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Bolaji Akinyemi: Poverty shows June 12 hasn’t been achieved

A former Minister of External Affairs, Prof. Bolaji Akinyemi, has said the June 12 mandate is not dead because the poverty eradication vision of the late Chief Moshood Abiola has not been actualised.
Ibrahim Shekarau

Kano PDP: Ex-Minister Shekarau, Aminu Wali reject exco’s dissolution

A fresh political crisis is brewing in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kano State following the dissolution of the State Executive Council (SEC) by its national headquarters.

Ambassador Gambari cautions against use of religion, ethnicity to divide Nigerians

Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, a scholar and diplomat, has identified those who fan the flames of division using ethnic, religious and cultural diversity tools as the enemies of the Nigerian state.

Former minister seeks overhaul of diplomatic operations

A former Minister of External Affairs, Prof. Bolaji Akinyemi, has stressed the need for “immediate overhaul” of diplomatic operations, to enhance the effective implementation of foreign policies and match global and ever dynamic trends.
Mr Adetola Olubajo, President, Nigeria Union, South Africa

Nigerians in South Africa commend federal government’s approval of 10-year passport validity

Nigerians in South Africa have commended the federal government for approving the 10-year validity period for Nigerian passport and called for the speedy implementation of the policy.

Professor Gambari: African continent needs to re-think its leadership

The Pro-Chancellor of Bayero University Kano, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, has said that Africa needs a re-think about the leadership in the continent.

Only Buhari can solve Nigeria’s problem now – Akinyemi

Bolaji Akinyemi, former minister of external affairs, says right now, the only person who can solve the problem of Nigeria is President Muhammadu Buhari.

Southern leaders berate N’Assembly over devolution of powers

The Southern Leaders Forum has condemned the decision of the National Assembly to reject devolution of powers in its ongoing constitution amendment.

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Central bank clarifies cashless policy transaction charges

The Central Bank of Nigeria says the transaction charges on deposit and withdrawal in furtherance of implementation of its cashless policy is on the amount in excess of the set limits. The Central Bank of Nigeria says the transaction charges on deposit and withdrawal in furtherance of implementation of its cashless policy is on the amount in excess of the set limits.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in New York announced robust plans and initiatives by his administration to reverse the negative effects of climate change in Nigeria.

President Buhari: Climate change is a human-induced phenomenon

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in New York announced robust plans and initiatives by his administration to reverse the negative effects of climate change in Nigeria.

Federal government begins trial of train services on Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge November

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, says the ambition of the federal government is to begin free ride on Lagos-Ibadan Standard Gauge rail line by November.
The police discovered that the company’s director, Sherry Bray, and another member of staff Christopher Ashford had illegally accessed the footage.

Two jailed over online image of footballer Sala’s body

Two people were jailed on Monday for illegally accessing CCTV footage of the post-mortem of footballer Emiliano Sala, who died in a plane crash in January, and posting images online.
The National-State Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Makurdi, Benue State, has nullified the election of Chris Adaji of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as the winner of the 2019 Ohimini State Constituency election.

Tribunal sacks Benue deputy speaker

The National/State Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Makurdi, Benue State, has nullified the election of Chris Adaji of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as the winner of the 2019 Ohimini State Constituency election.