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Gboyega Oyetola

Summit: Osun to align growth agenda with private sector needs

Osun State Government will use its economic and investment summit to align its growth agenda with the private sector needs, its Summit Planning Co-Chairman, Prof. Olalekan Yinusa, has said.
President @MBuhari is in Lagos to commission a number of projects. He will be in Maiduguri, Borno State tomorrow.

President Buhari: I’m satisfied with Governor Ambode’s performance

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday commissioned world-class Oshodi Transport Interchange, the Mass Transit Buses and the Murtala Mohammed International Airport all in Lagos State.

UTME: 390 visually impaired participate across Nigeria

No fewer than 390 visually impaired candidates are participating in the ongoing 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) organised by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB).
Queen Toluhi Adedamola Oreoluwa

Queen Moremi: Models must not engage in illegal activities

The reigning Queen Moremi Ajasoro (QMA), Miss Adedamola Toluhi, has cautioned budding models not to engage in illegal activities in their bid to become successful.
Rashid Bawa

Nigeria, Ghana to explore new areas of business opportunities

Nigeria and Ghana are set to explore more areas of business opportunities to further strengthen relations between both countries.

Imo governor-elect to prioritise youth empowerment

The Imo Governor-elect, Chief Emeka Ihedioha, says he will give priority to youth empowerment, food production, commerce and tourism.
Kwara

Expert: Why Kwara is ranked among 10 poorest states in Nigeria

A financial expert, Alhaji Abdulmumini Sanni-Jawondo, has blamed bad governance, poor rural development and lack of support for small and medium-scale businesses for Kwara’s poor economic situation.
(FILES) This file photo taken on March 22, 2018 shows a computer screen displaying the logo of the social networking site Facebook, taken in Manchester, England. Facebook took out full-page ads in European newspapers on April 16, 2018 to trumpet tough new EU legislation that promises "more data protection for you", as the company seeks to win back trust following a damaging privacy scandal. The new law, set to come into effect on May 25, aims to give users more control over how their personal information is stored and used online, with big fines for firms that break the rules. / AFP PHOTO / Oli SCARFF

Facebook’s privacy move: major pivot or headfake?

After building the world’s biggest and most powerful social network in history, Mark Zuckerberg says the future of Facebook is something else.

Bauchi elections: PDP candidate promises to improve teachers welfare

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in Bauchi state, Sen. Bala Mohammed, has promised to improve the welfare of teachers and restore the lost glory of the profession in the state, if elected.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, on Sunday in Kano said the country is witnessing unprecedented economic setback under the All Progressive Congress (APC) government.

Kano PDP rally: Atiku Abubakar pledges priority attention to agriculture, commerce

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, has promised to give priority attention to agriculture and commerce, if elected President.

Opeyemi Bamidele: Governor Fayemi’s tribunal victory will consolidate gains of democracy

Opeyemi Bamidele, former Lagos State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, has described the victory of Governor Kayode Fayemi at the Election Petition Tribunal as a boost to the development of the state.
Huawei

US charges Huawei with tech theft, sanctions busting

The US Justice Department on Monday unveiled sweeping charges against Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei in two cases likely to ratchet up tensions between the two superpowers — including that of a top executive arrested in Canada on a US warrant.
Aliyu Modibbo

Former FCT minister joins Oxford University Academic faculty

A former minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Aliyu Modibbo, has joined St Antony College, University of Oxford, as a senior academic visitor.
Nancy Pelosi

US House of Reps Democrats test Republicans on Donald Trump’s wall

As a partial U.S. government shutdown neared the three-week mark, Democrats on Wednesday were set to test Republicans’ resolve in backing President Donald Trump’s drive to build a wall on the border with Mexico.
Guy Bertrand Mapangou

Gabon arrests four military officers after coup attempt

Government spokesman Guy-Bertrand Mapangou told Reuters that four of the five officers who had taken over the state radio in the capital Libreville were arrested.

Globacom urges unity among Nigerians in 2019

Globacom, the national telecommunication operator, in its goodwill message in Lagos on Monday, has called for unity among Nigerians irrespective of tribe, religion or political leaning, charging citizens to work together to achieve peace in 2019, especially as the year opens with a crucial general elections.

PDP seeks immortalisation of former president Shehu Shagari

Prince Uche Secondus, the National Chairman, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says Nigeria has lost one of its most compassionate and humane leaders in the late former President, Alhaji Shehu Shagari.
Gboyega Oyetola

Gboyega Oyetola presents N152.7 billion budget for 2019 fiscal year

Osun State governor, Mr Gboyega Oyetola, on Thursday presented a budget estimate of N152, 756, 088, 830.00 for 2019 fiscal year.

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EFCC expresses worry over use of POS machines

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday expressed concern over what it called the errant use of Point of Sale (POS) machines in the country.
Najila Trindade

Brazilian police file defamation complaint against Neymar’s rape accuser

Brazilian police said on Thursday they had filed a defamation suit against the woman who has accused football star Neymar of rape after she insinuated the force was corrupt.

PDP leaders, lawmakers meet over National Assembly minority positions

Leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party currently are holding a meeting to strategise on who will be the minority leaders, minority whips and Chairman, PDP Caucus of the National Assembly.

Sudan’s Omar al-Bashir charged with corruption

Sudan’s ex-president Omar al-Bashir was on Thursday formally charged with corruption, following the completion of an investigation by state prosecutors.

Indonesia to bar online advert of cigarette

Indonesia’s communications ministry on Thursday said it would remove all cigarette advertisements from the internet, following a request from the health ministry.