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Femi Falana petitions NHRC over killing of Shi’ites

Human Rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana, SAN, yesterday, petitioned the Executive Secretary, National Human Rights Commission, to investigate the killing of 492 Shiites by the Army and the Police between 2014 and 2018.
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Femi Falana issues NHRC 7-day ultimatum to begin probe into killing of 492 Shiites...

Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, SAN, on Monday issued seven days ultimatum to the National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, to begin investigation into the alleged killing of 492 Shiites by the Nigerian army and police between 2014 and 2018.

Edo government to reward hardworking civil servants

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said his administration will on November 1, reward productivity among civil servants, especially those who have continued to demonstrate commitment to discharging their duties.

Presidency lists 64 achievements of Muhammadu Buhari

Buhari’s aide, Lauretta Onochie, disclosed this in a statement titled ‘Sixty Four Achievements of President Muhammadu Buhari in Agricultural Sector’, made available on her Facebook page.
Senator David Dafinone

Senator David Dafinone passes on in Lagos

Dafinone obtained his Bachelor of Science in Economics from University in London in 1958 and served in various capacities at the Nigerian Civil Service, Kaduna, 1946-1956.
Pope Francis waves as he boards the plane on his way to the his two-day pastoral trip to Ireland on August 25, 2018 from the Fiumicino airport. Vincenzo PINTO - AFP

Pope Francis: Mafia members aren’t Christians

The head of the Catholic Church told a crowd of 100,000 in the Sicilian city of Palermo on Saturday that he does not believe one can be a member of the Mafia and also a devout Christian.
CSP Chike Oti

Inspector: Why I had a bottle of beer on me while on duty

A Police Inspector caught on camera with a bottle of beer while on duty in Lagos State, Emmanuel Egba, has said he seized it from a motorist who was drinking while driving.

Suspected tricycle operators raze VIO office

An Abuja Area Command Office of the Directorate of Road Traffic Services (DRTS) also known as Vehicle Inspection Office (VIO) has been completely razed by suspected commercial tricycle drivers.
President Muhammadu Buhari

President Buhari condoles Nasarawa over gas fire

President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled the government and people of Nasarawa State over the tragic gas fire incident which killed 10 persons on Monday.

NYSC: Zamfara corps members taking orientation course in Katsina not for security reasons

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) says the 700 corps members deployed to Zamfara State currently taking their orientation course in Katsina State has nothing to do with security reasons.

Police arraign man over alleged N500,000 fraud

The Police on Friday arraigned a 22-year old man, Ibrahim Shaibu, in a Kado Grade 1 Area Court over alleged cheating.
President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki

Senator Saraki: One million Oshiomholes cannot remove me from office

Senate President Bukola Saraki has fired some shots at Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), a day after he vowed not to descend into the gutter with the ruling party.

Post-Mugabe euphoria fades with Zimbabwe’s election

When Robert Mugabe’s brutal rule finally came to an end, millions in Zimbabwe dreamed of a brighter future — but many fear his freshly elected former ally Emmerson Mnangagwa will simply offer more of the same.
Paradigm Initiative

Group trains 1,000 youths on ICT, entrepreneurship to tackle cyber crime

A non-governmental organisation, Paradigm Initiative, has trained no fewer than 1,000 Nigerian youths in Life skills, Information and Communication Technology (ICT), Financial Readiness and Entrepreneurship (LIFE) since inception in 2007.

2019: Nigerians looking unto PDP – Uche Secondus

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, has said Nigerians are looking up to the party to rescue the country from slide into anarchy.
President Buhari receives in courtesy visit Members of Christian Association of Nigeria from 19 Northern States and Abuja led by Rev. Dr. Yakubu Pam in State House on 5th July 2018

Killings: Northern CAN gives President Buhari conditions for peace

The leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) from the 19 Northern states on Thursday gave subtle conditions to the presidency to restore peace and normalcy in the troubled region.

Researchers find easy way to treat prostate cancer

The results of an advanced clinical trial released on Friday suggested that prostate cancer could be treated with single dose, radiotherapy, rather than life-altering hormone therapy.
Romelu Lukaku got off to a great goalscoring start with two goals against Panama on Monday | Reuters

Romelu Lukaku tells how poverty fired World Cup dream

Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku realised how poor his family was when he saw his mother watering down the milk. The football talent he is showcasing at the World Cup was their passport out of poverty.

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[FILES] Liverpool's English striker Daniel Sturridge celebrates scoring the opening goal during the English League Cup third round football match between Liverpool and Chelsea at Anfield in Liverpool, north west England on September 26, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Paul ELLIS /

Liverpool’s Daniel Sturridge charged with breaching FA betting rules

Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge has been charged with misconduct in relation to alleged breaches of the Football Association's betting rules, the English governing body announced Monday.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

David Umahi warns employers over rejection of corps members

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State, on Monday, warned employers of labour over rejection of corps members posted to their organisations by the management of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in the state.

Police nab four suspected robbers in Abuja

The Police Command in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) says it has arrested four suspected robbers in Abuja.

Abdulfatah Ahmed alleges APC importing unknown persons to disrupt Kwara by-election

The Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, has assured the people of the state, especially residents of Irepodun, Oke Ero, Isin and Ekiti Federal Constituency of their safety and security during next Saturday’s House of Representatives by-election.

Teleology takes over 9Mobile

Teleology has formally taken over control of Nigeria’s troubled telecommunication company, 9mobile, by appointing a new board of directors, headed by 54 year-old Nasiru Ado Bayero.