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FILE - Children cleared of ties with Boko Haram wait to be released by the military in Maiduguri, July 9, 2018.

HRW: Children imprisoned in Nigeria on terror charges face brutal conditions

Musa, a 17-year-old living in northeastern Nigeria, has a grim story. He said when he was eight years old, members of the armed Islamic group Boko Haram attacked and burned down his village.
Benedict Ayade

Cross River: Communal crisis impeding our development – governor

The Cross River State governor, Professor Ben Ayade, has deplored the upsurge in communal crisis in the state, stressing that this menace has been impeding the development.
President Buhari receives in audience Leadership of People's Democratic Movement in State on 18th Jan 2019-3

Sani Adamu: President Buhari ministers a bunch of “fantastically corrupt” Nigerians

Adamu put forward that the Buhari administration has nothing good in stock for Nigerians, having, in his words, brought in “fantastically corrupt” politicians as ministers whose character and track records are a reflection of the president’s person, having promised to bring in people that are best known to him and represents his ideals.
The election tribunal in Kogi state has, on Friday, sacked Senator Dino Melaye as the senator representing Kogi west district.

Senator Melaye: Tribunal judgment will collapse at appeal court

Senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District in the Nigerian Senate, Senator Dino Melaye has described the judgment of the Election Petition Tribunal in Kogi State nullifying his election as travesty of justice, which will collapse at the Court of Appeal.

Uche Secondus: APC has foisted hunger, insecurity, hardship on Nigerians

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Uche Secondus, says that the ruling party, All Progressives Congress (APC) led administration has not made any meaningful achievement, but only succeeded in foisting hunger, insecurity and economic hardship on Nigerians.
Gboyega Oyetola

Osun governor seeks private partnership to revamp agric sector

Osun State Governor Adegboyega Oyetola has reaffirmed the government’s commitment to partner private sector to revive the agriculture sector.
Nora Quoirin's body was found in Malaysia. Lucie Blackman Trust-Quoirin family

Nora Quoirin died from prolonged hunger and stress, police say

The remains of the 15-year-old, who was born with the brain defect holoprosencephaly and was described by her family as "vulnerable", were found on Tuesday near a jungle stream 10 days after she went missing from a rainforest resort in Seremban.
Timi Frank

Timi Frank: Nigerians should apologise to former President Jonathan

A political activist and former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has called on Nigerians, particularly those who worked against the re-election and sabotaged the former President Goodluck Jonathan to publicly tender an apology if the country must move forward.

STAND: Breastfeeding key to achieving SDGs

As the World marks the 2019 Breastfeeding Week, STAND Foundation, says breastfeeding is key to the attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Timi Frank

#RevolutionNow: Timi Frank challenges DSS to name sponsors

A political activist and former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has challenged the Department of State Security Service (DSS) to make public the names of the Nigerians abroad and the foreign collaborators allegedly sponsoring the #RevolutionNow protest.

Timi Frank condemns Omoyele Sowore’s arrest

A political activist and former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has condemned the purported arrest of the convener of #RevolutionNow, Omoyele Sowere, even as he appealed to other comrades not to lose focus.

Emir wants elected politicians to prioritise security of lives, property

The Emir, Zazzau and Chairman, Kaduna State Council of Emirs and Chiefs, Dr Shehu Idris, today urged elected officers to prioritise security of lives and property of Nigerians above any other issue.
Azath Salley

Easter bombing: Monk’s fast forces two governors to resign in Sri Lanka

A hunger-fast by a Buddhist monk and Member of Parliament in Sri Lanka has forced the resignation of two governors.

Antonio Conte aware of Inter supporters’ suspicion

Antonio Conte accepts some Inter fans might object to his appointment as coach due to his Juventus background but he insists he is the right man to lead them because he shares their "fearlessness".

Afe Babalola urges President Buhari to restructure Nigeria

As President Muhammadu Buhari takes oath of office for a second term on Wednesday, legal luminary and founder of Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti, Chief Afe Babalola, has said restructuring remains the way out of the country’s problems.
Tijjani Muhammad Bande

74th UNGA Presidency: Tijani Bande spells out his vision

Nigeria’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Amb. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, is set to be the President of the 74th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) beginning in September.
Tijjani Muhammad Bande

Tijjani Muhammad-Bande: What I’ll do as President of 74th UN General Assembly

Nigeria’s Amb. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande on Monday in New York promised to strengthen global partnership against humanity’s problems if elected President of the 74th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).
Pep Guardiola considers Manchester City’s Premier League triumph to be the “toughest title” he has won in a trophy-laden coaching career.

Pep Guardiola hailed as ‘obsessive’ genius behind Manchester City winning machine

Pep Guardiola was eulogised on Monday for his relentless hunger for success that propelled Manchester City to a second consecutive Premier League title after a titanic battle with Liverpool.

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Clayson Monyela

South Africa: Nigeria overreacted to recent xenophobic attacks – official

Clayson Monyela, spokesman of the Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) in South Africa, says Nigeria overreacted to the recent xenophobic attack in the country.
Big Brother Naija, BBNaija housemate, Khafi has shunned an advice from fellow housemates over her relationship with Gedoni.

Khafi Kareem evicted from BBNaija House

While in the house, the 29-year old won the Innoson vehicle valued at over N3m, and a N220,000 Scanfrost TV.

Expert calls for improved health infrastructure

A Medical Practitioner, Dr Tony Momoh, has advised government to fix dilapidated health infrastructure and provide equipment to make the health sector more functional.

Tribunal upholds elections of two Oyo PDP lawmakers

The House of Assembly Elections Petition Tribunal sitting in Ibadan on Sunday upheld the elections of two People’s Democratic Party (PDP) assembly members in Oyo State.
Femi Fani--Kayode

Xenophobia: Only Julius Malema can save South Africa now – Femi Fani-Kayode

A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Femi Fani-Kayode, has revealed the man that can save South Africa at this moment.