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President Buhari participates at the Corruption Risk Assessment training for Leadership of National agencies in the AU and the presentation of report of the corruption risk assessment of Nigeria’s e-government system in Abuja on 10th Dec 2018-4

Muhammadu Buhari: Federal government committed to making ACAN best in Africa

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the Federal Government was committed to making the Anti-Corruption Academy of Nigeria (ACAN), a training arm of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), the best anti-corruption training school in Africa.
Kevin Itoya

CAFFCC: Kevin Itoya backs Rangers to eliminate Algerian side USM Bel-Abbes

Enugu Rangers’s Kevin Itoya says his side’s CAF Confederations Cup second preliminary round clash with Algerian side USM Bel-Abbes will a tough game, but he believes the team will do well

Nigeria contributes $710 million to ECOWAS in 12 years

Nigeria has contributed more money to the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) than 13 other Members states put together in the last 12 years, statistics have shown.
African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank)

Central African Republic formally joins Afreximbank

The number of African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) member countries swelled to 50 on Wednesday, with the Central African Republic (CAR) formalising her membership by depositing the instrument of the country’s ratification of the Bank Establishment Agreement in Cairo, Egypt.
Oby Ezekwesili

2019: Oby Ezekwesili expresses readiness to fight for rights of Nigerians

The Presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Dr. Obiageli Ezekwesili, has expressed readiness to fight for the rights of Nigerians and eradicate poverty in the country.

ECOWAS settles $0.365 million cross-border claims in 2017

The Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS, disbursed 200 million CFA ($0.365 million) to pay for cross-border claims in 2017.

Tijjani Bande: What Sierra Leone, Liberia experience taught Nigeria

Prof. Tijjani Bande, Nigeria’s Ambassador/Permanent Representative to the UN, says Nigeria’s experience in Sierra Leone and Liberia has taught the country a lot about peacekeeping.

Burundi, Lesotho eye first AFCON appearances

Lowly ranked Burundi and Lesotho are among 23 countries chasing 11 places at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations tournament during the final qualifying round in March.
Riyad Mahrez Algeria

AFCON: Riyad Mahrez brace helps Algeria qualify for Nations Cup

Manchester City's Riyad Mahrez scored twice as Algeria won 4-1 away to Togo on Sunday to qualify for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations from Group D.

Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf to speak at leadership conference in Lagos

Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, former president of Liberia, will deliver the keynote speech at Women in Successful Careers, (WISCAR) 2018 annual leadership and mentoring conference.
Balarabe Musa

Balarabe Musa berates Abdullahi Ganduje, EFCC over governor’s leadership award

A former Governor of Old Kaduna State, Balarabe Musa, on Friday, condemned the conferment of one of the 2018 Africa Value Awards on the Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje, for “effective leadership and economic empowerment and development.”

Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, Hadiza Bala Usman to speak at WISCAR conference

Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, former president of Liberia, and Hadiza Bala Usman, managing director of the Nigerian Ports Authority, are some of the scheduled speakers for WISCAR’s (Women in Successful Careers) annual leadership and mentoring conference.
Rangers International Football Club of Enugu

Enugu Rangers get favourable CAF Cup pairing

Remarkable 2018/2019 CAF Confederation Cup qualifiers Enugu Rangers of Nigeria were paired with Defence Force of Ethiopia in the preliminary round and will be favourites for the two-legged tie.

Uganda to vaccinate health workers against Ebola

Uganda will begin vaccinating frontline health workers against Ebola next week as the threat increases of the deadly virus spreading from neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo, the health minister said.
Liberia's President George Weah speaks during a news conference at Presidential palace in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, April 4, 2018. REUTERS-Thierry Gouegnon

NANS to meet Liberia’s George Weah

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) which is currently undergoing reforms and restructuring, is to interact with Liberian President George Weah and be part of the inauguration of the country’s national students’ union.

Bayelsa launches safe motherhood initiative

The Bayelsa State government said it had concluded arrangements to launch its safe motherhood scheme on October 31 2018, with a view to reducing the high incidence of infant and maternal mortality in the state.

Lagos government develops quick research framework for viral outbreaks

The Lagos State Government on Tuesday said it had developed framework that would provide accurate information on quick research management for viral outbreaks.
President Muhammadu Buhari and Chairperson, African Union Commission, H.E Moussa Faki Mahamat at the State House Abuja 4

Muhammadu Buhari: Recharging Lake Chad biggest help Europe can give Africa

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday said the greatest investment Europe and America can make in Africa now is helping the continent accomplish inter-basin water transfer to recharge the Lake Chad.

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Supplementary polls: Nigerian Army warns against violence in Sokoto

Ahead of Saturday’s supplementary polls to conclude the governorship elections in Sokoto state, the Nigerian Army on Thursday, expressed readiness to check all forms of lawlessness during the exercise.

FIFA bans ex-football chief for life

FIFA on Thursday slapped a lifetime ban on the disgraced former head of Ecuador’s football federation, Luis Chiriboga, after finding him guilty of taking bribes.
National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN)

NOUN denies paying ex-President Obasanjo as facilitator

The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) says it has never made any payment to former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, for services he renders to the institution as one of its facilitators.

Murder: Lawyer asks court to reject her confessional statement

Justice Adedayo Akintoye will on April 11 rule whether or not to conduct a trial-within-trial on the confessional statement made by a female lawyer, Udeme Otike-Odibi, standing trial for the murder of her lawyer-husband, Symphorosa Odibi.
Nigeria Police

Police launch manhunt for killers of NYSC members in Bayelsa

The Police in Bayelsa has launched a manhunt for the killers of two National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members in the state.