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With cash, crime and drama, Nigeria politics inspire movie makers

With its alliances and betrayals, crimes and cash, and even a dash of witchcraft, the theatrical twists of Nigeria's politics are inspiring directors from the country's Nollywood movie industry.

World Bank to spend $3 million on Ekiti technical colleges

The World Bank is to spend $3 million on three government technical colleges in Ekiti under the bank’s Innovation and Development Effectiveness for Acquisition of Skills (IDEAS) programme.

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.
The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Friday attended the funeral service of late Pastor Oluwayemisi Adeloye of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG).

Yemi Osinbajo: Federal government training over 3,000 youths in 3D animation, screen writing

The Vice-President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, says the Federal Government is training over 3,000 young people in 3D and 2D animation, story boarding skills, script writing among others.
Nollywood artistes and their fans celebrated the 2018 edition of the prestigious Nollywood New Yam Festival, amid glitz and glamour, in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

Artistes, fans celebrate Nollywood New Yam festival in FCT

Nollywood artistes and their fans celebrated the 2018 edition of the prestigious Nollywood New Yam Festival, amid glitz and glamour, in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

PFN condemns killing of Red Cross aid worker

The Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria, Lagos State Chapter, on Tuesday condemned the killing of the Red Cross aid Worker, Miss Hauwa Leman, describing it as barbaric.

CBN: How we revived Nigeria’s economy under President Buhari

Deputy Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Bayo Adelabu, has given some insight on how the apex bank rescued Nigeria’s economy from sinking exchange rate, inflation and recession through the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan of President Muhammadu Buhari.

2019 and the politics of campaign finance

Each Governor was reportedly asked by the ruling APC party to bring N250 million ahead of the party’s National Convention. When the public protested, recently, the party disclaimed the news even if it added that it was the responsibility of members to pay outstanding dues.

Lagos, Kano sign MoU for economic partnership, investment

The Lagos and Kano State Governments on Thursday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for economic partnership and to jointly explore investment opportunities aimed at creating jobs and facilitating growth and development.

Senate vows to provide legislation to develop education sector

President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday assured that the chamber would be resolute in providing necessary legislation for the development of the country’s education sector.

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Man jailed 15 years in Ekiti for manslaughter

A 52-year-old man, Joshua Akanbi, has been jailed for 15 years by an Ado Ekiti High Court for manslaughter. He committed the offence during a land dispute between Ayede Ekiti and Itaji Ekiti in 2017.

NAF to take delivery of battle aircraft

The Nigerian Air Force says it will take delivery of Augusta 109 power helicopter from Italy soon, to strengthen its arsenal for the fight against insurgency in the North-West.
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Stakeholders seek NJC intervention on violence during Rivers elections

Stakeholders in Rivers State on Tuesday has called on the National Judicial Commission (NJC) to ensure justice is meted out to perpetrators of violence during and after the 2019 general elections.

Election petitions: PCA Bulkachuwa threatens to deal with erring judges

The President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, on Wednesday warned that the court will not hesitate to deal decisively with any chairman or member of the Election Petitions Tribunal found wanting in the discharge of his or her duties.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Atiku Abubakar: I’ll reclaim my mandate

The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has vowed to reclaim his stolen mandate.