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Eritrea not happy with US over visa ban

Eritrea denounced a U.S. ban on immigrant visas for its citizens as “unacceptable” on Saturday, while Nigeria’s government said it had created a committee to address the issues that prompted U.S. President Donald Trump to add the country to the ban.
Femi Adesina, spokesman of President Muhammadu Buhari

Presidency: Publicly declaring assets is voluntary

A presidential spokesperson on Tuesday said there was no law that mandates President Muhammadu Buhari to declare his assets publicly.

Presidency: No sin in having a cabal

The Presidency has again reacted to claims by some partisans and analysts that the President Muhammadu Buhari administration has been hijacked and now at the mercy of a power-hungry cabal, saying no president can operate alone without having a team of close confidants.
The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) generated N39.06 billion in 2018 as against N35.72 billion it generated as local revenue in 2017, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said.

NIS graduates, converts 509 officers to superintendent cadre

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has graduated 509 officers of the 3rd Conversion and Upgrading Course at the Immigration Training School, Kano, Kano State.

Doyin Okupe: Why North may rule Nigeria forever

Doyin Okupe, a former spokesperson on Public Affairs to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, has hinted that the North may rule Nigeria forever.

Amnesty office to pay N463 million to ‘ghost’ ex-agitators

The Presidential Amnesty Office On Niger Delta may have been thrown into crisis following an alleged scam to fraudulently pay N463.3 million as claims of unpaid arrears to ex-militants in a camp known as the Agbalababou camp of the Phase 2 amnesty programme.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Bayelsa guber: PDP cloning PVCs – APC

The drama ahead of the governorship election in Bayelsa got more interesting on Friday as the All Progressives Congress (APC) alleged that the state government had started producing fake Permanent Voter Cards (PVC).
The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) rose from several hours of meeting approving the appointment of Yekini Nabena as acting National Publicity of the party.

Bayelsa guber: APC alleges cloning of PVCs by PDP

The drama ahead of the governorship election in Bayelsa got more interesting on Friday as the All Progressives Congress (APC) alleged that the state government had started producing fake Permanent Voter Cards (PVC).
The Democratic-controlled House of Representatives approved a resolution on Thursday to set the rules for public hearings in the impeachment inquiry of US President Donald Trump.

US House approves ground rules for Donald Trump impeachment inquiry

The Democratic-controlled House of Representatives approved a resolution on Thursday to set the rules for public hearings in the impeachment inquiry of US President Donald Trump.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Ondo APC aggrieved group seeks implementation of peace resolutions

Three months after the peace parley of the All Progressives Congress (APC) stakeholders in Ondo state was held in Akure, the state capital, its resolutions are yet to be implemented as agreed.

Charles Dokubo meets leaders of Niger Delta ex-agitators

Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme, Prof. Charles Dokubo, said at the weekend that though he observed distortions in the structure of the Programme on assumption of office, he has maintained zero tolerance for any form of illegality under his watch.
Deji Adeyanju

Deji Adeyanju petitions EFCC over Bourdillon’s ‘bullion vans’

Human rights activist, Deji Adeyanju, says he has taken up the challenge by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission and had agreed to write a petition against National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu.
The President of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte looks on as he signs the guest book next to his daughter (L) on September 3, 2018 during his visit to the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial museum in Jerusalem commemorating the six million Jews killed by the German Nazis and their collaborators during World War II. / AFP PHOTO / GALI TIBBON

Philippines’ Duterte cuts short Japan trip due to unbearable back pain

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday cut short his three-day visit to Japan due to unbearable pain in his spinal column near the pelvic bone, his spokesman said.
Mr Ben Akabueze, the Director General Budget Office, says the 2020 budget presented by President Muhammadu Buhari tagged the “Budget of Growth and Job Creation” clearly defines its objectives.

2020 Budget: Federal government to reintegrate ex-militants with N65 billion

The Federal Government has earmarked N65 billion for the reintegration of ex-militants under the Presidential Amnesty Programme.

Bayelsa guber: APC’s, PDP’s clash disrupts INEC meeting

A stakeholders’ meeting organised on Wednesday by the national leadership of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Bayelsa State ended abruptly, following the outbursts of elders from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC).
At least two security officers have been killed and about 20 children wounded when a car bomb detonated near a police headquarters building in eastern Afghanistan, officials said.

Car bomb kills police, wounds children in eastern Afghanistan

At least two security officers have been killed and about 20 children wounded when a car bomb detonated near a police headquarters building in eastern Afghanistan, officials said.

PDP faults President Buhari on alleged cooked-up statistics

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of conjuring false statistics to cover what it called its incompetence and failures in governance.
The Sokoto zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday carried out an operation at the office of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Zamfara State leading to the recovery of N65,548, 000. 4

Official: EFCC recovers N65 million from Zamfara INEC office — in pictures

The Sokoto zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday carried out an operation at the office of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Zamfara State leading to the recovery of N65,548, 000 (Sixty-five Million, Five Hundred and Forty-eight Thousand Naira).

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Plans by the management of the Voice of America (VOA) have reached an advanced stage to set up its North-East Regional Reporting centre in Gombe for easy reach on members of the public who are listeners of the station particularly its Hausa service.

Voice of America to set up North-East regional station in Gombe

Plans by the management of the Voice of America (VOA) have reached an advanced stage to set up its North-East Regional Reporting centre in Gombe for easy reach on members of the public who are listeners of the station particularly its Hausa service.
The immediate past Commissioner for Information and Orientation in Bayelsa, Daniel Iworiso-Markson has profoundly thanked former governor, the Hon Henry Seriake Dickson for giving him the rare opportunity to serve the state in different capacities.

I learnt much from Seriake Dickson while serving Bayelsa for eight years – ex-commissioner

The immediate past Commissioner for Information and Orientation in Bayelsa, Daniel Iworiso-Markson, has profoundly thanked former governor, the Hon Henry Seriake Dickson, for giving him the rare opportunity to serve the state in different capacities.
Akwa United striker Orok Akarandut has stated that the Nigerian topflight league has witnessed remarkable improvement lately but still wants the league organizers to do more especially in the area of Live broadcast to better project the players in the Nigerian Professional football league.

Akwa United stun Rangers in Enugu

Akwa United picked up their fourth away win in the NPFL following Sunday’s 2-1 win over Rangers Int’l FC in Enugu.
Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umaru Ganduje

Kano government plans to set up Hisbah academy

Kano State government is stepping up arrangement for the take-off of the proposed Hisbah Academy, which will serve as a training ground for Hisbah corps in the state.

Road crash claims 22 lives in Katsina

Not fewer than twenty-two persons were reportedly said to have lost their lives in a road crash near Kafur town, Katsina State.