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Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

Governor Ganduje lauds Nigerian government’s level of preparation for schools reopening

Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has commended the Federal Government for progress recorded and measures taken toward reopening of schools in the country.
Governor Douye Diri has expressed worry over the development, following the lifting of the ban on interstate travel.

Governor Diri sues for understanding over Bayelsa, Rivers boundary dispute

Gov. Douye Diri of Bayelsa has called on the Rivers State government to show understanding in order to amicably resolve the dispute between Oluasiri Clan in Bayelsa and their Kalabari neighbours in Rivers.
Okezie Ikpeazu

Abia governor commissions molecular lab, infectious disease hospital in Aba

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has commissioned a molecular laboratory and diagonistic centre in Aba, for the testing of Covid-19 and an infectious disease hospital with capacity to isolate and treat 50 patients of COVID-19 and other infectious diseases at the same time.

Financial autonomy: PASAN threatens to shut down state assemblies

The Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria has threatened a shutdown if the financial autonomy of the state Houses of Assembly is not implemented.
YIAGA Africa

Yiaga Africa trains AMAC councillors on legislative practices, governance

Yiaga Africa, a civil society organisation, on Thursday trained the councillors representing the 12 wards of the legislative practices, governance (AMAC), on legislative practices and governance.

Bode George: Edo people should ignore conspiracies of little men

Former Deputy National Chairman of the Peoples’ Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Olabode George, has described Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State as an Enigma.

PDP House of Reps caucus sues minister, AGF, NBC over broadcasting code

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) caucus in the House of Representatives has dragged the Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, and the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) before the Federal High Court in Abuja to invalidate the controversial 6th broadcasting code.
The Zenith Labour Party, on Sunday, confirmed the adoption of Ondo State Deputy Governor, Agboola Ajayi, as its governorship candidate.

Ondo guber: Governor Akeredolu notorious for having loose tongue – deputy

Deputy Governor of Ondo State and governorship candidate of the Zenith Labour Party, Hon Agboola Ajayi, has lambasted Governor Rotimi Akeredolu for describing him as a betrayal, neophyte and a nincompoop.
Big Brother Naija, BBNaija, 2020 housemate, Erica, has revealed that she met her father for the first time through Instagram.

#BBNaija: Erica pours water on Head of House bed over Prince

Erica might be heading for a third strike after flouting the rule on Saturday night.

Lagos by-elections: PDP will not impose candidates like other parties – Bode George

Former Deputy National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Olabode George, has admonished all aspirants for the Senatorial and House of Assembly seats in the upcoming by-elections for Lagos East Senatorial District and Kosofe 2 House of Assembly in the state to continue to conduct themselves with decorum, utmost civility and respect for each other.
1. The President of Ghana, Prof. Nana Akufo Ado has assured the Speaker of Nigeria’s House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila that his government will review its hostile trade policy against Nigerians in that country.

Attacks on Nigerians: Ghana’s president assures ceasefire – Speaker Gbajabiamila

The President of Ghana, Prof. Nana Akufo Ado has assured the Speaker of Nigeria’s House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila that his government will review its hostile trade policy against Nigerians in that country.
Protesters clash with deputies of the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department during protests following the death of Dijon Kizzee on Monday, Aug. 31, 2020, in Los Angeles, Calif. (AP Photo-Christian Monterrosa)

US police shoot and kill another black man

US police have shot dead another black man, who they said had a handgun but had dropped it during a violent altercation in Los Angeles, triggering fresh outrage as tensions soar over racism and police brutality.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Edo guber: APC raises alarm over arrest, assault of member in Okpella

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has raised the alarm over the arrest and assault of a party member, Engineer Abdul Ganiyu, by security officials in Okpella, Etsako East Local Government Area, over allegations leveled against him by the PDP.
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has welcomed the life sentence for Christchurch terrorist, Brenton Harrison Tarrant.

Life sentence for Christchurch terrorist ‘justice’ – Australian premier

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has welcomed the life sentence for Christchurch terrorist, Brenton Harrison Tarrant.
The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by Governor Godwin Obaseki to investigate the construction of the Edo Specialist Hospital and supply of equipment has indicted former governor, Adams Oshiomhole.

Edo governor assures electrification of 14 villages, commissions solar-powered borehole

The Edo State Governor and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has assured the electrification of over 14 villages from Obazuwa to Agbenikaka communities in Ovia North East Local Government Area (LGA) of the state, as part of his administration’s efforts to open up rural communities and boost economic activities across the state.
25. Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, who spoke during the passing out ceremony of 192 pioneer members of the Ondo State Security Network Agency (Amotekun corps officers) on Tuesday in Akure

Governor Akeredolu: Amotekun won’t be subsumed under community policing

The Chairman of the South-west Governors’ Forum, Rotimi Akeredolu, has said that the Amotekun Security outfit would not be collapsed into the Community Policing recently approved by the Federal Government.
The governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu, has reacted to his victory at the primary election of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Rotimi Akeredolu: Governors will not pay community policemen

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu says the Ondo State Security Network Agency, also known as Operation Amotekun, will not be subsumed under the community policing arrangement of the Nigeria Police Force.
Segun Osoba

Governor Abiodun lauds Segun Osoba’s appointment as NIJ chairman

Governor of Ogun State, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has lauded the appointment of former Governor of the state, Aremo Olusegun Osoba, as Chairman of the Governing Council of the Nigerian Institute of Journalism (NIJ).

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The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) in Enugu State on Tuesday said it had trained no fewer than 510 unemployed graduates on different skills.

NDE trains 100 youths on sustainable agriculture, marketing strategies

The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) in Kebbi, has commenced training of 100 unemployed youths in modern agricultural and marketing systems under its Sustainable Agricultural Development Training Scheme (SADTS).

NCAT Zaria to open additional schools for pilots, aviation security personnel – rector

The Nigerian College of Aviation Technology (NCAT) Zaria, says it will open Airport Emergency Training School and another school for training of aviation security personnel.
Politicians are not usually renowned for resembling turkeys voting for Christmas, but Italy is holding a referendum today and tomorrow for the public to decide on an unusual proposition- to cut the number of parliamentarians.

Italians vote on cutting number of politicians

Politicians are not usually renowned for resembling turkeys voting for Christmas, but Italy is holding a referendum today and tomorrow for the public to decide on an unusual proposition: to cut the number of parliamentarians.
President Donald Trump is days away from announcing strong action against the popular Chinese-owned video sharing app TikTok to protect US national security, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday.

Donald Trump to approve new TikTok setup in bid to save US operations

US President Donald Trump said on Saturday he supported a deal in principle that would allow TikTok to continue to operate in the US, even as it appeared to conflict with his earlier order for China’s ByteDance to divest the video app.
Gareth Bale is back in familiar surroundings at Tottenham, with the Welshman seeing a loan return to north London bring a nightmare spell at Real Madrid to a close.

Gareth Bale: Jose Mourinho a big reason behind Tottenham return

Gareth Bale says the prospect of working with Jose Mourinho was one of the main reasons he agreed to return to Tottenham.