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President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday declared open the 2018 International Press Institute World Congress with a call on journalists worldwide to address the menace of fake news and hate speech.

President Buhari: Federal government to deal with university councils that condone sexual harassment

President Muhammadu Buhari has declared that his government “will henceforth deal decisively with any university council in the country that fails to deal with reported cases of sexual harassment on their campus”.

Justice Akanbi: Nigeria lost one of its finest – Governor Ahmed

Kwara State Governor, Dr Abdulfatah Ahmed, has described as shocking and devastating the passing away of the Pioneer Chairman of Independence Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC) and former President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Mustapha Akanbi (CFR).

APC: Implementing change most difficult thing

The All Progressives Congress said Federal Government was doing the best possible to effect change in the polity but admitted it had been the most difficult assignment to tackle.

President Buhari: Economic saboteurs had no love for Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday said those who mismanaged Nigeria’s economy in the past, through fraudulent electricity projects and misuse of revenue earnings from oil, had no love for the country.

Governor El-Rufai: APC will challenge PDP’s LG election victory in court

Gov. Nasiru El-Rufai says All Progressives Congress (APC) will challenge the victory of PDP in four local government areas in the recently concluded council polls in Kaduna State at the tribunal.

Kaduna council polls: Governor El-Rufai vows to challenge PDP’s victory

Gov. Nasir El-Rufai says All Progressives Congress (APC) will challenge the victory of PDP in four local government areas in the recently concluded council polls in Kaduna State at the tribunal.

Cleric urges Nigerians to pray for leaders

A cleric, Rev. Joseph Olawuyi, has urged Nigerians to continue to support the country’s leaders with prayers to enable them succeed in their assignment.

ICAN honours Kemi Adeosun, Tunde Fowler, others at merit award night

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) on Saturday night honoured the Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, and Executive Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Mr. Babatunde Fowler, with the 2018 Merit Award.

Rodgers rules out replacing Wenger as Arsenal eye Enrique

Celtic's Brendan Rodgers distanced himself from replacing Arsene Wenger on Saturday amid reports that Luis Enrique was being lined up by Arsenal to succeed their veteran manager.

NCAC chief applauds Edo on culture clubs in schools

The director general of the National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), Otunba Olusegun Runsewe, has commended Edo State Government for the patriotic initiative of introducing culture clubs in public schools in the State.

Palm Sunday: Archbishop Martins tasks Christians on moral values

The Catholic Archbishop of Lagos, Most Reverend Alfred Adewale Martins, has enjoined Christians to emulate Jesus Christ by imbibing the virtues of integrity, honesty and welfare for others.

High office did not change you – Asiwaju Tinubu tells VP Osinbajo

Holding a high public office did not change Vice President Yemi Osinbajo as he remains humble and committed to performance, All Progressives Congress (APC) National Leader, Chief Bola Tinubu, said on Thursday.

Olatunbosun Oyintiloye: Nigeria ripe for state police

A lawmaker in Osun State, Hon. Olatunbosun Oyintiloye, has commended the increased attention given to issue of security by the Federal Government, just as he called for kick-starting the process that would fast-track the formation of State Police.

NAF: We’ve trained over 500 special forces personnel in 6 months

The Nigerian Air Force has said it trained over 500 personnel of its special forces in asymmetric warfare in the past six months.

Governor Aregbesola warns youth against fraudulent activities

Gov. Rauf Aregbesola of Osun has warned Nigerian youths against quick money syndrome mentality, leading them to engage in fraudulent activities.

Police redeploys Bayelsa CP Asuquo Amba

The Force Headquarters, Nigeria Police, has redeployed the Bayelsa State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Asuquo Amba, to the Counter Terrorism Unit, Abuja.

Why we supported Uche Secondus to be chairman – PDP governors

Some state governors elected under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, have explained that they supported the emergence of Uche Secondus as PDP National Chairman because of his strength, character and honesty.

PDP rebranding itself with stolen arms money – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said the Peoples Democratic Party is now rebranding itself with the stolen money that was originally meant to fight Boko Haram.

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