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Osinbajo heads nine Gov’s working committee to resolve herdsmen/farmers conflict

The National Economic Council (NEC) presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday constituted a working committee of nine governors, with the Vice...

Katsina Government increases corps members’ welfare package by 200 percent

The Katsina State Government has increased the welfare budget for National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) members deployed to the state by about 200 per...

Federal Govt sues JP Morgan for $875 million over Malabu oil deal

Nigeria has filed a claim against JP Morgan Chase for more than $875 million, accusing it of negligence in transferring funds from a disputed...

INEC swears in Amb. Rufus Akeju as REC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday swore in Amb. Rufus Akeju as new Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), bringing the total number in...

Umeh takes oath of office, calls for implementation of Confab report

Former National Chairman, All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, Chief Victor Umeh on Thursday took oath of office as Senator representing Anambra Central Senatorial District. The...

Nigeria making remarkable progress in agriculture – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Abuja said the agricultural sector had witnessed steady and remarkable progress in the last two years, significantly reducing the...

NOA trains 87 local council staff on FOI Act in Borno

The National Orientation Agency (NOA), Borno, on Thursday began training of 87 local government workers as part of it campaign to stimulate Freedom of...

Herdsman docked in Benue for openly grazing cattle

The Police on Thursday arraigned a 20-year-old cattle herder, Ibrahim Yau, at a Makurdi Magistrates’ Court for alleged criminal conspiracy and open grazing. The prosecutor,...

Juventus confirm interest in Liverpool’s Emre Can

Juventus director general Giuseppe Marotta confirmed on Wednesday the Serie A champions are targeting Liverpool’s German international Emre Can. The 24-year-old’s contract with the English...

Nigerian Army seeks community cooperation to crush insurgency

Maj.-Gen. Rogers Nicholas, the Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, has called on people to support the military to fast track successful completion of the...

Northern Elders Forum appoints new leader

The Northern Elders Forum has appointed Sani Daura as its interim National Chairman after its former leader, Paul Unongo, resigned. The forum said it made...

Al-Shabaab fighters lose southern town to Somalia forces

Somali army Thursday captured a town in the southern region and killed at least seven Al-Shabaab militants, including four senior commanders, an officer said...

Rex Tillerson denies US plans to form Syria border force

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has said that Washington owed Turkey an explanation over reports that it was creating a 30,000-strong border force...

Missed Lionel Messi penalty costs Barcelona in Cup derby defeat

Lionel Messi missed a penalty as Espanyol struck in the dying moments to consign Barcelona to their first defeat since August, 1-0 in the...

Benue killings: President Buhari lacks power to remove Governor Ortom – Sebastine Hon

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria and legal books author, Mr. Sebastine Hon, has stated that President Muhammadu Buhari lacks constitutional power remove the Benue...

Metro

Police arrest 13 suspected armed robbers, kidnappers in Niger

Men of the Nigeria police force have arrested thirteen suspects for alleged kidnapping, armed robbery and unlawful possession of firearms in Gawu Babangida, Niger. The...

Sports

Juventus confirm interest in Liverpool’s Emre Can

Juventus director general Giuseppe Marotta confirmed on Wednesday the Serie A champions are targeting Liverpool’s German international Emre Can. The 24-year-old’s contract with the English...