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The son of renowned Nigerian environmental activist, Ken Saro-Wiwa, who was executed more than 20 years ago, has died in London.

 

Ken Saro-Wiwa Jr, 47, passed away after suffering a stroke, his family said.

He was a journalist who became an adviser to three presidents.

   

Republican Donald Trump has refused to commit to accepting the election result if he loses, in the final TV debate against Hillary Clinton.

"I will tell you at the time," he told moderator Chris Wallace. For days he has claimed the election is "rigged".

The Las Vegas debate continued the campaign's bitter tone, with Mr Trump calling Mrs Clinton a "nasty woman".

.Submits list to Senate, lives out Imo

 

President Muhammadu Buhari has forwarded the names of 46 ambassadorial nominees to the Senate. But did not pick any from Imo State.

The announcement was read out by the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, during the plenary session on Thursday morning.

The Environmental Rights Action/ Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has raised the alarm on the hazard triggered by continued environment/ climate pollution by multinational oil firms.

A 28-year-old man, Emu-Larry Chidebere, has been apprehended by the operatives of Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of Lagos State Police Command, for allegedly involved in ( OBT) Obtain By Trick with a United Arab Emirate's visa racketeering in Ajah area of Lagos State.

By Patience Michael, Bauchi

 

The 2016 Batch ‘B’‎ Corps members deployed to Borno State will hold their orientation course in Bauchi State.

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No Rio Olympics for lazy athletes, says Ogba

The first All-Comers Athletics Competition ended in Lagos on Wednesday, May 4, 2016, with the President of  the Athletics Federation of Nigeria AFN, Solomon Ogba, insisting that no  lazy athlete would represent the country at the Rio 2016 Olympics in Brazil.

Lagos politician, Adeniji-Adele, dies in India

Lagos Island Local Government former Chairman, and Sports Commissioner in Lagos State, Prince Ademola Adeniji-Adele, is dead. He was aged 60 years. His son, Sultan Adeniji Adele, confirmed the death.

Herdsmen attack Zamfara villages, kill seven

At least seven people have been killed and several others injured after suspected armed herdsmen attacked two villages in Zamfara State.

Govt assures on diversification of Nigeria’s revenue base

Finance Minister, Kemi Adeosun, has said that the main economic strategy of the Buhari administration is to reset the Nigerian economy to have a more diverse revenue base and to cut wastage in government’s spending.

Obasanjo donates chimpanzee named ‘Patience’ to animal conservationists

Nigeria’s ex-president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has given his chimpanzee named Patience to conservation organisation, Pandrillus Foundation.

Yobe saves N3b from LG worker verification

Ongoing worker verification at the local government level in Yobe State has led to a saving of N169.495 million per month, says Governor Ibrahim Gaidam.

Fulani herdsmen attacks: Enugu Police commissioner sacked

The Police Commissioner in Enugu State, Nwodibo Ekechukwu, has been relieved of his duty. His appointment was terminated on Wednesday, May 4, 2016, following a series of clashes between Enugu State residents and Fulani herdsmen.

Nigeria, Cameroun sign pact on trade cooperation

Nigeria and Cameroun have signed agreement on trade cooperation and conservation of the Benue River.

This is the outcome of the bilateral talks between President Muhammadu Buhari and Paul Biya of Cameroun, who is on a state visit to Nigeria.

Heavy security build up at Edo House of Assembly

A day after the Speaker of the Edo State House of Assembly and his deputy were impeached, heavy presence of security operatives is seen around the complex.

ITTF unveils seeding list for Nigeria Open

The seeding list of players that will compete at the ITTF Premier Lotto Nigeria Open has been unveiled by the world table tennis ruling body.

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