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Dangote Group founder Aliko Dangote

41st Convocation: Ahmadu Bello university to honour Aliko Dangote, Hassan Sunmonu

The authorities of the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, will confer a Honorary Doctorate Degree on Alhaji Aliko Dangote during its 41st convocation slated for Saturday, April 27.
Muhammadu Buhari

President Buhari to attend inauguration of Senegal’s Macky Sall

President Muhammadu Buhari will depart Abuja on Monday for Dakar, Senegal, to attend the inauguration of Senegalese President, Macky Sall, following his re-election for a second term.
Delta State Governor Ifeanyi Okowa has promised to reward the Super Eagles with $25,000 for each goal they score against South Africa on Saturday.

Ifeanyi Okowa gives $50,000 to Super Eagles

The Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, Tuesday, redeemed his pledge of $25,000 per goal scored by the Super Eagles in their African Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifying match against the Bafana Bafana football club of South Africa.

Goodluck Jonathan presents book ‘My Transition Hours’

Dignitaries gathered at the Transcorp Hilton, Abuja to honour former President Goodluck Jonathan, who’s book, “My Transition Hours,” was publicly presented as he marks his 61st birthday.
Nigerians in New York

Nigerians urged to respect constituted authority

Alhaji Dahiru Bauchi, the Leader of Tijjaniya Islamic sect in Nigeria, has urged Muslim faithful as well as Nigerians to obey the constituted authority.

Akinwunmi Ambode, Solomon Dalung unveil World para powerlifting logo, mascot

The Mascot and Logo for the 2019 World Para Powerlifting Competition taking place in Lagos next year have been unveiled.
Kabiru Tanimu Turaki

Ifeanyi Okowa, Kabiru Turaki storm Bayelsa for safe motherhood scheme launch

The Bayelsa State Government will, on Wednesday, launch the Safe Motherhood Scheme as part of efforts to reduce the rate of infant and maternal mortality in the state.

Yakubu Gowon: Peace and unity of Nigeria is non-negotiable

A former Head of State, Retired Gen. Yakubu Gowon, has reiterated his commitment to the unity and oneness of Nigeria.

Bisi Akande blames military for lopsided political structure

Former Interim National Chairman, All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Bisi Akande, has carpeted successive military governments that ruled Nigeria for 29 years since independence, saying they created states and local governments by fiat for selfish reasons, rather than through scientific political reasoning.

Nigerian Navy reiterates role in deploying forces to tackle insecurity

The Nigerian Navy (NN) has again reiterated its stand in churning out a professional and highly motivated force that is able to contend with the current security challenges that is confronting the nation.

Tukur Buratai: War against terrorism is collective responsibility

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has said that the war against terrorism required collective support of all Nigerians to consolidate on the victory recorded.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Boss Mustapha

SGF: Ahmadu Bello University to get N800 million ecological project

Mr Boss Mustapha, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SFG), said on Friday that the government had earmarked N800 million for the execution of ecological projects in Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria.

Akwa Ibom deputy governor pledges loyalty to Governor Emmanuel

Akwa Ibom State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has remained silent over the alleged defection of the Senate Minority Leader, Senator Godswill Akpabio, to the All Progressive Congress (APC).

General Gowon advocates tolerance, unity among Nigerians to end killings

Former Head of State, Retired Gen. Yakubu Gowon, has advocated for more tolerance and understanding among Nigerians to put an end to the spate of killings in the country.

Nigerian Air Force holds 2018 legal conference in Maiduguri

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has held a three-day Legal Conference for NAF field commanders and legal officers at the Air Vice Marshal (AVM) EE Edem Multipurpose Hall, NAF Base, Maiduguri.

General Buratai: Plateau, Zamfara, other killings influenced by external, internal factors

Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, says the army has made “giant strides” in the last one year in combating security challenges. He also said the security outlook of the country “is very positive.”

Governor Obaseki: We must move from agric politics to agribusiness

Edo State Governor, Mr. Goodwin Obaseki, has called on government at all levels to ensure that the country moves from agricultural politics to agribusiness to spur growth and development in Nigeria’s agricultural sector.

Ex-CBN deputy chief Kingsley Moghalu wants NNPC partially privatised

Prof. Kingsley Moghalu, former Deputy Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has called for a partial privatisation of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).

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Governor of Bayelsa State, Honourable Henry Seriake Dickson

Bayelsa government employs fresh 904 workers

Bayelsa State government said it has formalised the employment of 904 casual staff in the various ministries, departments and agencies in the state.
All is now set for the 2019 Zenith Women Basketball League as the sponsor, Zenith Bank Plc, concluded final arrangement for a glamorous jump ball of the apex women league in the country.

Zenith Women Basketball League starts Friday

All is now set for the 2019 Zenith Women Basketball League as the sponsor, Zenith Bank Plc, concluded final arrangement for a glamorous jump ball of the apex women league in the country.

NEPC, ATRC sensitise exporters on AGOA visa stamp

The Nigerian Export Promotion Council AGOA Technical Workshop on Utilisation of AGOA Visa Stamp in Abuja.

Olorogun Okumagba congratulates Festus Keyamo on nomination as minister

Former Commissioner for Finance and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress in Delta State, Olorogun Bernard Okumagba, has hailed the ministerial nomination of Mr. Festus Keyamo, SAN, by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Association hands over fake, substandard agro products to NAFDAC

National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) Taraba state office says the association of Agro-Input dealers has handed over to it fake and substandard agro inputs worth millions of Naira.