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Hajj: Nigerian pilgrims go for free SIM cards

Some Nigerian pilgrims in Madinah have been visiting telecommunication mobile outfits in the city for free SIM cards and to purchase recharge cards to link up with families at home.

Hajj: Cleric urges Nigerian pilgrims to behave with decorum

The Chief Imam of Nigeria Police Force (NPF) Headquarters, Dr Alhassan Yaqub, has advised Nigerian pilgrims to honour Madinah, the city of Holy Prophet Muhammad (SAW) by relating with one another with decorum.

Serap drags senior Nigerian officials to ICC ‘for leaving 13.2 million children out of...

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent a petition to Mrs. Fatou Bensouda, Prosecutor, International Criminal Court (ICC), urging her to use her “good offices to investigate whether the problem of out-of-school children in Nigeria, and the failure of the Nigerian authorities over the years to address it amount to violence against children and crimes against humanity within the jurisdiction of the ICC.”
Dangote Cement

Cement: Dangote assures shareholders, customers of good returns always

Managing director and Chief Executive of Dangote Cement, Eng. Joe Makoju has assured the customers of the determination of the Management to always add value and work towards making them happy always.

Man rapes daughter to confirm her virginity

A 37-year-old guard, Wasiu Orilonise, has publicly confessed that he raped his 15-year-old daughter for verification of her virginity and protection.

Police: Arrested suspects not yet linked to Funke Olakunrin’s murder

The Ondo State Police Command on Thursday said it had yet to link any of the suspects in its custody with the killing of Mrs Funke Olakunrin, a daughter of the Leader of the pan-Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere, Chief Reuben Fasoranti.
Abiola Ajimobi

Senator Ajimobi: I prefer being senator, not minister

Immediate past governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi, has revealed his focus is on retrieving his senatorial mandate in the court as against pursuing ministerial appointment.

Oyo guber: Supreme Court dismisses Adebayo Shittu’s suit against APC

The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed a suit filed by Adebayo Shittu, former Minister of Communications, against his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) challenging the exclusion of his name from the list of gubernatorial aspirants in the primary for the 2019 general elections.

Governors’s wives partner Roche on war against cancer in Nigeria

Some wives of Nigerian Governors, under the aegis of Wives of Governors Against Cancer, WOGAC, have formed strong alliance with Roche Nigeria as part of their efforts to win the war against cancer in Nigeria.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian Army investigates viral video of soldier assaulting motorist in Lagos

The Nigerian Army (NA) Thursday morning said investigation has commenced into the assault of a motorist at Obalande by a man dressed in military camouflage.

NMA warns Nigerians on increasing quackery

Against the backdrop of doctor’s role in protecting health, Chairman, Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Oyo State Branch, Dr Akin Sodipo, caution Nigerians on clinics and hospitals they patronise to avoid falling prey to quacks
Code of Conduct Bureau

CCB: We’re waiting for directive to verify Governor Makinde’s N48b assets

Director of Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) in Oyo State, Mr. Moses Atolagbe, said on Wednesday he was waiting for directive from the agency’s head office to verify the N48 billion assets declared by Governor Seyi Makinde.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

Farmers-herders conflicts: Miyetti Allah seeks CAN collaboration

Leaders of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) have called for the collaboration of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in uniting the different religious groups in the country for peaceful resolution of the farmers-herders’ conflicts.

House of Reps commends President Buhari for signing ACFTA

The House of Representatives has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for signing the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (ACFTA).
APC Nigeria Supporters

Assets: APC urges Governor Makinde to explain source of his N48 billion wealth

The Oyo State Chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) has urged Gov. Seyi Makinde, to explain the source of his N48 billion asset made public on Monday.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Atiku Abubakar hails Governor Makinde on public assets declaration

Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party and former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar, has reacted with pride and delight that Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has fulfilled his electoral pledge of making his assets declaration public.
Seyi Makinde

Oyo governor declares assets publicly, worth N48 billion

The Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, on Monday, made good his campaign promise to publicly declare his assets.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian Army denies threatening Ibadan communities with shooting range

General Officer Commanding (GOC), 2 Division Maj-Gen. Okwudili Azinta has debunked the claims by residents of six communities in Arulogun-Igbo Oloyin, Ibadan that the Army’s shooting range in the area is a threat to their lives and property.

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National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Monday accused members of the Shiite group, Islamic Movement of Nigeria, of burning down two ambulances at the Agency’s Emergency Response and Ambulance Bays (ERABs) in Abuja.

NEMA: Shiites burnt down two quick response ambulances

National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Monday accused members of the Shiite group, Islamic Movement of Nigeria, of burning down two ambulances at the Agency’s Emergency Response and Ambulance Bays (ERABs) in Abuja.
Nigerian Stock Exchange NSE

NSE indices resume with 40% loss amid profit taking

Activities on the nation’s bourse opened for the week on Monday on downward posture, with crucial market indices shedding 0.40 per cent.
Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita

Winifred Oyo-Ita: Unrealistic demands by labour unions hampering implementation of new minimum wage

The Federal Government has revealed that the new minimum wage of N30,000 is yet to be implemented in full across the board in the Federal Civil Service because of unrealistic demands of the labour unions.
Abba Kabir Yusuf

Tribunal: PDP tenders 241 exhibits against Governor Ganduje’s election

Abba Kabir-Yusuf, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the March 23 Governorship election in Kano State, on Monday, tendered 241 exhibits before the state Governorship Election Petition Tribunal.
Dr Gloria Obioh, Head of Department of Environmental Biotechnology and Bio- conservation Department, National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA) stated this in an interview with newsmen.

Federal government set to deploy biogas for power generation

The Federal Government on Monday in Abuja affirmed its readiness to deploy biogas for electricity generation in the country.