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Governor Sule urges Nasarawa monarchs to preach peace

Residents of Nasarawa state have been enjoined to shun all forms of violence and coexist peacefully with one another irrespective of their ethnic and religious backgrounds.
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Sudan police fire tear gas as civil disobedience campaign begins

Sudanese police fired tear gas Sunday at protesters taking part in the first day of a civil disobedience campaign, called in the wake of a deadly crackdown on demonstrators.
A pride of 14 lions is on the loose in South Africa’s Limpopo province, with authorities suspecting the animals escaped nearby Kruger National Park.

14 lions on the loose in South Africa

A pride of 14 lions is on the loose in South Africa’s Limpopo province, with authorities suspecting the animals escaped nearby Kruger National Park.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the appointment of six new Permanent Secretaries in the States Civil Service.

Governor Sanwo-Olu: Lagos residents to call hotlines for potholes, road repairs

The Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has said the state would soon release hotlines for residents to call and report their road problems to the government.

Police deny siege by herdsmen in Ogun

The Ogun State Police Command on Wednesday said the state was safe for residents, visitors and investors, adding that nobody could put it under siege.

Eket community laments ExxonMobil airstrip abandonment

Residents and indigenes of Eket Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State have expressed their concern over the alleged abandonment ExxonMobil airstrip by the oil firm.
Traders and residents at Idumagbo, Lagos Island, on Saturday decried the problem of flood in the area, due to blocked water pipes leading to the Lagoon.

Rain: Traders, residents decry flooding in Lagos Island

Traders and residents at Idumagbo, Lagos Island, on Saturday decried the problem of flood in the area, due to blocked water pipes leading to the Lagoon.
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Mercer: Lagos’ll be largest city in the world by 2100

Global consulting firm, Mercer, has projected that Lagos will be the largest city in the world by the year 2100 with a population of over 88 million residents.

Ascension, sit-at-home affect commercial activities in Awka

Commercial activities in Awka and environs was partially shut down on Thursday following the coincidence of sit-at-home called by pro-Biafran groups and Ascension Thursday observed as Holy Day by Catholic faithful.
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IPOB Sit-at-Home: Aba residents comply, Umuahia residents ignore directive

Residents of Aba in Abia on Thursday complied with the sit-at-home directive, issued by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) group.
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Imo residents defy IPOB’s sit-at-home order

Residents of Owerri, the Imo capital, on Thursday, defied the sit-at-home order from the Independent People of Biafra (IPOB) and went about their normal businesses.
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Enugu residents ignore IPOB’s sit-at-home order

Residents of Enugu metropolis on Thursday went about their normal activities and disregarded the sit-at-home order given by the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).

Katsina prays against banditry, kidnapping

Residents of Katsina state on Sunday thronged the ‘’Hajia Hindatu Abdullah’’, Multi-Purpose Women Center at ‘’Filin Sanji’’ in Katsina to pray against banditry attacks, which had threatened lives and properties in the state for quiet sometime now

Heavy rain renders many homeless in Osun community

Many Residents of Kuta community in Ayedire Local Government area of Osun State are now homeless following a downpour that destroyed their houses and other valuables.

Couple, son found dead in Lagos apartment

Residents of Aga community in Ikorodu, near Lagos were on Friday greeted with shock when the corpses of a father, wife and their child were found in their apartment.

Rainstorm wreaks havoc in Ogun community

A rainstorm on Monday wreaked havoc in Kajola community in Ifo Local Government Area of Ogun.

Kaduna community residents lynch suspected kidnapper

Residents of Kawo community in the Kaduna metropolis on Monday burnt a suspected kidnapper and staged a protest, following alleged killing of an “innocent man” by a policeman.

Two killed in Calabar cult clash

Eyewitnesses said a young man popularly known as Last Born suspected to be a member of a cult group was shot dead on Saturday night along Ekpo Abasi by Mayne Avenue, while another young man, said to be of a rival group was also shot dead along Uwanse Street, later same night, in what was believed to be a reprisal attack.

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Cultists kill final year student of CRUTECH

A final year student of the Cross River State University of Technology (CRUTECH) was brutally killed on Monday morning.

Delta APC mocks O’tega Emerhor on failed case against party, Senator Omo-Agege

The Delta State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Monday mocked a leader of the party in the state, Olorogun O’tega Emerhor, following failed court cases he filed against the party through an executive faction led by Cyril Ogodo.
France is creating a G7 task force to study how central banks ensure cryptocurrencies like Facebook’s Libra are governed by regulations ranging from money-laundering laws to consumer-protection rules, France’s central bank governor said on Friday.

Facebook tells US Congress how it thinks its cryptocurrency Libra should be regulated

Facebook will not launch the cryptocurrency Libra until it has “fully addressed regulatory concerns,” according to David Marcus, the head of Facebook’s Calibra. The remarks are prepared testimony he plans to give tomorrow, in front of the US Senate Banking Committee.
A graduate of Insurance from the Polytechnic, Ibadan, Oyaremi Olabode, was on Monday convicted of criminal impersonation and sentenced to four months in prison.

Ibadan polytechnic graduate jailed for impersonation

A graduate of Insurance from the Polytechnic, Ibadan, Oyaremi Olabode, was on Monday convicted of criminal impersonation and sentenced to four months in prison.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has approved the appointment of Olarewaju Lasisi as his senior special adviser on media and public affairs. 3

Insecurity: We’ll give special budgetary attention to Zamfara – Speaker Gbajabiamila

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, has said that the 9th National Assembly would give special budgetary attention to the three Senatorial Districts of Zamfara State in order to resolve the issue of insecurity.