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Police: Reports of attack on Atiku Abubakar’s witnesses misleading, undermining

The Nigerian Police Force has said that there was ‘no any attack by bandits either on villages or on any person or group of persons traveling in Zamfara State on Friday.
Gboyega Oyetola

Hajj: Governor Oyetola urges Osun pilgrims to obey Saudi laws, pray for state

The governor, State of Osun, Adegboyega Oyetola, has urged the 2019 Osun pilgrims to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to conduct themselves in line with the law of the holy land.

Tax appeal tribunal dispenses N288 billion cases in six months

The Tax Appeal Tribunal has settled tax cases valued at N288 billion since the members were reconstituted six months ago.

NYSC: Corps members no longer have lectures under trees in Anambra

Anambra State Coordinator of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Mr. Kehinde Aremu on Monday said corps members in the state no longer have their lectures in the open during their orientation course.

Speaker Obasa reacts, mourns victims of Lagos boat mishap

The speaker of the Lagos House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa, has expressed sadness over the boat mishap that happened in Lagos on Sunday.
Benin Electricity Distribution Plc. (BEDC)

BEDC power transmission centres in flames

The power transmission center of the Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) has been gutted by fire.
Godwin Obaseki

Edo government issues final warning to owners of illegal structures

The Edo State Government has given a final warning to owners of properties and illegal structures that flout the state’s extant town planning laws, in a renewed bid to rid the state of illegal structures along the right of way of roads/streets, river banks and Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) high tension lines, among others.

Group urges youths to enrol in MSMEs to access central bank loan

Mr Olanrewaju Longe, Coordinator of Unemployed Graduates of Nigeria (UGN) Ondo State Chapter, has urged youths to embrace Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) training to access Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) intervention loan.
Godwin Obaseki

Edo Assembly crisis: General Airhiavbere accuses Governor Obaseki of losing control of APC

A former governorship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress in Edo State, Major General Charles Airhiavbere (rtd), has said that the unfolding drama in the state where Governor Godwin Obaseki failed to send letter to the Clerk for the formal inauguration of the State assembly was an indication that he has lost control of the APC in the state.

Senator Okorocha gives Governor Ihedioha seven-day ultimatum to show proof of ‘stolen vehicles’

The former governor of Imo State and Senator representing Imo West, Rochas Okorocha, has given the Imo state government, a seven-day ultimatum to substantiate the allegation that his wife and family members made away with 57 vehicles another property belonging to the state.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo attended a church service on Sunday at the RCCG Regional Parish in New York, United States, where he gave a sermon and also prayed fervently for Nigeria 3

Yoruba youths mock Afenifere faction for misleading Nigerians over VP Osinbajo’s comment

A Yoruba youth group has mocked the breakaway faction of pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, for deliberately trying to mislead Nigerians by quoting Vice President Yemi Osinbajo out of context.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo attended a church service on Sunday at the RCCG Regional Parish in New York, United States, where he gave a sermon and also prayed fervently for Nigeria 3

Kidnapping: VP Osinbajo never used the word ‘exaggerated’ – aide

The presidency has made clarifications on the statement made by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in New York on Nigeria’s security situation.
President Buhari receives the Report of Presidential Implementation Committee on the Financial Autonomy of State Legislature and State Judiciary in State House on 25th June 2019 5

President Buhari to issue executive order on state legislature, judiciary autonomy

The Presidential Committee on the Implementation of autonomy of State legislature and State judiciary on Tuesday submitted its report to President Muhammadu Buhari at the State House, Abuja.
President Buhari signs New National Minimum Wage Bill into Law in State House on 18th April 2019 2

President Buhari assents to mutual assistance in criminal matters act

President Muhammadu Buhari has assented to the Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Act, 2019, to further strengthen and boost the ongoing war against corruption within and outside the country.

Governor Ortom urges corps members to shun ethnicity, religious bigotry

The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, on Thursday charged Corps members posted to the state to shun all forms of ethnicity and religious bigotry.
Seyi Makinde

Governor Makinde: Olu Falae’s kidnap experience will not happen in Oyo

Following calls for better security measures to tackle the spate of kidnappings across the country, especially in the Southwest region, Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde has assured the people of the State that the experience of the revered former Secretary to the federation and Afenifere leader, Chief Olu Falae, in the hands of bandits at his farm in Ondo State would not repeat itself in Oyo State.

Full speech of President Buhari 2019 Democracy Day celebration

All Praise is due to GOD Almighty Who spared our lives to be present at this great occasion. We give thanks also that the democratic process has been further entrenched and strengthened.
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More Nigerians kick against ‘welcome package’ for federal lawmakers

More than 1,500 concerned Nigerians, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), BudgIT and Enough is Enough Nigeria (EiE) have filed a lawsuit asking the Federal High Court to “restrain, prevent and stop the National Assembly Service Commission from paying the incoming members of the 9th National Assembly individually and/or collectively over N4.68 billion as ‘welcome package’.”

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Cultists kill final year student of CRUTECH

A final year student of the Cross River State University of Technology (CRUTECH) was brutally killed on Monday morning.

Delta APC mocks O’tega Emerhor on failed case against party, Senator Omo-Agege

The Delta State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Monday mocked a leader of the party in the state, Olorogun O’tega Emerhor, following failed court cases he filed against the party through an executive faction led by Cyril Ogodo.
France is creating a G7 task force to study how central banks ensure cryptocurrencies like Facebook’s Libra are governed by regulations ranging from money-laundering laws to consumer-protection rules, France’s central bank governor said on Friday.

Facebook tells US Congress how it thinks its cryptocurrency Libra should be regulated

Facebook will not launch the cryptocurrency Libra until it has “fully addressed regulatory concerns,” according to David Marcus, the head of Facebook’s Calibra. The remarks are prepared testimony he plans to give tomorrow, in front of the US Senate Banking Committee.
A graduate of Insurance from the Polytechnic, Ibadan, Oyaremi Olabode, was on Monday convicted of criminal impersonation and sentenced to four months in prison.

Ibadan polytechnic graduate jailed for impersonation

A graduate of Insurance from the Polytechnic, Ibadan, Oyaremi Olabode, was on Monday convicted of criminal impersonation and sentenced to four months in prison.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has approved the appointment of Olarewaju Lasisi as his senior special adviser on media and public affairs. 3

Insecurity: We’ll give special budgetary attention to Zamfara – Speaker Gbajabiamila

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, has said that the 9th National Assembly would give special budgetary attention to the three Senatorial Districts of Zamfara State in order to resolve the issue of insecurity.