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Governor Fayose gives released finance commissioner, accountant general new cars

The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, on Sunday fulfilled his promise to reward the recently released Finance Commissioner, Toyin Ojo, and the state Accountant General, Mrs. Yemisi Owolabi, with new cars.

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje swears in five new commissioners

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State on Saturday swore in five new commissioners to the State Executive Council.

No monkeypox outbreak, vaccination in Edo – Joan Oviawe

The Edo State Government has called on residents to disregard rumours making the rounds that monkeypox disease has spread to the state.

Nigeria’ll fare better if restructured into regions – Emeka Anyaoku

Former Secretary-General of the Commonwealth, Chief Emeka Anyaoku, says Nigeria will fare better if the ongoing call for restructuring of the country into regions is heeded.

University of Africa would be model as a world-class varsity – Governor Dickson

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has said no stone would be left unturned in making the University of Africa a model varsity of world-class standard from course content/lecturers and state of the art infrastructure.

Governor Al-Makura appoints new Head of Service, another official

Gov. Umaru Al-Makura of Nasarawa State has appointed Mr Abari Aboki as the new Head of Service (HoS) of the state, replacing Mr Thomas Ogiri who retired recently.

2019: No automatic ticket for President Buhari – Southwest APC

Leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the south-west say the party’s 2019 presidential ticket is open to all members.

Governor Obaseki to establish job centres in all Edo LGAs

Edo State Government says it will establish a job centre in each of the 18 local government areas of the state with a view to equiping job seekers with new and necessary skills.

2019: Governor Rochas Okorocha outlines qualities for his successor

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo state, Thursday, announced the qualities of those to succeed him as governor in 2019, just as he mentioned Ifeanyi Araraume, as one of those that must have these qualities in order to be governor.

Governor Godwin Obaseki to meet NSA over violent crimes in Edo

The Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki, is to meet and discuss with the National Security Adviser, Maj. Gen. Babagana Mongonu, on ways of tackling the upsurge in criminal activities in parts of the state.

Bauchi Emir Rilwanu Adamu appeals to religious, traditional rulers to support girl-child education

Emir of Bauchi, Dr. Rilwanu Suleiman Adamu, has charged religious and traditional institutions in the country to give 100 percent support to girl-child education.

Governor Godwin Obaseki receives report on Gelegele Seaport

The Technical Committee on the Actualisation of the Gelegele Seaport on Wednesday submitted its report to Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo.

Kidnappers release female corps member in Nasarawa

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Nasarawa State has confirmed the release of Blessing Nwapa, the kidnapped Batch A Stream 1 female youth corps member posted to the state.

Governor Wike plotting to frustrate Bodo-Bonny road project – Dakuku Peterside

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has been labelled as the worst enemy of the people, following his alleged frequent “serial desperation and fake concern about the growth and development of the state.”


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Police arrest alleged serial rapists in Imo

The Imo State Police Command has arrested two suspected serial rapists in the state.

Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe should be allowed to die in office – Zanu-PF youths

The youth wing of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe’s ruling Zanu-PF party has proposed that the nonagenarian should be allowed to die in office, fuelling speculation that the 93 year-old leader was not keen on relinquishing power.

How Nigeria, others can tackle corruption – IMF

The Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde; a former Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, and key global experts have advised Nigeria, Argentina and other top countries battling corruption to use tools that can help reduce procurement costs by about 60 per cent.

DR Congo wins seat on UN rights council despite US opposition

The Democratic Republic of Congo was elected to the UN Human Rights Council on Monday despite opposition from the United States and a leading rights group.

PDP is the only political party in Enugu – Reps member Chukwuemeka Ujam

The member representing Nkanu East/West Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Hon. Chukwuemeka Ujam has declared that no other political party exists in Enugu State except the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

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Five monkey pox patients discharged in Bayelsa

Five patients hit with the Monkey Pox virus have been discharged from the Niger Delta University Teaching Hospital, (NDUTH)

Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud’s scorpion kick shortlisted for Puskas award

Olivier Giroud’s scorpion-kick strike for Arsenal against Crystal Palace last season was shortlisted for FIFA’s-goal-of-the-year-award late Monday, alongside efforts from Venezuelan-teenager Deyna Castellanos and goalkeeper Oscarine Masuluke, media reports Tuesday.

Ex-Governor Orji Kalu denies saying IPOB’s Nnamdi Kanu escaped to London

A former governor of Abia State and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Orji Uzor Kalu, has denied saying leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, had escaped to London.

Russia accuses United States of pretending to fight Islamic State

Russia accused the United States on Tuesday of pretending to fight Islamic State in Syria and Iraq.

Ex-militants accuse Amnesty chief Paul Boroh of trading with their stipends

Edo State beneficiaries of the Federal Government’s Amnesty Programme for ex-militants under the First Phase in Niger Delta, have accused the Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta and Coordinator of Presidential Amnesty, Paul Boroh, of trading with their stipends.