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  • newFG urged to abolish capital punishment, detention of lunatics
    THE Federal Government has been urged to abolish capital punishment and detention of lunatics in the country.The post FG urged to abolish capital punishment, detention of lunatics appeared first on Vanguard News.
    - 36 mins ago 16 Nov 17, 7:07am -
  • newNaira depreciates to N360.70 in NAFEX
    The naira, yesterday, depreciated to N360.70 in the Investor and Exporter (I&E) Foreign Exchange, forex Window. The indicative exchange rate for the I & E forex Window, known as Nigerian Autonomous Foreign Exchange, NAFEX, depreciated further to N360
    - 38 mins ago 16 Nov 17, 7:05am -
  • newYou can’t say that Nigeria’s unity has been finally settled – Ango Abdullahi
    Barely 48 hours after President Muhammadu Buhari asked Ndigbo of the South East to halt secession struggle and embrace national integration, the National Chairman of Northern Nigeria Union, Professor Ango Abdulahi, has said that Nigeria’s unity wa
    - 40 mins ago 16 Nov 17, 7:03am -
  • newYou lied, Jonathan replies Waziri, ex-EFCC boss
    Former President, Dr Goodluck Jonathan, said, yesterday, that former chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Mrs. Farida Waziri, lied when she alleged being sacked by him because she refused to back down from the probe of one of
    - 43 mins ago 16 Nov 17, 7:00am -
  • newMade in Nigeria cables are world class – SON DG
    THE Director General / CEO of Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON) Mr. Aboloma A. Osita has said that some made in Nigerian products are world best and that Nigerians should not be afraid of her products and services.The post Made in Nigeria cable
    - 46 mins ago 16 Nov 17, 6:57am -
  • newFEC okays N458m for implementation of ERGP
    THE Federal Executive Council, FEC, yesterday, approved N458 million for the engagement of Malaysia-based consultants to conduct a study to aid implementation of National Economic Recovery and Growth Plan, ERGP.The post FEC okays N458m for implement
    - 46 mins ago 16 Nov 17, 6:57am -
  • newInstallation of “Pere of Olodiama Kingdom,” sacrilegious, criminal – Edo Govt
    The Edo State Government has described as egregiously abominable, sacrilegious and criminal, the planned coronation of one Godwin Oguyenbo as the "Pere of Olodiama Kingdom," in Ovia North East Local Government Area of Edo State.The post Installation
    - 51 mins ago 16 Nov 17, 6:52am -
  • newTrial of 9 over 576kg of hard drugs hidden in noodles commences
    Lagos—The trial of nine drug traffickers, who allegedly hid 266 kilogrammes of Methamphetamine and 310 kilogrammes of Ephedrine, banned substances suspected to be cocaine, heroin and LSD, in cartons of noodles and jerry cans, has commenced.The pos
    - 57 mins ago 16 Nov 17, 6:46am -
  • Don’t axe 95% of Intels because of Atiku’s 5% FG told
    Thedust raised by the Federal Government’s clampdown on Intels, a company in which former vice-president, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has interests is yet to setThe post Don’t axe 95% of Intels because of Atiku’s 5% FG told appeared first on Vang
    - 1 hour ago 16 Nov 17, 6:40am -
  • FG, Lagos Govt move to tackle Apapa traffic gridlock
    LAGOS—IN apparent response to public outcry over the total breakdown of law and order on the Apapa-Oshodi Expressway by tanker and other truck drivers, as highlighted by Vanguard Newspaper in the last few days, the Federal and Lagos State governmen
    - 1 hour ago 16 Nov 17, 6:37am -
  • Ignore IPOB, go and vote
    IF you ask the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra, IPOB, and other Biafra independence activists what they want, they will tell you they want a referendum to enable “the people” to separate from Nigerian and establish the Republic of Biafra. Ask th
    - 1 hour ago 16 Nov 17, 6:26am -
  • Stunned Zimbabweans face uncertain future without Mugabe
    Zimbabweans were weighing an uncertain future without President Robert Mugabe Thursday after the army took power and placed the 93-year-old veteran, once seen as a liberation hero, under house arrest.The post Stunned Zimbabweans face uncertain futur
    - 2 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 5:55am -
  • Drama as Ndume resumes after 90 legislative days’ suspension
    A mild drama in the Senate chamber, yesterday, heralded the resumption of Senator Mohammed Ali Ndume (APC, Borno South), from the 90 days legislative suspension clamped on him by the Senate.The post Drama as Ndume resumes after 90 legislative d
    - 2 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 5:54am -
  • PDP presidential candidate won’t come from South West, Adeniran tells Fayose
    FORMER Minister of Education and national chairmanship aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prof Tunde Adeniran has advised Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State to support his ambition to emerge the party’s national chairman in the Dec
