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50% of my cabinet may be women, says Abiodun
Ogun State Governor Dapo Abiodun has promised that women would constitute between 40 and 50 per cent of his cabinet appointments. The post 50% of my cabinet may be women, says Abiodun appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News.
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Falana urges army to fight terrorism, leave Python Dance, others
Human rights activist, Femi Falana, has condemned the move by the Nigerian Army to re-launch its Python Dance and Crocodile Smile operations in some parts of the country... The post Falana urges army to fight terrorism, leave Python Dance, others appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News.
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Sanwo-Olu promises Lagos residents prepaid meters
Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu today in Lagos promised to drive reliable energy delivery to residents of the state with the availability of meters.
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Anambra State sets up panel to probe Onitsha inferno
Anambra State government yesterday said a panel has been set up to determine the cause of the fire accident that swept through some residential areas in Onitsha roasting a woman and her baby... The post Anambra State sets up panel to probe Onitsha inferno appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News.
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Imperative of partnership, customer satisfaction to airline success
Until local airlines scale-up their services, put the customer first and value partnership in operations, they may continue to have slim chances of success and longer lifespan. The post Imperative of partnership, customer satisfaction to airline success appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News.
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World Bank sets new target of cutting ‘learning poverty’ globally
The World Bank Group, yesterday, set a new ambitious learning target, aimed at cutting by half the global rate of “Learning Poverty” by 2030. The post World Bank sets new target of cutting ‘learning poverty’ globally appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News.
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Oil, diamonds and nuclear power: Russia eyes Africa business
While Russia has traditionally focused on arms and grain exports to Africa, it is now looking to broaden its activities and influence. The post Oil, diamonds and nuclear power: Russia eyes Africa business appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News.
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Buni wants air force base, school in Yobe
Yobe State governor, Mai Mala Buni, has asked the Nigerian Air Force to establish an airforce base in the state to strengthen its fight against Boko Haram insurgency and enhance internal security. The post Buni wants air force base, school in Yobe appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News.
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Expert blames diabetes, tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS on poor nutrition, others
Executive Director of Borno State Primary Healthcare Development Agency (BOPHDA), Dr. Sule Meleh, has attributed diabetes, tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS to poor nutrition, which lacks capacity to boost immune system. The post Expert blames diabetes, tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS on poor nutrition, others appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News.
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Stakeholders, communities decry poor benefits for oil-rich region
Although the Niger Delta plays host to billions of dollars in oil, gas and mining investments, Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), and some communities in the region... The post Stakeholders, communities decry poor benefits for oil-rich region appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News.
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‘Government should ensure electricity tariff is cost-reflective’
Chairman of Ibom Power Limited, Etido Inyang, has stressed the need for government to ensure that electricity tariff is cost-reflective, in efforts to address supply deficits estimated at about 16,000 megawatts (MW). The post ‘Government should ensure electricity tariff is cost-reflective’ appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News.
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2baba set to shut down Lagos with #20YearsAking Concert
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Sanwo-Olu reveals plan on Alaba Market, meets Igbo leaders
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu and his Deputy, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat on Thursday, met with Igbo market leaders from Alaba, Trade Fair axis in Lagos West senatorial district.
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European regulators insist on more tests for B737 Max planes
European air safety regulators have told their United States (U.S.) counterpart that they want more testing on fixes to the embattled 737 Max flight-control systems before the plane is cleared to re-enter service. The post European regulators insist on more tests for B737 Max planes appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News.
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Akwa Ibom government lauds federal agencies’ support for deep sea port
As the final document for the Ibom Deep Sea Port awaits Federal Executive Council (FAC’s) approval, the Akwa Ibom State government has commended all federal agencies... The post Akwa Ibom government lauds federal agencies’ support for deep sea port appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News.
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Celestina Kalu, the police brand ambassador!
In a class of elite officers of the Nigeria Police Force, Superintendent of Police Celestina Kalu might not have been a known name. The post Celestina Kalu, the police brand ambassador! appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News.
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ASUU’s ‘breakaway group’
All those who have thought of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) as a top-notch radical union rightly committed to the continual betterment and eternal progress of our universities... The post ASUU’s ‘breakaway group’ appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News.
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Government mulls patent seeds rights for research institutes
Contrary to the Act establishing the Agricultural Research Institutes (ARI), Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Sabo Nanono, has disclosed plans to give them patent rights to produce and market improved seeds directly to farmers. The post Government mulls patent seeds rights for research institutes appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News.
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Poland to support Nigeria in preservation of artifacts
Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed has disclosed that Poland has offered to support Nigeria in preserving the nation’s cultural artifacts and monuments The post Poland to support Nigeria in preservation of artifacts appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News.
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EFCC arraigns three for vote buying in Sokoto
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Sokoto Zonal Office has arraigned Aminu Umar Gagi, Ibrahim Ahmed and Aliyu Suleiman before Justice Isah Muhammad Bargaja of the Sokoto State... The post EFCC arraigns three for vote buying in Sokoto appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News.
