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Orji Kalu: I will run for Deputy Senate President for Southeast

Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu has revealed that he will run for the position of Deputy Senate President in a bid to ensure that the Southeast is fully represented in all fairness.

Stakeholders condemn SEC actions against Oando

Following what can now be termed the longest forensic audit in the history of the Nigerian Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) they published far reaching pronouncements and sanctions against Oando PLC’s principals said to be the outcome of the investigation into the company’s business.
Babatunde Fashola- Minister Works, Power and Housing

Tunde Fashola: I doubt if any nation is doing what President Buhari’s government has...

Babatunde Fashola, former minister of power, works and housing, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration for the “strides recorded so far”.
Adeleke Olorunnimbe Mamora

Senator Mamora: June 12 is really a day of celebration of democracy

A former lawmaker who served in the Sixth Assembly, Senator Oloruninbe Mamora, says June 12 is the ideal day for the celebration of democracy in Nigeria.

Aisha Buhari, the activist within

There is the increasing wave of suicide across the country; there is decaying standard of education and so many other ways a first lady could bring her competences to bear on the development of a nation at a non-governmental level. Such a legacy of selfless service to fatherland without playing to the gallery or publicly detracting from her husband’s efforts, no matter how futile it seems to be, is what Mrs Aisha Buhari should consider for the next four years.

Presidency: President Buhari will not sign stupid bills from National Assembly

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, says President Muhammadu Buhari has rejected a high number of bills because he has to analyse such documents closely so that he will not sign stupid bills into law.

Maryam Uwais defends federal government’s social investment programmes

Maryam Uwais, senior special assistant to the president on social investment, has defended the federal government’s social investment programmes (SIP).
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has given a hint of how much it would cost the federation to fly the Super Eagles to Asaba, the Delta State capital for the next week’s camping ahead of the Africa Cup of Nations holding in Egypt next month.

AFCON camping: Flight tickets of Mikel Obi, Odion Ighalo, others to gulp N70 million...

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has given a hint of how much it would cost the federation to fly the Super Eagles to Asaba, the Delta State capital for the next week’s camping ahead of the Africa Cup of Nations holding in Egypt next month.
President Buhari receives in audience Leadership of People's Democratic Movement in State on 18th Jan 2019-3

Tribunal dismisses suit seeking to stop President Buhari’s inauguration

The Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal has dismissed the suit filed by the Hope Democratic Party (HDP) and its Presidential Candidate, Mr Ambrose Aworu, seeking to stop President Muhammadu Buhari’s inauguration.
Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says the agency will monitor campaign funds donated to political parties for the 2019 elections as well as donors’ identities.

Ibrahim Magu confirms EFCC investigating Governor Okorocha

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has confirmed that the agency is investigating the Governor of Imo state, Rochas Okorocha.
Chris Ngige

Minister Ngige inaugurates NSITF board

Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, has inaugurated the new National Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) board after a two-year delay.

Presidency lists initiatives to tackle security challenges

The Presidency has listed the various measures and initiatives so far taken to address the spate of crime and criminality across the country, assuring that the “evildoers will be beaten, and badly, too.’’
Gunmen have attacked Wagini village in Batsari Local Government Area of Katsina State.

Gunmen invade Katsina village, raze houses

Gunmen have attacked Wagini village in Batsari Local Government Area of Katsina State.
Prince Kassim Afegbua

Kassim Afegbua: President Buhari lacks capacity to manage security crisis

Kassim Afegbua, a member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says President Muhammadu Buhari lacks the capacity to manage the security crisis in the country.

General Gowon in stable condition after allegedly slumping in Delta

Former Nigerian Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon, is said to be in stable condition after reportedly slumping during the burial of late Maj. Gen. David Ejoor, in Ovwor-Olomu community within Ughelli-south local government area of Delta state.
Sulaiman Aledeh

Ace broadcaster Sulaiman Aledeh joins Eko DisCo

Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) says it has added experienced journalist and ace broadcaster, Sulaiman Aledeh, to its communication management team.
The Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) has renamed its Postgraduate Hall after Senator Joseph Waku, the late Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of the Governing Council of the institution, who died on February 3, 2019.

FUTA students protest killing of colleague by ‘reckless’ driver

A student of The Federal University of Technology, Akure, Israel Anuoluwapo, was yesterday knocked down by a vehicle in motion.
President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Ayuba Wabba

NLC: Federal government must backdate minimum wage payment to April

The President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Ayuba Wabba, has asked the Federal Government to backdate the implementation of the N30,000 new minimum wage backdated to April 18, 2019, when it was approved.

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Okezie Ikpeazu

Governor Ikpeazu saves eight from hangman’s noose

Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, has commuted death sentences passed on eight condemed prisoners in the state to life imprisonment just and he granted pardon to 15 others.

PDP attacks APC over Dubai trip for Osun council chairmen

Peoples Democratic Party, Osun State chapter, on Sunday berated the state government and the ruling All Progressives Congress over planned 10-day official trip by chairmen of 68 local government areas and local council development authorities in the state to the United Arab Emirates.
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Senator Fasanmi hails Southwest governors

Leader of Afenifere (Egbe Ilosiwaju Yoruba) Senator Ayo Fasanmi has hailed Southwest governors for their efforts to fight banditry and curb insecurity in the region.

Gernot Rohr: Dropping Kelechi Iheanacho, Semi Ajayi tough call

Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, has admitted that it was a tough call excluding Kelechi Iheanacho and Semi Ajayi from his final 23-man squad for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.

Abducted Anambra pupils found in Onitsha hotel

Two pupils abducted from their school in Obosi in the Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra State, were on Sunday, found in a hotel in Onitsha.