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Buhari Vows To Intensify Anti-Corruption Fight

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President Muhammad Buhari says his administration will intensify its fight against corruption if re-elected to power in both Osun state and the 2019 general elections.

Korea/Nigeria To Strengthen Relations

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The Nigerian government says it is exploring genuine partnership with foreign investors in the area of improving capacity of local entrepreneurs and the nation’s workforce.

Benue Set To Tackle Post Harvest Losses

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The Benue state government in collaboration with experts in the agriculture sector in west and central Africa have vowed to tackle post-harvest losses which account for the alarming rate of food shortages in Nigeria.

FG Lines Up Week Long Activities To Mark 58th Independence Anniversary

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The federal government has lined up a week long activities to commemorate the 58th independence anniversary.

No Electricity In 80% Of Villages In Nigeria

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The network of Nigeria civil society organizations says over eighty percent of the country’s villages are not connected to electricity.

APGA Lays Out Agenda For 2019

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The All Progressive Grand Alliance, APGA says its agenda is to build a united and peaceful Nigeria with a better quality of lives for citizens.

INEC To Crack Down On Vote Buying And Selling In Osun

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The Independence National Electoral Commission, INEC, says vote buying and selling is a menace capable of killing the integrity of the Nigeria electoral system.

Doka Community Cry For Govt Attention

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Residents of Doka community in Bauchi state, north east Nigeria are calling on government to come to their aid by providing an access road to their community which has been in deplorable state due to erosion.

NEMA Distributes Relief Materials To Victims Of Disaster In Bauchi

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The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has assured Nigerians of its readiness for prompt response to emergency issues.

Kano Gets New Deputy Governor

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The Kano state House of Assembly on Tuesday confirmed Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna as the new deputy governor of the state.

New Research Reveals States Using LGs To Increase Borrowing

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The Bill and Melinda gates foundation has expressed concerns over Nigeria’s economy following the rising use of local government’s councils as conduit pipes by states to incure more debts.

FG Sells 21% Stake In Nigerian Security, Printing And Minting Company

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The federal government has sold twenty one percent of its shares in the Nigerian security, printing and minting company to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).

Kwara Teachers Threaten Strike

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Teachers in Kwara state under the state universal basic education have vowed not to resume for the September 2018 academic session if the four month salaries and promotional arrears owed them since 2014 are not paid.

CJN Onnoghen Charges Judges On Equity, Transparency

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The chief justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen has charged judges to champion the promotion of equity, transparency and good governance in line with the rule of law.

Women Coalition Hold Peace Rally In Abuja, Thank Military

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The wave of peace and security currently blowing across Nigeria must be sustained to allow for accelerated socio-economic development of the country.

Ex-National Planning Minister, Suleman Advises Inec To Look Elsewhere For Election Funds

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The federal government and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) have been urged not to blackmail the national assembly to reconvene in order to pass the 2019 budget as INEC can source alternative means of funding its budget before the budget is approved.

Nigeria/China Bilateral Trade Hits $14bn

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Nigeria bi-lateral trade reached fourteen billion dollar as it grew by thirty percent year on year. The Consul General of China in Lagos Chao Xiaoliang at the china national day in Lagos said that China-Nigeria strategic partnership had enjoyed steady progress in recent years with bilateral economic and trade exchange becoming more and more frequent.

Buhari Promises Even Development

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President Muhammadu Buhari says no state of the Federation will be left out in the  various development programmes of the Federal Government.

Bayelsa Yet To Get Share Of N1.6BN 2012 Flood Intervention Funds

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The Bayelsa state government says it is yet to receive its' share of the 1.6 billion naira 2012 flood intervention fund approved by the federal government for states ravaged by flood disaster.

 

National Assembly Begins 4th Amendment Of Electoral Act Amendment Bill

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The National Assembly has begun the process of amending the electoral act 2018 and this will be for the fourth time in three years.