The election of governors of seven states in Nigeria will be affirmed or canceled on Monday as the Supreme Court has hinted on readiness to deliver judgment. The Supreme Court, at the weekend, sent a hearing notice to the lawyers. This was the same as last week when the judgment on some states were delivered …

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The Nigerian government has commenced moves to stop the illegal activities of Chinese and other artisanal miners across the country. A senior official of the Federal Ministry of Mines and Steel Development, Fran Odoom, who made this known in an interview session said that illegal mining activities ”are killing Nigeria’s economy and environment.” Mr Odoom, …

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The police on Sunday strongly warned the South-West Stakeholders Security Group working with the Western Nigeria Security Outfit codenamed Operation Amotekun (leopard), against any breach of security. The police command in Ekiti, Ogun and Ondo states while speaking with the media at different times, said they would not tolerate illegal possession of firearms by the …

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A former governor of Zamfara State, Senator Ahmad Sani Yarima has declared interest to contest for the presidency come 2023. Yarima, an All Progressives Party (APC) member disclosed this yesterday in Bauchi while speaking with newsmen shortly after he paid a condolence visit to a famous Islamic scholar, Sheikh Dahiru Usman Bauchi over the death …

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The Redemption Camp Police station has apprehended one Olamide Babayemi, a 25-year-old cobbler, for raping a 22-year-old Microbiology graduate and sharing the victim’s nude video with his friends. Babayemi was alleged to have invited the victim, whom he claimed was his girlfriend, to come and collect the phone she asked him to buy in Mowe, …

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Tougher security screening may be awaiting Nigerians who are planning to visit the United States (U.S.) and other European countries in the wake of the escalated face-off between America and Iran. Aviation security experts said the measure would now be necessary with the suspicious Wednesday’s Boeing plane crash in Iran. The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority …

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Four seminarians have been abducted by gunmen suspected to be kidnappers. The victims were reportedly abducted when the gunmen stormed the Good Shepherd Catholic Major Seminary in Kakau, along Kaduna-Abuja road on Wednesday night. The Registrar of the school, Rev Fr (Dr) Joel Usman, reported they were seized around 10:30pm and 11:00 pm. According to …

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US officials say they believe the Ukrainian International Airlines Boeing 737-800 was hit by a missile, CBS says. Ukraine earlier said it was examining whether a missile strike brought down the aircraft – but Iran ruled this out. The crash came just hours after Iran carried out missile strikes on two airbases housing US forces …

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President Muhammadu Buhari, on Thursday, in Abuja said Federal Government will give more attention to improving personnel and infrastructure of universities to produce quality graduates, assuring that education will, henceforth, be a top priority in development goals of the country. President Buhari, who received the leadership of Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) led by …

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The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) has issued a 21-day ultimatum state governors to commence the implementation of the new minimum wage or be ready to take responsibility for the consequences. Congress, however, advised all state governments who had not complied with the implementation and immediate payment of the N30, 000.00 new National Minimum …

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