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The governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje, has announced the easing of lockdown in the state despite rising numbers of the coronavirus.

Kano outlines conditions for lifting lockdown

The governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje, on Friday said the lockdown currently imposed in the state cannot last forever urging residents to observe relevant health protocol to check the spread of coronavirus.

Anambra community elders threaten youths with curse over land-grabbing

Elders of Umuike, Umuayom village in Awka Kingdom, Anambra State, have threatened to place a curse on the youths, who have allegedly turned themselves into land-grabbing agents, thereby undermining the efforts of the state government to make Awka a modern city.
Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo has criticised former Lagos State governor Akinwunmi Ambode for abandoning the Lagos light rail project while he was the governor of the state between 2015 and 2019.

Ex-President Obasanjo, Gordon Brown, others demand action against pandemic

About 165 global leaders, including a former UK Prime Minister, Gordon Brown, and former Nigerian president, Olusegun Obasanjo, have called for a concerted global response to the coronavirus pandemic led by the G-20 countries.
Former Governor of Kogi State, Capt Idris Wada on Sunday paid a condolence visit on Governor Yahaya Bello over the death of his mother, Hajia Hauwau Oziohu Bello who passed on recently at the age of 101.

Former Governor Idris Wada visits Yahaya Bello over mother’s death

Former Governor of Kogi State, Capt Idris Wada, on Sunday paid a condolence visit on Governor Yahaya Bello over the death of his mother, Hajia Hauwau Oziohu Bello, who passed on recently at the age of 101.

Oyo governor to appoint new council caretaker members

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has said on Wednesday that the names of members of the local government caretaker committee would soon be announced.
Gov. Babagana Zulum disclosed this when members of the Borno-Yobe Elders Forum-Residents of Abuja paid him a courtesy visit on Sunday in Maiduguri.

President Buhari approves 10,000 housing units for Borno – governor

The Federal Government has approved the building of 10,000 housing units in Borno to fast track Reconstruction, Rehabilitation and Resettlement (RRR) programme in the war-torn state.

Group seek support for police, military tackling insurgents

Some Nigerian elders, under the auspices of Pro-Nigeria Elders Council (PRONECO) have passed a vote of confidence on President Muhammadu Buhari, urging the nation to support the Inspector General of Police and Service Chiefs to abate insurrection.
The Deputy President of the Senate, Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege, on Thursday announced the appointment of Mr Yomi Odunuga as his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity.

Urhobo leaders rally support for Senator Omo-Agege

Kings, elders and religious leaders from Urhobo Kingdom in Delta State stormed the National Assembly at the weekend to express solidarity with the Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, warning all mischief makers to leave their son alone or incur the wrath of Urhobo people.

Anambra reschedules cancelled market leadership election

Following the cancellation of January 16 election of new auto spare parts market at the accreditation stage by the President of Anambra State Markets Amalgamated Traders Association, ASMATA, Chief Ikechukwu Ekwegbalu, Anambra State government, on Wednesday, notified the traders to prepare for the election on Thursday, February 6.
Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

Court fixes date to hear Kano elders’ suit over new emirates

A Kano High Court on Wednesday fixed Jan. 27, for hearing in the motion on notice filed by some Kano Elders, seeking for an order stopping the implementation of a new law creating four New Emirates in Kano.
Kwara State Governor Abdulraham Abdulrazaq

Group backs Governor AbdulRazaq over revocation of Ile Arugbo

A group called ‘Kwara Elders of Thought’ has expressed support for Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrasaq, for approving the revocation of a piece of land which had hosted the controversial ‘Ile Arugbo’ (Old people’s home) owned by the late Dr Olusola Sara­ki.

Father Ejike Mbaka’s prophecy contemptuous – Imo PDP elders

Elders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Imo State have reacted to the New Year prophecy of fiery Catholic priest, Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka.

General Lekwot: Southern Kaduna crises caused by outsiders

Elder statesman, General Zamani Lekwot (retd.), on Thursday said security challenges in Southern Kaduna State was caused by outsiders rather than indigenes of the area.

Why we sent PDP packing in Bayelsa – DSP’s family

Family of late former Bayelsa State Governor, Chief Diepreye Alamieyeseigha, yesterday said it worked assiduously with other stakeholders to end the reign of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state because incumbent Governor Seriake Dickson disappointed the people.

NDDC forensic audit: Niger Delta elders uncover plan to frustrate effort

Elders of the Niger Delta region have raised an alarm over alleged plans by some “unpatriotic” persons within and outside the region to frustrate the effort to Federal Government to sanitise the financial records of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).

Bayelsa guber: APC’s, PDP’s clash disrupts INEC meeting

A stakeholders’ meeting organised on Wednesday by the national leadership of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Bayelsa State ended abruptly, following the outbursts of elders from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Robbery forcing our children into cultism – Anambra elders

Elders of the Isiagu community in the Awka South Local Government Area of Anambra State, on Tuesday, said incessant robberies in the area had made their children to join cults in order to combat the menace.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Bayelsa guber: APC inaugurates campaign council

The All Progressives Congress (APC), Bayelsa State chapter, Tuesday inaugurated its 2019 Governorship Campaign Council ahead of the November 16 election in the state.

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