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The caucus, in a statement by its Leader, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu, called on President Buhari to without further delay, inaugurate a governing board for the NDDC as required by the Act establishing the commission.

Isa Pantami: House minority leader’s motion properly presented – caucus

The Minority Caucus in the House of Representatives has insisted that the motion by the Minority Leader, Hon Ndudi Elumelu, calling for the resignation or dismissal of the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami, was indeed properly presented on the floor of the House.
House of Representatives has elected to set a limit and timeframe for any person appointed as the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on acting capacity.

House of Reps to investigate abandoned projects in Nigeria

The House of Representatives has vowed to track all abandoned projects in the country to ensure their completion.
House of Representatives has elected to set a limit and timeframe for any person appointed as the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on acting capacity.

House of Reps decries growing number of abandoned projects nationwide

House of Representatives on Wednesday said that the number of abandoned projects in the country was becoming alarming, saying it was inimical to growth and development.
The Member, representing Ado/Okpokwu/Ogbadibo Federal Constituency, Benue State, in the House of Representatives, Dr Francis Ottah Agbo, has called on the Federal and state governments, to immediately set up Price Control Units to check ‘crazy’ hikes in prices of goods and services as Nigeria take giant steps to curb the spread of COVID-19.

Benue Reps member calls for price control of goods, services

The Member, representing Ado/Okpokwu/Ogbadibo Federal Constituency, Benue State, in the House of Representatives, Dr Francis Ottah Agbo, has called on the Federal and state governments, to immediately set up Price Control Units to check ‘crazy’ hikes in prices of goods and services as Nigeria take giant steps to curb the spread of COVID-19.

Bayelsa governor appoints new spokesperson

A new chief press secretary to the Governor of Bayelsa State, Henry Seriake Dickson, has been appointed.
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Elections: APC, PDP, seven other parties to constitute 9th House of Reps

Going by the official list of members-elect for the 9th House of Representatives assembly, a total of nine political parties will have representatives in the chamber.

Benue: Abba Moro, Mimi Adzape-Orubibi, others win primaries

Immediate past Minister of Interior, Comrade Abba Moro, has won the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) senatorial primaries for Benue South Senatorial District.
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Ex-Governor Shekarau: Multiple aspirants won’t cause implosion in PDP

A former minister of education and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential aspirant, Ibrahim Shekarau, on Sunday said the multiple number of presidential aspirants vying for the PDP ticket in the 2019 presidential election would not lead to the party’s implosion.

2019: Governor Dickson calls for violent-free PDP primaries

Ahead the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) primary elections, Governor Henry Seriake Dickson, has appealed for a violent-free exercise in the state.

Uche Secondus: Seriake Dickson is best Nigerian governor

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, has over the weekend described Governor Seriake Dickson as the best governor in Nigeria.
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President Buhari calls Governor Dickson from London over mother’s death

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday called the Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, over the death of his mother, Madam GoldCoast Dickson.

Governor Dickson’s mum passes on in Texas

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has announced the death of his mother, Mrs. Gold Coast Dickson.

Governor Lamido commends Governor Dickson for promoting Ijaw culture

The Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, has been commended for promoting the culture and traditions of the Ijaw people, as well as for being a true ambassador of his people. .

PDP convention: Governor Dickson thanks Taoheed Adedoja for withdrawing case

The governor in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Francis Ottah Agbo, said Dickson made the remarks when Adedoja visited him in Abuja to thank him for his reconciliation efforts in the PDP.

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.

Governor Dickson: Resist agents of destabilisation in Bayelsa

Governor Henry Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has called on leaders, women and youths in the state to resist those whose stock in trade is to misinform, foment trouble and take the state backwards for selfish reasons.

Bayelsa government decries decline in federal allocation to states

Bayelsa State government on Tuesday, justified its position on the implementation of the current public service reforms, in view of declining revenues from the federation account.

Governor Dickson: I’m working hard to make Bayelsa safe

Governor Henry Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has said his administration was working very hard to make the state Houston of Nigeria and Africa as a whole.

