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FCTA arrests 30 nude dancers, hands them over for rehabilitation

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) Wednesday night raided the Caramelo Night Club (a Health Clinic-turned Night Club) and arrested over 30 nude dancers.
Sudanese protesters take part in an anti-government demonstration in Khartoum on February 7, 2019. – Crowds of Sudanese protesters rallied on Thursday in downtown Khartoum in support of fellow comrades detained in weeks of protests against President Omar al-Bashir’s iron-fisted rule, witnesses said. Today’s protests came after Bashir acknowledged that the country’s controversial public order law and worseing economic situation had angered the youths who were now taking to the streets. (Photo by STRINGER / AFP)

Group: 60 killed in protests against Sudan’s president

An international rights group says Sudan's security forces have killed at least 60 people in more than three months of street protests calling on Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir to step down.
Foreign affairs minister Geoffrey Onyeama

Federal government condemns execution of Nigerian national for drug trafficking in Saudi Arabia

The Federal Government has condemned the execution of a Nigerian national, Kudirat Afolabi, by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for drug-related offences.
Tony Ojukwu, the Executive Secretary of the National Human Right Commission (NHRC)

NHRC: We are prepared to protect rights of Nigerian voters

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Friday in Abuja said it would ensure that the rights of every citizen was protected as they go out to exercise their franchise in the February and March elections.

PANDEF demands immediate reinstatement of Justice Onnoghen

Pan–Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, umbrella body of traditional rulers, leaders and stakeholders of the coastal states of Niger Delta, weekend, raised four key posers for President Muhammadu Buhari over the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen, an act it strongly denounced, demanding his immediate reinstatement.
President Buhari participates at the 54th Ordinary Session of the Authority of Heads of State and Government of the ECOWAS in Abuja on 22nd Dec 2018-2

President Buhari signs bill protecting persons with disabilities into law

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed a bill protecting persons with disabilities into law.
Muhammadu Buhari

PDP: Another term for President Buhari is invitation to totalitarianism

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Tuesday warned Nigerians not to grant a second tenure to President Muhammadu Buhari as doing so is an invitation to totalitarianism.

90-year-old US cyclist fails doping test, loses crown

Carl Grove, a 90-year-old American cyclist, has been stripped of his age-group title and world record from the US Masters Track Championships after failing a doping test.

2018: Lagos Assembly passes 11 bills into law

The Lagos State House of Assembly passed 11 bills into Law in 2018, while others remained at various legislative stages in the House.
Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP publicity secretary

PDP urges Muhammadu Buhari to use 2019 elections as a legacy

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has told President Muhammadu Buhari that at 76 years of age, he has attained a father-figure position.

2019: Adebayo Shittu vows to work against Oyo APC candidate

The Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, has said he will work against the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State, Adebayo Adelabu, in 2019 elections.
Bisi Adeleye-Fayemi

Bisi Fayemi warns against silence on violence against women

Ekiti State Governor’s wife, Bisi Fayemi, warns against criminal silence by various institutions to attacks on women and girl-child
Huawei Meng Wanzhou

China summons US ambassador over arrest of Huawei’s Meng Wanzhou

China summons US ambassador Terry Branstad to protest “extremely bad” arrest of telecom giant Huawei’s chief Meng Wanzhou in Canada
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode (3rd left), addressing journalists shortly after a meeting with Heads of Security Agencies and Officials of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) at the LASTMA Yard, Oshodi, on Sunday, December 9, 2018. With him (L-R): CEO, LASTMA, Mr. Chris Olakpe; Commissioner of Police, Mr. Edgal Imohimi; Commissioner for Transportation, Mr. Ladi Lawanson; Attorney General & Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Adeniji Kazeem; Chairman, Lagos Neighbourhood Safety Corp (LNSC), Mr. Israel Ajao and Lagos State Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corp (FRSC), Mr. Hyginus Omeje.

Akinwunmi Ambode: 18 LASTMA officers killed, 24 permanently incapacitated

Lagos Governor Akinwunmi Ambode discloses that 18 officers of Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) have been killed and 24 others permanently incapacitated in the course of carrying out their official duties this year

450m fraud: Court orders EFCC to produce Taraba APC guber candidate

The Federal High Court sitting in Jalingo on Wednesday ordered the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) to produce the Governorship candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Alh. Sani Danladi in court on January 15, 2019.

NHRC receives 1,106 petitions from 5 states

The North-Central Office of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has received 1,106 cases of human right abuse from five states under its control in the last ten months.
Taiwanese voting against same-sex unions

Taiwan rejects same-sex marriage

Voters in Taiwan have rejected proposal to let same-sex couples share child custody and insurance benefits after they voted in a referendum asking that marriage be restricted to one man and one woman.
pdp convention

2019: Campaign officially starts nationwide tomorrow

Political parties will kick off campaign nationwide tomorrow for all elective positions in line with the time table of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the 2019 elections.

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Queen Elizabeth II’s nephew in latest royal marriage split

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France confirms first case of ruinous tomato virus

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Odion Ighalo has become the first Nigerian to play for Manchester United following his debut against Chelsea.

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Odion Ighalo has become the first Nigerian to play for Manchester United following his debut against Chelsea.
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Jigawa bye-election: Musa Muhammadu wins APC Babura/Garki federal constituency primary

Musa Muhammadu has emerged the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the bye-election into the vacant Babura/Garki Federal Constituency of Jigawa.