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Zamfara Reps member promises to prioritise security

A member of the House of Representatives, Alhaji Kabiru Mai-palace, says he will tackle problems of insecurity and unemployment in his constituency in Zamfara.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

President Buhari: How card readers made it possible for me to be president

President Muhammadu Buhari has relieved his experiences following his serial contest for the seat of the president, noting that his prayers were answered through the use of card readers for the 2015 elections.
Photos- President Buhari participates in Swearing-In Ceremony at the Eagle Square in Abuja on 29th May 2019 8

President Buhari urged to improve economy, security

Two days after President Muhammadu Buhari took oath of office for his second term of office, Chudi Nwokediuto, a lawyer and the founding chairman of Amalgamated Bakery International Market, Ogbunike, wants President Buhari to double his efforts and make the economy for better.

Bauchi people set agenda for incoming governor

The people of Bauchi have expressed high hopes on their governor-elect, Sen. Bala Mohammed, advising that he pay prompt attention to some crucial sectors of the economy.
As Port Harcourt play host to 13 presidential aspirants and their supporters for primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party, Gov. Nyesom Wike has assured all delegates of a memorable stay.

Nyesom Wike presents N480 billion 2019 appropriation bill

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has presented the 2019 Appropriation Bill of N480 billion to the State House of Assembly for consideration and approval.

Customs: 49,868 tonnes of lead, 30,768 tonnes of zinc exported in four years

The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has revealed that a total of 49,868 tonnes of lead were exported between 2013 and 2017, while 30,768 tonnes of zinc were similarly exported within the same period.

Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi: Investments in sports have restored our legacy

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has stated that the deliberate policies introduced by his administration have restored the legacy of the state as a breeding ground for sporting talents in Nigeria.

Enugu government to float equipment trust fund

Enugu State Government is to establish equipment trust fund for young people with technical and vocational skills, Chairman of the state Science, Technical and Vocational Schools Management Board (STVSMB), Obi Kama, has said.
Senate President Bukola Saraki

Bukola Saraki: Eight National Assembly remains most audacious despite challenges

The President of the Senate, Dr Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has declared that the legislature plays a critical role in democratic systems and remains the nucleus of democratic systems across the world.

Former Osun SSG gets ADC flag, promises to pay arrears of workers’ salaries

A former Chairman of the People Democratic Party (PDP) in Osun State and Secretary to Governor Olagunsoye Oyinlola’s government who came third in the governorship primary election of the party, Alhaji Fatai Akinbade Akinbade, has been presented the flag of the African Democratic Congress as the flad-bearer of the party.

Central bank sensitises Nigerians on how to boost economy

The Sokoto state branch of the Central Bank of Nigeria has commenced a 2-Day sensitization workshop on how to embrace intervention programmes towards supporting the nation’s economy.

Minister: Nigeria lags behind smaller African countries in productivity, competitiveness

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, says Nigeria is abundantly blessed in human and natural resources, but lags behind smaller or even less-endowed African countries in productivity and competitiveness.

NABDA: Nigeria spends over N1 billion on fish importation annually

Nigeria is spending over N1 billion on the importation of fish annually despite being the second largest producer of the commodity in the continent.

Lagos government to transform Sabo industrial estate into technology hub in 18 months

The Lagos State Government said on Friday that it had concluded plans to transform the Sabo Industrial Estate in Yaba into a technology hub and a silicon valley within 18 monhs.

Federal government, AfDB to provide irrigation facilities in rural areas

The Agricultural Transformation Agenda Support Programme Phase 1 (ATASP-1) of the African Development Bank and the Federal Government will collaborate to provide irrigation facilities, farm inputs and feeder roads in rural areas.

Ogun government to replicate mini solar grid in rural communities

In a bid to address the electricity needs of the state, particularly in the rural communities, the Ogun State Government is set to replicate Gbamu Gbamu’s 85 kilowatt Solar Grid in other rural communities in the state.

Federal govt, AfDB train 8,317 rice farmers, processors

The Federal Government says it has so far trained more than 8,000 farmers on rice value chain activities under the Agricultural Transformation Agenda Support Programme (ATASP) Phase 1.

Federal govt urges African countries to scale up innovation, industrialisation

Foreign Affairs Minister Geoffrey Onyeama has called on African countries to scale up employment generation, infrastructure development, innovation and industrialisation.

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NBTE rates Edo high on readiness for technical education

The National Board for Technical Education (NBTE) has scored Edo State high on its readiness to drive technical education on account of the quality and spread of training institutions and personnel for technical education to drive industrialisation in the state.
Omoyele Sowore

Oby Ezekwesili: Omoyele Sowore’s continued detention unconstitutional, unlawful

Former presidential candidate in the last general election, Oby Ezekwesili, has said that the continued detention of co-convener #RevolutionNow protest, Omoyele Sowore, was not only unconstitutional but also unlawful.
Super Eagles forward Victor Osimhen believes he and his Lille teammates have learnt useful lessons following their 3-0 in the Champions league by Ajax on Tuesday.

Victor Osimhen: Playing in UEFA Champions League a dream come true

Victor Osimhen says playing in the UEFA Champions League was a dream come true for him after he made his first appearance in the competition for Lille who suffered a 3-0 away defeat to Ajax at the Johan Cruyff Arena, Amsterdam on Tuesday.
Wilfred Ndidi's opener for Leicester City against Tottenham Hotspur was cancelled out by VAR for offside.

VAR disallows Wilfred Ndidi’s opener for Leicester City against Tottenham Hotspur

Ndidi scrambled the ball over the line in the 16th minute after goalkeeper Paulo Gazzaniga failed to clear Youri Tielemans' shot out of danger.
Felix Genn, bishop of the German city of Muenster, said the church needed to develop a more balanced relationship between priests and their congregants, as well as with women.

German bishops defend reform efforts, deny rift with Vatican

Bishops in Germany have defended a national reform process and denied that their efforts are leading to a rift with the Vatican in the aftermath of sexual abuse scandals that have rocked the Catholic Church in recent years.