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Nurudeen Lawal

National Assembly under fire over 2018 budget alterations

National Assembly under fire over 2018 budget alterations

National Assembly under fire over 2018 budget alterations
In-laws beat husband to death for maltreating wife in Ondo

Tragedy as in-laws beat husband to death for maltreating wife in Ondo

Tragedy struck in Ifira Akoko, in the Akoko Southeast local government area of Ondo state on Wednesday, June 20, as one of the indigenes of the town, Adelogba Ademuyiwa, was allegedly beaten to death by his in-laws.

Tragedy as in-laws beat husband to death for maltreating wife in Ondo
PDP suffers heavy loss in Bayelsa as serving commissioner, others defect to APC

PDP suffers heavy loss in Bayelsa as serving commissioner, others defect to APC

The Bayelsa state commissioner for youth development, Otobo Ibarakumo, has reportedly resigned his appointment with Governor Seriake Dickson-led administration with immediate effect and dumped the PDP for the APC.

PDP suffers heavy loss in Bayelsa as serving commissioner, others defect to APC
See Nigerian cities whose residents should grab their umbrellas for the rainy day of Thursday, June 21 - NiMet

See Nigerian cities whose residents should grab their umbrellas for the rainy day of Thursday, June 21 - NiMet

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted prospects of thunderstorms with rains over the central states such as Makurdi, Jos, Taraba, Kaduna, Adamawa, Nasarawa, Abuja, Bauchi and Gombe on Thursday morning, June 21.

See Nigerian cities whose residents should grab their umbrellas for the rainy day of Thursday, June 21 - NiMet
Buhari lists important projects in the 2018 budget from which cuts were made by National Assembly

Important projects in the 2018 budget from which cuts were made by National Assembly (list)

President Muhammmadu Buhari on Wednesday, June 20, signed the 2018 budget but lamented that the National Assembly made cuts amounting to N347 billion in the allocations to 4,700 projects he submitted for consideration.

Important projects in the 2018 budget from which cuts were made by National Assembly (list)
Mixed reactions trail President Buhari’s declaration of June 12 as new Democracy Day

Mixed reactions trail President Buhari’s declaration of June 12 as new Democracy Day

A new survey by NOIPolls has highlighted mixed reactions trailing President Buhari’s declaration of June 12 as the new Democracy Day. 56% of Nigerians commended Buhari’s decision while 44% did not support the declaration.

Mixed reactions trail President Buhari’s declaration of June 12 as new Democracy Day
Breaking: US deports 34 Nigerians over fraud allegations, impersonation, other offences

Breaking: US deports 34 Nigerians over fraud allegations, impersonation, other offences

Not fewer than 34 Nigerians who were deported from the United States of America (USA) arrived the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos on Wednesday. The deportees comprise of 32 males and two females.

Breaking: US deports 34 Nigerians over fraud allegations, impersonation, other offences
I am a PhD student, I didn’t commit any offence - One of the US deportees claim

I am a PhD student, I didn’t commit any offence - One of the US deportees claim

Nigerians who were deported from the United States of America (USA) on Wednesday, June 20 have claimed that they were wrongly deported. The deportees alleged that most of them were returned to Nigeria for minor infractions.

I am a PhD student, I didn’t commit any offence - One of the US deportees claim
Finally! OAU sacks professor involved in sexual bargain scandal

Finally! OAU sacks professor involved in sexual bargain scandal

The management of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile Ife, has reportedly announced the sacking of Professor Richard Akindele on Wednesday, June 20, for allegedly demanding sex from Monica Osagie to upgrade her mark.

Finally! OAU sacks professor involved in sexual bargain scandal
Just in: President Buhari makes 28 new appointments (full list)

Just in: President Buhari makes 28 new appointments (full list)

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of 28 judicial officers for the Court of Appeal, Federal High Court and the high court of the Federal Capital Territory as recommended by the National Judicial Council.

Just in: President Buhari makes 28 new appointments (full list)
Fact check: Is it illegal to confer the GCFR national honour to a deceased person?

Fact check: Is it illegal to confer the GCFR national honour posthumously?

President Buhari, on Tuesday, June 12, conferred the GCFR honour, posthumously on Moshood Kashimawo Abiola, the winner of the June 12, 1993 general election which was annulled by then military Head of State, Ibrahim Babangida.

Fact check: Is it illegal to confer the GCFR national honour posthumously?
13 powerful politicians sent to jail under Buhari administration (list)

13 powerful politicians sent to jail under Buhari administration (list)

President Buhari launched his administration with the three cardinal promises of securing the lives and properties of Nigerians, restoring the economy and fighting corruption. The administration has secured two convictions so far.

