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Deji Adeyanju

Court admits Deji Adeyanju to N500,000 bail for alleged cyber stalking

A Wuse II Magistrates’ Court, Abuja, on Thursday admitted civil activist and coordinator of Concerned Nigerians, Deji Adeyanju, to bail in the sum of N500,000 .

Crisis: Anambra Assembly reopens amidst tight security

The Anambra State House of Assembly on Thursday reopened for sitting two weeks after the Police Command in the state sealed the complex.

You’re an interim governor, lacking legitimacy – PDP tells Gboyega Oyetola

The Osun State Chapter of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has carpeted the newly sworn in governor of the state, Gboyega Oyetola, describing him as an interim governor whose legitimacy is questionable in the eyes of the public.
Martin Luther Agwai

Martin Luther Agwai: Killing of soldiers by Boko Haram sad for Nigeria

Troops battling Boko Haram terrorists in the North East are suffering casualties because the war is not conventional, former Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Martin Luther Agwai (retd), has said.
Martin Luther Agwai

Martin Luther Agwai: Why terrorists are killing soldiers

Former Chief of Defence Staff, General Martin Luther Agwai, has explained that troops battling Boko Haram terrorists in the North East were suffering casualties because they were not fighting conventional warfare.

Senate to investigate sealing of Akwa Ibom Assembly by security operatives

The Senate, on Wednesday, ordered an investigation into the sealing of the Akwa Ibom House of Assembly by security operatives.

2019: Centre cautions politicians against campaigns of deceit, violence

The African United Journalism Awareness Centre, a pro-Journalism and Democracy Non-Government Organisation, on Saturday cautioned politicians to eschew campaign of lies and violence in the interest of the nation.

Strike: Bank customers in panic withdrawals in Zamfara

Security agents attached to commercial banks as well as bank staff on Monday found it difficult to handle multitude of customers who took over all available spaces as a result of panic transactions, ahead of the impending strike by the labour union.
Young Progressive Party YPP

YPP urges federal government to stop use of force against Shiite protesters

The Young Progressives Party has called for an independent, forensic investigation into the immediate and remote causes of the several violence that have erupted at different points in Kaduna and most recently the Nation’s capital, Abuja, by members of the Shiite group.

Akwa Ibom APC members set police station ablaze over alleged imposition of candidate

The Divisional Police Station in Okobo Local Government Area (LGA) of Akwa Ibom State, and other property worth millions of naira in the locality have been destroyed by angry youths of the All Progressives Congress (APC), who were protesting the alleged imposition of candidate and hijacking of materials by the party officials in connivance with security agents.

Osun election: PDP accuses commissioner of masterminding attacks on its leaders

The Osun State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Monday accused the state Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Basiru Ajibola, of masterminding the series of violent attacks on leaders and members of the party in Osogbo Local Government.
Polling units set up across the state, awaiting voters and commencement of polls at 8 a.m-br --#OsunDecides2018. Photo-Twitter- inecnigeria

Osun election: Security agents monitor use of smartphones at polling units

In some of the polling units visited in Ilesa and Ile-Ife, majority of the voters came to the polling units with their smartphones although security agents did not allow them to take them inside the cubicles to vote.
Gboyega Oyetola

Osun election: I’m going to win – Gboyega Oyetola

The All Progressives Congress candidate in the Osun State governorship election, Gboyega Oyetola, said he believed he would win the election because he had laboured so hard.

Pastor, 18 others killed by suspected herdsmen in Adamawa

About nineteen people are feared killed in another deadly herdsmen attack on five villages of Gon, Nzumosu, Bolki, Nyanga, Bukuto villages of Numan local government of Adamawa state, sources confirmed to newsmen.
[File] Nigeria's Senate leader, Bukola Saraki, announces that he would stand to become the main opposition candidate in 2019's presidential elections in Abuja, Nigeria, August 30, 2018. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde

Senator Saraki: 2019 a deciding moment for Nigeria

Senate President, Dr Abubakar Bukola Saraki said yesterday that the 2019 general elections is a deciding moment especially for the youths.

Bida Poly students, commercial drivers clash

Students of the Federal Polytechnic Bida went on rampage within Bida township on Sunday destroying shops and beating up people due to misunderstanding with commercial drivers in the town.

APGA decries alleged political intolerance by Abia government

The Abia State chapter of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) has cried out over alleged intimidation by the state government and its agents, saying the opposition party has been subjected to series of attacks and disruption of its political activities.

Governor Wike asks churches, embassies to speak against electoral violence

The Rivers State Governor, Mr. Nyesom Wike, on Saturday asked churches, non-governmental organisations and embassies in the country to lend a voice and ask the Federal Government and Security Agencies to allow the will of the Rivers People prevail in elections.

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Pope Francis arrives to address the Synod of Bishops, focusing on Young People, the Faith and Vocational Discernment, on October 3, 2018 at the Vatican. - AFP PHOTO - Andreas SOLARO

Pope Francis to visit Bulgaria, Macedonia in May

Pope Francis plans to visit Bulgaria and Macedonia from May, the Vatican spokesman, Greg Burke, said on Thursday.

EFCC files 59 charges against Doyin Okupe over alleged N120 million fraud

Following his inability to return N120m allegedly received from the Office of the National Security Adviser, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, has filed 59 charges against a former Senior Special Assistant to the President on Public Affairs, Dr. Doyin Okupe.

NECA tasks federal government on implementation of minimum wage by January 2019

The Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association says Federal Government must conclude all legal processes for the implementation of the 30,000 minimum wage before Dec. 31, to ensure its implementation by January 1, 2019.

Federal government says $4.2 billion of textiles, garments imported or smuggled into Nigeria annually

The Minister of State for Industry, Trade and Investment, Hajiya Aisha Abubakar, said the cumulative value of textiles and garments imported or smuggled into the country annually was estimated at 4.2 billion dollars.
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National Sports Festival: Biased officiating worry athletes, spectators

Some athletes and spectators at the ongoing 19th National Sports Festival (NSF) in Abuja say they are getting worried at the quality and performance of those officiating at the competition.