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Kebbi government set to constructs 1,000 housing units

The Kebbi State government has disclosed that it would construct 1,000 housing units comprising of two and four rooms estate in the state.
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Femi Falana advises Southwest governors to enact laws for operation of Amotekun

Lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN) has advised governors in the South West Nigeria to enact laws to legitimize Operation Amotekun.
Gov. Mai Mala Buni of Yobe on Friday presented cheques to nine beneficiary communities of the World Bank-supported projects.

Yobe governor constitutes minimum wage implementation committee

Yobe State Governor, Mai Mala Buni has constituted a committee for the implementation of the N30, 000 new minimum wage for workers in the state.
The Action Alliance (AA) Governorship candidate in Imo, Mr Uche Nwosu on Friday flagged off his campaign for the March 2, election with a pledge to endorse President Muhammadu Buhari.

Uche Nwosu: How President Buhari’s achievements can earn APC continuity in 2023

Former Imo Action Alliance (AA) governorship candidate, Mr Uche Nwosu, has expressed optimism that achievements of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration were obvious to earn the All Progressives Congress (APC) continuity in power by 2023.
Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

Kano governor approves redeployment of permanent secretaries

Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has approved the redeployment of Permanent Secretaries in the state civil service for a more robust and result-oriented public service.

November inflation at 11.85 percent leaps to highest in 18 months

Nigeria’s consumer price index, which measures inflation, recorded the highest level in November since July 2018 when it rose to 11.85 percent from 11.61 percent in October 2019, the nation’s statistical agency, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), said on Tuesday.
An Ilorin, Kwara State lawyer Olarewaju Aluko and his client, Taiye Na’Allah, on Thursday sued the Economic and Financial Commission (EFCC) at a Kwara State High Court for alleged defamation of character.

CSOs urge EFCC to publish charges against ex-bank chiefs, former minister

A coalition of society organisations has urged the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to publish the criminal charges against a former Petroleum Minister Diezani Alison–Madueke and other persons indicted for money laundering.
The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership, CACOL, has commended the Muhammadu Buhari’s government’s support for the quick establishment of specialized courts to try corruption and its allied cases for speedy determination of such cases within a stipulated time in order to bring culprits to book and discourage penchant for embezzlement and other forms of grand corruption.

President Buhari seeks approval for foreign loan rejected by eight Senate

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday forwarded a request to the Senate to reconsider and approve the federal government’s 2016 to 2018 external borrowing plan.

Female politicians call for women-only party

A group of female politicians from Ekiti and Osun states are calling for the establishment of a women-only political party, saying it would give women greater prominence and spur active participation in politics.
The National Union of Textile Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria held a peaceful protest in Lagos on Tuesday to mark the 40th anniversary of the organisation.

NLC crisis: Former chairman withdraws suit in Nasarawa

Adaka stated this on Sunday in Lafia during a reconciliation meeting following the intervention by David Ayele, Special Adviser to Governor Abdullahi Sule on Establishment and Labour Matters.
The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbosola, says that the loyalty of Nigerians to the country is non negotiable.

Nigeria’s borders must be protected – minister

Interior Minister Rauf Aregbesola has said the loyalty of Nigerians to the country is non-negotiable.
President Muhammadu Buhari and his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, in Sochi, have agreed to put Nigeria-Russia relations on a fast track, and pursue the completion of partially completed and abandoned projects initiated by both countries..5

Nigerian, Russian firms seal deal to develop railway infrastructure, others

A Nigerian-based infrastructure development company, Trans-Continental Infrastructure Company (TCIC), on Wednesday signed a deal with a Russian firm, JSC Transmashholding, to develop railway infrastructure projects in Nigeria.
Conservative academic Kais Saied Sunday won a landslide victory in Tunisia’s presidential runoff, sweeping aside his rival, media magnate Nabil Karoui, state television Wataniya said.

New Tunisia president sworn in after upstart poll win

Tunisia's new President Kais Saied took the oath of office on Wednesday after his surprise election victory over champions of the political establishment.
Sen. Bernie Sanders speaks to supporters during a campaign rally on Oct. 19, 2019 in New York. (AP Photo-Eduardo Munoz Alvarez)

Bernie Sanders back on campaign trail with New York rally, after health scare

U.S. presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders returned to the campaign trail in New York City on Saturday, three weeks after suffering a heart attack, and pledged to resume at full throttle his battle against the business and political establishment, including members of his own Democratic Party.

Lagos speaker inaugurates 36 standing committees

The Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa, on Monday inaugurated 36 standing committees for effective operation of the oversight function of the House.

Rochas Foundation College reduces out-of-school children in Sokoto — commissioner

Alhaji Bello Abubakar-Gwiwa, the Sokoto state Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, says the establishement of Rochas Foundation College has assisted in reducing out-of-school children in the state.
President Muhammadu Buhari with President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa during the visit of President Buhari to Pretoria

President Buhari advocates strong Nigeria, South Africa relationship for African development

President Muhammadu Buhari says a strong strategic relationship between Nigeria and South Africa can become the engine for the rapid economic, political, social, cultural development of Africa, thereby delivering ‘the Africa we want’.

[email protected]: Senator Ekweremadu insists on state police as best solution to security challenges

Former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, has insisted on decentralisation of the nation’s policing system as solution to multiple of security challenges facing the country.

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MTN budgets $1.6 billion to invest in Nigeria

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami, has expressed delight as the Mobile Telephone Network (MTN) budgeted 1.6 billion dollars to invest in the Nigerian market within the next three years.
Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Pantami

WEF: Nigeria not in global social mobility ranking

Despite the federal government’s effort on technology, Nigeria could not be ranked among 82 countries in the Global Social Mobility Index 2020.
Borussia Dortmund arguably pulled off the deal of the month when they signed RB Salzburg striker Erling Haaland.

Erling Haaland’s bargain Borussia Dortmund release clause revealed

Borussia Dortmund arguably pulled off the deal of the month when they signed RB Salzburg striker Erling Haaland.
Manchester United have reportedly pulled out of negotiations with Sporting Lisbon over a deal to sign Bruno Fernandes.

Manchester United finally agree deal for Bruno Fernandes

The longest-running transfer saga of the January transfer window may finally be drawing to a conclusion after Manchester ​United reportedly agreed a deal for Bruno Fernandes.
Brendan Rodgers insists Leicester were the “better side over the two games” as Trezeguet scored an injury-time winner to send Aston Villa to Wembley after a 2-1 win.

Brendan Rodgers bemoans ‘definite penalty’ call in Leicester loss

Brendan Rodgers insists Leicester were the “better side over the two games” as Trezeguet scored an injury-time winner to send Aston Villa to Wembley after a 2-1 win.