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AfDB gives Nigeria $300m to tackle youth unemployment

The Federal Government on Thursday said the African Development Bank has approved a $300m loan to contribute to job creation, food security and nutrition, rural income generation and improved livelihood for youths in both urban and rural areas in the country.

Presidency accuses police of requesting money for bail

The Presidency has decried the practice by officers of the Nigeria Police Force who still request money for bail from innocent Nigerians, despite the measures put in place to improve the bail process.

Fed govt moves to decrease patients waiting time in hospitals

The Federal Government has been urged to provide adequate medical staff, infrastructure and staff training as part of the strategy to reduce the waiting time a patient spends in the hospital before seeing a doctor.

Fed govt lost N70bn to failed banks – Idris

The Accountant-General of the Federation, Alhaji Ahmed Idris, on Thursday said over N70bn of funds belonging to the Federal Government had been lost to failed banks in the country.

Experts urge removal of alleged 60, 000 ghost workers

Economic experts have demanded the removal of alleged 60, 000 ghost workers from the civil service payroll.


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Federal government to electrify over 39,000 shops in Ariaria, 3000 in Sabon Gari markets

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, says the Federal Government will provide electricity for over 39,000 shops in Ariaria International Markets Aba in Abia before the end of the year.

18 die in Lagos-Ibadan Expressway accident

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George Weah’s son earns first senior call-up as US names youthful squad

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Angry China has lodged “stern representation’’ with the U.S. condemning the President Donald Trump’s signed legislation which encourages the U.S. to send senior officials to Taiwan to meet Taiwanese counterparts and vice versa.

Jurgen Klopp: How Liverpool can beat Manchester City in Champions League

Jurgen Klopp believes Liverpool can overcome Manchester City in their Champions League quarterfinal tie if his players impose their "specific style" and are "brave" across two legs.

12,981 journalists to cover Russian presidential election

A total of 12,981 local and foreign journalists from 2,416 media outlets will cover the Russian presidential election schedule for Sunday, the Russian Central Election Commission’s (CEC) data showed.

#BBNaija: Tobi, Miracle, Teddy A, others up for eviction

Eight housemates are up for possible eviction, following the dissolution of the `strategic partnership’ by Biggie, owner of BBNaija `Double Wahala’ house.

Bauchi government mourns death of Senator Ali Wakili

Bauchi state government has expressed shock at the death of Senator Ali Wakili who until his death in the morning of Saturday represented Bauchi South Senatorial District at the Senate.