As Lagos State government, on Saturday, began clearing shanties and reclaiming Right of Way (RoW) of the Red Rail project corridor from Agbado, Ogun, to Ebute Metta, Lagos, all makeshift stalls along the rail lines have been removed.
Also, permanent structures including four new generation churches were partially demolished and other encroachments were removed. Read more here.
Kano State Deputy Governor, Comrade Aminu Abdussalam Gwarzo has congratulated Nigerians as the country clocks 63 years after independence, suing for peace and unity.
In a statement released to newsmen by his Press Secretary, Ibrahim Garba Shu'aibu on Saturday, Gwarzo said that the anniversary is a time to reflect on the country's journey since independence and celebrate its achievements. Read more here.
The Sokoto State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal has affirmed Governor Ahmed Aliyu and his Deputy, Idris Gobir, as the elected governor and deputy governor of the state.
The tribunal dismissed the petition filed by Sa’idu Umar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Read more here.
The People's Democratic Party (PDP) has suffered a great loss as former Kaduna State Governor, Ramalan Yero dumped party in the state.
Yero was the Governor of the state between December 15, 2012, to May 29, 2015. Read more here.
Jude Bellingham scored his seventh goal of the season and provided an assist as Real Madrid beat high-flying Girona 3-0 to go top of La Liga.
Madrid opened the scoring after 17 minutes when Bellingham picked out former Stoke and Newcastle forward Joselu, who scored with the outside of his right boot. Read more here.
BBNaija season 7 winner Phyna has responded to recent reports claiming that she abandoned her father after her reality show victory.
In a recent interview with Vanguard, Phyna’s father, Felix Otabor, expressed his disappointment, stating that he had not seen his daughter since the day she was announced as the winner of the BBNaija competition. Read more here.
The disturbing news in Abuja over the weekend was that of a young girl who battled kidnappers, the popular 'one chance' drivers making lives scary for committees recently, was stabbed and thrown out of a moving vehicle but denied treatment at the Maitama General Hospital owing to the fact that she did not have a Police report.
It is even more worrisome that the victim was left to bleed to death at the hospital premises, under the watchful eyes of professionals who have vowed to save lives. Read more here.
In a significant move, the US House of Representatives has approved a temporary funding bill to prevent a government shutdown, mere hours before the current funding was set to expire.
The legislation, which would extend government funding for 45 days, received more support from Democrats than Republicans. Read more here.
The operatives of the Anambra State Police Command have arrested and detained six people including a Catholic priest, Rev. Fr. Samuel Aniebonam, for allegedly belonging to the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra.
This was made known in a press statement signed by its Director of Information, MASSOB, Chris Mocha, in Awka in the state on Friday. Read more here.
Hwang Hee-chan scored a second-half winner as Wolves stunned Manchester City in Saturday's Premier League clash.
The match ended 2-1 at Molineux, ending City's 100 per cent league record. Read more here.