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Central bank chief pledges to bring inflation to single digit within five years

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele, says he will bring inflation to single digit within the next five years.

Full report of commission that accused Emir Sanusi of fraud

Highlights of the 19-page document includes the indictment of individuals, amounts involved, obstruction of investigation by suspects and recommendations.

Senator Babba-Kaita: Almajiri challenge greatest danger after Boko Haram

Sen. Ahmad Babba-Kaita representing Katsina north senatorial district has said that the almajiri challenge is the next greatest danger Nigeria is facing after Boko Haram.

APPEALS project inaugurates grievance redress committee in Kano

The Agro Processing Productivity Enhancement and Livelihood Improvement Support (APPEALS) project has inaugurated a 13 member grievance redress committee in the state.
Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri

Adamawa governor-elect fumes over N115 billion debt

Adamawa State Governor-elect, Rt Hon Ahmadu Fintiri, has vowed to ‘step on toes’ over the debt profile of the state under the current administration of Mohammed Jibrilla Bindow.

Recertification: ARDS threatens to shut erring cooperatives

The Secretary, Agriculture Rural Development Secretariat, Mr Ifeanyichukwu Nzekwe, has threatened to shut down any Cooperative Society in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) that failed to undergo compulsory recertification.

Centre to support Kogi technical college with laboratory, teaching tools

The Centre for Atmospheric Research (CAR), has promised to support one Government Technical College in Kogi State, with modern laboratory equipment and teaching materials.
Following insinuation in some quarters that President Muhammadu Buhari’s trip to the United Kingdom is to seek medical attention rather than just being a private visit as announced, the Presidency has said that Nigerians have the right to believe what they like about that journey.

President Buhari returns to Abuja after 10-day private visit to UK

President Muhammadu Buhari Sunday returned to Abuja, after a 10-day private visit to the United Kingdom, his spokesman, Femi Adesina, said in a statement.
William Okoye

Former Aso Rock chaplain loses wife

The family of Rev. William Okoye, the General Overseer of All Christians Fellowship Mission, has announced the death of his wife, Rev. Helen Titilayo Okoye.
Tony Ojukwu, the Executive Secretary of the National Human Right Commission (NHRC)

NHRC urges federal government to recognise competence of African Court

The National Human Rights Commission, (NHRC) has urged the Federal Government to make the necessary declaration, recognising the competence of the African Court on Human and Peoples Rights to receive cases from NGOs and individuals.
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Official: Tizeti unveils voice calling service

An Internet Service Provider, Tizeti, on Tuesday unveiled an unlimited voice service app, “WifiCall.ng”, targeted at both individuals and businesses.
Jürgen Klopp

Ian Rush: Jurgen Klopp has Liverpool believing they can win the title

Jurgen Klopp has given Liverpool an unshakeable belief that they can bring the Premier League title to Anfield, says club legend Ian Rush.
President Buhari meets with Select Nigerians in Dubai, departs Dubai and Arrives Abuja on 9th April 2019 1

Economist hails President Buhari’s disposition to Free Africa Trade Agreement

A Warri-based Economist, Dr Fred Atigbi, has applauded President Muhammadu Buhari’s refusal to acede to the “Free Africa Trade Agreement”.
Scavengers in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on Saturday said that they are not thieves as believed in some quarters.

Scavengers: We don’t steal, we only value waste products

Scavengers in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on Saturday said that they are not thieves as believed in some quarters.

Easter: Former governor counsel Nigerians on challenges

Mr Ayodele Fayose, ex-governor of Ekiti, in Easter message, has pleaded with Nigerians to keep hope alive on the challenges facing the country.
President Buhari receives Letters of Credence from Ambassadors of India, Kuwait and Namibia in State House on 18th April 2019 6

President Buhari: India is Nigeria’s biggest trade partner

President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Abuja said Nigeria enjoys a steadily growing and economically rewarding relationship with Republic of India, describing the country as “Nigeria’s biggest trade partner’’.

FIRS: Tax defaulters to lose property to government

Individuals and corporate bodies found guilty of tax evasion are to henceforth lose their properties to the Federal Government, the Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Services (FIRS), Babatunde Fowler, has said.

Governor Akeredolu will sign death warrant of convicts sentenced to death – commissioner

Ondo State Governor Mr Rotimi Akeredolu will soon sign the death warrant of convicts sentenced to death by different courts in the southwestern state.

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Plan: We’re committed to educating 10 million Nigerian girls

Child rights organisation, Plan International Nigeria has said it has plans to educate 10 million Nigerian girls in the North East.
Ogun state governor Prince Dapo Abiodun has tweeted his real official portrait, as against the image that is being circulated by street traders in Abeokuta, the capital.

Governor Abiodun swears-in SSG, chief of staff

The Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has sworn in Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Mr Tokunbo Talabi and the Chief of Staff to the Governor, Salisu Shuaib, with a charge to them to use their academic and wealth of experience to serve the people of the state.

Central bank unveils five-year agenda, targets fresh banks recapitalisation

Godwin Emefiele, governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, says there are plans to carry out a recapitalisation exercise for deposit money banks in the country.

Airtel Africa receives pre-IPO interest worth $200 million – bookrunner

One of the bookrunners handling Airtel Africa Ltd.’s planned initial public offering on the London Stock Exchange said on Monday it had received indications of interest worth about $200 million from pre-IPO investors.
The Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to the Arab Republic of Egypt, His Excellency Professor Dandatti Abdulkadir has urged players and officials of the Super Eagles to strive to be worthy representatives of the country while fighting for her pride during the 32nd Africa Cup of Nations finals in Egypt.

Afcon: Emmanuel Okala, others urge Super Eagles to work harder against Guinea

Emmanuel Okala, former Green Eagles Goalkeeper, on Monday urged the Super Eagles to work harder in their remaining group phase matches at the ongoing 32nd Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt, especially against Guinea.