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The President of the Nigerian Union South Africa (NUSA), Adetola Olubajo, on Friday said that victims of the recent xenophobic attacks in that country deserved to be compensated.

Expert: Why sustainable solution to xenophobia may be difficult

Grant Masterson, an expert in pan-African governance, says the South African government may find it difficult to find a sustainable solution to the killings in the country as long as it continues to deny the prevalence of xenophobia among its people.

Xenophobia: Nigerians, Ghanaians in Europe seek AU’s intervention

Nigerians and Ghanaians in Europe on Wednesday urged the African Union (AU) to intervene in the escalating xenophobic attacks in South Africa.
Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said Wednesday he will ask the European Commission to give Italy’s poorer south a special status to help boost employment and tackle organised crime.

Italy wants special EU status for poor south

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said Wednesday he will ask the European Commission to give Italy’s poorer south a special status to help boost employment and tackle organised crime.

Psychiatrist: Mental disorder accounts for 90% of suicide cases

Consultant Psychiatrist, Dr Kafayat Ogunsola, on Tuesday said mental disorder accounts for 90 per cent of rampant suicide cases in the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari in his goodwill message to the Esogban by the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, joined members of Edebiri family, friends and well-wishes in celebrating an important and respected son of Bini Kingdom’s rich culture and heritage.

Ex-AGF: Why ex-President Jonathan refused to prosecute President Buhari over post elections violence, certificate...

Adoke said in the new book due for launch any moment from now, that the Jonathan administration was further restrained from arresting and prosecuting Buhari because of its strong belief that doing so would only create more trouble in the land.
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Xenophobia: ActionAid condemns attacks in South Africa

ActionAid Nigeria (AAN) has condemned the xenophobic attacks going on in South Africa and called on African governments, and the African Union to speak out against the attack on non indigenes in the country.

NGO awards scholarship to 4,000 students in Southwest

A non-governmental organization (NGO), Scholarship Aid Initiative, has awarded a scholarship to over 4,000 students from Southwest states.

Igbo leader in Mekong Thailand urges restrain, seeks AU, UN intervention

The Eze Ndigbo Thailand in Mekong River Asia, HRH Eze (amb) Uzochukwu Jerome Ezeneche, has condemned the Xenophobic attack on Nigerians in South Africa even as he calls on The African Union and the United Nations to intervene before the crisis escalates.
The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Sen. Godwin Akpabio, has stressed the need for redirecting the affairs of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) affairs, saying that the commission has over N2 trillion debt to settle.

Senator Akpabio: NDDC owes over N2 trillion

The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Sen. Godwin Akpabio, has stressed the need for redirecting the affairs of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) affairs, saying that the commission has over N2 trillion debt to settle.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the appointment of six new Permanent Secretaries in the States Civil Service.

100 Days: APC scores Lagos governor high, PDP, NCP disappointed

Ahead of Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s 100 days in office, political parties in Lagos State on Tuesday expressed a potpourri of reactions over his achievements as the state chief executive officer.

APC faults Niger-Delta governors over rejection of NDDC Board nominees

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said the opposition of governors of Niger Delta to the reconstitution of the board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) was shameful and disgraceful. In a statement by...

Unemployment: 60 percent NCDMB trainees secure jobs

The unemployment crises in the country may have received the required attention as sixty per cent of the participants in the Smart Electrical Engineering Training organized by the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) have secured employment placements.
The minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning Mrs Zainab Ahmed disclosed this on Tuesday during her maiden meeting with top officials of the two merged ministries at the headquarters of Budget and National Planning in Abuja.

Minister: Unemployment the biggest challenge of Nigeria’s economy

The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Hajiya Zainab Shamsuna Ahmed, has said the biggest challenge facing Nigeria’s economy is unemployment.

Bayelsa guber: Governor Dickson can support anybody – aspirant

As the September 3 Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Bayelsa State primary approaches with 21 aspirants eyeing the party’s ticket for the November 16 governorship election, one of the aspirants, Dr Nimibofa Ayawei, has disclosed that the governor of the state, Henry Seriake Dickson has the right to support whosever he wants to.
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NIMASA bags most reliable government organisation award in Ghana

Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, has been awarded the “Most Reliable Government Organisation of the Year” at the annual awards by the Pan African International magazine in Accra, Ghana. The organisers say the award was in recognised for “its giant achievements in the maritime sector, locally and globally.”
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Rivers Reps member laments Total operations’ relocation to Lagos

A member of the House of Representatives representing Degema/Bonny Federal Constituency, Mr Farah Dagogo, has raised the alarm over alleged moves by TOTAL Group to relocate its servicing companies from Egina Offshore Field Onne to Ladol Yard in Lagos State.
Senator Godswill Akpabio

Senator Akpabio pledges to impact positively on Niger Delta

The newly appointed Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Sen. Godswill Akpabio, has pledged his commitment to ensure effective development in the Niger Delta region, especially in the areas of infrastructure.
The All Progressives Congress, APC, has challenged newly sworn in ministers to justify the confidence reposed in them by President Muhammadu Buhari and all Nigerians, by settling down to work quickly, hit the ground running and consolidate on the progress that have been made in the various sectors.

Nigerians set agenda for new ministers

A legal practitioner in the Federal Capital Territory, Abubakar Sani, said he had expected President Muhammadu Buhari to do better with the allotment of portfolios to the ministers adding that he would not be expecting anything new from the ministers especially returnees.

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