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Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State

Zamfara government suspends two ward heads for ‘romancing’ with bandits

The Zamfara State government has suspended two district heads for reportedly backing the operations of bandits in the state.

Ministry: ERGP targets development of economic zones

The Ministry of Industry Trade and Investment, has said that the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP) identified the development of Special Economic Zones (SEZs) as a major strategic tool to accelerate the implementation of the Nigeria industrial revolution plan (NIRP).

Militants detonate car bomb in Kabul government compound

Militants detonated a car bomb before storming a Kabul government compound in an ongoing attack Monday, officials and witnesses said, in the latest violence to rock the Afghan capital.

Egypt security forces kill 14 militants in Sinai

Egyptian security forces have killed 14 Islamist militants in an exchange of fire in the country’s turbulent northern Sinai region, the interior ministry said Sunday.
Minister of Water Resources Suleiman Adamu

Suleiman Adamu: Federal government inherits 116 abandoned irrigation, water projects

The Minister of Water Resources, Alhaji Suleiman Adamu, on Sunday said the Federal Government inherited 116 ongoing and abandoned irrigation and water projects from the immediate past government in 2015.
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Muhammadu Buhari presents N8.83 trillion budget for 2019 to National Assembly

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday unveiled a federal budget of N8.83 trillion for the 2019 fiscal year.

Baby recovers from Ebola in DR Congo outbreak

They call her the "young miracle". A baby who was admitted to an Ebola treatment centre just six days after birth is now recovered from the virus.

Anambra traders urge Willie Obiano to sack commissioner for commerce

Anambra traders urge Governor Willie Obiano to sack Christian Madubuko as Commissioner for Commerce, Industry, Markets and Wealth Creation, for his alleged destruction of markets in the state due to his selfish interest

Subsidy arrears: Oil marketers insist no agreement with federal government as ultimatum lapses on...

Oil marketers on Saturday said they did not reach any agreement with Federal Government on the N800 billion subsidy arrears, saying their ultimatum to cease depots operations on Monday remained unchanged.

ASUU strike: Federal government set to meet with union on Monday

The Federal Government will meet with the Academic Staff Union of Nigerian Universities (ASUU) on Monday Dec.10, over the ongoing nationwide strike.

Hate speech: Adebayo Shittu urges responsible political debate on social media

The Minister of Communications, Mr Adebayo Shittu, has called on Nigerians to engage in responsible political debates devoid of hate speech in the interest of peace and development.

China confirms first African swine fever cases in Beijing

China’s agriculture ministry on Friday confirmed the first cases of African swine fever in Beijing, a disease that has spread across the country despite efforts to contain it.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said the order for journalist Jamal Khashoggi's killing came from the highest levels of the Saudi government but said he does not believe King Salman ordered the hit.

Germany bans Jamal Khashoggi suspects from Europe

Germany has issued entry bans for 18 Saudi citizens suspected of involvement in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Riyadh’s Istanbul consulate.

Official: Foreign ministry is FOI-compliant

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has condemned media reports that the Ministry is not in compliance with the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act (FOI) 2011.

Official: 19th NSF will be biggest-ever sports event in Nigeria

Ugo Umeseaka, Managing Director of National Sports Festival Marketing and Management Company Limited, on Wednesday said intense preparations were on to have the best ever National Sports Festival in December.

Kebbi government approves N2.7 billion for payment of deceased pensioners, 2,005 others

The Kebbi State Government, on Tuesday, approved and released the sum of N2.7 billion for the payment of outstanding gratuity and death benefits of deceased retired civil servants of state, local governments and primary teachers across the state.

Usman Jibril: Ogoni clean-up commences this month

The minister of State for Environment, Mallam Ibrahim Usman Jibril, has said the Ogoniland oil spill clean-up will commence this month.
Public Complaints Commission - PCC

PCC seeks partnership with NYSC on dispute resolution

The Public Complaints Commission (PCC) has called on the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) to partner with it towards encouraging Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) among Nigerians.

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He said the president’s overall performance was shameful and a confirmation of what his wife stated that having lost control, a cabal had taken charge.
Apple CEO Tim Cook

Apple’s Tim Cook calls for privacy bill with right to delete data

Apple chief executive Tim Cook called on US lawmakers Thursday to pass privacy legislation enabling consumers to see and delete their harvested online personal data from a central clearinghouse.

Ex-CDS Alex Badeh for burial January 23 in Abuja

Former Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Air Chief Marshall Alex Badeh, who was murdered along the Abuja-Keffi/Kaduna road, would be buried on January 23.
Wife of the President, Dr Aisha Buhari kick-starts the Women and Youth 2019 Presidential Campaign Rally in Kano. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE JAN 5 2019.-4

Election: Aisha Buhari, APC governors’ wives campaign massively for party

Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, and wives of the All Progressives Congress (APC) governors in the North-East have called on women and youths to vote massively for the party in the forthcoming general elections.

INEC: 209,721 PVCs yet to be collected in Cross River

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says 209,721 Permanent Voter’s Card (PVCs) have yet to be collected in Cross River ahead of the 2019 general elections.