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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), governorship candidate, in Bayelsa State, Senator Douye Diri, has assured the people of his desire to build on the legacies of the state founding fathers if elected on November 16.

Bayelsa founding fathers declare support for Senator Diri

Some Bayelsa State founding fathers have thrown their weight behind the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Douye Diri and his running mate, Senator Lawrence Ehwrujakpor. Some Bayelsa State founding fathers have thrown their weight behind the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Douye Diri and his running mate, Senator Lawrence Ehwrujakpor.

Bayelsa guber: PDP condemns ‘false alarm’ over arms stockpile

The Peoples Democratic Party in Bayelsa State has condemned the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, for making “wild and miserable fabrications” about arms stockpile against the party.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday has said that he is suffering from cold.

Sex-for-grades: President Buhari demands tougher action against culprits

Four days after the BBC Africa Eye’s sex-for-grades hit the media, and a day after the Senate introduced a bill that aims to prevent the sexual harassment of university students, President Muhammadu Buhari has demanded that stricter laws are needed to prevent girls from being abused in the nation’s schools.

Creative industry fund: Central bank, Lagos assess National Theatre

The Central Bank of Nigeria and Lagos State Government team on Saturday assessed the National Arts Theatre, Lagos ahead of new investment plan that includes building a Creative Industry Park at the Theatre.

NUT appeals to Adamawa government on teachers’ promotion

The Adamawa chapter of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) has expressed concern over non promotion of teachers in the state for 11 years.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

President Buhari urges Nigerians to explore cultural diversity for national development

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on Nigerians to continue to explore the rich cultural diversity and tradition of their various communities to attract socio-economic development to the country.
Kayode Fayemi

We will unravel cause of FUOYE incident – Ekiti governor

Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, on Monday, reiterated his commitment to unravelling the root of the circumstances that led to the incident that took place at the Federal University of Oye-Ekiti, FUOYE.

Kano Hisbah board destroys 196,400 bottles of alcohol

The Kano State Hisbah Board, has destroyed over 196,400 bottles of beer confiscated within the Kano metropolis.‎
Kayode Fayemi

Bailout deductions: Governors demand for audit

Nigeria governors have demanded an audit of money owed to states by the Federal Government as a condition for repayment of the N614 bailout fund.
Elvis Omoiro

Senator Omo-Agege calls for “thorough investigation” on Buhari, APC supporter’s attack

Deputy Senate President, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, has called for “thorough investigation” over the attack on a supporter of President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Elvis Omoiri, in Effurun, Delta state.

Razaq Olokoba: Lagos cabinet strong enough to cause PDP sleepless night

Razaq Olokoba, president, Campaign for Dignity in Governance (CDG), has said that the newly inaugurated cabinet in Lagos State is good enough to cause the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) sleepless nights, discomfort and political migraine.

Governors meet over NFIU’s directive on local council funds

The 36 state governors under the umbrella of Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) are meeting in Abuja to discuss update on recent directive of the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) on local government funds.
Mai Mala Buni

Yobe governor tasks media on rural coverage

The Yobe Governor, Mai Mala Buni, has urged media practitioners under the aegis of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) Yobe Council, to adequately cover rural areas in the state.
The Speaker, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos) swore-in Rep. Musa Sarki-Adar(APC-Sokoto) who was absent at the Tuesday’s inauguration.

Eid el-Kabir: Reps speaker, deputy urge Muslims to emulate the Holy Prophet

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Femi Gbajabiamila, his Deputy, Idris Wase, and the Leader of the House, Alhassan Ado-Doguwa, have all, in separate messages, urged Muslim brethren to be prayerful during the Eid-el-Kabir celebrations.

NULGE applauds council workers for finding harmony among them

The President of the Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE), Enugu State chapter, Comrade Ugwueze Kenneth, has applauded the good relationship among council workers in Nsukka Local Government.
Secretary to the State Government, Mrs. Folashade Jaji; Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu; his Deputy, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat and Group Managing Director, Access Bank Plc., Mr. Herbert Wigwe during a Stakeholders meeting on proposed regeneration of the Lekki-Oniru axis at Four Points, Sheraton, Oniru, Victoria Island, on Wednesday, July 10, 2019.

Governor Sanwo-Olu: We’ll use professionals in diaspora to build Lagos

Lagos State Government has promised to bring Nigerians in Diaspora from around the world to the state to support capacity building for development of its teachers and other workforce for youth development and empowerment.
George Uboh

Police arraign ‘whistle-blower’ who accused central bank chief of N232 billion fraud

The police have arraigned a whistle-blower, George Uboh, for alleged defamation against the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele.

PDP NWC takes over party leadership in Plateau

Following the leadership crisis rocking the Plateau State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, the National Secretariat of the party has taken over the affairs of the party in the state.

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Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets would be on Hungary’s Andras Nemeth when both teams clash in the opening match of group B of the FIFA U-17 World Cup in Brazil.

Golden Eaglets cautioned against Hungary danger man Nemeth ahead group opener

Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets would be on Hungary’s Andras Nemeth when both teams clash in the opening match of group B of the FIFA U-17 World Cup in Brazil.
The President of the Senate, Dr Ahmad Lawan has described insinuations that he is a rubber stamp to the Executive as “sentimental and laughable”.

Senate President opens public hearing on 2020 budget

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Wednesday declared open a two-day public hearing on the 2020 budget which was presented to the National Assembly early this month.
The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has sealed a filling station in Katsina State, north-western Nigeria.

DPR: 83 drums of lubricant seized from illegal processors in Sokoto

The Department of Petroleum Resources said it has uncovered an illegal engine oil processing plant in Sokoto.
The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State, Chief David Lyon, sends his heartfelt thanks to party members for their overwhelming support for his candidature during the primary election on September 4 in Yenagoa.

Fireworks over alleged Bayelsa APC candidate’s failure to declare assets

A group, People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Integrity Group has expressed worry over the reluctance of the Code of Code Bureau (CCB) to proceed with the investigation of the allegation of non-declaration of assets by the PDP governorship candidate in Bayelsa, Senator Douye Diri.
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.

75,000 inmates currently in Nigeria’s correctional facilities – minister

The Minister of Interior Rauf Aregbesola, on Wednesday disclosed that there are 75, 000 inmates currently in the country’s correctional facilities.