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Abia APC elders hail President Buhari for developmental strides

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Elders Forum in Abia State has hailed President Muhammadu Buhari for his giant strides in the development of the South-East geopolitical zone and empowerment of the people.
State Governor Aminu Bello Masari urged security agencies and healthcare professionals to ensure compliance with the directive.

Katsina governor inaugurates 21-man committee on market inferno

Gov. Aminu Masari of Katsina State, on Monday inaugurated a 21-man committee to investigate the fire incident that destroyed Katsina Central Market on March 22.
Former President Goodluck Jonathan has thanked Nigerians from different walks of life, who visited him on Friday in his Abuja residence to honour him on the occasion of his 63rd birthday.

Ex-President Jonathan enlists colleagues to mitigate electoral crises in West Africa

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has enlisted the support of other ex-presidents and Prime Ministers in West Africa to mitigate elections-related conflicts to promote peace in the region.
A protestor gestures as he takes part in a demonstration in Durban, South Africa, on May 30, 2019 during a Freedom March for Biafra held worldwide and organised by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to mark the anniversary of the unilateral declaration of independence in 1967 that sparked a brutal 30-month civil war in Nigeria. (Photo AFP)

Group calls for total clampdown on IPOB

Concerned Igbo elders have called on relevant authorities to deal decisively with members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), saying the current level of force being deployed may not be enough to curb their violent excesses.
The Director of Publicity and Advocacy, Dr. Hakeem Baba-Ahmed, in a statement issued Tuesday, said the Forum had been receiving reports since January 31, and has taken the responsible step by drawing the attention of authorities to the dangers.

Northern elders: Nigeria under threat from groups, persons fueling tension

The Northern Elders Forum (NEF) has alleged that some groups are fuelling tension in the country in order to achieve their selfish aims.
President Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday, said the Federal Government would engage the services of members of the National Youth Service Corps to champion the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals 2030 at the grassroots.2

NEYPA: President Buhari should not resign over insecurity

As pressure continues to mount over the recent brutal killing of farmers in Zabamari, Borno State, the North East Youths Progressive Alliance (NEYPA) has said that President Muhammadu Buhari should not resign over the worsening level of insecurity in the country.
Bukola Saraki

Senator Saraki: Nigeria relies on North Central for development

Former Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has stressed that the North Central zone had played a prominent role in the development and togetherness of Nigeria.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest three ‘land grabbers’ over encroachment, destruction of N100 million property

Three out of five suspected land grabbers were said to have been arrested in Oba, Idemili South Local Government Area, Anambra State, by the Inspector General of Police, IGP, Special Monitoring team from Abuja, following alleged encroachment and destruction of property worth #100million at Ugbo land.
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.
President Muhammadu Buhari is back in the country after his private visit to the United Kingdom.

President Buhari: Domestic fuel consumption has reduced by 30 percent since border closure

Two months into closure of Nigeria’s land border to curb smuggling activities, especially rice, President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration is betting on same measure to rekindle the agriculture sector.
The Director General of the International Labour Organization, ILO, Mr. Guy Ryder has commended Nigeria for the labour friendly disposition of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

President Buhari: No date yet to reopen Nigeria’s borders

President Muhammadu Buhari says he has not given any date for the reopening of Nigeria’s land borders.

Police warns NPA pensioners against demonstration

The Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA, Port Police Command, has intervened to restrain a group of the agency’s retirees against embarking on a demonstration without a permit.
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Asari Dokubo demands release of cousins allegedly arrested by military

Ex-Niger Delta warlord, Mujahid Asari Dokubo, has raised alarm over alleged arrest of two of his cousins by the Nigerian Army.
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Governor Ajimobi: Adebayo Adelabu has support of royal fathers, others

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has said that the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, for the state, Chief Adebayo Adelabu, enjoys the support of a wide spectrum of stakeholders across the state.

CAN dissolves Elders’ Forum, faults claims of N40 million gift from Muhammadu Buhari

The National Executive Committee of the Christian Association of Nigeria has dissolved the Nigerian Christian Elders Forum after a panel set up by the committee concluded an investigation into allegations of misconduct against the CAN President, Rev. Samson Ayokunle.

Lagos APC: We have not adopted any guber aspirant

The Lagos State Chapter of All Progressives Congress on Wednesday said it had not adopted any governorship aspirant as its candidate for the 2019 elections.

