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CBN: Nigeria records 57.1 PMI points as at February

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) said the Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) stood at 57.1 index points as at February, indicating an expansion in the manufacturing sector for 23 consecutive months.

Soldiers kill four Boko Haram fighters in Borno border town

The military command in Maiduguri, Borno State, has said that four Boko Haram insurgents were, on Saturday, killed by Nigerian troops during a gun battle.

Babatunde Fashola: Nigerian electricity sector vulnerable to exchange rates

Mr Babatunde Fashola, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, on Thursday lamented the vulnerability of Nigeria’ electricity sector declaring that it is heavily dependent on imported human resources, materials, equipment and services.
Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje

Kano, IIRO conduct free surgery on 60 patients

The Kano State Government in collaboration with International Islamic Relief Organisation (IIRO) has conducted free surgery on more than 60 patients suffering from urinary tract problems.

UNILORIN to begin installation of mini-refinery for biodiesel

The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ilorin, Prof. Sulyman Abdulkareem, says the university will soon install a mini-refinery equipment for processing of Jatropha a flowering plant.
China's nationalist tabloid Global Times called Meng's arrest a 'rogue' move [ Alexander Bibik-Reuters]

Anger in China over arrest of Huawei’s Meng Wanzhou in Canada

Chinese state-run media on Friday condemned the arrest in Canada of a top executive of telecoms giant Huawei on a US extradition request as a "despicable rogue's approach" to contain China's high-tech ambitions.

Egypt arrests British student over military helicopter video

Egyptian authorities have arrested a 19-year-old British tourist over a cellphone video that showed a military helicopter in the background, according to his family.

Tunde Fowler: Nigeria’s taxpayer population hits 33 million

The country’s taxpayer roll is set to hit 33 million, Chairman. This was disclosed by Mr. Tunde Fowler, Chairman, Joint Tax Board (JTB) and Executive Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) at the 142nd meeting of the JTB in Bauchi yesterday.

How GIS aided EEDC in mapping electricity network in South East

The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) says it has recently mapped the entire electricity network in South-East using Geographic Information System (GIS) to improve its operations.

Muhammadu Buhari ‘the dead’ and his body double

The notorious rumour in circulation on Nigerian streets sounds every bit like a citation from a James Hadley Chase. Chase had a pleasant notoriety with his crime fiction novels that hold you spellbound. With a gloating slide to it, the rumour is trending, with celebrated gusto, about the “death” of the man Nigerians elected into office in May, 2015.

Death toll from DR Congo Ebola outbreak passes 200

More than 200 people have died in the latest outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo, according to health officials.

Experts: Lack of equipment causes maternal, newborn deaths in Nigeria

A significant number of maternal and newborn deaths in the country have been traced to equipment deficit in health institutions.

Bauchi government tasked on special package for PHCs

The Coalition of Civil Society Organisations under the aegis of Bauchi State Network of Civil Society Organisations (BASNEC) has called the State Government to implement the Minimum Service Package (MSP) for Primary Healthcare Centres (PHCs) in the state.

CSJ: Weak electoral laws responsible for vote buying in Nigeria

The poser now is whether there’s a monitoring mechanism in place between INEC and the political parties to verify if they do not receive funds from outside Nigeria and if they are under obligation to submit their detailed bank accounts for INEC’s scrutiny”.
Nigerian troops rallied to flush out Boko Haram rag tag forces in Guzamala

Troops to prosecute war against Boko Haram with aggressive posture

The Acting General Officer Commanding (GOC) 7 Division Nigerian Army, Brigadier General Abdulmalik Bulama Biu, has embarked on a 3-day operational visit to the frontline, traversing the Division’s deployments in Bama and Gwoza Local Governemnt Areas of Borno State.

Niger government spends N252 million on state hospital’s new neonatal wing

The Niger Government said it had spent about N254 million to construct and equip the maternal and new neonatal wing of the General Hospital in Minna.

Ekiti guber: Tribunal grants APC order to inspect election materials

The Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Ado Ekiti on Monday granted the prayers of the All Progressives Congress to inspect election materials and results of the July 14 governorship election in the state.

UNIUYO inducts 28 medical doctors

The University of Uyo on Thursday administered physician’s oath on 28 medical doctors, who recently completed their training in the institution’s college of health sciences.

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Supplementary poll: PDP cries foul over alleged militarisation in Sokoto

Sokoto State chapter of the People Democratic Party (PDP) has said that it will not accept anything short of free, fair and credible polls in tomorrow’s supplementary poll in the state.
Senator Ademola Nurudeen Adeleke

Osun guber: Senator Adeleke’s tribunal victory triumph of people’s will – PDP

The People’s Democratic Party ( PDP ) has hailed the verdict of the Osun State Governorship election tribunal, which upheld the victory of its candidate, Senator Ademola Adeleke, describing the judgement as a victory for democracy and triumph of the will of the people.

Bauchi elections: Group accuses INEC of causing political tension, confusion

A group, Bauchi Youth Awareness Ambassadors, has accused the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of causing political confusion in the state due to the way it handled governorship election.

NANS hails tribunal declaration of Senator Adeleke as Osun governor

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has hailed the tribunal declaration of Sen. Ademola Adeleke as governor of Osun State, saying it is hope awakening.
Senator Ademola Nurudeen Adeleke

Tribunal orders INEC to issue Senator Adeleke Certificate of Return as duly elected Osun...

The Osun State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja has ordered INEC to issue Certificate of Return as duly elected governor to Senator Ademola Adeleke, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the 2018 election.