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Minister: Federal government to deepen efforts toward commercialisation of research findings

The Federal Government on Friday in Abuja said it would intensify efforts toward ensuring research findings in the country were commercialised.

Central bank threatens legal action over ‘stolen’ N500 billion allegation, says money was given...

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says N150 billion which was reported as stolen from its coffers was part of a N650 billion loan to states.
Ned Nwoko

INEC drops Peter Nwaoboshi, issues Certificate of Return to Ned Nwoko

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has issued Certificate of Return to Prince Ned Nwoko as the duly elected Senator for Delta North Senatorial district in the 9th National Assembly.
Nse Ikpe-Etim

Nse Ikpe-Etim: Being a prostitute is not a crime

Ahead of the cinema release of the new movie which she stars in, ‘Heaven’s Hell’, on May 10, 2019, Nollywood actress Nse Ikpe-Etim has condemned the alleged sexual harassment of women labelled a prostitutes by police officers after a raid on an Abuja night club.
Super Eagles forward Henry Onyekuru has been named the fastest player in the Turkish Super Lig.

Everton loanee Henry Onyekuru ‘longing’ to realise Premier League, Thierry Henry dreams

Galatasaray forward Henry Onyekuru is ‘longing’ for life in the English Premier League, where he hopes to model his career on Arsenal legend Thierry Henry.
Unai Emery has revealed that a conversation with his Spanish compatriot and Watford manager Javi Gracia convinced him to become Arsenal’s manager last summer.

Unai Emery: Watford’s Javi Gracia convinced me to take Arsenal job

Unai Emery has revealed that a conversation with his Spanish compatriot and Watford manager Javi Gracia convinced him to become Arsenal’s manager last summer.
Zainab Ahmed

Finance Minister: Nigeria ready for business

Nigeria’s finance minister, Zainab Ahmed, has told global investors that Nigeria is ready for business.
Omarian Banks

Man shoots teenager for knocking on his door

A Georgia man has been arrested after he fatally shot a 19-year-old man who accidentally knocked on the wrong apartment door.

Hoodlums set primary school containing electoral materials ablaze in Benue

All electoral materials for Mbalom ward in Gwer East Local Government Area of Benue, were in the early hours of Saturday burnt by armed hoodlums.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC: Opposition parties planing to attack our leaders, members

The Oyo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Sunday raised an alarm that some members of the opposition political parties in the state have concluded plans to attack some of its leaders and members in the next few days to the election.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will land another Premier League post if Manchester United decide against handing him a permanent deal, says Dimitar Berbatov.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: Marcus Rashford can be as good as Harry Kane

Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says Marcus Rashford has the potential to be as good a centre-forward as England teammate Harry Kane as the pair prepare to face off in the Premier League this weekend.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has listed what Nigeria should do to have access to $12 trillion “dormant funds”.

Olusegun Obasanjo: How Nigeria can access Africa’s $12 trillion

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has listed what Nigeria should do to have access to $12 trillion “dormant funds”.

EU equips 17,000 adolescents in North-east

The head of the European Union Delegation to the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Ambassador Ketil Karlsen, has said in response to the urgent need to address the issues faced by adolescents aged between 10 to 19 in Nigeria crisis region, they have equiped 17,000 adolescents with live skills and support to improve their incomes, access to basic social services and space to feel save in their communities.
Former governor of Ekiti state, Ayodele Fayose spent his first day out of office on Tuesday in the detention cell of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission in Abuja.

EFCC: Fake Ibrahim Magu tape on Ayodele Fayose in circulation

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission in an alert Thursday flagged an audio circulating in the social media in which the Acting Chairman, Ibrahim Magu, purportedly made comments to the effect that, nothing will happen if former governor Ayo Fayose, dies in custody.

Experts call for collaboration to reduce cases of mental disorder

Two consultant psychiatrists have called for collaboration among public and private stakeholders in creating mental health awareness to reduce the rising cases of mental disorders in Nigeria.
Donald Trump

Donald Trump ‘secretly taped talking about Playboy model payment’

Donald Trump's former lawyer secretly taped a conversation the pair had about payments to an ex-Playboy model, according to a report.

Chimamanda Adichie: I stand by my question to Hillary Clinton

Award-winning author Chimamanda Adichie says she stands by the question she posed to Hillary Clinton over her Twitter bio.

Corps members move against drug abuse in Ogun

Corps members under the aegis of Sustainable Development Goals, SDGs, National Youths Service Corps have called on youths and secondary school students in Odeda local government area of Ogun State to shun drug abuse and abstain from immortal acts considered harmful by societal norms.

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Gabonese President Ali Bongo delivered his first speech since returning to the West African country following a long absence after a stroke he suffered in October.

Gabon’s Ali Bongo calls for new cabinet in comeback speech

Gabonese President Ali Bongo delivered his first speech since returning to the West African country following a long absence after a stroke he suffered in October.
Alhaji Munir Sanusi, the chief of staff to the Emir of Kano, has confirmed the receipt of the query issued to Emir Muhammad Sanusi II by the Kano state government.

We’re not under any influence to probe Emir Sanusi – Kano agency

The Chairman, Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption Commission, Barrister Muhuyi Magaji Rimingado on Monday declared that the commission was not under the influence of any person or group on the ongoing investigation into the financial dealings of the state emirate council
Peruzzi

Peruzzi under ‘fire’ for alleged physical assault of Twitter influencer

Fans on Twitter have continued to slam DMW singer, Peruzzi, for physically assaulting social media influencer, Pamilerin, allegedly.
Electricity Generator

Generator fume kills 10 wedding guests in Imo

The incident happened at Umuomumu Mbieri in the Mbaitoli Local Government Area of the state.
Britain Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt (Photo by Adrian DENNIS - AFP)

Jeremy Hunt: EU will do a new Brexit deal with me

Jeremy Hunt, one of the leading candidates vying to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May, said he would leave the European Union without a deal, but with a heavy heart.