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Military arrest corps member, 10 criminal suspects in Plateau

Military Commander, Operation Safe Haven, Major General Austin Agundu, has publicly paraded ten criminal suspects, including militia kingpin Timothy Zakka, for crimes ranging from cattle rustling and terrorizing residents of Plateau and other North Central states since 2001.

Sallah: Muslims lament high costs of ram, sellers declare losses

The high cost of rams across major markets in Lagos may have forced many Muslims to jettison the idea of slaughtering rams during the Eid-el-Kabir celebration, findings have revealed.

Deaf man survives after being hit by train in Kano

A 28-year-old deaf man, Isa Abubakar, is receiving treatment at the Murtala Muhammed Specialist Hospital in Kano after being hit by a moving train in Sharada Saberi area of the metropolis.

Labour threatens showdown in Kogi over unpaid salaries

The organised labour in Kogi has threatened to call out its members for mass action, should government continues to default in the payment of salary to its workers.

Striking Kogi workers reply Governor Yahaya Bello, says ‘we are not political civil servants’

The organised Labour in Kogi State has urged Nigerians to disregard the falsehood being peddled by the government that the striking workers in the state are political civil servants.

Treat Kogi workers as refugees in dire need – Labour

The organised labour in Kogi State has appealed to the Federal Government to urgently treat its workers as victims of natural disaster who are in dire need of food and other materials, saying its members are daily dying of hunger and starvation due to the non-payment of their salaries.

Recall threat: Court decides Melaye’s fate Sept 11

The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, on Friday, fixed September 11 to determine whether or not the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, should continue process for the recall of Senator Dino Melaye.

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UK parliament speaker rules out new vote on same Brexit deal

Britain’s government cannot submit its Brexit deal for another vote in parliament if it is “the same” or “substantially the same” as the one already rejected by MPs, the House of Commons speaker said on Monday.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on February 21, 2019 a nurse prepares a measles vaccine to vaccinate a girl in the school of Lapaivka village near the western Ukrainian city of Lviv. – Eleven people have died and more than 30,000 have been infected this year in a major outbreak of measles in Ukraine, the European country worst hit by the disease, Kiev said on March 18, 2019. Authorities blame a combination of factors including shortages of vaccine and cuts to health services amid an economic slowdown exacerbated by a five-year conflict with Moscow-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine. (Photo by Yuri DYACHYSHYN / AFP)

Ukraine measles outbreak kills 11, infects 30,000

Eleven people have died and more than 30,000 have been infected this year in a major measles outbreak in Ukraine, the European country worst hit by the disease, Kiev said Monday.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Judge’s absence stalls arraignment of ex-intelligence chief, wife over alleged $205 million fraud

The absence of Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke of a Federal High Court in Lagos, Monday, stalled the arraignment of former Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency, Ambassador Ayo Oke; and his wife, Folashade, over $205m crime concealment.
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NSE: All-Share Index drops marginally by 0.06 per cent in cautious trading

Trading resumed on the nation’s bourse for the week on Monday still on a negative trend, declining marginally by 0.06 per cent in a cautious trading.
Odion Ighalo proudly carries the match ball after his hat-trick against Libya PIX KABIRU ABUBAKAR

Odion Ighalo, Alex Iwobi, Semi Ajayi arrive Eagles camp for Seychelles, Egypyt games

The camp of the Super Eagles in Asaba, Delta State, is already bubbling as players invited for Friday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match against the Pirates of Seychelles and friendly match against Egypt have started breezing in.