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Hajj Pilgrims

CSO commends pilgrims’ boards over low hajj fare despite global hike

The Independent Hajj Reporters, a civil society organisation that monitors and reports hajj activities, has commended Muslim Pilgrims Welfare boards in the states for their efforts in keeping the cost of hajj within N1.5 million, despite the increased in some hajj services in Saudi Arabia.
Gunmen suspected to be Fulani militia:herdsmen

Bandits seize three-month-old baby, six others in Zamfara

Bandits have abducted seven persons, including a three-month-old baby, at Kanoma village in the Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara State.

Zamfara: ALGON charges civilian JTF to fight bandits

The Zamfara chapter of the Association of Local Governments of Nigeria (ALGON), has urged the Nigeria Police Force to permit the Civilian Joint Task (CJTF), to carry rifles to ease the fight against bandits in the northwestern state.

Court of Appeal: No names of dead persons included in election tribunals

The Court of Appeal has denied media reports that some names of dead persons were included in election tribunals recently inaugurated by the acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Ibrahim Muhammad.

Protest in Enugu over Justice Onnoghen’s suspension

Some residents in Enugu state Monday took to the street to protest the suspension of Walter Onnoghen as Nigeria’s chief justice.
President Buhari swears In Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria Justice Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed in State House on 25th Jan 2019-3

Official: Election tribunal members inaugurated by acting CJN picked by Justice Onnoghen

Members of the recently inaugurated election tribunal were constituted by Walter Onnoghen before he was suspended as the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Premium Times reports.

SERAP gives NJC five days to take over Justice Onnoghen’s case

The organization asked the NJC to: “consider the issue of appointment of Justice Muhammed with a view to ensuring strict compliance with constitutional provisions. The NJC should take the recommended action within 5 days of the receipt and/or publication of this letter, failing which SERAP will take appropriate legal action to compel the NJC to take action on the case.”

Mike Ozekhome: Removal of Justice Onnoghen most despicable act since the creation of Nigeria

Constitutional lawyer and human rights activist, Mr. Mike Ozekhome, has described the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, as the vilest and most despicable act since the creation of Nigeria.

PDP suspends campaign over Justice Onnoghen’s suspension

Nigeria’s opposition People’s Democratic Party said it has suspended its election campaigns for 72 hours after the chief justice of the country Walter Onnoghen was suspended by President Muhammadu Buhari.
Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger State

Niger government confirms presence of hydrocarbon in Bida basin

The Niger State government has again confirmed the presence of hydrocarbon in the Bida basin, but explained that the state has not been able to confirm the presence of crude oil in the basin.

Ma jailed for house-breaking, weeks to his wedding

A Wuse Zone 6 Chief Magistrates’ Court, Abuja, on Tuesday, sentenced one Abubakar Ali, slated to get married on October 1, to three months in prison.

NYSC member, two others in court for alleged squatting

A member of the National Youth Service Corps, Lizzy Onuh, and two others on Tuesday appeared before a Wuse Zone 6 Chief Magistrates Court in Abuja for allegedly squatting in a property.
Nigeria Police

Police arrest 16 suspected cultists in Ekiti

The Ekiti State Police Command has arrested 16 suspected cultists terrorising Ado Ekiti and its environs in the recent time.
President Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting in State House on 4th July 2018

President Buhari seeks Senate confirmation of AMCON, FCSC chairpersons, members

President Muhammadu Buhari has nominated Muiz Banire as Chairman of the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) and Bello Tukur as Chairman of the Federal Civil Service Commission (FCSC).

DSS arrests ISWA, Boko Haram leaders in Abuja

The Department of State Services (DSS) has announced the arrests of the leaders of the Islamic State in West Africa (ISWA) and some Boko Haram terrorists, at Kukuntu Village, Gwagwalada Area Council of the FCT, in Abuja.

Alleged husband killer Maryam Sanda demanded divorce before husband’s death – witness

An FCT High Court sitting in Jabi on Thursday heard that Maryam Sanda had asked for divorce before the death of her husband.

Five docked for vandalising police patrol vehicle

No few than five men have been arraigned before the Lagos State Magistrate Court, Igbosere, for allegedly damaging the windscreen of a Police Patrol vehicle.

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A video grab from footage broadcast by the UK Parliament’s Parliamentary Recording Unit (PRU) shows Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May reacting as Scottish National Party (SNP) MP and Westminster leader Ian Blackford speaks in the House of Commons in London on April 11, 2019, after she updated MPs on Brexit, following her attendance at the EU Summit. – European leaders agreed with Britain on Thursday to delay Brexit by up to six months, saving the continent from what could have been a chaotic no-deal departure at the end of the week. The deal struck during late night talks in Brussels means that, if London remains in the EU after May 22, British voters will have to take part in European elections — or crash out on June 1. (Photo by HO / various sources / AFP) /

British government postpones Brexit vote

The British government on Thursday postponed a crucial Brexit vote scheduled for the first week of June, following an outcry from hardline Brexiteers over concessions made by Prime Minister Theresa May.

UNN teaching hospital gets new medical chief

A new Chief Medical Director has been appointed for the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Ituku-Ozalla, Enugu State.
United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF)

UNICEF: Nigeria needs additional two million toilets annually for seven years

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Thursday that Nigeria needed additional two million toilets annually from 2019 to 2025 to achieve the Universal Basic Sanitation target.
Christian Benteke is keen to remain at Crystal Palace despite interest from Marouane Fellaini's Chinese club Shandong Luneng Taishan, Goal understands.

Christian Benteke keen on Crystal Palace stay despite £15m interest from China

Christian Benteke is keen to remain at Crystal Palace despite interest from Marouane Fellaini's Chinese club Shandong Luneng Taishan.

Ninth Assembly: CLO urges Nigeria’s restructuring

The Civil Liberties Organisation (CLO) has told the incoming National Assembly to make laws that would engender Nigeria’s restructuring.