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Arik Air urges Nigerian youths to embrace careers in aviation

One of the biggest air lines in Nigeria, Arik Air, on Monday urged young Nigerians to embrace careers in the aviation sector in order to contribute their quota to national development.
NYCN Bello Shagari

Group urges federal government to establish centre to address wave of suicides

The National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN), has called on the Federal Government to establish a dedicated centre with the sole responsibility of curtailing the prevalence of suicides in the country.
Kola Ologbondiyan

PDP: EU has exposed INEC, APC

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says the “fresh revelation” in the European Union (EU) report has vindicated the PDP and millions of Nigerians, in its position that the February 23 presidential election was rigged to favour President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Former lawmaker urges federal government to pay attention to aged citizens

Former Senator representing Imo East, Sen. Eze Ajoku, has called on government at all levels to address the welfare of older persons who contributed to national progress in their prime.
MUHAMMADU BUHARI

Cleric prays for President Buhari to appoint God-fearing ministers

As Nigerians await the appointment of ministers by President Muhammadu Buhari, Rev Tajan Moltok, the Jos Resident Pastor of Shepherd House International Assembly, has held a special prayer for God to give Nigeria God-fearing men.
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says in spite of many countries achieving impressive strides in water and sanitation coverage, there are huge disparities in access.

UNICEF: One in three Nigerians lacks access to drinking water

The United Nations Children’s Fund has said that one in three Nigerians does not have access to basic drinking water services, adding that on the average, each of the people living in rural areas of the country has access to only four litres of water daily.
Buhari Media Organisation (BMO)

BMO cautions PDP on improper conduct

The Buhari Media Organization (BMO) has described Peoples Democratic Party (PDP’s) statement on June 12 as a cacophony of lies.

IPAC: UN encouraging autocracy in Africa

A coalition of 91 registered political parties on Sunday described as treacherous the position of the United Nations on the number of political parties, saying it was encouraging autocracy in Africa.
Kola Ologbondiyan

PDP: EU report confirms presidential election was rigged in favour of President Buhari

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Sunday said that the fresh revelations in the European Union (EU) report has further vindicated the PDP and millions of Nigerians, in its position that the February 23 Presidential election was rigged to favour President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC).
The Nigeria Agribusiness Register Networking (AgNet), a business outfit, says the Shea Butter tree has the potential of creating millions of jobs if it is well optimised and processed.

AgNet: Shea butter trees can create millions of jobs

The Nigeria Agribusiness Register Networking (AgNet), a business outfit, says the Shea Butter tree has the potential of creating millions of jobs if it is well optimised and processed.
Shuaibu Ibrahim NYSC

NYSC to communicate payment of new N30,000 allowance to corps members

Director-General, National Youth Service Corps, Shuaibu Ibrahim, has said the scheme will communicate to corps members when the payment of N30,000 new allowance would take off.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC South Africa sets agenda for Ninth National Assembly

The All Progressives Congress (APC) South Africa Chapter, has congratulated Sen. Ahmed Lawan and Mr Femi Gbajabiamila over their emergence as Senate President and Speaker, House of Representatives respectively.

WAEC: Guard your certificates well, we’ll not issue twice

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) on Sunday advised people in possession of its certificates to guard them well, saying it will not re-issue on account of misplacement, fire, flood or theft.
The African Development Bank, AfDB, says it has approved a 70 million dollar loan for a road project in Ebonyi. The bank said on its website on Friday that it would provide $40 million, while its co-financier, the Africa Growing Together Fund (AGTF), would contribute $30 million for the project.

AfDB: Nigeria has potential to be Africa’s agricultural power

Dr Akinwumi Adesina, the President, African Development Bank (AfDB), says Nigeria has all it takes to be “a power house in food and agriculture” on the African continent.
The National Leadership of Re-build Nigerian Party (RBNP) has challenged the Federal Government to be firm in taking decisive measures aimed at addressing the insecurity problem bedeviling the nation.

RBNP: Federal government urged to be firm on insecurity

The National Leadership of Re-build Nigerian Party (RBNP) has challenged the Federal Government to be firm in taking decisive measures aimed at addressing the insecurity problem bedeviling the nation.
The Super Falcons on Wednesday boosted Nigeria’s chances of qualifying for the next round in the ongoing FIFA Women World Cup in France with a 2-0 victory over South Korea. 25

WWC: Super Falcons ready for France – skipper

For Nigeria captain Desire Oparanozie, her country’s meeting with hosts France at the women’s World Cup on Monday will be like playing on “home soil”.
United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF)

UNICEF commends Nigerian youths for petitioning governors over education

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has commended Nigerians youths for taking up the challenge of tasking their governors to be committed to qualitative education for children, especially the girl child.
European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) to Nigeria

EU: 2019 general elections an improvement from 2015

The European Union Election Observation Mission in Nigeria, 2019, has stated that Nigeria has made significant improvements from previous elections in the country.

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Men look at a cutout image of Pope Francis as another person takes a picture of the cutout itself, days ahead of the papal visit to the United Arab Emirates, at St Mary’s Catholic Church in Dubai on January 30, 2019. (Photo by GIUSEPPE CACACE - AFP)

Vatican opens debate on married priests

The Vatican has formally opened debate on letting married men be ordained as priests in remote parts of the Amazon where priests are so few that Catholics can go weeks or months without attending a Mass.
Supreme Court of Nigeria

Osun election: Supreme Court fixes July 5 for judgment

The Supreme Court on Monday fixed July 5 to deliver its judgment in the dispute arising from the September 2018 governorship election in Osun State.
Nigeria has been ranked 148th among 163 countries in the Global Peace Index (GPI).

Nigeria ranks 148th in the world in global peace index

Nigeria has been ranked 148th among 163 countries in the Global Peace Index (GPI).

Video: Oando shareholder warns SEC against abuse of power

Oando shareholder Olatunde Okelana warns SEC against abuse of power and not following due process at Okumo Oil annual general meeting.

Sales reps in court for allegedly stealing biscuits

The police in Ekiti State on Monday arraigned two sales representatives, a 27-year-old man, Segun Olayiwola, and 22-year-old lady, Rashidat Musa, before an Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing packs of biscuits valued at N108,000.