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President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

President Buhari urges UniAbuja graduands on skills for national development

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged the 4,946 University of Abuja graduands to use skills and knowledge acquired to transform the country and contribute their quota to national development.
Photos- President Buhari participates in Swearing-In Ceremony at the Eagle Square in Abuja on 29th May 2019 3

Afenifere tasks President Buhari to tackle unemployment, insecurity

The pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, has said the second term administration of the President should tackle the major challenges facing the country. Specifically, the group urged the President to tackle youth unemployment and insecurity, saying...
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Femi Falana, others urge federal government to fight insecurity

Pro-democracy group and rights activists have urged the Federal Government to tackle insecurity and rising youth unemployment in the country.
European Union’s statistics agency, Eurostat, on Tuesday said unemployment in the eurozone has fallen to 7.7 per cent in March from 7.8 per cent in February.

EU’s unemployment rate drops to 7.7% in March

European Union’s statistics agency, Eurostat, on Tuesday said unemployment in the eurozone has fallen to 7.7 per cent in March from 7.8 per cent in February.
The Nigeria Labour Congress has embarked on a nationwide protest on Tuesday after the rescheduled meeting between it and the Federal Government failed to hold in Abuja on Monday.-5

NLC, TUC march in Abuja, demand jobs for Nigerian youth

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC), held a rally in Abuja on Monday.

Femi Falana, Balarabe Musa blame ex-President Obasanjo for Nigeria’s woes

Human rights activist, Femi Falana (SAN), and Balarabe Musa, elder statesman and former governor of c State, on Tuesday, said former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s rejection of the Minority Report of the Constitutional Drafting Committee of 1976, co-authored by Drs. Segun Osoba and Yusufu Bala Usman, is one of the major reasons Nigeria is facing multiple crises today.

Misery Index: Nigeria not a miserable country

In a report titled: “The Misery Index 2018,” authored by Dr. Steve Hanke of the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, Nigerians have been labelled the sixth most miserable people in the world. The misery index was introduced in the 1970s by Arthur Okun, an American economist, author of the seminal work, Equality and Efficiency: The Big Trade Off (1975).
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Nigeria’s youth boom approaches the voting booth frustrated

Halima Usman is part of a booming new generation in Nigeria, voting for the first time in a presidential election on Saturday after being raised during the country's two decades of civilian rule.
Peter Obi

Peter Obi: TraderMoni scheme waste of resources

Vice Presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Peter Obi, on Thursday described the TraderMoni social welfare scheme of the Federal Government as a complete waste of time and resources.
Simon Lalong Plateau

Plateau APC vows to pay polling units that deliver highest votes to President Buhari,...

Prominent stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau State have resolved to give a financial reward to any pulling unit that delivers the highest votes to President Muhammadu Buhari, Governor Simon Lalong and all APC candidates during the elections.
Yakubu Dogara

Speaker Dogara, six political parties, others move to stop Governor Abubakar

Six political parties and other political stakeholders in Bauchi State under the leadership of Speaker Yakubu Dogara, have formed a coalition to stop the incumbent governor, Mohammed Abubakar’s re-election bid.
Lagos-based lawyer and human rights activist, Mr Olisa Agbakoba

Election: Olisa Agbakoba, others promise new Nigeria as Peoples Trust starts campaign

The National Chairman of the Peoples Trust, Olisa Agbakoba (SAN), the party’s presidential candidate, Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim, and other leaders of the party on Saturday promised to restore Nigeria’s lost glory.
Cyril Ramaphosa

South Africa’s Cyril Ramaphosa urges action against ‘rape crisis’

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has urged men to unite against rape and sexual assault in the country, calling it a "national crisis".
Lagos-based lawyer and human rights activist, Mr Olisa Agbakoba

Olisa Agbakoba, others promise new Nigeria as Peoples Trust starts campaign

The National Chairman of the Peoples Trust, Olisa Agbakoba (SAN); the party’s presidential candidate, Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim, and other leaders of the party on Saturday promised to restore Nigeria’s lost glory.

Kebbi businessman, 5,000 APC members defect to PDP

A businessman in Kebbi, Alhaji Mustapha Asaija and five thousand other members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) at the weekend left the party to join the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
CHIEF TEMITOPE AJAYI, CHAIRMAN, SILICON VALLEY-NIGERIA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AT A PRESENTATION ON ’21sST CENTURY WOMEN AND YOUTH IN INNOVATION TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE AT THE UN HEADQUARTERS IN NEW YORK

Silicon Valley group partners Nigeria

Silicon Valley-Nigeria Economic Development, a U.S.-based tech startup company, and the Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency (SMEDAN) have partnered to assist Nigerian startups with funding and digital skills.

Segun Mimiko: Nigeria in state of anomie

Olusegun Mimiko, the Presidential candidate of the Zenith Labour Party (ZLP), Monday, said he is contesting because of his concern for Nigeria which he said is in the state of anomie.

Imo group trains 120 youths in skill acquisition

The Iwuanyanwu Foundation, an organisation established in 1988 which seeks ways and means of improving the quality and standard of life of the masses, has restated its resolve to put smiles on the faces of the poor and the down trodden in society.

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Broadband: NCC to ensure availability of spectrum infrastructure

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says it is working on ensuring the availability of spectrum to boost broadband deployment and penetration in the country.
Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Welfare, Dr. Glory Edet, said the stipend will be N10,000 for each person

Monthly stipend for 41,000 households in Akwa Ibom

The Akwa Ibom state government says it will be giving monthly financial support to 41,000 households in the state.
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Helen Oritsejafor: Nigeria will find peace through dialogue

A cleric, Pastor Helen Oritsejafor, has called for a national dialogue to resolve challenges threatening the peace and unity of Nigeria, saying like a marriage the country would find peace through dialogue.
Jurgen Klopp opted to take the positives out of Liverpool's first pre-season match in the United States after the Reds fell to a 3-2 defeat to Borussia Dortmund in Indiana.

Jurgen Klopp positive despite Borussia Dortmund defeat

Jurgen Klopp opted to take the positives out of Liverpool's first pre-season match in the United States after the Reds fell to a 3-2 defeat to Borussia Dortmund in Indiana.

NYSC donates relief materials to Katsina IDPs

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) have donated relief materials including food items, medicine and clothing to internally displaced persons, who were victims of banditry attacks in Katsina.