Population growth putting poverty fight at risk – Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Bill Gates Foundation says it’s not more babies being born, but it is babies being born in poor countries.
Nigerian govt sells stake in security printing firm to CBN for N17 billion
The government will retain only 10.1 per cent equity, after divesting 21 per cent.
Rivers govt says Amaechi must account for N112 billion state asset he ‘sold off’
They state government says the Amaechi administration used the proceeds – N112 billion – to fund the political activities.
Protesting Kwara retirees threaten 2019 elections boycott over unpaid pensions, gratuities
Local government retirees have not been paid gratuities since 2008.
Buhari, 87 other presidents to address UN General Assembly
Mr Buhari is expected to deliver Nigeria’s national statement on the first day of the general debate.
Nigeria may enforce mandatory use of national ID numbers by January 2019
This would permit the full implementation of the provisions of the NIMC Act.
UK to prosecute more Nigerians over alleged human trafficking — Official
A minister says she would ensure the complete prosecution of all the agency’s cases in the UK.
Again, President Buhari pledges to ensure release of Leah Sharibu, others
“We will continue to do everything possible to ensure the safe return of all of our people held by Boko Haram.”
Chinese loans will help correct Nigeria’s infrastructure deficit – Presidential aide
She said the president has the discipline and prudency to manage such funds.
Boko Haram: Sorrow, tears as BBOG members visit Red Cross office
Ms Khorsa, a midwife with the ICRC, was killed by Boko Haram on Monday.
Address post-harvest losses, Denmark urges Nigerian farmers
Nigerian farmers are urged to adopt strategies that would reduce losses.
2019: Atiku woos Plateau PDP delegates, promises to end religious, ethnic differences
This is the fifth time Mr Abubakar is attempting to govern Nigeria.
2019: Fela Durotoye picks ANN presidential nomination form
Fela Durotoye thanks supporters for buying the form for him.
Malabu Scandal: Shell, Eni await fate as Italian court rules on $1.1 billion ‘bribe’
Shell and Eni paid the money through the Nigerian government to controversial businessmen.
We didn’t ban use of phones around polling units – INEC
The Commission says the ban takes effect when a voter collects the ballot paper and enters into voting cubicle.
2019: Why North must support my presidential ambition – David Mark
The former senate president promises to turn around Nigerian economy in two years, if elected.
Ex-convict rearrested for theft few days after release
The suspect had earlier served a jail term over a similar offence.
Thunderstorms, rains to prevail on Wednesday – NiMet
The agency predicts day and night temperatures of 30 to 35 and 20 to 24 degrees Celsius, respectively in the north.
National Assembly adopts fourth version of Electoral Amendment Act
The legislature says the amendments will ensure conduct of free and fair elections in 2019.
Buhari To Osun Voters: Keep corrupt, selfish leaders out of government by voting APC
Osun must continue on the path of progress. Osun must not allow the dark days to return,” says the president
I’m not involved in alleged N1.6 billion fraud, Dufada’s co-accused tells court
The banker is standing trial alongside Waripamo-Owei Dudafa, a former presidential aide, on charges of N1.6 billion fraud.
Africa needs family planning, education to address unsustainable population growth – Report
“Africa, even though it’s only 14 per cent of the population of the world, it’s 24 per cent of the births already”