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Former Nigeria's President Olusegun Obasanjo

Former President Obasanjo warns Ogun monarchs to steer clear of aged-long bickering

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has warned traditional rulers in Ogun state capital to steer clear of an aged-long bickering and rivalry among themselves for the sake of peace and development in the state .

Experts: Inconsistent policies stifle economic development

The Executive Director, GoGreen Africa Initiative, Mr Adeniyi Bunmi, at the weekend, blamed inconsistent government policies for the nation’s weak economic development.
In response to the discovery of environmental Polio Virus strains in Lagos State, the Lagos State Government will embark on House to House polio Immunisation for all children aged 0-five years, irrespective of the previous immunisation status.

Kwara agency begins immunisation for children

A 6-day immunisation programme for children from 0 to 59 months has begun in Ilorin, the Kwara capital on Sunday.
Imo Chapter of the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has called on the state governor-elect, Mr Emeka Ihedioha, to carry the youth along when he is sworn-in.

Imo governor urges communities to withdraw case against Airforce

Gov. Emeka Ihedioha of Imo has called for peace between the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) and its host communities over a land dispute, according to Mr Chibuike Onyeukwu, the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, in a statement.

Official: Bill to empower AIB investigate road, rail, marine accidents before Senate

The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has disclosed that a bill to empower the bureau to investigate rail, road and marine accidents and serious incidents is currently before the Senate.

Professor: Tourism investment key to economic development

A professor of Tourism and Hospitality Management at the Ekiti State University Ado Ekiti, Prof. Funso Isolaowa Afolabi, has said tourism has a major role to play in the development of the country’s economy.
Winnie Byanyima

UNAIDS appoints new executive director

Winnie Byanyima has been appointed as the new Executive Director of UNAIDS and will also double as the United Nations Under-Secretary-General.
Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi

UN, Ekiti sign pact on sustainable development goals

The United Nations (UN) has reaffirmed its resolve to support the Ekiti State Government in its drive to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the state.

University professor urges Southwest governors to improve region’s security

Akanji who was the guest speaker at the 4th Surveyor Lasisi Lasupo Ali Annual Lecture which was held in Ibadan, indicated that the drivers of insecurity include globalization which he said has broken down trade barriers between nations, expansion and integration of economies as well as people.
YIAGA Africa

YIAGA Africa, ActionAid hold anti-corruption review meeting in Kaduna

Non-governmental organisations, YIAGA Africa and ActionAid Nigeria with support from Ukaid are currently engaging Kaduna youth groups on anti-corruption campaign under Strengthening Citizens Resistance Against Prevalence of Corruption (SCRAP-C) project.

NYSC: Why we can’t pay N30,000 minimum wage to corps members

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has said it cannot pay the N30,000 minimum wage to corps members yet because it is yet to get such directive from the federal government.
CHIEF Executive Officer, Polaris Bank, Tokunbo Abiru, has charged the bank’s newly hired employees on the need to be professional in the discharge of their responsibilities as a key ingredient for a successful banking career.

Polaris unveils collateral-free salary advance solution

“Beyond the financial empowerment that Polaris Salary Advance offers to our customers, access to such soft loans improve consumer lifestyle and help them to be in charge of their resources rather than banking on uncertain sources”.

TUC urges federal government pay more attention to workers’ welfare, security

The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) in Bayelsa, has urged the federal and state governments to pay more attention to workers’ well-being and security in the efforts to build a stronger nation.
Governor-elect of Kwara, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, has pledged that his administration will be accountable to the people and will not steal or loot the state’s treasury.

Kwara governor urges support for reforms, paradigm shift

Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara State, yesterday rallied the people behind his agenda for reforms and paradigm shift in governance, calling the 2019 election a referendum that saw people choose development and prudence over waste and underdevelopment.

Borno senator tasks youths on self reliance

Ndume, representing Borno South in the National Assembly, gave the advice while speaking with newsmen in Muna, Saudi Arabia, on Tuesday.

Sallah: Kano Disco assures customers of adequate power supply

Dr Jamilu Gwamna, the Managing Director, Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO) has assured customers in the franchise areas of adequate power supply while congratulating all muslim faithful ahead of the Eid-el-Kabir celebration.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has banned the planned RevolutionNow protest in the state.

Rivers: We’re ready to tackle insecurity – governor

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has reiterated the government’s commitment to tackling insecurity.

Stakeholders urge Kaduna government to prioritise agriculture, education

Some Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) working around budget in Kaduna State, on Monday, called on the state government to prioritise agriculture, education and youth development in its 2020 budget.

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African 100 metre hurdles champion Tobi Amusan expects to be a medal hopeful for Nigeria at the 2019 African Games, but insists she wants to focus on executing a good race.

Tobi Amusan sets African Games target

African 100 metre hurdles champion Tobi Amusan expects to be a medal hopeful for Nigeria at the 2019 African Games, but insists she wants to focus on executing a good race.
Waziri Adio NEITI

NEITI: Oil, mining agencies frustrating national planning, public finance management

The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, NEITI, yesterday, accused Federal Government’s agencies in the mining and oil and gas industries of frustrating national planning, natural resource governance and public finance management.
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Adrian backed by Georginio Wijnaldum to learn from Liverpool error

Liverpool midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum has no concerns over back-up goalkeeper Adrian despite his error against Southampton, with it pointed out that even Alisson has made mistakes.
Former Nigeria's President Olusegun Obasanjo

Former President Obasanjo warns Ogun monarchs to steer clear of aged-long bickering

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has warned traditional rulers in Ogun state capital to steer clear of an aged-long bickering and rivalry among themselves for the sake of peace and development in the state .
Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi

Nigeria can be poverty-free in 2030 – Ekiti governor

Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, has expressed optimism that Nigeria is capable of attaining poverty-free status by 2030 in line with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) target.