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Ex-Australia PM ‘headbutted’ amid heated gay marriage campaign

Fears that a contentious postal vote on legalising same-sex marriage in Australia was fuelling violence grew Friday after a man allegedly wearing a “yes” badge was charged with headbutting former prime minister Tony Abbott. Abbott, an outspoken critic of gay marriage, was campaigning for the “no” vote when he said

Spanish police arrest man over Barcelona attacks

Spanish police have arrested a Moroccan man suspected of cooperating with a cell that carried out the attacks that killed 16 people in Barcelona and a nearby seaside resort last month, Spain’s interior minister said Friday. The man, who lives in Spain, was detained in the eastern town of Castellon,

‘Concession of Lagos, Abuja airports long overdue’

79.9 percent of respondents to the poll conducted on the Guardian newspaper’s website, Twitter and Facebook pages said letting private entities take over the control of two busiest Nigerian airports was long overdue.

‘Concession of Lagos, Abuja airports long overdue’

79.9 percent of respondents to the poll conducted on the Guardian newspaper’s website, Twitter and Facebook pages said letting private entities take over the control of two busiest Nigerian airports was long overdue.

Northern elders back dialogue with Biafra agitators

Members of the Northern Elders Forum (NEF) yesterday urged the Federal Government to dialogue with the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). The leader of the forum, Wantaregh Paul Unongo, made the call in Abuja after an emergency meeting.

Northern elders back dialogue with Biafra agitators

Members of the Northern Elders Forum (NEF) yesterday urged the Federal Government to dialogue with the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). The leader of the forum, Wantaregh Paul Unongo, made the call in Abuja after an emergency meeting.

Ignoring clamour for restructuring dangerous, Wike says at editors’ confab

The governor stated these while opening the 2017 All Nigeria Editors’ Conference (ANEC) with the theme: Balancing professionalism, advocacy and business” in Port Harcourt, yesterday.

Ignoring clamour for restructuring dangerous, Wike says at editors’ confab

The governor stated these while opening the 2017 All Nigeria Editors’ Conference (ANEC) with the theme: Balancing professionalism, advocacy and business” in Port Harcourt, yesterday.

JOHESU strike paralyses activities at hospitals

NLC, TUC declare strike in Kogi over salary arrears Medical activities at some health institutions were yesterday grounded following the nationwide strike declared by health workers under the aegis of Joint Heath Sector Unions (JOHESU). Some of their demands include approval for adjustment of Consolidated Health Salary Scale (CONHESS), improved

JOHESU strike paralyses activities at hospitals

NLC, TUC declare strike in Kogi over salary arrears Medical activities at some health institutions were yesterday grounded following the nationwide strike declared by health workers under the aegis of Joint Heath Sector Unions (JOHESU). Some of their demands include approval for adjustment of Consolidated Health Salary Scale (CONHESS), improved

Customs seizes another 470 rifles imported from Turkey

Consequently, the NCS has placed all the nation’s gateways, including the seaports, land borders and airports, on red alert to checkmate the smuggling of arms and ammunition into the country.

Customs seizes another 470 rifles imported from Turkey

Consequently, the NCS has placed all the nation’s gateways, including the seaports, land borders and airports, on red alert to checkmate the smuggling of arms and ammunition into the country.

Justice Kafarati ran out of court to avoid lawyers, IPOB alleges

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has alleged that the Acting Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, Abuja, Justice Adamu Kafarati, ran out of his court yesterday when the group’s lawyers arrived.

Justice Kafarati ran out of court to avoid lawyers, IPOB alleges

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has alleged that the Acting Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, Abuja, Justice Adamu Kafarati, ran out of his court yesterday when the group’s lawyers arrived.

Ohanaeze pledges commitment to nation’s unity

In line with the earlier declaration by the Sultan of Sokoto, Sa-ad Abubakar in solidarity with the Igbo, Nwodo said: “Any Igbo who wants to touch northerners in the southeast should first kill John Nwodo.”

Ohanaeze pledges commitment to nation’s unity

In line with the earlier declaration by the Sultan of Sokoto, Sa-ad Abubakar in solidarity with the Igbo, Nwodo said: “Any Igbo who wants to touch northerners in the southeast should first kill John Nwodo.”

JAMB warns institutions against illegal admissions

“We have not stopped to do backlog but from 2016 upward, we will not allow anybody to do backdoor admission. Anybody that is not properly admitted cannot benefit from regularisation.

JAMB warns institutions against illegal admissions

“We have not stopped to do backlog but from 2016 upward, we will not allow anybody to do backdoor admission. Anybody that is not properly admitted cannot benefit from regularisation.

CSOs, media push for passage of local council autonomy bill

The participants recalled that President Muhammadu Buhari, in his swearing-in speech, promised to ensure that the third tier of government was independent.

CSOs, media push for passage of local council autonomy bill

The participants recalled that President Muhammadu Buhari, in his swearing-in speech, promised to ensure that the third tier of government was independent.