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Senator Omo-Agege appoints Igbuzor, Odunuga and Owoeye-Wise as top aides

The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, has approved the appointments of Dr. Otive Igbuzor as his Chief of Staff and Mr. Yomi Odunuga as Special Adviser, Media and Publicity.

Betsy Obaseki blames irregular migration on poverty

Wife of Edo Governor, Mrs Betsy Obaseki, has identified man-made poverty, greed and bad governance by past administrations in Nigeria as the root causes of irregular migration.

How to get a Nigerian passport within one week without paying a bribe

Problems with the Public Service are often complex and intractable. There are various reasons why Public Service Reforms are difficult in most environments and are particularly difficult in developing countries, such as Nigeria.

Federal government to launch portal for budget implementation monitoring

Mr Alfred Okoh, Technical Adviser to the Director General, Ministry of Budget and National Planning, says there are plans to launch a budget implementation monitoring portal.
Amnesty International

Amnesty demands justice for Boko Haram victims

Amnesty International has demanded justice for thousands of victims of Boko Haram insurgency in the north eastern states, saying only justice could heal the wound created by the violence in the region.
Chris Ngige

Minister: Unemployment rate to hit 33.5 percent by 2020

The unemployment rate may increase from 23.1 percent to 33.5 percent by 2020, the Federal Government announced on Thursday.
Faisal Shuaib

NPHCDA: Community health programme to be replicated across Nigeria by December

The Executive Director of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), Faisal Shuaib, has said the Community Health Influencers Promoters and Services (CHIPS) programme would be replicated across Nigeria by December.
Lead singer of the Irish multi award winning rock band, U2 and co-founder of the ONE Campaign along with a senior delegation from ONE Campaign, a global campaign and advocacy organisation with more than 9 million members committed to taking action to end extreme poverty, especially in African, recently paid visit to the Vice President of Nigeria, Yemi Osinbajo.

ONE Campaign’s Bono visits VP Osinbajo

Lead singer of the Irish multi award winning rock band, U2 and co-founder of the ONE Campaign along with a senior delegation from ONE Campaign, a global campaign and advocacy organisation with more than 9 million members committed to taking action to end extreme poverty, especially in African, recently paid visit to the Vice President of Nigeria, Yemi Osinbajo.
This photo taken on August 23, 2018 shows the Google logo on display at the Smart China Expo at Chongqing International Expo Center in southwest China's Chongqing. - AFP PHOTO - STR - China OUT

Google kicks off research to solve African problems using AI

Google has commenced researches to investigate the possible applications of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in solving challenges affecting Africans.
This photo taken on August 23, 2018 shows the Google logo on display at the Smart China Expo at Chongqing International Expo Center in southwest China's Chongqing. - AFP PHOTO - STR - China OUT

Google announces certifications scholarships for 30,000 Africans

Google on Monday said it was offering scholarships to 30,000 mobile developers as part of its commitment to provide training and bridge the skills gap among 100,000 Africans in five years.
Hillary Emoh

Habitat ambassador calls for youth inclusion in leadership

Hillary Emoh, Country Director, World Habitat Ambassador Foundation, has called for youth inclusion in leadership for sustainable development of the country.

Report: Conflict claims over 100,000 babies in Nigeria, other countries annually

At least 550,000 babies reportedly died as a result of armed conflict between 2013 and 2017 in the 10 worst-affected countries, according to a new report by an international nongovernmental organisation, Save the Children.

Kebbi partners Guinness, WaterAid to provide safe drinking water to communities

The Kebbi State Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Agency (RUWASSA) in collaboration with Guinness Nigeria and WaterAid is partnering to provide villagers particularly the hard to reach areas of the state with inclusive access to clean water has provided water to an estimated 2,500 people in D’ka area of Danko Wasagu in the state.
ActionAid Nigeria

ActionAid challenges Nigerians on tax payment

Mrs Ene Obi, the Country-Director of Actionaid, a non governmental organisation has called on all taxable citizens and corporate bodies to pay their correct taxes to boost national development.
Andela, the company building distributed engineering teams with Africa’s top software developers, today announced the completion of a $100M Series D funding.

Andela secures $100m Series D funding for technology platform

Andela, the company building distributed engineering teams with Africa’s top software developers, today announced the completion of a $100M Series D funding.

ANDP partners Bauchi government to build 5000 houses for less privileged

African Nations Development Programme (ANDP) in partnership with the Bauchi State Government is to build 5000 houses in form of new cities in remote places for the less-privileged and indigent people in Bauchi State.
UN Women

UN Women: One in every five of world’s female population is sexually abuse

Mrs Comfort Lamtey, the Country Director, United Nations Women, has said that one in every five of the world’s female population has been physically or sexually abused at one time.
nigerian women obesity

Expert: Many Nigerian women obese, hypertensive

The Country Director of Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition, Dr Michael Ojo, says many women in Nigeria are overweight and obese or hypertensive.

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DPR, NSCDC arrest five illegal cooking gas retailers

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) in conjunction with the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Thursday arrested five illegal dealers of the Liquified Petroleum Gas (LPG) also known as cooking gas in Abuja.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Miyetti Allah leadership proposes Governor Umahi for president in 2023

Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) Thursday endorsed Governor Dave Umahi for the presidency of Nigeria come 2023.

PDP candidate withdraws suit challenging APC’s victory

The National/State House of Assembly Petition Tribunal sitting in Makurdi on Monday struck out the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) against the victory of Bem Mngutyo of the All Progressives Congress (APC), representing Tarka State Constituency.
The Deputy President of the Senate, Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege, on Thursday announced the appointment of Mr Yomi Odunuga as his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity.

Senator Omo-Agege appoints The Nation editor as media adviser

The Deputy President of the Senate, Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege, on Thursday announced the appointment of Mr Yomi Odunuga as his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity.
Maurizio Sarri has revealed Juventus’ determination to make him their new coach convinced him to leave Chelsea.

Maurizio Sarri wants to help Cristiano Ronaldo break Serie A record

Maurizio Sarri hopes he can help Cristiano Ronaldo make even more history at Juventus and is targeting Serie A's single-season goalscoring record.