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NIS commences e-registration of foreigners in Kwara

The Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, on Wednesday, flagged off the electronic registration of non-Nigerians residents in the state, describing the exercise by the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) as a key step in national security and socio-economic development.
FILE PHOTO- An MTN starter kit pack on display at a retail stand in Abuja, Nigeria November 17, 2015. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde-File Photo

Xenophobia: Hoodlums burn MTN office in Ibadan

Despite appeals from the federal government against retaliatory attacks on South African businesses in Nigeria, hoodlums on Tuesday evening burned down the MTN office in Bodija, Ibadan, the Oyo capital.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the appointment of six new Permanent Secretaries in the States Civil Service.

100 Days: APC scores Lagos governor high, PDP, NCP disappointed

Ahead of Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s 100 days in office, political parties in Lagos State on Tuesday expressed a potpourri of reactions over his achievements as the state chief executive officer.

Border closure: Ogun border communities groan as fuel sells for N350 per litre

Residents of Ogun border communities of Iwoye-Ketu, Idofa, Ilara, Oke Agbede, Moriwi and Wasinmi Okuta are groaning over the artificial scarcity of petroleum product (fuel) and the attendant hardship on them, following the closure of borders between Nigeria and neighbouring Republic of Benin by the Federal Government.
Some residents of Kuje Area Council, FCT, have urged the new Chairman of the council, Mr Abdullahi Sabo, to focus on addressing challenges bothering on infrastructure, education and environment for the development of the area.

FCT community decries neglect of infrastructure

Residents of Kwaita and Kwakwu communities in the Kuje Area Council, FCT, have condemned the FCT administration for the neglect of basic infrastructure in the area.

Katsina government issues stern warning to herdsmen

Katsina State government has warned herdsmen and residents against joining bandits and other criminals.

Protesters torch buildings as unrest in Indonesia’s Papua spreads

Protesters torched buildings in the capital of Indonesia’s Papua province, authorities on Thursday said, as communications blackouts imposed by the government to stem unrest in the region extended to phone services and electricity.
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Residents protest menace of land grabbers in Ogun

Residents of over a dozen communities at Magboro in Obafemi Owode Local Government Area of Ogun State, in their hundreds stormed the Ogun State House of Assembly complex Tuesday, appealing to the state legislators and Governor Dapo Abiodun to help them retrieve their properties from land grabbers.
A night raid blamed on Boko Haram has left a dozen villagers dead in southeastern Niger on the frontier with Nigeria, a local official said Saturday.

Boko Haram: We have lost confidence in military – Borno residents

Residents of Borno state have revealed that they have lost confidence in the military over the lingering Boko Haram crisis saying Boko Haram now attacks without any counter measure.

Ikeja Electric: We followed due process in PPA agreement

Ikeja Electric has dismissed insinuations that it increased electricity tariff to prepaid meters residents in Magodo Estate, without any prior agreement.
A suspected kidnap lord in Taraba State, Hamisu Wadume, as been re-arrested.

Wadume: Mixed reactions trail kidnap kingpin’s accusing Taraba governor

Residents of Jalingo have expressed mixed reactions following allegations by notorious kidnap kingpin Hamisu Bala (also known as Wadume), accusing Taraba State Governor Darius Ishaku of having sponsored his criminal enterprise with six million naira.

Flood: Borno SEMA halts disease outbreak in IDPs camps

Borno State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) has commenced mobilization and sensitization of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) to forestall outbreak of water diseases following flooding at some IDPs camps in the state.

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.

Magodo residents accuse Ikeja Disco of fraud, increasing tariff without notice

Lagos residents in the Magodo estate axis have accused the Ikeja Electricity Distribution Company (IKEDC) of increasing tariff from N22 to N50 per kilowatt without any government regulation or prior agreement with consumers.

Official: Customs in Niger generates N306 million in July

The Niger Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) said it has generated N306 million as Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) in the month of July.
A suspected kidnap lord in Taraba State, Hamisu Wadume, as been re-arrested.

How soldiers aided my escape from police – Taraba kidnap suspect

The alleged kidnap kingpin Hamisu Bala Wadume has said that soldiers aided his escape after he was arrested by the police in Ibi, Taraba State.
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 destroys worship centres, farmlands, houses in Abuja

Ten houses, two worship centres, farmlands, shops and assorted property worth millions of naira have been destroyed by flood in Gudaba community of Kuje area of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), newsmen report.
Policemen stand in front of the eatery where a waiter was shot dead by a customer allegedly angry at having to wait for a sandwich, in the eastern Paris suburb of Noisy-le-Grand. Tiphaine Le Liboux-AFP-Getty Images

French waiter ‘shot dead over slow sandwich’

A French waiter has allegedly been shot dead by an irate customer who got frustrated waiting too long for his sandwich.

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Wilfred Ndidi scored for the second time this season, as Leicester City moved to third place on the Premier League table, after recording a massive 5-0 win over Christian Atsu’s Newcastle United at King Power Stadium.

Wilfred Ndidi dedicates Leicester City home win against Burnley to late Foxes owner

Leicester City midfielder Wilfred Ndidi has dedicated Saturday’s 2-1 home win against Burnley to the club’s late owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha.

SERAP urges ICPC, EFCC to probe Senate, MDAs over ‘employment slots scandal’

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project has asked the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission and Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to “jointly carry out a prompt, thorough, transparent and effective investigation into allegations that principal officers and members of the Nigerian Senate are using their official positions to get job slots from government agencies.”
Nigeria Football

Unilorin wins third JAMB tertiary institutions football competition

The University of Ilorin on Saturday beat Nuhu Bamali Polytechnic of Zaria 1-0 to win the third edition of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board-sponsored tertiary institutions football competition.

Senator Ken Nnamani urges alumni associations to support their alma maters

Former Senate President Ken Nnamani has urged old students associations to support their alma maters in the area of infrastructure development and maintenance of facilities.
Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson gestures as he speaks to members of Britain’s military during a reception for the Armed Forces inside 10 Downing Street in Central London on September 18, 2019. John NGUYEN - POOL - AFP

British premier to seek extension after MPs back Brexit delay

Prime Minister Boris Johnson is to write to Brussels seeking a Brexit deadline extension after MPs voted Saturday to demand he delay Britain’s October 31 departure date.