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Truck kills woman on commercial motorcycle in Ogun

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), on Sunday, confirmed the killing of a woman in an accident on Toll Gate-Sango Ota in Ogun.

Drunk policeman allegedly stabs nine persons at Ondo night club

No fewer than nine persons sustained various degrees of injuries when an allegedly drunk policeman, identified as Sgt. Taiwo Orisadare, allegedly stabbed nine persons at a club in Akure, the Ondo State capital, on Friday.
Iranian women have been prohibited from entering stadiums since early 1980s [Raheb Homavandi-Reuters]

Iranian football fan dies after setting herself on fire

A female Iranian football fan who set herself on fire last week after being arrested for sneaking into a stadium dressed as a man has died from her injuries, causing widespread outrage.
Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Victor Wanyama is on the verge of signing for Club Brugge.

Tottenham’s Victor Wanyama hints at Celtic return

Wanyama is currently embroiled in a transfer saga with Tottenham Hotspur, with Belgian side Club Brugge reported to have tabled an offer worth £13 million to sign the Kenyan captain from North London.
President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the nation that security and law enforcement agencies are capable of safeguarding the country, its people and property.

President Buhari alleges involvement of traditional rulers in bandits’ attacks

President Muhammadu Buhari has lamented traditional rulers’ aiding and abetting of banditry in Zamfara State.
President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the nation that security and law enforcement agencies are capable of safeguarding the country, its people and property.

President Buhari: Police, military capable of securing Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the nation that security and law enforcement agencies are capable of safeguarding the country, its people and property.

Jamie O’Hara: Tottenham Hotspur should sell Ivory Coast’s Serge Aurier

Jamie O'Hara has advised Tottenham Hotspur to cash in on Ivory Coast's Serge Aurier and sign a more competitive right-back.
Femi Adesina, spokesman of President Muhammadu Buhari

Presidency speaks on removal of Frank Kokori as NSITF board chairman

The Presidency on Sunday said the removal of veteran labour activist, Frank Kokori, as the proposed Chairman of the Board of the Nigeria Social Investment Trust Fund has the blessing of President Muhammadu Buhari.
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas (NUPENG) made good their threat on Wednesday when they picketed the house of the Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige over his refusal to inaugurate the Frank Kokori led board of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF).

VATLAD: NLC acted unlawfully in picketing minister’s residence

Vanguard for Transparent Leadership and Democracy, VATLAD, has strongly condemned the reported decision by the leadership of Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) to picket the residence of the Minister of Labour (Dr Ngige Chris) which led to violence and injuries.
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Joel Obi escapes death in Turkey

Nigeria international Joel Obi will have course to glorify the name of God for the injury that kept him out of his Turkish side Aytemiz Alanyaspor’s clash against Kayserispor as some of his teammates were involved in a ghastly accident while returning from the match last weekend.
Chris Ngige

Minister: 2.8 million workers die annually from occupational accidents

The federal government says 2.78 million workers die from occupational accidents and work-related diseases annually, while additional 374 million suffer from non-fatal occupational accidents globally each year.
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

President Buhari says cycle of violence benefits nobody

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over “the latest needless violent clashes between Jukuns and Tivs in Taraba State, and Fulani, Genjon and Bachama in Adamawa State resulting in arson, injuries and deaths”.

Two suicide bombers, three others die in Maiduguri attack

The Borno State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) on Sunday confirmed five persons killed and 30 others wounded in a suicide bomb attack in the outskirts of Maiduguri.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic: I need just 20 minutes to make impact

Zlatan Ibrahimovic says he only needs "20 minutes" to make an impact for LA Galaxy after returning from injuries.
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WHO: Nigeria, four others lose N1.2 trillion to diseases yearly

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has said Africa annually loses over $2.4 trillion to diseases afflicting its 47 countries on the continent.

11 injured in China knife attack

11 people on Thursday were injured in a knife attack in eastern China, police in Jiangxi province said.
Novak Djokovic

Novak Djokovic favorite as ‘Big Four’ take final bow

The sun may be setting on a golden era of men’s tennis, but Novak Djokovic’s star still burns bright as he returns to Melbourne Park in search of a record seventh Australian Open title.

NGO wants governments to consider people with disabilities in policy making processes

An NGO, Speaking Fingers Network, has called on the three tiers of government to be conscious and sensitive to the plights of People with Disabilities (PWDs) in the society.

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UK, NEPC partner to boost export trade in Nigeria

The British Government, through the Prosperity Fund’s Global Trade Programme (GTP), is providing export intervention programmes to export coaches and Nigerian Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) interested in exporting to the international markets (including the UK).
The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) generated N39.06 billion in 2018 as against N35.72 billion it generated as local revenue in 2017, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said.

Nigeria immigration graduates 462 officers

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has graduated 462 officers of the 2nd Conversion and Upgrading Course at the Immigration Training School, Kano, Kano State.

Headies: Burna Boy, Wizkid, Tiwa Savage, others battle for Artiste of the Year award

Five top Nigerian artistes have been nominated in the Artiste of the Year category for this year’s Headies award
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has called for an improved welfare package for teachers in Nigerian as they join their colleagues globally to mark this year’s World Teachers’ Day. 9

Speaker Gbajabiamila: General Gowon remains a symbol of national unity

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has described a former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon (rtd), as a symbol of national unity.
General Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin is the current Nigerian Chief of Defence Staff appointed to the position on July 13, 2015 by President Muhammadu Buhari.

National Security: Nigerian Army recruits 5,000 soldiers

Speaking at the passing out ceremony of the new soldiers, the Chief of Defence Staff, General Abayomi Olonisakin, assured Nigerians that the military will not rest on its oars until the country is safe from the threats of Boko Haram terrorists, armed bandits, kidnappers and other criminal elements.