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Obi of Onitsha, Igwe Alfred Nnaemeka Achebe

Obi of Onitsha calls for strong leadership

The Obi of Onitsha, Igwe Alfred Achebe says Nigeria requires strong leadership to harness its untapped potential for its growth.

Flooding: Delta determined to ensure safety of residents – Ifeanyi Okowa

As flood continues to wreak havoc on riverside communities in Delta State, Governor Ifeanyi Okowa has expressed his government’s determination to ensure the safety of the people, saying residents of impacted areas would be moved forcibly from their houses if necessary.
Work on the second Niger Bridge linking Asaba in Delta and Onitsha in Anambra, has reached 50 per cent completion, Mr Wkscont Ajani, Federal Controller of Works, Anambra, has said

Official: Second Niger Bridge project is 50% completed

Work on the second Niger Bridge linking Asaba in Delta and Onitsha in Anambra, has reached 50 per cent completion, Mr Wkscont Ajani, Federal Controller of Works, Anambra, has said.

Federal government faults South-East governors’ alleged infrastructure neglect claim

The Federal Government has described the South-East Governors’ allegation of infrastructural neglect of their zone as “incorrect, unfair and flew in the face of available evidence”.
Lai Mohammed, minister of information, says Senate President Bukola Saraki slowed down the progress of the All Progressives Congress (APC)

Whistle Blower’s Policy: Federal government rakes in N13.8 billion from tax evaders

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, yesterday stated that the federal government whistle-blower’s policy has raked in N13.8 billion from tax evaders.

Minister Ngige: I’m eyeing senatorial seat

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, has said he is considering contesting the Anambra Central Senatorial seat on the platform of the All Progressives Congress in the 2019 general elections.

Ebonyi senator, ex-minister, 13 others dump PDP for APC

The senator representing Ebonyi South Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Sonni Ogbuoji, and an ex-Minister of State for Power and Steel, Goddy Ogbaga and 13 others on Saturday defected from the Peoples Democratic Party to the All Progressives Congress.

Ex-Governor Orji Kalu: Change coming to Abia in 2019

Eminent businessman and former governor of Abia State, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, has said that great and positive change would come to Abia State in 2019 when the All Progressives Congress (APC) would take over the reins of governance in the state.

2019: Ex-Governor Kalu assures of President Buhari’s victory in South-East

Former Gov. Orji Kalu of Abia on Thursday said that President Muhammadu Buhari would win over 75 per cent of votes in the South-East in 2019 general elections, as a reward for the landmark projects he had executed in the zone.

Ohaneze demands supplementary budget to cover second Niger Bridge

Ohaneze Ndigbo, the apex socio-cultural organisation of the Igbo speaking part of Nigeria, has tasked the federal government over timely completion of the second Niger Bridge project.

MAN expresses reservations on AfCFTA’s impact on Nigeria’s economy

Dr Frank Udemba, National President of Manufacturers Association of Nigeria, has said the association had reservations on the impact of African Continental Free Trade Area on Nigeria’s economy.

Governor Okorocha: President Buhari has shown enough love for Igbo

Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha has said that the “Igbo love President Buhari. What he is doing in Igboland has touched the Igbos. Let him know we love him and that in 2015, Igbo people played bad Politics, because the Igbos never believed in Buhari but in 2019 Igbo will vote massively for Mr. President.

Federal government slams PDP over infrastructural development in South-east, South-south

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has challenged the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to present its scorecard of achievements, especially in the area of infrastructural development, in the South-East and the South-South in its 16 years in office.

Kemi Adeosun: Deadlocked FAAC meeting may affect salaries

Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, has explained that if the issues that led to the Federation Accounts and Allocation Committee (FAAC) meeting with governors that ended in a deadlocked is not resolved, salaries might be affected in the states.

Lai Mohammed: Work ongoing every minute on second Niger bridge

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says Federal Government is committed to early completion of the ongoing second Niger bridge project and will sustain its funding.

2019: Ex-Governor Kalu canvasses for bloc votes for President Buhari in Katsina

Ahead of the 2019 general elections, the former Governor of Abia State, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, has canvassed for massive and total bloc vote for President Muhammadu Buhari in his homestate, Katsina State.

Festus Keyamo: NBA blacklisted Gani Fawehinmi for supporting President Buhari

Human rights lawyer Festus Keyamo says Gani Fawehinmi was blacklisted by the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) for supporting President Muhammadu Buhari in 1985.

NSIA’s profit drops by N107 billion in 2017

The Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA), the agency managing the Sovereign Wealth Fund has recorded a decline in its profit from N130.3 billion in 2016 to N22.5 billion in 2017.

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IRI, stakeholders identify causes of electoral violence in Nigeria

Stakeholders at a workshop organised by the International Republican Institute (IRI) have identified the ineffectiveness of rule of law and weak institutions involved in electoral processes as some of the factors instigating violence during an election in the country.
Donald Duke, former governor of Cross River state

Donald Duke: Proper remuneration of military key to tackling insecurity

The presidential candidate for the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Donald Duke, has pledged to tackle insecurity and insurgency through proper remuneration of military personnel.

PTAD pays over N800 million pension to war affected police officers

The Pension Transition Directorate (PTAD) yesterday disclosed that it has paid over N800million to war affected officers between 2015 and 2018.
Muhammad Mustapha Abdallah, NDLEA Chairman- says abuse of Tramadol, codeine based cough syrup still high among Nigerian youth

NDLEA: Abuse of Tramadol, cough syrup still high among Nigerian youths

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has decried the continuous high-level of abuse of Tramadol and codeine based cough syrup among Nigerian youth and women.

Three Super Eagles players in Uyo as camp opens for Libya

Super Eagles camp for the crucial AFCON 2019 qualifier against Libya opened yesterday in Uyo with just three players as early birds.