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Tears, mourning as 3 APC members die on their way to convention in Abuja

Tears, mourning as 3 APC members die on their way to convention in Abuja

3 APC members die in accident on way to convention
Nigeria needs more than 1 administration to build it - Minister claims

Nigeria needs more than 1 administration to build it - Minister claims

Okechukwu Enelamah, the minister of industry, trade and investment, at the 2018 World Congress of the International Press Institute (IPI) in Abuja, on Thursday, June 21, said that no single administration can build Nigeria.

Nigeria needs more than 1 administration to build it - Minister claims
Buhari’s ministers assess his government, release verdict ahead of 2019

Buhari’s ministers assess his government, release verdict ahead of 2019

Some ministers in the Muhammadu Buhari government including Lai Mohammed, on Thursday, June 21, declared in Abuja that the president deserves to be re-elected to build on the development foundation he laid in the first term.

Buhari’s ministers assess his government, release verdict ahead of 2019
Nigerian government takes special action over illegal borders, migration

Nigerian government takes special action over illegal borders, migration

The federal government, on Thursday, June 21, stated that it will now start the deployment of electronic border management to so as to be able to control illegal migration of people and also address insecurity in the country.

Nigerian government takes special action over illegal borders, migration
Most Nigerian cities will be hit by rain as NiMet releases warning for Friday, June 22

Most Nigerian cities will be hit by rain as NiMet releases warning for Friday, June 22

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted prospects of moderate rains over the central states such as Makurdi, Jos, Yola, Kaduna, Jalingo, Abuja, Lokoja, Minna, Ilorin and Lafia in the morning of Friday, June 22.

Most Nigerian cities will be hit by rain as NiMet releases warning for Friday, June 22
FG outlaws training of security guards by private consultants due to security challenges

FG outlaws training of security guards by private consultants due to security challenges

The training of personnel of Private Security Guard Companies (PGC) by private consultants has been outlawed by the federal government. The commandant general of the NSCDC, Muhammadu, made the disclosure on Thursday, June 21.

FG outlaws training of security guards by private consultants due to security challenges
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)
Just in: SURE-P coordinators lose out as court throws out compensation suit against FG

Just in: Defeat for SURE-P coordinators as court throws out compensation suit against FG

The National Industrial Court, Abuja, dismissed a suit instituted by state coordinators of the Subsidy Reinvestment Empowerment Programme (SURE-P) against the federal government asking for compensation for the loss of their jobs.

Just in: Defeat for SURE-P coordinators as court throws out compensation suit against FG
33-year-old man lands in prison for allegedly defrauding client of N250,000 meant for Russian visa

33-year-old man lands in prison for allegedly defrauding client of N250,000 meant for Russian visa

A magistrate court in Karu, Abuja, which was presided by Justice Abdul Majeed Oniyani, has remanded a suspect, Luke Chidozie, for allegedly duping one of his clients N250,000 which was meant for the procurement of a Russian visa.

33-year-old man lands in prison for allegedly defrauding client of N250,000 meant for Russian visa
Deploy SARS to curb terror attack - Group urges FG, protests at NASS

Group launches protest against Police, SARS in Abuja

Every Nigerian Do Something Positive Development Initiative, on Tuesday, June 19, during a protest said urged the federal government to redeploy the police to curb terror attacks of Boko Haram and herdsmen in the country.

Group launches protest against Police, SARS in Abuja
What we are doing to prevent ISIS from entering Nigeria - Defence minister gives update

Don’t panic - Defence minister tells Nigerians over alleged infiltration of ISIS in the country

Mansur Dan-Ali, the defence minister in Nigeria, has urged citizens not to panic over reports that the Islamic State (IS) fighters were coming into the country by allegedly training some people ahead of possible attacks.

Don’t panic - Defence minister tells Nigerians over alleged infiltration of ISIS in the country
Presidency, APC speaks on the singular reason Buhari is yet to meet members of the nPDP

Real reason Buhari is yet to meet with nPDP members - Presidency, APC give update

The presidency and the All Progressives Congress (APC) have both denied reports that claim President Muhammadu Buhari had shunned the aggrieved members of the New Peoples Democratic Party (nPDP) bloc of the ruling party.

Real reason Buhari is yet to meet with nPDP members - Presidency, APC give update
FG releases N1.58trn capital expenditure to MDAs - Adeosun

2017 budget: FG releases N1.58trn capital expenditure to MDAs - Adeosun

The federal government has released N1.58 trillion as capital expenditure to Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs), from the 2017 budget. The minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun disclosed this in a statement in Abuja.

