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Governor ‘Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has addressed the issues surrounding the strike action by some state-owned tertiary institutions, declaring that the state will resolve the matter within the month.

Oyo governor urges council chiefs to strengthen intelligence gathering in their areas

Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has urged local government chairmen in the state to upscale intelligence gathering in their respective council areas.
Abdullahi Ganduje

Kano governor: Crime has attained ‘next level’, technology needed to check it

Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State said on Wednesday that the introduction of technology in addressing the security challenges in the country was necessary if the fight is to be won.
Professor Charles Chukwuma Soludo

Anambra election: Chukwuma Soludo suspended by APGA faction

The Internal crisis within the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) reached feverish pitch on Wednesday after the Chief Jude Okeke-led National Working Committee faction of the party announced the suspension of the former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Professor Charles Soludo, for alleged anti-party activities.
The Speaker of the Lagos state House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa, on Friday, said the potentials embedded in sports have been highly underestimated in Nigeria.

Lagos assembly approves governor’s request for N85 billion bond

The Lagos State House of Assembly has approved Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s request of ₦ 85 billion special dispensation for bond redemption as well as ₦85 billion for bridge loan for a quarter.
The allegation of marginalisation against Governor Udom Emmanuel by the Oro Think Tank is unfair and has no basis in objectivity, the Akwa Ibom State branch of the Civil Liberties Organisation, CLO, has declared.

Akwa Ibom to review expulsion of university student accused of insulting governor

Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State has set up a committee to investigate the circumstances surrounding the expulsion of a final year student in a university who was accused of making “derogatory remark” on Facebook against the governor.
The Lagos Judicial Panel of Inquiry for Restitution for Victims of SARS related abuses and the Lekki Tollgate Incident, has urged victims of the Oct. 20 shooting of #EndSARS protesters by members of the Nigerian Army to come forward with their petitions.

Lagos official: Most injuries at Lekki tollgate were from machete cuts, stampede

The Lagos State Government yesterday claimed that most of the injuries sustained by protesters at the Lekki tollgate during the October 2020 EndSARS protests were from machete cuts and stampede.
Sheikh Ahmad Gumi says the easiest and safest way to end insecurity in the north is to negotiate peace with the bandits that have turned the region into a killing field.

Banditry: Nigeria is fighting a tribal war – Sheikh Gumi

Popular Islamic Cleric, Sheikh Gumi, has declared that Nigerian is fighting a tribal war, insisting there must be amnesty for bandits if they must quit the forests.
Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi A. Sule

Nasarawa governor calls for stakeholders’ intervention on insecurity

The Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi Sule, has said security challenges in the North-central of Nigeria has become worrisome and calls for stakeholders’ immediate intervention in order to curtail its degeneration to a state of lawlessness.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has demanded a public apology from Sen. Enyinnaya Abaribe over his negative utterances against Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi.

APC chieftain raps Senator Abaribe over ‘dot nation’ shirt

An official of Lagos State Government, Joe Igbokwe, on Tuesday attacked Senate Minority Leader, Enyinnaya Abaribe, for wearing a tee-shirt inscribed with “The Dot Nation”.

Anambra election: PDP aspirant rules out consensus candidate

One of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) aspirants for the November 6 Anambra governorship poll has ruled out the possibility of a consensus candidate, ahead of the party’s primary election.
Borno Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum, has commended the Nigerian military over recent gains recorded against Boko Haram’s fighters in Gwoza and the road leading to the northern part of the State.

Boko Haram: Borno faces famine from threat to farmers – governor

The Governor of Borno State, Babagana Zulum, on Wednesday says famine is imminent in the state unless its farmers can return to their farms.
Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN)

SWAN decorates Kaduna governor as grand patron

Kaduna State chapter of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) has decorated the state governor, Malam Nasir El-Rufai as its Grand Patron.
Senator Godswill Akpabio, the Minister of the Niger Delta Affairs, has reacted to what he called “a cornucopia of false, malicious, and libellous press interviews” granted by Ms. Gbene Joi Nuineh, the erstwhile Acting Managing Director of the Interim Management Committee, of the Niger Delta Development Commission, (NDDC) in some news and social media platforms and a “series of concerted vicious campaigns of calumny deviously orchestrated by her” against his person.

Senator Akpabio: Final forensic audit report of NDDC ready by July

The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, says the final report of forensic audit of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) will be ready by the end of July.

Electricity meter providers demand price review, unfettered access to Forex, others

Meters Assets Providers (MAPs) operating in the Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry (NESI) have demanded an upward review of the current price of prepaid meters by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC).
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Court dismisses suits against dissolution of APC NEC

Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has struck out two separate suits challenging the dissolution of the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Ayogu Eze

Senator Ayogu Eze not suspended – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has dismissed the purported suspension of former senator representing Enugu North senatorial district, Senator Ayogu Eze, describing it as a ruse.
Congolese Mai-Mai rebels who surrendered their weapons to government officials stand in a formation in Kitchanga, in the Masisi territory of North Kivu province, in the Democratic Republic of Congo June 21, 2021. REUTERS-Djaaffar Al Katanty

Dozens of Congo’s rebels lay down weapons in the east

Dozens of militia fighters in the Democratic Republic of Congo have laid down their weapons and surrendered, the first to do so since President Felix Tshisekedi announced martial law to tackle worsening security in two eastern provinces.
Youth members of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) from the South-West have urged the leadership of the party to pick Rivers State’s Governor Nyesom Wike as Vice-Presidential Candidate in the 2023 elections.

