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Priscilla Ankut

Commission engages religious leaders to ensure peaceful elections in Kaduna

The Kaduna State Peace Commission has engaged religious leaders from the 23 local government areas of the state in dialogue with a view to ensuring peaceful elections in the state.
Muhammadu Buhari

Ohanaeze: Why we’ve not endorsed President Buhari, Atiku Abubakar, others

Ohanaeze said that in a few days, its highest decision making organ, the “Imeobi” would meet during which it would decide the political direction Ndigbo will take – a resolution, it said, might not be made public for obvious reasons.
Professor Biodun Ogunyemi

Biodun Ogunyemi: ASUU still consulting

The Academic Staff Union of Universities says it is yet to conclude consultations with its members on the possible agreement presented by the Federal Government.

Minimum wage: Federal government, labour meeting deadlocked again

The meeting, yesterday in Abuja, between the Federal Government and organised labour, aimed at averting a nationwide strike next Tuesday, has ended without agreement on the key issue of when to transmit the new minimum wage bill to the National Assembly.
President Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting in State House on 12th Dec 2018-4

Muhammadu Buhari to receive presidential panel report on AfCFTA January

President Muhammadu Buhari will in January 2019, receive the report of the Presidential Steering Committee on the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Impact and Readiness Assessment.
President Muhammadu Buhari has lauded Nigerians for curbing excessive taste for foreign products, which has positioned the country for food self-sufficiency, and resulted into savings of over $21 billion.

[email protected]: Why we love this President

“That’s him, that’s him,” the two old women, wrinkled and bent with age, exclaimed. You could see wonderment and fulfillment in their eyes. And as if on cue, they both began to cry.

House of Reps probe service chiefs’ spending of $1 billion arms procurement

The House of Representatives yesterday resolved to investigate the utilisation of $1 billion approved for the Federal Government to fight insurgency in the North-East region of the country by service chiefs.

Bukola Saraki pushes Abdulfatah Ahmed out of senate race after PDP’s defeat in by-election

The Governor of Kwara State, Abdulfatah Ahmed, might forego his senatorial ticket for Kwara South Senatorial District for the incumbent Sen. Abdulrafiu Ibrahim as talks within the Dr. Bukola Saraki political family has asked him to step aside.
PDP National Convention in Port Harcourt

PDP Primaries: Atiku Abubabar, Bukola Saraki, others battle for supremacy in Port Harcourt

The National Convention of the party, which culminates with the emergence of a presidential flag bearer, is a major step in the bid of the party to return to centre stage of governance in Nigeria, which it lost in 2015 to the All Progressives Congress (APC), after an unbroken 16-year hold on power.
Sergei Skripal

Vladimir Putin: Sergei Skripal cooperated with foreign intelligence after release

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday called former spy Sergei Skripal “a traitor to the homeland”, admitting Moscow knew he had cooperated with foreign intelligence upon his release in a 2010 spy swap.
Ali Ndume, senator representing Borno south, has asked Senate President Bukola Saraki to reconvene plenary.

Ali Ndume: Bukola Saraki cannot eat his cake and have it

Sen. Ali Ndume, (APC-Borno South), says that Dr Bukola Saraki, President of the Senate, has no justification to retain the seat, since he has defected to the opposition party.

Stella Oduah returns to PDP three months after exit

The former Minister of Aviation, who joined the All Progressives Grand Alliance about three months ago, announced her decision in a statement from her media office on Friday.
The Taraba State Governor, Darius Ishaku, has said that frontline Peoples Democratic Party presidential aspirant, Kabiru Tanimu Turaki (SAN), has all what it takes to be Nigeria's president in 2019.

Governor Ishaku: Kabiru Turaki a viable, credible presidential candidate

The Taraba State Governor, Darius Ishaku, has said that frontline Peoples Democratic Party presidential aspirant, Kabiru Tanimu Turaki (SAN), has all what it takes to be Nigeria’s president in 2019.
Bukola Saraki

Senator Saraki: I have capacity to turn Nigeria around

The Senate President and presidential aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Dr Bukola Saraki, has flaunted his capacity to turn the nation around if elected president in February 2019.
Orji Kalu, former Abia governor, on Tuesday pleaded with Ibrahim Babangida, former military head of state, to support President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election bid.

2019: Ex-Governor Orji Kalu begs General Babangida to support President Buhari’s re-election bid

Orji Kalu, former Abia governor, on Tuesday pleaded with Ibrahim Babangida, former military head of state, to support President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election bid.

2019: Senator Araraume, Osita Izunaso in talks with APGA to fight Governor Okorocha

Ahead of the 2019 governorship election in Imo State, an aspirant, Ifeanyi Araraume and immediate-past national organising secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Osita Izunaso, yesterday, had a two-hour meeting with the national chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Victor Oye.
Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP publicity secretary

PDP: We are in talks with six APC governors, 27 lawmakers

The Peoples Democratic Party said it was almost concluding discussions with more state governors and members of the National Assembly elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress ahead of their defection to the PDP.
3 President Muhammadu Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council Meeting held at the Council Chambers in State House. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE. AUGUST 1ST 2018

President Buhari withholds assent to PIGB

President Muhammadu Buhari has withheld assent to the Petroleum Industrial Governance Bill (PIGB). The decision is coming after 17 years of rigorous consultations and legislative hassles on the document.

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Ikeja Electric cautions public against activities around power lines

In a renewed commitment to its high safety standards, Ikeja Electric Plc has cautioned the public in its network against building structures and engaging in social and economic activities under power lines.

NOA urges Nigerians to resolve political grievances through lawful means

The National Orientation Agency (NOA) has called on Nigerians to always resolve political issues peacefully through lawful means instead of taking laws into their hands.

FRSC tasks federal government on dualization of Idiroko road over accidents

Mr Olugbenga Farinloye, the Idiroko Unit Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Ogun, on Thursday advised the Federal Government to dualise the Idiroko Road to reduce accidents in the area.
Simona Halep

Australian Open: Simona Halep staggers into clash with Venus Williams

World number one Simona Halep scraped through to an Australian Open third round clash with Venus Williams Thursday after being pushed to the limit by unseeded Sofia Kenin over three sets.
Nigeria's Odunayo Adekuoroye

Tokyo Olympics: Odunayo Adekuoroye, Aminat Adeniyi, Blessing Oborududu to compete at UWW in Bulgaria

Nigeria Wrestling Federation has stepped up efforts for Tokyo 2020 Olympics as Odunayo Adekuoroye, Aminat Adeniyi, and Blessing Oborududu will compete at two United World Wrestling (UWW)-ranking tournaments in Bulgaria and Germany next month.