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The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has approved the appointment of Olarewaju Lasisi as his senior special adviser on media and public affairs. 1

Speaker Gbajabiamila appoints 27 more aides

The appointees include: Special Adviser on Administration, Odofin David Seun; Special Adviser on Political Matters, Olanrewaju Smart; Special Adviser on Special Duties, Badmus Olufunmi; Special Assistant on Legal Matters, Osazee Melody Ogundijie; Special Assistant on Legislative Matters, Raphael Nnana Igbokwe; and Special Assistant on Gender Equality, Fatima Kakuri.

ACPN: Those calling for sack of Abba Kyari are enemies of the president

The Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN) has said that those calling for the sack of the Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari, are those who do not mean well for the President, saying they were political jobbers within the All Progressives Congress (APC).
General Manager, Lagos State Parks and Gardens Agency (LASPARK), Mrs Bilikiss Adebiyi-Abiola (Right) briefing newsmen, with MD, GOKADA, Kayode Adegbola

Lagos begins crackdown on companies, individuals for failing to beautify setbacks

The Lagos State Government said it has begun crackdown on companies and private individuals who continuously violate the provision of the Greening laws on setbacks and perimeter fences beautification in the state.

Wife stabs husband seven months after marriage

The Bayero University Kano Law student, Fatima Musa, on Friday night at about 1.30am at their residence at Ungwar Mai Kalwa, Naibawa quarters in Kumbotso local government area of Kano was said to have stabbed her husband in the abdomen over communication she suspected her husband was having with some females on phone.
Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, Vice Chancellor, UNILAG

VC: UNILAG focused, committed to knowledge

The Vice-Chancellor, University of Lagos, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, has classified the institution as being among the league of universities that were focused and contributed its quota to national development and prosperity through transfer of knowledge.
President Buhari receives in Courtesy Visit Labour Leadership led by President of Nigeria Labour Congress Ayuba Wabba in State House on 7th Mar 2019-3

Children’s Day: Federal government will review national drug control master plan – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Monday, disclosed that the Federal Government would review the National Drug Control Master Plan 2015-2019 with a focus on drug control and consumption.
PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI INAUGURATES BOARD MEMBERS OF THE NORTH-EAST DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION AT THE COUNCIL CHAMBER STATE HOUSE. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE. MAY 8 2019 3

President urged to Buhari sign bill to establish psychological council

The Nigerian Psychological Association (NPA) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to assent to the bill for an act to establish the Nigerian Council for Psychologists (NCfP) already passed by National Assembly.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Court orders immediate release of driver remanded for six years without trial

A Federal High Court, sitting in Ikoyi-Lagos, on Monday, ordered the immediate release of a driver, Jones Ofori, also known as James Ofori, who has been in prison custody since 2013 without trial.
Gboyega Oyetola

Group hails appeal court for upholding Governor Oyetola’s victory

Oranmiyan Worldwide, a socio-political group, has hailed the judgment delivered by the Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja which affirmed the victory of Governor Isiaka Gboyega Oyetola as winner of the September 22, 2018 governorship election and September 27, 2018 rerun election in Osun State.Oranmiyan Worldwide, a socio-political group, has hailed the judgment delivered by the Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja which affirmed the victory of Governor Isiaka Gboyega Oyetola as winner of the September 22, 2018 governorship election and September 27, 2018 rerun election in Osun State.

Thabo Mbeki to lead Commonwealth observer group for Malawi elections

A Commonwealth group has been appointed to observe the 2019 Malawi Tripartite elections. It will be led by Thabo Mbeki, the second post-Apartheid South African President.
Sudanese protesters walk between barricades on a road leading to the defense ministry compound in Khartoum, April 30, 2019. Reuters

Sudan tensions spike as military push to clear protester barricades

Tensions between Sudan’s ruling military council and protesters have spiked after the military warned it could remove barricades near their month-long sit-in. Protesters responded by fortifying obstacles around the protest camp and calling for a mass rally to pressure the military to hand over power to civilians.
A former President of Court of Appeal and Galadiman Katsina, Justice Mamman Nasir, has died this afternoon after a brief illness at the Federal Medical Center, Katsina.

Former Appeal Court president Mamman Nasir passes on in Katsina

A former President of Court of Appeal and Galadiman Katsina, Justice Mamman Nasir, has died this afternoon after a brief illness at the Federal Medical Center, Katsina.

Gombe university introduces law, education programmes

The Gombe State University has entered into a new face of development with the introduction of new programmes in Law, Education and Social Science.

60 Nigerian students write Turkish universities’ scholarship exam

About 60 Nigerian students recently joined their counterparts across the world to write the March edition of Uluyos examination, the entrance examination into about 83 Turkish government-owned universities.

Misery Index: Nigeria not a miserable country

In a report titled: “The Misery Index 2018,” authored by Dr. Steve Hanke of the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, Nigerians have been labelled the sixth most miserable people in the world. The misery index was introduced in the 1970s by Arthur Okun, an American economist, author of the seminal work, Equality and Efficiency: The Big Trade Off (1975).

Court backs SERAP to compel Minister Fashola name ‘corrupt contractors’

There is prospect Nigerians keen on knowing the truth about specific names of contractors that allegedly collected money for electricity projects but failed to execute any projects, may soon have some answers.

Educationist: British curriculum not superior to Nigeria’s

An educationist, Mrs Ann Oparah, on Saturday said that the insinuation that British Education Curriculum was better than Nigeria version was untrue.

Governor Ajimobi signs 2019 appropriation bill into law

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State on Wednesday signed the state’s 2019 Appropriation Bill of N285 billion into law.

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The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has advised former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate in the Feb. 23 election to come to terms with his loss at the election.

Tribunal: Witness faults results of presidential election claimed by Atiku Ababakar, PDP

A witness invited by the petitioners before the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT) has disagreed with the results of the last presidential election in Katsina State as claimed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate in the last presidential election, Atiku Abubakar.
Barcelona have agreed to sell left-back Marc Cucurella to Getafe just a day after they brought him back from Eibar.

Barcelona sell Marc Cucurella to Getafe just hours after re-signing him from Eibar

Barcelona have agreed to sell left-back Marc Cucurella to Getafe just a day after they brought him back from Eibar.
Nasir El-Rufai

Governor El-Rufai seeks assembly’s approval of N81.68 billion supplementary budget

The Kaduna State House of Assembly has began deliberations on the N81.68 billion supplementary budget forwarded to it by Gov. Nasiru El-Rufai.

Operation Lafiya Dole gets new commander as Naf redeploys senior officers in fresh shakeup

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has appointed new Branch Chiefs, redeployed two Air Officers Commanding (AOCs) and other senior officers.

Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman sentenced to life in prison

The Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman has been sentenced to life behind bars in a U.S. prison, a humbling end for a drug lord once notorious for his ability to kill, bribe or tunnel his way out of trouble.