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Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe State has affirmed that said the progress of any nation depends on the development of its youth.

Yobe suspends traditional ruler for defiling a 6-year-old boy

Yobe State governor Mai Mala Buni has directed the suspension of the district Head of Fannami Ward, Lawan Mari from Bade Local Government for alleged sodomy with a six year-old-boy.
Deeply worried by the spread of arms among bandits in Zamfara State, Governor Bello Mohammed Matawalle said he was taking the option of instructing the security to invite former governor Abdulaziz Yari to explain the whereabouts of about 1000 AK47, he, the former governor allegedly purchased with the state’s funds in 2013.

Yansakai surrenders 500 weapons to Zamfara governor

The vigilante group known as the Yansakai has surrendered 500 guns to Governor Bello Matawalle as part of efforts to accept the peace process of the state government.
Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has assured industrialists in the state of his administration’s readiness to put an end to the deplorable state of road network affecting manufacturers and other road users in the state.

Labour tasks Ogun government to end minimum wage negotiation in December

Organised Labour has tasked the Ogun State Government to ensure that it commence and wrap up negotiation for the Minimum Wage consequential adjustment before the end of December.
Minister of Youth and Sports Development Mr. Sunday Dare has said that Nigeria is not bereft of ideas for sports development to take place in the country, but the political will and capacity for implementation. He made this assertion at the Imo State Sports Summit organised by the Governor Emeka Ihedioha in Owerri the Imo State capital.

Imo Sports Summit: Time for political will to implement recommendations – minister

Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, has said that Nigeria is not bereft of ideas for sports development to take place in the country, but the political will and capacity for implementation.
Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state on Friday inaugurated a 10-member committee to investigative alleged killing of two persons by men of Nigerian Air Force in Mabera area of Sokoto metropolis.

Appeal Court ruling: Governor Tambuwal’s associates call for peace, collaboration in Sokoto

Associates and friends of the Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, have hailed his victory at the Appeal Court, as a “victory for the ordinary masses of Sokoto who stood by him at the last governorship election in the state, in spite of the stiff opposition.”

Kogi government condemns post election violent clashes, vows to punish perpetrators

The Kogi State government has condemned violent clashes in Ochadamu area of the state in the aftermath of the just concluded governorship election.

Betsy Obaseki warns party against women marginalisation

Wife of Edo state Governor, Mrs. Betsy Obaseki, has warned against neglecting women during the forthcoming governorship elections in the state.
Egyptian Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. Assem Hanafi said the embassy would not deliberately deny any applicant visa, adding that measures are in place to ease the process.

Egypt: Visa is available to genuine Nigerian travellers

Egyptian Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. Assem Hanafi said the embassy would not deliberately deny any applicant visa, adding that measures are in place to ease the process.

Abubakar Malami: Okoi Obono-Obla carried out multiple illegal investigations

Abubakar Malami, the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF), has accused Okoi Obono-Obla, former Chairman of the Special Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property (SPIP), of carrying out multiple illegal investigations while he held the office.
Senator Victor Umeh

Anambra Central: Senator Umeh reacts to Appeal Court ruling

The candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), for the 2019 Anambra Central senatorial election, Victor Umeh, has accepted the decision of the Court of Appeal, affirming the victory of his opponent, Uche Ekwunife, of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has disclosed that the State Government is in the process of acquiring an estimated 32,000 hectares of farmland for rice cultivation in seven states.

Only those doing well should be called ‘Excellency’ – Lagos governor

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State says the appellation, ‘Excellency’, should only be used for executive officers who have performed well.
Rivers State Task Force for the Recovery of Government Properties has advised those illegally occupying Government Quarters to voluntarily vacate or risk being forced out.

Rivers task force moves to recover government’s properties

Rivers State Task Force for the Recovery of Government Properties has advised those illegally occupying Government Quarters to voluntarily vacate or risk being forced out.
Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has commiserated with the family, management and staff of the Nation Newspaper over the death of Mr. Dele Agekamah who passed on Friday night at the age of 60.

Ogun APC passes vote of confidence on governor

The youth wing of the Ogun State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Thursday declared that Governor Dapo Abiodun is “not slow” in his style of governance contrary to the insinuations by many in the state.
President Goodluck Jonathan

Former President Jonathan leads AU election observer mission to Mozambique

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has been nominated by the African Union (AU) to lead the continental body’s Election Observation Mission to Mozambique’s October 15 general elections.

Ondo polytechnic lecturers, management clash over alleged corruption

“Government should carry out investigation into how over N68,000,000.00 of public fund was recently approved by RUGlPO‘s leadership (contrary to the extant law of Ondo State) and used for the alleged purchase of about five cars, most of which are said to be second hand cars.

World Teachers’ Day: Cross River teachers wear black to protest treatment

The Cross River State Chairman of the Nigeria Union of Teachers, Comrade Eyo-Nsa Itam, has called on the state Governor, Prof Ben Ayade, to reinstate the teachers whose names were dropped from the payroll.

Youths urged to support government effort in security building

Senior Special Assistant to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta state, on Security, Mr. Ezekiel Daniel, has enjoined Deltans to see security as a shared responsibility.
Nigerians In Diaspora Organisation - NIDO

[email protected]: Use Diaspora to improve country’s economic well being – NIDOA

Diaspora Nigerians in the Americas running across four countries have urged the federal government to factor in their contributions in the improvement of the economic well being of the country.

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Suspected kidnappers kill three, former APC presidential aspirant escapes

Suspected kidnappers numbering over 20 laid sieges to the Abuja-Abaji Road, weekend, killing four passengers and abducting yet to be determined number of persons

Tony Elumelu: Improve business environment to drive industrialisation

The Founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation and Chairman, Heirs Holdings and United Bank for Africa Group (UBA), Mr. Tony Elumelu, yesterday advised African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Heads of State to improve the business environment in their countries to drive industrialisation and wealth creation in member states.
Nigeria National League outfit Vandrezzer FC have unveiled Brazilian midfielder Alberico Da Silva.

Vandrezzer unveil Brazil midfielder Alberico Da Silva

Alberico Da Silva previously had stints with Nigeria Professional Football League clubs, FC IfeanyiUbah and Akwa United under his compatriot, coach Rafael Everton.

Akwa Ibom youth, undergraduates allege government neglect

Youths and undergraduates of tertiary institutions in Akwa Ibom State have decried the scanty notice the state government gives bursary awards and other requirements that border on the needs and aspirations of youths, while purportedly paying more attention to purchase of expensive vehicles for monarchs, building worship centres and holding Christmas carol.
The World Bank said at the weekend that its lending to China has fallen sharply and will continue to be pared back, after US President Donald Trump demanded it stop altogether.

World Bank reduces lending to China

The World Bank said at the weekend that its lending to China has fallen sharply and will continue to be pared back, after US President Donald Trump demanded it stop altogether.