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Police finally arrest ‘most-wanted’ Offa robbery suspects

Police finally arrest ‘most-wanted’ Offa robbery suspects

Police finally arrest ‘most-wanted’ Offa robbery suspects
Kwara cultists: Suspects never implicated anybody in their statement - Prosecutor

Kwara cultists: Suspects never implicated anybody in their statement - Prosecutor

The attention of the Kwara state ministry of justice has been drawn to a story published by an online medium that the suspected cultists arrested and interrogated by the police in Ilorin and recommended for trial by the director

Kwara cultists: Suspects never implicated anybody in their statement - Prosecutor
Royal wedding: 8 wedding traditions Prince Harry and Meghan Markle must follow

Royal wedding: 8 wedding traditions Prince Harry and Meghan Markle must follow

In royal weddings, grooms pick a “supporter” rather than a best man. Prince William broke protocol by picking Harry as his best man for his wedding, but Harry won’t do the same if he wants to stick with tradition. Learn more about

Royal wedding: 8 wedding traditions Prince Harry and Meghan Markle must follow
Royal wedding: 8 little known facts about Meghan Markle

Royal wedding: 8 little known facts about Meghan Markle

Rachel and I are very similar: ambitious, driven, and always trying to take the bull by its horns…” she told Marie Claire in 2013. Maybe that's where I'm similar to Rachel, in that I'm harder on myself than anyone else might

Royal wedding: 8 little known facts about Meghan Markle
Breaking: Okorocha obtains court injunction stopping Imo APC state congress

Breaking: Okorocha obtains court injunction stopping Imo APC state congress

A Federal High Court in Owerri, Imo state, has ordered the All Progressives Congress (APC) to refrain from conducting today, Saturday, May 19, congress or any other congress in the state, pending the determination of a suit filed.

Breaking: Okorocha obtains court injunction stopping Imo APC state congress
I wear Army uniform to avoid paying transport fare - Mother of 3 confesses

I wear Army uniform to avoid paying transport fare - Mother of 3 confesses

A mother of three, Grace Ayeni, who is one of the 13 people paraded on Thursday, May 17, for masquerading as military personnel within Lagos and Ogun states by the Operation Checkmate Team of the 81 Division of Nigerian Army said

I wear Army uniform to avoid paying transport fare - Mother of 3 confesses
Borno is now safe for people to go about their normal business - Shehu of Borno

Borno is now safe for people to go about their normal business - Shehu of Borno

Boko Haram was brought here from elsewhere. Mohammed Yusuf (the founder) and Abubakar Shekau, came to Borno from somewhere to acquire Quranic and western education but unknown to the people, they had a hidden ideology.

Borno is now safe for people to go about their normal business - Shehu of Borno
Experts react to passage of 2018 Budget, fault oil benchmark increment

Experts react to passage of 2018 Budget, fault oil benchmark increment

Although it will take some time for the implication to be fully felt in both the money and capital markets, the very short term reactions starts now and the capital market normally reacts very fast if it is an active one

Experts react to passage of 2018 Budget, fault oil benchmark increment
Ekiti last governorship election was characterised by ‘hanky-panky’ - Buhari

Ekiti last governorship election was characterised by ‘hanky-panky’ - Buhari

I know Ekiti fairly well and Ekiti people are well known for their forthrightness, candour and integrity. All of these values seem to have been lost and we must restore these values and return Ekiti to its pride of place

Ekiti last governorship election was characterised by ‘hanky-panky’ - Buhari
NDDC official forfeits N1.8bn properties to federal government

NDDC official forfeits N1.8bn properties to federal government

The Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, on Thursday, May 17, ordered a temporary forfeiture of some properties worth N1.8 billion allegedly belonging to Tuoyo Omatsuli, the executive director, projects, NDDC

NDDC official forfeits N1.8bn properties to federal government
Senator Marafa alleges plans to 'knock out' Buhari ahead of 2019

Senator Marafa alleges plans to 'knock out' Buhari ahead of 2019

Senator Kabiru Marafa representing Zamfara central senatorial district at the upper legislative chamber raised the alarm that plots are on to technically knockout President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 election.

