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UNICEF, EU call for clean water and toilets in all Nigerian schools

Nearly 4,500 people in Riyom local government area of Plateau State, north-central Nigeria will benefit from improved access to safe water and sanitation facilities following the commissioning of a communal solar driven motorized water facility and WASH facilities in a school which include gender segregated latrines and a handpump.

Former NFF boss Sani Lulu joins Kogi guber race

Former President of the Nigerian Football Federation, Alhaji Sani Lulu, has declared his intention to seek election into the office of Kogi State Governor, North Central Nigeria.

Presidency lists initiatives to tackle security challenges

The Presidency has listed the various measures and initiatives so far taken to address the spate of crime and criminality across the country, assuring that the “evildoers will be beaten, and badly, too.’’

Federal government kicks off grazing reserve project with 31,000 hectares in Niger State

The Federal Government has began the process of resettling herdsmen and bringing to an end the continued farmers/herders clashes in the country, as Niger state in North Central Nigeria taking the lead with the establishment of a 31,000 hectares of grazing reserve in the state.

Governor Ortom: Senator Akume should be in jail

Ortom, said this to journalists while reacting to an allegation by the former governor at President Muhammadu Buhari’s presidential campaign rally held at Aper Aku Stadium in Makurdi, on Wednesday.
Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, on Monday urged Nigerians not to fall into deceptions of President Muhammdu Buhari and his party (APC) in their to seek second term.-3

Atiku Abubakar: We’ll end insecurity, hunger, impunity against judiciary

The Presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Alh. Atiku Abubakar, says that he will work with the masses to end hunger, insecurity and impunity against the judiciary if elected President.

Muslims suffer more discrimination than Christians – NSCIA replies Bishop Kukah

The Nigerian Supreme Council For Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) has listed ways Muslims in Nigeria suffer more discrimination than their Christian counterpart.

Governor Lalong: Plateau to train indigenes on modern agriculture

The Governor of Plateau, Mr Simon Lalong has promised to train more indigenes on modern agricultural practices and innovation, towards conflict resolution, peace and development in the State.

Nigerian envoy wants international collaboration on influx of arms to Africa

Prof. Tijjani Bande, Permanent Representative of Nigeria to the UN, said the illicit influx of Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALWs) has become a source of worry to Africa.

ASUU urges federal government rejig Nigeria’s security architecture

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has told the Federal Government to urgently review the country’s security architecture to reassure the populace of the safety of their lives and properties.

ASUU urges federal government to rejig security architecture

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has told the Federal Government to urgently review the security architecture of the country to reassure the populace on the safety of their lives and property.

Military parades suspected killers in Plateau

Three suspects in the connection with the weekend’s killings in 11 villages in Plateau have been arrested and paraded by the military alongside with their weapons.

NLC drags federal government to ILO over ‘plans to proscribe’ union

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) on Thursday reported the Nigerian government to the International Labour Organisation (ILO), accusing the government of working through the back door to proscribe the congress and undermine collective labour relations in the country.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

Ekiti guber: CAN warns security agencies, INEC against rigging

Christians Association of Nigeria (CAN), Ekiti chapter, has appealed to the police and other security agencies, as well as the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), not to subvert the people’s will during the July 14 governorship election in the state.

Professor Uji: 300,000 students displaced by herdsmen incursion in Benue

Executive Secretary of Benue State Teaching Service Board (TSB), Prof. Wilfred Uji, has disclosed that over 300,000 school children have been displaced by the incessant Fulani herdsmen invasion of the state since January this year.

Suspected herdsmen kill five, injure three in Plateau

Gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen have killed five people and injured three others at Inding Village in the Barkin Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau.

Youths key to peace, development – Solomon Dalung

The Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Solomon Dalung, has charged Nigerian youths on peace – building, saying, no meaningful development would happen in absence of peace in the society.

Three sisters of Niger council chairman kidnapped

Three sisters of the chairman of Munya Local Government Council in Niger State, have been abducted by suspected kidnappers.

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Helen Oritsejafor: Nigeria will find peace through dialogue

A cleric, Pastor Helen Oritsejafor, has called for a national dialogue to resolve challenges threatening the peace and unity of Nigeria, saying like a marriage the country would find peace through dialogue.
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Jurgen Klopp positive despite Borussia Dortmund defeat

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NYSC donates relief materials to Katsina IDPs

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) have donated relief materials including food items, medicine and clothing to internally displaced persons, who were victims of banditry attacks in Katsina.