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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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The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has said the state government has invested a staggering sum of N4.5 billion to shore up school enrolment in the last 11 months he returned as the state chief executive.

NAPTIP warns youths against social media marriages

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has warned youths against engaging in social media and Internet marriages.
The Controller of the Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Correctional Service, Emmanuel Okoro, on Thursday refuted reports by a section of the media which claimed there was a jail break at the Keffi Old Prison.

Court remands butcher who ‘raped 25-year-old’

An Upper Area Court, Mpape, on Monday, ordered that a 34-year-old butcher, Abu Mohammed, who allegedly raped a 25-year-old woman, be remanded in a correctional facility in Keffi, Nasarawa State.
The royal family of Ogwashi-Uku Kingdom in Aniocha South Local Government Area of Delta State has insisted that the installation of the new Obi (King), Ifechukwude Chukwuka Okonjo was not done in error.

Ogwashi-Uku: Obi Ifechukwude Okonjo legitimately installed – Royal family

The royal family of Ogwashi-Uku Kingdom in Aniocha South Local Government Area of Delta State has insisted that the installation of the new Obi (King), Ifechukwude Chukwuka Okonjo was not done in error.
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My victory at tribunal, renewed hope for PDP, masses in Imo – Assemblyman

A member of Imo State House of Assembly, Mr Frank Ugboma, has described his recent victory at the Election Petitions Tribunal in Owerri, as renewed hope for his party and the common man in the state.