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Federal government seeks corps members’ support against vote-buying

Alhaji Muhammed Bello, the Minister of Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, has enjoined corps members to assist the Federal Government through sensitization of the electorates to discourage vote buying among Nigerians.

Police, judiciary partner to ensure no innocent person is imprisoned

Police and the judiciary in Enugu state have resolved to partner in implementing the Administration of Criminal Justice Law (ACJL) to ensure that no innocent person is imprisoned in the state.
Nigeria Stock Exchange

Financial expert foresees stock market rebounding after 2019 polls

A financial expert, Prof. Uche Uwaleke, on Wednesday expressed optimism that the Nigerian stock market would rebound by the second quarter of 2019.

Court of Appeal strips Okoi Obono-Obla’s panel of prosecutorial powers

The Court of Appeal in Abuja has nullified the prosecutorial powers of the Special Presidential Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property (SPIP).

Ekiti PDP stakeholders remove Ayodele Fayose as party leader, name replacement

In what may be seen as a coup, some leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Saturday appointed the Senator representing Ekiti South, Mrs Biodun Olujimi, as the leader of the party in Ekiti State and the South-West.
President Buhari receives in courtesy visit Members of The National Council for Women’s Societies in State House on 1st Nov 2018 2

NCWS: I don’t know why you women are threatening me close to election – Muhammadu...

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday pledged to continue to be fair and just to women in terms of appointments and realisation of the 35 per cent affirmative action.

Abductors demand N50 million ransom for two Katsina councillors

The councillors, Hussaini Wanzam (finance) and Bishir Dan Jikko (water and sanitation) were whisked away on their way to Batsari town after close of work.

Two councillors abducted in Katsina

Two supervisory councillors of Safana local government area of Katsina state have been abducted, according to a report.
Zainab Ahmed, minister of finance, says the federal government is working on a policy that will limit the number of children a woman can give birth to.

FG to provide legal framework for institutionalisation of public finance reforms

The Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, says the Federal Government is set to provide a legal framework for the institutionalisation of the Public Finance Management Reforms.

Niger to host second Northern Nigeria’s solid minerals forum

Niger Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture, says it will organise the Second Northern Nigeria Solid Minerals Fair and Workshop from December 6 to December 8, 2018.

2019: ECOWAS reiterates support to INEC

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has assured the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of its support, including finance, for the conduct of the 2019 general elections.

Three NFF officials docked over alleged $9.5 million FIFA grant fraud

Three officials of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) were on Thursday docked in an FCT High Court at Maitama, accused of misappropriating 9.5 million Dollars and $1. 3 million.

Senate asks central bank to suspend ATM charges, summons Ifeanyi Emefiele

The Senate has urged the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to suspend the Automated Teller Machine (ATM) card maintenance charges pending outcome of investigation into alleged sharp practices by banks.

Senate begins probe of NNPC over alleged mismanagement of $3.8 billion fuel subsidy fund

The Senate on Tuesday began investigation into the alleged mismanagement of over $3.8 billion fuel subsidy fund by the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation.
Former Nigeria's President Olusegun Obasanjo

Olusegun Obasanjo, Jeffrey Sachs propose African education fund

Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo and development economist, Jeffrey Sacks, Saturday called for the establishment of an African fund for education as they delivered the second Babacar Ndiaye Lecture in Bali, Indonesia.

World Bank decries Nigeria’s poor funding of education, health

New World Bank research released today (Thursday) gives policymakers, especially in Nigeria evidence that delivering better outcomes in children’s health and learning can significantly boost the incomes of people—and of the country—with returns far into the future.
Fabio Paratici

Juventus give Fabio Paratici new role amid Manchester United interest

Juventus president Andrea Agnelli has confirmed that Fabio Paratici, who had been linked with a move to Manchester United, will lead a rejuvenated boardroom at the club following the departures of Beppe Marotta and Aldo Mazzia.
Andrea Agnelli

Juventus’ Andrea Agnelli wants fresh faces after Giuseppe Marotta’s exit

Juventus president Andrea Agnelli said Monday that a younger wave of management will take over the Italian champions after the surprise exit of chief executive Giuseppe Marotta.

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Edo government announces bid for 2020 National Sports Festival

The Deputy Governor, Philip Shaibu, who made the announcement at a press conference in Edo Government House, Benin, said the state was poised to re-enact its prominence in sports.

ICPC set to arraign former OAU lecturer over sex-for-marks scandal

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) is set to arraign a former lecturer of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, Richard Akindele, at the Federal High Court, Osogbo, for allegedly demanding sex from one of his students, Monica Osagie, in order to upgrade her academic result from fail to pass.

Another 116 stranded Nigerians return from Libya

The returnees who had tried to proceed to Europe en-route Libya were repatriated from the North African country by International Organisation for Migration (IOM).