubakar.
Barcelona have agreed to sell left-back Marc Cucurella to Getafe just a day after they brought him back from Eibar.

Barcelona sell Marc Cucurella to Getafe just hours after re-signing him from Eibar

Barcelona have agreed to sell left-back Marc Cucurella to Getafe just a day after they brought him back from Eibar.
Nasir El-Rufai

Governor El-Rufai seeks assembly’s approval of N81.68 billion supplementary budget

The Kaduna State House of Assembly has began deliberations on the N81.68 billion supplementary budget forwarded to it by Gov. Nasiru El-Rufai.

Operation Lafiya Dole gets new commander as Naf redeploys senior officers in fresh shakeup

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has appointed new Branch Chiefs, redeployed two Air Officers Commanding (AOCs) and other senior officers.

Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman sentenced to life in prison

The Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman has been sentenced to life behind bars in a U.S. prison, a humbling end for a drug lord once notorious for his ability to kill, bribe or tunnel his way out of trouble.