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Anambra guber: Igwebike emerges APGA’s candidate for Agbaso’s faction

As the crisis in the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), deepens, members of the party loyal to Chief Martin Agbaso, on Monday chose Chief Ifeanyi Igwebuike as their candidate for the Nov. 18 gubernatorial election in Anambra.

Niger govt spends N3bn in schools rehabilitation

The Niger State Government says it has spent N3 billion to rehabilitate nine secondary schools under the first phase of its Whole School Development Approach Programme.

Buhari’s return: Kogi’s public holiday, an aberration – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has described as an aberration, yesterday’s public holiday declared by Kogi State government in honour of the return of President Muhammadu Buhari.

Buhari’s return: Nigerians should sympathise with Wike, Fayose – APC

Rivers State ​c​hapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) ​has ​described the home coming of President Muhammadu Buhari from London as not only divine but a reward to Nigerians for​ their prayers.

Fed govt to review all trade, investment agreements since 1960

Chiedu Osakwe, director-general of the Nigeria office for trade negotiations, says the agency will embark on a review of all the trade and investment agreements entered into with countries and entities since 1960.

Taliban responds to Trump’s Afghan strategy

The Afghan Taliban has warned Donald Trump is "wasting" American soldiers' lives after the US president approved sending thousands more troopsto the war-ravaged country.

35 percent of Ibadan residents hypertensive – UCH chief

The Chief Medical Director (CMD), University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, Professor Temitope Alonge, has said about 35 per cent of residents of Ibadan, the Oyo State capital are hypertensive.

APC scribe hails Buhari’s stance on unity

The National Secretary of All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Maimala Buni, on Monday extolled President Muhammadu Buhari’s firm resolve on Nigeria’s unity.

42 civilians dead in US-led strikes on Raqa

At least 42 civilians were killed Monday in a barrage of US-led air strikes on Islamic State group territory in the Syrian city of Raqa, a monitor said.

Fed govt adopts whistleblowing policy to tackle human trafficking

The Federal Government has approved a whistleblowing policy in the fight against human trafficking.

JAMB, VCs to decide cut-off mark this week

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, in conjunction with Vice Chancellors, Rectors and Provosts of higher institutions in the country, will this week decide on the minimum cut-off mark for admission into the various higher institutions of learning.

Buhari tackling Nigeria’s reputation abroad – Osinbajo

The Federal Government is tackling corruption in the country as well as Nigeria’s poor reputation abroad.

APC restates commitment to restructuring

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has reiterated its determination to ensure the restructuring of the country.

Buhari’s speech, a missed opportunity – PDP

The main opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party, has described the President’s speech as a missed opportunity to reconnect with Nigerians.

Woman allegedly kills husband in Lagos

An auxiliary nurse, Mrs. Folashade Idoko, has been accused of stabbing her husband to death in Lagos.

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North Korea’s fiery rhetoric on US-S Korea military drills

North Korea on Tuesday greeted the start of annual US-South Korean military drills with fiery threats, vowing "merciless retaliation" for exercises Pyongyang claims are an invasion rehearsal.

China defends ally Pakistan after Trump criticism

China defended its ally Pakistan on Tuesday after US President Donald Trump said the United States could no longer be silent about Pakistan’s “safe havens” for militants and warned it had much to lose by continuing to “harbour terrorists”.

Anambra guber: Cleric warns IPOB on no-election campaign

A Catholic priest, Rev. Fr. Emmanuel Obidimma, has urged the leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mr Nnamdi Kanu, and his supporters, to work toward the peace of a united Nigeria.

Anambra guber: Gov. Obiano assures of security

Anambra State governor Willie Obiano has stressed he would continue to drive the vision of his administration towards opening every sector of the state to boost socio economic growth.

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“If you are this excited about President Buhari’s return, then why didn’t you go to Abuja to welcome him when he arrived from England on Saturday.”

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North Korea’s fiery rhetoric on US-S Korea military drills

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Chelsea more clinical than Tottenham – Pochettino

Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino thought the only difference between his side and Chelsea on Sunday was that the champions were more clinical.

I thank God for bringing Buhari back – Saraki

The president of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, has welcomed President Muhammadu Buhari back to Nigeria.

ASUU demands bigger than education ministry budget – Presidency

The Presidency has given indication that the federal government may not be able to meet the huge financial obligation the striking Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) demands.

JAMB, VCs to decide cut-off mark this week

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, in conjunction with Vice Chancellors, Rectors and Provosts of higher institutions in the country, will this week decide on the minimum cut-off mark for admission into the various higher institutions of learning.