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Heads roll as missing journalist is confirmed killed in Saudi Consulate •How he died

Heads roll as missing journalist is confirmed killed in Saudi Consulate •How he died Heads have started rolling after Saudi Arabia finally admitted journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed inside its consulate in the Turkish city of Istanbul, saying he died in brawl but made no mention of where his body is. Preliminary results of investigations showed the dissident writer died after a fight broke out inside...... more

BLOODBATH: 55 killed in Kaduna

BLOODBATH: 55 killed in Kaduna At least 55 persons have been killed during a communal clash at a market in Kasuwa Magani village in Kaduna State. The state governor, Mr Nasir El-Rufai, confirmed the figure to reporters on Friday when he visited the scene of the incident. “Many people have been killed. According to what the...... more

Be wary of Agatu girls, LG boss warns NAF personnel

Be wary of Agatu girls, LG boss warns NAF personnel Mrs Comfort Alhassan, the Chairman of Agatu Local Government, has advised officers of Nigeria Airforce (NAF) on “Quick Response Mission” in the local government council area to avoid illicit relationship with village girls or face the wrath of gods. Alhassan told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Agatu...... more

Unpaid Pensions: 900 Nigeria Airways retirees die

Unpaid Pensions: 900 Nigeria Airways retirees die A member of the Ministerial Committee on the verification of payment of retired Nigeria Airways workers, Captain Shu’aibu Alfa, revealed yesterday that that 900 retirees have so far died nationwide since 2004. Alfa, who is the Supervisor, Kano Verification Centre, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kano that there...... more

Fayose won't be intimidated, ready to defend himself in court — Aide

Fayose won't be intimidated, ready to defend himself in court — Aide The immediate past governor of Ekiti State, Mr Ayodele Fayose, will not be intimidated by anyone.   Fayose’s media aide, Mr Lere Olayinka, who said this in a statement on Friday,  noted that his boss would only defend himself in the court. He was reacting to a report that the former...... more

Anambra Building Collapse: Last trapped victim dies after rescue

Anambra Building Collapse: Last trapped victim dies after rescue The Anambra State Police Command on Friday said that the last victim rescued from the three storey building collapsed early Thursday morning has lost his life. The Togolese victim was the last of the two victims that were trapped in the rubbles of the collapsed building even as nine others were...... more

Lebanese jailed, forfeits $52,550, €32,250 to FG

Lebanese jailed, forfeits $52,550, €32,250 to FG The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Friday secured the conviction one Haytham Aldahrah , a Lebanese who was arrested at the Malam Aminu Kano International Airport while trying to board an Egypt Air flight to Cairo for refusing  to declare the sum  $105,000 and €65,000 respectively to the Nigeria...... more

Why Abia women prefer fairly-used underwear

  Why Abia women prefer fairly-used underwear The business of fairly-used female underwear now enjoy high patronage among the womenfolk in Umuahia, Abia, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. The dealers of the materials locally called “okrika’’, are also recording high traffic of customers daily from neighbouring communities to the state capital. Some of the women, mainly middle-aged, who...... more

Osinbajo declares Bayelsa flood a major disaster •Dickson calls for collaboration to resettle victims

Osinbajo declares Bayelsa flood a major disaster •Dickson calls for collaboration to resettle victims Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Friday overflew some parts of Bayelsa, to assess the flood situation in the state, describing it as a major disaster. A statement by the Special Adviser to the Bayelsa State Governor, on Media Relations, Mr Fidelis Soriwei, says Prof Osinbajo made the statement when he,...... more

Alleged N2.1bn Fraud: Charge Dasuki for money laundering; not me, Dokpesi tells court

Alleged N2.1bn Fraud: Charge Dasuki for money laundering; not me, Dokpesi tells court Chairman Emeritus of Daar Communication PLC, Chief Raymond Dokpesi, on Friday told the Federal High Court, Abuja, that former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd), ought to be the one standing trial over allegations of corruption and money laundering and not him. Dokpesi and his Daar Investment and Holdings Company...... more

