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NRC: Train crushes beggar to death in Lagos

The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) on Monday confirmed a passenger train crushed a beggar to death at Mushin area of Lagos.

Elections postponement: Markets, shops, restaurants remain closed in Kaduna

Following earlier preparation for the Saturday presidential and National Assembly elections, traders and other businesses outlets were not expected to open in Kaduna like in any other part of the country.

FAAN: Touting in Abuja airport under watch

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), in collaboration with security agencies, have intensified effort to clampdown on touting at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja.

Hawkers of red caps smile at PDP rally in Kano

Red cap sellers on Sunday made brisk business at the Sani Abacha stadium venue of the PDP Presidential campaign rally, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, says it is the turn of Lagos State to benefit from the Federal Government after being in opposition for 16 years.

VP Osinbajo: Future of Lagos brighter with President Buhari

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, says it is the turn of Lagos State to benefit from the Federal Government after being in opposition for 16 years.
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NSCDC arrests five hawkers of SIM cards

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Kwara has arrested five suspects for allegedly hawking SIM cards and registering patrons without being accredited to do so.

NGO offers free medical care to 500 destitute, others

An organisation, Women 4 Woman, on Monday offered free medical services to 500 destitute people in Kaduna to mark the World Hand Washing Day.

NAFDAC confiscates fake products in Delta

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has confiscated some unregistered regulated products in Asaba, Delta capital.

Federal government disburses loans to over 4,000 GEEP MarketMoni beneficiaries in Edo

Edo State yesterday recorded over 4,000 beneficiaries of the Government Enterprise and Empowerment Programme (GEEP) of the federal government through the state’s edition of Micro, Small and Medium-Scale Enterprise (MSMEs) Clinic.

Hong Kong jails top activists Edward Leung for six years

Hong Kong's leading independence activist was jailed for six years on Monday for rioting and assaulting police, one of the city's harshest sentences against a democracy activist in recent years.

Bushmeat loses its appeal as Congo city fights Ebola

In the city of Mbandaka, “bushmeat” is a cheap, time-honoured form of food — monkeys, bats, antelopes, crocodiles and other species caught in the wild.

Lagos government warns against indiscriminate dumping of refuse

Lagos State Government has warned against indiscriminate dumping of refuse in the sprawling city, pointing out that it has strengthened its environmental enforcement law to deal with environmental offenders across the state.

OPL 245: A most popular oil block

The Petroleum Act 1969 (as amended) grants powers to the Ministry of Petroleum, acting through the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) to administer the licensing of oil blocks in the country.

Police arrest five currency hawkers in Ogun

The Ogun State Police Command says it has arrested five persons in different parts of the state for allegedly hawking naira notes.

Bill on prohibition of street begging, hawking in Imo scales second reading

A bill to prohibit street begging, hawking and purchase of goods on the road in Imo passed second reading at Imo State House of Assembly on Tuesday.

Governor El-Rufai committee deceiving Nigerians on restructuring – Shehu Sani

A senator of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Shehu Sani, has criticised the report of a committee constituted by the party to look into the issue of restructuring.

Fuel scarcity bites harder in Ilorin

A combined team of security agencies have arrested seven hawkers of petrol in Ilorin as the scarcity of the product continues to bite harder in the Kwara capital.

Police arrest 7 for sale of Naira notes, confiscate N4 million

The Police in Anambra State have arrested seven persons in Onitsha and its environ for hawking and sale of naira notes.

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PenCom directs PFAs to implement pension enhancement for retirees

The National Pension Commission, PenCom, on Monday directed Pension Fund Administrators to implement pension enhancement for retirees on Programmed Withdrawal under the Contributory Pension Scheme.
Reiner Jesus in training with the Brazil U23 team Lucas Figueiredo - Official Photographer of the Brazilian National Football Team

Real Madrid complete signing of Brazilian attacking midfielder

Real Madrid have completed the signing of teenage Brazilian prospect Reinier from Flamengo on a six-and-a-half-year deal, the Spanish giants announced on Monday.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has deployed 1,400 corps members to Gombe State for the 2019 Batch B Stream II orientation course.

NYSC member down with Lassa fever in Delta

A male youth corps member (name withheld) serving in Delta State has been diagnosed with the Lassa fever virus.
In the aftermath of the European Parliament, the legislative hand of the European Union (EU), having said that no progress has been made in the war against Boko Haram in Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari said things were a lot better. 6

Counterinsurgency: Things are a lot better – President Buhari tells Boris Johnson

In the aftermath of the European Parliament, the legislative hand of the European Union (EU), having said that no progress has been made in the war against Boko Haram in Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari said things were a lot better.
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17 people killed in Katsina road crash

The Katsina State Police Command has confirmed 17 persons killed in a road crash at Yardudu village, Mashi Local Government Area of Katsina State.