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A widow, Dorothy Nnabode on Monday told the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) panel that the police shot and killed her husband in front of her.

Security guard assaulted by CCT chairman petitions NHRC

Clement Sagwak, the security guard assaulted by the Chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), Danladi Umar, has petitioned the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), asking for a probe into the March 29 incident.
A former Head of the Department of Mass Communication, Faculty of Communication and Information Science at the University of Ilorin, Adesina Azeez, has been promoted to the position of a professor.

UNILORIN names first professor of mass communication

A former Head of the Department of Mass Communication, Faculty of Communication and Information Science at the University of Ilorin, Adesina Azeez, has been promoted to the position of a professor.
Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of Kwara State

Kwara governor vows to suspend APC members seeking redress in court

Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has vowed to suspend members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara who have taken the party to court over its membership registration exercise and the removal of the party chairperson in the state.
The Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development has refuted claim that the Minister, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq, was reprimanded by the Presidency. 18

Minister pledges support for NAPTIP

The Honourable Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajia Sadiya Umar Farouk, has pledged Federal Government’s resolve to continously provide necessary support and resources to the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) in a bid to adequately address the issue of human trafficking and other associated humanitarian crisis in the Country.
AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara

Kwara: Governors’ pension law not repealed in 2018

The Kwara State Government has said the State Governors’ Pension Law passed by the state House of Assembly in 2010 has not been repealed.
The European Union (EU) has slapped sanctions on Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko and 14 other officials for repression of the pro-democracy movement following August’s contested election.

EU sanctions Belarus president for crackdown on protests

The asset freezes and travel bans were implemented on Friday following an EU ambassadors’ agreement earlier this week that came in response to “violent repression and intimidation of peaceful demonstrators, opposition members and journalists”, according to a press release.
Henry Onyekuru provided an assist for Islam Slimani to score Monaco’s opener in their 2-2 draw with Nimes in Sunday’s Ligue 1 game.

Niko Kovac: Henry Onyekuru one of the best wingers in Ligue 1

Monaco manager Niko Kovac has lauded Henry Onyekuru and believes he is one of the best wingers in Ligue 1.
Super Eagles striker Cyriel Dessers is in line to make his official debut for Belgian KRC Genk against Zulte Waregem this weekend.

Cyriel Dessers hails Genk partnership with Paul Onuachu

Super Eagles new boy Cyriel Dessers says he’s delighted to be in the same squad with compatriot Paul Onuachu.

30 Nigerians trafficked to Lebanon call for help

Thirty Nigerian ladies trafficked to Lebanon but now stranded in the country have appealed to the Nigerian authorities to come to their rescue as a video of their predicament hit the social media.

Sokoto top officials arrested for sexually exploiting 12-year-old girl

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons on Tuesday said it had charged a 45-year-old Director of Finance in the Sokoto State Urban and Regional Planning Board, Ahmed Yahaya, and two other workers of the board, to court for alleged procurement and sexual exploitation of a 12-year-old female sachet water seller.
The Press Officer, Embassy of China, Sun Saixiong, explained on Tuesday that the Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria, Dr Zhou Pingjian, only advised those who wished to travel to China “not to be in a rush if the trip was not urgent.”

Coronavirus: We have not stopped issuing visas to Nigerians – China Embassy

The Press Officer, Embassy of China, Sun Saixiong, explained on Tuesday that the Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria, Dr Zhou Pingjian, only advised those who wished to travel to China “not to be in a rush if the trip was not urgent.”
YETUNDE ONANUGA

Ogun workers honour ex-deputy governor

The immediate past Ogun State Deputy Governor Chief Yetunde Onanuga has been described as an exemplary leader and a caring mother, who is always concerned about the welfare of her workers.
From left/ Alh. Idris Muhammed Coordinator, NEMA Lagos Territorial Office ; Mr Atokolo D.E, Lagos Zonal Commander, NAPTIP ; Mr Tamrat Abraham, Operations Officer, IOM, Lagos; His Excellency, Ketil Karlsen, EU Ambassador in Nigeria and West Africa and Ms Margaret Ukagbu, Assistant Director, NCFRMI, Lagos Office.

EU: Migration should happen out of aspiration, not desperation

Amb. Ketil Karlsen, Head, European Union (EU) Delegation to Nigeria and ECOWAS, says the EU wants to stop all forms of migration because it is dangerous, unprotected, and exploitative.
The French Embassy in Nigeria has pledged investment in sports and educational programmes to promote French language speaking in Nigeria.

