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Catholics shut down Abuja over killing of 2 priests, 17 worshippers in Benue by armed herdsmen (photos, video)

Catholics shut down Abuja over killing of 2 priests, 17 worshippers in Benue by armed herdsmen (photos, video)

Thousands of Catholics shut down Abuja over killing of 2 priests, 17 worshippers in Benue by armed herdsmen (photos, video)
Scholarship: FG didn’t abandon 19 Nigerian students in Russia - Presidency

Scholarship: FG didn’t abandon 19 Nigerian students in Russia - Presidency

The presidency has denied allegations in a media report that the Federal Government abandoned some Nigerian students, who were supposed to be on scholarship under the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), in Russia.

Scholarship: FG didn’t abandon 19 Nigerian students in Russia - Presidency
Osinbajo launches N-Power Build in Enugu, says vocational training, apprenticeship will solve Nigeria's youth unemployment challenge

Osinbajo launches N-Power Build in Enugu, says vocational training, apprenticeship will solve Nigeria's youth unemployment challenge

The N-Power Build, which is a sub-component of N-Power is an accelerated Vocational Training, Certification and Apprenticeship programme that will engage and train 75,000 young unemployed Nigerians between the ages of 18-35 years.

Osinbajo launches N-Power Build in Enugu, says vocational training, apprenticeship will solve Nigeria's youth unemployment challenge
INEC partners with group to host nationwide youth consultation meetings

INEC partners with group to host nationwide youth consultation meetings

YIAGA Africa, a group in Abuja in partnership with INEC have commenced a nationwide youth development meeting in a bid to mainstream the participation of young people and other marginalized groups in the electoral process.

INEC partners with group to host nationwide youth consultation meetings
Osinbajo counsels Nigerians, says to move the nation forward things must be done differently

Osinbajo counsels Nigerians, says to move the nation forward things must be done differently

For Nigeria to succeed as a nation and move forward, Nigerians from all walks of life must learn to imbibe the principles of creativity, innovation and hard work, according to Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo, SAN.

Osinbajo counsels Nigerians, says to move the nation forward things must be done differently
Buhari's minister debunks report of violence in Enugu APC state congress

Buhari's minister debunks report of violence in Enugu APC state congress

Amidst the crisis in Enugu APC, minister of foreign affairs, Mr Geoffrey Onyeama on Sunday, May 20, dismissed some media reports suggesting that political thugs disrupted the state congress of the party held on Saturday, May 19.

Buhari's minister debunks report of violence in Enugu APC state congress
State congress: Ndukwe emerges chairman as Abia APC ends exercise without rancour

State congress: Ndukwe emerges chairman as Abia APC ends exercise without rancour

NAIJ.com gathered that the hitch-free exercise started with the state's party delegates welcoming the members of Abia state congress committee from the national secretariat led by secretary of the committee, Hajya Rabbi Gambari.

State congress: Ndukwe emerges chairman as Abia APC ends exercise without rancour
State congress: Division in Oyo APC as factions hold parallel congresses

State congress: Division in Oyo APC as factions hold parallel congresses

Two groups in the party, the SENACO faction peopled by loyalists of Governor Abiola Ajimobi and the Unity Forum, which is the camp of various other interests in the party, have been at war over the control of the party structures.

State congress: Division in Oyo APC as factions hold parallel congresses
Group warns INEC not to adopt Kaduna's e-voting exercise for 2019, says the election witnessed several irregularities

Group warns INEC not to adopt Kaduna's e-voting exercise for 2019, says the election witnessed several irregularities

The Citizens Center for Democratic Governance has questioned the acclaimed success recorded by the Kaduna state government in its deployment of electronic voting for the state's recently held local government elections.

Group warns INEC not to adopt Kaduna's e-voting exercise for 2019, says the election witnessed several irregularities
OPINION: Nigerians of this age are about to make history - Analyst

OPINION: Nigerians of this age are about to make history - Analyst

Segun Awosanya writes on the need for Nigerians in all spheres of life to leave a mark everywhere they do positively for the sake of the country's future generation, starting from their choice of leaders during the upcoming polls

OPINION: Nigerians of this age are about to make history - Analyst
Bayelsa congress: APC chieftain demands state committee chairman's removal

Bayelsa congress: APC chieftain demands state committee chairman's removal

In a statement sent to NAIJ.com on Saturday, May 19, the APC chieftain, Prince Preye Aganaba urged the national chairman to quickly intervene in the matter so as not to throw the Bayelsa chapter of APC into deeper crisis.

Bayelsa congress: APC chieftain demands state committee chairman's removal
Bayelsa government denying us use of stadium for APC state congress - Party chieftain

Bayelsa government denying us use of stadium for APC state congress - Party chieftain

The party chieftain in a statement on Friday, May 18, sent to NAIJ.com, also alleged that the government was doing everything possible to frustrate the conduct of APC state congress having applied for the use the facility.

