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No vacancy in Lagos in 2019, lawmaker tells opposition

No vacancy in Lagos in 2019, lawmaker tells opposition

No vacancy in Lagos in 2019, lawmaker tells opposition
NAPTIP urges Oba of Benin to stop juju priests from administering oaths on victims

NAPTIP urges Oba of Benin to stop juju priests from administering oaths on victims

National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has appealed to the Oba of Benin, Ewuare II, to prevail on Juju priests in the kingdom to stop administrating oaths on victims of human trafficking.

NAPTIP urges Oba of Benin to stop juju priests from administering oaths on victims
Traditional rulers vows to ensure President Buhari is re-elected in 2019

Traditional rulers vows to ensure President Buhari is re-elected in 2019

The emir of Maradun in Zamfara state, Alhaji Garba Tambari, says some traditional rulers across the country have resolved to ensure the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 presidential election.

Traditional rulers vows to ensure President Buhari is re-elected in 2019
Just in: President Buhari meets Katsina elders’ forum, emir of Maradun in Daura

Just in: President Buhari meets Katsina elders’ forum, emir of Maradun in Daura

Members of Katsina Elders’ Forum had on Sunday, February 18, met with President Muhammadu Buhari in Daura, Katsina. Governor Aminu Masari, Emir of Daura, Alhaji Umar Faruk were among those who attended the meeting.

Just in: President Buhari meets Katsina elders’ forum, emir of Maradun in Daura
DPR investigates alleged diversion of 40,000 litres of fuel meant for Gombe

DPR investigates alleged diversion of 40,000 litres of fuel meant for Gombe

The department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), northwest zonal office, Kaduna, says it is investigating alleged diversion of 40,000 litres of fuel meant for Gombe. Head, down stream, of the zonal office, Yahaya Maishera, said this.

DPR investigates alleged diversion of 40,000 litres of fuel meant for Gombe
Professor Ango Abdullahi defends herdsmen, says their actions are justified

Professor Ango Abdullahi defends herdsmen, says their actions are justified

Spokesperson for the Northern Elders Forum (NEF) and a former vice chancellor of Ahmadu Bello University, Professor Ango Abdullahi, has strongly defended herdsmen menace in Nigeria in a recent interview with a news medium.

Professor Ango Abdullahi defends herdsmen, says their actions are justified
Please don’t give up on Nigeria - Envoys tell US-based Nigerians

Please don’t give up on Nigeria - Envoys tell US-based Nigerians

Nigeria’s Deputy Permanent Representative to the UN Samson Itegboje, Acting Consul-General in New York Tanko Suleiman and minister, Economic and Investment, Mr Nicholas Ella, urged Nigerians in US not to give up on the Country.

Please don’t give up on Nigeria - Envoys tell US-based Nigerians
Breaking: Obasanjo visits Jonathan in Otuoke

Breaking: Obasanjo visits Jonathan in Otuoke

Former president Olusegun Obasanjo is currently on a a visit to former president Goodluck Jonathan in his country home, Otuoke, Bayelsa state. The former president made this known on Facebook when he posited photos of Obasanjo.

Breaking: Obasanjo visits Jonathan in Otuoke
NNPC dispatches 29.058m litres of PMS to 13 northern states in 3 days

NNPC dispatches 29.058m litres of PMS to 13 northern states in 3 days

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), on Friday, February 16, said it supplied a total of 29.058 million litres of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) popularly known as petrol to thirteen Northern states in three days.

NNPC dispatches 29.058m litres of PMS to 13 northern states in 3 days
Female Libya returnee dies in Port Harcourt

Female Libya returnee dies in Port Harcourt

One of the females recently evacuated from Libya, Miss Towabola Adebayo, is dead. She died on Wednesday, February 14, after two days of medical treatment at University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital (UPTH).

Female Libya returnee dies in Port Harcourt
My aunty took me to south Korea from Imo state, falsified my age and forced me to work in a factory - 14-year-old girl says

My aunty took me to south Korea from Imo state, falsified my age and forced me to work in a factory - 14-year-old girl says

Federal Government has reiterated its commitment to protect Nigerians in distress globally and to tackle the menace of child trafficking. Senior Special Assistant on Foreign Affairs and the Diaspora, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, said this.

My aunty took me to south Korea from Imo state, falsified my age and forced me to work in a factory - 14-year-old girl says
Just in: Ethiopia declares state of emergency

Just in: Ethiopia declares state of emergency

Ethiopia on Friday announced state of emergency after Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn announced his intention to step down amid political crisis.“rhe ruling EPRDF coalition’s council met and decided to impose emergency rule.

