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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

Yemi Osinbajo: Grand corruption is Nigeria’s greatest problem

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has declared that the problem with Nigeria is not about resources or planning, but the poor management of resources in the past.
APC Nigeria Supporters

Seyi Olufade-Olowookere: APC may lose governorship election in Ogun

Alliance Democracy (AD) candidate Seyi Olufade-Olowookere discloses why ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) may not win 2019 governorship election in Ogun State
China's President Xi Jinping is seen on a big screen in the media centre as he speaks at the opening ceremony of the first China International Import Expo (CIIE) in Shanghai on November 5, 2018. - President Xi Jinping vowed on November 5 to open access to China's economy, while delivering a veiled rebuke to the Trump administration, as he kicked off an import fair amid growing foreign accusations that his government was backtracking on reform pledges. (Photo by Johannes EISELE / AFP)

China to ‘immediately’ implement measures of trade truce with US

China has announced it will "immediately" implement measures agreed under a trade war truce with the United States.

UNILORIN, Korean university partner on solar energy project

University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) has opened discussions with Kyungpook National University (KNU), South Korea, on how solar power farm can be established in UNILORIN, Prof. Sulyman Abdulkareem, the Vice-Chancellor of UNILORIN, said on Monday.
United Nations UN

UN: World not on track to slow climate change

The UN weather agency says the world is heading in the wrong direction to slow climate change after another year of near-record temperatures.
Sidiki Kaba

Nigeria, Senegal to strengthen relations in trade, energy, security, others

Nigeria and Senegal have agreed to strengthen their bilateral relation in the areas of economic, trade and industry tourism, security, defence, energy, agriculture and education, among others, Senegalese Foreign Minister, Sidiki Kaba said.
United Nations UN

UN tasks private sector on humanitarian crises in North-East

The United Nations has partnered with leading Nigerian companies in the banking, energy, legal and consumer services sectors to assist the federal government to tackle the humanitarian crisis in the north-east.

FAO: 1.7 million people need food assistance in North East

The Food and Agricultural Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) has said the number of people in need of food assistance in the troubled North-east Nigeria has reduced.

CBN: Nigeria records reduction in rice importation

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), says the volume of rice importation into Nigeria (in metric tonnes) has declined drastically in 2018, judging by figures obtained from various official sources.

Abdulfatah Ahmed receives remains of General David Bamigboye

The final burial rites for the first governor of Kwara State, Brigadier-General David Bamigboye (rtd) began yesterday with the arrival, in Ilorin, the state capital, of the late military officer’s remains.

Kogi government sets up committee to monitor sale of petroleum products

Kogi State Government on Thursday, inaugurated a committee to monitor the sale of petroleum products to avoid hoarding and scarcity during festive and election periods in the state.

NIDA set to celebrate icons, catalysts of infrastructural devt in Nigeria

Leading players in infrastructural development, top government functionaries, industry leaders, eminent personalities, development experts, technocrats and diverse economy sectorial leaders both in the public and private sectors of the economy will gather in Lagos to celebrate the best of Nigeria’s icons and catalysts of infrastructural development.
South Korea's President Moon Jae-In presides over an emergency meeting with National Security Council members at the presidential Blue House in Seoul on November 29, 2017 following a new North Korean missile test.

South Korea to expand renewable energy production

Moon made the remarks on Tuesday at a ceremony held in the southwest coastal city of Gunsan to announce plans to establish the country’s biggest renewable energy production complex on the Saemangeum reclaimed land in the region.

Nicolas Terraz: Security of gas pipelines crucial to national development

Nicolas Terraz, Managing Director of Total E&P Nigeria Limited has pinpointed security of gas pipelines as one of the crucial areas that requires attention if the Nigerian Energy, Oil and gas sector must achieve its full potential.

WHO: Air pollution claims 7 million lives annually

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says is working out strategies to better combat air pollution and its effect on health currently causing over seven million deaths globally annually.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on August 08, 2018 the river bed of the Rhine is dried in Duesseldorf, western Germany, as the heatwave goes on. - Businesses and boats at a standstill, discoveries of wrecks and even a bomb from the Second World War: the Rhine reached its lowest level on October 18, 2018, due to lack of rain for months in Germany. (Photo by Patrik STOLLARZ / AFP)

Drought cripples crucial German waterways

The docks are eerily quiet at Cologne's main port on the mighty River Rhine, with hundreds of containers piled up and awaiting their journey north on one of Europe's busiest commercial arteries.
For the first time, a Nigerian, wife of the Kebbi State governor, Dr Zainab Shinkafi-Bagudu, will serve on the board of the 85 year old organisation which, exists to accelerate the global fight against cancer.

Zainab Bagudu urges awareness against cancer

The wife of Kebbi state governor, Mrs Zainab Bagudu, has called on stakeholders to commit resources, energy and create awareness towards ending the spread of cancer diseases in the country.

Nigeria gets $10 million from AfDB to finance energy infrastructure

Nigeria’s infrastructure development has received further boost with the approval of $10 million by the Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group in the Chapel Hill Denham Nigeria Infrastructure Debt Fund (NIDF).

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Social Democratic Party (SDP)

37 SDP chairmen reject Jerry Gana, fault ruling

The 37 state party chairmen of the Social Democratic Party, including that of the Federal Capital Territory have rejected the Justice Hussein Baba-Yusuf-led court order which declared Prof. Jerry Gana as the presidential candidate of the party.
Muhammad Jibrilla Bindow

Muhammadu Bindow cautions against abusive words

Gov. Muhammadu Bindow of Adamawa has warned youths in the country to shun the use of abusive words on elders and leaders in the society.
Atiku Abubakar

Atiku Abubakar: I can’t wait for presidential debate

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, says he cannot wait for the 2019 presidential debate.

Fuel tanker lost control in Ogun

The Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps in Sango-Ota, Ogun, said danger was averted on Saturday when a tanker laden with 33,000 litres of Premium Motor Spirit lost control at Ilo-Awera, Toll-Gate.
Professor Charles Quaker Dokubo is currently Special Adviser to The President on Niger Delta:Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP)

PAP: Charles Dokubo calls for sustainable peace in Niger Delta

The Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), Prof. Charles Dokubo, has called on stakeholders to seek lasting peace in the Niger Delta region.