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The Federal Polytechnic, Kaura Namoda in Zamfara State has been shut down as a result of students’ unrest that had paralysed the activities of the institution.

Federal polytechnic resumes after clash between student leader, lecturer

Academic activities have commenced at the Federal Polytechnic, Ede, in Osun State, after a sudden closure on September 10.
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Ooni reafirms Igbo-Yoruba family ties

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi has reaffirmed his position on the family ties between Yoruba and Igbo nations, saying the two major ethnic groups in nigeria are inseparable members of the same family.

Ogun guber: We’re not aware of Senator Adeola’s ambition – APC

The All Progressives Congress in Ogun State has said its member representing Lagos West Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Senator Olamilekan Adeola, had not contacted it on his governorship ambition in the state.

APC northern governors align with President Buhari on party tenure elongation

There are strong indications that northern governors in the All Progressives Congress have withdrawn their support for the elongation of the tenure of the party’s National Working Committee.

APC assures Ogun people more dividends of democracy

The Ogun State chapter of the All Progressives Congress has assured the people of the state of continued delivery of dividends of democracy.

APC South Africa commends President Buhari over boards appointment

The All Progressives Congress (APC), South Africa chapter, on Sunday, commended President Muhammadu Buhari on the constitution of the Governing Boards of Agencies and Parastatals.

Presidency defends board appointment list

The Presidency says there is nothing “scandalous or extraordinary’’ in the inclusion of the names of some dead persons in the list of appointments into boards of some agencies released on Friday.

Dead persons: SERAP asks President Buhari to withdraw board appointments

According to the organization, “Taking partisan politics out of the appointments to boards of agencies and parastatals is one surest way for Buhari to show that his government is truly one of change, that would do things differently from successive governments that apparently handed out board appointments to reward party members, supporters and cronies.”

Board appointment: Nobody is above mistake – Senator Okpozo’s wife

Wife of late leader of the All Progressives Congress in Delta State, Mrs. Anna Okpozo, said people should stop blaming President Muhammadu Buhari over the appointment of her late husband, Senator Francis Okpozo, in the recent board appointment saying no body is above mistake.

Sacked ex-Reps member Herman Hembe appointed MINLS board chairman

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Herman Hembe, a sacked lawmaker, as the board chairman of the Michael Imoudo National Institute for Labour Studies (MINLS).

Presidency plays down controversy over list of board appointments

The presidency has reacted to the controversy generated by its appointment, Friday evening, of 1,468 Nigerians into the boards of agencies and parastatals.

Senator Mamora, Segun Oni, other APC chieftains named in new board appointments

President Muhammadu Buhari in one fell swoop on Friday night appointed 209 board chairmen and 1,258 members of government owned agencies and parastatals, redeeming a part of the pledge he made on October 31 at the National Executive Committee meeting of his All Progressives Congress.

Two dead men make President Buhari’s board appointments

The late Ugbaja was appointed member of Consumer Protection Council. His name is the third on the list of the council whose chairman is Emeka Nwakpa.

Ex-Governor Niyi Adebayo, Senator Ayo Arise, others get board appointments

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday approved the constitution of the Governing Boards of agencies and parastatals, under some ministries.

President Buhari appoints 209 board chairmen, 1,258 members

The president appointed 209 board chairmen and 1,258 board members on Friday, according to a statement from the office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation.

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In this handout photo released and taken by the Thai Organizing Committee on November 20, 2019, Pope Francis (C) arrives on the Military Air Terminal at Don Muang airport in Bangkok. – Pope Francis arrived in Thailand on November 20, the first leg of an Asian tour that will sweep in Japan and carry a message of interreligious dialogue and nuclear disarmament. (Photo by Handout / THAI ORGANIZING COMMITTEE / AFP) /

Pope Francis: Respect prostitutes, victims of human trafficking

Pope Francis led an impassioned mass for tens of thousands of emotional worshippers at a packed Bangkok stadium Thursday, urging respect for prostitutes and trafficking victims in a part of the world where sex work is rampant.
Speakers of the 36 States House of Assemblies on Thursday met with President Muhammadu Buhari at the State House, Abuja. 1

President Buhari meets 36 states assemblies speakers in Abuja — in pictures

Speakers of the 36 States House of Assemblies on Thursday met with President Muhammadu Buhari at the State House, Abuja.
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Shehu of Borno apologises to NSCDC officer over son’s reckless car racing

The traditional ruler of Borno, also made a cash donation of N100, 000 to the NSCDC Divisional Officer in charge of the Maiduguri metropolitan council, who sustained a serious injury on his head and other parts of his body, as a result of the incident.
Atletico Madrid's Spanish forward Diego Costa (down) gestures in pain during the UEFA Champions League group A football match between Club Atletico de Madrid and Club Brugge at the Wanda Metropolitano stadium in Madrid on October 3, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / JAVIER SORIANO

Diego Costa set for three months out after operation

Diego Costa is facing three months out after Atletico Madrid confirmed the striker underwent surgery on a cervical disc on Thursday.
Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has urged Nigerians to always hold their leaders accountable in order to strengthen the nation’s democracy.

Governor Fayemi in the US, says leaders must be held accountable

Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has urged Nigerians to always hold their leaders accountable in order to strengthen the nation’s democracy.