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Adams Oshiomhole: APC will rule Nigeria beyond 2023

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Adams Oshiomhole, has boasted that the ruling party will rule Nigeria beyond 2023.
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Federal government raises panel to recover N614 billion loan from 35 states

The National Economic Council (NEC) yesterday resolved to constitute a team to recover N614bn budget support loan facility given to 35 out of the 36 states of the federation.
Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF)

NGF: 36 states to get $4 billion from AFDB

The African Development Bank, AfDB, has concluded arrangements to establish Special Agro-Promising Zones (SAPZs) in all the 36 of the country, Ekiti State governor, Kayode Fayemi, reveals.
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NGF: Special agric zones to attract $4 billion investments

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) has said that the establishment of Special Agro-processing Zones (SAPZs) in Nigeria has the potential of attracting between one to four billion dollars investments into the country.

Miyetti Allah asks police to arrest herdsmen grazing along Akure airport

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, MACBAN, in Ondo State, yesterday, directed the Ondo Police Command to arrest and prosecute any of its members found grazing around the Airport in Akure, Ondo State.g

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.
A suspect of cyber fraud, Oseghale Collins, was on Tuesday arrested by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Benin Zonal Office at his hideout in Benin City, Edo State.

EFCC arrests cyber criminal, two others in Benin

A suspect of cyber fraud, Oseghale Collins, was on Tuesday arrested by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Benin Zonal Office at his hideout in Benin City, Edo State.

Edo government set to construct bus terminus at sokponba road

The Edo State Government has completed plans to construct a bus terminus at 3rd Junction, Murtala Muhammed Way by Sokponba Road, in Benin City, in a renewed drive to ease movement around the city.
The Federal High Court Abuja, on Monday, refused to grant a request stopping President Muhammadu Buhari from inaugurating the 43 ministerial nominees over the exclusion of an FCT indigene from the cabinet list.

President Buhari inaugurates new cabinet, retains petroleum minister position

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday swore in the 43 appointed ministers at the Federal Executive Council Chambers, Presidential Villa, Abuja. Buhari who announced the portfolio of each minister shortly after they were sworn in, urged...
The Federal High Court Abuja, on Monday, refused to grant a request stopping President Muhammadu Buhari from inaugurating the 43 ministerial nominees over the exclusion of an FCT indigene from the cabinet list.

President Buhari’s ministers and portfolios — full list

President Buhari’s ministers and portfolios — full list
Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo says his administration is doing a lot from its end to tackle illegal migration to Europe but needs more support from partners.

Edo governor commiserates with AMCON chief over mother’s death

The Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has commiserated with the Chairman of Asset Management Company of Nigeria (AMCON), Dr. Muiz Banire, over the passing of his mother, Alhaja Sarat Banire.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has approved the appointment of Olarewaju Lasisi as his senior special adviser on media and public affairs. 1

National Assembly’ll never allow breakdown of law, order in state legislatures – speaker

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, said, yesterday, that the National Assembly would never tolerate a breakdown of law and order in any state House of Assembly.

Ministers designate in Aso Rock for inauguration

Ministers designate have arrived the forecourt of the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Two buses conveyed them from Transcorp hotel, Abuja to the Villa around 10.25am.
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Facebook launches ‘Developer Circles’ in Benin

Facebook has launched its “Developers Circles’’ in Benin, Edo, a platform that allows people who are technologically inclined to engage with experts, learn new technology and collaborate with developers to build tech products.

Boy stolen two years ago found with Bible study teacher, renamed

Ogun State Police Command has arrested a Bible study teacher, Blessing Ozor, for being in custody of a boy, Joshua Joseph, who went missing two years ago.
Osayuki Obaseki

First NPFL chairman passes on

The first Chairman of Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), Chief Osayuki Obaseki, is dead.

APC stalwart tasks Nigerians on collaborative efforts to halt insecurity

Nigerians, irrespective of their tribe, religious and political affiliation, have been enjoined to be team players in curtailing the security challenges that have bedeviled the country in recent times.

VP Osinbajo, Adams Oshiomhole, others grace John Odiegie-Oyegun’s 80th birthday celebration

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and National Chairman, All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, on Saturday in Abuja attended the 80th birthday celebration of former APC National Chairman, Chief Odigie Oyegun.

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Ohanaeze describes Nnamdi Kanu’s attack order ‘suicidal’

The Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide has urged Igbos living in Japan and Asia countries to disregard any order emanating from IPoB to disgrace or arrest President Muhammadu Buhari as he participates on Sunday in the Seventh Tokyo international conference on African development, holding in the City of Yokohama from August 28-30th 2019 in Japan,

Scientists: Lagos at risk of grave flood

Three environmental scientists have warned people living in coastal cities, such as Lagos, to beat a retreat now or face the prospect of a disorderly, chaotic withdrawal in about three decades, as climate change worsens.

South-east governors afraid of travelling abroad over Nnamdi Kanu’s threat

Sources have revealed that South-east governors and some Igbo leaders are afraid of travelling abroad, owing to the threat issued by the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu.
Alex Iwobi has joined Daniel Amokachi, Joseph Yobo, Yakubu Aiyegbeni and Victor Anichebe as the only Nigerians to have played for Everton.

Mixed feelings for Nigeria’s Alex Iwobi after Everton debut

Alex Iwobi has expressed his feelings after making his debut for Everton in their 2-0 loss to Aston Villa in a Premier League game on Friday.
Alex Iwobi's Everton debut ends in defeat in the 2-0 loss to Aston Villa in the matchday three Premier League encounter despite shining on Friday night.

How Aston Villa ruin Alexis Iwobi’s Everton debut

The Marco Silva’s new signing was included in the Toffees traveling party to the Villa Park for Friday night English premier league fixture, haven not tasted action in the Club’s last two game due to fitness.