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NBS: Services sector up by 1.83 percent in 2018

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), said the services sector of the economy measured by the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) grew by 1.83 per cent in 2018.
Jimi Agbaje

Jimi Agbaje decries Lagos transportation stress, promises new deal

The governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos, Mr Jimi Agbaje, has decried the transportation difficulties being experienced by residents in the state, assuring his government would provide a succour, if elected.

ASUU: Why we called off strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities has, Thursday, suspended the over three months-old strike it embarked upon since Sunday, 4th November, 2018.
File photo- Construction work at the Dangote refinery and fertiliser site in Lekki Lagos. Company complying with Local Content Act

Official: Completion of Dangote refinery will help Africa’s sloppy economy

Nigeria and other African countries would soon heave a sigh of relief from the sloppy economic situation occasioned by price instability with the imminent completion of the Dangote Refinery and other modular refineries in Nigeria.

SEC shuts down Ponzi scheme in Kano

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has sealed off the premises of Dantata Success and Profitable Company, Kano for engaging in illegal capital market activities,
Abike Dabiri-Erewa

Nigeria, Lebanon partners on diaspora investment

Nigeria and Lebanon are in the process of increasing the investment potentials of their Diaspora for the development of both countries.

NGO advocates establishment of cancer centres across states

Tai Aremu Cancer Awareness Campaign Organisation (TACACO), an NGO, has urged the Federal Government to establish cancer centres across the states to reduce financial burden on patients.

Election: Rotimi Amaechi challenges Peter Obi to debate

Rt. Hon. Rotimi Amaechi, the Director General of the All Progressives Congress Presidential Campaign Organisation (APCPCO), has challenged Peter Obi, vice-presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to a public debate.

NIMC: Nigerians to pay for national e-ID card from 2022

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) says Nigerians will begin to pay for the issuance of national identity card in 2022.

NIMC: Payment for National e-ID Card begins in 2022

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), says payment for issuance of National Identity Card would begin in 2022.

NNPC: Nigeria’s refineries not too old

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says the country’s refineries are not too old for effective refining operations.

Federal government restates commitment to promoting blue economy

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has reiterated the Federal Government’s commitment to promoting blue economy for safe and sustainable use of the continent’s vast sea and ocean resources.
Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Babajide Sanwo-Olu: We’ll involve private sector more in making Lagos better

The gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Lagos State, Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu, has reiterated his resolve to allow private sector participation in the provision of infrastructure and other programmes that will make life better for Lagosians when he wins the coming governorship election in March.

The self-destructive, unforced error of fuel subsidy

The above quote is probably synonymous with the popular definition of insanity as “the continuous repetition of the same process with the same wrong results, and still expect a positive difference at each turn.”
President Buhari swears In Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria Justice Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed in State House on 25th Jan 2019-6

President Buhari signs order for construction of 794km of roads

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday signed Executive Order 007 to close the road infrastructure gap in the transportation sector of the country through a Public Private Partnership (PPP) arrangement.
Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Babajide Sanwo-Olu: My govt will build entertainment village

The governorship candidate of the All Progressive Congress in Lagos State (APC), Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has promised to fully harness the economic potentials of the creative industry if he wins the 2019 election.
Ladi Lawanson

LASG, LCCI to train motorists on driving skills to reduce carnage

The Lagos State Ministry of Transportation says it will begin the training of motorists on driving skills to reduce carnage in the state.
1 The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday distributed sensitive materials to all 16 local government areas in Ekiti state ahead of the governorship election.

Election: Stakeholders caution INEC against relying on politicians to convey materials

As the 2019 general elections draw closer, stakeholders in Bayelsa State have advised the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) not to rely on political parties and politicians in the state for logistics if the commission wants to conduct credible polls.

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Police officer, 8 others killed in Rivers

At least nine persons including a police officer, have been reportedly killed by gunmen at different locations in three local government areas of Rivers State.

Election postponement: APC manipulating INEC to rig polls – Senator Jang

Former Governor of Plateau State and Senator representing Plateau North, Dr Jonah David Jang, has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of manipulating the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to enable them rig the rescheduled Presidential and National Assembly Elections.

Labour Party candidate receives postponement news with mix feeling

The Labour Party governorship candidate in Kwara state, Issa Aremu, has said the postponement of the general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), was accompanied with mixed feelings.
The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has ruled out political influence in the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections earlier scheduled to hold on February 16 and March 2, 2019.

INEC rules out political influence in election postponement

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has ruled out political influence in the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections earlier scheduled to hold on February 16 and March 2, 2019.
Adams Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomhole: Nobody had clue elections won’t go on

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, has condemned the postponement of the general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission.