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President Muhammadu Buhari has said that by pooling together the collective resources and comparative advantages of the Armed Forces and other security agencies, “the enemy will now feel the ferocity of our firepower and the weight of our resolve.”

President Buhari vows not to rest until peace is restored

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday assured residents of Borno State of the federal government’s readiness to fight terrorism to the end, telling the military not to give criminals a breathing space to undermine Nigeria’s interests.
The NGF Chairman, Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State, gave this indication when he briefed State House correspondents after an emergency meeting of the forum at the State House Banquet Hall.

Nigerian governors to meet over judicial, legislative autonomy

Nigeria’s 36 governors will meet on Wednesday to discuss the financial autonomy to judicial and legislative arms in states.
Prosecutors failed to attend Tuesday’s hearing at the federal high court in Lagos, having previously failed to present some of their witnesses in a case that had been adjourned on several occasions.

Nigerian states unveil plans to implement financial autonomy for legislature, judiciary

States have unveiled strategies to implement the Memorandum of Action (MoA) to ensure financial autonomy for the legislature and judiciary.
President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja after a 17-day medical trip to London, the United Kingdom.

Tight security as President Buhari visits Lagos today

Barring any last-minute change in his official schedule, President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to visit Lagos State today to inaugurate some projects.
Governor Douye Diri has expressed worry over the development, following the lifting of the ban on interstate travel.

Bayelsa governor raises the alarm over arms proliferation

The Governor of Bayelsa State, Mr Douye Diri, has raised the alarm over the increasing proliferation of arms and the worsening insecurity in all parts of the country.
Senator Godswill Akpabio, the Minister of the Niger Delta Affairs, has reacted to what he called “a cornucopia of false, malicious, and libellous press interviews” granted by Ms. Gbene Joi Nuineh, the erstwhile Acting Managing Director of the Interim Management Committee, of the Niger Delta Development Commission, (NDDC) in some news and social media platforms and a “series of concerted vicious campaigns of calumny deviously orchestrated by her” against his person.

Itsekiri nation backs Nigerian government, honours Senator Akpabio

Youths in Warri Kingdom on Friday night commended the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, for his commitment to the cause of the region.
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has announced the deployment of 200 officers of the Western Nigeria Security Network codenamed Amotekun to Ibarapa and Oke Ogun zones.

Governor Makinde: Oyo anti-open grazing task force will begin soon

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has said his administration will inaugurate a task force to implement the ban on open grazing in the state in the next six to eight weeks.
22. President Muhammadu Buhari has lauded the cordial relationship existing between the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) and the National Assembly.

NDDC: Youth group warns of resumption of hostilities in Niger Delta

The Niger Delta Youth Council (NDYC) has urged the Federal Government to inaugurate the Governing Board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) to prevent resumption of hostilities in the region of the country.
22. President Muhammadu Buhari has lauded the cordial relationship existing between the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) and the National Assembly.

NDDC: Minister moves to stop Tompolo, Niger Delta militants

Minister of Niger-Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has initiated frantic moves to stop the leader of Niger–Delta agitators, Government Ekpemupolo, alias Tompolo, from fulfilling his threat of a catastrophe in the oil region if the government did not inaugurate the substantive board of the interventionist agency by June 6.
22. President Muhammadu Buhari has lauded the cordial relationship existing between the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) and the National Assembly.

Urhobo group urges President Buhari to inaugurate NDDC board

A group, the Urhobo Youth Forum For Change, (UYFC) has thrown his weight behind the inauguration of a substantive board for the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), insisting that the board of Okumagba led Exco was due to be commissioned.
Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has granted amnesty to 11 inmates serving various jail terms in correctional centres in the state to mark the beginning of 2021.

Ondo governor pledges bursary for 7,000 students

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has pledged to pay over 7000 students bursary, as parts of activities to mark his 100 days in office.
22. President Muhammadu Buhari has lauded the cordial relationship existing between the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) and the National Assembly.

Niger Delta militants, ex-agitators disagree over NDDC board

Some militant groups and a body of former warlords have disagreed over the ongoing protest against the Federal Government over the failure to constitute a substantive board for the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC.
Ijaw Youth Council, IYC,

NDDC: IYC spokesman under fire for attempting to stop protests

The organisers of the #OccupyNigerDeltaProtest have lambasted the Spokesperson of Ijaw Youth Council, IYC, Worldwide, Ebilade Ekerefe, for attempting to call off their ongoing protest against the refusal of the federal government to inaugurate a substantive board for the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC.
The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, says the Federal Government has extended the Lagos-Ibadan Modernisation Project from its original destination at Ebutte Meta to Lagos Ports.

