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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

VP Osinbajo: I’ve always seen Governor Okorocha as a strange person

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has confessed that he has always seen the Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha, as a strange person considering his lifestyle and outspoken nature, pointing out that it does not reflect his passion for his achievements and contribution to his people.
Nigeria’s Vice president Yemi Osinbajo has debunked rumours stating he has resigned his position as the nation’s vice president.

VP Osinbajo: Governor Okorocha is a great achiever

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Friday, described the outgoing Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, as a great achiever who has done well in the eight years of his tenure as governor.
George Weah

George Weah, Didier Drogba, Samuel Eto’o, others for Governor Ambode testimonial match

African football legends both in Nigeria and abroad will on Saturday, May 18, storm the Agege Stadium in Lagos to feature in the testimonial match organised to honour the outgoing Governor of the Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode.

Governor Ganduje: New emirs appointed before court order

The Kano State Government has said it didn’t receive any court order restraining Governor Abdullahi Ganduje from further action concerning the newly appointed First Class Emirs of Rano, Karaye, Gaya and Bichi Emirates.

Elections: Bayelsa PDP sues for unity among members

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa State has called on its members to remain united ahead of the July 27 and November 2, 2019 local council and governorship elections.
Nasir El-Rufai

Governor El-Rufai: How to end godfatherism in Lagos politics

The Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, on Saturday said he defeated and retired four political godfathers in Kaduna State, saying the feat could be replicated anywhere, including Lagos State.

Governor Okorocha: Igbo most misrepresented ethnic group in Nigeria

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has said that “the problem with our country Nigeria is that they don’t understand the people called Igbo.

N344 billion cash: Kogi APC stakeholders reject Governor Bello for second term, petition President...

Stakeholders in the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kogi State have sent a petition to President Muhammadu Buhari against fielding Governor Yahaya Bello for second term in office.

Curfew: Troops take over Gombe metropolis

The Nigerian Army has deployed troops to Gombe metropolis to enforce the curfew imposed by the State government to stop the violence that erupted on Saturday.

Speaker Dogara: Asiwaju Tinubu pursuing facist agenda to control all levels of power in...

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has attacked a National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Bolaji Ahmed Tinubu, saying that the former Lagos Governor was pursuing facist agenda to control all levels of power in Nigeria.

Enugu government approves recruitment of 1,500 additional teachers

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has approved and directed the Enugu State Universal Basic Education Board (ENSUBEB) to recruit additional 1,500 primary school teachers to enhance basic education in the state.

Nnamdi Kanu: I’m vindicated about Atiku Abubakar’s birth place

Leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has said that the claim by All Progressives Congress (APC) to the effect that former vice president and Presidential candidate of People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubarkar, is not a Nigerian but a Cameroonian, has vindicated him.
The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has advised former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate in the Feb. 23 election to come to terms with his loss at the election.

Atiku Abubakar: My nationality not in doubt

The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the just concluded election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has fired back at the ruling All Progressives Congress led government, saying it is the nationality of those who made Nigeria extreme poverty capital that is in doubt, not his.
The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has advised former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate in the Feb. 23 election to come to terms with his loss at the election.

Atiku Abubakar debunks spending $30,000 to lobby US to stop President Buhari’s inauguration

Former Vice-President of Nigeria, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has denied spending a sum of $30,000 to hire a US lobby group to persuade the United States Congress to stop the inauguration of President Muhammadu Buhari.
The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, has met with the Prime Minister of Qatar, His Excellency, Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani, in Doha.

Senator Saraki meets Qatari premier, raises visa restriction issues

The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, has met with the Prime Minister of Qatar, His Excellency, Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani, in Doha.
Bala Muhammad

Bauchi elections: Group to deploy 50 lawyers for Bala Mohammed at tribunal

A group of lawyers, Bauchi Lawyers of Conscience (BOBALAC)‎ has promised to deploy 50 Counsels to defend Senator Bala Mohammed and the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in court against the All Progressives Congress, APC.

Federal government partners India on atomic energy

The federal government is working on improving its relationship with the Republic of India on the peaceful use of atomic energy.

Federal government seeks collaboration with India over on skills acquisition

The Federal government has solicited the collaboration of the government of India to boost Nigeria’s Skill Acquisition Centres, aimed at enhancing job creation.

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A group photograph with Kano State governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, his deputy Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna, Speaker state assembly Rurum and the newly appointed emirs from left Sarkin Rano, Alhaji Tafida Abubakar Ila; Sarkin Bichi, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero; from right Sarkin Gaya – Alhaji Ibrahim Abdulkadir Gaya and Sarkin Karaye, Dr. Alhaji Ibrahim ll. After the official installation of four new emirs by Kano State governor on Saturday at indoor stadium at Sani Abacha. Photo Sani Maikatanga

Group calls for scrapping of new emirates in Kano

A group under the aegis of the Renaissance Coalition in collaboration with Civil society organisations (CSOs), and other stakeholders in Kano have called for the scrapping of the newly created emirates in the state.
The rain storm in Lagos on Monday resulted in many residents and motorists counting their losses as it caused traffic gridlock and wreaked havoc in many areas, damaging communication masts, electric poles and other infrastructure.

Downpour causes traffic gridlock in Lagos

The rain storm in Lagos on Monday resulted in many residents and motorists counting their losses as it caused traffic gridlock and wreaked havoc in many areas, damaging communication masts, electric poles and other infrastructure.
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

Federal government declares May 29, June 12 public holidays

The Federal Government has declared May 29 and June 12 as public holidays to mark the transition to a new government and Democracy Day respectively.

Sanitation: Taraba government bans use of polythene bags

Gov. Darius Ishaku of Taraba on Monday banned the use of polythene and plastic bags in the state to boost clean environment.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Governor Obaseki: We’ll ensure investors in plantations in Edo preserve forest belt

Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has said that the state will ensure its forest belt is preserved as more investors in oil palm, cocoa, rubber plantations set up shop in the state, noting that state will collaborate with relevant stakeholders in the sector on a reforestation programme.