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Civil Defence Requests N310m To Feed Dogs Ahead 2019 Elections

Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps has demanded N310m to feed and administer drugs to dogs that will be used for the 2019 general election.

Sultan, CAN Call For End To Killings In Nigeria

The Sultan of Sokoto, the President of the Christian Association of Nigeria, and the Ooni of Ife have called for peace and unity among Nigerians amid recent killings in parts of the country.
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Medical Doctor Arraigned For Flogging Nurse In Lagos Hospital

A Nigerian medical doctor, Emmanuel Okolo, 35, has been arraigned in a Lagos court for slapping and flogging a nurse with his belt in Lekki.
FG Unveils Name, Logo Of New National Carrier

FG To Spend $300m On Nigeria Air

The Nigerian government is expected to invest an initial takeoff capital of between $150 million and $300 million to get the country's new national carrier up and running.
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Nigerian Newspapers Headlines Friday, July 20th

Good morning Nigeria and welcome to the concise roundup of top Nigerian newspapers headlines today, Friday, July 20th.

Buhari Appoints Three New Director Generals

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday appointed three Directors under the Ministry of Mines and Steel Development.

Buhari Mourns Ex-Classmate Coomassie

President Muhammadu Buhari has sympathised with the family, government and people of Katsina state over the demise of his ex-classmate and former Inspector-General of Police Ibrahim Coomassie.

Police Summon Melaye After His Guards Shot Sergeant

Sen. Dino Melaye has been summoned by the Kogi State Police Command to report at the State CID after his armed guards fired on a team of policemen on patrol duties in the state.

New 300,000 For N-Power Engagement In August

The Federal Government is set to engage additional 300,000 beneficiaries in the second batch of its N-Power Volunteers Corp effective from 1st August.
Nigerian Fans Stranded In Russia After Failed Employment Promises

FG Evacuates 230 Stranded Nigerians In Russia, Friday

Stranded Nigerians in Moscow, Russia at the end of the 2018 World Cup Tournament would be evacuated on Friday, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has said.

Fayose Reacts To Fayemi’s Threat To Probe Him

The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has dared the governor-elect, Kayode Fayemi to begin probe of his government now instead of waiting till October 16 that he will be sworn in.

Ex-IGP Ibrahim Coomassie Dies 76

The Chairman, Board of Trustees of Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) and a former Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Coomassie, has died.

Buhari Receives Ekwueme’s Family At Presidential Villa

The family of late former Vice-President Alex Ekwueme, led by his wife, Beatrice, on Thursday paid a visit to President Buhari at the Presidential Villa.

Police Committed To Reforming SARS – Gwandu

The Commissioner of Police, FSARS, Haliru Gwandu, has maintained that the police is committed to reforming the SARS personnel for improved security.

Fayemi Vows To Investigate Fayose’s Administration

Ekiti State Governor-elect, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has disclosed that he would probe the last four years in the state under the administration of Gov Fayose.

CACOL Wants Speedy Trial Of Orji Kalu

CACOL has called on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to conduct a speedy trial of ex-Gov of Abia State, Dr Orji Uzor Kalu.

Gov. Wike Spending Rivers Money Recklessly – APC

The Rivers State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have accused Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers of recklessly spending state resources.

Buhari Meets With Saraki, Osinbajo, Governors In Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday had a closed door meeting with the Senate President, Bukola Saraki.

Police Begin ‘Operation Restore Sanity’ On Blocked Apapa-Oshodi Expressway

Police in Lagos state are set to begin ''Operation Restore Sanity'' on Friday to free Apapa-Oshodi Expressway of gridlock.

President Buhari Receives Ekiti Governor-elect Kayode Fayemi In Aso Rock (Video)

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday received the Ekiti State Governor-Elect, Dr. Kayode Fayemi inside the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
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