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Nigerian journalist shot dead

The Nasarawa State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), on Tuesday, condemned the attack and brutal killing of its former treasurer, Benjamin Ekom, by unknown gunmen at his residence in Washo village, Nassarawa-Eggon Local Government Area (LGA), of the state.

Ondo guber: We didn’t substitute name of any aspirant, candidate – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it does not substitute nominated candidates of the African Action Congress (AAC) or any other party’s nominations for Ondo governorship election.
Social Democratic Party (SDP)

Ondo guber: Two candidates emerge in SDP

The factions of the Social Democratic Party, SDP, in Ondo State have produced two governorship candidates thereby deepening the crisis in the party.
Social Democratic Party (SDP)

Ondo guber: Adekunle Saliu emerges SDP candidate

The national executive of SDP in attendance at the primary election was led by the National Secretary of the party who also doubles as the chairman of the Primary Election Committee, Alhaji Hussein Saleh Dass. Other national officers of the party present at the event include the National Publicity Secretary, Mr Alfa Mohammed and the National Welfare Officer of the party, Prince Wale Aladeoba.
The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, said contrary to what is in circulation, he never poured acid on a fellow student as an undergraduate but rather drew the attention of the school security and took the victim for first aid treatment.

Edo guber: NRM prays court to disqualify Osagie Ize-Iyamu as APC candidate

The National Rescue Movement (NRM) has prayed a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja to disqualify Osagie Ize-Iyamu as the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate for the Sept. 19, 2020 governorship election in Edo.
APC Nigeria Supporters

Ondo guber: APC describes deputy governor’s defection, SSG’s resignation as unreasonable

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has described the resignation and defection of the duo of Deputy Governor, Agbola Ajayi and the Secretary to the State Government (SSG) as unreasonable selfish ambition.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC assures Ondo guber aspirants of fairness

The National Secretary of All Progressives Congress Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Committee, Dr Akpan Udoedehe, has assured all aspirants seeking to fly the flag of the party in the July 19 governorship primary of fair and transparent process.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Ondo guber primary: APC appoints Tijjani Tumsa, Umar Lawan-Kareto to chair panels

The All Progressives Congress has appointed former Interim National Secretary of the party, Alhaji Tijjani Tumsa, to chair its screening committee for the Ondo State Governorship Primary.
Buba Galadima

Buba Galadima: Bunch of contradictions keeping Nigeria as nation

A prominent politician in Nigerian politics, Alhaji Buba Galadima, who was the National Secretary of the Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) has opined that Nigeria will continue to be a nation and the contradictions that exist in the country will make sure of it.

Oil marketers insist on full deregulation

The independent oil marketers operating under the aegis of the Private Depot of Oil and Gas Marketers Association of Nigeria (PDOGMAN) has impressed on the federal government the need to embark on full deregulation of the downstream sector of the nation’s oil and gas industry, saying this would benefit the economy on the long run.
The Speaker of the Ogun State House of Assembly, Olakunle Oluomo, has called for more reforms in the electoral system of the nation with a view to “returning power to the people”.

Ogun Speaker urges DisCos to improve supply, provide prepaid meters before tariff increase

The Speaker, Ogun House of Assembly, Mr Olakunle Oluomo, has advised electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos) to improve power supply and provide prepaid meters to all consumers before increasing tariff.
Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe State has affirmed that said the progress of any nation depends on the development of its youth.

APC crisis: Yobe governor promises justice to all members

The new Caretaker Committee Chairman of APC, Mai Mala Buni, has pledged to do justice to every party member and ensure the ensure the current challenges were amicably resolved.
Hell was almost let loose in front of the national secretariat of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Thursday as pro- and anti-Oshiomhole protesters clashed in Abuja.

Police bar APC’s acting national secretary from secretariat

The crisis in the All Progressive Congress (APC) continues to deepen as the Acting National Secretary of the party, Arc Waziri Bulama, was barred by armed policemen from entering the National Secretariat.
Edda Professionals’ League (EPL), a body of eminent experts and professionals of Edda extraction, has vowed to resist any plan aimed at humiliating Chief Abia Onyike, former Commissioner for Information and State Orientation in Ebonyi.

Group faults community’s plan to disown former Ebonyi commissioner

Edda Professionals’ League (EPL), a body of eminent experts and professionals of Edda extraction, has vowed to resist any plan aimed at humiliating Chief Abia Onyike, former Commissioner for Information and State Orientation in Ebonyi.
Victor Giadom

Comrade Mustapha: Victor Giadom never resigned from NWC

Comrade Salihu Mustapha, National Vice Chairman North East, of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has revealed that former deputy National Secretary, Victor Giadom, did not resign his position but was given waiver to contest the deputy governorship election in Rivers State in 2019.
The Director-General of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Progressive Governors Forum (PGF), Salihu Moh Lukman, has chided the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and Ebun-olu Adegboruwa SAN, for reducing to politics and legality, the issues raised by President Muhammadu Buhari, on measure to tackle the spread of Coronavirus pandemic.

Why APC is still in crisis – PGF chief

The Director-General of the Progressives Governors Forum, Salihu Lukeman, has said the inability of the Adams Oshiomhole-led National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress to amicably resolve disputes, as well as its penchant for constitutional breaches, were largely responsible for the current crisis in the party.
The National Coalition Against Plastic Pollution (NCAPP) has called for drastic action against indiscriminate disposal of wastes, particularly plastic materials in Lagos and other parts of the country.

Coalition urges drastic action against plastic wastes

The National Coalition Against Plastic Pollution (NCAPP) has called for drastic action against indiscriminate disposal of wastes, particularly plastic materials in Lagos and other parts of the country.
Yekini Nabena

APC crisis: Yekini Nabena urges President Buhari to convene emergency NEC meeting

The Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Yekini Nabena, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to convene an emergency meeting of the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the party to address the current leadership crisis.

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The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) is set to commence a comprehensive audit and survey of downstream oil and gas logistic facilities, with a view to identifying the infrastructure gap in the sector

PPPRA fixes petrol ex-depot price for N138.62

The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) kept the petrol dealers guessing on Tuesday when it approved an ex-depot price of N138.62 per litre for the Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) petrol and kept the pump price to its chest.
Senate Minority Leader, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu from Delta State. on Monday in a motion canvassed for adherence and respect to the concept of separation of powers as enshrined in the laws of Nigeria.

Rep Elumelu: Opposition lawmakers leading anti-corruption investigations

The Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Rep. Ndudi Elumelu (PDP-Delta), says opposition lawmakers in the house have been at the center of unearthing and exposing acts of corruption in the country.
Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has lifted the ban on congregational prayers in Mosques and Churches placed to curtail the spread of the coronavirus in the state.

Zamfara schools to resume August 9

The Zamfara State Government has directed secondary schools in the state to reopen from August 9, to enable exiting students sit for Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSCE).
The logo of the Nigerian Stock Exchange is pictured in Lagos, Nigeria, file. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde

NSE: Trading sustains positive trend, up by 0.31 per cent

Activities on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) extended a positive trend on Tuesday with key market indices appreciating further by 0.31 per cent.

NUC: 32 universities involved in research to tackle impacts of coronavirus

The Executive Secretary, National Universities Commission (NUC), Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, says 32 federal, state and private universities across all geopolitical zones are involved in different stages of research toward tackling direct and collateral impacts of COVID-19.