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As part of its efforts to find solution to the Apapa gridlock problems, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with APM Capital to extend the use of barges to evacuate containers from the ports beyond Ikorodu to Epe.

NPA moves to solve Apapa gridlocks

As part of its efforts to find solution to the Apapa gridlock problems, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with APM Capital to extend the use of barges to evacuate containers from the ports beyond Ikorodu to Epe.

Governor Shettima confirms President Buhari’s choice for Senate Presidency

Gov. Kashim Shettima of Borno State on Monday confirmed that Senator Ahmad Lawan is President Muhammadu Buhari’s choice for the position of Senate President in the 9th Assembly.
Ahmed Idris Wase

APC Middle Belt group backs Idris Wase’s speakership bid

The campaign by Hon. Ahmed Idris Wase, to become the Speaker of the House of Representatives, has thickened as the All Progressives Congress (APC) Middle Belt caucus has rallied behind him.

Senate presidency: Borno elders make case for Senator Ndume

Leaders and Elders from Borno state under the auspices of Borno Concerned Citizen have charged the incoming members of the 9th Senate to consider the experience and ranking of Senator Ali Ndume, and elect him as the next Senate President.

Nigerian Army spokesman Sani Usman retires from service

Brig.-Gen. Sani Usman, the Director of Army Public Relations, has announced his voluntary retirement from the Nigerian Army.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has listed what Nigeria should do to have access to $12 trillion “dormant funds”.

Ex-President Obasanjo: No VP acted in presidential capacity more than Atiku Abubakar

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said no Nigerian vice president acted in the stead of his principal as much as former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar.
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode (right), with the new Head of Service, Mr. Hakeem Muri-Okunola (middle) and Asiwaju Bola Tinubu (left) during the swearing-in ceremony of the new Head of Service at the Lagos House, Alausa, Ikeja, on Monday.

Akinwunmi Ambode urges new Head of Service to inject fresh ideas, vibrancy into civil...

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, on Monday swore in Mr. Hakeem Muri-Okunola as the 21st Head of Service (HOS) of the State, with a charge on him to inject fresh ideas, vibrancy and new energy that will take the public service to new heights and make Lagos a globally recognized City-State with a commitment to efficiency, effectiveness, innovation and creativity in service delivery.
Christopher Adebayo Alao-Akala

Adebayo Alao-Akala: Why I’m contesting to return as Oyo governor

The immediate past governor of Oyo State, who is contesting 2019 governorship under the platform of the Action Democratic Party, ADP, Otunba Adebayo Alao-Akala, said he is motivated to want to rule Nigeria again because of the policies of the Oyo State All Progressives Congress, APC, led administration under the governorship of Senator Abiola Ajimobi which he described as ‘anti-people.’
Christopher Adebayo Alao-Akala

Adebayo Alao-Akala: INEC officials conniving with APC to alter voter register

Otunba Adebayo Alao-Akala, a former governor of Oyo State and governorship candidate of the Action Democratic Party (ADP), on Tuesday alleged that “some bad elements” within the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) were conniving with the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to rig next year’s election in the state.

Uche Secondus: More Nigerians Killed under APC’s watch than civil war

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, yesterday carpeted the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led federal government’s security records, saying under its watch, more Nigerians had been killed than during the Civil War that ended in 1970.

Victor Ikpeba: We can only reduce not eradicate racism

Former international Victor Ikpeba has declared that the problem of racism in football can only be reduced but cannot be eradicated.

CUPP raises alarm over alleged plot to derail 2019 polls

The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP), an umbrella body of over 45 opposition parties, disclosed on Wednesday that it had uncovered a plot by President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) to subvert the 2019 polls.
Bola Tinubu, former Lagos state governor and All Progressives Congress (APC) leader, speaks at a party meeting in Abuja Febuary 17, 2015. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde

Bola Tinubu: Don’t take Nigeria back to Egypt

Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has advised Nigerians not to allow the nation return to the path of destruction on which he said the put it for 16 years.
Matthew Hedges was pardoned and deported to the UK after he was sentenced to life in prison for spying in the UAE [AFP]

Matthew Hedges: UAE coerced me to give false confession

UK academic Matthew Hedges has accused investigators from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) of subjecting him to psychological torture, and forcing him to give a false confession that he is an agent of the British spy agency, MI6.

2019: Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu, South East unions endorse Atiku Abubakar/Peter Obi ticket

Chairman of Atiku Presidential Nomination Council and member, Board of Trustees of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu, has endorsed the Atiku Abubakar/Peter Obi ticket for the forthcoming presidential election.
President Goodluck Jonathan

Goodluck Jonathan begs South-East leaders to accept Peter Obi as Atiku Abubakar’s running mate

Former president, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, has appealed to leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the South-East zone, to support the party’s presidential candidate Alhaji Atiku Abubakar in his choice of Peter Obi as his running mate.
Presidential flag bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party and former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar on Thursday met in Abeokuta with former president Olusegun Obasanjo, David Oyedepo, others.

2019: Olusegun Obasanjo endorses Atiku Abubakar for president

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has endorsed his former deputy, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, who is the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, for President.

2019: Hamza Al-Mustapha emerges PPN presidential candidate

Major Hamza Al-Mustapha, former Chief Security Officer (CSO) to late Head of State, General Sani Abacha, on Sunday, emerged the presidential candidate of Peoples Party of Nigeria (PPN).

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A group photograph with Kano State governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, his deputy Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna, Speaker state assembly Rurum and the newly appointed emirs from left Sarkin Rano, Alhaji Tafida Abubakar Ila; Sarkin Bichi, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero; from right Sarkin Gaya – Alhaji Ibrahim Abdulkadir Gaya and Sarkin Karaye, Dr. Alhaji Ibrahim ll. After the official installation of four new emirs by Kano State governor on Saturday at indoor stadium at Sani Abacha. Photo Sani Maikatanga

Group calls for scrapping of new emirates in Kano

A group under the aegis of the Renaissance Coalition in collaboration with Civil society organisations (CSOs), and other stakeholders in Kano have called for the scrapping of the newly created emirates in the state.
The rain storm in Lagos on Monday resulted in many residents and motorists counting their losses as it caused traffic gridlock and wreaked havoc in many areas, damaging communication masts, electric poles and other infrastructure.

Downpour causes traffic gridlock in Lagos

The rain storm in Lagos on Monday resulted in many residents and motorists counting their losses as it caused traffic gridlock and wreaked havoc in many areas, damaging communication masts, electric poles and other infrastructure.
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

Federal government declares May 29, June 12 public holidays

The Federal Government has declared May 29 and June 12 as public holidays to mark the transition to a new government and Democracy Day respectively.

Sanitation: Taraba government bans use of polythene bags

Gov. Darius Ishaku of Taraba on Monday banned the use of polythene and plastic bags in the state to boost clean environment.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Governor Obaseki: We’ll ensure investors in plantations in Edo preserve forest belt

Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has said that the state will ensure its forest belt is preserved as more investors in oil palm, cocoa, rubber plantations set up shop in the state, noting that state will collaborate with relevant stakeholders in the sector on a reforestation programme.