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President Buhari visits the Train the Trainer Course organised by the Election Planning and Monitoring directorate of the APC Presidential Campaign Council in Abuja on 28th Jan 2019-4

President Buhari promises to expand agriculture, manufacturing sectors

President Muhammadu Buhari has promised to make the expansion of the agriculture and manufacturing sectors his focus, if given a new four-year mandate at the presidential poll holding on Saturday.

Non-oil sector boosts GDP to 2.38 percent in Q4

Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth rate increased to 2.38 per cent (year-on- year) in the fourth quarter of 2018 (Q4, 2018), indicating a 0.55 percentage rise compared to the 1.81 per cent growth recorded in the preceding quarter, according to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS).
Japanese car manufacturer Nissan announced Sunday it was cancelling plans to build its X-Trail SUV at its plant in northeast England despite Brexit assurances from the government.

Nissan cancels investment plan for UK plant

Japanese car manufacturer Nissan announced Sunday it was cancelling plans to build its X-Trail SUV at its plant in northeast England despite Brexit assurances from the government.
FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, U.S. President Donald Trump’s national security adviser John Bolton and Chinese President Xi Jinping attend a working dinner after the G20 leaders summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina December 1, 2018. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Donald Trump: China trade talks going well, will meet Xi in near future

US President Donald Trump said on Thursday trade talks between US and Chinese negotiators are "going well", but no deal will be finalised until he meets Chinese President Xi Jinping "in the near future".
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has petitioned France, Germany, European Union, United States of America and United Kingdom over alleged undemocratic actions and infractions of President Muhammadu Buhari.

Atiku Abubakar: I’ll accept outcome of credible polls

The Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, said he would accept the outcome of the February 16 elections if it is credible.
Atiku Abubakar

PDP: Atiku Abubakar has templates for massive job creation, economic revival

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Campaign Organisation has said that its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has perfected templates for massive job creation and business opportunities for Nigerians immediately he is elected into office as President.

AfDB approves $14.12 million to facilitate Nigeria’s ATI membership

Soothing news came the way of Nigeria on Tuesday as the African Development Bank (AfDB), through its trade finance operations, has approved $14.12 million facility to support the Nigeria’s membership of African Trade Insurance (ATI) Agency.
President Muhammadu Buhari has lauded Nigerians for curbing excessive taste for foreign products, which has positioned the country for food self-sufficiency, and resulted into savings of over $21 billion.

[email protected]: Why we love this President

“That’s him, that’s him,” the two old women, wrinkled and bent with age, exclaimed. You could see wonderment and fulfillment in their eyes. And as if on cue, they both began to cry.
yemi osinbajo

Yemi Osinbajo: We are consulting on Africa continental free trade agreement

Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, the Vice President and the running mate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate said that the APC led federal government was consulting with key stakeholders before signing the Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and former Governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, yesterday disagreed on some policies of the Federal Government, including subsidy, anti-corruption war and the economy.

VP Debate: Peter Obi alone on African free trade agreement

Mr. Peter Obi, Vice Presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), was a lone voice, supporting Nigeria’s immediate signatory to the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA).

Adebayo Shittu launches five mobile radio frequency monitoring equipment

The Minister of Communications, Dr Adebayo Shittu, on Friday in Abuja, launched five mobile radio frequency monitoring equipment and national spectrum management system for effective monitoring of frequency bands used to provide radio communication services in the country.

Barth Nnaji: Southeast economic summit targets infrastructure development

Prof. Barth Nnaji, Chairman, Southeast Region Economic Development Company, says the 2018 regional economic summit targets infrastructure development for growth and development of the region.

Oyo government introduces levies on churches, mosques, businesses, others

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State on Tuesday introduced levies on churches, mosques, and other business organisations in the state.
Former Nigeria's President Olusegun Obasanjo

Olusegun Obasanjo: Africa still lagging behind inspite of economic growth

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Tuesday said Africa was still faced with low performance in education, health and food security in spite of economic growth on the continent.
China's President Xi Jinping (R) and Philippines' President Rodrigo Duterte waves to members of the media after inspecting the honour guard during a welcoming ceremony at the Malacanang palace grounds in Manila on November 20, 2018. - Chinese President Xi Jinping called his visit on November 20 to long-time US ally the Philippines a "milestone", as he aimed to boost blossoming ties on the promise of billions of dollars in backing for mega-projects. (Photo by Ted ALJIBE / AFP)

Xi Jinping visits Philippines to cosy up to historical US ally

Chinese President Xi Jinping called his visit Tuesday to long-time US ally the Philippines a "milestone", as he aimed to boost blossoming ties on the promise of billions of dollars in backing for mega-projects.

Lottery: NLRC moves to recover N326 million revenue from defaulting firm

National Lottery Regulatory Commission, NLRC, has commenced moves to recover N326 million revenue into the coffers of Federal Government from one of the brewery firms over promotional lottery, described as “illegal.”

Federal government urged to harness energy sector potential

An energy expert, Sam Aiboni, has called for optimal harness of potential in the oil and gas sector of the economy.

Udoma Udoma: Federal government committed to expanding export of locally produced goods, services

The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma says the Federal government is committed to the diversification of the country’s economy away from dependence on oil and gas.

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Governor Obaseki lauds AU for prioritising travails of migrants

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has commended the African Union (AU) for recognising the peculiar travails of immigrants, returnees and Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) across the continent, noting that there was need to bring the issues to the front burner.
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Sudan police fire tear gas at Khartoum rally

Sudanese police fired tear gas on Sunday at an anti-government rally in the capital, witnesses said, as protesters pressed on with their campaign against the rule of President Omar al-Bashir.
As Port Harcourt play host to 13 presidential aspirants and their supporters for primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party, Gov. Nyesom Wike has assured all delegates of a memorable stay.

Governor Wike: Nigerians‘ll vote out President Buhari on February 23, despite election postponement

Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike, has declared that despite the postponement of elections allegedly masterminded by the failed All Progressives Congress (APC)-led Federal government, Nigerians are determined to vote out President Muhammadu Buhari.
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Arsene Wenger: Aaron Ramsey leaving Arsenal for Juventus a loss

Aaron Ramsey’s unique style in midfield will be missed at Arsenal, according to former manager Arsene Wenger.

UTME: JAMB registers over 1.6 million few days to closure

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says not less than 1.8 million candidates would be registered for its 2019 UTME by the end of the registration exercise scheduled for Feb. 21.