Kano shuts down children torture centre, rescues 36 chained inmates

Kano State Government on Wednesday shut down a notorious children torture chamber and rescued 36 chained inmates from the facility. Daiba, located in Rijiyar Lemu quarters in Dala Local Government Area of the state, was shut down late Wednesday after state officials found children in chains at the centre. Proprietors of other such centres in […]

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Nigeria – Saudi council underway

Thursday, October 31, 2019, President Buhari met with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, on the margins of the Future Investment Initiative (FII) conference in Riyadh. Photo: Twitter/NGR President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Riyadh accepted an invitation from the Saudi Crown Prince, Mohammed bin Salman, for the establishment of Nigeria- Saudi Council aimed at […]

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Supreme Court’s verdict on Atiku vs Buhari, replays Nigeria’s past

NBy Josiah Oluwole All contentions attending the 2019 presidential election was officially brought to an end on Wednesday following the dismissal by the Supreme Court of the appeal by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, further stretching the strain of losses by the opposition parties and their candidates at the apex […]

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Buhari arrives Makkah for lesser Hajj

Thursday, October 31, 2019, President Buhari met with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, on the margins of the Future Investment Initiative (FII) conference in Riyadh. Photo: Twitter/NGR President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday evening arrived Makkah, Saudi Arabia, at the end of the three-day Future Investment Initiative (FII), held in Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia. He was received […]

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Nigeria moves to revive Ajaokuta steel plant

Nigeria has reached an agreement with Russia to revive the country’s biggest steel plant after decades of inactivity. Mines and Steel Development Minister, Mr Olamilekan Adegbite disclosed this in Abuja following a deal sealed by President Muhammadu Buhari and his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin on the gigantic project which has the potential of accelerating Nigeria’s […]

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Akeredolu restates commitment to improving education

Ondo State Government has restated its commitment to improving the standard of tertiary education through adequate funding and prompt release of subventions. This was contained in a Goodwill Message by Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, to the 37th National Executive Council Meeting of the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) taking place at Adekunle Ajasin […]

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Twitter bans political adverts worldwide

Twitter said Wednesday it would bar political advertising globally on its platform, responding to growing criticism over misinformation from politicians on social media. Chief executive Jack Dorsey said in a tweet that the company took the action to head off potential problems from “machine learning-based optimization of messaging and micro-targeting, unchecked misleading information, and deep […]

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First Lagos military governor, Johnson dies, Sanwo-Olu mourns

Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu has commiserated with the family of the former military governor of the state, Brigadier Mobolaji Johnson (retd), who died on Wednesday at 83. A statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Gboyega Akosile, described “the late Gen. Johnson as a complete gentleman and officer; a dedicated Lagosian.” Johnson’s was […]

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Nigeria, Vietnam waive visa for citizens with valid passports

agree to set up bilateral commission Nigeria and Vietnam have agreed to set up a bilateral commission to concretise the existing areas of cooperation already discussed. The Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo disclosed this on Wednesday at the State House Banquet Hall, Abuja, while proposing a toast for the Socialist Republic of Vietnam and the […]

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APC hails Supreme Court verdict, eyes ‘Next Level’

The ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, has hailed the Supreme Court verdict which dismissed the petition filed before it by the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and its candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, challenging President Muhammadu Buhari’s victory in the last presidential election. The court’s panel of seven judges led by Chief Justice Tanko Muhammad had […]

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