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Delta, Akwa Ibom received highest as federal, states, local governments shared N8 trillion in...

A new report has disclosed that the federal government, 36 states and the 774 local government councils in Nigeria shared a total sum of N8 trillion from the Federation Account in 2018 in spite of the shut-ins in several oil installations during the period.
Arsenal's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

Arsenal’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang upset by racist abuse in English football

Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has described the increase in reports of alleged racist abuse in English football as "really painful" and bad for the game.
Gboyega Oyetola

Osun elections: PDP urges Governor Oyetola not to appeal tribunal judgement

The Peoples Democratic Party on Tuesday urged Governor Gboyega Oyetola to shelve any plans for appellate review of a judgement that sacked him as governor last week.
Bola Tinubu, former Lagos state governor and All Progressives Congress (APC) leader, speaks at a party meeting in Abuja Febuary 17, 2015. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde

Asiwaju Tinubu: I’m not meddling in Kano elections

All Progressives Congress National Leader, Sen. Bola Tinubu, on Wednesday refuted rumours going round that he was in Kano and meddling in the state’s rescheduled elections.
Franklyn Richardson

Elections: US pastor prays for Nigeria

Pastor Franklyn Richardson, Senior Pastor of Grace Baptist Church, Mount Vernon, New York, has prayed for a peaceful outcome of the upcoming general elections in Nigeria.

APC vows to sanction Governor Amosun over Ogun presidential rally violence

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has warned that it will deal decisively with the governor of Ogun State, Ibikunle Amosun, for sponsoring the premeditated attacks on President Muhammadu Buhari and other senior party leaders at the venue of the presidential campaign rally in Ogun State on Monday.

Election: CSO to mobilize youths for democratic accountability

A civil society group, #OurMumuDonDo, led by popular musician, Charly boy, said it would mobilize youths to effect a positive social change in the country, pledging to enlist youthful energy, values, and visions to advocate for freedom, equality, and prosperity for the people.
The Ekiti State Deputy Governor, Chief Bisi Egbeyemi, has appealed to the people of Isaba-Ekiti in Ikole Local Government Area of Ekiti State to maintain peace over the vacant kingship stool.

Bisi Egbeyemi: Terrorists, kidnappers use technology to evade justice

Ekiti State Deputy Governor, Otunba Bisi Egbeyemi, yesterday, advised security agencies to consider the application of modern and cutting edge technology in crime prevention and detection.
Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says the agency will monitor campaign funds donated to political parties for the 2019 elections as well as donors’ identities.

Ibrahim Magu urges Nigerians to stop paying lip-service to anti-corruption war

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has urged Nigerians to refrain from paying lip-service to the fight against corruption, but rather, to become practical in their actions and attitude towards eradicating the menace from all segments of our country.
Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita

Federal government set to increase recruitment quota of people living with disabilities to 10...

As Nigeria joins the rest of the world to mark the International Day with Persons with Disabilities, the Federal Government has assured of an increase in the recruitment quota of PWDs to 10 per cent.

NITDA: eNigeria 2018 confab will accelerate access to digital products

As Nigeria strives to increase its digital presence in the global economy, the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) says the 2018 eNigeria conference will accelerate access to digital products.
Flamboyant drag queens and horned devils rubbed shoulders with Christian pastors as tens of thousands of people took part in Taiwan's gay pride parade, the largest in Asia.

Thousands march in Taiwan gay pride parade for referendum vote

Flamboyant drag queens and horned devils rubbed shoulders with Christian pastors as tens of thousands of people took part in Taiwan's gay pride parade, the largest in Asia.

Seriake Dickson: Leaders are not doing enough to unite Nigerians

The Governor of Bayelsa State, Mr Seriake Dickson, has taken a critical look at the state of affairs in the country, concluding that current leaders aren’t doing enough to unite the country.

Osun election: Boss Mustapha visits Iyiola Omisore

In less than 24 hours after a powerful delegation of ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) visited Sen. Iyiola Omisore, the Secretary to the Government of Federation, Mr. Boss Mustapha, has also visited the former Osun governorship candidate.
Julen Lopetegui

Real Madrid coach criticises plans for US fixture

Real Madrid coach Julen Lopetegui criticised on Friday La Liga’s plans to hold a match in the United States, saying it undermined the equality of the competition.
Emmanuel Macron

Emmanuel Macron seeks to win back left wingers with anti-poverty plan

President Emmanuel Macron announced a slew of measures Thursday to combat stubborn poverty in France, seeking to win back support from leftwingers who say his policies have left the poorest behind.
Muhamad Kirumira

Bobi Wine accuses state of Muhammad Kirumira’s murder

Ugandan MP Robert Kyagulanyi, alias Bobi Wine, has blamed the killing of a senior police officer in Uganda on the ongoing political tension.

Issa Aremu: Kwara suffers from development deficits

Ahead of today’s governorship primaries of the Labour Party (LP) in Kwara state, governorship aspirant of the party, Comrade Issa Aremu has said that the state suffers from huge development deficits.

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Nasarawa committee solicits emir’s support toward quality education

The Nasarawa State Task Team for School-Based Management Committee on Tuesday solicited the support of the new Emir of Lafia, Justice Sidi Bage, and other stakeholders, toward improving the quality of education in the state.

Panel recommends dismissal of suspended SEC chief Mounir Gwarzo

The panel set up to investigate Mounir Gwarzo, suspended Director General of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), has recommended his dismissal.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has given an insight into how Chief Executive Officer of Galaxy Transportation and Construction Services Limited, Mr Babagana Dalori, built a N7billion Ponzi scheme over seven years.

27,400 Nigerians lose investments as wonder bank scheme flops

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has given an insight into how Chief Executive Officer of Galaxy Transportation and Construction Services Limited, Mr Babagana Dalori, built a N7billion Ponzi scheme over seven years.
President Buhari signs New National Minimum Wage Bill into Law in State House on 18th April 2019 2

President Buhari, UN scribe to raise $50 billion to recharge Lake Chad

President Muhammadu Buhari has welcomed the acceptance of the United Nations Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, to co-chair a Special Session to raise $50 billion to fund the inter-basin water transfer from Central Africa to revive the Lake Chad, the presidency said in a statement, Tuesday.

Human trafficking: IOM, ECOWAS, NAPTIP launch campaign

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) on Tuesday embarked on a cross-border roadshow to sensitise people in West African coasts on the ECOWAS National Biometric Identity Card (ENBIC).