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Osun boosts tomatoes, pepper farming with N2.2 million

Osun State Government has doled out a sum of N2.2m to 14 tomatoes and pepper growers in the state to boost food production.
Simon Lalong

Plateau trains 300 girls in ICT to bridge gender gap

The Plateau Government , through its Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development, said it had trained 300 girls on Information and Communication Technology (ICT) to bridge the gender gap in the communication sector in the state.

Women’s Day: Women seek gender balance in governance in Plateau

As women worldwide celebrate the International Women’s Day, their counterparts in Plateau State have called for equal opportunity and gender balance to enable them contribute their quota effectively in building the society.
Enoch Adeboye

Northern governors hail Pastor Adeboye at 78

The Northern State Governors’ Forum (NSGF) on Sunday, commended the impact of the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye on people as he clocks 78 years on Monday.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

CAN: Rehabilitation of Boko Haram suspects troubling

The Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, has described the de-radicalisation, empowerment and rehabilitation of Boko Haram suspects as troubling and suspicious.
Senator representing Ondo North District, Prof Ajayi Boroffice, at the weekend said the Unity Group within the All Progressives Congress (APC) will present a consensus governorship aspirant for primaries.

Senator Boroffice: We’ll present joint flag bearer for APC primaries

Ahead of the October 10 Governorship election in Ondo state, the Senator representing Ondo North District, Prof Ajayi Boroffice, at the weekend said the Unity Group within the All Progressives Congress (APC) will present a consensus governorship aspirant for primaries.
The Lagos State Task Force on Sunday said that it had impounded 4,500 motorcycles (Okada) from riders who had defaulted the states traffic law.

Okada Ban: Accidents reducing in Lagos – deputy governor

The Lagos State Government has reaffirmed its decision to ban commercial motorcycles (okada) and tricycles (keke) on major roads in Lagos metropolis.

Human trafficking: Oba of Benin drums support for NAPTIP

The Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare 11, has promised to partner with the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) through advocacy and empowerment in the fight against human trafficking.
Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umaru Ganduje

Kano approves over N4 billion for projects

The Kano State Executive Council has approved the release of N4, 332,407, 468, for the execution of various programmes/projects in the state.

Ex-militant leaders blame Niger Delta governors for youth agitations, rallies support for Charles Dokubo

Former militant leaders from nine states in the Niger Delta area have blamed some state governors in the region for frequent agitations by the youths in the region. =

Bank rewards customers, harps on youth empowerment

Fidelity Bank Plc on Saturday said there was need for youth empowerment to curb crime and unemployment in the country.
Godwin Obaseki

Edo government assures continued support for returnee migrants

The Edo State Government has assured of continuous support and empowerment for returnee migrants in the state, noting that numerous initiatives are ongoing to ensure that they are well catered for and reintegrated into the society.
Aliko Dangote, president of the Dangote Group and chief sponsor of the Dangote Foundation, says he wants to be like Bill Gates and try to give a chunk of his wealth to charity in the next few years.

Aliko Dangote’s fortune increased by $4.3 billion in 2019

African richest man Aliko Dangote has significantly moved up in the World billionaires’ list as he emerged 96th richest person in the world, with an estimated worth of $14.8 billion, as against his previous ranking of 103rd in the world.
Kwara State governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq in December 2019 announced the revocation of the property owned by former governor of the state, Olusola Saraki because it was illegally acquired.

Kwara government demolishes Saraki’s ‘family property’

The Kwara State government has demolished a property which former governor and Senate President Bukola Saraki said belongs to his family.

FAFL announces nominees for Future Africa Leaders Awards

A Non-Governmental Organisation, the Future Africa Leaders Foundation, FALF, has unveiled the 30 nominees for the 2019 Future Africa Leaders Awards, FALA.
Bukola Saraki

Senator Saraki reacts to revocation of father’s land

Former Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has said Kwara State Governor, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, has crossed the line of decency with his recent efforts to erase the legacies of his late father, Dr. Abubakar Olusola Saraki.
The Oluwo of Iwo land, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi, has called for death penalty for kidnappers in the state to help put an end to kidnapping.

Oluwo: Empowering youths is my business

The Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrosheed Akanbi has rededicated himself to the course of Iwo development through a youth empowerment scheme he recently put in place in his Osun State hometown.
Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

Kano governor retains position as APC best performing governor

Kano state Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has retained his position as the best performing Governor according to the assessment of the Progressive Governors Forum’s Progressive Strides Tracking Developmental Initiatives in APC states.

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Kaduna emir passes on at 70

Dr Sa’ad Usman, the Emir of Jere in Kagarko Local Government Area of Kaduna State, has died at the age of 70.

Dunamis church denies report of pastor’s N2 billion donation

Dunamis International Gospel Church has debunked reports of its founder, Paul Enenche, donating items worth N2 billion to the federal government to fight Coronavirus in Nigeria.
Anthony Joshua’s Promoter Eddie Hearns has confirmed that talks are ongoing for the world undisputed bout between AJ and Tyson Fury.

Carl Froch: Anthony Joshua against Deontay Wilder remains a key clash at heavyweight

Anthony Joshua against Deontay Wilder remains a key fight in the debate about the world’s best heavyweight and Oleksandr Usyk has more to prove, says Sky Sports expert Carl Froch.
The Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development has refuted claim that the Minister, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq, was reprimanded by the Presidency. 5

Nigeria begins N20,000 cash transfer to poor households

The Federal Government said it has commenced the disbursement of N20,000 Conditional Cash Transfer to indigent households (poor) at the Kwali Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja.

Vincent Enyeama relives amazing Afcon outing against Cote d’Ivoire

Vincent Enyeama has relived his starring performance in Nigeria’s 2-1 win against Cote d’Ivoire at 2013 Africa Cup of Nations.