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NEMA: Nigeria requires N3 trillion to combat disasters

About N3tn would be required to curb and respond to disasters across Nigeria by 2020, the National Emergency Management Agency announced on Friday.
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Power supply worsens as generation drops to 2,915MW

The amount of electricity generated by the nation’s power plants fell below 3,000 megawatts on Friday, dropping by over 600MW in 24 hours.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has called for an improved welfare package for teachers in Nigerian as they join their colleagues globally to mark this year’s World Teachers’ Day. 8

Speaker Gbajabiamila: Nigeria better with equal representation of women in politics

Speaker, House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has attributed the poor socio-economic and political situation in Nigeria to the inadequate participation of women in active politics.

APC cautions Bode George against peddling lies against Asiwaju Tinubu

Lagos State All Progressives Congress (APC) on Monday advised the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain, Commodore Bode George, to desist from fabricating lies against Asiwaju Bola Tinubu.

Council trains 200 youths to promote export

The Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) says it has trained more than 200 youths toward building their capacity to embark on business successfully and to promote exportation.

African maritime body restates stand on building a viral sector

Chairman of the Association of African Maritime Administration (AAMA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has reiterated the commitment of the African body to build a competitive maritime sector in Africa through continuous engagements and sharing of ideas.
David Oyedepo

Bishop Oyedepo: African leaders lack courage, character

Founder, Living Faith Church Worldwide, Bishop David Oyedepo, has berated African leaders, saying that they lack character, capacity and courage, three virtues he said they must have to move the black continent out of the woods.

Imo elections: PDP to probe outgoing Governor Okorocha

The Imo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has declared that there is no hiding place for outgoing Governor, Rochas Okorocha, of the All Progressives Congress.
Jimi Agbaje

Jimi Agbaje: I want to inspire new generation of Lagosians

Jimi Agbaje, the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in Lagos State, has described as unacceptable, the dearth of mentors and other instruments that necessarily and positively inspire young people.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Red Card Movement: We didn’t endorse Atiku Abubakar

The Red Card Movement, a socio-organisation co-founded by a former presidential candidate of Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, Dr. Oby Ezekwesili, has described as untrue, claims that it had endorsed a former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar in the forthcoming general elections.
Adekunle Akinlade

Adekunle Akinlade: I’ve 50-year vision for Ogun

Adekunle Akinlade, the governorship candidate of Allied Peoples Movement (APM) in Ogun State, Wednesday, said he has a 50-year vision for the State.
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode (right), with the new Head of Service, Mr. Hakeem Muri-Okunola (middle) and Asiwaju Bola Tinubu (left) during the swearing-in ceremony of the new Head of Service at the Lagos House, Alausa, Ikeja, on Monday.

Akinwunmi Ambode urges new Head of Service to inject fresh ideas, vibrancy into civil...

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, on Monday swore in Mr. Hakeem Muri-Okunola as the 21st Head of Service (HOS) of the State, with a charge on him to inject fresh ideas, vibrancy and new energy that will take the public service to new heights and make Lagos a globally recognized City-State with a commitment to efficiency, effectiveness, innovation and creativity in service delivery.
President Muhammadu Buhari has lauded Nigerians for curbing excessive taste for foreign products, which has positioned the country for food self-sufficiency, and resulted into savings of over $21 billion.

Muhammadu Buhari: My 2019 campaign will focus on corruption, economy, security

President Muhammadu Buhari has said he will soon embark on aggressive campaign for the 2019 Presidential election.

CUPP raises alarm over alleged plot to derail 2019 polls

The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP), an umbrella body of over 45 opposition parties, disclosed on Wednesday that it had uncovered a plot by President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) to subvert the 2019 polls.
The Olu of Warri, Ogiame Ikenwoli

2019: Olu of Warri sues for violence-free elections

The Olu of Warri, His Majesty Ogiame Ikenwoli, has enjoined stakeholders in forth-coming general elections to ensure an hitch-free electioneering campaign devoid of hate speeches, bias or sentiments capable of truncating the peaceful co-existence in the kingdom and its environs.

Tunde Fowler: Nigeria’s taxpayer population hits 33 million

The country’s taxpayer roll is set to hit 33 million, Chairman. This was disclosed by Mr. Tunde Fowler, Chairman, Joint Tax Board (JTB) and Executive Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) at the 142nd meeting of the JTB in Bauchi yesterday.
Oby Ezekwesili

Oby Ezekwesili resigns as leader of Red Card Movement

Former minister of Education, Dr Oby Ezekwesili, has resigned her position as leader of the Red Card Movement (RCM). The decision was made at the RCM secretariat, yesterday, in Abuja.

Muhammadu Buhari lays foundation of Army University in Borno

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday laid the foundation of the Nigerian Army University project in Biu, Borno.

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Senator Lokpobiri: Bayelsa has shown willingness to change destiny

Former Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development, Senator Heineken Lokpobiri, has commended the people of Bayelsa State for changing their destiny by voting the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Saturday election.
The Independent National Electoral Commission has relocated the collation of results of Bayelsa State governorship election in Nembe, Southern Ijaw Local Government Areas to its headquarters in Yenagoa under heavy security.

YIAGA: Bayelsa election results were manipulated

YIAGA AFRICA, a civil society organisation (CSO), says there are indications that the results of the Bayelsa state gubernatorial election were manipulated.
A member of Manchester United's backroom team has been taken to hospital after falling ill, the club have confirmed.

Lack of Champions League begins to hit Manchester United finances

Manchester United’s failure to qualify for the Champions League is beginning to erode the club’s finances, but increased commercial income helped the English giants post revenues of £135.4 million ($174 million) for the first quarter of the 2019-2020 season on Monday.
Justice Bolanle Okikiolu-Ighile of the Lagos High Court, Igbosere on Monday, November 18, granted the application of a Dane, Peter Nielsen, accused of killing his wife and daughter, to revisit the scene of the crime which was sealed off after the incident last year.

Dane to revisit crime scene of wife’s, daughter’s murder

Justice Bolanle Okikiolu-Ighile of the Lagos High Court, Igbosere on Monday, November 18, granted the application of a Dane, Peter Nielsen, accused of killing his wife and daughter, to revisit the scene of the crime which was sealed off after the incident last year.
Retired Col. Hameed Ali, Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), on Thursday said the closure of Nigeria’s borders by Federal Government was undertaken to strengthen the nation’s security and protect its economic interests.

Customs proposes 5% levy slash on imported vehicles

Cost of used and new imported vehicles is set to drop if the Ministry of Finance approves the proposal of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) which recommended a reduction of the levy from 35% to 5 or 10%.