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President of the UN General Assembly, Amb. Tijani Muhammad-Bande, delivering his opening remarks at the event.

Education in serious crisis – stakeholders

Senior United Nations officials and other stakeholders on Friday in New York raised concerns about the “alarming crisis’’ in the educational sector with a call on governments to act fast.

Three Nigerians emerge winners of Russia nuclear research in Africa

Russia’s state-run nuclear energy corporation, ROSATOM, says it has acquainted three Nigerian youths with its leading institutions for nuclear research.
Senator-elect for Ikot Ekpene Senatorial District (Akwa Ibom North-West), Dr. Chris Ekpenyong, has told Senator Godswill Akpabio to allow members of the election tribunal do their work.

Senator Ekpenyong tackles Godswill Akpabio over rerun poll

Ahead of the rerun election for the Ikot Ekpene Senatorial seat, Senator Godswill Akpabio and Dr. Chris Ekpenyong, have once again engaged in a war of words over the coveted seat.
The second edition of the Africa Investment Forum, organised by the African Development Bank, began today in Johannesburg, South Africa. It will end on 13 November.

Africa Investment Forum opens in Johannesburg today

The second edition of the Africa Investment Forum, organised by the African Development Bank, began today in Johannesburg, South Africa. It will end on 13 November.

Another Nigerian killed in South Africa

With the murder of Mrs. Obianuju Ndubuisi-Chukwu, a Nigerian insurance chief, still fresh, another Nigerian has been killed in the former apartheid enclave.
Seyi Makinde

Oyo governor constitutes local council commission, road management agency

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has approved the appointment of the Board of the Local Government Service Commission and the Oyo State Transport Management Agency, OYTROMA.
Seyi Makinde

Why I revoked N7 billion Moniya-Iseyin road contract – Oyo governor

Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has revoked the N7 billion Moniya-Iseyin Road contract awarded by Sen. Abiola Ajimobi’s administration, pointing out the contractor’s lack of capacity as main reason for the revocation.
Seyi Makinde

Oyo governor revokes controversial Moniya-Iseyin road contract

Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde has announced the revocation of the Moniya-Iseyin road contract awarded during the administration of the immediate past government for N7 billion.
“No matter our good intentions, we will not see a transformation in agriculture if we continue to invest less than 10 per cent of our budget on agriculture,” Mr Sanginga said during a courtesy visit to the Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde, in Ibadan.

What Nigeria must do to transform agricultural sector – IITA chief

A double-digit investment in the agricultural sector backed by a vibrant rural infrastructural network will help states in Nigeria to accelerate the transformation of agriculture, says Nteranya Sanginga, Director General of the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA).
Acting High Commissioner of the Republic of South Africa, to the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Mr Bobby J. Moroe

Federal government, South Africa disagree over killing of Nigerian nationals

Following the unabated killing of Nigerians in South Africa, the Government of the Republic of South Africa has said it is leaving no stone unturned to ensure a safe environment for all nationals living in the country.

Xenophobia: NANS threatens reprisal over attacks in South Africa

National Association of Nigerian Students, NANS, has condemned the continued xenophobic attacks on Nigerians living in South Africa, noting that if such continues, the association will be forced to retaliate.
Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency, IAEA, Yukiya Amano at a meeting of the agency's board of governors in Vienna last year.

IAEA: UN nuclear watchdog chief dies aged 72

UN Nuclear Watchdog Chief, Yukiya Amano, is dead, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said on Monday in Vienna.

APC state chairmen back Waziri Bulama as national secretary

Forum of State Chairmen of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have resolved to back the candidacy of Arc. Waziri Bulama for the position of National Secretary.
Acting High Commissioner of the Republic of South Africa, to the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Mr Bobby J. Moroe

South Africa pledges to unmask killers of Insurance chief

South Africa has promised to unravel the circumstances surrounding to the death of Nigerian Insurance Chief Mrs. Elizabeth Ndubuisi-Chukwu in Emperor Palace Hotel, Johannesburg last month.
The Federal Government has condemned, in very strong terms, the unfortunate murder of Mrs. Elizabeth Ndubuisi-Chukwu, in South Africa and has called on the authorities to prosecute her killers.

Nigeria demands probe into death of national in South Africa

The Nigerian Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) has demanded a thorough investigation in the alleged murder of Elizabeth Ndubuisi-Chukwu, the Deputy Director-General of Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria in South Africa.
The Federal Government has condemned, in very strong terms, the unfortunate murder of Mrs. Elizabeth Ndubuisi-Chukwu, in South Africa and has called on the authorities to prosecute her killers.

Senate summons Nigerian envoy in South Africa over murder of insurance institute chief

The Senate on Wednesday summoned the Nigeria ambassador to South Africa to explain the circumstances that led to the alleged murder of the Deputy Director-General of Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria, Elizabeth Ndubusi-Chukwu in the country recently.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan presiding over the second plenary of the 9th Senate having been inaugurated on Tuesday, the 11th Of June, 20198

Senators angry over murder of Nigerian in South Africa

Nigerian senators this morning expressed anger over the alleged murder of a Nigerian Elizabeth Ndubuisi-Chukwu in South Africa.

UNHCR: 70 million people displaced globally by war, violence

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Filippo Grandi, has said that over 70 million people have globally been displaced by war, violence, sometimes combined with poverty or climate change.

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Mrs Marian Onuoha, aka Mama Sure P, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has emerged the winner of rerun election for the Isiala Mbano-Okigwe-Onuimo Federal Constituency seat conducted by the INEC on Saturday.

APC, AA win Imo rerun elections

Mrs Marian Onuoha, aka Mama Sure P, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has emerged the winner of rerun election for the Isiala Mbano/Okigwe/Onuimo Federal Constituency seat conducted by the Independent National Electoral Commission on Saturday.
Lagos State Commissioner for Waterfront Infrastructure Development, Ahmed Kabiru Abdullahi

Lagos government arrests 14 illegal sand dredgers in Banana Island

The Lagos State Government has arrested 14 illegal sand dredgers on the shoreline of Ikoyi-Lekki axis in Banana Island during a compliance enforcement exercise.
Nigerian professional football league side Akwa United has completed the signing of Chan Eagles defender Olisa Ndah.

Akwa United sign defender Olisa Ndah from Remo Stars

Nigerian professional football league side Akwa United has completed the signing of Chan Eagles defender Olisa Ndah.
Two second-half goals from Osimaga Duke and Spencer Bassey gave Dakkada FC a comfortable 2-0 win over Jigawa Golden Stars in a Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Matchday 17 game decided on Saturday.

Dakkada thrash Jigawa Golden Stars to move fourth on NPFL table

Dakkada football club scored twice in the second half to beat Jigawa Golden Stars in the matchday 17 of the Nigeria professional football league game played at the Nest of Champions in Uyo on Saturday.
The Vice Chancellor Federal University of Technology (FUT), Minna Professor Abdullahi Bala has blamed challenges in the IPPIS implementation on the failure of the federal government and handlers of the scheme.

IPPIS creating more problems than values in universities – vice-chancellor

The Vice Chancellor Federal University of Technology (FUT), Minna Professor Abdullahi Bala has blamed challenges in the IPPIS implementation on the failure of the federal government and handlers of the scheme to involve university administrators before it was launched.