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Femi Adesina, spokesman of President Muhammadu Buhari

Governor Wike vindicates Buharists

It came like a bolt out of the blue early this week, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, issued an advertisement, which went in a completely different direction compared to what he had always said of President Muhammadu Buhari.
In 2016 while inspecting ongoing projects in the state, Rivers State Governor, Nyesome Wike said his administration had built over 200 roads and bridges in the state.

Governor Wike confident federal government will refund money spent on federal projects in Rivers

Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, has expressed optimism that he is hopeful that the Federal Government would refund the state resources used to execute federal projects in the state.

Some states, communities frustrating federal government projects – Presidency

The Presidency has faulted some state governments and communities for allegedly frustrating projects of the Federal Government in the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday has said that he is suffering from cold.

President Buhari threatens to relocate projects from states creating impediments

President Muhammadu Buhari has threatened that henceforth the Federal Government might be forced to re-allocate projects elsewhere if any state government or communities create unnecessary impediments in the allocation of land or access to such lands for federal projects.

PDP kicks as President Buhari asks Senate to approve N10 billion for Kogi

The Federal Government on Tuesday sought the approval of the Senate for the issuance of N10.69 billion promissory note for refund on federal projects executed by the Kogi State government.
Nyesom Wike

Governor Wike: Why I congratulated President Buhari

The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, said that he congratulated the President after the tribunal confirmed his election because it was better to offer public congratulations than visit the President at night.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has recalled the 12 suspended Local Government Council Chairmen.

Governor Wike: Rivers remains safe for business, development

Wike described as unfortunate failed attempt by the former state governor, Chibuike Amaechi, to de-market the state on NTA Tuesday live, where he (Amaechi) claimed that the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration could not extend railway to Rivers, due to alleged insecurity.
Nyesom Wike

Governor Wike: Rivers remains safe for business, development

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that the state is safe for productive economic activities for the empowerment of the people.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has called on the Majority Leader of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila to ensure that he serves the entire country, if he eventually emerges the Speaker of the House of Representatives in the next Assembly.

House of Reps speakership: Femi Gbajabiamila consults Governor Wike

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has called on the Majority Leader of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, to ensure that he serves the entire country, if he eventually emerges the Speaker of the House of Representatives in the next Assembly.

Governor Dickson swears in four new commissioners

Seriake Dickson, the Bayelsa State governor, at the weekend swore in four newly appointed commissioners into the State Executive Council (SEC), decrying neglect of the state by the Federal Government.
President Buhari receives in audience Deputy Senate President and South East Governors in State House on 21st Nov 2018-1

Why we met Muhammadu Buhari – South East governors

South East governors, accompanied by Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu met President Muhammadu Buhari at the State House, Abuja yesterday.
Simon Kolawole

The scariest thing about Nigeria

We see different things even when we are looking at the same picture. When CBN asked MTN to return the $8.1 billion dividends it “illegally” repatriated between 2007 and 2015, I was not thinking about MTN or CBN. Rather, my mind was on Econet, the ancestor of Airtel.

Anambra: We’re yet to receive N43 billion debt refund from federal government

The Anambra State Government, on Wednesday, said it was yet to receive the refunds of the N43 billion owed it by the Federal Government for federal projects executed by the state.

Governor Tambuwal: No nation can thrive under ‘inequity and bad governance’

Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, the governor of Sokoto State, on Wednesday dumped the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, for Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, as speculated in the past few weeks.

Roads: Group commend President Buhari, Senator Uba for N37 billion refund to Anambra

President Muhammadu Buhari has been commended for Federal Government’s release of N37.95 billion to Anambra state as refund for the construction of federal roads and other federal projects.
Muhammadu Buhari and Kayode Fayemi

President Buhari says he is being blackmailed over farmers-herdsmen clashes

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that some aggrieved politicians are blackmailing him over the conflicts involving farmers and herdsmen in parts of the country.

Governor Dickson tasks President Buhari on Brass LNG, refinery projects

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State on Tuesday reiterated his call on President Muhammadu Buhari to urgently address the bottlenecks militating against the commencement of work on the Brass Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) and Refinery projects.

FRC inspects 2015/2016 federal projects in South East

The Fiscal Responsibility Commission (FRC) is currently inspecting ongoing federal projects for 2015/2016 fiscal years in some states in the South-East to ensure quality service delivery to the people.

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Member Representing Ajaokuta Federal Constituency, Idirissu Lawal, has called on the Federal Government to take urgent step towards the conduct of a reliable population census in the country for effective planning.

House of Reps task TCN on completion of Kano power projects

The House of Representatives Committee on Power has tasked the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), to ensure completion of two power substation projects in Kano State, within four months.

Health workers in Lagos call for improved welfare packages

Health Workers in Lagos State, under the aegis of Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU), has called on the state government to improve their welfare packages and provide conducive environment to operate.

Two men docked over alleged threat to life

Two men, Afimo Lawrence and Kayode Apata, on Friday, appeared before an Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court over alleged threat to life.
The logo of the Nigerian Stock Exchange is pictured in Lagos, Nigeria, file. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde

NSE: Trading sustains bullish trend, rises 0.45 per cent

Activities on the trading floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) maintained a bullish posture on Friday with the market indicators appreciating further by 0.45 per cent.
4. Chairman, Caretaker Committee of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Mai Mala Buni, on Friday said that President Muhammadu Buhari has endorsed the governorship candidate of the party in the September 19 elections, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu.

Governor Obaseki: President Buhari forced to endorse Pastor Ize-Iyamu

Crusoe Osagie, Special Adviser on Media and Communication Strategy to Edo Governor, Godwin Obaseki, says President Muhammadu Buhari was forced to endorse Osagie Ize-Iyamu as the candidate of the All Progressives Congress in the September 19 Edo State governorship election.