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Lai Mohammed, minister of information, says Senate President Bukola Saraki slowed down the progress of the All Progressives Congress (APC)

Federal government disputes Amnesty International report on Middle Belt violence

The federal government has disputed the report of Amnesty International (AI), which accused it of failing to investigate and appropriately bring to justice killers that fuelled the herders-farmers’ clashes in some parts of the country.
Mentally Challenged People

Expert: 85% of Nigeria mad people are youths

Dr Aliyu Abubakar of Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital (ABUTH), Zaria, has said that the youths account for about 85 per cent of mad people in Nigeria.

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Anambra to seal petrol stations with gas plants

The Anambra state government on Tuesday threatened to seal all filling stations operating cooking gas plants within their premises.
This image made available by International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) on Monday March 18, 2019, shows an aerial view from a helicopter of flooding in Beira, Mozambique. The Red Cross says that as much as 90 percent of Mozambique's central port city of Beira has been damaged or destroyed by tropical Cyclone Idai. (Caroline Haga/International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) via AP)

UN says 1.7 million people in path of cyclone in Mozambique

A storm ravaging southern Africa is possibly the worst weather-related disaster ever to hit the southern hemisphere, with 1.7 million people in the path of the cyclone in Mozambique, UN officials said on Tuesday.

Federal government considering increase of VAT to fund national minimum wage

The federal government has made known its intention to upwardly review the Value Added Tax (VAT) as a means of funding the national minimum wage.
Eddie Efekoha

Stakeholders charge insurers to increase capital base

The managing director/CEO, Consolidated Hallmark Insurance Plc, Mr. Eddie Efekoha, has charged his colleagues in the business of insurance to shore up their capital base, irrespective of the cancellation of the recapitalisation exercise by the National Insurance Commission (NAICOM).

Landmines kill eight in Borno community

Eight people have been reportedly killed by landmines in Gwoza local government area of Borno State.