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Joe Utomi

Joe Utomi: Agriculture now alternative to oil in many nations

Joe Utomi, the Commissioner for Agriculture and Natural Resources in Delta, has said that the dwindling fortunes in the global oil market has forced many oil-producing nations to turn to agriculture as alternative source of revenue.
Gboyega Oyetola

Governor Oyetola urges local councils to seek independent source of funding to deliver development

Governor Gboyega Oyetola of Osun State has charged chairmen of the local government councils and local council development areas (LCDAs) to seek independent funding sources to develop their councils.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has listed what Nigeria should do to have access to $12 trillion “dormant funds”.

Ex-President Obasanjo raises the alarm over Nigeria’s disunity

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has raised the alarm over the current state of disunity in the country, stressing that Nigeria was not as divided as this during the civil war in comparison to the worst situation of things as they are now.
Hon Mai Mala Buni

Yobe youths task governor-elect on agric programme

Youths in Damaturu have urged Yobe governor-elect, Alhaji MaiMala Buni, to give priority to his proposed Farmer Anchor Borrowers programme to facilitate economic rehabilitation and empowerment of youths in the state.
Nigeria's Budget Minister Udoma Udo Udoma speaks during the public presentation and breakdown of 2018 Appropriation Act in Abuja, Nigeria.

Senator Udoma: Federal government fiscal strategy targets growth-enhancing sectors

Budget and National Planning Minister, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma, on Thursday told the Senate Committee on Finance that some slight adjustments had been effected on the 2019 Medium Term Fiscal Framework and Fiscal Strategy Paper (MTEF/FSP) between when it was approved by the Federal Executive Council and the finalization of the 2019 Budget Proposals.

Ebonyi elections: INEC was fair to all parties – PDP Rep-elect

The House of Representatives member elect for Ohaozara, Onicha and Ivo Federal Constituency, Ebonyi State, Engr. Livinus Makwe, has commended the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, for the smooth conduct of elections in Ebonyi state.
President Buhari receives in Congratulatory Visit Members of the Traditional Rulers Council in State House on 5th Mar 2019-2

Committee to outline fresh policies for President Buhari’s second term begins work

A head of the formal inauguration of President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term, a committee to aid the administration deliver on fresh mandates and policy have been constituted and has commenced work.
President Buhari receives in Congratulatory Visit Members of the Traditional Rulers Council in State House on 5th Mar 2019-2

President Buhari appoints two executive directors to NSIA board

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of two Executive Directors to the Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) Board.
Gboyega Oyetola

Governor Oyetola: APC victory will fast track development

Osun State Governor Isiaka Oyetola has declared that the victory recorded by the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state will fast track development of the state.
Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq

Kwara elections: Governor-elect vows to probe Offa robbery case

Governor-elect of Kwara, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, has promised to interface with the police to ensure that those implicated in Offa robbery were promptly prosecuted.
President Buhari receives in Courtesy Visit Labour Leadership led by President of Nigeria Labour Congress Ayuba Wabba in State House on 7th Mar 2019-3

President Buhari: We have broken fertilizer jinx

President Muhammadu Buhari has said his administration broke the fertilizer jinx and the product is now available in all local governments across the country at affordable rates.

Emeka Ojukwu urges President Buhari to be magnanimous in victory

Emeka Ojukwu Jnr, son of the late Igbo leader, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to be magnanimous in victory and appoint Igbos in strategic positions during his second term.
President Buhari receives in Congratulatory Visit Members of the Traditional Rulers Council in State House on 5th Mar 2019-2

Nigerian ambassadors congratulate President Buhari

Some ambassadors have congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his victory at the Feb. 23 presidential election, saying his re-election portends a positive image for Nigeria in the international community.

Enugu elections: Governor Ugwuanyi adopted by CRPP as consensus candidate

Seventy political parties under the aegis of Coalition of Registered Political Parties (CRPP) have adopted Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, as their consensus candidate for the March 9 governorship election in Enugu State.
Yusuf Buba

Yusuf Buba wishes to succeed Yakubu Dogara as speaker

Mr Yusuf Buba, Member, Representing Hong/Gombi Federal Constituency, Adamawa, has expressed desire to vie for the position of speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara in the ninth assembly.
Africa's richest man Aliko Dangote

Dangote increases cement export to $600 million annually, targets $4.6 billion investment in consumables

President of Dangote Industries Limited, Aliko Dangote, has disclosed plans of the company to increase cement exports to $600million.
Zainab Ahmed

Federal government urges national savings to boost capital market liquidity

The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, has said that the Federal Government is willing to set up a National Savings Committee that will make recommendations to the government on the best ways to mobilise savings that would lead to economic growth.

Russian foreign minister to hold talks in Qatar

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has arrived in Qatar as part of a tour across the Gulf countries aimed at discussing bilateral trade, energy, investment and regional issues including Syria, Yemen, Libya and Palestine.

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Sokoto State chapter of the People Democratic Party (PDP) has said that it will not accept anything short of free, fair and credible polls in tomorrow’s supplementary poll in the state.
Senator Ademola Nurudeen Adeleke

Osun guber: Senator Adeleke’s tribunal victory triumph of people’s will – PDP

The People’s Democratic Party ( PDP ) has hailed the verdict of the Osun State Governorship election tribunal, which upheld the victory of its candidate, Senator Ademola Adeleke, describing the judgement as a victory for democracy and triumph of the will of the people.

Bauchi elections: Group accuses INEC of causing political tension, confusion

A group, Bauchi Youth Awareness Ambassadors, has accused the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of causing political confusion in the state due to the way it handled governorship election.

NANS hails tribunal declaration of Senator Adeleke as Osun governor

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has hailed the tribunal declaration of Sen. Ademola Adeleke as governor of Osun State, saying it is hope awakening.
Senator Ademola Nurudeen Adeleke

Tribunal orders INEC to issue Senator Adeleke Certificate of Return as duly elected Osun...

The Osun State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja has ordered INEC to issue Certificate of Return as duly elected governor to Senator Ademola Adeleke, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the 2018 election.