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Read full address of Bishop Kukah at funeral of slain seminarian

Homily of His Lordship Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah at the Funeral Mass of Seminarian Michael Nnadi at Good Shepherd Seminary Kaduna (11th February 2020)
Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu

Senator Ekweremadu to reintroduce State Police Bill

The immediate past deputy president of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, will soon reintroduce a bill for the creation of state police.

2023: Labaran Maku says report on meeting with Asiwaju Tinubu, Atiku Abubakar is fake

Mr Labaran Maku, the National Secretary, All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), has described as fake news reports that he has met with Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, among others, to float a new political platform ahead of 2023.
President Goodluck Jonathan

Ex-President Jonathan: APC can’t win Bayelsa guber poll

Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday mocked the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State, describing it as a party that lacks the political presence at the ward, local government area and state levels to win the state governorship election which is scheduled for November 16.
Lasisi Oluboyo

Ex-Ondo deputy governor to appeal suit over entitlements

The immediate past Ondo State Deputy Governor, Alhaji Lasisi Oluboyo, on Thursday faulted the judgment of an Akure High Court that declared him not qualified to benefit from the pension and other entitlements for governors and deputy governors for life.
DAAR Communications

DAAR: Federal government is out to muzzle, stifle us out of operations

The Management of Daar Communications, a broadcast outfit, Thursday raised the alarm that ahead of 2019 general and Presidential elections, the federal government is out to muzzle and stifle them out of operations.

NBC fines DAAR Communications for violating broadcasting code

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has fined DAAR Communications (owner of AIT/Raypower) N500,000 for persistent violation of the provisions of the Nigeria Broadcasting Code.

NBC clamps down on Ray Power’s ‘political platform’; imposes fine

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), has fined DAAR Communications (owner of AIT/Raypower) N500,000 for persistent violation of the provisions of the Nigeria Broadcasting Code.

Minister: We’re daily working on Leah Sharibu’s release

The Federal Government on Wednesday assured that it had not abandoned efforts to rescue Miss Leah Sharibu, the Christian school girl still left in the captivity of Boko Haram.

Dapchi: My daughter not released because she refused to denounce Christ – Sharibu Nata

One of the parents of the Dapchi schoolgirls just released by their abductors, Sharibu Nata, has confirmed the released of some of the abducted girls with exception of his daughter, Liya Sharibu.

President Buhari summons, queries IGP Ibrahim Idris for ‘flouting orders’

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday morning summoned and met with the Inspector-General of Police Ibrahim Idris over his reported failure to relocate to Benue after the killings as directed.

Presidency: Why President Buhari did not know IGP Ibrahim Idris disobeyed him on Benue...

A presidential spokesperson, Femi Adesina, on Tuesday said President Muhammadu Buhari did not know about the absence of the Inspector General of Police in Benue because he is “not omniscient”.

Tony Ezimakor: Some DSS personnel were praying with me every night

Detained Bureau Chief of Daily Independent newspaper, Tony Ezimakor, who was released unconditionally after seven days in the custody of the Department of State Service (DSS), has said some personnel were praying with him every night for his release.

2019: I will contest under PDP – Prof. Adesanya-Davies

A presidential aspirant, Prof. Olufunmilayo Adesanya-Davies, has said she will contest under the Peoples Democratic Party.

Law permits police to collect money for private engagements – Okiro

The Chairman, Police Service Commission, Dr. Mike Okiro, has said that the law permitted the Nigeria Police Force to collect money from corporate organisations and private individuals for private engagements.

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The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Monday said that it would clamp down on motorists with either fake or expired driver’s licence

FRSC will not condone two passengers in front seat – spokesperson

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has restated its stand on the ban of two passengers occupying the front seat of commercial vehicles across the country.

Greece boosts border patrols as Turkey says will release refugees

Greece on Friday boosted border patrols after Turkey said it would no longer prevent refugees from going to Europe, officials said.
Pope Francis Sunday railed against atomic weapons, the nuclear deterrent and the growing arms trade, as he paid tribute to the victims of the “unspeakable horror” of the Nagasaki bomb.

Pope cancels more official appointments over cold

Pope Francis postponed his official appointments Friday and was working from home, the Vatican said, a day after cancelling a scheduled appearance at mass because of “a mild ailment”.
Luigi Di Maio said ‘jackals’ speculating on masks and disinfectant would be severely punished. Francesco Fotia-AGF-Rex-Shutterstock

Italy urges tourists not to cancel trips because of coronavirus outbreak

Italy urged tourists spooked by the new coronavirus Thursday not to stay away, but efforts to reassure the world it was managing the outbreak were overshadowed by a sharp rise in case numbers.

NGO adopts first primary school in Ilorin with N100 million development fund

A non-governmental organization in Ilorin, Kwara state, Waziri Gobir Foundation, has offered to adopt the first primary school in Ilorin Emirate, Okesuna Local Government Education Authority School A and B, Ilorin.