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Three friends drown in Jigawa well

The Jigawa State Police Command has confirmed the death of three friends, who have drowned in an old well in Basirka town at Gwaram Local Government Area of the state.

DSS to quiz INEC commissioner over postponement of elections

The Department of State Services (DSS) has invited Okechukwu Ibeanu, the National Commissioner in charge of logistics at the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), for questioning.

Minister Ibrahim Jibrin resigns to become Nasarawa emir

The Minister of State for Environment, Ibrahim Jibrin, has resigned from the federal cabinet.
President Buhari arrives Poland to Participate at the 24th Session of the Conference of the Parties under the UN framework Convention on Climate Change on 1st Dec 2018-5

Muhammadu Buhari arrives Poland for climate change summit

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived Krakow, Poland, ahead of the 24th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP24) under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), taking place from December 2 to 4.
President Buhari departs Abuja for Poland to Participate at the 24th Session of the Conference of the Parties under the UN framework Convention on Climate Change on 1st Dec 2018-4

Muhammadu Buhari departs Abuja for Poland

President Muhammadu Buhari has departed Abuja for Katowice, Poland where he is expected to attend the 24th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP24) under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).
5 President Buhari departs Abuja for China ahead of the Forum on China-Africa Corporation (FOCAC) Summit in Beijing on 31st Aug 2018

Muhammadu Buhari to attend climate change conference in Poland

President Muhammadu Buhari will depart Abuja for Katowice, Poland on Saturday where he is expected to attend the 24th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP24) under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).
Flood

Yemi Osinbajo: Bayelsa flood’s a monumental disaster

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, on Friday, admitted that the flood disaster that has submerged several communities in Bayelsa State was monumental.

Flood: Yemi Osinbajo visits Bayelsa, Rivers

Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, yesterday visited some Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, describing the current flood scourge in the state as a disaster of great proportions.

Yemi Osinbajo presides over FEC meeting

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is currently presiding over a scanty Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting, at the Presidential Villa, in Abuja.

Acting President Osinbajo presides over FEC meeting

The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, and other members of the Federal Executive Council are currently meeting inside the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Minister Adeosun attends FEC meeting with President Buhari presiding

Embattled Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, is among ministers currently attending the weekly meeting of the Federal Executive Council holding at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

FEC sets up committee to ensure completion of East-West road

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved a four-member ministerial committee saddled with the responsibility of ensuring speedy completion of the East-West road in the Niger Delta and N142.5 billion for construction of roads across the country.

The last fuel scarcity at Christmas?

The Buhari’s administration capitalised on the anomie and reasoned that if Nigerians could buy petrol at such high black market price, why then could they not buy at N145 per litre, which in the circumstance seemed affordable. And that was it.

Fed govt seeks donor agencies support to upgrade National Parks

The Minister of State for Environment, Alhaji Ibrahim Jibrin, has advised donor agencies to invest in the country’s National Parks to meet international standards.

Anambra church attack: Bishop commends fed govt’s prompt response

The Catholic Bishop of Nnewi Diocese, Most Rev. Hilary Okeke, has commended the Federal Government for responding promptly to the killing of worshippers at St. Phillip’s Catholic Church, Ozubulu, Anambra State.

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Security forces inspect St. Anthony's Shrine. Three of the explosions took place in Catholic churches, while three others were reported in the Cinnamon Grand, Kingsbury and Shangri-La hotels. [Chamila Karunarathne-Anadolu Agency-Getty Images]

UNICEF: At least 45 children killed in Sri Lanka attacks

At least 45 children were among the more than 320 people killed in suicide bomb attacks in Sri Lanka, the United Nations said Tuesday.

Man remanded over alleged rape of 12-year-old stepdaughter

A Magistrates’ Court sitting in Kano on Tuesday remanded a 55-year-old man, Mu’azu Isah, in prison custody for allegedly raping his 12-year-old stepdaughter.
Sri Lanka

Grieving relatives bury dead in Sri Lanka amid new security fears

Sri Lanka buried more of its dead on Tuesday from suicide bomb attacks on churches holding Easter services and luxury hotels that killed 321 people in the country’s worst violence in a decade.
TikTok

Bytedance: India TikTok ban causing $500,000 daily loss

India’s ban on popular Chinese video app TikTok is resulting in “financial losses” of up to 500,000 dollars a day for its developer, Beijing Bytedance Technology Co. and has put more than 250 jobs at risk, the company said in a court filing seen by Reuters.
After the serial blasts on Easter Sunday, Sri Lanka is observing national mourning on Tuesday, a decision taken during a meeting of the National Security Council chaired by President Sirisena.

Local extremist group part of global terror network – Sri Lankan premier

Sri Lanka’s Prime Minister on Tuesday informed the parliament that local extremist group “National Towheed Jamaat’’ was linked to a global terror network.