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On Monday December 17, 2018, President Muhammadu Buhari who is seeking re-election for a second term of office will be marking his 76th birthday and, in his own words, “still going strong.”
Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue state has confirmed the receipt of N14.9 billion, being the last tranche of the Paris Club Refunds from the Federal Government.
The Osun State Government has paid N19.8 billion for the payment of salaries and pensions emoluments to all categories of workers in the state.
Abubakar Tsav, a former Federal Commissioner in the Public Complaints CommIssion (PCC), said he was invited by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to throw more light in a petition he wrote against Gov Samuel Ortom in 2016.
The crisis rocking the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Benue State assumed a disturbing dimension as the publicity of the party, Mr. Samuel Agbo, and Woman Leader, Mrs. Dooshima Jirgba, have resigned their membership and positions from the party.
The All Progressives Congress (APC), Benue chapter, says it has not given Gov. Samuel Ortom any red card contrary to claims by the governor.
As Nigeria celebrates Democracy Day on May 29, the presidency has reeled out what the Muhammadu Buhari administration has achieved in the last three years it has been in power.
President Muhammadu Buhari has restated his commitment to ending the cycle of violence that has engulfed some parts of the country in recent times.
The eight months’ salary owed to primary school teachers in Bayelsa has caused the indefinite closure of all public schools.
The Federal Government needs a total of $36 billion to complete its rail projects across the country.
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has disclosed that the financial intervention of the federal government was not enough to help the his administration clear the over N69 billion backlog of salaries, pensions and gratuity inherited from the last administration.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has cautioned Governor Yahaya Bello against proscribing labour unions in Kogi State.
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has said that financial interventions from the Federal Government to the state, though well appreciated, have not been enough to clear arrears of salary which he inherited on assumption of office as governor.
The violent conduct of some leaders and members of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) in the days leading to the launch of Operation Python Dance 2, largely informed the decision of the South-East leaders and governors to dump the group, knowledgeable sources have said.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project has asked Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State to pay pensioners in the state their outstanding entitlements within the next 14 days or face legal action.
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) in Benue have rejected Gov. Samuel Ortom’s appeal against a one-week warning strike proposed to start Sept. 5.
Rangers head coach Gbenga Ogunbote is optimistic his side can still pick a continental ticket after falling out of the title race in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Championship play-offs.
Re-arraignment of a former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Jumoke Akinjide, over alleged money laundering could not take place on Tuesday as a result of prosecution’s request that the case be returned to the previous judge.
Six people died when fire swept through a psychiatric hospital for war veterans in the Ukrainian city of Odesa, authorities said Tuesday.
Veteran Nollywood actress Clarion Chukwurah has declared her acceptance of the Lord Jesus Christ as her Lord and personal saviour.
Barcelona have finally lost patience with Ousmane Dembélé and will apparently listen to offers for the Frenchman this summer.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) Forum of State Chairmen on Thursday in Abuja passed a vote of confidence on Mr Adams Oshiomhole, the party’s National Chairman, saying he is the best man to lead the party.
Barely a week after inauguration of Cross River State Governor, Ben Ayade, for a second term in office, he has again travelled out of the country, fuelling speculation that he has abandoned the state.
The Governor of Adamawa State, Rt Hon Umaru Fintiri, has cancelled all appointments which his predecessor, Sen Mohammed Bindow, made in the last few months of his administration.
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.
A renowned broadcast journalist in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Kofi Bartels, has recounted his ordeal in the hands of officials of the Federal-Special Anti-Robbery Squad (F-SARS).