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The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has advised former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate in the Feb. 23 election to come to terms with his loss at the election.

Minister: PDP, Atiku Abubakar beating drums of war

The Federal Government has accused the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, of beating drums of war and “doing everything possible to sabotage” President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration.

DSO: Minister approved N2.5 billion for Pinnacle – witness

The trial of the Director-General of National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Ishaq Modibbo, and three others has commenced before a Federal High Court in Abuja where a prosecution witness, Mrs Alheri Saidu, told the court how the Minister for Information, Lai Mohammed, gave approval for payment of N2.5billion to Pinnacle Communications Ltd.
Malawi is rolling out a malaria vaccine pilot programme for children on Tuesday in a bid to prevent the disease which kills hundreds of thousands across Africa each year.

Government, corporate bodies urged to redouble fight against malaria

Mr Frank Nweke Jr., Chairman, Malaria Child and Maternal Mortality Eradication (MACMME), an NGO, has called on government and corporate organisations to redouble their efforts in the fight against malaria in the country.

Tony Momoh: Minimum wage not living wage, N30,000 will cause chaos

A former Minister of Information, Prince Tony Momoh, has expressed fears that the new N30, 000 minimum wage, signed into law by President Muhammadu Buhari on April 18 would lead to chaos.
Moyosore Ogunlewe

Lagos assembly candidates Moyosore Ogunlewe resigns from PDP

The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party for the Kosofe Constituency 1 of Lagos State in the last elections, Moyo Ogunlewe, has resigned from the PDP following the crisis that has engulfed the opposition party.

Lai Mohammed: Atiku Abubakar desperate to replicate ‘Venezuelan model’ in Nigeria

The federal government has accused Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the just concluded election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, of planning to replicate the Venezuelan model in Nigeria, following media reports that he has hired a United States lobbying firm to convince the US not to recognise the reelection of President Muhammadu Buhari until the Supreme Court rules on the suit.

Jerry Gana: We’re disappointed by Supreme Court’s judgment

The Prof Jerry Gana Presidential Campaign Team on Sunday said it was disappointed by the Supreme Court’s judgment that declared a former governor of Cross River State, Donal Duke, the authentic presidential candidate of the Social Democratic Party.

Senate decries poor implementation of 2018 budget

The Senate, yesterday, took a swipe at the Federal Government over what it described as the poor implementation of the 2018 budget, noting that Nigerians were not feeling the impact of government because of the failure of the executive to adequately fund the budget.

FEC approves N1.4 billion for design of new DPR office

The Federal Executive Council (FEC), has approved a memorandum from the Minister of State (Petroleum), Ibe Kachikwu, for the design of a new head office for the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR).
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

FEC: Information, Sports, Petroleum ministries make presentations to President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over the meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) at the Council Chamber of the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Nasarawa elections: Labaran Maku urges supporters to remain calm, peaceful

Mr Labaran Maku, the defeated Governorship Candidate of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in Nasarawa State, has advised his supporters not to take laws into their hands.

Labaran Maku calls for investigation into cancelation of votes in Nasarawa

Mr. Labaran Maku, a former minister of Information and gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) on Wednesday called for investigation into the cancelation of over 150,000 votes in the Presidential and National Assembly elections in the state.
Atiku Abubakar

Atiku Abubakar urged to emulate Goodluck Jonathan, congratulate President Buhari

Prince Tony Momoh, former Minister of Information, on Wednesday advised the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Feb. 23 election, Atiku Abubakar to concede defeat and congratulate President Muhammadu Buhari.

Election: Ex-Minister Momoh backs President Buhari on ballot snatching

Prince Tony Momoh, a former Minister of Information, on Wednesday said President Muhammadu Buhari’s statement that anybody involved in ballot box snatching in the forthcoming general elections will pay with his or her life is in order.
President Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting in State House on 12th Dec 2018-4

Federal government orders immediate payment of February salary

The Federal Government on Wednesday ordered the immediate payment of February salaries to assist workers wishing to travel to vote during Saturday’s rescheduled Presidential and National Assembly elections.
Social Democratic Party (SDP)

SDP crisis: Tunde Adeniran’s faction expels Jerry Gana, Supo Shonibare, suspends Donald Duke

There is no end in sight for the fracas tearing the Social Democratic Party (SDP) to shreds, as a faction backed by its Vice Chairman (South), Professor Tunde Adeniran, has expelled Professor Jerry Gana for alleged gross misconduct and dragging the party to court.

SDP: Only party renegades endorsed President Buhari – Jerry Gana

A former Minister of Information, Prof Jerry Gana, on Friday said only “renegade members” of the party took part in the Thursday meeting of the party’s National Executive Committee where the decision to endorse President Muhammadu Buhari was taken.
Social Democratic Party (SDP)

Election: Why SDP abandoned Donald Duke, Jerry Gana for President Buhari

The opposition Social Democratic Party (SDP) on Thursday formally announced its decision to support the re-election bid of President Muhammadu Buhari on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

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A group photograph with Kano State governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, his deputy Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna, Speaker state assembly Rurum and the newly appointed emirs from left Sarkin Rano, Alhaji Tafida Abubakar Ila; Sarkin Bichi, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero; from right Sarkin Gaya – Alhaji Ibrahim Abdulkadir Gaya and Sarkin Karaye, Dr. Alhaji Ibrahim ll. After the official installation of four new emirs by Kano State governor on Saturday at indoor stadium at Sani Abacha. Photo Sani Maikatanga

Group calls for scrapping of new emirates in Kano

A group under the aegis of the Renaissance Coalition in collaboration with Civil society organisations (CSOs), and other stakeholders in Kano have called for the scrapping of the newly created emirates in the state.
The rain storm in Lagos on Monday resulted in many residents and motorists counting their losses as it caused traffic gridlock and wreaked havoc in many areas, damaging communication masts, electric poles and other infrastructure.

Downpour causes traffic gridlock in Lagos

The rain storm in Lagos on Monday resulted in many residents and motorists counting their losses as it caused traffic gridlock and wreaked havoc in many areas, damaging communication masts, electric poles and other infrastructure.
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

Federal government declares May 29, June 12 public holidays

The Federal Government has declared May 29 and June 12 as public holidays to mark the transition to a new government and Democracy Day respectively.

Sanitation: Taraba government bans use of polythene bags

Gov. Darius Ishaku of Taraba on Monday banned the use of polythene and plastic bags in the state to boost clean environment.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Governor Obaseki: We’ll ensure investors in plantations in Edo preserve forest belt

Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has said that the state will ensure its forest belt is preserved as more investors in oil palm, cocoa, rubber plantations set up shop in the state, noting that state will collaborate with relevant stakeholders in the sector on a reforestation programme.