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Lai Mohammed: Federal government earmarks $1.3 billion to fund five critical projects

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says the Federal Government has earmarked 1.3 billion dollars to fund five critical projects across the country.
President Buhari and President Xi Jinping

President Buhari’s $10 billion harvest from China

Heads of State, Governments and delegations from 52 African countries, including Nigeria and the People’s Republic of China met in Beijing, under the auspices of the Forum on China and Africa Cooperation (FOCAC).

Daura APC commends federal government strides on sectoral reforms

The Daura zonal office of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Katsina state has commended the giant strides of the Federal Government on security, agriculture and youth empowerment programmes.
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NiMet predicts rains, thunderstorms on Tuesday

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted prospects of thunderstorms and rains over the central states such as Bida, Mambila Plateau, Makurdi, Minna, Ilorin and Lafia axis on Tuesday morning.

My family forced me into marriage – Woman tells court

A woman, Maimuna Mohammed, on Wednesday begged a Mararaba Upper Area Court in Nasarawa State to dissolve her marriage to her husband, Saidu, for alleged violence and irresponsible behaviour.

My husband not my choice – Woman tells court

A housewife, Maimuna Mohammed, on Wednesday begged a Mararaba Upper Area Court, in Nasarawa State, to dissolve her marriage to Saidu for alleged violence and irresponsible behaviour.

Killings: Coalition accuses presidency, northern governors of insensitivity

The Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) has said the continued killings in parts of Nigeria particularly the recent one in Mambilla Plateau of Taraba State while president Muhammadu Buhari was attending a wedding in Kano was a betrayal of peoples trust.

20 feared killed, 300 cows stolen in fresh Mambilla violence

About 20 persons have been feared killed and 300 cows stolen following a fresh outbreak of ethnic violence on the Mambilla Plateau in Sardauna Local Government Area of Taraba State, local officials and residents said on Sunday.

JNI criticises CAN over statements on herdsmen violence

The Jama’atu Nasril Islam, JNI, has strongly criticised the leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria over a statement by the latter’s spokesperson.

Emir Sanusi’s comments on Taraba clashes most unfortunate – Governor Ishaku

Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba State has denied the allegations by the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi, that there was genocide against Fulani herdsmen by some political leaders, especially in Taraba, claiming that these killings were causing anxiety.

Federal govt urged to declare state of emergency in Benue, Taraba

Coalition of Civil Society Groups for Peace and Security, CCGPS, yesterday urged the Federal Government to declare state of emergency in Benue, Taraba and any other state where the governor, as the Chief Security officer wilfully allows the security situation to degenerate to the point where mass murder take place.

House of Reps commence debate on 2018 budget

The House of Representatives on Tuesday commenced debate on general principles of the 2018 Appropriation Bill as issues regarding the non-implementation of Zonal‎ Intervention projects in 2017 appropriation were highlighted.

Osinbajo takes over fed govt’s team in talks with ASUU

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday appointed Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to lead the Federal Government’s team to negotiate with the striking Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to facilitate the resolution of some of the contentious issues.

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AFCON: Muhammadu Buhari hails Super Eagles for qualification

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Super Eagles on their qualification for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations following their 1-1 draw against the Bafana Bafana of South Africa in Johannesburg on Saturday.

Adekunle Gold to perform for three straight nights at Terra Kulture

For three consecutive nights in December, urban highlife and alternative, Adekunle Gold, will hold sway at Terra Kulture.

NSCIA lauds Lagos over use of Hijab in public schools

The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs has commended the Lagos state Government for approving the use of Hijab in public schools in the state.

SARS reforms public hearing ends in Lagos

The Presidential Panel on SARS Reform, which began its public hearing in Lagos on Tuesday, November 13, ended its sitting on Saturday after listening to 36 cases.

NANS vows to shutdown institutions across the federation

National Association of Nigeria Students, NANS, has declared Monday lecture-free day for all students across the federation.