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Marwa seeks collaboration for introduction of drug studies in tertiary institutions
General Mohammed Buba Marwa (rtd) has challenged government, private sector and other stakeholders to work out modalities that will facilitate the introduction of drug addiction studies in the nation’s tertiary institutions. The post Marwa seeks collaboration for introduction of drug studies in tertiary institutions appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News.
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Trial of Nigerian journalist charged with treason again stalls in Calabar
The trial of human rights activist and journalist, Agba Jalingo, has again been stalled at the Federal High Court in Calabar, Cross River State. The post Trial of Nigerian journalist charged with treason again stalls in Calabar appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News.
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INEC tasks media on accurate, impartial reportage
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NIMASA DG tasks PR practitioners on changing perception of maritime sector
The Director-General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has urged Public Relations (PR) practitioners to assist in changing investors’ perception of the maritime sector. The post NIMASA DG tasks PR practitioners on changing perception of maritime sector appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News.
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WANEP expresses concern over girls’ ordeals
The West Africa Network for Peacebuilding Nigeria (WANEP-Nigeria) has expressed deep concern over the ordeals of girls in Nigeria. The post WANEP expresses concern over girls’ ordeals appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News.
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Scrap the Senate? No. Trim the fat
At the 25th edition of the Nigerian Economic Summit in Abuja last week, the governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi, suggested that the senate of the Federal Republic be scrapped. The post Scrap the Senate? No. Trim the fat appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News.
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Business and accountable governance obligations of leadership
The successful leader according to Kraemer shows absolute fidelity to four principles of value-based leadership The post Business and accountable governance obligations of leadership appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News.
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Ezenwa leads 19 CHAN Eagles to Lagos ahead of Saturday’s clash with Togo
Head Coach, Imama Amapakabo yesterday unveiled a list of 20 senior home–based professionals to take on Togo’s Sparrow Hawks in Saturday’s 2020 African Nations Championship qualifying final leg in Lagos. The post Ezenwa leads 19 CHAN Eagles to Lagos ahead of Saturday’s clash with Togo appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News.
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Oyetola congratulates Ooni on his birthday
Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun State has congratulated the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, on the occasion of his 45th birthday anniversary. The post Oyetola congratulates Ooni on his birthday appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News.
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Zenith Bank Women Basketball League Final Eight Play-Off begins today 
The Final 8 of the 2019 Zenith Bank Women Basketball League starts today at the Indoor Sports Hall of the National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos. The post Zenith Bank Women Basketball League Final Eight Play-Off begins today  appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News.
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Bauchi sacks principal as ICPC returns diverted tractors
Bauchi State Government has fired a school principal for allegedly starving students of General Hassan Usman Katsina Unity College, Bauchi. The post Bauchi sacks principal as ICPC returns diverted tractors appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News.
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P&ID saga: FG talks tough, moves to confiscate company’s assets in Nigeria
Minister of information, Lai Mohammed, says legal documents are being prepared by the federal government, to enable it confiscate assets of the Process and Industrial Developments Limited in Nigeria.
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Taraba delegation preaches peace to Tiv, Jukun
A 10-men delegation constituted by Taraba State Governor Darius Ishaku has urged warring parties in Benue and Taraba states to follow the path of peace The post Taraba delegation preaches peace to Tiv, Jukun appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News.
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Dapo Abiodun Says Women Will Constitute 40-50% Of His Cabinet
The Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has promised that women will constitute between 40 and 50 per cent of his cabinet.He also promised to prioritise road construction and rehabilitation, as well as education for the Ogun West Senatorial District as the 2020 budget is being prepared.Roads in the senatorial district were described as the worst in the state when the governor held a town hall meeting with critical stakeholders of the senatorial district at Ilaro on Wednesday.I want to assure you that my cabinet will have, if not 50 per cent of women, it will have at least 40 per cent. You voted for me to give you good governance and we will ensure that it cuts across every nook and cranny of the state.The governor promised that the era of non-implementation of budget estimates was over, saying that he will ensure proper implementation of the 2020 budget when passed into law.The governor noted that the district had been in the forefront for the socio-economic development of the state with its status as the industrial hub, increase in the number of industrial establishment and level of commercial activities.The meeting had in attendance traditional rulers, elders and tradesmen, artisans and party stalwarts.The leaders took turns to lament the deplorable state of intra-city and rural roads in the five local government areas of the district.In his contribution, the governorship candidate of the African Democratic Congress, in the last election, Gboyega Nasir Isiaka, called on the government to declare a state of emergency on roads, as it was the major challenge in the district.Also speaking, Senator Akin Odunsi from Ado-Odo/Ota, said although Ogun West was the economic base of the state, it lacked good roads and other basic amenities.https://punchng.com/50-of-my-commissioners-may-be-women-abiodun/amp/
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We aren’t obligated to disclose assets of public office holders, CCB tells court
The Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) has told a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos that it cannot be compelled to make public asset forms submitted by President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo... The post We aren’t obligated to disclose assets of public office holders, CCB tells court appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News.
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NDC trains 2,476 from Germany, Brazil, others
The National Defence College is upbeat with an impressive training of 2,476 participants from the country and over 26 others. The post NDC trains 2,476 from Germany, Brazil, others appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News.
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