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Amnesty programme reintegrates 13,000 ex-militants

The Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta Affairs and Coordinator of the Amnesty Programme, Prof Charles Dokubo, has said that over 13,000 ex agitators in the Niger Delta have been fully reintegrated into the society by the federal government.
President Muhammadu Buhari has called on Nigerians to pray for him while they try to understand his intentions for the country. He also admonished them to give him more time.-5

Muhammadu Buhari asks for more time, prayers

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on Nigerians to pray for him while they try to understand his intentions for the country. He also admonished them to give him more time.

Sule Lamido: I won’t step down for Atiku Abubakar, I’m his senior

A former governor of Jigawa State, Sule Lamido, has responded to a statement in which former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, said Lamido would step down for him in the presidential race.

2019: Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar, Sule Lamido bicker over PDP ticket

Two frontline contenders for the presidential ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and former governor of Jigawa State, Sule Lamido, have disagreed over who should step down for the other.

Nigerian military warns Shiites protesters in FCT

The Nigerian military Wednesday warned members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) protesting against the detention of their leader, Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, not to disturb the peace and security of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

Bride runs away after groom fails to provide traditional marriage items

The police in Suleja, Niger State, have confirmed the arrest of the parents and relation of a bride, who disappeared after her wedding, refusing to go to her husband’s home.

NDLEA impounds 159m tablets of Tramadol at Apapa Port

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on Monday said it had seized 159 million tablets of Tramadol at Apapa Port in Lagos.

EFCC tenders document in trial of man allegedly responsible for several ghost workers

The trial-within-trial in a case involving one Dairo Samson, who is facing eight counts of theft, criminal breach of trust and advance fee fraud continued on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 before Justice A. R. Mohammed of the Federal Capital Territory High Court sitting in Jabi, Abuja.

Four shortlisted for NAFDAC top job

Four candidates are on the radar of the Presidency for consideration as the director general of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC.

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Police in north China’s Hebei Province have caught 221 suspects, seized 303 guns and over 30,000 bullets in a crackdown on illegal online gun trade, the provincial public security department said on Wednesday.

Iran: We won’t negotiate until US lifts sanctions

Iran has responded to calls from Washington to renegotiate its landmark nuclear deal with world powers with President Hassan Rohani saying Tehran would be willing to negotiate only when the United States lifts pressure and apologizes for what he called “illegal actions.”
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Real Madrid’s Zinedine Zidane takes dig at Barcelona over La Liga titles

Zinedine Zidane maintains Real Madrid are still the most prestigious team in La Liga regardless of Barcelona's imminent title win this season.

NAPTIP declares 2 wanted for allegedly trafficking 3 months old baby

National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has declared two women, Emerald Bassey and Edith Omon, wanted for allegedly trafficking a three months old baby.

Oil hovers below 6-month high amid easing of supply concern

Oil prices slipped below six-month highs on Wednesday after signs that cushioned a rally based on fears of tight supply resulting from OPEC output cuts and U.S. sanctions on Venezuela and Iran.