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Expert tasks on high interest rate to achieve affordable housing

The Chief Executive Officer, Fesadeb Communications Ltd., Mr Festus Adebayo, has identified high mortgage interest rate as a major challenge facing the housing sector in the country.

[email protected]: ‘Nothing to write home about’

A renown critic, Dr Junaid Muhammed, has said that Nigeria’s attainment of 59 years of independence is nothing remarkable because over 80 per cent of its population is still living below poverty line.

Tanko Yakasai: Lawan Dambazau an exceptional politician

An elder statesman, Alhaji Tanko Yakasai, has described the late political icon, Malam Lawan Dambazau, as an exceptional politician who dedicated his life to the emancipation of the downtrodden.

Sokoto elections: Tribunal dismisses petitions against Senator Wamakko, others

The Governorship, National and State Houses of Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal in Sokoto on Friday dismissed the petition of Sen. Ahmad Maccido challenging the election of Sen. Aliyu Wamakko of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Nnia Nwodo

No amount of insultive, incendiary speeches can get us Biafra – Ohanaeze chief

The President of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, John Nnia Nwodo, has said that no amount of insultive, provocative and incendiary speeches can get the Igbos Biafra or Restructuring.
Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has said that construction work on the Gusau Airport project would commence this month.

Zamfara governor appoints new civil service chief

Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has approved the appointment of Alhaji Kabiru Balarabe as the new Head of Service for the state’s Civil Service.
The Managing Director of the Ogun-Oshun River Basin Development Authority (OORBDA), Mr Olufemi Odumosu, says Ikere Gorge Dam has potential that can be tapped to stimulate economic growth.

Official: Ikere-Gorge dam potential yet untapped

The Managing Director of the Ogun-Oshun River Basin Development Authority (OORBDA), Mr Olufemi Odumosu, says Ikere Gorge Dam has potential that can be tapped to stimulate economic growth.
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Protest marches are not treasonable offences in Nigeria

The satanic Boko Haram sect was officially banned in Nigeria by the federal government and declared a terrorist network in June 2013. The office of the Attorney-General of the Federation has since successfully prosecuted many of the members of the sect for sundry offences under the Terrorism Prevention (Amendment) Act.

Governor Tambuwal promises to reposition Sokoto

Governor Aminu Tambuwal has promised to reposition and strengthen the Sokoto State for the benefit of all.

NFF: Christian Chukwu arrives London for medical treatment

The Nigeria Football Federation on Thursday in Abuja said Christian Chukwu, a former captain of the old Green Eagles, has arrived in the UK for medical treatment.
The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has advised former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate in the Feb. 23 election to come to terms with his loss at the election.

Minister: PDP, Atiku Abubakar beating drums of war

The Federal Government has accused the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, of beating drums of war and “doing everything possible to sabotage” President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration.

NCEF: Justice Onnoghen’s conviction by CCT, jihad against Christians

The National Christian Elders Forum has described the conviction of former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, by the Code of Conduct Tribunal as part of “the jihad” against Christians in the country.

Tanko Yakasai: Atiku Abubakar is a Nigerian

The Second Republic Presidential Adviser, to former President late Shehu Aliyu Shagari, Alhaji Tanko Yakasai, has stated that the presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, remains a Nigerian citizen and is qualified to contest for any elective position in the country, including the office of the President.
The Nigeria Football Federation President Amaju Melvin Pinnick has instructed the Chairman of Enugu State Football Association and Member of the NFF Executive Committee, Hon. Chidi Ofo Okenwa to pay former Nigeria captain and coach Christian Chukwu a visit and get the details of his challenges and what needs to be done to return him to good health.

NFF vows to support ex-Super Eagles coach Christian Chukwu

The Nigeria Football Federation President Amaju Melvin Pinnick has instructed the Chairman of Enugu State Football Association and Member of the NFF Executive Committee, Hon. Chidi Ofo Okenwa to pay former Nigeria captain and coach Christian Chukwu a visit and get the details of his challenges and what needs to be done to return him to good health.

NFF to support Christian Chukwu’s medical treatment

The Nigeria Football Federation has moved to provide support for former Nigeria captain and coach Christian Chukwuemeka Chukwu to overcome his present health challenges and get back on his feet soonest.

Housing deficit: Population explosion may render people homeless – expert

A Kaduna based lawyer and housing estate management expert, Dr. Reuben Atabo, has called on the Federal Government to ensure proper housing scheme policy that will guarantee houses for all citizens, otherwise many will be homeless due to looming population explosion in the country.

Minimum wage: Issa Aremu urges Senator Saraki to emulate father’s legacy

Trade Union activist and labour leader, Issa Aremu has admonished Senate President Bukola Saraki to emulate the legacy of his late father Olusola Saraki on passage of the new National Minimum Wage Bill.
President Buhari attends APC Campaign Rally in Jigawa State on 2nd Feb 2019-4

Presidential candidates look to friends in the north

Tens of thousands of people turned out as President Muhammadu Buhari’s boisterous campaign bandwagon rolled into northern Nigeria’s biggest city, Kano.

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Ahmed Idris, the Accountant-General of the Federation (AGF)

Federal government, states, local councils share N693.529 billion for September

The Federal Government, 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory and 774 local government areas shared N693.529 billion as of September allocation disbursed by the Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC).

Bayern Munich forward wants Manchester United move

Bayern Munich forward Thomas Muller wants Manchester United as the German offers himself to the Red Devils.

Governor Akeredolu not hospitalised – commissioner

The absence of the Ondo State Governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, from office in the recent time has been generating reactions from various quarters as some were saying the governor had been in the hospital, treating food poisoning.
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Police exhume another corpse in Benue rice farm

The Police Command in Benue have exhumed an unknown decomposed body in a rice farm in Ukum Local Government Area of the state.

Sunday Mba: I want to play active football again

Nigeria international midfielder Sunday Mba is keen to find a route back into football following an inactive two years.