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Governor Ganduje: Emir Sanusi ought to report to council chairman not governor

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano on State on Friday said that the splitting of Kano emirate into five was not in any way an act of vendetta against the incumbent emir, Muhammadu Sanusi 11.

Federal government, NACCIMA hail Governor Ugwuanyi for enhancing Ease of Doing Business in Enugu

The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Dr. Okechukwu Enelamah, and the National President of Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA), Iyalode Alaba Lawson, have commended Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State for his administration’s innovative measures and steadfastness in enhancing the ease of doing business in the state.
Wife of the President, Dr. Aisha Buhari, has claimed that two powerful personalities were frustrating President Muhammadu Buhari’s effort.-1

Aisha Buhari: I wish I can invite all 15 million Nigerians that voted for...

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday night explained that it had taken long time to reposition Nigeria because of the alleged long time waste of the former Peoples Democratic Party-led administration that held sway for 16 years.
Abdul'aziz Yari

Governors demand more funding for all tiers of government

The Chairman, Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) and Zamfara State Governor, Mr. Abdulaziz Yari, has said that there is need for political decisions that will expand the Nigerian economy to generate funding for all tiers of government to develop human capital and address other sundry issues.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

Yemi Osinbajo chairs extended NEC session today

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will today preside over an extended National Economic Council, NEC, at the Old Banquet Hall, Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Muhammadu Buhari

Muhammadu Buhari: My next four years will be significant

President Muhammadu Buhari has promised that given opportunity for another four years will be quite significant for the country.
Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu

Adamu Adamu: Why education remains poor in Nigeria

Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, on Tuesday, blamed under-funding of education both at the state and federal levels to the root causes why the sector remains at its lowest ebb in over five decades.

Benue: We must impeach Governor Ortom – APC lawmakers

All Progressives Congress lawmakers in Benue State House of Assembly who are seeking the removal of Samuel Ortom have listed corruption allegations against the governor, accusing him of misappropriating billions in public funds while state workers groan amidst unpaid salaries.

Benue’s impeached Speaker bags six months suspension

The impeached Speaker, Benue House of Assembly, Mr Terkimbi Ikyange, has been suspended by his colleagues for six months for what they called “unparliamentary behaviour”.

Why I fell out with Senator Kwankwaso – Governor Ganduje

Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, said on Tuesday the problem between him and his predecessor, Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso, was his resistance to external manipulation, the action which he said he won’t succumb to.

Nigerian Governors’ Forum in emergency meeting at Aso Rock

An emergency session of the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) is currently on going at the State House Conference Center (Old Banquet Hall), Abuja.

Steal public money, go to jail – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday warned public officers that any one that steals public funds should be ready to face the wrath of the law.

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Ghana international Mubarak Wakaso will stay in the treatment room for a couple of days after picking up a minor injury, his Spanish club Deportivo Alaves have announced.

Ghana midfielder Mubarak Wakaso joins Chinese club Jiangsu Suning

Ghanaian midfielder Mubarak Wakaso has signed a three year contract with Chinese Super League side Jiangsu Suning after his two-and-a-half-year spell in the Spanish La Liga with Alaves, the Chinese club confirmed on Wednesday.
Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello

I won’t negotiate with bandits – Kogi governor

Kogi state governor, Yahaya Bello, on Wednesday warned that his administration would deal ruthlessly with all criminal elements in the state, saying he would not negotiate with bandits.

Presidency reacts to ‘US visa restrictions’

The Presidency has described as mere speculations the reported planned imposition of visa restrictions on some African and Asian countries including Nigeria by the America’s government led by President Donald Trump.
Strive Masiyiwa, a philanthropist and owner of Econet Global, has now offered to pay the doctors a subsidy to cover living costs through his Higherlife Foundation.

Zimbabwe tycoon’s offer seeks to end to doctor strike

A funding offer by a billionaire Zimbabwe telecoms tycoon on Wednesday prompted the country's doctors to consider ending a long-running strike over wage payments.
Mikel Arteta celebrates with Héctor Bellerín after Arsenal twice came from behind to earn a 2-2 draw with Chelsea. Javier García-BPI-Shutterstock

Sunday Oliseh hails Mikel Arteta after Arsenal’s draw against Chelsea

Former Super Eagles head coach Sunday Oliseh has heaped plaudits on Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta for his dexterity in Tuesday’s 2-2 draw against London rivals Chelsea at the Stamford Bridge.