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Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki, has asked the Peoples Democratic Party to show proof of allegations that the state treasury is empty.

Edio governor swears in new council boss

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has sworn-in Mr Peter Aguele as the new Chairman of Esan South East Local Government Area of the state.
Ayodele Fayose

Ayo Fayose: No senator can match former governor’s financial strength in politics

The immediate past governor of Ekiti State, Ayo Fayose, has boasted that no senator, either serving or retired could match the financial strength of a former governor in politics.
The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III, has broken his silence over the heated reactions generated by his statement over the Mayegun title he conferred on the fuji musician, Alhaji Wasiu Ayinde, stating that the context through which he made the statement should be understood.

Ekiti monarch writes Oyo governor, flays Alaafin for ‘undue interference’

The chairman, Ekiti State Council of Traditional Rulers and Alawe of Ilawe-Ekiti, Oba Ajibade Alabi has cautioned the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi against meddling in the internal crisis of the Obas in Ekiti.
Chief Victor Giadom

South-South APC leaders pitch Victor Giadom as Adams Oshiomhole’s replacement

Leaders of the All Progressives Congress from the South-South zone of the country have endorsed the current Acting National Chairman of the party, Victor Giadom, as a replacement for the embattled National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole.
Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II

Ousted Emir Sanusi arrives Nasarawa

Dethroned Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, has arrived Nasarawa State where he has been sent on exile.
Social Democratic Party (SDP)

Ondo council polls: SDP condemns attack on chairmanship candidate

The Social Democratic Party (SDP) in Ondo State has condemned the attack by gunmen on its Chairmanship candidate for the Akure South Local Government election, Mr Gbenga Fasua.

Professor: INEC constitutionally right to delist parties

A former Dean of the Faculty of Law at the Imo State University, Owerri, Prof Nnamdi Obiaraeri, has said the Independent National Electoral Commission did not breach the constitution in deregistering the 74 political parties.

Benue council polls: Otukpo protests emergence of PDP candidate

Concerned members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Otukpo Local Government Area (LGA) of Benue State have condemned the modalities that led to the emergence of George Alli as the consensus candidate for the party election in the local government.

Violence mars Edo PDP ward congresses

The Ward Congresses of the Edo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party held across the 192 Wards was marred with violence, shooting and absence of electoral officials.

Enugu council polls: PDP chairmanship, councilorship aspirants allege exclusion from primaries

Ahead of the February local government elections in Enugu State, aggrieved Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chairmanship and councilorship aspirants on Wednesday alleged that they were excluded from the just concluded primaries of the party.
Gombe State Governor, Inuwa Yahaya, has said that he took advantage of his trip to Russia with President Muhammadu Buhari to woo investors and development partners for the state. 2

Gombe sets up committee to check violation of environmental, traffic laws

In its renewed bid to ensure the implementation of environmental, traffic and related laws and regulations in the state, Gombe State Government has constituted A 14- Man Committee.
Plateau Youths under the umbrella of Jos South Advocates for Democracy and Good Governance have rejected the tenure elongation for Caretaker Committee Chairmen for Jos South, Jos North, Barkin-Ladi and Riyom Local Government Area of Plateau State for a period of six months.

Jos South youths reject 6 months tenure elongation for caretaker chairmen

Plateau Youths under the umbrella of Jos South Advocates for Democracy and Good Governance have rejected the tenure elongation for Caretaker Committee Chairmen for Jos South, Jos North, Barkin-Ladi and Riyom Local Government Area of Plateau State for a period of six months.

Plateau PDP chieftain cautions mischief makers over ‘crisis’ in party

A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Plateau State, Barrister Caleb Mutfwang, has cautioned those giving the impression of crisis in the Party in the State to desist.
National Judicial Council | NJC

NJC approves appointment of 33 judicial officers

The National Judicial Council has approved the appointments of 33 heads of courts in 11 states of the federation.

Tunde Fowler speaks on FIRS handover controversy

The immediate past Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Tunde Fowler, said he did nothing wrong in handing over the management of the tax revenue agency to the Coordinating Director, Domestic Taxes Group, Abiodun Aina.

PDP sweeps Adamawa local councils election

Mr. Isa Shetima, chairman, Adamawa State Independent Electoral Commission (ADSIEC), who declared the results on Sunday in Yola, said the result of councillors for the 226 wards had been announced at the local government levels.
Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

Governor Ganduje appoints Emir Sanusi as head of Kano council of chiefs

The Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, on Monday appointed the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi, as the Chairman of Kano State Council of Chiefs.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC wins 22 out of 25 local councils in Niger council elections

The ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) has won in 22 out of 25 Local Government Areas in last Saturday’s Chairmanship and Councillorship election.

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World Athletics to review 2020 season calendar

World Athletics is set to rewrite the 2020 season calendar, following disruptions to sports schedules by the unfolding coronavirus drama worldwide.
Bursaspor full-back Shehu Abdullahi has urged people to unite in order to defeat the coronavirus.

Shehu Abdullahi: We will defeat this virus together

The pandemic which is currently causing problems across the world has claimed thousands of lives, paralysed major activities and affected the economy.
Dillian Whyte says Anthony Joshua was “pretending” he wanted an all-British battle last year, but remains ready and willing if his bitter rival wants another grudge fight.

Dillian Whyte: Anthony Joshua pretending he wanted all-British fight

Dillian Whyte says Anthony Joshua was “pretending” he wanted an all-British battle last year, but remains ready and willing if his bitter rival wants another grudge fight.
One of Nigeria’s leading sex therapists, using a special herb known as Kayanmata, Oji Oghenetejiri, has declared unapologetically that most women have sexual problems.

Many women have sexual problems – sex therapist

One of Nigeria’s leading sex therapists, using a special herb known as Kayanmata, Oji Oghenetejiri, has declared unapologetically that most women have sexual problems.
Manchester City star, Riyad Mahrez, has split from his wife — and is now dating the daughter of a Real Housewives of Cheshire star.

Manchester City won’t sell Riyad Mahrez – reports

The French champions have been heavily linked with a move for the Algerian winger, but City have no intentions of offloading the 29-year-old who joined them from English Premier League rivals Leicester City in 2018.