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Isoko people under the auspices of Isoko Ethnic Nationality Movement, IENM, weekend, described Deputy President of the Nigerian Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege as God’s special gift to Deltans.

Bayelsa election: Senator Omo-Agege congratulates Governor-elect David Lyon

The Deputy President of the Senate, Ovie Omo-Agege, has congratulated the Bayelsa Governor-Elect, David Lyon on his victory in the Nov. 16 governorship election.
Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello has lauded the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for ensuring orderly process, saying the timely arrival of materials at the polling units was commendable.

Kogi elections: Yahaya Bello wins Ibaji, Lokoja local councils

The Independent National Electoral Commission is now set to conclude the collation of the results of the 16 November governorship election in Kogi state, with Governor Yahaya Bello of APC and Engineer Musa Wada, the main rivals.
Prosecutors have called for Quim Torra to be declared ineligible for public office for 20 months, which would make it impossible for him to remain president of the wealthy region.

Catalan president goes on trial for ‘disobedience’

The president of Catalonia’s regional government went on trial in Barcelona on Monday for “disobedience” after refusing to remove separatist symbols from public buildings, amid heightened tensions in the Spanish region.

Federal government should focus more on wellness, less on disease – MWAN chief

The Federal government must change its current focus on the treatment and cure of diseases and, rather, embrace the practice of taking care of the overall wellness of Nigerians if the currently poor health indices of the country are to improve.
The minority leader, Ndudi Elumelu, who stated this yesterday, in a statement by his Special Adviser (Legal) Oyorima Idahosa, dismissed allegations of disloyalty leveled against them by the party leadership.

House of Reps minority leader blasts PDP national chairman over ‘unguarded utterance’

Leader of the Minority Caucus in the House of Representatives, Ndudi Elumelu, has expressed shock over what he described as “unprecedented and unguarded” comments credited to the national chairman of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus via one of his aides.
Sri Lanka’s former defence chief Gotabaya Rajapaksa was sworn in, on Monday, as the country’s new president after a record election victory, officials said.

Sri Lanka swears in new president

Sri Lanka’s former defence chief Gotabaya Rajapaksa was sworn in, on Monday, as the country’s new president after a record election victory, officials said.
Former President Goodluck Jonathan, wife were both pictured celebrating with Jigawa Governor Badaru, Chairman APC Campaign Organisation with Senator Ita Enang during a visit to their residence on Saturday evening. 1

Bayelsa elections: Former President Jonathan, wife host APC governors, campaign chairman in Otuoke

Former President Goodluck Jonathan, on Sunday, hosted two governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) at his residence in Otuoke, Bayelsa state, on Sunday.

Delta Assembly charges DESOPADEC board on prudent management of funds

The Delta State House of Assembly, has tasked the board of the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, DESOPADEC, on prudent management of funds released to it.
Hong Kong authorities have branded the protesters enemies of the people, saying they would never achieve their goals through violence. [Achmad Ibrahim-AP Photo]

Hong Kong’s night of mayhem — in pictures

Police in Hong Kong has fired rubber bullets and tear gas in an attempt to pin back anti-government demonstrators fleeing a besieged university campus where hundreds were holed up with petrol bombs and other homemade weapons amid fears of a bloody crackdown.

PSC decries proliferation of arms in Kogi, Bayelsa guber polls

The Police Service Commission (PSC) has decried the proliferation of arms in the Kogi and Bayelsa gubernatorial elections held on Saturday.
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Court of Appeal sacks Delta APC lawmaker

The Court of Appeal sitting in Benin, Edo State, on Saturday sacked Mr Moses Anaughe of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the lawmaker representing Ughelli North Constituency ll at the Delta State House of Assembly.
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has begun the declaration of the results of Kogi State governorship election held on Saturday.

Kogi elections: Power outage disrupts collation of results

There was power outage at the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) headquarters in Lokoja where the final collation of results for the governorship election is taking place.

SSASCGOC tasks federal government on stringent sanctions to curb crime

The Senior Staff Association of Statutory Corporations and Government Owned Companies (SSASCGOC) says federal government must ensure stringent sanctions to curb crime in the country.

Delta community applauds police for swift response to distress calls

Residents of Enerhen community in Uvwie Local Government Area of Delta State have commended men and officers of the Enerhen Division of the Nigeria Police Force for their quick response to distress calls for help by victims of violent crimes, especially robbery attacks within the area.
The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Olamilekan Adegbite, on Tuesday said the Federal Government had been able to recover 25 sites from 2007 that the programme started.

Federal government to ban importation of steel products – minister

Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Olamilekan Adegbite, has said that the Federal Government will stop importation of steel products into the county to the is to encourage local investors in the sector.
The Bayelsa State Governorship Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief David Lyon, has described the ongoing election in the state as peaceful.

Bayelsa elections: David Lyon dedicates victory

The candidate of the All Progressives Congress and Governor-elect of Bayelsa State, David Lyon, has dedicated his victory to the people of Bayelsa state.

FUTA suspends six students for bullying colleague

Authorities of Federal University of Technology in Akure (FUTA), Ondo State have suspended six students for bullying of a female student in one of the off-campus hostels on Saturday.
A New York judge on Thursday ordered Donald Trump to pay $2 million for using his former charity to further his political and business interests, adding to the president’s legal woes.

Donald Trump lashes out at second witness, as lawyer says ‘no crime’

U.S. President Donald Trump lashed out at a government official who will testify in public in the coming week, as part of the impeachment inquiry.

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Group urges southeast governors to fulfill electioneering promises

The Ndigbo Unity Forum (NUF), a pan-Igbo socio-political pressure group, has called on the South-East governor to fulfill their electioneering promises made to the people.

Yahaya Bello reelected as Kogi governor

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared incumbent Governor Yahaya Bello winner of the 2019 governorship election in Kogi state.
Supporters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State on Monday stormed major streets of Yenagoa, the state capital, to celebrate the victory of their party in Saturday’s election.

Jubilation in Bayelsa as APC supporters storm major roads

Supporters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State on Monday stormed major streets of Yenagoa, the state capital, to celebrate the victory of their party in Saturday’s election.
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Federal university begs abductors to release it kidnapped lecturer after three months

Barely three months after the abduction of a Lecturer with the Federal University Dutsin-Ma, FUDMA, in Katsina State, Abubakar Idris, the management of the university has appealed to the abductors to release its staff from his captivity.
Isoko people under the auspices of Isoko Ethnic Nationality Movement, IENM, weekend, described Deputy President of the Nigerian Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege as God’s special gift to Deltans.

Bayelsa election: Senator Omo-Agege congratulates Governor-elect David Lyon

The Deputy President of the Senate, Ovie Omo-Agege, has congratulated the Bayelsa Governor-Elect, David Lyon on his victory in the Nov. 16 governorship election.