[Premium Times] “We go to the stream, we don’t have water here, even toilets; we usually use the bush. A woman was bitten by a snake while defecating in the bush and another one was bitten when she went to pick firewood for cooking,” Hannatu Peter, an internally displaced person at the New Gongola IDP camp in the Federal Capital Territory, said.
[Guardian] President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Super Eagles on their qualification for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations following the 1-1 draw against the Bafana Bafana of South Africa, in Johannesburg, yesterday.
[Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari says he is “distressed and depressed” by the ethno-religious killings in the country, appealing to Nigerians to learn to live together in peace and harmony.
[Vanguard] Alhaji Adamu Maigoro, Chairman, Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN), Jigawa Chapter, on Friday said the recent flooding in the state destroyed over 100,000 hectares of rice farms.
[Premium Times] The federal government of Nigeria is a part owner and shareholder of the troubled telecommunications giant, MTN Nigeria, checks by PREMIUM TIMES have shown.
[Daily Trust] Yola -Parents of over 100 Chibok girls still in Boko Haram captivity have expressed worry that President Muhammadu Buhari is yet to send a delegation to console them as he did for the mother of Leah Sharibu, the only remaining Dapchi schoolgirl with the insurgents.
[Vanguard] Thirteen former governors and seven former ministers, all facing corruption trials, were among the 50 men and women that make up the travel ban list under Executive Order No. 6 issued by President Muhammadu Buhari.
[This Day] Abuja -No fewer than 20 other political parties apart from All Progressive Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) at the weekend elected their presidential candidates ahead of the February, 2019 general elections.
[WHO] Maiduguri -Determined to reverse the scourge of the malaria burden in North East Nigeria, World Health Organization (WHO) has deployed nearly 4,353 volunteers to administer anti-malaria drugs in second and third cycle of malaria chemo-prevention campaigns in Borno and Adamawa states.
[Guardian] The recent downpour in Lagos has reopened the potholes barely a month after repairs. BENJAMIN ALADE and CHIBUZOR NWANERI write on how the poor quality of palliatives rendered by the state and its contractors, have become a nightmare for commuters and residents in the commercial nerve centre.