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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.
Donald Duke, former governor of Cross River state

2019: Donald Duke promises free tuition at all levels of education

Donald Duke, the presidential candidate of the Social Democratic Party, has promised free tuition in primary, secondary and tertiary educational in the country, if elected president in 2019.
Ambassador of the Peoples Republic of Korea, His Excellency, Lee In-tae

South Korea pledges support for Niger’s transportation sector

The Niger State government’s drive to improve its transportation sector and boost its industrialisation has received a boost following the pledge by South Korea to support development in the sector.
President Buhari receives in audience delegation of APC Stakeholders from Benue State in State House on 23rd Nov 2018-5

Muhammadu Buhari: Corrupt leaders will go to jail

President Muhammadu Buhari Friday in Abuja said leaders who undermine the economy by denying workers their benefits, while stuffing personal accounts with public funds will not escape the current anti-corruption dragnet.

Mohammed Adoke: We’re the heroes of Goodluck Jonathan’s concession of defeat

A former Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Adoke, on Wednesday, said he and three other former top government officials were the heroes of the decision of former President Goodluck Jonathan to concede defeat in the 2015 presidential election.
President Buhari receives in audience Deputy Senate President and South East Governors in State House on 21st Nov 2018-2

Muhammadu Buhari pledges to develop infrastructure in South-east

President Muhammadu Buhari has again assured that all ongoing federal projects in the South-east region will be funded.
Abiola Ajimobi

Abiola Ajimobi: Why Oyo government reconstructed Yinka Ayefele’s Music House

The Oyo State Government has explained its role in the ongoing reconstruction of the façade of the Music House, owned by the Gospel Musician, Mr. Yinka Ayefele, which was partially demolished in August, this year.

Ondo workers threaten to begin strike over salary arrears

The organised labour unions in Ondo State have threatened to commence strike on Tuesday (tomorrow) if the government failed to pay the backlog of their salary arrears.
Julie Payette

Canadian governor-general commends NASRDA, tasks space ambassadors

The Canadian Governor-General, Ms. Julie Payette, has commended the Nigeria Space Research Development Agency (NASRDA) for sustaining the country’s space programme.
Former Nigerian vice-President Atiku Abubakar (R) is congratulated by runners-up Sokoto State Governor Aminu Tambuwal (L) and Senate President Bukola Saraki (C) after winning the presidential ticket of the opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP) during the party's national convention in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on October 7, 2018. Nigeria's main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has picked Abubakar to challenge President Muhammadu Buhari who is seeking a second term in presidential polls scheduled for February 2019. PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP

Gbenga Daniel: Atiku Abubakar closer to getting US visa

The Director General of the Atiku campaign organisation, Gbenga Daniel, says officials of the United States have hinted the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, that he would get a U.S. visa if he applies for one now.
Atiku Abubakar

Atiku Abubakar: Federal government’s plan to sell public assets irresponsible

The campaign organisation of the candidate of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Abubakar Atiku, has described the plan by the federal government to sell some public asset to fund the 2018 budget as irresponsible.
Enugu State Governor, Rt. Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, weekend, restated his government’s commitment towards wealth creation and poverty eradication in the State.

Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi: Enugu government committed to wealth creation, poverty eradication

Enugu State Governor, Rt. Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, weekend, restated his government’s commitment towards wealth creation and poverty eradication in the state.

Peter Obi: We should be careful of Atiku Abubakar – Osita Okechukwu

Answering questions from journalists in Enugu on Sunday on the emergence of His Excellency Alhaji Atiku Abubakar as PDP presidential candidate and His Excellency, Mr. Peter Obi as his running mate, Mr. Okechukwu, a senatorial aspirant for Enugu West senatorial district, reminded Nigerians that “all that glitters is not gold.”

2019: Group urges Atiku Abubakar to choose Ayodele Fayose as running mate

A pro-democracy youth Forum, the South West Youth Assembly (SWYA), has urged the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, to ensure that his choice of a running mate is outgoing Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose.

PDP Convention: Jonah Jang congratulates Atiku Abubakar

A former governor of Plateau State and senator representing Plateau North, Jonah David Jang, has congratulated former vice-president and presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, for his success at the just concluded PDP elective convention.
The flood disaster ravaging parts of Anambra has claimed the life of a nine-year-old girl, Benedict Uzo in Amiyi, Ogbaru council area of the state.

Flood kills nine year old girl in Anambra

The flood disaster ravaging parts of Anambra has claimed the life of a nine-year-old girl, Benedict Uzo, in Amiyi, Ogbaru council area of the state.

Katsina set to host hitch-free NFF elections

Despite threats of court injunctions from a minute section of the Nigerian football family, Katsina State Government announced yesterday its readiness to host a hitch-free 2018 Congress of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) where a new executive committee will be elected to pilot affairs for the next four years on Thurday, September 20.
Nigeria's new minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, smiles after taking an oath of office during a swearing-in ceremony in Abuja, Nigeria November 11, 2015. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde

Full text of Kemi Adeosun’s resignation letter

Let me commence by thanking you profusely for the honour and privilege of serving under your inspirational leadership. It has been a truly rewarding experience to learn from you and to observe at close quarters your integrity and sense of duty.

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2019: Campaign on pro-people policies, not frivolities – APC tells PDP

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says it will engage the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on completed projects and pro-people policies it had embarked upon as a government rather than engaging in frivolities.

APC accuses PDP of colluding with traditional institutions for support in Sokoto

The All Progressive Party (APC) on Thursday alleged that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is colluding with traditional institutions to canvass for support in Sokoto state.
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Aisha Buhari to launch pet project in Akwa Ibom

The first lady, Aisha Buhari, is visiting Akwa Ibom state on Friday to flag off her pet project, called Future Assured.
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Venezuela HIV patients rely on herbal remedy due to antiretroviral shortage

As Venezuela’s hyperinflation and chronic medicine shortages leave HIV patients with little hope of obtaining antiretroviral drugs, many are now relying on leaves of tropical tree known as guasimo.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State

Zamfara government set to recruit 200 paramedical health workers

Zamfara Government says it has concluded plans to recruit 200 paramedical health workers as part of effort to improve healthcare services in the state.