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Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu and his deputy, Hon. Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa were on Wednesday sworn-in as Governor and Deputy Governor of the state, saying his second term is not for relaxation.

Ondo governor sworn-in for second term, pledges to work harder

Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu and his deputy, Hon. Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa were on Wednesday sworn-in as Governor and Deputy Governor of the state, saying his second term is not for relaxation. The inauguration ceremony...
Faisal Shuaib, Executive Director of the National Primary Healthcare Development Agency, made this known during the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 press conference held in Abuja on Tuesday.

PTF: National leaders, health workers, vulnerable persons to get coronavirus vaccine first

The federal government has said that vaccination for coronavirus will be prioritised for front line health workers, national leaders and other vulnerable persons from the first 100,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine expected to arrive the country this month.
Speakers at the virtual event also took turns to drum support for Mr Joe Biden, the presumed candidate of the party in the Nov. 3 presidential election.

U.S. election: World leaders anxious as results trickle in

Governments across the world are anxiously watching the race for the White House, as they prepare for either Republican Donald Trump securing a second term as United States president or for an electoral win by his Democratic challenger, former Vice President Joe Biden. 
#EndSARS protesters at the Lekki Toll Gate, Lagos

Senator Tinubu: I didn’t send soldiers to attack protesters

Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has denied the claim that he sent soldiers to attack peaceful protesters at Lekki because he was not making money due to the interruption of Lekki toll gate by #Endsars protesters.
(FILES) This file photo taken on September 15, 2016 shows the spiritual leader of the Tibetan people, the Dalai Lama, gesturing as he arrives for a meeting with young people in Strasbourg. – The Dalai Lama is “doing very well” and will likely be discharged from hospital in New Delhi on April 12 as he recovers from a chest infection, his spokesman told AFP on April 11, 2019. (Photo by PATRICK HERTZOG / AFP)

Dalai Lama calls for unified global action on climate change

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama called on world leaders Saturday to join forces in fighting climate change.
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APC commends labour for suspending planned strike in Rivers

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers has commended the organised labour in the state for suspending its planned strike for Tuesday.
Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe State has affirmed that said the progress of any nation depends on the development of its youth.

APC NWC: Abia youth leader drags Governor Buni, 11 others to court

The Federal High Court, Abuja, Monday, ordered substituted service of court processes on Governor of Yobe State, Mai Mala Buni, who is Chairman, National Caretaker Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC), and 11 others in a suit challenging the dissolution of the National Working Committee (NWC) of the party.

Ondo guber: Eyitayo Jegede under pressure to pick Agboola Ajayi as running mate

The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ondo State, Mr Eyitayo Jegede, may be under serious pressure to pick the state deputy governor, Mr Agboola Ajayi, as his running mate for the October 10 governorship election in the state.

NCF not a political party yet – spokesman

The newly formed National Consultative Front (NCF) has said it was yet to metamorphosed into a political party but remains a meeting of like minds to chart a way of getting the country out of the wood.
Abubakar Dangiwa Umar

NCF: I wasn’t consulted on new political group – Colonel Umar

The Movement of Unity and Progress says a former Military Governor of the old Kaduna State, Col. Abubakar Umar, is not a member of a new political movement, the ‘National Consultative Forum’.
Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi has denied claims that his government has sold off the Ekiti State Governor’s Lodge in Abuja.

APC primary: Steer clear of Ondo politics – Group tells Ekiti governor

A group, Ondo State Progressives Network, has urged Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti to steer clear of the July 20 All Progressives Congress (APC) primary in the state.
European Union (EU) leaders will hold a video summit on Thursday in a bid to agree on a shared fiscal response to a recession looming as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, though there is little hope of a breakthrough.

EU leaders to hold summit on recovery plan

European Union (EU) leaders will hold a video summit on Thursday in a bid to agree on a shared fiscal response to a recession looming as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, though there is little hope of a breakthrough.
President Muhammadu Buhari has written an emotional tribute about his late Chief of Staff, Mallam Abba Kyari, who died in Lagos on 17th April.

Abba Kyari: President Buhari receives condolence messages from foreign, national leaders

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday received several messages of condolences from foreign and national leaders over the death of Abba Kyari, his late Chief of Staff.
A former Vice President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Mr Onyekachi Monday Ubani, says President Muhammadu Buhari breached the constitution for failing to hand over to the Vice President while embarking on a two-week private visit to London.

