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Indonesia Joko Widodo

Indonesian president vows to improve human resources, infrastructure in second term

Indonesia President Joko Widodo said on Sunday that he would focus on human resources development, continuing the infrastructure development and simplifying bureaucracy to attain development programmes in his second presidential term.

Minister predicts significant drop in food prices

A statement issued yesterday from the minister’s office, explained that he made these comments when he hosted a United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) delegation led by the Representative to the Economic Communities of West African States (ECOWAS) and Regional Director, Nigeria Regional Hub, Mr. Jean Bakole.

Institute decries exclusion from TETfund programmes

The National Institute of Nigerian Languages (NINLAN) has bemoaned its exclusion from the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (Tetfund) saying not benefiting from the scheme has adversely affected its performance. The NINLAN is based in Aba, Abia State.
Nigeria’s First Lady, Mrs Aisha Buhari, has commended female military and police officers for what she regarded as excellent display

Aisha Buhari laments exclusion of women in PPPs

First Lady, Hajiya Aisha Muhammadu Buhari, wednesday said the integration of gender perspectives in the country’s infrastructure development, particularly the public private partnerships (PPPs) design and implementation would significantly bridge existing gaps in infrastructure delivery, impact on social economic growth and enhance the living conditions of women.
Simon Lalong

Why I established PLASMEDA – Plateau governor

Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau says his administration established the Plateau Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency (PLASMEDA) and the State Disability Commission to compliment the initiatives of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Yahaya Bello: Kogi PDP has history of inefficiency, brigandage

Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello has taken a swipe at the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the state for what he described as the party’s inability to conduct an ordinary governorship primary without chaos.

World Bank to spend $62 million on projects in Adamawa

The World Bank, in collaboration with Adamawa State government, says plans have been concluded to disburse 62 million dollars on a number of intervention projects in the state.
Senator Godswill Akpabio

Senator Akpabio pledges to impact positively on Niger Delta

The newly appointed Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Sen. Godswill Akpabio, has pledged his commitment to ensure effective development in the Niger Delta region, especially in the areas of infrastructure.
Prof. Idika Kalu, the Vice Chancellor of Evangel University, Okpoto in Ebonyi has appealed to the Federal Government to include private universities in the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) support.

Evangel vice chancellor wants inclusion of private universities in TETFund support

Prof. Idika Kalu, the Vice Chancellor of Evangel University, Okpoto in Ebonyi has appealed to the Federal Government to include private universities in the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) support.
Former Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha has urged his supporters to resist further attacks from the government. He said he would no longer tolerate unwarranted assaults on his person and relatives.

Senator Okorocha urges supporters to resist attacks

Former Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha has urged his supporters to resist further attacks from the government. He said he would no longer tolerate unwarranted assaults on his person and relatives.
President Buhari at the event

President Buhari: Nigeria’s security challenges, product of neglect in education

President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, said the insecurity and corruption challenges confronting the country were products of decades of under-investment in education and healthcare.
President Buhari spoke on Monday when he received a delegation from the Italian parliament led by Senator Vito Petrocelli, Chairman, Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs, at State House, Abuja.

Italy offers to help Nigeria recover stolen funds

President Muhammadu Buhari has welcomed the support of the Italian government to help recover and repatriate illegally deposited Nigerian assets in foreign countries.
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

President Buhari welcomes Italian support on repatriation of stolen funds

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Abuja welcomed the support of the Italian government to help recover and repatriate illegally deposited Nigerian assets in foreign countries.
Oando Foundation (OF) on Tuesday commissioned various infrastructure and sanitation projects in its adopted school – Bungha Gida Primary School, Mangu Local Government Area, Plateau State, as well as other completed school improvement projects across its five (5) other adopted schools within the state.

Oando Foundation commissions classroom blocks and sanitation facilities in Plateau

OF supports the Nigerian Government in achieving the Sustainable Development Goal 4 (Basic Education) through its Adopt-A-School Initiative (AASI), aimed at holistic improvement of public primary schools. The condition, location and nature of school infrastructure has direct impact on access, quality of education, and also influences learning outcomes.

Governor Tambuwal promises to reposition Sokoto

Governor Aminu Tambuwal has promised to reposition and strengthen the Sokoto State for the benefit of all.
kayode fayemi ekiti

Yoruba youths hail Governor Fayemi’s election as NGF chairman

The Yoruba Council of Youths Worldwide (YCYW) on Thursday hailed the election of Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti as the Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF).

Minister: ‘Next Level’ will deepen President Buhari’s first term achievements

Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, Minister of Science and Technology, says the achievements recorded in President Muhammadu Buhari’s first tenure were a fulfillment of a social contract with Nigerians.

Bauchi people set agenda for incoming governor

The people of Bauchi have expressed high hopes on their governor-elect, Sen. Bala Mohammed, advising that he pay prompt attention to some crucial sectors of the economy.

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In-form Victor Osimhen’s seventh league goal of the season wasn’t enough for Lille on Sunday as they missed the chance to go third in Ligue 1 after drawing 2-2 with Nimes.

Lille coach defends Victor Osimhen’s poor away scoring record

Lille manager Christophe Gatlier has absolved Victor Osimhen of any blame after the forward failed to score for the fifth consecutive away game in the French Ligue 1 this season.
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Spain: Francisco Franco’s remains to be exhumed Thursday

The remains of Francisco Franco, Spain’s former right-wing dictator, will be exhumed on Thursday.
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Floods force 23,000 from their homes in Niger

Floods in southeast Niger have forced 23 000 people to flee their homes since early October, officials said, threatening a new humanitarian crisis in a region already wracked by Boko Haram Islamist violence.

Jigawa sack principal over stealing of e-learning devices

The Jigawa State Ministry of Education, Science and Technology has sacked Director of Government Unity Secondary School, Maigatari from his post over stealing of E-Learning equipment.
Leah Sharibu

Leah Sharibu’s father hasn’t heard a word from President Buhari – cleric

Gideon Para-Mallam, a Jos-based cleric, says President Muhammadu Buhari is yet to reach out to Nathan Sharibu, Leah’s father.