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The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos), has announced the demise of a former member of the house, Rep. Tony Okey. 7

Speaker Gbajabiamila advocates more youth participation in politics

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, says political leaders and governments must commit to opening the political space to allow for greater participation by the nation’s youth.

Youth Day: NYC appoints global youth ambassadors

Nigerian Youth Congress (NYC), a youth organisation under the supervision of Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development, has appointed some Nigerians in the Diaspora as its Global Youth Ambassadors.
Senator Buruji Kashamu

YYA sues for peace in Ondo Assembly, condoles with Ogun over Senator Kashamu

The Yoruba Youth Assembly (YYA) has called for the reinstatement of the suspended deputy minority leader in Ondo State House of Assembly for a lasting peace in the legislature.
Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman-CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM), has described the death of Dr Dapo Williams, a UK-based Nigerian, as an irreparable loss to his family, Nigeria and the UK communities.

Dapo William’s death great loss to Nigeria – NIDCOM chief

Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM), has described the death of Dr Dapo Williams, a UK-based Nigerian, as an irreparable loss to his family, Nigeria and the UK communities.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike

Edo guber: Comrade Oshiomhole can’t sell a bad product – Governor Wike

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State and Chairman of the PDP Edo State Governorship Campaign Council, has described Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, Edo State governorship candidate of All Progressives Congress, APC, as a bad product which cannot be sold to the good and discerning people of Edo State.
The Chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Abike Dabiri-Erewa, on Monday applauded a Nigerian, Lt., Victor Agunbiade of the United States Navy for being a good ambassador of Nigeria.

NICOM chief hails Victor Agunbiade’s exemplary conduct in US Navy

The Chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Abike Dabiri-Erewa, on Monday applauded a Nigerian, Lt., Victor Agunbiade of the United States Navy for being a good ambassador of Nigeria.
3. The truce-seeking trip of President Muhammadu Buhari to the Malian capital of Bamako on Thursday ended without a deal to soothe the country’s escalating political crisis.

President Buhari urges Nigerians abroad to support economic recovery

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday appealed to Nigerians in the diaspora to actively participate in the country’s post-COVID-19 economic recovery efforts.
Member Representing Ajaokuta Federal Constituency, Idirissu Lawal, has called on the Federal Government to take urgent step towards the conduct of a reliable population census in the country for effective planning.

House of Reps raises alarm over 80, 000 stranded Nigerians abroad

The Chairman, House of Representatives’ Committee on Diaspora, Hon. Tolu Akande-Sadipe K, on Thursday said about eighty thousand Nigerians are currently held as sex slaves and in forced labour across the world, in countries like Lebanon, Mali and across the Middle East.
The Chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, stated this on her Twitter handle on Thursday.

NIDCOM lists achievements since inception

Abike Dabiri-Erewa, CEO/Chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), says Nigerians commended the efforts of the diasporas worldwide and establishment of the Commission to engage and utilise nation’s human, capital resources.

Ohanaeze: Igbo’ll succeed President Buhari in 2023

Apex Igbo socio-cultural group, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has expressed optimism that an Igbo will succeed President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos), has announced the demise of a former member of the house, Rep. Tony Okey. 7

House of Reps probes immigration documents of Chinese in Nigeria

The investigation which began on July 20 in Abuja, is being conducted by the joint house committees on Interior, Nigeria Content Development and Monitoring and Commerce.

CSO urges Edo voters to reject Pastor Ize-Iyamu over alleged N700m fraud

An Edo-based civil society group, Forum for Progressive Governance and Accountability (Forum4PGA), has called on Edo people to reject Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the September 19, 2020 gubernatorial poll in the state, as he faces a criminal charge bordering on an alleged N700 million fraud case preferred against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
The Chairman, House Committee on Diaspora, Tolulope Akande Sadipe, has revealed that after the Committee’s collaborative efforts with other relevant agencies, has secured the unconditional release of Nigerians stranded in Lebanon.

