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NPC: Nigeria ranks seventh most populous country in the world

The National Population Commission has put Nigeria’s current population at 198 million people with urban population growing at an average annual growth rate of about 6.5 per cent

House of Reps want experts engaged in destruction of illegal refineries

The House of Representatives on Tuesday mandated its joint Committees to interface with relevant security agencies in the destruction of illegal refineries.

Dogara cautions Nigerians on climate change

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, on Tuesday in Abuja, urged Nigerians to refrain from activities capable of exacerbating the consequences of climate change.

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2019: PDP denies demanding N12 million from presidential Aspirants

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says its guidelines for 2019 presidential primary election is not yet ready and it did not demand N12million for presidential aspirants to pick up forms.

Malawi’s Joyce Banda to seek election amid corruption allegation

Malawi’s ex-president Joyce Banda, who recently returned home after four years of self-imposed exile, on Monday said she was ready to run in next year’s presidential elections if nominated by her party.

Bayelsa community laments pollution by oil spill from Shell’s oilfield

Residents of Agoro Community in Ekeremor Local Government Area of Bayelsa on Monday berated the poor and slow response to an oil spill from shell’s oilfield in the area.

Cristiano Ronaldo bust at Madeira Airport replaced by new version

The bronze bust of Cristiano Ronaldo at Madeira Airport has been replaced with another one that presents a greater likeness to the Portugal captain.

Britain condemns Israel bias at UN rights’ council

Britain on Monday urged the UN Human Rights Council to reform its treatment of Israel, joining the United States in demanding an end to the body’s alleged bias against the Jewish State.