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Ibrahim Babangida: Proper planning will reduce youth unemployment in Nigeria

Former military president, Gen. Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (rtd), has said that proper planning by governments at all levels will drastically reduce youth unemployment in Nigeria.

Ex-Governor Bafarawa: President Buhari’s anti-corruption war mere witch-hunt

People Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential hopeful for the forthcoming 2019 general election, Alhaji Attahiru Bafarawa, has described the anti-corruption war of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration as a ‘mere witch-hunt’ of political enemies, saying that Nigerians are beginning to lose confidence in the sincerity of the government to tackle corruption.

Niger government stops payment of SSCE fees for non-indigenes

Niger State government yesterday said it has stopped paying the Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (SSCE) fees for candidates who are non- indigenes of the state.

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Wole Olanipekun: Emigration of trained youths worrisome

Chief Wole Olanipekun (SAN), former President, Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), has expressed concern over the increasing rate at which Nigerian youths were leaving the country in search of the Golden Fleece.
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Akwa Ibom APC’s Nsima Ekere tasks CAN on conduct of politicians

The All Progressive Congress (APC) governorship candidate for Akwa Ibom State, Mr. Nsima Ekere, has appealed to churches to advise politicians to justify their reasons for seeking political office so that such opportunity would not be wasted.
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Gianluigi Buffon: Kylian Mbappe can be one of the best ever

Paris Saint-Germain goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon has been so impressed by Kylian Mbappe that he believes his young team-mate can become one of the greatest players ever.
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Lagos government reiterates commitment to food security

Lagos State Government has declared its commitment to food security in the state by ensuring optimum utilization of its natural endowment in the agricultural sector.
Rescue workers work at the site where a train derailed in Yilan county, Taiwan [Reuters]

Taiwan investigates train crash that killed 18, injured 187

Taiwan's president pushed for a swift investigation on Monday after an express train derailed on a coastal tourist route, killing 18 people as it sent sleeping passengers flying.