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Beyond the lifting of licences of AIT/Raypower

The closure of media houses was a common phenomenon under the defunct military dictatorship in Nigeria. Since the restoration of civil rule 20 years ago, the dangerous trend has continued under succesive regimes either through military invasion of media houses or seizure of copies of newspapers.

ACRI: Almajiri may become Nigeria’s greatest nightmare

Director of Almajiri Child Rights Initiative (ACRI), Mallam Nurudeen Lemu, has said that the Almajiri phenomenon in the country may become Nigeria’s greatest nightmare, if government does not address it.

Neuropsychiatrist: Report mental ailment early

Dr. Chukwuweta Onuorah, a Consultant physician in charge of Anambra State Neuro Psychiatrist Hospital, Nawfia, has said that early report and diagnosis of mental ailments will help to check the phenomenon in the country.
Eric Holder

Police: Suspected killer of rapper Nipsey Hussle arrested

Police on Tuesday arrested a man they say fatally shot rapper Nipsey Hussle and evaded authorities for two days.

Bernie Sanders to seek US presidency again in 2020

U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders, the progressive populist, who mounted a fierce challenge to front-runner Hillary Clinton in the 2016 White House campaign, said on Tuesday he will again seek the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination in 2020.
Frank Mba

Police: Why we can’t investigate stealing of pants for juju

The Nigeria Police Force says it cannot investigate the stealing of pants for spiritual reasons because there is no evidence.
Popular Nigerian cleric, Pastor Chris Okotie of Household of God Church International Ministries

Reverend Okotie urges acting police chief to focus on general election

The Presidential candidate of the Fresh Democratic Party, FRESH, Rev. Chris Okotie has congratulated the acting Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, on his new appointment.
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Opportunity cost of vote trading in Nigeria

One of the most worrying developments in Nigeria today is the ugly phenomenon of cash-for-votes by political parties and candidates. Desperate politicians are not leaving any stone unturned in order to ensure their victory at the coming 2019 general elections.
Sokoto State Governor, Alhaji Aminu Tambuwal

Aminu Tambuwal hails Muhammadu Buhari’s commitment to end security challenges

Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state has lauded the Federal Government for its commitment in dealing with the security challenges in the state and other parts of the country.
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NGE urges INEC to be loyal to Nigeria, not political parties

Ahead of the 2019 general elections, the Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) has advised the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to be truly independent and show its loyalty to Nigeria and neither to any particular politician nor individuals.

Group charges traditional rulers, clerics to stop celebrating fraudsters

Traditional rulers and religious leaders urged to stop celebrating people perceived to have amassed wealth through suspicious and questionable means

Ayo Salami, AuGF raise concern over corruption in Nigeria

Former President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Issa Ayo Salami, yesterday hinted that Nigeria is heading for a doom if it fails to address the growing corruption in the polity.
President Buhari delivers his address at the Opening Ceremony of Paris Peace Forum at the Grande Halle de la Villette Paris on 11th Nov 2018

Muhammadu Buhari: Federal government committed to ending Boko Haram insurgency

The Federal Government on Tuesday reaffirmed its commitment to ending Boko Haram insurgency, saying it would ensure that the menace was completely eliminated.
Peter Obi

Peter Obi laments Nigeria’s reversed fortunes, values

Former Governor of Anambra State and the Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Peter Obi, has described as sad, the continued reverse movement of Nigeria from better to worse rather than the other way round.

Flood: Yemi Osinbajo visits Bayelsa, Rivers

Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, yesterday visited some Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, describing the current flood scourge in the state as a disaster of great proportions.

AGF Malami advocates forensic auditing to fight corruption

The Attorney General of the Federation, Mr Abubakar Malami, has proposed the use of forensic and investigate auditing to prevent fraud and financial crimes.

Minister: Nigeria is today an investors’ destination

The Minister of Information and Culture Alhaji Lai Mohammed says Nigeria is getting global attention because of the incorruptible leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari.

Opposition PDP scampers to save Governor Ortom

Opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has hurried to Makurdi, Benue state capital, on a solidarity visit to Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue where it described threats to impeach him as illegal.

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Anthony Joshua returns to the ring after triggering Andy Ruiz Jr rematch clause

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AFCON: All eyes on Super Eagles, we can’t afford to fail – Oghenekaro Etebo

Super Eagles midfielder, Oghenekaro Peter Etebo, says he and his colleagues cannot afford to disappoint Nigerians when the 32nd Africa Cup of Nations begins on June 21 in Egypt.
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Governor Sanwo-Olu appoints Justice Alogba as acting Lagos CJ

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Monday, appointed Justice Kazeem Alogba as the acting Chief Judge of Lagos State.

Report: Nigeria ranks highest in piracy, vessel stowaways

Nigeria overtook Indonesia in global piracy incidents in the maritime sector, accounting for one out of every four reported cases in 2018, according to the latest report by Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty, a global corporate insurance carrier and a key business unit of Allianz Group.
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Nigerian Army confirms killing nine Boko Haram social media ‘personalities’

The Nigerian Army on Monday said it killed nine “social media personalities” of the Islamic State for West African Province.