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Oando: Why SEC ousted Wale Tinubu, Omamofe Boyo

After over a year of forensic audit, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has concluded investigation of Oando Plc and barred the Group Chief Executive Officer, Mr Wale Tinubu, from being a director of a public company for five years.
Osinbajo, second right, with Fashola at the site of Niger Delta Bridge

VP Osinbajo assures on completion of second Niger Bridge

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has given an assurance that the President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration will bring the Second Niger Bridge project to fruition.
Muslim groups on Friday commended the Federal Government for efforts to secure the release of Miss Zainab Aliyu and Mr Ibrahim Abubakar detained by Saudi Arabian authorities.

Muslim groups hail federal government over Zainab Aliyu, Ibrahim Abubakar’s release

Muslim groups on Friday commended the Federal Government for efforts to secure the release of Miss Zainab Aliyu and Mr Ibrahim Abubakar detained by Saudi Arabian authorities.

Minister: Federal government to introduce solar-powered tricycles

Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi, has said the Federal Governments has concluded plans to introduce solar-powered tricycles and motorcycles into the Nigerian transportation system.

Air strikes kill innocent locals, not bandits – Zamfara monarchs

Military air strikes kill only innocent civilians in affected local government areas and five communities and not bandits, Zamfara state council of traditional rulers has alleged.

Parasitologist urges government to make healthcare accessible to all

A Consultant Medical Parasitologist, Prof. Wellington Oyibo, on Sunday urged both the Federal and State Governments to intensify strategies in the health system to allow everyone have access to healthcare services.

Federal government kicks off grazing reserve project with 31,000 hectares in Niger State

The Federal Government has began the process of resettling herdsmen and bringing to an end the continued farmers/herders clashes in the country, as Niger state in North Central Nigeria taking the lead with the establishment of a 31,000 hectares of grazing reserve in the state.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

CAN expresses concern over incessant kidnappings, killings in Taraba

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), in Lau Local Government Area of Taraba, on Monday called on the state and federal governments to take stringent measures to end the incessant kidnappings and killings in the area.
Chris Griffiths and Lorraine Jones were two of the plaintiffs who brought the case to court [Northern Land Council]

Australia Aboriginals win right to sue for colonial land loss

The High Court has handed down the biggest "native title" ruling affecting Aboriginal ownership of the land in decades, amid claims that billions of dollars in compensation will need to be paid by governments to indigenous groups.

Malaria Society urges President Buhari to improve facilities in health sector

Dr John Puddicombe, the President, Malaria Society of Nigeria (MSN), has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to focus more in improving the health sector to deliver better services to the people.

Police appeal for calm after Ebonyi attacks

Awosola Awotunde, the Commissioner of Police in Ebonyi on Monday in Abakaliki appealed for calm from residents of the state over attacks by suspected political thugs in some communities in the state.

Femi Falana asks AGF to stop Justice Onnoghen’s trial at CCT

A senior Nigerian lawyer, Femi Falana, has asked the Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, to facilitate the withdrawal of false asset charges against suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen.
Zainab Ahmed

Minister: No cause for alarm over federal government’s borrowing plan

The Minister of Finance, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, has assured Nigerians that there is no cause for alarm over Federal Governments’ borrowing as it still remained within the fiscal limits.

APGA national chairman rallies support for John Gbor, Ifeanyi Ararume

The All Progressives Grand Alliance has called on the electorate to vote massively for its presidential candidate, Gen. John Gbor and Chief Ifeanyi Ararume, its gubernatorial candidate in Imo state.

Proprietor calls for establishment of more technical schools

Mr Benjamin Abolade, the Proprietor of Solid Foundation Nursery & Primary School, Ilorin, Kwara has restated the need for the establishment of more technical schools in Nigeria.
Yemi Osinbajo

VP Osinbajo, others advocate autonomous stronger states

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and some prominent Nigerians have advocated for autonomous stronger states through devolution of powers.

Bishop Kukah: Years of neglecting youths, cause of insecurity

Most Rev. (Dr.) Matthew Hassan Kukah, the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, has lamented the inability of the Federal Government to protect Nigerians.
Lagos Akinwunmi Ambode

Akinwunmi Ambode: We’ll dedicate 2019 budget to complete ongoing projects

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State, on Monday evening, said the Y2019 budget of the State would be dedicated towards the completion of ongoing infrastructural projects, creation of more jobs, supporting businesses to thrive, as well as strengthening the security architecture of the State.

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Atletico Madrid’s Thomas Partey wins Ghana Footballer of the Year award

The midfielder beat off competition from Ghana and Asante Kotoko goalkeeper Felix Annan and Ghana senior women's team and U17 striker Mukarama Abdulai to pick the coveted gong at the Ghana Football Awards held in Accra on Sunday.
Lawrence Okolie successfully defended his World Boxing Association (WBA) Continental and British Cruiser-weight title,scoring a seventh round knockout victory over Mariano Angel Gudino Saturday at the O2 Arena in London.

Lawrence Okolie beats Angel Gudino to retain British titles

Lawrence Okolie successfully defended his World Boxing Association (WBA) Continental and British Cruiser-weight title, scoring a seventh round knockout victory over Mariano Angel Gudino on Saturday at the O2 Arena in London.
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Russia’s secret intelligence agency hacks in ‘largest data breach in its history’

Hackers have successfully targeted FSB—Russia’s Federal Security Service and managed to steal 7.5 terabytes of data from a major contractor, exposing secret FSB projects.
Mario Gotze has held discussions with Borussia Dortmund about extending his contract but revealed he is open to a move abroad, amid reported interest from Arsenal.

Arsenal target Gotze open to move abroad despite Dortmund contract talks

Mario Gotze has held discussions with Borussia Dortmund about extending his contract but revealed he is open to a move abroad, amid reported interest from Arsenal.
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Antoine Griezmann airs Alexandre Lacazette transfer wish while reflecting on Manchester United ‘possibility’

Antoine Griezmann admits that a move to Manchester United was “a possibility” at one stage, while the Barcelona new boy has reiterated his desire to play alongside Alexandre Lacazette at club level.