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The Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Mr Zubairu Dada, has appealed to youths to embrace peaceful dialogue in the course of their agitations against the disbanded SARS.

#EndSARS: Minister urges youths to embrace peace to foster development

The Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Mr Zubairu Dada, has appealed to youths to embrace peaceful dialogue in the course of their agitations against the disbanded SARS.

#EndSARS: The generation that said ‘Enough’

The poem quoted above: “The Second Coming” by Irish poet William Butler Yeats (1919) is probably one of the most adapted and quoted poems in world literature, and in politics and culture, to describe moments of anxiety, uncertainty and a seeming “slouching towards” chaos and anarchy in any community.

NUPENG issues two-week ultimatum to government over bad roads

The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) has given the Federal Government a two-week ultimatum to rehabilitate the bad roads across the country.
Buhari Media Organisation (BMO)

BMO: Blame past govt for bad roads, schools and hospitals

The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has blamed the nation’s underdevelopment on the previous administrations stating they “abandoned their responsibilities”.
The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) says President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration will not implement policies that will affect the existence of the poor while raising revenue to fund the nation’s infrastructure projects.

BMO: President Buhari will not implement anti-poor policies

The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) says President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration will not implement policies that will affect the existence of the poor while raising revenue to fund the nation’s infrastructure projects.
national assembly abuja

Former police chief warns National Assembly against hate speech bill

A retired Assistant Inspector General of Police, Ambrose Aisabor, says that the National Assembly (NASS) is heading for a futile exercise with the Hate Speech bill currently before it.
The minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning Mrs Zainab Ahmed disclosed this on Tuesday during her maiden meeting with top officials of the two merged ministries at the headquarters of Budget and National Planning in Abuja.

Most bad roads don’t belong to federal government – minister

The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, stated this on Wednesday after the Federal Executive Council meeting presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Boss Mustapha

Boss Mustapha: Corruption hasn’t ended despite President Buhari’s efforts

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, the Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), and others on Tuesday said corruption had not ended despite the President Muhammadu Buhari administration’s efforts to stamp out the scourge.

NUPENG raises the alarm over bad roads, extortion by touts

The National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG), has raised the alarm over the worsening state of roads , especially Federally owned ones across the country. This was even as it condemned the rising wave of harassment of its members by touts, popularly called area boys.
The 24-year-old Mr Nigeria, Nelson Enwerem, late on Friday in Manila in the Philippines won five talent awards in the just concluded Mr World pageant.

Mr Nigeria advocates for collective responsibility for a new Nigeria

The current Mr Nigeria, Nelson Enwerem, has advised citizens to unite and promote causes that would enhance the image of the nation.
The governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos State, Jimi Agbaje, has said the party would resist any attempt to rig the forthcoming general elections in the state.

Jimi Agbaje: We will resist any attempt to rig Lagos election

The governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos State, Jimi Agbaje, has said the party would resist any attempt to rig the forthcoming general elections in the state.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

Abuja community decries bad roads, seek federal government intervention

Abuja residents living in Dawaki village, a suburb of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), have called for help from the Federal Government to fix the bad roads in the community.

2019: Senator Oduah declares for Senate under APGA

The Senator representing Anambra North in the National Assembly, Senator Stella Oduah, has officially declared to run for a second term under the platform of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA).

Kebbi government, UNICEF disagree over child mortality rate

The United Nation International Child Education Fund (UNICEF) and the Kebbi State Government have expressed divergent views over the agency’s database which claims that 32,514 children died in the state annually before age of five.

FRSC warns officers against extorting road users

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has warned men and officers of the corps to desist from extorting money from road users or risk being dismissed from the service.

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(FILES) In this file photo taken on October 19, 2016 James D. Wolfensohn accepts the George F. Kennan Award for Public Service onstage at the National Committee On American Foreign Policy 2016 Gala Dinner on October 19, 2016 in New York City. – James Wolfensohn, an investment banker who helped straighten out the finances of major American cultural institutions and served as president of the World Bank, died November 25 at the age of 86. (Photo by Cindy Ord / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / AFP)

Former World Bank president James Wolfensohn dies aged 86

James Wolfensohn, an investment banker who helped straighten out the finances of major American cultural institutions and served as president of the World Bank, died Wednesday at the age of 86.
Embattled President of African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr Adewumi Adesina, has survived a second round of investigation into his conduct, giving him a boost in his re-election bid next month.

Akin Adesina: General Gowon’s integrity is impeccable

President of African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwunmi Adesina, has backed former Nigeria Head of State, Yakubu Gowon, refuting the claims that he ”looted half of Central Bank of Nigeria to the UK.”
Former Super Eagles midfielder Austin Okocha has joined millions of football fans across the world to pay tribute to the late Diego Maradona.

Austin Okocha: Diego Maradona will be missed

The Argentine legend died on Wednesday after suffering a cardiorespiratory arrest. The former Barcelona and Napoli player was released from the hospital a couple of weeks ago following brain surgery.
Frank Lampard has set his sights on capping an impressive first season as Chelsea manager by leading the Blues to FA Cup glory against Arsenal on Saturday.

Chelsea boss gives update on Christian Pulisic’s injury ahead of London derby

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard has given an update on Christian Pulisic’s injury ahead of the London derby against Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday.
Hundreds of people on Thursday began filing in to see the coffin of Diego Maradona in Buenos Aires' Casa Rosada after the football legend died at the age of 60.

Argentines file in for Diego Maradona’s wake in Buenos Aires

Hundreds of people on Thursday began filing in to see the coffin of Diego Maradona in Buenos Aires' Casa Rosada after the football legend died at the age of 60.