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Hunger, unemployment major cause of agitations – Okowa

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State has declared that the two major reasons responsible for recent call for restructuring, resource control and secession by various groups across the country are hunger and unemployment.

Fed govt committed to achieving SDGs – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has restated the present administration’s commitment to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals in Nigeria.

NDLEA arrests 67 persons for alleged drug trafficking in Edo

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Edo says it has arrested 67 persons for allegedly trafficking in various drugs in the state.

Britons will ‘soon regret’ Brexit – Juncker

The European Commission President has said Britons will "soon regret" Brexit during a state of the union address in Brussels.

Nigeria’s annual maize demand hits 8m metric tones – FG

The Federal Ministry of Agriculture, said on Tuesday that Nigeria’s estimated annual demand for maize was almost eight million tonnes.

Jonathan believed Boko Haram was set up to bring down his govt – Obasanjo

Former president Olusegun Obasanjo has explained why the war against the Boko Haram insurgency has remained intractable, noting that the country needed to treat the root of the problem and not the symptoms.

Nigeria out of stagnation not recession – Onovo

A former presidential candidate, Chief Martin Onovo, has faulted the National Bureau of Statistics for coming up with a verdict that Nigeria is out of recession.

SERAP gives Obaseki 14 days ultimatum to pay 42 months pension arrears

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project has asked Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State to pay pensioners in the state their outstanding entitlements within the next 14 days or face legal action.

Buhari’s administration is working and the results are showing

Permit me to thank the Association of Communication Scholars and Professionals of Nigeria for inviting me to their 4th Annual Conference holding here in the beautiful city of Kano. It is commendable that you have maintained the tradition of gathering annually, despite the challenges. I congratulate you!

Wike accuses APC of impoverishing Nigerians

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led government of impoverishing Nigerians since it assumed office in 2015.

Landmark University gets new vice-chancellor, registrar

The Board of Regents of Landmark University, Omu Aran, has appointed Prof. Adeniyi Olayanju as the substantive vice-chancellor of the institution.

Brazil emerges from its worst recession

Brazil confirmed its slow exit from the country’s worst recession on record Friday with the economy nudging up 0.2 percent, the second straight quarter to show growth, the official statistics office said.

Eid-el-Kabir: Emir advocates agric programmes for youths

The Emir of Minna, Alhaji Umar Bahago, says engaging youths in agriculture and agricultural entrepreneurship will minimise agitations across the country.

Ebonyi govt reiterates commitment to youth empowerment

The Ebonyi State Commissioner for Economic Empowerment and Job Creation, Mr Uchenna Orji, says the state government is committed to empowering youths of the state by helping them develop their entrepreneurial potential.

Potato loss: Plateau govt engages 400 extension workers

Plateau State Government has engaged 400 extension workers to teach farmers improved methods to mitigate loss of Irish potatoes across the 17 Local Government Areas.

Angola opposition to contest election loss in court

One of Angola's main opposition parties plans to contest the results of last week's general election, alleging unfair conduct during the vote that kept the ruling party of former president Jose Eduardo Dos Santos in power.

Makarfi’s visit, end of APC in Oyo – Makinde

Governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) in 2015 elections in Oyo State, Engineer Seyi Makinde, has declared that the visit of National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ahmed Makarfi, to the state was a signal for the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to pack their belongings out of the government houses.

Oshiomhole calls for review of revenue allocation formula

A former Governor of Edo State, Adams Oshiomhole, has called for the review of the revenue allocation formula in favour of states and local governments in the country.

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FEC approves N307.5 million for NAFDAC operational vehicles

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AGF: Federal government has ordered probe of court invasion by DSS

The Federal Government has ordered an investigation into the Friday invasion of the Federal High Court, Abuja, by the operatives of the Department of State Service, the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami, has said.
The Director General of the International Labour Organization, ILO, Mr. Guy Ryder has commended Nigeria for the labour friendly disposition of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

Pensioners beg President Buhari to give them free healthcare services

The Nigeria Union of Pensioners (NUP) has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to approve free medical treatments for them who are 70 years and above across the country.