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Ekiti council poll: 12 political parties task SIEC on transparency

Twelve political parties under the banner of the Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) have expressed readiness to take part in the December 7 local government elections in Ekiti State.
File photo of aftermath of an explosion and fire at the site of a firecracker factory

At least 30 killed in Indonesia matchstick warehouse fire

At least 30 people, including several children, were killed when a fire ripped through a home that doubled as a matchstick factory in Indonesia on Friday, authorities said.
President Muhammadu Buhari has just taken his oath of office.

Inauguration: Edo residents want federal government to prioritise security

As President Mohammadu Buhari is inaugurated into office for a second tenure, a cross section of Nigerians resident in Benin has voiced out their expectation.

Why mob killed six bandits leaders in Zamfara

Six leaders of different notorious bandits gang were killed by mob in Birnin Magaji emir’s palace in Zamfara state on Wednesday.

Suspected bandits kill vigilante group leader in Zamfara community

Suspected bandits on Saturday killed a prominent vigilante group leader in Rukudawa community in Zurmi Local Government Area of Zamfara State.

Two killed in suicide attack near Adamawa church

A suicide bomber on Sunday morning attacked Shuwa community in Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa State killing himself and a resident, a witness said.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, says Micro, Small, Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) are the most important business component for economic growth.

Senator Ojudu: Why VP Osinbajo lost his polling unit

The Special Adviser to the President on Political Matters, Senator Babafemi Ojudu, says Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo lost at his polling unit at Victoria Garden City, Lagos, because he was the victim of an elite conspiracy and tribalism.

Business owners, others count losses after election postponement in Rivers

Residents including business owners in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, have lamented the postponement of Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly elections, saying the initial declaration of the day as work-free, has resulted in financial losses for them.
UNHCR

UN solicits $50 million to tackle new displacements in Nigeria

The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) says it urgently requires 50 million dollars from the 840 million dollar humanitarian response appeal to tackle new cases of displacement.
Boko Haram

Boko Haram kills two people near Chibok – locals

Boko Haram jihadists killed two people in a village near the northeast Nigerian town of Chibok, where more than 200 schoolgirls were kidnapped four years ago, residents said on Monday.
Fire trucks in front of Opal Tower during an inspection by firefighters and engineers early on Christmas Day. Saeed Khan-AFP-Getty Images

Christmas dashed for residents of Sydney ‘cracking’ tower

Some residents of a recently completed Sydney high-rise apartment block were on Tuesday spending their Christmas in makeshift camps after they were evacuated by authorities when “cracking noises” in the building were heard.
Soldiers and their sniffer-dogs at the grave site where remains of the missing Maj-Gen. Idris Alkali (rtd) were initially buried and later exhumed to an unknown destination by his suspected killers in Dura-Du near Jos, Plateau State… yesterday PHOTO: SUNDAY ADAH/BJO/NAN

Nigerian Army: Community buried body of missing General Alkali secretly

Major General Benson Akinroluyo, General Officer Commanding (GOC), 3 Division, Nigerian Army, Jos, said body of missing Maj. Gen. Alkali Idris (retd) was allegedly buried secretly by Dura Du community.

Ten killed as gunmen sack Benue communities overnight

Resident and officials in Benue have confirmed the killing of 10 people following attacks by gunmen.

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Tottenham have re-signed goalkeeper Michel Vorm on a deal until the end of the season to cover for the injured Hugo Lloris.

Tottenham re-sign Michel Vorm to cover Hugo Lloris absence

Tottenham have re-signed goalkeeper Michel Vorm on a deal until the end of the season to cover for the injured Hugo Lloris.

Igbo leaders meet President Buhari on Thursday

South East Governors Forum have resolved to meet with President Muhammad Buhari on Thursday over the welfare of Ndigbo.
Sports Minister Sunday Dare (middle) at the National Stadium Lagos

Tokyo Olympics: Athletes to be camped for five months – minister

Ahead of the preparations toward the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, the Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, on Monday assured athletes that he would ensure a minimum of five months camping.
Governor Seyi Makinde

Oyo government imposes fees on transfer from private to public schools

Oyo State Government has imposed fees on the transfer of students from private to government owned schools, pointing out that the costs were meant to offset administration procedures.

NIMMME: How Nigeria can generate $292 billion with Iron Ore, lead reserves

The Nigerian Institution of Metallurgical Mining and Materials Engineers (NIMMME) has said with available reserves of Iron Ore and lead, asides other resources, the nation can generate $292 billion.