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President Buhari receives in Courtesy Visit Labour Leadership led by President of Nigeria Labour Congress Ayuba Wabba in State House on 7th Mar 2019-3

PFN congratulates President Buhari, others on election success

The Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari and other successful candidates at all levels at the just concluded elections.
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VP Osinbajo: Nigerian woman are incredible, extraordinary

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has described women as incredible and more extraordinary.
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World Cup: Stranded Nigerians, others face deportation from Russia

In a cramped apartment on the outskirts of Moscow, Lamin has little more than the clothes and the Bible he brought with him when he came to Russia on a temporary World Cup visa last summer.

Lagos. The Moment. The Man.

As excellent a city as Lagos is, and as profound as its journey has been thus far, Lagos is ready to become its greater self.
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Labour congratulates President Buhari, wants minimum wage paid fast

The Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria (ASCSN) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to assent to and enforce the new minimum wage Act as soon as passed by the Senate.
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CSOs urge federal government not to stagger the elections

A coalition of civil society groups in Rivers State has called on the Federal Government and the Independent National Electoral Commission not to consider staggering the rescheduled elections.
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CAN calls for prayers, calm over polls

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Kogi chapter, has advised Nigerians to remain calm and continue to pray fervently for peaceful elections.
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Official: How RCCG will mark Pastor Adeboye’s 77th birthday

The Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) plans 77 hours of praise to celebrate the 77th birthday of its General Overseer, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, according to its National Music Director, Pastor Kunle Ajayi.
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Ekiti PDP lawmaker defects to APC, says PDP has reached its ‘dead end’

Olarewaju Olayanju, a member of the Peoples Democratic Party representing Emure Constituency in Ekiti State House of Assembly, has defected to the All Progressives Congress.
President Muhammadu Buhari says since 1978 when he was named the minister of petroleum till date, he has not lost interest in the oil sector.

Election: Action Alliance denies endorsing Atiku Abubakar, adopts President Buhari

The national chairman of Action Alliance (AA), Dr. Tunde Anifowose-Kelani, has dismissed claims that his party has adopted the presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the forthcoming presidential election, Atiku Abubakar, as its preferred presidential candidate.
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Jurgen Klopp: Liverpool laying groundwork for sustained success

Jurgen Klopp has warned Liverpool’s Premier League rivals that the leaders are laying the foundations for long-term success.

2019: Yahaya Bello vows to deliver Kogi for Muhammadu Buhari

The Kogi state governor, Alh Yahaya Bello has promised to deliver the state for President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the forthcoming general elections.

Christmas: APC tasks Nigerians to pray for Nigerian leaders

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has called on Nigerians to use the occasion of Christmas to pray for the country’s leaders, peace, progress and socio-economic development.

Bola Tinubu: Those who say they want freedom should go and learn tailoring and...

Bola Tinubu, chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has taken a swipe at Jimi Agbaje, governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), for saying he wants to free Lagos.

Senate leader back Muhammadu Buhari’s stance on electoral bill

Senate majority leader Ahmad Lawan has backed President Muhammadu Buhari’s refusal to assent to the Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill, saying there was nothing to worry about.

Pedro Obaseki: Atiku Abubakar must not use restructuring as campaign gimmick

Dr Pedro Obaseki, the President of Midwest Movement, says the Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, should not use restructuring as a political gimmick to get votes.
Magnus Abe

Magnus Abe: Politicians will plunge Rivers into violence

The Senator representing the Rivers South-East Senatorial District at the National Assembly, Senator Magnus Ngei Abe has warned politicians not to plunge Rivers State into the kind of violence and mayhem that characterized the 2015 general elections.

Audu Ogbeh blames middle men for high cost of local rice

Chief Audu Ogbeh, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, has blamed middle men who he accused of inflating the prices of paddy rice, as being responsible for high cost of local or Nigerian rice in the markets.

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Cyclone Idai: Zimbabwe seeks support from international community

The Zimbabwean government says it is appealing to the international community for help with medicine, food and infrastructure, as victims of Cyclone Idai push for expedited aid.
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SDF: ISIS totally eliminated in Syria

Kurdish-led forces pronounced the death of the Islamic State (ISIS) group’s nearly five-year-old “caliphate” Saturday after flushing out diehard jihadists from their very last bastion in eastern Syria.

Federal government, IFAD hail value chain implementation in Niger

The Federal Government and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) on Friday commended the implementation of the Value Chain Development Programme (VCDP) in Niger State.

World Water Day: Diarrhoea kills more children than violence In conflict countries – UNICEF

To mark this year’s World Water Day on Friday, the United Nations International Children’s Fund has lamented that children under the age of 15 in conflict countries die more of diarrhoeal diseases than direct violence, in a new report it released on Thursday.
A medical worker wears a protective suit as he prepares to administer Ebola patient care at The Alliance for International Medical Action (ALIMA) treatment center in Beni, North Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo September 6, 2018. Picture taken September 6, 2018. REUTERS/Fiston Mahamba

Congo faces largest outbreak of Ebola

Democratic Republic of Congo is facing the second largest outbreak of Ebola in history as attacks on clinics pose a further challenge to the government and humanitarian organizations struggling to fight the virus.