Governor Wike: Insecurity in Nigeria hasn’t hindered development

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, said that his administration has fearlessly tackled insecurity headlong in the State and created an enabling climate for smooth delivery of quality development projects.
President of the NLC, Comrade Ayuba Wabba

NLC to resume mass action in Kaduna as negotiation suffers setback

President of NLC, Ayuba Wabba, disclosed this to journalists in Abuja shortly after an emergency National Executive Council meeting on Tuesday.

APC chieftain: Senator Sheriff used his empire to handpick Kashim Shettima as Borno governor...

A chieftain in the All Progressive Congress (APC) and a former law maker in the Nasarawa state House of Assembly, Hon. Dr Kassim Mohammad Kassim, has recalled how former Borno Governor Senator Ali Modu-Sheriff installed his successor, Senator Kashim Shettima in 2011.
AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara

Kwara governor presents public audit bill to legislature

Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara on Tuesday forwarded the Kwara State Public Audit Bill 2021 to the state House of Assembly for consideration.
Hon Justice Monica Bolna’an Dongban-Mensem is currently the Presiding Justice of the Court of Appeal, Enugu Division, Nigeria and Life Member of Body of Benchers.

Appeal Court to begin special sitting on 270 cases in Jos

The President, Court of Appeal, Hon. Justice Monica Dongban-Mensem has organized a special court sitting in Jos where about 270 Motions and Appeals would be addressed for quick dispensation of Justice.

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The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

‘Armed robbers’ involved in ghastly motor accident in Ogun

Three suspected armed robbers on Saturday were involved a ghastly motor accident at Ode-Remo, Ogun State, while escaping with a car they allegedly snatched at gunpoint.

Russians nationals detained in Chad desert say they are tourists

A group of Russians detained by the police in a part of northern Chad where the army has been battling a rebel invasion from Libya said on Wednesday that they were tourists who had come to sightsee in the Sahara Desert.
The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has said that for appreciable development to take place in the country, more women must be regarded and enlisted to take up more spaces in governance.

Senate vows to expose MDAs refusing to account for public funds

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said that the upper chamber will publish the names of government agencies that have refused to appear before the Public Accounts Committee to defend the interrogations of the Auditor-General for the Federation in the 2015 report.
Governor ‘Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has addressed the issues surrounding the strike action by some state-owned tertiary institutions, declaring that the state will resolve the matter within the month.

Oyo governor urges council chiefs to strengthen intelligence gathering in their areas

Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has urged local government chairmen in the state to upscale intelligence gathering in their respective council areas.
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr was present at the first training session of selected Nigeria Professional Football League players in Abuja on Wednesday.

Super Eagles coach joins NPFL stars in training ahead of Mexico friendly

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr was present at the first training session of selected Nigeria Professional Football League players in Abuja on Wednesday.

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Manchester United and France star, Paul Pogba, lept to the defence of Chelsea and Germany defender Antonio Rudiger.

Antonio Rudiger escapes UEFA punishment for biting Paul Pogba

Germany defender, Antonio Rudiger, will not face any disciplinary action from UEFA after he appeared to take a nibble out of French star Paul Pogba’s back.
Operatives of the Lagos Zonal Office of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested two suspected fraudsters, Konne Israel Barieeba and Osuji Miracle Obieze, for obtaining money by false pretence to the tune of N768, 585, 000. 00 (Seven Hundred and Sixty-eight Million, Five Hundred and Eighty-five Thousand Naira).

EFCC arrests two for ‘N768.5 million fraud’

Operatives of the Lagos Zonal Office of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested two suspected fraudsters, Konne Israel Barieeba and Osuji Miracle Obieze, for obtaining money by false pretence to the tune of N768, 585, 000. 00 (Seven Hundred and Sixty-eight Million, Five Hundred and Eighty-five Thousand Naira).
Turkish club Menemenspor have beamed their searchlight on Nigerian forward David Egbo as they get ready for next season.

Turkish club Menemenspor chase David Egbo

Menemenspor are hoping to add the 22-year-old Egbo from Major League Side (MLS) side Vancouver Whitecaps to their squad.

Lagos polls: Accord to contest in 12 council areas of strength come July 24

Accord Party plans to contest only in 12 local government councils and 37 local council development areas at the July 24 council polls in Lagos State.
The Inspector General of Police, Ag. IGP Usman Alkali Baba, has ordered the posting of CP Christopher A. Owolabi as the new Commissioner of Police (CP) in charge of Anambra State Police Command.

IGP inaugurates 50 vehicles, 200 motorcycles in Plateau

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Usman Baba, on Monday inaugurated 50 Hilux vehicles and 200 motorcycles, procured by Plateau Government to curb insecurity in the state.