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Five things to know about Liberia’s election

Liberians go to the polls on Tuesday to elect a new president after 12 years under Africa's first elected female leader, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.

Elumelu Foundation to host 1,300 African Entrepreneurs from 54 countries

The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), Africa’s leading philanthropy, on Friday announced plan to host 1,300 African Entrepreneurs, Business leaders and Policymakers from 54 countries in Lagos.

FADAMA partners NIRSAL to boost farmers’ productivity, income

The FADAMA III Additional Financing (AF) programme says it is collaborating with Nigeria Incentive Risk Sharing Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL), an initiative of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), to increase the farmers’ income.

Nigeria to exit 90 international bodies over high membership cost

The Federal Government says it has begun the process of terminating its membership of 90 international organisations out of the 310 organisations it belongs to.

Youth inclusiveness key to good governance – Saraki

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Wednesday said that giving young persons the opportunity to partake in leadership is crucial to good governance and economic development.

Fed govt begins ESIA study on Lagos Benin Republic transmission line

The Federal Government has commenced work on Environmental and Social Impact Assessment, ESIA, Study on the second 330 kilovolt (kv) transmission line from Ikeja West in Lagos to Sakete in Benin Republic.

Osinbajo to open international conference on tax in Africa

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will tomorrow open the 3rd International Conference on Tax in Africa (ICTA), which holds in Abuja from today to 29 September.

AfDB, Brazil to groom African youth in cassava processing

The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Brazil-Africa Institute (BAI) have set a machinery in motion to mentor African youth in cassava processing.

AfDB, World Bank provide $800m for agric transformation in Africa – Adesina

Dr Akinwumi Adesina, the President of African Development Bank (AfDB), says the bank and World Bank have set aside 800 million dollars for the provision of agriculture technologies to farmers in Africa.

Ebonyi indigenes back Umahi’s $150m Ring Road loan

Thousands of indigenes of Ebonyi State from various communities, at weekend, converged at their various headquarters in the 13 Local Government Areas of the state to show support for the state government’s move to obtain $150 million loan for the Ring Road project.

Umahi denies plan to borrow $150m for 2019 election

The governor of Ebonyi State, Chief David Umahi, yesterday debunked the claim by opposition groups in the state that the state government is attempting to borrow over 150 million dollars to prosecute the forthcoming 2019 general election.

Nigeria will exit recession through agriculture – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has declared that agriculture is a sure path through which Nigeria would exit the current economic recession its currently in.

Otti urges EFCC, ICPC to beam searchlight on past govts

He also called on the National Assembly to quickly review and withdraw its approval of 200 million Dollar loan approved for Abia State government.

Fed govt obtains $770m loan for water, spends $1.5bn – Minister

The Federal Government has obtained $770million loan to provide water to some states of the federation in order to reduce waterborne diseases and provide water to farmers for irrigation purposes, it was learnt yesterday.

Alex Otti blasts Ikpeazu over Abia $200m foreign loan

A chieftain of the All Progressives Grand Alliance in Abia State, Dr. Alex Otti, has expressed concern over the $200m African Development Bank loan approved by the National Assembly for Abia State.

TCN raises $1.55bn for grid expansion

IN a bid to ensure grid expansion, the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) yesterday, disclosed that it had been able to raise a sum of $1.55billion from multilateral donors.

TCN secures $1.55bn from multilateral corporations to expand transmission lines

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) says it has secured 1.55 billion dollars from multilateral corporations to finance its transmission expansion projects in the country.

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The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos), has announced the demise of a former member of the house, Rep. Tony Okey. 6

House of Reps queries Julius Berger over slow pace of Abuja-Kaduna, Lagos-Ibadan highways

The House of Representatives has queried the construction company, Julius Berger Nigeria Plc, over the slow pace of work on the Lagos-Ibadan and Abuja-Kaduna-Zaria-Kano highways.

Residents scoop product as tanker falls in Lagos

Some residents of Victoria Island, highbrow Lagos Friday morning trooped out with kegs to scoop diesel from a fallen 33,000 litre tanker along Ozumba Mbadiwe Avenue.
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics has named Uchenna Kanu as the NAIA Women’s Player of the Year for 2019 following a record-breaking year in the United States.​

Uchenna Kanu wins Player of the Year award in the US​

National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics has named Uchenna Kanu as the NAIA Women’s Player of the Year for 2019 following a record-breaking year in the United States.​
The Director General of the International Labour Organization, ILO, Mr. Guy Ryder has commended Nigeria for the labour friendly disposition of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

VOR: Nigeria must uphold rule of law

A renowned Yoruba group, Voice of Reason (VOR), on Thursday, appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari consider history and posterity in whatever actions and policies his administration take.
Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello said that President Muhammadu Buhari is the most democratic ex-military president he has seen in his entire life.

Governor Bello: President Buhari is the most democratic ex-military head of state

Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello said that President Muhammadu Buhari is the most democratic ex-military president he has seen in his entire life.