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Nelaon Mandela's widow, Graça Machel, center left, greeting Barack Obama on Tuesday - EFE

Barack Obama rebukes Donald Trump in address marking Nelson Mandela’s 100th posthumous birthday

Obama’s speech to a cheering crowd of thousands in South Africa countered many of Trump’s policies, rallying people around the world to keep alive the ideas that Mandela worked for including democracy, diversity and tolerance.

2019: Ekiti victory is testimony of APC’s popularity – House of Reps member

A member of the House of Representatives, Alhaji Husain Kangiwa, says the All Progressives Congress victory in Saturday’s Ekiti governorship election is a testimony of the party’s popularity in the country.
Barack Obama has been selected to give the annual Nelson Mandela Lecture in South Africa ( REUTERS-Jim Bourg )

Barack Obama to deliver 2018 Nelson Mandela lecture

Barack Obama is to deliver the annual Nelson Mandela lecture in South Africa in a rare public appearance since he stepped down as US president.
4 President Buhari in a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister of the Netherlands Mr Mark Rutte in The Hague on 16th July 2018

President Buhari at ICC, promises free, fair 2019 elections

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday promised to do everything possible to ensure that the 2019 general elections are free, fair and peaceful.
1 President Buhari in a Roundtable meeting with Dutch CEOs in Rotterdam on 16th July 2018

Dutch firm plans 400 hectares textile park in Nigeria

A Dutch firm, Vlisco, yesterday expressed readiness to invest on 400 hectares of land for the establishment of a textile park in the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday declared open the 2018 International Press Institute World Congress with a call on journalists worldwide to address the menace of fake news and hate speech.

President Buhari: Security, welfare of Nigerians can’t be achieved without legislature, judiciary

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday said that the security and welfare of the people, which is the primary objective of governance, can only be achieved when all arms collaborate and work together.
PRESIDENT BUHARI SIGNS INTO LAW EXECUTIVE ORDER ON THE PRESERVATION OF SUSPICIOUS ASSETS CONNECTED WITH CORRUPTION AT THE STATE HOUSE IN ABUJA JULY 5 2018

Corruption: President Buhari has powers to issue executive order – minister

The Federal Government insisted on Monday that President Muhammadu Buhari had constitutional powers to issue and sign the recent Executive Order on Corruption cases.

Minister Hadi Sirika and the return of Nigeria Airways

One of the usual features on Nigerian social media is the nostalgic passion with which Nigerians often distribute pictures of the old Nigeria Airways and how that company once considered one of the best in Africa was mismanaged and made to fail.
3 President Buhari in a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister of the Netherlands Mr Mark Rutte in The Hague on 16th July 2018

President Buhari welcomes Netherlands support for restoration of Lake Chad

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday welcomed the interest of the Dutch Prime Minister, Mark Rutte, to support the restoration of the Lake Chad to its old glory.
6 President Buhari in a Roundtable meeting with Dutch CEOs in Rotterdam on 16th July 2018

Dutch company indicates interest in building cattle ranches in Nigeria

Mr Klaus Struilesma of a company called Cownexxion has indicated the interest of the organization in building cattle ranches in Nigeria.
Donald Duke, former governor of Cross River state

Donald Duke: PDP can’t zone my constitutional right

Donald Duke, former governor of Cross River state, says the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) cannot zone his constitutional rights, stating that he has the right to aspire, win or lose the party’s presidential ticket.
PRESIDENT BUHARI SIGNS INTO LAW EXECUTIVE ORDER ON THE PRESERVATION OF SUSPICIOUS ASSETS CONNECTED WITH CORRUPTION AT THE STATE HOUSE IN ABUJA JULY 5 2018

Minister: Executive Order Six to affect 155 corruption cases involving N595 billion

The Federal Government says the Presidential Executive Order Number 6 of 2018 will have immediate effect on 155 high profile corruption cases involving over N595 billion.

Ex-Governor Lamido: Nigeria is under siege, we no longer sleep with our eyes closed

Former Governor of Jigawa state and presidential aspirant under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Sule Lamido, took a swipe at the security situation in the country and declared that Nigeria is under siege.

Pakistan’s ex-premier challenges 10-year jail term

Pakistan’s former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday filed an appeal in the Islamabad High Court against the 10-year jail sentence in one of the corruption cases he is facing.

Senator Utazi: UK government paying lip-service to Nigeria’s anti-graft effort

The Senate Committee on Anti-Corruption and Financial Crimes, Godfrey Utazi, has accused the United Kingdom of paying lip-service to the Federal Government’s fight against corruption.

Satguru Maharaj Ji backs President Buhari’s second term bid

The founder of ‘One Love Family’ and Perfect Living Master, Satguru Maharaj Ji, has called on Nigerians to support President Muhammadu Buhari to win the forthcoming 2019 elections to enable him conclude the job of repositioning the country and the fight against corruption.
Femi Kuti

Keeping father’s protest torch lit, Femi Kuti sees hope

Femi Kuti has spent his life railing in song against the ills holding back Africa. But these days he is feeling some optimism.
Oji Nyimenuate Ngofa

Nigeria urges Dutch Embassy to resume issuance of Schengen visas

Nigeria Ambassador to the Netherlands, Oji Ngofa, on Sunday, urged the Dutch Embassy to resume issuance of Schengen Visas in Abuja to consolidate the increasing trade relations between Nigeria and Netherlands.

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Minister Lokpobiri tasks farmers on modern farming system

The minister stated this when he received a delegation from the Africa-Asia Rural Development Organisation (AARDO) led by Secretary General of the Organisation, Eng. Wassfi Hassan El Sreihin in his office in Abuja.

Minister: Hydro-power to generate 19,000 MW

The Federal Government said that electricity generation from hydro sources could reach 19,000 megawatts if fully harnessed.
Donald Trump

Back in Washington, Donald Trump under pressure to reverse course on Russia

President Donald Trump found himself isolated and under pressure to reverse course Tuesday after publicly challenging the US intelligence conclusion that Russia meddled in the 2016 election during his face-to-face with Vladimir Putin.

Bayelsa IGR hits N1 billion mark

The Chairman of the Bayelsa State Board of Internal Revenue (BIR), Ayawei Nimbofa, has attributed the rise in Bayelsa’s monthly internally generated revenue above N1billion mark to deployment of electronic collection system.
Former US President Barack Obama

Barack Obama: French World Cup victors show triumph of diversity

Former US president Barack Obama on Tuesday singled out the African heritage of many players in France’s World Cup-winning football team in a speech paying tribute to Nelson Mandela.