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EFCC operatives

Alleged N3.6bn fraud: Court fixes February 11 for ex-NDDC boss’ trial

Tuoyo Omatsuli and others were arraigned by EFCC on a 45-count charge, bordering on corruption, gratification, fraud and money laundering.

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Lassa fever

First Lassa fever conference holds in Abuja

Lassa fever virus was first isolated in 1969 in Lassa, Borno State in north-east Nigeria

Lagos High court

25 human traffickers convicted in 2018 – NAPTIP

Mr Orakwue urged religious leaders to also preach about the inherent dangers of trafficking in persons as a way of curbing the act.

Ahmad Ahmad

Egypt confirmed new AFCON 2019 hosts

The rights were taken away from Cameroon.

BBC

BBC Africa launches governorship debates across Nigeria

The debate is to be conducted in four languages- Yoruba, Hausa, Igbo and Pidgin.

Electricity Meter

Four DisCos exceed 50% metering of consumers in Q2, 2018 — NERC

55.5 per cent of end-use customers are still on estimated billing methodology.

Gbemiga Ogunleye [Photo: TVC News]

Tinubu, Ambode, Abiola, others celebrate foremost journalist Gbemiga Ogunleye

A newspaper editor paints a gloomy picture of print journalism globally and in Nigeria in particular.

Ehiozuwa Agbonnayima [Photo: Punch]

Nigerians will be shocked by details of loot if released – Rep

The lawmakers says Nigerians would be so alarmed that they would want to kill some of the looters.

President Muhammadu Buhari

I will do more to defeat Boko Haram — Buhari

President Buhari meets with a delegation from Borno.

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar.

Atiku promises to complete abandoned federal projects in Kogi

The PDP flag bearer described Kogi as a beacon of hope and progress which must be carefully managed.

clouds

What the weather would look like on Tuesday – NiMet

The agency predicts sunny and dust hazy weather across the country.

Bus

Association of bus conductors pledge support for Buhari

The conductors say the 16 years of the PDP administrations witnessed the destruction of the economy.

Oby Ezekwesili

How I’ll lift 80 million Nigerians out of poverty – Ezekwesili

The ACPN presidential candidate says she is keen on giving dividends of democracy to all Nigerians.

Killed Customs Officer

Smugglers kill Customs officer in Ogun

Two suspects have been arrested.

malnourished child

Malnutrition: Nigerian govt budgets N300 million for ‘ready to to use food’

RUTF are enriched food that requires no preparation and is specifically designed to treat severe acute malnutrition.

Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU)

Strike: ASUU asks OAU students to boycott examinations

The teachers say 70 per cent of the courses not yet taught.

Ibrahim Idris

IGP retirement: CUPP threatens mass protest

The protests, according to the statement, would hold in front of the police command headquarters of every state.

President Muhammadu Buhari

UPDATE: Buhari directs military to vacate Daily Trust’s offices

“The action of the military is also a threat to democracy with the presidential elections, less than two months away. The military is bound by the laws of the land and cannot in any circumstance be allowed to resort to extra judicial measures.”

Samson Itodo

Ready To Run: YIAGA launches TV show to promote young candidates

The show provides an opportunity for youth candidates to showcase their competence, capacity and commitment.

Sultan of Sokoto, Sa'ad Abubakar III [Photo Credit: Daily Trust]

Sultan urges Muslims to search for new moon of Jimada Ula

Muslims are to start looking out for the new moon on Sunday.

Samson-Ayokunle. [Photo credit: Hope for Nigeria]

CAN fixes prayer day for 2019 election

The Church will also pray for Leah Sharibu’s release from captivity.

The Tertiary Education Fund (TETFund)

We disbursed N134 billion to tertiary institutions in 2018 — TETFund

The amount was nearly twice the funds disbursed to schools in 2017.

clouds

NiMet predicts sunny, hazy, dry weather for Saturday

The central region would experience day and night temperatures in the ranges of 29 to 35 and 11 to 20 degrees Celsius.

Minister of Transportation, Mr Chibuike Amaechi briefing State House Correspondents after a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Tuesday (2/1/18)

PDP responsible for Nigeria’s current woes – Amaechi

The minister says the Buhari administration is working to address poverty, hunger and under-development.

The man that set himself ablaze

Man sets self ablaze to protest wife leaving him

The man poured petrol on himself and set himself ablaze.