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South Africa’s ruling ANC pledges to assist Zimbabwe

The South African government and the ANC are singing from different hymn books when it comes to the current crisis in Zimbabwe, whose citizens have taken to the streets over the past few weeks in protest against massive fuel price hikes recently imposed by the government.

Nigerian Navy: Admiralty University to kick off January 23

The Nigerian navy says the Admiralty University of Nigeria, Ibusa, Delta, will commence academic activities on January 23.

Central bank: Electronic fraud will hit N6.1 trillion by 2021

Mr Sunday Salam-Alada, Director, Consumer Protection Department, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has said electronic fraud losses in the banking system are projected to reach N6.1 trillion by 2021.

Central bank urges media collaboration in educating depositors

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has urged media practitioners to collaborate with financial regulators in the country to educate depositors on financial literacy and inclusion. The Head, Financial Inclusion Secretariat, CBN, Mrs Temitope Akin-Fadeyi...

Expert: No justification for Nigeria to be importation dependent

Mr Bosun Abodunrin, an Agriculture Economist, says there is no justification for Nigeria to be a major importer of food items going by its agriculture potential.
EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / Members of Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) wave flags and chant slogans as they take part in a demonstration to protest against the imprisonnement of a Shiite, in Abuja, on October 29, 2018. - The army and police confronted members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), the group's spokesman Ibrahim Musa told AFP, amid reports of casualties. Rights groups have accused Nigeria's military of killing more than 300 IMN supporters and burying them in mass graves during the 2015 confrontation, a charge the military strongly denies. (Photo by Sodiq ADELAKUN / AFP)

Group petitions US to intervene over Shiites violent protests

A non governmental group – Save Humanity Advocacy Centre (SHAC) – has sought the intervention of the United States of America (USA) into the deadly clashes between members of Shiite group, Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), and Nigerian security agencies.
Expectations are high among Ekiti indigenes following the inauguration of Dr Kayode Fayemi as the new governor of the state on Tuesday.

Expectations rise as Kayode Fayemi takes over in Ekiti

Expectations are high among Ekiti indigenes following the inauguration of Dr Kayode Fayemi as the new governor of the state on Tuesday.
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NUC approves Ph.D programme, eight courses for Caleb University

The National Universities Commission (NUC) has approved the first Doctorate Degree (Ph.D) programme and eight other degree programmes for Caleb University, Imota, Lagos.
Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso

Rabiu Kwankwaso: I can defeat Muhammadu Buhari

Former Kano State governor and presidential aspirant, Rabiu Kwankwaso, has said he has the capacity to defeat incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari.
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Attahiru Bafarawa: PDP aspirants are united to oust President Buhari

Attahiru Bafarawa, a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential aspirant, Wednesday declared that the party’s presidential aspirants were in one accord to remove the ruling All Progressives Congress-led Federal Government from power in 2019.
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Attahiru Bafarawa: All PDP aspirants united to remove President Buhari

A Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), presidential aspirant, Dr. Attahiru Bafarawa, has said that presidential aspirants under the aegis of the party were united in the removal of the ruling All Progressives Congress-led Federal government out of power in 2019.

UN-backed Libya truce doomed without proper deal – analysts

A ceasefire in Libya brokered by the UN will fail to reduce tensions between myriad armed groups without a sustainable political agreement on security reform, experts said on Wednesday.
Rabiu Kwankwaso, senator representing Kano central, has declared his intention to contest the presidency on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

2019: Senator Kwankwaso declares for Presidency, vows to unseat President Buhari

One of the contenders for the presidential ticket under Nigeria’s main opposition party, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Rabiu Kwankwaso, on Wednesday declared to run for the number one political seat.

Bolaji Abdullahi: I’ve not resigned from APC, won’t leave out through backdoor

Malam Bolaji Abdullahi, the National Publicity Secretary of All Progressives Congress, has dismissed speculations that he has resigned his membership of the party.

Senator Ekweremadu elected panel chair at international peace parliament

The International Parliament for Tolerance and Peace (IPTP) was at the weekend inaugurated in the Maltese capital, Valetta, to promote cooperation and exchange of ideas and experiences on many national and international issues facing international peace.

Myma Belo-Osagie joins American Academy of Arts and Science

Myma Adwowa Belo-Osagie, senior partner, Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie Law Firm, has been elected an international honorary member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Plateau prisons gets new controller

Mr Daniel Odharo has been appointed as the new Controller of Prisons in charge of the Plateau Command.

Governor Ambode appoints Nosiru Onibon as MOCPED provost

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State, on Thursday, approved the appointment of Dr. Nosiru Olajide Onibon as the Acting Provost of the Michael Otedola College of Primary Education (MOCPED), Noforija, Epe.

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The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) says observers deployed to monitor supplementary election in Kano were stoned and disallowed from performing their duty.

CDD: Our observers were stoned in Kano

The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) says observers deployed to monitor supplementary election in Kano were stoned and disallowed from performing their duty.
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Gernot Rohr drafts Francis Uzoho, Chidozie Awaziem and two others to the U-23 Team

The Super Eagles trio, Francis Uzoho, Valentine Ozornwafor, Victor Oshimen alongside Chidozie Awaziem has been drafted to the U-23 Eagles camp.

Didier Deschamps: Olivier Giroud wants more playing time at Chelsea

France manager, Didier Deschamps, has revealed that Olivier Giroud wants more game time at Chelsea, after impressing for his national side.

Bauchi rerun: Absence of returning officer delays announcement of result

Absence of the Returning Officer in charge of Bauchi State gubernatorial election, Prof. Mohammed Kyari, is delaying the announcement of the outcome of the governorship re-run elections in the state.

Benue REC confirms attack on INEC convoy

The INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) for Benue, Dr Nentawe Yilwatda, has confirmed the attack on the commission’s convoy on Gboko-Makurdi road by unknown gunmen on Saturday night.