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Some activists on Saturday staged a protest at the headquarters of the Department of State Services in Abuja, demanding the release of the convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Mr. Omoyele Sowore, and Olawale Bakare. 3

Omoyele Sowore: We were given N1m not to protest – Deji Adeyanju

Convener of a coalition of civil society groups under the aegis of Concerned Nigerians, Deji Adeyanju, has claimed that the group was offered N1m by government sympathizers not to hold today’s sit out against the continued detention of Omoyele Sowore.
Kidnap Victim

Two lecturers kidnapped in Kaduna

The two brothers, include Dr. Adamu Chinoko, who lectures in Ahmàdu Bello University Zaria and Dr. Umar Chinoko, who serves as a lecturer in Kaduna Polytechnic. They are residing at Mahuta, Igabi Local Government area of Kaduna state.
The Nigerian Immigration Service says it has registered a total of 185 foreigners residing illegally in Jigawa state.

Immigration registers 185 ‘undocumented immigrants’ in Jigawa

The Nigerian Immigration Service says it has registered a total of 185 foreigners residing illegally in Jigawa state.

NSIP dismisses four facilitators over alleged fraud

National Social Investment programme has dismissed four facilitators of conditional cash transfer over allegation of fraud in Jigawa state.
Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has assured industrialists in the state of his administration’s readiness to put an end to the deplorable state of road network affecting manufacturers and other road users in the state.

Let’s deregulate oil sector to build roads – Ogun governor

Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has stressed the need for the deregulation of the petroleum sector to make fund available for the construction of roads and provision of other basic amenities.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC hands over recovered vehicles to Federal University, Dutsin-ma

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Kaduna zonal office, has handed over four vehicles recovered from some management staff of the Federal University, Dutsin-ma, Katsina State, to the school authority.

LCCI: Insecurity, policy somersault bleeding Nigeria’s economy

The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has raised the alarm that uncertainty in the country’s business environment is not only posing risk for investors in the country but also costing the economy billions of Naira in losses.
Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

Kano government equips police with high-tech communication centre

The Kano state Government has constructed a high-tech communication center at the state Police Command Headquarters in Bompai area of the metropolis.
Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno on Sunday inaugurated Borno State Youth Empowerment Scheme (BOYES), to empower youths and end political thuggery in the state.

Borno governor orders investigation over Maiduguri market fire

Gov. Babagana Zulum of Borno has directed for investigation into the Thursday night fire at the Maiduguri GSM Market.
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Fire razes Maiduguri GSM market

Dozens of shops and property worth millions of Naira were destroyed in Thursday night fire at the Maiduguri GSM market.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has tasked young Nigerian graduates to imbibe the spirit of integrity wherever they find themselves in life.

VP Osinbajo: Integrity is your most valuable collateral

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has tasked young Nigerian graduates to imbibe the spirit of integrity wherever they find themselves in life.

Minna-Bida Road: Niger government refutes former Governor Babangida Aliyu’s claim of seeking an IDB...

Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger State has refuted claims made by the former Governor of the state Dr Muazu Babangida Aliyu that while in office he sought for and got approval for a Loan of 181 million dollars from Islamic Development Bank for the Dualization of Minna-Bida Road.
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Delta State has restated his commitment to serve Edo people, insisting that the time for sharing public funds to a few greedy politicians in Edo was over.

Santana market: Edo government to purchase new fire fighting trucks – official

The Edo Commissioner for Youth, Sports and Special Duties, Mr Damian Lawani, says the State Government, will purchase new fire fighting trucks to curtail fire outbreaks in the state.
EFCC chairman Ibrahim Magu said the commission has also recovered more than N251 billion within the three months.

Report: Ibrahim Magu-led EFCC recovers N939.5 billion cash, sends 1636 to jail in four...

Four years after being named as acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, the record of the number of corrupt Nigerians convicted by the commission under him and the value of assets recovered from the convicts has emerged.
Multiple fires are raging in Riverside County, California, affecting more than 700 acres in the area and destroying multiple buildings in a mobile home park.

Fire razes 300 shops in Santana market in Benin

No fewer than 300 shops and goods worth millions of Naira were on Saturday night destroyed by fire that engulfed Santana market on Sapele road in Benin, Edo.

Fire guts Santana market in Benin

Details of the cause of the fire incident were still sketchy as of the time of filing this report but an eyewitness said the fire outbreak might not be unconnected to a power surge which resulted in an explosion in one of the stalls.
Nigeria Football

Unilorin wins third JAMB tertiary institutions football competition

The University of Ilorin on Saturday beat Nuhu Bamali Polytechnic of Zaria 1-0 to win the third edition of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board-sponsored tertiary institutions football competition.
Abdullahi-Tijjani

EFCC arraigns man for giving it false information

The Kano Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Friday, November 18, 2019, arraigned one Abdullahi Tijjani before Justice O.A Egwuatu of the Federal High Court Kano, on a one-count charge of deceiving the Commission with false information.

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Appeal Court upholds Nasarawa governor’s election

The Court of Appeal sitting in Makurdi has upheld the decision of the election petition tribunal affirming the election of Abdullahi Sule as governor of Nasarawa State.
Kidnap Victim

Bandits abduct university engineer in Anambra

An engineer in the employ of Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State, Emeka Chiaghana, has been abducted.
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Edo APC exco sacks Anselm Ojezua, elects David Imoise as acting chair

The crisis rocking the Edo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has got messier with State Working Committee of the party passing a vote of no confidence in the state chairman, Anselm Ojezua.
US President Donald Trump on Thursday brushed off North Korea’s test of a sea-launched ballistic missile, saying that planned nuclear talks with Pyongyang will go ahead.

Donald Trump open to deal with democrats over Barack Obama’s DACA programme

President Donald Trump on Tuesday signalled that he would be open to striking a deal with Democrats on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) programme if the U.S. Supreme Court were to uphold his decision to repeal the initiative.

Former minister urges federal government to restore sports commission

Former Minister of Sports, Bolaji Abdullahi, has said that the restoration of the governing system of the National Sport Commission (NSC) remains the best way of managing sports in Nigeria.