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Headies: Davido, Simi, Wizkid win most awards

Davido has won the Artist of the Year award at the 12th edition of the Headies Awards which ended on Sunday morning at the Eko Convention Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos State.

Ex-NHRC chief Chidi Odinkalu urges compulsory insurance scheme for journalists on election duty

A former chairman of the National Human Rights Commission, Chidi Odinkalu, on Tuesday advocated for a compulsory insurance scheme for media organisations that deploy reporters for elections.

EFCC arrests Ibrahim Magu’s impersonator

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested one Felix Idowu, a real estate agent and graduate of Political Science, for impersonating Ibrahim Magu, the agency’s Acting Chairman.

Taraba Assembly gets new clerk

The Speaker, Taraba State House of Assembly, Hon. Abel Peter Diah, on Monday, swore in Mr. Mela Orngu, as the new Clerk of the House.

Former Minister hails appointment of Nigerian as spokesman for UN

Former Minister of State for Health, Dr Muhammad Pate, has hailed the appointment of a Nigerian, Mr Chinedu Moghalu, as Head, Communications and Advocacy for a UN programme.

Headies 2018: Full list of nominees

The music awards academy released this year’s nomination list on its Instagram page after shortlisting thousands of entries submitted in the year under review (from July 2016 – December 2017).

Police arrest Niger Delta University student for robbery

The Bayelsa State Police Command has arrested an undergraduate of the Department of Political Science, Niger Delta University, identified as Amassoma, Kimipanipre P. Franklin aka Castro, for alleged armed robbery.

Senator Ojudu joins Ekiti guber race, to probe ‘useless govt’ of Governor Fayose

Senator Babafemi Ojudu has promised to probe the ‘useless government’ of Ayo Fayose, if he is elected the governor of the state on 14 July 2018.

2019: Ex-central bank deputy chief to run for presidency

A former Deputy Governor of the CBN, Prof. Kingsley Moghalu, announced on Monday that he was consulting widely to run for the presidency in 2019.

LG polls: Governor Ajimobi urged to apologise over delay

A political scientist, Dr Stephen Lafenwa, has called on Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State to tender apology to people for not conducting local government elections in the last seven years.

Lecturer advises govt to prioritise road projects

Mr Babatunde Abdulkareem, the Head of Political Science Department (HOD), Kwara State College of Education, Oro, has advised all tiers of government to prioritise road projects in order to reduce avoidable road crashes.

House of Reps honour crippled beggar turned lawyer, OAU record-breaker

Abdulsalam Kamaldeen, a physically challenged one-time Lagos beggar, has been honoured by the house of representatives for his rare academic feat.

Restructuring: President Buhari must engage in debate, take leadership of APC – Don

To lay the restructuring agitation in Nigeria to rest, President Muhammadu Buhari has been urged to engage in the debate and to assert himself as the leader of the All Progressives Congress in the country.

Vice-chancellors not exclusive rights of professors – Don

Prof. Jonah Onuoha has suggested that professorship as criteria for the appointment of university vice-chancellors should be discarded.

Nigerian universities training students for obsolete jobs – VC

The Vice Chancellor of Osun State University, Labode Popoola, on Tuesday, said that Nigerian universities are training students for jobs that no longer exist.

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World Cup: NFF has paid $2.8m to Super Eagles – Amaju Pinnick

The Nigeria Football Federation has commenced the payment of 30 per cent allowance to its players and coaches participating in the 2018 World Cup in Russia, an official said.

Minister: Nigeria records $83 billion investment commitment in 15 months

Nigeria recorded a total investment commitment of 83 billion dollars between January 2017 and March, Mr Okechukwu Enelamah, the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, said.

NiMet predicts cloudy skies, rainy activities for Wednesday

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted cloudy morning conditions over the Central states of the country on Wednesday with prospects of localised thunderstorm over Yola, Jos, Lafia, Ibi, Makurdi and Abuja.

Police arrest cattle rustlers, recover 32 cows, 26 sheep in Niger

Two suspected cattle rustlers terrorising Eregi Fulani Camp in Katcha Local Government Area of Niger state, have been arrested by the state Police Command.