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Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo on Thursday described the tourism potentials of the state as a veritable source of economic prosperity.

Ondo government disburses N166 million loans to traders, artisans, others

At the disbursement centre in Idi-Agba Titun, Akure, Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu said the scheme was to assist the unemployed but productive poor in the state to become self-reliant.
Abdullahi Sule

Governor Sule: Nasarawa will implement Ruga programme

Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State said that the state would implement the Ruga settlemnt scheme in spite of its suspension by the Federal Government.
Ahmed Yusuf Fresh

Niger FA chief vows to improve youths football

Chairman of the Nigerian Football Federation Technical and Development Committee, Ahmed Yusuf Fresh has been re-elected as the Chairman of Niger State FA.
Sex workers demanding for better deal

In Pictures: Sex workers, Omoyele Sowore join May Day parade in Lagos

Thousands of Workers gathered at the Agege Stadium to join there counterparts around the world for the May 1st International Workers Day celebration.

The coming of micro pension plan

True to the notification, on Thursday, March 28, President Muhammadu Buhari launched the micro pension plan (MPP) which automatically extends retirement benefits to millions of self-employed workers in the informal sector.

Kano elections: Governor Ganduje says his govt will not tolerate breach of peace

Ahead of the supplementary elections in Kano on Saturday, Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano state says that his government will not tolerate any breach of peace by any group or person in the state.‎
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, says Micro, Small, Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) are the most important business component for economic growth.

Senator Ojudu: Why VP Osinbajo lost his polling unit

The Special Adviser to the President on Political Matters, Senator Babafemi Ojudu, says Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo lost at his polling unit at Victoria Garden City, Lagos, because he was the victim of an elite conspiracy and tribalism.
VAR Video Assistant Referee

UEFA Champions League to use VAR from knockout stages

UEFA will fast-track the implementation of Video Assistant Referees (VAR) for the knockout stages of its Champions League this season, its president, Aleksander Ceferin, said on Monday.

World AIDS Day: Foundation to screen 50,000 persons, distribute 300,000 condoms

No fewer than 50,000 Nigerians are to receive free screening for HIV/AIDS and 300,000 packets of condoms to be distributed by AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF).

Kwara to inaugurate 27 sports associations on November 29

The inauguration of the 27 sports associations in Kwara State will hold Nov. 29. Kwara State Director of Sports, Tunde Kazeem said the inauguration would be performed by the State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed.
UEFA

UEFA increases women’s football funding by 50 per cent

UEFA has announced it will increase the amount of funding it supplies towards women’s soccer in a bid to continue its rise in popularity.
United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF)

UNICEF: Rate of death of newborn in Bauchi alarming

Mr Oluseyi Olusunde, United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Health Officer in Bauchi said on Thursday that the rate of neonatal deaths in the state was alarming and called for urgent action.

Senator Sunmonu: ADC has gained 80% voting population in Oyo State

Ahead of 2019 elections, Senator Monsurat Sunmonu (ADC-Oyo Central) has said the African Democratic Congress in Oyo State, has gained 80 per cent of voting population.

2019: Oyo CP reads riot act to politicians on firearms

Ahead of 2019 general elections, Commissioner of Police in Oyo State, Mr. Abiodun Odude, has warned politicians and their followers in the state against possession of firearms.

2019: Ex-Ag. Governor Fintiri joins Adamawa guber race

As political parties continue to strategise towards 2019, the Adamawa State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has added one more governorship aspirant to its array of gubernatorial hopefuls as the former acting governor of the state, Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri, has declared to challenge Governor Jibrilla Bindow, in 2019 elections.
Ahead of 2019 general elections, a former senate president of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), Comrade Michael Sunday Emaluji, on Saturday formally declares to contest Cross River State House of Assembly seat to represent Yala 1.

Ex-NANS Senate president declares for Cross River Assembly seat

Ahead of 2019 general elections, a former senate president of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), Comrade Michael Sunday Emaluji, on Saturday formally declares to contest Cross River State House of Assembly seat to represent Yala 1 constituency.

PIND budgets N3.4 million for investigative, development stories around Niger Delta

The Foundation for Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta (PIND) has budgeted N3.4 million under its 2018 PIND Media Solution Journalism Innovative Grant for Peace Building and Economic Development to encourage media personnel and organisations to develop innovative ideas that could help change the Niger Delta narrative, an official said.

INEC: High voter turn-out will frustrate vote-buying

Prof. James Apam, the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Kogi, on Thursday urged voters in the country to always turn out en masse in elections, saying it would discourage vote-buying.

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MUHAMMADU BUHARI

President Buhari travels to Japan Sunday

President Muhammadu Buhari will travel to Japan on Sunday to attend the Seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development, the Presidency has said.
Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno on Sunday inaugurated Borno State Youth Empowerment Scheme (BOYES), to empower youths and end political thuggery in the state.

Porous border contributing to insurgency – Borno governor

Governor Zulum who briefed State House correspondents after the meeting attributed the continuous attacks on Borno communities by the insurgents to the porous nature of Nigeria borders.

Babatunde Fashola resumes, suspends leaves, travels for workers

Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, SAN, has suspended all leaves and travels for all workers of the ministry because of the urgent need to get the budget ready on time.
Ohanaeze Ndigbo, apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, says there is no future for Nigeria except the country is restructured.

Ohanaeze: We did not receive N2.6 billion from President Buhari for Ruga

Ohanaeze Ndigbo has denied allegation that it received N6.2 billion from President Buhari for RUGA settlement plan
Zinedine Zidane has challenged Gareth Bale to show why he is still one of the world's best players as he continues his reintegration at Real Madrid.

Zinedine Zidane: Gareth Bale has to be the player we know he is

Zinedine Zidane has challenged Gareth Bale to show why he is still one of the world's best players as he continues his reintegration at Real Madrid.