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FILE PHOTO - Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala poses outside a Nigerian diplomatic residence in Chambesy, near Geneva, Switzerland, September 29, 2020. REUTERS-Emma Farge-File Photo

WTO: Senator Orji congratulates Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

Former governor of Abia State and Senator representing Abia Central Senatorial District at the National Assembly, Senator Theodore Orji, has congratulated Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, on her emergence as Director General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO).
The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee, Governor Mai Mala Buni has said the actions or inactions of the committee at this critical stage of the nation’s political life would determine the party’s chances of retaining power at the centre in 2023.

APC: Ongoing membership registration exercise strategic, constitutional

The chairman of the Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Yobe state Governor, Mai Mala Buni, has described the ongoing membership registration and revalidation exercise as a constitutional provision and a strategic measure taken by the committee to give existing and new members a sense of belonging.
The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

Ekiti government to partner IVLP alumni association

The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi has expressed his administration’s readiness to partner with the International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) Alumni Association in improving the quality of lives of Nigerians by impacting positive change in young students through its mentoring programs.
Air Vice Marshal Isiaka Oladayo Amao

Osun governor congratulates new NAF chief, others

Governor Gboyega Oyetola of the State of Osun has congratulated Air-Vice Marshal Isiaka Oladayo Amao, on his appointment as the new Chief of Air Staff by President Muhammadu Buhari.
The Economic And Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has said it was ready for fresh and immediate re-trial of the former governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu.

Senator Kalu hails Bisi Akande at 82

Former Governor of Abia State and Chief Whip of the Senate, Dr. Orji Kalu, has described former Interim National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Chief Bisi Akande, as a patriotic statesman and rare gem, who is passionate about a united and prosperous Nigeria.
Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi state has said that certain politicians are frustrating the war against insecurity by President Muhammadu Buhari.

PGF: Nigerians must work together to resolve security challenges

Governors of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, have called on all Nigerians, irrespective of their political and religious leanings to unite and work together to resolve the nation’s security challenges.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

APC governors felicitate with Governor Bagudu, rally Nigerians against insecurity

The All Progressives Congress (APC) governors under the auspices of APC Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) has celebrated their chairman and governor of Kebbi state, Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, on his 59th birthday.
President Muhammadu Buhari addressing the abducted students in Katsina, December 18th, 2020. Bayo Omoboriowo

President Buhari’s Christmas message to Nigerians — full text

I felicitate with our Christian brothers and sisters in particular and all Nigerians in general on this joyous occasion of Christmas 2020, commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ.
The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, has said that more private and public sector collaboration will be encouraged as Nigeria steps up effort to realise its target of boosting domestic gas utilisation.

Governor Diri extols Timipre Sylva’s contribution to Bayelsa’s development

A former governor of Bayelsa and now Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, has been extolled for his immense contributions to the development of Bayelsa.
Adegboyega Oyetola

Old students associations laud Osun governor for education reforms

Stakeholders in the education sector have commended the Governor of Osun State, Adegboyega Oyetola, for revamping the state’s education sector through the review of the former education policies of the State, describing his intervention as one that has revolutionised the sector.
Former United Nations, UN, Secretary-General, Ban Ki-Moon, has described the appointment of Prof Ibrahim Gambari as Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari as a great asset to Nigeria and Africa ”in a broader sense.”

Governor Abiodun congratulations Ambassador Gambari at 76

Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, on Tuesday sent a congratulatory message to the Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, on his 76th birthday.
Former President Goodluck Jonathan has thanked Nigerians from different walks of life, who visited him on Friday in his Abuja residence to honour him on the occasion of his 63rd birthday.

Ex-President Jonathan thanks governors, others on his birthday

The guests, which included his former aides as well as serving and former Governors from both the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), prayed for him and thanked him for the good things he has continued to do to promote peace and the image of the country since leaving office.
Kola Ologbondiyan

2023: PDP cautions Nigerians to beware of APC

The Peoples Democratic Party has cautioned Nigerians against falling for the ruling All Progressives Congress in the 2023 presidential election.
Kola Ologbondiyan

APC governors’ visit to ex-President Jonathan shows Nigeria is better off with PDP – party...

National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Kola Ologbondiyan, has said Saturday’s visit by governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC, to former President Goodluck Jonathan has further affirmed that Nigeria, as a nation, is better under its government.
Isu said the agency had earlier distributed food items meant for the 2019 flood victims, which was initially kept at its warehouse, following the approval of Gov. Douye Diri two weeks ago.

