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FILE PHOTO- A school in southeast China's Fujian Province, Sept. 4, 2019. © Global Look Press - Xinhua - Jiang Kehong

51 children injured in chemical attack at China kindergarten

More than 50 people, mostly children, were injured by a man who broke into a kindergarten in southwest China and sprayed them with corrosive liquid, local authorities said Tuesday.
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has disclosed that the State Government is in the process of acquiring an estimated 32,000 hectares of farmland for rice cultivation in seven states.

Lagos secures $629 million for Lekki Deep Seaport development

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Sunday disclosed that the state government has secured financial closure worth $629 million for the development of the Lekki Deep Seaport.
The Lagos State Police Command says it has arrested six members of a dreaded cult group, Aiye Confraternity in Lagos, Southwest Nigeria.

Police release list of six arrested ‘cultists’

The Lagos State Police Command says it has arrested six members of a dreaded cult group, Aiye Confraternity in Lagos.

Group: Nigerians must rise against Aso Rock cabal

A Yoruba social-cultural group, Yoruba Youth Forum (YYF), has condemned the recent signing of a bill into law by President Muhammadu Buhari in London, saying the action showed that the powerful cabal in the presidency will stop at nothing to make Vice President Yemi Osinbajo irrelevant.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Atiku Abubakar: They gave him a false sense of hope

After the Supreme Court threw out the legal challenge by Atiku Abubakar of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) on the February 2019 presidential poll last week, two things flashed across my mind. One was a song, the other, a quote from William Shakespeare’s Macbeth, which I’d read over 40 years ago.
A massive fire has swept through the popular Oko-Baba Sawmill, a slum in Ebute Meta area of Lagos, Southwest Nigeria. 2

Massive fire sweeps through Lagos sawmill — in pictures

A massive fire has swept through the popular Oko-Baba Sawmill, a slum in Ebute Meta area of Lagos, Southwest Nigeria.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan presiding over the second plenary of the 9th Senate having been inaugurated on Tuesday, the 11th Of June, 20197

Senate confirms 15 NDDC nominees, rejects one

The Senate has confirmed 15 nominees for the board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) and withheld confirmation of one.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian Army foils Boko Haram’s plot to attack Lagos

Boko Haram’s plot to attack Lagos State has been foiled by the Nigerian army, with eight suspects arrested in connection with the planned attack.

Exercise Atilogwu Udo in South East not targeted at any individual, group – COAS

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Tukur Yusuf Burutai, says Nigerian Army will soon unveil Exercise Atilogwu Udo I Dance in the Southeastern Nigeria which is not targeted at any individual, group or race but to ensure that the people of Southeast Geopolitical Zone enjoy a society devoid of communal clashes, kidnapping, armed robbery, arson, and all forms of crime and criminality.
L-R: Ajibola Ponle, Commissioner of Establishments, Training and Pensions; Mrs. Folashade Jaji, Secretary to Lagos State Government; Mr. Hakeem Muri-Okunola, Head of Service, presenting Long Service Merit Award to Dr. Salaam Taiwo, Permanent Secretary, Local Government and Community Affairs, during the Lagos State Government 2019 Long Service Merit Award Celebrations, at Adeyemi- Bero, Auditorium, Alausa, Lagos.

Lagos governor honours 1,000 workers with Long Service Award

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Thursday honoured 1,000 civil servants who have spent over 30 years in the employ of the state.
Nigeria can become a stronger and more prosperous nation if states have more powers, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN.

Yoruba youths pass vote of confidence on VP Osinbajo

The Yoruba Council of Youths Worldwide, an apex youth umbrella organisation in the Southwest has passed a vote of confidence on Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.
Senate President Ahmed Lawan

President Buhari sends list of NDDC board to Senate

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday sent the list of nominees for Governing Board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) to the Senate for consideration and approval.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Ondo APC aggrieved group seeks implementation of peace resolutions

Three months after the peace parley of the All Progressives Congress (APC) stakeholders in Ondo state was held in Akure, the state capital, its resolutions are yet to be implemented as agreed.

Police declare four cultists wanted in Lagos

This followed confessional statement of seven Eiye confraternity members who were recently charged to court after men of the Special Anti Robbery Squad, Iju base rounded them up.
The sign greeting visitors at the entrance of Igbo-Ora in southwest Nigeria welcomes people to a place unlike anywhere on the planet- TWINS CAPITAL OF THE WORLD.

Nigeria town celebrates claim as ‘twins capital’ of world

The sign greeting visitors at the entrance of Igbo-Ora in southwest Nigeria welcomes people to a place unlike anywhere on the planet: "TWINS CAPITAL OF THE WORLD".
Al-Shabab fighters stormed a Somali government building in Mogadishu on Saturday, with at least four people killed in the suicide car bomb attack by the armed group and an ensuing gunfight.

Somalia files complaint to UN against Kenya over airspace violation

Somalia has protested what it said is the violation of its airspace by Kenya after an aircraft flew from Nairobi directly to Kismayu instead of first landing in the capital Mogadishu.
Ibrahim Magu . EFCC

Ibrahim Magu: Governors afraid of organising flamboyant parties because of EFCC

Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC), Mr Ibrahim Magu, has alleged that some state governors are afraid of organising flamboyant parties because of the commission’s eagle eyes.
Nigeria’s Super Falcons have failed to qualify for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics football tournament, having crashed to Cote d’Ivoire at the Agege Stadium, Lagos, Southwest Nigeria.

Super Falcons crash out of Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Nigeria’s Super Falcons have failed to qualify for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics football tournament, having crashed to Cote d’Ivoire at the Agege Stadium, Lagos, Southwest Nigeria.

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A 19-year-old student in Russia’s Far East opened fire in his college Thursday morning, killing one classmate and injuring three other people before shooting himself, investigators said.

Former Nigeria midfielder Dickson Etuhu found guilty of match-fixing in Sweden

A Court of Appeal in Sweden has found former Premier League star Dickson Etuhu guilty of attempted match-fixing in the Allsvenskan.
Thierry Henry has instructed Arsenal supporters to “forget” about the price Nicolas Pepe was signed for and instead seek to back the attacker.

Thierry Henry urges Arsenal fans to forget Nicolas Pepe’s price

The Ivory Coast international became one of Europe’s most sought-after talents last term thanks to 22 goals for Lille, but he has made a sluggish start to life at the Emirates Stadium following a £72 million ($93m) summer transfer.
Real Madrid veteran Luka Modric has hinted a move to Serie A, according to report.

Real Madrid star Luka Modric hint Serie A move

Real Madrid star Luka Modric has hinted a move to Serie A, according to report.

Man docked for importing 13 containers of substandard electric cable

A Lagos businessman, Ifeanyi Okoli, alleged to have imported into Nigeria 120,000 brands of substandard electric cables in 13 containers have been arraigned before a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos south west Nigeria by Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) on a three-count criminal charge of conspiracy and importation of substandard goods.