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The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami, SAN,

AGF: Why I referred to recovered ‘Abacha loot’ as ‘assets’

The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, on Wednesday, defended his labelling of the returned $311 million looted by a former Nigeria military leader, Sani Abacha, as “Abacha assets.”
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Ebonyi governor denies banning two journalists from state functions

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State on Thursday disowned the audio and video recordings in the social media claiming he allegedly banned two journalists for life for 'publishing false reports.'
The Ohanaeze Youth Council on Saturday warned the Abia State Commissioner of Police, Mr Ene Okon, to ensure that his men stayed away from the burial of Nnamdi Kanu’s parents.

Ohanaeze youths warn police to stay off Nnamdi Kanu parents’ burial

The Ohanaeze Youth Council on Saturday warned the Abia State Commissioner of Police, Mr Ene Okon, to ensure that his men stayed away from the burial of Nnamdi Kanu’s parents.

Governor Akeredolu: Internal collaborators aiding Miyetti Allah to oppose Amotekun

The Governor of Ondo State, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, on Tuesday, alleged that some Yoruba leaders in the South-West were behind the Miyetti Allah in opposing the newly launched Operation Amotekun in the region.

Aisha Buhari donates food items to less privileged in Gombe state

The First Lady, Mrs Aisha Buhari, has donated foods items to women groups, correctional homes, orphanages and other less privileged groups in Gombe state.
Abubakar Malami

Omoyele Sowore: I was never summoned by court – AGF

Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, said he was never summoned by the Federal High Court over the continued detention of activist Omoyele Sowore.
Buhari Media Organisation (BMO)

BMO thanks President Buhari for member’s appointment

The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has expressed its gratitude to President Muhammadu Buhari for the appointing Aliyu Abdullahi as special assistant on Media and Publicity to the wife of the President.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday appointed his wife, Aisha, and the wife of the Vice-President, Mrs Dolapo Osinbajo, to serve on the Presidential Advisory Committee on the Elimination of Drug Abuse in the country.

President Buhari approves new aides appointed for wife

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of the following aides to the First Lady, Federal Republic of Nigeria.

Sokoto gets first private varsity

Aliyu Magartakada Foundation is to establish the first private University in Sokoto State.
The President of the Senate, Dr Ahmad Lawan has described insinuations that he is a rubber stamp to the Executive as “sentimental and laughable”.

Senator Lawan: Tagging me rubber stamp to executive laughable

The President of the Senate, Dr Ahmad Lawan has described insinuations that he is a rubber stamp to the Executive as “sentimental and laughable”.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan presiding over the second plenary of the 9th Senate having been inaugurated on Tuesday, the 11th Of June, 20197

Why Senate President Lawan dropped Festus Adedayo as media adviser

Senate President Ahmad Lawan has succumbed to pressure by dropping Dr. Festus Adedayo, who he appointed his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity on Tuesday.

Senator Wamakko: I’m not in race for any leadership position in Senate

AS the 9th Assembly leadership is taking shape, Senator representing Sokoto North and Chairman, Northern Senators Forum (NSF), Senator Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko, on Monday said he is not in the race for leadership position in the senate.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

FCT local council appoints 13-member transition committee

The Bwari Area Council of the FCT has appointed a 13-member Ad-hoc Committee to handle the transition process in the council.

Senator Wamakko dissociate self from write-up on INEC chairman’s visit to Sultan

The Chairman, Northern Senators Forum, Senator Aliyu Wammako, has dissociated himself from a write-up that condemned the visit of INEC chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, to the Sultan of Sokoto.

Senator Wamakko: APC governments will sustain fairness, justice, accountability, transparency

The Chairman of the Northern Senators Forum and Coordinator, North West, Presidential Campaign Council, Senator Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko, has said governments led by the All Progressives Congress (APC), at all levels, will continue to uphold fairness, justice, accountability and transparency.

Senator Wamakko donates N4.2 million to families of persons killed in bandits’ attacks on...

Senator Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko has donated N4,250,000 to the families of the 17 persons killed by bandits in Kalhu, Rakkoni and Dalijan communities, Rabah Local Government of Sokoto State.
Ibrahim Magu . EFCC

EFCC hits Ghana for slush funds

As Nigeria intensifies the battle against corruption, the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) takes the battle to faraway Ghana to block slush fund.
United Kingdom

UK: There’s high threat of kidnap throughout Nigeria

The United Kingdom has said there is a high threat of kidnap throughout Nigeria.

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The Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, has reacted to claims making the rounds that COVID-19 and Malaria are similar.

Nigeria records 229 new coronavirus cases, total now 8068

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Monday night confirmed 229 new cases of Coronavirus in Nigeria.
The Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Dr Folasade Yemi-Esan, issued the threat in a circular marked HCSF-109-S.1-120 with the title, ‘Unauthorised circulation of official documents-information on social media.’

Nigerian government threatens to dismiss workers leaking official documents

The Federal Government has threatened to dismiss officers caught leaking official documents on social media.
Bash Ali

Nigerian government forecloses involvement in Bash Ali’s novelty bout

The Federal Government has foreclosed any involvement in the novelty boxing match (Guinness World Boxing Project), being promoted by former World Cruiserweight Champion, Bash Ali.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

CAN seeks roundtable over reopening of churches, mosques in Ogun

The Ogun Chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has called for a meeting between leaders of religious groups and the state government to discuss modalities for the reopening of worship centres.
Yves Jean-Bart, president of the Haitian Football Federation, attends a hearing last week. Dieu Nalio Chery-AP

FIFA suspends Haiti football president accused of rape

FIFA on Monday suspended the president of Haiti’s football federation for 90 days pending an investigation into allegations he sexually abused teenage girls at the country’s national training centre.