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Governor denies allocating N9.2bn to build govt lodge, offices

Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom has described as untrue, an allegation that he allocated N9.2billion to construct a new government lodge and offices in Lagos.

Nigeria is doing well with scarce resources – Osinbajo

The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Sunday said the problem in Nigeria was not unavailability of resources, but their management.

Southern leaders berate N’Assembly over devolution of powers

The Southern Leaders Forum has condemned the decision of the National Assembly to reject devolution of powers in its ongoing constitution amendment.

Why some lawmakers are yet to get official cars – Namdas

The Chairman, House Committee on Media and Pubic Relations, Mr. Abdulrasak Namdas, has explained why some lawmakers have not been given official cars.

There should be no age limit for presidential candidates – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said that age should not be a barrier for anyone to lead the country, as long as the person has been chosen by the citizens.

Nigerian Army school to train `Strike Force’

The Nigerian Army Special Forces School in Buni Yadi, Yobe, will train “strike forces” which will be deployed in liberated communities in North-East, Defence Minister, Mansur Dan-Ali, has said.

Fed govt to partner USAID in training of agricultural extension workers

The federal government has offered to partner the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in the training of agricultural workers.

Negotiations ongoing to free UNIMAID lecturers – ASUU

The Academic Staff Union of Universities has said talks are still ongoing with the Federal Government to secure the release of the University of Maiduguri lecturers abducted by the Boko Haram terrorists.

Civil rights group advocates for accountable leadership

A civil rights group, League of Progressive Ambassadors of Nigeria (LEPAN), has called on the National Assembly to expose those who stood against the bill promoting youths’ active participation in politics.

Judge us by facts, not sentiments – Senate tells Nigerians

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Senator Sabi Abdullahi, has called on Nigerians to base their judgment of the eighth Senate by the facts of its achievements, rather than sentiments or propaganda.

Buhari calls Obiano over Anambra church attack

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday night made a telephone call to Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra to commiserate with him and people of the State over the Ozubulu Church attack.

Osinbajo receives doctor who successfully operated on foetus in US

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has received Dr. Oluyinka Olutoye, a United States-based Nigerian medical doctor who successfully led a medical team which operated on a foetus in Houston.

I don’t want another civil war in Nigeria – Obasanjo

Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, yesterday said having fought in the Nigerian civil war, he would never want to see Nigeria experience another war in its political history.

Osinbajo drops two ICPC board nominees under probe

The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, has dropped two persons nominated to the board of the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission. They were dropped for reportedly being under investigation by the same commission.

Nigerians face identity risk without NIN registration – NIMC chief

Aziz who gave the warning at the weekend in Lagos at a press conference organised by NIMC, advised Nigerians that are yet to register, to do so without further delay.

Clark calls for Kanu’s arrest over comments on Anambra guber poll

Niger Delta leader and convener of Pan-Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF), Chief Edwin Clark, has called for the arrest of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu.

222 Hajj pilgrims escape death as bird strike hits Medview aircraft

Two hundred and twenty-two Muslim pilgrims, who were being airlifted by the Medview Airline from Ilorin International Airport to Saudi Arabia escaped death after birds attacked the aircraft.

Afenifere chieftain faults Osinbajo on restructuring

Afenifere chieftain, Chief Ayo Adebanjo, yesterday faulted the Acting President, Prof Yemi Osinabjo, for describing those agitating for restructuring as political jobbers.

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Former VP Namadi Sambo elected board chair Baze university

Former Vice President Namadi Sambo was yesterday unanimously elected chairman board of trustees of Baze University, Abuja alongside four other new members inaugurated by the board.
4 The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said it has commenced aerial display of its fighter aircraft in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), as part of its activities to mark the country’s 58th Independence Day celebration on October 1.

NAF to mark 55th anniversary April 22

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) will deploy aircraft, military equipment and personnel in Abuja during rehearsals for its 55th Anniversary celebration.
Lionel Messi already deserves to lift a sixth Ballon d'Or regardless of whether he wins the Champions League with Barcelona or not, according to former Brazil striker Rivaldo.

Rivaldo: Lionel Messi already deserves the next Ballon d’Or

Lionel Messi already deserves to lift a sixth Ballon d'Or regardless of whether he wins the Champions League with Barcelona or not, according to former Brazil striker Rivaldo.
Carlo Ancelotti still believes in Napoli's squad as he backed his players after their Europa League defeat to Arsenal.

Carlo Ancelotti backs Napoli squad despite Europa League defeat to Arsenal

Carlo Ancelotti still believes in Napoli's squad as he backed his players after their Europa League defeat to Arsenal.
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Ninth National Assembly: Forum of APC newly-elected Reps backs Femi Gbajabiamila

The Forum of All Progressives Congress (APC) newly-elected members of the House of Representatives have expressed support for the consensus candidate of the party for the 9th National Assembly Speakership, Femi Gbajabiamila.