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Governor Hope Uzodinma announced on Saturday a N6 billion take-off fund for a youth empowerment programme in the State.

Governor Uzodinma: If you’re in opposition, fasting is your hope of survival

Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma, yesterday in Abuja boasted that only members of the ruling party had accelerated access to federal resources, saying members of the opposition, on the other hand, could only rely...
The Minister of Women Affairs and co-chair of the project, Pauline Tallen said key stakeholders had been working towards a common goal of reaching the down trodden vulnerable women and households in 15 selected high burden

Nigeria’s sexual assault cases under-reported – minister

Many cases of sexual assault are under-reported, and most times the cases are poorly prosecuted due to lack of evidence to prove rape, the minister of Women Affairs, Pauline Tallen, has said.

PDP: Ondo governor’s ‘social welfare financial assistance scheme’ a fraud

The Peoples Democratic Party in Ondo state and the ruling All Progressive Congress have disagreed on a Social Welfare Financial Assistance Scheme initiated by the governor Rotimi Akeredolu led administration in the state.
United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF)

UNICEF: 348,000 Libyan children need humanitarian aid

The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has said that more than 348,000 children out of 1.2 million people, need humanitarian assistance in Libya, due to the impact of the prolonged armed conflict, political and economic crises and the COVID-19 pandemic.
The governor, Hope Uzodinma, disclosed this in Owerri, after meeting with the leadership of the state chapters of the Nigeria Union of Pensioners, NUP, led by Josiah Ugochukwu, Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Comrade Austin Chilakpu and Trade Union Congress, TUC, at the Government House in Owerri.

Senator Uzodimma: More opposition governors will join APC

The Governor of Imo State, Hope Uzodinma, on Monday, said, the All Progressives Congress was preparing to receive more opposition party governors after the defection of his Ebonyi State counterpart, David Umahi, in a couple of days.
Edo State Deputy Governor Philip Shaibu has said officials of the administration of Governor Godwin Obaseki are different from former national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Comrade Adams Oshiomhole and the party’s governorship candidate, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu.

Edo election: Nigerian politicians’ll draw inspiration from our electoral victory – Philip Shaibu

Deputy Governor of Edo State, Comrade Philip Shaibu, has assured that Nigerian Politicians will draw courage and inspiration from the electoral victory of Godwin Obaseki in the forthcoming Saturday Governorship election in the State.
Ikenga Ugochinyere

CUPP: Governor Mattawale’s security, peace building efforts courageous, productive

Governor Bello Mattawale’s security and peace building efforts in Zamfara has been described as courageous and productive.

Experts from ECOWAS meet on deployment of regional visa

Experts on visa issues from the ECOWAS member states have met on the deployment of the regional visa (ECOVISA) aimed at facilitating the seamless movement of citizens of West African states within the region.
Chief Victor Giadom

APC crisis: No victor, no vanquished – Victor Giadom

Mr Victor Giadom, the acting national chairman of the dissolved National Working Committee (NWC) of the ruling party, All Progressive Congress (APC), in his reaction to the National Executive Council (NEC) consensus said; “there is No Victor, No Vanquished.”

Stakeholders, security agencies move to end incessant killings in Kaduna community

Following the incessant attacks by unknown gunmen that led to the killings of unidentified number of persons in Kajuru, Kachia, Chikun Local Government Areas and surrounding areas, stakeholders in Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna State have commenced dialogue with security agencies for enhanced security in their locality to avoid any further breakdown of law and order.
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.
Former minister of Aviation, Osita Chidoka, has decried the standard of living in Onitsha, proposing that the creation of an Area Planning Commission will help make the city a modern one comparable to Kigali, Cape Town and Johannesburg.

2023: Only South-East Presidency will guarantee national stability – Osita Chidoka

Former Aviation Minister, Osita Chidoka, Tuesday, called on five geo-political zones in the country to yield the 2023 Presidency to the South East, come 2023, to avoid a serious political crisis in the country.
Lai Mohammed, minister of information, says Senate President Bukola Saraki slowed down the progress of the All Progressives Congress (APC)

Kwara group recommends Lai Mohammed for re-appointment

The socio-cultural body of ‘‘Omo Ibile Igbomina’’ in Kwara has recommended Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the Minister of Information and Culture, for re-appointment by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Bishop Kukah worries over Nigeria’s division

The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah, Saturday expressed concern over the manner that Nigerians voted along regional and ethnic lines in the last general election.
Ahmed Awad Ibn Auf

General Awad Ibnouf, regime insider turned new Sudan ruler

Sudanese General Awad Ibnouf, who led the overthrow of veteran leader Omar al-Bashir and has emerged as the country's new ruler, is already under US sanctions for his alleged role in the brutal Darfur conflict.
President Muhammadu Buhari says since 1978 when he was named the minister of petroleum till date, he has not lost interest in the oil sector.

Election: President Buhari has brought stability to Nigeria – FJP candidate

The governorship candidate of Freedom and Justice Party, Mr. Tony Onyearugbulem, has urged Nigerians to massively vote for President Muhammadu Buhari on February 16, saying that he has provided security, stability and national cohesion.
Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger State

Abubakar Sani-Bello urges Nigerians not to abandon APC

The Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, has appealed to Nigerians not to discard the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 2019 general election because the APC remains the most credible, trusted and virile political party in the country.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, is to kick-start his campaign for the 2019 presidential election through an address to Nigerians on Facebook on Monday.

PDP: Atiku Abubakar’s policy document, a dawn for new Nigeria

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said the policy document presented to Nigerians by its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, will bring a new dawn to Nigeria. It said the document embodies the collective mindset, yearnings and aspirations of Nigerians in their quest for a new leadership and a better life in the country.

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Bruno Fernandes sees himself as a ‘natural’ leader

Bruno Fernandes sees himself being a “natural” leader at Manchester United, with the Portuguese embracing his standing as a talismanic presence for the Red Devils.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Bayelsa by-elections: Three policemen drown in Southern Ijaw River

Three yet to be identified personnel of the Nigeria Police Force have reportedly drowned on their way to Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa State.
Rivers United lost 2-1 to Futuro Kings of Equatorial Guinea in their CAF Confederation Cup preliminary round first leg tie at the Estadio de Mongomo on Saturday afternoon.

Rivers United will beat Futuro Kings without Theophilus Afelokhai, Destiny Ashadi – coach

Rivers United boss Stanley Eguma, says his team will ready for their clash with Futuro kings in the second leg of the CAF Confederation preliminary round.
Super Falcons striker Asisat Oshoala got on the score sheet in Barcelona Ladies’ 9-0 thrashing of Santa Teresa, in the Spanish Women’s Primera Division on Saturday.

Asisat Oshoala on target as Barca Ladies thrash Santa Teresa 9-0

Super Falcons striker Asisat Oshoala got on the score sheet in Barcelona Ladies’ 9-0 thrashing of Santa Teresa, in the Spanish Women’s Primera Division on Saturday.
The Minister of Defence, Maj.-Gen. Bashir Magashi (rtd.) said this at the bilateral meeting of ministers of defence of the two countries in Abuja.

Minister: No quick fixes to combat security challenges in Nigeria

The Minister of Defence, Major General Bashir Salihi Magashi, (retd) said that there are no quick fixes to combat the present security challenges bedeviling the country.