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NIGERIA’S FLYING EAGLES SET TO PLAY SAUDI ARABIA IN NIGER REPUBLIC

January 16, 2019

The Flying Eagles, Nigeria’s national Under-20 team will play Saudi Arabia in an international friendly ahead of next month’s Africa Under-20 Cup of Nations in Niger Republic. (more…)

BRITISH PRIME MINISTER FACES CONFIDENCE VOTE AFTER HUGE DEFEAT

British Prime Minister, Theresa May’s government faces a vote of no confidence later after Members of Parliament rejected the Prime Minister’s Brexit deal. (more…)

GOVERNOR AJIMOBI TASKS NIGERIANS ON SACRIFICE FOR PEACEFUL NIGERIA

Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, has urged Nigerians and security agencies to continue to sacrifice for the peace, tranquility, progress and sustainable development of the country. (more…)

INEC ACCUSES POLITICIANS OF PAYING VOTERS AHEAD OF POLLS

The Resident Electoral Commissioner in Akwa Ibom State, Mike Iginni, has said the political elite were the major problem of the country. (more…)

PRESIDENT BUHARI RECEIVES NEW 10-YEAR DIPLOMATIC PASSPORT FROM NIGERIA IMMIGRATION SERVICE

President Muhammadu Buhari and the Vice-President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo yesterday received the new 10-year Diplomatic Passport by the Nigeria Immigration service at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. (more…)

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO SEND NEW MINIMUM WAGE PROPOSAL TO NATIONAL ECONOMIC COUNCIL TOMORROW

The Federal Government is set to present the 30,000 naira new National Minimum Wage proposal to the National Economic Council tomorrow for further consultations. (more…)

CENTRAL BANK TO RAISE 1.8 TRILLION NAIRA FROM TREASURY BILLS SALE

January 11, 2019

The Central Bank of Nigeria plans to raise a total of 1.8 trillion naira from the debt market, in the first quarter of 2019. (more…)

NIGERIAN ARMY VOWS TO DECIMATE POLITICAL THUGS

The Nigerian Army has vowed to swallow political thugs, kidnappers, armed robbers and other criminals in the country, noting that it was determined to enthrone peace and security in all parts of Nigeria. (more…)

ASUU SAYS STRIKE CONTINUES UNTIL GOVERNMENT IMPLEMENTS OFFERS

The Academic Staff Union of Universities has said the ongoing strike would not be called off until the Federal Government fully implemented all the offers it made to the union after their last meeting. (more…)

PRESIDENT BUHARI OPTIMISTIC OF VICTORY IN UPCOMING POLLS

President Muhammadu Buhari has said he was confident of victory at next month’s presidential election. (more…)

FELIX TSHISEKEDI EMERGES WINNER OF PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION IN CONGO

January 10, 2019

Opposition candidate Felix Tshisekedi has won the
Democratic Republic of Congo’s tightly contested presidential
vote, the electoral commission says.

Provisional results put him ahead of another opposition
candidate, Martin Fayulu, and the ruling coalition’s Emmanuel
Shadary.
If confirmed, Tshisekedi will be the first opposition challenger
to win since DR Congo gained independence.
Current President Joseph Kabila is stepping down after 18 years
in office.

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT APPROVES FOUR NEW UNIVERSITIES

Four new private universities have been approved by the
Federal Executive Council.
The Council, at its first meeting in 2019 presided over by
President Muhammadu Buhari, approved the universities
yesterday.
Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, gave the names of the
universities while briefing State House correspondents after the
meeting.

Adamu stated that the universities met all the requirements for
approval.
Nigeria now has 73 universities, including the latest four
schools.

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