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Ondo government expresses readiness to partner Dangote on rice production

The Ondo State Government has expressed its readiness to partner with the Dangote Group on the establishment of a 3,000-hectare rice farm in the state.

APC mourns Senator Ali Wakili

The All Progressives Congress has described the late Senator Ali Wakili as a vibrant grassroots politician, who distinguished himself during his work in the Nigeria Customs Service and as a federal lawmaker.

Senator Saraki mourns as Ali Wakili dies at 58

The President of the Senate Dr. Bukola Saraki has expressed sadness over the death of Sen. Ali Wakili who was the chairman of the Senate committee on Poverty Alleviation.

Osun guber: APC to lift ban on aspirants in two-week – Chairman

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Osun State chapter, on Friday declared that the ban hitherto placed on gubernatorial contestants, restricting from officially declaring ambition would be lifted in two weeks’ time.

Lagos govt embarks on mass empowerment of women to end human trafficking

The Lagos State Government says it has embarked on mass empowerment of women to assist in the elimination of human trafficking in the state.

2019: APC members in NASS distancing themselves from President Buhari – Senator Lanlehin

The National Assembly recently passed the Electoral Act Amendment Bill, which places the presidential poll last, contrary to the initial order in the timetable released by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

VP Yemi Osinbajo seeks strong institutions to develop Africa’s democracy

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo caled for strong social and institutional systems that will provide what the people could rely on and trust in order to develop democracy in Africa.

President Buhari congratulates China on lunar new year

President Muhammadu Buhari has rejoiced with the government and people of the People’s Republic of China on the Chinese Lunar New Year.

Senator Ali Wakili reveals federal govt plans to reduce poverty

Sen. Ali Wakili, Chairman Senate Committee on Poverty Alleviation and Social Welfare said on Sunday that the Federal Government was trying its best to reduce poverty level in the country.

N10.69bn Green Bond to be listed on NSE, FMDQ in January – DMO

Debt Management Office (DMO) on Friday said Federal Government’s maiden N10.69 billion Green Bond, when concluded, would be listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE).

Gov. Shettima appoints 24 additional advisers

​Borno state governor Kashim Shettima has approved the appointment of 24 additional advisers.

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In Pictures: Catholics hold mass, rosary procession for victims of killings across Nigeria

Catholics across Nigeria are currently holding a mass and rosary procession for victims of violent killings across the country.

Police arrest 50 MASSOB members in Aba

Over 50 members of the Movement for the Actualization of Sovereign States of Biafra, MASSOB, have been arrested by the Police in Aba, Abia State.

Senators Omo-Agege, Ndume appear before investigative panel over Senate invasion

A Delta Central senator, Ovie Omo-Agege, on Tuesday honoured the invitation of an ad-hoc committee drafted to investigate the incident of the chamber invasion.

Governor Masari calls for total reforms in Nigeria’s prison

The Governor made the call on Monday during a courtesy visit a study tour team of advanced command course from Prisons Academy, Ijebu-Igbo in Ogun state led by Assistant Controller General of Prisons, ACG Oluwayiopese Benson at the Government House Council Chamber, Katsina.

Governor Ambode okays construction of Fagba flyover bridge

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Tuesday approved the construction of a flyover bridge at the Fagba intersection to ease the perennial traffic gridlock and reduce travel time within the axis.