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Femi Falana calls for release of 40 persons allegedly held by Nigerian Navy

A Nigerian lawyer, Femi Falana, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to order the release of 40 persons reportedly in the detention of the Nigerian Navy.

Electricity bill raises tension in Zaria

Thousands of Zaria residents at the weekend, protested against what they called `fraud, intimidation and over billing of consumers by Kaduna Electricity Distribution Company (KEDC) and threatened legal action against the company.
President Buhari signs New National Minimum Wage Bill into Law in State House on 18th April 2019 2

Cleric: Nigeria needs a man like Buhari

Mr Ubaka Ifeabunike, Anglican Cleric in Charge of St. Peter’s Church, Enugwu–Ukwu, has said Nigeria needs a strong leader like President Muhammadu Buhari to tackle challenges facing the country.

Plateau community cries out over alleged herdsmen killings

Residents of Miango Community in Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State have called for help from the federal and state governments to stop the incessant killing of their people by gunmen believed to be Fulani herdsmen.
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Femi Falana: Detention of 15 Nigerians for 7-month by Navy Illegal

Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, SAN, has decried the illegal detention of 15 civilians and military officers for seven months by the Nigerian Navy without trial.

On the making of a People’s Constitution

The historical context of this occasion of the public presentation of the Minority Report & Draft Constitution for the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1976 is bound to generate hope with an admixture of regrets.
Zainab Ahmed

Federal government to look into gradual removal of fuel subsidy – finance minister

The Minister of Finance, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, says the Federal Government will look into gradual removal of fuel subsidy as part of strategy to boost revenue.
EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / Members of Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) wave flags and chant slogans as they take part in a demonstration to protest against the imprisonnement of a Shiite, in Abuja, on October 29, 2018. - The army and police confronted members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), the group's spokesman Ibrahim Musa told AFP, amid reports of casualties. Rights groups have accused Nigeria's military of killing more than 300 IMN supporters and burying them in mass graves during the 2015 confrontation, a charge the military strongly denies. (Photo by Sodiq ADELAKUN / AFP)

Shiites locks down British commission over Tony Blair’s visit

Members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMM), otherwise known as Shiites, have halted both human and vehicular movement around the British High Commission, Abuja, over the continuous detention of their leader, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky.

Governor Akeredolu: President Buhari’s victory signifies acceptability of his leadership

Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State on Wednesday said President Muhammadu Buhari’s victory in the 2019 presidential election signified the acceptability of his leadership by a majority of Nigerian citizens.

Governor Akeredolu hails President Buhari over victory

Ondo State Governor Olurotimi Akeredolu has joined millions of Nigerians to congratulate President Muhammadu Buhari on his re-election as the president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

Justice Onneghen: Diaspora Nigerians charge President Buhari to follow due process

Some Diaspora Nigerians resident in the United Kingdom, yesterday, stormed the High Commission in London, charging President Muhammadu Buhari to follow due process in handling the case of suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onneghen.

Minister promises implementation of findings on counterfeit pharmaceuticals

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, on Thursday promised effective implementation of findings and ideas from the study on the Rise of Counterfeit Pharmaceuticals in Africa.

PDP: We’ve been vindicated

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said it has been vindicated by the concerns raised by former President Olusegun Obasanjo on the alleged plan by President Muhammadu Buhari to use state power to subjugate Nigerians, subvert the electoral process and perpetuate himself in office.

Elections: Why we will vote for President Buhari – Bus conductors

The Bus Conductors Association of Nigeria (BCAN) has expressed its readiness to re-elect President Muhammadu Buhari in the February general election.

Yuletide: Drunk drivers face three-month ban – FRSC

Boboye Oyeyemi, Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), has said that any driver that tested positive on alcohol on highways would be banned from driving for three months.

APC urges PDP to focus its campaign on pro-people policies

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has urged the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to zero its campaign on pro-people policies, not killings ahead of the 2019 general elections.
Lanre Issa-Onilu

2019: Campaign on pro-people policies, not frivolities – APC tells PDP

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says it will engage the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on completed projects and pro-people policies it had embarked upon as a government rather than engaging in frivolities.

Abdulrahman Dambazau insists Boko Haram degraded

Minister of Interior, Lt. General Abdulrahman Dambazau, has insisted that insurgent terrorist group Boko Haram has been degraded despite recent setback suffered by the Nigeria military.

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Jigawa government releases N192m for improvement of Dutse water supply

The Managing Director of Jigawa Water Board, Zayyan Rabiu, on Monday said that the state government has released N192 million for the improvement of water supply in Dutse metropolis.
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SERAP fumes over ‘repressive’ National Assembly media accreditation guidelines

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged the “leadership and management of the National Assembly to immediately withdraw the repressive media accreditation guidelines or face legal action.”
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Ex-Enyimba coach drags club over alleged N3.45 million debt

Former Coach of Enyimba International F.C., Samson Unuanel, on Tuesday dragged the club before the National Industrial Court, Abuja, over alleged unpaid N3.450 million, being the balance of his sign-on-fee
A pedestrian walks past a Huawei product stand at an EE telecommunications shop in central London on April 29, 2019. – British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has urged caution over the role of China’s Huawei in the UK, saying the government should think carefully before opening its doors to the technology giant to develop next-generation 5G mobile networks. His comments come after Prime Minister Theresa May conditionally allowed China’s Huawei to build the UK 5G network, information that was leaked to a newspaper from top secret discussions between senior ministers and security officials, a leak that has caused a scandal that has rocked Britain’s splintered government. (Photo by Tolga Akmen / various sources / AFP)

Huawei accuses US of bullying

Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei called itself the victim of U.S. “bullying” on Tuesday and said it was working with Google to counter trade restrictions imposed by Washington last week, a senior Huawei executive said.

Man docked for cultism, possession of firearm

The Police in Lagos on Tuesday docked a man, Toheeb Olapade, 26, at an Ogudu Magistrates’ Court, with charges of unlawful possession of a firearm and being a member of a secret cult.