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Oye Ibidapo-Obe : Nigerians spend N1 trillion annually on foreign education

The Pro Chancellor, Crawford University, Igbesa, Prof. Oye Ibidapo-Obe, on Wednesday said that Nigerians were spending a whooping N1 trillion annually to pursue university education abroad.
Gbenga Olawepo Hashim

Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim condemns exclusion from presidential debate

The Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim campaign organisation has condemned her exclusion from the scheduled Presidential Debate by the Nigerian Elections Debate Group and the Broadcasting Organisation of Nigeria (BON) alleging that the selection of candidates is biased, anti-democratic and the agenda of the ruling All Progressives Party (APC)

Chris Ngige mourns Dozie Ikedife

Minister of Labour and Employment, Sen. Chris Ngige, has described the late former Ohaneze Ndigbo President General, Dr. Dozie Ikedife, as a ‘consummate and courageous politician’ who was steadfast and diligent in all his live endeavours.
Social Democratic Party (SDP)

SDP pulls out of CUPP ahead of 2019 election

The Social Democratic Party (SDP) has pulled out of the Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) it had earlier signed on with 39 other political parties with the aim of presenting a consensus candidate for 2019 presidential election.
Abubakar Malami

Abubakar Malami: Policies to enhance prison decongestion under way

Attorney-General and Minister of Justice Abubakar Malami says policies that will enhance decongestion of prisons across the country are under way.

Itse Sagay: Yemi Osinbajo can represent Muhammadu Buhari at presidential debate

Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), on Wednesday said Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo can represent President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential debate slated for January 19 2019 if that is what the Federal Government wants.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, is to kick-start his campaign for the 2019 presidential election through an address to Nigerians on Facebook on Monday.

NDF: PDP, Atiku Abubakar’s refusal to sign peace pact, sign of defeat

The National Democratic Front (NDF) has slammed the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, for refusing to sign a peace pact ahead of next year’s elections.

Expert enlightens Nigerians on good eating habits

A Medical expert, Dr Mosun Adeoye, has advised Nigerians to imbibe good eating habits in order to have a healthy lifestyle.

Gbenga Ogunbote dismisses Rangers’ ‘comeback king’ tag

Rangers coach Gbenga Ogunbote has rejected the ‘comeback kings’ title given to his side, while insisting his team are playing to their strength irrespective of how a game is won.
President Buhari Unveils Buhari Unity Band in State House on 15th Nov 2018-1

NEDG, BON pick five political parties for presidential debate

The Nigeria Elections Debate Group (NEDG) and the Broadcasting Organisations of Nigeria (BON) have selected five political parties that will participate in the upcoming presidential debate.
SAHCO

NSE lists 406.07 million SAHCO shares

Skyway Aviation Handling Company Plc (SAHCO), yesterday joined the league of quoted companies as the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) admitted its 406.074million ordinary shares of 50 kobo each at N4.65, raising its market capitalization, at listing, to N6.29 billion.

Ogbonnaya Onu: Raw materials policy will boost Nigerian economy

Ogbonnaya Onu, the Minister of Science and Technology, has expressed optimism that the National Competitiveness in Raw Material and Products Development Policy would boost Nigerian economy as well as make it to be self-sufficient and less reliant on other nations.
Lanre Tejuoso

Olanrewaju Tejuoso: Family Planning will reduce mortality rates

With the knowledge that family planning can reduce maternal deaths and enhance the economy of the nation, the Chairman, Senate Committee on Health, Olanrewaju Tejuoso, has called on the executive to release the additional one million dollars meant for Family Planning services in Nigeria.
President Buhari participates at Signing of Peace Agreement and Memorandum of Understanding by Presidential Candidates and Party Chairmen in Abuja on 11th Dec 2018-5

2019: Muhammadu Buhari, 67 others commit to peaceful electioneering

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday set the tone for rancour-free 2019 electioneering as he joined 67 other presidential candidates to sign a peace accord anchored by the National Peace Committee.
Peter Odili, former Governor of Rivers State

CSOs accuse Peter Odili of using judiciary to thwart justice

Representatives of civil society in the country have described as ‘abuse of judiciary, and the desecration of the nation’s institutions, the non-prosecution of a former governor of Rivers State, Peter Odili, alleging that the judiciary was being used to thwart the course of justice in the land.

Uche Secondus: More Nigerians Killed under APC’s watch than civil war

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, yesterday carpeted the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led federal government’s security records, saying under its watch, more Nigerians had been killed than during the Civil War that ended in 1970.

Financial inclusion rate hits 63.6 percent in 2018

Managing Director, Nigeria Inter Bank Settlement System (NIBSS), Mr Niyi Ajao, says the nation’s financial inclusion rate has increased to 63.6 per cent in 2018 from 45.4 per cent recorded in 2016.

Electoral bill: House of Reps may begin process to override Muhammadu Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari’s communication rejecting the Electoral Act Amendment Bill for the fourth time sparked anger on the floor of the House of Representatives on Tuesday following the reading of the letter by Speaker Yakubu Dogara.

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Federal government to auction N70 billion bonds

The Debt Management Office says the Federal Government is to auction by subscription bonds worth N70 billion on December 19.
Dortmund’s players react after the German first division Bundesliga football match Schalke 04 vs Borussia Dortmund on December 8, 2018 in Gelsenkirchen. (Photo by Patrik STOLLARZ - AFP) -

Borussia Dortmund hope to avoid Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool in last 16

Borussia Dortmund is hoping to avoid ex-coach Jurgen Klopp and Liverpool when the last 16 of the Champions League is drawn on Monday.
Gina Haspel

CIA chief Gina Haspel to brief US House leadership on Jamal Khashoggi case

CIA Director Gina Haspel is set to give a classified briefing to leaders of the US House of Representatives on Wednesday on the what the intelligence agency knows about the murder of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi.

Bayelsa government declares balance surplus of N18.564 billion for October

Gboribiogha Jonah, the Bayelsa State Deputy Governor, has disclosed that the state government recorded a balance surplus of N18.564billion as at October 31, 2018.

LASPOTECH shuns ASUP strike

The academic staff of the Lagos State Polytechnic, Ikorodu, have defiled the ongoing nationwide strike declared by the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnic on Wednesday.