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We’re ready to defend our mandates – Oyo council chairmen

Chairmen, Vice-Chairmen and Councillors in all the 33 Local Government Areas (LGAs) and 35 Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) in Oyo State, who were recently sacked by Governor Seyi Makinde of the state on Thursday, vowed to defend their mandate said to be given to them by the people in their respective areas, through all legal means.
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 governor summons security council meeting over herders-farmers clashes

Following reported cases of clashes between farmers and herders in some parts of Gombe State, Governor Mohammed Inuwa Yahaya, has summoned a meeting of the State Security Council.

Activist faults Allen Onyema’s ‘media prosecution’ over US money laundering indictment

Niger Delta activist and convener of Pan Africa Movement for Peace, Human Rights and Social Justice (PAMPHSJ), Comrade Rex Anighoro, has faulted the media prosecution of Air Peace CEO, Mr. Allen Onyema, over alleged money laundering charges by the United States.

Kogi governor sacks political appointees

Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, on Monday sacked some political appointees in his cabinet.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF), says it has initiated free medical and feeding programme for women and children displaced by Boko Haram insurgency in the northeast.

NAF provides free medical services, food for displaced children

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF), says it has initiated free medical and feeding programme for women and children displaced by Boko Haram insurgency in the northeast.
The Nigerian Army Guards Brigade on Saturday organised a two kilometre race for students of secondary schools in Toto, Nasarawa State as parts of activities of Exercise Ayem Akpatuma 2.

Nigerian Army conducts race for students in Toto

The Nigerian Army Guards Brigade on Saturday organised a two kilometre race for students of secondary schools in Toto, Nasarawa State as parts of activities of Exercise Ayem Akpatuma 2.
Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi has submitted his resignation to parliament amid ongoing anti-government protests in the capital Baghdad and in southern Iraq.

Iraqi premier Abdul Mahdi submits resignation to parliament

Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi has submitted his resignation to parliament amid ongoing anti-government protests in the capital Baghdad and in southern Iraq.
Joseph Muscat at a press conference in Valletta in the early hours of Friday morning. Yara Nardi-Reuters

Maltese premier under pressure to resign over slain reporter case

Malta’s Prime Minister Joseph Muscat came under increasing pressure to resign Friday as protesters cried foul over the latest twist in the case of slain journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Seven Ekiti local council chairmen dump PDP for APC

No fewer than seven serving local government chairmen elected on the platform of the People’s Democratic Party defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Friday.
U.S. President Donald Trump, faced with a mounting impeachment inquiry, said Monday that written answers are not good enough from the whistleblower who first disclosed that he had pressed Ukraine to pursue investigations of one of his chief 2020 Democratic political rivals, former Vice President Joe Biden.

Donald Trump: What happened to me should never happen to another president

President Donald Trump has said that his ongoing impeachment hearing should never be experienced by any other president after him.
Sources told AFP that police called the chief of staff, Keith Schembri, in for questioning on Tuesday after his name was mentioned by the main suspect in the case, Yorgen Fenech, who was arrested last week.

Maltese premier’s chief of staff resigns over murder case

Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said on Wednesday his chief of staff had resigned amid an ongoing probe into the murder of investigative reporter Daphne Caruana Galizia.
Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello, has set up two committees to spearhead his inauguration for his second term.

Economy: Niger governor calls for adjustment in governance

Governor Abubakar Bello of Niger on Sunday advocated structural adjustment in governance to boost economic growth and development in the country.
Fiona Hill said the president had instead listened to the views of his personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani.

Impeachment inquiry: Donald Trump ‘promoted discredited Ukraine theory’

US President Donald Trump disregarded senior advisers and pushed a false theory that Ukraine had meddled in the 2016 election, an ex-White House aide has told the impeachment inquiry.
Adams Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomhole commends Speaker Gbajabimilla on passage of deep offshore bill

‎National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole last night hailed the commitment and patriotism of the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila on the passage of Petroleum Sharing contract and deep offshore bill recently passed into law by the National Assembly.
The Director General of the International Labour Organization, ILO, Mr. Guy Ryder has commended Nigeria for the labour friendly disposition of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

President Buhari, meets 36 state assembly speakers

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently meeting with the Speakers of the 36 State Houses of Assembly at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti governor seeks restoration of civil service’s lost glory

The Governor of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi, has tasked the Heads of Service in the six states of the Southwest to work hard and ensure the restoration of the lost glory of the civil service.
President Muhammadu Buhari is back in the country after his private visit to the United Kingdom.

President Buhari returns from London two days ahead of schedule

President Muhammadu Buhari has cut short his two-week private visit to London by two days as he arrived the Presidential Wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja on Friday evening.
Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau has urged Muslims to regard the Eid-el-Maulud period as an opportunity for sober reflection and a time to demonstrate love.

Plateau governor establishes result delivery office to implement devt strategies

Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau, through the proclamation of Executive Order I, has established a Programme Management and Results Delivery Office (PMRDO).

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Price of Bonny Light hits $65.47 per barrel

The price of Bonny Light, Nigeria’s premium oil grade, has risen from $63.00 to $65.47 per barrel as the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC, cuts output by 500,000 barrels per day, bpd.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

Court orders final forfeiture of hospital facility owned by Imo APC Reps member

A Federal High Court sitting in Owerri, the Imo State capital has ordered the final forfeiture of a multi-million-naira hospital facility allegedly belonging to the House of Representatives member representing Ideato North and South Federal constituency, Pascal Obi.
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has called for the arrest and subsequent trial of operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) and other security officials involved in the invasion of the Federal High Court in Abuja.

NHRC calls for arrest, trial of security operatives involved in ‘court invasion’

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has called for the arrest and subsequent trial of operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) and other security officials involved in the invasion of the Federal High Court in Abuja.

US Supreme Court blocks plans to bring back federal death penalty

The highest court in the U.S. blocked plans to bring back the death penalty on a federal level on Friday, days before a planned execution.
A woman in northern India who was on her way to a court hearing of a rape case she had filed months ago was set on fire Thursday morning by five men.

Indian gang rape victim set on fire on way to court, dies

A woman in northern India who was on her way to a court hearing of a rape case she had filed months ago was set on fire Thursday morning by five men.