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Governor Ambode’s wife gives couple with quintuplets N500k monthly allowance

Wife of the Governor of Lagos State, Mrs. Bolanle Ambode, has volunteered a monthly allowance of N500, 000 for the next twelve months, for the care of quintuplets born to the family of Mr. and Mrs. Augustine Obiefuna of Orile Iganmu, a suburb of the State.

Benin opposition politician goes to African court

Benin opposition politician Sebastien Ajavon on Wednesday took the country's government to court, demanding nearly $990 million in damages after a string of arrests and prosecutions.

FCTA Minister: Public assets worth over N5 billion lost to vandals

Minister of the Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello, has put the total amount of vandalism of public assets and critical infrastructure in the nation’s capital at over N5 billion.

FCTA: N5 billion road assets vandalised by hoodlums

Federal Capital Territory Minister Mohammed Musa Bello weekend said vandals stole and damaged facilities on four roads in Abuja, with the cost of replacement put at N5 billion.

Police place Offa robbery suspects on Interpol watch list

The Nigerian Police Saturday said suspects involved in the bank robbery in Offa Town, Kwara State had been placed on Interpol watch list.

MDAs urged to support UN National Action Plan on Women

The Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Sen. Aisha Alhassan, has charged Ministries Departments and Agencies (MDAs) to be committed to the 2nd National Action Plan on UN Security Council Resolution (UNSCR).

Killings: Nigeria’s security system compromised – CAN

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) on Friday condemned the serial killings in Benue and other states in the country.

Governor Fayose: Nigerian youths best in the world

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State, has described Nigerian youths as the best in the world, lamenting that the under-privileged among them have had to struggle hard to make it in an environment without viable and equal opportunities.

2019: Cross River APC governorship aspirant declares, promises to build institutions

The race for Cross River State government house assumed a competitive twist during the week following the declaration of an All Progressives Congress (APC) aspirant, Tony Ushie, to give the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) a good run for the seat.

Police: Schools should encourage use of security dogs in Borno

The Police in Borno on Thursday said they had deployed personnel to public schools in the state to enhance protection and security in them.

Lagos residents express mixed views over wearing of waist chains, anklets

Some residents of Lagos on Wednesday expressed divergent views on the current trend in which some women wear waist chains, beads and anklets as a fashion statement.

NIMC to collaborate with schools on enrolment of minors

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) says it will collaborate with basic schools across the country to create awareness on the need to enrol minors on its National Identity Number scheme.

NBS: 1 in 3 households in Nigeria consume contaminated water

About one in three households in Nigeria consume contaminated water, a survey by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has revealed.

Zamfara killings: PDP bemoans daily massacre of Nigerians, calls for prayers

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned the gruesome murder of 41 Nigerians by marauders in Zamfara State and urged Nigerians to join forces in praying for the nation.

Federal govt, states spend $6.4 billion on intervention in North-east in two years

Zainab Ahmed, Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, said on Thursday that the Federal Government and the six North-east States spent 6.4billion dollars on interventions in North-east between 2016 and 2017.

UN warns of ‘breaking point’ humanitarian situation in DR Congo

The UN has decried the dire humanitarian situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) saying the world could not stand idle as millions in the crisis-torn country ‘suffer in silence’.

NCC to extend unused data roll over to 14 days

Following complaints, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) is to extend the grace period of unused data roll over to 14 days

PDP convention: The aftermath

The election that took place was another night of the long knives. After the macheting, the ego slaying, the marching out, and the intrigues of Caesarian flavour, the PDP was left in a worse state than it had been. It was sad. It was disappointing. It was a big let down.

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