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Osun guber: APC names 14 governors, eight ministers, others in campaign committee

The chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, has inaugurated a 63-member committee to handle the September 22 Osun State governorship election.

Senate probes OAU’s sex-for-mark scandal, demands lecturer’s sanction

The Senate has begun investigation of the case of sexual harassment at the Obafemi Awolowo University involving a postgraduate student, Miss Monica Osagie; and a lecturer at the Accounting Department, Prof. Richard Akindele.

Transport ministry achieves 16% in 2017 budget performance

Minister of Transportation Rotimi Amaechi on Monday said that the ministry achieved only 16.5 per cent performance in the implementation of the 2017 Budget.

Senate seeks completion of National Library abandoned for 11 years

Senate has directed that the National Library of Nigeria which has been abandoned for 11 years should be completed immediately.

Tambuwal wants fed govt to construct dry port in Sokoto

Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State, on Thursday called on the Federal Government to establish an inland dry port and extend its railway line project to the state to enhance commerce.

Transportation sector key to economic recovery – minister

The Federal Government has identified the transportation sector as a cardinal player in the economic recovery process.

New rail’ll link Kebbi, Sokoto, Zamfara – Amaechi

The Federal Government on Tuesday said it would link Kebbi, Zamfara and Sokoto states by rail in its ongoing railway modernisation project.

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NHRC to partner UN, AU to implement human rights instruments

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) is set to partner with the UN and African Union (AU) to facilitate the implementation of all human rights instruments that Nigeria is party to.

Governor Wike: President Buhari’s refusal to sign Electoral Act plot to rig 2019 elections

The Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has declared that the refusal of President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the amended Electoral Act is part of the plot to rig the 2019 elections.

Governor Ambode: Lagos to develop layout for professional associations

Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State said on Tuesday that the state government was planning to develop a layout in a particular part of the city, to accommodate the corporate offices of professional associations.

Ex-Airtel staff face trial for alleged theft

Two Airtel employees, Isaac Ilupeju and Emmanuel Adeyanju, who allegedly stole N198, 000 under the guise of swapping a customer’s sim card, on Tuesday, appeared before an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks during a joint press conference with Russian President following their meeting in Vladivostok on September 10, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - Kirill KUDRYAVTSEV

Japan’s Shinzo Abe expresses support for better Donald Trump-Kim Jong-un ties

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday voiced support for the rapprochement between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un, a Japanese diplomat said, as Washington considers the possibility of a new summit with North Korea's leader.