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Governor Yahaya Bello after my life – deputy

In an interview with pressmen on Thursday at his official residence in Lokoja, the embattled deputy governor alleged Governor Yahaya Bello has detailed gunmen to kill him.
Dino Melaye

Senator Melaye: I’ll revive Kogi economy in four years

Senator Dino Melaye, representing Kogi West Senatorial District at the National Assembly, on Wednesday, pledged to revive the state economy and bring it to an enviable height within four years.
Ifeanyi Okowa Delta

Delta governor inaugurates new DESOPADEC board

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State, on Wednesday in Asaba, inaugurated the new 15-member Governing Board of the Delta State Oil Producing Area Development Commission (DESOPADEC).

Kogi PDP elects new officers

Mr Sam Uhuotu has been re-elected as the Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kogi.

Governor Okowa tasks corps members on skills acquisition

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta, has tasked Batch B corps members to make good use of the skills acquisition and entrepreneurship training acquired during their three-week orientation course.

Governor Okowa appoints five special advisers

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has appointed five Special Advisers, including Prof. Sylvester Monye as Senior Policy Adviser.

Cross River NYSC seeks renovation of camp facilities

The Cross River State Coordinator of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Mr. Adegoke Ayodele has called on the state government to assess the critical condition of facilities at the permanent orientation camp in Obubra with a view to an overall renovation.

Cross River to attain open defecation-free status in 2023

The Cross River Government is looking forward to achieving Open Defecation-Free (ODF) status in all the 18 Local Government Areas of the State by 2023.

Cross River elections: INEC confirms electoral materials hijack in four councils

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Cross River has confirmed the hijack of electoral materials in four local government areas of the state.

Obong of Calabar: No force can stop Governor Ayade’s re-election

Ahead of March 9 governorship election in Cross River State, the Obong of Calabar, Edidem Ekpo Okon Abasi Otu V, has stated that nobody or force can stop Governor Ben Ayade’s re-election.

Elections: Court removes all APC candidates in Cross River

A High Court in Calabar on Tuesday insisted that the removal of the All Progressives Congress, APC, candidates for the election in Cross River is a settled matter.
Betta Edu

5,300 shortlisted for 1,000 health jobs in Cross River

The Cross River Primary Healthcare Development Agency has shortlisted 5,300 applicants for 1,000 jobs advertised by the agency in January.

Governor Ayade presents N1.04 trillion budget estimate

Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State, yesterday, presented a budget proposal of N1,043,967,000,000 for the 2019 fiscal year to the state House of Assembly.
A former governor of Cross River State Donald Duke has said he will not criminalise same-sex relationships if he becomes Nigeria's president in 2019.

Donald Duke challenges data on unemployment

The Presidential candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Donald Duke, has challenged the 20.3 per cent unemployment released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), saying that it could be as high as 80 per cent.

Cross River government donates to tanker explosion victims

The Cross River Government has donated medical equipment to the emergency ward of the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital (UCTH) to aid the victims of the fuel tanker explosion.

Cross River REC denies selling ballot papers

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) for Cross River, Dr Frankland Briyai, said the commission did not sell ballot papers to anybody or group in the state.

Official: Abia won’t protect fraudulent staff from EFCC

Abia State government yesterday welcomed the ongoing probe of some accounts officers by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over alleged fraudulent practices, saying that the affected civil servants would answer for their deeds.

Abia guber: Paul Ikonne demands cancellation of APC primary

One of the governorship aspirants of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abia state, Prince Paul Ikonne, has petitioned the National Secretariat of the party, demanding outright cancellation of the just concluded primary in the state, even as he alleged that the exercise was marred with irregularities.

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UN, EU urge media to intensify advocacy against gender violence

The joint EU-UN Spotlight Initiative, on Monday called on the media to intensify advocacy through reportage of violence against women and girls to end the menace in the country.
The PDP and its candidate, Babatunde Gbadamosi, are urging the court to disqualify the APC candidate, Tokunbo Abiru, over his alleged possession of two voter cards.

Tokunbo Abiru proposes antidote for national challenges

Mr Tokunbo Abiru, APC’s candidate for the Lagos East bye-election, has said that quality representation at the National Assembly is an antidote to diverse national development and security challenges.
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General Motors abandons Donald Trump’s war against California’s pollution powers

General Motors announced today that it is abandoning Donald Trump’s effort to take away California’s ability to set fuel efficiency standards. The company, along with Fiat Chrysler and Toyota, previously backed Trump’s efforts to roll back fuel efficiency standards.
Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa on Friday disclosed how the immediate past administration of former Governor Akinwunmi Ambode employed blackmail and harassment to witch-hunt and deprive the House of performing its duties appropriately.

Speaker: Lagos Assembly to pass 2021 budget before December 31

The Speaker, Lagos State House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa, says the 2021 Appropriation Bill currently before the house will be passed before Dec. 31.

We believe it is South East’s turn to produce next president – Ebonyi PDP...

The Elder and major Stakeholders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday affirmed the belief that it is the turn of the South East to produce President of Nigeria in 2023.