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President of the UN General Assembly, Amb. Tijani Muhammad-Bande

Poverty goes beyond lack of food, shelter, healthcare – UNGA president

President of the United Nations General Assembly, Amb. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, says poverty is beyond lack of access to food, shelter, healthcare and sanitation.
The Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu (middle), during a stakeholders’ meeting with officials of the States’ Civil Service and LASEMA in preparation for flood predicted in some parts of the state.

Lagos reviews building codes to avert collapse

The Lagos State Government has started reorganizing building codes to check incessant building collapse, flooding and other man-made disasters.

Abia Assembly tasks Okezie Ikpeazu on payment of counterpart funds for UNGA

Abia State House of Assembly has urged Governor Okezie Ikpeazu to consider as top priority the payment of the counterpart fund that would enable the state benefit from the United Nations General Assembly 74th Conference Fund.
Presidential media aide, Malam Garba Shehu, says the Buhari administration is working with state governments across the Northwest to pursue an urgent revamp of the national security apparatus in the subregion.

President Buhari recommends ‘Made in Nigeria solutions’ to nation’s challenges

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday declared open the 25th Nigerian Economic Summit (NES25) with a charge to public and private sector leaders to look inward to solve the unique challenges confronting the nation’s socio-economic development.
President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with all the 2019 Nigerian pilgrims over the successful completion of their Hajj rites and the Eid-el-Kabeer celebration.

President Buhari chairs 2020 budget extra-ordinary FEC meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday chaired an extraordinary Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the appointment of six new Permanent Secretaries in the States Civil Service.

Universal health coverage in Lagos by 2025 – governor

Lagos State has set a six-year target to achieve universal health coverage, with Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu disclosing on Thursday that the government would work assiduously towards achieving the goal and making affordable healthcare accessible for all residents by 2025.
President Muhammadu Buhari and his South African counterpart, Cyril Ramaphosa, have agreed to set up a committee to address the issue compensation to victims of xenophobic attacks in South Africa, it was learnt on Thursday. 3

Xenophobia: Nigeria, South Africa to set up committee on compensation — in pictures

President Muhammadu Buhari and his South African counterpart, Cyril Ramaphosa, have agreed to set up a committee to address the issue compensation to victims of xenophobic attacks in South Africa, it was learnt on Thursday.
Presidential media aide, Malam Garba Shehu, says the Buhari administration is working with state governments across the Northwest to pursue an urgent revamp of the national security apparatus in the subregion.

2020 Budget: President Buhari to chair extra-ordinary FEC Saturday

Towards presenting the 2020 budget proposals to the National Assembly next week, President Muhammadu Buhari will on Saturday preside over an extraordinary Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting.
DAME EDITH OKOWA

Delta governor’s wife denies receiving N3.5 billion from US

Dame Edith Okowa, wife of Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, has denied receiving N3.5 billion for her pet project, O’5 Initiative, from the Initiative for Global Development, a U.S based organisation.
A handout picture provided by the Saudi Royal Palace on October 24, 2018, shows Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman speaking during a joint session of the Future Investment Initiative (FII) conference in the capital Riyadh, which included the Crown Prince of Bahrain and the Lebanese Prime Minister. – Saudi Arabia is hosting the key investment summit overshadowed by the killing of critic Jamal Khashoggi that has prompted a wave of policymakers and corporate giants to withdraw. (Photo by Bandar AL-JALOUD / Saudi Royal Palace / AFP) /

Saudi Prince: War with Iran will destroy global economy

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said in a CBS interview aired Sunday that a war between his country and Iran would destroy the global economy.
Omoyele Sowore

NBA condemns DSS’ acts of impunity, calls for Omoyele Sowore, others’ release

The Nigerian Bar Association on Sunday condemned the Department of State Services’ various acts of impunity and disobedience to court order for the release of the publisher of Sahara Reporters and convener of #RevolutionNow protests, Omowole Sowore.
The foreign minister of war-ravaged Yemen has used his address before the United Nations General Assembly to blame Iran for the years-long conflict in his country, as well as to take aim at the United Arab Emirates for supporting separatists in the south.

Yemen foreign minister blames Iran for war, takes aim at UAE

The foreign minister of war-ravaged Yemen has used his address before the United Nations General Assembly to blame Iran for the years-long conflict in his country, as well as to take aim at the United Arab Emirates for supporting separatists in the south.
Simon Lalong

Why I established PLASMEDA – Plateau governor

Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau says his administration established the Plateau Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency (PLASMEDA) and the State Disability Commission to compliment the initiatives of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Sudan's new Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok has urged the United States to remove Khartoum from its list of state sponsors of terrorism, saying sanctions imposed by Washington were causing tremendous suffering to the Sudanese people.

Premier urges US to remove Sudan from sponsors of terrorism list

Sudan's new Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok has urged the United States to remove Khartoum from its list of state sponsors of "terrorism", saying sanctions imposed by Washington were causing "tremendous suffering" to the Sudanese people.
President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Nigeria after his trip to New York where he participated in the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly. 6

President Buhari returns to Abuja after UNGA74

President Muhammadu Buhari returned to Abuja after his engagements at the 74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA74), in New York, USA, on Saturday morning, a day ahead of schedule.
President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Nigeria after his trip to New York where he participated in the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly. 5

President Buhari returns to Abuja after UNGA trip — in pictures

President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Nigeria after his trip to New York where he participated in the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly.

Expert wants cheaper health scheme for women

Dr Adaeze Oreh, a family physician with the Federal Ministry of Health has called for cheaper health scheme for women and girls in the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has described the failed Process and Industrial Development Limited (P&ID) deal as a cheat to rub Nigeria of money running into billions of dollars. 1

President Buhari seeks enforcement of nuclear weapons pacts

President Muhammadu Buhari has called for the implementation and enforcement of all treaties on elimination of Nuclear Weapons.

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The Jigawa office of Action Against Hunger, a non-governmental organization has organized a one-week training for nutrition champions comprised of WDC, CSO, religious and community leaders, and the media.

NAICOM’s industry portal goes live next year

A portal of the National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) that will integrate all insurance transactions in the insurance industry into a single hub will go live next year, its Acting Commissioner, Mr Sunday Thomas said on Thursday.
Ogun State government had received over eleven thousand educational materials from corporate bodies, as part of their annual Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) to the society.

Ogun pupils get educational facilities from donors

Ogun State government had received over eleven thousand educational materials from corporate bodies, as part of their annual Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) to the society.