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Cross River: We’ll get back our secretariat – PDP

The PDP Caretaker Committee Chairman of Cross River state, Efiok Cobham, Esq, has stated that the party would get back their seized secretariat from Governor Ben Ayade of APC.
Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi A. Sule

Nasarawa speaker: No alternative for Governor Sule in 2023

Nasarawa State House of Assembly Speaker, Alhaji Ibrahim Abdullahi, said there is no alternative to Gov Abdullahi Sule and All Progressive Congress (APC) in the state in 2023.

Bayelsa residents block House committee members from Agip spill site

Residents of Biseni clan, Yenagoa Local Government Area of Bayelsa, on Thursday blocked members of the House of Representative Ad-Hoc Committee on Oil Spills and Remediation from performing their functions.
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, South-East zone, on Monday urged Sen. Smart Adeyemi to immediately apologize to the governor of Abia State, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu over his unguided verbal attack.

Kogi lawmakers: We have not decided to take coronavirus vaccine

Kogi State senators and House of Representative members have said that they are yet to make a decision on whether or not they would receive the COVID-19 vaccine.
The Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Clem Ikanade Agba, says to reduce the over 2.5 million acutely malnourished and stunted children, the Federal Government is implementing innovative policies and strategies that are appropriately funded, data-driven and sustainable.

Minister: Why President Buhari approved N34 billion for rural roads

The Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Prince Clem Ikanade Agba, yesterday said that President Muhammadu Buhari had approved N34 billion, to tackle road construction in the agrarian communities of the country.

Niger bye-election: We had no pact with APC – APGA

The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) has stated that neither it nor its candidate had any agreement with the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) before last Saturday’s Magama/Rijau House of Representative bye-election.
The Prelate of the Methodist Church Nigeria, Dr Samuel Uche, on Sunday recommend immediate replacement of service chiefs says they have run out of ideas.

Methodist prelate urges Buhari to replace service chiefs

The Prelate of the Methodist Church Nigeria, Dr Samuel Uche, on Sunday recommend immediate replacement of service chiefs says they have run out of ideas.

Presidency flays PDP twist of VP’s 2015 tweet on security

Sen. Babafemi Ojudu, Special Adviser on Political Matters to the President, Office of the Vice President, has decried attempt by the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to twist a 2015 tweet by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.
The military denied accusations they had desecrated the body of the suspected rebel fighter, saying they took the photos to serve as 'substantial evidence' of a 'legitimate encounter' [Dennis Sabangan-EPA]

Philippine army under fire over alleged war crime after killing

Members of the Philippine army have been accused of committing a war crime, after posing for a photo with the body of a suspected communist rebel fighter, who is also the daughter of a member of Congress.
Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umaru Ganduje

Kano governor appoints ultra-modern specialist hospitals governing board

Kano state Governor Abdullahi Ganduje has approved the appointment of Chairman and members of the Kano State Ultra-Modern Specialist Hospitals Governing Board calling on the appointed members to put the state first.
Bayelsa State Governor Douye Diri has inaugurated the Judicial Panel of Inquiry on Police Brutality and the Special Security and Human Rights Committee.

Governor Diri: I’ll support Sampou Anglican Church project

Governor Douye Diri of Bayelsa, has promised to support the expansion of St. Peter’s Anglican Church in his community, Sampou, in Kolokuma/Opokuma local government area of the state, to demonstrate his resolve to give back to his community.
The police in Lagos State have reportedly arrested and detained a member of the House of Representatives, Shina Peller, at the Moroko Police Station.

Rep Peller seeks reversal of hikes in petrol, power rates

A member of the Federal House of Representative representing Iseyin, Itesiwaju, Kajola and Iwajowa federal constituency, Hon. Shina Peller has described the hike in fuel price and increase in electricity tariff as untimely.

Senator Kalu lauds Stanel chief over virus donation to less privileged

Senate Chief Whip Orji Uzor Kalu has commended the chairman of Stanel Group, Dr Stanley Uzochukwu, over COVID-19 palliatives he donated to the less privileged and his contribution to the economic development of Nigeria.