13 powerful politicians sent to jail under Buhari administration (list)
I have gone through many things, nobody can intimidate me again - Obasanjo speaks about 2019 elections

I have gone through many things, nobody can intimidate me again - Obasanjo speaks about 2019 elections

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo said he has left in God’s hands his resolve to get President Muhammadu Buhari out of office in 2019 just as he urged the people to do their bit by getting their Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs).

I have gone through many things, nobody can intimidate me again - Obasanjo speaks about 2019 elections
Double tragedy: Man crushed to death by mother’s coffin during funeral

Double tragedy: Man crushed to death by mother’s coffin during funeral

Samen Kondorura, 40, was one of the pallbearers who carried his mother's coffin up a makeshift bamboo ladder, when the ladder unexpectedly collapsed, causing the casket to come crashing down to the floor below.

Double tragedy: Man crushed to death by mother’s coffin during funeral
Jubilation as over 2000 IDPs return home in Guzamala LG in Borno state (photos)

Jubilation as over 2000 IDPs return home in Guzamala LG in Borno state (photos)

It was a day of joy as over 2000 IDPs of Guzamala extraction living in Bakassi IDP Camp in Maiduguri today Tuesday, June 19 commenced movement to return to their original homeland in Guzamala local government area of Borno state.

Jubilation as over 2000 IDPs return home in Guzamala LG in Borno state (photos)
3 nursing mothers, 2 others jailed 6 months for stealing N3.2m worth of fowls

3 nursing mothers, 2 others jailed 6 months for stealing N3.2m worth of fowls

An Osogbo magistrate court, on Tuesday, June 19, sentenced three nursing mothers, namely Regina Phillip (40), Cecilia Ochili (25), Elizabeth Ankara and two men to six months imprisonment for stealing fowls worth N3.2 million.

3 nursing mothers, 2 others jailed 6 months for stealing N3.2m worth of fowls
We have modified Fayemi; he is now smart, intelligent and ready to serve you better - Tinubu tells Ekiti people

We have modified Fayemi; he is now smart, intelligent and ready to serve you better - Tinubu tells Ekiti people

The vice president, Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday, June 19, led creme de la creme in the All Progressives Congress to Ekiti to kick-start the campaign for the candidate of the party in the July 14 governorship election, Kayode Fayemi.

We have modified Fayemi; he is now smart, intelligent and ready to serve you better - Tinubu tells Ekiti people
Shehu Sani reveals the only reason why he may not contest against El-Rufai in 2019

Shehu Sani reveals the only reason why he may not contest against El-Rufai in 2019

Senator Shehu Sani, representing Kaduna central senatorial district has declared his intention to contest against the incumbent governor of Kaduna state, Nasir El-Rufai, in the forthcoming 2019 governorship election in the state.

Shehu Sani reveals the only reason why he may not contest against El-Rufai in 2019
2019: Nigerian senator takes to the street to share N500 notes as 'dividends of democracy' (photos)

2019: Nigerian senator takes to the street to share N500 notes as 'dividends of democracy' (photos)

As 2019 elections approach, a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain and senator representing Ogun East, Kashamu Buruji reportedly visited his constituents to share some 'relief materials' to mark the end of the Ramadan fast.

2019: Nigerian senator takes to the street to share N500 notes as 'dividends of democracy' (photos)
PDP wins all 23 LG chairmanship seats in Rivers state poll

PDP wins all 23 LG chairmanship seats in Rivers state poll

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Rivers state has won the local government elections conducted across the 23 local government areas of the state. The exercise was reportedly free, fair and devoid of violence.

PDP wins all 23 LG chairmanship seats in Rivers state poll
22-year-old man beats mother to death for opposing love affair with her sister

Tragedy as 22-year-old man beats mother to death for opposing love affair with her sister in Abia

A 22-year-old man, Agaezichi Ogbonna, has allegedly killed his mother over a love affair with the mother’s sister at Akpaa Mbato community, Obingwa council area of Abia state. Agaezichi has since been arrested by the police.

Tragedy as 22-year-old man beats mother to death for opposing love affair with her sister in Abia
Atiku reacts as female bombers hit Borno village, killed 31

Atiku reacts as female bombers hit Borno village, killed 31

Former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, has expressed sadness over the bomb blast at Abachari area of Damboa local government area of Borno state. Atiku gave his reaction via his Twitter account, @atiku, on Monday, June 18.

Atiku reacts as female bombers hit Borno village, killed 31
Osun governorship poll: Tinubu not working for my ambition - PDP aspirant

Osun governorship poll: Tinubu not working for my ambition - PDP aspirant

A governorship aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Osun state, Akin Ogunbiyi, has dismissed reports that he is one of those financing the second term re-election bid of President Buhari in 2019.

Osun governorship poll: Tinubu not working for my ambition - PDP aspirant
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