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Ohanaeze youths reject Miyetti Allah’s demand for vigilance group

The Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide (OYC) has rejected calls by the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) for the creation of vigilance group in the Southeast to protect its members.
Code of Conduct Bureau

SERAP sues Code of Conduct Bureau, wants asset declaration of public officials made public

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a lawsuit in the Federal High Court, Lagos, against the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) over the CCB’s claim that it could not disclose details of asset declarations submitted to it by successive presidents and state governors since 1999 because doing so “would offend the right to privacy of presidents and state governors.”
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

Group hails President Buhari on war against corruption

President Muhammadu Buhari’s war against corruption has been described as not only fruitful but key to ending poverty in Nigeria.

Central bank urges anchor borrowers’ beneficiaries in Cross River to pay back

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has called on beneficiaries of anchor borrowers’ programme for rice production in Cross River, to pay back their loans to enable other rice farmers in the state to benefit from the programme.
Beijing confirmed Saturday that a Chinese vessel hit a Philippine fishing boat in a collision which has increased tensions in the disputed South China Sea, but denied claims it was a “hit and run”.

Beijing denies ‘hit-and-run’ in South China Sea collision

Beijing confirmed Saturday that a Chinese vessel hit a Philippine fishing boat in a collision which has increased tensions in the disputed South China Sea, but denied claims it was a “hit and run”.
The United Auto Workers union has suffered a fresh defeat at a Volkswagen plant in Tennessee, with workers narrowly voting down a move to organize the factory for a second time.

US auto workers at VW plant reject bid to unionize

The United Auto Workers union has suffered a fresh defeat at a Volkswagen plant in Tennessee, with workers narrowly voting down a move to organize the factory for a second time.
Peter Obi

Peter Obi distances self from fraudulent empowerment scheme

Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 elections, Peter Obi, has washed his hands off a fraudulent empowerment scheme advertised in the social media by scammers using a fake Peter Obi account.
United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF)

UNICEF seeks free education, special treatment for girl-child

The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) has called on government at all levels to provide free education and special treatment for the girl-child in the country.
The Abuja Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Friday arrested a suspected fraudster, Mohammed Sani, who poses as Senator Lawal Shuaibu.

EFCC nabs Senator Shuaibu’s impersonator

The victims who include governors, politicians and other well-meaning Nigerians, erroneously sent huge sums of money to him through a fraudulent account number he provided.
Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has vowed to bring to reality in the state, the vision of the acclaimed winner of the June 12 , 1993 Presidential election, Moshood Kashimawo Olawale (MKO) Abiola.

June 12: Governor Abiodun urges politicians to make MKO Abiola’s sacrifice count

Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, has called on politicians and political office holders to make the supreme price paid by the late Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola in entrenching democracy in Nigeria count.

Kingsley Moghalu: Northern elite promoting poverty

The presidential candidate of Young Progressive Party in the 2019 Presidential election, Prof. Kingsley Moghalu, has accused the northern elite and politicians of encouraging poverty among the masses for selfish and political reasons.
Godwin Obaseki

Edo guber: Our greatest regrets about Governor Obaseki – APC chieftain

Mr Henry Idahagbon, a former Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice in Edo and a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) alleged that Governor Godwin Obaseki who, according to him, was expected to be a steward to all in the state, had made himself inaccessible and barred politicians from the government house.
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Delta State has restated his commitment to serve Edo people, insisting that the time for sharing public funds to a few greedy politicians in Edo was over.

Governor Obaseki: I’ll not share public funds to few greedy individuals

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Delta State has restated his commitment to serve Edo people, insisting that the time for sharing public funds to a few greedy politicians in Edo was over.
Yekini Nabena

Yekini Nabena urges President Buhari to call warring APC leaders to order

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Yekini Nabena, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to intervene in the ongoing war of words between leaders of the party and address obvious grievances in many states.
Gunmen suspected to be Fulani militia:herdsmen

Muslim group tasks President Buhari on ending kidnappings

The Director, Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), Prof. Isha Akintola, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to order heads of all security outfits in the country to eliminate all known kidnappers’ camps and hideouts.

Federal government gets solution to suicide among youths

The Good Governance Ambassadors of Nigeria (GOGAN), an NGO, has urged the Federal Government to prioritise youth empowerment to curb the increasing cases of suicide among youths in the country.
Godwin Obaseki

Group accuses Governor Obaseki of spending N1 billion for second term project

The Edo Peoples Movement, group comprising of members of the All Progressives Congress opposed to the second term tenure of Governor Godwin Obaseki, has accused the Governor of spending N1bn for his second term bid.

PDP asks NBA, LPPC, LPDC to withdraw Itse Sagay’s privileges as SAN

The Peoples Democratic Party in Lagos State has charged the Legal Practitioners Privileges Committee and the Legal Practitioners’ Disciplinary Committee of the Nigerian Bar Association and the courts to withdraw all the privileges that Prof Itse Sagay enjoys as a Senior Advocate of Nigeria.

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Residents from the Western Region in Cameroon arrive at the bus terminal in Buea following renewed clashed in the restive anglophone region on July 15, 2018. Twenty civilians, including five students and a teacher, were killed on july 11-12, 2018 by the Cameroonian army in two localities in the Anglophone North-West region, an NGO on July 13, 2018. STRINGER / AFP

Official: Cross River to employ 300 Cameroonian refugees

The Cross River State Emergency Management Agency, SEMA, says it will create jobs for 300 Cameroonian refugees in Adagom, Ogoja Local Government Area of the state.

Naf debunks report of dropping weapons in Enugu

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has stated that the recent social media report alleging that its training helicopters were “dropping weapons” in Akwuke Forest in Enugu State was totally fabricated by mischief-makers to cause disaffection among Nigerians.
Ponmo

Expert: Why you must avoid cowhides processed with flames

A Health expert has warned Nigerians against consuming cowhides popularly called ‘Ponmo’ processed with flames from burning tyres and fuel, saying that it could lead to some health complications.
Real Madrid signed Reyes Lopez the son of former their player Antonio Reyes who suffered a car accident this month, Lopez has agreed to join the Real Madrid prior to his father’s death.

Real Madrid complete another signing

Real Madrid has completed another signing this summer as the Los Blancos directors want to finalise all their transfer businesses before the start of their pre-season.
Tibor Nagy

US warns Africa countries not to expect debt relief

The U.S. top Africa diplomat, Tibor Nagy, warned in Pretoria, South Africa on Monday that African countries running up debt they cannot pay back, including China, should not expect to be bailed out by western-sponsored debt relief.