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Governor-elect of Kwara, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, has pledged that his administration will be accountable to the people and will not steal or loot the state’s treasury.

Kwara governor donates N10 million to Ilorin durbar festival

Speculation making the rounds that Governor Alhaji AbdulRasaq AbdulRahman played no part particularly financially in the recently held Ilorin Durbar Festival has drawn the reaction of a group, Kwara Media Forum.

NYCN: #RevolutionNow protest planned to destabilize President Buhari’s government

The leadership of the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has said the #RevolutionNow protest planned for tomorrow is a deliberate attempt by enemies of the country and unpatriotic individuals to destabilize the country and government of President Muhammadu Buhari.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Edo APC: Third party behind Governor Obaseki, Adams Oshiomhole rift

The local chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State has blamed the perceived feud between Governor Mr. Godwin Obaseki and the national chairman of the APC, Adams Oshiomhole on some selfish individuals.

ACPN: Those calling for sack of Abba Kyari are enemies of the president

The Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN) has said that those calling for the sack of the Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari, are those who do not mean well for the President, saying they were political jobbers within the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Senator Akpabio: I have no regret joining APC

Former Senate Minority leader, Godswill Obot Akpabio, has denied allegations that he called the All Progressives Congress (APC) evil and was considering returning to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Professor Charles Quaker Dokubo is currently Special Adviser to The President on Niger Delta:Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP)

Charles Dokubo: Opposition parties jittery of Buhari’s footprint in Niger Delta

A Facebook user had in a post at the weekend, alleged that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) secretariat in Abonnema, Akuku-Toru Local Government Area of Rivers State was attacked by thugs aided by Dokubo, a few hours to the postponement of the elections.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Red Card Movement: We didn’t endorse Atiku Abubakar

The Red Card Movement, a socio-organisation co-founded by a former presidential candidate of Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, Dr. Oby Ezekwesili, has described as untrue, claims that it had endorsed a former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar in the forthcoming general elections.
President Muhammadu Buhari in Ado Ekiti on Tuesday said he had directed security agencies to keep tabs on people on corruption watch list.

President Buhari directs security agencies to keep tabs on people on corruption watch list

President Muhammadu Buhari in Ado Ekiti on Tuesday said he had directed security agencies to keep tabs on people on corruption watch list.
Ekereobong Akpan

Akwa Ibom government denies alleged illegal deductions from workers’ salaries

Ekereobong Akpan, the Akwa Ibom Head of Service (HOS), on Wednesday, said there was no illegal deduction from the salaries of civil servants in the state to fund government’s events.

Sadiq Obanoyen: PDP must unmask name-substituting cartel in Abuja

A House of Representatives candidate, Sadiq Obanoyen, has urged the leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to urgently unmask and disband the cartel responsible for substituting names of candidates to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) before they destroy the party.

Group commends ex-Governor Kalu over resolve to remain in APC

A group, Concerned Abians for Good Governance and Justice (CAGGJ), has commended former governor of Abia State, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, over his resolve to remain in the All Progressives Congress (APC) despite gale of defections that has hit the party in the past weeks.

Minister Ibe Kachikwu debunks rumoured guber ambition

Nigeria’s Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Mr. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu, has refuted reports that he is warming up to contest the Delta State governorship seat in 2019.

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Some bankers said they were unaware of the alleged report that Nigerians are being defrauded through Western Union.

Bankers unaware of reports defrauding Nigerians using Western Union

Some bankers said they were unaware of the alleged report that Nigerians are being defrauded through Western Union.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Joint security: Operation Crocodile Smile IV undergo training

The 4 Brigade, Nigerian Army, Benin, Edo state, on Monday conducted a training exercise for operatives of security agencies participating in the Operation Crocodile Smile IV.
SEATTLE, WA – MARCH 22/ A Boeing 737 MAX 9 test plane is pictured at Boeing Field on March 22, 2019 in Seattle, Washington. 737 MAX airplanes have been ground by multiple aviation authorities after two two 737 MAX 8 airplanes crashed within five months of each other. Stephen Brashear/Getty Images/AFP

Boeing expects to resume 737 Max commercial service green light in January

Boeing on Monday said it expects to resume deliveries of its grounded 737 Max planes as early as next month and that airlines could be able to restart commercial service in January, setting off the biggest rally in the company’s shares since June.
Red Bull Salzburg stars Enock Mwepu and Patson Daka arrived in Cairo, Egypt to join the Zambia U-23 side for the 2019 Africa U-23 Cup of Nations after missing the opening Group B barren draw against South Africa on Saturday due to club committments.

U-23 AFCON: Zambia get Enock Mwepu, Patson Daka boost ahead Olympic Eagles clash

Red Bull Salzburg stars Enock Mwepu and Patson Daka arrived in Cairo, Egypt to join the Zambia U-23 side for the 2019 Africa U-23 Cup of Nations after missing the opening Group B barren draw against South Africa on Saturday due to club committments.
The Nigerian Guild of Editors Standing Committee has elected Mustapha Isah as Acting President of the Guild, to fill the vacant position of Mrs Funke Egbemode as President, upon her appointment and acceptance of offer as Commissioner for Information and Civic Orientation in Osun State.

NGE raises concern over plans to regulate social media, elects acting president

The Nigerian Guild of Editors Standing Committee has elected Mustapha Isah as Acting President of the Guild, to fill the vacant position of Mrs Funke Egbemode as President, upon her appointment and acceptance of offer as Commissioner for Information and Civic Orientation in Osun State.