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Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has promised the support of his administration for creative industry with a view to making the sector achieve a sustainable economic status. 2

Lagos governor seeks assembly’s approval for N250 billion loan

Lagos Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has re-ordered the 2019 Budget of the state with a letter to the state Assembly seeking a loan of N250bn.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Bayelsa APC suspends state, local councils exco members

The All Progressives Congress, APC, in Bayelsa State, has been embroiled in fresh crisis barely one month before the November 16th Governorship elections in the State, with the suspension and counter suspension of state officers by the state party leadership and a faction loyal to Senator Heineken Lokpobiri.
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Delta State has restated his commitment to serve Edo people, insisting that the time for sharing public funds to a few greedy politicians in Edo was over.

Former aide faults Edo governor over suspension of three council chairmen

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo state and former Chief Press Secretary to Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo state, Mr John Mayaki, has faulted the reported suspension of three council chairmen in the state, describing the development as amounting to lawlessness, unconstitutional and a violation of the protected duties of the Local Governments to independently administer their affairs.

Former INEC chief urges National Assembly to adopt electronic voting system

Prof. Attahiru Jega, Former Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Friday advised the 9th Assembly to adopt electronic voting for effective monitoring of bills and motions.
Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo has met with aggrieved All Progressives Congress (APC) aspirants who participated in the party’s 2019 primary election.

Ex-aide warns Edo governor against sale of Azura power plant

A former aide to Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State and Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), John Maiyaki, has urged the governor to forget the idea of selling 50 per cent stake in the state-owned Azura Power project, saying such sale will have negative legal implications on the state.
The plot to impeach the Speaker of the Bayelsa Assembly, Tonye Emmanuel Isenah, has thickened following his refusal to step down against the directive of Governor Seriake Dickson and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leaders.

Bayelsa Speaker bows to pressure to resign

The Speaker of the Bayelsa State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Tonye Isenah has finally bowed to pressures mounted by the leadership of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the state for him to resign for a new Speaker to emerge from Southern Ijaw Local Government Area.

Anambra governor presents N137.1 billion budget proposal for 2020

Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State on Thursday presented a budget proposal of N137.1 billion for 2020 to the State House of Assembly for approval.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan, said on Tuesday that all standing committees of the upper chamber will be inaugurated on Wednesday.2

Donations: Senate wants aids deployed as part of MDAs appropriation

The Senate has urged the National Planning Commission to develop a policy framework that creates mechanism for development cooperation and aid effectiveness in Nigeria.
United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF)

UNICEF urges Zamfara assembly to pass anti-begging, women appointment bills

The United Nations Children Fund has called on Zamfara State House of Assembly to pass two bills aimed at increasing access to quality and equitable education in the state.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has approved the appointment of Olarewaju Lasisi as his senior special adviser on media and public affairs. 1

Xenophobia: Speaker Gbajabiamila hails Julius Malema, Air Peace

The speaker of Nigeria’s House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has commended the leader of the South African Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), Julius Malema, for condemning xenophobic attacks against Nigerians and other foreign nationals in South Africa.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC suspends Kebbi lawmaker for alleged anti-party activities

The Kebbi State Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has suspended Alhaji Habubu Gwandu, a member of State House Assembly from the party for alleged anti party activities.
Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has assured industrialists in the state of his administration’s readiness to put an end to the deplorable state of road network affecting manufacturers and other road users in the state.

Ogun governor seeks assembly’s approval to access N1.5 billion loan

Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State, has written the the state House of Assembly seeking approval to access a concessionary loan of N1.5billion from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for the Anchor Borrowers’ Programme with a single-digit interest rate.

Edo Assembly crisis: Court ruling won’t make us go for inauguration – member-elect

The member-elect for Egor Constituency in the Edo State House of Assembly, Mr. Crosby Eribo, has said that the Federal High Court ruling in Port Harcourt would not resolve the crisis in the Assembly.

Abia North: Senator Kalu vows to reclaim mandate at Appeal Court

Senator Orji Kalu has vowed to reclaim his mandate at the Court of Appeal.
Adams Oshiomhole

Comrade Oshiomhole: Governor Obaseki sacked the only commissioner I nominated in his cabinet

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, says the Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, sacked the only commissioner he nominated into his cabinet.

Sokoto elections: Tribunal dismisses petitions against Senator Wamakko, others

The Governorship, National and State Houses of Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal in Sokoto on Friday dismissed the petition of Sen. Ahmad Maccido challenging the election of Sen. Aliyu Wamakko of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Former governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, on Friday honoured the invitation of the State House of Assembly.

APC, PDP trade words over ‘attack’ on former Ekiti governor

The Ekiti State chapters of the All Progressives Congress and that of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) have traded words over the alleged attack on former Governor Ayodele Fayose.
A water cannon vehicle is escorted by police to a protest in Tsuen Wan in Hong Kong on August 25, 2019 in the latest opposition to a planned extradition law that has since morphed into a wider call for democratic rights in the semi-autonomous city.

Hong Kong police arrest 65 protesters over chaotic weekend

Hong Kong police arrested 65 people over an intense weekend of anti-government protests.

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Minister predicts significant drop in food prices

A statement issued yesterday from the minister’s office, explained that he made these comments when he hosted a United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) delegation led by the Representative to the Economic Communities of West African States (ECOWAS) and Regional Director, Nigeria Regional Hub, Mr. Jean Bakole.
Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti governor relaunches social security for elderly citizens

Dr. Kayode Fayemi, Ekiti State governor, Wednesday re-launched the social security Scheme for elderly citizens in the state with, with a pledge to commit more resources to social investments and human capital development.
Sonny Echono

Federal government announces plan to enrol 10.2 million out-of-school children

The federal government says it has committed N10 billion to remove 10.2 million out-of-school children from streets in the next five years.
Jose Mourinho has praised the work being done by Lille coach Christophe Galtier in developing young players including Nigeria international Victor Osimhen.

Victor Osimhen delighted to win French Ligue 1 player of the month award

Victor Osimhen is thrilled to win the French Ligue 1 player of the month award for September.

PDP: Mary Peter Odili, Slyvester Ngwuta, Bode Rhodes-Vivour must be appointed to hear Atiku...

A caucus of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the house of representatives says Mary Odili, Slyvester Ngwuta, Bode Rhodes-Vivour and three other senior justices of the supreme court must be appointed to hear the appeal of Atiku Abubakar.