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The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, is to kick-start his campaign for the 2019 presidential election through an address to Nigerians on Facebook on Monday.

2019: Katsina youth group mobilises support for Atiku Abubakar

A Katsina-based youth group, Voice of Katsina Youths, on Saturday flagged-off a campaign aimed at mobilising youths to support Atiku Abubakar, the PDP flag bearer in the 2019 presidential race.
Abiola Ajimobi

Oyo government, pensioners move to resolve dispute

The National Industrial Court in Ibadan has adjourned till January 14, 2019 the suit instituted by the Nigerian Union of Pensioners against the Oyo State Government over the unpaid entitlements of its members.
Abiola Ajimobi

Oyo government plans global micro insurance agency

The Oyo State Government has concluded plans to set up a global insurance agency, to create conducive environment for business for the benefit of the people.

2019: 37 candidates to contest governorship seat in Oyo

Thirty-seven candidates will contest Oyo state governorship seat comes 2019 general elections, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

We have not reversed 2012-2016 promotion – Oyo government

The Oyo State Government has described as fake, information doing the rounds in some sections of the state’s civil and public service that government had reversed its February 2018 approval of promotions of years 2012 to 2016 for its workers.

LAUTECH reduces student fees again

The management of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) and the students union have agreed on new tuition fees following a downward review of the fees announced last week.

Oyo APGA urges members to collect PVCs

Mr Angel Folorunso, the Chairman of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in Oyo state has advised party members and supporters yet to collect their Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) from the Independence National Electoral Commission (INEC), to do so.
Former Nigerian vice-President Atiku Abubakar (R) is congratulated by runners-up Sokoto State Governor Aminu Tambuwal (L) and Senate President Bukola Saraki (C) after winning the presidential ticket of the opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP) during the party's national convention in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on October 7, 2018. Nigeria's main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has picked Abubakar to challenge President Muhammadu Buhari who is seeking a second term in presidential polls scheduled for February 2019. PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP

Billionaire Atiku Abubakar declares paltry N20 million yearly income

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar, believed to be a multi-billionaire has declared a paltry yearly personal income of N20 million.

Official: Abia won’t protect fraudulent staff from EFCC

Abia State government yesterday welcomed the ongoing probe of some accounts officers by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over alleged fraudulent practices, saying that the affected civil servants would answer for their deeds.

Abia guber: Paul Ikonne demands cancellation of APC primary

One of the governorship aspirants of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abia state, Prince Paul Ikonne, has petitioned the National Secretariat of the party, demanding outright cancellation of the just concluded primary in the state, even as he alleged that the exercise was marred with irregularities.
National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN)

Abia govt approves four new study centers for NOUN

National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) has confirmed receipt of a letter from Abia state government approving its request for a suitable location to establish a study center in the state.

Tukur Buratai: War against terrorism is collective responsibility

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has said that the war against terrorism required collective support of all Nigerians to consolidate on the victory recorded.

Ango Abdullahi: Parliamentary system panacea to Nigeria’s corruption

Leader of the Northern Elders Forum (NEF), Professor Ango Abdullahi, has said that the only way Nigeria can end corruption and the numerous challenges standing on its way to greatness is to abolish ‘corrupt and expensive’ presidential system for parliamentary system of government.
The Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, has been cleared by the Peoples Democratic Party Governorship Screening Committee to participate in the primary election ahead of the 2019 governorship election.

Abia guber: PDP clears Okezie Ikpeazu

The Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, has been cleared by the Peoples Democratic Party Governorship Screening Committee to participate in the primary election ahead of the 2019 governorship election.

Governor Yari’s convoy attacked by aggrieved APC members

Seven aggrieved governorship hopefuls, including the deputy governor, Ibrahim Wakkala, had organised a rally in Gusau on Sunday, where a multitude of their supporters turned out to receive them.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Boss Mustapha

SGF: Ahmadu Bello University to get N800 million ecological project

Mr Boss Mustapha, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SFG), said on Friday that the government had earmarked N800 million for the execution of ecological projects in Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria.

Senator Marafa: Why Governor Yari should resign

Chairman, Senate Committee on Petroleum, Senator Kabiru Marafa, yesterday said that the Zamfara State governor, Abdulaziz Yari was supposed to resign as a governor if he has conscience for saying that he had resigned as the Chief Security Officer of the State.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State

Zamfara governor inaugurates APC elders committee

Gov. Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara on Friday inaugurated a 46-member Elders’ Committee to reconcile aggrieved members of All Progressive Congress (APC) in the state.

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Abike Dabiri-Erewa

UAE paid for tickets, test fees for Nigerian evacuees – NIDCOM chief

The United Arab Emirates authorities paid for the flight tickets and coronavirus testing for some Nigerians evacuated from the country on Wednesday, the head of the Nigeria in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has said .

PDP demands Ibrahim Magu’s prosecution for ‘fraud’

The Peoples Democratic Party has demanded the prosecution of the suspended Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, over alleged fraud.
Veteran Nigerian actor, Zack Orji, says he is saddened by the increasing rate of divorce in the country.

Zack Orji: No marriage is perfect

He said: “I believe that a lot of people go into marriage without being prepared to make the necessary sacrifice, so at the slightest provocation, they are ready to opt out and that is not the way it’s supposed to be. It’s supposed to be a union for life. For better for worse.”

Court declines to stop probe of Senator Okorocha by EFCC, Imo government

The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, on Wednesday, declined a request by former governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, for an interim injunction to stop the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, and panel of inquiry that was set up by the state government, from further investigating alleged financial infractions he committed while in office.

Nigerian government postpones 2020 WASSCE indefinitely

This was announced by the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, while speaking to State House Correspondents the weekly Federal Executive Council presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday.