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Monica Ugwuanyi

Monica Ugwuanyi flags off media campaign to register 137, 766 children

The wife of the Enugu State Governor, Monica Ugwuanyi, on Monday flagged off a three-month media campaign aimed at promoting under-five birth registration in the state.

Rep Gbajabiamila assures of flood-free Surulere

The Majority Leader, House of Representatives, Mr Femi Gbajabiamila, on Saturday assured the residents of Surulere of an end to flooding at the completion of the erosion project in the constituency.
Handout picture released by the Venezuelan presidency showing Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro speaking during the broadcasting of a television programme, at the Miraflores presidential palace in Caracas on August 7, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Venezuelan Presidency / HO /

President Maduro announces curbs to cheap gas in Venezuela

President Nicolas Maduro announced that from now on Venezuela's dirt-cheap fuel will be available only to people with a special government aid card that the opposition has denounced as a tool for controlling people.

House of Reps urges federal government to fix date for census

The House of Representatives on Wednesday, urged the Federal Government to fix date for national census scheduled in the fourth quarter of 2019.
Police clear a Roma camp in the Italian capital [Tony Gentile|Reuters]

Italy clears Roma camp weeks after Salvini called for census

Local authorities in Rome have cleared a Roma camp just weeks after Italy's far-right interior minister sparked widespread criticism for anti-Romani comments.

Senate screens 23 NPopC nominees

The Senate Committee on National Identity Card and National Population on Tuesday commenced screening of 23 nominees as members of the National Population Commission.

NPC assures Nigerians of credible, accurate census

The National Population Commission (NPopC) has assured Nigerians of accurate and reliable figures in the forthcoming national census.

Prepare for economy without oil – Akande tells fed govt

A former Governor of Osun State, Chief Bisi Akande, has urged the Federal Government to explore other sources of revenue, warning that the income from crude oil will further decrease, especially with the United States and other buyers converting to electric-powered vehicles.

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Trader Moni

Presidency: There’ll be no ‘Obi-tuary’ for TraderMoni

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Philip Shaibu

Edo government announces bid for 2020 National Sports Festival

The Deputy Governor, Philip Shaibu, who made the announcement at a press conference in Edo Government House, Benin, said the state was poised to re-enact its prominence in sports.

ICPC set to arraign former OAU lecturer over sex-for-marks scandal

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) is set to arraign a former lecturer of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, Richard Akindele, at the Federal High Court, Osogbo, for allegedly demanding sex from one of his students, Monica Osagie, in order to upgrade her academic result from fail to pass.

Another 116 stranded Nigerians return from Libya

The returnees who had tried to proceed to Europe en-route Libya were repatriated from the North African country by International Organisation for Migration (IOM).