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300 more Nigerians repatriated from South Africa

More than 300 Nigerians were flown home from South Africa on Wednesday in the second evacuation in a week after a wave of anti-migrant violence there claimed at least 12 lives.
The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal has upheld argument by President Muhammadu Buhari that it lacked the jurisdiction to entertain allegation of corrupt practices and voters’ inducement raised against Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in the petition by Atiku Abubakar and the PDP.

Afenifere: VP Osinbajo’s office has been rendered useless, impotent

Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere, says from the look of things, Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo’s office has been rendered useless, impotent and irrelevant.
President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over Federal Executive Council (FEC) with Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, the Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari, cabinet Ministers and some presidential aides were in attendance. The meeting started at 11am with the rendition of the national anthem.

NEMA, EFCC, others make presentations at FEC meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday in Abuja presided over Federal Executive Council with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, in attendance.
President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over Federal Executive Council (FEC) with Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, the Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari, cabinet Ministers and some presidential aides were in attendance. The meeting started at 11am with the rendition of the national anthem.

President Buhari presides over FEC meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over Federal Executive Council (FEC) with Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, the Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari, cabinet Ministers and some presidential aides were in attendance.
Tropical Storm Humberto is threatening to disrupt search and rescue efforts in the Bahamas where 1,300 people are still missing following Hurricane Dorian.

Tropical storm Humberto heads for hurricane-hit Bahamas

Tropical Storm Humberto is threatening to disrupt search and rescue efforts in the Bahamas where 1,300 people are still missing following Hurricane Dorian.
Authorities have reported 2,500 people missing in the Bahamas in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian.

Hurricane Dorian: 2,500 people missing in Bahamas

Carl Smith, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) spokesman, said at a news conference that the death toll is expected to “significantly rise”. However, the list, based on missing person’s reports, had not been checked against government records of people evacuated or staying in shelters,

158 Nigerians return from Libya

The National Emergency Management Agency on Thursday morning received another batch of 158 Nigerians from Libya.
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NEMA distributes relief materials to 2,500 Daura flood victims

No fewer than 2,200 flood victims in Daura Local Government Area of Katsina State have received relief materials from the National Emergency Management Agency as part of its effort to provide temporary relief to the victims.

Chamber: Abuja trade fair to feature 45 foreign companies

The Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) says the forthcoming 2019 Abuja International Trade Fair will feature 45 foreign companies to strengthen businesses, trade and investment opportunities in the country.

Xenophobia: Christian body asks federal government to protect Nigerians trapped in South Africa

The Christian Council of Nigeria, CCN, has condemned the Xenophobic attacks in South Africa and the current spate of killings and looting of properties of foreigners, especially those of Nigerians in that country.

Xenophobia: Federal government tasked on safety of Nigerians trapped in South Africa

The Christian Council of Nigeria (CCN) has condemned the Xenophobic attacks in South Africa and the spate of killings and looting of property of foreigners, especially those of Nigerians in that country.

NEDC begins assessment tour of Borno displaced communities

The North East Development Commission (NEDC), has embarked on needs assessment of displaced communities in Borno to fast track rehabilitation and resettlement process in the state.
A don, Prof. Leke Oduwaye, on Monday urged Lagos State Government to prosecute owners of buildings blocking drainage right-of -way to guard against flooding.

Official: Flood destroys 3,000 farmlands, 120 houses in Jigawa

Flood triggered by incessant rain has destroyed over 3,000 farmlands and about 120 houses at Zugo town in Guri Local Government Area of Jigawa, an official has said.
“The airlift missions were executed by NAF C-130 Hercules aircraft, in furtherance of the NAF’s constitutional roles of projecting air power beyond the shores of the country as well as providing Military Aid to Civil Authority.

Nigeria donates to Mozambique, Zimbabwe flood victims

Relief materials for flood victims in Mozambique and Zimbabwe have been delivered by the Nigeria Air Force (NAF) as part of its commitment to provide military aid to civil authority. A statement by the spokesman,...

NAF airlifts relief materials to Mozambique, Zimbabwe flood victims

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says it has completed the airlifting of relief materials to Mozambique and Zimbabwe to further assist victims of the massive flooding that affected some communities in the countries in April.
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NEMA receives returnees from Libya

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has received another batch of 153 stranded Nigerians from Libya.
The President of the Senate, Dr. Ahmad Lawan and Yobe State Governor, Mai Mala Buni, have expressed their sympathies with victims of flooding in Bade Local Government and ten other local government areas of the state.

Senate president, Yobe governor react as flood renders 4,000 homeless

The President of the Senate, Dr. Ahmad Lawan, and Yobe State Governor, Mai Mala Buni, have expressed their sympathies with victims of flooding in Bade Local Government and ten other local government areas of the state.

Gombe: Flood disaster rips through several communities, claiming one life

Pandemonium struck in several communities of Gombe State, when heavy rains overflowed a river bank and caused a flood disaster that rips through communities around River Gongola in the state.

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Man jilted by girlfriend commits suicide

The Surulere Police Station on Wednesday received an information that one Kehinde Muse, 25, of No 56, Modele Street drank a substance suspected to be sniper.
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Folashade Yemi-Esan assumes duty as acting head of service

Following the suspension of Mrs Winfred Oyo-Ita, by President Muhammadu Buhari, Dr Folashade Yemi-Esan, on Thursday assumed duty as Acting Head of Civil Service of the Federation.
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Man arrested for ‘raping 6-year-old girl’

The police in Ogun State have arrested a 43-year-old man, Oluwole Bamidele, for allegedly raping a six-year-old daughter of his neighbour.

Reps minority leader tears PDP BoT apart

Members of the Board of Trustees, BOT, of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Thursday publicly disagreed over the report of the committee set up to look into the circumstances that led to the emergence of Hon. Ndudi Elumelu, as the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives against the directive of the party.
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Sheikh Gumi: Ex-President Jonathan, Buhari lack education on how to lead Nigeria

Sheikh Ahmad Gumi, Islamic cleric, says former President Goodluck Jonathan and President Muhammadu Buhari both lack education on how to lead Nigeria.