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The James Hope College (JHC) has announced the acquisition of the American International School Lagos (AISL) Lekki Campus facility to establish James Hope College in Lagos.2

James Hope College acquires American International School Lagos property, offers full scholarship to 40...

The James Hope College (JHC) has announced the acquisition of the American International School Lagos (AISL) Lekki Campus facility to establish James Hope College in Lagos.

Ambrose Alli university to honor Gambia president, others at 22nd convocation

Edo State-owned University, the Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, has said it would honour the President of the Republic of Gambia, His Excellency, Adama Barrow, with an honorary degree at its 22nd Convocation Ceremony scheduled to hold from October 11 to Saturday October 19, 2019.
Benedict Ayade

Governor Ayade’s deep seaport will wipe our tears – Bakassi people

The displaced people of Bakassi in Cross River State have appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to grant the state government a sovereign guarantee for the construction of its Deep Seaport project.

Adamawa girls beg governor’s wife to save them from early marriage

Girls in Adamawa have urged the governor’s wife, Hajiya Lami Fintiri, to sponsor an early marriage prohibition bill to stop parents from marrying out their young daughters.
Ahmadu Fintiri

Senator Abbo’s attack on me is unfortunate – Governor Fintiri

Gov. Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa has advised Sen. Cliff Abbo (PDP-Adamawa North) to explore internal party mechanisms to pursue his allegation over manipulation of the recently concluded PDP primaries for the November chairmanship election in the state.
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.

Lagos chiefs declare total support for VP Osinbajo

The Association of Lagos Titled Chiefs has reviewed the allegations against Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and declared its total support to him.
Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo says he will remain loyal to his principal, President Muhammadu Buhari.

VP Osinbajo: I promise to remain loyal to President Buhari

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo says he will remain loyal to his principal, President Muhammadu Buhari.
The convener of The Platform, Nigeria, Pastor Poju Oyemade, has said that Nigeria’s problems are rooted in societal indifference and personal callousness caused by the imperfections of men, and in solving this problem, there is a need for a change in government policies, implementations and individuals’ approach to the national issues and concerns.

Pastor Poju: Nigeria’s problems caused by societal indifference, imperfections of men

The convener of The Platform, Nigeria, Pastor Poju Oyemade, has said that Nigeria’s problems are rooted in societal indifference and personal callousness caused by the imperfections of men, and in solving this problem, there is a need for a change in government policies, implementations and individuals’ approach to the national issues and concerns.

Kogi Central elders backs Governor Bello’s reelection bid

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State‘s re-election bid got a boost on Friday, as the umbrella body of elders across the five Local Government Areas of Kogi Central Senatorial District, the Supreme Council of Elders, endorsed him for another term.
President Muhammadu Buhari has joined all members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in felicitating with the party’s National Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole on his 67th birthday.

Group appeals to President Buhari, Adams Oshiomhole to recognise party faithful, loyalists

A campaign group of All Progressive Congress (APC), True Nigerians for Buhari (TNB) have called on the national chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, President Muhammadu Buhari and all elected officials to seriously recognise and consider party loyalists as well as faithful who worked for the success of the polls.

Bayelsa guber: Ijaw leaders plan ‘two-million-man rally’ for PDP candidate

Ijaw Leaders Consultative Forum, ICLF, in Bayelsa State has concluded arrangement to stage a two-million-man open-air rally in Yenagoa in support of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, standard-bearer in the November 16 governorship election, Senator Douye Diri
Lagos State Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Dr. Idris Salako

Lagos: No going back on 28-day building plan approval target

Salako made the disclosure during a meeting with District Officers of Lagos State Physical Planning Permit Authority (LASPPPA) and Divisional as well as Zonal Heads of the Lagos State Building Control Agency (LASBCA) in Ikeja recently.
Kebbi State Gov. Abubakar Atiku Bagudu.

Kebbi government approves N30,000 minimum wage for state workers

The Kebbi State Government on Monday approved the immediate payment of the new nationwide N30,000 minimum wage to state government workers, with effect from September.
Despite varied explanations given by the coaching crew and players following their 4-1 defeat by Togo, soccer fans who spoke with Sportinglife.ng Sunday insist the CHAN Eagles underrated their opponents.

Scandalous loss: CHAN Eagles underrated Togo – soccer fans

Despite varied explanations given by the coaching crew and players following their 4-1 defeat by Togo, soccer fans who spoke with newsmen Sunday insist the CHAN Eagles underrated their opponents.

Benue fixes date for council polls

The Benue State Independent Electoral Commission (BESIEC) has fixed 30th November 2019 for the Local Government Council elections in the state.
Senator Smart Adeyemi

Kogi guber: APC chieftain lauds choice of Senator Adeyemi as Governor Bello’s campaign chief

A Lokoja-based Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Fancy Tiamiyu, has applauded the appointment of Senator Smart Adeyemi, as the Director-General of the Kogi State APC Governorship Campaign Council.
Home-based Eagles depart Abuja for Lome ahead of the 2020 African Nations Championship (Chan) qualifying match against Togo at the Stade de Kegue as from 4 pm on Sunday.

Ambassador Sola Iji charges CHAN Eagles to fly over Sparrow Hawks

Nigeria’s Ambassador to the Republic of Togo, His Excellency Joseph Olusola Iji, on Friday made a passionate win-the-match plea to the Home-based Senior National Team, Super Eagles B who arrived in Lome, Togo, by mid-day of the same day.

Cross River MDAs paralysed as governor refuses to appoint commissioners

Normal and daily activities which usually occurs around Ministries and MDAs have completely grounded in Cross River State as the state Governor Ben Ayade has refused to appoint commissioners to man the offices six months after he assumed office.

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Kola Ologbondiyan

PDP: Kogi deputy governor’s impeachment a grave constitutional violation

“This action of trying to remove the deputy governor via unconstitutional methods and in total disregard to the verdict of the judicial panel is, in itself, a gross misconduct and grave constitutional violation for which the State Assembly, as an institution, ought to have removed Yahaya Bello as the governor of the state,” it claimed.
Chelsea’s Spanish defender Marcos Alonso (R) shoots to score the opening goal of the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Newcastle at Stamford Bridge in London on October 19, 2019. Oliver GREENWOOD - AFP

Marcos Alonso silences Newcastle taunts as Chelsea climb to third

Chelsea climbed to third in the Premier League as Marcos Alonso clinched a 1-0 win that silenced the Newcastle fans who jeered the Spanish defender at Stamford Bridge.

Kaduna governor leads police to raid another ‘torture home,’ rescues 147 inmates

Governor Nasir el-Rufai on Saturday led a team of policemen on an impromptu visit to Malam Niga’s rehabilitation Centre at Rigasa Community in Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State where one hundred and forty-seven men, women and children were rescued and taken into protective custody by the Kaduna State government.
Tottenham Hotspur’s English midfielder Dele Alli reacts at the final whistle during the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Watford at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, on January 1, 2019. (Photo by Glyn KIRK / AFP) /

Bamidele Alli saves Tottenham from another defeat to bottom club Watford

Dele Alli struck four minutes from time to prevent Tottenham suffering another demoralising Premier League defeat, but their struggles continued in a 1-1 draw with bottom-of-the-table Watford on Saturday.
Members of 78 Regular Recruits Intake (RRI) during their Passing Out Parade at the Depot Nigerian Army, Zaria, Kaduna State on October 18, 2019

General Olonisakin tasks army on selfless service, professionalism

Gen. Gabriel Olonisakin, Chief of Defence Staff, on Saturday tasked Nigerian Army to uphold the virtues of selfless service and professionalism to meet contemporary security challenges.