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Governor Yahaya Bello declares for second term

The Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, on Wednesday declared interest to contest the gubernatorial seat for a second term.

Chidi Okenwa: Christian Chukwu is stable, sound

Nigeria legend Christian Chukwuemeka Chukwu is in good health and of sound spirit, says Chairman of the Enugu State Football Association and Member of the NFF Executive Committee, Chidi Ofo Okenwa.
Nigeria’s Super Eagles have been financially rewarded for their victories against Seychelles in last Friday’s Africa Cup of Nations and the international friendly against Egypt which they won by a lone goal at the Stephen Keshi Stadium in Asaba on Tuesday.

Super Eagles get N21.6 million for Seychelles, Egypt victories from Governor Okowa

Nigeria’s Super Eagles have been financially rewarded for their victories against Seychelles in last Friday’s Africa Cup of Nations and the international friendly against Egypt which they won by a lone goal at the Stephen Keshi Stadium in Asaba on Tuesday.

Elections: Governor Lalong declares Friday public holiday in Plateau

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State has declared Friday, March 8, a public holiday in the state ahead of Saturday’s governorship and State House of Assembly elections.

Group drags Bauchi PDP candidate to court for alleged defamation

A Bauchi based Fulani Socio-Cultural group, Fulbe Network Initiative, has instituted a direct criminal complaint against the PDP candidate for Toro federal constituency, Shehu Buba Umar.

New Year: Governor Okorocha warns Imo electorate against electing criminals

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has urged religious and traditional leaders to shun partisan politics and avoid actions and utterances that could give the impression that they are involved in politics.
Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has said that the Senate on resumption of plenary will further probe the NNPC on diversion of dividends from the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG).

Offa Robbery: Your prosecution is inevitable – Police tell Bukola Saraki

The Nigeria Police Force has pointedly told Senate President Bukola Saraki not to entertain any sense of relief over the death of Michael Adikwu, a major suspect arrested in connection with the deadly multiple robberies in Offa last April.
Lagos Akinwunmi Ambode

Akinwunmi Ambode: Only leaders with integrity can drive Nigeria’s economic growth

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State, on Wednesday, said if Nigeria must develop and have sizable improvement in the nation’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP), people of good conscience and high integrity must be at the drivers’ seat in all spheres of the economy.

Kano Assembly panel summons Abdullahi Ganduje over alleged bribery scandal

As the bribery scandal involving Kano State Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje lingers, the seven-man panel, probing the allegations, has summoned him to appear before it tomorrow (Friday).
Kayode Fayemi

Kayode Fayemi urged to revive sports in Ekiti

The Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), Ekiti state chapter on Thursday urged Gov. Kayode Fayemi to transform and revive sports in the state.

2019: Jonah Jang begs Atiku Abubakar to prioritise security of Middle Belt

Former Governor of Plateau State and senator representing Plateau North, Dr. Jonah David Jang, has urged former Vice President and PDP presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, to prioritise the security and welfare of the Middle Belt whose citizens are being killed and displaced after making tremendous sacrifice for the unity of Nigeria if he becomes President.

Joseph Waku: I’m following my conscience to queue behind Samuel Ortom

A Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Benue State, Sen. Joseph Waku, has queued behind Governor Samuel Ortom, insisting that he is the best man to govern Benue again come 2019.

Simply address me as “SGF” – Boss Mustapha

The new Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, has said that the public should address him simply as “The SGF” and not add any other appellations.

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Time releases list of 100 most influential people of 2019

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Policemen jailed over civil defence official’s death

Nigeria Police Thursday arraigned two dismissed personnel Idoko Sunday and Katdel Dabit in court for complicity in the unfortunate death of an officer of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Ogar Jumbo.
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Pinterest prices IPO at $19 to begin trading Thursday

Pinterest on Wednesday announced it would price its initial public offering at $19 a share to begin trading on Wall Street the following day.
Indonesia Joko Widodo

As Indonesia president heads for poll win, police warn on security

Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Thursday appeared on course for a second term, based on unofficial vote counts and in spite of the objections of his rival, state news agency reported.

Easter: Price of food items relatively stable in Lagos

Few days to Easter celebration, prices of tomatoes, pepper and rice have remained stable in most markets in Lagos, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.