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    Buhari appoints wife, Dolapo Osinbajo to drug abuse panel

    President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday appointed his wife, Aisha, and the wife of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Dolapo, as members of Presidential Advisory Committee on the Elimination of Drug Abuse. The committee has the former Military Administrator of Lagos State, Brig. Gen. Buba Marwa (rtd) as its chairman. Buhari said the appointment of Aisha and Dolapo as […] More

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    Lagos, Osubi airports operate as FAAN suspends shutdown

    Flight operations continued uninterrupted yesterday at the Murtala Muhammed Airport Terminal II (MMA2) in Lagos and Osubi Airfield in Warri, Delta State, among others, despite earlier notice by the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) to shutdown the facilities over alleged indebtedness. Also unaffected, contrary to earlier information, were airports at Kebbi, Gombe and Bebi, […] More

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    Ekiti PDP alleges evil motive in probe of council chairmen

    The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti State has alleged sinister motive in a planned public hearing on the finances of local governments in the state. The state House of Assembly had issued a public service announcement inviting the general public to hearing on the finances of the local governments in the last one-year. The […] More

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    EU envoy wants end to gender-based violence in Nigeria

    The European Union (EU) Ambassador to Nigeria and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), Ketil Karlson, has advocated an end to gender-based violence in Nigeria. He urged relevant stakeholders and authorities to engage in aggressive campaign and measures to put a stop to the menace, stressing that it was committed to ensuring that […] More

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    UK lauds Africa’s achievements in Fintech

    Deputy British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Laure Beaufils, has commended Africa’s increasingly impressive achievements in Fintech. She expressed this yesterday while delivering a keynote speech at the third annual Africa Fintech Festival held at the Landmark Event Centre, Lagos. Beaufils added that United Kingdom’s plan to be one of the G7 top investors in Africa […] More

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    EFCC not after Rivers government, says Itam

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has debunked insinuations that Rivers State government is targeted in the anti-graft war. While asserting that it was only fighting for accountability, it affirmed that it would not relent on the fight until victory is achieved. The zonal head of EFCC, Port Harcourt Office, Mr. Nnaghe Itam, stated […] More

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    Faltering oil prices set naira, budget on risky path

    Faltering crude oil prices have put the nation’s local currency, the 2018 budget implementation and the fragile economic growth on a crisis path… The post Faltering oil prices set naira, budget on risky path appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper – Nigeria and World News. More

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    Agbaje charges traders to protect their votes

    Lagos State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate for the 2019 general election, Jimi Agbaje, has called on traders in the country to cast their votes and also protect it. Agbaje made the call in Lagos at the unveiling of 2018 Traders’ Cup tagged Atiku Traders’ Cup, organised by Unit2Unit Initiative, a non-governmental organisation committed […] More

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    FG completes Zik’s Mausoleum, says project not politically-motivated

    Finally, the federal government has completed Zik’s Mausoleum, the permanent burial site of Nigeria’s first president and Owelle of Onitsha, Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe, in Ogbe-Abo village, Onitsha, 20 years after the contract was awarded. Minister of Works, Power and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, yesterday paid a working visit to Anambra State to assess the progress of […] More

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    APC urges aggrieved aspirants to emulate Ambode

    All Progressives Congress (APC) National Peace and Reconciliation Committee has urged aggrieved aspirants of the party to learn from the spirit of sportsmanship displayed by Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State, after the governorship primaries. The committee was in Ado-Ekiti yesterday to reconcile aggrieved aspirants from Ondo and Ekiti states. Chairman of the committee in […] More

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    New e-learning platform to enhance public service capacity

    Head of Service of the Federation, Mrs. Winifred Oyo-Ita has said yesterday’s launch of the Public Service Learning Management System (PSLMS) in Abuja is an initiative for efficient public service delivery in the country. She also described the capacity building system, which is aimed at improving the skills and competency database of the Federal Government. […] More

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    Osun governor assures investors of safety, friendly environment

    Governor Gboyega Oyetola of Osun State yesterday assured the people that the state is safe for investment. He promised that government would make adequate provision for security at all times in all parts of the state. The governor described last week’s abduction and subsequent freedom for six employees of Osun State College of Technology, Esa […] More

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