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Governor of Bayelsa State, Honourable Henry Seriake Dickson

Nembe indigenes drag Bayelsa government to court over commission of inquiry

Three indigenes of Nembe in Nembe Local Government Area of Bayelsa State have dragged the Bayelsa State Government to Court over its decision to set up a Commission of Inquiry into the violence and killings in Nembe on November 13 during a botched campaign of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
A participant at the recent International Monetary Fund-World Bank Annual Meetings held in Washington DC, United States has been diagnosed with chickenpox.

Official: Participant at IMF/World Bank meetings diagnosed with chickenpox

A participant at the recent International Monetary Fund/World Bank Annual Meetings held in Washington DC, United States has been diagnosed with chickenpox.

Tiv-Jukun crisis: Taraba delegation briefs Tor Tiv on peace efforts

A 10 man delegation raised by Taraba state government to have an interface with stakeholders in Benue state on how to find lasting solution to the perennial Tiv/Jukun crisis, at the weekend briefed the Tor Tiv, Prof James Ayatse, on the peace efforts initiated by Governor Darius Ishaku.

World Bank to invest $510 million in Lake Chad Basin

The World Bank is willing to invest $510m, in three tranches, in the Lake Chad Basin to address insecurity, desertification and humanitarian challenges, among others.
Presidential media aide, Malam Garba Shehu, says the Buhari administration is working with state governments across the Northwest to pursue an urgent revamp of the national security apparatus in the subregion.

President Buhari recommends ‘Made in Nigeria solutions’ to nation’s challenges

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday declared open the 25th Nigerian Economic Summit (NES25) with a charge to public and private sector leaders to look inward to solve the unique challenges confronting the nation’s socio-economic development.
PDP Vice Presidential Candidate, Mr. Peter Obi before the opening statements of the Chairman 2019 Presidential Election Appeal Panel, Justice Zainab Adamu Bulkachawa during the opening of the hearing for the petition against the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari at the Court of Appeal, Abuja. Photo by Abayomi Adeshida

Xenophobia: Peter Obi condemns attacks in South Africa

The vice presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Mr. Peter Obi, has called on South Africans to stop the attacks on foreigners, including Nigerians.

Ikeja Electric: We followed due process in PPA agreement

Ikeja Electric has dismissed insinuations that it increased electricity tariff to prepaid meters residents in Magodo Estate, without any prior agreement.

Labour sets agenda on generation, transmission, distribution of electricity for minister

Organised Labour in the nation’s Power Industry, has written to the new Minister of Power, Engineer Saleh Mamman, welcoming him to the sector and setting agenda on generation, transmission and distribution of electricity for him.

Olisa Metuh: How I spent N400 million from ex-NSA Dasuki

Olisa Metuh, the former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Tuesday, told a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, how he spent an alleged N400 million traced to him as proceed of money laundering by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
Ex-head of the notorious “Jail Ogaden” Hassan Ismail Ibrahim “ Hassan Dhere”.

Somalia arrests, deports ex-head of Ethiopia torture home

Authorities in Somalia over the weekend arrested and deported a former commander of Ethiopia’s notorious Jail Ogaden, located in the eastern Somali regional state.
Zainab Ahmed

Federal government to look into gradual removal of fuel subsidy – finance minister

The Minister of Finance, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, says the Federal Government will look into gradual removal of fuel subsidy as part of strategy to boost revenue.
President Buhari receives in Courtesy Visit Labour Leadership led by President of Nigeria Labour Congress Ayuba Wabba in State House on 7th Mar 2019-3

Tom Ohikere: President Buhari, APC determined not to repeat mistake of 2015

“There have been meetings between key organs of the party and elected representatives on the platform of the APC. President Muhammadu Buhari and the leadership of the party are determined not to repeat the mistakes of 2015 that lead to the emergence of Saraki, Ekweremadu, Dogara and co.”

Osun tribunal: PDP accuses Governor Oyetola, APC of plans to blackmail judiciary

The Peoples Democratic Party has accused the governor of Osun State, Mr. Gboyega Oyetola and the APC of plans to sponsor rallies and demonstrations to discredit the judgement of the Osun State election petition tribunal which returned Senator Nurudeen Ademola Adeleke as the winner of the September 22nd 2018 governorship election.

Elections: Sokoto students endorse APC governorship candidate

The coalition of students from tertiary institutions in Sokoto state have endorsed the All Progressive Congress (APC) Governorship candidate, Alhaji Ahmad Aliyu, as their preferred candidate in the March 9 election.

Governor Ahmed calls for revival of reading culture

Gov. Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara has called for concerted efforts to revive the reading culture, enhance writing skills and acquire knowledge that will serve the country well.

Strike: ASUU claims federal government unserious

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), has vowed not to return to class until its demands are met.
President Buhari returns to Abuja after a 5 day Official Visit to Paris on 14th Nov 2018 4

2019: Group canvasses support for Muhammdu Buhari, Aminu Masari

The Buhari/Masari Agenda 2019, a Katsina-based political association, has commenced tour of the 34 local government areas in the state to sensitise the electorate on the importance of possessing permanent voter cards and re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari and Gov. Aminu Masari in the 2019 general elections.

Bisi Akande: Tenure elongation corruption, evil

A former Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Bisi Akande, has alleged that the chairman of the party, John Odigie-Oyegun, went about bribing people to facilitate his tenure elongation.

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The Governor of Imo State, Senator Hope Uzodinma, has sacked all chairmen of boards and parastatals in the state, including their members.

Governor Uzodinma speaks on ‘plan to probe’ Emeka Ihedioha

Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State, has clarified statements alluding to his alleged plan to probe the administration of his predecessor, Emeka Ihedioha.
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UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman’s Twitter account hacked

UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman’s Twitter account has been hacked, with a series of expletive-laden and racist tweets being published.
Sadio Mane is happy to stay at Liverpool for the foreseeable future, according to Jason McAteer, who feels Mohamed Salah is more likely to seek a move away from the club than the Senegal international.

Jason McAteer: Mo Salah more likely to leave Liverpool this summer than Sadio Mane

Sadio Mane is "happy to stay at Liverpool" for the foreseeable future, according to Jason McAteer, who feels Mohamed Salah is more likely to seek a move away from the club than the Senegal international.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday signed the finance bill into law.

President Buhari sends message to Emir of Potiskum after bandits attack

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured that his administration would spare no efforts in tracking down criminals who have become a nightmare in the lives of Nigeria, high or low.
The African Development Bank, AfDB, says it has approved a 70 million dollar loan for a road project in Ebonyi. The bank said on its website on Friday that it would provide $40 million, while its co-financier, the Africa Growing Together Fund (AGTF), would contribute $30 million for the project.

AfDB earmarks $250 million for water, sanitation projects in Abuja

The African Development Bank (AfDB), has revealed that the bank will invest $250 million in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) water and sanitation integrated project. The project is aimed at improving water supply and sanitation in the satellite towns.