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TUC urges President Buhari to include more women in cabinet

The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) wants President Muhammadu Buhari to consider the implementation of the 35 percent affirmative action of women representation in his appointment of Ministers, Chief Executive Officers (CEO’s) of MDAs, and other Principal Officers in the formation of his Cabinet

Governor El-Rufai threatens to sack commissioners

As he swore-in 13 new commissioners to help him run his second-term administration, Kaduna State Governor Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai warned that, any of them who fails to meet up with two quarterly report of the ministry will be fired.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Governor Umahi: Everybody in Ebonyi wants to be SA, SSA

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State, on Wednesday, disclosed that many of the citizens of the state were jostling for various political positions in his government.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

IGP Adamu orders 24 hours surveillance on FCT, environs

The Inspector General of Police (I-G), Mr Mohammed Adamu on Tuesday ordered 24 hours surveillance on the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and its environs to forestall break down of law and order.

Tax appeal tribunal dispenses N288 billion cases in six months

The Tax Appeal Tribunal has settled tax cases valued at N288 billion since the members were reconstituted six months ago.
For the first time, a Nigerian, wife of the Kebbi State governor, Dr Zainab Shinkafi-Bagudu, will serve on the board of the 85 year old organisation which, exists to accelerate the global fight against cancer.

Kebbi governor’s wife, UNICEF call for improving girl child education

Wife of Kebbi State Governor, Dr Zainab Shinkafi Bagudu, and the United Nations Children’s Funds (UNICEF) have charged the newly inaugurated members of High Level Women Advocates (HiLWA) in the state to improve on girl child education and enrollment in schools.

Cross River governor berated for setting up task forces instead of constituting cabinet

Cross River State Governor, Prof Ben Ayade, has been berated for his decision to set up various task forces instead of constituting a proper executive council by appointing commissioners.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

President Buhari swears-in chairman, members of RMAFC

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday swore in the Chairman and thirty Commissioners of Revenue Mobilization, Allocation and Fiscal Commission at the State House.
Adams Oshiomhole

Comrade Eriyo: Adams Oshiomhole not a greedy man

A former State Youth Leader of the All Progressives Congress and National President of Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN) Comrade Osakpamwan Eriyo, has said that the Edo APC would have been united if former Governor Adams Oshiomhole had played the role of a godfather.
Benedict Ayade

Governor Ayade: Why I’ll no longer appoint older people into my cabinet

Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State has said that he will no longer appoint people older than him into serious positions of responsibility in his government.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Governor Umahi asks former commissioners, others to return vehicles, properties

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State on Wednesday directed his former commissioners and other political appointees to return all government vehicles and properties in their custody.

Edward Ubosi returns as Enugu Assembly speaker

Former speaker, Enugu state House of Assembly, Hon. Edward Uchenna Ubosi was on Monday re-elected to pilot the affairs of the 7th Assembly.

Sokoto Assembly confirms Governor Tambuwal’s 26 commissioner nominees

Tambuwal, who is of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), secured a second term in office after he defeated the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Alhaji Ahmad Aliyu, with a slight margin of 342 votes in the 2019 governorship election.
Benedict Ayade

Ex-Cross River government appointees get ultimatum to return vehicles

The Cross River State government on Monday issued a directive to all ex-appointees to return their official vehicles within 78 hours to avoid being embarrassed by law enforcement agents.
Bala Mohammed

Governor Mohammed, 17 Bauchi lawmakers submit assets declaration form

Former Reds star Danny Murphy believes Liverpool are not in danger of losing in-form forward Sadio Mane to Real Madrid despite apparent interest from the Spanish giants.
Gov. Abubakar Sani-Bello of Niger has urged the Muslim Ummah to pray for peace, unity and security for meaningful development in the country.

Governor Sani Bello dissolves cabinet

Gov. Abubakar Bello of Niger on Tuesday dissolved the State Executive Council and directed all commissioners to handover the affairs of their ministries to their Permanent Secretaries.

Governor Ortom sacks commissioners, reveals plans for next cabinet

The Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom, yesterday dissolved the Benue State Executive Council.
Archbishop of Enugu Ecclesiastical Provence, Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion, Dr. Emmanuel Chukwuma

Bishop Chukwuma challenges Governor Ugwuanyi on legacy projects

Most Rev. Emmanuel Chukwuma, Archbishop of Enugu Ecclesiastical Province, Anglican Communion, has appealed to Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State to leave legacies that posterity would remember him for.

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NSE drops to 27,000 mark, amid Seplat losses

The All-Share Index of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Thursday reached all time low of 27,864.49 due to sell pressure in Seplat and 18 other equities.
The trio of Shehu Abdullahi, Jamilu Collins and Samuel Kalu could miss Super Eagles next Total Africa Cup of Nations Group B clash against Guinea at Alexandria Stadium on Wednesday afternoon.

Afcon 2021: Qualifiers draw pairs Nigeria with Sierra Leone, Lesotho and Benin

Nigeria have been pooled against Sierra Leone, Lesotho and Benin Republic in Group L of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations billed for Cameroon.

Governor Umahi swears in 29-year-old photographer as media aide

The Ebonyi State Governor David Nweze Umahi has sworn in a 29-year-old photographer, Francis Nwaze, into his cabinet as his special Assistance on media/project documentation.

Delta court sentences man to death by hanging for armed robbery

A Delta State High Court sitting in Warri Judicial Division presided over Justice A.A. Onojovwo, has sentenced one Victor Nwankpa to death by hanging for armed robbery.
Imam Abubakar Abdullahi, right, when he earned the Ahmadu Bello Merit award earlier this year

President Buhari urges religious leaders emulate Imam Abdullahi after US honour

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed delight over the International Religious Freedom Award conferred on Imam Abubakar Abdullahi of Nigeria by the U.S. Department of State.