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God has plans for Nigeria – Yemi Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said God had a purpose for the Nigeria with the kind of persons He put in positions of authority in the country at this time.

Fed govt alone cannot fund universities – Yemi Osinbajo

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo; the Pro-Chancellor of the University of Lagos, Dr. Wale Babalakin, and the Vice Chancellor of the university, Prof. Rahmon Bello, have said that government alone cannot fund education.

President Buhari running a double standard government – Governor Fayose

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of running a double standard government where he treats “corruption involving his men as family affair”.

President Buhari running most corrupt govt in Nigeria’s history – Governor Fayose

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has declared the All Progressives Congress (APC) government of President Muhammadu Buhari as the most corrupt in the history of Nigeria, accusing the President of “treating corruption involving his men as family affair.”

Governor Ambode’s wife Bolanle urges women to be creative

The Wife of Lagos State Governor, Mrs Bolanle Ambode, on Wednesday urged women to embrace creative and innovative entrepreneurship skills to achieve sustainable development within the family and communities.

NYSC member donates 100 textbooks, e-library to community school

Ireoluwa Adegoke, a corps member, has donated over 100 textbooks and an e-library resource centre to Victoria Island Senior Secondary School, Lagos.

Experts call for basic life support against cardiac arrest

The Chief Executive Officer, Georgia Arrhythmia Consultants and Research Institute, Dr. Felix Sogade and Electrophysiologist, Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine, Dr. Joseph Poku, have called on Nigerians to learn basic life support skills as efforts to reduce the alarming incidence of sudden deaths among blacks, including Nigerians.

Emerging low voter turnout at polls worries INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission has expressed concern over decreasing rate of voter turnout in recent elections in the country.

Uber drivers arrested for allegedly robbing female clients at night

The Lagos State police command has arrested two Uber drivers who specialised in robbing women of their valuables at gunpoint.

Two docked for allegedly hacking Pakistani to death

A security guard, Joseph Habila, and his accomplice, Nelson John, who allegedly hacked a Pakistani to death with a digger in his Victoria Island house, are to cool their heels in Ikoyi Prisons, an Ebute Meta Magistrates’ Court ruled on Monday.

NSE, Thomas Reuters hosts market data workshop

The Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE, in partnership with Thomson Reuters and other capital market participants, is set to host the second edition of the NSE Market Data Workshop.

No court order permits AMCON to take over my properties – Kashamu

Senator Buruji Kashamu has denied report that the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), has taken over his Best Western Hotels in Ikeja and Victoria Island, Lagos State.

Fed govt grants Dangote Group 10-year tax incentive for road construction

The federal government has granted a 10-year tax incentive to Dangote group for the construction and rehabilitation of roads, Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has said.

Nigerian Senate a merciless, ruthless organisation – Sagay

The Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Itse Sagay, has described the Nigerian Senate as “a merciless and ruthless organisation” with no value.

UK commends Nigeria for tackling piracy in Gulf of Guinea

The United Kingdom (UK) Foreign Secretary, Mr. Boris Johnson, yesterday in Lagos commended the role Nigeria was playing in tackling piracy in the Gulf of Guinea, pointing out that a lot of the UK’s oil came from the Nigerian Waters.

UK’s oil comes through Nigerian water – Johnson

The United Kingdom (UK) Foreign Secretary, Mr Boris Johnson, on Thursday in Lagos said that a lot of the UK’s oil came through the Nigerian Waters.

Seadogs take Lassa fever campaign to Lagos streets

The organisation distributed leaflets to members of the public and staged Health talks with market men and women on the importance of self hygiene and making sure their house are rodents free as these are the carriers of the dreaded virus.

Minister commends Nigerian entrepreneurs abroad

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Geoffrey Onyeama, has eulogised the dynamic ways Nigerian entrepreneurs abroad impact positively on their host countries.

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FEC approves N307.5 million for NAFDAC operational vehicles

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved N307.5 million for the purchase of operational vehicles for the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC).
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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.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos), has announced the demise of a former member of the house, Rep. Tony Okey. 7

Speaker Gbajabiamila: House of Reps will pass PIB, new electoral act next year

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila has promised that the House of representatives will establish the first Library for the National Assembly, pass amendments to the Electoral Law and the Petroleum Industry Bill, (PIB) next year.

Court remands four suspects for allegedly trading in human parts

An Ilorin Magistrates’ Court, on Wednesday, remanded four suspects in an Ilorin Correctional Centre for allegedly buying and selling human parts in the metropolis.