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VICE PRESIDENT Vice-President, Yemi Osinbajo, has warned new board members against corrupt practices in their assignments. He spoke through the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, while inaugurating boards of agencies under his office supervision. The boards included the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, National Boundary Commission and Border Communities […]

BUHARI President Muhammadu Buhari has given Friday as deadline to all Agencies, Corporations and Government owned Companies to submit details of their 2018 budget. President Buhari gave the directive through a circular signed by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha. He urged supervising Ministers to ensure timely compliance with the content […]

OSINBAJO Federal Government has appealed to Nigerians not to rely on a single commodity for foreign exchange earnings. Vice-President, Osinbajo, made this appeal yesterday at the 4th Ogun State Investors Forum in Abeokuta, Ogun State capital. He called for more investment in infrastructure, agriculture and technology, adding that there is need to implement policies that […]

WHO World Health Organization has warned Nigeria and fifteen other African countries of a listeriosis outbreak that started in South Africa in 2017. The other African countries are Angola, Botswana, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. The Organization confirmed its support for their […]

RAIL President Muhammadu Buhari has approved that negotiation should be carried out for fifteen billion dollars loan for the completion of work on the Port Harcourt – Maiduguri rail project. Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, made this known when he briefed State House correspondents after a closed door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the […]

NAPTIP No fewer than thirteen thousand trafficked persons have been rescued by the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons. Director-General, NAPTIP, Dame Julie Okah-Donli, made this known in an interview with newsmen in New York at the premiere of a movie about human trafficking in Nigeria. Okah-Donli, cautioned Nigerians against referring to […]

SERMON A clergyman in the state, Reverend Ntia Ntia, has blamed lack of wisdom for the failure of policies and direction in homes and society. He stated this yesterday in a sermon entitled Divine wisdom with text from the book of James chapter one verses five to seven. Reverend Ntia who was preaching during a […]

GOVERNOR Governor Udom Emmanuel has congratulated the speaker, Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, Barrister Onofiok Luke on his Fortieth birthday and ten years marriage Anniversary. Mr Emmanuel who was among dignitaries at the thanksgiving service thanked God for preserving the Luke’s family and urged him to treasure the experience garnered at the age of […]

GERMANY Angela Merkel has been sworn in for a fourth term as German Chancellor, after months of political bickering that left her weakened. Germany’s Parliament earlier approved her re-election by three hundred and sixty four votes to three hundred and fifteen. Merkel has vowed to get to work quickly after the longest period of coalition-building […]

MAURITIAN Africa’s only female Head of State, Mauritian President, Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, is refusing to quit over an expense scandal, just days after her resignation was announced. Gurib-Fakim was accused of making personal purchases on a charity bank card worth twenty seven thousand dollars. She has denied any misconduct, saying will defend herself with “legal action”. […]


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