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I’m not cult financier – market leader

Chairman, Eke Awka market, Chief Emeka Agummadu, has refuted reports alleging him as being a financier to cult activities in Awka, Anambra State.

Man absconds as 13-year old rape victim gives birth to baby girl

A 13 year-old girl who was sexually assaulted by a tailor in Misau local government area of Bauchi State has been delivered of a baby girl at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Teaching Hospital (ATBUTH) Bauchi.

Christian Chukwu, family thank God for healing the former Eagles skipper

It was a gathering of who-is-who in the round leather game as former Green Eagles Captain and Coach Christian Chukwu went for a thanksgiving service to show appreciation for God’s mercies on his safe return from a hospital in London where he went to treat a health challenge.
President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr Akinwunmi Adesina, has said that Nigeria needs to evolve a more effective tariff structure in order to achieve steady electricity supply.

AfDB chief, three others for Tony Elumelu foundation forum

The leaders of three African countries and the President of African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr Akinwumi Adesina, are expected to participate in the on-going Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Forum in Abuja.

Polio: Bill Gates hails Borno’s efforts in video conference

The efforts of Borno State in eradicating polio despite insurgency challenges “is impressive”, Co-chairs of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Mr. Bill Gates, said at the weekend.
Nigeria’s Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has tasked stakeholders from various sectors of the economy, to proffer ways of accelerating development of the pharmaceutical sector, through research and development.

VP Osinbajo, Governor Okowa nominated for Niger Delta leadership awards

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta are to be given Niger Delta Leadership Awards 2018 by Gbaramatu Voice Newspaper, a multi-media organisation.

Bayelsa guber: Keniebi Okoko picks N21 million PDP forms

A businessman and philanthropist, Mr. Keniebi Okoko, on Saturday became the first aspirant in the party to pay N21million to secure the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Expression of Interest and Nomination forms ahead of the party’s primary for the November 16 governorship election in Bayelsa State.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the appointment of six new Permanent Secretaries in the States Civil Service.

Governor Sanwo-Olu wants young Nigerians to be educated on significance of June 12

Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the Lagos State governor, has advised that young Nigerians should be educated on the significance of the June 12 anniversary.
Prince Dapo Abiodun

Governor Abiodun: Untimely death of MKO Abiola cuts our national hope

Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun state, pro-democracy groups, activists, many trade unions and interest groups on Wednesday marked the June 12 Democracy Day in Abeokuta, the state capital, in memory of late politician, Chief MKO Abiola, and the annulled June 12, 1993, presidential election.

Democracy Day: Wealthy Nigerian urged to emulate MKO Abiola

Wealthy Nigerians have been urged to emulate late MKO Abiola philanthropy by assisting the less privileged members of the society.

Tonto Dikeh signs N100 million deal with Zikel cosmetics

Controversial Nigerian actress Tonto Dikeh has signed a N100 million deal with Zikel cosmetics.
Arthur Eze

Arthur Eze doles out N185 million to Anambra College

A philanthropist and oil magnate, Prince Arthur Eze, has doled out N185 million to Nwafor Orizu College of Education Nsugbe (NOCEN) for construction of its hostel and students’ feeding.
Former First Lady of Nigeria, Dame Patience Jonathan, Governor David Umahi, Senator Obinna Ogba were among other dignitaries who paid their last respect to Late Evang. (Mrs.) Odinakachukwu Okorie.

Governor Umahi, Patience Jonathan, others pay last respect to Mama Okorie

Former First Lady of Nigeria, Dame Patience Jonathan, Governor David Umahi, Senator Obinna Ogba were among other dignitaries who paid their last respect to Late Evang. (Mrs.) Odinakachukwu Okorie.

Tonto Dikeh hints on plans to get new boobs for birthday

Controversial Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh, on Tuesday, hinted on her desire to get a new set of boobs for her birthday which comes up on June 9.
Ned Nwoko

INEC drops Peter Nwaoboshi, issues Certificate of Return to Ned Nwoko

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has issued Certificate of Return to Prince Ned Nwoko as the duly elected Senator for Delta North Senatorial district in the 9th National Assembly.
Moses Siloko Siasia

NYPF advocate measures to combat illegal migration

The Nigerian Young Professionals Forum, NYPF, has stated that it will lead a global intervention to stem the ugly tide of illegal migration and trafficking in person in Nigeria.
Olu Okeowo

Olu Okeowo: Nigeria needs a rebirth, more than a change

A business mogul and philanthropist, Sir Olu Okeowo, has said that Nigeria as a country needs a real rebirth that requires the citizens to go before God and seek forgiveness, contending that the country needed more than a change.

Toyin Saraki calls for substance abuse advocacy

Health care philanthropist and wife of Nigeria’s Senate President, Mrs Toyin Saraki, has called for more advocacy around substance abuse and support for mental health practitioners.

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Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi A. Sule

Nasarawa governor signs 400 certificates of occupancy in three months

Nasarawa State Governor Abdullahi Sule has signed about four hundred Certificates of Occupancy since assumption of office on May 29th.
The Action Alliance in Kogi State on Saturday unanimously adopted a United States-based medical practitioner, Samuel Audu Alfa as its candidate in the November 16th governorship election.

Kogi guber: US-based doctor emerges AA candidate

The Action Alliance in Kogi State on Saturday unanimously adopted a United States-based medical practitioner, Samuel Audu Alfa as its candidate in the November 16th governorship election.
French President Emmanuel Macron hosted his US counterpart Donald Trump for a previously unscheduled lunch Saturday ahead of the official opening of the G7 summit in southwest France.

Emmanuel Macron, Donald Trump break the ice with surprise pre-G7 lunch

French President Emmanuel Macron hosted his US counterpart Donald Trump for a previously unscheduled lunch Saturday ahead of the official opening of the G7 summit in southwest France.
At the 2-day presidential retreat that preceded the inauguration of new ministers, President Muhammadu Buhari apprised the appointees on the enormity of the tasks ahead.

New cabinet and imperative of delivering on mandates

At the 2-day presidential retreat that preceded the inauguration of new ministers, President Muhammadu Buhari apprised the appointees on the enormity of the tasks ahead.
Vincent Kompany faces weeks on the sidelines after suffering another hamstring injury as his Anderlecht team lost again to continue their winless start to his managerial debut, according to reports.

Vincent Kompany injured as Anderlecht lose again

Vincent Kompany faces weeks on the sidelines after suffering another hamstring injury as his Anderlecht team lost again to continue their winless start to his managerial debut, according to reports.