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PDP national chairmanship not zoned to the Southwest alone – Governor Nyesom Wike

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that the position of National Chairmanship of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was not zoned to the South-West alone.

House of Reps spokesman Abdulrazak Namdas accuses Police PRO of blackmail

Abdulrazak Namdas, spokesman of the house of representatives, has accused Jimoh Moshood, force public relations officer, of blackmail.

BUA Cement carrying out illegal mining in Edo – ministry

The Ministry of Mines and Steel Development has described the publication of the BUA Group cement as an unwarranted campaign of calumny against it and the office of the Minister.

PDP chairmanship: Uche Secondus decries attack, blackmail

Ahead of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) national convention scheduled for December 9 – 10, a national chairmanship contender of the party, Prince Uche Secondus has regretted personal attacks and blackmail characterizing the campaign and has therefore called for a change of attitude among the contestants.

Governor El-Rufai urges federal lawmakers to support efforts to revamp Kaduna educational sector

The Kaduna State Governor, Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai, has called on the National Assembly members from Kaduna State to help save future generations from servitude by ensuring that quality public education is offered in the state.

Corruption allegations were plot to stop my reappointment – NEMSA chief Peter Ewesor

The Managing Director (MD)/CEO of the Nigerian Electricity Management Safety Agency (NEMSA), Engr Peter Ewesor, has said recent allegations of corrupt practices in the management of the agency under him were fabrications of those who never wanted his reappointment as MD of the agency, dismissing them as fake and unfounded.

Bayelsa govt okays proposed public sector reforms

The Bayelsa State Executive Council (SEC), on Wednesday, resolved to go ahead with its public sector reforms, not minding some sponsored protest and opposition against it.

Minister Stephen Ocheni supports Governor Yahaya Bello on fiscal discipline

The Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Prof. Stephen Ocheni, has expressed satisfaction with the performance of Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi in his quest for financial probity and fiscal discipline.

Swiss journalists detained, interrogated in United Arab Emirates

Authorities in the United Arab Emirates have detained two journalists working for Swiss broadcaster RTS while they were covering the opening of the new Louvre museum in Abu Dhabi, and held them for two days.

Anti-grazing bill: Governor Ortom has no right to chase us from Benue – Fulani...

The Miyetti-Allah Kautal Hore Fulani socio-cultural association has challenged Governor Samuel Ortom over the anti-open grazing law in the State.

Akwa Ibom commissioner Ime Ekpo refutes alleged N4bn fraud in govt house contract

Ekpo, who said he was yet to receive any letter from the ICPC, accused Nyah, of trying to get extra cash through dubious means, adding that other consultants were not part of the petition.

Eniola Aluko receives second settlement payment from English FA – Gordon Taylor

PFA chief executive Gordon Taylor has revealed Eniola Aluko has received the second and final settlement payment she was due from the Football Association.

Hamas rejects US envoy’s demand to recognise Israel

Islamic Hamas movement rejected Thursday the demands of the U.S. Middle East Envoy Jason Greenblatt to accept the requirements of the International Quartet for Peace in the region.

Emmanuel Babayaro threatens to quit Kaduna United over alleged blackmail, sabotage

The consultants managing Kaduna United Football Club, a Nigeria National League (NNL) club side, on Thursday, threatened to quit if the prevailing atmosphere of blackmail, sabotage and conspiracy against them subsists.


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NGO urges more sensitisation on polio vaccination

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