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The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos), has announced the demise of a former member of the house, Rep. Tony Okey. 7

Speaker Gbajabiamila seeks China’s support to end insecurity

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila, has sought the support of the Peoples Republic of China to end insecurity in Nigeria.

US visa ban a wakeup call for Nigerians – PDP chieftain

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain Sunny Onuesoke has described the United States (US) immigrant visa ban on Nigerians as a wakeup call to both the citizens and leaders of the country to think on how to put improve the country as they have no other country to call their own.
An Ilorin, Kwara State lawyer Olarewaju Aluko and his client, Taiye Na’Allah, on Thursday sued the Economic and Financial Commission (EFCC) at a Kwara State High Court for alleged defamation of character.

EFCC arraigns fake forex trader for $2 million scam

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Wednesday arraigned a fake foreign currency dealer, Titilayo Eboh, before Justice M. L. Abubakar of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
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Gunmen kidnap five in Kaduna

The Police in Kaduna State have confirmed the kidnap of five persons by armed men on Friday at Danbushiya Village, at the outskirt of Kaduna metropolis.

Zimbabwe police ban planned opposition protest

Zimbabwe police have banned an anti-government demonstration planned for today by the country’s main opposition party in the city of Bulawayo, saying it would likely result in “public disorder”.
Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has said that construction work on the Gusau Airport project would commence this month.

Zamfara airport project takes off this month – governor

The governor of Zamfara State, Bello Matawalle, has said that construction work on the Gusau Airport project would commence in August.
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Kylie Jenner hires $250 million Super Yacht for 22nd birthday

American model and TV reality star Kylie Jenner has hired a Super-Yatch worth 250 million dollars for her 22nd birthday party.

Forex: Central bank injects $298.71 million into retail market

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says it has made another intervention of 298.71million dollars in the retail Secondary Market Intervention Sales (SMIS).
A young Zimbabwean boy does his homework under a candle light in Harare. (Jekesai Njikizana-AFP)

Night work: Power cuts add to Zimbabwe’s mounting woes

Zimbabwe's worsening electricity shortages mean power is often only available for a few hours in the middle of the night - forcing furniture maker Richard Benhura to start work at 23:00.
The Nigerian Army on Monday dismissed as ‘untrue’ social media reports indicating the closure of the Maiduguri-Monguno Road.

Nigerian Army kills 24 criminals, arrests 61

1 Division Nigerian Army on Wednesday said, it has killed 24 criminal elements during its operation Harbin Kunama III in Kano, Kaduna and Niger states within one month of operation.
The Super Eagles may not have any cause to fight over money like the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon and the Warriors of Zimbabwe have done at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations which started last Friday in Egypt. This is because President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the budget the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) submitted to him for the national team’s 2019 AFCON campaign.

Afcon: President Buhari releases Super Eagles’ money

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved part of the funds for the Super Eagles campaign at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
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

Garba Shehu: Nobody can question President Buhari’s achievements

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, has said that nobody can question the achievements of President Muhammadu Buhari, arguing that they are there for everyone to see.
The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) has kicked against denomination of price of gas in US dollars and worried that price of gas has become major source of conflict between members and the gas franchisers.

Pricing gas in dollars worries manufacturers

The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) has kicked against denomination of price of gas in US dollars and worried that price of gas has become major source of conflict between members and the gas franchisers.

Man bags four months jail term over $100 online scam

For defrauding an American citizen the sum of $100, an Osun State High Court, sitting in Osogbo has sentenced one Adeniyi Ebenezer (aka Mary Oliver) to four months imprisonment.
President Muhammadu Buhari says since 1978 when he was named the minister of petroleum till date, he has not lost interest in the oil sector.

President Buhari: I will not compromise in safeguarding people’s trust

President Muhammadu Buhari has pledged not to compromise in providing good leadership that would guarantee a better life for all Nigerians.
Zimbabwe police fired teargas to disperse a crowd queuing for bread at a shopping centre near central Harare [Philimon Bulawayo-Reuters]

Uneasy calm in Zimbabwe amid stay-at-home fuel price protest

An uneasy calm returned to Zimbabwe's main cities but businesses and schools remained closed and mobile networks enforced a government internet shutdown on the final day of a national strike triggered by a steep rise in fuel prices.
President Muhammadu Buhari took his campaign for a second term in office to Bauchi state, and was received by massive turnout of supporters.-3

Rotimi Amaechi: Loyalty of Bauchi people to President Buhari unequalled

The Director General, Buhari/Osinbajo Campaign Organisation, Rotimi Amaechi, on Saturday said the people of Bauchi were very dear to the All Progressives Congress (APC) because of their unflinching loyalty to President Muhammadu Buhari.
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Adams Oshiomhole: Atiku Abubakar, Peter Obi will trade away Nigeria if elected

The National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiohmole, yesterday urged Nigerians to be wary of the Peoples Democratic Party’s presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, and the vice presidential candidate Peter Obi, alleging that that if voted into power in the February election, both would trade off Nigeria.

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Forbes removes Kylie Jenner from billionaires list

The Reality Tv star, Make-up business mogul, and influencer has been accused by Forbes of inflating the size of her business and success.

NMA: President Buhari should issue order for unfettered access into Kogi

Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has sent a “Save Our Soul” message to President Muhammadu Buhari to rescue the people of Kogi state from pending major health crisis that may be possibly caused by undetected COVID-19 pandemic.
The Speaker of the Gombe State House of Assembly is expected to emerge on Friday, during the first sitting of the 6th assembly in the state.

Gombe Assembly passes local government joint project bill

The Gombe State House of Assembly has passed into law a bill for a law to provide for the establishment of a joint project development agency and other matters related thereto.
US President Donald Trump speaks during the daily briefing on the novel coronavirus, which causes COVID-19, in the Brady Briefing Room of the White House on April 17, 2020, in Washington, DC. (AFP-Jim Watson)

Donald Trump sends national guard to Minneapolis to stop protesters

US President Donald Trump has sent in National Guard to Minneapolis to help restore peace and tranquility in the city.
General view outside of Arsenal’s Training Ground in London Colney after manager Mikel Arteta tested positive for coronavirus and their Premier League match against Brighton on Saturday has been cancelled. Reuters-Paul Childs-File Photo

Arsenal sure of signing Nigeria forward from Club Brugge

Arsenal are favourites to sign Club Brugge forward, Emmanuel Dennis, but they are not alone.