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President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

President Buhari shocked by Katsina killings

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday received reports of killings in Katsina State with shock, assuring government will restore peace and stability in the polity.
Ghassan Salame

UN envoy warns of ‘long and bloody war’ in Libya

The UN envoy for Libya has called for immediate action to cut off arms flows to the warring sides in Libya, warning that the ongoing battle for Tripoli was "just the start of a long and bloody war".
President Muhammadu Buhari has dismissed the reports that his London trip was to compile the list of persons to be appointed as ministers during his second tenure.

President Buhari dines with Zamfara leaders in Saudi Arabia, decries insecurity in state

President Muhammadu Buhari has again decried the loss of lives and property to banditry in Zamfara State.

Imam: Nigeria is battling state-induced terrorism

The Chief Imam of University of Abuja, Prof Taofeek Abdul-Azeez, has said the series of terrorism acts bedevilling Nigeria “are state-induced.”
Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba took part in the Hajj pilgrimage along with Kurt Zouma

Paul Pogba performs Umrah, shuns vacation spots

The former Juventus player, Paul Pogba, has marked Ramadan, the Islamic holy fasting, with a trip to the pilgrimage city, Saudi Arabia.
Shaimaa Seif

Egypt blackface sketch spotlights racism in region

An Egyptian comedian has sparked anger by using blackface in a sketch and mocking Sudanese people, drawing attention to what experts say is a deeper racism problem in the region.

Expert: Why Nigeria’s inflation rate rose

A Statistician, Dr. Olatunji Arowolo, has attributed the increase in April Consumer Price Index to Ramadan.

Kano Emirate: Group urges government to respect court orders

Kano Concerned Citizens Initiative (KCCI), an umbrella of some eminent elders in the state has urged the parties in the Kano Emirate crisis to respect the orders of the court.
Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba and Chelsea defender Kurt Zouma marked Ramadan by visiting Mecca with close friends.

Paul Pogba, Kurt Zouma marked Ramadan by visiting Mecca

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba and Chelsea defender Kurt Zouma marked Ramadan by visiting Mecca with close friends.
The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has advised former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate in the Feb. 23 election to come to terms with his loss at the election.

Minister: PDP, Atiku Abubakar beating drums of war

The Federal Government has accused the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, of beating drums of war and “doing everything possible to sabotage” President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration.

Banditry: Security in my local council in Katsina deteriorating – chairman

The Transition Committee Chairman of Batsari Local Government Area of Katsina State, Alhaji Mannir Muazu, has decried deteriorating security situation in the area, saying inhabitants were unsafe.

President Buhari commends VP Osinbajo for driving federal government’s social investments programmes

President Muhammadu Buhari has heaped praises on Vice President Yemi Osinbajo for driving Federal Government’s Social Investment Programmes (SIPs) and for drawing the government closer to the people.
Muhammad El-Amadi

Qatar sends $30 million in aid to Gaza Strip

A Qatari envoy has delivered 30 million dollars in aid to the Gaza Strip, Head of the Qatari Committee for the Reconstruction in the Gaza Strip, Mohamed el-Amadi, said on Tuesday.
President Muhammadu Buhari has dismissed the reports that his London trip was to compile the list of persons to be appointed as ministers during his second tenure.

President Buhari: Conditions of poor Nigerians, Almajiris upset me

President Muhammadu Buhari has frowned at the inability of the Nigerian elites to address the welfare and educational needs of the less-privileged members of the society.
Lagos Akinwunmi Ambode

Governor Ambode: I’m wiser now

The Governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode, has said he used to describe himself as a techno-politician, but having spent four years in the saddle, he says he is wiser now.
Wife of the President, Dr. Aisha Buhari, has claimed that two powerful personalities were frustrating President Muhammadu Buhari’s effort.-11

Ramadan: Aisha Buhari charges parents on child upbringing, steadfastness

The wife of the President, Hajiya Aisha Buhari, has urged Muslim parents to be uncompromising in inculcating the right attitude in their children.
NSCDC

Ramadan: 500 armed personnel deployed to Borno worship centers

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Borno has deployed 500 armed personnel to various worship centres in Maiduguri, to enhance security and safety.

Islamic scholar urges Muslim women to face reality of polygamy

Ustaz Sa’eed Abdur-Rauf, Director, Nigeria Office of International Institute of Islamic Therapy, has called on women, particularly Muslims, to appreciate the reality of polygamy in building lasting relationships.

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140 IPOB members arraigned for allegedly plotting to overthrow President Buhari

An Enugu East Magistrates Court presided by Magistrate A. N. Chioke has remanded 140 members of the proscribed Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) over an alleged treason.

Federal government disburses $22.216 million on Tradermoni, other empowerment schemes

Part of recovered looted funds of late Head of state, Gen. Sani Abacha, was expended on various empowerment initiatives of the government, Senior Special Adviser to the President on Social Investments, Maryam Uwais, disclosed in on Thursday
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on their election victory.

President Buhari congratulates India’s Narendra Modi on election victory

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on their election victory.

N2 billion fraud: Court revokes bail, orders arrest of ex-Governor Aliyu

Justice A. B. Aliyu of the Federal High Court in Minna, Niger State on Thursday revoked the bail granted to the former Niger State Governor Babangida Aliyu and the former state governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Umar Gado Nasko.
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

NNPC recruitment: Applicants to undergo computer-based test

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has revealed that the third phase of its ongoing recruitment exercise will involve a computer-based test, which comes up on June 1.