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Atiku Abubakar’s ally under EFCC probe over ‘N20 billion fraud’

A former Minister of Special Duties and Inter-governmental Affairs, Kabiru Turaki (SAN), is under probe for alleged N20bn fraud, a court document filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) before the Federal High Court in Abuja has revealed.

Lagos government urges manufacturers to package products with recyclable materials

The Lagos State government has urged manufacturers and producers of consumable goods to package their products with biodegradable or recyclable materials to save drainages from blockage and flooding.
Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)

Nigeria listed among countries in need of external food assistance

The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) says Nigeria and 40 other countries across the world are in need of external food assistance.

Experts: Corruption, conflicts responsible for slow investments in Niger Delta

The poor and slow pace of oil and gas investments in the Niger Delta has been traced to corruption and conflicts in the region.

Lagos ex-commissioner, RULAAC advocate equal fund for police, National Assembly

Former commissioner for lands in Lagos State, Mr. Fola Arthur-Worrey, and the executive director, Rule of Law and Accountability Advocacy Centre (RULAAC), Mr. Okechukwu Nwanguma, have called for equal funding for the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) and the National Assembly.
Aya Chebbi

AU envoy wants greater involvement of youths terrorism war

African countries should harness the energy and creativity of the youths to revitalise action on violent extremism that has gained foothold amid poverty, conflicts and social exclusion.
President Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting in State House on 12th Dec 2018-4

FEC approves N27 billion for flood, conflict victims

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved N27.4 billion intervention fund for victims of floods, conflicts, and insecurity across Nigeria.
President Buhari receives in Courtesy Visit Labour Leadership led by President of Nigeria Labour Congress Ayuba Wabba in State House on 7th Mar 2019-3

Kaduna violence: President Buhari urges stakeholders to embrace mediation

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged the actors in the communal and persistent violence in Kaduna State to come to terms with the fact that mutual violence has no winners, but losers on both sides of the conflict.
President Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting in State House on 12th Dec 2018-4

Muhammadu Buhari: National migration policy to be adopted soon

President Muhammadu Buhari has disclosed that a national policy on internal displacement is in the process of adoption, adding that it will help regulate the internal displacement crisis and complement the fight against the Islamist insurgency in the north east.
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2019: Don’t campaign with hate speeches – KSM warn political parties

The Knights of Saint Mulumba (KSM) of the Catholic Church in Nigeria has called on politicians and political parties to campaign on issues that would address national challenges rather than hate speeches that is capable of truncating the Nation democracy.
President Muhammadu Buhari

[email protected]: Muhammadu Buhari vows to promote, protect united, prosperous Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari says he will continue to work tirelessly to promote, protect and preserve a united, peaceful, prosperous and secure Nigeria, where all, irrespective of background, can aspire to succeed.
4 President Muhammadu Buhari addressing the Leaders of the delegation, His Majesty Eze Dr. Isaac Ikonne, Enyi 1 of Aba and his delegation in an audience at the State House in Abuja. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE. SEPT 14 2018

[email protected]: I’ll continue to work for a united Nigeria – Muhammadu Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has promised to continue to work tirelessly to promote, protect and preserve a united, peaceful, prosperous and secure Nigeria.
Muhammadu Buhari

[email protected]: Muhammadu Buhari’s national broadcast

There has been a steady improvement in the security situation in the North East. We remain committed to ending the crisis and make the North East safe for all.

UN: 821 million people went hungry in 2017

The UN also said nearly 151 million under-fives – 22% of the global total – have their growth stunted by poor nutrition.
Former Nigeria's President Olusegun Obasanjo

UN chief hails ex-President Obasanjo for role in Liberia’s smooth transition

Antonio Guterres, UN secretary-general, has expressed gratitude to former President Olusegun Obasanjo for his mediation role in ensuring smooth political transition in Liberia.
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Femi Falana: Lagos not dangerous city to leave in the world

Femi Falana, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, has said he does not believe in the report that Lagos State was the third most dangerous city to leave in the world.
Footage showing a recent Boko Haram attack in north-east Nigeria. | AFP | Getty Images

UN: Cash economy fuelling Boko Haram activities

The predominance of the cash economy is a major factor fuelling the nefarious activities of the Boko Haram and other terrorist groups in the Lake Chad Basin region, a UN report has revealed.

Antonio Guterres: Fears of nuclear war still with us

The fears of nuclear war are still with humanity, 73 years since the catastrophic Hiroshima and Nagasaki nuclear bombs in August 1945, UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, stated this at the commemoration of the atomic bombing of Nagasaki, Japan.

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Director-General, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Dr. Isah Pantami

FEC approves name change for Ministry of Communications

The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved the renaming of the Federal Ministry of Communications as Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy.
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, Wednesday approved funds to repay IAAF, for the excess fund the World Athletics body mistakenly transferred to Nigeria.

Sports minister approves fund to refund IAAF overpayments

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, Wednesday approved funds to repay IAAF, for the excess fund the World Athletics body mistakenly transferred to Nigeria.
The China Civil Engineering and Construction Company, contractors handling the ongoing Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge rail line, says it has made appreciable progress in Lagos section in spite of impediments.

Lagos-Ibadan rail: We’re overcoming impediments in Lagos section – CCECC

The China Civil Engineering and Construction Company, contractors handling the ongoing Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge rail line, says it has made appreciable progress in Lagos section in spite of impediments.

Police declare four cultists wanted in Lagos

This followed confessional statement of seven Eiye confraternity members who were recently charged to court after men of the Special Anti Robbery Squad, Iju base rounded them up.
Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau has admitted to wearing brownface makeup during a 2001 event at a school where he was teaching, saying it is something he “regret[s] deeply”.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau rules out coalition as he forms new Canadian government

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday ruled out forming a coalition government despite an election victory that left his Liberals short of a majority.