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Senator Adeyeye: How executive, legislature can avert budget delay

The senator representing Ekiti South senatorial district, Senator Dayo Adeyeye, has stressed the urgent need for the federal executive and legislative arms to avert late passage, signing and implementation of the federal budget.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

IPCR collaborates with Nigerian Army to combat insecurity

The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.
Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita

Wilifred Oyo-Ita charges MDAs to embrace entrepreneurship, ICT for revenue generation

Mrs. Winifred Oyo-Ita, Head of Civil Service of the Federation, has charged Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) of government to embrace entrepreneurship and Information Communication Technology (ICT) to enhance government revenue drive for national development.

Senator Adeyeye: How senators extorted MDAs during oversight visit

The Chief Whip of the outgoing 8th Senate, Sen Sola Adeyeye, has revealed that the act of extorting government agencies by senators became common in the last four years.
Emeka Ihedioha

Governor Ihedioha sets up committee to probe Rochas Okorocha’s administration

Imo State governor Emeka Ihedioha has constituted eight-man Committee headed by Dr. Abraham Nwankwo as (CON) as a Financial Advisory Committee that will probe all the financial dealings of the Rochas Okorocha’s administration.
Emeka Ihedioha

Governor Ihedioha appoints permanent secretary as principal secretary

The Governor of Imo State, Emeka Ihedioha, has appointed, the Permanent Secretary, Establishment, Training and Pensions, Theodore Nwokonkwo, as his principal secretary.
The Action Alliance (AA) Governorship candidate in Imo, Mr Uche Nwosu on Friday flagged off his campaign for the March 2, election with a pledge to endorse President Muhammadu Buhari.

Uche Nwosu: Governor Ihedioha has no plan for governance

The Imo State governorship candidate of the Action Alliance (AA) in the 2019 election, Uche Nwosu, has challenged the state governor, Emeka Ihedioha, to unfold the programmes he has for the people of the state instead of embarking on a “wild goose chase”.
Emeka Ihedioha

Imo Assembly mandates Governor Ihedioha to probe predecessor

The Imo State House of Assembly has mandated Governor Emeka Ihedioha to probe the activities of his predecessor, Rochas Okorocha.

Governor Okowa swears-in new SSG

Delta State Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, Monday, swore-in the Secretary to the State Government, Mr Chiedu Ebie.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

SEC, EFCC deepen collaboration on anti-graft war

Fraudsters and other criminals in the capital market have been advised to quit their unwholesome trade as the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have joined forces to tackle them headlong.
Bala Muhammad

Governor Bala Muhammed declares appointments, promotions null and void

Gov. Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State has declared that all appointments, promotions and transfers made from the day he was declared winner of the gubernatorial election by INEC in the state, are null and void.

Governor Akeredolu decries prevalence of drug abuse in Nigeria

Ondo state governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, on Monday, decried the high rate of drug and alcohol abuse among underage children and school age pupils across the country, urging all stakeholders and authorities to intervene to regulate the tides.

Police confirm two dead, three rescued in Onitsha building collapse

Police in Anambra State have confirmed death of two persons in the three storey building that collapsed on Wednesday in Onitsha, the commercial city of the state.

Minister: Fake news assumes frightening proportion

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says the spate of fake news has assumed frightening proportion and has affected the nation’s image globally.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

VP Osinbajo: Nigerians shouldn’t pay bribe for drivers licenses, passports, others

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says there is no reason why any Nigerian should give bribe to law enforcement agents whether for obtaining drivers licenses, passports or to clear goods at the ports.

President Buhari presides over 10-hour longest FEC meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday presided over the longest meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting in the history of his administration.

Poisonous ponmo: Lagos sets up monitoring, investigation panel

Following the seizure of 30 tonnes of poisonous ponmo worth about N10 million, on Sunday, Lagos State Government has set up a monitoring and investigation committee; to uncover the source of the cowskin.

Brain drain: NMA bemoans exodus of doctors to foreign countries

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has bemoaned the exodus of indigenous doctors to foreign countries.

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Brian Hook, the US Special Representative for Iran, speaks during a press conference in Kuwait City on June 23, 2019. (Yasser Al-Zayyat - AFP)

Envoy: US ready to lift Iran sanctions, restore diplomatic ties, but needs deal first

The U.S. is ready to lift all the sanctions against Iran and restore diplomatic ties with Tehran, but on condition of a comprehensive deal first.
Aides and supporters of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar watched in disbelief as the Peoples Democratic Party presidential aspirant wept at his campaign office on Friday in Abuja.

Election tribunal rejects Atiku Abubakar’s request to access INEC server

The Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal has rejected the request of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate, Atiku Abubakar, to have access to the server of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
Residents from the Western Region in Cameroon arrive at the bus terminal in Buea following renewed clashed in the restive anglophone region on July 15, 2018. Twenty civilians, including five students and a teacher, were killed on july 11-12, 2018 by the Cameroonian army in two localities in the Anglophone North-West region, an NGO on July 13, 2018. STRINGER / AFP

Official: Cross River to employ 300 Cameroonian refugees

The Cross River State Emergency Management Agency, SEMA, says it will create jobs for 300 Cameroonian refugees in Adagom, Ogoja Local Government Area of the state.

Naf debunks report of dropping weapons in Enugu

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has stated that the recent social media report alleging that its training helicopters were “dropping weapons” in Akwuke Forest in Enugu State was totally fabricated by mischief-makers to cause disaffection among Nigerians.

Expert: Why you must avoid cowhides processed with flames

A Health expert has warned Nigerians against consuming cowhides popularly called ‘Ponmo’ processed with flames from burning tyres and fuel, saying that it could lead to some health complications.