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Owolabi Salis: We’ll not discriminate, if elected in Lagos

Chief Owolabi Salis, the Alliance for Democracy (AD) governorship candidate in Lagos State, says his administration will be devoid of discrimination, as every tribe will count and be integrated, if he is elected.
Boko Haram

Boko Haram, ISIS designated ‘entities of particular concern’

The United States has announced the designation of the Boko Haram terrorist group as an entity “of particular concern”.
FILE PHOTO- Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey addresses students during a town hall at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in New Delhi, India, November 12, 2018. REUTERS-Anushree Fadnavis-File Photo

Myanmar defends Twitter CEO blasted for ‘tone deaf’ tweets

Patriotic internet users in Myanmar have rushed to defend Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, whose tweets following a visit to the “beautiful” country drew global scorn for failing to mention the persecution of Rohingya Muslims.
Mary Uduk

SEC: Nigeria’s infrastructure deficit to hit $878 billion by 2040

Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) says Nigeria’s infrastructure deficit would hit 878 billion dollars by 2040 and called for active utilisation of green bond for infrastructural gap
14-year-old models, Masha and Dasha Ledeneva were rushed to intensive care in Moscow, after starving themselves because their modelling school told them to lose weight.

Twin sisters almost starved to death after modelling school told them to lose weight

14-year-old models, Masha and Dasha Ledeneva were rushed to intensive care in Moscow, after starving themselves because their modelling school told them to lose weight.
Former Nigeria's President Olusegun Obasanjo

Olusegun Obasanjo: Africa still lagging behind inspite of economic growth

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Tuesday said Africa was still faced with low performance in education, health and food security in spite of economic growth on the continent.
A handout picture provided by the Saudi Royal Palace on November 19, 2018, shows Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman attending a speech given by his father, King Salman bin Abdulaziz while addressing the Shura council, a top advisory body, in the capital Riyadh. (Photo by Bandar AL-JALOUD / Saudi Royal Palace / AFP) /

Argentina pressed to probe Saudi prince over Yemen, Khashoggi

Argentina has been asked to investigate Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for possible war crimes in Yemen and the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
CalFire firefighter Scott Wit steps over a downed power line as he surveys abandoned burned cars on the side of the road after the Camp fire tore through the area in Paradise, California on November 10, 2018. - Firefighters in California on November 10 battled raging blazes at both ends of the state that have left at least nine people dead and thousands of homes destroyed, but there was little hope of containing the flames anytime soon. So far, all nine fatalities were reported in the town of Paradise, in Butte County, where more than 6,700 buildings, most of them residences, have been consumed by the late-season inferno, which is now California's most destructive fire on record. (Photo by Josh Edelson / AFP) /

California’s deadliest wildfire finally tamed

The deadliest and most destructive fire in California's history was finally brought totally under control by firefighters, more than two weeks after it erupted, authorities said on Sunday.
President Buhari receives in audience delegation of APC Stakeholders from Benue State in State House on 23rd Nov 2018-5

Muhammadu Buhari: Corrupt leaders will go to jail

President Muhammadu Buhari Friday in Abuja said leaders who undermine the economy by denying workers their benefits, while stuffing personal accounts with public funds will not escape the current anti-corruption dragnet.

NCE urges federal government to give priority to environmental challenges

The National Council of Environment (NCE) has emphasised the need for government at all levels to give priority to the intricate and inexorable linkage between environment and security in the country.
Mustapha Maihaja NEMA

NEMA: House of Reps panel economical with the truth

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has countered the claims of violation of public trust against it by the house Of representatives committee on emergency and disaster preparedness.

N33 billion fraud: House of Reps lied over embezzlement of funds – NEMA

The National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, has insisted that the House of Representatives lied in the report of its committee on Emergency and Disaster Preparedness, which indicted the agency of violation of public trust in the disbursement of over N33bn emergency intervention fund.

ANCOPSS: Federal government school feeding programme a waste

Alhaji Katcha Kudu, North Central President of All Nigeria Confederation of Principals of Secondary Schools (ANCOPSS), has written off the Federal Government’s School Feeding Programme, describing it as a conduit pipe to siphon public funds.

Centre caution Nigerians on antibiotics

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has advised Nigerians to seek professional medical advice before taking or using antibiotics to avoid misuse.

Kingsley Moghalu: Over N30,000 minimum wage will create massive inflation

Kingsley Moghalu, presidential candidate of the Young Progressives Party (YPP), says there will be “massive” inflation if a minimum wage of over N30,000 is approved.
Suspected members of the Boko Haram terrorist group have killed no fewer than 15 people in an attack on some villages close to Maiduguri, the Borno State capital.

UN: Eight killed, women kidnapped, houses burnt in Boko Haram attack on IDP camp

The United Nations office in Nigeria on Thursday issued a statement condemning an attack on an internally displaced persons (IDP) camp in Maiduguri during which at least eight persons were killed and some women abducted by suspected Boko Haram gunmen.

Expert wants federal government to partner with private sector to boost agriculture

An agricultural economist, Mr Jinadu Balogun, on Thursday urged the Federal Government to use public-private partnership (PPP) arrangements to boost agricultural production in efforts to attain zero hunger by 2030.

Flood: Yemi Osinbajo visits Bayelsa, Rivers

Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, yesterday visited some Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, describing the current flood scourge in the state as a disaster of great proportions.

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2019: Niger PDP receives over 2,000 decampees from APC, ADP

Barely three days after Niger state governor Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello officially flagged off his re-election campaign, no fewer than 2,000 members from the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) and the Advanced Democratic Party (ADP) in Niger South senatorial district have joined the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
The Ekiti State Deputy Governor, Chief Bisi Egbeyemi, has appealed to the people of Isaba-Ekiti in Ikole Local Government Area of Ekiti State to maintain peace over the vacant kingship stool.

Ekiti government warns land officials against dirty deals

Deputy governor of Ekiti State, Otunba Bisi Egbeyemi, has warned officers in charge of land allocation in the Ministry of Land, Housing and Urban Development, against illegal land deal that could cause chaos among the people.
Ovie Ejaria

Steven Gerrard: Ovie Ejaria hasty in Liverpool return

Former Nigeria U17 invitee Ovie Ejaria may have been singing Hosanna in the highest following cut short loan deal and return to parent club Liverpool, but Rangers manager and Liverpool great Steven Gerrard believes the decision is not the best for the 21 year old.
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Muhammadu Buhari presents N8.83 trillion budget for 2019 to National Assembly

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday unveiled a federal budget of N8.83 trillion for the 2019 fiscal year.

Muhammadu Buhari: Alex Badeh’s murder sad, unfortunate

President Muhammadu Buhari has described the killing of former Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh (rtd) as “very sad and unfortunate.”