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Nigeria can become a stronger and more prosperous nation if states have more powers, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN.

VP Osinbajo tasks think tanks to support policymakers for national development

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday called on Nigerian think tanks to support policymakers, and champion the right course toward providing workable solutions for national development.
Amnesty International has condemned the escalating attacks against refugees, asylum seekers and migrants, and looting of foreign-owned shops in South Africa.

Xenophobia: IPCR frowns at attacks on Nigerians in South Africa

The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR), has expressed concern over the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians and other Africans by some miscreants in South Africa.

Ex-President Jonathan, General Abdusalami, others for Peace Award

Former President Goodluck Jonathan and former Head of State General Abdulsalami Abubakar have been nominated for the 2019 edition of the National Peace Awards (NPA).
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

IPCR collaborates with Nigerian Army to combat insecurity

The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Violent extremism can cause corruption – ICPC chief

The Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, has identified corrupt practices and other related crimes as possible ripple effects of insecurity and violent extremism.

Full List: INEC names 116 domestic groups, 28 foreign bodies as election observers

The Independent National Electoral Commission on Sunday announced the names of 144 observers that will monitor the 2019 general elections.

Minister promises implementation of findings on counterfeit pharmaceuticals

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, on Thursday promised effective implementation of findings and ideas from the study on the Rise of Counterfeit Pharmaceuticals in Africa.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Boss Mustapha

SGF Boss Mustapha sets up National Peace Commission panel

Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr. Boss Mustapha, on Monday, inaugurated a committee on the establishment of a National Peace Commission (NPC).
Prof. Oshita Oshita, the Director-General, Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution

IPCR recommends early warning system to address insurgency

Prof. Oshita Oshita, the Director-General, Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution, has recommended early warning system to assist security personnel in their fight against insurgents in the country.

NUC sets up committee to make university education accessible

The National Universities Commission (NUC) says it has constituted a committee to make university education accessible to the teeming population, who are seeking tertiary education in Nigeria.

Minister urges members of boards to re-inforce Nigeria’s foreign decision making

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, has urged members of the board of four parastatal agencies to re-inforce Nigeria’s foreign decision making and promote the country’s domestic vision and ideals.

Aisha Buhari, Dabiri-Erewa task Nigerians on tolerance, peace

Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, on Thursday in Abuja urged Nigerians to live in peace, learn to tolerate and appreciate one another, irrespective of religion or tribe.

APC South Africa commends President Buhari over boards appointment

The All Progressives Congress (APC), South Africa chapter, on Sunday, commended President Muhammadu Buhari on the constitution of the Governing Boards of Agencies and Parastatals.

Presidency defends board appointment list

The Presidency says there is nothing “scandalous or extraordinary’’ in the inclusion of the names of some dead persons in the list of appointments into boards of some agencies released on Friday.

Dead persons: SERAP asks President Buhari to withdraw board appointments

According to the organization, “Taking partisan politics out of the appointments to boards of agencies and parastatals is one surest way for Buhari to show that his government is truly one of change, that would do things differently from successive governments that apparently handed out board appointments to reward party members, supporters and cronies.”

Board appointment: Nobody is above mistake – Senator Okpozo’s wife

Wife of late leader of the All Progressives Congress in Delta State, Mrs. Anna Okpozo, said people should stop blaming President Muhammadu Buhari over the appointment of her late husband, Senator Francis Okpozo, in the recent board appointment saying no body is above mistake.

Sacked ex-Reps member Herman Hembe appointed MINLS board chairman

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Herman Hembe, a sacked lawmaker, as the board chairman of the Michael Imoudo National Institute for Labour Studies (MINLS).

Presidency plays down controversy over list of board appointments

The presidency has reacted to the controversy generated by its appointment, Friday evening, of 1,468 Nigerians into the boards of agencies and parastatals.

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Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Ughelli North Local Government Area, Delta State, have urged party remain steadfast in their quest to work towards taking over Governorship seat from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in 2023.

Future of Nigeria education lies on private universities – ex-NUC chief

Erstwhile Executive Secretary of the National University Commission, NUC, Prof Julius Okojie has said the future of education in the country lies squarely in the hands of private universities in Nigeria.
In this handout photo released and taken by the Thai Organizing Committee on November 20, 2019, Pope Francis (C) arrives on the Military Air Terminal at Don Muang airport in Bangkok. – Pope Francis arrived in Thailand on November 20, the first leg of an Asian tour that will sweep in Japan and carry a message of interreligious dialogue and nuclear disarmament. (Photo by Handout / THAI ORGANIZING COMMITTEE / AFP) /

Pope Francis: Respect prostitutes, victims of human trafficking

Pope Francis led an impassioned mass for tens of thousands of emotional worshippers at a packed Bangkok stadium Thursday, urging respect for prostitutes and trafficking victims in a part of the world where sex work is rampant.
Speakers of the 36 States House of Assemblies on Thursday met with President Muhammadu Buhari at the State House, Abuja. 1

President Buhari meets 36 states assemblies speakers in Abuja — in pictures

Speakers of the 36 States House of Assemblies on Thursday met with President Muhammadu Buhari at the State House, Abuja.
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Shehu of Borno apologises to NSCDC officer over son’s reckless car racing

The traditional ruler of Borno, also made a cash donation of N100, 000 to the NSCDC Divisional Officer in charge of the Maiduguri metropolitan council, who sustained a serious injury on his head and other parts of his body, as a result of the incident.