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Transparency International, Avaaz, others demand independent FIFA reform

Leading campaign groups say independent reform the only way to rescue FIFA.

​OPC will not protest pipeline contract withdrawal — Gani Adams

OPC had on June 15, threatened to withdraw it personnel from the NNPC pipelines.

Sultan releases telephone numbers to report sighting of new moon

Once the new moon is sighted, the ongoing Ramadan fast will end.

Frozen chicken

Ban on frozen turkey, chicken sends prices up by 35%

A kilo of turkey which sold at N750 now sells at N1, 150.

PHOTO NEWS: Deeper Life Pastor, Kumuyi, arrives Yola for evangelism

The popular pastor is visiting the state, troubled by Boko Haram insurgency, with a message of “hope and restoration.”

Governor Idris Wada of Kogi

Kogi Governorship Poll: Group asks PDP to drop Gov. Wada to avoid defeat

The governor says the group should be ignored, arguing that it has no locus to speak for Kogi people

Nigerian Government confirms recall of ambassadors

The exercise was in line with routine movement in diplomatic service.

Barack Obama

Kenya gears for mass nude protest against Obama’s “aggressive” gay stance

1,000 Nairobi sex workers have confirmed their participation in the nude protest.

Boko Haram: Group asks Muslims to be on the alert during Id-El-Fitr

Id-El-Fitr marks the end of Ramadan.

Nigeria Muslims pray to mark end of Ramadan

Id-el-fitr: Nigerian govt. declares Friday, Monday public holidays

Id-El-Fitr marks the end of Ramadan.

U.S. condemns “barbaric” Boko Haram attacks in Nigeria, others

US promises to continue supporting Nigeria.

60,000 births expected in Nigeria’s IDP camps in 2015 — UN

400 birth kits were donated.

Nigerian Ambassadors not recalled — Foreign Affairs Ministry

The ministry says it is not aware of the directive.

Kaduna beggars defy government orders, return to streets

Street begging and hawking has been banned in Kaduna.

Buhari’s pace not worrisome, say Lagos lawmakers

Mr. Buhari has been criticized for his slow pace.

Ogun governor congratulates Soyinka at 81

“Soyinka excels in all the genres of literature and his prodigious works have continued to be a reference point in academic circles all over the world.”

NLNG

PDP explains NLNG funds under Jonathan

“It is imperative to note that by the end of the tenure of President Goodluck Jonathan, NLNG dividends had risen to a cumulative $5.6billion.”

Saraki criticises Saudi Arabia’s visa policy for Nigerians

“The present process in which visitors to Saudi must go through a third party has created artificial bottlenecks…”

African Commission commends Nigeria’s road safety initiatives

“Performance of the Plan is measured based on road safety management, mobility,…”

Nigeria now has 146 million active phone lines – NCC

The GSM operators increased their active customers by 1,329,607 as against the 143,057,234 subscribers they recorded in April.

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed,

APC urges Buhari to probe past NLNG payments

The party also accused the PDP of grandstanding.

Probe Niger Delta Amnesty Programme, Group tells Buhari

SERAP said it is “seriously concerned that the accrued allowances to the petitioners might have been stolen, diverted or mismanaged.”

Court empowers Abuja Council to seal 36 houses in Asokoro

The owners failed to maintain the aesthetics of their homes.

Boko Haram: Beggars threaten legal action, “spell” against Kaduna Govt

The state had placed a ban on street begging and hawking.

APC Board of Trustees: Group roots for Atiku

Tinubu is also in the running for BOT.