PDP chides House of Reps for halting probes

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has chided the leadership of the House of Representatives for halting the ongoing probes into alleged corruption in a number of federal government agencies.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Group urges Atiku Abubakar, Bukola Saraki to join APC

Ahead of the 2023 general elections in Nigeria, a youth group affiliated with the All Progressives Congress (APC) has called on a former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, and former Senate President, Bukola Saraki, to return to the party.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police deploy more officers in Southern Kaduna

State Commissioner of Police, Kaduna, Umar Muri, has in a bid to stop further killings deployed more police officers in southern Kaduna.
The Chairman, House Committee on Diaspora, Tolulope Akande Sadipe, has revealed that after the Committee’s collaborative efforts with other relevant agencies, has secured the unconditional release of Nigerians stranded in Lebanon.

House pf Reps committee, others secure release of Nigerian nationals In Lebanon

The Chairman, House of Representative Committee on Diaspora, Hon. Tolulope Akande Sadipe, has revealed that after the Committee’s collaborative efforts with other relevant agencies, Nigerian Government has secured the unconditional release of Temitope Ariwolo and other Nigerians stranded in Lebanon.
The Deputy Speaker of the House of Representative, Rt Hon Ahmed Idris Wase, has presented food items worth millions of naira to the Plateau State Government as palliative to ease the economic hardships caused by the COVID-19 lockdowns.

House of Reps deputy speaker donates food items to Plateau residents

The Deputy Speaker of the House of Representative, Rt Hon Ahmed Idris Wase, has presented food items worth millions of naira to the Plateau State Government as palliative to ease the economic hardships caused by the COVID-19 lockdowns.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos), has announced the demise of a former member of the house, Rep. Tony Okey. 7

Speaker Gbajabiamila bags traditional title in Kebbi

The Emir of Yauri, Dr Muhammadu Abdullahi, has honoured the Speaker, House of Representative, Mr Femi Gbajabiamila, with the traditional title of Sadaukin Yauri.
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Jigawa bye-election: Musa Muhammadu wins APC Babura/Garki federal constituency primary

Musa Muhammadu has emerged the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the bye-election into the vacant Babura/Garki Federal Constituency of Jigawa.
The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) has disbursed N2,100,000 to 210 women selected across the 21 local government areas in the state to enhance their businesses.

NDE disburses N2.1 million to 210 women in Kebbi

The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) has disbursed N2,100,000 to 210 women selected across the 21 local government areas in the state to enhance their businesses.
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Oyo APC chieftain dispels death rumour

A prominent member of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State, Chief Rotimi Ajanaku, on Wednesday dispelled the rumour making rounds that he is dead.

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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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Everton fans are making their feelings known about the prospect of Rafa Benitez being appointed as the club manager.

Everton fans hang anti-Benitez banners outside Goodison Park

Everton fans are making their feelings known about the prospect of Rafa Benitez being appointed as the club manager.
The New York district court determined that Stephanie Sinclair offered a “valid sublicense” to use the photograph when she posted it publicly on Instagram.

Instagram tests putting suggested posts ahead of friends’

Instagram says reception to its “suggested posts” feature has been so positive that it’s launching a new test: this time, suggested posts will be mixed throughout your primary feed, sometimes ahead of photos and videos from people you follow.
Minister of Youth and Sports Development Mr Sunday Dare has charged APC Youth to avail themselves of the various opportunities created by government to develop themselves to guarantee the future.

Nigerian government partners Microsoft, Tech4Dev to train 36,000 youths in digital skills

The ministry of youth and sports development has collaborated with Microsoft and the Technology for Social Change and Development Initiative (Tech4Dev) to train 36,000 youths in digital skills for one year.
The Spokesperson for the Senate, Dr. Ajibola Basiru, who gave the assurance on Monday, said the amendments to the acts and other relevant laws should not be misinterpreted as an attempt to gag the freedom of speech and free press in the country.

Senate: National Assembly won’t gag media

The Senate has said it was not possible for the 9th National Assembly to stiffen the media in Nigeria with its current amendments to the acts which established the National Broadcasting Commission and the Nigerian Press Council.
The member representing Daura Federal Constituency of Katsina State in the House of Representatives, Fatahu Muhammad, has defended the suspension of Twitter from operating in Nigeria.

House member hails Twitter ban, wants media regulated

Fatahu Muhammad, the member representing Daura Federal Constituency of Katsina State in the House of Representatives, has defended the suspension of Twitter from operating in Nigeria.