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The Police and the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corp (NSCDC) said 9,882 officers had been deployed to provide effective security during the Eid-el-Fitr break in Borno.

Eid al-Fitr: Gombe residents urged to live in peace and harmony

Muslims in Gombe State joined their counterparts around the world Tuesday in celebrating the Eid al-Fitr festival, bringing to an end the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.
The Executive Secretary of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Prof Sadiq Radda, has explained why the Federal Government released some seized items to their owners.

Presidency: Why we returned seized items to owners

The Executive Secretary of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Prof Sadiq Radda, has explained why the Federal Government released some seized items to their owners.
Hillary Paul Odili Okeke

Easter: Cleric cautions Christians against idolatrous lifestyle

Bishop Hillary Okeke, the Catholic Bishop of Nnewi Diocese, has urged Christians to fully submit their lives to the teachings of Jesus Christ and shun all forms of idolatry.
Gboyega Oyetola

Osun elections: PDP urges Governor Oyetola not to appeal tribunal judgement

The Peoples Democratic Party on Tuesday urged Governor Gboyega Oyetola to shelve any plans for appellate review of a judgement that sacked him as governor last week.
Rauf Aregbesola

Ex-Governor Aregbesola: Bisi Akande encouraged me to govern Osun

The immediate past governor of Osun, Rauf Adesoji Aregbesola, has revealed that he never thought to govern the state.
Nigeria media executives, Executive Director International Centre for Investigative Reporting (ICIR); Representative of Channels Ronke Raji; Chairman, Editorial Board, The Guardian Newspaper, Martins Oloja; Publisher of The Niche Newspapers, Ikechukwu Amaechi; Head of Mass Communication, University of Lagos, Prof. Abigail Ogwezzy; during a panel of discussion at the launch of CrossCheck Nigeria, a verification project for Nigerian journalists at Ikeja, Lagos...

Media executives warns against spread of false news in Nigeria

Media executives in Nigeria have warned members of the public against the spread of fake news on social and traditional media platforms as the 2019 elections approach.

Ayo Salami, AuGF raise concern over corruption in Nigeria

Former President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Issa Ayo Salami, yesterday hinted that Nigeria is heading for a doom if it fails to address the growing corruption in the polity.

Solomon Dalung debunks N7.5 billion allocation claims for Bash Ali fight

The Minister of Youth and Sports, Barrister Solomon Dalung has dismissed a claim by one purported civil rights organization, the Centre for Human Rights and Social Justice (CHRSJ) that the sum of N7.5 billion has been “criminally diverted” by the Ministry of a Youth and Sports.

Catholic Bishop: Imbibe virtues of truthfulness and humility

Catholic Bishop of Issele-Uku Diocese in Delta State, Michael Elue, on Sunday, urged Nigerians irrespective of religious inclination, to always imbibe the virtues of truthfulness and humility.

Oba of Benin round off coronation anniversary, preaches honesty

The Oba of Benin, Omo N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo, Oba Ewuare II, yesterday concluded his one year coronation anniversary with a thanksgiving at the Holy Arousa Cathedral, where he charged traditional rulers on truthfulness.

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NPFL fines Kano Pillars, bans skipper Rabiu Ali

The Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) has slammed Kano Pillars captain Rabiu Ali with a 12-match ban.

NUT scribe urges measures to sustain democracy

The Secretary-General of the Nigerian Union of Teachers has called for measures to sustain democracy in Africa’s largest democracy as the nation endorses June 12 as Democracy Day.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

June 12: Let’s protect our hard-earned democracy – APC

The All Progressives Congress says it joins all well-meaning Nigerians to celebrate the country’s new Democracy Day, June 12.

June 12: Group charges President Buhari on modern tech, funds for police

As Nigerians mark Democracy Day, the Centre for the Vunerable and the Underprivileged, (CENTREP) has charged President Muhammadu Buhari to revamp the Nigeria Police Force in terms of modern security technologies and funding, to clamp the worsening state of insecurity across the nation.
EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / Singapore-flagged container ship Kota Singa is docked at the Apapa Port Complex in Lagos, Nigeria's economy hub, on April 8, 2019. - The Nigerian port is congested with hundreds of ships, idly queueing for days to offload containers with goods. Lagos port congestion is affecting port operations and creating a severe backlog at ports, causing carriers’ containers to be held in port for extra days, as well as creating several miles of truck traffic at roads that links to port gates. (Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP)

Eight ships with petrol, other commodities arrive Lagos ports

Eight ships conveying petrol and other commodities have berthed at Apapa and Tin-Can Island ports in Lagos, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) said on Wednesday.