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From left: National Coordinator, Coalition of Buhari and Osinbajo Movements (COBOM), Comrade Austin Gabriel; Chairman of the occasion, Haruna Dawop; Mrs Mary Enpeyong who represented Sen. Godswill Akpabio; and National Secretary of Buhari Patriotic Movement, Shoyemi Adeniyi, during the inauguration of the new executive members of the group, in Abuja

Election: Group reveals why President Buhari deserves to be re-elected

The Coalition of Buhari/Osinbajo Movement (COBOM) says President Muhammadu Buhari deserves re-election because his administration is doing more with less resources.

AfDB report puts Africa’s GDP growth for 2019 , 2020 at 4 percent

The African Development Bank has launched the 2019 edition of its flagship African Economic Outlook (AEO) at its headquarters in Abidjan.

Ali Ndume urges colleagues not to boycott 2019 budget presentation

Sen. Ali Ndume (APC, Borno South) has pleaded with his colleagues in the Senate and House of Representatives not to boycott the 2019 Budget presentation by President Muhammadu Buhari.
Former Nigeria's President Olusegun Obasanjo

2019: I’m not neutral – Olusegun Obasanjo

Ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo denies media reports that he has decided not to support any candidate for next year’s presidential election

DPR: Federal government’s aspiration on LPG consumption is achievable

The Department of Petroleum Resources has called for improved awareness on the use of Liquefied Petroleum Gas to boost its consumption in line with Federal Government’s aspirations.

Shell awards scholarships to 1,035 students, undergraduates in Rivers

No fewer than 1,035 secondary school students and undergraduates on Tuesday received scholarships to pursue their academic dreams in Nigeria and abroad.
Adams Aliyu Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomhole: Olusegun Obasanjo’s dream of ruling Nigeria by proxy won’t succeed

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, has said the dream of former President Olusegun Obasanjo to rule the country by proxy in 2019 will not succeed.

Firm urges Nigeria to leverage innovation for productivity, growth

The Country Managing Director, Accenture Nigeria, Niyi Yusuf, has urged Nigerians to leverage on innovation to boost productivity, economic prosperity and improve growth prospects.
United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF)

World Children’s Day: UNICEF calls for re-commitment to child development

UNICEF has called on global leaders to commit to doing more to fulfil children’s rights, as the world marked International World Children’s Day recently.

Audu Ogbeh blames middle men for high cost of local rice

Chief Audu Ogbeh, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, has blamed middle men who he accused of inflating the prices of paddy rice, as being responsible for high cost of local or Nigerian rice in the markets.
A pedestrian walks past a stock indicator board for the Tokyo Stock Exchange being displayed in a window of a securities company in Tokyo on October 1, 2018. - Japanese shares powered to a new 27-year high on October 1 after the US and Canada clinched a long-awaited trade deal, but other Asian equity markets struggled in subdued holiday trading. (Photo by Martin BUREAU / AFP)

Asian stocks sink as risk sentiment sours

Asian stocks sank on Monday as fears of faster rate hikes in the United States and uncertainty around the Sino-U.S. trade war deterred investment in riskier assets.
Abike Dabiri-Erewa

Federal government calls for synergy with Africans in diaspora to grow investment at home

The Federal Government on Sunday says Africa needs to work with Africans in the diaspora to bring more investment opportunities to the Africa continent.

AfDB approves Malawi’s economic strategy

The African Development Bank has approved its Country Strategy Paper for Malawi for 2018-2022 to boost economic diversification, reduce dependency on rain-fed agriculture and build resilience for growth in the southern African nation.
Abike Dabiri-Erewa

Presidency: 200 investors indicate interest in Diaspora Investment Summit

About 200 foreign investors have indicated interest to participate in the Nigerian Diaspora Investment Summit, scheduled to begin in Abuja on Nov. 27.
Udoma Udo Udoma, minister of budget and national planning

Udoma Udoma: Nigerians to see impact of foreign investments in two years

The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Sen. Udoma Udo Udoma on Thursday said that Nigerians might have to wait for another two years before seeing the impact of foreign investments in the country.
Akinwunmi Ambode Lagos APC

Lagos guber: Akinwunmi Ambode demands free, fair APC primaries

The Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Sunday tasked the National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to ensure that the governorship primaries scheduled to hold on Monday, October 1 in the state is free, fair and credible.

Central bank, bankers’ committee to disburse N26 billion to agribusiness

The president of National Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA), Iyalode Alaba Lawson, has disclosed that the Central Bank of Nigeria is in the process of disbursing N26 billion to support agribusiness entrepreneurs.The president of National Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA) Iyalode Alaba Lawson has disclosed that the Central Bank of Nigeria is in the process of disbursing N26 billion to support agribusiness entrepreneurs.

2019: Knight of Saint Mulumba cautions against vote buying, selling

Poppular Catholic religious group, the Knight of Saint Mulumba Nigeria (KSM) has advised all registered voters to reject the lure of selling and buying of their votes by selfish politicians as doing so will be tantamount to mortgaging their destinies and those of their Children.

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Groups set fresh agenda for Governor Ikpeazu’s second tenure

Some stakeholders in Abia have called on Gov Okezie Ikpeazu to improve on his performance in his second tenure by concentrating on workers welfare and infrastructure development.

FIFA bans referee from football for life for corruption

FIFA has banned referee Kokou Hougnimon Fagla from football for life after finding him guilty of corruption.
Bayern Munich’s Portuguese midfielder Renato Sanches looks on during a warm up session before the UEFA Champions League, last 16, second leg football match Bayern Munich v Liverpool in Munich, southern Germany, on March 13, 2019. (Photo by Odd ANDERSEN / AFP)

‘Unhappy’ Renato Sanches considering leaving Bayern Munich

Euro 2016 winner Renato Sanches says he is considering leaving Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich at the end of the season because of a lack of playing time.
Code of Conduct Tribunal Sitting in Abuja

Tribunal threatens journalists with 28-year jail term for misrepresenting facts in Justice Onnoghen’s trial

The Federal Government called its second witness in the trial of suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Justice Walter Onnoghen, just as the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) has threatened to jail for 28 years journalists who misrepresent the facts of the proceedings.
Staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) confirm ballot papers for house of representatives during the electoral preparation at a local office of INEC in Port Harcourt, southern Nigeria, on February 22, 2019, a day before postponed voting day.Yasuyoshi CHIBA / AFP

INEC to resume collation of Rivers results

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed 13th April 2019 for supplementary election in Rivers state.