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As Port Harcourt play host to 13 presidential aspirants and their supporters for primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party, Gov. Nyesom Wike has assured all delegates of a memorable stay.

Governor Wike: Nigerians’ll resist federal government’s attempt to truncate nation’s democracy

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has stated that Nigerians will resist any attempt by the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led federal government to deliberately truncate the nation’s democracy.
As Port Harcourt play host to 13 presidential aspirants and their supporters for primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party, Gov. Nyesom Wike has assured all delegates of a memorable stay.

Governor Wike acknowledges military’s roles in promoting Nigeria’s unity

Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike, has stated that the roles played by the armed forces in promoting the unity of Nigeria will always be recognised.

Governor Shettima: Military alone should not fight Boko Haram insurgency

The ongoing counter-insurgency war should not be left to the military alone, Borno State Governor, Alhaji Kashim Shettima has said.
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Governor Fayemi: Nigeria can’t afford another civil war

Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State has warned against engaging in acts that could endanger the fragile peace, urging citizens to desist from fanning the embers of war.

A vote for parliamentary system

I have always believed that returning to a parliamentary system would offer us an opportunity to practise a more robust form of democracy. I like presidentialism, which we currently practise, but I love the parliamentary system.
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Muhammadu Buhari launches Armed Forces emblem fund with N10 million

President Muhammadu Buhari has just launched next year’s Armed Forces Remembrance Emblem and Appeal Fund with N10 million.

Police: Trending video of IGP Ibrahim Idris doctored

The Nigeria police says a trending video of Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP), struggling to read a speech, was doctored.

Nigerian Army disburses N19m to 95 widows of fallen heroes in Enugu

The Nigerian Army has disbursed N19 million to 95 widows of fallen heroes residing in Abakpa and Awkunanaw Barracks in Enugu State.

Governor Ugwuanyi empowers widows of fallen heroes

No fewer than 98 widows of fallen heroes in the 82 Division of the Nigerian Army, Enugu have been empowered by Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State.

To NatGeo: A story idea on Nigerian animals

In Makurdi, one Ms. Philomena Chieshe who has now been suspended, allegedly could not account for the said N36 million, being part-proceeds from the sale of forms for students seeking university admissions. When interrogated, she reportedly said her maid had confessed to the missing money having been taken by a mystery snake.

2019: General Babangida disowns statement asking President Buhari not to contest

Former Military President General Ibrahim Badamasi Banangida has said that two party-system remains the best for the country in the circumstance the country found itself in the current political dispensation.

Nigerian Troops kill 7 Boko Haram fighters

Troops of the Nigerian Army have killed seven Boko Haram fighters in the Sambisa forest in Northern Borno in an operation supported by the Air Force.

Benue needs military operations – Bishop Ezeokafor

The Catholic Bishop of Awka Diocese in Anambra State, Most Reverend Paulinus Ezeokafor, said yesterday that the situation in the troubled Benue State required special intervention from security operatives in the mould of Operation Python Dance carried out in the South East and Operation Crocodile Smile in the South–South combined.

Governor Ganduje tasks federal govt on welfare of ex-sevice men

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has urged the Federal Government to improve welfare package for retired military and police officers.

Governor Ambode urges Nigerians to embrace dialogue in conflict resolution

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Monday urged Nigerians to always give peace a chance and embrace dialogue as a necessary mechanism for conflict resolution.

Insecurity: I’ll expose politicians behind militants – Governor Dickson

The Governor of Bayelsa State, Henry Seriake Dickson, on Monday threatened to name and shame politicians who are arming and supporting criminal elements in the society.

Governor Ambode urges sustained support for fallen heroes ’ families

Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Monday urged Nigerians to sustain support for families of fallen heroes and those living with disabilities.

VP Yemi Osinbajo to speak at Harvard University on Tuesday

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, on the invitation of Harvard University, Boston, United States, would be delivering the inaugural, keynote lecture at the university’s “Africa Rising” course at Harvard Business School on Tuesday, January 16, 2018.

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LMC brokers peace between Kano Pillars and Katsina United

As part of it’s resolve to end the long-standing misunderstanding occasioning clashes between supporters of Katsina United and Kano Pillars, the League Management Company, LMC, on Thursday brought the two sides together towards working out a truce between regional rivals.
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South Sudan rebel leader sworn in as vice president

South Sudan opposition leader Riek Machar took the oath of office as First Vice President on Saturday formally rejoining the government.
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Alexandre Lacazette begs Bukayo Saka to commit future to Arsenal

Alexandre Lacazette has told Bukayo Saka to commit his future to the club, in a message on social media.
The Nigerian Railway Corporation has said its suspended Lagos-Ogun mass transit train service would resume operations on Thursday.

NRC: Nigerians to enjoy hourly train services on Lagos-Ibadan route soon

The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) says Nigerians will soon enjoy hourly train services on the Lagos-Ibadan Standard Gauge rail line.
Stanley Dimgba kept his feet on the pedals of his fine scoring form, controlling Cyril Olisema’s chipped pass to send in a low strike and give Enyimba the lead four minutes before the interval. Three minutes later, youngster Anayo Iwuala spearheaded a swift break to set up Victor Mbaoma, who picked his spot from the edge of the box, handing Fatai Osho’s side a two-goal lead at the break.

Victor Mbaoma: I’ve fulfilled part of my mission in Enyimba

Victor Mbaoma has told newsmen that he has fulfilled one of his essential objectives that influenced his decision to join Enyimba of Aba last year.