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U.S. committed to assist Nigeria in stolen assets recovery, repatriation — official

The U.S. says it is committed and will continue to work closely with Nigeria on recovery and repatriation of stolen assets to the country. Heather...

Alleged Age Falsification: Court fixes May 31 for ruling on suit filed against CJN

An FCT High Court, Jabi, has fixed May 31 for ruling and possible judgment in the age falsification suit filed against Justice Tanko Muhammad,...

Why Nigerians should support Buhari’s second term- Sultan

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, on Friday in Abuja urged all Nigerians, irrespective of their political affiliation, to support the agenda...

Gunmen kidnap film maker, demand N10 Million ransom

A renowned film maker and media practitioner Salisu Muazu, has been abducted by some armed men on Thursday evening on Kaduna-Jos road. Confirming the incidence...

Human Trafficking: Edo Taskforce says it received 4,764 returnees

The Edo Taskforce Against Human Trafficking and Irregular Migration said it had received 4,764 trafficked human returnees since its inception more than two years...

Aviation unions reopen offices after suspension of strike

The offices of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) were on Friday reopened for operations following the suspension of the two-day strike by aviation...

Southwest pensioners vow to sue state governors

The Nigeria Union of Pensioners(NUP) South West Zone has vowed to sue state governors in the in the country over nonpayment of gratuities. NUP said...

Population Explosion: We are sitting on a time bomb, Gov Yari laments

The out-going Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), Alhaji Abdul’aziz Yari, says the increasing rate of unproductive population in the country constitutes a...

Court restrains Gov Lalong from tampering with Gbong Gwom Jos throne

Plateau State High Court on Thursday issued an interim injunction stopping Gov Simon Lalong from tampering with the composition of the Gbong Gwom Jos...

Senate passes redrafted PIG Bill for presidential assent

The Senate, on Thursday, passed the redrafted version of the Petroleum Industry Governance (PIG) Bill 2019. The passage followed the Senate Leader, Ahmed Lawan’s reintroduction...