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President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday signed the finance bill into law.

President Buhari: Nigeria’s border closure not to spite neighbours

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the partial closure of Nigeria’s borders was not meant to punish her neighbours, but to strengthen the country’s security and economy.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday signed into law the Finance Bill 2019 (now Finance Act), which among other objectives, seeks to increase government revenue while supporting struggling small businesses in Africa’s largest economy.

Nigeria inflation rises to 11.98 per cent

Inflation in Nigeria rose to a 19-month high in December, as prices continued to rise many months after the country closed its borders with its neighbours.

General Lekwot: Southern Kaduna crises caused by outsiders

Elder statesman, General Zamani Lekwot (retd.), on Thursday said security challenges in Southern Kaduna State was caused by outsiders rather than indigenes of the area.
Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday approved the recomposition of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) board after a forensic audit of the organization.

Christmas: President Buhari warns criminals to retrace their steps

President Muhammadu Buhari on Christmas Eve warned terrorists, armed robbers, kidnappers and those he referred to as “economic saboteurs”, to retrace their steps and join people of goodwill and common humanity.
The border closure has affected goods from other West African countries. Wikimedia Commons

Border closure affecting small businesses in Plateau – operators

Since President Muhammadu Buhari unexpectedly ordered the closure of the nation’s borders about four months ago due to smuggling activities from neighbouring countries, which he says threatened the self-sufficiency policy of his administration; reactions have continued to trail the development.

My wife brings her lover into our bedroom for lovemaking – man tells court

A petty trader, Mrs Molade Owolabi, on Thursday lost her 11-year-old marriage to alleged adultery, as an Igando Customary Court in Lagos granted her estranged husband’s request to dissolve the union.

Couple bag jail term for selling own two-month-old son

A Wuse Zone 6 Chief Magistrates’ Court, Abuja, on Tuesday sentenced 20-year-old Stanley Sunday and his girlfriend, Onyinyechi Ikechukwu, to 20-day imprisonment for selling their two-month-old son for N300,000.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has backed Nigeria’s closure of its borders with some neighbouring countries over issues bordering on illegal trade.

Border closure: IMF tacitly backs Nigeria, urges speedy resolution of issue

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has expressed tacit support for the closure of Nigeria’s land borders to its neighbours over issues bordering on illegal trade.
The Muslim Rights Concern has condemned the abduction and conversion to Christianity of nine children from Kano, urging the Police to quickly prosecute the suspects.

Muslim group seeks justice for nine kidnapped Kano children

The Muslim Rights Concern has condemned the abduction and conversion to Christianity of nine children from Kano, urging the Police to quickly prosecute the suspects.
The Controller of the Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Correctional Service, Emmanuel Okoro, on Thursday refuted reports by a section of the media which claimed there was a jail break at the Keffi Old Prison.

Two brothers allegedly behead boy for sale at N200K

Two brothers, Saheed Obadimeji and Ayodeji Obadimeji, were, on Thursday, remanded in prison by an Igbosere High Court in Lagos for allegedly beheading a teenage boy.
President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with all the 2019 Nigerian pilgrims over the successful completion of their Hajj rites and the Eid-el-Kabeer celebration.

[email protected]: President Buhari vows to fight cybercrime

President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration’s attention is increasingly being focused on cybercrimes and the abuse of technology through hate speech and other divisive material being propagated on social media.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

FCTA cautions developers against violation of Abuja master plan

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has cautioned developers against violation of the Abuja Master Plan.

Nigeria gives condition to reopen borders with neighbours

Hameed Ali, the Comptroller General, Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), says Nigeria’s borders will remain closed until the country and its neighbours agree on existing ECOWAS protocol on movement.
Barcelona defender Gerard Pique has stated Nigeria midfielder John Ogu reminds him of his former teammate Yaya Toure.

John Ogu lauds Super Eagles’ performance against Ukraine

Super Eagles’ midfielder John Ogu has applauded his teammates after their impressive 2-2 draw against Ukraine in Dnipro on Tuesday night, stating that the future remains bright for the national team.

Flood: NGO seeks support for 7,000 IDPs in Borno

The Norwegian Refugee Council has called for interventions in the humanitarian needs of over 7, 000 Internally Displaced Persons affected by flood in Borno.
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Former presidential aide advocates gender desks at police stations

An former aide of President Muhammadu Buhari, Mrs Juliet Ibekaku-Nwagwu, has called for the introduction of gender desks in police stations across the country.

How NGO curbs depression, violence through training

Young Moms Support Initiative, a Non-Governmental Organisation, on Saturday trained more than 50 women on various skills to curb depression.
A woman in Manhattan Beach, Calif., painted her house bright pink with huge emojis during a dispute with a neighbor who had reported her for using her property for Airbnb rentals. (Natalie Rice-AP)

‘Emoji’ house infuriates feuding neighbours

A house painted bright pink and adorned with two giant “emoji” faces is the latest salvo in a bitter feud between neighbours of a wealthy Los Angeles area beach town.

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Iran protest ban on hosting football games, says country is safe

Iran on Sunday accused Asian Football Confederation’s governing body of bias for a mooted ban on it hosting club matches, after a spate of security incidents including the downing of an airliner.
The Governor of Imo State, Senator Hope Uzodinma, has sacked all chairmen of boards and parastatals in the state, including their members.

Governor Uzodinma speaks on ‘plan to probe’ Emeka Ihedioha

Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State, has clarified statements alluding to his alleged plan to probe the administration of his predecessor, Emeka Ihedioha.
Kamaru Usman celebrates after beating Colby Covington. USA TODAY Sports

UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman’s Twitter account hacked

UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman’s Twitter account has been hacked, with a series of expletive-laden and racist tweets being published.
Sadio Mane is happy to stay at Liverpool for the foreseeable future, according to Jason McAteer, who feels Mohamed Salah is more likely to seek a move away from the club than the Senegal international.

Jason McAteer: Mo Salah more likely to leave Liverpool this summer than Sadio Mane

Sadio Mane is "happy to stay at Liverpool" for the foreseeable future, according to Jason McAteer, who feels Mohamed Salah is more likely to seek a move away from the club than the Senegal international.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday signed the finance bill into law.

President Buhari sends message to Emir of Potiskum after bandits attack

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured that his administration would spare no efforts in tracking down criminals who have become a nightmare in the lives of Nigeria, high or low.