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University professor urges Southwest governors to improve region’s security

Akanji who was the guest speaker at the 4th Surveyor Lasisi Lasupo Ali Annual Lecture which was held in Ibadan, indicated that the drivers of insecurity include globalization which he said has broken down trade barriers between nations, expansion and integration of economies as well as people.
Jurgen Klopp is looking for Liverpool to remain an “annoying” side to play against as they prepare to chase down more major silverware in 2019-20.

Jurgen Klopp looking for Liverpool to be ‘annoying’ in bid for further silverware

Jurgen Klopp is looking for Liverpool to remain an “annoying” side to play against as they prepare to chase down more major silverware in 2019-20.
Beji Caid Essebsi speaks after a meeting of the United Nations human rights council in Geneva in February. Fabrice Coffrini-AFP-Getty Images

Tunisia’s president Beji Caid Essebsi passes on

Beji Caid Essebsi, Tunisia’s first democratically elected president, has died aged 92, reviving fears of a power vacuum in the north African country before elections in November.
L to R. Prince Patrick Osobase, Prof. Charles Dokubo,Usani U.Usani and Edobor Iyamu in a photograph after the launch of the fishing training programme for 2,500 Niger Delta Youths

Amnesty: Federal government trains 2,500 Niger Delta youths on fishing, others

The Federal Government through the Presidential Amnesty Programme is set to train 2,500 Niger Delta Youths on fishing and associated seafood production.
President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Ayuba Wabba

NLC tasks federal government on insecurity

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has repeated its call on the Federal Government to address the rising incidence of insecurity, unemployment, poverty, instability and renewed separatist agitations in the country.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC disowns Edo Peoples Movement, others

Edo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has denied the existence of a phantom group known as Edo Peoples Movement (EPM) in its ranks, noting that the existence of the group is not supported by the party’s constitution.
Kola Ologbondiyan

PDP: Facebook leak indicts President Buhari, exposes APC as Nigeria’s enemy

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, says the Facebook revelation, detailing the devious manipulations and engineering of disinformation in the 2019 general election by President Mohammadu Buhari’s handlers and the All Progressives Congress, APC, had exposed them as schemers and real enemies of the nation’s democracy and national cohesion.

Insecurity: Group backs Pastor Adeboye’s call for support to service chiefs

The Concerned Professionals’ Congress (CPC) has endorsed a call by the General Overseer of The Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Enoch Adeboye, that replacing the Service Chiefs hastily may create fresh problems capable of compounding the security challenges currently facing nation.
Ibrahim al-Assaf

Saudi Arabia welcomes US move to end Iran’s oil waivers

Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister on Tuesday welcomed a U.S. decision to end all Iran sanction waivers by May, saying it was a necessary step to halt Tehran’s “destabilising” policy in the region.
A man sells flags to Sudanese protesters near the army headquarters after an announcement made by Sudan’s new military ruler, in the Sudanese capital Khartoum, on April 13, 2019. General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan vowed today to ‘uproot’ deposed president Omar al-Bashir’s regime and release protesters, in a bid to placate demonstrators demanding civilian rule. He also ordered the release of all prisoners jailed by recently established special emergency courts and the immediate lifting of a night-time curfew that had only come into effect two days ago.ASHRAF SHAZLY / AFP

No military rule in Sudan – Group tells new junta

Sudanese protest organizers have presented demands to the country’s new military rulers, urging the creation of a civilian government, the group spearheading demonstrations said.
President Buhari arrives Amman Jordan, ahead of The World Economic Forum on the Middle East and North Africa on 4th April 2019 2

President Buhari leaves for Chad Saturday for CEN-SAD Summit

President Muhammadu Buhari will depart Abuja Saturday for N’Djamena, capital of Chad Republic, to participate in the Extraordinary Session of the Conference of Heads of State and Government of the Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD).
AIT Spokeswoman Amanda Mansour (CNA-File photo)

US urges China to resume dialogue with Taiwan

The United States on Monday criticised China for attempting to undermine the status quo of the Taiwan Strait, stressing that Beijing should resume talks with the Taiwanese government. Comments of the American Institute in Taiwan...
Saudi Arabia denounced U.S. President Donald Trump’s recognition of Israel’s 1981 annexation of the Golan Heights, a statement released by the Saudi Press Agency said early on Tuesday.

South Arabia denounces US recognition of Golan Heights as Israeli territory

Saudi Arabia denounced U.S. President Donald Trump’s recognition of Israel’s 1981 annexation of the Golan Heights, a statement released by the Saudi Press Agency said early on Tuesday.
Former Nigeria's President Olusegun Obasanjo

Ex-President Obasanjo hails tribunal judgement in favour of Senator Adeleke

Nigeria’s former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, on Saturday, hailed the judiciary over the judgement of the Osun State governorship election petition tribunal in favour of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Senator Ademola Adeleke.
Nigeria's Budget Minister Udoma Udo Udoma speaks during the public presentation and breakdown of 2018 Appropriation Act in Abuja, Nigeria.

Senator Udoma: Federal government fiscal strategy targets growth-enhancing sectors

Budget and National Planning Minister, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma, on Thursday told the Senate Committee on Finance that some slight adjustments had been effected on the 2019 Medium Term Fiscal Framework and Fiscal Strategy Paper (MTEF/FSP) between when it was approved by the Federal Executive Council and the finalization of the 2019 Budget Proposals.

Governor Dickson accuses military of terrorism

Bayelsa State Governor Seriake Dickson on Monday accused military of operating as a terror force, alleging it played ignoble roles in the last Presidential and National Assembly elections in the state.

China: We believe Nigeria can manage its internal affairs

The Chinese government has expressed its readiness to continue to support Nigeria to manage its own internal affairs without any interference.
President Buhari visits the Train the Trainer Course organised by the Election Planning and Monitoring directorate of the APC Presidential Campaign Council in Abuja on 28th Jan 2019-4

President Buhari promises to expand agriculture, manufacturing sectors

President Muhammadu Buhari has promised to make the expansion of the agriculture and manufacturing sectors his focus, if given a new four-year mandate at the presidential poll holding on Saturday.

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Due to global warming, students of the Federal University of Agriculture (FUNAAB) have embarked on urban forestation programme with a view to reducing the challenges to the barest minimum.

FUNAAB students plant trees to tackle global warming

Due to global warming, students of the Federal University of Agriculture (FUNAAB) have embarked on urban forestation programme with a view to reducing the challenges to the barest minimum.
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Facebook launches ‘Developer Circles’ in Benin

Facebook has launched its “Developers Circles’’ in Benin, Edo, a platform that allows people who are technologically inclined to engage with experts, learn new technology and collaborate with developers to build tech products.
A Zuba Chief Magistrate Court in Abuja has adjourned the trial of Senator Elisha Abbo, the lawmaker charged for allegedly assaulting a nursing mother in a sex toy shop in Abuja.

Absence of Senator Abbo stalls ‘assault’ trial

The absence of a Senator, Elisha Abbo, who allegedly assaulted a nursing mother, was on Tuesday stalled in a Zuba Chief Magistrates’ Court, in Abuja.

Russia accuses US of stoking military tensions with missile test

Russia on Tuesday criticised the U.S. for ramping up military tensions by testing a ground-launched, medium-range cruise missile weeks after withdrawing from the INF pact with Moscow.
Governor of Bayelsa State, Honourable Henry Seriake Dickson

Bayelsa guber: Governor Dickson speaks on who will succeed him

Gov. Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa says his preferred candidate for the Sept. 3 primary of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will emerge among his loyalists in the Restoration camp of the party.