Bayelsa governor redeems cash reward offer to athletes, sports administrators

Governor Douye Diri of Bayelsa has ordered the release of the balance of cash reward pledged to athletes and sports administrators that participated in the last National Sports Festival in Abuja, a statement issued to newsmen on Friday, by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor on Media, Mr Daniel Alabrah, has said.
President Goodluck Jonathan

Governors, ex-ministers, others visit ex-President Jonathan on 63rd birthday

Nigerians from different walks of life visited former President Goodluck Jonathan on Friday in his Abuja residence to honour him on the occasion of his 63rd birthday.

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Southwest PDP: Prince Oyinlola lacks moral preserve to be a peacemaker

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the South-West has said a former Governor of Osun State, Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola, has no moral preserve to be a peacemaker on the political feud between former governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose and the Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde.
Emmanuel Dennis has insisted he can do more on loan at Bundesliga side FC Cologne from Belgian champions Club Brugge.

Markus Gisdol: Emmanuel Dennis will come good at Cologne

The Nigeria international has failed to register a goal in five league appearances and was substituted at half-time during last weekend’s 5-1 away defeat to champions Bayern Munich.

Court adjourns Ondo chief judge’s suit against governor, others

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday, adjourned a suit filed by the Ondo State Chief Judge, Justice Oluwatoyin Akeredolu against the state governor and five others over a viral video made by a citizen of the state, Olupelumi Fagboyegun.
The Federal Government has delivered food items to victims of Shasha Market crisis and also inaugurated Special Cash Grant to 5,280 rural women in Oyo.

Nigerian government sends relief items to victims of Shasha market crisis

The Federal Government has delivered food items to victims of Shasha Market crisis and also inaugurated Special Cash Grant to 5,280 rural women in Oyo.
President Muhammadu Buhari has decorated the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Lucky Irabor, with his new rank of four-star General, and the three service chiefs as three-star Generals. Others decorated on Friday by President Buhari at the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa, Abuja were Lieutenant-General Ibrahim Attahiru, Chief of Army Staff; Vice Admiral Awwal Zubairu, Chief of Naval Staff; and Air Marshal Ishiaka Oladayo Amoo, Chief of Air Staff.

President Buhari decorates CDS, service chiefs with new ranks

President Muhammadu Buhari has decorated the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Lucky Irabor, with his new rank of four-star General, and the three service chiefs as three-star Generals.

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Tottenham Hotspur manager Jose Mourinho refused to offer a definite comment on the VAR decision that saw Josh Maja’s goal disallowed in Thursday night’s Premier League clash at the Craven Cottage.

Jose Mourinho reacts to Josh Maja’s disallowed goal vs Spurs

Tottenham Hotspur manager Jose Mourinho refused to offer a definite comment on the VAR decision that saw Josh Maja’s goal disallowed in Thursday night’s Premier League clash at the Craven Cottage.
Mr Bank-Anthony Okoroafor, an energy expert, has commended the Federal Government on plans to make available 600,000 gas cylinders in the country as part of effort to drive Liquified Natural Gas (LPG) penetration.

Nigerian government to launch new pricing framework for gas operations

The chairman of National Gas Expansion Programme (NGEP), Mohammed Ibrahim, says the federal government will launch a new pricing framework to regulate operations in the gas sector.
Bordeaux manager Jean-Louis Gasset has explained his reason for handing Samuel Kalu a starting berth in the the club’s 1-0 away win against Stade Rennes on Friday.

Samuel Kalu scores, John Boye bags assist as Metz secure victory over Bordeaux

Samuel Kalu found the back of the net while John Boye provided an assist as Metz secured a 2-1 victory over Bordeaux in Saturday’s Ligue 1 game.

Nigerian government urged to build new refineries

The Chief Executive Officer of SAF Petroleum, Chief Safiriyu Kazeem, has urged the federal government to build new refineries for the economic growth of the country.
Some 300 marines standing at attention aboard the USS Winston Churchill were greeted by a Sudanese military band in Port Sudan, a strategically important city on the Red Sea that serves as Sudan’s main port.

U.S. destroyer docks in Sudan for the first time in decades

A U.S. naval destroyer docked on Sudan’s Red Sea coast on Monday in the latest sign of thawing relations with the United States, a day after a visit by a Russian frigate.