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Lagos court releases ex-VP Atiku’s son, Aminu, grants estranged wife custody of children

Aminu was earlier remanded in transit cell of the court for disobeying a court order to produce his son, Amir, has been released after fulfilling the order

Nigerian Police on patrol

Suspect razes victim’s house after rape attempt – Police

The suspect has been arrested.

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I am being persecuted for saying the truth – Senator Misau

A judge had earlier rejected issuing an arrest warrant on the lawmaker.

Minister of State for Environment, Ibrahim Usman Jibrin [Photo Credit: VOA Hausa]

Nigerian govt ratifies two global treaties on climate change – Official

The treaties are aimed at protecting the environment.

134 children rescued from traffickers in Oyo used to illustrate the story

UNODC empowers 400 victims of human trafficking in Nigeria – Official

“Our awareness initiatives reached out to more than 50 million viewers, listeners and readers on messages of trafficking in persons.”

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N8 billion CBN scam: How N8.3 million was substituted with paper – Witness

The trial was adjourned till November 7.

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Atiku’s son remanded in cell

Aminu Abubakar was accused of disobeying a court order.

Dr. Oyewale Tomori

How I was elected member U.S. Academy of Medicine – Nigerian Professor

“I had all my education – primary, secondary and university – in Nigeria and I am always proud of that.”

Major General Emmanuel Atewe (LEFT), Josephine Otuaga and Kime Enguzu on their way to court

N8.5 billion corruption trial of major general adjourned

A former NIMASA chief is also being prosecuted for the alleged fraud.

Gov Rochas of Imo state honours President Zuma with a medallion [Photo: Nigerian Monitor]

I owe no apology for inviting Zuma, erecting his statue – Okorocha

The governor explains why he invites the South African

UNILORIN entrance

UNILORIN student dies five days to convocation

Miss Oloriegbe was a second class upper graduand of Electrical Engineering.

House of Reps

Nigerians are suffering, lawmakers tell Buhari

The house also considers FCT budget.

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Top Kenyan election official resigns, flees country ahead of presidential poll

The official fled to New York but did not identify who was threatening her.

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U.S. trains 25 Nigerian journalists on data journalism

US officials restate the country’s determination to assist Nigerian media.

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LAUTECH lecturers call off strike, resume Monday

The crisis-prone university will now begin the second semester of the 2016/2017 session.

Nigerian Senate

Senate urges Buhari to appoint separate power minister

Under the Buhari administration the ministry of power is merged with that of works and housing headed by former Lagos governor Babatunde Fashola

Akinwumi Adesina [Photo Credit: CNN]

World Food Prize: Africa spends $35bn annually on food imports – Adesina

The AfDB president says Africa is the only region of the world where its proportion of the population that is food insecure is on the increase

Nigerian Senate

Declare state of emergency in education sector, Senate urges Nigerian govt

The lawmakers urged the TRCN to be more vibrant.

EFCC Operatives

Group launches campaign against graft

The group says it has the support of the Macarthur Foundation.

Acting EFCC Chairman, Ibrahim Magu

Beware of scammers using my name to extort, Magu urges public

Mr. Magu claims email and social media accounts were once hacked.

Nigerian Senate

Nigerian Senate seeks sanction against ban of unionism in work places

The lawmakers ask a committee to draw up measures for protection of workers’ right to unionism

Nigerian Army

Group petitions Human Rights Commission over ‘unjust’ retirement of 38 top soldiers

CSNAC asks the Commission to recommend the reinstatement of the officers.

LASUTH

LASUTH to begin full cardiac surgery — CMD

The hospital has conducted kidney transplant operations.

Nigerian Senate

Senate summons Minister over neglect of lead poisoning victims

Over 400 persons suffered blindness, infertility and neurological defects due to effect of artisanal and unwholesome mining in 38 villages in Zamfara in 2014.

The Nigerian Senate

Senate urges Nigerian govt to observe October 17 as World Poverty Day

The Senate also asks government at all levels to declare “free and compulsory education.”