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NAQS: Sniper in beans, a weapon of mass destruction

The Nigeria Agricultural Quarantine Service, NAQS, has warned dealers in beans to desist from using “Sniper” to store the produce as the chemical is too toxic for human consumption.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

Yemi Osinbajo: Nigeria must be saved from corruption

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Sunday restated that pervasive corruption remained the major problem that country must be saved from, calling on well-meaning Nigerians to be irresolute in fighting corruption wherever they found themselves.

NCE urges federal government to give priority to environmental challenges

The National Council of Environment (NCE) has emphasised the need for government at all levels to give priority to the intricate and inexorable linkage between environment and security in the country.
President Buhari Launches APC Road Map for 2019 Campaign titled NEXT LEVEL in State House on 18th Nov 2018-2

Presidency: Risky to return power to PDP

President Muhammadu Buhari should be allowed to complete the good work he started and would be “too risky and dangerous” for power to return to the Peoples Democratic Power (PDP) in 2019.
President Buhari Launches APC Road Map for 2019 Campaign titled NEXT LEVEL in State House on 18th Nov 2018-5

Muhammadu Buhari pledges commitment to national unity

President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration is committed to national unity and religious harmony, urging Nigerians to embrace the effort.

Kwara PDP rejects Rep bye-election results

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kwara state has rejected the results of the bye-election conducted in Ekiti/Irepodun/Isin/Oke-Ero Federal Constituency.

2019: CSOs urge INEC to reinstate omitted names in voters’ register

The Equity International Initiative (EII) has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to urgently reinstate omitted names of eligible voters in the voters’ register ahead of the 2019 General Elections.

NDLEA intercepts 11 containers of 241 million Tramadol tablets

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency says it has seized 241 million Tramadol tablets in 11 containers, weighing 118 metric tonnes.
President Buhari Launches APC Road Map for 2019 Campaign titled NEXT LEVEL in State House on 18th Nov 2018-6

2019: Muhammadu Buhari cautions politicians not to set Nigeria ablaze

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday appealed to politicians to go about their 2019 election campaigns peacefully.
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Uk-Aid DFID tasks South-East governors on ease of doing business

The UK-Aid Department for International Development (DFID) has urged governors of the five states in the South-East to increase the Ease of Doing Business in the Region.

APDA chieftain calls for responsive use of social media

The Chairman of the All Peoples Democratic Alliance (APDA), Alhaji Shitu Mohammed, has urged the Federal Government to intensify education of Nigerians on social media use.

Farmers want federal government to ban maize importation

Maize Association of Nigeria (MAAN) has called on the Federal Government to ban the importation of maize into the country to encourage local production.
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DPP urges women to be actively involved in sensitisation against election violence

The Democratic Peoples Party (DPP) National Women Leader, Mrs Victoria Oviasojie, has urged women to be actively involved in sensitisation of their children against election violence as 2019 general elections approach.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, is to kick-start his campaign for the 2019 presidential election through an address to Nigerians on Facebook on Monday.

Atiku Abubakar: Why I’m starting my campaign with the launch of policy statement

Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has promised to commence his campaign for the 2019 presidential election with a special address to Nigerians on Monday.
Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus attends a news conference after an Emergency Committee meeting on the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

WHO: DR Congo Ebola response efforts resume in Beni after clashes

Efforts to fight a deadly Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s restive eastern Beni region have resumed after a brief suspension following clashes, the World Health Organization said Sunday.

Samuel Ortom: I have forgiven those who wanted to impeach me

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom says he has forgiven those who plotted to illegally impeach him as governor.
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Cleric: Use PVCs, not prayers to elect good leaders

Mr Akeem Idoniboye, Lead Pastor, Glorious Destiny Family Church, has advised Nigerians to fully participate in the 2019 polls, vote in servant-leaders and not only pray for good leaders to emerge.
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Abiola Ajimobi: Why Oyo government reconstructed Yinka Ayefele’s Music House

The Oyo State Government has explained its role in the ongoing reconstruction of the façade of the Music House, owned by the Gospel Musician, Mr. Yinka Ayefele, which was partially demolished in August, this year.

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The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, is to kick-start his campaign for the 2019 presidential election through an address to Nigerians on Facebook on Monday.

2019: Atiku Abubakar mocks Muhammadu Buhari’s ‘Next Level’ campaign

As the 2019 election campaigns kicked off on Sunday, Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), reminded President Muhammadu Buhari that only plans and not promises could get Nigeria working again.
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Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq: Kwara by-election result foretells brighter days ahead

Governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara State, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, has said that victory of the party’s candidate for House of Representatives for Isin/Oke Ero/Ekiti/Irepodun federal constituency, Alhaji Tunji Olawuyi, foretells brighter days ahead in the state.

Buruji Kashamu replaces Adeleke Shittu as Ogun PDP governorship candidate

The Senator representing Ogun East Senatorial District at the National Assembly, Buruji Kashamu, has replaced Adeleke Shittu as the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) ahead of next year’s elections in the state.
The National Union of Textile Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria held a peaceful protest in Lagos on Tuesday to mark the 40th anniversary of the organisation.

NLC: Vote out governors against new national minimum

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has urged electorate in the country to vote out en masse any governor that does not approve of the new agitated national minimum wage of N30, 000 monthly.

NFF thanks Aiteo after Super Eagles’ AFCON qualification

The Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) has lauded Aiteo Group, for the role the energy company played in redefining football in Nigeria and creating the enabling factors which have led to the qualification of the Super Eagles for the 2019 African Cup of Nations after two previous failed attempts.