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President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

Presidency: President Buhari remains best hope for Nigeria’s economy

The Presidency has described as untrue the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) assertion that the Nigerian economy is in trouble.

Governor Ambode: I’m leaving Lagos better than I met it

“We have done it to a particular stage, we have stabilized it from where we have found it and irrespective of the recession and irrespective of the slow pace of the economy, there has been significant growth in the Lagos economy which is visible.”
Cristiano Ronaldo is set to embark on a new business venture by opening up a hair transplant centre in Madrid – and his girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez will take up a senior position at the clinic.

Cristiano Ronaldo to open hair transplant clinic with girlfriend

Cristiano Ronaldo is set to embark on a new business venture by opening up a hair transplant centre in Madrid – and his girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez will take up a senior position at the clinic.

Central dank disputes Business Day report of sleaze in forex market

The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has refuted a front-page news story of Business Day which claims that faceless agents pocket over N32bn annually in profit from the foreign exchange market with the aid of CBN officials.
Nhlanhla Nene

South Africa’s anti-graft body to investigate finance minister Nhlanhla Nene

South Africa’s top anti-graft body says it will investigate whether the Finance Minister breached ethics guidelines over a state pension fund investment, piling pressure on Nhlanhla Nene as he faced questions about his future.
INEC Chairman Mahmood Yakubu

2019: INEC tasks private sector on participation

Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Tuesday appealed to the business community to be actively involved in electoral processes in the interest of all.

Zimbabwean doctors on strike over pay, drug shortages

Doctors in Zimbabwe on Tuesday began a nationwide strike and would not return to work until the government meets their demands for better pay and working conditions, a spokesman for doctors’ unions said on Tuesday.

Helios, others bid for Nigerian telecoms firm 9mobile

Private equity firm Helios Investment Partners has submitted a bid to acquire Nigeria’s 9mobile under a sale process aimed at finding new investors for the debt-laden telecoms firm, one person fimilar with the matter told Reuters.

Governor Aregbesola bags first Nigerian cocoa award

The Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola, was on Friday honoured with the 1st Nigeria Cocoa Awards in recognition of his contribution to the agricultural sector through his various programmes, particularly the Osun Rural Enterprise and Agriculture Programme.

General Abdulsalami urges Nigerians play active role in sustaining Peace

Former Military Head of State, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar, has called on all Nigerians to assist the Federal Government to maintain peace and harmony in the country.

Ogun, Imo, Kano have highest number of Buhari’s appointees – Presidency

President Muhammad Buhari has appointed more people from Ogun, Imo and Kano States than other states, the presidency said Saturday.

President Buhari’s appointees from all zones of Nigeria – Presidency

The Presidency has described as `divisive, mischievous and misleading a newspaper article, titled, “81 of Buhari’s 100 appointees are Northerners’’.

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Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has directed public primary and secondary schools submerged by flood in the state to proceed on three weeks’ holiday from Monday.

Ondo denies unconditional release of monarch from prison

Ondo State Government has denied a report that the embattled monarch of Ayetoro town in Ilaje Local Government of the state, Olorunmbe Ojagbohunmi, had been released from the prison unconditionally.
Ibrahim Magu . EFCC

EFCC chief laments widening corrupt practices in Nigeria

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, Tuesday lamented the widening scourge of corrupt practices pervading the country.
The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

Ekiti pensioners hail governor for improved welfare in one year

Pensioners in Ekiti State have described the first year of Governor Kayode Fayemi in office as a “huge blessing to them” in terms of better welfare package.

Nigeria Police poorest paid in Africa – ex-PSC chief

Former Chairman of Police Service Commission, Chief Simon Okeke, has described the nation’s police officers as the poorest paid in Africa amidst risks taken in the line of duties.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC confirms arrest of Instagram celebrity

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has confirmed the arrest of a popular Instagram celebrity, Ismaila Mustapha popularly known as ‘Mompha.’