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Kara bridge on Lagos-Ibadan expressway about to be open to the public on December 1, 2019.

Federal government opens Kara bridge to traffic

The Federal Government on Sunday opened the Kara Bridge section of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway to traffic, after completing repair works on a 600-metre stretch.
Governor Ganduje with the late Emir Ado Bayero’s portrait presented by Auwalu as he passed through the palace on Wednesday.

Emir Sanusi sacks palace aide for joining Ganduje ‘s victory parade

A popular Kano chief, Maja Siddin Sarkin Kano, Alhaji Auwalu has been sacked by Emir Muhammadu Sanusi 11 and evicted from the palace.

Alimosho residents defy rain, join Jimi Agbaje road show

Residents of Alimosho area of Lagos State, in their hundreds, on Wednesday joined Jimi Agbaje the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in the state on a road show, as he took his campaign to the area.
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Atiki Abubakar: I‘ll restructure Nigeria if elected

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has reassured Nigerians that he will structure the country if elected the president on February 16.
US First Lady Melania Trump (L) and US President Donald Trump look on as they attend a ceremony at the Arc de Triomphe in Paris on November 11, 2018 as part of commemorations marking the 100th anniversary of the 11 November 1918 armistice, ending World War I. (Photo by Francois Mori / POOL / AFP)

Police stop protesters approaching Donald Trump motorcade in Paris

French police stopped two topless protesters who approached the motorcade of US President Donald Trump as he made his way up the Champs-Elysees to a ceremony in Paris marking 100 years since the end of World War I.

FRSC begins ember-month sensitisation with new approach

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says the corps is embarking on the end of the year sensitisation of the public to the causes of road accidents in a more pragmatic approach for efficiency.

Governor Yari’s convoy attacked by aggrieved APC members

Seven aggrieved governorship hopefuls, including the deputy governor, Ibrahim Wakkala, had organised a rally in Gusau on Sunday, where a multitude of their supporters turned out to receive them.

Uganda’s Museveni blames ‘external forces’ for opposition unrest

Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni has accused "external forces" of trying to foment trouble by funding his political opponents in a bid to undermine the country's image abroad.
Musician turned politician, Robert Ssentamu Kyagulanyi commonly known as "Bobi wine" (C) waves to his supporters in a suburb of Kampala on June 29, 2017. For the last decade Ugandans have known two presidents: Yoweri Museveni, the country's long-time ruler, and musician Robert Kyagulanyi a.k.a. Bobi Wine, a.k.a. His Excellency the Ghetto President. But in a surprising turn the 35-year-old reggae star -- who was just three when Museveni took power at the head of a rebel army -- on June 29, won a landslide victory in a city by-election to become the country's newest lawmaker. STRINGER / AFP

Uganda’s Bobi Wine re-arrested, sent to jail for treason

Uganda’s musician turned parliamentarian Bobi Wine, whose real name is Robert Kyagulanyi, enjoyed only a brief reprieve this morning, from his traumatic detention by the military.
Protesters put set a bonfire on a street to demand the release of the Ugandan politician Robert Kyagulanyi known as Bobi Wine who was recently arrested for treason and possession of firearms in Kampala, Uganda, on August 20, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / STRINGER

One killed, five injured as police disperse protesters in Uganda

One person died and five others were wounded in Uganda on Sunday, police said, as security forces used tear gas and live bullets to disperse a demonstration against the beating of arrested lawmakers in response to the stoning of a presidential convoy.

Uganda president says not hurt in attack on convoy

President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda on Wednesday said he was not hurt in a Monday attack on his convoy in the northwestern Ugandan district of Arua.

Police: Hooligans stone Ugandan president’s convoy, one shot dead

Police said hooligans attacked President Yoweri Museveni’s motorcade and one of his official cars was smashed as he left a campaign rally forcing his security detail to open fire, killing one person instantly in the northwestern district of Arua.

Mixed reactions trail Governor Tambuwal’s defection to PDP

Some residents of Sokoto on Wednesday expressed mixed reactions over Gov. Aminu Tambuwal’s defection to People Democratic Party (PDP) from the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC). describing it as suicidal.
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Driver burnt as sports minister escapes death in crash

An accident involving the convoy of the Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung, has led to the death of one person while 20 others sustained various degrees of injury.

Floyd Mayweather’s bodyguard shot in Atlanta

A bodyguard for Floyd Mayweather was wounded when a gunman in a vehicle opened fire on the boxer’s motorcade.

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University of Abuja suspends admission process

The University of Abuja has suspended the ongoing admission of students due to what it described as irregularities in the process.

Nigerian Navy arrests five suspects, impounds 181 drums of petrol

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Nigeria has slipped on Transparency International’s Corruption Perception Index 2019, scoring 26 per cent.

Transparency: Corruption worse in Nigeria

Nigeria has dropped on Transparency International‘s yearly corruption perception ranking, moving two places down to rank the world’s 34th most corrupt nation in the world.