    - 2 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 5:41am -
  • No sign Nigeria is out of recession, Labour laments
    FIVE months after the Federal Government announced Nigeria' s exit from the crushing economic recession, umbrella body for senior civil servants in the country, at its National Executive Council, NEC, meeting in Enugu, Enugu State, declared that th
    - 2 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 5:33am -
  • Buhari to Ndigbo: Nigeria a country with incredible resources, highly talented people
    President Muhammadu Buhari, Tuesday night, in Abakaliki explained that many appointees in his administration were appointed purely on merit and proven track records.The post Buhari to Ndigbo: Nigeria a country with incredible resources, highly talen
    - 2 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 5:15am -
  • IKOYI APARTMENT CASH : Whistle blowers’ordeal raises questions
    ‘’The government was clearly in a hurry about the policy in order to encourage Nigerians to report corrupt practices That is what I observed because most of the things contained in that policy has not been enacted into law But the Federal Govern
    - 3 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 5:09am -
  • Iwobi’s goals were classic, says Macherano
    Barcelona and Argentine defender, Javier Macherano has stressed that Alex Iwobi’s brace for the Super Eagles in their international friendly on Tuesday night were quality strikes.The post Iwobi’s goals were classic, says Macherano appeared first
    - 3 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 5:05am -
  • Obiano, Nwoye’s constituents welcome Ojukwu jnr’s defection to APC; endorse Nwoye
    Stakeholders in Anambra East/West Federal Constituency, home of Governor Willie Obiano and All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship candidate, Dr. Tony Nwoye, have welcomed the defection of Chief Chukwuemeka Ojukwu Jnr. to the APC, saying it is a
    - 3 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 4:57am -
  • NNPC should be partially privatised — Moghalu
    Despite effort by the current administration to diversify the nation’s economy, a former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Mr. Kingsley Moghalu, has urged the Federal Government to partially privatize the Nigerian National Petrol
    - 3 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 4:53am -

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  • Police search for uncle of teen arrested over Gaia Pope
    Police are now searching for the uncle of the teenager originally arrested on suspicion of murder in relation to Gaia Pope’s disappearance, his family said tonight.
    - 5 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 2:59am -
  • NHS cuts are blamed for 120,000 extra deaths
    Researchers from Cambridge University likened the cuts to 'economic murder' and said NHS and social care funding means vulnerable patients are not receiving the help they need.
    - 5 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 2:24am -
  • All Labour officials on local committee resign
    The unnamed male activist is said to have harassed women's officer Anne Ruzylo, rom Bexhill-on-Sea, East Sussex, for months after they disagreed over 'gender identity' issues.
    - 5 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 2:23am -
  • Duke of Windsor’s will to be unsealed at last
    For over four decades the will of the Duke of Windsor, once known as King Edward VIII, has remained sealed and hidden away from prying eyes. But now it will be unsealed.
    - 6 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 2:11am -
  • Up to 8,000 women to benefit from new cancer drug
    The drugs are hailed as the ‘closest thing to a cure’ for women with incurable breast cancer. Vikki Orvice (pictured), from St Albans, has been able to work full-time thanks to the wonder drugs.
    - 6 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 2:05am -
  • Theresa May and Hammond locked in Green Belt stand-off
    Today. the Prime Minister will pledge to take ‘personal charge’ of tackling the housing crisis, which many believe is essential to reconnecting the Tories with the under-40s.
    - 6 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 1:59am -
  • Scots get set for ‘booze cruises’ into England
    Off licenses in the north of England are said to be stocking up on beers, spirits and wines as they prepare for an influx of Scottish drinkers looking to buy cheaper alcohol in bulk.
    - 6 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 1:58am -
  • PCSO who helped catch hit and run driver suspended
    John Cannon (pictured), hailed a hero for catching a driver who injured a pensioner has revealed he has been suspended from Greater Manchester Police accused of 'misusing' the police car's blue light.
