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President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday proposed a capital expenditure of N46 billion for the Ministry of Health in the 2020 appropriation bill he submitted to the National Assembly.

Senators: 2020 budget projections unrealistic

Some senators, yesterday, dismissed projections of President Muhammadu Buhari’s N10.33 trillion 2020 budget proposal as unrealistic.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on July 23, 2019 US President Donald Trump addresses the Turning Point USA’s Teen Student Action Summit 2019 in Washington, DC,. – President Donald Trump suggested dropping nuclear bombs on hurricanes before they made landfall in the United States, Axios reported on August 25, 2019. (Photo by NICHOLAS KAMM / AFP)

Donald Trump labels Republican presidential challengers ‘the Three Stooges’

President Donald Trump dismissed three Republican challengers to his 2020 re-election as "the Three Stooges" on Monday and expressed doubt about ever agreeing to meet them on a debate stage.

Lagos Assembly rejects governor’s commissioner-nominees

The Lagos State House of Assembly, on Monday, confirmed 35 out of the 38 nominees of Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu for appointment as Commissioners and Special Advisers in the state.

40 Rivers pupils get N4 million scholarship

Dufil Prima Foods, makers of Indomie noodles, has given out N4 million in scholarships to 40 junior secondary and primary school pupils in Choba community, Rivers State.
Men look at a cutout image of Pope Francis as another person takes a picture of the cutout itself, days ahead of the papal visit to the United Arab Emirates, at St Mary’s Catholic Church in Dubai on January 30, 2019. (Photo by GIUSEPPE CACACE - AFP)

Vatican opens debate on married priests

The Vatican has formally opened debate on letting married men be ordained as priests in remote parts of the Amazon where priests are so few that Catholics can go weeks or months without attending a Mass.
Senator Ben Murray-Bruce

Senator Bruce: Some of my colleagues don’t read

A Nigerian senator, Ben Murray-Bruce, is angry at the level of knowledge displayed by his colleagues in the 8th Senate.
Deontay Wilder

Deontay Wilder: I can’t say I’ll knock Anthony Joshua out

The debate began raging far and wide Saturday night, as soon as referee Harvey Dock counted out Dominic Breazeale.

House of Reps moves to probe $27 billion oil revenue loss to IOCs

The House of Representatives on Wednesday resolved to probe the $27 billion oil revenue loss to international oil companies since 1999 till date.

Corruption may end in Nigeria this year!

Two days ago, while waiting as usual, at the Lagos airport, for delayed flights, I met a group talking about the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) and its handling of the asset declaration case of former Chief Justice Walter Onnoghen. It was a heated but thrilling debate which began with a discussion on whether or not, the case could inspire our anti-corruption bodies.
Armando Vega Gil

Musician commits suicide after #MeToo accusation

A Mexican rock star was found dead Monday after tweeting that he planned to kill himself in a “radical declaration of innocence” after being accused of sexual harassment by the country’s #MeToo movement.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Gombe elections: APC wins Yamaltu constituency seat

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has declared the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Abubakar Sadik Ibrahim, as the winner of Yamaltu West constituency in the election into Gombe State House of Assembly.

Gombe elections: APC wins Yamaltu West assembly seat

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Abubakar Ibrahim, as the winner of Yamaltu West constituency in the election into Gombe State House of Assembly.

Emmanuel Jime: Benue ranched people instead of cattle

The All Progressives Congress governorship candidate in Benue State, Emmanuel Jime, said people have been the ones ranched instead of cattle under Governor Samuel Ortom’s anti-open grazing law.
Obiageli Ezekwesili

Oby Ezekwesili: How I plan to tackle girl-child education if elected president

The presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Obiageli Ekekwesili, says getting girls in school must be a priority for every nation, especially one like Nigeria which she says, is still “struggling with development”.
Atiku Abubakar

Atiku Abubakar campaign team gives condition for presidential debate

The presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar, will only participate in the presidential debate slated for today if President Muhammadu Buhari attends, a campaign spokesperson has said.
President Buhari inaugurates APC Women and Youth Campaign Team at the State House on 3rd Dec 2019-5

APC: Why Pesident Buhari may not attend presidential debate

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) on Sunday said there is nothing special in the presidential debate, saying its presidential candidate, President Muhammadu Buhari, may choose not to attend if he feels there are other viable options with which he can engage Nigerians.

2019: Simon Lalong, Jeremiah Useni, Jonathan Temlong feature on Plateau gubernatorial debate

Plateau State Debate Group has selected Governor Simon Lalong (APC), General Jeremiah Useni (retired) PDP and General Jonathan Temlong (retired) ADP and three others out of 22 governorship candidates in the state for a debate ahead of the 2019 governorship election.
Social Democratic Party (SDP)

Kaduna guber: SDP’s Haruna Saeed demands debate

The Social Democratic Party (SDP) gubernatorial candidate in Kaduna state, Haruna Saeed, on Tuesday challenged Governor Nasiru El-Rufai and other governorship candidates to a debate on their plans for the state.

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Tottenham have re-signed goalkeeper Michel Vorm on a deal until the end of the season to cover for the injured Hugo Lloris.

Tottenham re-sign Michel Vorm to cover Hugo Lloris absence

Tottenham have re-signed goalkeeper Michel Vorm on a deal until the end of the season to cover for the injured Hugo Lloris.

Igbo leaders meet President Buhari on Thursday

South East Governors Forum have resolved to meet with President Muhammad Buhari on Thursday over the welfare of Ndigbo.
Sports Minister Sunday Dare (middle) at the National Stadium Lagos

Tokyo Olympics: Athletes to be camped for five months – minister

Ahead of the preparations toward the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, the Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, on Monday assured athletes that he would ensure a minimum of five months camping.
Governor Seyi Makinde

Oyo government imposes fees on transfer from private to public schools

Oyo State Government has imposed fees on the transfer of students from private to government owned schools, pointing out that the costs were meant to offset administration procedures.

NIMMME: How Nigeria can generate $292 billion with Iron Ore, lead reserves

The Nigerian Institution of Metallurgical Mining and Materials Engineers (NIMMME) has said with available reserves of Iron Ore and lead, asides other resources, the nation can generate $292 billion.