Policy of coronavirus and 5G technology connection

The world was awoken from slumber concerning the global health challenge posed by COVID-19 pandemic not too long ago which was first reported in Wuhan in faraway China.
The Rivers State government has sealed the secretariat of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in Port Harcourt, the state capital.

Labour leaders warn Governor Wike sealed secretariat, minimum wage

National leaders of Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, have advised Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State to reopen the secretariat of the state council of NLC without further delay and not try their patience.

Tony Momoh: Anyone who calls President Buhari derogatory names will be dealt with

Prince Tony Momoh, a former Minister of Information on Saturday said Punch newspaper did nothing wrong by referring to President Muhammadu Buhari as a Major General.
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Timi Frank: What Senator Saraki’s appointment will do to Bayelsa

A former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Comrade Timi Frank, has expressed support for the reconciliation panel headed by the former Senate President, Bukola Saraki in Bayelsa State.
President Muhammadu Buhari receives the newly elected Senate President Senator Lawan Ahmed and Deputy Senate President Senator Ovie Omo-Agege at the Residence State House in Abuja. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE.

Senator Omo-Agege: No Nigerian will regret President Buhari’s re-election

The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, on Saturday, said that no voting age of any Nigerian will regret re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term, saying that Mr President was committed to solving myriads of problems confronting the country.

Ninth Assembly: Reps speakership aspirant formally withdraws from race for Femi Gbajabiamila

A member of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Buba (APC, Adamawa) has formally withdrawn from contesting the position of the 9th Speaker of the House.

Governor Masari pledges all-inclusive government if re-elected

“Most of the aspirants are young men and women in their prime ages”, he noted, stressing that they still stand a chance of re-contesting election in their constituencies.

Kano PDP elders reject dissolution of exco

Some stakeholders in the Kano state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have rejected the dissolution of the executive committee by the party’s national working committee (NWC).

2019: APC aspirants cry out over ‘outrageous cost of nomination forms’

Aspirants on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC, have cried out over what they tagged as ‘outrageous cost price’ of nomination forms into various elective positions for the 2019 general elections.

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Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu (born June 25, 1965) is a Nigerian politician and the current Governor of Lagos State.

Lagos to demolish shanties, takeover abandoned buildings

Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Monday said that the government would continue to demolish shanties across the state.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police: 21 officers killed by gunmen in Akwa Ibom

The commissioner of police in the state, Amiengheme Andrew, disclosed this on Monday while briefing Governor Udom Emmanuel who visited the police headquarters in the state to condole with the families of the slain officers and the police over the loss.
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 donates N60 million to families of slain policemen

Gov. Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom has donated N60 million to families of slain policemen by unknown gunmen in the state.

Ooni of Ife: We don’t need war in Nigeria

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has called on Nigerians to desist from any act that could lead to war in Nigeria.

Kano chief judge releases 58 inmates from correctional centre

The Kano State Chief Judge, Justice Nura Sagir-Umar, on Monday, released 58 inmates awaiting trial from the state Central Correctional Centre.

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Manchester United striker Edinson Cavani’s superb performances over two legs of the side’s Europa League semifinal against AS Roma are exactly why they want to keep the Uruguayan at Old Trafford, manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has said.

Manchester United boss heaps praise on Edinson Cavani, hopes he will stay

Manchester United striker Edinson Cavani’s superb performances over two legs of the side’s Europa League semifinal against AS Roma are exactly why they want to keep the Uruguayan at Old Trafford, manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has said.
Chelsea goalkeeper Edouard Mendy has set a Champions League record having kept a clean sheet in the 2-0 defeat of Real Madrid.

Chelsea’s Edouard Mendy sets Champions League record against Real Madrid

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The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christain Church of God, RCCG, Pastor Enoch Adeboye has expressed concerns over the attack on monarchs in Ekiti State.

Baptist Convention admonishes Pastor Adeboye to take son’s death as trial of faith

The Nigerian Baptist Convention has admonished the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, to take the death of his son, Dare Adeboye, as a trial of his faith.
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Champions League: Pep Guardiola’s father predicts Manchester City’s foes in final

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The kidnapped wife of a traditional ruler in Oyo State, Funbi Ojo, has regained freedom from her abductors.

More Nigeria students kidnapped in fresh attack

An unknown number of university students have been kidnapped in the south-eastern Nigerian state of Abia.