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Official: Electricity returned to Imo secretariat after seven years

The Imo State Government has released the statement below indicating it has ensured the restoration of electricity at its secretariat.
Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello has unveiled an ambitious free health provision initiative christened; GYB door-to-door Free Healthcare Initiative.

Kogi governor unveils free healthcare’ initiative

Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello has unveiled an ambitious free health provision initiative christened; GYB door-to-door Free Healthcare Initiative.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has deployed 1,400 corps members to Gombe State for the 2019 Batch B Stream II orientation course.

Kebbi NYSC permanent camp to accommodate 3,000 Corps, officials

The National Youth Service Corp (NYSC) has disclosed that the permanent orientation camp in Dankingeri, Kebbi state would accommodate 3,000 corp members and officials if ongoing renovation embarked by the State government completed.
President Muhammadu Buhari in his goodwill message to the Esogban by the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, joined members of Edebiri family, friends and well-wishes in celebrating an important and respected son of Bini Kingdom’s rich culture and heritage.

President Buhari: We’ll honour all agreements with China

Nigeria is ready to provide counterpart funding on all agreements reached with China for the provision of infrastructure that directly improves the livelihood of Nigerians, President Muhammadu Buhari said Thursday in Abuja.

Nigerians have accepted insecurity as part of life

It has become obvious to most Nigerians that criminals have overwhelmed the Nigerian security architecture. A number of things happened last week to make this message stronger. Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State met with representatives of the bandits in his state.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Kogi guber: Former commissioner preaches unity among APC members

A former Commissioner for Information and a chieftain of All Progressive Congress (APC), Dr. Tom Ohikere, has called on the governor Alhaji Yahaya Bello and all the stakeholders of the party to ensure that the perceived aggrieved members of the Party are reconciled before the November 16 governorship election.

Niger Delta governors reject NDDC board nominees

Governors of the Niger Delta states have rejected President Muhammadu Buhari’s nominees into the board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).

Protest in Edo over NDDC nomination

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ovia North East local government area has kicked against the nomination of Dr. Pius Odubu and Chief Victor Ekhator in the Board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).
A night raid blamed on Boko Haram has left a dozen villagers dead in southeastern Niger on the frontier with Nigeria, a local official said Saturday.

Boko Haram: We have lost confidence in military – Borno residents

Residents of Borno state have revealed that they have lost confidence in the military over the lingering Boko Haram crisis saying Boko Haram now attacks without any counter measure.
A leading independent newspaper in Nigeria, Daily Trust, has called for nomination of exemplary personalities for the coveted African of the Year 2019.

Daily Trust invites nomination for African of the Year 2019 Award

A leading independent newspaper in Nigeria, Daily Trust, has called for nomination of exemplary personalities for the coveted African of the Year 2019.

Tiv/Jukun crisis: Group urges Taraba governor to suspend traditional rulers of affected areas

The Taraba State Youth Forum for Good Governance and Accountability (TSYFGGA) has urged Gov. Darius Ishaku of Taraba to suspend all traditional rulers whose communities are engulfed in communal crisis in the state.
Benedict Ayade

Governor Ayade inaugurates taskforce to strengthen state loans, deep seaport, super-highway projects

The Cross River State Governor, Professor Ben Ayade, has today the 31st day of July, 2019 inaugurated the Task Force Committee on Loans Review, with a mandate to review all loans taken by the State and those indebted to the State.
Pauline Tallen

Pauline Tallen: I won’t disappoint Nigerians, President Buhari

Former Deputy Governor of Plateau State, Dame Pauline Tallen, has vowed not to disappoint Nigeria and President Muhammadu Buhari in the discharge of her ministerial duties.
Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has approved the reappointment of Mr. Abba Anwar as his Chief Press secretary.

Ruga: Governor Ganduje, Kano Igbos reject call for relocation of Fulani from South

Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje alongside Igbo leaders from Kano has rejected calls from some notable Northern political leaders that all Fulani herdsmen living in the Southern part of the country should relocate to the North the idea, describing it as divisive and retrogressive.
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

NNPC to supply 10 percent of India’s crude oil

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has expressed its readiness to continue to supply 10 per cent of India’s crude oil demand in the face of competing demand for the product from other countries.
President Buhari receives in courtesy visit Leaders of Afenifere in State House on 25th June 2019 5

Afenifere demands free education, security, jobs, others

Yoruba leaders on Tuesday renewed their call for true federalism as the recipe for peace and progress in Nigeria.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Governor Umahi asks former commissioners, others to return vehicles, properties

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State on Wednesday directed his former commissioners and other political appointees to return all government vehicles and properties in their custody.
Babagana Umara Zulum

Reps speakership: Borno’s support for Femi Gbajabiamila a done deal – Governor Zulum

Governor of Borno State, Babagana Zulum, has declared that the state’s support to Femi Gbajabiamila’s aspiration to be the next Speaker of a House of Representatives was a long concluded deal. The governor stated this...

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Group asks court to order President Buhari to appoint NDDC chairman from Delta

A Non-Governmental Organisation, Community Watch of Nigeria (CWN), has prayed a Federal High Court for an order restraining Federal Government from appointing any other person representing any state of the Niger-Delta other than from Delta as Chairman of Governing Board of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).
President Muhammadu Buhari in his goodwill message to the Esogban by the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, joined members of Edebiri family, friends and well-wishes in celebrating an important and respected son of Bini Kingdom’s rich culture and heritage.

Stop grumbling over President Buhari’s certificate, prepare for 2023 – ARDI tells Igbo

The Executive Secretary, Anti-Corruption and Research-Based Data Initiative (ARDI), Chief Dennis Aghanya, has said that rather than focusing on the certificate of President Muhammadu Buhari, the Igbo should strategise ahead of the 2023 presidency.

Climate change: Stakeholders commend Nigeria’s efforts

Stakeholders in the environment sector have commended Nigeria’s implementation of its Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) in terms of mitigation and adaptation of climate change.

Visiting family friend ‘drugs, rapes’ teenager

The police in Lagos have arrested a 34-year-old man Innocent Ifunayachi for allegedly drugging and raping a teenage daughter of his host.