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Muhammadu Buhari orders military to end Boko Haram threat

President Muhammadu Buhari has declared that the war against terrorism is “a must win,” and has ordered the military to eliminate Boko Haram threat.
INEC Chairman, Prof Mahmoud Yakubu

Mahmood Yakubu: INEC will not suffer difficulties on budget, electoral act amendment delay

Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has assured that the commission would not suffer any difficulty in conducting 2019 general elections due to the delay in the passage of its budget and amendment to the Electoral Act.
Atiku Abubakar

Atiku Abubakar: I will retire Muhammadu Buhari back to Daura

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, has said he will “retire” President Muhammadu Buhari back to Daura in 2019.

VP Osinbajo inaugurates 20,000 youth into Osun employment scheme

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday inaugurated 20,000 unemployed youth into Osun Youth Empowernment Scheme (OYES).

2019: Group engages political aspirants at Lagos summit

A group, The Ambassadors, has said people vying for political offices in the 2019 elections should seek to realise the “Nigerian Dream” through their plans for the nation.

Abuja DisCo raises alarm on energy thieves

The Abuja electricity distribution company (Discos) has raised the alarm over alleged sophisticated methods of stealing electricity from its network by consumers under its network coverage areas.

Oyo SSG: APC ideology, most efficient to transform Nigeria

The Secretary to Oyo State Government, Alhaji Olalekan Alli, who has joined the 2019 governorship race in the state, has said the ideology of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) provides the most proficient platform that is capable of transforming Nigeria.
Kaduna Deputy Governor Barnabas Bala Bantex

2019: Kaduna deputy governor declares for Senate

The deputy governor of Kaduna state, Mr. Barnabas Bala Bantex, has declared his intention to contest for the Southern Kaduna senatorial seat in 2019.

Nigerian Army seeks media support in war against Boko Haram

General Officer Commanding (GOC), 7 Division of the Nigerian Army, Brig.-Gen. Abdulmalik Bulama Biu, has appealed for cooperation of the media to counter false information on military operation against the Boko Haram terrorists in the North East part of the country.

2019: I’m weighing options between PDP, APC – Ex-Governor Uduaghan

Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan, a former governor of Delta State, has said he was still a member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) but that he was weighing the options between remaining in the party or joining the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

Presidency: Amnesty International report falls short of evidential narration

The presidency says the recent report released by the Amnesty International alleging human rights violation by Nigerian security agencies is inherently battling with credibility, falling vehemently short of evidential narration.

NJC panel set to meet with EFCC, ICPC over high-profile corruption cases

The National Judicial Council, NJC, has evolved a new practice direction that will fast track hearing and determination of all pending high-profile corruption cases.

Nigeria’s toxic NGO regulation bill

I refer to Chidi Anselm Odinkalu’s opinion piece titled, “Nigeria’s toxic NGO Regulation Bill” in The Guardian of July 27, 2017. His fears on a draconian bill from the federal parliament (House) to monitor the activities of non-governmental organisations are in order.

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Central bank grants AMAC microfinance bank operating licence

The bank, which was commissioned last week by FCT Minister, Muhammed Musa Bello, would afford small scale business owners opportunity to access loans without collateral and with little or no interest to boost their businesses.

TCN tasks DISCOS on customer metering

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has challenged Distribution Companies (DISCOS) to provide electricity consumers with adequate meters in order address power supply challenges in the country.
Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF)

PTDF, NNPC, NCDMB partner to boost productivity in petroleum sector

Gusau further stated that the plan for setting up the research facilities, beginning with about two or more, had been going on for some time now, among the PTDF, NNPC and NCDMB and had reached advanced stages.

CAF set to name new host for 2019 AFCON

The Confederation of African Football (Caf) will announce a new host for the 2019 African Cup of Nations after its executive committee‘s extraordinary meeting on 9 January 2019.

CBN vows to clamp down on businesses, banks that abuse Forex on 42 restricted...

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Monday vowed to clamp down on individuals and businesses engaging in clandestine activities to frustrate the restriction of foreign exchange on the importation of 41 items into the country.