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Anambra State Governor Willie Obiano has expressed his administration’s readiness to tackle the growing menace of herdsmen amongst other criminal tendencies by unscrupulous individuals across the state.
The Yoruba Council of Youths Worldwide (YCYW) on Wednesday in Lagos described President Muhammadu Buhari’s declaration and celebration of June 12 as “Democracy Day” as a new dawn of hope.
In line with the enactment into law of June 12 annually as Democracy Day in Nigeria, the Federal Government has declared Wednesday, June 12, 2019, as Public Holiday to commemorate the maiden National Democracy Day.
Peoples Democratic Party, Osun State chapter, on Sunday berated the state government and the ruling All Progressives Congress over planned 10-day official trip by chairmen of 68 local government areas and local council development authorities in the state to the United Arab Emirates.
Oyo State governor, Seyi Makinde, has said his administration will establish an anti-corruption agency that will be empowered to beam its searchlight on any individual and body in the state with a view to fighting graft to a standstill.
Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has denied rumours of his alleged sacking of some workers in the state civil service.
The Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has restated his commitment to serve Edo people, stressing that the time for sharing public funds to a few greedy politicians in Edo was over in the state.
President Muhammadu Buhari has reassured Nigerians that under no circumstances would criminals and mass murderers be allowed to hold the country to ransom, assuring that ‘‘their days are numbered because this administration will pursue them relentlessly and bring them to justice.”
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Abuja directed the Inspector General of Police, Ministry of Justice and the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) to work out modalities for the implementation of the report of the Presidential Panel on the Reform of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), within three months.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has proclaimed the 9th Rivers State House of Assembly, urging the lawmakers to work for the development of their Constituencies and the state and strive to be decorous
The Ogun State governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has assured civil servants in the state that his administration would meet their expectations steadily.
Niger Delta leaders on Friday vowed to take up the marginalisation issue of Delta State with the highest authority in Nigeria. The leaders said there was no reason whatsoever for Delta State to be so treated compared with Bayelsa, Akwa-Ibom and Cross River in the appointment of Chairman and Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo state has promised to run a transparent and open administration.
Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo state, has reversed the appointment of 15 new permanent secretaries made by the immediate past Gov. Abiola Ajimobi.
Imo State Governor Emeka Ihedioha has denied ordering the ongoing demolition of one of the Akachi towers, one of the monuments erected by his predecessor.
There is the increasing wave of suicide across the country; there is decaying standard of education and so many other ways a first lady could bring her competences to bear on the development of a nation at a non-governmental level. Such a legacy of selfless service to fatherland without playing to the gallery or publicly detracting from her husband’s efforts, no matter how futile it seems to be, is what Mrs Aisha Buhari should consider for the next four years.
Bayern Munich should enjoy a smooth entry into the new season after being drawn against fourth-tier Energie Cottbus in the first round of the DFB-Pokal.
Former Chelsea boss Roberto Di Matteo has described Frank Lampard as a "great fit" to replace Maurizio Sarri in the Stamford Bridge dugout.
Shortage of forensic facilities and expertise have been identified as major setbacks in the fight against corruption and illicit financial flows in Nigeria, according to some stakeholders.
Akwa United, Rivers United, Abia Warriors were among the other clubs who sent their opponents packing in the Round of 64 fixtures on Saturday.
Nigeria’s central bank said on Friday it will close the bank accounts of firms caught smuggling into the country any goods for which access to foreign exchange has been restricted.
The Imo chapter of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has congratulated Uche Onyeaguocha and Chris Okewulonu on their appointments as the Secretary to Imo Government and Chief of Staff to Gov. Emeka Ihedioha respectively.
Neymar testified to Brazilian prosecutors for five hours on Thursday in the wake of rape allegations made by a 26-year-old woman.
The Nigerian tactician has dropped nine players from his initial 32-man squad, including 15-year-old Kelvin John Pius, who impressed for Tanzania in the just-concluded U17 Africa Cup of Nations.
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Former Hapoel Be’er Sheva of Israel midfielder, John Ogu, has dismissed outrightly the reports that he is on the verge of linking up with Turkish Super Lig side, Trabzonspor.