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The President of Nigerian Traders Union in Ghana, Chukwuemeka Levi Nnaji, Monday accused the Ghanaian government of inconsistent speech and words on the closure of over 160 Nigerian shops.

Nigerian traders in Ghana attempting suicide over maltreatment

Some Nigerian traders in Ghana are considering suicide as option, following rising cases of frustrations, biting hunger and sad feelings of grave abandonment occasioned by the recent actions taken by Ghanaian government against the traders, Progressives Ambassadors of Nigeria has said.

NEMA receives 109 Nigerians repatriated from Mali

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Tuesday received 109 stranded Nigerians repatriated from Mali at the International Wing of Murtala Muhammed International Airport Ikeja in Lagos.
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Nigeria records highest inflation rate in almost two years

Nigeria’s headline inflation rate for March 2020 rose marginally by 0.06 percent points higher than the 12.20 percent rate recorded in February.

President Buhari’s chief of staff gets private burial in Abuja

The Senior Special Assistant to the president on media and publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, who confirmed the story in a statement in Abuja, said that the body was handled according to the protocol put in place for the burial of Coronavirus victims by the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).

Coronavirus: Plateau grants amnesty to 63 inmates

Banda said the amnesty was in line with the decision of the Federal Government to decongest the custodial centres in the country, as a measure to contain the spread of Coronavirus in the country.
In a communiqué issued at the end of a peace meeting in Lafia, Nasarawa State, read by the Deputy Governor of Taraba State, Haruna Manu, they condemned the senseless killings in the two states over the years.

Benue, Taraba agree to end communal crisis

The Benue and Taraba state governments, yesterday agreed to end the protracted hostility between the Jukun and Tiv communities in the two states

NDDC: I am not amazed at President Buhari’s desecration of the law – Eric...

Niger Delta activist and lawyer, Mr Eric Omare, on Thursday, said he was not shocked at President Muhammadu Buhari’s endorsement of the Interim Management Committee, IMC, of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, saying, “he (Buhari) is a serial violator of the rule of law and known for his disrespect for other arms of government.”
President Buhari at the event

Supreme Court dismisses Atiku Abubakar, PDP’s appeal

The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed the appeal by the Peoples Democratic Party and its candidate, Atiku Abubakar, against the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari.
The Middle Belt Forum, MBF, has condemned in strong terms the reported invasion and forced entry into the Abuja residence of the Governor of Taraba State, Arc. Darius Ishaku Dickson, by men of the Nigeria Police Force.

Insecurity: Tiv youth, Taraba governor trade blames

The Tiv Youth Council has called on security agencies to investigate the alleged involvement of Governor Darius Ishaku in the Julian/Tiv crisis in Taraba State.

TETFund institutional impact under threat – scribe

The Executive Secretary, Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund), Prof. Suleiman Bogoro, has said that, if care is not taken, the reason for the establishment of TETFund would soon be defeated.

N-Power: APC chieftain lauds achievements, wants federal government to sustain scheme

Nnanna Okoroafor, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress in Ebonyi, has called on the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government to sustain the present N-Power social investment programme.
Tukur Buratai

Nigerian Army to clamp down on IPOB, splinter groups to prevent disruption of election

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai on Monday, urged troops to clamp down on activities of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra and its splinter groups to prevent disruption of the forthcoming election.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

Ikoyigate: EFCC fails to arraign ex-NIA chief Ayo Oke, wife

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Friday failed to arraign the sacked Director General of the National Intelligence Agency, Ambassador Ayodele Oke, and his wife, Folashade.

Senator Saraki accused of choosing recycled PDP members to lead APC in Kwara

The factional chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara state, Bunmi Olusona, has asked “loyal party members” to disregard the executives “handpicked” by Senate President Bukola Saraki at the congress in the state.

Why President Buhari is good for workers

Tuesday, May 1 is Worker’s Day all over the world and expectations are that questions will be asked of what Muhammadu Buhari, the President of Nigeria is doing to make life better for workers in the country.

President Buhari’s criticism not targeted at all Nigerian youth – Presidency

The Presidency has spoken out on the controversy over remarks by President Muhammadu Buhari at a forum in London on Wednesday in which he criticised the attitude of some Nigerian youth.

DSS arrests suspected accomplice of “Ghana” in Taraba

The Department of State Services said it had arrested Isaiah Suwe, an accomplice of the notorious kidnapper, Terwase Akwaza (aka Ghana), at Takum in Taraba.

DSS, troops arrest suspected killers of Taraba lawmaker Hosea Ibi

Troops of 23 Brigade deployed in Wukari, Taraba State on Exercise Ayem Akpatuma and a team of the Department of State Services from Jalingo conducted a cordon and search within Takum on Saturday during which three suspects were arrested in connection with the kidnapping and murder of Hon. Hosea Ibi, a member of the Taraba State House of Assembly.

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Prof. Kemebradikumo Pondei, Acting Managing Director of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has promised sweeping changes in the commission.

NDDC chief shuns Reps committee investigating misappropriation of funds

Prof. Kemebradikumo Pondei, the Managing Director, Interim Management Committee (IMC) of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), has shunned the House of Representatives committee investigative hearing into the alleged N139.32 billion misappropriated between 2013 and 2018.
The Lekki Concession Company, LCC, has refuted claims that it removed the CCTV’s at Lekki tollgate few hours before the shooting of protesters on Tuesday.

Lekki shootings: Lagos government can’t be exonerated – Joe Okei-Odumakin

Two civil rights movements under the aegis of Women Arise and Centre for Change, on Wednesday, lent its voice to the killing of #EndSARS protesters by security operatives in Lagos but warned that Nigeria may return to its pariah status in the comity of nations witnessed during the regime of late General Sani Abacha.
The Iyaloja of Oyo State, Alhaja Wuraola Kola-Daisi, is dead.

Iyaloja of Oyo passes on

Jogunosinmi, who made the announcement on behalf of the family, said the Iyaloja will be buried today according to Islamic rites.
Chelsea is prepared to battle Manchester United for the signature of Borussia Monchengladbach defensive midfielder Denis Zakaria, according to a report.

Chelsea set to battle Manchester United for Denis Zakaria

Chelsea is prepared to battle Manchester United for the signature of Borussia Monchengladbach defensive midfielder Denis Zakaria, according to a report.
The Lekki Concession Company, LCC, has refuted claims that it removed the CCTV’s at Lekki tollgate few hours before the shooting of protesters on Tuesday.

Lekki shooting: LCC clears air on removing CCTV from tollgate

The Lekki Concession Company, LCC, has refuted claims that it removed the CCTV’s at Lekki tollgate few hours before the shooting of protesters on Tuesday.