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Economist hails President Buhari’s disposition to Free Africa Trade Agreement

A Warri-based Economist, Dr Fred Atigbi, has applauded President Muhammadu Buhari’s refusal to acede to the “Free Africa Trade Agreement”.

Plateau elections: INEC commences training for ad hoc staff

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Plateau has commenced a refresher training for its ad hoc officials to mitigate hitches experienced during the February 23 Presidential and National Assembly elections.
President Buhari Unveils Buhari Unity Band in State House on 15th Nov 2018-1

Muhammadu Buhari: Africa must unite against corruption

President Muhammadu Buhari calls on every African, especially the younger generation, to collaborate on every front towards ensuring that corruption becomes a thing of the past on the continent
L-R: AMB. GERALDINE NASON OF IRELAND; NIGERIA’S AMBASSADOR TIJJANI BANDE AND SINGAPORE’S AMBASSADOR BURHAN GARFOOR, AT A SIDE EVENT, ORGANISED BY PERMANENT MISSIONS OF NIGERIA TO THE UN, IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE PERMANENT MISSIONS OF SINGAPORE, IRELAND, AND QATAR, TO PROMOTE JANUARY 24 AS INTERNATIONAL DAY OF EDU

UN adopts Nigeria’s resolution on education

The United Nations General Assembly on Monday adopted, by consensus, Nigeria’s resolution to proclaim January 24 every year as the ‘International Day of Education’.

NCE urges federal government to give priority to environmental challenges

The National Council of Environment (NCE) has emphasised the need for government at all levels to give priority to the intricate and inexorable linkage between environment and security in the country.
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JDPC donates N14.376 million to Kogi flood victims

The Justice Development and Peace Commission (JDPC) has donated N14.376 million to 599 families affected by the recent flood disaster that ravaged some parts of Kogi.

Court strikes out suit against GMOs in Nigeria

The Federal High Court on Wednesday in Abuja struck out a suit filed against the issuance of permits and subsequent release of Genetically Modified (GM) crops including BT cotton in the country.

CSOs, other stakeholders oppose NGO Bill amid protests

Almost all representatives of Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs), Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) and Faith Based Organisations (FBOs) Wednesday vehemently denounced the proposed establishment of a regulatory commission for supervision, co-ordination and supervision of the groups’ activities in the country.

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FILE PHOTO- INTERPOL President Meng Hongwei poses during a visit to the headquarters of International Police Organisation in Lyon, France, May 8, 2018. Picture taken May 8, 2018. Jeff Pachoud-Pool via Reuters-File Photo

China formally arrests ex-Interpol chief

China has formally arrested former Interpol chief Meng Hongwei on suspicion of accepting bribes, prosecutors announced Wednesday, as he faces possible corruption charges.

Ten year old boy drowns in Kano pond

A ten year-old boy, Shuaibu Musa, has drowned while bathing in a pond called “Ramin Tasiu” at Sheika Road in Kumbotso Local Government Area of Kano State.
FILE PHOTO- Matteo Salvini, Italy's Deputy Prime Minister and leader of the far-right League Party, speaks as he launches campaigning for the European elections, in Milan, Italy April 8, 2019. REUTERS-Alessandro Garofalo-File Photo

Future of Italian government in question after major cabinet row

Tensions between Italy’s ruling parties have climaxed in an overnight cabinet meeting, triggering talk of a looming crisis for their populist coalition government.
Pic.13. From left: A Science Teacher, Government Girls College (GGC), Maiduguri, Baba Mohammed; Education Officer, TOTAL, Abimbola Oshikoya; Principal of GGC, Maiduguri, Hajia Yagana Mohammed; Deputy General Manager, Government Relations, TOTAL, Sonye Allanah; General Manager, CSR, NNPC, Ahmed Laminu; and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Education Manager, Azu Azuike, during presentation of over 400 science textbooks and 5 computer systems to the College by NNPC/TOTAL as part of their Corporate Social Responsibility, in Abuja on Monday (12/11/18). 05679/12/11/2018/Jones Bamidele/NAN

NCC pledges stepping up protection of authors’ intellectual property

The Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC), has reiterated its commitment to continued protection of authors’ intellectual property in Nigeria and beyond.
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Police in Ondo vow to arrest suspected arsonist who set 9 family members ablaze

The Police in Ondo State have promised to arrest the fleeing suspect who killed eight members of a family of nine by setting on fire their home in Okitipupa Local Government Area.