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[File] Nigeria's Senate leader, Bukola Saraki, announces that he would stand to become the main opposition candidate in 2019's presidential elections in Abuja, Nigeria, August 30, 2018. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde

Senator Saraki: Asiwaju Tinubu, APC cabal will fail again in their bid to impose...

Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, on Monday declared that former Lagos state governor, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, and his cohorts will fail again like they did in June, 2015 if they attempt to foist a leadership on the Ninth National Assembly due for inauguration in June.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Osun guber: Appeal Court fixes April 24 for hearing

The Court of Appeal in Abuja has scheduled hearing for April 24 in the appeals filed by the Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, and his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) against the March 22, 2019 by the Osun State Governorship Election Tribunal.

Governor Bagudu approves N154 million to boost power supply

Kebbi State Governor Abubakar Bagudu has approved release of N154 million to KEDCO to boost its revenue base of acquiring power from the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN).
Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Lawmaker: Governor-elect Sanwo-Olu must fulfil his promises to Badagry division

A member of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mr Victor Akande, has urged the state Governor-elect, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, to fulfil promises made to the Badagry division during electioneering.

Alaafin urges Governor Oyetola to boost Osun’s IGR

Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi, yesterday urged the Osun State Governor, Mr. Adegboyega Oyetola, to bring his experience to bear in order to improve the Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) of the state
Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Lagos governor-elect unveils inauguration committee

Lagos State Governor-elect, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has unveiled an inauguration committee that will usher in his administration on May 29.

Pat Utomi: Politicians who spend above 12 years in public offices are parasites

Factional governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Delta State, Prof. Pat Utomi, has described as social parasites politicians who spend more than 12 consecutive years in public offices.
Akinwunmi Ambode is the Governor of Lagos State

Easter: Governor Ambode preaches love, sacrifice, tolerance

As Christians in Nigeria join their counterparts across the world to celebrate Easter, Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, has called on Nigerians to imbibe the spirit of tolerance, peaceful co-existence and sacrifice for one another, which Jesus Christ demonstrated throughout his period on earth.
Ifeanyi Okowa Delta

Easter: Governor Okowa tasks Christians on love, peaceful co-existence

As Christians all over the world mark the Easter festivals, Delta State Governor Ifeanyi Okowa has urged Nigerians and Deltans to show love for one another.

Easter: Governor Ugwuanyi preaches peace, love, unity among Nigerians

Enugu State Governor and Governor-elect, Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, has urged Christians and indeed all Nigerians, to take advantage of Christ’s resurrection, which Easter symbolizes, to sustain their abiding faith in God and promote peace, love, unity and virtues that enhance the progress of the country.

Easter: Former governor counsel Nigerians on challenges

Mr Ayodele Fayose, ex-governor of Ekiti, in Easter message, has pleaded with Nigerians to keep hope alive on the challenges facing the country.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Governor Obaseki urges selfless service, sacrifice

Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has enjoined Edo residents and Christians across the country to emulate Jesus Christ’s example of selfless sacrifice as espoused in commemoration of Good Friday.
Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Governor-elect Sanwo-Olu appoints 17-man committee to oversee inauguration ceremony

Lagos State Governor-elect, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has appointed a 17-man committee to oversee preparation for his inauguration ceremony on May 29.
As Port Harcourt play host to 13 presidential aspirants and their supporters for primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party, Gov. Nyesom Wike has assured all delegates of a memorable stay.

Governor Wike suspends 12 council chairmen

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike on Thursday announced the suspension of 12 Local Government Council chairmen for insubordination.

Imo governor-elect seeks commonwealth’s cooperation

Imo State Governor-elect, Chief Emeka Ihedioha, has solicited the support and cooperation of the Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council (CEIC), in the United Kingdom.
Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha, announced the formal upgrading of the Imo State Polytechnic, Umuagwo, to a full-fledged university.

Governor Okorocha upgrades Imo poly to degree awarding institution

Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha, announced the formal upgrading of the Imo State Polytechnic, Umuagwo, to a full-fledged university.

Governor Yahaya Bello declares for second term

The Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, on Wednesday declared interest to contest the gubernatorial seat for a second term.
The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki has cautioned politicians against overheating the polity ahead the general elections.

Senate passes seven bills rejected by President Buhari

This is coming as the upper chamber initiated the override of the president on the Fourth Alteration Bill No.28.

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JAMB: Man registers UTME 64 times to ‘ghost-write’ for 64 candidates

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Police foil pro-Dasuki protest in Sokoto

Police have foiled a planned procession to demand the release of former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd) in Sokoto state.
Oil tankers pass through the Strait of Hormuz, December 21, 2018. REUTERS-Hamad I Mohammed

Any move by Iran to close Strait of Hormuz unacceptable – US official

Any move by Iran to close the strategic Strait of Hormuz in response to the United States ending oil waivers for purchases of Iranian oil would be unjustified and unacceptable, a senior administration official said on Monday.
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Iran denounces ‘illegal’ US sanctions as oil waivers end

Iran denounced US sanctions on its oil sector as "illegal" on Monday after the United States announced it will no longer grant sanctions exemptions to Iran's oil customers.

Court to hear alleged N2.8 million fraud case against Nnewi United chairman

The Federal High Court sitting in Awka will on May 30, 2019, begin hearing on the case of obtaining by false pretence involving the manager of Nnewi United football club of Nnewi, Mr. Olisa Onuchukwu.