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Ahead of the 2019 general election, President Muhammadu Buhari may have begun a deft move to win North’s powerful stakeholders, especially the Ulamas, to his side in the bid to get re-elected for a second term.
The Jigawa State Ministry of Health, in conjunction with the United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF), have organised a sensitisation forum to educate religious clerics on the benefits of exclusive breastfeeding by nursing mothers.
The Supreme Council for Shari’ah in Nigeria on Sunday lamented that the federal government was excluding Islamic scholars (Ulamas) from the process of deradicalising captured suspected Boko Haram members.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday met with Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi.
Meng Wanzhou, Huawei's chief financial officer, faces US accusations that she misled multinational banks about the company's business dealings in Iran, putting the lenders at risk of violating Washington's sanctions.
Waheed Olojede, Chairman, Nigeria Labour Congress, Oyo state chapter, has assured workers of the payment of N30,000 new minimum wage before the 2019 general election.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, said he did not attend the signing of a peace pact for 2019 presidential elections in Abuja because he “did not receive any formal invitation.”
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has detained a former Chairman of Skye Bank Plc (Now Polaris Bank), Mr. Tunde Ayeni, for fraud.
The Director-General, Voice of Nigeria, (VON), Mr Osita Okechukwu, has called on mainstream media organisations in the country to establish ‘Social Media Desks’ that would track and counter fake news disseminated on social fora.
Senator Ovie Omo-Agege (Delta Central) said the ECOWAS Protocol on Democracy and Good Governance forbids President Muhammadu Buhari from signing the Electoral Bill.
Malawi would engage traditional healers, drug dispensaries and pharmacies to screen clients for signs of Tuberculosis and increase detection of the disease, health authorities disclosed on Saturday.
President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Mr. Paul Usoro (SAN), will, on Monday, December 10, be arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over alleged N1.4 billion .
The federal government, last night, reopened the Ijora-Wharf Road link bridge in Apapa, Lagos to vehicular traffic, after months of closure for repair of a short section of the outbound lane. The rehabilitated section is close to the takeoff point of the concrete road constructed by AG Dangote.
Wales, which voted in favour of Brexit in 2016, is now having doubts as the day approaches