NCS: Nigerian government to inaugurates Funtua inland dry port November

The Minister of Transportation, Mr. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, will in November inaugurate the ongoing Funtua Inland Dry Port project in Sokoto State.
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has commended his Akwa Ibom State counterpart, Mr. Udom Emmanuel for his sterling performances since assumption of office in 2015.

Rivers governor commissions projects in Akwa Ibom

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has commended his Akwa Ibom State counterpart, Mr. Udom Emmanuel for his sterling performances since assumption of office in 2015.
Akwa Ibom State Governor Udom Emmanuel says it is unsafe to reopen schools in the state in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Akwa Ibom governor inaugurates 5.1km road in Oron

As part of activities lined-up to mark the 6th anniversary of his administration, Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State has Inaugurated the newly reconstructed 5.1 kilometre market square/murtala way in Oron Local Government Area.
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has announced the deployment of 200 officers of the Western Nigeria Security Network codenamed Amotekun to Ibarapa and Oke Ogun zones.

Oyo governor, minister resolve issues delaying Ibadan dry port

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State and the Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amechi met in Ibadan on Friday and agreed to resolve all issues delaying the take-off of Ibadan Inland Dry Port.
22. President Muhammadu Buhari has lauded the cordial relationship existing between the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) and the National Assembly.

NDDC board: Ijaw youths threaten to cripple activities at commission

With barely ten days to go on the one-month ultimatum issued by the Ijaw Youth Council, IYC, to the federal government to inaugurate a substantive board for the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, the youth group says there is no going back on its threat to shut down activities at the Commission.
1. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday presided over the weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the State House, Abuja.

VP Osinbajo: Nigeria’s unity must not be compromised

Nigeria’s Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbanjo, on Thursday, insisted that the unity of the country should not be compromised in anyway.
22. President Muhammadu Buhari has lauded the cordial relationship existing between the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) and the National Assembly.

Group: President Buhari should listen to South-South governors, inaugurate NDDC board

Niger Delta People’s Forum has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to listen to South-South governors and inaugurate governing board.
Nigeria’s oil and gas industry has lost huge investments due to the non-passage of the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB), Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State has said.

Delta governor urges President Buhari to reconstitute NDDC board

Delta State Governor and Chairman of South-South Governors’ Forum, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, yesterday called on President Muhammadu Buhari to reconstitute the board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) without further delay.
Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umaru Ganduje

Kano governor: Nigeria can’t progress with current level of corruption

Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State has said Nigeria cannot progress with the level of corruption in the country.

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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is to meet soon with representatives of state governors, the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, and the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, in an attempt to resolve the disagreement over the repayment of the budget support facility obtained by the states.

VP: Nigerian government investing over $1 billion on second Niger bridge, Lagos-Ibadan expressway

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo says the federal government is investing $1 billion on three flagship projects in the country.
Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu

Abduction: Nigerian government mulls ‘communication architecture’ for unity schools

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Military high command meets retired officers on South-West insecurity

Nigeria’s Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Lucky Irabor has met with retired senior military officers in the South-West to discuss ways out of the current security challenges in the country.
Niran Adedokun

IPOB is not Nigeria’s problem

Last week, an incredible development occurred wherein 75 organisations from northern Nigeria placed a N100m bounty on fugitive leader of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu.
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 president: National Assembly to support INEC to delineate electoral constituencies

President of the Senate, Dr. Ahmad Lawan, has stated that the National Assembly will work with the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in its bid to properly delineate electoral constituencies across the country ahead of the 2023 general election.

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Kebbi government shuts seven schools indefinitely

No fewer than seven schools in Kebbi State had been shutdown indefinitely in the aftermath of the attack on Federal Government College (FGC), Birnin Yauri, by suspected bandits, according to Alhaji Isah Arzika, State Chairman of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT).
Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi has expressed his administration’s commitment to the development of the education sector as the key to high-level human capital development needed for emancipation of the people.

Governor Bello an uncommon phenomenon – commissioner

The Kogi State Governor, Alh. Yahaya Bello, has been described as “uncommon phenomenon” for his “resilience and ability to dissect issues and downgrade division”.
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.

Nigerian senate probes government’s economic recovery plan

The senate has directed six of its committees to probe the federal government’s Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP).

Nigerian Navy hands over arrested vessel to owner based on EFFC directive

Personnel of the Nigerian Naval Ship, NNS Delta in Warri, Delta state, have handed over a seized vessel, MT Miracle, to its owner, S&T Shipping Services Limited, as part of its commitment to adhering to due deligence in its operations.
Fulani herdsmen

Miyetti Allah urges government to aid herders

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN) has appealed to the Federal Government and the Borno State Government to factor its members into the authorities’ various humanitarian programmes, saying these individuals were also victims of insurgency.