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After much consultation, human rights crusader, Barr. Natasha Akpoti, has declared to run for Kogi State governorship election slated for November 16. Natasha was candidate of the Social Democratic Party in the last Kogi Central Senatorial election.

Kogi guber: Natasha Akpoti urged to withdraw case against Governor Bello

Mohammed Aliyu, former Chairman, Nigeria Peoples Congress, has appealed to the governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party, Natasha Akpoti, to withdraw her suit against Governor Yahaya Bello of the All Progressives Congress from an Abuja Federal High Court.

IMF advises Nigeria on reducing vulnerabilities, boosting growth

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has advised the federal government to take action on a coherent and coordinated set of policies to urgently reduce vulnerabilities and increase growth over the medium term.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

President Buhari to initiate policies to attract teachers to rural communities

President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration will provide vibrant policies that will provide allowances and initiate annual retention benefits for teachers in order to attract them to rural communities.

Catholic Bishops: Federal appointments lack diversity

The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria has faulted what it describes as “lopsidedness in the appointments into federal positions,” saying that it lacks diversity in its entirety.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Senator Kashamu faction dumps PDP, joins APC in Ogun

No fewer than 1,000 members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from Ogun East Senatorial District, loyal to the Buruji Kashamu faction, on Friday, defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC)
United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF)

UNICEF supports Kano basic education effort

In efforts to ensure every child acquire basic education, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has pledged to collaborate with the Kano State government.

Task of state building most challenging – Abia governor

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has admitted that the task of building the state of dream of the founding fathers is the most challenging and solicited contributions from sons and daughters of the state to lift it to enviable height.
The Nigerian Stock Exchange on Wednesday said it is collaborating with JP Morgan Chase to facilitate in-depth capacity building programme on the derivatives market.

American banking giant JP Morgan partners NSE on derivatives

The Nigerian Stock Exchange on Wednesday said it is collaborating with JP Morgan Chase to facilitate in-depth capacity building programme on the derivatives market.

2023: North has right to lay claim to presidency – Senator Owie

Former Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Roland Owie, Tuesday, said those clamouring for the presidency of Nigeria to remain in the north after President Muhammadu Buhari finishes his tenure by 2023 are right if fairness and equity must be sustained on the rotation of the presidency between the north and south.
President Buhari receives Salah Homage in celebration of Eid El Filtri in State House on 4th June 2019 1

Kwara North urges President Buhari to consider them for ministerial position in future

A group in Kwara North Senatorial District, Edu/Patigi Progressive Association, has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to appoint persons from the district as ministers in future.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Group urges APC to zone governorship seat to Kogi West

A Civil society organization, Citizens for Equity, Fairness and Justice, has asked the national leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to zone the governorship ticket of the party in the forth coming elections in Kogi state to the Western Senatorial district in the spirit of equity, fairness and justice.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

Ohaneze urges President Buhari to give SGF position to Southeast

Ohaneze Ndigbo Youth Council (OYC) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to give the southeast the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF).
Delta State Governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa on Thursday condoled with the Managing Director of ThisDay Newspapers, Mr. Eniola Bello on the loss of his wife, Mrs Helen Olufunke Eniola-Olaitan.

Governor Okowa swears in senior political adviser

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Thursday swore in Chief Funkekeme Solomon as his Senior Political Adviser (SPA), saying the position is not for a ”neophyte”.
Photos- President Buhari participates in Swearing-In Ceremony at the Eagle Square in Abuja on 29th May 2019 2

Inauguration: AU council congratulates President Buhari, advocates enhanced security

The African Union, Economic, Social Cultural Council (AU-ECOSOCC) has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari and his vice, Yemi Osibanjo, for winning a second term in office.

Minister Anwukah: President Buhari will run all-inclusive government

President Mohammadu Buhari will not leave any part of the country behind as he prepares for a second term in office.

Ralph Nwosu: Asiwaju Tinubu, Governor El-Rufai can’t be president in 2023

Chief Ralph Nwosu, National Chairman of the African Democratic Congress (ADC), said on Tuesday that Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State would fail in their quest to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023.
Femi Gbajabiamila

South-west governors, Reps members-elect endorse Femi Gbajabiamila

South-west governors, governors-elect and members-elect of the House of Representatives on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Tuesday night endorsed the aspiration of Majority Leader of the House, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, for the speakership of the ninth House expected to be inaugurated in June.

Group: Governor Akeredolu’s suspension unfair

A pressure group in the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State, The Young Flyers (TYF), has called for the lifting of the suspension placed on the state governor, Arakunrin Rotimi Akeredolu (SAN), by the National Working Committee of the party, describing the action as ill-advised and unfair.

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Ahmed Idris, the Accountant-General of the Federation (AGF)

Federal government, states, local councils share N693.529 billion for September

The Federal Government, 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory and 774 local government areas shared N693.529 billion as of September allocation disbursed by the Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC).

Bayern Munich forward wants Manchester United move

Bayern Munich forward Thomas Muller wants Manchester United as the German offers himself to the Red Devils.

Governor Akeredolu not hospitalised – commissioner

The absence of the Ondo State Governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, from office in the recent time has been generating reactions from various quarters as some were saying the governor had been in the hospital, treating food poisoning.
Nigeria Police

Police exhume another corpse in Benue rice farm

The Police Command in Benue have exhumed an unknown decomposed body in a rice farm in Ukum Local Government Area of the state.

Sunday Mba: I want to play active football again

Nigeria international midfielder Sunday Mba is keen to find a route back into football following an inactive two years.