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Cross River monarchs, politicians scramble for federal government’s N5,000 CCT to the poor

Some monarchs, chiefs and politicians in Cross River State are jostling with the under-privileged persons in their communities for the Federal Government’s monthly N5,000 Conditional Cash Transfer, CCT.

Stakeholders: Why Kogi can’t manage flood disasters

Stakeholders in emergency and disaster management say Kogi lacks the human power, skills, finance and equipment to effectively and adequately manage flood disasters which have become a perennial problem in the state.
Nasir El-Rufai

Governor El-Rufai creates three new ministries in Kaduna

The Kaduna State Government has retained its 14 ministries in the state despite additional three new ones.
Nasir El-Rufai

Governor El-Rufai retains 14 ministries, with three new ones

Kaduna State Government has retained its 14 ministries in the state despite additional three new ones.
Manchester United are the new favourites to sign Swansea winger Daniel James, just five months after his move to Leeds fell through at the last minute.

Manchester United complete signing of Wales winger Daniel James

Manchester United have tied up the signing of Daniel James from Swansea, both clubs announced on Wednesday, with the 21-year-old Wales winger becoming manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s first signing at Old Trafford.
Oby Ezekwesili

Ex-minister Ezekwesili harps on importance of quality education

Former Minister of Education, Dr Oby Ezekwesili, on Thursday said quality and relevant education were necessary for transformation of a country
Moses Siloko Siasia

NYPF advocate measures to combat illegal migration

The Nigerian Young Professionals Forum, NYPF, has stated that it will lead a global intervention to stem the ugly tide of illegal migration and trafficking in person in Nigeria.
The Minister of Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Mr Muhammad Bello, on Monday, urged youths to develop apps that could address social issues in the country.

Minister advises youths to develop apps to address societal issues

The Minister of Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Mr Muhammad Bello, on Monday, urged youths to develop apps that could address social issues in the country.
Senukon Ajose-Harrison

PSSDC boss charges public, private sector practitioners to learn new kills, knowledge

The Director General, Public Service Staff Development Centre (PSSDC), Magodo, Lagos, Dr Senukon Ajose-Harrison, has charged practitioners in the public and private sectors to move with the time and learn new skills, knowledge, right attitude and new approaches that will be of great impact in the 21st Century.

Parents, students commend federal government, ASUU over suspension of 3-month old strike

Parents and students in the FCT have commended the Federal Government and Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) for the suspension of the three-month strike.
Afghan-born Bollywood actor Kader Khan has died at the age of 81, after a prolonged illness at a hospital in Canada, his family said.

Bollywood actor Kader Khan passes on in Canada

Afghan-born Bollywood actor Kader Khan has died at the age of 81, after a prolonged illness at a hospital in Canada, his family said.
APC Nigeria Supporters

Seyi Olufade-Olowookere: APC may lose governorship election in Ogun

Alliance Democracy (AD) candidate Seyi Olufade-Olowookere discloses why ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) may not win 2019 governorship election in Ogun State

Commission: 38 percent of Nigerians cant read, write

The National Commission for Mass Literacy, Adult and Non-Formal Education says Nigerians constitute 38 per cent of the illiterate population in the country.
The Governorship Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State, Mr Jide Sanwo-Olu, on Sunday said he chose Dr Obafemi Hamzat as his running mate because he would make a capable deputy.

Jide Sanwo-Olu: Why I chose Femi Hamzat as my running mate

The Governorship Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State, Mr Jide Sanwo-Olu, on Sunday said he chose Dr Obafemi Hamzat as his running mate because he would make a capable deputy.

CPC: Consumer spending to hit $2.1 trillion in Africa by 2025

The Director General of Consumer Protection Council (CPC), Babatunde Irukera, has said that consumer spending across Africa will rise from $1.4 trillion in 2015 to about $2.1 trillion by 2025.
Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has restated that he is an advocate of fiscal federalism, stronger state governments and state police.

Federal government sets aside 1% consolidated revenue fund for healthcare

Federal Government yesterday said that it would spend 1 per cent of the entire consolidated revenue fund on healthcare this year, in compliance with the health act.
Jerry Gana, former Minister of Information

Jerry Gana: I will invest heavily in security if elected president

Prof. Jerry Gana, a presidential aspirant under the Social Democratic Party, has promised to invest heavily in security to stem current spate of insecurity in the country if elected.

The public servant as a transformational leader

These well tested frameworks can be applied to the Nigerian condition but it is important to address our minds to the more important question of why change oriented policies in Nigeria witness perpetual transition and arrested development.

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Supreme Court dismisses suit challenging Borno governor’s nomination

The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed a suit filed by Idris Mamman-Gatumbwa challenging the nomination of Governor Babagana Zulum by the All Progressives Congress (APC) as its governorship candidate for the 2019 general elections.

Federal government raises alarm over new cassava brown streak disease

The Federal Government has raised an alarm over a recent virile disease, Cassava Brown Streak Disease (CBSD), ravaging East and Central Africa now making its way to West Africa.

Cleric seeks end to 40 years marriage over sex denial after eight children

An Islamic cleric Ganiyu Salami, on Thursday approached an Igando Customary Court, Lagos, to end his 40 years marriage to Halimatu, for allegedly denying him sex and threatening his life.
Justice Darius Khobo of Kaduna State High Court, on Thursday, adjourned hearing in the application for permission to travel to India for medical attention filed by Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zinat, to July 29.

IMN kicks as court adjourns Ibraheem El-Zakzaky’s bail hearing

Justice Darius Khobo of Kaduna State High Court, on Thursday, adjourned hearing in the application for permission to travel to India for medical attention filed by Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zinat, to July 29.

CSOs give Governor Ayade 60 days to conduct council polls

A coalition of Civil Societies Organisations (CSOs) in Cross River, have given Governor Ben Ayade 60 days to conduct local government election in the state.