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Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the appointment of six new Permanent Secretaries in the States Civil Service.

Governor Sanwo-Olu wants young Nigerians to be educated on significance of June 12

Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the Lagos State governor, has advised that young Nigerians should be educated on the significance of the June 12 anniversary.
A former governor of Abia State, Dr Orji Uzor Kalu, has explained that he visited President Nicolas Maduro of Venezuela as part of his objectives to promote world peace.

Senator Kalu: Why I’m passionate about peace in Venezuela

The senator representing Abia North in the Senate, Dr Orji Uzor Kalu, has said his interest in the peace process in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela was borne out of the need to come to the aid of the suffering masses of the country.
President Buhari receives Salah Homage in celebration of Eid El Filtri in State House on 4th June 2019 1

President Buhari: Eight ways I’ll fight corruption in second term

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday listed eight priorities he will give more attention to give his anti-corruption agenda a big bite in the next four years.
IKECHI UKO

Expert advocates aviation masterplan for Nigeria

An aviation and tourism expert, Mr Ikechi Uko, on Tuesday said Nigeria should develop an Aviation Masterplan so as to maximise the abundant opportunities in the sector.
National Bureau of Statistics NBS

National Assembly: Female participation remains low at 5.8 percent – NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says despite efforts to promote women participation in the politics and decision making, female membership in National Assembly remains low at 5.8 per cent in Nigeria.
Senator Godswill Akpabio

Group urges President Buhari to ignore lies against Senator Akpabio

President Muhammadu Buhari, has been called upon to disregard the smear campaign by political opponents against the person of Sen. Godswill Akpabio in Akwa Ibom.

Governor Wike asks church to sanction members involved in election malpractice

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has called on the Church to sanction members who are involved in electoral malpractice .
Pope Francis arrives in procession to celebrate Mass at the Marian shrine of Sumuleu Ciuc June 1 in Miercurea Ciuc, Romania. (CNS-Paul Haring)

Pope Francis apologises to Roma for Catholic Church’s ‘discrimination’

Pope Francis apologised to the Roma people on Sunday for the Roman Catholic Church’s “discrimination” against them as he wrapped up a visit to Romania.
Mr Adams Oshiomhole, the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Chairman has said that the party will continue to respect the judiciary and respect court orders.

APC group joins call for resignation of Adams Oshiomhole

An All Progressives Congress (APC) advocacy group under the aegis of Rivers Unity House (RUH) Saturday threw its weight behind calls for the resignation of the APC National Chairman, Mr. Adams Oshiomhole.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has recalled the 12 suspended Local Government Council Chairmen.

Governor Wike: Rivers remains safe for business, development

Wike described as unfortunate failed attempt by the former state governor, Chibuike Amaechi, to de-market the state on NTA Tuesday live, where he (Amaechi) claimed that the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration could not extend railway to Rivers, due to alleged insecurity.

AMAC chief Abdullahi Candido names 19-man cabinet

The chairman of the Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), Abdullahi Adamu Candido, has named a 16-man cabinet with Rahmat Abisola Abdullahi as the council’s secretary.
Bola Tinubu

Adamu Kuta: Asiwaju Tinubu not president Nigeria would want in 2023

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Niger State, Adamu Kuta, has carpeted the party’s national leader, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, over the recent claims that he is being pressurized to contest the 2023 Presidency, insisting that Tinubu is not the kind of president Nigerians would after President Muhammadu Buhari.
Wife of the President, Dr. Aisha Buhari, has claimed that two powerful personalities were frustrating President Muhammadu Buhari’s effort.-1

Aisha Buhari pledges to champion women, youths participation in governance

The wife of the President, Hajiya Aisha Buhari, has re-assured Nigerian women and youths of her determination to champion their course for active participation in governance.
FILE PHOTO- Khalifa Haftar (C), the military commander who dominates eastern Libya, leaves after an international conference on Libya at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, May 29, 2018. REUTERS-Philippe Wojazer-File Photo

Libyan strongman says to fight until Tripoli ‘militias’ defeated

Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar, who is leading a military offensive against the UN-recognised government in Tripoli, said in an interview published Sunday he will continue fighting until militias in the city laid down their arms.
Lai Mohammed, minister of information, says Senate President Bukola Saraki slowed down the progress of the All Progressives Congress (APC)

Kwara group recommends Lai Mohammed for re-appointment

The socio-cultural body of ‘‘Omo Ibile Igbomina’’ in Kwara has recommended Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the Minister of Information and Culture, for re-appointment by President Muhammadu Buhari.
Aisha Muhammadu Buhari

Aisha Buhari pledges to champion women, youths participation in governance

The wife of the President, Hajiya Aisha Buhari, has re-assured Nigerian women and youths of her determination to champion their course for active participation in governance.
Wife of the President, Dr. Aisha Buhari, has claimed that two powerful personalities were frustrating President Muhammadu Buhari’s effort.-11

Aisha Buhari: N500 billion social investment scheme has failed in North

President Muhammadu Buhari’s wife, Aisha, has rubbished the N500bn Social Investment Programme of her husband’s administration, saying that it failed “woefully” in the North in particular.

Governor Ganduje promotes 24 directors to permanent secretaries

Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has approved the appointment of 36 permanent secretaries in an acting capacity.

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah. 3

President Buhari holds bilateral talks with Liberia’s George Weah

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Thursday, met behind closed doors the visiting Liberian President, George Weah, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

President Buhari restates Nigeria’s support for Sahrawi Republic

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Abuja restated Nigeria’s support for the people of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) and her quest for self-determination and independence.

Presidential election: We don’t have server – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has denied being in possession of the server where results of the February 23 presidential election were uploaded.

Senator Nwaoboshi gets reprieve as court halts arrest by SPIP

The Senator representing Delta North, Peter Nwaoboshi, on Thursday got a reprieve from arrest and other punitive actions against him by the Special Presidential Investigation Panel (SPIP) for recovery of public property.
Representative of the NNPC GMD and Chief Operating Officer, Ventures, Dr. Babatunde Adeniran (left), sharing a point with the Guest Speaker, Mr. Goni Ahmed (right), at the NNPC World Environment Day celebration.

NNPC: Eliminating gas flare remains priority

Eliminating gas flare with a view to bequeathing a pollution-free environment to future generations of Nigerians remains a priority of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).