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Pharmacists urge Nigerians to handle antibiotics with care

Some pharmacists have advised Nigerians to handle antibiotics with care by completing their prescribed dosage and avoid ingesting antibiotics without appropriate testing and prescription.
An 18-year-old Nigerian, Peter Arotiba, from Kogi State, has been awarded the National Distinction and Merit Award by the West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) for emerging overall best student in the 2018 examinations.

18-year old Nigerian receives merit award for emerging overall best in WASSCE

An 18-year-old Nigerian, Peter Arotiba, from Kogi State, has been awarded the National Distinction and Merit Award by the West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) for emerging overall best student in the 2018 examinations. Arotiba, who...
Speakers of the 36 States House of Assemblies on Thursday met with President Muhammadu Buhari at the State House, Abuja. 2

Muda Obasa: Why we’re lobbying President Buhari

Chairman of the Conference of Speakers of State Assemblies and also the Speaker of Lagos State House of Assembly, Mr. Mudashiru Obasa, has said that the rationale behind lobbying President Mohammadu Buhari is to ensure that all states legislatures and judiciary are given financial autonomy.

Abdulrasheed Maina’s ill health disrupts court’s proceeding

Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, stepped down proceedings in the continuation of trial of Abdulrasheed Maina, Chairman, defunct Pension Reform Task Team (PRTM), over his ill health.
Ogun State House of Assembly

Ogun assembly convenes public hearing on PPP Law

Committed to addressing the age-long problem of inadequate infrastructural facilities through enabling legislations, the Ogun State House of Assembly has convened a public hearing where stakeholders were engaged on the proposed Public Private Partnership Law, 2019 aimed at developing public assets, funding and monitoring infrastructural facilities through feasible public and private partnership effort.

NARPPMAN calls for national policy on rubber plantation

The National Rubber Producers, Processors and Marketers Association of Nigeria (NARPPMAN) has assured that the body would create 164,000 job opportunities for the masses in the country as part of its 10-year target in rubber industry.
Over 300,000 job seekers have applied for the 5,000 vacancies advertised by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA).

Drug abuse: NDLEA to conduct 24hrs surveillance in Abuja

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it is embarking on 24 hours surveillance in the FCT to rid the city of drug abuse and illicit drug trafficking.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan (left) with the Chairman of Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), Prof. Itse Sagay, during the courtesy visit by PACAC to the Senate President at the National Assembly on Thursday, November 21, 2019.

Itse Sagay: Lawmakers ask for gratification before oversight functions

Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee on Anti-Corruption, PACA, Professor Itse Sagay, took a swipe at the Senators and members of the House of Representatives, alleging that they ask for gratification before embarking on Oversight Functions to Ministries, Departments and Agencies.

Ondo governor performs ground-breaking of N230 million mother and child hospital

The ground-breaking of the N230 million Mother and Child Hospital at Ode Ugbo, Ilaje council area of Ondo State has been performed by Governor Rotimi Akeredolu with a promise of qualitative and affordable health services across the state.
Nigeria’s Senate on Thursday passed the Finance Bill for the third time.

Senate approves 7.5% VAT increase

The Senate passed the 56 amendments on the 2019 Finance Bill but some senators kicked against the increase in VAT during the presentation and consideration of the report of the Senate Committee on Finance.
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has disclosed that the State Government is in the process of acquiring an estimated 32,000 hectares of farmland for rice cultivation in seven states.

Lagos teachers urge governor to harmonise pay

Some primary schools teachers in Badagry, Lagos State, under the auspices of Concerned Assistant Executive Officers, on Thursday appealed to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu over harmonisation of their salaries.

Itse Sagay: Jury system’ll tackle problem of corrupt judges

The Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Prof Itse Sagay (SAN), has said the defunct jury system in Nigeria is the solution to the alleged corruption among judges.
Deputy Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi; Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege; President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan, and Chairman of Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), Prof. Itse Sagay, during the courtesy visit by PACAC to the Senate President at the National Assembly on Thursday, November 21, 2019.

Senator Lawan: Senate yet to receive request from President Buhari for Ibrahim Magu’s confirmation

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Thursday said the Senate is yet to receive any formal request from President Muhammadu Buhari for confirmation of the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Magu.

Nasarawa PDP tells assemblymen do party proud

The Nasarawa State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has advised the lawmakers elected on its platform to be above board, do the party proud and enhance the development of the state.
Speakers of the 36 States House of Assemblies on Thursday met with President Muhammadu Buhari at the State House, Abuja. 3

President Buhari: Constitutional constraints delaying legislature autonomy

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Abuja urged lawmakers in the country to always place interest of the people first in all deliberations and negotiations.

Blessing Agbomhere, others resign from PDP

A former candidate of the People’s Democratic Party for Etsako Federal Constituency in the House of Representative, Chief Blessing Agbomhere, has led his supporters to resign from the party.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Olorogun Oshasha urges APC to remain steadfast in quest to take over Delta in...

Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Ughelli North Local Government Area, Delta State, have urged party remain steadfast in their quest to work towards taking over Governorship seat from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in 2023.
Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo stated this today while performing the ground breaking of Wagon Assembly Plant at Kajola in Ifo Local Government Area of Ogun state.

VP Osinbajo presides over NEC meeting

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday presided over the monthly National Economic Council (NEC) meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

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Plateau Commissioner of Police, Isaac Akinmoyode, has said that INEC supplementary election in the state was so far going on peacefully.

Kogi elections: Coalition urges INEC to create more polling units

A Coalition of Accredited Domestic Election Observers for Kogi governorship election has advised the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to create more polling units across the country.
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Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp sweating on Mo Salah’s fitness ahead of Palace trip

Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp faces an anxious wait over the fitness of forward Mohamed Salah as the Premier League leaders prepare for a trip to Crystal Palace on Saturday.
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: How Kwara ex-commissioner, lawmakers ‘shared N5 billion’

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is currently drilling a former member of the Kwara state House of Assembly Hon Moshood Bakare and ex-chairman of the state Internal Revenue Service (KWIRS) Prof Muritala Awodun, over the alleged missing KWIRS five billion Naira money.
President Buhari inaugurates APC Women and Youth Campaign Team at the State House on 3rd Dec 2019-5

President Buhari, APC governors to meet in Jos

President Muhammadu Buhari will arrive Jos, the Plateau State capital for a two-day meeting with governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress.
Israel Sunny-Goli

Bayelsa guber: Reps member tells Governor Dickson to go to court

The House of Representatives member representing Nembe/Brass Federal Constituency, Hon Israel Sunny-Goli, has advised Governor Henry Seriake Dickson to be a good sportsman and accept the defeat suffered by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the November 16 governorship election in Bayelsa State.