    - 6 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 1:57am -
  • Tory backlash at rebels threatening to frustrate Brexit
    Sources believe the number of rebels could top 20 – enough to overturn Theresa May’s slender Commons majority when the issue comes to a vote next month.
    - 6 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 1:54am -

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    • newZimbabwean military places Mugabe under house arrest

      - 13 mins ago 16 Nov 17, 7:30am -
    • newImo couple sell first child on credit
      Chidiebube Okeoma, Owerri The Anti-Kidnapping unit of the Imo State Police Command has arrested a couple, Ifeanyi Anyanwu and Amarachi Ugorji, for allegedly stealing and selling a two-year-old boy, Ikechukwu Nwachukwu, for N500,000. The couple allege
      - 59 mins ago 16 Nov 17, 6:44am -
    • new$21.7bn missing from NNPC since 1999, says Falana
      A human rights lawyer Femi Falana (SAN), on Wednesday accused the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation of failing to remit over $21.7bn and N376bn since 1999. The human rights activist said instead of piling up external loans, the Federal Govern
      - 59 mins ago 16 Nov 17, 6:44am -
    • Peru beat New Zealand 2-0 to capture last World Cup berth
      Emotional Peru advanced to the World Cup for the first time since 1982 by defeating New Zealand 2-0 on Wednesday, goals by Jefferson Farfan and Christian Ramos sealing the last ticket to Russia. Farfan struck in the 27th minute and Ramos scored in th
      - 1 hour ago 16 Nov 17, 6:43am -
    • LASG issues Muiz Banire’s 90-year-old mother 48-hour demolition notice
      Samson Folarin There is tension on Remi Fani-Kayode Street, GRA, Ikeja, residence of Alhaja Sarat Banire, who is the mother of the National Legal Adviser of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Dr Muiz Banire, as the Lagos State Government through i
      - 1 hour ago 16 Nov 17, 6:43am -
    • Baba Sala down with a stroke, cries for help
      Sodiq Oyeleke Veteran comedian, Moses Olaiya, popularly known as Baba Sala, has solicited the financial support of well-meaning Nigerians for him to be able to take care of his health. The comedian, who sank into the background after enjoying patrona
      - 1 hour ago 16 Nov 17, 6:41am -
    • Displaced Otodo Gbame residents protest at Ambode’s office
      Samson Folarin Some of the former dwellers of Otodo Gbame, a slum in the Lekki area of Lagos State, on Wednesday stormed the Lagos House, Ikeja, to demand the resettlement of over 30,000 displaced residents. The protesters barricaded the entrance to
      - 1 hour ago 16 Nov 17, 6:22am -
    • Inflation drops for ninth consecutive month to 15.91%
      Ifeanyi Onuba, Abuja The National Bureau of Statistics on Wednesday released the Consumer Price Index, which measures inflation, with the index dropping year-on-year from 15.98 per cent in September to 15.91 per cent in October. The bureau stated in
      - 1 hour ago 16 Nov 17, 6:21am -
    • Buhari should end the SSS, EFCC feud
      THERE has been no let-up in the feuding between the State Security Service and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. Evidence, if any was needed, was provided last week when the anti-graft agency complained publicly that the SSS was hindering
      - 1 hour ago 16 Nov 17, 6:20am -
    • TSA: $21.3m trapped in Heritage Bank, NPA tells Reps
      •NNPC asked to provide details of $80m held by UBA John Ameh, Abuja About $21.3m of Federal Government’s funds held for the Nigerian Ports Authority by Heritage Bank had been trapped in the vault of the lender since 2016, the NPA told the House o
      - 1 hour ago 16 Nov 17, 6:18am -
    • We are not fooled by President’s visit, says MASSOB
      Ihuoma Chiedozie, Enugu The Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra on Wednesday said ‘Biafrans’ were not fooled by President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to the South-East. The President was in Ebonyi State on Tuesday, from
      - 1 hour ago 16 Nov 17, 6:16am -
    • ERGP: FG to hire Malaysian economic experts for N458m
      •FEC approves National Building Code Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved the retention of Malaysian consultants to help conduct a study that would aid the implementation of the President Muhammadu Buhari admi
      - 1 hour ago 16 Nov 17, 6:16am -
    • EFCC and the case of the ‘crazy’ informant
      Thursday with Abimbola Adelakun, aadelakun@punchng.com You knew something had to be amiss when the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission chairman, Ibrahim Magu, was quoted as saying although the whistle-blower who alerted them to the stash of mo
      - 2 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 6:13am -
    • Mugabe and his luxury-loving family
      Chux Ohai When embattled Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe assumed office as the country’s Prime Minister in April 1980, one of the first things he did was to create a government of national unity. With this single action, Zimbabwe became the bene
