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Traders urge Nigerians to patronise local products

Traders in Ilorin have called on Nigerians to patronise locally made goods as a means of growing the nation’s economy.
Brenton Tarrant, 29, a suspected white supremacist, appeared by video link from a maximum security facility in Auckland while his lawyer entered not guilty pleas on his behalf. The accusations against him include one terrorism charge.

New Zealand: Accused Christchurch gunman pleads not guilty

An Australian man pleaded not guilty on Friday to 92 charges stemming from a massacre in two mosques in the New Zealand city of Christchurch three months ago and will stand trial in May next year.
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Wrecked mosques, police watch: A tense Ramadan in Xinjiang

The corner where Heyitkah Mosque in China’s restive Xinjiang region once hummed with life is now a concrete parking lot where all traces of the tall, domed building have been erased.
Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, taking his Oath of Office as the 15th Governor of the State, at the Tafawa Balewa Square (TBS), Lagos, on Wednesday

Governor Sanwo-Olu: We will use religious bodies to propagate government policies, activities

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, yesterday said his administration will use Churches and Mosque to propagate government policies and activities because government cannot to it alone.

Plateau killings: US embassy honors Islamic cleric who rescued Christians

The United States Embassy, on Friday, honored a 83-year-old Muslim cleric, Abdullahi Abubakar, who saved many Christians during an attack in Yelwan Gindi Akwati, Swei and Nghar villages in Barkin Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau State
President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday in Makkah, Saudi Arabia, commended the decision of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) to support the Inter-Basin Water Transfer project, aimed at recharging the Lake Chad.

Terrorism: OIC to support Nigeria, others

Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) says it will support countries of the Sahel region, particularly Nigeria, Chad, Niger and Cameroon, by building their defence and security forces to counter terrorism and combat organised crime.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Monday said that it would clamp down on motorists with either fake or expired driver’s licence

FRSC warns motorists to desist from carrying children in front seats

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has warned motorists to desist from carrying children in front seats or on their laps while driving.

FRSC: 11 children die in road crashes in Ogun

Mr Clement Oladele, the Ogun Sector Commander of Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), said on Monday that 11 children had so far died in different road crashes in the state in 2019.
Muslim men in front of a mosque in Kiniyama, Sri Lanka, after a mob attacked it. Dinuka Liyanawatte-Reuters

Sri Lanka vows to go tough on anti-Muslim rioters

The Sri Lankan Police has vowed to use maximum force against violent protesters who have continued to attack mosques and the Muslims in the country.
Abayomi Nurain Mumuni

Security expert gives tips on protection of mosques during Ramadan

A renowned security expert, Ambassador Abayomi Nurain Mumuni, has called on Nigerian Muslims to remain conscious of their safety at public functions as they observe their religious rites during the holy month of Ramadan.
Sri Lankan Catholic Archbishop of Colombo, Malcolm Ranjith, gestures as he speaks during a press conference in Colombo. AFP

Sri Lanka Catholics turn to TV mass amid bomb threat

Sri Lanka’s Catholic Church will televise a private Sunday mass after cancelling regular services over fears of a repeat of Easter suicide bombings that killed 257 people, a spokesman said.
In response to the discovery of environmental Polio Virus strains in Lagos State, the Lagos State Government will embark on House to House polio Immunisation for all children aged 0-five years, irrespective of the previous immunisation status.

Polio: Lagos government to immunise children aged 0-5

In response to the discovery of environmental Polio Virus strains in Lagos State, the Lagos State Government will embark on House to House polio Immunisation for all children aged 0-five years, irrespective of the previous immunisation status.

IPOB declares sit-at-home May 30

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has declared May 30 a sit-at-home day in commemoration of not only the fallen heroes of the civil war but also all those killed by insurgents in different parts of the country.
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Governor Oyetola: Nigeria must chain extremism, promote diversity

Osun state Governor Adegboyega Oyetola has enjoined Nigerians to eschew ‎things that can hamper the peaceful coexistence in the country.

Official: Gunmen kill polio vaccinator in Pakistan

Gunmen on Thursday killed a female polio vaccinator, the fourth this week, in the latest surge of violence against efforts to rid the world of the crippling childhood disease, an official said.
Iain Lees-Galloway

New Zealand offers permanent visas to those at mosques during attacks

New Zealand is offering permanent residency to all of those who were at two mosques in Christchurch last month when a terrorist killed 50 people, as well as to the survivors’ immediate relatives, the country’s immigration minister said on Tuesday.
Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka attacks ‘retaliation for Christchurch’ – deputy minister

Sri Lanka's Easter Sunday bombings were retaliation for a recent attack on mosques in New Zealand, the country's state minister of defence said on Tuesday.

Presidency blames community leaders for violence across Nigeria

The presidency late on Sunday replied a Catholic priest who accused President Muhammadu Buhari of not doing enough to check the incessant violence across Nigeria.

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Gombe assets recovery committee invites former Governor Dankwambo, aides

The Gombe State Recovery Committee has urged the immediate past governor of the state, Ibrahim Dankwambo, and his aides to appear before it.
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir

Sudan’s Omar Bashir to appear in court on graft charge

Ousted Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir is to appear in court next week to face charges of corruption and illegal possession of foreign currency, the acting prosecutor general announced on Saturday.
One of the five new banks licensed by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Titan Trust Bank Limited is set for entry into the Nigerian banking industry in a matter of weeks.

Titan Trust Bank sets for retail banking in Nigeria

One of the five new banks licensed by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Titan Trust Bank Limited is set for entry into the Nigerian banking industry in a matter of weeks.
President Buhari receives in audience New Entrant into APC Former Deputy National Chairman of PDP Senator Babayo Garba Gamawa and Hon. Kaulaha Aliyu alongside Bauchi State Governor in State House on 8th Jan 2019-2

President Buhari mourns passing of Senator Gawama

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over the death of Senator Babayo Garba Gamawa, describing the late lawmaker as having been “an invaluable and immeasurable asset”.

Consulate to protest continued killing of Nigerians in South Africa

The Consul-General of the Nigerian Consulate in Johannesburg, Mr Godwin Adama, says the mission is to protest killings and high-handedness of the South African police against Nigerians.