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Governor Wike: Nigeria sliding into anarchy

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has said Nigeria is sliding into anarchy because of the governance style of the APC-led federal government.

National Economic Council asks NNPC, NCS, NPA, others to refund N8.13 trillion

The National Economic Council (NEC) comprising the federating states and government at the centre on Thursday raised the alarm that revenue generating agencies shortchanged the government of N526 billion and $21 billion amounting to N8.13 trillion between 2010 and 2015.

KPMG report indicts NNPC, others of under-remitting into federation account

The National Economic Council (NEC) presided over on Thursday by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said the final report on the forensic audit of revenue accruals by revenue generating agencies confirmed massive under-remittances to the Federation Account to the tune of N8.1 trillion.

PDP panel to discuss name change, bring back defectors

The national leadership of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has inaugurated a contact committee for the purpose of aligning with other political parties ahead of the 2019 general elections.

Vice President Osinbajo advises couples on peaceful married life

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has advised newly wedded couples to always imbibe the teachings and lessons of almighty God in their marital life to enable them have peace and joyful married life.

Governor Dankwambo pledges continuous support to ex-Boko Haram members

Gombe State Governor, Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo, has pledged continued support to ex-Boko Haram members trainees after they completed their rehabilitation just as he promised to upgrade the skill acquisition centre in the state.

Governor Dankwambo replies former aide over decampment

Gombe State Governor Ibrahim Hassan DanKwambo has replied his former aide, Bello Usman Kumo, who recently announced his decampment from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC) describing it as most unfortunate and a betrayal of trust.

2019: Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar under pressure to abandon presidential ambition

It was gathered that the intense lobby resulted in certain underground meetings by Gombe State governor, Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo, with governors of the North-East and politicians from the geopolitical zone in the remote Yankari Games Reserve in Bauchi, recently.

Ex-SGF Babachir Lawal’s arrest not unconnected to ex-President Obasanjo’s letter – Governor Dankwambo

Gombe State Governor Ibrahim Dankwambo has queried the recent arrest of former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Babachir Lawal, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

2019: I have no issue with ex-VP Atiku Abubakar – Governor Dankwambo

Gombe State Governor Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo has declared that there is no any political rift between the former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, and himself towards the aspirations for the 2019 presidency under the umbrella of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party as is being widely insinuated.

Governor Dankwambo vows to boost non-oil revenue

Gombe State governor, Dr. Ibrahim Dankwambo, has restated his determination to boost the non-oil revenue sectors of his state.

Change or Nigerians will change you in 2019 – Fr. Ejike Mbaka tells President...

Fiery Roman Catholic preacher and Spiritual Director of Adoration Ministries Enugu (AMEN), Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka has warned President Muhammadu Buhari to change, or else Nigerians will change him in 2019.

Federal govt to stop budget loans to defaulting states

The federal government yesterday said it would stop giving budget support loan to states that fail to comply with the conditions agreed under the fiscal responsibility plan.

CSOs, others flay NEC for $1 billion ECA approval to fight Boko Haram

The National Economic Council, on Thursday, asked the Federal Government to withdraw $1bn from the $2.3bn currently in the Excess Crude Account and use it to fight insurgency in the North-East.

APC to hold elective national convention in June

The All Progressives Congress has finally resolved to hold an elective national convention middle of next year, preferably on or before June 13.

PDP governors pledge free, fair convention

Governors of states controlled by the Peoples Democratic Party on Thursday pledged support for free and fair National Convention of the party on December 9.

PDP governors pledge free, fair convention

Governors of states controlled by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Thursday pledged support for free and fair National Convention of the party on Dec. 9.

NUC chief Abubakar Rasheed frowns at proliferation of varsities

The Executive Secretary of National Universities Commission (NUC), Professor Abubakar Rasheed, has condemned proliferation of universities in Nigeria without proper funding.

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Oil price rose sharply yesterday after the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) agreed a modest increase in oil production from next July.

Jubilation in Comrade Oshiomhole camp as APC holds national convention

The Campaign office of Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, sole candidate for national chairmanship position of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) was a beehive of activities on Friday as delegates from the states who arrived Abuja for the party’s National Convention besieged his office located in Aso Drive area to felicitate with him.

Police nab two men for defiling 13-year-old girl

Two men, Ayo Tayo, 33, and Chidozie Innocent, 20, have been arrested in Lagos for engaging a 13-year old girl in marathon sex and watching themselves in action.

Governor Okowa: I want to be remembered for developing riverine communities

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta state has assured riverine communities that they would enjoy special attention during his tenure, saying he would want to be remembered as a governor in the state who gave adequate attention to riverine communities.