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Two Weeks in Lagos

Nollywood masterpiece ‘2 Weeks in Lagos’ premieres at Cannes

Nollywood romantic movie “2 Weeks in Lagos” has premiered at the 72nd edition of the prestigious Cannes Film Festival in France.
Leah Sharibu

Presidency: Why Leah Sharibu is still being held by Boko Haram

The Nigerian Presidency has explained why Boko Haram terrorists have not released Leah Sharibu, captured last year February from Science Secondary School in Dapchi, Yobe state.
President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived Bauchi, the Bauchi State capital on Saturday, for the Northeast All Progressives Congress presidential campaign.

Elections: Only President Buhari can clean past rot – group

A U.S.-based Nigerian group, “Better Nigeria”, says only President Muhammadu Buhari can clean the rot of the past, hence the need for his return in the fortthcoming elections.
Igbo Muslims

Ndigbo Muslims: We’ll vote for those who will carry us along

South Eastern Muslims Organisation of Nigeria (SEMON), a socio-cultural Igbo group, says it will meet with President Muhammadu Buhari to express its grievances over the alleged marginalisation of Igbo Muslims.

Islamic State says 118 ‘casualties’ recorded in attacks in Nigeria

Islamic State claimed responsibility for five attacks in an area it calls the “State of West Africa” that it said resulted in 118 casualties in the past week, according to a video posted on its account on the messaging website Telegram late on Thursday.
President Goodluck Jonathan

Corruption: Goodluck Jonathan lied – Presidency

The Nigerian Presidency has described claim by former president, Dr Goodluck Jonathan, that corruption is on the increase in the country as ‘astonishing’.

Presidency attacks HSBC over prediction on President Buhari’s re-election bid

The Nigerian Presidency has reacted furiously after British multinational bank, HSBC, issued a confidential business intelligence predicting President Muhammad Buhari will lose 2019 election.

EU: 800,000 cut off from aid in North-east Nigeria

European states have warned the United Nations that more than 800,000 people are cut off from aid and may be starving in North-east Nigeria, contradicting government assertions that a crisis has abated and rebuking the world body for failing to secure access.

Premium Times asks Acting President Osinbajo to intervene in reporter’s arrest

Online newspaper Premium Times has called on Acting President Yemi Osinbajo to intervene in the arrest of its reporter, Mr Samuel Ogundipe, by the police.
Donald Duke, former governor of Cross River state

Donald Duke: Ex-governors the problem of the Senate

A former governor of Cross River State has said the Nigerian Senate may not be peaceful until former state governors stop becoming lawmakers after leading their states.

Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar: I am not going to America

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has debunked media reports that he will be in the United States later this month.

Presidency: What President Buhari ​discussed with Morocco’s King Mohammed

President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria and King Mohammed VI of Morocco reached a number of agreements during the two-day visit to the North African country by the Nigerian leader.

2019: Nigeria’s emerging political leaders

A strong indication of both the quality and failure of politics in Nigeria, as the people look forward to the next general elections in 2019, is the manner in which virtually “every” Nigerian believes that he or she is good enough to be President of Nigeria.

President Buhari: Why we paid $469m for Tucano aircrafts ahead of National Assembly approval

The president’s letter, which was obtained by newsmen from sources in the House of Representatives, indicated that Buhari only wrote to the National Assembly leadership on April 13, 2018, and it was received in the Office of the Speaker of the House on April 17, 2018.

Nwankwo Kanu: My presidential ambition is ‘April Fools’ joke

A former Arsenal star, Kanu Nwankwo, has denied reports that he was planning on running for Nigeria’s presidency in 2019.

Presidency: Generals Obasanjo, Babangida cannot stop President Buhari’s re-election

The Nigerian Presidency has said none of President Muhammadu Buhari’s contemporaries in the military advising him against seeking reelection can stop him in 2019.

2019: SDP splits into factions in South-East

The Social Democratic Party, SDP, has split into two factions in the South-East geopolitical zone.

Apology not enough, return your loot – Presidency tells PDP

The Nigerian Presidency has advised Nigerians to be cautious of the “less-than-honest apology offered by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Chairman, Mr. Uche Secondus.

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Gboyega Oyetola

Governor Oyetola cancels Dubai trip for council chairpersons

Governor Gboyega Oyetola of Osun State has cancelled an earlier approved trip to Dubai, United Arab Emirates, for local government chairmen.
Aurora, the autonomous vehicle technology startup backed by Sequoia Capital and Amazon, has struck a deal with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles to develop self-driving commercial vehicles.

Aurora and Fiat Chrysler partner to build commercial autonomous vehicle platforms

Self-driving car software startup Aurora said on Sunday it would partner with Fiat Chrysler to build autonomous platforms for commercial vehicles, the latest collaboration with an automaker for the fast-growing Silicon Valley company.

Solomon Dalung: What I’ll do if reappointed sports minister

The immediate past Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung, has reeled out his agenda if he gets the nod of President Muhammadu Buhari to continue in his former role.

JAMB releases another 15,490 results

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has released another 15,490 results of the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations, UTME.

BUK offers 3,000 tree seeds to ventilate fresh ecosystem

Committed to reducing the impact of global warming especially on the environment, Bayero University, Kano (BUK) is offering 3,000 free trees seeds to its immediate and external community.