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Stakeholders urge Kaduna government to prioritise agriculture, education

Some Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) working around budget in Kaduna State, on Monday, called on the state government to prioritise agriculture, education and youth development in its 2020 budget.

CSO: Passage of audit bill will complement anti-corruption fight

Friends of Democracy, a Civil Society Organisation, says the Audit Bill when passed into law will complement the anti-corruption fight of the Federal Government.
Adebayo Seun, a 200 level Fine Arts student of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, on Saturday sold a portrait of Governor Nasir El-Rufa’i of Kaduna State, which he painted in two minutes for N2.0 million

Artist paints Governor El-Rufai in two minutes, sells it for N2 million

Adebayo Seun, a 200 level Fine Arts student of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, on Saturday sold a portrait of Governor Nasir El-Rufa’i of Kaduna State, which he painted in two minutes for N2.0 million.

South West Heads of Service meet today on regional development

The Heads of Service of the South West states have converge in Abeokuta, the capital of Ogun State, for a strategic meeting aimed at aiding rapid development in the region through collaboration and integration.
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Expert: 85% of Nigeria mad people are youths

Dr Aliyu Abubakar of Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital (ABUTH), Zaria, has said that the youths account for about 85 per cent of mad people in Nigeria.

PIND budgets N3.4 million for investigative, development stories around Niger Delta

The Foundation for Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta (PIND) has budgeted N3.4 million under its 2018 PIND Media Solution Journalism Innovative Grant for Peace Building and Economic Development to encourage media personnel and organisations to develop innovative ideas that could help change the Niger Delta narrative, an official said.

Governor Ortom: Myetti Allah gave religious, ethnic colouration to farmers-herders clashes

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has observed that it was the Myetti Allah Kautal Hore that gave ethnic colouration to the farmers/herders crisis and not the people of Benue.

Dana Air named official airline of wives of African presidents’ summit

Dana Air has been named the official airline of the maiden edition of the Coalition of Wives of Presidents and Vice Presidents in Africa for Peace (COWAP) Summit for Peace and Development.

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday has said that he is suffering from cold.

President Buhari threatens to relocate projects from states creating impediments

President Muhammadu Buhari has threatened that henceforth the Federal Government might be forced to re-allocate projects elsewhere if any state government or communities create unnecessary impediments in the allocation of land or access to such lands for federal projects.
President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with all the 2019 Nigerian pilgrims over the successful completion of their Hajj rites and the Eid-el-Kabeer celebration.

Torture chambers: I don’t support criminality – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday commended the Nigeria police for the discovery of what he described as “child-theft racket in Kano State” and “fake correctional centers in Kaduna and Katsina states”, saying he does not support criminality, abduction, child theft, and torture chambers.
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Rafael Nadal marries partner of 14 years in Mallorca

Rafael Nadal married his partner of 14 years, Xisca Perello, at a castle in Mallorca on Saturday.
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Oyo government to recruit more teachers soon – governor

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State says his administration would soon recruit more teachers to enhance quality education delivery in public schools across the state.
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has underlined his determination to continue at the helm despite suffering another painful defeat, this time at the hands of West Ham.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to resign if Manchester United woes continue

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is reportedly prepared to resign as Manchester United manager if he cannot overturn the club’s recent poor form.