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Re-capitalisation: Economist wants banks to ensure positive impact

An economist, Dr Boniface Chizea, has urged commercial banks and the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to work together to ensure the proposed re-capitalisation had positive impacts on their operations and economy at large.
The National Chairman of APGA, Chief Victor Oye and the National Secretary of the party, Mr. Labaran Maku, were returned.

Convention: Victor Oye re-elected APGA national chairman

Members of the National Working Committee of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, have been sworn in, to pilot the affairs of the party for the next four years.

Governor Obiano lauds President Buhari over Godwin Emefiele’s reappointment as central bank governor

Governor Willie c of Anambra State has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for the reappointment of Mr. Godwin Emefiele as the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).

Ministerial appointments: Not a party affair

The argument that President Muhammadu Buhari should bother more about Atiku Abubakar’s petition against his re-election rather than concentrating on forming a government, loses sight of the ‘no vacuum in government’ philosophy
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

APC counters Atiku Abubakar, Peter Obi’s claims at town hall meeting

The Presidential Campaign Council of the All Progressives Congress has listed six lies told by the Peoples Democratic Party’s presidential candidate, Alh. Atiku Abubakar, and his running mate, Peter Obi.

Ben Murray-Bruce to deliver keynote speech at AUN’s Founder’s Day

The Senator representing Bayelsa East constituency and chairman of the Senate Committee on Privatization, Ben Murray-Bruce, will deliver the keynote speech at the 13th Founder’s Day ceremony of the American University of Nigeria.
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INEC reaffirms commitment to deliver credible elections in 2019

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has reaffirmed the Commission’s commitment and determination to deliver credible elections in Nigeria in 2019, which will embody the concepts of inclusiveness, transparency and accountability, by also ensuring that established rules are fully, fairly and impartially enforced.

Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar denies defecting to APGA

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has said that he is still in the Peoples Democratic Party, urging his followers to disregard a rumor that he has defected to another party.

Ex-central bank chief urges federal government to implement APC report on restructuring

A former governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, Prof. Charles Soludo, on Wednesday called on the Federal Government to implement the All Progressives Congress (APC) Committee’s report on restructuring as a step to reposition the country.

Osita Okechukwu: Let Igbo work towards 2023 Presidency

Director General of Voice of Nigeria (VON), Osita Okechukwu, has enjoined the apex Igbo cultural organisation, Ohaneze Ndigbo, to work towards 2023 for a president of Igbo extraction, than chase elusive theorems.

Ohanaeze Ndigbo seeks six-year single term for president, governors

Ohanaeze Ndigbo, a socio-cultural umbrella of Ndigbo, has called for the adoption of a six-year rotational single tenure for the president and governors of 36 states in the country.

Ex-central bank chief proposes 5 VPs, 6-year single term for president

A former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Chukwuma Soludo, has proposed a single tenure of six years for presidents in the country.

Governor Obiano: Dim Ojukwu’ll be proud of Anambra voters

Going down memory lane, Obiano recalled the promise he made when he was sworn in four years ago saying, “I am happy that we have taken back our cities and communities from brutal armed robbers and kidnappers who once made our beloved state a dread to decent people and a taboo to investors.

Seriake Dickson: Blessed are the peacemakers

I was heading to breakfast when I ran into the brand new National Publicity Secretary of PDP, Mr Kola Ologbondiyan, on the ground floor of my hotel and I congratulated him on his recent appointment.

Governor Obiano receives Reps member Ben Nwankwo, 2000 supporters into APGA

Anambra State Governor Willie Obiano has commended the representative of Orumba North and South constituency in the House of Representatives, Ben Nwankwo, for defecting from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA).

Keep quiet, allow us to fix Nigeria’s economy – APC tells PDP

The National Publicity Secretary of All Progressives Congress (APC), Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi, at the weekend said it was high time the opposition party, Peoples Democractic Party (PDP) kept quiet on the current state of the nation’s economy.

PDP criticism of economic programmes, act of vengeance – APC

The national publicity secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Malllam Bolaji Abdullahi, has said that continuous criticism of the present government’s economic policies and programmes by members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is motivated by vengeance.

The challenges ahead of Nigerian youths

The internet is a giver of false hopes and confidence. I want to believe that the power of the internet is exaggerated and overrated in our dearly beloved country.

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The House Committee on Land Transport has applauded the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi for the impressive extent of work achieved on the current Lagos-Ibadan rail project.

Minister embarks on inspection of Lagos-Ibadan railway

Barely two days after being sworn in as Minister, the Minister of Transportation, Hon Chibuike Amaechi, has embarked on an inspection tour of the Lagos Ibadan rail line.
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WHO advocates more research on health impact of microplastics

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has called for further assessment of microplastics in the environment and their potential impact on human health.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill into law Tuesday that would require presidential candidates to release several years of tax returns to be on the primary ballot in the state. Rich Pedroncelli-AP

California to sue Donald Trump over new migrant children detention policy

Gov. Gavin Newsom says California will join other states in filing a new lawsuit as early as next week to block the Trump administration’s efforts to indefinitely detain immigrant minors and families with children.

Police in Enugu investigate death of woman in a farm

The Enugu State Police Command has directed for a full scale investigation into the alleged murder of a woman in her farm in Emene community near Enugu.
Dr Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment said this while fielding questions on television concerning the time for payment of the new wage.

Minister: 60 percent of Nigeria’s 2019 budget to be rolled into 2020

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, Thursday said less than half of the 2019 budget will be implemented this year.