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Contractor set to testify before Kano assembly panel over alleged bribery video

The contractor behind the videos showing Kano state governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, collecting and stashing in his cloth bundles of US dollar, says he is ready to testify before the state Assembly panel investigating the matter.

Business activities resume in Kaduna metropolis

Business activities resumed on Thursday in Kaduna metropolis after the relaxation of a 24-hour curfew imposed since Sunday.

Ejike Mbaka: Muhammadu Buhari is change, but Atiku Abubakar is bureau de change

Mbaka described Atiku as bureau de change, according to him, because of the foreign currencies that allegedly exchanged hands at the National Convention of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, before the ex-VP emerged the party’s presidential candidate.

RTEAN: Apapa gridlock setback to businesses

The Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN) says the incessant gridlock in Apapa and its environs are a setback to businesses of not only the transport unions but also other Lagos residents.

Visionscape re-affirms commitment to innovative solutions in waste management

Visionscape Sanitation Solutions has said that the company remains resolute in its quest to provide innovative solutions across the waste management sector to bridge environmental infrastructure gaps in Lagos state and across emerging markets.

Institutions, businesses seek reprieve on Lagos-Badagry expressway

Stakeholders in the education and business sectors in Lagos have called on government to expedite action on the rehabilitation of the Lagos-Badagry expressway to alleviate the plight of commuters.

Funke Egbemode: Poverty not excuse for corruption in journalism

Funke Egbemode, president of the Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE), has said that poverty should not be an excuse for journalists to engage in shoddy deals with politicians.
Chy Schwimmer

Chy Schwimmer: Pilgrimage sites’ll boost Nigeria’s economy

President, Association of Virtuous Women in Pilgrimage and Tourism of Nigeria (AVWOPAT), Dr. Chy Schwimmer, has said that pilgrimage sites that are strategically positioned across Nigeria could boost the country’s economy.

Poor turnout of voters, confusion as Plateau holds LG elections

A poor turnout of voters has been observed in most polling units in Plateau as the state holds elections into its local government councils.

Audu Ogbeh: Federal government working to unlock full potential in agriculture sector

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, yesterday said that his ministry is mapping out key constraints in the agricultural value chain - from production to consumption-in order to unlock the full economic potentials in the sector.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

Nigeria, other African countries in Tokyo for TICAD meeting

It is jointly hosted by the Japanese Government with the United Nations, the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), the World Bank and the African Union Commission (AUC) to set agenda for African development conference expected to hold next year in Yokohoma, Japan.
The Social Democratic Party (SDP) Candidate in last Saturday’s Governorship Election in Osun State, Chief Iyiola Omisore, has agreed to work with the APC in tomorrow’s rerun.

Osun election: How we wooed Iyiola Omisore to support APC – Adams Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says Iyiola Omisore was not offered money to support the ruling party in the Osun governorship rerun election.

BPE: Inefficient public enterprise management slowing Nigeria’s growth

The Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) has blamed the gross inefficiency of Nigeria’s publicly owned enterprises for the country’s low GDP growth.
Main gate of the Lagos State Secretariat, Alausa under lock and key, as the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) began nationwide strike in Lagos…yesterday

Labour gives condition for ending strike

The warning strike declared by the organised labour was observed in part across the country yesterday. Labour is demanding N65,000 as a national minimum wage, up from the current N18,000.

Jimoh Ibrahim warns federal government to be ready for another global recession

Business mogul, Jimoh Ibrahim, has cautioned the Federal Government to put adequate measures in place to cushion the effects of world economic recession expected before December this year.
President Muhammadu Buhari

Muhammadu Buhari under fire over fuel subsidy bill

It's only September but Nigerians are already dreading Christmas. For years, the holiday season has been marred by paralysing fuel shortages, grinding business to a halt.

I slept with 20-25 men everyday – Libya returnee

A Nigerian teenager, Beauty John, yesterday, relived sad memories of how she slept with over 20 men everyday all in her bid to migrate to Europe in search of greener pastures.

2019: Governor Dankwambo urges PDP delegates to choose presidential candidate wisely

Gombe State Governor and Presidential hopeful of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Ibrahim Dankwambo, has urged delegates to the PDP national convention to be cautious in the choice of presidential candidate that will provide alternative leadership in the country come 2019.

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WBC heavyweight champion Tyson Fury has no desire to slow down – after revealing he plans to continue boxing until the age of 40.

Tyson Fury: Anthony Joshua has been avoiding me for five years

Boxing fans are eager to see the duo do battle in the ‘Battle of Britain’ since Fury’s victory against Deontay Wilder earlier this year in Las Vegas, United States of America.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC inaugrates 16-member committee for reconciliation in Oyo

The Reconciliation Committee of the Oyo State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has held its inaugural meeting at the State Secretariat of the party in Ibadan.

Lagos attracts $250 million investment for new industrial-residential development

Lagos State government said it has attracted investment worth US250m for its new industrial cum residential development aimed at boosting economic activities and jobs.
SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA – MAY 28: Activist Mike Merrigan holds a piñata shaped like the Twitter logo with hair to look like U.S. President Donald Trump during a protest outside of Twitter headquarters on May 28, 2020 in San Francisco, California. A small demonstration was staged outside of Twitter headquarters to demand the U.S. President Donald Trump be removed from the social media platform following tweets by the President that had inaccurate information about California voting that was fact-checked by Twitter. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images/AFP

Twitter conceals Donald Trump tweet, ramping up dispute

Twitter concealed one of Donald Trump’s tweets on Friday for “glorifying violence,” ramping up a dispute with the US president who says social media companies censor conservative voices like his.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest 17 sea pirates in Rivers

Operatives of the Marine Division of the Rivers State Police Command have arrested 17 alleged pirates terrorising travellers on the waterways in the State.