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PDP: President Buhari’s administration uncoordinated, ill equipped for governance

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said the attack against it by the Presidency in defence of the All Progressives Congress (APC), was a confirmation that President Muhammadu Buhari had abandoned governance to engage in threnody for the APC.
Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has assured industrialists in the state of his administration’s readiness to put an end to the deplorable state of road network affecting manufacturers and other road users in the state.

Ogun governor swears in 19 commissioners, 15 special advisers

The Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, on Friday advised the newly sworn – In Commissioners and Special Advisers in the State to see their appointment as call to service for the development of the state and its people.

Presidency: PDP has nothing to offer Nigerians anymore

Senior Special Assistant to the Pres­ident on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, has criticised the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for lending its voice to alleged internal misunderstanding in the All Pro­gressives Congress (APC).

Focus on your grim future – Presidency tells PDP

As the People’s Democratic Party, the country’s main opposition party grapples with deeply troubling questions about its terminal decline and future in national politics, Nigerians must be surprised reading a statement issued by them, assuming the role of spokesmen for President Muhammadu Buhari.

Presidency: PDP has become an obstacle to good governance

The Presidency has described the opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) as the single biggest obstacle to good governance in Nigeria.

2020: Ilorin residents clamour for better life

Some residents of Ilorin, capital of Kwara State, expressed optimism for a better New Year as well as good governance in 2020.
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Senator Saraki reacts to revocation of father’s land

Former Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has said Kwara State Governor, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, has crossed the line of decency with his recent efforts to erase the legacies of his late father, Dr. Abubakar Olusola Saraki.
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.

Felix Obuah: Governor Wike ‘unmatchable’ in good governance

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has been declared best among governors in Nigeria, in terms of infrastructural development and people-oriented projects in the state.

Why I built chapel in government house – Kogi governor

Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, has said his decision to build Chapel inside the State’s Government House was not only to provide a place of worship for Christians, but also to serve as a symbol of unity, access and inclusion.
The Bauchi state governor, Sen. Bala Mohammed, on Friday, inaugurated the newly appointed 20 commissioners as members of the State Executive Council (SEC).

CSOs urges Bauchi governor to conduct council election

The Forum of Executive Directors of Civil Society Organizations in Bauchi state has called on the state Governor, Senator Bala Muhammed to conduct Local Government election in the state.

Femi Falana warns President Buhari against allotting oil blocs to individuals

Human right lawyer, Chief Femi Falana, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari not to allot oil blocs to individuals, warning that otherwise he would drag him to court.
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Senate seeks legal backing for constituency projects in national budget

The Senate on Wednesday sought to provide legal backing to the provision of Constituency Projects in Nigeria’s annual budget by a minimum of 20 per cent.
Amnesty International welcomes the release of Omoyele Sowore and Olawale Bakare.

Femi Falana asks federal government to stop subjecting Omoyele Sowore to ‘media trial’

The Federal Government has been cautioned to stop its “media trial” of the detained publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore.
The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal has upheld argument by President Muhammadu Buhari that it lacked the jurisdiction to entertain allegation of corrupt practices and voters’ inducement raised against Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in the petition by Atiku Abubakar and the PDP.

Omoyele Sowore: WSCIJ suspends award for VP Osinbajo

The Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism has suspended the presentation of award to the Nigerian Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, with respect to the controversy that surrounded the re-arrest of Omoyele Sowore by the state security service.
The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) and the Federal Government have commenced a Human Capital Development (HCD) plan towards moving 24 million Nigerians out of poverty before 2030.

SERAP gives states seven days to disclose payments of pensions to former governors, others

The organization is also urging each of the 36 state governors to “provide information on whether any such pension law exists in your state, and if so, to provide the names and number of ex-governors and other ex-officials receiving pensions in your state, and to publicly commit to repealing the law, and to pursue recovery of funds collected under the pension law.”
The state government, through the Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development had recently given a three-day ultimatum to motorists and traders using the Ojoo Interchange for commercial activities to relocate to the permanent space.

Oyo government begins evacuation of illegal motor parks

In its bid to actualize its commitment to free flow traffic and reduce accidents at the Ojoo Interchange in Ibadan, the Oyo State Government has begun evacuation of traders and motorists at the interchange to the provided space at Abatakan Motor Park, behind Total filling station, Ojoo, under Akinyele Local government.

Abia IPAC to formulate 25-years development plan for good governance

The Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC) in Abia said it would develop a 25-year development plan that could facilitate good governance and overall transformation of the state.
In line with his abolition of all forms of fees and levies in public schools, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has released funds for the running of the schools for the 2019/2020 academic session and vowed to sack any school heads caught collecting fees and levies.

Governor Wike: I’m not fighting with anybody, elections are over

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike on Monday said he was not in any contest or fight with anyone in the state.

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The Federal Ministry of Health through the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has formally announced the inclusion of three new laboratories into the national yellow fever-measles-rubella laboratory network 7

Yellow fever: Institute, NCDC train laboratory scientists

The Institute of Human Virology Nigeria (IHVN), has organised a special training toward strengthening the country’s capacity to prevent and respond to diseases outbreak.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

Malabu scam: AGF Bello Adoke, others plead not guilty

The former Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF), Mohammed Adoke, and six other co-defendants charged with 42 counts in connection with the controversial 1.09 billion dollars settlement agreement on Malabu Oil Block, on Thursday pleaded not guilty.

NUJ chief calls for constitutional roles for traditional rulers

Chief Chris Isiguzo, the National President, Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), on Thursday advocated for constitutional roles for traditional rulers in the country.
The inauguration of the much-talked about South West security outfit, Operation Amotekun, is about to begin at the Oyo State Governor’s Office, State Secretariat in Agodi, Ibadan.

AGF: Operation Amotekun remains an illegal entity

For the second time in about a week, the Federal Government has declared the Southwest Security outfit, Operation Amotekun, as an illegal entity not known to the constitution of Nigeria and which can never be allowed to stand.
Popular Nigerian rapper Onome Onokohwomo a.k.a Yung6ix took to his twitter handle to express his grievances towards Nigerian rapper MI Abaga.

Yung6ix calls out MI over nonsupport

Popular Nigerian rapper Onome Onokohwomo a.k.a Yung6ix took to his twitter handle to express his grievances towards Nigerian rapper MI Abaga.