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Kwara council poll: Senator Saraki, stakeholders commend peaceful conduct

Local government election in Kwara State witnessed a large turnout of voters in most parts of the state, as residents complied with the no-movement order.

Anambra guber: Non-voters refused access to Onitsha-Enugu expressway, others

The people of Anambra voted amid tight security in the Saturday governorship election.

Crunch time for Angela Merkel to build coalition or face new polls

German Chancellor Angela Merkel resumed complex coalition talks Saturday in a last-ditch effort to forge a government and avert a political crisis in Europe's biggest economy.

Kwara council poll: Voters turnout in their numbers to vote in Ilorin

Residents of Ilorin turned out in their numbers on Saturday for the local government election held across Kwara.

Augusto Pinochet casts long shadow over Chile vote

He's been dead for 11 years, but Augusto Pinochet still casts a long shadow over Sunday's presidential election in conservative Chile, where the right is set to reclaim power.

Mike Tyson barred from entering Chile

Former boxing great Mike Tyson was barred from entering Chile on Thursday because of his criminal record, airport police said.

‎FRSC to deploy 2,000 personnel, 100 vehicles for Anambra polls

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) is to deploy additional 2,000 personnel and 100 vehicles for the Nov. 18 gubernatorial election in Anambra.

Children are sold, bought like groundnut in Kaduna – Hafsat Bala

The Kaduna State Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Development, Hajiya Hafsat Mohammed Bala, revealed that children are being sold and bought like groundnut in the state.

British human rights activist Benedict Rogers barred from entering Hong Kong

A British human rights activist who has criticised the jailing of democracy campaigners in Hong Kong was barred Wednesday from visiting the semi-autonomous Chinese city.

Security agencies ready for Anambra guber poll – CP Garba Umar

Heads of Security formations in Anambra say they are ready to provide adequate security, before, during and after the Nov.18 governorship election in the state.

Fed govt sets up panel on port, border security

The Minister of Interior, Mr Abdulrahman Dambazau, on Thursday in Abuja inaugurated a Presidential committee charged with enhancing security at the nation’s borders.

What has Buhari done?

The administration paid N600b inherited fuel subsidy bill. Paid N60b inherited fertilizer subsidy bill. Paid inherited salaries and pension arrears of Federal workers. Started paying contractors that have not been paid since 2013 on Federal projects especially road construction across the country.

Federal judge blocks Texas tough ‘sanctuary cities’ law

A federal judge has temporarily blocked the states tough new' "sanctuary cities" law backed by the White House that would have allowed police to inquire about immigration status with jail time for not cooperating with federal immigration authorities.

Trump defends controversial pardon of ‘racist’ Arpaio

President Donald Trump on Monday defended his decision to pardon Joe Arpaio, calling the former Arizona sheriff a “patriot” who loves his country.

Kendrick Lamar wins big at MTV Video Music Awards

Kendrick Lamar was the biggest winner of Sunday night at the 2017 MTV VMAs, where he took six of the eight categories he was nominated in.

ECOWAS heads of immigration meet in Abuja

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) is currently hosting Heads of ECOWAS Immigration in Abuja to a meeting to review the irregularities in the system as well as improve data sharing.

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Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo on Thursday described the tourism potentials of the state as a veritable source of economic prosperity.

Governor Akeredolu: We’ve spent N13 billion on education in Ondo

Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State says that his administration has spent over N13 billion on the rehabilitation and construction of schools across the 18 local government areas of the state.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos), has announced the demise of a former member of the house, Rep. Tony Okey. 7

Speaker Gbajabiamila seeks China’s support to end insecurity

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila, has sought the support of the Peoples Republic of China to end insecurity in Nigeria.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has backed Nigeria’s closure of its borders with some neighbouring countries over issues bordering on illegal trade.

IMF: Coronavirus could damage global growth in 2020

The coronavirus epidemic could damage global economic growth this year, the IMF head said Sunday, but a sharp and rapid economic rebound could follow.
Retired Col. Hameed Ali, Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), on Thursday said the closure of Nigeria’s borders by Federal Government was undertaken to strengthen the nation’s security and protect its economic interests.

Customs chief says non-compliance challenge to Nigeria’s trade

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) said Nigeria’s biggest problem in trade facilitation and processing was non-compliance by stakeholders.
“We are sending a message to our society that from now on, nobody will be fired who has a legitimate reason for taking sick leave,” Labour Minister Yolanda Diaz told a news conference after a weekly cabinet meeting.

Spain bans layoffs over sick leave

Spain’s left-wing government on Tuesday banned companies from firing workers who repeatedly take sick leave, in its first reform of a contested 2012 overhaul of the country’s labour laws.