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Former Minister of Information, Prof. Jerry Gana on Saturday rejoined the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, at the North Central Zonal Congress alongside five other notable former members who left the party prior to the 2019 general elections.
A former minister of Information, Dasuki Salihu Nakande, yesterday threw his weights behind the candidature of Senator Umaru Tanko Al-Makura, describing him as the most suitable for the chairmanship position of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
The Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, has said that no ransom was paid for the release of the abducted Kankara schoolboys in Katsina State and the Dapchi schoolgirls in Yobe State.
The Federal Government has assured that it will secure the release of students of the Government Science College Kagara Niger State and their teachers abducted on Wednesday unhurt.
As some Nigerians prepare to occupy certain parts of Nigeria under the second wave of ENDSARS protest, the Federal Government has vowed that the planned protest will not be allowed this time around.
The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has appealed to all Nigerians to take whatever issues they feel strongly about to the National Assembly, especially now that the process of the Constitution review is in progress.
The remains of former Minister of Information, Prince Tony Momoh, who passed on in Abuja last week, will be interred on Grailland, Iju Hills, Lagos on Thursday, February 11, 2021, it has been announced.
The crisis in the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara state is traceable to the attempt by the Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed to make himself a godfather that Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq must either defer to or be stampeded, Senator Suleiman Ajadi alleged on Friday.
The Speaker of Borno State House of Assembly, Abdulkareem Lawan, has faulted claims that Boko Haram no longer holds any local government area in the state.
The Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to sack the Information Minister, Lai Mohammed and the Presidential Spokesman, Garba Shehu.
Adamu, who spoke at the 2020 Annual Ministerial briefing in Abuja on Thursday, said that the reduction was through the Federal Government’s Better Education Service Delivery for All (BESDA) initiative.
The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has charged the Acting Commandant of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), DCG Hillary Madu, on the need for improved professionalism in the activities of the Corps.
The Chairman of the Caretaker/Extra-Ordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Governor Mai Mala Buni, will today in Abuja meet the two factions in the leadership crisis rocking the party in Kwara State.
Uganda banned social media and messaging apps on Tuesday, two days ahead of a presidential election pitting Yoweri Museveni, one of Africa's longest-serving leaders, against opposition frontrunner Bobi Wine, a popular singer.
In an effort to further improve the wellbeing of citizens, a 5-year nutrition action plan that will guide the implementation of interventions and programmes to address the problems of hunger and malnutrition across all sectors in Nigeria has been approved by National Council on Nutrition.
Human rights lawyer Joe Nwokedi has filed a N50 billion lawsuit against the Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, the Federal Government of Nigeria and the Nigeria Police Force over their roles in the #EndSARS protests.
The President, African Development Bank (AFDB), Dr Akinwumi Adesina, has appealed to the Federal Government to deepen investment in youth, to enable them put their entrepreneurial ingenuity to good use.
The President of the Senate, Dr. Ahmad Lawan; Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Idris Wase; some governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) are billed to discuss practical approaches to internal democracy and contestation within the ruling party.
The Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, on Tuesday said his ministry spent N19 million on international travels before the COVID-19 lockdown.
Leeds United recorded a remarkable 2-1 away win against Manchester City in their Premier League clash at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
A plan to deliver electricity to about 25m Nigerians whose communities are off the grid has commenced in Jigawa State flagged off by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, who restated the determination of the Buhari administration to ensure that millions more will now have access to cheap and environmentally friendly renewable power.
Uruguayan striker Luis Suarez is considering leaving Atletico Madrid in the summer transfer window to return to his former club Liverpool, according to reports in Spain.
Jurgen Klopp has said he had no concerns over the form of Sadio Mane, despite the Liverpool forward’s struggles in front of goal in recent weeks.
The Pentecostal Bishops Association, Anambra State branch, has decried wanton killings and destructions in various parts of the country, calling on the Federal government to nip the ugly trend in the bud to save the nation from sliding into anarchy.
Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) has told President Muhammadu Buhari to do more to secure Nigerians, saying the country has been polarised along ethnic, religious lines.
Senator representing Kwara South at the National Assembly, Lola Ashiru yesterday said the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state has surmounted its leadership crisis.
The executive board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved a third tranche of grants for debt service relief for 28 member countries under the Catastrophe Containment and Relief Trust (CCRT).
Governor Abdullahi Ganduje has accepted the invitation from the University of Ibadan to come deliver a lecture on governance.
A drug trafficker, Goodluck Igbineweka Odeh, has been intercepted at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, NAIA, with 2 kilogramme of heroin, which has a street value of N564 million, concealed in the lining of false bottom of his suitcase.