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The immediate past deputy governor of Gombe State, Mr. Charles Iliya, has surrendered some luxury vehicles in his possession to the committee constituted by the state governor Alhaji Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya, to recover government property improperly disposed by the past administration of Dr. Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo.

Gombe: We’re battling to align our manifesto with realities – governor

Gombe State Governor Alhaji Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya says he has been battling to align his political vision with realities in the northeastern state.
American singer, Robert Sylvester Kelly, a.k.a R-Kelly, pleaded to the Bureau of Prisons to let him out of solitary confinement while waiting for trial.

R.Kelly seeks release from confinement

American singer, Robert Sylvester Kelly, a.k.a R-Kelly, pleaded to the Bureau of Prisons to let him out of solitary confinement while waiting for trial.

Pollution, encroachment on wildlife reasons of emerging diseases – don

Prof. Olanike Adeyemo of the University of Ibadan has called for a holistic approach to end environmental pollution and ensure best possible health outcome for humans and animals.
Humans consume 'tens of thousands' of plastic pieces each year

Humans consume ‘tens of thousands’ of plastic pieces each year

Humans eat and breathe in tens of thousands of microplastic particles every year, according to a new analysis o Wednesday that raised fresh questions over how plastic waste could directly impact our health.

Hungry lions on the rampage in Cameroon, kill 53 cattle

Four hungry lions who bolted away from a wildlife park in Cameroon are reportedly on the rampage, destroying property and so far, killing 53 cattle.

Governor Ortom: How Benue can grow

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has said if the state must develop, it has to use other people’s money.
PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI INAUGURATES BOARD MEMBERS OF THE NORTH-EAST DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION AT THE COUNCIL CHAMBER STATE HOUSE. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE. MAY 8 2019 3

President Buhari: How West Africa can succeed in battle against criminals, criminality

President Muhammadu Buhari, Thursday, said for countries in the West African sub region to successfully tackle criminalities confronting them, security heads of member states must not only begin to share their experiences but also re-assess as well as harmonise crime control and operations in their respective countries.
All Progressives Congress (APC) National Publicity Secretary, Lanre Issa-Onilu

Ramadan: APC urges Nigerians to pray for the country

In observance of 2019 Ramadan fast, the All Progressives Congress (APC) has urged Muslim faithful to use the Holy Month to pray for the peace, security and development of the country.
Scientists identified a gene, known as Ir8a, expressed in the mosquito's antenna that appears to let the insect smell human sweat [Photo by Florida International University-Flickr]

Mosquito scent discovery could change a billion lives

Researchers in the United States have genetically modified mosquitoes to make humans less attractive to them – a discovery that could dramatically reduce the spread of mosquito-borne diseases, such as dengue, malaria and Zika. Female...
Edwin Hardeman has been awarded $80 million in damages over his claim that Roundup weed killer caused his cancer. [Jeff Chiu-AP]

US jury awards man $80 million in Monsanto Roundup cancer case

A US jury on Wednesday awarded $80 million to a man who claimed his use of Bayer AG's glyphosate-based weed killer Roundup caused his cancer, in the latest legal setback for the company facing thousands of similar lawsuits.

Estate developer urge Nigerians to imbibe habit of tree planting

To mark the 2019 International Day of Forests (IDF) celebrated annually as tree planting day, members of Hall 7 Real Estate Management has called for massive sensitization of Nigerians on the need to preserve the environment through planting of trees.

Boeing unveils unmanned combat jet developed in Australia

Boeing Co on Wednesday unveiled an unmanned, fighter-like jet developed in Australia and designed to fly alongside crewed aircraft in combat for a fraction of the cost.
Peter Obi

Prophecy: Stop attacking Ejike Mbaka, pray for him – Peter Obi

The vice presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Mr Peter Obi, has asked people to stop attacking Rev Fr Ejike Mbaka over his prophecies.
President Donald Trump has been a long-time climate change denier, suggesting that the concept was “created by and for the Chinese in order to make US manufacturing non-competitive.”

Donald Trump admits climate change not a hoax

President Donald Trump has been a long-time climate change denier, suggesting that the concept was “created by and for the Chinese in order to make US manufacturing non-competitive.” But, in an interview with CBS’ 60 Minutes last night he backed away slightly from these claims, saying he no longer believes the warming of the planet is a hoax.

Sule Lamido: President Buhari has not changed from who he was in 1983

A presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Dr Sule Lamido, has called on Nigerians to join hands with his party to rescue the country from the clutches of President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress, APC.

Scientists develop non-antibiotic drug for tuberculosis

The drug works by targeting mycobacterium tuberculosis’ defences rather than the bacteria itself. It can also take out its increasingly commonly antibiotic-resistant strains.

Court: Berlin museum can continue displaying dead bodies

An exhibition of preserved human bodies can remain open in Berlin, a German Court confirmed on Monday, ending a year-long legal battle between creator Dr Gunther von Hagens and the local council.

The use of asbestos can cause cancer – commissioner

The Lagos State Commissioner for Housing, Prince Gbolahan Lawal, has alerted the public against the use of asbestos as ceiling in homes, saying it could cause cancer.

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Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has directed public primary and secondary schools submerged by flood in the state to proceed on three weeks’ holiday from Monday.

Ondo denies unconditional release of monarch from prison

Ondo State Government has denied a report that the embattled monarch of Ayetoro town in Ilaje Local Government of the state, Olorunmbe Ojagbohunmi, had been released from the prison unconditionally.
Ibrahim Magu . EFCC

EFCC chief laments widening corrupt practices in Nigeria

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, Tuesday lamented the widening scourge of corrupt practices pervading the country.
The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

Ekiti pensioners hail governor for improved welfare in one year

Pensioners in Ekiti State have described the first year of Governor Kayode Fayemi in office as a “huge blessing to them” in terms of better welfare package.

Nigeria Police poorest paid in Africa – ex-PSC chief

Former Chairman of Police Service Commission, Chief Simon Okeke, has described the nation’s police officers as the poorest paid in Africa amidst risks taken in the line of duties.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC confirms arrest of Instagram celebrity

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has confirmed the arrest of a popular Instagram celebrity, Ismaila Mustapha popularly known as ‘Mompha.’