France to host the biggest dinner in Nigeria

The French Embassy in Nigeria on Tuesday said the country was set to host the biggest French dinner in Nigeria.
Olufunso Amosun's

30, 000 Ogun indigenes benefit from ‘Araya’ scheme

The Ogun State Government says over 30,000 indigenes have benefited from the Community Based Health Insurance Scheme, tagged, ‘Araya’, as part of government’s effort at providing efficient and free health care service delivery to the residents of the state.
Christos Stylianides

EU mobilises €191m humanitarian aid for Nigeria, other African countries

Chukwulaka quoted EU Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, Christos Stylianides, as saying that Sahel region experiences its worst food and nutrition crisis in five years and continued insecurity.
Children at IDP Camp - NAN

Israel empowers children in IDP camps

The Israeli Embassy in Nigeria has empowered 70 boys and girls between the ages of 6-9 with Nigerian made tablets to enhanced their skills.

Democracy Day: Nigerians urged to promote rule of law, freedom

Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, has harped on the need to preserve the fundamental ingredients of the nation’s democracy.

Minister Chris Ngige denies ordering arrest of union officials

Minister of Labour and Productivity, Dr Chris Ngige, has denied giving the order that led to alleged arrest of officials of the National Union of Banks, Insurance and Financial Institutions Employees (NUBIFIE) on Friday allegedly by the Police in Lagos.

Police arrested three of our members on minister Chris Ngige’s order – NUBIFIE

Key officials of the National Union of Banks, Insurance and Financial Institutions Employees were on Friday allegedly arrested by the Police in Lagos.

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Nemanja Matic: Manchester United ready for Liverpool game

When tonight’s game is all said and done, it will bring an end to a run of four games in the space of eight days for United featuring both domestic and European fixtures.

IPOB: Man arrested in Aba too old to be recruited into ESN

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), led by Nnamdi Kanu, has reacted to the news by the Nigerian Army claiming that the second-in-command to killed Commander Ikonso, has been arrested, describing it as “a blatant lie and a cheap propaganda to lay false claims to imaginary military prowess..”
The General Assembly of the Association of Local Governments of Nigeria, ALGON, on Tuesday, inaugurated a seven-member Interim Management Committee, IMC, headed by Abdullahi Maje, to pilot the affairs of the association for the next six months.

Delta: ALGON backs Southern governors on ban on open grazing

Delta State Chapter of the Association of Local Government of Nigeria, ALGON, has backed Southern Governors on the ban on open grazing of cattle in the southern part of the Country.
Zinedine Zidane doesn’t intend on resigning as Real Madrid coach but that doesn’t mean his future at the club is safe according to a report in Marca.

Zinedine Zidane ready to walk away from Real Madrid

But the 48-year-old coach, who has won two league titles and three Champions League crowns in less than four seasons, has all but made up his mind to walk away after the final game of the campaign at home to Villarreal on May 23.
4. President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday said the registration of the National Identity Number and linking it to mobile numbers will help fight insecurity in the country.

President Buhari lauds NDLEA’s performance, pledges to enhance operational capabilities

President Muhammadu Buhari has hailed the performance of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) especially the recent overhaul of its operations leading to the arrest of drug peddlers at the airports and other parts of the country.

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While Tottenham believe he is irreplaceable, Harry Kane has other plans for this summer. 'The Sun' reports that the English striker will ask owner Daniel Levy to listen to offers that might arrive for him. He wants to leave.

Harry Kane asks Tottenham to listen to offers

While Tottenham believe he is irreplaceable, Harry Kane has other plans for this summer. 'The Sun' reports that the English striker will ask owner Daniel Levy to listen to offers that might arrive for him. He wants to leave.
Flames and smoke rise during Israeli air strikes amid a flare-up of Israel-Palestinian violence, in the southern Gaza Strip May 11, 2021. REUTERS-Ibraheem Abu Mustafa

Palestinian rocket fire, Israeli air strikes in Gaza

Palestinian militants fired barrages of rockets into Israel and Israeli warplanes pounded Gaza in the early hours of Tuesday, and unrest also spread within Israeli Arab communities in Jerusalem.
Jurgen Klopp has been backed by Rafa Benitez to repeat his feat from 2004-05 and win the Champions League despite a disappointing Premier League campaign.

Liverpool boss expects strong Manchester United squad in rearranged game amid fixture pile-up

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp said he expects Manchester United to field a strong squad in Thursday’s rearranged Premier League fixture despite the Old Trafford club’s hectic schedule.
Leicester City’s Kelechi Iheanacho drew praise from manager Brendan Rodgers after his superb display in Monday’s 2-1 Premier League win over Crystal Palace.

Ex-Tottenham boss: Kelechi Iheanacho is undroppable

Former Tottenham Hotspur manager Tim Sherwood is of the opinion that Kelechi Iheanacho is now an important member of the Leicester City squad and Brendan Rodgers cannot afford to drop him from the starting lineup.

Imo oil workers protest slash in salaries

Scores of workers of Imo State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission on Tuesday staged a protest in front of its office in Owerri over the slash in their salaries.