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Governor Ambode calls for reflection to prevent war, unrest

Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos has urged Nigerians to reflect deeply on the causes of wars, unrest and agitation in order to prevent them.

2018: Nigerians expect good governance, not blame game – ASUU tells President Buhari

Chairman, Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), University of Ibadan chapter, Dr. Deji Omole, has declared that Nigerians expect good governance in 2018 and not another year of blame game.

Nigeria’s economy will be better in 2018 – experts

Fitch Ratings, one of the world’s leading credit rating agencies, and foremost Nigerian economists have uplifting news for Nigerians just a day into 2018. They say the country is not expected to experience another economic recession in the New Year.

Governor Okorocha clarifies ‘ministry of happiness’, sister’s appointment

The Rochas Okorocha administration has blamed the printer’s devil for the wrong christening of the Ministry of Happiness.

Yemen’s Ali Abdulla Saleh killed for ‘treason’ – Houthi rebels

The leader of Yemen's Houthi rebels has praised the death of Ali Abdullah Saleh, the country's removed president, as a victory against a Saudi-led military coalition that Yemen has been battling.

IATA seeks implementation of global aviation security plan

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) on Tuesday called for the implementation of the Global Aviation Security Plan (GASep), developed by the International Civil Aviation Organisation.

Dangote Foundation joins global leaders, pledges N100m to fight malnutrition in Nigeria

The recently concluded Global Nutrition Summit 2017, held in Milan, Italy, convened governments, international agencies, foundations, civil society organisations and businesses to accelerate the global response to malnutrition, an underlying cause of nearly half of all global child deaths.

Tackling ownership opacity in the extractive sectors

I am honoured to have the privilege of addressing you at this important event. Let me start by commending President Joko Widodo and the government and the people of Indonesia for graciously hosting this conference, and for their remarkable hospitality since we arrived.

Where is Nnamdi Kanu?

If the IPOB is forced to arms, this government would have opened a very dangerous front the end of which no one can legitimately foresee. Where is Nnamdi Kanu? The governors of the East and President Buhari must give us answers, and quickly too

Boko Haram killed 381 civilians in Nigeria, Cameroon in five months – Amnesty

Amnesty International in a fresh tally said at least 381 civilians were killed by Boko Haram terrorists since April 2017 in Cameroon and Nigeria amid a spike in suicide bombings.

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Federal govt sues JP Morgan for $875 million over Malabu oil deal

Nigeria has filed a claim against JP Morgan Chase for more than $875 million, accusing it of negligence in transferring funds from a disputed 2011 oilfield deal to a company controlled by the country’s former oil minister.

JAMB directs all institutions to end 2017 admissions by January 25

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has directed all tertiary institutions to end their 2017 admission by January 25.

Katsina govt increases corps members’ welfare package by 200 percent

The Katsina State Government has increased the welfare budget for National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) members deployed to the state by about 200 per cent.

Suspected armed robbers attack Katsina supermarket, kill policeman

Gunmen suspected to be armed robbers on Wednesday night attacked a supermarket in Katsina, killing a police officer, Ibrahim Batsari.

​​National Economic Council approves 10-member committee on herdsmen/farmers conflicts

The National Economic Council (NEC) presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday approved 10-member working committee on the herdsmen/farmers conflicts in the country.

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Nigerian Army takes delivery of Innoson vehicles

To make good on its promise, the Nigerian Army has started taking delivery of some of the vehicles it has ordered from Innoson Motor Manufacturing Company, a local vehicle manufacturer, which the Army has configured fit for deployment for its counterterrorism Operation Lafiya Dole.

Mary J. Blige gets a star in Hall of Fame

Grammy-winning soul singer Mary J. Blige — who has earned critical acclaim and award nominations for her acting debut in last year’s “Mudbound” — celebrated her 47th birthday Thursday by getting a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

PDP lawmakers stop Ebonyi Senator from defecting to APC

Senator representing Ebonyi south, Sonni Ogbuoji, was stopped from defecting to the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Wednesday.

I’m going to be Everton’s new Romelu Lukaku – Cenk Tosun

Everton striker Cenk Tosun has pledged that he will become the Goodison Park side’s new Romelu Lukaku.

Opera launches AI-powered news app in Africa

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