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Dapo Abiodun

Governor Abiodun: I won’t run government of cronies, family

Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, has promised not to run a government of “cronies and family” but ensure equitable allocation of resources across the state.
President Muhammadu Buhari has dismissed the reports that his London trip was to compile the list of persons to be appointed as ministers during his second tenure.

Yoruba elders urges President Buhari to check herders to prevent anarchy

The Yoruba Council of Elders (YCE) has advised the Presidency to check the killing spree of the herders, especially in Yorubaland to prevent people from resorting to self-defence and anarchy.
Ondo State House of Assembly

Akure community seeks to produce Ondo assembly speaker

As the inauguration of the ninth Ondo State House of Assembly draws near, the people of Akure, the state capital, have demanded that the community be allowed to produce the next speaker of the Assembly.
President Goodluck Jonathan

Bayelsa guber: Ex-President Jonathan warns against violence

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has declared that Bayelsans would reject any governorship candidate that allows violence during the election.
In response to the discovery of environmental Polio Virus strains in Lagos State, the Lagos State Government will embark on House to House polio Immunisation for all children aged 0-five years, irrespective of the previous immunisation status.

Lagos uncovers plot to disrupt ongoing polio vaccination

The Lagos State Government says it has uncovered plot by a non-governmental organisation (NGO) by administering harmful vaccines to children to disrupt the ongoing Polio vaccination in the state.

Bishop wants politicians to see their positions as temporary, servant leaders

The Anglican Bishop of Owo, Ondo state, Rt Rev. Stephen Fagbemi, has advised politicians to see their positions as temporary and to be accountable as good stewards.

Burundi court seizes assets of opposition figures

Burundi's chief justice has ordered the seizure of property belonging to jailed army officers and exiled opposition activists accused of supporting a supposed coup plot against President Pierre Nkurunziza.

FRSC seeks legislation to support road safety activities

Mr Uchechukwu Wihioka, Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Kwara Command, has called for good legislation that will support road safety activities.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Edo APC leaders warn members against anti-party agenda

Leaders of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Edo State have warned aggrieved members of the party to desist from engaging in mischief and mischievous behaviour capable of putting the party in jeopardy in the state.
Sudanese protesters arrive to join the sit-in outside the army headquarters in the capital Khartoum, April 27, 2019.

Sudan mediators propose two transition councils

Sudanese mediators facilitating talks between the army rulers and protest leaders have proposed the country have two transition councils, with one led by generals overseeing security, a protest leader said Sunday.
In response to the discovery of environmental Polio Virus strains in Lagos State, the Lagos State Government will embark on House to House polio Immunisation for all children aged 0-five years, irrespective of the previous immunisation status.

Polio: Lagos government to immunise children aged 0-5

In response to the discovery of environmental Polio Virus strains in Lagos State, the Lagos State Government will embark on House to House polio Immunisation for all children aged 0-five years, irrespective of the previous immunisation status.

World Press Freedom Day: Bayelsa NUJ seeks security for journalists

The Bayelsa Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) on Friday called on governments to provide adequate security for journalists deployed for elections.

Why mob killed six bandits leaders in Zamfara

Six leaders of different notorious bandits gang were killed by mob in Birnin Magaji emir’s palace in Zamfara state on Wednesday.
Demonstrators clash with police as they march through Paris during annual May Day protests on Wednesday [Christopher Furlong-Getty Images]

Zamfara governor urges Nigeria to embrace biofuel, electric cars

Clouds of tear gas billowed near the Montparnasse Tower on Wednesday as police used force to suppress violence during annual May Day demonstrations marking workers' rights.
Nuhu Ribadu

Nuhu Ribadu: Why governors are often under probe

The pioneer chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Nuhu Ribadu, has said Nigerian governors are often subject of corruption probes because they control a large chunk of resources and exercise power in their states.
Access Bank has unveiled a new brand logo to reflect its new status following the completion of its merge with Diamond Bank.

Access Bank, stakeholders seek improved approach to SDGs

Leaders and stakeholders in the financial industry at Access Bank sustainability summit called for an improved approach to the attainment of the 18 Sustainable Development Goals.

African leaders give Sudan military more time for reforms

African leaders meeting in Cairo agreed to give Sudan’s ruling military council more time to implement democratic reforms, Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi on Tuesday said.
Jibrin Isah Echocho

Senator-elect Jibrin Isah: Why Governor Yahaya Bello deserves second term

Senator-elect of Kogi East Senatorial District, Alhaji Jibrin Isah, has backed the second term ambition of the state governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello.

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New Senate President, Ahmed Lawan has sworn-in the Senators-elect of the 9th Assembly to pave way for legislative business to begin.

Senate President: Senator Lawan’s emergence excites Yobe people

The people of Yobe, the home state of the new President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, have expressed excitement over his emergence as the head of the Red Chamber, saying “it is a reflection of national interest.”

Ninth Assembly: Aminu Achida emerges Sokoto Assembly speaker

He became the speaker after beating Alhaji Abdullahi Sidi (APC-Gwadabawa South) in a close contest conducted by the 30 members-elect, under the supervision of the Acting Clerk of the Assembly, Alhaji Abdulrazak Shehu.

Eteng Jonas-Williams emerges as new speaker Cross River

The Cross River State House of Assembly has elected Eteng Jonas-Williams as the Speaker of the 9th Assembly and Joseph Bassey as the Deputy Speaker respectively.

Bayelsa guber: Former NAEC chief enters race

The quest for the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) governorship ticket has begun with former director-general of National Atomic Energy Commission (NAEC), Dr Franklin Erepamo Osaisai, declaring to contest with an assurance that he intends to build on the legacies of Governor Henry Seriake Dickson if elected governor on November 16.

Governor Akeredolu pledges adequate teachers, facilities for Ondo schools

The Ondo State governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has expressed the readiness of his administration to provide adequate number of teachers in the public colleges and primary schools across the 18 local government of the state .