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NUP: Nigerian government loses N1 billion to ghost pensioners monthly

Nigeria Union of Pensioners (NUP), University of Benin branch, has disclosed that the Federal government lost N1 billion monthly to ghost pensioners monthly.

NEMA embarks on assessment tour of flood ravaged communities in Imo

The leader of the team and Head of Imo-Abia Operations Office, Mr Evans Ugoh, said that on the spot assessment revealed that farmlands and other economic crops were washed away by flood in various communities in Ohaji/Egbema and Oguta LGA.

NMA: President Buhari should issue order for unfettered access into Kogi

Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has sent a “Save Our Soul” message to President Muhammadu Buhari to rescue the people of Kogi state from pending major health crisis that may be possibly caused by undetected COVID-19 pandemic.
Newly sworn in Governor of Bayelsa, Sen. Douye Diri, has urged the state House of Assembly to expedite passage of the 2020 Appropriation Bill he would soon present for consideration.

Prison inmates write new Bayelsa governor, place demands

Some prison inmates in the custody of the Okaka Medium Prison Facility and the Port Harcourt Maximum Security Prison in Bayelsa and Rivers State have sent a Save-Our-Soul message to the State Governor, Senator Douye Diri, seeking a review of over eighty-six cases of alleged armed robbery, murder and kidnapping.
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‘Herdsmen’ kill two in Edo community

Two farmers were on Wednesday killed by suspected herdsmen at Owan village in the Ovia North East Local Government Area of Edo State.
The Controller General of Nigerian Correctional Service, Ja’afaru Ahmed, has set up a panel to investigate Ikoyi Prisons following the exposure of corrupt practices in Nigerian prisons by Fisayo Soyombo, an undercover journalist.

Correctional service sends SOS to the judiciary on awaiting trial inmates

The Nigeria Correctional Service, formerly the Nigerian Prisons, has sent a Save our Soul (SOS) message to the judiciary on the numerous cases of awaiting trial that posed serious challenges to the service.
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APC diaspora chairmen want Bisi Akande, John Oyegun to resolve crises

The Diaspora Chair­men Forum of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has pleaded with its two former national chairmen to inter­vene and resolve the crises rocking the party in some parts of the country.

Abia community begs government to save them from landslide

Indigenes of Ubaha in the Oriendu Autonomous Community, Ohuhu, Umuahia North Local Government Area of Abia State, have called on the federal and state government to save them from the effects of landside in the area.

Enraged outcry as police free ‘dubious real estate developer’

The police have arrested a popular real estate developer Lively-Hood Homes owners of De-villa home, Dr FELIX NWORGU, for defrauding residents of alleged lands sold at APO in Omagwa and Etche in Rivers state.
The Nigeria Amputee Football Federation (NAFF) said it had received official invitation letter to participate in the 5th Cup of Africa Nation for Amputee Football (CANAF) billed for Angola in September.

Nigeria qualify for Amputee Football Nations Cup final

The Special Eagles, as the country’s Amputee Football team are fondly referred to, beat Tanzania 3-2 on Thursday to seal their place in the final.
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Group protests alleged molestation of women by Governor Ihedioha’s agents

Fresh round of protest Wednesday rocked Owerri, the Imo State capital as women activists across the country protested the continued ‘molestation of women’ by agents of the Imo State government.

Lagos taskforce arrests suspected cultists who attacked officer

The Lagos State Task Force has arrested eight suspected cultists and miscreants who allegedly attacked one of its officers with cutlasses and broken bottles.
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ConOil workers threaten operation shutdown over alleged neglect

ConOil workers threaten operations shut down over alleged abandonment by the management of the oil company
President Buhari in Bilateral Meetings at the Sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New York on 27th Sep 2018 3

Ghanaian government directs Nigerian traders, others to reopen shops

The Minister of Trade and Industry in Ghana has directed immediate opening of all shops and outlets owned by Nigerians and other foreign nationals that were closed recently.

Anambra lawmakers, others raise alarm over erosion threat

Mr Chukwuka Ezenwune, a lawmaker representing Idemili South State Constituency in Anambra, has raised alarm over an erosion site which he said had claimed a section of a road at Uke in the state.
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Nigeria printing and minting pensioners send SOS to President Buhari

The pensioners of the Nigeria Security Printing and Minting Company Plc, have sent a Save Our Soul (SOS) to President Muhammadu Buhari through the Nigeria Union of Pensioners.

