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The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership, CACOL, has commended the Muhammadu Buhari’s government’s support for the quick establishment of specialized courts to try corruption and its allied cases for speedy determination of such cases within a stipulated time in order to bring culprits to book and discourage penchant for embezzlement and other forms of grand corruption.

President Buhari seeks approval for foreign loan rejected by eight Senate

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday forwarded a request to the Senate to reconsider and approve the federal government’s 2016 to 2018 external borrowing plan.
Disclosing this at the closing ceremony of the 2019 Youth Academy Leadership Camp held at Lagos State Emergence Camp, Igando, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Youth and Social Development, Mrs Yewande Falugba, revealed that engagement of youths in the advancement of the socio-cultural, economic, political structure of the nation is inevitable.

Lagos government committed to improving creative energy of youths

The Lagos State Government has reinstated its commitment to improving the creative energy of youths across the state, insisting that youth plays a prominent role in the sustainability of national development.
President Muhammadu Buhari and his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, in Sochi, have agreed to put Nigeria-Russia relations on a fast track, and pursue the completion of partially completed and abandoned projects initiated by both countries..6

President Buhari woos Russia to invest more in gas, security sectors

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Sochi, Russia, said Nigeria was not averse to more investments coming from Russia, especially in the areas of gas and security structures.
Bobi Wine arrives in Nigeria on Sunday and will be speaking at 2019 Felabration symposium- The FELA Debates

Bobi Wine: What I will do differently as Ugandan leader

Ugandan musician turned politician, Robert Kyagulanyi popularly known as Bobi Wine, has said he will break down the power of the president and be more accountable and answerable to the people of Uganda if he becomes the number one citizen of the country.
Speaking in Yenagoa, the president of NDRQ and wife of the Amayanabo of Twon Brass, Her Majesty Josephine Diete-Spiff, said her group would tackle the vices and other challenges facing education in partnership with the National Association of Women in Colleges of Education (NAWCOE).

Niger Delta queens seek end to cultism

The Niger Delta Royal Queens (NDRQ) at the weekend promised to confront cultism, corruption and other social vices in schools.
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.

2020 Budget: Finance bill is to increase VAT – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the Finance Bill 2019 he forwarded to the National Assembly when passed into law, will permit the government to raise the country’s Value Added Tax from 5 to 7.5 per cent.

Canadian judge mocks Nigerian doctor for his English accent

A judge in Alberta, Canada, faces an accusation of racism for mocking the accent of Dr. Bamidele Adeagbo, a medical expert from Nigeria who testified during a trial, according to the CBC and the Montreal Gazette.
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Oyo governor to swear-in 27-year old commissioner-designate, two others

Baring any last-minute change, Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State will today (Monday) swear-in the last three designated commissioners.

Mike Ozekhome: President Buhari is allergic to criticism

Mike Ozekhome, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, has reacted to the arrest of Omoyele Sowore, publisher of Sahara Reporters and activist.
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MainOne pledges ICT support to Uniben

Connectivity and data centre solutions provider, MainOne, has promised to champion the development of Information Communications Technology, ICT, in the University of Benin, Edo State, saying universities are the best avenues to spread technology knowledge across a critical mass.
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Adamawa transition panel accuses Governor Bindow of leaving N115 billion debt

The transition committee set up by the Adamawa State governor-elect, Ahmadu Fintiri, of the Peoples Democratic Party has accused the outgoing All Progressive Congress administration of Governor Jibrilla Bindow of leaving behind a bankrupt state with huge debt liability of N115 bn.

Senator Babba-Kaita: Almajiri challenge greatest danger after Boko Haram

Sen. Ahmad Babba-Kaita representing Katsina north senatorial district has said that the almajiri challenge is the next greatest danger Nigeria is facing after Boko Haram.
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ACRI urges ninth National Assembly to sustain Almajiri child rights issues

The Almajiri Child Rights Initiative (ACRI) has called on members of the 9th National Assembly to continue from where their predecessors stopped on promoting Almajiri child rights.
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President Buhari: I’m satisfied with projects executed by Governor Shettima

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed satisfaction with the projects executed by Gov. Kashim Shettima of Borno State in the last eight years.

Expert: Educational, cultural reforms will combat terrorism in Africa

Dr Anwar Moghith, Director, National Center for Translation, Egypt, has called for reforms in educational and cultural sectors in Africa to boost efforts aimed at combating terrorism in the continent.
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Minifootball association seeks support to host tournament in Nigeria

The Minifootball Association of Nigeria (MAN), Oyo State Chapter, has sought the support of Oyo State Government and football enthusiasts to harness the benefits of the game.

More cash found in Justice Onnoghen’s accounts

Detectives may have found more “suspicious” funds in Chief Justice of Nigeria Walter Onnoghen’s accounts, The Nation has learnt.

Niger polytechnic rector tasks lecturers, students on developments

The Rector of the Niger State Polytechnic, Zungeru, Dr. Ahmed Umar Egbako, has called on council members, staff, lecturers and students to belt up and make the year 2019 a fulfilling year with positive developments.

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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. 6

House of Reps queries Julius Berger over slow pace of Abuja-Kaduna, Lagos-Ibadan highways

The House of Representatives has queried the construction company, Julius Berger Nigeria Plc, over the slow pace of work on the Lagos-Ibadan and Abuja-Kaduna-Zaria-Kano highways.

Residents scoop product as tanker falls in Lagos

Some residents of Victoria Island, highbrow Lagos Friday morning trooped out with kegs to scoop diesel from a fallen 33,000 litre tanker along Ozumba Mbadiwe Avenue.
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics has named Uchenna Kanu as the NAIA Women’s Player of the Year for 2019 following a record-breaking year in the United States.​

Uchenna Kanu wins Player of the Year award in the US​

National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics has named Uchenna Kanu as the NAIA Women’s Player of the Year for 2019 following a record-breaking year in the United States.​
The Director General of the International Labour Organization, ILO, Mr. Guy Ryder has commended Nigeria for the labour friendly disposition of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

VOR: Nigeria must uphold rule of law

A renowned Yoruba group, Voice of Reason (VOR), on Thursday, appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari consider history and posterity in whatever actions and policies his administration take.
Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello said that President Muhammadu Buhari is the most democratic ex-military president he has seen in his entire life.

Governor Bello: President Buhari is the most democratic ex-military head of state

Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello said that President Muhammadu Buhari is the most democratic ex-military president he has seen in his entire life.