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Lagos: Excellence in the face of challenges

Lagos is a great State. It is great not because there are no challenges on the path to its dream. The network of lagoons, beautiful coastlines, alluring beaches and the skyscrapers that shade the setting sun to tint the skyline with gold lining at dusk are magnificent, but those are the least that make Lagos beautiful.

FAO to distribute agric inputs to 560,000 IDPs in northeast

The Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) will distribute fertilisers, seeds and other inputs to 560,000 displaced persons for dry season farming in northeast.

APC supports establishment of courts for hate speech

The National Youth Caucus of All Progressives Congress (APC) on Friday in Abuja expressed support for the establishment of special court for hate speech in the country.

Former govs, others to lose assets in Dubai

The coast is clear for the Federal Government to seize assets of 22 politically exposed people and businessman in Dubai, following the signing of a pact with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Thursday.

Bombardment forces 68 Boko Haram terrorists to surrender

Following the intense and sustained bombardment of Boko Haram hideouts and enclaves as well as foiling of logistics supply activities by troops of Operation Lafiya Dole in the North East, 68 members of the terrorist group have surrendered to troops in the last three weeks.

Only Buhari will decide fate of Lawal, Oke – Osinbajo

Only President Muhammadu Buhari will determine the fate of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir Lawal, and the Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Ambassador Ayo Oke, suspended over sundry allegations leveled against them.

As Buhari returns from London

They remind us that President Buhari, then a serial contestant for Yar’Adua’s position, the Presidency, had insisted that the best thing was for the latter to be impeached, having become incapable of discharging his duties as President due to illness.

Boko Haram: Fed govt approves N3bn for Northeast schools

The federal government has given an approval of N3 billion through the Universal Basic Education Commission, UBEC, to be used to rehabilitate schools directly affected by insurgency in the North-east.

We are not afraid of Buhari’s threats – IPOB

The Ebonyi State chapter of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has said President Muhammadu Buhari’s order to the service chiefs was divisive.

On Islamic police and Biafra security

In one of the few chapters of that copy and indeed a chapter that has become a chapter in the ongoing political conversations in Nigeria is titled “The Igbo problem”.

Fed govt to de-radicalise repentant Boko Haram members

The Federal Government has pledged to ensure the total de-radicalisation and rehabilitation of all ex-Boko Haram members before re-integrating them into the society in line with international best practices.

UBEC set for national basic education sector plan

The Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) has said that it would have a National Basic Education Sector Plan by October to help in educational planning process.

Buhari’s return, a boost to war against Boko-Haram – Shettima

Gov. Kashim Shettima of Borno has described President Muhammadu Buhari’s return to Nigeria, after a medical vacation in London, as a big boost toward ending the Boko Haram terrorism in the North-East.

Buhari, our in-law in whom we’re very pleased – Shettima

The return of President Muhammadu Buhari from medical vacation will boost war against terrorism in the North-East and is a good omen to Nigeria.

Adamawa sends 120-man contingent to Northeast sports festival

Esther Dominic, Technical Adviser, Adamawa Sports Council, said on Saturday that the state sponsored a 120-man contingent to the North-East Zonal U-17 Sports Festival in Bauchi.

Proactive, responsive governance key to Senate’s performance – Saraki

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has stated that proactive and responsive governance are key to the performance of the 8th Senate.

We’ve shown we can solve Nigeria’s problems – Osinbajo

The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Friday said the present administration, since its inception on May 29, 2015, had proved to Nigerians that it could solve the nation’s problems, irrespective of their nature.

The police as bribe taker

Few days back I read a foreign newspaper from Japan as i randomly do on daily basis to get abreast with developments from around the World since it is presumed that we now co-habit in a global hall.

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General Yahaya assumes duty as Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole

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