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Junior international and Liverpool winger Taiwo Awoniyi was in action for five minutes on Saturday as Mainz05 suffered a 3-0 defeat away to Freiburg in the Germany Bundesliga.

Taiwo Awoniyi plays for five minutes in Mainz defeat at Freiburg

Junior international and Liverpool winger Taiwo Awoniyi was in action for five minutes on Saturday as Mainz 05 suffered a 3-0 defeat away to Freiburg in the Germany Bundesliga.
Almustapha Asuku new NYCN President

Council calls for state of emergency on education

The National Executive Committee (NEC) of the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN), on the occasion of this year’s International Youth Day (IYD), has called on the Federal Government to declare state of emergency on education.

NYCN charges federal government to declare state of emergency on education now

The National Executive Council, NEC, of the National Youth Council of Nigeria, NYCN, in celebration of this year’s International Youth Day, IYD, Monday called on the President Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government to declare a state of emergency on education and ensure adequate security for all.

Presidency: Federal government earmarks N2.25 billion for Ruga in 2019 budget

The Presidency said, weekend, that the Federal Government had earmarked N2.25 billion for the implementation of Ruga settlements in the 2019 budget.
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Senator Enang: Ruga to gulp N2.2 billion in 2019

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Senator Ita Enang, at the weekend called on states in the southern part of the country to support the implementation of the proposed RUGA cattle settlement programme by making land available.

2023: Ex-INEC chief Attahiru Jega joins PRP, poise to reposition party

Former National Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Muhammad Attahiru Jega and other prominent Nigerians have joined forces to reposition the masses-oriented People’s Redemption Party (PRP) for more nationalistic outlook ahead of 2023 general elections.
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AAC reaffirms Omoyele Sowore as national chairman

The African Action Congress (AAC) has reaffirmed Omoyele Sowore as its National Chairman, while expelling Mr Leonard Ezenwa, former Treasurer and Secretary of the party.

Presidency releases more details on $1 billion excess crude fund

Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, explained that the $876.9 million was already spent from the money domiciled at the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN.

$1 billion security fund: We’re not like PDP – Presidency

The Presidency has dismissed Peoples Democratic Partys (PDP) allegation that the one billion dollars drawn from the Excess Crude Account (ECA) was spent by the Muhammadu Buhari administration on the 2019 general election.
Omoyele Sowore

Court sacks Omoyele Sowore as AAC national chairman

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Friday, sacked Omoyele Sowore as the National Chairman of the African Action Congress, AAC.

Lawmakers beg PDP to rescind Ndudi Elumelu, others’ suspension

Some members of the House of Representatives have appealed to the National Working Committee (NWC) of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to rescind the suspension of factional Minority Leader, Ndudi Elumelu, and six others, over the leadership crisis in the caucus.
Members of the minority parties in the House of Representatives have faulted the suspension of the Minority Leader, Mr Ndudi Elumelu, and five other leaders of the caucus by the Peoples Democratic Party.

Minority lawmakers dare PDP to suspend 111 Reps who endorsed Ndudi Elumelu

Members of the minority parties in the House of Representatives have faulted the suspension of the Minority Leader, Mr Ndudi Elumelu, and five other leaders of the caucus by the Peoples Democratic Party.

Bayelsa guber: Keniebi Okoko picks N21 million PDP forms

A businessman and philanthropist, Mr. Keniebi Okoko, on Saturday became the first aspirant in the party to pay N21million to secure the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Expression of Interest and Nomination forms ahead of the party’s primary for the November 16 governorship election in Bayelsa State.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo attended a church service on Sunday at the RCCG Regional Parish in New York, United States, where he gave a sermon and also prayed fervently for Nigeria 3

What VP Osinbajo said about Ruga settlements

The Office of the Vice President says the establishment of Ruga settlements is not being supervised by the office, contrary to claims in sections of the media.

Benue rejects federal government settlements for herdsmen

The Benue State Government has rejected the proposed RUGA settlement for herdsmen by the Federal Government in the State.

Tribunal reserves ruling on application seeking withdrawal of HDP’s petition against President Buhari

The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal on Tuesday reserved ruling on an application seeking the withdrawal of petition challenging the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari, filed by Hope Democratic Party (HDP).
Okezie Ikpeazu

Governor Ikpeazu: We’ll create 700,000 new jobs to address insecurity in Abia

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia has said that 700,000 new jobs would be created in the state in the next 10 years as part of deliberate efforts to address the challenges of insecurity and socio-economic unrest.

Presidency: No immediate plan to ban Almajiri system

The Presidency on Friday clarified the Federal Government’s position on the Almajiri system, saying that while proscribing it remained an ultimate goal, there was no immediate plan to ban the system.

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Lagos government scales up fish production

Lagos State Government says it is implementing programmes and projects that would upscale fish production and harness the enormous economic opportunities available in the agricultural value chains in the State.

Chad declares emergency in east after dozens die in ethnic violence

Chad President Idriss Deby declared a state of emergency in two eastern provinces on Sunday after violent intercommunal clashes left dozens dead earlier this month.
A board member of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Brown Ebewele, says the country is risking its chances of winning the forthcoming African Games following the choice of athletes by the federation to represent the country.

African Games: Organisers formally welcome Team Nigeria

Organisers of the 12th African Games on Sunday, officially welcomed Team Nigeria to “Rabat 2019”, with a flag-raising ceremony at the Games Village located at the International University of Rabat.

Police found decomposing body of farm worker on mango tree

The Police in Ogun State have discovered the decomposing remains of a farm worker, who was allegedly murdered by his boss, over allegation of stealing.

Pastor blames devil, poor tithes for stealing N1.2 million SUV

The Pastor of Jesus Miracle Church at No. 16, Ado-Odo Road, Afan, Sango-Ota, Ogun State, Jeremiah Ehindero, has said he stole a N1.2million vehicle when his congregation’s tithes and offerings was not enough to pay off a N650,000 bank loan.