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The Consul-General of the Cameroon in Nigeria, Mrs Bessem Manga, has called on her compatriots at home and abroad to close ranks and embrace peace for the emancipation of their country.

Cameroonian envoy enjoins compatriots to embrace peace and unity

The Consul-General of the Cameroon in Nigeria, Mrs Bessem Manga, has called on her compatriots at home and abroad to close ranks and embrace peace for the emancipation of their country.

Ralph Nwosu: Asiwaju Tinubu, Governor El-Rufai can’t be president in 2023

Chief Ralph Nwosu, National Chairman of the African Democratic Congress (ADC), said on Tuesday that Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State would fail in their quest to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023.

CSO calls for balance of power in House of Reps leadership

The Concerned Democrats for Equitable Representation (CODE-R) has urged elected members of the House of Representatives to resist any attempt by group or individuals to foist leaders on them to avoid a rubber-stamp legislature.

Senator-elect Orji Kalu begs APC to zone deputy Senate president to South-East

The Senator-elect for Abia North, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, Monday pleaded with the leadership of the All Progressive Congress (APC) to zone the position of Deputy Senate President to the South East geo-political zone.
Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II

Emir Sanusi: Those attacking mosques, churches are uneducated political activists

The Emir of Kano, Mallam Muhammad Sanusi II, has described those attacking Mosques and Churches in Nigeria as ill informed and uneducated political activists.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

Ogoni clean-up: Federal government to award contracts to more companies

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Thursday in Abuja, has said that the Federal Government will further award contracts to interested companies to clean up the entire Ogoni community.
Lanre Issa-Onilu

APC tasks Nigerians on positive possibilities

Ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has felicitated with Nigerians in the New Year and urged them to look forward to 2019 with great optimism and positive possibilities.

2019: Group seeks Christian-Muslim ticket for all parties in Niger

The Christian Youth Forum, a faith-based organisation in Niger state, has appealed to politicians in the state to make a balance in picking their candidates ahead of the governorship election.

Benue guber: I’ll work to re-entrench values – APGA candidate

The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Dr. John Tseayo, has promised that if given the mandate to govern Benue State in 2019, he would consciously work to re-entrench values like tolerance, compassion, pride in diversity, respect for democracy and cooperation, the rule of law, and respect for traditional institutions.
President Muhammadu Buhari

Independence: Muhammadu Buhari urges Nigerians to see diversity as source of strength

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday, urged Nigerians to see their diversity as source of strength, progress, peace and national development.

Ibrahim Gambari, Nasir El-Rufai appointed to Oxford University’s Africa Board

The oldest university in the English-speaking world, Oxford University, has appointed Nigeria’s former External Affairs Minister, Professor Ibrahim Gambari and the Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, to the International Advisory Board of its African Studies Centre.

The public servant as a transformational leader

These well tested frameworks can be applied to the Nigerian condition but it is important to address our minds to the more important question of why change oriented policies in Nigeria witness perpetual transition and arrested development.

German FA rejects Mesut Ozil’s accusations of racism

The German Football Association (DFB) on Monday rejected claims of racism made by Mesut Ozil against their president Reinhard Grindel in an angry resignation letter.
Nelaon Mandela's widow, Graça Machel, center left, greeting Barack Obama on Tuesday - EFE

Barack Obama rebukes Donald Trump in address marking Nelson Mandela’s 100th posthumous birthday

Obama’s speech to a cheering crowd of thousands in South Africa countered many of Trump’s policies, rallying people around the world to keep alive the ideas that Mandela worked for including democracy, diversity and tolerance.
Nigeria’s former Ambassador to Canada and Mexico, Prof. Iyorwuese Hagher

Ambassador Hagher: Time for patriots to defend Nigeria’s integrity

Nigeria’s former Ambassador to Canada and Mexico, Prof. Iyorwuese Hagher, said the prevailing economic and security situation in Nigeria beckoned on all patriots to rise and defend the country’s integrity.

Minister: We need internet for inclusive education

The Minister of Communications, Dr Adebayo Shittu, says Nigeria requires internet access to achieve quality and inclusive education in the country.

2019: PDP youth group lauds ex-Governor Daniel’s appointment as ex-VP Atiku Abubakar’s campaign chief

The PDP National Youth Rebirth Forum has congratulated the former Governor of Ogun State, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, on his recent appointment as the Director-General of the Atiku Abubakar Campaign Organisation.

Democracy Day: Governor Dankwambo urges youth to shun violence

Governor Ibrahim Dankwambo of Gombe state has charged youths in the state to shun violence as the 2019 general elections draw nearer.

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Jigawa government releases N192m for improvement of Dutse water supply

The Managing Director of Jigawa Water Board, Zayyan Rabiu, on Monday said that the state government has released N192 million for the improvement of water supply in Dutse metropolis.
national assembly abuja

SERAP fumes over ‘repressive’ National Assembly media accreditation guidelines

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged the “leadership and management of the National Assembly to immediately withdraw the repressive media accreditation guidelines or face legal action.”
David Samson Unuanel

Ex-Enyimba coach drags club over alleged N3.45 million debt

Former Coach of Enyimba International F.C., Samson Unuanel, on Tuesday dragged the club before the National Industrial Court, Abuja, over alleged unpaid N3.450 million, being the balance of his sign-on-fee
A pedestrian walks past a Huawei product stand at an EE telecommunications shop in central London on April 29, 2019. – British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has urged caution over the role of China’s Huawei in the UK, saying the government should think carefully before opening its doors to the technology giant to develop next-generation 5G mobile networks. His comments come after Prime Minister Theresa May conditionally allowed China’s Huawei to build the UK 5G network, information that was leaked to a newspaper from top secret discussions between senior ministers and security officials, a leak that has caused a scandal that has rocked Britain’s splintered government. (Photo by Tolga Akmen / various sources / AFP)

Huawei accuses US of bullying

Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei called itself the victim of U.S. “bullying” on Tuesday and said it was working with Google to counter trade restrictions imposed by Washington last week, a senior Huawei executive said.

Man docked for cultism, possession of firearm

The Police in Lagos on Tuesday docked a man, Toheeb Olapade, 26, at an Ogudu Magistrates’ Court, with charges of unlawful possession of a firearm and being a member of a secret cult.