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The Deputy President of the Senate, Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege, on Thursday announced the appointment of Mr Yomi Odunuga as his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity.

Urhobo leaders rally support for Senator Omo-Agege

Kings, elders and religious leaders from Urhobo Kingdom in Delta State stormed the National Assembly at the weekend to express solidarity with the Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, warning all mischief makers to leave their son alone or incur the wrath of Urhobo people.
Imo State governor Hope Uzodinma has promised to navigate the State into prosperity under his watch, in his maiden broadcast to the people of the state on Wednesday.

Governor Uzodinma forfeits security vote for workers salaries, pension in Imo

Imo State governor, Hope Uzodinma, yesterday announced that he has forfeited his security vote to enable him meet up with the economic challenges in Imo, especially the payment of salaries and pension in the state.
Minister of State for Health, Sen. Adeleke Mamora, has emphasised on three pillars of trust, confidence and accountability for effective coordination and delivery of Global Fund (GF) in the country.

Global Fund: Health minister harps on 3 pillars for effective coordination

Minister of State for Health, Sen. Adeleke Mamora, has emphasised on three pillars of trust, confidence and accountability for effective coordination and delivery of Global Fund (GF) in the country.

Aare-in-Council: Amotekun, not OPC military wing

The Council which is the highest decision-making organ of the 15th Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland Otunba Gani Adams, rose from its quarterly meeting yesterday to throw its weight behind the initiative.
Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP)

Why ASUP participated in IPPIS registration – president

The President of the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, Mr Anderson Ezeibe, has said the union directed its members to enroll in the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System because the Federal Government gave the directive to capture their peculiarities through the system.
Political Officer of the Embassy of the United States of America, Jerry Howard, on Tuesday described the Hate Speech bill before the National Assembly as an “impressive” piece of legislation needed to address issues of discrimination, hostility and violence in Nigeria. Howard stated this during a meeting with the Deputy Chief Whip of the Senate and sponsor of the Hate Speech bill, Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi, at the National Assembly, Abuja.

US Sanctions: Hate speech bill a remedy to religious, ethnic persecution in Nigeria –...

Deputy Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi, has said the passage of the Hate Speech Bill under consideration by the National Assembly will address all issues of discrimination associated with religious and ethnic persecution in Nigeria.
Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Pantami

Nigeria out with new five-year national broadband plan

The need to boost broadband penetration from its present coverage of 37.8 percent to over 70 percent in the next five years is the pedestal for the new National Broadband Plan (NBP):2020-2025, according to Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Pantami.

Afreximbank president speaks at 4th South East economic summit

President of Afreximbank, Professor Benedict Oramah, will deliver the keynote address on the theme: “Financing South East economic development and improving the Ease of Doing Business in the South East”, on Friday at the 4th South East Economic Summit (SEES) holding in Enugu.

President Buhari greets Ibrahim Gambari on his 75th birthday

President Muhammadu Buhari sends warm greetings to former Minister of External Affairs, Prof. Ibrahim Agboola Gambari, on his 75th birthday, congratulating him for a life of exploits in diplomacy, academia, and administration, both at the national and international levels.

Former President Jonathan warns university lecturers against election rigging

Former President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, has warned university lecturers against rigging elections in the country.
Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, President of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), arrived Nigeria to rousing welcome on Thursday night on a four-day official visit to the country.

UN General Assembly President arrives Nigeria to rousing welcome

Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, President of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), arrived Nigeria to rousing welcome on Thursday night on a four-day official visit to the country.

Senator Omo-Agege: Tam David-West a grat patriot

Even now that he has passed on to eternal realms, Prof. Tamunoemi Sokari David-West will forever be remembered as a great patriot and intellectual of formidable standing at home and abroad, Deputy President of the Senate Ovie Omo-Agege has said.
Kayode Fayemi

Governor Fayemi: Federal government to support artisanal mining operators

Dr. Kayode Fayemi, Ekiti State governor, has hinted that the Buhari-led Federal Government was giving a lot of attention to the mining sector, in addition to the support from development partners.
The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

Ekiti governor advocates increased budgetary allocation to solid mineral sector

Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State has called for increased budgetary allocation to the solid mineral sector to promote growth.

How to avoid plagiarism using a paraphrasing tool

When you look up a topic on the internet, a lot of material for that topic comes up. But if you observe closely, no two materials written by different people on that topic or idea are alike because; two people can never have the same representation of the same idea.

Bayelsa guber: Ijaw leaders plan ‘two-million-man rally’ for PDP candidate

Ijaw Leaders Consultative Forum, ICLF, in Bayelsa State has concluded arrangement to stage a two-million-man open-air rally in Yenagoa in support of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, standard-bearer in the November 16 governorship election, Senator Douye Diri
The President of the Nigerian Union South Africa (NUSA), Adetola Olubajo, on Friday said that victims of the recent xenophobic attacks in that country deserved to be compensated.

Expert: Why sustainable solution to xenophobia may be difficult

Grant Masterson, an expert in pan-African governance, says the South African government may find it difficult to find a sustainable solution to the killings in the country as long as it continues to deny the prevalence of xenophobia among its people.
Natalia Molebatsi

Xenophobia: South African poet condemns attacks on Nigerians, others

A renowned South African performance poet, writer and cultural worker, Ms Natalia Molebatsi, has condemned the ongoing xenophobic attacks being perpetrated by her countrymen against citizens of fellow African nations living in the country.

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The Inspector General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Adamu, has lamented the under-utilisation of the capacity of police lawyers.

Footballer’s killing: Police chief disbands zonal intervention squad in Ogun

Following the death of a Remo Stars FC footballer, Kazeem Tiyamiu, the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has disbanded the Zonal Intervention Squad in Ogun.

Mammoth crowd greets President Buhari at Ore Flyover commissioning

A mammoth crowd greeted President Muhammadu Buhari today (Tuesday) in Ondo state as he ended his one-day working visit to the Sunshine State with the official commissioning of the iconic Ore Flyover.
“Governor Nasir El-Rufai has also intervened to ensure prompt settlement of the salary arrears that the local government councils owe to about 8500 primary school teachers that were employed in the second batch of recruitment of new teachers.

Kaduna develops social protection policy

The Kaduna State Government has commenced the development of a social protection policy to guide the implementation of Social Protection Programmes (SPP) in the state.

Man docked fo ‘slapping’ policeman in Osun

The police on Tuesday arraigned one Jamal Opeyemi, 21, in an Ile-Ife Magistrates’ Court in Osun for allegedly slapping a policeman.
Defending champions Enyimba of Aba secured hard-fought 2-1 win over Abia Warriors in matchday 19 of the Nigeria professional football league on Sunday.

Fatai Amoo lauds NPFL, backs Enyimba for league title

Former assistant coach of the Nigeria u23 national team, Fatai Amoo has revealed that the 19/20 Nigeria professional football league season is more entertaining than previous seasons and the title race is not a one team race.