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Presidency lists initiatives to tackle security challenges

The Presidency has listed the various measures and initiatives so far taken to address the spate of crime and criminality across the country, assuring that the “evildoers will be beaten, and badly, too.’’
Sudanese protesters walk between barricades on a road leading to the defense ministry compound in Khartoum, April 30, 2019. Reuters

Sudan tensions spike as military push to clear protester barricades

Tensions between Sudan’s ruling military council and protesters have spiked after the military warned it could remove barricades near their month-long sit-in. Protesters responded by fortifying obstacles around the protest camp and calling for a mass rally to pressure the military to hand over power to civilians.
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NOUN students decry paying N50 to safeguard their bags

Barely a week after the start of the first semester examinations in the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), the students in the Minna Study Center have decried having to pay to safeguard their bags when they write examination.

Nollywood producers, distributors advised to shun films that debase societal values

Industry stakeholders have called on producers and distributors in the Nigerian movie industry to eschew films and video works that erode values that define the African people.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday launched his re-election bid in Damaturu, with a pledge to improve on the gains recorded in the security sector.-1

President Buhari in Sokoto, pledges to protect Nigeria’s integrity

President Muhammadu Buhari has pledged to protect the integrity of Nigerians and safeguard their trust at all times.
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Election: Ex-NDA deputy commandant urges soldiers to remain apolitical

Former Deputy commandant of the Nigerian Defence Academy, AVM Abba Zannah (Rtd), on Saturday advised officers and soldiers of the Nigerian Military to remain apolitical in the discharge of their duties, especially as the country inches towards the 2019 general elections.

Drug abuse: NGO cautions federal government on rise among youths

Vanguard Against Drug Abuse (VGADA), a Non Government Organisation (NGO), had appealed to the Federal Government to take urgent measures against drug abuse to safeguard the future of Nigerian youth.

2019: CSO advises politicians, stakeholders against hate speech

A Civil Society Organisation, Centre for Peace and Environmental Justice, has called on political, religious and traditional leaders in the country to shun hate speeches to enhance peaceful and credible elections in 2019.

Ex-Minister Maku urges federal government to investigate shoddy schools contracts in Nasarawa

The National Secretary of All Progressives Grand Alliance, Labaran Maku, has urged the Federal Government to investigate shoddy schools contracts in Nasarawa State.

Clerics: Attempt to rig 2019 elections will lead to chaos

Any attempt to subvert the will of Nigerians during the 2019 general election will have dire consequences for the unity of the country, two leading clerics Primate Elijah Ayodele and Primate Rufus Okikiola Ositelu have warned.
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UK’s Labour Party to vote on anti-Semitism definitions

Britain's Labour Party is set to vote on the internationally-recognised definitions of anti-Semitism, following a protracted debate that has dogged the party and sparked criticism of the country's main opposition leader, Jeremy Corbyn.

Group wants collaboration with NDLEA to fight drug abuse in FCT

A Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), Vanguard Against Drug Abuse (V-GADA_NG), says it wants to collaborate with the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in the fight against drug abuse among the youth in the FCT.
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Flooding: Oyo government to dredge 64 rivers in Ibadan

The Oyo State Government has concluded arrangements to dredge 64 streams and blocked drainage across the state as as part of efforts to prevent flooding.

US military worries over attacks in Nigeria by foreign extremists

The United States military has expressed concerned over attacks being carried out by foreign extremists in Nigeria and other West African countries.

Speaker Dogara calls for the rescue of Leah Sharibu

In commemoration of the 4th year since the abduction of Chibok Schoolgirls, speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has expressed sadness that all the abducted girls have not been accounted for, while urging the executive to intensify efforts towards providing adequate security to schools in the country.

Gov. Masari assures Katsina residents of full protection

Katsina State Government on Friday pledged to ensure full protection and safety of residents of the state.

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Olu Akerele: Naming national stadium after MKO Abiola shows President Buhari has good heart

A former aide of Chief MKO Abiola, Lisa Olu Akerele, has said that naming National stadium after the late winner of the June 12, 1993 Presidential election was an indication that President Muhammadu Buhari has good heart.
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President Buhari: I declared June 12 democracy day to correct injustice meted-out on Nigeria

Contrary to speculations that President Muhammadu Buhari fell to pressures from leaders of the South-West geopolitical zone to recognize June 12 as national Democracy Day over political interest, the President on Wednesday said his decision was hinged on the need to correct alleged injustice meted out on the entire country by the military government.

DSS warns against undemocratic activities, confirms arrest of culprits

The Department of State Services said it has observed with concern the deliberate plots and attempts by some subversive and undemocratic elements to incite or pit one ethnic group against the other by stoking the embers of tribal sentiments to cause disaffection and violence across the country.

Don: Honouring MKO Abiola one of President Buhari’s boldest decisions

Prof. Akinyele Aluko of the Global Knowledge Group has described President Muhammadu Buhari’s renaming of Aura stadium after the late MKO Abiola as one of the President’s boldest moves thus far.

June 12: Ex-President Jonathan reduced MKO Abiola to ethnic champion – Tony Momoh

Prince Tony Momoh, a former Minister of Information on Wednesday said former President Goodluck Jonathan reduced the late MKO Abiola to an ethnic champion by renaming the University of Lagos (UNILAG) which is located in the South- West after him.