Governor Dickson: Bayelsa safe, peaceful, ready for business

The Governor of Bayelsa State, Henry Seriake Dickson, has said his administration is working very hard to make Bayelsa, the Houston of Nigeria and Africa as a whole.

Governor Dickson: Why APC can’t be entrusted with Bayelsa people’s mandate

Governor of Bayelsa State, Seriake Dickson, on Tuesday has once more said the All Progressives Congress (APC) cannot win elections in Bayelsa State.

Governor Dickson: Killings by herdsmen symptomatic of a failed state

Bayelsa State Governor, the Honourable Henry Seriake Dickson says Nigeria is seriously bleeding and divided more than ever.

Federal government demonising PDP with looters lists – Governor Dickson

Bayelsa State Governor Henry Seriake Dickson on Wednesday, vowed that his administration would not be dissuaded from bequeathing a highly professionalized, disciplined and motivated public service through the ongoing reforms.

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“At this moment, l cannot say how many students were taken away by the gunmen until l get there, but we have already mobilized security men and members of the vigilantatè who are now in pursuit of the abductors,” the commissioner stated.

Two ‘killed’, one injured as robbers attack bullion van in Ondo

Two persons were feared killed while one was injured as bank robbers attacked a bullion van at Bolorunduro area in Ondo East council area of Ondo state.
Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has granted amnesty to 11 inmates serving various jail terms in correctional centres in the state to mark the beginning of 2021.

Ondo governor commiserates with Pastor Adeboye over son’s demise

Ondo State Governor Rotimi Akeredolu has commiserated with the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye, over the death of his son, Pastor Dare Adeboye.
L-R: Katsina state Governor, Honourable Bello Masari. Kebbi’s state Governor, Senator Atiku Bagudu, Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele and President, Maize Farmers Association Bello Abubakar Annur (with Reflective jacket) at the Flag- off of the National Maize harvest and Loan Recovery and launching of 2020/2021 Dry Season Maize Farming in Katsina on Thursday, May 6, 2021

CBN governor vows to block maize importation

Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Godwin Emefiele on Thursday vowed to resist importation of maize as Nigerians have the capacity and capability to grow the crop locally to meet consumption demand.
1. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday presided over the weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the State House, Abuja.

VP Osinbajo: Nigeria’s unity must not be compromised

Nigeria’s Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbanjo, on Thursday, insisted that the unity of the country should not be compromised in anyway.
Mele Kyari, group managing director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), says buyers were begged to purchase Nigeria’s crude oil at $9 per barrel in April.

NNPC: We’ll commission rehabilitated PHC refinery in 2023

The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mr Mele Kyari, has assured Nigerians that the Port Harcourt Refinery Complex (PHRC) will roar back to life on or before April 5, 2023 when repairs would have been completed.

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Governor Seyi Makinde has said that he would make history in Oyo State to be the first governor to hand over to a successor

Oyo governor: APC will not rule beyond 2023

Oyo State governor Seyi Makinde has declared that the bad governance and maladministration of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) will not extend beyond 2023.
Boko Haram - Islamic State-aligned militants have intensified attacks on army camps in recent weeks as part of a more than decade-long insurgency that has killed more than 36,000 people.

Boko Haram kill five soldiers, 25 others in Borno attacks

At least, five soldiers were reportedly killed by Boko Haram insurgents on Tuesday in Ajiri community, Mafa Local Government Area of Borno State.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, disclosed on Tuesday that the Senate may next week consider the report of an Ad-Hoc Committee on security challenges with a view to finding solutions to Nigeria’s security problems.

Senate demands end to retrenchment of workers

Senate has promised to strengthen labour institutions in the country to stop the indiscriminate firing and retrenchment of workers.
Tottenham Hotspur are keen on Brentford striker Ivan Toney and have joined the race for his signature ahead of the summer transfer window, according to Football Insider.

Leicester City, Everton preparing bids for Brentford’s Ivan Toney

Leicester City and Everton are preparing bids for Brentford striker Ivan Toney once his season has ended, according to The Athletic’s Adam Leventhal.

Former Anambra council boss joins governorship race

A former Chairman of Nnewi South local government council, Rommy Okoli, has joined the race for the November 6 Anambra governorship election, under the platform of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA).