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PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI INAUGURATES BOARD MEMBERS OF THE NORTH-EAST DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION AT THE COUNCIL CHAMBER STATE HOUSE. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE. MAY 8 2019 3

President Buhari, ministers in valedictory FEC session today

President Muhammadu Buhari will preside over the valedictory session of the Federal Executive Council (FEC), on Wednesday, exactly a week before his inauguration for another four-year tenure.
Lagos State House of Assembly

Lagos Assembly to pass law empowering LAWMA

Lagos Assembly is set to pass a law that will restore the constitutional powers of the Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) to carry out refuse collection, disposal and management.
Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti sacks over 2, 000 workers appointed by ex-Governor Fayose

Ekiti State Government has reverted appointments of over 2,000 workers by immediate governor, Ayo Fayose, after the July, 2018 gubernatorial election.
NSCDC

Ramadan: 500 armed personnel deployed to Borno worship centers

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Borno has deployed 500 armed personnel to various worship centres in Maiduguri, to enhance security and safety.
Mokgweetsi Masisi

Botswana’s Mokgweetsi Masisi promises job creation, better pay

Botswana’s President, Mokgweetsi Masisi, on Thursday pledged to prioritize job creation and better pay.
Kola Ologbondiyan

May Day: PDP felicitates with Nigerian workers

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has lauded Nigerian workers on the occasion of 2019 Workers Day, for their service towards the development of the nation.

Minister: FEC, NEC to deliberate on tree felling in Nigeria

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) and the National Executive Council are to deliberate on the indiscriminate tree felling across the country with a view to taking a decision that will be binding on the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
Abiola Ajimobi

Governor Ajimobi inaugurates 26-member transition committee

As the May 29 change of political baton approaches, Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, on Thursday inaugurated a 26-man committee to prepare the ground for the event.
Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, President Muhammadu Buhari, has assured Nigerians that he will continue to promote national unity, calling on the people to vote for him and other candidates of the APC in the poll.-5

Cleric tasks Nigerians on attitudinal change

The Amir of the Movement for Islamic Culture and Awareness (MICA), Malam Wale Abiru, says there is need for attitudinal change for the peace and progress of the nation.
Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu

Senator Ekweremadu: As oil producers, we should frustrate sale of electric cars in Nigeria

Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, has said that, as an oil producing country, sale of electric cars in Nigeria should be frustrated.
Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Governor-elect Sanwo-Olu, Hamzat to unveil key Lagos road map

Lagos State Governor-elect, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, and his deputy, Dr Obafemi Hamzat, will on April 27 unveil key road map to adopt in actualising the vision for a greater Lagos at a special dinner to appreciate Lagosians for massively voting for them at the recent governorship election in the State.
Nigeria is now at a new dawn and embarking on a new development trajectory, President Muhammadu Buhari told the World Economic Forum (WEF) on the Middle East and North Africa Saturday in Amman, the capital of Jordan. 6

President Buhari: Gaps in social, economic opportunities fuel terrorism

President Muhammadu Buhari Saturday in Dead Sea, Jordan, urged world leaders to work towards narrowing gaps in social and economic opportunities for citizens as panacea to rising conflicts across the globe, attributing the Boko Haram terrorism in Nigeria to lack of inclusion.
Nigeria is now at a new dawn and embarking on a new development trajectory, President Muhammadu Buhari told the World Economic Forum (WEF) on the Middle East and North Africa Saturday in Amman, the capital of Jordan. 6

President Buhari highlights cause of conflict in Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday in Dead Sea, Jordan, urged world leaders to work towards narrowing gaps in social and economic opportunities for citizens as panacea to rising conflicts across the globe.
High heat has been affecting most parts of Nigeria including coastal areas, with temperatures well above 35C [Al Jazeera]

Nigeria suffers severe heatwave with no relief in sight

Nigeria has been in the grip of an intense heatwave over the past few weeks, with meteorologist saying there is no relief in sight until the seasonal rains set in next month.

Society advocates commercialisation of grass-eating fish species

The Fisheries Society of Nigeria (FISON) has urged the Federal Government to commercialize the culturing of herbivorous fish species, to tackle the high cost of fish production.
Macky Sall of Senegal

Senegal’s president pledges action on environment, women’s rights in second term

Senegalese President Macky Sall said on Tuesday he would prioritise the environment, youth employment and women’s rights during his second term in office.
Members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC)

NYSC tasks Nigerians on patronising ‘Made-in-Nigeria’ products

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has urged Nigerians to patronise ‘Made in Nigeria’ products in order to encourage local production of goods and services.
Some residents of Kuje Area Council, FCT, have urged the new Chairman of the council, Mr Abdullahi Sabo, to focus on addressing challenges bothering on infrastructure, education and environment for the development of the area.

Kuje residents set agenda for new council boss

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declared Sabo of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) winner of the supplementary poll for Kuje Area council.

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140 IPOB members arraigned for allegedly plotting to overthrow President Buhari

An Enugu East Magistrates Court presided by Magistrate A. N. Chioke has remanded 140 members of the proscribed Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) over an alleged treason.

Federal government disburses $22.216 million on Tradermoni, other empowerment schemes

Part of recovered looted funds of late Head of state, Gen. Sani Abacha, was expended on various empowerment initiatives of the government, Senior Special Adviser to the President on Social Investments, Maryam Uwais, disclosed in on Thursday
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on their election victory.

President Buhari congratulates India’s Narendra Modi on election victory

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on their election victory.

N2 billion fraud: Court revokes bail, orders arrest of ex-Governor Aliyu

Justice A. B. Aliyu of the Federal High Court in Minna, Niger State on Thursday revoked the bail granted to the former Niger State Governor Babangida Aliyu and the former state governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Umar Gado Nasko.
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

NNPC recruitment: Applicants to undergo computer-based test

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has revealed that the third phase of its ongoing recruitment exercise will involve a computer-based test, which comes up on June 1.