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October 30, 2017 9:36 PM Govs struggle to take pictures with new SGFat APC caucus meeting

The meeting also has in attendance the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, the Deputy Speaker, Yusuf Lasun and the National Chairman of the party, Chief John Oyegun as well as the National Leader of the APC, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and the new Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Boss Mustapha 26

October 30, 2017 9:16 PM Atiku missing as Buhari presides over APC Caucus meeting

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar was not present at Monday’s meeting of the national caucus of the All Progressives Congress (APC). The meeting which began at 8:30pm, was held at the new Banquet Hall of the Aso Rock Presidential Villa in Abuja. Senate President Bukola Saraki, House of Representatives Speaker Yakubu and Senate Leader Ahmad Lawan were however 20

October 26, 2017 4:05 PM Don’t be afraid of being more successful than your husbands, women tasked

The Committee of Wives of Lagos State Officials (COWLSO) on Thursday concluded its three-day National Women Conference, with a charge on women to step up their entrepreneurial skills and not be afraid of being more successful than their spouses. The Committee also urged women to take full advantage of the paradigm shift from Nigeria’s dependence on oil and explore 19

October 25, 2017 3:02 PM 2019: Igbo declare support for Buhari

They said that re-electing the president was the only way to reciprocate his love for Igbos. To this end, the people have set up a platform called “Ndigbo for PMB 2019”, to mobilize the rest of the people for the task ahead. Speaking to Journalists Wedneday, the National Coordinator of the group and chieftain of All Progressives Congress, APC in Abia State 16

October 7, 2017 3:01 PM Breaking: Oke emerges as LASU’s new DVC Administration

Prof. Oyedamola Oke of the Faculty of Science, Lagos State University (LASU) on Friday emerged as the new Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration) of the institution. Mr Adekoya Martins, Acting Head, LASU Centre for Information, Press and Public Relations (CIPPR), disclosed this in an interview with newsmen on Saturday in Lagos. Martins said Oke emerged 18

September 23, 2017 11:36 AM Nigeria to manufacture sports equipment – Acting SGF

The Acting Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Habiba Lawal, said government was making efforts to commence local manufacturing of sports equipment. Ms. Lawal made this known on Saturday at the official unveiling, launch and presentation of sports equipment to 2000 primary schools by National Lottery Trust Fund, NLTF, in Yola. The acting 28

September 11, 2017 8:39 AM Nigerians react to army's alleged invasion of Nnamdi Kanu's house

Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, and his followers claimed that the Nigerian army stormed Kanu's house in an attempt to eliminate him on Sunday, September 10. Uche Peter Amadi wrote: "Who were they warning? What's the reason for being there in the first place? The last time in checked, there's no state of emergency in the State 20

August 25, 2017 12:40 PM South Africa coffin case: White farmers convicted

Two white South African farmers who forced a black man into a coffin have been convicted of attempted murder and kidnapping. Victor Mlotshwa, 27, was beaten and made to get into the coffin by Theo Martins Jackson and Willem Oosthuizen in August 2016. The pair will be sentenced on 23 October. They had denied the charges. The case has caused outrage in South 18

August 24, 2017 5:41 PM Angola's ruling MPLA takes commanding lead in provisional vote count

LUANDA (Reuters) - Angola's ruling MPLA party held a commanding lead in provisional general election results, with 64.57 percent of the votes tallied compared with the opposition UNITA party's 24.4 percent, the electoral commission said on Thursday. Angola, home to sub-Saharan Africa's third-largest economy, held a smooth national election on Wednesday 22

August 17, 2017 3:48 PM Stoke City vs Arsenal: TV channel, stream, kick-off time, odds & match preview

Arsenal will head on the road for the first time this season to take on Stoke City at the bet365 Stadium on Saturday evening. The Gunners got off to a winning start in dramatic circumstances last weekend by coming from behind to defeat Leicester City at the Emirates Stadium. Stoke, meanwhile, fell 1-0 at Everton to Wayne Rooney's goal but will hope to get their 43