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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and former Governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, yesterday disagreed on some policies of the Federal Government, including subsidy, anti-corruption war and the economy.

Lessons of the vice presidential candidates’ debate

These valid statements, in my mind, summarize the true state of the Nigerian situation, from which all our leaders should pick some valuable lessons.

Solomon Arase: Let’s use African culture to address security challenges

A former Inspector General of Police, Dr Solomon E. Arase, has said that the complexities of insecurity in the country could be addressed if Nigerians embraces African culture and values.

Toyin Falola: Researches by FBUs resolve governance, democracy, other issues

Professor Toyin Falola has revealed that there is something Faith-based Universities (FBUs) are offering the country which conventional universities are struggling to do.
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Jimi Agbaje: I’ll free Lagos from Alphabeta

Lagos PDP gubernatorial candidate Jimi Agbaje says he will free the state from Alphabeta consulting

Anti-corruption Award: Bola Tinubu lauds Nuhu Ribadu

APC national leader Bola Tinubu congratulates former Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Chairman, Mallam Nuhu Ribadu, for winning the Global Lifetime Award for Anti-corruption
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PDP alleges freezing of Peter Obi’s accounts

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Campaign Organization (PPCO) has accused Muhammadu Buhari administration of stopping transactions on all accounts belonging its Vice presidential candidate, Mr Peter Obi, wife, his family members and their businesses.
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Muhammadu Buhari confers National Merit Award on Olufemi Obafemi

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday conferred the 2018 Nigerian National Order of Merit (NNOM) award on Professor Olufemi Obafemi, with a charge to the nation’s academics to sustain scholarship and research while contributing to nation building.

Chris Ngige: Nigeria’s large population an advantage

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, Monday said that the Federal Government would work with other partners in taking the population of the country to an advantage.

Don: Pregnancy shouldn’t be death sentence in Nigeria

Prof. Ayodele Atsenuwa, Dean, Faculty of Law, University of Lagos, says that pregnant women in Nigeria must not be allowed to die in the process of giving birth as it was part of their constitutional rights.
Former Nigeria's President Olusegun Obasanjo

Olusegun Obasanjo: Good governance, foundation upon which society is built

Good governance is the foundation upon which a society should be built and is indispensable to development, Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, said on Tuesday in Abuja.
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IOC freezes planning for 2020 Olympics boxing tournament

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) put planning for the Tokyo 2020 boxing tournament on hold on Friday.

Yobe government budgets N91.6 billion for 2019

Governor Ibrahim Gaidam of Yobe State, yesterday, announced N91,647,597,000 as budget for 2019, which he presented before the state House of Assembly, tagging it Budget of Consolidation.

Nigeria rises on world prosperity index

Nigeria, for the first time ever, recorded a leap on the Legatum Prosperity Index (LPI) of most prosperous countries in the world.
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PDP: APC should apologise to Nigerians for not fulfilling its promise

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has demanded an unreserved apology from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) over its failure to address the insecurity challenges plaguing since coming to power almost four years ago.
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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.

Sultan: How Muslims, Christians can live in peace

The Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar III, on Monday urged lecturers of Islamic Studies to devise strategies on how to ensure peaceful coexistence between Muslims and Christians in the country.

Group: Nigerians encourage corruption among leaders

A group, the Rivers Unity House (RUH), has accused Nigerians of encouraging corrupt practices among the political class by not asking questions concerning their background.
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We’ll bring governance to your doorstep – Jide Sanwo-Olu tells Lagosians

Governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Thursday reiterated his commitment to bring governance to the doorsteps of Lagos residents if elected as Governor of the State in the 2019 general election.

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