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2023 Presidency: Ohanaeze Youths warn Arewa Youths to stop instigating trouble

On the backdrop of recent comment by the Arewa Youth Consultative Forum advocating a Northern President ahead 2023, Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council have faulted such arrangement, saying that the presidential slot in 2023 still remains for the people of the South East.

300 Kuje prison inmates get Christmas haircut

Rev. Jolly Nyame, former Taraba governor, on Tuesday joined his excited colleagues to celebrate stylish Christmas haircuts offered to 300 inmates of Kuje Prison, FCT.
The house of representatives has resolved to probe the alleged importation of Chinese drugs containing human parts into the country.

Bill to extend retirement age for public school teachers passes second reading

A Bill for an Act to make provision for retirement age of teachers in Nigeria and for related matters on Tuesday passed second reading at the House of Representatives.

Parents urged to encourage children to embrace farming

The national deputy president, Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria, Mr Segun Atho, has advised parents to encourage their children to go into farming.

Ministry: Why Nigerian rice are expensive, scarce

The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development on Wednesday blamed the scarcity of local rice in Nigerian markets to disconnect between integrated rice millers and the supply chain.

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Supreme Court dismisses suit challenging Borno governor’s nomination

The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed a suit filed by Idris Mamman-Gatumbwa challenging the nomination of Governor Babagana Zulum by the All Progressives Congress (APC) as its governorship candidate for the 2019 general elections.

Federal government raises alarm over new cassava brown streak disease

The Federal Government has raised an alarm over a recent virile disease, Cassava Brown Streak Disease (CBSD), ravaging East and Central Africa now making its way to West Africa.

Cleric seeks end to 40 years marriage over sex denial after eight children

An Islamic cleric Ganiyu Salami, on Thursday approached an Igando Customary Court, Lagos, to end his 40 years marriage to Halimatu, for allegedly denying him sex and threatening his life.
Justice Darius Khobo of Kaduna State High Court, on Thursday, adjourned hearing in the application for permission to travel to India for medical attention filed by Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zinat, to July 29.

IMN kicks as court adjourns Ibraheem El-Zakzaky’s bail hearing

Justice Darius Khobo of Kaduna State High Court, on Thursday, adjourned hearing in the application for permission to travel to India for medical attention filed by Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zinat, to July 29.

CSOs give Governor Ayade 60 days to conduct council polls

A coalition of Civil Societies Organisations (CSOs) in Cross River, have given Governor Ben Ayade 60 days to conduct local government election in the state.