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Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi A. Sule

My government is ready for positive criticism – Nasarawa governor

Abdullahi Sule, the governor of Nasarawa State, has said his government is ready for any criticism from the members of the public so that he can readjust for the development of the state.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

IPOB lacks powers to place travel ban on governors – Ebonyi governor

Ebonyi State Governor, Mr Dave Umahi, has slammed the Indigenous People of Biafra for daring to place a travel ban on South-East governors and other top politicians from the zone.
Bello Matawalle

Governor Matawalle: No going back on Ruga in Zamfara

Zamfara State Governor Bello Matawalle at the weekend insisted that there is no going back on establishment of RUGA (Rural Grazing Areas) settlements for cattle herders in the state.

Segun Awolowo: Nigeria’s zero oil plan targets $150 billion revenue

The Executive Director, Nigerian Export Promotion Council ( NEPC), Mr Segun Awolowo, says plans are on by the Council to raise 150 billion dollars revenue from sources outside the nation’s oil sector in the next 15 years.

Federal government to meet diaspora Nigerians over attack on mission in London

The Federal Government plans to hold a series of stakeholders meetings with the Nigerian communities in the diaspora as part of efforts to address rising tensions between Nigerians and Nigerian embassies and missions in some countries.

Senator Goje withdraws from Senate Presidency, backs Ahmed Lawan

A major contender for the senate presidency, Danjuma Goje, has withdrawn from the race.
President Buhari signs New National Minimum Wage Bill into Law in State House on 18th April 2019 2

President Buhari orders service chiefs to halt small arms proliferation

Ahead of today’s inauguration, President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, met with service chiefs and ordered them to halt proliferation of Small Arms and Light Weapons in the country.
national assembly abuja

NGE, NUJ condemn new National Assembly guidelines for journalists

New guidelines for the accreditation of journalists at the National Assembly have been condemned by journalists and editors.
The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) says, it will test run the Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge line early February.

FEC approves N1.8 billion for rehabilitation of railway village, N2.6 billion for FCT contracts

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Thursday approved N1.8 billion for the reconstruction and rehabilitation of buildings of railway village in Agbo, Delta.

OAU students protest alleged proscription of unionism

Students of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, on Tuesday took to the street to protest against the alleged proscription of the students’ union by the management of the institution.

Senators lament worsening insecurity in Zamfara, allocate N10 billion to IDPs

The Senate on Wednesday resolved to make N10 billion available in the 2019 budget to cater for the internally displaced and other persons affected by the activities of bandits in Zamfara State.
President Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting in State House on 12th Dec 2018-4

FEC approves N1.3 billion contracts to reposition NAN, NTA, FRCN

The Federal Government on Wednesday approved N1.3 billion contracts to strengthen and reposition its media outfits for effective information dissemination.
Bello Matawalle

PDP governorship candidate in Zamfara donates vehicle to journalists

Alhaji Bello Matawalle, the PDP governorship candidate in Zamfara, has donated a Peugeot 406 station wagon to the correspondents chapel of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), in the state.
Nigerian soldiers have raided the main office of the private Daily Trust newspaper and confiscated computers.

Nigeria soldiers raid paper ‘over Boko Haram article’

Nigerian soldiers have raided the main office of the private Daily Trust newspaper and confiscated computers.
President Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council (FEC) December-6

FEC approves 2019 budget proposal

He however did not give details of the proposal when asked by newsmen, noting that the Nigerian constitution only allows the president to give out the details and he will do so when the National Assembly is ready to receive the draft.
Ladi Lawanson - Hon Commissioner for Transport Lagos State

Apapa gridlock: Lagos suspends approval for development of tank farms

The Lagos State Government, on Monday, announced the suspension of approval for development of tank farms in Apapa as part of its renewed effort to restore sanity completely as well as fashion out immediate and long term solution along the Oshodi-Apapa corridor and prevent a repeat of the chaos caused by containerised trucks and tankers parked on the road.

FIFA bans Ghana FA chief Kwesi Nyantakyi over ‘cash gift’

Fifa has banned the president of Ghana's Football Association (GFA) from football activities for 90 days.

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Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti has invested N4.5 billion to boost school enrolment – governor

The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has said the state government has invested a staggering sum of N4.5 billion to shore up school enrolment in the last 11 months he returned as the state chief executive.

NAPTIP warns youths against social media marriages

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has warned youths against engaging in social media and Internet marriages.
The Controller of the Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Correctional Service, Emmanuel Okoro, on Thursday refuted reports by a section of the media which claimed there was a jail break at the Keffi Old Prison.

Court remands butcher who ‘raped 25-year-old’

An Upper Area Court, Mpape, on Monday, ordered that a 34-year-old butcher, Abu Mohammed, who allegedly raped a 25-year-old woman, be remanded in a correctional facility in Keffi, Nasarawa State.
The royal family of Ogwashi-Uku Kingdom in Aniocha South Local Government Area of Delta State has insisted that the installation of the new Obi (King), Ifechukwude Chukwuka Okonjo was not done in error.

Ogwashi-Uku: Obi Ifechukwude Okonjo legitimately installed – Royal family

The royal family of Ogwashi-Uku Kingdom in Aniocha South Local Government Area of Delta State has insisted that the installation of the new Obi (King), Ifechukwude Chukwuka Okonjo was not done in error.
Barr. Frank Ugboma, Chairman Imo Assembly House Committee on Public Safety, Intelligence and Securities

My victory at tribunal, renewed hope for PDP, masses in Imo – Assemblyman

A member of Imo State House of Assembly, Mr Frank Ugboma, has described his recent victory at the Election Petitions Tribunal in Owerri, as renewed hope for his party and the common man in the state.