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Police: ‘Operation Puff Adder’ targets criminals, not innocent civilians

“Operation Puff Adder” commenced in Enugu State on Thursday with Police Commissioner of Police, Mr Sulaiman Balarabe, warning police personnel deployed to the operation to guard against arresting innocent citizens in the discharge of their duties.

NITDA pledges to promote ICT among youths

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has pledged to boost the morale of young innovators to develop Information Communication Technology (ICT) in the country.

Lagos. The Moment. The Man.

As excellent a city as Lagos is, and as profound as its journey has been thus far, Lagos is ready to become its greater self.

Enugu election: Governor Ugwuanyi reiterates commitment to rapid development

Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) campaign train yesterday returned to markets and streets of Enugu canvassing for votes ahead of March 9 governorship and state assembly elections, amid jubilation and excitement from teeming supporters and admirers.

VON chief urges Ndigbo to vote for President Buhari on Saturday

As campaigns wind up for Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly elections, Mr. Osita Okechukwu, the Director General (DG) of Voice of Nigeria (VON) has pleaded with Ndigbo to vote for President Muhammadu Buhari, the presidential candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC).
The Lagos State All Progressives Congress governorship candidate, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, and his Peoples Democratic Party counterpart, Jimi Agbaje, on Friday differed on infrastructure, health and other issues that would spur the development of the state.

Election: Jide Sanwo-Olu, Jimi Agbaje disagree on infrastructure, health

The Lagos State All Progressives Congress governorship candidate, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, and his Peoples Democratic Party counterpart, Jimi Agbaje, on Friday differed on infrastructure, health and other issues that would spur the development of the state.
Hadiza Bala Usman

NPA empowers 70 women with grinding, sewing machines

As part of efforts to alleviate the plight of women in Katsina State, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) in collaboration with Madinah Associate Limited has trained and presented 70 grinding and sewing machines to 70 youths and women worth over N3 million to assuage their sufferings and make them self-reliant.
Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Jide Sanwo-Olu: We will open Lagos government books

The Lagos State All Progressives Congress gubernatorial candidate, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, and his running mate, Femi Hamzat, on Tuesday pledged to run a transparent budgetary system if elected into office in next year’s polls.
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Nnewi motorcycle market traders protest Anambra’s refusal to conduct election

Some members of the New Auto Motorcycle Spare Parts, Nnewi, have accused the Anambra Ministry of Trade, Commerce and Wealth Creation of frustrating their efforts to conduct elections in the market.

Ebonyi government, Chinese company sign $4 million solar power agreement

The Ebonyi State Government has formally signed an agreement with a Chinese company, Fonshan Sunchees Technology Company Limited, on the establishment of a solar power factory in the State.

Ogun APC now to adopt direct primaries – NWC

The National Working Committee (NEC) of the ruling All Progressives Congress APC, has declared that the mode of primaries in Ogun for election of its candidates for the 2019 elections would be direct primary and not indirect primaries.
A former Lagos state commissioner for Commerce and Industry Jide Sanwo-Olu has joined the governorship race of the state in next year's general election.

Jide Sanwo-Olu: God has prepared me to be next Lagos governor

A governorship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos, Mr Jide Sanwo-Olu, on Sunday said he had a strong conviction that God had prepared him to be the next governor of the state.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

MSME loan: Ebonyi government terminates relationship with Bank of Industry

Ebonyi State Government has withdrawn from the Bank of Industry the responsibility of handling the procedure for the disbursement of its joint loans for Civil Servants and other Micro Small and Medium Enterprises in the State.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Governor Umahi reshuffles cabinet

Ebonyi State Governor David Umahi Wednesday effected a minor cabinet reshuffle during the state Executive Council (EXCO) meeting.

Four arrested for defrauding Anambra of N17 million

Four persons who have allegedly been impersonating the Anambra State Commissioner of Police, the Naval Commander in the state and the state Commissioner for Commerce and Industry in the various markets in Ogbaru local government area close to the commercial town of Onitsha, have been arrested by the police.

Minister challenges telcos, corporate organisations on CSR

The Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, has challenged telecommunications companies (Telcos) and other corporate organisations, including wealthy individuals to support humanitarian causes through their corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives as a way of helping to reduce the rate of poverty in the country.

Vice President Osinbajo for MSME clinic in Ondo Thursday

The Ondo State Government says the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, will be in the state on Thursday for the inauguration of the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises ( MSME ) Clinic in Akure.

Ogun government seeks investment in solid minerals

The Ogun State government has appealed to investors to invest in the abundant solid minerals available in the state.

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Asari Dokubo asks herdsmen to leave Southern Nigeria

Ex-Niger Delta militant leader Asari Dokubo has called on South-South and South-Easterners to return home following threats from Coalition of Northern Groups, asking the herdsmen in South-South to also leave the zone.
Hadiza Bala Usman

NPA appoints new general managers, assistants

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has appointed new general managers and assistant general managers into various roles.
US President Donald Trump boards Air Force One upon departure from West Palm Beach International Airport in Florida. – Trump is returning to Washington following a weekend visit to his Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida. (Photo by Nicholas Kamm - AFP)

Donald Trump offers to help ease tension in Japan-South Korea dispute

US President Donald Trump has offered to help ease tensions in the political and economic dispute between Japan and South Korea, which threatens global supplies of memory chips and smartphones.
Super Eagles captain John Obi Mikel did not mince words in a post-match interview after the team managed to scrap a lone goal victory over Burundi on Saturday.

FIFA, others pay tribute to Mikel Obi after retirement

Following Thursday’s announcement by Super Eagles captain, Mikel Obi, of his retirement from international football, tributes have continued to pour in for him, including from the Fédération Internationale de Football Association, the sport’s international governing body.
Nigeria forward Odion Ighalo has warned South Africa not to expect the same Nigeria performance as the qualifiers when they clash in the quarter-final of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) on Wednesday.

Afcon: Odion Ighalo wins top scorer award, makes Best XI

Ighalo with five goals to his name finished ahead of big guns like Riyad Mahrez and Sadio Mane who both finished on three goals respectively for Algeria and Senegal.