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Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris

Sallah: IGP Idris directs elaborate, robust security arrangement

“The ongoing raid operations and removal of suspected criminals will continue throughout the Sallah period

Bukola Saraki, Senate President

Senator calls for probe of National Assembly’s budget under Saraki

“I call for a forensic audit of the finances of the parliament which has been thoroughly messed up under the President of the Senate.”

Premium Times

Police didn’t pressure our reporter to implicate Saraki — PREMIUM TIMES

The newspaper lampoons the security agency for believing a false report.

Professor Mosobalaje Oyawoye

Ex-CJN, Babalakin, others pay tribute to Oyawoye at 91

There was a public presentation of Mr Oyawoye’s autobiography in Offa, Kwara.

Heavy rain fall used to illustrate the story. [Photo credit: Daily Trust]

NiMet predicts thunderstorms, rains for Monday

It predicted rains over the South-west and South-east.

Teachers' Protest

NUT gives 21-days ultimatum to Edo over poor education funding

The ultimatum is contained in a nine-point communiqué, issued in Benin on Sunday.

Amaechi and Wike

APC, Rivers govt trade blames over suspension of by-election

INEC announced the suspension of the Rivers election due to violence.

Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal

Defection: 252 aides abandon Tambuwal, pledge loyalty to APC – Ex-Official

“We are bonafide members of APC and our position has always remained same.”

Zamfara State map

Zamfara Attacks: 3,000 people killed, 2,000 homes destroyed – Official

“For Zamfara to be peaceful again, a state of emergency must be declared,” a former senator said.

Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU)

Sex-for-mark Scandal: Victim says she’s unable to get job after exposing randy teacher

The university lecturer has been sacked.

Senate President Bukola Saraki and former president, OLusegun Obasanjo. [PHoto credit: THISDAY]

Nigeria Politics Last Week: PDP presidential aspirants visit Obasanjo amidst calls for Saraki’s resignation

There were no news of major defections by elected officers last week.

Third Mainland Bridge [Photo: The Trent]

Third Mainland Bridge to be closed August 23

The bridge will be closed for four days.

Saudi Arabia

Ban unemployed Nigerians from travelling to Saudi Arabia, Envoys urges FG

”I have sent a letter through the Foreign Affairs Ministry for government to ban such people from coming here.”

MusiciYinka Ayefele’s radio station demolished in Ibadanan Yinka Ayefele’s radio station demolished in Ibadan

THROWBACK: I see no reason to demolish Yinka Ayefele’s station – Governor Ajimobi

“Without any equivocation, I must confess that this radio station is the best in Oyo State.”

Ram Market

Sallah: Ram dealers lament low patronage

Dealers and buyers speak on the prices of rams.

Yusuf Lasun

I won’t leave APC – House of Reps Deputy Speaker

The deputy speaker also speaks on the Osun primary election

Bags of NPK Fertiliser

SPECIAL REPORT: How Buhari’s PFI programme boosts fertiliser supply for farming in Nigeria

Despite its successes however, farmers point out the challenges in the scheme.

Nigerian Police officers used to illustrate the story

INEC official, eight others rescued from kidnappers

The police described the rescue as a “great breakthrough.”

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‘My sweat… My pain’, Yinka Ayefele reacts to demolition

Yinka Ayefele’s Music House, which houses the musician’s popular radio station, Fresh FM, was demolished in the early hours of Sunday.

Kofi Annan

Kofi Annan: Jonathan, Atiku, Tinubu, Gambari honour late UN scribe

“He fought for the interest of Africa and humanity in general.”

Yewande Olubummo

INTERVIEW: How Nigeria can stimulate math interest in students – U.S.-based Mathematician

The don, who had her elementary and first degree in Nigeria, also speaks on her experience int he U.S.

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Musician Yinka Ayefele’s radio station demolished in Ibadan

“They have destroyed the building; they have ruined multi-million naira investment.”

Cross section of leaders of PDP leaders

Why we won’t form coalition with APC, PDP – ADP

“PDP ruled for 16 years and had their bad days but there was no time two leading government agencies will be fighting without the president intervening.”

Kofi Annan

Obasanjo mourns Kofi Annan, says dedicated life to global peace

The former UN chief died Saturday.

Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo [Photo Credit: Pulseng]

Osinbajo signs three bills into law

The acting president signed the bills as President Buhari was away.