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Adams Oshiomhole has performed well, nobody would remove him – APC chieftain

Reacting to specula­tion in some quarters that the decision to remove Adams Osh­iomole, as national chairman of the All Progressives Con­gress (APC) would most likely be taken at the National Exec­utive Council (NEC) meeting on Friday, Hon Biodun Salami, Assistant Publicity Secretary of the party in Lagos State has said that the former governor of Edo State has done credit­ably well and nobody would remove him as the helmsman of the party.

Kogi guber: ADP candidate promises free primary, secondary education

The governorship candidate of the Action Democratic Party (ADP) in Kogi State, AbdulRahaman Ndakwo Tanko, has pledged to provide free education at the primary and secondary school levels if he is elected on November 16.
Senator Adeseye Ogunlewe

Senator Ogunlewe: I’ve no regrets dumping PDP

A former Minister of Works, Sen. Adeseye Ogunlewe, on Saturday said he had no regrets dumping the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the All Progressives Congress (APC).
The Lagos State Deputy Governor-elect, Dr Obafemi Hamzat has lost his father, Oba Mufutau Olatunji Hamzat.

Lagos deputy governor-elect loses father

The Lagos State Deputy Governor-elect, Dr Obafemi Hamzat, has lost his father, Oba Mufutau Olatunji Hamzat.
The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has advised former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate in the Feb. 23 election to come to terms with his loss at the election.

Atiku Abubakar: My parents are from Sokoto, Jigawa

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the February 23 elections, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has debunked the notion that he was Cameroonian by birth and thus not qualified to contest the presidential election.
As the temperature continue to rise in some states, a Consultant Paediatrician, Dr Emmanuel Jeffrey, has cautioned parents and caregivers against excessive covering of babies, to avoid high temperatures and fever.

Paediatrician cautions against excessive covering of babies

As the temperature continue to rise in some states, a Consultant Paediatrician, Dr Emmanuel Jeffrey, has cautioned parents and caregivers against excessive covering of babies, to avoid high temperatures and fever.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Court orders destruction of 14 containers loaded of Tramadol

Justice Saliu Saidu of the Federal High Court, Lagos, yesterday, ordered the destruction of 14 containers loaded with prescription drug, Tramadol, confiscated at Apapa Wharf, Lagos, by the Nigerian Customs Services (NCS).

Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s Galaxy debut strike voted MLS Goal of the Year

Swedish icon Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s first goal for the Los Angeles Galaxy, a 77th-minute equalizer from 40 yards last March, was named Major League Soccer’s Goal of the Year on Tuesday.

Oby Ezekwesili: I will defeat Muhammadu Buhari, Atiku Abubakar

The presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, ACPN, Oby Ezekwesili, has revealed how she would use her campaign strategies to defeat President Muhammadu Buhari and the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar.
Dapo Abiodun

Ogun guber: I’ll return APC to founding fathers – Dapo Abiodun

A governorship aspirant in Ogun State, Prince Dapo Abiodun, at the weekend pledged to return on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to its original founding fathers if he elected in 2019.
2 President Muhammadu Buhari took time off late Wednesday afternoon to visit the proposed presidential campaign office for next year's election.

Minister: President Buhari best bet for South East’s 2023 presidency ambition

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Sen. Chris Ngige, on Sunday, insisted that supporting reelection of President Muhammadu Buhari remained the best bet for the South-East to produce the Nigerian President in 2023.

Don’t defect, stay to resolve your problems – Charles Idahosa tells APC members

In a bid to stem further defection of aggrieved members from the Edo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), a chieftain of the party, Hon. Charles Idahosa, on Tuesday, called for restraints from members and urged them to stay in the party and resolve their differences.

2019: Tonye Princewill tasks Rivers APC on choice of guber candidate

A Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers, Prince Tonye Princewill, says the party will win the 2019 Governorship election in the state, if its leadership ensures that the right candidate emerges.

APC Convention: Governor Badaru to meet aspirants

Ahead of Saturday’s National convention of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), the chairman of the planning committee and governor of Jigawa State, Abubakar Badaru, would be inspecting the venue of the convention, Eagle Square.

Sickle Cell: How genotype disclosure threaten courtships, marriages

As the world marks World Sickle Cell Day, some residents of the Federal capital Territory (FCT), say non disclosure of genotype status is threatening courtship among young people.

Abacha versus strange democrats

Many who lost out in the politics of the 1990s would want Nigerians to believe that Gen. Sani Abacha was the greatest evil to have befallen the country. They are wrong. It took an Abacha to expose the average Nigerian politician as a fraud, a gangster, a selfish moron, and worse.

Senator Ngige: How Tony Nwoye introduced PDP thuggery, violence to Anambra APC

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, has accused the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate in the last Anambra governorship election, Hon. Tony Nwoye, of importing into the state chapter of the party the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) style of using thuggery and violence to settle political scores.

NMEP: Treat malaria with combination of drugs

Dr Audu Mohammed, the National Coordinator, National Malaria Elimination Programme (NMEP), has appealed to Nigerians to discourage anti-malarial treatment with a single medicine — monotherapy.

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Tony Elumelu: Improve business environment to drive industrialisation

The Founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation and Chairman, Heirs Holdings and United Bank for Africa Group (UBA), Mr. Tony Elumelu, yesterday advised African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Heads of State to improve the business environment in their countries to drive industrialisation and wealth creation in member states.
Nigeria National League outfit Vandrezzer FC have unveiled Brazilian midfielder Alberico Da Silva.

Vandrezzer unveil Brazil midfielder Alberico Da Silva

Alberico Da Silva previously had stints with Nigeria Professional Football League clubs, FC IfeanyiUbah and Akwa United under his compatriot, coach Rafael Everton.

Akwa Ibom youth, undergraduates allege government neglect

Youths and undergraduates of tertiary institutions in Akwa Ibom State have decried the scanty notice the state government gives bursary awards and other requirements that border on the needs and aspirations of youths, while purportedly paying more attention to purchase of expensive vehicles for monarchs, building worship centres and holding Christmas carol.
The World Bank said at the weekend that its lending to China has fallen sharply and will continue to be pared back, after US President Donald Trump demanded it stop altogether.

World Bank reduces lending to China

The World Bank said at the weekend that its lending to China has fallen sharply and will continue to be pared back, after US President Donald Trump demanded it stop altogether.

Man dragged to court over late father’s property documents

The children of Late Joshua Olusoga of Surulere, Lagos have dragged their brother, Gbenga Olusoga, 59, before a Lagos Magistrate’s Court for allegedly stealing the certificate of occupancy and survey plan documents of their late father’s property located at 14, Badaru Street, Surulere, Lagos.