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Presidency fumes, tackles Obasanjo over democracy comment

The Presidency, on Monday, blamed former President Olusegun Obasanjo for the current state of Nigeria’s democracy. The Special Adviser to the President on Information and Strategy, Bayo Onanuga, who… 21st November 2023

Retired general joins Edo gov race

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, Maj. Gen. Charles Airhiavbere (retd.), on Monday, declared his intention to run for the office of the Edo State governor ahead of next year’s governorsh… 21st November 2023

Senate probes expulsion of protesting UniAbuja students

The Senate Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions has asked two students, Cyprian Igwe and Olamilekan Oladeru, who were expelled by the University of Abuja in July, over an alleged plan … 21st November 2023

Children killed in Niger boat accident get mass burial

Niger State has carried out the burial of 10 victims of last Thursday’s boat accident in accordance with Islamic rites. Among the victims were eight children. Pictures shared by the  Niger State Em… 21st November 2023

Minister vows to complete P’Harcourt-Maiduguri rail project

The Minister of Transportation, Said Alkali, has vowed to ensure the completion and full operation of the PortHarcourt-Maiduguri rail network. The minister explained that upon completion of the rail l… 21st November 2023

Shettima constitutes multi-sectoral human capital dev committee

Vice President Kashim Shettima on Monday approved the constitution of a multi-sectoral committee to drive the Federal Government’s Human Capital Development programme. The multi-sectoral team consis… 21st November 2023

LASG dislodges street traders around schools

A special squad of operatives of the Lagos State Environmental Sanitation Corps and the Kick Against Indiscipline, on Monday, dislodged street traders displaying their wares around some schools in the… 21st November 2023

Tinubu working to reverse ‘japa’ trend – Aide

President Bola Tinubu is worried over the exodus of health workers from the country in search of greener pastures abroad, his Special Adviser on Public Health Matters, Salma Anas, said. Anas stated th… 21st November 2023

Poverty fuelling child labour – Abaribe

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Power, Eyinanya Abararibe, has identified poverty as one of the major factors fuelling child labour in the country. Abaribe spoke on Monday at a  “Stakeholders 2.0… 21st November 2023

Seek approval before road repairs, Kwara tells residents

The Kwara State government has warned individuals and corporate bodies against embarking on any road repairs in the state without first obtaining the permission of the state to do so. The state issued… 21st November 2023

NBC code violates freedom of expression – ECOWAS court

The Court of the Economic Community of West African States sitting in Abuja had declared that the Nigerian Broadcasting Code used by the National Broadcasting Commission to impose sanctions and fines … 21st November 2023

PDP hails Jonathan at 66

The Peoples Democratic Party has said former President Goodluck Jonathan continues to stand out as an icon of democracy and an international statesman. PDP said this in a statement by its National Pub… 21st November 2023

AI, generative tech aiding fraud – AGF

The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Lateef Fagbemi (SAN), on Monday, lamented that the security threat faced by Nigeria and other West African countries had been evolving i… 21st November 2023

Obaseki’s deputy joins gov race, plans campaign

Barring any unforeseen circumstances, Edo State Deputy Governor, Philip Shaibu, will next week formally declare his intention to contest the 2024 Edo State governorship election. Shaibu’s ambition h… 21st November 2023

Ancestry stories build resilience in children — Expert

A parenting expert, and founder, Parenmark Consulting, Mr. Akinropo Akinola, has advised parents to share ancestral stories with their children. Akinola in a speech he presented at the recently conclu… 21st November 2023

Osun CJ: Court workers protest, Assembly lists sins

Members of the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria in Osun State on Monday staged a protest against the state’s Chief Judge, Justice Adepele Ojo, accusing her of abuse of office and high-handedness. Th… 21st November 2023

Lagos open to new investments, says Sanwo-Olu

The Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has reiterated his administration’s commitment to attracting investments from local and international companies, stressing that Lagos is ready for bu… 21st November 2023

Lawmaker set to empower 1,000 Ikorodu women

The lawmaker representing Ikorodu Constituency II in the Lagos State House of Assembly, Aro Abiodun, popularly known as AMA, on Monday, said he was set to empower over 1,000 women in his constituency … 21st November 2023

Abia denies spending N927m on governor’s feeding

Imo LP supporters protest at INEC office

FCTA shifts ground rent payment deadline, threatens revocation

PDP condems Plateau gov sacking, demands CJN probe

Senate berates NAIC over inconsistent financial record

FG seeks more fund to tackle tropical diseases


Implement AfCFTA, institute tells FG

Tinubu woos G-20 investors, FAAC meets over multiple taxation

Eni suspends World Bank’s arbitration on OPL 245 dispute

Makinde woos investors at IATF 2023

Edo, Delta, Ekiti, Ondo plan BEDC share buyback


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