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Google launches own developers space in Lagos

Google on Tuesday launched its first Google Developers Space in Lagos, previously referred to as the Google Launchpad Space.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday signed the finance bill into law.

President Buhari charges AuGF to keep MDAs on their toes

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday charged the Auditor-General of the Federation, Mr Anthony Ayine, and his counterparts at the state level to keep Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) are kept on their toes through timely and high-quality audits.
ActionAid Nigeria

Corruption index: ActionAid calls for stiffer punishment on looters

A social justice non-governmental organization, ActionAid Nigeria, has reacted over the 2019 Corruption Perception Index and called for stiffer punishment for looters of public coffers.

Pensioner receives award for returning N1 million excess gratuity

An Abuja-based not-for-profit organisation, Accountability Lab. Nigeria, has honoured a pensioner in Bauchi State, Abubakar Garba, for returning N1 million excess gratuity paid to him.

Stakeholder: Irregular migration death trap for desperate youths

Nigerian youths have been urged to shun all forms of irregular migration in quest for greener pasture and work hard towards the development of themselves and the country.
Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo says his administration is doing a lot from its end to tackle illegal migration to Europe but needs more support from partners.

EFCC, ICPC urged to investigate Governor Obaseki government over ‘money laundering’

The Coalition for Good Governance and Economic Justice in Africa has called on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Independent Corrupt Practices and Commission (ICPC) to immediately commence a comprehensive probe the administration of Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo over allegations of money laundering.
Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has promised the support of his administration for creative industry with a view to making the sector achieve a sustainable economic status. 4

Governor Sanwo-Olu: Our plan to make Lagos Africa’s biggest innovation hub

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Monday said Lagos State Government’s investment in technology and innovation is a deliberate effort to position the state as key player in global technology space.
The World Bank said at the weekend that its lending to China has fallen sharply and will continue to be pared back, after US President Donald Trump demanded it stop altogether.

World Bank reduces lending to China

The World Bank said at the weekend that its lending to China has fallen sharply and will continue to be pared back, after US President Donald Trump demanded it stop altogether.

UNAIDS: 60,000 Lagos residents living with HIV/AIDS at large

The Country Director of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS), Dr. Erasmus Morah, has revealed that out of the 120,000 Lagos residents living with Human Immunodeficiency Virus, HIV/AIDS 60,000 are yet to show up for treatment and are still at large.
Obiageli Ezekwesili

Bisi Fayemi, Oby Ezekwesili join 2,000 women for 2019 National Dialogue

First Lady of Ekiti State, Bisi Fayemi, former the Vice-President of the World Bank’s Africa division and former minister under-Olusegun Obasanjo’s administration, Obiageli Ezekwesili, Minister for Women Affairs, Hon Paulen Tallen, are among the 2,000 women expected at the National Women’s Dialogue 2019, with the theme: ‘The Nigeria We Want: Nigerian Women-A National Conversation’.

Osun is new investment destination

Osun State has been identified as the new investment destination in Nigeria with huge potential to generate revenue from agriculture, tourism, culture, among others.
Minister of Water Resources, Engr. Suleiman Adamu

Federal government has commissioned no fewer than 700 water projects in Ogun, Kano states...

Mr Suileman Adamu, the Minister of Water Resources, says the Federal Government has commissioned no fewer than 700 water projects in Ogun and Kano states in the last two years.

IITA unveils digital tools for agricultural transformation

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) on Friday unveiled digital tools that are helping to transform farming, improving yield and livelihoods of farmers.
WaterAid

WaterAid: 50 per cent of schools in Nigeria lack basic water, sanitation facilities

An international non-governmental organisation, WaterAid Nigeria, has said that 50 per cent of all schools in Nigeria do not have basic water and sanitation facilities.
Mr Effiom Effiom, the Country Director of Marie Stopes International Organisation Nigeria (MSION), a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), says the organisation reached seven million women with family planning services in 10 years in Nigeria.

NGO reaches seven million women with family planning services in 10 years

Mr Effiom Effiom, the Country Director of Marie Stopes International Organisation Nigeria (MSION), a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), says the organisation reached seven million women with family planning services in 10 years in Nigeria.
The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State, Chief David Lyon, sends his heartfelt thanks to party members for their overwhelming support for his candidature during the primary election on September 4 in Yenagoa.

Bayelsa guber: PDP dares APC candidate to debate

Campaign Council of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa State on Thursday said its candidate in the November 16 election, Senator Douye Diri, is ready to face the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Chief David Lyon, in a debate.

Organisation assures OAU of 100% funding to commence degree programme in agricultural extension services

Sasakawa Global 2000 (SG 2000), has assured Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, 100 percent funding to enable the institute commence to commence degree programme in agricultural extension services this year.
ActionAid Nigeria

ActionAid tasks National Assembly on quick passage of bill prohibiting sexual harassment in schools

ActionAid Nigeria, has called on the National Assembly to urgently pass into law, the Sexual Harassment in Tertiary Schools Prohibition Bill to arrest the immoral activities of some lecturers against their female students.

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Malaysian prime minister resigns, quits party

The fate of Malaysia's ruling coalition hung in doubt after Mahathir Mohamad today resigned as Malaysia's prime minister and his Bersatu party has quit the governing Alliance of Hope coalition.
The Bauchi state governor, Sen. Bala Mohammed, on Friday, inaugurated the newly appointed 20 commissioners as members of the State Executive Council (SEC).

Bauchi suspends council chair after EFCC invitation

Governor Bala Mohammad of Bauchi State has approved the suspension of Alhaji Baffa Bara, the Chairman, Caretaker Committee of Kirfi Local Government.
Thomas Tuchel hopes his Paris Saint-Germain outfit can break their last 16 curses in the Champions League when they face his former club Borussia Dortmund on Tuesday.

PSG boss Thomas Tuchel defends Neymar after red card against Bordeaux

PSG manager Thomas Tuchel has leapt to the defence of Neymar after his sending-off in the 4-3 win against Bordeaux on Sunday, insisting the Brazilian’s reaction was simply ‘human’.
Arsenal’s Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang reacts at the end of the English Premier League football match between Leicester City and Arsenal at King Power Stadium in Leicester, central England on November 9, 2019. (Photo by Oli SCARFF / AFP)

Gary Neville compares Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to Thierry Henry after Everton wonder strike

Gary Neville has compared Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to Arsenal great Thierry Henry following his strike in the 3-2 victory against Everton on Sunday.
National Bureau of Statistics NBS

NBS: Nigeria’s economy grew by 2.27 percent in 2019

The National Bureau of Statistics on Monday released the Gross Domestic Product report for the 2019 fiscal year with the economy growing by 2.27 per cent in 2019.