Kwara Assembly probes member over alleged fraud

The Kwara State House of Assembly has launched a probe into fraud allegations levied against a member representing Ojomu/Balogun Constituency of Offa Local Government Area, Hon. Saheed Popoola.

NANS urges federal university to revisit case of 13 expelled students

The National Association of Nigerian Students has urged the Federal University, Lokoja, to revisit expulsion of 13 students over alleged examination malpractice in the institution.

Federal government to reconsider 500% tariff on local beverages

The Federal Government would reconsider the 500 per cent tariff on local beverages, Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment said.

Abdulrasheed Maina: 222 seized properties from pension thieves shared – Senate

The Senate on Thursday extended its probe into the controversial reinstatement of former Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms, Abdul-Rasheed Maina, into the service of the Federal Government to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.

Federal govt to probe disbursement of revenue to oil communities – AGF Abubakar Malami

The Attorney General of the Federation, Mr. Abubakar Malami, has assured the oil producing communities of Niger Delta that the ministry would soon commence thorough investigation into the alleged misapplication funds accrued to oil producing communities in the Niger Delta region.

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Two suspects lynched after trader robbed, shot dead in Akwa Ibom

Gunmen suspected to be armed robbers in the early hours of Monday invaded Mbiabong Itam community in Itu Local government Area, Akwa Ibom State, and killed a young shop owner identified as Ecole.
Lorient striker Terem Moffi says he will go crazy with joy if giving the opportunity to don the green and white jersey of the senior national team.

Borussia Dortmund interested in Terem Moffi

The pacy striker has scored against Ligue 1 big clubs; Paris Saint-Germain (one goal), Monaco (three goals) and Olympic Marseille (two goals) in the current campaign.
Firefighters worked Sunday to control a blaze at the University of Cape Town’s library, where valuable historical collections have been destroyed. Nic Bothma-EPA, via Shutterstock

Cape Town fire ‘contained’ as firefighters battle windy conditions

A blaze advanced along South Africa's iconic Table Mountain toward central Cape Town on Monday after ravaging university buildings, while firefighters battled strong winds in their efforts to control it and officials evacuated residential areas.
Premier League teams are in the race to sign Nigerian attacker Emmanuel Dennis following his impressive performance for his club side Club Brugge.

Fenerbache propose sensational swap deal for Emmanuel Dennis

Turkish giants, Fenerbache, have proposed an exchange deal that will see Emmanuel Dennis come over, while Tanzania star Ally Samatta joins Belgian champions Club Brugge.

No fracas in Taraba PDP – chairman

Retired Lt.-Col. Agbu Kefas, the Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Taraba has denied reports of division within the state chapter of the party.

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NULGE to occupy homes of lawmakers supporting bill to scrap LGAs

The Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) is planning a protest to occupy the country homes of all federal lawmakers in support of a bill calling for the scrapping of local government councils.
Zamfara State Governor Muhammad Bello Matawalle has urged Nigerian youths to participate in politics, saying the country would collapse without their active involvement in politics.

ACF commends Zamfara government for exposing security men working for bandits

The apex northern sociocultural group, Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), has again praised the Zamfara State government for exposing the security men who are working for bandits in the State.
Zamfara State Governor Muhammad Bello Matawalle has urged Nigerian youths to participate in politics, saying the country would collapse without their active involvement in politics.

SANs, PDP chieftain warn Zamfara governor against planned defection

Some Senior Advocates of Nigeria (SANs) and a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), have warned Governor Bello Muhammad Matawalle of Zamfara State, over his alleged plans to dump the party for the All Progressives Congress, APC.
The Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) is to collaborate with the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on COVID-19 vaccine information dissemination and education.

FCCPC: Our goal is to prevent exploitation of consumers

The Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) has reiterated its commitment to ensuring fairness in commerce and market place, as well as preventing the exploitation of consumers.
Merchants of violence are threatening to tear the very foundations of the Nigerian nation, Minister of Defence, Major General Salihu Magashi (rtd), said on Monday.

Defence minister reacts to soldiers’ killing in Benue

The Minister of Defence, Retired General Bashir Salihi Magashi, on Thursday, said that the Nigerian Armed Forces are deeply saddened and disappointed by the killing of soldiers in Konshisha Local Government Area of Benue State.