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Ohanaeze hails federal government for honouring MKO Abiola

Ohanaeze Ndigbo has commended the Federal government for commemorating June 12 and making it a Democracy Day as well as a public holiday.

North set to hold conference over killings, insecurity

Northern states are set to hold a two-day conference to x-ray the security challenges ravaging the region and find lasting solutions to them.
4 The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said it has commenced aerial display of its fighter aircraft in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), as part of its activities to mark the country’s 58th Independence Day celebration on October 1.

Air Force neutralises more terrorists in Lake Chad

The Nigerian Air Force on Wednesday said more structures of Boko Haram Terrorists have been destroyed at the fringes of Lake Chad while scores of the terrorists were killed in the strikes.
President Muhammadu Buhari has alerted that many Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) member states are grappling with serious security problems, including terrorism, violent extremism and armed criminality.

Igbo youths fault Ohanaeze, CAN on President Buhari’s IOC trip

The Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council has said those calling for the resignation of President Muhammadu Buhari for attending a meeting of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation in Saudi Arabia, are inviting anarchy into the country.
The Senate on Thursday concurred with the Public Holiday Act (Amendment) Bill passed by the House of Representatives, which approved June 12 as the new Democracy Day.

Senate identifies out-of-school-children factor as major source of security challenge

The Senate, on Tuesday, attributed the major source of insecurity in the country to the problem of out-of-school children.

Disquiet as Damishi Sango, Chris Hassan fight over Plateau PDP chairmanship

The controversy trialing the poor outing of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Plateau State during the 2019 general elections has taken a new dimension.

Boko Haram: Over 90,000 Nigerian refugees in Cameroon – officials

Officials from the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), and those from Adamawa and Borno states on Monday said about 90,000 Nigerian refugees in Cameroon ”are safe’’ and will soon return.
The Action Alliance (AA) Governorship candidate in Imo, Mr Uche Nwosu on Friday flagged off his campaign for the March 2, election with a pledge to endorse President Muhammadu Buhari.

Uche Nwosu urges Nigerians to support President Buhari to end killings

As Nigeria battles the mounting insecurity in the Northern parts of the country, the governorship candidate of the Action Alliance (AA) in Imo State, Uche Nwosu, has warned against politicizing the situation to advance any form of political interest.
INEC Chairman, Prof Mahmoud Yakubu

Reviews on 2019 poll have been positive – INEC chairman

The Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmoud Yakubu, says the reviews of the 2019 general elections have been generally positive, but not without some concerns.

Troops repel fresh Boko Haram attack in Maiduguri

Troops of the Nigerian Army on Tuesday repelled attacks coordinated by Boko Haram at Molai Village on the outskirts of Maiduguri, the latest onslaught on the beleaguered city in Nigeria’s violence-wracked northeast.

Nigerian women accused of prostitution arrested, then raped

In Nigeria, being a young woman "is a crime", said a 25-year-old beautician, arrested two weeks ago while walking home in the capital Abuja.
The Northern Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), has re-elected the incumbent Chairman, Rev. Yakubu Pam, among new officials to serve for another three years.

Northern CAN re-elects Yakubu Pam, other officials

The Northern Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), has re-elected the incumbent Chairman, Rev. Yakubu Pam, among new officials to serve for another three years.
Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, yesterday said local medical institutions in the country absorb only about 20 per cent of medical doctors seeking opportunity for their residency programmes.

Minister Ngige: Nigeria lacks facilities to train medical doctors

Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, yesterday said local medical institutions in the country absorb only about 20 per cent of medical doctors seeking opportunity for their residency programmes.
Nigeria's Budget Minister Udoma Udo Udoma speaks during the public presentation and breakdown of 2018 Appropriation Act in Abuja, Nigeria.

Federal government approves N977.7 million N-Creative, N-Tech trainings for 3,500 beneficiaries

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Thursday approved the total of sum of N977.7 million for the N-Creative and N-Tech trainings to empower 3,500 beneficiaries in Northern and Southern Nigeria respectively.

Presidency blames community leaders for violence across Nigeria

The presidency late on Sunday replied a Catholic priest who accused President Muhammadu Buhari of not doing enough to check the incessant violence across Nigeria.
Tukur Buratai

General Buratai: Boko Haram activities now restricted

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, says the Boko Haram terrorists are being contained with the recent renewed joint military offensive against them in Northern Borno and border areas.
President Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council (FEC) December-2

Ministers lobby for retention in next federal cabinet

Uncertainty now surrounds the constitution of the next federal cabinet by President Muhammadu Buhari who sources say is keeping All Progressives Congress (APC) governors, ministers, associates and loyalists guessing on who are likely to be part of his team.

NCEF: Justice Onnoghen’s conviction by CCT, jihad against Christians

The National Christian Elders Forum has described the conviction of former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, by the Code of Conduct Tribunal as part of “the jihad” against Christians in the country.

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Ahmed Lawan and Ovie Omo-Agege

DSP Omo-Agege: Niger Delta now has a voice in President Buhari’s government – IYC

The Ijaw Youth Council has hailed the election of Senator Ovie Omo-Agege as Deputy Senate President in the ninth National Assembly as a positive step towards integrating the people of the Niger Delta into the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari.
Nigeria’s Asisat Oshoala on Wednesday was voted the Player of the Match award after putting up a brilliant display for the Super Falcons in their 2-0 victory against Korea Republic at the ongoing FIFA Women’s World Cup.

WWC: Asisat Oshoala wins Player of the Match after Falcons victory

Nigeria’s Asisat Oshoala on Wednesday was voted the Player of the Match award after putting up a brilliant display for the Super Falcons in their 2-0 victory against Korea Republic at the ongoing FIFA Women’s World Cup.
Manchester United are the new favourites to sign Swansea winger Daniel James, just five months after his move to Leeds fell through at the last minute.

Manchester United complete signing of Wales winger Daniel James

Manchester United have tied up the signing of Daniel James from Swansea, both clubs announced on Wednesday, with the 21-year-old Wales winger becoming manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s first signing at Old Trafford.
MUHAMMADU BUHARI

President Buhari: We’ll crack down on instigators of violence, social unrest

President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration will crack down on those who incite ordinary innocent people to violence and social unrest.
Romelu Lukaku called on Manchester United to play with “arrogance and confidence” against Barcelona as they seek to overturn a 1-0 defeat in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final.

Romelu Lukaku: Antonio Conte is the best coach in the world

Romelu Lukaku has revealed he would jump at the chance to work with Antonio Conte at Inter, labelling the Italian the "best coach in the world" while hinting that he has made a decision over his future.