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Gboyega Oyetola

Governor Oyetola seeks focus on technical education

Osun State Governor Adegboyega Oyetola has called for improved technical and vocational education system that can compete in the 21st Century knowledge-and-technology-driven world.
MUHAMMADU BUHARI

June 12: Group charges President Buhari on modern tech, funds for police

As Nigerians mark Democracy Day, the Centre for the Vunerable and the Underprivileged, (CENTREP) has charged President Muhammadu Buhari to revamp the Nigeria Police Force in terms of modern security technologies and funding, to clamp the worsening state of insecurity across the nation.
Minister of Youth and Sports Solomon Dalong

Solomon Dalung calls for cultural rejuvenation among youths

Mr Solomon Dalung, Minister of Youths and Sports Development, has called for the rejuvenation of Nigerian cultural values among the youths.
Gbenga Olawepo Hashim

Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim: I will defeat Muhammadu Buhari, Atiku Abubakar through ballot revolution

The presidential candidate of Peoples Trust (PT), Mr. Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim, has said he would defeat President Muhammadu Buhari and the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, in the February 16, 2019 presidential election through a ballot revolution.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

Yemi Osinbajo: Economic recovery plan means investing in Nigerians

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo says investing in Nigerians is a major pillar of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration’s Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP).

Ex-Minister Ezekwesili advocates reduction of party election forms to N100,000

Nigeria’s former minister of education Obiageli Ezekwesili has called for a mass reduction in the sales price of forms for elective offices in the country to 100,000 Naira.
Sokoto State Governor, Alhaji Aminu Tambuwal

Governor Tambuwal condemns siege on National Assembly, applauds sack of DSS boss

Rt. Hon. Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, the governor of Sokoto State, has condemned in strong terms Tuesday’s invasion of the National Assembly complex in Abuja by armed security operatives.

Governor Tambuwal: Killings due to failure of leadership, preventable

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has blamed ongoing killings across the country on failure of leadership while noting that the deaths are avoidable and the killings are preventable.

Governor Okorocha flags off professional development programme for teachers

Gov. Rochas Okorocha of Imo has called on teachers in the state to embrace every opportunity to improve their skills.

Easter: FRSC tasks motorists on safe driving

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), has admonished motorists to always check their vehicles before embarking on any journey, especially during this Easter.

VP Yemi Osinbajo lays foundation stone of N200bn industrial park in Edo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday laid the foundation stone of a N200 billion Industrial Park in Iyanomo community, Benin, Edo State.

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Japan's world No 1 Naomi Osaka in action during her 6-3, 6-3 second-round defeat to Kristina Mladenovic of France at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships on Tuesday night. EPA

Novak Djokovic, Naomi Osaka named US Open top seeds

World number ones and defending champions Novak Djokovic and Naomi Osaka were named as top seeds for the US Open on Wednesday.
nigeria police

Police re-arrest escaped prisoner in Enugu

Enugu State Police Command says it has re-arrested Gideon Balogun, a prisoner that escaped from the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCS) in Enugu in 2017.
Commander of IGP Intelligence Response Team, DCP Abba Yyari with arrested kidnap kingpin, Hamish Wadume

Military panel probes Taraba kidnap kingpin’s confession, invites police

The Joint Investigative Panel set up by the Defence Headquarters, Abuja, to probe the killing of three police in Ibi, Taraba State, has opened an investigation into the video showing arrested kidnap kingpin, Hamisu Wadume, indicting soldiers over his escape.
UK PM Boris Johnson’s girlfriend Carrie Symonds (centre) in Somaliland.

America extends visa ban to British premier’s girlfriend Carrie Symonds

Carrie Symonds, the girlfriend of Britain’s Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, has been barred from entering the United States.
Larry King is seeking a divorce from his seventh wife, Shawn King, after 22 years.

Larry King seeks divorce from seventh wife after 22 years

The 85-year-old talk show host filed a petition to end the marriage Tuesday in Los Angeles Superior Court.