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NAFDAC denies report of 70 per cent fake medicines in Nigeria

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has denounced a newspaper report that 70 per cent of medicines in Nigeria were fake.

Shi’ites: We’re not at odds with President Buhari’s government

Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) has said it is not at odds with either the federal government under President Muhammadu Buhari or any other constituted authority in Nigeria in spite of intense provocation by agents of the present administration.

General Buratai: Terrorism a complex war

The Chief of Army Staff (CoAS), Lieutenant-General Tukur Yusuf Buratai, has described the fight against terrorism as a complex one.

Senate committee okays 10-year-jail term for theft of electricity cable, others

Senate Committee on Power, Steel Development and Metallurgy has recommended a jail term of 10 years, without an option of fine, if found guilty to have conspired, counselled or accepted to procure or to hold in custody, stolen parts, components or pieces of a public power equipment.
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APC: Buba Galadima doesn’t exist

The ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, has reacted to claims made by a former chieftain of the party, Alhaji Buba Galadima, about the 2019 general elections.

Monday Ubani slumps in EFCC custody, rushed to hospital

Former 2nd Vice-President of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, Mr. Monday Ubani, was, yesterday, rushed to an undisclosed hospital in Abuja after he collapsed in the detention facility of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
The hundreds of Southern Kaduna indigenes has stormed Abuja the nation’s capital for the mass protest over the incessant and gruesome killings of their members in Kajuru Local Government Area (LGA) by persons suspected to be herdsmen.

Protest rocks Abuja over Kajuru killings

A coalition of groups at the vanguard to end the spate of killings in Kajuru, a local government in Kaduna State, staged a peaceful rally at the Unity Fountain, Abuja, amid reported harassment of participants, who travelled from Kaduna to Abuja for the outing.
Mammoth crowd today trooped out in Daura, Katsina State, as President Muhammadu Buhari observed today’s juma’at prayers at the central mosque of the town.

Agwu Agwu: Why President Buhari got more votes in South East

Former Speaker of the Abia State House of Assembly, Chief Agwu Agwu, yesterday, said President Muhammadu Buhari scored more votes in the South-East because the people of the zone voted to win his support for a president of Igbo extraction in 2023.

Chris Ekpenyong: Why I defeated Senator Akpabio

The Senator-elect for Akwa Ibom North West senatorial district, Engr. Chris Ekpenyong, has given reasons he defeated the incumbent, Senator Godswill Akpabio, in the just concluded National Assembly election.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Olisa Agbakoba: Atiku Abubakar can’t prove his case in court

Olisa Agbakoba, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, SAN, has explained why the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, may lose in court.

Jackie Chan to shoot new film in Dubai

Asian action superstar Jackie Chan will return to Dubai to film one of his latest movies with director Stanley Tong this month, the Dubai Film and TV Commission said.

Mob lynches 26-year-old man mistaken for thief

A 26-year-old man has been lynched by a mob in Odo-Olowu, along Oshodi-Apapa Expressway, Lagos, over allegation of robbery raised by some miscreants.

Death toll now 15 after Port Harcourt rally stampede – hospital

Fifteen people were killed in a stampede at an election campaign rally by President Muhammadu Buhari in southern Nigeria, health officials said on Wednesday.
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Elections: Nigerians charge to shun violence, embrace peace

The Organisation of Africa Instituted Churches (OAIC), has charged Nigerians to shun violence and imbibe tolerance during the forthcoming elections in the country.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Atiku Abubakar: How I blocked ex-Anambra Governor Mbadinuju from returning to office

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says he had a hand in Chinwoke Mbadinuju’s failed bid at getting a second term as governor of Anambra state in 2003.
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 campaign slams N40 million suit against Atiku Abubakar

Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has been sued at the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory over alleged defamation of the person of President Muhammadu Buhari and his family.
National Chairman, Action Peoples Party (APP), Mr Ikenga Ugochiyere

Election: INEC plotting to recruit N-Power beneficiaries as ad-hoc staff – CUPP

Coalition of United Political Parties, CUPP, has alleged that there were plans by Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to adopt beneficiaries of the Federal Government’s N-Power programme as ad-hoc staff in next month’s general election.
The Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Solomon Dalung, on Thursday in Abuja said Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has not endorsed the Amaju Pinnick-led faction of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF)

NFF: Ignore probe reports about Amaju Pinnick

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has described reports in a section of the media about President Muhammadu Buhari calling for the prosecution of its President, Amaju Pinnick, as blatant falsehood meant to throw the country’s football into fresh round of crisis.

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A group photograph with Kano State governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, his deputy Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna, Speaker state assembly Rurum and the newly appointed emirs from left Sarkin Rano, Alhaji Tafida Abubakar Ila; Sarkin Bichi, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero; from right Sarkin Gaya – Alhaji Ibrahim Abdulkadir Gaya and Sarkin Karaye, Dr. Alhaji Ibrahim ll. After the official installation of four new emirs by Kano State governor on Saturday at indoor stadium at Sani Abacha. Photo Sani Maikatanga

Group calls for scrapping of new emirates in Kano

A group under the aegis of the Renaissance Coalition in collaboration with Civil society organisations (CSOs), and other stakeholders in Kano have called for the scrapping of the newly created emirates in the state.
The rain storm in Lagos on Monday resulted in many residents and motorists counting their losses as it caused traffic gridlock and wreaked havoc in many areas, damaging communication masts, electric poles and other infrastructure.

Downpour causes traffic gridlock in Lagos

The rain storm in Lagos on Monday resulted in many residents and motorists counting their losses as it caused traffic gridlock and wreaked havoc in many areas, damaging communication masts, electric poles and other infrastructure.
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

Federal government declares May 29, June 12 public holidays

The Federal Government has declared May 29 and June 12 as public holidays to mark the transition to a new government and Democracy Day respectively.

Sanitation: Taraba government bans use of polythene bags

Gov. Darius Ishaku of Taraba on Monday banned the use of polythene and plastic bags in the state to boost clean environment.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Governor Obaseki: We’ll ensure investors in plantations in Edo preserve forest belt

Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has said that the state will ensure its forest belt is preserved as more investors in oil palm, cocoa, rubber plantations set up shop in the state, noting that state will collaborate with relevant stakeholders in the sector on a reforestation programme.