2017 budget: FG releases N1.58trn capital expenditure to MDAs - Adeosun
How we are protecting civilians' human rights - Buraitai gives details

Nigerian Army passionate about civilians’ rights - Buratai

Chief of Army Staff, Lt-Gen. Tukur Burutai, on Tuesday, in Abuja, said the Nigerian Army was passionate about the rights of the civilian. He stated this at a military-media awareness programme organised by CLEEN Foundation.

Nigerian Army passionate about civilians’ rights - Buratai
See Abuja-based former Israeli minister nabbed by police for allegedly spying for Iran

See Abuja-based former Israeli minister nabbed by police for allegedly spying for Iran

A former energy minister in Israeli, Gonen Segev, was in May 2018, arrested by police officials in Equatorial Guinea for allegedly working for the government of Iran as a spy in Abuja. He claimed that he intended to mislead Iran.

See Abuja-based former Israeli minister nabbed by police for allegedly spying for Iran
Just in: There will be no FEC meeting on Wednesday, June 20 - Adesina reveals why

Just in: Eid-el-Fitr holidays lead to cancellation of FEC meeting for Wednesday, June 20 - Adesina

According to Femi Adesina, the special assistant to the presidency on media and publicity, the weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting which is supposed to be held on Wednesday, June 20 has been cancelled.

Just in: Eid-el-Fitr holidays lead to cancellation of FEC meeting for Wednesday, June 20 - Adesina
It is a big number - Italian envoy reveals 1,500 Nigerians currently languishing in the country’s prisons

It is a big number - Italian envoy reveals 1,500 Nigerians currently languishing in the country’s prisons

The Italian Ambassador to Nigeria, Stefanou Pontesilli, has revealed that at least 1,500 Nigerians are serving jail terms for various offences in his country. Pontesilli made the revelation in an interview with newsmen in Abuja.

It is a big number - Italian envoy reveals 1,500 Nigerians currently languishing in the country’s prisons
5 suspected ‘one-chance’ robbers who killed their victim with hammer arrested in Abuja (photo)

We are surprised our victim died, say 5 ‘one-chance’ robbers who hit passenger with hammer (photo)

Police operatives attached to the Federal Capital Territory Command Special Anti-Kidnaping Squad have reportedly arrested five members of an armed robbery gang that robbed unsuspecting passengers in their taxi.

We are surprised our victim died, say 5 ‘one-chance’ robbers who hit passenger with hammer (photo)
Archbishop of Methodist in Abuja reveals why he admires Buhari

Archbishop of Methodist in Abuja reveals why he admires Buhari

Oche Job, the Methodist archbishop of Abuja, has said that he admires and likes President Muhammadu Buhari for his fearlessness, self-confidence and his speed to make key decisions for the development of the country.

Archbishop of Methodist in Abuja reveals why he admires Buhari
Curfew declared in Abuja community after violent clash

Curfew declared in Abuja community after violent clash

For the avoidance of doubt, the FCT Administration shall not condone any attempts by any group of persons to precipitate the breakdown of law and order in Bwari Area Council or indeed any part of the Federal Capital Territory.

Curfew declared in Abuja community after violent clash
I killed my married lover to take her Acura Jeep - Man blames the devil after arrest

I killed my married lover to take her Acura Jeep - Man blames the devil after arrest

The Nigeria Police Force has paraded Paul Chukwujekwu Ezengo and Emmanuel Adogah for allegedly killing one Charity Chidebere Aiyedogbon, popularly known as Chacha, who mysteriously disappeared in Abuja in 2016.

I killed my married lover to take her Acura Jeep - Man blames the devil after arrest
Your sacrifices will not be in vain - Buhari delivers emotional message to Nigerians as Muslims celebrate Sallah

Your sacrifices will not be in vain - Buhari delivers emotional message to Nigerians as Muslims celebrate Sallah

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Thursday, June 14, expressed appreciation to Nigerians for their patience with his government. In a Sallah message, he also assured the citizens that all their sacrifices would not be in vain.

Your sacrifices will not be in vain - Buhari delivers emotional message to Nigerians as Muslims celebrate Sallah
Gridlock as police van collides with military convoy in Utako

Gridlock as police van collides with military convoy in Utako

Emerging reports have it that a police patrol team van on Wednesday, June 13, collided with another police van which was on what looked like a military convoy that was on a show-of-force exercise around the city.

Gridlock as police van collides with military convoy in Utako
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