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President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with Crown Prince of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

President Buhari seeks more US capital for infrastructure

President Muhammadu Buhari has met with the United States’ Treasury Secretary, Steven Mnuchin, to request for additional capital from the US development finance institutions to upgrade critical infrastructure in Nigeria.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with Crown Prince of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Nigeria, US discuss infrastructure financing in Riyadh

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed the willingness of the Nigerian government to mobilize additional capital from development finance institutions for the upgrade of critical infrastructure in the country.

MOSOP decries ‘incessant military raids’

Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) has expressed dismay over what it called incessant military raids on Ogoniland.

Maritime workers get Port Harcourt operational sector

The Maritime workers Union in Rivers State has inaugurated a new operational sector, ‘The Town Branch’, of Seamen/Maritime workers Union of Nigeria in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
Linda Thomas-Greenfield, a United States diplomat, has likened Nigeria’s political circle to an old men’s club.

Nigeria’s zoning arrangements may create challenge for 2023 elections — US diplomat

A United States diplomat, Linda Thomas-Greenfield, has said the ”gentleman agreement” of zoning of leadership in Nigeria may prompt a tougher electoral process in the next general elections in 2023.
Nigeria Police

Police arrest comedian over ‘spread of fake news’ on social media

The Police on Thursday said it had arrested a comedian, Augustine Valentine, popularly known as MC Fine, over alleged spread of fake news.
Lagos State University - LASU

LASU authorities don’t cage any union – SSANU replies axed ASUU officers

The Senior Staff Association of Non-academic Staff Union (SSANU) in Lagos State University (LASU), Ojo, says no union is caged by the institution’s authorities.

Sacked LASU-ASUU officials urges Lagos governor to intervene

Dr Tony Dansu, the embattled Secretary of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Lagos State University (LASU) Chapter, has pleaded with Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu to come to the rescue of the dismissed executive members of the union.

LASU dismisses more ASUU leaders

The Governing Council of the Lagos State University (LASU), Ojo on Thursday dismissed three executive members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) chapter of the university.
Lagos State University - LASU

LASU governing council decides fate of three ASUU officials Thursday

The Governing Council of the Lagos State University (LASU) will meet on Thursday, September 12, to decide the fate of three executives of the LASU branch of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) over the alleged theft of confidential documents.

NBA, families raise the alarm over ‘fake lawyer’

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Ikorodu branch, and two families have raised the alarm over one Dr. Charles, who is allegedly parading himself as a lawyer and extorting money from the public.
Imo Chapter of the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has called on the state governor-elect, Mr Emeka Ihedioha, to carry the youth along when he is sworn-in.

US-based Imo indigenes offer to partner with Governor Ihedioha

The Mbano National Assembly (MNA), USA, has expressed its readiness to partner with the Gov. Emeka Ihedioha administration for the development of Imo.
Shuaibu Ibrahim NYSC

NYSC member builds bus stop for Yobe community

A Corps member, serving in Yobe, Babalola Atanda, has built and donated a bus stop as his Community Development Service (CDS) to Damagum community in Fune Local Government Area of the state.
Women in Kwara State have called on the Governor of Kwara State, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, to have mercy on women and compensate them with 50% of all government appointments in the state.

Governor Abdulrazaq urged to use sports to engage youths

The Kwara Chapter of Sports Writers Association of Nigeria has called on Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq to use sports to engage youths to reduce restiveness in the state.
FILE PHOTO- New Executive members of the Lagos State House of Assembly Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria (PASAN) after their elections on Thursday.

Lagos Assembly staff association gets new executives

The Lagos State House of Assembly chapter of the Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria (PASAN) on Thursday elected new executive members to lead the association for the next four years.
Handball

Ibrahim Nabado elected new president of Nigeria’s handball coaches body

Ibrahim Nabado, the coach of Niger Vipers of Minna, was on Saturday in Abuja elected as the new president of the National Association of Handball Coaches.

New NULGE leaders emerge in Katsina council

News leaders of the National Association of Local Government Employees (NULGE) in Katsina State have been urged to discharge their statutory responsibilities with the desired discipline and obedience to achieve the expected goals at that level.

Soji Amosu emerges new Ogun NUJ Chairman

Ogun State chapter of the Nigeria Union of Journalist, NUJ, has elected Comrade Soji Amosu to pilot the affairs of the council for another threes years.

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NSE crucial market indicators end Friday with 0.03 per cent growth

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) crucial market indicators closed trading on Friday with a marginal growth of 0.03 per cent.
Reports of a frosty relationship between Cristiano Ronaldo and Maurizio Sarri at Juventus have been overblown, according to Italy manager Roberto Mancini.

Roberto Mancini: Cristiano Ronaldo tension with Maurizio Sarri is ‘nothing unusual’

Reports of a frosty relationship between Cristiano Ronaldo and Maurizio Sarri at Juventus have been overblown, according to Italy manager Roberto Mancini.

NECO dismisses 70 staff for ‘certificate forgery’

The National Examinations Council (NECO) has approved the immediate dismissal of 70 staff from her services for certificate forgery.

Nigerian Air Force helicopter crashes in Enugu

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has confirmed the crash-landing of its helicopter on Thursday at its base in Enugu.

Kogi guber: INEC assures of hitch-free poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has assured residents of Kogi state of conducting a hitch free governorship election across the state on Saturday despite palpable tension and apprehension.