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Abia governor sacks environmental agency chief over poor sanitation

Abia State Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has sacked the General Manager of Abia State Environmental Sanitation Agency (ASEPA), Mr Okechukwu Apugo.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Zamfara APC sets up committee for party development

The Zamfara Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has sets up a nine-man technical committee to draft a development plans of the party in the state.

Osun, Oyo governments bicker over LAUTECH

The governments of Oyo and Osun States have again disagreed publicly over their shares of the funding of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso.
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

President Buhari vows to tackle insecurity, sympathizes over killings in Sokoto

President Muhammadu Buhari has again vowed with a renewed pledge to tackle insecurity in various parts of Nigeria following recent bandits attacks on residents in Goronyo local Government of Sokoto state.
President Buhari receives Salah Homage in celebration of Eid El Filtri in State House on 4th June 2019 1

President Buhari sympathises with victims of Sokoto bandits attack

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday sympathised with victims of banditry attack in Goronyo Local Government Area of Sokoto state, while also promising to do everything possible to tackle insecurity in the country.

June 12: Why President Buhari must restructure Nigeria – General Akinrinade

Former Chief of Army Staff, Rtd General Alani Akinrinade on Wednesday said it is imperative for President Muhammadu Buhari to visit the vexed issue of restructuring for the good of the country.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the appointment of six new Permanent Secretaries in the States Civil Service.

June 12: Elected officers must be accountable – Governor Sanwo-Olu

Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State on Wednesday said the philosophy behind June 12 must continually be celebrated by ensuring that elected officers were accountable and every Nigerian treated equally.
Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri

Adamawa governor-elect worried over outgoing governor’s last minute appointments, cash withdrawals

The Adamawa State Governor-elect, Umaru Fintiri, has said he is worried over last-minute appointments and cash withdrawals being made by the outgoing administration of Governor Mohammed Bindow.

Rivers PDP urges APC to stop blame game

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in River State has described the accusation by the All Progressives Congress in the state that INEC is favouring Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, as unfounded.

Kano group confirms death of two members during re-run

A group of academics and professionals under the auspices of Kano Scholars Assembly has confirmed the death of 2 persons during the governorship rerun election in the state.
Bauchi Governor Mohammed Abubakar

Bauchi: No plans to implement N30,000 minimum wage, recruit 8,000 teachers

Bauchi State Government has denied the allegations that it is planning to implement the N30,000 mini wage as well recruit 8.000 teachers as claimed by the Governor-elect, Senator Bala Mohammed Abdulkadir.

Rerun: Kano government denies reports of killings, protests

The Kano State Government on Tuesday dismissed reports that killings were perpetrated during the March 23 re-run governorship election in the state.
Muhammad Garba

Kano elections: How I was attacked – commissioner

Kano State Commissioner of Information, Malam Muhammad Garba, has expressed dismay over what he described as open attack on his person by PDP thugs in Dala local government area of the state.
[FILES] A man has his thumb print verified through the window to vote at a polling station in Kano, commercial capital of northern Nigeria, on February 23, 2019. – Nigeria began counting votes in presidential elections, even as many people had yet to even cast their ballot because of delays in the opening of polling units and problems with staffing and technology. Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) last week announced a one-week delay to the election, just hours before it was due to get under way. The presidential contest will see incumbent Muhammadu Buhari (APC) seek to win a second four-year term against former vice president Atiku Abubakar (PDP). (Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP)

Kano rerun: PDP, APC bicker over violence

The Kano state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called for the cancellation of the Saturday gubernatorial rerun election in the state, describing it as a sham.

Kano re-run: Thugs attack finance, information commissioners

The Commissioner of Information and Malam Muhammadu Garba and that of Finance, Alhaji Aminu Dan-Amu, have been attacked by thugs.

Taraba government accuses APC of instigating violence as normalcy returns to Jalingo

The Taraba State Government has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state of instigating the violence that trailed the gubernatorial election in the state with the aim of portraying the election as not credible.

Kano empowers 4,983 butchers with N99 million

The Kano State Government has spent N99 million on the empowerment of 4,983 butchers, the state Governor, Dr Abdullahi Ganduje, has said.

Mass defections hit Kaduna PDP

With six days to the 9 March governorship election in Kaduna, a major defection of members has hit the opposition People’s Democratic Party.

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Protest rocks Yenagoa as flood sweeps away two siblings

Protest on Sunday rocked Yenagoa, Bayelsa State capital, over the death of two brothers at Agudama area while trying to cross the flooded Epie Creek that stretched from Igbogene to Yenagoa.
Shanghai Shenhua forward. Odion Ighalo, has scored his first goal in the Chinese Super League since May when he left to represent Nigeria at 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.

Odion Ighalo keeps Shanghai alive in China

Shanghai Shenhua forward Odion Ighalo has scored his first goal in the Chinese Super League since May when he left to represent Nigeria at 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.

Kogi West elders endorse Governor Bello’s second term bid

Some leaders from the Kogi West Senatorial district have declared supporting Governor Yahaya Bello’s second term bid will better position the zone for the governorship position in 2023.

Purveyors of hate speech should not expect rest – minister

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says no amount of attacks, sponsored or otherwise, will stop the implementation of approved recommendations on reform of broadcasting code.

No Nigerian bank is distressed – central bank chief

Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Godwin Emefiele, yesterday, allayed fears on speculations of alleged insolvency in about seven banks following their failure to scale through a recent stressed conducted by industry regulators.