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The Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar, has emphasized the need to develop local solutions to the present security challenges facing the country. 13

Sultan suggests home grown solutions to security challenges

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, has called for the development and adoption of home grown solutions to the security challenges facing the country.
The Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar, has emphasized the need to develop local solutions to the present security challenges facing the country. 13

Sokoto: Sultan, governor call for local solutions to insecurity — in pictures

The Sultan of Sokoto, Mohammed Sa’ad Abubakar, has emphasized the need to develop local solutions to the present security challenges facing the country.
ATLANTA - Former President Jimmy Carter says he believes President Donald Trump actually lost the 2016 election and is only president because of Russian interference.

Former US President Jimmy Carter marks 95th birthday

Four years after battling life-threatening cancer in his liver and brain, and four months after falling and breaking his hip, requiring surgery and weeks of intense physical therapy, former U.S. President Jimmy Carter took the stage September 18, unassisted, here for the Annual Jimmy Carter Emory University Town Hall, which he’s participated in, uninterrupted, for 38 years.

Labour sets agenda on generation, transmission, distribution of electricity for minister

Organised Labour in the nation’s Power Industry, has written to the new Minister of Power, Engineer Saleh Mamman, welcoming him to the sector and setting agenda on generation, transmission and distribution of electricity for him.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo attended a church service on Sunday at the RCCG Regional Parish in New York, United States, where he gave a sermon and also prayed fervently for Nigeria 3

Yoruba youths mock Afenifere faction for misleading Nigerians over VP Osinbajo’s comment

A Yoruba youth group has mocked the breakaway faction of pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, for deliberately trying to mislead Nigerians by quoting Vice President Yemi Osinbajo out of context.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo attended a church service on Sunday at the RCCG Regional Parish in New York, United States, where he gave a sermon and also prayed fervently for Nigeria 3

In Puctures: VP Osinbajo prays for Nigeria in New York, meets Nigerians

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo attended a church service on Sunday at the RCCG Regional Parish in New York, United States, where he gave a sermon and also prayed fervently for Nigeria.
On Capitol Hill yesterday, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), a Democratic frontrunner, told Politico that he supports his colleague and presidential competitor Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s (D-MA) calls to break up Facebook.

Bernie Sanders becomes latest 2020 candidate to call for Facebook breakup

On Capitol Hill yesterday, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), a Democratic frontrunner, told Politico that he supports his colleague and presidential competitor Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s (D-MA) calls to break up Facebook.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Geoffrey Onyeama has admonished Nigerians residing in Zimbabwe to be industrious and to respect laws of their host country.

Federal government tasks Nigerians in Zimbabwe to be industrious

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Geoffrey Onyeama has admonished Nigerians residing in Zimbabwe to be industrious and to respect laws of their host country.

Seadogs calls for emergence of new nation builders in Nigeria

The National Association of Seadogs (NAS) has called for the emergence of new breed of nation builders to enhance the country’s unity, growth and development.

APC: We’re not carried away with Afenifere’s endorsement

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that it was not carried away with the endorsement of the Yoruba Socio-Cultural group, Afenifere.
Hon. Oladipupo Adebutu of the People Democratic Party, PDP, has emerged the factional governorship candidate of the party for the 2019 governorship election.

Ladi Adebutu: Federal government plans to devalue Naira by April

A sitting House of Representatives, member, Hon. Oladipupo Adebutu, has alleged that the Federal Government under the leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari is planning to devalue the Nigerian currency to Foreign exchange rate in April.

Enugu women reiterate massive support for Governor Ugwuanyi’s re-election

The women of Enugu State have reiterated their support for the re-election of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, pledging to work harder to ensure his landslide victory at the poll.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that the Federal Government’s fight against corruption is on course and that all monies returned to government by those who looted public treasury will be judiciously utilised to develop the country.

Pro-democracy group hails President Buhari’s performance at town hall meeting

A pro-democracy group, Democracy Support Coalition, lauded President Muhammadu Buhari for his sterling performance at the Town Hall meeting organized and broadcast by the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) tagged ‘The Candidates’.

Elections: Farmers vow to reject unfriendly politicians

The All Farmers Association of Nigeria, Rivers State branch, says it will not vote any candidate that is not farmers-friendly during the forthcoming general elections.
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ASUU accuses Wale Babalakin of plan to break on-going strike

Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) accuses the chairman of the federal government renegotiation committee, Wale Babalakin, of planning to truncate ongoing national strike
Children at IDP Camp - NAN

Plateau IDPs: We are starving, degraded

Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) at Riyom Town Hall camp in Plateau are complaining of starvation, degradation and in inhuman condition.

Segun Mimiko: Nigeria bereft of visionary leaders

Talking of leadership with vision, Mimiko said that President Muhammadu Buhari was not fighting corruption properly, adding that he would employ some tools to make the fight effective, among which were tracking of money through BVN and reduction of cash in circulation.
kayode fayemi ekiti

Kayode Fayemi scraps education levy in Ekiti

The Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, has announced the immediate scrapping of education development levy being paid by students of public and private schools in the state.

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NBS: Inflation rate now 11.24 per cent

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Tuesday released the Consumer Price Index (CPI) which measures inflation with the index rising to 11.24 per cent in September.
Charles Oputa, popularly known as Charlyboy

Charly Boy set to perform at 2019 ‘Felabration’ Festival

Maverick entertainer and activist, Charles Oputa, popularly known as ‘Charly Boy’, is set to perform at the 2019 annual Felabration fiesta, a week-long celebration of the life and times Fela Anikulapo-Kuti.
The Kebbi State border operations of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has seized over 379 gallons of smuggled oil, four bags of Moringa snuff, 59 bags of fertilizer and other prohibited items smuggled into Nigeria through illegal routes from neighboring countries.

Joint Customs-Miltary patrol kill alleged smuggler in Babura

A joint border patrol team of Customs and Military officers gunned down a suspected rice smuggler yesterday in the Babura Local Government Area of Jigawa State.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Absence of three defendants stalls ‘UNILAG gang-rape’ trial

The absence on Tuesday of three of the five students of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), facing trial for allegedly gang-raping a student of the institution has stalled their criminal trial.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has called for an improved welfare package for teachers in Nigerian as they join their colleagues globally to mark this year’s World Teachers’ Day. 8

Speaker Gbajabiamila: Nigeria better with equal representation of women in politics

Speaker, House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has attributed the poor socio-economic and political situation in Nigeria to the inadequate participation of women in active politics.