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Governor El-Rufai makes new appointment

El-Rufai noted that some of the Special Advisers were reappointed to the roles they played in the first term of the governor, while one is joining the team afresh.
Governor Nasir El-Rufa’i of Kaduna State

Group commends Governor El-Rufai on 6 months maternity leave

The Programme Director, Nigeria, Alive and Thrive, Mr. Victor Ogbodo, has described the extension of maternity leave for female public servants to six months by the Kaduna State Government as an ‘investment in human capital development.’
Photos- President Buhari participates in Swearing-In Ceremony at the Eagle Square in Abuja on 29th May 2019 2

Inauguration: AU council congratulates President Buhari, advocates enhanced security

The African Union, Economic, Social Cultural Council (AU-ECOSOCC) has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari and his vice, Yemi Osibanjo, for winning a second term in office.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has recalled the 12 suspended Local Government Council Chairmen.

Rivers APC: We did not give pre-conditions for peace

The Chuibike Amaechi-led Rivers State Chapter of All Progressives Congress, APC, has denied given Governor Nyesom Wike pre-conditions for accepting the olive branch he offered during his broadcast.

NERDC calls for promotion of online safety practices

The Nigerian Educational Research and Development Council (NERDC) has called for the promotion of online safety practices for the development of the nation.
Huawei

Federal government hails Huawei over impact on Nigeria’s ICT sector

The impact of world’s leading communication giant, Huawei Technologies, has made noticeable impacts in Nigeria, the country’s Federal Government has said.

Federal government to train 1,500 Niger Delta youths in various skills

The Federal Government will train no fewer than 1,500 youths from the Niger Delta region in its various skill acquisition programmes in 2019.
Joseph Iranola Akinlaja

Ondo lawmaker builds N170 million building for medical university

The groundbreaking of the N170m worth of building for the Faculty of Clinical Sciences donated to the University of Medical Sciences, Ondo town has been performed.
Zainab Ahmed

Finance Minister: Nigeria ready for business

Nigeria’s finance minister, Zainab Ahmed, has told global investors that Nigeria is ready for business.

Amnesty Office justifies N88 million barbing salon contract

The Amnesty Office has maintained that it breached no public procurement law in the award of N88 million contract for the empowerment of 22 Niger Delta youths in barbing and beauty salon business under the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP).

Transition: Committee calls for memoranda for incoming Imo administration

The Transition Technical Committee (TTC) set up by the Imo Governor-elect, Emeka Ihedioha, has called for memoranda from the general public on ways to develop the state.

NADDC set to implement new automotive policy

The director-general of the National Automotive Design and Development Council, (NADDC), Jelani Aliy, has said the council will soon commence the implementation of the national automotive industry development bill, (NAIDP).
Ifeanyi Okowa Delta

Delta elections: I dedicate my victory to the people – Governor Okowa

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta said he dedicated his re-election victory to the people of the state.
President Muhammadu Buhari has lauded Nigerians for curbing excessive taste for foreign products, which has positioned the country for food self-sufficiency, and resulted into savings of over $21 billion.

Full text of President Buhari’s election broadcast

On Saturday, February 16, 2019, you will, once again, be called upon to choose the leaders who will pilot the affairs of our great nation for the next four years. This is a constitutional right which should be freely exercised by all eligible voters.

Election: Why Kwara North will reject Senator Saraki, PDP – APC candidate

Abdullahi Haliru-Danbaba, the Kwara House of Assembly candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for Kaiama/Kenmaji/Wajibe Constituency, says the North Senatorial District will vote for President Muhammadu Buhari and other APC candidates in the general elections.
Atiku Abubakar

Election: Igbo Assembly backs Atiku Abubakar for presidency

Igbo Assembly, a socio-cultural organisation of the Igbo nation, has warned that the Igbo would not support any presidential candidate rabidly opposed to restructuring the nation, saying that it has thrown its weight behind the aspiration of Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Samson Itodo wins Future Awards Young Person of the Year

The `Not too Young to Rule’ sponsor Samson Itodo on Sunday emerged the winner of 2018 Future Awards Young Person of the Year 2018.
Abdul'aziz Yari

Governors demand more funding for all tiers of government

The Chairman, Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) and Zamfara State Governor, Mr. Abdulaziz Yari, has said that there is need for political decisions that will expand the Nigerian economy to generate funding for all tiers of government to develop human capital and address other sundry issues.

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The State Security Service (SSS), self-styled as the Department of State Services (DSS), is the primary domestic intelligence agency of Nigeria.

DSS warns against fake recruitment rumour

The Department of State Services (DSS), has warned Nigerians to beware of the false advertisement trending on the social media that the service is recruiting, urging them to treat it as scam by fraudsters to swindle unsuspecting members of the public, particularly job applicants.
Tanzania coach Emmanuel Amuneke has named 15-year-old Kelvin John Pius in his preliminary 39-man squad for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.

Emmanuel Amuneke: Tanzania can qualify from difficult AFCON group

Tanzania head coach Emmanuel Amuneke said that his side will give everything to reach the second round at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations finals in Egypt.
Shuaibu Ibrahim NYSC

NYSC: We‘ll turn new corps members into employers of labour

As prospective corps members resume camping next week, the Director General, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brid-Gen Shuaibu Ibrahim, has promised to adopt schemes that would make the new corps members employers of labour at the end of their one year compulsory service.
Egrets surround a group of cows as they gather on the top a rubbish pile at a waste dump in Meulaboh, Aceh province on Jun 8, 2019. (AFP-Chaideer Mahyuddin)

Indonesia returns five containers of waste to United States

Indonesia has returned five containers of rubbish to the United States and will not become a “dumping ground”, officials said on Saturday, the latest Southeast Asian country to return imported waste.

Mediterranean countries ramp up efforts to find missing migrants

Mediterranean countries have said they have taken a key step towards finding out the fate of thousands of migrants — many fleeing Syria’s war — who have gone missing while trying to reach Europe.