      - 2 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 6:13am -
    • JAMB fixes March 9 ไปยัง 17 for 2018 UTME
      Olaleye Aluko, Abuja The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has said the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination in 2018 will hold from March 9 to March 17 in about 620 computer-based test centres nationwide. The JAMB Registrar, Prof. Is-haq
      - 2 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 5:59am -
    • BVN: Court relaxes conditions to unfreeze unlinked accounts
      Ade Adesomoju, Abuja The Federal High Court in Abuja on Wednesday modified its orders made on October 17, 2017 directing the 19 commercial banks in the country to freeze all accounts without Bank Verification Numbers. Following a compromise reached b
      - 2 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 5:56am -
    • 18 die as suicide bombers attack Borno
      Kayode Idowu, Maiduguri Fourteen persons were on Wednesday killed in Borno State as four suicide bombers launched attacks on the troubled town. Twenty-nine persons were injured in the attack that threw residents of the state capital into panic. It
      - 2 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 5:50am -
    • FG to spend N4.8bn on Villa maintenance in 2018
      Ifeanyi Onuba and Olaleye Aluko, Abuja The Federal Government is proposing to spend N4.86bn in the 2018 fiscal year on maintenance of the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The budgeted amount for next year when compared to the N4.95bn allocated for a
      - 2 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 5:44am -
    • Ndume resumes, Senate ignores lawmaker’s ‘special request’
      Leke Baiyewu, Abuja Lawmaker representing Borno South Senatorial District, Senator Ali Ndume, resumed on Wednesday from his six-month suspension by the Senate. Ndume, at the plenary on Wednesday, raised a point of order to speak on the North-East Dev
      - 2 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 5:37am -
    • Ex-Argentine football official commits suicide
      A former Argentine football official has reportedly committed suicide after he was accused of bribe-taking in testimony to a trial of top former FIFA figures in New York, AFP reports. Jorge Delhon threw himself under a train in a Buenos Aires suburb
      - 2 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 5:35am -
    • I didn’t know my ministers, top government officials — Buhari
      Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari said he did not know many of his appointees, including ministers, as of the time he appointed them to top government positions. He said he only came across their names from the records which he worke
      - 2 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 5:31am -
    • Hoodlums attack Kwara community over handout from local artiste
      Success Nwogu, Ilorin No fewer than six houses were burnt after some gunmen invaded Etan town, in the Ekiti Local Government Area of Kwara State. Our correspondent, who visited the town on Wednesday, observed that farmlands with cashew, guinea corn a
      - 2 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 5:30am -
    • WAEC unveils new WASSCE diet for private candidates
      The West African Examinations Council has created a new diet of its examination to cater for a large number of external candidates registering for the examination. The council’s Head, National Office, Mr. Olu Adenipekun, disclosed this at the unvei
      - 2 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 5:27am -
    • PDP chair: Aspirants’ supporters violating peace pact, says Makarfi
      Olusola Fabiyi, Abuja A former Minister of Education, Prof. Tunde Adeniran, has called on the Governor of Ekiti State, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, to forget his desire to fly the ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party in the 2019 presidential election. Also,…
      - 2 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 5:25am -
    • No pay, no vote for you, ex-councillors tell Obiano
      Tony Okafor, Awka Former local government councillors in Anambra State on Wednesday protested in Awka, the state capital, over alleged arrears of entitlements owed them by the state government. They said since they left office in 2015, Governor Willi
      - 2 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 5:23am -
    • Job seeker pays fraudster N1m for NNPC employment
      Samuel Awoyinfa and Afeez Hanafi A job seeker, Abiola Ogunseye, has fallen victim to a fraudster who impersonated a Lagos-based telecommunications mogul, Mike Adenuga. The suspect, Ehipboh Lucky, had reportedly opened a Facebook account, using the na
      - 2 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 5:19am -
    • Name suspects I stopped their probe, Jonathan dares Waziri
      Olusola Fabiyi, Abuja Former President Goodluck Jonathan has asked a former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mrs. Farida Waziri, to name the person he allegedly asked her to stop investigating while in office or shut up.
