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Oby Ezekwesili

Oby Ezekwesili kicks against central bank’s planned forex restriction for milk

Former Education Minister and Vice-President of the World Bank’s Africa division, Oby Ezekwesili, and other Nigerians expressed concerns about the addition of milk to planned to list of items banned from accessing the official foreign exchange market.
Kiev, Ukraine - Zinaida Kononenko, 63, has voted in every presidential and parliamentary election in Ukraine, hoping that the country's political leaders would improve living standards.

Comic-turned-president’s party seeks Ukraine parliament majority

Zinaida Kononenko, 63, has voted in every presidential and parliamentary election in Ukraine, hoping that the country's political leaders would improve living standards.

Reuben Abati advocates probe of trips by President Buhari, top government officials to Saudi...

A former presidential aide and popular columnist, Dr Reuben Abati, has advocated for ‘an independent and rigorous study of connotations’ of the trips that made by President Muhammadu Buhari and other top government officials to Saudi Arabia before, during and after the 2019 general elections.

Nigerian Army brokers peace between Tiv, Jukun in Benue, Taraba

The military operation code-named Operation Whirl Stroke (OPWS) has brokered peace between the warring Tiv and Jukun people of Taraba and Benue States as part of its non-kinetic action.
Saudi King Salman

Mecca summit supports Palestinians, backs Saudis in Iran standoff

Political leaders and heads of state from Islamic nations on Saturday condemned countries who have made the "illegal and irresponsible decision" to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
Photos- President Buhari participates in Swearing-In Ceremony at the Eagle Square in Abuja on 29th May 2019 3

NACOMYO urges President Buhari, governors to avoid sentiments, work for Nigeria’s development

The National Council of Muslim Youth Organisations (NACOMYO) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari and state governors, old and new, who were sworn in on Wednesday to play down politics and avoid sentiments that could undermine the progress of the country.
Nyesom Wike

Governor Wike moves to tackle insecurity in Ogoni

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has declared that his administration is working with security agencies to tackle rising insecurity and cultism in Ogoniland.

Toyin Saraki: Lose or win, Nigeria bigger than anyone

Wife of Senate President Bukola Saraki, Mrs. Toyin Bukola Saraki, while reflecting on the just concluded general elections has said that there are lessons for all, both losers and winners.
President Buhari signs New National Minimum Wage Bill into Law in State House on 18th April 2019 1

Group tasks governors to emulate President Buhari on minimum wage

As the nation’s workforce continue to heave a sigh of relief following Presidential assent to 30,000 Naira minimum wage bill, state governors have been urged to sustain the tempo.

Senator-elect Orji Kalu: Why politicians must leave issues of 2019 elections

Former Abia governor now senator-elect, Orji Kalu, has advised political leaders in the country to put issues concerning the 2019 elections behind them and focus on the real issue of governance.
Gboyega Oyetola

Governor Oyetola charges SSG, CoS on efficient service delivery

Osun State Governor Adegboyega Oyetola has urged appointees of his government to be efficient in service delivery.

Bayelsa youths advocate regular engagement of constituents by legislators

Youths in Bayelsa State have called on political leaders and elected representatives of the state to engage in regular consultations with their constituents in order to know the challenges of development affecting them.

Anglican primate tasks politicians on sacrificial service

Most Rev. Nicholas Okoh, the Primate, Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion, has called on the new political leaders of the country to lead sacrificially to better the lives of average Nigerians.
Onofiok Luke

Akwa Ibom to spend over N673 billion for 2019 fiscal year

The Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly Wednesday passed into law the 2019 state appropriation bill, increasing it by over N2billion.
Scores of adhoc staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) at Ojo and Iba Collation Centres in Lagos on Saturday staged a protest over unpaid allowances.

Lagos elections: Why 55, 000 voters may not vote in Kosofe

There are strong indications that about 55, 000 eligible voters in Ogudu and Ojota axis of Kosofe council in Lagos State may not vote.

Elections: Governor Wike alleges assassination attempt on him

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has alleged an assassination attempt on him, revealing how he survived it on Thursday night, after soldiers from the 6 Division confronted his security details.
Bauchi Governor Mohammed Abubakar

Governor Abubakar debunks Dogara’s N400 billion fraud allegation

The Bauchi State Governor, Mohammed Abdullahi Abubakar, has denied the allegation by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, of uncovering massive fraud and theft perpetrated by the state government under him to the tune of N400 billion from May 2015 when he assumed office to date.

Police parade 17 suspected criminals in Benue

Seventeen suspected criminals were on Thursday paraded by the Benue State Police Command for violent crimes ranging from armed robbery, kidnapping, rape and cultism.

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Tokyo 2020 Olympic boxing qualifiers to begin with African event in Senegal

A total of 33 places in the boxing tournament at Tokyo 2020 will be up for grabs at the African Olympic qualifier beginning in Dakar tomorrow.

Expert wants appropriate monetary policy tools to check rising inflation rate

Mr Emmanuel Atama, the Executive Secretary of the National Cooperative Financing Agency of Nigeria (CFAN), has appealed to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to use appropriate monetary policy tools to check rising inflation rate in the country.
Senator Hope Uzodinma as Governor of Imo State

Governor Uzodinma visits President Buhari, seeks refund of N32 billion

Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma, has sought a refund of over N32billion his predecessors spent on Federal Government’s projects, especially on roads in the state.
Singapore, on Tuesday announced its 2020 budget, pledging 5.6 billion Singapore dollars (or 4.02 billion U.S. dollars) to assist businesses and households affected financially by the coronavirus outbreak.

Coronavirus: South Korea reports first death; cases soar to 104

South Korea reported its first death from the new coronavirus on Thursday, with 53 new cases of the coronavirus confirmed in a single day to bring the total to 104.
Thailand’s Constitutional Court has ruled that existing laws criminalising abortion are unconstitutional and ordered them to be amended, paving the way for clearer regulation for reproductive rights.

Thai court says anti-abortion laws unconstitutional

Thailand’s Constitutional Court has ruled that existing laws criminalising abortion are unconstitutional and ordered them to be amended, paving the way for clearer regulation for reproductive rights.