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An agreement has been reached between the federal and state governments to designate special courts to prosecute carriers of hate speeches.


Lagos Boat Mishap Leaves 12 Dead – LASWA

Lagos State Waterways Authority has confirmed that the death toll in a boat accident which occurred in Ilashe area of Lagos on Sunday has increased to 12.

Environmentalist Takes FG To Court Over East/West Road

Former president of Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People Ledum Mitee has taken the Federal Government to court over the deplorable state of the East/West road.

No Alternative To President Buhari Yet – NUPENG

Oil workers have said the unprecedented welcome President Muhammadu Buhari got on Saturday was an indication that the country had no alternative to him for now.

Oni Waiting For Fayose To Commit Suicide

The Deputy National Chairman of APC (South), Segun Oni, says he is expectant of the news that Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti state has committed suicide.

Buhari’s Return Will Douse Tension – Group

The Anti-corruption and Research Based Data Initiative says President Muhammadu Buhari’s return from his medical vacation will douse tension in the country.

ASUU Leaders Meet To Discuss FG’s Offers Today

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) will meet on Monday at zonal levels to decide whether to accept the offers made by the Federal Government.

Buhari’s Return Has Revived Hope – YDP

The Young Democratic Party (YDP) says President Muhammadu Buhari's recovery has revived the hope of Nigerians as it expressed delight over his return.

INEC Cautions Parties Against Breaching Guidelines

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has advised political parties to follow electoral guidelines and party principles in the conduct of their primaries.

Nigerian Students Want Buhari’s Cabinet Reshuffled

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to reshuffle his cabinet for efficiency.

MURIC Seeks To Know If Fayose Will Commit Suicide

MURIC has urged Governor Fayose to prove that he his a man of integrity by fulfilling his alleged promise to kill himself if President Buhari returned to Nigeria alive.
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MFM Cut Plateau’s Lead To Three

Second-placed MFM beat Gombe United 1-0 to close the gap on leaders Plateau United who fell 2-0 at ABS in Match Day 35 of the NPFL

Osinbajo, Other Worshippers Celebrate Buhari’s Return

Celebration of President Buhari's return to Nigeria following his recovery from an undisclosed ailment was observed on Sunday at the Aso Villa Chapel.

Flood Displaces Over 100 Families In Yobe

Over 100 people in Jajimaji, Karasuwa Local Government Area of Yobe state, were on Sunday rendered homeless by a flood triggered by a heavy downpour.

Buhari’s Return Will Boost Anti-terrorism War – Shettima

Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno has described President Muhammadu Buhari’s return to the country as a big boost for the war on insurgency.

Alonso Brace Hands Chelsea Victory Over Spurs

Two Marcos Alonso goals either side of a Mitchu Batshuayi own goal were enough to give Chelsea a victory over Tottenham Hotspur at Wembley.

Gov Bello Declares Monday Pubic Holiday To Celebrate Buhari Return

Kogi state governor, Yahaya Bello, has declared Monday a public holiday in celebration of the return of President Muhammadu Buhari.

Ondo Govt Pays Salary Arrears, Workers Reject Payments

The Ondo state government has begun the payment of the September 2016 salaries of civil servants in the state.

David-West Breaks Silence On Buhari Absence

A former Minister of Petroleum, Dr. Tam David West has finally broken his silence on the long absence of President Buhari from the country.
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Stop Believing Anything APC Says, PDP Tells Nigerians

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked Nigerians to stop believing anything the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) says.

Buhari Needs To Dissolve His Cabinet – NANS

President Muhammadu Buhari has been advised by the national student body, the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), to dissolve his cabinet.


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Those That Want My Dad Dead Have Failed – Zahra Buhari

Daughter of President Muhammadu Buhari, Zahra Buhari-Indimi, has urged Nigerians to say a prayer for those who wished the President dead.

PDP Wins Gombe Bye-election

The PDP candidate, Kawuwa Malala has been declared winner of Dukku North Constituency bye-election in to the Gombe State House of Assembly.

Gunmen Kill Governor Ortom’s Aide, Tavershima Adyorough

Unknown gunmen on Sunday murdered a Principal Special Assistant to Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State, Tavershima Adyorough.

Shehu Distances Buhari’s Return From Protests

The SSA to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, has distanced President Muhammadu Buhari’s return to the country from protests.

Southern Monarchs Berate Sultan For Opposing Restructuring

Some monarchs in the southern part of Nigeria, have disagreed with the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar for oppsosing the call for restructuring.

PDP Never Endorsed Fayose Presidential Ambition – Makarfi

PDP Caretaker Committee Chairman Senator Ahmed Makarfi has said the party would decide who to support for President during its next elective convention.

Senate Warns Nominees Against Resumption Before Approval

The nominated heads of three of the government's agencies have been warned against resuming before senatorial confirmation.

Barca’s Season Opener To Be Played Under Beefed Up Security

Barcelona's opening game of the season against Real Betis would be played under heavy security presence.
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Kogi Govt Diagnose Unknown Disease As Gastroenteritis

The Kogi State Commissioner for Health, Dr Saka Audu, said the alleged unknown disease killing people in the state has been diagnosed to be gastroenteritis.

Buhari Is Healthy Enough To Assume Office – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has joined Nigerians in welcoming President Muhammudu Buhari back to the country.