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  1. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Ekiti to translate Amotekun law, others into Yoruba language – Vanguard News

    The Ekiti State Ministry of Justice, says it will immediately commence the translation of the laws of the state, including that of Amotekun security outfit, into Yoruba language The Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Olawale Fapohunda, disclosed this at a news conference in...
  2. Nigeria Political News

    Politics FEC approves N4.8bn for Benin-Akure road project – The Guardian Nigeria

    The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the sum of N4.8 billion being augmentation for the Benin-Adumagbae-Igba-Akure road in Edo and Ondo State. Minister of State for Works and Housing, Abubakar Aliyu, made this known while briefing State House correspondents after … Read more via...
  3. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Attack on Odilis: Don’t raise accusations without proof, APC chieftain tells Rivers Gov’t – Vanguard News

    A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chris Finebone has cautioned the Government of Rivers State to guard against “pointing accusing fingers without proof” over the attacks on former Governor Peter Odili and his family at their Abuja … Read more via Vanguard News –...
  4. Nigeria Political News

    Politics US Visa Ban Came To Us As A Rude Shock – Ngige – Channels Television

    The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, has said that the US travel ban on Nigeria came as a rude shock to the country. The minister, who spoke during the visit of the United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Mary Leonard, to his office, stressed that … Read more via Channels...
  5. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Laetitia Dagan: Police arrest suspected killer of Aso Rock Deputy Director – Daily Post Nigeria

    Edirin Ohonre, the suspected killer of an Assistant Director with the Office of the Secretary to the Government, Laetitia Naankang Dagan has been arrested. Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police command said Ohonre, suspected to have participated in the murder of Dagan was arrested on...
  6. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Police arrest 10 suspected cattle rustlers, others in Sokoto – Vanguard News

    The Sokoto State Police Command said on Wednesday it has arrested at least 10 suspected cattle rustlers in the state. The state Commissioner of Police, Ibrahim Kaoje, told journalists the suspects were reported on February 12 at Kwanni police station by the owners of the cattle..... Read more...
  7. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Ibadan royal crisis: Olubadan asks kingmakers for evidence of sale of titles – Vanguard News

    The royal crisis in Ibadan Traditional Council worsened, on Wednesday, as the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji, challenged members of Olubadan-in-Council to substantiate their allegations that.... Read more via Vanguard News – Get More Nigeria Metro News
  8. Nigeria Business News

    Business Senate probes GSM operators over drop calls – Vanguard News

    THE Senate has begun investigation into networks provided by the Global Systems for Mobile Communications, GSM operators in the Country over increasing rate of drop calls.... Read more via Vanguard News – Get more: Nigeria Business News
  9. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment PHOTOS: Bollywood partners Nollywood in new movie ‘Namaste Wahala’ – Premium Times Nigeria

    Two of the world’s biggest movie industries, Bollywood and Nollywood, have teamed up for the first time to produce a movie. ‘Namaste Wahala’ is a romantic comedy collaboration between both industries and is set for... Read more via Premium Times Nigeria – Get more...
  10. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Warning for African countries as coronavirus cases mount worldwide – The Telegraph

    Egypt, Algeria and South Africa are at a high risk of importing new coronavirus cases from China, experts have warned. According to a study published in The Lancet, the three countries are the most likely in Africa.. Read more via The Telegraph – Get More Nigeria...
  11. Nigeria Business News

    Business “PAY YOUR TAX!” WHY? –– WhyteworldNG

    “Pay your tax!” “Pay your tax!!” This is a usual mantra from government officials. This is good but there is a “but”. Just yesterday, the FIRS Chair visited the Lagos state Governor and among the other things that filtered out to … Read more via WhyteworldNG – Get...
  12. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Federation Account: FG, states, LGs share N647.35bn for January – Premium Times Nigeria

    Nigeria’s federal, states and local governments on Wednesday shared a total of N647.35 billion for the month of January as the Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) meeting ended in Lagos.... Read more via Premium Times Nigeria – Get More Nigeria Political News
  13. Nigeria Political News

    Politics 2023 POLLS: Igbo presidency will clear Nigeria’s mess — Odimegwu – Vanguard News

    Monday, we ran the first part of an engaging interview with former Chairman of the National Population Commission, NPC, Eze Festus Odimegwu, on the raging flames of insecurity and the way out..... Read more via Vanguard News – Get More Nigeria Political News
  14. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Court orders release of Dasuki’s International passport – Vanguard News

    Justice Hussein Baba-Yusuf of the Federal Capital Territory High Court sitting in Maitama has ordered the release of the International Traveling Passport of retired Colonel Mohammed Sambo Dasuki to him.... Read more via Vanguard News – Get More Nigeria Political News
  15. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Senate seeks N1.1bn for establishment of civil defence academy – Businessday NG

    The Senate is seeking N1.1 billion to enable establishment of the Nigerian Civil Defence Academy to train corps to attain the highest standards of professionalism. The academy, Senate said is imperative due to lingering national security matters and... Read more via Businessday NG –...
  16. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Just in: Bayelsa assembly elects new speaker, deputy –

    Lawmakers in the Bayelsa state House of Assembly have elected new principal leaders. Abraham Ingobere, a PDP legislator, is now the speaker of the house while Micheal Ogbere is the new deputy speaker.... Read more via – Get More Nigeria Political News
  17. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Court Orders Release Of Dasuki’s Passport – Tori News

    A court in Abuja has ordered the immediate release of Sambo Dasuki’s passport to him. Justice Hussein Baba-Yusuf of the Federal Capital Territory High Court sitting... Read more via Tori News – Get More Nigeria Metro News
  18. Nigeria World News

    World Dad slams school after daughter, 14, told to ‘suck boyfriend’s toes’ instead of sex in bizarre class – The Sun

    A DAD has slammed his daughter's school for dishing out leaflets suggesting students 'suck each other's toes' or 'buy them some nice underwear' rather than have sex. Security worker Carl Lawrence says 14-year-old Emma came home from.... Read more via “sexual health” – Google News –...
  19. Nigeria World News

    World Trump Offered Assange Pardon if He Covered Up Russian Hack, WikiLeaks Founder’s Lawyer Claims – The Daily Beast

    LONDON—President Trump offered to pardon Julian Assange if he agreed to cover up the involvement of Russia in hacking emails from the Democratic National Committee, which were later published by WikiLeaks, a London court was told on Wednesday. Lawyers acting for Assange have argued that …...
  20. Nigeria World News

    World Trump pardoned a construction company owner whose family donated over $200,000 to his campaign – Business Insider

    Trump pardoned Paul Pogue, a construction company owner who was guilty of under paying his taxes by near half a million dollars, The Daily Beast reported. Pogue’s son and daughter-in-law had donated over $200,000 to Trump’s campaign since August of last year.... Read more via Business...