Senator Marafa alleges plans to 'knock out' Buhari ahead of 2019
2019: Saraki, Atiku, Mark, Tambuwal others allegedly battle to get SDP presidential ticket

2019: Saraki, Atiku, Mark, Tambuwal others allegedly battle to get SDP presidential ticket

The acting chairman of the party in Anambra state, Vincent Obi, has said that at least seven presidential aspirants and sixty other senators are eyeing to contest the 2019 elections under the Social Democratic Party (SDP) platform

2019: Saraki, Atiku, Mark, Tambuwal others allegedly battle to get SDP presidential ticket
Boko Haram: Maiduguri residents make rings from bullet shells (photos)

Boko Haram: Maiduguri residents turn spent bullet shells into rings (photos)

Residents of Maiduguri, Borno state have found an ingenious ways of turning ugly objects of bloody warfare into beautiful items of adornment, as they turn spent bullet shells into jewelry - mainly rings. The federal government.

Boko Haram: Maiduguri residents turn spent bullet shells into rings (photos)
Buhari meets Army chief Buratai behind closed door, says his commitment to security is total

Buhari meets Army chief Buratai behind closed door, says his commitment to security is total

I received a briefing from the Chief of Army Staff this (Thursday) afternoon. The Army recently established a new battalion in Birnin-Gwari, Kaduna State, in addition to other deployments in troubled parts of the country.

Buhari meets Army chief Buratai behind closed door, says his commitment to security is total
Senator Afikuyomi is not interested in Lagos APC chairmanship - Aide

Senator Afikuyomi is not interested in Lagos APC chairmanship - Aide

Some party members in the state began to signify their intentions to vie for the chairmanship of the party following the directive of Tinubu that executive members, who had served for more than two terms should give room for other

Senator Afikuyomi is not interested in Lagos APC chairmanship - Aide
Fraud: Court refuses to unfreeze Bola Shagaya’s N1.9bn account

Fraud: Court refuses to unfreeze Bola Shagaya’s N1.9bn account

The anti-graft agency had then told the court that the N1.9bn was the balance of a total of N3,305,150,000, which Shagaya received as “founder fees” on behalf of an organisation, Women for Change, being spearheaded by a former

Fraud: Court refuses to unfreeze Bola Shagaya’s N1.9bn account
Ramadan Day 1: 10 reasons fasting is prescribed for Muslims

Ramadan Day 1: 10 reasons fasting is prescribed for Muslims

Prophet Muhammad (May peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) said: “Whoever does not give up false speech and acting upon it and offensive speech and behaviour, Allah has no need of his giving up his food and drink.

Ramadan Day 1: 10 reasons fasting is prescribed for Muslims
Senator Omo-Agege defeats Senate again as high court refuses stay-of-execution order

Senator Omo-Agege defeats Senate again as high court refuses stay-of-execution order

An Abuja division of the Federal High Court has refused a stay-of-execution order requested by the Senate, against a previous ruling of the court regarding the suspension of Delta State Senator, Ovie Omo-Agege.

Senator Omo-Agege defeats Senate again as high court refuses stay-of-execution order
Crisis brews in ADC ahead of Ekiti election

Crisis brews in ADC ahead of Ekiti election

Former president Olusegun Obasanjo's new political party African Democratic Congress (ADC) is reportedly heading for a major crisis, as its candidate, Ayodele Adesua, in the next Ekiti gubernatorial election, vowed to resist any

Crisis brews in ADC ahead of Ekiti election
Police nab 9-man gang in Lagos

Police nab 9-man gang in Lagos

The Lagos state police command on Wednesday, May 16, arrested members of a nine-man gang during an early morning raid on their hideout around Jakande estate, along Lekki-Epe expressway, Lagos. A locally-made single barrel gun was

Police nab 9-man gang in Lagos
We need more people to win 2019 elections - Tambuwal tells APC

We need more people to win 2019 elections - Tambuwal tells APC

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state has called on the members of All Progressives Congress (APC) across the country to allow more people to join the party to come out victorious during the 2019 general elections.

We need more people to win 2019 elections - Tambuwal tells APC
My administration won't witch-hunt anybody, only corrupt officers will be brought to book - Buhari

My administration won't witch-hunt anybody, only corrupt officers will be brought to book - Buhari

The president also called on the legislature to “review archaic provisions in the law” and add more verve to the determination of the government to “rid the nation of the brazen corruption witnessed in recent years.

My administration won't witch-hunt anybody, only corrupt officers will be brought to book - Buhari
Tafawa Balewa's coalition vows to unseat APC in 2019

Tafawa Balewa's coalition vows to unseat APC in 2019

The national chairman of Nigeria Intervention Movement (NIM), Abdul Jhalil Tafawa Balewa, on Tuesday, May 15, said efforts are in the offing, alongside other eight political parties to wrestle power from the APC.

Tafawa Balewa's coalition vows to unseat APC in 2019
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