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Official: New interim government in Gabon

A new interim government was installed in Gabon on Friday, three days after the former administration resigned over delays in holding legislative elections, a presidency official told AFP.

2019: Ambassador Nya Asuquo envoy joins Cross River guber race

Nigeria’s Ambassador to Uganda, Mr. Nya Asuquo, has declared his intention to contest the governorship seat in the 2019 election on the platform of the All Progressives Congress in Cross River State.

PDP hails former President Obasanjo at 81

The Peoples Democratic Party has congratulated former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, as he turns 81 on March 5.

Gabon’s Ali Bongo pledges ‘radical change’ in New Year message

Gabon's President Ali Bongo vowed "radical change in governance" in the coming year and pledged to foster social cohesion among his citizens in his televised end-of-year speech on Sunday.

Ignoring clamour for restructuring dangerous – Wike

The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has warned that it will be dangerous to ignore the agitation for restructuring of the country.

Wike blames nation’s crisis on poor governance, nepotism

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, Thursday declared that the current crisis bedeviling Nigeria is because poor governance, nepotism, marginalization and state-sponsored repression continue to do violence to national unity and cohesion.

Stop stoking disharmony, division – Wike tells Lai

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, has appealed to Nigerians to call on the Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, to stop stoking the ambers of disharmony and divisions in the polity with his utterances and wild allegations against members of opposition political parties.

DSS links clamour for restructuring to poor governance

The agency stated this in a communiqué signed on behalf of participants at a recently-concluded Seminar on National Unity and Stability organised in Abuja by the DSS.

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Governors El-Rufai, Dickson drum support for restructuring

The Bayelsa State Governor Seriake Dickson Monday met with his Kaduna State counterpart, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai at the Government House, Kaduna.

Governor Wike, Bishop Kukah differ on how to entrench democracy in Nigeria

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State and Most Rev. Matthew Hassan Kukah, the Bishop, Catholic Diocese of Sokoto, on Monday disagreed on the best way to entrench and consolidate democracy in Nigeria.

American based company set to invest over $10 billion in coastal rail line

Shah Mathias, the Founder of Ameri Metro Inc, based in the United States, said on Monday that the company was ready to invest over $10 billion in the coastal rail project from Lagos to Calabar and Calabar to Port Harcourt.

DHQ: Troops kill 35 militia herdsmen in Benue, Taraba, others

The Defence Headquarters says 35 militia herdsmen have been neutralized, while one soldiers paid the supreme price and another one missing in the “Operation Whirl Stroke’’ in Benue, Nasarawa, Taraba and Zamfara states.

Oby Ezekwesili: Nigerians deserve right to quality leadership

The Convener of the Red Card Movement and onetime Education Minister, Mrs Obiageli Ezekwesili, says Nigerians deserve the right to enjoy quality leadership and good governance.