Buhari to host UN General Assembly president Maria Espinosa in Abuja tomorrow

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari will host the president of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly Maria Espinosa tomorrow when she pays a one-day official visit to Nigeria as part of an eight-day African tour.



Abike Dabiri-Erewa calls on Nigerians abroad to pressurise new National Assembly on diaspora voting

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari's special assistant on foreign and diaspora affairs Hon Abike Dabiri-Erewa has renewed her call for diasporans to be granted the right to vote in Nigerian elections given their contribution to the country's economy.



APC adopts Plateau's Hon Idris Wase as its candidate for House of Reps deputy speaker

ALL Progressives Congress (AP) leaders have adopted Plateau State lawmaker Hon Idris Wase as their candidate for the position of House of Representatives deputy speaker in the forthcoming ninth National Assembly due to elect its now officials on June 10.



EFCC begins fresh investigations into Saraki's dealings when he was Kwara State governor

ECONOMIC and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) officials have opened fresh corruption investigations against senate president Senator Bukola Saraki with a view to bringing charges against him when he leaves office on June 10.



How about adopting a Korean style national policy of only consuming what we produce

By Ayo Akinfe

(1) In South Korea, they have a national slogan - “Anything we do not make, we do not need.” Basically, what this means is they have agreed as a people to cut their coats according to the size of their national cloth


Outgoing National Assembly leaders likely to face probe over constituency project funding

OUTGOING leaders of the National Assembly are reported to be seeking guarantees from those wishing to take over from them that they will not probe the allocation and expenditure of constituency project funding as it could open a can of worms.



Kogi State Ministry of Justice worker dies just as strike to end one year salary arrears ends

STAFF at the Kogi State Ministry of Justice are mourning a colleague who slumped and died at her residence on Thursday in a development believed to be linked to the failure of the state government to pay workers for the last year resulting in severe hardship.



Buhari shuts out members of his kitchen cabinet as he selects his new ministers alone in London

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari appears to be putting finishing touches to the composition of his new cabinet in total secrecy which is why he decided to relocate to London to be alone and not allow members of his kitchen cabinet influence his selections.



Nigerian British teenager Tamilore Awolesi offered scholarships by seven US Ivy league universities

NIGERIAN-born teenager Tamilore Awolesi has been offered scholarships by seven US Ivy League universities after emerging as the top student at Hertfordshire's Haberdashers Aske’s Boys’ School in Elstree.



Government and Macban reach agreement to pay Fulani herdsmen N100bn to stop killings

GOVERNMENT ministers have held meetings with the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (Macban) in Kebbi State where they were offered N100bn ($276m) over two years to call off the ongoing murderous rampage of Fulani cattle herdsmen.




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