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President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with all the 2019 Nigerian pilgrims over the successful completion of their Hajj rites and the Eid-el-Kabeer celebration.

President Buhari signs law changing Nigeria Prisons Service to Nigeria Correctional Service

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed into law the billing changing the name of the Nigeria Prisons Service (NPS) to Nigerian Correctional Service (NCS).

Gani Adams tackles President Buhari on insecurity

The Aare Ona Kankafo of Yorubaland, Aare Gani Adams, Tuesday, described President Muhammadu Buhari’s comments that those criticizing him on insecurity in the country are unpatriotic, as most unwelcome from a leader.

Court fixes date to hear N100 million suit filed against CCECC by member of...

The National Industrial Court on Monday fixed July 17, to hear pending applications in a suit filed by a staff of the CCECC, Mr Godspower Ntaka, for N100 million as damages from his employer.

Group faults education minister, NBS report on Akwa Ibom

A socio-political organisation, Akwa Ibom Liberation Movement (AILM), has faulted claims made by the Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, that Akwa Ibom State was second among States with the highest number of out-of- school children.

Governor Al-Makura assures corp members of safety in Nasarawa

Gov. Umaru Al-Makura of Nasarawa State says National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members posted to the state are safe while serving in the state.

Group tasks mothers on pro-activeness against child drug abuse

An NGO, Parent-Child Intervention Center (PCIC), has advised mothers to be proactive against child drug abuse within their neighbourhoods.

Group canvasses search for Senate Presidency in South-East

The Partners for Legislative Agenda for Nigeria (PLAN), a coalition of civil society and youth groups in Nigeria, has called for the broadening of the search for the Senate President in the North-east.
Nasir El-Rufai

Catholic bishops implore Governor El-Rufai to convene stakeholders’ meeting over killings

Catholic Bishops of Kaduna Ecclesiastical Province have appealed to the Kaduna State government to convene a stakeholders’ meeting that will help in addressing incessant killings in Kajuru Local Council and other parts of the state.

Simon Lalong: A victory delayed, not denied

It is a trite principle law that when judgment is passed on a matter, it must not only be fair to one party but just to the overall interest of the society.
Firefighters stand in after extinguishing a fire caused by an explosion in a bakery in the rue de Vienne, in the south of Lyon, late on February 9, 2019. The explosion and the fire killed two people included a child and injured four others according to French prosecuting authorities.ALEX MARTIN / AFP

Mother and child die in French fire following bakery blast

A woman and a child were killed in a fire in the eastern city of Lyon believed to have been sparked by a gas blast in a bakery, authorities said.

French priest jailed for sexual abuse

A French priest was Friday sentenced to five years, two without parole, for sexually assaulting four young female parishioners, one of whom was just nine when the offences started, and embezzling 100,000 euros ($115,000) to pay one of his victims.
More women in Saudi Arabia are getting divorced than ever before. Bloomberg

Saudi Arabia to notify women of divorce by text message

Saudi courts will notify women by text message when they get divorced, in a new regulation that took effect on Sunday, officials said.
Nigerian Army

Aminu Umar: Nigeria Army fighting terrorism, misinformation

A don, Dr. Aminu Umar, has lamented that the Nigerian Army is being over stretched with simultaneous engagement in fight against insurgency and terrorism, misinformation and psychological warfare.
Libya – Nigerian Migrants

UN: Nigerian migrants face ‘unimaginable horrors’ in Libya

The United Nations has released a new report, which detailed the unimaginable horrors Nigerian migrants were being subjected from the moment they entered Libya and throughout their stay in that country.

NGO cautions Nigerians against illegal migration

A non-governmental organisation (NGO), the Migration Enlightenment Project Nigeria (MEPN), has cautioned Nigerians against illegal migration to Europe without appropriate papers or entry visa.
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UN: 30 milliom babies are born premature yearly

Nearly 30 million babies are born too soon, too small or become sick, requiring specialised care to survive beyond the first month of life, according to a new UN-backed report.

NAF pledges more collaboration with security agencies in Bayelsa

Air Vice-Marshal Napoleon Bali, Air Officer Commanding (AOC) of Headquarters, NAF Mobility Command made made the pledge on Saturday in Yenagoa during the command’s 2018 Fourth Quarter Route March Exercise.

Psychiatrist harps on regular sex for women

A psychiatrist, Dr Maymunah Kadiri, on Saturday, advised married women to have regular sex with their spouses in order to prevent depression and gain happiness.

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Ohanaeze youth denies receiving Senator Ekweremadu at airport

The Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide denied welcoming former deputy senate president, Ike Ekweremadu, at the Enugu airport.
A don, Prof. Leke Oduwaye, on Monday urged Lagos State Government to prosecute owners of buildings blocking drainage right-of -way to guard against flooding.

Flood submerges Yola metropolis

The Adamawa State capital, Yola, was completely submerged as cars were seen floating and thousands of houses and properties destroyed and submerged by the flood which was caused by a heavy down pour which lasted for six hours.

Bode George: Asking ministers to go through Abba Kyari will slow down governance

Chief Olabode George, a former Deputy National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Friday added his voice to the criticisms that has trailed the statement by President Muhammadu Buhari directing his ministers to channel all their meeting requests to him through his Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari.
Governor Udom Emmanuel has commiserated with Senator Chris Ekpeyong over the demise of his wife Dr. Grace Ekpeyong.

Akwa Ibom governor consoles senator on wife’s death

Governor Udom Emmanuel has commiserated with Senator Chris Ekpeyong over the demise of his wife Dr. Grace Ekpeyong.

Police launch manhunt for man who raped landlady to death

Residents of Olorunda area in Ado-Ekiti have continued to mourn the gruesome murder of a Landlady by a tenant, as Police launch manhunt for the suspect.