Lagos APC: We have not adopted any gubernatorial aspirant

The Lagos State Chapter of All Progressives Congress on Wednesday said it had not adopted any governorship aspirant as its candidate for the 2019 elections.

Zamfara workers suspend two months strike

The Zamfara chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, on Monday announced the suspension of its two months strike over non-payment of workers’ promotion arrears, pension and other entitlements.

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Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has listed what Nigeria should do to have access to $12 trillion “dormant funds”.

Ex-President Obasanjo: If Nigeria breaks up, minority groups will be exterminated

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Wednesday described calls for the disintegration of Nigeria as unmindful and insensitive to the plight of the minority groups in the country.
Hotel owners in Abia State under the aegis of Hotel Welfare Association (HWA) and others have lauded the Inspector General of Police, Usman Baba Alkali over his appointment of AIG Etim Eneh Okon to head the Police Zone 9 command, Umuahia.

South-east group hails re-organisation in Nigeria Police Force

The Coalition of South East Youth Leaders has expressed delight over the recent re-organisation in the Nigeria Police Force.
Security operatives in the University of Calabar, UNICAL have arrested two suspected cultists for being in possession of packs of 100mg of tramadol on campus.

UNICAL security apprehends suspected cultists with hard drugs on campus

Security operatives in the University of Calabar, UNICAL, have arrested two suspected cultists for being in possession of packs of 100mg of tramadol on campus.
Wife of Akwa Ibom State’s Governor Udom Emmanuel, Dr. Martha Emmanuel, on Wednesday led over 3,000 women from different walks of life on a solidarity march to protest the gruesome murder of Miss Iniubong Umoren.

Akwa Ibom first lady leads women’s protest on raped, murdered job seeker

Wife of Akwa Ibom State’s Governor Udom Emmanuel, Dr. Martha Emmanuel, on Wednesday led over 3,000 women from different walks of life on a solidarity march to protest the gruesome murder of Miss Iniubong Umoren.
The task of projecting African football onto the global stage has begun following the election of Patrice Motsepe as CAF President by acclamation during the 43rd CAF Congress, which has taken place in Rabat, Morocco.

CAF president launches pan-African inter-school championship with own $10 million

The South African billionaire and president of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Patrice Motsepe, on Tuesday in Abidjan announced that he will personally finance the pan-African inter-school football championship, which will be launched “between 2022 and 2023”, in collaboration with FIFA.

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President Muhammadu Buhari is presiding over a high-level security meeting at the State House over the rising insecurity in the country. In attendance are Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, as well as Secretary to the government of the federation, Boss Mustapha, Ministers, Service Chiefs, acting Inspector-General of Police and Intelligence chiefs.

DHQ: Armed forces remain loyal to President Buhari

Nigeria returned to democratic rule in 1999 after decades of dark despotic military rule. The country’s democracy has, however, be plagued with a number of challenges with many calling for devolution of powers, fiscal federalism, restructuring and even outright secession.
The Federal Government will go the whole distance to put measures in place to address flooding on the Lagos-Ibadan rail line, Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has assured.

FRSC: Development of rail sector will boost economic growth, reduce accidents

The Lagos state sector commander of Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Olusegun Ogungbemide has commended federal government for ongoing development of rail sector, saying, it will reduce damage of roads by heavy duty loaded trucks/petrol tankers and boost economic activities in the country.
Kaduna State chapter of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) says 38 of the 115 aspirants who purchased nomination forms to contest the chairmanship positions of thier various local government areas are not suitable to contest the party’s primaries ahead of the election.

Kaduna council polls: Returning chairmen, 35 aspirants fail APC exams

Kaduna State chapter of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) says 38 of the 115 aspirants who purchased nomination forms to contest the chairmanship positions of thier various local government areas are not suitable to contest the party’s primaries ahead of the election.

Real Madrid boss: Marcelo will be available for Chelsea game despite polling duty

Marcelo will travel to London and be available for Real Madrid in their Champions League semi-final second-leg clash at Chelsea, insists manager Zinedine Zidane.

Cross River workers: We are sad, not celebrating May Day

Forty days after the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Chairman in Cross River State, Comrade Ben Okpebi was abducted by hoodlums to an unknown destination, it was gloomy atmosphere as workers in the state gathered in a rally on May 1 to demand for his release.