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Boko Haram: Kashim Imam pledges N1 billion for reconstruction, resettlement

A chieftain of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Alhaji Kashim Imam, on Monday pledged to contribute N1 billion to facilitate rehabilitation, reconstruction and resettlement of communities ravaged by Boko Haram insurgency in Borno.

Borno APC guber: 14 aspirants endorse outcome, uphold Babagana Zulum’s victory – Adamu Dibal

Controversy trailing the conduct of the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship primary, in Borno State, took a new twist on Wednesday, when it was revealed that 14, of the 20 aspirants who participated in the exercise have endorsed the outcome of the exercise and upheld the victory of the winner, Prof. Babagana Zulum.

Borno APC guber primary: Aspirants petition Adams Oshiomhole, demand cancellation

The petitioners alleged that, “The list of delegates was not given to any of the aspirants up until the time of the primaries, which is a fundamental requirement for the conduct of the primaries.”

2019: APC disqualifies two ministers, clears 152 for governorship primaries

The Minister of Women Affairs, Aisha Alhassan, and her Communication Ministry counterpart, Adebayo Shittu, have suffered a set back in their quest to become the governors of their states.

Governor Sani Bello urges control of heavy duty vehicles on Nigerian roads

Niger State Governor Abubakar Sani Bello has expressed displeasure over the persistent damage done to major roads in Niger state in particular and Nigeria in general, by heavy duty and articulated vehicles, adding that the State Government would enact a law that will regulate weight of trucks plying roads in the state.

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Cheers, boos at National Assembly as Muhammadu Buhari presents 2019 budget

There were loud cheers and boos when President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday appeared before the joint session of the National Assembly (NASS) to present the 2019 budget.
A hairdresser styles the hair of a customer at a beauty salon in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul on October 30, 2018. – For three years, Mosul’s women were covered in black from head to toe and its men had to keep their beards long. Salons were shut, and plastic surgery considered a crime. Today, Mosul’s plastic surgeons and beauticians are at service. (Photo by Zaid AL-OBEIDI / AFP)

After shedding IS, Mosul embraces makeovers

For three years, Mosul’s women were covered in black from head to toe and its men had to keep their beards long. Salons were shut, and plastic surgery considered a crime.

PenCom urges pension contributors to update biometrics

The National Commission (PenCom), has advised contributors to update their records with the Pension Fund Administrators (PFAs) in a bid to ensure the smooth running of the Retired Savings Accounts (RSA).
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Adeyemi Adetunji: NNPC subsidiary hits N1.8 billion profit in 2017

Mr Adeyemi Adetunji, Managing Director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Retail, said the company made N1.8 billion profit after tax in 2017.

Jaap Stam backs Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino for Manchester United

Mauricio Pochettino is the right choice to become Manchester United's permanent manager and the club have the power to lure him from Tottenham, says Jaap Stam.