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Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency, IAEA, Yukiya Amano at a meeting of the agency's board of governors in Vienna last year.

IAEA: UN nuclear watchdog chief dies aged 72

UN Nuclear Watchdog Chief, Yukiya Amano, is dead, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said on Monday in Vienna.

Kogi PDP youth leader alleges frame up, asks IGP for protection

Ahead of the November governorship election in Kogi State, the leader of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Youth Frontier, Austin Okai, on Friday, asked the Inspector General of Police for protection over an alleged threat to his life by the Chief of Staff to the Kogi governor, Edward Onoja.
The immediate past deputy governor of Gombe State, Mr. Charles Iliya, has surrendered some luxury vehicles in his possession to the committee constituted by the state governor Alhaji Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya, to recover government property improperly disposed by the past administration of Dr. Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo.

Gombe governor appoints new chief of staff

Governor Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya has approved the appointment of Alhaji Abubakar Inuwa Kari as the new Chief of Staff, Government House, Gombe, who is to replace Alhaji Muhammad Kabir Usman Kukandaka.

FAB: Why PDP may not win Bayelsa

A group Forward Action Bayelsa (FAB) has raised concerns that the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) risks losing the November 16 Bayelsa governorship election if it fails to present a popular and acceptable candidate.
Bello Matawalle | Bello Matawallen-Maradun

Governor Matawalle applauds Speaker Gbajabiamila for appointing Zamfara indegene as chief of staff

The Zamfara State Governor, Dr. Bello Matawalle, has commended the Speaker House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Abdulhakeem Olufemi Gbjabiamila, for his nationalistic approach over the honour done to the state in the appointment of former Speaker of the Zamfara State House of Assembly, Alh. Sanusi Garba Rikiji, as his Chief of Staff.
President Buhari at the event

Coalition: President Buhari’s re-appointment of Abba Kyari, Boss Mustapha apt

The reappointment of Chief of Staff, Alhaji Abba Kyari and Mr Boss Mustapha as Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) by President Buhari will help in the consolidation of the laudable, meaningful programmes and policies of the Federal Government, according to a civil society group.

Governor Akeredolu: We’ll brief media on steps to take in curtailing criminality in Ondo

Ondo State governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, on Saturday said he would intimate the media on the step to take in unravelling the killers of Mrs Funke Olakunrin, the daughter of Chief Reuben Fasoranti.
Gov Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State on Saturday called for urgent measures to tackle the challenge of insecurity in Nigeria.

Governor Akeredolu visits Pa Fasoranti, seeks urgent measures to tackle insecurity

Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State on Saturday called for urgent measures to tackle the challenge of insecurity in Nigeria.
Adams Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomhole as an enigma

Somehow and, understandably, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, the national chair of our great party, the All Progressives Congress (APC), has become an issue in the ever-increasing conversations around leadership and reforms in our party.
Agboola Ajayi

Ondo deputy governor, SSG, visit Pa Fasoranti over daughter’s murder

The Deputy Governor of Ondo State, Agboola Ajayi, on Friday night led a government delegation to the residence of the leader of the pan-Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Afenifere, Pa Reuben Fasoranti, in Akure.
Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi

Governor Fayemi pays Ayodele Fayose’s appointees’ outstanding salaries, allowances

Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi has paid the outstanding salaries and allowances of members of the State Civil Service Commission and House of Assembly Service Commission who were appointed by the immediate past administration of Mr Ayodele Fayose.

500 thugs surrender weapons in Bauchi

No fewer than 500 thugs who were members of the notorious ‘Sara Suka’ have surrendered their weapons to the police in Bauchi State.

Why Igbo should have no regret over Buhari’s appointment of CoS, SGF – Ohanaeze...

Reacting to Buhari’s reappointment of Abba Kyari as his Chief of Staff and Boss Mustapha as Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Isiguzoro urged people of the South-East to rise up above sentiments and embrace the choice of appointments by the president.
Benin Electricity Distribution Plc. (BEDC)

Asaba residents march against poor Benin Disco services, defy police order

Residents of Asaba under the aegis of Young Nigerians Right Organization on Wednesday ignored the directive of the Delta State Police Command and embarked on a protest march against poor services by the Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC).
Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Boss Mustapha

SGF: My reappointment call for recommitment to Nigeria

Mr Boss Mustapha, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), has described his re-appointment as a call for rededication and recommitment to the course of Nigerian nationhood.

Bayelsa guber: Protest as Governor Dickson unveils preferred aspirants

Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, drew the ire of Bayelsa residents and members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) at the weekend following a statement containing names of his preferred aspirants for his party’s primary election ahead of the November governorship poll.
In a bid to create access to quality education, Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has announced the abolition of all forms of fees and levies in public primary and secondary schools across the state.

Governor Wike: Unity among Rivers people is catalyst for development

In spite of its abundant mineral resources, the Rivers State can only make reasonable impact in terms of economic development only when all the political gladiators maintain one united front irrespective of political or religious interest.

Governor Obiano arrives in US for MoU signing, investment drive

Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra on Sunday evening arrived in the United States on a business visit to the City of Orange in New Jersey.

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National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Monday accused members of the Shiite group, Islamic Movement of Nigeria, of burning down two ambulances at the Agency’s Emergency Response and Ambulance Bays (ERABs) in Abuja.

NEMA: Shiites burnt down two quick response ambulances

National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Monday accused members of the Shiite group, Islamic Movement of Nigeria, of burning down two ambulances at the Agency’s Emergency Response and Ambulance Bays (ERABs) in Abuja.
Nigerian Stock Exchange NSE

NSE indices resume with 40% loss amid profit taking

Activities on the nation’s bourse opened for the week on Monday on downward posture, with crucial market indices shedding 0.40 per cent.
Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita

Winifred Oyo-Ita: Unrealistic demands by labour unions hampering implementation of new minimum wage

The Federal Government has revealed that the new minimum wage of N30,000 is yet to be implemented in full across the board in the Federal Civil Service because of unrealistic demands of the labour unions.
Abba Kabir Yusuf

Tribunal: PDP tenders 241 exhibits against Governor Ganduje’s election

Abba Kabir-Yusuf, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the March 23 Governorship election in Kano State, on Monday, tendered 241 exhibits before the state Governorship Election Petition Tribunal.
Dr Gloria Obioh, Head of Department of Environmental Biotechnology and Bio- conservation Department, National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA) stated this in an interview with newsmen.

Federal government set to deploy biogas for power generation

The Federal Government on Monday in Abuja affirmed its readiness to deploy biogas for electricity generation in the country.