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Why Buhari met PDP, APC leaders, 36 govs in Aso Rock

The Presidency, on Friday, explained that President Muhammadu Buhari has been meeting political leaders and interest groups across the country in order to build national consensus for peace and unity.

Job creation: Delta govt seeks partnership with World Bank

The Delta Government has announced its readiness to seek partnership with the World Bank in funding job creation programmes in the state.

UNICEF partners media on improved access to water, sanitation

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on Thursday called for collaboration between media and government to ensure improved access to water and sanitation by the populace.

Sharp rise in EU citizen departures after Brexit vote

The number of EU nationals leaving Britain rose sharply to 122,000 people in the 12 months to the end of March in the biggest increase in a decade, after the country voted to leave the European Union.

EU commended for establishing judiciary research centre in Osun

Gov. Rauf Aregbesola of Osun on Wednesday lauded the European Union for establishing a modern Judiciary Research Centre in the state.

Britain in error tells dozens of EU citizens to leave

Britain on Wednesday said it had sent dozens of letters telling European Union nationals to leave the country in error, an embarrassing mistake as the issue of the rights of such citizens in the UK is being negotiated.

Venezuela conductor Dudamel’s tour canceled

Venezuelan conductor Gustavo Dudamel said Monday his US tour with Venezuela's government-backed National Youth Orchestra has been canceled.

UK sets out Brexit wish list on goods sold to EU

British goods placed on the market before Brexit should be sold in EU countries under current conditions even after the UK leaves the bloc, the British government said on Monday.

Fed govt gets $1.5bn to tackle water problems in states

The Federal Government has secured over $1.5 billion to address the problems associated with the provision of urban water in some states.

Bishop quits over sex video

A Romanian Orthodox Church bishop has resigned after a video was released, according to local media, of him having sex with a 17-year-old student from his seminary.

Sierra Leone threatened by a health crisis after deadly floods

Four days after the deadly floods and landslides that left more than 400 dead in Sierra Leone, the capital Freetown, is facing another threat; the outbreak of diseases like malaria and cholera.

Nigeria to start bee export by 2018

Nigeria will start exporting bees to other countries next year, the National President, Federation of Bee keepers Association of Nigeria, Dr Bidemi Ojeleye, has said.

German chancellor ‘enemy of Turkey’ – Erdogan

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Friday said German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, was an enemy of Turkey and called on Turks in Germany to vote against her and other major parties in the September 24 elections.

UNICEF, EU battle water-borne diseases in Bayelsa

The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) is worried about water-borne diseases in the country especially in the Niger Delta region. The UN interventionist agency is particularly concerned that lack of access to potable water has led to deaths among infants.

Fed govt inaugurates panel for €54m EU Northeast support

The Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, has inaugurated members of Project Steering Committee for the European Union Assisted Project targeted at supporting the intervention programmes in the North East.

Fed govt obtains $770m loan for water, spends $1.5bn – Minister

The Federal Government has obtained $770million loan to provide water to some states of the federation in order to reduce waterborne diseases and provide water to farmers for irrigation purposes, it was learnt yesterday.

Malala ‘excited’ after winning place at Oxford University

Pakistani education activist Malala Yousafzai said on Thursday she was “excited” after winning a place to study at Oxford University.

TCN raises $1.55bn for grid expansion

IN a bid to ensure grid expansion, the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) yesterday, disclosed that it had been able to raise a sum of $1.55billion from multilateral donors.

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Ahmed Musa has stated Nigeria will not underrate Lesotho when they meet in an Africa Cup of Nations qualifying game on Sunday.

Ahmed Musa: Super Eagles will not take Lesotho for granted

Ahmed Musa has stated Nigeria will not underrate Lesotho when they meet in an Africa Cup of Nations qualifying game on Sunday.
The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) has said thugs intimidated voters, election observers and journalists on a scale it said would affect the integrity of the governorship election in Kogi State.

Kogi elections: Politicians engage in fake news to delegitimise INEC – CDD

The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) said political parties used fake news to delegitimise Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the electoral process during Kogi governorship election.

Kogi guber: Why PDP will defeat APC – Idris Wada

Former Governor Idris Wada of Kogi State, has expressed optimism that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will win Saturday’s governorship election in the state.
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Bayelsa guber: PDP dispatching armed thugs to intercept ward results – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has alerted security agencies especially the military and the police of an alleged plot by leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to frustrate collation of results in Bayelsa State.
In a preliminary report released by its election analysis centre, CDD said vote buying was recorded in different parts of the state despite the enlistment of anti-graft agencies by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Kogi elections: Vote-buying, electoral violence rife despite heavy security presence – Situation Room

It said attacks on electoral observers, vote-buying and electoral violence happened despite the heavy presence of security officials.