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BMO: President Buhari’s cabinet list reflects merit, loyalty

The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has said President Muhammadu Buhari’s ministerial list is a product of good thinking that has paid due attention to merit, hard work and loyalty.

Emir Sanusi absent at Governor Ganduje’s inauguration

Emir Of Kano Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II was conspicuously absent at the inauguration of the state governor Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje for the second term in office.
Imo Chapter of the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has called on the state governor-elect, Mr Emeka Ihedioha, to carry the youth along when he is sworn-in.

Emeka Ihedioha: I’m inheriting a state with institutional decay

The Imo State governor-elect, Emeka Ihedioha, on Monday said he was inheriting a state with institutional decay.
Lagos State Governor-elect Babajide Sanwo-Olu was at a special reception organised by Kings’s Court Chapel for the Ogun State Govenor-elect Prince Dapo Abiodun on Sunday. 1

Babajide Sanwo-Olu announces those to be appointed as cabinet members after inauguration

Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Governor-Elect of Lagos State, has given a hint about those that may feature in his cabinet after being inaugurated into office.
President Buhari signs New National Minimum Wage Bill into Law in State House on 18th April 2019 2

President Buhari urged to look beyond APC in selecting cabinet members

Mr Jude Nnadi, a political analyst has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to look beyond the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in selecting his next cabinet members in order to move the country to the next level.

Senator Lawan begins campaign for Senate Presidency

Yobe North Senator, Ahmed Lawan, has flagged off his campaign to become the next Senate President.
Social Democratic Party (SDP)

Captain Unaeze: Nigeria needs new leadership at Senate

According to him, the crop of senators the country has had disappointed the people and do not have the legislative prowess to advance Nigeria’s democratic institutions.A former Deputy Defence Adviser, Nigeria High Commission, United Kingdom, Group Captain Henry Unaeze (Rtd), has urged the Nigerian electorate to elect new lawmakers into the Senate.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday appointed his wife, Aisha, and the wife of the Vice-President, Mrs Dolapo Osinbajo, to serve on the Presidential Advisory Committee on the Elimination of Drug Abuse in the country.

Aisha Buhari, Dolapo Osinbajo lead APC women, youth presidential campaign

First Lady Aisha Buhari has been appointed the chairperson of the All Progressives Congress Women and Youths Presidential Campaign team for the 2019 election.

NIJ provost calls for certification of journalism

A sense of fulfilment and excitement pervaded the Nigerian Institute of Journalism (NIJ), Ogba, Lagos on Wednesday, December 12, at the 16th matriculation ceremony of the institution.

Simi, Ahmed Musa, others win at 2018 The Future Awards

Alternative music star Simisola Ogunleye aka Simi, actress, Zainab Balogun, internet comedian, Mark Angel and footballer, Ahmed Musa, won prizes at the 2018 ‘The Future Awards’.
Nigerian singer, Burna Boy, actress Adesua Etomi and commedienne, Maraji are among nominees for the 2018 edition of the Future Awards (TFA).

Burna Boy, Adesua Etomi, Maraji others make 2018 Future Awards list

Nigerian singer, Burna Boy, actress Adesua Etomi and commedienne, Maraji are among nominees for the 2018 edition of the Future Awards (TFA).

NIDA set to celebrate icons, catalysts of infrastructural devt in Nigeria

Leading players in infrastructural development, top government functionaries, industry leaders, eminent personalities, development experts, technocrats and diverse economy sectorial leaders both in the public and private sectors of the economy will gather in Lagos to celebrate the best of Nigeria’s icons and catalysts of infrastructural development.
Angus Fraser

Longest serving teacher, missionary in Nigeria passes on in Makurdi

The Catholic Diocese of Makurdi has announced the death of Reverend Father Angus Fraser, believed to be the longest serving teacher and missionary in Nigeria.

Tunde Bakare seeks presidential order on restructuring

The Convener of Save Nigeria Group, Pastor Tunde Bakare, told President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday to proclaim an executive order urgently to facilitate national reconciliation, reintegration and restructuring.
Alex Otti

Abia professionals, businessmen, technocrats back Alex Otti’s guber race

A group of professionals, businessmen and technocrats from Abia State have thrown their weights behind Dr. Alex Otti, following his declaration last week to re-run for the governorship election in 2019.

37 Nigerian youths named African Union Ambassadors

Thirty Seven Nigerian youths who participated in the maiden edition of ‘The Labour Room,’ Nigeria’s first reality TV show geared towards national development, have been honoured as Ambassadors of the African Union.

Cultism: Police arrest 312 youth in Akwa Ibom

The Commissioner of Police in Akwa-Ibom, Adeyemi Ogunjemilusi, says the Police Command has arrested 312 youth over alleged cult-related activities in the state.

Aliko Dangote’s daughter weds ex-IGP MD Abubakar’s son in Kano

The Africa’s richest man and business mogul, Aliko Dangote, yesterday, gave out the hand of his daughter, Fatima in marriage to Jamil, son of former Inspector-General of police, Mohammed Abubakar.

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Lagos government scales up fish production

Lagos State Government says it is implementing programmes and projects that would upscale fish production and harness the enormous economic opportunities available in the agricultural value chains in the State.

Chad declares emergency in east after dozens die in ethnic violence

Chad President Idriss Deby declared a state of emergency in two eastern provinces on Sunday after violent intercommunal clashes left dozens dead earlier this month.
A board member of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Brown Ebewele, says the country is risking its chances of winning the forthcoming African Games following the choice of athletes by the federation to represent the country.

African Games: Organisers formally welcome Team Nigeria

Organisers of the 12th African Games on Sunday, officially welcomed Team Nigeria to “Rabat 2019”, with a flag-raising ceremony at the Games Village located at the International University of Rabat.

Police found decomposing body of farm worker on mango tree

The Police in Ogun State have discovered the decomposing remains of a farm worker, who was allegedly murdered by his boss, over allegation of stealing.

Pastor blames devil, poor tithes for stealing N1.2 million SUV

The Pastor of Jesus Miracle Church at No. 16, Ado-Odo Road, Afan, Sango-Ota, Ogun State, Jeremiah Ehindero, has said he stole a N1.2million vehicle when his congregation’s tithes and offerings was not enough to pay off a N650,000 bank loan.