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The wrong way to defend the naira

The Central Bank of Nigeria has injected over $10.97bn, into the Forex Market between January and October this year, to defend the Nation’s currency, the Naira, against other major currencies, including the dollar.” (See Punch Newspaper report of November 18th 2018 titled “CBN Defended Naira with $11bn in 10 months”).

Bianca Ojukwu: APGA hijacked by mercenaries

The All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) has been hijacked by ‘mercenaries’, Nigeria’s former Ambassador to Spain, Bianca Ojukwu, has said.

Arewa CF disowns scribe’s views on Olusegun Obasanjo

The Arewa Consultative Forum has disowned its General Secretary, Anthony Sani, over statements credited to him criticising from President Olusegun Obasanjo.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

David Umahi sets up educational fund for slain journalist’s children

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State has set up a N3 million for the three children of the late Vice Chairman of the Ebonyi State chapter of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, Comrade Samuel Nweke.

David Umahi mourns NUJ’s Samuel Nweke’s death, condoles family

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi has expressed great shock over the death of the Vice Chairman, Ebonyi Council of Nigeria Union of Journalists, Samuel Nweke.

Ebonyi NUJ vice chairman killed by armed robbers

The Ebonyi State contingent to the just concluded Nigeria Union of Journalists Triennial Delegates Conference in Abeokuta, Ogun State were on Saturday night attacked by hoodlums on their way back along Nkalagu axis of Enugu-Abakaliki Expressway.

Senator Saraki: No plan to declare Senator Akpabio’s seat, others vacant

There is no plan to declare the seat of a senator, Godswill Akpabio, or that of any other defecting lawmaker vacant, Senate President Bukola Saraki has said.

APC chair Adams Oshiomhole appoints media aide

Simon Ebegbulem, formerly a Vanguard Newspaper Correspondent in Edo State, has been appointed the Chief Press Secretary to the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole.
Yeside Laguda

Fashion designer launches Adire collection to celebrate Nigerian heroines

A fashion designer, Mrs Yeside Laguda has unveiled an exquisite collection of Adire designs named after Nigeria’s past heroines.
PROFESSOR IS-HAQ AKINTOLA

Plateau killings: Prosecute author of fake news – MURIC

The Muslim Rights Concern has called on the Plateau State Government to prosecute Andrew Ajijah, author of the controversial publication on the involvement of the Miyeti Allah Cattle Breeders Association’s involvement in the killings which occurred in Barkinladi, Riyom and some parts of Jos South last week.
Burnt bodies recovered at the scene of the tanker fire in Lagos

Witnesses speak on horror of Lagos tanker fire

Witnesses and survivors have recounted the horrific fire from an oil tanker that killed nine people and destroyed 54 cars when the tanker fell on Otedola Bridge along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway Thursday evening.

June 12 tsunami and the ones who won’t forgive President Buhari

Even at that time, it was pretty obvious that the unjust annulment was a huge elite conspiracy, well beyond the schemes and machinations, for which the then Head of State, General Ibrahim Babangida had established a formidable reputation.

Amnesty Office: Federal government didn’t abandon 19 Nigerian students in Russia

The Federal Government has denied reports that about 19 postgraduate students of the People’s Friendship University of Russia who were granted scholarships by Presidential Amnesty Programme were abandoned.

Publisher: Don’t take what politicians say hook, line and sinker

A U.S.-based publisher, Mr Deba Uwadiae, has said that Nigerians should make accountability their focal point in electing political leaders for the country in 2019 general elections.

Peace Corps Bill still on course – NPC

The Nigerian Peace Corps has reacted to recent reports which implied that President Muhammadu Buhari has rejected the Peace Corps Bill.

We are focused more than ever to reposition basketball – NBBF

The board of the Nigeria Basketball Federation will not been drawn into fresh debates over who controls the domestic leagues and the national teams.

2019: Time to take back our country

The Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai, has been in the news lately over the outcome of the competence test he administered on teachers in the state with about 22,000 teachers failing Primary Four test questions.

Atiku threatens legal action over alleged comments on IPOB, Kanu

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has threaten to sue the media house that attributed an article on IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu and Biafra agitation to him.

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2019: INEC chairman tasks celebrities on voter education

Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has called on Nigerian celebrities to utilise their platforms to promote voter education, youth inclusion and non-violent participation in the 2019 elections.