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The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, addressing the ex-workers of the defunct Nigeria Airways, who staged a rally in support of President Muhammadu Buhari in Lagos on Friday.

Ex-Nigeria Airways workers recount 14-year ordeal of non-payment of benefits

Some pensioners and ex-workers of the defunct Nigeria Airways have given accounts of the trauma, untold hardship they went through for more than 14 years they were retrenched without payment of their pensions and benefits.
Jamiu Abiola

Ex-President Obasanjo benefitted from my father’s death – MKO Abiola’s son

Jamiu Abiola, a son to late MKO Abiola, the acclaimed winner of the 1993 presidential elections, has slammed former President Olusegun Obasanjo for “benefitting on his father’s blood” but neglecting to recognise his contribution to Nigeria’ democracy.
Jamiu Abiola

Jamiu Abiola: Ex-President Obasanjo reaps on my father’s blood

Jamiu Abiola, son of late Chief MKO Abiola, has slammed former President Olusegun Obasanjo for “benefitting on his father’s blood” but neglecting to recognise his contribution to Nigeria’ democracy.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

VP Osinbajo: Federal government earned $94 billion in two years

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo at the weekend disclosed that the federal government earned $94 billion between December 2015 and December 2017, which he claimed, had helped the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari execute some strategic infrastructure projects.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

Yemi Osinbajo: How will one ‘Jibril’ preside over FEC?

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday in Abuja wondered how a certain Jibril from Sudan would be presiding over the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting.
Ovie Omo-Agege

Ovie Omo-Agege: Muhammadu Buhari, Great Ogboru and I will win

The senator representing Delta Central Senatorial District at the National Assembly, Chief Ovie Omo-Agege, has boasted that President Muhammadu Buhari, the APC governorship candidate in Delta State, Chief Great Ogboru and himself will win the 2019 general elections.

Tukur Buratai reaffirms combat readiness against militancy in Niger Delta

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Tukur Yusuf Buratai, has passed a vote of confidence in the abilities of his men and officers operating both on land and along the coastal areas to tackle insurgency and other social vices capable of disrupting the peace currently prevalent in the region.

Itakpe-Warri rail begins commercial service after 30 years

After 30 years in doldrums, the new Warri-Itakpe Standard Gauge rail has been completed and would begin commercial operation on Monday, Nov. 19.

Crocodile Smile: Nigerian Army donates food items to flood victims in Delta

The Nigerian Army has donated food items to over 2000 flood victims in Delta in order to alleviate their plight.

Ifeanyi Okowa urged to implement reports on Aladja/Ogbe-Ijoh crisis

The Chief Joe Omene-led Urhobo Progress Union, UPU, has urged Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State to implement the several committees’ reports on Aladja and Ogbe-Ijoh crisis.

Emmanuel Uduaghan: Why I came to see Muhammadu Buhari

Former governor of Delta State, Emmanuel Uduaghan, said he was in the Presidential Villa to consult with the president on some issues concerning the All Progressives Congress in Delta state.

PTAD plans health insurance scheme for pensioners

The Executive Secretary, Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD), Mrs. Sharon Ikeazor, has revealed that the directorate plans to grant health insurance to its pensioners as an additional welfare scheme to ease their plights.

Suspected cultist shot dead in bloody clash

A suspected cultist has been shot dead in a clash between rival cult groups at Aladja, Delta State, while police raided and arrested 15 others at criminal hideouts in Ughelli.

National Assembly: Why we adjusted 2018 Budget

The two chambers of the National Assembly have said the decision to adjust the 2018 Budget presented by President Muhammadu Buhari was to correct lopsidedness and imbalance in the estimates.

Federal government will stop funding old narrow gauge rail lines – minister

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, says the federal government will stop funding old narrow gauge rail lines across the country.

Stakeholders oppose concession of Ajaokuta Steel

Experts in the Mining Sector have said that any attempt by the Federal Government to concession Ajaokuta would lead to corruption and mortgaging the security of Nigeria.

IGP Ibrahim Idris moves to rescue three Delta communities from grips of herdsmen

There are indications that the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr. Ibrahim Kpotun Idris, has ordered the Commissioner of Police in Delta State, Mr. Muhammad Mustafa, to dislodge suspected herdsmen who had held three communities hostage in the state.

Delta APC lauds President Buhari over reactivation of Aladja steel plant

The All Progressives Congress (APC), Delta State Chapter, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for its unending support for the planned reactiviton of Premium Steel and Mines Limited (PSML), formerly Delta Steel Company (DSC) at Ovwian/Aladja.

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A group photograph with Kano State governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, his deputy Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna, Speaker state assembly Rurum and the newly appointed emirs from left Sarkin Rano, Alhaji Tafida Abubakar Ila; Sarkin Bichi, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero; from right Sarkin Gaya – Alhaji Ibrahim Abdulkadir Gaya and Sarkin Karaye, Dr. Alhaji Ibrahim ll. After the official installation of four new emirs by Kano State governor on Saturday at indoor stadium at Sani Abacha. Photo Sani Maikatanga

Group calls for scrapping of new emirates in Kano

A group under the aegis of the Renaissance Coalition in collaboration with Civil society organisations (CSOs), and other stakeholders in Kano have called for the scrapping of the newly created emirates in the state.
The rain storm in Lagos on Monday resulted in many residents and motorists counting their losses as it caused traffic gridlock and wreaked havoc in many areas, damaging communication masts, electric poles and other infrastructure.

Downpour causes traffic gridlock in Lagos

The rain storm in Lagos on Monday resulted in many residents and motorists counting their losses as it caused traffic gridlock and wreaked havoc in many areas, damaging communication masts, electric poles and other infrastructure.
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

Federal government declares May 29, June 12 public holidays

The Federal Government has declared May 29 and June 12 as public holidays to mark the transition to a new government and Democracy Day respectively.

Sanitation: Taraba government bans use of polythene bags

Gov. Darius Ishaku of Taraba on Monday banned the use of polythene and plastic bags in the state to boost clean environment.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Governor Obaseki: We’ll ensure investors in plantations in Edo preserve forest belt

Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has said that the state will ensure its forest belt is preserved as more investors in oil palm, cocoa, rubber plantations set up shop in the state, noting that state will collaborate with relevant stakeholders in the sector on a reforestation programme.