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Full text: Former President Obasanjo’s letter to President Buhari

Since the issue is of momentous concern to all well-meaning and all right-thinking Nigerians, it must be of great concern to you, and collective thinking and dialoguing is the best way of finding an appropriate and adequate solution to the problem.
President Buhari receives in audience Leadership of People's Democratic Movement in State on 18th Jan 2019-3

Certificate: Court dismisses appeal against President Buhari

The Court of Appeal in Abuja has dismissed the appeal seeking to disqualify President Muhammadu Buhari over alleged false information on his academic qualification.
Teddy Neguse

Ethiopian rappers challenging Israel police through song

In his song “Handcuffed,” rapper Teddy Neguse addresses police brutality against young Israeli men of Ethiopian descent.
President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr Akinwunmi Adesina, has said that Nigeria needs to evolve a more effective tariff structure in order to achieve steady electricity supply.

AfDB chief appeals to investors to attend Africa Investment Forum

Mr Akinwumi Adesina, the President, African Development Bank (AfDB), has appealed to investors to attend the bank’s 2019 Africa Investment Forum (AIF).

ICPC chairman charges stakeholders to support government efforts in asset recovery

Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has charged stakeholders to support government effort in asset recovery for national development.
The acting Inspector-General of Police (IG-P), Mr Mohammed Adamu, has assured candidates and political parties of police neutrality and fairness throughout the general elections.

Shiites protest: IG visits victims of attack in National Hospital

The Inspector General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu on Wednesday said the act of attacking police personnel in the course of protecting citizens and giving rooms for people to express themselves was condemnable.

Policeman killed in ambush by bandits in Katsina

A policeman was killed at the weekend when some 300 bandits ambushed a team of security personnel responding to distress calls from communities in Kankara local government area of Katsina State.
Choe In-guk said he had decided to “permanently resettle”in North Korea to honour his parents’ wish that he live there and devote himself to the unification of the Korean peninsula, according to North Korea’s propaganda website Uriminzokkiri.

South Korean follows father and defects to the North

The son of the highest-profile South Korean ever to defect to North Korea has arrived in Pyongyang to permanently resettle.

Bauchi emir tasks legislators on good governance

The Emir of Dass in Bauchi state, Alhaji Billiyaminu Othman, has charged legislators to ensure good governance through effective grassroots representation.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Group urges APC to zone governorship seat to Kogi West

A Civil society organization, Citizens for Equity, Fairness and Justice, has asked the national leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to zone the governorship ticket of the party in the forth coming elections in Kogi state to the Western Senatorial district in the spirit of equity, fairness and justice.
Wife of the President, Dr. Aisha Buhari, has claimed that two powerful personalities were frustrating President Muhammadu Buhari’s effort.-11

Aisha Buhari, Hadiza Usman call for gender equality in maritime sector

Nigeria’s first lady, Aisha Buhari, on Tuesday joined participants at a seafarers conference to call for more women participation in the maritime sector.
YINKA ODUMAKIN

Afenifere slams VP Osinbajo over comments on kidnapping, insecurity

The pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, on Tuesday condemned the statement credited to the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, over the issue of insecurity, especially kidnapping in the South West and some other parts of the country.

Formulate policies on the aged, demographer advises federal government

An Abuja based demographer, Mr Adebayo Oluwadare, has called on the Federal Government of Nigeria to set right policies that would equip the nation to address challenges faced by the ageing population.
Abike Dabiri-Erewa

Official: We won’t condone attacks on Nigerians in diaspora

The Federal Government has warned that unprovoked attacks on Nigerians living legitimately abroad by the host countries would not be tolerated.
This photo illustration shows a logo of Chinese telecoms giant Huawei at a shopping mall in Kuala Lumpur on February 13, 2019. (Photo by Mohd RASFAN - AFP)

Huawei files lawsuit against US over seized equipment

Huawei filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Commerce Department on Friday challenging whether telecommunications equipment it sent from China to the United States, and then back to China, is covered by Export Administration Regulations, according to a court filing.
Adams Oshiomhole

Bauchi: You wouldn’t have been governor but for President Buhari’s liberal disposition – Adams Oshiomhole...

The National Chairman, All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, has urged Governor Bala Muhammed of Bauchi State to submit to the rule of law by allowing APC lawmakers who are majority to lead and pilot the affairs of Bauchi State House of Assembly.
Riyad Mahrez

Riyad Mahrez: African Player of the Year is between Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah

Riyad Mahrez believes Algeria’s status as an underdog in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) will ease them from pressure.

US finds Nigeria, Niger improving anti-trafficking efforts

Niger and Nigeria have improved their efforts to fight human trafficking, but still do not meet the minimum standards required, the U.S. government said on Thursday in its closely watched annual assessment of how countries are performing.

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Cultists kill final year student of CRUTECH

A final year student of the Cross River State University of Technology (CRUTECH) was brutally killed on Monday morning.

Delta APC mocks O’tega Emerhor on failed case against party, Senator Omo-Agege

The Delta State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Monday mocked a leader of the party in the state, Olorogun O’tega Emerhor, following failed court cases he filed against the party through an executive faction led by Cyril Ogodo.
France is creating a G7 task force to study how central banks ensure cryptocurrencies like Facebook’s Libra are governed by regulations ranging from money-laundering laws to consumer-protection rules, France’s central bank governor said on Friday.

Facebook tells US Congress how it thinks its cryptocurrency Libra should be regulated

Facebook will not launch the cryptocurrency Libra until it has “fully addressed regulatory concerns,” according to David Marcus, the head of Facebook’s Calibra. The remarks are prepared testimony he plans to give tomorrow, in front of the US Senate Banking Committee.
A graduate of Insurance from the Polytechnic, Ibadan, Oyaremi Olabode, was on Monday convicted of criminal impersonation and sentenced to four months in prison.

Ibadan polytechnic graduate jailed for impersonation

A graduate of Insurance from the Polytechnic, Ibadan, Oyaremi Olabode, was on Monday convicted of criminal impersonation and sentenced to four months in prison.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has approved the appointment of Olarewaju Lasisi as his senior special adviser on media and public affairs. 3

Insecurity: We’ll give special budgetary attention to Zamfara – Speaker Gbajabiamila

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, has said that the 9th National Assembly would give special budgetary attention to the three Senatorial Districts of Zamfara State in order to resolve the issue of insecurity.