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Three Suicide Bombers Killed in Foiled Borno Attack,
[Premium Times] The Nigerian Army on Sunday said it had foiled a bomb attack and killed three female suicide bombers in Konduga Local Government Council of Borno.

Bill Dispute Has Hospital Holding Corpse for Eight Months,
[Vanguard] Anambra State Police Command and the Nigeria Medical Association, NMA, are trying to unravel the circumstances surrounding the refusal of the director of an in Ozubulu to release the body of a patient, Mrs. Evan Anajemba, who died in the hospital in November 2016 eight months ago), for burial.

Local and Italian Authorities Team Up Against Human Trafficking,
[Premium Times] The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons, NAPTIP, and the security authorities in Italy have agreed to collaborate more effectively to curb trafficking of human beings from Nigeria to Italy.

46,000 Nigerian Refugees Return From Neighbouring Countries to Borno - Nema,
[Guardian] Maiduguri -The Director General of National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Mustapha Maihaja, has said over 46, 000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) taking refuge in Cameroon, Chad and Niger have returned to border towns of Banki and Bama in Borno State.

Low Turnout for Lagos Council Polls,
[Premium Times] The fear of violence and heavy downpour kept many Lagos residents indoors on Saturday during the local council elections held in the state.

South-West Governors to Meet in Ogun On Monday,
[Premium Times] The governors of the six states in the south-west are to converge on Monday in Abeokuta, the Ogun State Capital.

Breaking - Kano Police Engage Boko Haram Suspects in Gun Battle, Arrest Five,
[Premium Times] The police in Kano State on Sunday morning engaged in a gun duel with gunmen suspected to be members of the Boko Haram.

Stakeholders Appeal to Govt On Accessible Infrastructure,
[Guardian] The Chairman of Abakaliki Rice, Ebonyi State, Joseph Nnunu, has charged the Federal government to make agricultural infrastructure readily available and accessible to farmers.

Nigeria and Tuberculosis,
[Guardian] Nigeria wears many badges of dishonour but has just been reported to be in yet another black spot on tuberculosis (TB) index rate, occupying the fourth position in the world behind Indonesia, China and Russia and topping the list in Africa. This is even with the assertion by the minister of health, Isaac Adewole, that 80 per cent of TB cases in Nigeria remain undiagnosed. According to him, Nigeria is only able to diagnose roughly one out of six TB cases. This is indeed a very bad place to be and the countr

Nigerian Governor Invigilates Primary School Exams,
[Premium Times] Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo on Saturday monitored the conduct of the First School Leaving Certificate (FSLC) examination organised by the state ministry of education.

Kano Produces 60% of Nigerian Seed,
[Guardian] Kano -The Director General of the National Agricultural Seeds Council (NASC) Dr. Phillip O. Ojo has disclosed that Kano State produces 60 per cent of the total seeds produced in the country.

Calming Frayed Nerves After Quit-Notice Storm,
[Guardian] Abuja -It sounds ironical, but diplomats and expatriates who serve or work in Nigeria often profess uncanny love for the country. They offer composite reasons for this. To them, working in Nigeria is fully engaging. Conversely, some Nigerians are imbued with enormous energy and guts to outlive the incongruities that their country represents at all times. Strangely, they love to stay in Nigeria despite the heat of hell it emits from time to time. Truly, Nigeria, in any way, does not yield to dull moments. A coalit

Mother, Daughter Die in Another Collapsed Building in Lagos,
[Premium Times] A woman and her daughter died on Saturday in a collapsed building at Abule-Egba, a Lagos suburb, according to the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA).

Nigeria Can Boost Economy With Cassava,
[Guardian] The President of Nigeria Cassava Growers Association (NCGA), Pastor Segun Adewumi has appealed to the Federal Government to boost cassava production, for the country to get additional N15tr to enhance the economy.

Plateau APC Insists - PDP Is No Threat,
[Guardian] Jos -The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Plateau State has expressed delight at the Supreme Court judgment that favoured Senator Ahmed Makarfi's faction of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), noting that it would have been uncomfortable if the apex court's verdict had gone otherwise.

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