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Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday visited Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike at the Government House Port Harcourt.

Former President Jonathan: Governor Wike is a courageous politician

He said: “I felicitate with you, your friends and well-wishers as you celebrate your birthday. You are a courageous politician who has remained dedicated to service and impactful leadership to the people of Rivers State and Nigeria at large.”
Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq

Kwara governor swears in commissioners

Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of Kwara state has sworn in 16 commissioners alongside four Special Advisers and members of the Kwara State Civil Service Commission.
Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello said that President Muhammadu Buhari is the most democratic ex-military president he has seen in his entire life.

Governor Bello: President Buhari is the most democratic ex-military head of state

Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello said that President Muhammadu Buhari is the most democratic ex-military president he has seen in his entire life.

2,000 runners for maiden Ikogosi Marathon

No fewer than 2,000 runners, including 30 elite athletes have confirmed their participation in the Ikogosi Marathon race billed for Ikogosi-Ekiti on Saturday, the organisers have revealed.
The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has warned contractors working for it to brace up and discharge their obligations fully as the Commission will no longer pay for jobs that are not verified and certified.

NDDC verification committee frowns at huge abandoned projects littering in Abia

The five-man committee on the Verification of Niger Delta Development Commission,NDDC, Projects in Abia State has decried the level of discrepancies in the status of works recorded in the state by contractors and their actual status on ground.
President of the Christ Apostolic Church (CAC) Worldwide, Pastor Abraham Akinosun, has commended Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, for providing good leadership and governance in the state

CAC president lauds Osun governor on good governance

President of the Christ Apostolic Church (CAC) Worldwide, Pastor Abraham Akinosun, has commended Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, for providing good leadership and governance in the state, describing the administration’s performance in the last one year as superlative.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

IGP suspends Edo APC faction rally

The Inspector–General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Adamu, has approved the suspension of the planned rally by a faction of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Edo State to forestall any breakdown of law and order.
Godwin Obaseki

Governor Obaseki mourns Sam Iredia, hails his enviable strides

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has mourned the passing of the former Chairman of the Edo State Internal Revenue Service (EIRS), High Chief Sam Iredia, extolling his exemplary life of service to the state and humanity.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike addressing the meeting with Kalabari Ethnic Nationality at the Government House Port Harcourt on Wednesday.

Rivers governor threatens to sack traditional ruler over ‘romance’ with Bayelsa governor

Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike has called on on leaders of Kalabari ethnic group inn the State to prevail on the Amanyanabo of Kalabari, King Theophilus J.T. Princewill, not to allow himself to be used by external forces to create disunity in the State.
Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu

Governor Sanwo-Olu: I never saw myself as a politician until 2018

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Thursday said he never saw himself as a politician for over a decade that he held public offices until 2018 when he emerged to contest as governor of Lagos state.
A sergeant with the Nigerian Air Force, Umaru Bashir, has won the 2019 edition of Gani Fawehinmi Impact and Integrity Awards in Lagos.

Nigerian Air Force sergeant wins Gani Fawehinmi Awards

A sergeant with the Nigerian Air Force, Umaru Bashir, has won the 2019 edition of Gani Fawehinmi Impact and Integrity Awards in Lagos.
Governor Seyi Makinde

Oyo governor forwards names of council caretaker chairmen to assembly

Oyo state governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde, on Thursday sent list of names of nominees for caretaker chairmen and sole administrators for the 33 local governments and 35 Local Council Development Areas ( LCDAs) in the state, against the order of the state High Court, restraining the governor and the state House of Assembly from dissolving local governments and appointment of caretaker chairmen.

Cross River assembly confirms 15 commissioner-nominees

The confirmation followed the presentation of the report of the House Committee on Judiciary, Public Service matters, Public Petition and Conflict Resolution headed by Rt. Hon. Efa Esua which was saddled with the responsibility of screening the nominees.
Governor Seyi Makinde

Oyo governor signs state’s anti-corruption bill into law

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that Mr Makinde had upon assumption of office said that the state under his watch would establish its own anti-corruption agency to ensure probity, accountability and good governance.
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2,000 runners expected at first Ikogosi Marathon

No fewer than 2,000 runners, including 30 elite athletes, have confirmed participation in the Ikogosi Marathon race billed for Ikogosi-Ekiti on Saturday, the organisers have revealed, even as Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, has assured participants in the race of adequate security and conducive environment for a hitch-free competition.

Woman killed, 65 injured in attack on US base in Afghanistan

A woman was killed and at least 65 people were wounded, including five Georgian soldiers, in a complex attack that hit a medical facility near the largest US military base in Afghanistan early on Wednesday, officials said.
Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu

Governor Sanwo-Olu: We’ll build new control centre, install over 2,000 cameras in Lagos

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has stated that his administration has put certain measures in place to improve the security situation in the state.
Gombe State Governor, Inuwa Yahaya, has said that he took advantage of his trip to Russia with President Muhammadu Buhari to woo investors and development partners for the state. 4

Gombe governor flags-off N3. 7 billion 21km road in Balanga

Gombe State Governor, Alhaji Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has flagged-off the construction of Degri-Dashi-Bembelem-Reme-Dong-Talasse 21 km N3. 74b road in Balanga Local Government Area of the state in order to open up the area and boost economic growth.

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The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it arrested 178 illicit drugs offenders in Sokoto State, out of which 29 persons were convicted in 2018.

NDLEA in Kwara arrests 119 drug suspects in six months

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Kwara Command, has arrested a total of 119 drug suspects between July and December.
Pep Guardiola's current Manchester City contract expires in 2021

Manchester City players banned from attending Christmas party

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola cancelled Christmas for his first-team stars, as they were banned from attending the club’s festive party.
Philip Shaibu

APC Rally: Edo government insists no rally or gathering must hold

The Edo State Government on Friday insisted that no rally or gathering must hold in line with the government ban on all forms of political rallies, demonstrations, and procession in the state.
Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday visited Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike at the Government House Port Harcourt.

Former President Jonathan: Governor Wike is a courageous politician

He said: “I felicitate with you, your friends and well-wishers as you celebrate your birthday. You are a courageous politician who has remained dedicated to service and impactful leadership to the people of Rivers State and Nigeria at large.”
Sen. Eze Ajoku, President, Coalition of Societies for the Rights of Older Persons in Nigeria (COSROPIN) on Friday said that older persons were also being violated and raped and called for urgent action to curb such nefarious acts.

Senator Ajoku: Older persons are being raped too

Sen. Eze Ajoku, President, Coalition of Societies for the Rights of Older Persons in Nigeria (COSROPIN) on Friday said that older persons were also being violated and raped and called for urgent action to curb such nefarious acts.