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President Buhari receives in Courtesy Visit Labour Leadership led by President of Nigeria Labour Congress Ayuba Wabba in State House on 7th Mar 2019-3

My government will not fail Nigerians – President Buhari tells Bill Gates

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday night commended one of the world’s richest men, Bill Gates, for his consistent and generous support to public causes around the globe, and specifically for supporting the eradication of polio and HIV diseases in Africa and Nigeria in particular.

Scientist to reward reported cases of guinea-worm outbreak in Nigeria

A Medical Scientist, Prof. Luke Edungbola, has pledged to reward anyone who reports any case of guninea-worm disease in Nigeria to him or any accredited authority.

African labour ministers hail Nigeria’s economic plan

The Economic Recovery and Growth Plan of the Buhari administration was commended at the weekend in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia by the African Ministers of Labour, Employment and Social Affairs.
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Uche Ogah: I’m committed to industrial, economic development of Abia

Dr. Uche Ogah, the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Abia State, has said he would reposition the state with massive infrastructurre development and make the state a prime investment hub in the country.

Rotimi Akeredolu identifies gaps hindering polio eradication

Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State says he has identified gaps hindering the eradication of polio in the state and the country at large.

Nigeria pledges commitment to eradicating discrimination against women

Nigeria has assured the international community of its unalloyed commitment to the advancement of women’s rights and the eradication of violence and all forms of discrimination against women.g

Kaduna community fetches water from 1,829-metres-high spring

The Unguwan Jacob Boyi, Nok community of Jaba Local Government Area, Kaduna State, says their only source of water for ages was a spring at the top of 1,829-metres-high rock above sea level.

Issa Aremu advocates issue-based politics

A Kwara State governorship aspirant on the platform of Labour Party, LP, and General Secretary of National Union of Textile, Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria, NUTGTWN, Mr. Issa Aremu, has said the 2019 elections should be about issues of development and security not about persons and individuals.

Pat Utomi: Regulators have done more damage to the system than good

The APC governorship contestant for Delta State, Professor Patrick Okedinachi Utomi, has called on Nigeria elites ‘living in false security of non participation’ to step out of their comfort zones to contribute to nation building.

WHO recounts successes, challenges at 70

The World Health Organisation says irrespective of current health crisis still bedeviling some nations, it has recorded great success in eradicating diseases and improving life expectancy globally during its 70 years of existence.

Bashir Tofa: Honesty key to President Buhari’s change agenda

Elder statesman and presidential candidate of the defunct National Republican Convention, NRC, in the Third Republic, Alhaji Bashir Tofa, has stated that the success of the ongoing anti corruption crusade is dependent on honesty and patriotism on the part of political office holders and clerics.

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English FA scraps champagne celebrations from Cup finals

The English FA has scrapped Champagne from its cup final celebrations out of respect for the religious beliefs of some footballers, the UK Mirror reports.

Adamawa speaker lauds President Buhari for quick intervention in Numan crisis

Alhaji Kabiru Mijinyawa, Speaker, Adamawa State House of Assembly, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for the quick intervention and response in the affected communities in the state.
Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello, has set up two committees to spearhead his inauguration for his second term.

Governor Sani-Bello sets up strategic committees for Inauguration

Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello, has set up two committees to spearhead his inauguration for his second term.

Senator Wamakko attends Muslim World League Ramadan meeting in Saudi Arabia

The Muslim World League, has invited its member and the Chairman, Northern Senators Forum, Senator Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko, to its meeting scheduled to hold in Makkah, Saudi Arabia, during the forthcoming Ramadan fast, 1440 AH.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on April 19, 2019 A recent but undated handout picture released by Lyra McKee’s family via the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) on April 19, 2019 shows journalist and author Lyra McKee posing for a photograph. – The killing of journalist Lyra McKee in Derry on April 18, 2019 marked the latest upsurge of violence in Northern Ireland — where fears grow that a fragile and hard-won peace is increasingly at risk. (Photo by HO / POLICE SERVICE OF NORTHERN IRELAND (PSNI) / AFP) /

Funeral for young journalist shot dead in Northern Ireland

A journalist killed by a dissident republican paramilitary in Northern Ireland is to be laid to rest on Wednesday at a ceremony celebrating her life to be attended by British Prime Minister Theresa May.