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Senator Olujimi inaugurates parallel Atiku Abubakar campaign council in Ekiti

The Minority Leader, Senator Biodun Olujimi, on Tuesday inaugurated a parallel Atiku/Obi Campaign Council in the state.

TCN describes Osun as heart of power transmission in Nigeria

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has described Osun State as the heart of power transmission in the country because of the weight of power facility domiciled in the state.

President Buhari orders prosecution of NFF supremo Amaju Pinnick over alleged multi-billion fraud

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the prosecution of the President of the Nigerian Football Federation, NFF, Amaju Pinnick, over an alleged multi-billion scam in the organisation.

PDP seeks immortalisation of former president Shehu Shagari

Prince Uche Secondus, the National Chairman, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says Nigeria has lost one of its most compassionate and humane leaders in the late former President, Alhaji Shehu Shagari.

Plateau PDP inaugurates campaign council, vows to unseat Simon Lalong

The Plateau chapter of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), on Friday inaugurated its Campaign Council with its governorship candidate, Sen. Jeremiah Useni, vowing to unseat Gov. Simon Lalong in 2019.

Forte Oil: Femi Otedola to sell 75 per cent holdings in downstream

Majority shareholder in Forte Oil, Mr. Femi Otedola has concluded arrangement to divest his full 75 per cent direct and indirect shareholdings in the firm’s downstream business.

UNILAG introduces more entrepreneurship programmes for students

The University of Lagos on Saturday said that its students were on course in changing the narrative of university education in the country through its various entrepreneurship programmes.

Anambra Assembly passes 2019 appropriation bill

The Anambra House of Assembly on Thursday passed the 2019 appropriation bill of N157.1 billion barely one week Gov. Willie Obiano presented the budget estimate to the assembly.
People walk past an Apple store in Beijing on December 11, 2018. – Apple stores in China continued with business as usual on December 11, despite a Chinese court-ordered ban on iPhone sales that could hurt the US tech firm in one of its most crucial markets. (Photo by GREG BAKER / AFP)

Apple to build $1 billion campus in Texas

Apple announced Thursday it will build a $1 billion campus in Texas as part of a nationwide expansion.

Delta Assembly passes 2019 Appropriation Bill of N390.3 billion

The Delta State House of Assembly on Wednesday passed the state 2019 Appropriation Bill of N390.3 billion.

GE Nigeria trains 250 entrepreneurs in two years, launches portal

General Electric trains 250 Nigerian entrepreneurs in different fields of engineering in the last two years of the commencement of its GE Nigeria Lagos Garage

TCN attracts $1.57 billion donors funding in two years

Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) says it has received a total of $1.57 billion as pledges from international donors to finance critical projects that will soon result in improved electricity transportation from generation to distribution companies
Maoist Rebels

Rebels declare holiday ceasefire in Philippines

Maoist rebels in the Philippines declared a ceasefire on Friday for the Christmas and New Year holidays, but the government said it would not be fooled into joining the truce.

2019: PDP presidential campaign council gets eight spokespersons

The Peoples Democratic Party Presidential Campaign Council on Friday named eight persons as its spokespersons.

NAFDAC recovers N106.5 million erroneously credited to other MDAs

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has recovered the sum of N106, 590, 298.52 that were meant for the agency but were erroneously credited to the account of other agencies.
Former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar

Atiku Abubakar begins race against Muhammadu Buhari Monday in Sokoto

The Presidential candidate of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, will on Monday kick off his bid to wrestle power from President Muhammadu Buhari at the February 16, 2019 Presidential election, with a campaign rally in Sokoto State.

$9.5m FIFA grant: Court fixes March 5 for trial of 3 NFF officials

Justice Peter Affen of an FCT High Court at Maitama, on Wednesday fixed March 5, for the trial of three officials of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) charged with alleged misappropriation of 9. 5 million dollars FIFA grant.

Senate wants suspension of new alcohol, tobacco tariff

The Senate on Tuesday asked the federal government to suspend the implementation of the excise tariff increment on alcoholic beverages and tobacco products – until all stakeholders have been consulted.

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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.