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President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

President Buhari: I’m committed to a safe Nigeria

The country has been facing one security challenge or the other, which led to former President Olusegun Obasanjo releasing an open letter to President Buhari on Monday, criticising the administration.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

Court convicts businessman, company for N30 million fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Maiduguri Zonal Office on Thursday secured the conviction of Usman Ibrahim Idris alongside his company, Influential Investment Limited, before Justice Fadawu Umar of the Borno State high court, Maiduguri.
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Adamawa inaugurates six-man team to tackle herdsmen-farmers crisis

The government of Adamawa State has inaugurated a six-member committee to lead the state in the implementation of the National Livestock Transformation Plan, aimed at finding enduring solution to conflicts between herdsmen and farmers.
Ahmadu Fintiri

Adamawa’s committee meant to implement LTP not Ruga Programme, says Chairman

Adamawa Government has inaugurated the state Livestock Transformation Committee to facilitate the implementation of Federal Government’s National Livestock Transformation Plan in the state.

Atiku Abubakar, INEC shun court hearing on campaign funds

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, presided over by Justice Ahmed Mohammed, on Thursday adjourned hearing of a suit challenging the campaign funding of President Muhammadu Buhari and the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, prior to the 2019 general election.
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Police arrest six suspected illegal money traders in Abuja

The FCT Police Command has arrested six suspects for illegally trading in different denominations of new naira currency.

Tanker knocks down man at Giri junction

An unidentified middle aged man sustained fatal injury after a petrol tanker knocked him down at Giri junction, on Gwagwalada-Zuba road.

Campaign funds: Court fixes date for hearing of suit against President Buhari, Atiku Abubakar

Justice Ahmed Mohammed of the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has fixed June 27, 2019 for hearing of a suit over the campaign funding of President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar.

How gunmen abducted President Buhari’s in-law in Daura

A senior traditional title holder in Daura Emirate Council in Katsina State, Alhaji Musa Umar Uba, was abducted by four gunmen who stormed his residence in the ancient city last night.

Court dissolves nine-year-old marriage over deceit

Chief Usman Ibrahim, the President of Pyakasa Customary Court in Lugbe, on Wednesday dissolved a nine-year-old marriage between Chukwu Oge and Obinna Akuobi over deceit and lies.
Some of the protesters calling for action against the bandits of Zamfara

Zamfara indigenes hold protest in Abuja over killings

Indigenes of Zamfara resident in Abuja have called on President Muhammadu Buhari to urgently intervene and stop the killings and kidnappings currently going on in the state.
Some of the protesters calling for action against the bandits of Zamfara

Protesters urge President Buhari to end killings, kidnapping in Zamfara now

Indigenes of Zamfara, resident in Abuja, have called on President Muhammadu Buhari to urgently intervene and stop the killings and kidnappings currently going on in the state.

Elections: Sokoto government donates N2 million to families of slain policemen

Sokoto state government has donated two million Naira to the families of policemen that were killed by armed bandits while on election duty.
Nigeria Police

CP: Two policemen killed in Sokoto by bandits while on election duty

The Commissioner of Police in Sokoto State, Mr Aminu Koji, on Wednesday, confirmed the killing of two police personnel, Asp. Abdullahi Maisaje and Sgt. Usman Ibrahim, while they were on election duty.
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Election: Court adjourns suit seeking President Buhari, Atiku Abubakar’s disqualification till March 26

Justice Ahmed Mohammed on Tuesday adjourned hearing in a suit seeking the disqualification of President Muhammadu Buhari and the first runner up in the just concluded presidential election, Atiku Abubakar, over their alleged violation of the Electoral Act till March 26.

NRM presidential candidate vows to ban public officers from sending children to private schools

A presidential candidate on the platform of National Rescue Movement (NRM), Usman Ibrahim Alhaji, has vowed to ban all public office holders in Nigeria from sending their children to private schools, if elected in 2019 general election.
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Two drown In Anambra fresh flood incident

No fewer than two persons drowned after a downpour on Saturday, at Oduke layout of Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra State.

2019: List of presidential candidates and their political parties

On Friday, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said a total of 79 candidates will be contesting the 2019 presidential election.

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The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has arrested Nigerian entrepreneur, Obinwanne Okeke of conspiracy to commit fraud running into the sum of 12 million US dollars.

$11 million fraud: Obinwanne Okeke pleads not guilty, remanded in prison

Obinwanne Okeke, the 31-year-old Nigerian held by American authorities for alleged fraud, entered a plea of not guilty to two counts of wire and computer fraud at his first hearing on Monday.
Oby Ezekwesili

Oby Ezekwesili urges new economic council to tell President Buhari how he ‘mismanaged economy’

Oby Ezekwesili, a former presidential candidate, on Tuesday, urged the newly constituted Economic Advisory Council to make it a priority to tell President Muhammadu Buhari, how he has allegedly mismanaged the economy.
Rescue workers stand near a passenger train after it derailed during rush hour outside Hung Hom station on the Kowloon side of Hong Kong. Anthony Wallace-AFP-Getty Images

Train derails in Hong Kong during rush hour

A passenger train derailed during the morning rush hour in Hong Kong on Tuesday leaving eight people injured, authorities said.
Gov. Gboyega Oyetola of Osun in Monday inaugurated eight newly renovated primary health care centres in the state.

Osun governor inaugurates eight primary health care centres

Gov. Gboyega Oyetola of Osun in Monday inaugurated eight newly renovated primary health care centres in the state.

IPOB: Security agents besiege Nnamdi Kanu’s Umuahia home

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has insisted that security agents have been keeping watch at the country home of their leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, despite consistent denial by the authorities.