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All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC disowns Edo Peoples Movement, others

Edo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has denied the existence of a phantom group known as Edo Peoples Movement (EPM) in its ranks, noting that the existence of the group is not supported by the party’s constitution.
Godwin Obaseki

Governor Obaseki harps on urgent measures to check tobacco consumption

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has stressed the need for effective policy framework to check tobacco consumption and reduce the risks of cardiovascular diseases.
Sagir Musa

Nigerian Army: NGOs provide support to Boko Haram

The Nigerian Army has again accused some Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) operating in the North-east of breaching security and sabotaging ongoing counter-terrorism operations in the zone.
National Emergency Management Agency NEMA

NEMA: 15,000 Nigerian women, children taking refuge in Niger Republic

Over 15,000 refugees from Sokoto and Zamfara States, mainly women and children, are currently taking refuge in some communities of Niger Republic, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has said.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

Elections: INEC withdraws 25 certificates-of-return

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has withdrawn 25 Certificates-of-Return issued to some candidates that won during the 2019 general elections. The decisions to withdraw the certificates were based on court orders.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Speakership: Northern group flays APC’s adoption of sole candidate

A group of six non-governmental organisations under the agies of Northeast Women and Youth Initiative for Good Governance (NEWYIGG) has flayed the adoption of a sole candidate for the speakership seat of the House of Representatives by the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Abike Dabiri-Erewa

Senate confirms Abike Dabiri-Erewa as diaspora commission chief

The Senate on Thursday confirmed the nomination of Abike Dabiri-Erewa as the chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Diaspora Commission (NDC).
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

Group tasks politicians on sustenance of democratic process

Centre for Transparency Advocacy (CTA), a civil society organisation (CSO), has urged politicians and security agencies to be guided by patriotism and the rule of law to ensure the sustenance of democratic process in Nigeria.
Baby

NGOs task federal, state governments on implementation of maternal health policy

A coalition of Non Governmental Organisations (NGOs) has urged governments at all levels to prioritise implementation of Strategic Policy Documents on improving access to reproductive and maternal healthcare in Nigeria.

Gani Adams, Olubadan and others charge Nigerians on poverty

The Aare Onakakanfo (generalisimo) of Yorubaland, Gani Adams, the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji, the Director General, Ekiti State Council of Arts and Culture, Mr Wale Ojo-Lanre, are among the dignitaries who called for an all-encompassing approach to solving the socioeconomic challenges facing the people.

Dolapo Osinbajo urges women to join fight against illicit drugs

The Wife of the Vice President, Mrs Dolapo Osinbajo, has urged Nigerian Women to support the fight against illicit drugs to free the society from inactive youths.

Kajuru crisis: Adara community requires N50 million to rebuild 545 houses

The Adara Community in Kajuru Local Government Area (LGA) of Kaduna state says it requires about N50 million to rebuild 545 houses destroyed by gunmen following series of attacks.

Official: 148 people killed, 545 houses destroyed in repeated attacks on Kaduna community

The Adara Community in Kajuru Local Government Area (LGA) of Kaduna State says it requires about N50 million to rebuild 545 houses destroyed by gunmen following a series of attacks.

Gunmen attacks: Kaduna community requires N50 million to rebuild destroyed houses

The Adara Community in Kajuru Local Government Area (LGA) of Kaduna state says it requires about N50 million to rebuild 545 houses destroyed by gunmen following series of attacks.
NAFDAC destroys unsafe and unwholesome NAFDAC regulated products worth over N2 Billion at Oke-Diya Dumpsite, Sagamu, Ogun State. March 29, 2019 (NAN)

NAFDAC destroys unsafe, unwholesome drugs worth over N2 billion

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on Friday destroyed unsafe and unwholesome products seized by the agency, worth over N2 billion, at Oke-Diya Dumpsite, Sagamu, Ogun State.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called for a 'new era of cooperation' [Petr David Josek-AP]

US unveils new restrictions on foreign aid for abortions

The U.S. will further clamp down on the use of foreign aid for non-governmental organisations that support abortions or work with groups that help women access the medical service, an official said.

Report: Shell knew its $1.1 billion for OPL 245 will go into private pockets

A new report by a non-governmental organisation, Global Witness, has blamed Shell and Eni for their alleged roles in the acquisition of OPL 245 in the oil-rich Niger Delta which is linked to Malabu oil scandal.

Tijjani Bande: Nigeria committed to ending discrimination against women, girls

Nigeria is committed to ending all forms of discrimination against women and girls, Ambassador/Permanent Representative to the UN, Prof. Tijjani Bande, said.

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NPFL Playoffs: Akwa United fades Lobi Stars title hope

Akwa United fades Lobi Stars title hope after a 0-0 goalless draw at in the ongoing Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Super Six on Monday at the Agege Stadium.
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Richard Young, Deputy Delegation to the EU

EU: 2,084 Nigerians entered Europe illegally in two years

One in every 10 illegal immigrants who entered Europe between 2015 to 2016 was a Nigerian, the European Union has said.
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Internet blackout across Sudan

Landline internet connections were down across Sudan on Monday, a week after mobile online services were cut following a deadly crackdown on protesters.