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Dangote wants oil prices to remain low

Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, said at the United Nations General Assembly in New York that he was praying for the global crude oil prices to remain low for a longer period to enable resource-rich countries turn to other sectors to grow their economies.

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Egypt FA in U-turn over 2019 Africa Cup of Nations bid

The Egypt Football Association (EFA) has said that it is interested in bidding to host the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations despite previous comments.

Plateau council polls: APC urges tribunal to dismiss all petitions

The APC has asked the Plateau Local Government Elections Tribunal to strike out the 31 petitions filed by the PDP, citing alleged failure to reply to pre-hearing questions within the seven days required by law.

REC: INEC ready for by-election in Ekiti

The Resident Electoral Commissioner in Ekiti State, Prof. Abduganiy Raji, on Thursday said the commission was now ready for the pending by-election to fill the vacant seat in the state House of Assembly.

House of Reps seek to change system of government

The House of Representatives has introduced a bill proposing a change in Nigeria’s system of government from Presidential to Parliamentary system.
President Muhammadu Buhari has lauded Nigerians for curbing excessive taste for foreign products, which has positioned the country for food self-sufficiency, and resulted into savings of over $21 billion.

Muhammadu Buhari: I’m not desperate

Amid the controversies trailing President Muhamadu Buhari’s decline to assent to the amended Electoral Act, he has allay fears that his refusal was not to encourage manipulation of the electoral process, insisting that he is not in any way desperate to remain in power against the wish of the people.