Bayelsa government denying us use of stadium for APC state congress - Party chieftain
ECOWAS frowns at low participation of women in politics, calls for enabling laws by member countries

ECOWAS frowns at low participation of women in politics, calls for enabling laws by member countries

President of the ECOWAS Female Parliamentarians Association (ECOFEPA), Senator Stella Oduah, disclosed this in an interview on the sidelines of the ongoing First Ordinary Session of the ECOWAS Parliament in Abuja, Nigeria.

ECOWAS frowns at low participation of women in politics, calls for enabling laws by member countries
It is time for a radical change of the political leadership of Nigeria - Presidential aspirant criticises career politicians

It is time for a radical change of the political leadership of Nigeria - Presidential aspirant criticises career politicians

He said his mission to the presidency is to patriotically deploy his huge global management experience to serve the country and utilize that globally oceanic contacts of his to attract economic development and social tranquility.

It is time for a radical change of the political leadership of Nigeria - Presidential aspirant criticises career politicians
Katsina state government emulates El-Rufai's education policy, screens 1,356 youths for teaching job

Katsina state government emulates El-Rufai's education policy, screens 1,356 youths for teaching job

Malam Usaini Karaduwa, the special adviser on employment, promotion and vocational training to the Katsina state governor, disclosed this during the commencement of the three-day exercise in Daura on Thursday, May 17.

Katsina state government emulates El-Rufai's education policy, screens 1,356 youths for teaching job
60 percent of people in West Africa are Nigerians - Dambazau says, FG introduces biometric registration over farmers, herdsmen clashes

60 percent of people in West Africa are Nigerians - Dambazau says, FG introduces biometric registration over farmers, herdsmen clashes

Abdulrahman Dambazau, Nigeria’s interior minister, said on Thursday, May 17, that the federal government has introduced the use of biometric registration to monitor the movement of people, goods and livestock into Nigeria.

60 percent of people in West Africa are Nigerians - Dambazau says, FG introduces biometric registration over farmers, herdsmen clashes
APC inaugurates head of state congresses, appeal committees, warns against postponement of exercise

APC inaugurates head of state congresses, appeal committees, warns against postponement of exercise

APC national organising secretary, Senator Osita Izunaso who inaugurated the committees on behalf of the national chairman, John Odigie-Oyegun, said the congress must be conducted in strict conformity with the party guidelines.

APC inaugurates head of state congresses, appeal committees, warns against postponement of exercise
Zambia follows Nigeria's footsteps, signs contract for construction of its nuclear center

Zambia emulates Nigeria's nuclear energy policy as FG finalises modalities for new power plant

The nuclear center will be located 10 kilometers away from the capital of Zambia, Lusaka and the CNST will include a nuclear research facility based on a multipurpose research water-cooled reactor of up to 10 MW and others.

Zambia emulates Nigeria's nuclear energy policy as FG finalises modalities for new power plant
Katsina governor approves over N6m for 50,842 students' allowances

Over 50,000 students to benefit as Katsina state earmarks N600 million for scholarship

NAIJ.com gathered that sustaining the scheme was accentuated by the geometric rise of students in the state making it difficult for the state government to operate and maintain a regime of student’s allowances due to other demands

Over 50,000 students to benefit as Katsina state earmarks N600 million for scholarship
The corruption we exposed in Jonathan's government are settled facts - Presidency

The corruption we exposed in Jonathan's government are settled facts - Presidency

The presidency has said the allegations of corruption against the previous administration of Goodluck Jonathan, are facts and not to witch-hunt the opposition.This was made known by presidential spokesman, Mr Laolu Akande.

The corruption we exposed in Jonathan's government are settled facts - Presidency
International investors hail Nigeria’s potential for growth and development under Buhari's government

International investors hail Nigeria’s potential for growth and development under Buhari's government

They said after taking into account the country’s huge market, a young population, the resilience and entrepreneurial drive of the people as well as the abundant human and natural resources, it has no doubt about it's potentials.

International investors hail Nigeria’s potential for growth and development under Buhari's government
Osinbajo's visit to Benue was a campaign for 2019 - PDP chieftain

Osinbajo's visit to Benue was a campaign for 2019 - PDP chieftain

The deputy national secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Engineer Emmanuel Agbo, describes the recent visit of Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo to Benue state as a political move ahead of the 2019 presidential polls.

Osinbajo's visit to Benue was a campaign for 2019 - PDP chieftain
APC chair: Party caucus endorse Oshiomole to replace Oyegun

APC chair: Party caucus endorse Oshiomole to replace Oyegun

Majority leader of the House of Representatives, Honorable Femi Gbajabiamila, told journalists after the meeting, that the lawmakers will queue behind Oshiomole in his quest to emerge as the party's national chairman.

APC chair: Party caucus endorse Oshiomole to replace Oyegun
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