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Aliyu Modibbo

Former FCT minister joins Oxford University Academic faculty

A former minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Aliyu Modibbo, has joined St Antony College, University of Oxford, as a senior academic visitor.
President Muhammadu Buhari took his campaign for a second term in office to Bauchi state, and was received by massive turnout of supporters.-3

Elections: Why Nigeria’s masses are “crazy’’ about President Buhari – BCO chief

Mr Johnson Podar, Director (mobilisation), of the Buhari Campaign Organisation (BCO), has said that Nigeria’s masses were “crazy’’ about President Muhammadu Buhari because he was laying a solid foundation toward a glorious future for their children.

Kwara government lambast Lai Mohammed over comments

The Kwara State Government says the Minister for Information and Culture Alhaji Lai Mohammed’s recent pronouncements on governance in Kwara State are at variance with the reality on the ground.
Lai Mohammed, minister of information, says Senate President Bukola Saraki slowed down the progress of the All Progressives Congress (APC)

Lai Mohammed: President Buhari’s achievements have unsettled Atiku Abubakar, PDP

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, said the massive achievements of the Buhari Administration have rattled the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar.
President Buhari presides over Inaugural Meeting of APC Presidential Campaign Council in Abuja on 10th Jan 2019-2

President Buhari: My re-election is guaranteed

President Muhammadu Buhari said on Thursday that he was not in doubt that the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) would clinch victory a second time in the general election slated for next month.
Muhammadu Buhari

President Buhari: No government money for elections

President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday in Abuja reiterated his commitment to eliminate corruption in campaign financing in the country, pledging that he will not authorise the use of any money from the treasury for his re-election campaign.
Lai Mohammed, minister of information, says Senate President Bukola Saraki slowed down the progress of the All Progressives Congress (APC)

Boko Haram: Federal government launches campaign to support military

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, addressing bureau chiefs and media executives at a press conference in Abuja on Tuesday.

Lai Mohammed: Rotimi Amaechi’s purported leaked audio clip will not break APC ranks

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says the purported leaked audio of Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, criticising President Muhammadu Buhari, will not break the ranks of the ruling, APC.
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.

Elections: Tonye Cole no match for Nyesom Wike – Rivers PDP

The Campaign Council of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Rivers says the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Tonye Cole, is no match for Gov. Nyesom Wike in the upcoming general elections.
In Honour of Late President Shehu Shagari, Flags being flown at Half Mast at the Presidential Villa in line with Presidential directives on 30th Dec 2018

Muhammadu Buhari directs flags be flown at half-mast in honour of the late Shehu...

President Muhammadu Buhari has paid tribute once again to the late President Shehu Shagari, directing that flags should fly at half-mast in military and para-military formations, as well as public buildings for three days, starting from Sunday, December 30, 2018.

Bola Tinubu: Shehu Shagari served Nigeria well, helped advance nation’s democracy

The national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, on Friday described late Alhaji Shehu Shagari as a statesman, patriot and political stabiliser who served the country well in different capacities.

Lai Mohammed: Kwara PDP sinking, resorts to blackmail

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kwara “is sinking and in total disarray” and has resorted to cheap blackmail against the All Progressives Congress (APC).
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EU slams ‘unjustified’ DR Congo’s decision to expel envoy

The European Union on Thursday lashed out at Democratic Republic of Congo's decision to expel its ambassador, calling the move "completely unjustified", just three days before crucial elections in the vast central African country.
Muhammadu Buhari

Muhammadu Buhari sets agenda for re-election campaigns

President Muhammadu Buhari says his re-election campaign will focus on the scorecard of his administration in the key areas of security, economy and the fight against corruption.
Nigeria's Budget Minister Udoma Udo Udoma speaks during the public presentation and breakdown of 2018 Appropriation Act in Abuja, Nigeria.

Udoma Udoma: Federal government working hard to create more jobs

The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma, on Thursday explained that even though the unemployment figures released recently by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) show an increase in the unemployment rate, it is important to stress that this is not the same thing as job losses.

A vote for parliamentary system

I have always believed that returning to a parliamentary system would offer us an opportunity to practise a more robust form of democracy. I like presidentialism, which we currently practise, but I love the parliamentary system.

Nigeria Olympic Committee secretary-general accused of forgery

The Secretary General of the Nigeria Olympic Committee, Tunde Popoola, has been accused of forgery.
National Sports Festival in Abuja

Solomon Dalung rues hiccups at the 19th National Sports Festival to late preparation

Minister for Sports and Youths development, Barrister Solomon Dalung, has revealed that Cross River and four other States have shown in hosting the next National Sports Festival in the year 2020.

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Enugu residents tasked to embrace fish farming

Mr Stephen Onoja, Director of Fishery, Enugu State Ministry of Agriculture, has urged residents in Enugu State to embrace fish farming as a business.
Mousa Dembele

Mousa Dembele leaves Tottenham to join China’s Guangzhou R&F

Mousa Dembele became the latest high-profile name to swap Europe for China when he left English Premier League side Tottenham Hotspur and joined Guangzhou R&F on Thursday.
Mesut Ozil watches from the bench at the Vitality Stadium. Simon West-Action Plus via Getty Images

Emmanuel Petit: Mesut Ozil is just waiting for retirement

Mesut Ozil has “lost his motivation and desire”, according to Emmanuel Petit, with a man seeing his Arsenal future called into question on a regular basis now “waiting for his retirement”.

AFCON: Alex Iwobi remains Super Eagles playmaker – Gernot Rohr

Super Eagles’ technical adviser Gernot Rohr has insisted on making Arsenal star Alex Iwobi his first choice playmaker for the Eagles for the forthcoming Africa Cup of Nations.
Zainab Ahmed

Federal government to implement agric mechanization programme with $1.1 billion loan from Brazil

The Federal Government is set to implement ‘The Green Imperative’ agricultural mechanization programme with a $1.1billion loan from the Brazilian government.