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South Africa court finds finance minister violated constitution

A South African court held that Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba violated the constitution in statements he made about his decision to revoke his approval of a company’s bid to open a private airport immigration facility.

Cyril Ramaphosa: It’s time to review cabinet make up

President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa said on Tuesday it was time to consider the make-up of his cabinet, amid growing speculation about whether Finance Minister Gigaba would keep his job.

Federal govt urged to demonstrate will to enact environmental laws

Centre for Peace and Environmental Justice (CEPEJ) has urged the Federal Government to demonstrate the political will to enact environmental friendly policies.

Speculation rife as South Africa’s Cyril Ramaphosa set to purge cabinet

South Africa’s newly appointed president Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to conduct his first cabinet reshuffle soon, according to local media reports.

Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu rejects calls to resign after police seek indictment

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu rejected calls to step down Wednesday after police recommended his indictment for corruption, the biggest challenge yet to the right-wing premier’s long tenure in power.

Jacob Zuma’s five biggest career scandals

South African President Jacob Zuma’s battle to stay in office despite the ruling ANC party reportedly asking him to step down is the latest in a long history of career controversies.

2019: SDP can offer Nigeria a better change – ex-SGF Olu Falae

A former Finance Minister and also a former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Chief Olu Falae, has said that his party, the Social Democratic Party (SDP), would provide a much better change positively for the nation if given a chance to lead.

Federal govt’ll retain capital budget despite forthcoming elections – Kemi Adeosun

The Federal Government’s capital budget would be strictly deployed to fund infrastructural projects across the country, particularly the completion of ongoing projects, the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, has said.

2019: SDP can offer Nigerians desired change – Olu Falae

Former Finance Minister and ex-Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Chief Olu Falae, has said that his party, Social Democratic Party (SDP), is the only Progressive platform that can provide the masses the desire change they have been yearning for.

Governor Ugwuanyi has utilised IGR to transforrm Enugu – Kemi Adeosun

The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, Thurtsday, hailed Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State over the pace of development in the State.

Ex-Nigeria Airways staff protest non-payment of N45bn pensions in Lagos

The protest march by the former Nigerian workers started from the premises of the Skypower Catering Service Limited located with the airport with hundreds of members carrying various placards lamenting their poor treatment by the Nigerian government.

EU negotiator warns ‘not a minute to lose’ in Brexit talks

The EU's chief negotiator Michel Barnier stressed the urgency of Brexit talks ahead of a meeting with Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday, with her government still deeply divided on the negotiations.

Sierra Leone suffers IMF payout suspension but says relations ‘normal’

Sierra Leone’s finance minister on Friday played down a decision by the IMF to delay a disbursement because of the West African country’s failure to improve revenue collection, saying the fund would return in May to discuss the programme.

Theresa May eyes ‘golden era’ with China as Brexit looms

China and Britain touted their "golden era" of relations on Wednesday as Prime Minister Theresa May visited Beijing to strengthen her country's global trade links before its contentious divorce with the European Union.

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Federal govt economic policies bearing positive fruits – Kaduna Chamber

Muheeba Dankaka, President, Kaduna Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (KADCCIMA), has commended the Federal Government for banning the importation of goods and service the country has comparative advantage.

DPR seals three stations for hoarding petrol in Plateau

The Department of Petroleum Resources, DPR, Jos Field Office, which discovered over 40, 000 litres of petrol hoarded by independent Marketers in Mangu Local Government Area of Plateau State, has ordered its sale at regulated price to members of the public. It also sealed three fuel stations in Jos South and Mangu LGA, for operating illegally.

Senator Ekweremadu: Dapchi girls possibly starving, ill in the forest

Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, says the abduction of Dapchi schoolgirls is one of the signs that Nigeria is facing difficult times under the Buhari administration, saying they were possibly ill and starving in the forest.

Governor Gaidam offers jobs to 38 Yobe State University first class graduates

Governor Ibrahim Gaidam has offered jobs to 38 first class graduates of the Yobe State University (YSU).

Parents of abducted Dapchi schoolgirls to join #BringBackOurGirls

Parents of schoolgirls newly abducted in northeastern Nigeria plan to join the Bring Back Our Girls movement that gained global prominence in a bid to win freedom for their girls, a community leader said on Friday.

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We are not at war with Benue – Governor Al-Makura

The Governor of Nasarawa State, Tanko Al-Makura, has said that his administration is not at war with Benue State over the implementation of the anti-open grazing law.

Federal govt urged to demonstrate will to enact environmental laws

Centre for Peace and Environmental Justice (CEPEJ) has urged the Federal Government to demonstrate the political will to enact environmental friendly policies.

Death toll from Borno multiple blasts hits 21

Death toll from multiple bomb explosions at a fish market near Maiduguri weekend has risen to 21.

Pasuma: I see myself becoming Nigeria’s president

Fuji musician Wasiu Alabi Odetola popularly known as Pasuma, has said he sees himself becoming president of Nigeria.

Methodist Prelate Kanu-Uche prefers ranches to colonies

The Prelate of Methodist Church Nigeria, Dr Samuel Kanu-Uche, said on Sunday that the church prefers ranches to be built by individuals, who have ownership of the cattle as a business venture in their host communities