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Senator Enang: President Buhari didn’t sack Ekere as NDDC chief

Nigeria’s president, Muhammadu Buhari, did not sack Nsima Ekere as the managing director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), an aide to the president has said.
Gboyega Oyetola

Governor Oyetola signs N154.4 billion budget for Osun

The Osun State Governor, Mr Gboyega Oyetola, on Thursday signed a total of N154, 406,541, 400 as budget for the 2019 fiscal year.

Osun Assembly passes N154 billion 2019 budget

The Osun State House of Assembly on Thursday passed N154, 406,541,400 as appropriation bill for the state in the 2019 fiscal year.

Nigerian Army retires 130 generals, colonels, others

There is rumble in the Nigerian Armed Forces, following the retirement from service of over 130, officers of the Nigerian Army.
Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, on Monday urged Nigerians not to fall into deceptions of President Muhammdu Buhari and his party (APC) in their to seek second term.-4

President Buhari, Atiku Abubakar mega rallies to shut down Abuja Wednesday

Federal Capital Territory will be virtually shut down on Wednesday with political activities following Peoples Democratic Party’s decision to reschedule its presidential mega rally to Wednesday after it was denied approval to use the Old Parade Ground Abuja on Saturday.
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir

Omar al-Bashir: Controversial law, economic woes driving Sudan youths to protest

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on Wednesday acknowledged that a controversial public order law and the country's deteriorating economic situation had fuelled anger among youths leading protests calling for him to step down.

Immunisation: Federal government, Bill Gates Foundation sign $75 million financing agreement

The federal government on Tuesday gave further impetus to childhood immunisation with the signing of a $75 million financing agreement between it and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

Federal government plans entrepreneur bank

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said the country plans to establish an Entrepreneur Bank to provide flexibility in provision of facilities to businesses.
Magnus Abe

NDDC Board dissolution: Senator Abe blames Rotimi Amaechi for Derek Mene’s sack

The Senator representing Rivers South-East Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Senator Magnus Abe, has insisted that the struggle to enthrone equal rights and justice among members of the APC in Rivers State will continue no matter the threat and intimidation.
Christine Lagarde

Low participation of women in finance sector is unfair – IMF chief

The lack of women in finance is unfair to women and bad for banks, International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde has said.
John Nnia Nwodo and Atiku Abubakar

Atiku Abubakar’s endorsement: Ohanaeze Ndigbo misfired – Igbo group

A group, Igbo Reawakening Forum (IRF) has distanced itself from the endorsement of the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, by the Ohaneze Ndigbo.

Kenya set to launch $2.5 billion third sovereign bond

Kenya is planning to launch its third sovereign bond worth $2.5 billion, but the East African country requires the assistance of a financial consultant to advice on the timing, pricing and viability.
President Buhari swears In Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria Justice Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed in State House on 25th Jan 2019-6

President Buhari appoints acting NDDC chief

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Prof. Nelson Braimbraifa, as acting Managing Director for the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC.
Mojisola Christianah Adeyeye

NAFDAC advises Nigerians to stop using chemicals to lighten skin

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control has advised Nigerians against the use of bleaching or “skin whitening” chemicals because they could lead to cancer and kidney malfunction.

Election: Police get new salary boost next week

There are very strong indications that the new salary increase approved by President Muhammadu Buhari in November last year for policemen would be paid next week.
Senate President Senator Bukola Saraki

President Buhari declines assent to five bills

President Muhammadu Buhari has declined assent to five bills transmitted to him by the National Assembly in 2018.

Official: Benue government to grant BIRS autonomy

Benue State government has assured the Benue Internal Revenue Service (BIRS) that it was prepared to grant the board autonomy, if it promises to improve on revenue generated internally.

Sephia Jewelries: We’ll continue to make profit as long as women want to look...

Managing Director, Sephia Jewelries, Mrs. Sofiat Abimbola, has attributed government policies and exchange rate volatility in the economy as major challenges in jewelries business in Nigeria.

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Hundreds of demonstrators, in defiance of a ban of protests, rallied in the Algerian capital against a bid by ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika for a fifth term in office.

Algerians protest against President Bouteflika’s bid for fifth term

Hundreds of demonstrators, in defiance of a ban of protests, rallied in the Algerian capital against a bid by ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika for a fifth term in office.

Elections: Rivers APC kicks as INEC chairman claims every judgment has been obeyed

The Director of Strategic Communications for the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Rivers State, Tonye Cole, Prince Tonye Princewill, has expressed dissatisfaction with the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Yakubu Mahmood, over the claim that all court judgments have been obeyed by the electoral umpire as regards the state.

Elections: Police summon APC Reps member over Kano violence

The police in Kano on Friday ‘invited’ a member of the House of Representatives, Abdulmumin Jibrin, over his alleged role in a bloody clash between members of the PDP and APC in Bebeji Local Government Area.

Elections: Liberia’s Ellen Sirleaf urges politicians to maintain peace, adhere to rule of law

Head of the ECOWAS Election Observetion Mission (EOM), former Liberia’s President, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, has urged Nigerians, particularly the political class, to sustain the peace that characterised the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections and also conduct themselves according to the laws of the land as they go to the polls Saturday.

Policeman, thugs arrested for branding private vehicles in police colours

An unidentified police inspector was arrested on Thursday at a hotel in Ewet Housing Estate for aiding some people to brand two private vehicles in police colour.