House pf Reps committee, others secure release of Nigerian nationals In Lebanon

The Chairman, House of Representative Committee on Diaspora, Hon. Tolulope Akande Sadipe, has revealed that after the Committee’s collaborative efforts with other relevant agencies, Nigerian Government has secured the unconditional release of Temitope Ariwolo and other Nigerians stranded in Lebanon.
Bukayo Saka admits Arsenal “need to win games and win trophies” after hitting a serious slump, with Mikel Arteta being backed to turn the tide in north London.

Bukayo Saka signs long-term Arsenal deal

According to a statement published on Wednesday on the official Arsenal website, Saka has been with the Gunners since the age of seven and has come through the ranks from the famous Hale End academy.

Edo guber: NCP pledges sustainable development via 10-care programmes

As Edo prepares to elect its governor on Sept. 19, the National Conscience Party (NCP) candidate, Pastor Peter Omoragbon, has pledged massive transformation through a 10-care programme, if elected.
The remains of the former Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), South Africa Chapter, Dr Taiye Abe, who died recently at the age of 65, has been laid to rest.

Deceased APC South Africa chairman laid to rest in Pretoria

The remains of the former Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), South Africa Chapter, Dr Taiye Abe, who died recently at the age of 65, has been laid to rest.
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday bestowed the national honour of “The Order of Friendship” on Prof. Benedict Oramah, President of the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) in Moscow.

NiDCOM chief congratulates Benedict Oramah on his re-appointment as Afreximbank president

The Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM), Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has congratulated Prof. Benedict Oramah on his re-appointment as President, African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) for a second term in office.
The Obaseki Mandate Forum, a pressure group, has purchased the expression of interest and nomination forms for Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo for the governorship primaries of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Edo guber: Group picks APC forms for Governor Obaseki

The Obaseki Mandate Forum, a pressure group, has purchased the expression of interest and nomination forms for Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo for the governorship primaries of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

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Zamfara APC faction requests caretaker leadership

The Senator Kabiru Marafa-led faction of the Zamfara State chapter of the All Progressives Congress has urged the national leadership of the party to set up a caretaker committee to oversee the affairs of the party in the state.
The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SSG), Boss Mustapha, on Tuesday disagreed with Director General of the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Chikwe Ihekweazu, when he called on the House of Reps to amend the Quarantine Act.

PTF: 684 out of 13,844 evacuated Nigerians test positive for coronavirus

Boss Mustapha, chairman of the presidential task force, PTF, Thursday said that out of thirteen thousand, eight hundred and forty-four, (13,844), evacuees tested for covid-19, about six hundred and eighty-four, (684), came out positive.
At least 18 people including eight Somali government soldiers and 10 al-Shabaab militants were killed, and more than 13 others wounded when fighters from al-Shabaab attacked Somali National Army and African Union peacekeeping mission troops bases

22 Bandits arrested, kidnap victims rescued by troops in Katsina, Zamfara

Soldiers under Operation Sahel Sanity have succeeded in arresting about 22 suspected bandits, informants, and their food suppliers during various operations conducted in Katsina and Zamfara states.
According to a Labour Force Statistics report published on Friday, August 14, the NBS said the unemployment rate in Nigeria increased from 23.1% in Q3 2018, to 27.1% in Q2 2020.

21.7 million Nigerians unemployed as number of people willing to work drops

A total of 21,764,618 Nigerians were unemployed as of June 2020, according to the Nigerian Bureau of Statistics (NBS).
Robert Lewandowski has urged Bayern Munich to make three new signings as he vented his frustrations at a lack of arrivals at the Bundesliga champions.

Rivaldo: Robert Lewandowski will beat Lionel Messi to player of the year if Bayern...

Barcelona legend Rivaldo has responded to German icon Lothar Matthaus's assertion that Bayern Munich's Robert Lewandowski is the best player in the world ahead of Friday's Champions League clash, with the Brazilian still convinced Lionel Messi holds that honour.