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Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Pantami

Minister: Why I said cost of data should come down by 40 percent

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, has explained that his earlier statement that cost of data should come down by 40% in 2025 was based on his recent intervention on the lingering issues of Right of Way (RoW) and vandalization of telecommunications infrastructure across the country.
Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu

Edo guber: ADP files suit against Pastor Ize-Iyamu, running-mate, seeking their disqualification

The Action Democratic Party (ADP) has filed a fresh suit at a Federal High Court, Benin, seeking the disqualification of Osagie Ize-Iyamu and Audu Abudu Ganiyu, governorship and deputy governorship candidates of the the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the forthcoming Edo State gubernatorial election
3. The truce-seeking trip of President Muhammadu Buhari to the Malian capital of Bamako on Thursday ended without a deal to soothe the country’s escalating political crisis.

President Buhari asked to call security chiefs to order

The Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) has told on President Muhammadu Buhari to call the country’s security chiefs to order.
President Goodluck Jonathan

Ex-President Jonathan warns against politics of bitterness, violence

The former president, Goodluck Jonathan, has warned politicians against politics of bitterness and violence and charged them to forge a common agenda that would promote peace and sustainable development in the nation.
Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom

Benue governor denies leaving PDP

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has denied claims that he would decamp from the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to All Progressives Congress (APC) or any other political party.

#RevolutionNow: Police take over venue of Lagos rally, arrest two

The protest which was initially supposed to hold at Allen Junction in Lagos was taken to Computer Village area, Ikeja.
Several #RevolutionNow protesters were arrested by the police and the Nigerian Army in the Abuja metropolis on Wednesday.

#RevolutionNow: Nigerian Army, police arrest protesters in Abuja

Several #RevolutionNow protesters were arrested by the police and the Nigerian Army in the Abuja metropolis on Wednesday.
Edo State Deputy Governor Philip Shaibu has said officials of the administration of Governor Godwin Obaseki are different from former national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Comrade Adams Oshiomhole and the party’s governorship candidate, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu.

Edo guber: Why we are different from Comrade Oshiomhole, Pastor Ize-Iyamu – deputy governor

Edo State Deputy Governor Philip Shaibu has said officials of the administration of Governor Godwin Obaseki are different from former national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Comrade Adams Oshiomhole and the party’s governorship candidate, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu.
Philip Shaibu

Edo guber: We restored pride, dignity to Edo people – deputy governor

Edo state deputy governor Comrade Philip Shaibu on Tuesday, said the current administration of Governor Godwin Obaseki restored the pride and dignity to Edo people through the administration’s focus on development.

Issa Aremu: Edo, Ondo elections litmus test for Nigeria’s democracy

Comrade Issa Aremu, a former Labor Party Guber candidate in Kwara state, has said that campaign for the election in Edo and Ondo states should be issue-based and depersonalised.
Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu

Pastor Ize-Iyamu: Why Comrade Oshiomhole criticised me in 2016 election

The 2020 governorship candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State, Osagie Ize-Iyamu, said he was criticised by the former national chairman of the party, Adams Oshiomhole, in the last Edo governorship election because he was in a different political party then.
The leader of the Yoruba Socio Cultural Group, Egbe Afenifere and a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Senator Ayo Fasanmi is dead.

Ooni: Pa Fasanmi brought dignity to Yoruba race

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, has described the late Afenifere leader, Pa Ayo Fasanmi, as a man of accomplishments, who brought dignity to all descendants of Oduduwa.
Plateau State Governor Simon Bako Lalong

Northern governors condemn attack on Governor Zulum’s convoy

Northern Governors Forum (NGF), has condemned Wednesday’s attack on the convoy of Gov. Babagana Zulum of Borno, describing the act as callous and reprehensible.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Ondo guber: APC youths group mocks PDP for violent primary

An All Progressives Congress youth group in Kogi State under the aegis of Vibrant Youths for Good Governance has mocked the just concluded People’s Democratic Party governorship primary held in Ondo State on Monday which it says was marred with violence.
Minister for Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama has said that the Nigerian Government would use the Forum of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) to seek global support fighting terrorism and increasing Foreign Direct Investments (FDI).

Minister extols Nigeria’s security as top success story

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, has identified security as a major success so far recorded by the President Muhammadu Buhari led administration since the past five years.
The requests contained in three separate letters read at the beginning of plenary on Tuesday by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan. 5

Senator Lawan: Legislature most misunderstood arm of government

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said that the legislature is the most misunderstood arm of Government.
Gov. Simon Lalong in a statement by his Director of Press and Public Affairs, Dr Makut Macham, on Wednesday in Jos, said the roadmap was to brainstorm on economic recovery strategies for the state.

Plateau governor charges Nigerians to support judiciary in dispensation of justice

Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong has charged Nigerians to support the Judiciary, particularly judges in the dispensation of justice and the sustenance of the rule of law which is key to the survival of democracy.
The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by Governor Godwin Obaseki to investigate the construction of the Edo Specialist Hospital and supply of equipment has indicted former governor, Adams Oshiomhole.

Governor Obaseki wins Edo PDP guber ticket

Declaring the result, the Election Committee Chairman, Senator Bala Mohammed and governor of Bauchi State, said governor Goodwin Obaseki polled a total of 1,952 votes to emerge party’s governorship candidate in the forthcoming governorship election in the state.

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Nigerian government yet to be informed of UNILAG vice-chancellor’s removal – ministry

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