Scores dead in India as train hits crowd

Scores dead in India as train hits crowd More than 60 people have been killed and 100 hurt after a train ran into a crowd near Amritsar in India's northern Punjab state, police told the BBC. The victims were standing on the railway tracks watching celebrations for the Hindu festival of Dusshera, eyewitnesses told BBC Punjabi. They did not...... more

Police raise alarm over cloned certificates, ATM cards in circulation

Police raise alarm over cloned certificates, ATM cards in circulation The Commissioner of Police, Anti-Fraud Unit, Federal Criminal Investigation Intelligence Department (FCIID) Ikoyi- Lagos, Mr Dan Okoro, on Thursday raised alarm over many cloned certificates and ATM cards in circulation. Okoro raised the alarm while briefing newsmen in Lagos on the discovery of some cloned certificates by syndicate, which specialised in...... more

Anambra Govt. bans church services in schools

Anambra Govt. bans church services in schools The Anambra Government has banned religious bodies from using either public schools or its facilities to conduct religious services across the state. The state Commissioner for Information and Public Enlightenment, Mr Don Adinuba announced the ban on Friday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Onitsha. Adinuba...... more

3,280 retirees approved to receive benefits in Q1 — PenCom

3,280 retirees approved to receive benefits in Q1 — PenCom The National Pension Commission (PenCom) has approved 3, 280 applications for payment of retirement benefit under life annuity plan. The commission, in its 2018 first quarter report posted on its website, said the 3,280 retirees received N3.61 billion as lump sum payment and were paid annuity premium of N17.96 billion to...... more

Osoba to online media managers: Sanitise social media of fake news

Osoba to online media managers: Sanitise social media of fake news Former Governor of Ogun State, Chief Segun Osoba, has challenged members of the Guild of Corporate Online Publishers (GOCOP) to sanitise the social media being used by untrained Nigerians to promote hate across the country. Chief Osoba, who spoke as chairman of the Second Annual Conference of GOCOP in Lagos today,...... more

Alleged Kidnap: Judge’s absence stalls Evans’ trial

Alleged Kidnap: Judge’s absence stalls Evans’ trial The trial of suspected kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, popularly known as Evans was stalled on Friday at the State High Court, Ikeja.   The matter could not continue due to the absence of the presiding judge, Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo. Justice Taiwo was absent to attend an event to mark the new legal...... more

Bribery Video: Investigative committee summons Daily Nigerian editor

Bribery Video: Investigative committee summons Daily Nigerian editor The Committee set up by the Kano State House of Assembly to investigate the authenticity of a video clip allegedly showing Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje receiving bribe, has summoned the Editor-in-Chief of Daily Nigerian,Malam Ja’afar Ja’afar, to appear before it. Daily Nigerian is an online Newspaper that published the controversial video clip....... more

Oni of Ife unveils 25-year-old Prophetess as new wife

Oni of Ife unveils 25-year-old Prophetess as new wife Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, on Friday unveiled his new wife, Queen Morenike Naomi Oluwaseyi. The new Queen, 25, a prophetess, is the Founder/President of En-Heralds, an interdenominational ministry based in Akure, Ondo state. She started public ministry at the age of eighteen and became a full time evangelist in...... more

BREAKING NEWS: IPOB Leader Nnamdi Kanu resurfaces

BREAKING NEWS:  IPOB Leader Nnamdi Kanu resurfaces The leader of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu has been spotted in Jerusalem. Kanu was spotted in Jerusalem on Friday praying. In a video which surfaced online, the IPOB leader could be seen donning an Israeli outfit used for prayers while holding a book. Kanu was last seen...... more

NIA places Nigerian agencies on red alert over ‘Chinese drugs containing human flesh’

NIA places Nigerian agencies on red alert over ‘Chinese drugs containing human flesh’  The National Intelligence Agency (NIA) has placed the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), NAFDAC and Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) on a red alert over a Chinese drug made with human flesh and organs. Nigerian Tribune investigations revealed that the capsules were filled with powdered flesh from dead babies. They were made...... more

