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3 President Muhammadu Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council Meeting held at the Council Chambers in State House. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE. AUGUST 1ST 2018

President Buhari withholds assent to PIGB

President Muhammadu Buhari has withheld assent to the Petroleum Industrial Governance Bill (PIGB). The decision is coming after 17 years of rigorous consultations and legislative hassles on the document.

Governor Umahi suspends commissioner over ‘gross misconduct’

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State on Thursday suspended his Commissioner for Solid Minerals Development, Chief Francis Orji, indefinitely for gross misconduct.

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Solomon Dalung: Nigeria risks being delisted by World Anti-Doping Agency

Solomon Dalung, the Minister of Youths and Sports Development, on Monday in Abuja warned that Nigeria risked being delisted by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) if urgent action was not taken.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, is to kick-start his campaign for the 2019 presidential election through an address to Nigerians on Facebook on Monday.

PDP: Atiku Abubakar’s policy document embodies yearnings, aspirations of Nigerians

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says the public endorsement that heralded the policy document of its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, is a confirmation the document ”embodies the collective mindset, yearnings and aspirations of Nigerians”.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, is to kick-start his campaign for the 2019 presidential election through an address to Nigerians on Facebook on Monday.

Atiku Abubakar launches policy, promises to attract investments

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Candidate, Atiku Abubakar, has promised to attract investments and support 50 million Small and Medium-Scale Enterprises, if elected president in 2019.

Femi Gbajabiamila: Nigeria’s future bright with Muhammadu Buhari/Yemi Osinbajo

House of Representatives Majority Leader, Femi Gbajabiamila, on Monday said the Buhari/Osinbajo ticket of the All Progressives Congress remained the best option for the 2019 elections.
US President Donald Trump has accused Saudi Arabia of lying about the killing of Jamal Khashoggi, his strongest comments to date on the affair as pressure builds on the administration to strike a tougher line.

US blacklists South African for North Korea oil deals

The US Treasury placed a Russian-born South African man on its sanctions blacklist on Monday for allegedly helping North Korea avoid an international embargo on its energy purchases.