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Don: Lagos records five cases of domestic violence daily

Fatal Badru, a professor of Sociology at the University of Lagos, on Tuesday said statistics indicate that a minimum of five cases of domestic violence are being reported daily in Lagos.
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UniAbuja suspends SUG election over violence

The management of the University of Abuja has suspended the Students Union Government (SUG) election indefinitely over incessant violence on campus.
Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof Mahmood Yakubu

Official: INEC registers over 10 million new voters

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says over ten million names have been added to Nigeria’s voters register in the course of the continuous voter registration exercise being undertaken by the commission.

University offers automatic employment to first graduates

The management of the Federal University, Lafia, has offered automatic employment to the six first class pioneer graduates of the institution.

2019: INEC raises concerns over funding

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has raised concerns over over fundings ahead of the 2019 general elections.

Expert: 50 percent of Africans under 19, vulnerable to terrorism

A security expert, Dr Ona Ekhomu, says 50 per cent of Africans under the age of 19 remain vulnerable to terrorism.

Blame parents for cultism – Concerned citizens

Some concerned Nigerians have attributed the increase in cultism in the country to the negligence of parents and some lapses in the education system.

Alex Ekwueme: Earth to earth

Alex Ekwueme, Nigeria’s venerable vice president from 1979 to 1983, gave up the ghost in a London hospital last November 19. It has taken me a whole two months to write a tribute in his memory because I have yet to reconcile myself fully to the reality of his departure.

Late Alex Ekwueme was all about promoting Nigeria’s interest – envoy

Nigeria`s High Commissioner to South Africa, Amb. Ahmed Musa Ibeto, has said that former Vice President, Dr Alex Ekwueme, dedicated his life to promote the interest of Nigeria.

Organisers, players to honour ex-VP Alex Ekwueme at NCC tennis league final

Organisers of the NCC Tennis League have revealed that this year’s final, scheduled for tomorrow at the Lagos Lawn Tennis Club Onikan, Lagos, will pay special tribute to late former Vice President, Alex Ekwueme.

Islamic scholars call on govts to instutionalise zakat

Some academic and religious scholars have advised states and the federal government to institutionalise payment of Zakat by wealthy Muslims as effective weapon in the fight against poverty.

How ex-VP Alex Ekwueme should be immortalised – Lekan Are

Chairman of Kakanfo Inn and Conference Centre, Dr. Lekan Are, has described the late former Vice-President Alex Ekwueme as a true Nigerian who should be immortalised in a way that will mirror national outlook.

Governor Ambode mourns ex-VP Alex Ekwueme, says great son of Africa has gone

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Monday expressed sadness over the demise of the first Vice President of Nigeria and elder statesman, Dr. Alex Ekwueme.

Policemen write President Buhari over suspension of promotion process

Some policemen who were enlisted into the force with lower qualifications before obtaining university degrees or the Higher National Diploma have petitioned the presidency, alleging negligence and injustice by police authorities.

Mexicans march to protest violence against women

Thousands of women of all ages marched Sunday through Mexico City, demanding justice in the case of a young woman who was kidnapped and murdered.

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The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos), has announced the demise of a former member of the house, Rep. Tony Okey. 6

House of Reps moves to separate attorney-general from minister of justice

The House of Representatives is seeking to separate the office of the Attorney General of the Federation from that of the Minister of Justice, saying the separation will remove political interference in the operations of the Attorney General.
The number of Justices at the Supreme Court’s Bench has been reduced by one with the retirement of Justice Kumai Bayang Aka’ahs.

Justice Kumai Aka’ahs retires from Supreme Court

The number of Justices at the Supreme Court’s Bench has been reduced by one with the retirement of Justice Kumai Bayang Aka’ahs.

Rivers governor dares opponents, donates N20 million at book launch

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State in Abuja on Tuesday dared his political opponents to do their worst as he donated N20m at the launch of a book titled, ‘The Big Interviews’, authored by Eric Osagie, a former Managing Director of The SUN.
There was wild jubilation in Sagamu on Saturday night after Anthony Joshua regained the WBA, IBF, and WBO heavyweight titles by defeating Andy Ruiz Jr.

Anthony Joshua replies Deontay Wilder, says tactics against Andy Ruiz deliberate

Anthony Joshua has defended his measured and tactful display against Andy Ruiz Jr, which saw him become a two-time heavyweight world champion.

Central bank expects 2.38% GDP growth by Q4

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) expects to achieve 2.38 per cent Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth rate in the fourth quarter of this year.