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António Guterres

‘Fears of nuclear war still with us’ – Guterres

The official says more than $1.7 trillion dollars was spent in 2017 on arms and armies.

Over 50 Nigerian girls trapped in Saudi Arabia – NAPTIP

The agency says the girls are working under slave-like conditions in people’s home.

Lai Mohammed

How we’ll rescue Kwara from Saraki’s grip – Lai Mohammed

The minister says he is not running for any elective office in 2019

Minister of State for Mines and Steel Development, Bawa Bwari. [Photo credit: BusinessDay Media]

Ministry remits N3 billion to Federation Account

The ministry says its major challenge is transportation.

Public Complaints Commission

We’ve no money to work – Public Complaints Commission

The Commission says it is currently faced with difficulty in mobility due to lack of vehicles.

Some of the 'Not Too Young To Run' protesters

2019: Group asks parties to allow young people seek elective positions

The group also said parties must reduce the cost for running for office.

Lagos-High-Court

Teacher docked for allegedly raping teenage student

The accused was remanded in prison.

Walter-Onnoghen

Analysis: Main features of Nigeria’s Administration of Criminal Justice Act (Part 1)

Only 11 states in Nigeria have passed the ACJA in their various jurisdictions.

File photo of Gov. Ortom briefs President Buhari on security situation in Benue

PDP calls for immediate unfreezing of Benue, Akwa-Ibom accounts

The two states are governed by the PDP.

PIC.19. INEC PRESENTS CERTIFICATE OF REGISTRATION TO FIVE NEW POLITICAL PARTIES IN ABUJA

INEC’s 2019 budget may be passed by NASS next week – Chairman 

“N242 billion is the total amount proposed.”

Former INEC Chairman, Professor Attahiru Jega

Jega advocates stiffer laws against fake election results

The former INEC boss says with the 2019 general elections around the corner there is need to act fast to curtail fake news.

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NiMet predicts thunderstorms, rains for Thursday

The agency predicts day and night temperature in the central states.

A person casting his vote used to illustrate the story.

2019: Six political parties pledge incentives for young aspirants

The parties have agreed to reduce the cost interest and nomination forms for young aspirants.

Buhari and Tinubu

Tinubu alleges plot to remove Buhari

Bola Tinubu warned the alleged plotters to drop their sinister move.

Nigerian Police on patrol

Nigerian police announces arrest of American army officer for alleged fraud

The accused denied any wrongdoing.

A two-day intensive training on Solution and Investigative journalism for Nigerian journalists.

Foundation trains journalists on investigative journalism

Facilitators trained participants cutting across newsrooms on how to carry out better investigative and solution driven reporting.

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, on Wednesday praising Reps member, Boma Goodhead

Saraki praises Rep for confronting armed SSS operative

Mrs Goodhead dared an armed security officer to shoot her.

Ekiti state on map. [Photo credit: Wikipedia]

Son stabs father to death, kills self

The man was suspected to be suffering from mental illness.

Ebonyi and Cross River States on map

Ebonyi, Cross River end boundary disputes, agree on rebuilding process

The states have also agreed to embark on construction of inter states bridges.

Cough syrup containing codeine impounded by the Nigeria Customs

Nigeria Customs impounds bus with 39 sacks of marijuana

The agency also seized a truck carrying 2,748 cartons of banned cough syrup containing codeine

LAUTECH

ASUU disrupts LAUTECH exams, begins strike

The lecturers are complaining nonpayment of salaries and decayed infrastructure of the institution.

Ebola case in DR Congo

WHO confirms strain of latest Ebola outbreak, to start vaccinations

The experimental vaccine proved successful during its first wide-scale usage.

China on map

Antibiotic resistance genes in air pose threat to human health – Research

The analysis revealed 30 different types of ARGs that make bacteria resistant to seven types of antibiotics.

Speaker, House of Representative, Yakubu Dogara.

NASS Siege: You have defeated ‘hands of tyranny’, Dogara tells lawmakers

Mr Dogara urges legislators to be vigilant because more harassments were coming.

nigeria governors forum

Siege on National Assembly “despicable” — Nigerian governors

The governors say the siege is an aberration of democracy.