      - 2 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 5:15am -
    • What to do if you forget your iPhone password
      Ife Ogunfuwa iadedapo@punchng.com The iPhone’s passcode feature is an important way to keep prying eyes out of your personal data. But what if you forget your iPhone passcode? According to www.lifewire.com. Entering the wrong passcode six times tri
      - 3 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 5:07am -
    • Buhari, Senate order reinstatement of Obiano’s security aides
      Olalekan Adetayo and Leke Baiyewu President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the immediate reinstatement of the security aides of Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State. According to a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Ad
      - 3 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 5:04am -
    • FG revokes residence permits of expatriates in Atiku, others’ firms
      Adelani Adepegba, Abuja The Comptroller-General of Immigration, Muhammad Babandede, has revoked the residence permits of the expatriate workers in six companies, including Intels Nigeria Ltd., said to belong to former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar.
      - 3 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 5:03am -
    • Akpeyi blames ref for costly error
      Super Eagles goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi said he was aware of the rules when he handled the ball outside the area during the first half of the friendly match between Nigeria and Argentina in Krasnodar, Russia, on Tuesday. The Chippa United custodian
      - 3 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 4:57am -
    • Lessons I learnt from women in Nollywood
      Niran Adedokun nadedokun@gmail.com Over the past couple of months, I have been talking to a particular set of women from whom I have learnt so much. Even though these women are all united by one single trade-filmmaking, I discovered in the course of
      - 3 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 4:40am -
    • Eagles not yet a complete team, Onigbinde warns
      Idris Adesina Former Nigeria coach, Adegboye Onigbinde, has said the Super Eagles are not yet a complete team despite beating South American giants Argentina 4-2 in a friendly match in Krasnodar, Russia, on Tuesday. อย่างไรก็ตาม, Onigbinde, who spok
      - 3 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 4:37am -
    • INEC boss keeps mum after meeting Osinbajo
      Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday met with the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Mahmood Yakubu, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The meeting was held barely three days to the governorship ele
      - 4 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 4:12am -
    • Anambra: INEC stops PVCs’ distribution, campaigns end today
      Eniola Akinkuotu, Abuja The Independent National Electoral Commission has announced the end of the distribution of Permanent Voter Cards ahead of the Anambra State governorship election which holds on Saturday The Chairman of INEC, Prof. Mahmoud Yaku
      - 4 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 4:07am -
    • We’ll take a decision on Ajaokuta soon – FG
      Everest Amaefule, Abuja The Federal Government has said that it will take a decision on what happens to the Ajaokuta Steel Complex in due course. This position as contained in a statement issued by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Mines and Steel
      - 4 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 4:03am -
    • Discos ripping off consumers with new prepaid meters – Reps
      The House of Representatives on Wednesday accused electricity distribution companies of ripping off power consumers in the country with their new Mojec prepaid meters and called for urgent investigation to be conducted into the development. The House
      - 6 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 2:00am -
    • 1004 estate: Lagos CP wades in as workers lament police harassment
      Afeez Hanafi Two employees of Home Owners and Residents Association (HORA) of 1004 Estate, Victoria Island, Lagos State, have decried their harassment in the hands of policemen. The workers – Olaniyi Olanrewaju and Peace Itaribor – said they were
      - 7 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 1:13am -
    • Abia pensioners decry unpaid pensions, gratuities
      Ogbonnaya Ikokwu, Umuahia Pensioners in Abia State have lamented the inability of the state government to pay them over 20 months pension arrears and 18 years gratuities. The pensioners, who were clad in black attire, marched through Aba Road to the
      - 7 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 1:09am -
    • Will 2018 budget stimulate economic growth?
