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Benue rejects federal government settlements for herdsmen

The Benue State Government has rejected the proposed RUGA settlement for herdsmen by the Federal Government in the State.

Tribunal reserves ruling on application seeking withdrawal of HDP’s petition against President Buhari

The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal on Tuesday reserved ruling on an application seeking the withdrawal of petition challenging the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari, filed by Hope Democratic Party (HDP).
Okezie Ikpeazu

Governor Ikpeazu: We’ll create 700,000 new jobs to address insecurity in Abia

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia has said that 700,000 new jobs would be created in the state in the next 10 years as part of deliberate efforts to address the challenges of insecurity and socio-economic unrest.

Presidency: No immediate plan to ban Almajiri system

The Presidency on Friday clarified the Federal Government’s position on the Almajiri system, saying that while proscribing it remained an ultimate goal, there was no immediate plan to ban the system.
Kola Ologbondiyan

PDP nomination forms for Kogi, Bayelsa guber elections pegged at N21 million

Preparatory to the forthcoming elections in Kogi and Bayelsa States, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, which is the ruling party in the two states, has pegged the purchase of its governorship elections forms at N21 million.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

NEC sets up security committee to confront banditry, kidnapping

The National Economic Council (NEC) on Thursday set up a Security and Policing Committee to address the challenge of banditry, kidnapping, cultism and other security issues confronting the country.
PC Governors Meeting Group Photographs with the President Muhammadu Buhari, Chief of Staff, Mallam Abba Kyari, Secretary to the Federal Government, Boss Mustapha during the APC Governors Meeting at the Council Chambers Presidential Villa

President Buhari charges governors to pay attention to security, education

President Muhammadu Buhari has challenged state governors to pay more attention to the areas of security, health, education and agriculture so as to address the menace of poverty in the society.
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

President Buhari inaugurates new national economic council

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday inaugurated the new National Economic Council (NEC), with tenure from 2019 to 2023 at the Presidential Villa, Abuja
Kayode Fayemi

Governor Fayemi: NGF to make stand on state police known soon

Chairman of Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State has said state executives will make their stand on state police known soon.
Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF)

Nigerian governors move to tackle insecurity

The Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF) says it will soon set up a security committee at the National Economic Council (NEC) level as part of its commitment to curb insecurity in the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

Zenith Labour Party urges President Buhari to compose cabinet

Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) has charged President Muhammadu Buhari to forward his ministerial list to the upper chamber of the National Assembly before the end of this month or latest early July, stressing that he has no reason to delay the composition of his cabinet.
The National Executive Committee (NEC) and the National Think Tank Committee (NTTC) of Action Alliance (AA) party rose from several hours meeting in Abuja and clamped an indefinite suspension on the National Chairman and National Secretary of the party, Kenneth Udeze, and James Vernimbe respectively.

Action Alliance suspends chair, scribe indefinitely for alleged anti-party, fraud

The National Executive Committee (NEC) and the National Think Tank Committee (NTTC) of Action Alliance (AA) party rose from several hours meeting in Abuja and clamped an indefinite suspension on the National Chairman and National Secretary of the party, Kenneth Udeze, and James Vernimbe respectively.

Democracy Day: Enugu residents urge President Buhari to honour Humphrey Nwosu

A cross-section of Enugu residents on Wednesday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to honour Prof. Humphrey Nwosu, former National Electoral Commission (NEC) Chairman during the June, 1993 presidential election.
Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF)

NGF: No position yet on state police

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) is yet to take a position on the issue of state police, the forum’s Chairman, Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State has said.
Kayode Fayemi

Kayode Fayemi: Governors yet to decide on state/local government police

Chairman of the Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF) and Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, on Friday said governors have not yet taken a position on the proposal for state and local government police.
Yekini Nabena

Yekini Nabena urges President Buhari to call warring APC leaders to order

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Yekini Nabena, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to intervene in the ongoing war of words between leaders of the party and address obvious grievances in many states.

Imo town unions presidents threaten self defence against herdsmen

Following the recent herdsmen-farmers clash in the eastern zone, town union presidents under the aegis of the Indegenous Imo Town Unions (IITU) and their counterparts in the southeast have threatened to resort to self defence if the federal government fails to address the menace of herdsmen in the region.

NCC: Glo, 9Mobile set to list on Stock Exchange

With the enlisting of the leading mobile operator in the country on the Nigeria Stock Exchange, the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, says other operators including Bharti Airtel, Globacom and 9Mobile are getting set to do so.

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The trio of Shehu Abdullahi, Jamilu Collins and Samuel Kalu could miss Super Eagles next Total Africa Cup of Nations Group B clash against Guinea at Alexandria Stadium on Wednesday afternoon.

Super Eagles call off bonus strike after President Buhari intervention

Super Eagles players have called off bonus striker after Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari intervention ahead of matchday two encounters against Guinea on Tuesday afternoon at Alexandria Stadium.

IOM: 20,000 migrants rescued from Sahara in three years

Nearly 20,000 migrants have been rescued from the Sahara desert in Niger over the past three years, the International Organization for Migration said on Tuesday.
Paul Pogba has refused to sort out his visa for Manchester United’s pre-season tour to Asia.

Real Madrid line-up potential alternative to Paul Pogba

Real Madrid is weighing up their options in the signing of Manchester United star Paul Pogba, Los Blancos is prepared to go for a cheaper alternative if they failed to secure the services of the World Cup winner.

Enugu Assembly approves 15 special advisers to Governor Ugwuanyi

The Enugu State House of Assembly has approved the appointment of 15 special advisers to assist Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi in the discharge of his duties.
Emmanuel Amuneke

Afcon: Tanzania were scared of Senegal – coach

Tanzania coach Emmanuel Amuneke has encouraged his players ahead of their second Group C game against Kenya at the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) on Thursday.