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Stevie Wonder kneels as he leads anti-poverty concert

Stevie Wonder knelt before a packed New York festival Saturday in a protest for peace as he led stars and politicians in pressing for sustained aid to eliminate the world's worst poverty.

Top Nigerian businessmen receive US eight-member congressional delegation

A delegation led by Senator Christopher Coons (D-Delaware), a member of the appropriations, foreign relations, judiciary, small business and ethics committees, is in Nigeria to meet with business executives to discussed investment relations.

Weak transmission stalls 700MW power generation at Egbin

The feeble transmission infrastructure wheeling generated power to the national grid has stalled the generation of 700 megawatts of power in the 1,320 megawatt-capacity Egbin Power Station in Lagos, the Chief Executive Officer of Egbin Power Plc, Mr. Dallas Peavey, has said.

US to support Nigeria to defeat Boko Haram

The U.S. on Tuesday reiterated its readiness to support the Nigerian Government to accomplish its mission of defeating the Boko Haram insurgency and restore normalcy in the North-East.

US agrees to sell arms to fight insurgency – Saraki

The U.S. Government for the first time has agreed in principle to sell arms to help in the fight against insurgency in the country.

Nigeria working with US to repatriate proceeds of corruption – Osinbajo

The Muhammadu Buhari administration has reached out to the US government to step up its assistance in ensuring that corrupt officials don’t get a safe haven abroad for their loot, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN.

US officials to meet Osinbajo, Saraki over Boko Haram

An eight-member congressional delegation from the United States will visit Nigeria between August 28 and 31, to discuss Boko Haram insurgency and the humanitarian situation in the North-East, the US Embassy in Nigeria has said.

Boko Haram: 8-member US congressional delegation visit Nigeria

An eight-member Congressional delegation from the U.S. will visit Nigeria from Monday to Thursday to assess the destruction caused by the Boko Haram terrorists as well as strengthen the U.S.-Nigeria relations.

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A United States-based Nigerian Professor of Microbiology and Biotechnology, Prof. Diuto Esiobu, has urged Nigerians to embrace biotechnology certification, saying it will boost the economy and generate at least $1bn in the near future.

Ekiti Assembly rejects governorship election result, adjourns till October

The Ekiti State House of Assembly has adjourned legislative business until October 8, citing issues of harassment and insecurity.

NYCN protests alleged government official’s interference in Gombe

The National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN), Gombe State chapter, has protested against an alleged interference in its affairs by an official of the state government.

Osun guber: 17 APC aspirants jostle to succeed Governor Aregbesola

About 17 aspirants on the platform of the All Progressives Congress are currently jostling to succeed Osun State governor Rauf Aregbesola in office.

Federal government to unveil logo, name of new national airline Wednesday

The Nigerian government will unveil the name and logo of the new national airline on Wednesday.