      As a former member of the House of Representatives, I was privileged to serve as the Deputy Chairman of the Finance Committee. During that time, we, as a committee, had continuous battles with the executive on assumptions they used for the preparatio
      - 7 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 1:02am -
    • CJN backs forfeiture, seizure of assets derived from crimes
      Ade Adesomoju, Abuja The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, has described the forfeiture or confiscation of proceeds of crime as an anti-corruption tool that conforms to international best practices. But the CJN reiterated that forfei
      - 7 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 12:36am -
    • Business Integrity Forum
      The Transparency International-United Kingdom has invited the Chief Executive Officer, Integrity Organisation Limited, Mr. Soji Apampa, to deliver a lecture at the Business Integrity Forum meeting in London. Apampa would speak on menace of corruption
      - 7 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 12:35am -
    • Distance mustn’t create barrier against justice – Ambode
      Oladimeji Ramon The Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, says no citizen ought to be denied access to justice on account of lack of court in their locality. He said it was this view that drove the building and inauguration of a new courthou
      - 8 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 12:03am -
    • Firm seeks bench warrant against Seplat chairman
      A firm, AOS Orwell Limited, on Wednesday prayed the Federal High Court in Lagos to issue a bench warrant against the Chairman of Seplat Petroleum Development Company Plc, Dr. Ambrose Orjiako, for his failure to appear in court as directed. Counsel fo
      - 8 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 12:01am -
    • IG visits protesting Kaduna community
      Godwin Isenyo, Kaduna The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, on Wednesday visited Sabin Gaya community in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State where youths held motorists and other road users on the Abuja-Kaduna highways hostage on S
      - 8 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 11:55pm -
    • PDP chair: Bode George canvasses votes in C’River
      Mudiaga Affe, Calabar A former deputy national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Chief Bode George, turned into a preacher when he visited the Cross River State Governor, Prof. Ben Ayade, to canvass support in his bid to clinch the post of th
      - 8 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 11:50pm -
    • We’ll ensure construction of Dada dialysis centre – Lions Club
      Oladimeji Ramon The Lions Clubs International, District 404 A1, Nigeria has said it is not backing down on its quest to build a N200m dialysis centre at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi-Araba despite the demise of its District Governor,…
      - 8 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 11:45pm -
    • Buhari in Anambra, campaigns for APC
      Toby Okafor, Awka President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday attended the grand finale of the campaign of the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress in the November 18 poll in the state. By 9am, the APC faithful and non-party members
      - 8 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 11:38pm -
    • 3,050MW plant: FG, Chinese bank negotiate $4.92bn loan
      Okechukwu Nnodim, Abuja The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, announced on Wednesday that the Federal Government had commenced negotiations for a $4.92bn loan from the China Exim Bank for the construction of the 3,050 megawatts
      - 9 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 11:10pm -
    • How to make your debit, credit cards last longer
      Oyetunji Abioye Personalbanking@punchng.com Plastic money has been in vogue for decades now. Billions of people across the globe carry a credit card, debit or prepaid card. “Go Cashless” is the modern day mantra. We often hear about how credit ca
      - 9 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 11:09pm -

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    • FG following investigations on death of 2 Nigerians in S/Africa
      The Federal Government says it is following police investigations on the death of two Nigerians in South Africa. A statement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Abuja on Wednesday, signed by the Spokesperson, Mr Tope Elias-Fatile, said their deat
      - 5 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 2:52am -
    • Court refuses to stop Dasuki’s trial
      A Federal High Court in Abuja yesterday rejected the request by former National Security Adviser (NSA), Mohammed Dasuki for an indefinite adjournment in his trial for alleged illegal possession of firearms and money laundering. Dasuki had filed a mot
      - 5 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 2:46am -
    • Jigawa Assembly to investigates death 50 children, increase in child mortality
      TWO weeks after the death of over 50 children in Jigawa state, the state’s House of Assembly yesterday directed it’s committee on health to investigate the main causes of the children death and high rate of maternal and child mortality in the sta
      - 5 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 2:38am -
    • Nigeria committed to peace, security in West Africa, says Osinbajo
      Towards its contributions to regional stability, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday said that Nigeria remained committed to the peace, security and territorial integrity of neighbouring countries in the sub region. Prof. Osinbajo stated this
      - 5 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 2:29am -
    • NAPTIP urges NMA to investigate doctors involved in harvesting of human organs
