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National Assembly Beefs Up Security After Mace Incident

10 hours ago /
Nation 

The National Assembly says it will probe the circumstances surrounding the invasion of the senate and subsequent ‘theft’ of the mace, the red chamber’s symbol of authority.

ECOWAS Meets Over Herdsmen Attacks

10 hours ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian government in collaboration with the ECOWAS commission is to host a sub-regional ministerial meeting on the farmer herdsmen crisis in the region.

Buhari Vows Punishment For Benue Church Attackers

10 hours ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has reacted to Tuesday’s killing in Benue state by persons suspected to be herdsmen and vowed that the perpetrators of the mayhem will be hunted down.  

PDP To Buhari, Respond To US Corruption Human Rights Charges

12 hours ago /
Nation  Politics 

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has challenged President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) to quickly respond to what it called, damning report by the United States government, on the corruption, impunity, gross violation of rights and killings under the watch of the Buhari Presidency.

PDP Decries Assault On Senate/Senators

12 hours ago /
Nation  Politics 

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is lamenting over what it called the relentless assault by the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Federal Executive against the institution of the National Assembly, particularly, the Senate. 

Court Upholds Temporary Forfeiture Of Senator Nwaoboshi Property

13 hours ago /
Nation 

A Federal High Court, sitting in Lagos has refused an application by Senator Peter Nwaoboshi, seeking to vacate an order of temporary forfeiture of his property.

Buhari’s $496 Million Military Equipment Funds Divides Lawmakers

13 hours ago /
Nation 

A request by President Muhammadu Buhari for the House of Representatives to include the Four Hundred and Ninety Six Million U.S. Dollars ($496m) already withdrawn from the Consolidated Revenue Account for the purchase of military equipment in the 2018 budget is tearing the lawmakers apart.  

Senator Melaye Jumps Off Moving Police Vehicle, Hospitalized

13 hours ago /
Nation 

Embattled senator representing Kogi West senatorial district, Dino Melaye is reportedly in a hospital in Abuja after he injured himself while jumping off a moving police vehicle that was allegedly conveying him to Lokoja.

Three Suicide Bombers Killed In Failed Attempt To Attack Borno

20 hours ago /
Nation 

Three suicide bombers were on Monday killed as security operatives foiled an attack in an attempt to infiltrate Bama town through Ajilari in Borno State.

Lesotho’s Independent Electoral Commission, INEC To Share Technical Expertise

20 hours ago /
Nation 

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is to share its technical expertise with a delegation from the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) of the Kingdom of Lesotho, which were in Abuja, the Nigerian capital, to understudy INEC’s processes and procedures with particular focus on the Strategic Plan.

Liberia’s Success Is Important To Nigeria – Osinbajo

22 hours ago /
Nation 

Nigeria's Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has assured the people and government of Liberia of Nigeria’s support, noting that the success of their country is very important.

BREAKING: Police Arrest Senator Dino Melaye

22 hours ago /
Nation 

24 hours after the immigration officials detained the Senator representing the Kogi West Senatorial District, Senator Dino Melaye, the Police have arrested him.

Facebook Unveils Appeal Process For When Posts Are Removed

22 hours ago /
Science and Tech 

Facebook said Tuesday it will give users the right to appeal decisions if the social network decides to remove photos, videos or written posts deemed to violate community standards.

Stop Working For APC, Release Findings on Underage Voters’, PDP Tells INEC

22 hours ago /
Nation 

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) wants the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to stop covering what it called the atrocities of the All Progressives Congress (APC) by making public its findings on underage voters in various states, particularly Kano and Katsina.

No Case Of Lassa Fever In Zamfara, Says State Health Commissioner

23 hours ago /
Health 

Zamfara State Government Says it has not recorded any case of Lassa Fever from the Fourteen Local Government Areas of the State since its outbreak across states in Nigeria.     

Walcott Earns Everton Win Over Newcastle

23 hours ago /
Sports  

Everton manager, Sam Allardyce, defended his side's style of football as they laboured to a 1-0 win over Newcastle.

EU, UN Seeks Aid Boost For Syria At Major Conference

23 hours ago /
International News 

The EU and UN on Tuesday begin a two-day conference to drum up fresh aid pledges for Wartorn Syria and reinvigorate the faltering Geneva peace process as the conflict enters its eighth year.

Toronto Van Attack: Suspect Quizzed After 10 Pedestrians Killed

23 hours ago /
International News 

Canadian police are questioning the suspected driver of a rented van that ploughed into pedestrians in northern Toronto on Monday, killing 10 and injuring 15.

APC Inaugurates Convention Committee

1 day ago /
Nation  Politics 

National Chairman of the all Progressives Congress, APC John Odigie-Oyegun says the party is working on compact and concise time-table for congresses and national convention, because of time constant.

No Lassa Fever In Borno – Health Commissioner

1 day ago /
Health 

The town of Lassa after which the disease Lassa Fever is named may be in Borno but the State Government says it currently has no case of Lassa Fever. 


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