Just in: Ethiopia declares state of emergency
President Buhari arrives Kaduna for induction of Air Force's Nigerian-made fighting drone

President Buhari arrives Kaduna for induction of Air Force's Nigerian-made fighting drone

Muhammadu Buhari will arrive Kaduna state today, Thursday, February 15, to commission an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) built by the Nigerian Air Force. The Tsaigumi UAV is the first indigenous operational Remotely Piloted Aircraft

President Buhari arrives Kaduna for induction of Air Force's Nigerian-made fighting drone
NHIS Boss, Usman, fights back, says he is not corrupt

NHIS Boss, Usman, fights back, says he is not corrupt

Reinstated executive secretary, National Health Insurance Scheme, Prof. Yusuf Usman, has said the smear campaign against him in the media will not deter him, adding that he is determined to fight back against corrupt practices.

NHIS Boss, Usman, fights back, says he is not corrupt
NHIS: Youth group leader accuses Federal Government of trying to sweep Yusuf's crimes 'under the carpet'

NHIS: Youth group leader accuses Federal Government of trying to sweep Yusuf's crimes 'under the carpet'

Coordinator, United Youths Alliance Against Corruption, Solomon Agbo, has accused the Federal Government of attempting to ‘sweep under the carpet’, the case involving the suspended executive secretary of the NHI.

NHIS: Youth group leader accuses Federal Government of trying to sweep Yusuf's crimes 'under the carpet'
Breaking: Cyril Ramphosa elected South Africa's new president

Breaking: Cyril Ramphosa elected South Africa's new president

Cyril Ramphosa has been elected has the president of South Africa after former president Zuma resigned as president on Wednesday, February 14. The new president was the only candidate nominated in parliament on Thursday.

Breaking: Cyril Ramphosa elected South Africa's new president
INEC will not implement amended election sequence unless Buhari signs it to law - Soyebi

INEC will not implement amended election sequence unless Buhari signs it to law - Soyebi

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will implement the amended Electoral Act if assented to by President Muhammadu Buhari. Commissioner, Voter Education and Publicity said this on Thursday.

INEC will not implement amended election sequence unless Buhari signs it to law - Soyebi
Imprisoned for 10 years with Nelson Mandela and 10 other things to know about Jacob Zuma

Imprisoned for 10 years with Nelson Mandela and 10 other things to know about Jacob Zuma

In this report, NAIJ.com brings you some key moments in the life of former president of the republic of South Africa Jacob Zumu, who was compelled to resign by his party, the ruling African National Congress (ANC).

Imprisoned for 10 years with Nelson Mandela and 10 other things to know about Jacob Zuma
Breaking: Senate confirms 7 of President Buhari's INEC commissioner nominees (list)

Breaking: Senate confirms 7 of President Buhari's INEC commissioner nominees (list)

The Nigerian Senate has on Wednesday, February 14, confirmed president Buhari's nominees as Resident Electoral Electoral Commissioners of Independent National Electoral commission (INEC). The names have been in the Senate since.

Breaking: Senate confirms 7 of President Buhari's INEC commissioner nominees (list)
Senate threatens to cut MDAs funding over refusal to submit 2018 budget breakdowns

Senate threatens to cut MDAs funding over refusal to submit 2018 budget breakdowns

The Nigerian Senate has threatened to cut funds from Ministries, Departments, and Agencies (MDAs) for refusing to submit their 2018 budget breakdown. The Senate president, Bukola Saraki, issued this threat on Wednesday.

Senate threatens to cut MDAs funding over refusal to submit 2018 budget breakdowns
Insecurity may threaten 2019 elections, security chiefs warn Nigeria

Insecurity may threaten 2019 elections, security chiefs warn Nigeria

Nigeria top security chiefs have warned that insecurity around the country should be brought down because it is capable of threatening the 2019 general elections, it was learnt yesterday, Tuesday, February 13 in Abuja.

Insecurity may threaten 2019 elections, security chiefs warn Nigeria
Newspaper review: Buhari: Days of Boko Haram are numbered

Newspaper review: Buhari: Days of Boko Haram are numbered

The newspaper review for Wednesday, February 14, leads with story of herdsmen sacking a local government in Ondo state and the demand by a group for emergency rule in some states of the federation among other stories.

Newspaper review: Buhari: Days of Boko Haram are numbered
Breaking: Nigeria's inflation drops again in January as food price gets better in market

Breaking: Nigeria's inflation drops again in January as food price gets better in market

For the 12th consecutive time, the Consumer Price Index (CPI) which measures inflation, says headline inflation declines by 15.13% compared to 15.37% in Dec 2017. This was disclosed in a National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) report.

Breaking: Nigeria's inflation drops again in January as food price gets better in market
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