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President Buhari: We have fulfilled our 2015 promise on road development

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday claimed that his administration had fulfilled the promise it made in May 2015 as regards development of roads in the country.

IPOB urged to listen to Ohanaeze’s advise on Biafra agitation

The Buhari Support Organisation has called on Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to adopt Political Diplomacy and carefully listen to the wise counsel of President-General of Ohaneze Ndigbo worldwide, Chief John Nnia Nwodo.

Biafra: Listen to Ohanaeze, adopt political diplomacy – BSO tells IPOB

The Buhari Support Organisation, BSO, on Sunday advised the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to adopt political diplomacy rather than get confrontational.

Turkey seeks free trade agreement with ECOWAS

Turkish Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekci has suggested that a free trade agreement will be a key step to boost business ties between Ankara and the Economic Community of West African States.

Maikanti Baru: NNPC investing in renewable energy to accelerate development

Dr Maikanti Baru, Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), said on Wednesday that the company is investing in renewable energy to accelerate Nigeria’s industrial development.

Osun guber: APC to lift ban on aspirants in two-week – Chairman

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Osun State chapter, on Friday declared that the ban hitherto placed on gubernatorial contestants, restricting from officially declaring ambition would be lifted in two weeks’ time.

2019: Daura youth groups visit President Buhari, urge him to seek re-election

Forty-six associations, under the aegis of the Daura Emirate Coalition of Progressive Youth, on Tuesday visited President Muhammadu Buhari in his Daura residence and pledged to fully support his fight against corruption.

Governor El-Rufai responds to APC faction’s query

The governor of Kaduna state, Nasir El-Rufai, has responded to a query issued to him, Friday, by a faction of the All Progressives Congress in the state, describing it as a “sham and laughable”.

Kuwait pledges $2 billion for Iraq’s reconstruction

Kuwait will lend one billion dollars to Iraq and commit a further one billion dollars of investment to the country, Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Sabah told an international conference on Iraq’s reconstruction on Wednesday.

Worsening Ethiopian drought threatens to end nomadic lifestyle

Down a sandy track past a desiccated animal carcass lies a cluster of half-built huts that Ethiopia's government and aid agencies hope will blunt the worsening toll of repeated droughts.

Federal govt commences road repair works at night

The federal government has said it has commenced rehabilitation of failed portions of the nation’s road at night to avoid traffic congestions that are associated with day time repair of roads.

Governance as a relay race

I first met Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode early May 2014 somewhere in Victoria Island, Lagos. We had just launched TheCable online newspaper. We ran a story — “The man who would be next Lagos governor” — which surprised him, for it was not yet public knowledge that he was going to throw his hat in the ring.

Governor Ugwuanyi has utilised IGR to transforrm Enugu – Kemi Adeosun

The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, Thurtsday, hailed Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State over the pace of development in the State.

CACOL asks President Buhari to sack Minister Babatunde Fashola

The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership, CACOL, has called for the immediate sack of Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola, over his recent assertion that lack of adequate electricity in Nigeria cannot be responsible for the country’s slow-paced economy.

Federal govt pegs infrastructure spending to N1.3 trillion annually – Kemi Adeosun

The Federal Government may have pegged its annual capital spending at around N1.3 trillion according to Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun.

Presidency: PDP face of corruption in Nigeria

The Presidency on Wednesday described the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as the face of corruption in Nigeria.

How Buhari will Igor corruption in Africa

Africa’s bid to stem widespread corruption took a decisive turn on Sunday in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia when the African Union, AU, placed on President Muhammadu Buhari, the task of championing the war throughout continent.

Nasarawa govt warns against encroachment on govt’s land

The Nasarawa State Government on Friday warned individuals and groups against encroaching on lands that belong to the state government in the interest of peace and the socio-economic development of the state.

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Julius Nwalozie Onyebuchi, alias Dr. Godwin Emefiele, the governor of Central Bank of Nigeria has been sentenced to three years imprisonment without an option of fine.

Man jailed three years for impersonating central bank governor

Julius Nwalozie Onyebuchi, alias Dr. Godwin Emefiele, the governor of Central Bank of Nigeria has been sentenced to three years imprisonment without an option of fine.
The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) is enmeshed in another $150,000 scandal as grant received from World Athletic to assist the Federation in the hosting of the 21st African Championships in Athletics held in Asaba in August 2018,

Athletes demand payment of allowances owed by ousted AFN chief

Nigeria track and field athletes have demanded for the payment of all allowances owed by the impeached president of Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Ibrahim Shehu Gusau.
A witness yesterday gave an account of how Osun State House of Assembly Speaker Timothy Owoeye was duped of N38 million by fraudsters.

Amotekun bill passes first reading at Osun Assembly

The Osun House of Assembly on Monday passed the Osun Security Network Agency and Amotekun Corps Bill 2020 for first reading after it was presented by the Speaker, Mr Timothy Owoeye.

20 killed in Niger food distribution stampede

Twenty people, many of them women and children, were killed on Monday in a stampede at a distribution of food and money for displaced people in Diffa, southeast Niger, sources said.
Manchester United new boy Odion Ighalo arrived at the club’s Carrington training ground for the first time on Sunday morning, as he prepares to make his debut against Chelsea on Monday night.

Tunde Disu: Odion Ighalo will surely succeed at Manchester United

Tunde Disu, a former Technical Director of the defunct Nigeria Football Association (NFA), on Monday said Nigeria’s Odion Ighalo would surely have a successful spell at Manchester United in England.