      The Director-General of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons, Julie Okah-Donli has urged the leadership of the Nigerian Medical Association, NMA to investigate doctors involved in the harvesting of vital human organs of t
      - 5 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 2:26am -
    • Ex-governors, Southwest reject PDP’s plan for chair
      Former governors and Southwest Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leaders yesterday rejected the Enugu plan to choose a national chairman. The Enugu decision by leaders of the PDP left the contest open to all candidates from the South instead of micro-zo
      - 8 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 12:00am -
    • Mugabe under house arrest
      Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe remained in detention last night at his home in Harare, after the military declared on national television that it had temporarily taken control of the country to “target criminals” around the head of state. The m
      - 8 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 11:59pm -
    • United States claims $300m Abacha loot
      The United States (US) has laid claim to $300million stashed abroad by the late military dictator, Gen Sani Abacha. America allegedly told a court in an unnamed foreign country that it had an interest in the loot because it was saved in its currency,…
      - 8 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 11:58pm -
    • Buhari seeks respect for constitution
      President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday called for calm, peace and respect for the constitution in Zimbabwe. In a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, the president urged all political and military stakeholders in Zi
      - 8 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 11:57pm -
    • Rivers rejects police report on Wike/Amaechi assassination claims
      The Rivers state Government yesterday rejected the police report on Saturday’s clash of Governor Nyeson Wike and Minister of Transportation Rotimi Amaechi’s convoys at Ukpogu junction, Trans Amadi Industrial Area, Port Harcourt. In separate sta
      - 8 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 11:56pm -

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    • Nigerian Girls Found Dead In Migrant Ship Drowned, Autopsies Show
      Post-mortem examinations on the bodies of 26 teenage migrant girls found dead in the Mediterranean in early November confirmed they almost all drowned at sea, Italian news agencies reported Wednesday. The loss of the girls — believed to be Nigerian
      - 10 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 9:54pm -
    • Troops Battle Boko Haram Terrorists In Adamawa Community
      Troops of the Nigerian Army have reportedly engaged Boko Haram terrorists in a gun battle in Sabon Gari village, Adamawa State. The village, located between Gulak and Madagali town in the state, came under attack today (Wednesday) evening, according
      - 13 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 6:19pm -
    • Coronation of ‘Pere of Olodiama Kingdom’ Sacrilegious – Edo Govt
      The Edo State Government says the planned coronation of one Godwin Oguyenbo as the “Pere of Olodiama Kingdom” in Ovia North East Local Government Area of Edo State egregiously abominable, sacrilegious and criminal. Secretary to the State Governme
      - 16 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 4:12pm -
    • NDDC Reaffirms Support For People With Disabilities
      The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, has restated its commitment to providing the support needed by people living with disabilities to earn sustainable livelihoods. NDDC Director of Corporate Affairs, Mr. Ibitoye Abosede, made the pledge whi
      - 16 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 3:40pm -
    • How I Got ‘Greatest Surprise Gift’ From Typist – Osinbajo
      Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has shared an inspiring story of how he got a surprise gift from a typist he once worked while he was a lecturer at the Department of Law in the University of Lagos (UNILAG). Using his personal Twitter handle, @ProfOsinba
      - 18 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 1:18pm -
    • Senate Orders IGP To Restore Obiano’s Security
      The Senate has ordered the Inspector General of Police, (IGP), Ibrahim Idris to immediately restore the security details of Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano. The lawmakers on Wednesday, พฤศจิกายน 15, criticised the decision of the IGP to withdraw
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    • Aisha Praises Buhari For Comments About ‘Incompetent’ Teachers
      Wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, Aisha has praised the President for supporting the call for the sack of ‘incompetent’ teachers. The President’s wife on Tuesday, พฤศจิกายน 14 took to her official Twitter handle @aishambuhari and praised her h
      - 18 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 1:17pm -
    • President Buhari To Open World Aviation Forum
      President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to attend the opening ceremony of the World Aviation Forum, and flag off the event. This was contained in a statement issued Wednesday by the Deputy Director of Press and Public Affairs, Federal Ministry of Avia
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    • PSC Delegates Team To Monitor Police Conduct In Anambra Election
      The Police Service Commission (PSC) will send a high-powered team of monitors to Anambra State for the governorship election scheduled to hold on Saturday, พฤศจิกายน 18. A statement issued Tuesday by the Head, Press and Public Relations, Ikechukwu An
      - 22 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 9:44am -

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