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12 Kwara APC guber aspirants present manifestoes

Twelve of the 13 governorship aspirants of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara on Wednesday in Ilorin presented their manifestoes to the party leadership and members.

Minister Amaechi restates commitment to host National Council on Transportation

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, on Sunday restated the ministry’s commitment to host the 16th edition of the National Council on Transportation (NCT) before the end of 2018.
Jide Sanwo-Olu

Lagos APC guber aspirant Jide Sanwo-Olu unveils campaign team

Jide Sanwo-Olu, a governorship aspirant in Lagos state, has appointed coordinators for his campaign ahead of the All Progressives Congress (APC) primary election in the state.

Lagos guber: Asiwaju Tinubu meets President Buhari over Governor Ambode

The fate of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State hung in the balance last night as President Muhammadu Buhari and the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Bola Tinubu, were locked in a meeting in Abuja over the national leader’s withdrawal of support for the second term aspiration of the governor.
Rauf Aregbesola

Governor Aregbesola pays N19.6‎ billion arrears of salaries, pensions of Osun workers, retirees

The Osun State Government has paid N19.8‎ billion for the payment of salaries and pensions emoluments to all categories of workers in the state.
President Buhari and President Xi Jinping

President Buhari’s $10 billion harvest from China

Heads of State, Governments and delegations from 52 African countries, including Nigeria and the People’s Republic of China met in Beijing, under the auspices of the Forum on China and Africa Cooperation (FOCAC).

NEMA: Flood ravages 5,000 houses in Zamfara, 2 other states

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has disclosed that about 5000 houses were ravaged by flood in Zamfara State and two other northwest states of Sokoto and Kebbi during the current raining season.

NEMA: Flood affects over 5,000 households in Sokoto, Kebbi, Zamfara

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says that over 5,000 households in 16 local governments of Sokoto, Kebbi and Zamfara States have been affected by flood in this year’s rainy season.

President Buhari assures Chinese investors of support

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday in Beijing, China, assured existing and prospective Chinese investors of high-level support for their investment plans in Nigeria.

Federal government approves N6.06 trillion for comprehensive healthcare plan

“The entire projects meant for over five years will cost us over N6.071 trillion and we believe that if this funding is done, if the plans are implemented faithfully, we will achieve a 31 per cent reduction in maternal mortality,” he said.
Abdullahi Mukhtar

NAHCON: 6,710 Muslim pilgrims return to Nigeria

A total of 6,710 pilgrims from Nigeria have so far returned to Nigeria from Saudia Arabia, the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) said on Tuesday in Makka.

Minister explains low agricultural growth in Q2

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has said the slow growth in agriculture in the second quarter (Q2) of the year was largely due to the fact that it was a dry season, adding that lack of adequate irrigation also affected the sector.
5 President Buhari departs Abuja for China ahead of the Forum on China-Africa Corporation (FOCAC) Summit in Beijing on 31st Aug 2018

President Buhari arrives China for FOCAC summit

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday arrived in Beijing, China, to participate in the 7th Summit of the Forum on China — Africa Cooperation.

Police commission inaugurates eight standing committees

The Police Service Commission on Friday in Abuja inaugurated eight standing committees and a management retreat planning committee.

BoA: Rice production saves Nigeria $800 million in two years

The Bank of Agriculture on Wednesday disclosed that the Federal Government has saved about 800 million dollars by encouraging local production of rice in the country.
United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF)

UNICEF partners Nasarawa government on preventing HIV/AIDS transmission

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is partnering with the Nasarawa State Government on Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission (PMTCT) of HIV/AIDS in Nigeria.
Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC)

Official: China Africa’s largest trading partner for nine consecutive years

China has been Africa’s largest trading partner for nine years in a row as major cooperation programs boosted bilateral trade, official data showed.
Muhammadu Buhari

President Buhari: We’re repositioning maritime sector as main economic driver

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday, said his administration was repositioning the nation’s maritime sector as the country’s main economic driver and fulcrum for diversification.

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Osun guber: Ooni of Ife warns against political violence

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, has warned youths against political violence before, during and after the Osun gubernatorial election coming up on Saturday.

PDP primary: Atiku Abubakar names 59-member presidential nomination council

Frontline presidential aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and former Vice President of Nigeria Atiku Abubakar has named Chief Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu and 58 other persons as members of his presidential nomination council ahead of the PDP presidential primaries.
Abdullahi Adamu

Flooding: Abdullahi Adamu urges federal government to boost strategic reserve

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Agriculture, Senator Abdullahi Adamu, has called for enhancement of the nation’s strategic reserve following fears of food shortage owing to the spate of flooding in the country.
James Ocholi

Federal government donates house to late James Ocholi’s family

The Federal Government on Thursday redeemed its pledge to donate a house to the family of late Minister of State for Labour and Employment, James Ocholi.
[FILE PHOTO] Leader of France's Rassemblement National (RN) far-right political party Marine Le Pen gestures as she delivers a speech at a meeting in Fréjus, southern France on September 16, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - YANN COATSALIOU

France’s Le Pen ordered to undergo psychiatric tests over IS tweets

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen expressed outrage Thursday after being ordered to undergo psychiatric tests for tweeting pictures of atrocities committed by the Islamic State group.