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Gov. Douye Diri of Bayelsa has called on the Rivers State government to show understanding in order to amicably resolve the dispute between Oluasiri Clan in Bayelsa and their Kalabari neighbours in Rivers.
The Kebbi State Government has promised to provide agricultural inputs as palliatives to enable victims of recent flooding to recoup some of their losses.
Nigerian authorities should immediately release journalist Ime Sunday Silas, drop the charges against him, and reform the country’s cybercrime act to ensure it is not used against the press, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.
Kano has secured $1.1 million grant from European Union and Japan through the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to cushion effects of COVID-19 pandemic in the state.
Akase said, “We read a news item published on Opera News site in which the faceless writer attempted to twist the recent call Benue State (Expanded) Security Council made on Nigerian military to release all repentant youths who were arrested on Tuesday, September 8, 2020 by men of Operation Ayem A Kpatuma on their way to be granted amnesty by the State Government.
The All Progressives Congress Professionals in Oyo State (APC-P) has called on Governor Seyi Makinde to stop wasting the state’s resources on the People’s Democratic Party to push his alleged ambition to contest for the position of the Vice President in 2020.
Governorship candidate of the Zenith Labour Party in Ondo state and the deputy governor Hon Agboola Ajayi has warned that the electorate in the state won’t tolerate any ploy to subvert their wish in the forthcoming election.
Governor Abubakar Sani Bello has commiserated with the victims of tanker explosion in Lambata, Gurara Local Government Area where houses, shops and vehicles were destroyed.
“The palace wishes to notify residents of Akure and its environ that the Deji and Paramount Ruler of Akure, Oba Aladetoyinbo Aladelusi Ogunlade, Odundun II, has approved the reversal of the earlier directive for the closure of all markets and shops in Akure during the Amole festival scheduled to hold September 9.”
Akwa Ibom Deputy Governor Mr Moses Ekpo on Saturday urged the Federal Government to provide the National Boundary Commission (NBC) with special intervention funds to enable it to resolve critical boundary crises nationwide.
Gov. Dapo Abiodun of Ogun has approved the immediate payment of Special Productivity Bonus for all categories of health workers in the state public service.
Niger State Government has appealed to residents of Kagara town in Rafi local government area of the State to remain calm over the invasion of bandits on the town and immediate Communities between Wednesday and Thursday.
The Edo State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described as preposterous and irresponsible, the claim that Tuesday’s accident involving the convoy of former national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, was an assassination attempt.
Troops of the 177 battalion and the army records, Lokoja, with support from local vigilante groups, have cleared Darusalam, a hideout for suspected kidnappers located around the Kogi-Nasarawa boundary and rescued 100 persons.
Nigeria’s former Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has scaled yet another hurdle in the race for the job of Director General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO).
Governor Hope Uzodinma has appealed to the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria to consider the re-accreditation and re-opening of Nursing and Midwifery schools in Imo state.
The Centre for Democratic Development (CDD) has warned against vote buying and dissemination of fake news during Saturday’s governorship election in Edo State.
After four days in captivity, a former officer of the United States Army and native of Ijan Ekiti in Ekiti, Mr Jide Ijadare, has been released by his abductors.
The Nigeria Police Force has asked the people of Edo State to return home immediately after voting rather than wait for the counting of the ballot.
McLaren will sell their state-of-the-art Formula One headquarters and lease it back long-term to raise cash and reduce the company’s debt, the team’s chief executive Zak Brown said on Saturday.
The lawmaker representing Andoni/Opobo/Nkoro Federal Constituency of Rivers State, Awaji-Inombek Abiante, who sponsored the bill, noted that the appointment of the current service chiefs was lopsided.
There is nothing quite like being in a stadium and soaking up the atmosphere while your favourite sports teams are in action. However, getting to catch matches or events on your TV and other devices is often the next best thing – and this is something broadcasters seem to know all too well.
Accountancy giant Deloitte failed to properly audit the accounts of software giant Autonomy ahead of its 11 billion-dollar sale to Hewlett Packard almost a decade ago, the accounting regulator has found.
The Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal, has said any electoral victory obtained through means other than the legitimate votes of the people was nothing short of a coup d’état.