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UN warns South Sudan on lingering violence

Irked by the incessant violation of peace agreements by warring lords, the United Nations (UN) has warned gladiators in South Sudan to down their arms.

Beyond the illegal search of Edwin Clark’s house

The three police inspectors who searched Chief Edwin Clark’s house at Abuja a fortnight ago have been dismissed from the Nigeria Police Force with ignominy for gross abuse of police powers.

CSO protests against alleged N13.4 billion fraud in NPA, BPP

A group, Transparent Extractive Sector Operators Initiative (TESOI), Friday protested against N13.4 billion fraud allegedly perpetrated by the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) and the Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP).
Serena Williams

Billie Jean King: Serena Williams ‘out of line’ but both sides share blame

Former world number one Billie Jean King has softened her initial stance on the controversy over Serena Williams, who was “totally out of line” when she vehemently disputed calls by chair umpire Carlos Ramos.
Serena Williams’s claim that the code violations that sparked her meltdown in the US Open final were sexist stirred debate, with WTA Tour chief executive Steve Simon backing her on Sunday.

Serena Williams’ US Open treatment divides tennis world

Serena Williams’ behaviour in Saturday’s US Open final divided the tennis world after she called the chair umpire a “liar” and a “thief”.
Serena Williams

Naomi Osaka wins US Open after Serena Williams ‘umpire thief’ meltdown

Naomi Osaka became the first Japanese to win a Grand Slam singles title on Saturday as her idol Serena Williams angrily imploded, calling the chair umpire in the US Open final “a thief”.
Rafael Nadal

Rafael Nadal at the double in US Open win over Vasek Pospisil

World number one and defending champion Rafael Nadal raced into the third round of the US Open on Wednesday with a straight-sets win over Vasek Pospisil.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in May. (J. Scott Applewhite-AP)

US vows to fight Iran lawsuit in international court

The United States vowed to fight Iran before the International Court of Justice (ICJ), calling Tehran's move to question the legality of recently reimposed sanctions an attempt to interfere with its national security.

Customs chief orders commands to release seized goods-laden trucks to owners

Mr Aminu Dahiru, the Nigeria Customs Service Zone `A’ Coordinator, on Monday directed commands in the zone to release cargo-laden trucks seized from transporters.
Caleb Ikechukwu, police spokesman in Ekiti

Police order beef-up of security in Ekiti

The police in Ekiti on Sunday directed all Area Commanders and Divisional Police Officers in the state to beef up security in their areas of jurisdiction.
Omarosa Manigault Newman

White House considers legal action against former aide over release of secret recording

The administration of US President Donald Trump is considering using legal instruments to penalise Omarosa Manigault-Newman, Trump’s former aide, to stop her releasing a recording she made in the White House Situation Room to the general public.

Presidency speaks on alleged plot to implicate Senator Saraki, Ekweremadu

The Presidency has reacted to allegations by the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, and his Deputy, Ike Ekweremadu, that the Federal Government was planning to implicate them over the recent invasion of the National Assembly by men of the Department of State Services, DSS.

NLC: NCC, MTN greatest threat to national security

The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) Tuesday declared the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and telecommunication giant, MTN, as the greatest threat to Nigeria’s national security.

Acting President Osinbajo condemns takeover of National Assembly

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, has described the unauthorized takeover of the National Assembly complex earlier today as a gross violation of constitutional order, rule of law and all accepted notions of law and order.

INEC discovers 19 illegal polling units in Akwa Ibom

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says it has discovered 19 illegal polling units in Akwa Ibom.
Lagos State Commissioner for Home Affairs, Hon. Dr. Abdul-Lateef Abdul-Hakeem

Lagos government rules out hijab in schools until Supreme Court decides

The Lagos State Government Tuesday said it would not allow the use of Hijab in all its public schools until the Supreme Court “determines an appeal seeking to upturn the decision of a Court of Appeal.”

NBC fines DAAR Communications for violating broadcasting code

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has fined DAAR Communications (owner of AIT/Raypower) N500,000 for persistent violation of the provisions of the Nigeria Broadcasting Code.

DPR to establish training centres for filling stations’ personnel

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) says it will establish training centres in all the zones across the country for training of all filling stations’ personnel.

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In 2016 while inspecting ongoing projects in the state, Rivers State Governor, Nyesome Wike said his administration had built over 200 roads and bridges in the state.

No corrupt individual will be allowed in my cabinet – Rivers governor

The Governor of Rivers State, Chief Nyesom Wike, has stated that no corrupt individual would have a position in his cabinet, restating the state government’s commitment in the fight against corruption.
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. 6

We are yet to receive official document for airport concession, national carrier plan – Reps...

Despite the several months of campaigns over the federal government’s plans to concession four international airports across the country, the Chairman of Nigeria’s House of Representatives Committee on Aviation, Honourable Nnolim Nnaji at the weekend has declared that the lower legislative chamber was yet to receive any official document on the airports’ concession plan. Despite the several months of campaigns over the federal government’s plans to concession four international airports across the country, the Chairman of Nigeria’s House of Representatives Committee on Aviation, Honourable Nnolim Nnaji at the weekend has declared that the lower legislative chamber was yet to receive any official document on the airports’ concession plan.
The Embassy of Israel in Nigeria on Friday reopened after a two-day closure of all Israeli embassies and consulates due to strike by diplomats and military attaches over allowances.

Man jailed over plot to attack Israeli embassy

A Jordanian court on Monday sentenced a man to eight years in prison for allegedly plotting to attack the Israeli embassy in Amman last year.
Members of Real Madrid’s first-team squad are allegedly pleased to see Jose Mourinho appointed as the new head coach of Tottenham Hotspur.

Jose Mourinho wants to reunite with former Manchester United star at Tottenham

Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho is planning a shock move for former Manchester United midfielder Marouane Fellaini.

Court slams N1 million bail on estate agent over alleged fraudulent property sale

A 59-year-old man, Agbomabini Kolawole, who conspired with others and obtained N8 million under false pretences from a woman to sell a building to her was on Monday granted N1 million bail by an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court.