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The United Kingdom says it will deploy more than 100 observers across 15 states for Saturday’s presidential election in Nigeria.
The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, says 49 persons have been arrested for alleged involvement in election violence and thuggery in the just concluded elections in Bayelsa and Kogi states.
The Federal Government in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO) and other partners is harmonizing efforts to put a stop to the medicalisation of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).
The Senate on Wednesday sought to provide legal backing to the provision of Constituency Projects in Nigeria’s annual budget by a minimum of 20 per cent.
The Nigeria Olympics Committee (NOC) has appointed His Royal Majesty, Oba Saheed Elegushi, as the Chairman of the body’s patrons’ forum.
Twitter plans to set up an independent research group to create an “open and decentralized” system for social networks, CEO Jack Dorsey said on Wednesday, which could relieve pressure on the company to appease critics of its content policies but also give rise to a new crop of competitors.
Federal prosecutors are accusing singer R. Kelly of scheming with others to pay for a fake ID for an unnamed female a day before he married R&B singer Aaliyah, then 15 years old, in a secret ceremony in 1994.
The Committee led by its chairman was received by the Chief of Defense Policy and Plans (CTOP), Air Vice Marshall Nurudeen Balogun, and taken to the office of the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Gabriel Olonisakin, while the other members of the Committee were taken to the conference hall where the meeting will take place.
A Kaduna Magistrates’ Court, on Tuesday, ordered the remand of a 30-year-old labourer, Inuwa Yunusa, for alleged murder.
The Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Mr. Festus Keyamo (SAN), has denied justifying the re-arrest of Sahara Reporters publisher, Omoyele Sowore.
Dr Ipalibo Harry Banigo, the Rivers State Deputy Governor, has condemned the criminal acts and the backdrop of incessant attacks on Seafarers on the Port Harcourt-Onne-Bonny route leading to the loss of lives, properties and the raping of women by sea pirates in the coastal waters.