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.Warns Moslems on use mosques

By Ummi Ismaeel, Minna

The Emir of Kano, Alhaji Sanusi Lamido Sanusi over the weekend warned Moslem clerics who use their positions to attack on non-moslems.

 He advised them to use mosques to preach peace among Nigerians instead of promoting hatred with their messages.

 

Former Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mr. Andrew Yakubu, has asked a Federal High Court sitting in Kano to order the Federal Government to return to him, over N3 billion that was found in his home in Kaduna.

By Simeon Nwakaudu

 

The leadership of Rivers State always keys into opportunities to attract development to the state. On issues concerning  development,  politics  is relegated and the interest of the Rivers State enthroned  for the benefit of the people.

. Set varsity clinic, lab on fire

 

 

By Ummi Ismaeel,

Minna

 

Federal University of Technology (FUT), Minna, Niger State, has been shutdown following students’ unrest over the death of their colleague on Wednesday, February 15, 2017.

Three people have been reported dead as a luxury bus plunged into Majidun River in Mile 12 area of Lagos in the early hours of Friday.

The bus was said to have been travelling from the eastern part of Nigeria.

The chairman of the Governors Forum of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ayo Fayose, has described the Appeal Court, Port Harcourt judgement reinstating Sen. Ali Modu Sheriff as National Chairman of the party, as a “rape on democracy.”  Fayose, who is also Ekiti State Governor, spoke in Abuja on Friday while reacting to the outcome of the judgement.

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Michael Jordan dead?

Former NBA superstar, Michael Jordan, is said to have passed on while sleeping in the early hours of Wednesday, July 6, 2016.

Messi goes to jail

Barcelona football star, Lionel Messi, has been sentenced to 21 months in prison and fined £1.7 million over a tax fraud case in Spain.

Kidnapped Sierra Leone diplomat freed in Nigeria

 

The former head of Sierra Leone's army who was kidnapped in Nigeria last week has been freed, officials say.

They said Maj Gen Nelson Williams, who is now Sierra Leone's Deputy High Commissioner to Nigeria, is back at his base in the capital Abuja.

Abia governorship: Status quo remains, Court adjourns hearing till Thursday

Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, will remain in office as governor of the state, pending the conclusion of matters in courts.

African Union launches all-Africa passport

As the European Union (EU) threatens to unravel in the wake of Britain's vote to leave, the African Union is pursuing a path of closer integration through the launch of a common passport that will grant visa-free access to all 54 member states.

Zimbabwe police, rioting minibus drivers clash

Police in Zimbabwe's capital, Harare, have used tear gas and water cannons to break up a protest by minibus drivers.

 The unrest began when drivers erected barricades in a protest against harassment and roadblocks by police demanding bribes.

Rooney is not a midfielder -Mourinho

Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho, has stressed Wayne Rooney's future at Old Trafford is in attack rather than in midfield.

The experienced forward, 30, regularly featured in midfield under Louis van Gaal last campaign, while he also held a similar role for England at Euro 2016.

Curious! EFCC removes Diezani from $1.6b charge against ex-NNPC directors

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday applied to remove former Petroleum Resources Minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke, from a $1.6b money laundering charge it filed against former Directors of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).

Niger Delta Avengers blow up pipeline in Warri

 

As Muslims across the world prepare to celebrate Eid-El-Fitr, which signifies the end of the Ramadan fast, here in Nigeria, the government is faced with the challenge of stopping incessant bombing of pipelines in the Niger Delta.

 

NECA seeks FG's intervention in Labour crisis

Leadership of the Nigeria Employers Consultative Agency (NECA) has called for the intervention of the Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment headed by Chris Ngige to resolve raging crisis in Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC).

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