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The Oyo State chapter of Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) says Governor Seyi Makinde disappointed himself for failing to fulfil the promises made to the party few days to the 2019 gubernatorial election.

Oyo governor: We can’t solve insecurity challenges with criminality

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State declared on Monday that his government would not try to solve the insecurity challenges in his state by backing those bent on taking laws into their hands or carrying out jungle justice against perceived wrongdoers.

Former lawmaker tasks APGA on unity to win Anambra governorship election

Hon. Ibezi Ifeanyichukwu, who represented Idemili North and Idemili South Federal Constituency at the House of Representatives, has called on party faithful and stakeholders of All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) in his constituency to unite if they must win the forthcoming Governorship election in Anambra State.

PDP: Zoning not subject of discourse yet

Ahead of the 2023 polls, National Secretary of the main opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Senator Umar Ibrahim Tsauri, has insisted that the issue of zoning formula is not a subject of discourse yet on the table of the party.
Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has felicitated with Nigerians on the occasion of Christmas celebration and urged everyone to adhere strictly to COVID-19 protocols.

Sokot governor dissolves local council caretaker committees

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto, on Friday, dissolved the caretaker committees of all the 23 local government councils in the state.
The PDP and its candidate, Babatunde Gbadamosi, are urging the court to disqualify the APC candidate, Tokunbo Abiru, over his alleged possession of two voter cards.

Lagos senator promises endowment fund for the needy

Sen. Adetokunbo Abiru, (APC-Lagos East) has promised to inaugurate an endowment fund for indigent but brilliant students, the aged, the youth and the vulnerable, including persons with special needs in his constituency in the first quarter of 2021.

Senator Anyim: South-East has least voters’ turnout during elections

Former Senate President, Anyim Pius Anyim, has said the South-East geopolitical zone is the region with the least voters’ turnout during elections, which he said must change for the region to produce a President in 2023.
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CAN: Nigeria almost becoming a failed nation

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has condemned the abduction of 333 students of Government Secondary School, Kankara, Katsina State.
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Kankara abduction: CAN calls for protection of schools

The Christian Association of Nigeria has called for the closure of boarding facilities in all private and government schools in the Northern part of the country.

Lagos Water Corporation workers protest

Workers of the Lagos State Water Corporation are protesting at their Ijora head office over poor infrastructure, unpaid salary and failure by the government to honor its promises.
Director of Public Affairs, Supt Sheilla Kessie Abayie-Buckman, in a signed statement on Wednesday condemned the disturbances noting that the various incidents could have been avoided.

Ghana election: 5 dead, 19 injured in various electoral disturbances – Police

The Ghana Police Service (GPS) has revealed that a total of 21 electoral disturbances were recorded nationwide in the just-ended polls.
Winner of Saturday’s Lagos East Senatorial bye-election, Mr Tokunbo Abiru, has described his victory as proof of public trust in his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos.

Lagos bye-election: My victory a proof of public trust in APC – Senator-elect Abiru

Winner of Saturday’s Lagos East Senatorial bye-election, Mr Tokunbo Abiru, has described his victory as proof of public trust in his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos.
The PDP and its candidate, Babatunde Gbadamosi, are urging the court to disqualify the APC candidate, Tokunbo Abiru, over his alleged possession of two voter cards.

Lagos bye-election: I’ll live up to your expectations – Senator-elect Abiru

The Senator-elect for Lagos East Senatorial District on the platform of All Progressives Congress, APC, in the just-concluded bye-election, Mr Adetokunbo Abiru, has reaffirmed his commitment not to betray the trust reposed in him with the promise to live up to people’s expectations.

APC sets agenda for reappointed INEC chairman, tasks him on fairness

Following the Senate’s clearance of reappointed Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, the ruling All Progressives Congress APC has set an agenda for the chief electoral umpire, urging him to be unbiased and apolitical.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has listed what Nigeria should do to have access to $12 trillion “dormant funds”.

Ex-President Obasanjo cautions Ghana’s political parties ahead of general election

Nigeria’s former president, Olusegun Obasanjo, has written to Ghana’s major political parties, soliciting for a peaceful conduct of its December 7 general elections.
The three months moratorium on loans to Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) granted by Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu is a reprieve of about N410 million, it was learnt yesterday.

Lagos governor urges residents to encourage council chairmen to do more projects

Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has urged residents of the state to encourage their council chairmen to execute more development projects within their communities.

Benin monarch announces birth of daughter

The Oba of Benin, Ewuare II, and his wife, Queen Owamagbe, on Monday, announced the birth of their princess one month after.
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Peter Obi: Why I did Awgbu roads

Former Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, has revealed what prompted him to undertake massive construction of roads, bridges and many other projects in Awgbu and all the towns in the state.
Before polls opened on Tuesday, over 100 million Americans had already cast their ballot in-person or by mail as the election day marks the deadline for votes to be cast, according to the U.S. Elections Project at the University of Florida.

US election: Americans vote to choose between Donald Trump, Joe Biden

Amidst raging coronavirus pandemic, American citizens headed to the polls on Tuesday to decide who will pilot the affairs of the world’s largest economy for another four years.

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The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, on Tuesday said that 1,590 suspects have been arrested across the country in respect of the #EndSars protest which turned violent after it was hijacked by hoodlums.

IGP: Many #EndSARS protesters want to join police force

“If you put Nigerian police officers side by side with even police officers from advanced countries, give them the same logistics, you will see Nigeria police officers performing better than those that are coming from the so-called advanced countries,” he said.
Sen. Rand Paul, Kentucky Republican., speaks during the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee hearing on Threats to the Homeland, on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., September 24, 2020. Tom Williams-Pool via REUTERS-File Photo

Donald Trump impeachment trial faces challenge from Republican senator

The Senate impeachment trial of Donald Trump on a charge of inciting the deadly Capitol siege could draw its first challenge on Tuesday, with a Republican senator arguing that trying a former president would violate the U.S. Constitution.
Residents, government troops flee as armed group overran a town in Nigeria’s Borno state in attack claimed by ISIL.

Troops arrest suspect involved in Kaduna attacks – official

Troops of `Operation Thunder Strike’ have arrested a suspect in connection with the deadly attack in Zangon Kataf Local Government Area (LGA) of Kaduna State in December, 2020.
The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) says it has over 700,000 National e-ID cards yet to be collected by Nigerians from its offices nationwide.

NIMC: Any NIN issued in Kwara before 2012 is invalid

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) says that any National Identification Card or National Identity Number (NIN) issued in Kwara before 2012 is not valid.

President Buhari appoints new service chiefs

A statement issued on Tuesday by the President’s Media Adviser, Femi Adesina, said the new Service Chiefs are: Major-General Leo Irabor, Chief of Defence Staff; Major-General I. Attahiru, Chief of Army Staff; Rear Admiral A.Z Gambo, Chief of Naval Staff; and Air-Vice Marshal I.O Amao, Chief of Air Staff.