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Muhammad has, for the first time, broken into the top 10 names for baby boys the United States, according to data recently released by a parenting firm that tracks the information.

Muhammad breaks into top 10 most popular US baby names in 2019

Muhammad has, for the first time, broken into the top 10 names for baby boys the United States, according to data recently released by a parenting firm that tracks the information.

Group laments dwindling interest in teaching profession

A concerned group, Human Development Initiative (HDI), has expressed worry over the dwindling interest of the Nigerian youths in the teaching profession, describing the trend as a huge threat to the attainment of the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG).
Gov. Babagana Umara Zulum of Borno has vowed to send out of the state any International Non-Governmental Organisations (INGOs) undermining the interest of government toward achieving peace in the state after 10 years of Boko Haram insurgency.

Insurgency: Borno government warns saboteur international organisations

Gov. Babagana Umara Zulum of Borno has vowed to send out of the state any International Non-Governmental Organisations (INGOs) undermining the interest of government toward achieving peace in the state after 10 years of Boko Haram insurgency.
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

President Buhari: Imbibing new tax culture will boost Nigeria’s economy

President Muhammadu Buhari, Tuesday in Abuja, said the Federal Government will continue to sensitize and encourage Nigerians to cultivate the culture of paying taxes by ensuring fair implementation policy and effective utilisation of resources.

Tijjani Bande: Nigeria committed to ending discrimination against women, girls

Nigeria is committed to ending all forms of discrimination against women and girls, Ambassador/Permanent Representative to the UN, Prof. Tijjani Bande, said.
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Lagos elections: Political group urges residents to vote wisely

The Coalition of Progressive Lagos Gubernatorials (CPLG), on Tuesday, urged Lagos residents to vote wisely for candidate with people-oriented policy at the Gubernatorial and State Assembly Elections slated for Saturday.

Asiwaju Tinubu: APC to retire Atiku Abubakar on Saturday

The national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, said on Thursday in Lagos that the APC would send the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, into retirement on Saturday for the good of Nigeria.
Gboyega Nasiru Isiaka

Gboyega Isiaka: Why I’m seeking for election as Ogun governor

Ogun gubernatorial candidate of Africa Democratic Congress, Prince Gboyega Nasir Isiaka (GNI) ON Sunday highlighted why he should be elected as the next governor of the state.
Coalition of Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) has urged the Federal and State Governments to prioritise preventive measures against diseases and infections rather than curative.

NGOs want govt to prioritise preventive healthcare

Coalition of Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) has urged the Federal and State Governments to prioritise preventive measures against diseases and infections rather than curative.
US President Donald Trump delivers remarks at a Make America Great Again rally in Fort Wayne, Indiana on November 5, 2018. (Photo by Jim WATSON - AFP)

Democrats seize control of US House of Representatives

Democrats have pledged to check U.S. president, Donald Trump, after seizing U.S. house control in Tuesday’s polls.

Federal government urged to establish institutions for older persons

Dr Emem Omokaro, the Executive Director, Dave Omokaro Foundation, DOF, has called on the Federal Government to establish institutions for older persons to help in solving ageing issues

Chris Ngige: Federal government committed to promoting social security

The Federal Government is committed to promoting social security in order to eradicate poverty, ensure inclusion and address contemporary socio-economic challenges in the country.
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.
President Muhammadu Buhari

President Buhari urged to sign National Disability Bill into law

The Centre for Citizens with Disabilities has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the National Disability Bill into law.

Asiwaju Tinubu: Uncertainty over automatic ticket made Senator Saraki, Governor Tambuwal to leave APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) National Leader, Senator Bola Tinubu, has stated that the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, and the Sokoto State Governor, Mr. Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, among others, left the APC because the ruling party could not offer them automatic tickets.

Archbishop Kaigama: Politicians defecting for selfish political ambition

A former President of Bishop Conference of Nigeria and Archbishop of Jos, Rev. Ignatius Kaigama, has said that Nigerians politicians are defecting across party lines in search of selfish political ambitions.
Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti guber: 25 political parties adopt Kayode Fayemi

The governorship bid of the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has received a boost as he has been adopted by twenty five political parties.

Sierra Leone launches corruption inquiry into ex-president Ernest Koroma’s government

President Julius Bio of Sierra Leone has inaugurated a commission to investigate accusations of widespread corruption under his predecessor Ernest Koroma, the government said.

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Rice: Stakeholders call for extension of border closure, ABP

There were fears last August when the Federal Government announced the closure of borders in a bid to stem the influx of light arms, food products, including rice and poultry.

Emeka Ihedioha returns to Supreme Court, seeks review of ouster verdict

The last may not have been heard about the contest for the Imo State governorship seat as Emeka Ihedioha returns to the Supreme Court today to seek a review of the judgment that removed him from office.
Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, has felicitated with the people of the state and Nigerians in general on the occasion of the nation’s 59th independence anniversary.

LG crisis: Oyo government says won’t allow breakdown of law and order

The Oyo State Government, said on Sunday, that it would not allow any group of persons to throw the state into crisis as a result of the ongoing debate on the management of local governments in the state.
Western Nigerian Security Network, codenamed Amotekun.

Amotekun: Urhobo umbrella body fears criminals may relocate to South-South

The apex socio-cultural umbrella body of the Urhobo people, Urhobo Progress Union, UPU, Worldwide has raised an alarm that by the time Amotekun succeeds in chasing away criminals from the South West, they will relocate to the South-South and the area will become uninhabitable.
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Barcelona targeting Monaco striker to replace Luis Suárez

Barcelona have reportedly identified Monaco striker Wissam Ben Yedder as a potential replacement for Luis Suárez.