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Imo elections: Governor Okorocha not listed among Senators-elect

Imo governor Rochas Okorocha has not been recognised as a senator-elect by the Independent National Electoral Commission.

Hate speech: Adebayo Shittu urges responsible political debate on social media

The Minister of Communications, Mr Adebayo Shittu, has called on Nigerians to engage in responsible political debates devoid of hate speech in the interest of peace and development.

SMEDAN seeks Chinese SMEs’ partnership on technology transfer

The Chairman, Governing Board, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN), Femi Pedro, said efforts are ongoing towards a possible collaboration and synergy with Guangdong SMEs in China, in the area of technology transfer to small enterprises in Nigeria.
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Man nabbed for allegedly raping 14-year-old mother

The police in Ekeki police division in Yenagoa Local Government Area of Bayelsa State has apprehended a middle-aged man, simply identified as Ifeanyi, for allegedly raping a 14-year-old girl at a popular hotel in the area.

NIMC urges ICPC to use NIN to fight corruption

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has said that the National Identification Number (NIN) could assist in investigation, identification and prosecution of corrupt people.

ALGON moves to stamp out fake revenue agents

The Association of Local Government of Nigeria says it has put machinery in place to check the activities of fake revenue agents who defraud local councils of legitimate revenue.
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Plateau: Clergy cautions over child trafficking in IDPs camps

The Church of Christ in Nations (COCIN) has raised the alarm over activities of child traffickers who take advantage of displaced female children for slavery, child labour and prostitution in Plateau State Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps.

Solomon Dalung seeks adequate funding for sports development

The Minister of Youth and Sports development, Solomon Dalung, said that adequate funding was necessary for the development of grassroots sports in country.

Senator Saraki advocates non-partisan approach to fight against corruption

The Nigerian Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has called for a non-partisan approach to fight corruption in the country.

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Duro Ladipo lauds Governor Fayemi for rejuvenating arts, culture in Ekiti

Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has been lauded for rejuvenating arts, culture and good values in the state.

President Buhari, Emir of Qatar in closed-door meeting at Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday met behind closed doors with the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim Bin Hammad Al-Thani, at the Presidential Villa in Abuja.
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Minister: Kajuru Resort attack set back on tourism promotion

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has described the Friday attack on the Kajuru Castle Resort, a popular resort in Kaduna State, as “a setback to efforts to promote tourism in the country.”
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.