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UN urges Nigeria to relax law on cannabis

The United Nations on Monday urged the Nigerian government to relax laws on consumption of cannabis in future, saying it has approved the use of the drug for medical purposes.

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Yakubu Dogara urges Muhammadu Buhari to constitute North East Development Commission

Yakubu Dogara, House of Representatives Speaker, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately constitute the North East Development Commission (NEDC) so that the region can be developed and the people there reintegrated.

Police arrest 135 suspected cultists in Anambra

In its continued efforts to stem crime and ensure safety of lives and property, the Anambra State Police Command says it has arrested 135 suspected cultists with 12 days in parts of the state following raids on their hideouts.

Yuletide: FRSC tasks motorists on good state of mind before journey

The Itori Command of Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) in Ogun, has advised motorists to ensure they were in good state of mind before embarking on any journey during and after the yuletide.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, is to kick-start his campaign for the 2019 presidential election through an address to Nigerians on Facebook on Monday.

Atiku Abubakar blames Alex Badeh’s death on rising insecurity across Nigeria

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has blamed the murder of former Chief of Defence Staff, Alex Badeh, on the rising insecurity in the country, saying the best tribute that President Muhammadu Buhari can pay to the late security chief is to ensure free and fair polls next year and return home to a well-deserved rest.

Committee: 133,000 PVCs Unclaimed In Zamfara

Zamfara State Main Committee on Voter Mobilization has disclosed that about 133,000 permanent voter cards (PVCs) were ready but were yet to be claimed in the state.