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Nigeria has been ranked 148th among 163 countries in the Global Peace Index (GPI).

Nigeria ranks 148th in the world in global peace index

Nigeria has been ranked 148th among 163 countries in the Global Peace Index (GPI).
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

President Buhari: How card readers made it possible for me to be president

President Muhammadu Buhari has relieved his experiences following his serial contest for the seat of the president, noting that his prayers were answered through the use of card readers for the 2015 elections.
Salamatu Hussaini Suleiman

Former minister bags UniAbuja honorary doctorate degree

The University of Abuja has awarded former Minister of State , Foreign Affairs, Mrs Salamatu Hussaini Suleiman an honorary doctorate degree.

Gani Adams: Time to end siege on Yorubaland

When Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State narrated how suspected kidnappers attacked his convoy on the Akure-Ibadan Expressway recently, it raised concerns of security in the region.
MUHAMMADU BUHARI

Democracy Day: Nigerians want President Buhari to prioritise job creation, economy, security – CDD

The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD-West Africa) on Wednesday said Nigerians want President Muhammadu Buhari to focus on job creation, economy and security in his second tenure.
Babagana Umara Zulum

Borno governor suspends 42 teachers for absconding from duty

Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State on Wednesday recommended the suspension of 42 primary school teachers for allegedly “absconding” from their duty posts for two years in Gamboru Ngala local government area in the state.

Governor Akeredolu: Only VIPs are now safe on Nigerian roads

Ondo State Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has decried the spate of kidnapping on highways but assured that the menace would become the thing of the past soonest.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the appointment of six new Permanent Secretaries in the States Civil Service.

Governor Sanwo-Olu: I’ve lost weight since taking over from Akinwunmi Ambode

Barely ten days after taking over the number one political seat in Lagos State, the new Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Friday confessed that he has started losing weight due to the demands of the office.
Lagos State Deputy Governor, Dr Kadri Obafemi Hamzat Congratulating the newly elected Speaker of the 9th assembly of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Honourable Mudashiru Obasa at the Legislative Chamber of the House of Assembly Complex Alausa, Ikeja.

Governor Sanwo-Olu assures legislators of harmonious relationship

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has assured legislators of a harmonious working relationship to ensure the state remains the most prosperous in the nation.
Nigeria’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Amb. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, has emerged President of the 74th UN General Assembly.

UN chief pledges support for UNGA’s president-elect

UN Secretary-General António Guterres on Tuesday assured the President-elect of the 74th UN General Assembly, Amb. Tijani Mohammad-Bande, of his support to actualise his vision.

Eid-el-Fitr: Prayers, actions needed against insecurity – Sultan

The Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar has said the Federal Government needs prayers and actions, to combat insecurity.
President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Ayuba Wabba

NLC tasks federal government on insecurity

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has repeated its call on the Federal Government to address the rising incidence of insecurity, unemployment, poverty, instability and renewed separatist agitations in the country.
The Police and the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corp (NSCDC) said 9,882 officers had been deployed to provide effective security during the Eid-el-Fitr break in Borno.

Sallah: Police, NSCDC deploy 9,882 personnel in Borno

The Police and the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corp (NSCDC) said 9,882 officers had been deployed to provide effective security during the Eid-el-Fitr break in Borno.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Anambra APC: Ohanaeze not fair to President Buhari

Chief Basil Ejidike, Anambra State chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that Ohanaeze-Ndigbo, a pan socio-cultural organisation was not being fair to President Muhammadu Buhari when the Igbo organisation posited that Buhari’s first term was a nightmare to Ndigbo in one of the national dailies.
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Femi Falana: Ex-President Obasanjo’s Fulanisation claim influenced by social media

Lawyer and activist Femi Falana (SAN) has said that former President Olusegun Obasanjo view that Boko Haram is about Fulanisation of Nigeria and other West African countries must have been influenced by social media.
President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Ahmad Ahmad

AFCON security beefed after Cairo explosion

Confederation of African Football president Ahmad Ahmad said a special committee has been set up to deal with security concerns at the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt next month.
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Femi Falana, others urge federal government to fight insecurity

Pro-democracy group and rights activists have urged the Federal Government to tackle insecurity and rising youth unemployment in the country.
Photos- President Buhari participates in Swearing-In Ceremony at the Eagle Square in Abuja on 29th May 2019 2

Inauguration: AU council congratulates President Buhari, advocates enhanced security

The African Union, Economic, Social Cultural Council (AU-ECOSOCC) has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari and his vice, Yemi Osibanjo, for winning a second term in office.

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Barcelona distanced from Antoine Griezmann as club president admits to no transfer talks

Barcelona have held no talks with Antoine Griezmann regarding a move to Camp Nou, claims club president Josep Maria Bartomeu, with there “nothing to announce” when it comes to the Atletico Madrid striker.
Airbus Chief Salesman Christian Scherer said in Le Bourget, France, that with the new jet, one could fly from north-eastern Asia into south Asia; from the Middle East to Bali or from Japan deep into Australia.

Airbus launches new long-range jet at Paris Airshow

Airbus Chief Salesman Christian Scherer said in Le Bourget, France, that with the new jet, one could fly from north-eastern Asia into south Asia; from the Middle East to Bali or from Japan deep into Australia.

Babachir Lawal: Court rejects EFCC uncertified documents

An FCT High Court, in Maitama, on Monday, rejected uncertified documents sought to be tendered by the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) in the trial of ex- Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Babachir Lawal.
Gboyega Oyetola

Osun guber: Governor Oyetola, APC, INEC ask Supreme Court to dismiss Senator Adeleke’s appeal

Governor Adegboyega Oyetola, his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) have urged the Supreme Court to dismiss the four appeals filed the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the last governorship election in Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke.

NAPTAN boss suggests introduction of PTA in tertiary institutions

Umaru Ebeyan, Nasarawa State Chairman of National Parents Teachers Association of Nigeria (NAPTAN), has called for the introduction of the association in all tertiary institutions in the country.