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Comrade Oshiomole: APC to conduct direct primary in Osun

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said it will adopt direct primary method in Osun State in choosing a candidate ahead of the state’s governorship election.
President Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting in State House on 4th July 2018

Killings: Senator Dansadau urges Buhari to declare state-of-emergency in Zamfara

A former member of the National Assembly, Sen. Saidu Dansadau, has urged the Federal Government to declare a state-of-emergency in Zamfara over incessant killings in the state.

APC govs in closed-door meeting with John Oyegun

Ahead of the May 14 national convention of the ruling All Progressives Congress, the governors elected under the platform of the party are currently in closed-door meeting with the National Chairman of the party, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun.

Zamfara govt lauds Senate over state of emergency rejection

Zamfara State government has lauded the decision of the Senate for the outright rejection of the Senator Kabiru Marafa’s call for the declaration of state of emergency.

Governors Fayose, Yari clash in Aso Rock over $1bn Boko Haram fund

Opposition by some governors to the $1 billion proposed spending on the war against insurgency may cause a rift in the Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF).

1999 Constitution: Governors, state assemblies to hold public hearing

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum and the Speakers of the State Houses of Assembly have resolved to hold public hearing on ongoing efforts to amend certain sections of the 1999 constitution.

Governor Yari, Senator Marafa clash over President Buhari’s REC nominee

Governor of Zamfara State, Abdul-Aziz Yari; and lawmaker representing Zamfara Central Senatorial District, Senator Kabiru Marafa, are in a battle over the eligibility of President Muhammadu Buhari’s nominee for Zamfara, Ahmad Bello Mahmud, as Resident Electoral Commissioners of the Independent National Electoral Commission.

17 APC governors move to oust John Odigie-Oyegun as national chairman

Crisis has broken out in the All Progressives Congress (APC), with about 17 governors plotting to dump the National Chairman, John Odigie-Oyegun.

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Osun NYSC appeals to graduates posted to state to declare health status

Mr Emmanuel Attah, the Osun Coordinator of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), has appealed to prospective graduates posted to the state for NYSC to declare their health status for better management.

Niger commissioner decries herdsmen, farmers’ clashes

The Niger State Commissioner for Information, Alhaji Danjuma Salau, has decried the frequent clashes between herdsmen and farmers across the country, saying that the situation has become a “nightmare for governments at all levels”.
The newly appointed Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed first initiated the peace overtures and restoration of relations in April. Earlier this week, Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki visited Ethiopia and reopened his country's embassy there. Reuters

Eritrea appoints first ambassador to Ethiopia in 20 years

Eritrea has appointed its first ambassador to neighbouring Ethiopia in two decades, the government said, as the former foes pushed on with rapprochement.

Officer: Nigerian Air Force to reposition mobility command

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says it will reposition the Mobility Command for tactical and strategic airlift.
Michael Cohen, longtime personal lawyer and confidante for President Donald Trump, exits the United States District Court Southern District of New York, April 16, 2018 in New York City. Drew Angerer - Getty Images

Donald Trump lashes ex-lawyer, says taping of client ‘perhaps illegal’

Donald Trump on Saturday said his ex-lawyer Michael Cohen may have acted illegally after it emerged he had secretly taped a discussion about payments to a former Playboy model who claims she had an affair with the US president.