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PDP governors pledge free, fair convention

Governors of states controlled by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Thursday pledged support for free and fair National Convention of the party on Dec. 9.

Will Buhari deliver on new national minimum wage?

Some All Progressives Congress governors, Rochas Okorocha of Imo, Rauf Aregbesola of Osun, Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi and Simon Lalong of Plateau as well as the Peoples Democratic Party’s Nyesom Wike of Rivers and Ibrahim Dankwambo of Gombe, are members of the committee.

President Buhari inaugurates 30-member new minimum wage committee

President Muhammadu Buhari has inaugurated a 30-member tripartite National Minimum Wage Committee for the negotiation of a new National Minimum Wage for the Nigerian workers.

2019: Ex-President Jonathan tells Atiku Abubakar to apologise to Olusegun Obasanjo

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has asked former Vice President Atiku Abubakar to apologise and beg former President Olusegun Obasanjo to secure the presidential ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the 2019 election.

PDP throws national chairmanship race open as consensus talks collapse

After hours of grilling by Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors Forum in Enugu, all national chairman candidates yesterday opted for an election instead of a consensus choice.

PDP vows to wrest power from APC in 2019

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Sunday vowed to launch back to power at the centre in 2019.

PDP ready to accept anyone who emerges chairman at convention – Governor Fayose

The eight contenders for the National Chairmanship of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has agreed to work with any of them elected at the party’s National Convention on December 9.

We establish more tertiary institutions to address education imbalance – Governor Dankwambo

Governor Ibrahim Dankwambo of Gombe State, on Friday, said the establishment of additional tertiary institutions in the state was aimed at addressing education imbalance between Gombe and other states in the country.

PDP will regain power in 2019 – Governor Darius Ishaku

Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba State said only a consensus candidate at its December national convention could save the Peoples Democratic Party from further internal crisis.

Governor Dankwambo converts family house to school

To achieve his one-point agenda and uplift the standard of education in Gombe State, Gov. Ibrahim Dankwambo, has converted his family house to a modern Nursery and Primary School.

Governor Dankwambo expresses commitment to reduce child mortality

Gov. Ibrahim Dankwambo of Gombe State has assured government commitment toward reducing maternal mortality and morbidity in the state to the barest minimum.

NUC chief Abubakar Rasheed frowns at proliferation of varsities

The Executive Secretary of National Universities Commission (NUC), Professor Abubakar Rasheed, has condemned proliferation of universities in Nigeria without proper funding.

NUC approves Gombe State University of Science and Technology

The National Universities Commission, NUC, has approved the Gombe State University of Science and Technology as the 154th university in Nigeria.

Labour commends Governor Dankwambo on workers welfare

Gombe State Governor Ibrahim Dankwambo has been awarded the most outstanding Governor on workers welfare by the Public Service International, the umbrella body of Public Sector Labour Unions.

Gombe govt invests N7.2 billion on water projects – Governor Dankwambo

The Gombe State Government says it has invests N7.2 billion on the provision of potable water for the people of the state.

Ekiti guber: I succumbed to God’s pressure to pick my deputy – Governor Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Chief Ayodele Fayose, has said if he were to use human wisdom to choose who to support as the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in next year’s governorship election in the state, he would have rooted for one of his former Commissioners, Mr Kayode Osho.

Sheriff absent at North East PDP peace meeting

A former Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, was absent at a reconciliatory meeting of the party for the North-East zone held in Yola on Tuesday

Ohanaeze Ndigbo leader preaches unity in Gombe

The National President of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, John Nwodo, has appealed to Nigerians to promote peace and tolerance with one another irrespective of differences in ethnicity, religion or region.

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Recall that President Muhammadu Buhari in a nationwide broadcast on Sunday ordered a total lockdown in Abuja, Lagos and Ogun State as a proactive measure to contain the spread of the deadly novel coronavirus in Nigeria.

Coronavirus: Abuja lockdown frustrating – residents

Recall that President Muhammadu Buhari in a nationwide broadcast on Sunday ordered a total lockdown in Abuja, Lagos and Ogun State as a proactive measure to contain the spread of the deadly novel coronavirus in Nigeria.
Uber is ramping up its response to the COVID-19 pandemic, pledging 10 million free rides and food deliveries for health care workers, senior citizens, and others affected by the outbreak.

Uber pledges 10 million free rides and deliveries for workers affected by coronavirus

Uber is ramping up its response to the COVID-19 pandemic, pledging 10 million free rides and food deliveries for health care workers, senior citizens, and others affected by the outbreak.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control says it has extended its molecular laboratories with the capacity to detect Coronavirus Disease to six. Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, Director General of the NCDC, disclosed this to newsmen on Saturday in Abuja, while giving an update on COVID-19 in the country.

Coronavirus: Nigeria able to test between 500 and 1000 a day – NCDC

Nigeria will be able to test up to 1000 suspected cases of coronavirus by the end of this week, the NCDC has said.
Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, Director General of NCDC, disclosed this on Monday on Channels Television, Programme “Sunrise Daily”, while, speaking on COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria.

Nigeria confirms four new coronavirus cases, toll rises to 139

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on Tuesday, has announced four more new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19), making the number of confirmed cases in Nigeria rise to 139.

Somali governor killed in bomb blast

Abdisalan Hassan Hersi, governor of the Nugaal region in northeastern Somalia has been killed in a suicide bomb blast claimed by the al-Shabab armed group, police said on Monday.