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President Muhammadu Buhari receives the newly elected Senate President Senator Lawan Ahmed and Deputy Senate President Senator Ovie Omo-Agege at the Residence State House in Abuja. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE.

Senator Omo-Agege: No Nigerian will regret President Buhari’s re-election

The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, on Saturday, said that no voting age of any Nigerian will regret re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term, saying that Mr President was committed to solving myriads of problems confronting the country.
President Buhari at the event

Female politicians fault Buhari’s ministerial list of seven women

The low representation of women in political office in Nigeria is set to continue with the next set of ministers.
The immediate past deputy governor of Gombe State, Mr. Charles Iliya, has surrendered some luxury vehicles in his possession to the committee constituted by the state governor Alhaji Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya, to recover government property improperly disposed by the past administration of Dr. Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo.

Gombe governor appoints new chief of staff

Governor Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya has approved the appointment of Alhaji Abubakar Inuwa Kari as the new Chief of Staff, Government House, Gombe, who is to replace Alhaji Muhammad Kabir Usman Kukandaka.
Governor Udom Emmanuel

Akwa Ibom governor urges NPopC to conduct census devoid of politics

Akwa Ibom State Governor Udom Emmanuel has called on the National Population Commission (NPopC) to separate census exercise from politics so as to gain acceptance from Nigerians.

INEC: We lack power to deregister parties

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it lacked the constitutional power to deregister any of the existing 91 political parties in the country.
Abubakar Tsav

Abubakar Tsav: Nigeria lacks maturity for state police

Alhaji Abubakar Tsav, a retired Commissioner of Police, on Sunday said that Nigeria was not yet civilised and mature for states to operate their own police.
Children at IDP Camp - NAN

Federal government donates food items to 700 IDPs in Borno

The National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons (NCFRMI), has distributed food items to 700 persons displaced by Boko Haram insurgency in Borno.
Women’s Right Advancement and Protection Alternative (WRAPA) has urged the Federal Government to take the protection of human rights at the Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camps seriously, especially as it concerns women.

NCRMI: IDPs want more from President Buhari

The National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons (NCRMI) on Thursday said that IDPs in Kisi, Oyo State, have commended President Muhammadu Buhari for providing them with items worth N10 million.

Governor Ortom receives certificate of return, thanks President Buhari

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue and his deputy, Benson Abounu, on Friday received their Certificates of Return from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Makurdi.

Governor Ortom, deputy, 30 newly elected legislators receive Certificates of Return

Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue; his deputy, Mr Benson Abounu, on Friday received their Certificates of Return from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Makurdi.
Babagana Umara Zulum

Borno governor-elect vows to address root cause of Boko Haram

Professor Babagana Umara Zulum , the Borno state governor-elect on Wednesday said the priority of his administration would be to address the root cause of Boko Haram insurgency.
Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno on has endorsed Prof. Babagana Umara-Zulum, the State’s Commissioner For Reconstruction, Rehabilitation and Resettlement to succeed him.

Borno elections: Addressing root cause of Boko Haram would be priority – governor-elect

The governor-elect of Borno State, Prof. Babagana Umara, on Wednesday said addressing the root cause of Boko Haram would be the priority of his administration.

INEC presents certificate of return to Borno governor-elect, legislators

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Wednesday in Maiduguri, presented Certificate of Return to Borno governor-elect, Babagana Zulum.

Census: NPC begins Area Enumeration Demarcation in Kwara

The National Population Commission (NPC) in Kwara on Thursday commenced another round of Enumeration Area Demarcation (EAD), as part of preparation for the forthcoming census.
Magnus Abe

Senator Abe: No one can handpick a governor for Rivers people

The Senator representing Rivers South-East Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Magnus Ngei Abe, has said that no one can handpick a Governor for Rivers State.

Code of Conduct Bureau advises political office holders to declare assets at end of...

Alhaji Abdullahi Abubakar, Federal Commissioner, Code of Conduct Bureau in charge of North East Zone, has advised political office holders to declare their assets immediately after the end of their tenure.
President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation to extend its exploration to six basins in the country.

South-west Ulamas back President Buhari’s second term bid

Religious leaders from all the states in the South-west region have thrown their weight behind the second term bid of President Muhammadu Buhari.

Federal government donates relief materials to IDPs in Zamfara

The Federal Government has donated relief materials worth millions of naira to Internally Displaced Persons in five Local Government Areas in Zamfara.

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A suspected kidnap lord in Taraba State, Hamisu Wadume, as been re-arrested.

How soldiers aided my escape from police – Taraba kidnap suspect

The alleged kidnap kingpin Hamisu Bala Wadume has said that soldiers aided his escape after he was arrested by the police in Ibi, Taraba State.

Experts: Corruption, conflicts responsible for slow investments in Niger Delta

The poor and slow pace of oil and gas investments in the Niger Delta has been traced to corruption and conflicts in the region.
Alhaji Munir Sanusi, the chief of staff to the Emir of Kano, has confirmed the receipt of the query issued to Emir Muhammad Sanusi II by the Kano state government.

Kano emir cautions mediamen against sensationalism

The Emir of Kano, Malam Muhammadu Sanusi, has cautioned journalists, especially those in the print media, against sensationalising reports “just to make sales”.

My impeachment order, dead on arrival – Kogi deputy governor

The directive was raised as a motion by the Majority Leader of the House, Abdullahi Bello (Ajaokuta, APC), who quoted section of 188 (4) of the 1999 Constitution (as amended) to buttress his point.
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Delta government to rid communities of criminal herdsmen

Delta State government is to set up community vigilantes to protect women going to farms from criminal herdsmen attack.g