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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

[email protected]: President Buhari orders release of N600 billion for capital expenditure

As Nigeria marks its 59th independence anniversary, President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning to release the sum of N600 billion for capital expenditure within a three-month time frame.

Paul Unongo warns against dropping zoning

A former Chairman of the Northern Elders Forum, Paul Unongo, has said Nigeria should be wary of jettisoning zoning of elective offices, especially the presidency, in 2023 as suggested by the Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasir el-Rufai.
Nasir El-Rufai

2023: Kaduna governor kicks against zoning

Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna state, says the country needs to choose competence over zoning when electing its president.

Alaafin petitions President Buhari over insecurity in South West

The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III, has written a letter to President Muhammadu Buhari on the negative effect of insecurity in Nigeria, especially in the South West, warning that the pre-colonial military structures of the Yoruba have not been totally collapsed.
Rotimi Akeredolu

Governor Akeredolu swears in new head of service

The new Ondo State Head of Service, Oluwadare Aragbaiye, has been sworn in by Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu with advice to rededicate himself to service.
South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed 50 percent women in his new cabinet, a first for Africa's second biggest economy.

South Africa’s Cyril Ramaphosa appoints 50 percent women in new cabinet

South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed 50 percent women in his new cabinet, a first for Africa's second biggest economy.
Fulani elders have distanced themselves from Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore president, Alhaji Bello Bodejo, for attacking All Progressives Congress (APC) stalwart Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, over 2023 presidency.

Asiwaju Tinubu congratulates Governor Fayemi, seeks promotion of fiscal federalism

All Progressives Congress National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has congratulated Governor Kayode Fayemi over his election as the new Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum.
As part of its efforts to find solution to the Apapa gridlock problems, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with APM Capital to extend the use of barges to evacuate containers from the ports beyond Ikorodu to Epe.

NPA moves to solve Apapa gridlocks

As part of its efforts to find solution to the Apapa gridlock problems, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with APM Capital to extend the use of barges to evacuate containers from the ports beyond Ikorodu to Epe.
Ahmed Buhari

Ahmed Buhari: Why I opted out of PACT

Former presidential candidate of Sustainable National Party of Nigeria, SNPN, Ahmed Buhari, has said he walked out of Presidential Aspirants Coming Together, PACT, because he knew the process will amount to nothing.

Bayelsa elections: Security agencies, INEC colluding with APC to produce fake results – Governor Dickson

Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, has accused the Military and Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) officials of colluding with a former governor of the state to churn out fake results in the state House of Assembly election.
President Buhari receives in Congratulatory Visit Members of the Traditional Rulers Council in State House on 5th Mar 2019-2

South South APC lobbies President Buhari for Senate Presidency

The leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the South-South zone has expressed its interest in producing the next senate president in the incoming National Assembly.
Jimi Agbaje

Jimi Agbaje: I want to inspire new generation of Lagosians

Jimi Agbaje, the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in Lagos State, has described as unacceptable, the dearth of mentors and other instruments that necessarily and positively inspire young people.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Red Card Movement: We didn’t endorse Atiku Abubakar

The Red Card Movement, a socio-organisation co-founded by a former presidential candidate of Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, Dr. Oby Ezekwesili, has described as untrue, claims that it had endorsed a former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar in the forthcoming general elections.
Opeyemi Oke

Lagos chief judge swears-in new customary court presidents, members

In a bid to maintain high standard of professionalism, competence and integrity in Lagos State Judiciary, Justice Opeyemi Oke, the Chief Judge of Lagos, on Monday, sworn-in new presidents and members of the Customary Court.
Obiageli Ezekwesili

Oby Ezekwesili: I’m on a mission to rescue Nigeria from incompetent leaders

The Presidential Candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, Dr. Obiageli Ezekwesili, in Kaduna on Thursday said she has the competence and capacity to solve Nigeria’s complex problems.
The Olu of Warri, Ogiame Ikenwoli

2019: Olu of Warri sues for violence-free elections

The Olu of Warri, His Majesty Ogiame Ikenwoli, has enjoined stakeholders in forth-coming general elections to ensure an hitch-free electioneering campaign devoid of hate speeches, bias or sentiments capable of truncating the peaceful co-existence in the kingdom and its environs.
INEC Election Nigeria

2019: Female aspirant calls for credible, fair elections

A female aspirant in Bauchi State, Mrs Maryam Alexander, has called on stakeholders in the 2019 elections to ensure a credible and fair process.

Ayo Salami, AuGF raise concern over corruption in Nigeria

Former President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Issa Ayo Salami, yesterday hinted that Nigeria is heading for a doom if it fails to address the growing corruption in the polity.

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Police recruitment: Court adjourns for PSC to respond to AGF’s application

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, adjourned till November 20 for the Police Service Commission to respond to the Attorney-General of the Federation’s counter-affidavit in a suit to stop the recruitment of 10, 000 police officers.
Russia's Embassy to Washington says it has lodged a formal diplomatic protest after Israel extradited a Russian national to the United States, where he is suspected of stealing more than $20 million from U.S. consumers through credit card fraud.

Moscow accuses US of ‘hunting’ Russians after Israel extradites suspect

Russia's Embassy to Washington says it has lodged a formal diplomatic protest after Israel extradited a Russian national to the United States, where he is suspected of stealing more than $20 million from U.S. consumers through credit card fraud.
Evo Morales, who resigned as Bolivia’s president Sunday after losing the support of the army and police, has said there is now a warrant for his arrest.

Evo Morales’s topsy-turvy flight into exile

Bolivian ex-president Evo Morales jetted off to exile in Mexico Tuesday in a bizarre flight full of detours that traced the shifting political map of a Latin America racked by crises.
The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, held that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) was wrong to have excluded candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Mrs Natasha Akpoti, in the Nov. 16 governorship election in Kogi.

Kogi guber: APC accuses SDP candidate of faking attack on her

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kogi State has accused the governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Natasha Akpoti, of faking the reported attack on her on Tuesday in Lokoja.