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Recall that the N10.594 trillion 2020 Budget passed by the National Assembly was on Tuesday assented to by President Muhammadu Buhari. 4

President Buhari approves committees for Mambilla power project

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the constitution of two committees for the Mambilla Hydroelectric Power Project in Taraba State.
AFDB President Akinwumi Adesina.

Akinwumi Adesina: Lagos-Abidjan highway will become reality

The African Development Bank (AfDB), says its portfolio investments in the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) region is 20 billion dollars.
Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara, has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari, on his victory at the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal.

Kwara government reduces ministries to 16

The state Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development, Harriet Afolabi-Oshatimehin, told a news briefing on Wednesday that the state executive council ratified the merger of some ministries and creation of one other at its maiden meeting held just before the budget presentation by Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq.
There was wild jubilation in Sagamu on Saturday night after Anthony Joshua regained the WBA, IBF, and WBO heavyweight titles by defeating Andy Ruiz Jr.

Anthony Joshua replies Deontay Wilder, says tactics against Andy Ruiz deliberate

Anthony Joshua has defended his measured and tactful display against Andy Ruiz Jr, which saw him become a two-time heavyweight world champion.
The African Development Bank, AfDB, says it has approved a 70 million dollar loan for a road project in Ebonyi. The bank said on its website on Friday that it would provide $40 million, while its co-financier, the Africa Growing Together Fund (AGTF), would contribute $30 million for the project.

AfDB approves $210 million for Nigeria transmission expansion project

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group has approved 210 million dollars financing package for the Nigeria Transmission Expansion Project (NTEP1).
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.

President Buhari proposes pool fund for Africa trans-regional gas infrastructure

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday said there was a need for African nations to pool resources to put up trans-border and trans-regional energy infrastructure so as to fully leverage the potential of natural gas in the continent.
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.

Federal government set to award contract for Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano gas pipeline

The Federal Government is to construct a 600-kilometre gas pipeline from Ajaokuta through Kaduna to Kano, President Muhammadu Buhari has revealed.
Lagos State High Court.

820 Buses: Court fixes date to hear former Governor Ambode’s suit against Lagos assemblymen

A Lagos High Court in Ikeja on Wednesday, November 20 fixed January 16, 2020, for the hearing of a suit filed by former governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode, to challenge the constitutionality of the probe of his administration by the House of Assembly over procurement of 820 buses for public transportation.

Former Ghanaian president begs Nigeria to open up borders

Mr John Mahama, Former President of Ghana on Tuesday appealed to the Nigeria Government to open up her border so that economic activities can resume in West Africa.

Police: Permanent secretary, pregnant wife, two kids burnt to death in Benue

The Acting Permanent Secretary, State Ministry of Energy, Science and Technology, Mr Seker Akaa, his pregnant wife and two kids were burnt to death in a fire incident in Makurdi early hours of Monday.
Joe Biden has officially entered the 2020 presidential race.

Five things to know about 2020 Democratic race

While US President Donald Trump plots a long one-year re-election campaign — and a bitter fight against impeachment — his Democratic rivals are still months from determining who his 2020 challenger will be.
Gombe State Governor, Inuwa Yahaya, has said that he took advantage of his trip to Russia with President Muhammadu Buhari to woo investors and development partners for the state. 2

Russia-Africa Summit: Gombe to reap fruits of Sochi engagement – governor

Gombe State Governor, Inuwa Yahaya, has said that he took advantage of his trip to Russia with President Muhammadu Buhari to woo investors and development partners for the state.
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..10

President Buhari’s takeaways from Sochi

President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Nigeria from his four-day visit to the Russian Republic extremely happy with the success of the visit, which outcome is the best response to a few skeptical audiences back home, including a toxic newspaper editorial, “Buhari, Stay On Your Job,” by the Lagos-based Punch Newspaper asking him to not travel.
Russian President Vladimir Putin gives a speech during the International Arctic Forum in Saint Petersburg on April 9, 2019. (Photo by Mikhail KLIMENTYEV - SPUTNIK - AFP)

Moscow woos Africa with cash, security

Russia President Vladmir Putin says Moscow will encourage African countries to table their own development proposals for discussion during the inaugural Russia-Africa Summit that opens on Wednesday October 23.
Lagos State Parks and Gardens Agency (LASPARK) has inaugurated the community development tree planting to encourage tree planting in the neighborhood.

Lagos government, firms to build low-cost innovation hubs

Two agencies of Lagos State Government and four firms have announced a partnership towards the construction of five innovation centres across the state. The initiative was designed to ensure capacity building, competitiveness and ecosystem among start-ups and budding entrepreneurs in the state.

Minister predicts significant drop in food prices

A statement issued yesterday from the minister’s office, explained that he made these comments when he hosted a United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) delegation led by the Representative to the Economic Communities of West African States (ECOWAS) and Regional Director, Nigeria Regional Hub, Mr. Jean Bakole.
The immediate past governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, FCA, has cleared the air over a statement attributed to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) alleging that it had frozen certain accounts linked to him.

We never indicted Akinwumi Ambode – ex-ommissioners

Former Commissioner of Economic Planning and Budget, Olusegun Banjo, and his Energy and Mineral Resources counterpart, Olawale Oluwo, in the administration of former Governor Akinwunmi Ambode have denied reports that they indicted Ambode before an ad-hoc committee of the state House of Assembly.

Lagos speaker inaugurates 36 standing committees

The Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa, on Monday inaugurated 36 standing committees for effective operation of the oversight function of the House.

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Igbo not ready for 2023 presidency – Muslim leader

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Road accidents claim 31 lives in Ogun

The Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE) in Ogun, said that no fewer than 31 persons died in various road accidents across the state during the Christmas and New year period.
Yoruba World Congress (YWC), an umbrella body of all Yoruba socio-cultural groups, has threatened to hold a peaceful protest in support of the recently launched Western Nigeria Security Network code-named Amotekun.

Yoruba group to hold protest in support of Amotekun

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