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Official: Customs in Niger generates N306 million in July

The Niger Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) said it has generated N306 million as Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) in the month of July.

NDLEA arrests 55 drug dealers in Niger

National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Niger State Command, has arrested 55 suspected drug traffickers in different parts of the state between January and July.
Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

Kano governor orders district heads not to celebrate Hawan Daushe with Emir Sanusi

Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has directed all district heads to celebrate traditional Hawan Daushe in their respective emirates.
Deji of Akure, Oba Aladetoyinbo Ogunlade Aladelusi

Ondo monarch seeks life imprisonment for rapists

The Deji of Akure Kingdom, Oba Aladelusi Aladetoyinbo, has called on the government to punish rapist with life imprisonment.

Anambra monarch: No arsenal in our community

Traditional ruler of Umueri, Anambra-East local government area of Anambra State, Igwe Sir Ben Izuchukwu Emeka, has refuted alleged stockpiling of arms in preparation for war.

Lake Chad Basin: Forum agree to foster development through dialogue

The Lake Chad Basin (LCB) Governors’ Forum for Regional Cooperation on Stabilisation, Peacebuilding and Sustainable Development have agreed to remain committed to joint efforts towards fostering sustainable development across the regions through promoting dialogue and cross-border cooperation.

MASSOB backs Senator Okorocha’s claim that Igbo president in 2023 is mirage

The Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign States of Biafra (MASSOB) has supported Senator Rochas Okorocha’s claim that the chances of the South East ruling the country in 2023 does not exist.

INEC holds ‘national conversation’ on elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it is planning to hold stakeholders meeting and national conversation to review the 2019 General Elections and management of the country’s electoral processes.
Israeli President Reuven Rivlin said Sunday that Germany’s warning to Jews on the dangers of wearing the traditional kippah cap were a “capitulation to anti-Semitism” and evidence Jews were unsafe there.

Israel president says Jews unsafe in Germany after kippah warning

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin said Sunday that Germany’s warning to Jews on the dangers of wearing the traditional kippah cap were a “capitulation to anti-Semitism” and evidence Jews were unsafe there.

Heavy rain renders many homeless in Osun community

Many Residents of Kuta community in Ayedire Local Government area of Osun State are now homeless following a downpour that destroyed their houses and other valuables.
President Muhammadu Buhari breaks Ramadan fast with the APC National Leader Asiwaju, Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu at the residency Presidential Villa Friday Night in Abuja. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE. MAY 10 2019.

President Buhari, Asiwaju Tinubu debunk rumours, break fast together

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday evening hosted the national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu to Ramadan breakfast at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, thus debunking rumours of a strained relationship.
President Muhammadu Buhari breaks Ramadan fast with the APC National Leader Asiwaju, Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu at the residency Presidential Villa Friday Night in Abuja. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE. MAY 10 2019.

In Pictures: President Buhari hosts Asiwaju Tinubu to breaking of Ramadan fast

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday evening hosted the national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, to Ramadan breakfast at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
In response to the discovery of environmental Polio Virus strains in Lagos State, the Lagos State Government will embark on House to House polio Immunisation for all children aged 0-five years, irrespective of the previous immunisation status.

Polio: Lagos government to immunise children aged 0-5

In response to the discovery of environmental Polio Virus strains in Lagos State, the Lagos State Government will embark on House to House polio Immunisation for all children aged 0-five years, irrespective of the previous immunisation status.
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YIAGA to deploy PVT technology for Kogi, Bayelsa elections

YIAGA AFRICA, a Civil Society Organisation (CSO) on Friday said it was set to deploy the Parallel Vote Tabulation (PVT) for the Kogi and Bayelsa governorship elections.

Customs arrest eight suspected smugglers in Oyo

The Nigeria Customs Service (NIS), Oyo/Osun Area Command, has arrested eight suspected smugglers, reporting that the service generated over N6 billion in the first quarter of 2019.
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

President Buhari condemns latest violence in Kaduna, resurgent of cultism in Rivers

President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned recent violence in Kaduna state, which led to the death of 20 members of Adara community.
Plateau Commissioner of Police, Isaac Akinmoyode, has said that INEC supplementary election in the state was so far going on peacefully.

Plateau supplementary election peaceful, fair, orderly – observers

The Coalition of Domestic Observers in Plateau for the 2019 general elections has described the just-concluded supplementary election in the state as “peaceful, fair and orderly.”
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INEC seeks partnership with electoral stakeholders in Adamawa for credible polls

Mr Kassim Gaidam, the Resident Electoral Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Adamawa state, has called for close working relationship with stakeholders for the conduct of credible elections.

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NSE: Investors react positively to ministers’ inauguration, assignment

Investors on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Wednesday reacted positively to the inauguration and assignment of ministers to various portfolios by President Muhammadu Buhari.
Presidential media aide, Malam Garba Shehu, says the Buhari administration is working with state governments across the Northwest to pursue an urgent revamp of the national security apparatus in the subregion.

President Buhari warns cabinet members against unnecessary altercation

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday in Abuja, cautioned new cabinet Ministers against unnecessary altercation while discharging their responsibilities.
Senator Shehu Sani (APC-Kaduna)

Kaduna election: Tribunal dismisses Shehu Sani’s petition for lack of merit

The National Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal in Kaduna has dismissed the petition challenging the election of Senator Uba Sani as the lawmaker representing Kaduna Central Senatorial District at the National Assembly.
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 appointment of aides for First Lady

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of aides for the Office of the First Lady, occupied by Hajia Aisha Buhari.
Rwanda's President Paul Kagame and Uganda's Yoweri Museveni were once close allies but their relations have turned deeply hostile in a dispute that damaged trade between the neighbours.

Ugandan, Rwandan leaders sign pact to end months-long standoff

The presidents of Rwanda and Uganda on Wednesday signed an agreement in Angola to end months of tensions after the two leaders exchanged accusations of spying, political assassinations and meddling.