Ekiti Muslims angry with Governor Fayemi

Ekiti Muslims angry with Governor Fayemi The Muslim community in Ekiti state on Thursday rejected the three major appointments made so far by Governor Kayode Fayemi, since he was sworn into office on Tuesday. State Coordinator of the National Council of Muslim Youth Organisations, (NACOMYO), Mr Tajudeen Ahmed, registered the displeasure of the group at a media briefing,...... more

Lagos Assembly orders immediate return of PSP, disowns Visionscape

Lagos Assembly orders immediate return of PSP, disowns Visionscape The Lagos State House of Assembly has ordered the 20 Local Governments and 37 Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) in the state to call on the Private Sector Partnership (PSP) operators in their areas to go back to refuse packing job with immediate effect. Speaker of the House, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru...... more

NNPC washes hands off Abia pipeline explosion

NNPC washes hands off Abia pipeline explosion The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has refuted the allegation that negligence on its part caused the oil pipeline fire incident last week Friday in Umuaduru and Umuimo communities in Osisioma Ngwa Local Government Area of Abia State. Spokesman for the corporation, Mr. Ndu Ughamadu, on Thursday said the incident was...... more

Mentally deranged woman caught with N200,000

Mentally deranged woman caught with N200,000 A mentally deranged woman occupying a spot under the flyover bridge at Arroma Junction, Awka, the Anambra State capital, has been caught with tens of thousands of naira by the officials of the Ministry of Children and Women Affairs led by the Commissioner, Lady Ndidi Mezue. Addressing journalists after the discovery,...... more

NEC recommends allocation of 15pct of budget to education

NEC recommends allocation of 15pct of budget to education The National Economic Council (NEC) has advised the Federal and state governments to allocate 15 per cent of their budgets to education. This was part of the resolutions reached during the Council’s meeting held on Thursday inside the Council Chamber of the Presidential Villa in Abuja. Governor Mohammed Abubakar of Bauchi...... more

FG unfolds plans to cut 2019 budget and lower debt to boost revenues

FG unfolds plans to cut 2019 budget and lower debt to boost revenues Nigeria plans to cut its 2019 budget to lower debt, its budget minister said on Thursday, a day after parliament approved a new $2.8 billion Eurobond issue but warned of a debt overhang. Next year’s budget was planned to be 5.15 percent lower than this year at 8.65 trillion naira, the...... more

60m barrels of crude oil stolen from Nigeria between 2011 and 2014 — Falana

60m barrels of crude oil stolen from Nigeria between 2011 and 2014 — Falana Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN) yesterday said about 60.2 million barrels of crude oil were stolen from the country between 2011 and 2014. Speaking at the 40th anniversary of the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN), Falana noted that the stolen product passed through the Philadelphia...... more

The Nigeria Prize for Science and The Nigeria Prize for Literature, 2018 Award Presentation holds today in Lagos

The Nigeria Prize for Science and The Nigeria Prize for Literature, 2018 Award Presentation holds today in Lagos The Award Presentation Ceremony of the winners of the 2018 edition of The Nigeria Prize for Literature and The Nigeria Prize for Science holds today, Friday, October 19, at Eko Convention Centre, Eko Hotel, Victoria Island Lagos. A public statement signed by Andy Odeh, Manager, Corporate Communications and Public Affairs, gave...... more

Why we want to join ECOWAS — Morocco

Why we want to join ECOWAS — Morocco Mr Mustapha El Khalfi, the Spokesman for the Moroccan government and Parliament, says the country’s interest in joining ECOWAS stems from its desire to build strong South-South partnership. Khalfi disclosed this while briefing participants of the maiden News Directors Forum of the Atlantic Federation of African Press Agencies (FAAPA) in Rabat....... more

Ugwuanyi has changed our narrative — Enugu skill acquisition beneficiaries

Ugwuanyi has changed our narrative — Enugu skill acquisition beneficiaries Beneficiaries of the Skill Acquisition programme of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi’s administration under the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) on Wednesday paid a ‘Thank You’ visit to the governor at the Government House for transforming their lives for better. The jubilant beneficiaries, were among the 750 trainees, who are now chief executives of...... more

 

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