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Godwin Emefiele: Oil discovery exposed Nigeria’s economy to vulnerability

The Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr Godwin Emefiele, has said the discovery of crude oil and the country’s increasing reliance on crude oil revenues have led to a severe downturn in the agriculture and manufacturing sectors.
Gov. Babagana Umara Zulum of Borno has vowed to send out of the state any International Non-Governmental Organisations (INGOs) undermining the interest of government toward achieving peace in the state after 10 years of Boko Haram insurgency.

Governor Zullum: We will spend our last kobo to eliminate Boko Haram

Borno State Governor Babagana Zullum on Monday assured that the state government would spend its last kobo to support the military and strengthen Civilian JTF and hunters, to eliminate terrorism.
Okezie Ikpeazu

Governor Ikpeazu: We’ll create 700,000 new jobs to address insecurity in Abia

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia has said that 700,000 new jobs would be created in the state in the next 10 years as part of deliberate efforts to address the challenges of insecurity and socio-economic unrest.

Multichoice, DSTV owners to sack 2,200 workers

Naspers’ pay-television business MultiChoice Group, owners of DSTV, is planning to lay off close to 2,200 workers in a shake-up of its customer care service, the company said on Friday.

Femi Falana: CCB’s refusal to disclose assets declared by presidents, governors illogical

Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, SAN, has condemned the Code of Conduct Bureau over its refusal to grant a Freedom of Information request by Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project on the ground that asset declaration form is private information.

Delta CJ vows to bring Asaba lawyer’s killers to justice

The Chief Judge of Delta State, Justice Marshall Umukoro, has vowed to bring to justice the killers of an Asaba-based lawyer, late Kennedy Nwashindi Ofuezuem Anni.

Church calls for peaceful local council, guber polls in Bayelsa

A church, the Northern Izon Anglican Diocese, Kolokumo-Opokuma Council Area of Bayelsa has called for a peaceful council and governorship elections.

NDE trains 600 youths in vocational skills in Ekiti

The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) on Thursday began a massive skill acquisition training for 600 youths in Ekiti State under its National Open Apprenticeship Scheme.

General Buratai: Nigeria passing through difficult period

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Tukur Buratai, has declared that the nation is passing through difficult times, saying notwithstanding that, the army has been deployed in the 36 states of the federation and Abuja, for the defence of the country’s territorial integrity.
Gboyega Oyetola

Osun government celebrates June 12

The Osun Government in collaboration with Coalition of Civil Society Groups on Wednesday celebrated June 12 as Democracy Day.
Babagana Umara Zulum

Borno governor suspends 42 teachers for absconding from duty

Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State on Wednesday recommended the suspension of 42 primary school teachers for allegedly “absconding” from their duty posts for two years in Gamboru Ngala local government area in the state.

Afe Babalola: Make June 12 inauguration for presidents, governors

Aare Afe Babalola (SAN) has declared that the declaration of June 12 by President Muhammadu Buhari’s does not mark the end of the journey of the country’s advocacy and demand for true democracy in the country.

Federal government gets solution to suicide among youths

The Good Governance Ambassadors of Nigeria (GOGAN), an NGO, has urged the Federal Government to prioritise youth empowerment to curb the increasing cases of suicide among youths in the country.
Photos- President Buhari participates in Swearing-In Ceremony at the Eagle Square in Abuja on 29th May 2019 3

Peter Nwangwu: President Buhari has offered nothing but poverty in four years

The National Chairman of We the People Nigeria, Prof. Peter Nwagwu, has said that the Buhari administration has offered nothing but induced poverty to Nigerians in the last four years.
Photos- President Buhari participates in Swearing-In Ceremony at the Eagle Square in Abuja on 29th May 2019 3

Afenifere tasks President Buhari to tackle unemployment, insecurity

The pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, has said the second term administration of the President should tackle the major challenges facing the country. Specifically, the group urged the President to tackle youth unemployment and insecurity, saying...

NUPENG asks President Buhari to rejig economic team, prioritise security, infrastructure

Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, yesterday, pleaded with President Muhammadu Buhari to rejig his economic team and prioritise security as well as infrastructural development among others, as he begins his second term of four years as president of Nigeria.
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Femi Falana, others urge federal government to fight insecurity

Pro-democracy group and rights activists have urged the Federal Government to tackle insecurity and rising youth unemployment in the country.

Timi Frank: President Buhari, APC celebrating stolen mandate

The All Progressives Congress (APC) former Deputy National Publicity Secretary, Timi Frank, has cautioned President Muhammadu Buhari and the ruling party not to over celebrate “a stolen mandate.”

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David Silva confirms plan to leave Manchester City

Manchester City playmaker, David Silva, has confirmed that next season will be his last at the club.
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Amnesty: Torture still rife in Nigeria

Nigerian authorities must do more to end the ongoing use of torture and other forms of ill-treatment by law enforcement agencies, Amnesty International said today, marking International Day in Support of Victims of Torture.
The Lagos State Government on Tuesday said the Lagos Special Offences (Mobile) Court was to correct wrong behaviour in the society, adding that it was not for revenue generation.

Lagos: Mobile courts for correction, not revenue generation

The Lagos State Government on Tuesday said the Lagos Special Offences (Mobile) Court was to correct wrong behaviour in the society, adding that it was not for revenue generation.
United States president Donald Trump has criticised Megan Rapinoe for protesting during the national anthem at the Women's World Cup.

WWC: US star Megan Rapinoe remains defiant on national anthem stance

Megan Rapinoe has claimed she is “not going to the f*cking White House" if the United States win the Women's World Cup.

Two nabbed for ‘defiling’ mentally-challenged woman

Two persons have been arrested for allegedly defiling a 23-year-old woman, Nwanneka Nwaizu, suspected to be mentally-challenged in Ezi Umunya, Oyi Local Government Area of Anambra State.