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Babajide Sanwo-olu’s administration tasked on rural development

Concerned Nation Builders Initiative (CNI), an NGO, has urged the incoming administration of Lagos state, under the leadership of Babajide Sanwoolu, the Governor-elect, to take rural development as top priority.
Thousands of All Progressives Congress (APC) party supporters that thronged the Mallam Aminu Kano Triangle for the presidential campaign rally overwhelmed security operatives deployed to man the arena.-6

Don: Four million jobless in Kano

The Dean, Dangote Business School, Bayero University, Kano, Prof Murtala Sagagi, has said over four million Kano State indigenes are unemployed.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on a house-to-house campaign in Lagos

VP Osinbajo: We can’t leave government for thieves

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says corrupt elements in the opposition are desperate to regain power but the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration will not leave for thieves.

Business owners urged to leverage innovation to boost productivity, growth

A call has gone to entrepreneurs, business owners as well as leaders of industries to leverage on innovation in order to boost productivity, economic prosperity and improve their growth prospects.
Murtala Muhammed Airport 2 (MMA2)

Aviation unions threaten to extend picketing to other terminals

The unions in the aviation sector on Thursday threatened to ground flight operations at all terminals of the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos, over the sacking of their members by Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited.

Bauchi traders attribute business growth to organized tax system

Business owners confirmed to newsmen that business encumbrances, such as multiple taxation and unfriendly policies that have hitherto discouraged business growth and opportunities are now a thing of the past since the emergence of this Tax administration.
W. Stuart Symington, United States Ambassador to Nigeria

US: Nigeria needs ten million mentors this year

The United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Amb. Stuart Symington, on Thursday night, said that Nigeria would this year need about ten million mentors to enhance her socio-economic development.

Ekiti guber: Ex-Minister Fayemi slams Governor Fayose for not disclosing IGR in 4 years

The All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, on Monday accused the administration of Gov. Ayo Fayose of inflicting untold hardship on the people in the last four years.

Osun disburses N3.6bn financial support for 24, 850 traders

About 24,850 traders and small scales enterprise and business owners have benefitted from the N3.6bn fund provided by the Osun state government.

VAIDS: No sacred cows after deadline – Babatunde Fowler

As the March 31, 2018, deadline given by the federal government for tax amnesty under its Voluntary Assets and Income Declaration Scheme (VAIDS) draws nearer, the Executive Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Mr. Babatunde Fowler, has warned that there would be no sacred cows after the cut-off date.

Nigeria needs innovation for economy stability – Don

Prof. James Fabunmi, the Chief Executive Officer, American Heritage Defence Corporation, USA, says there is need for governments to allocate more resources to innovation to ensure economy development and stability of the country.

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Men wearing Jewish kippa skullcaps attend a November ceremony at the Synagogue Rykestrasse in Berlin to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the Kristallnacht Nazi pogrom. Tobias Schwarz-AFP

Jews warned against wearing kippah in Germany

Germany’s government commissioner on anti-Semitism has warned Jews about the potential dangers of wearing the traditional kippah cap in the face of rising anti-Jewish attacks.

Minister: Federal government to deepen efforts toward commercialisation of research findings

The Federal Government on Friday in Abuja said it would intensify efforts toward ensuring research findings in the country were commercialised.

Police rescue man abducted by fake soldiers

Anambra State Police command said it has rescued one Emmanuel Loco abducted in Ogidi, Idemili North Local Government area of the state.

Governor Ishaku declares asset ahead of May 29 inauguration

Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba State has declared his assets ahead of his second term inauguration slated for May 29.
General Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo, head of the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) and deputy head of the Transitional Military Council (TMC) delivers an address after the Ramadan prayers and Iftar organized by Sultan of Darfur Ahmed Hussain in Khartoum

Sudan general vows to back Saudi against Iran ‘threats’

A top Sudanese general vowed to back regional ally Saudi Arabia against "all threats and attacks" from Iran during talks with the kingdom's crown prince, Sudan's military council said Friday.