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Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar’s a serial defector, no threat to Buhari in 2019 poll –...

The Kaduna State Governor, Nasir el-Rufai, has described former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, as a serial defector and would pose no threat to President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019 presidential poll.

House of Reps member urges federal, Kaduna govts to immortalize the late Andrew Nok

The member representing Zangon Kataf/Jaba Federal Constituency at the House of Representatives, Barr. Sunday Marshall Katung, has appealed to both the Federal and the Kaduna State governments to immortalise the late renowned Nigerian scientist, Professor Andrew Jonathan Nok.

Ex-President Obasanjo rallies Africa’s support for new Zimbabwean leader

Former president Olusegun Obasanjo has urged Africans to give the necessary cooperation and support to the new government in the South African country of Zimbabwe.

President Buhari seeks religious groups’ support in anti-corruption war

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday urged religious movements to assist African countries rid themselves of the scourge of corruption.

Tafawa Balewa University student commits suicide

A 300 Level student of Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi, in the early hours of Friday, reportedly hanged himself on a tree.

NLC in support of local govt autonomy in Nigeria – Ayuba Wabba

The President, Nigeria Labour Congress {NLC}, Comrade Ayuba Wabba, has thrown his weight behind the calls by a spectrum of the Nigerians for full autonomy of the Local Governments in the country, adding that if the government at the grassroots is strengthened, democracy would be strengthened in Nigeria as well.

2,000 people killed by herdsmen in Benue – Group

Over 2000 men, women and children have been allegedly killed with 40 major and deadly attacks reportedly carried out by herdsmen in 14 of the 23 local government areas of Benue State between 2013 and 2016.

Governor Emmanuel presents N651.5 billion budget to Akwa Ibom Assembly

Akwa Ibom Governor, Udom Emmanuel, on Friday, presented the state 2018 budget estimates to the state House of Assembly.

Ex-Deputy Governor Chigozie Ogbu named Ebonyi State University vice-chancellor

Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi has appointed a former Deputy Governor of the state, Chigozie Ogbu, as the Acting Vice Chancellor of Ebonyi State University (EBSU).

I’m getting stronger despite being diabetic for 30 years – Ex-President Obasanjo

Former President Chief Olusegun Obasanjo says that diabetes only kills those who are careless about its treatment.

Federal govt announces plan to integrate Niger Delta youths in social investment programmes

President Muhammadu Buhari administration, in line with its New Vision for the Niger Delta to develop it, will integrate more youths in the region in its Social Investment Programmes, particularly the N-Power and the Government Enterprise Empowerment Programme (GEEP), Vice President Yemi Osinbajo (SAN), has said.

I’m still in EFCC custody – Pius Anyim

Former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Anyim Pius Anyim, says he is still the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, contrary to the impression being created that he has been released.

Reps Speaker Yakubu Dogara, Adamu Adamu task stakeholders on adult education

The Speaker, House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, and the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, have called on stakeholders in the education sector to pay more attention to adult education.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

CAN, Muslim Council condemn Adamawa killings

The Adamawa Chapter of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) and Muslim Council have condemned the perpetrators of the Mubi Mosque suicide attack and the killings in Numan that led to the loss of many lives and properties in the state.

NLC advises federal govt’s committee on minimum wage

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has called on the Tripartite Committee for the new National Minimum Wage to consider the plight of workers and pensioners during its deliberations and initiate decisions that will improve the lives of the generality of Nigerians.

NYSC set to launch job portal to bridge gap between employers and corps members

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) will soon launch a job portal that would help employers find corps members with requisite skills and qualifications that match their needs.

Sultan urges curb to patients’ access to cough syrup

Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, on Friday, urged medical professionals to take proactive measure in checking drug abuse in the country, especially among women.

Aisha Buhari offers medical services to 3,000 in Bauchi

The wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Buhari, has organised a free medical outreach for citizens and people living in Bauchi State under her pet project, Future Assured.

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NSE: Investors react positively to ministers’ inauguration, assignment

Investors on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Wednesday reacted positively to the inauguration and assignment of ministers to various portfolios by President Muhammadu Buhari.
Presidential media aide, Malam Garba Shehu, says the Buhari administration is working with state governments across the Northwest to pursue an urgent revamp of the national security apparatus in the subregion.

President Buhari warns cabinet members against unnecessary altercation

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday in Abuja, cautioned new cabinet Ministers against unnecessary altercation while discharging their responsibilities.
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Kaduna election: Tribunal dismisses Shehu Sani’s petition for lack of merit

The National Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal in Kaduna has dismissed the petition challenging the election of Senator Uba Sani as the lawmaker representing Kaduna Central Senatorial District at the National Assembly.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday appointed his wife, Aisha, and the wife of the Vice-President, Mrs Dolapo Osinbajo, to serve on the Presidential Advisory Committee on the Elimination of Drug Abuse in the country.

President Buhari approves appointment of aides for First Lady

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of aides for the Office of the First Lady, occupied by Hajia Aisha Buhari.
Rwanda's President Paul Kagame and Uganda's Yoweri Museveni were once close allies but their relations have turned deeply hostile in a dispute that damaged trade between the neighbours.

Ugandan, Rwandan leaders sign pact to end months-long standoff

The presidents of Rwanda and Uganda on Wednesday signed an agreement in Angola to end months of tensions after the two leaders exchanged accusations of spying, political assassinations and meddling.