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Why Yahaya Bello is coming back and Bayelsa may fall

By last week, the governorship/senatorial election in Kogi State had been reduced to a sex duel, with Senator Dino Melaye inviting his arch rival, Governor Yahaya Bello, to a mojo contest.
Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has assured industrialists in the state of his administration’s readiness to put an end to the deplorable state of road network affecting manufacturers and other road users in the state.

NANS urges Ogun governor to demolish predecessor’s model schools

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has called on the Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun to carry out thorough assessment on all Model Schools built by his predecessors, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, advising him to pull down all the weak ones to prevent collapse of buildings and death of would-be students and staff in any of the schools.
Imo Chapter of the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has called on the state governor-elect, Mr Emeka Ihedioha, to carry the youth along when he is sworn-in.

Imo governor can succeed by listening to advice – Catholic priest

A Catholic priest and the Spiritual Director of Catholic Adoration Family, Owerri Archdiocese, Reverend Father Cammymario Egeolu, has called on Governor Emeka Ihedioha of Imo State to listen to good advice if he wants to succeed.
Uzoma Nwagba

TraderMoni: Market leaders laud town hall meeting initiative

Market leaders in Kano State have lauded the introduction of town hall meetings for TraderMoni, a scheme by the Federal Government which grants soft loans to small business owners in the country.
Bauchi Governor Mohammed Abubakar

Former Bauchi governor spent N1.2 billion on burials – aide

A social media aide to former Governor of Bauchi State, Mukhtar Jibril, has debunked the allegation that his principal, Mohammed Abubakar, spent the sum of N2.3 billion for the purchase of woods and shrouds for burial of dead bodies at the Bauchi Muslims cemetery saying 1.2 billion was actually expended.
Simon Lalong

Plateau elders set agenda for Governor Lalong’s second term

In Plateau State, the last four years administration of Governor Simon Lalong and now Chairman of Northern Governors’ Forum (NGF) came with overwhelming security challenges that are gradually eroding.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC South Africa sets agenda for Ninth National Assembly

The All Progressives Congress (APC) South Africa Chapter, has congratulated Sen. Ahmed Lawan and Mr Femi Gbajabiamila over their emergence as Senate President and Speaker, House of Representatives respectively.
Outgoing governor of Ogun State, Ibikunle Amosun, on Tuesday boasted that a combination of the achievements of Gbenga Daniel and Olusegun Osoba as former governors of the state would not match his administration’s achievements.

Senator Amosun: I did better than Segun Osoba, Gbenga Daniel combined

Outgoing governor of Ogun State, Ibikunle Amosun, on Tuesday boasted that a combination of the achievements of Gbenga Daniel and Olusegun Osoba as former governors of the state would not match his administration’s achievements.

Senator Babba-Kaita: Almajiri challenge greatest danger after Boko Haram

Sen. Ahmad Babba-Kaita representing Katsina north senatorial district has said that the almajiri challenge is the next greatest danger Nigeria is facing after Boko Haram.
NESTOR BINABO

Ex-speaker urges Governor Dickson to stop pension for governor, deputy

A former Speaker of the Bayelsa State House of Assembly, Chief Nestor Binabo, has appealed to Governor Seriake Dickson to halt ongoing payment of monthly pensions for former governors and their deputies in the state.
No fewer than 23 persons were trapped in a three-storey building under construction which collapsed in Ibadan on Friday, witnesses said.

Don: Corruption behind building collapse in Nigeria

A lecturer at the University of Ilorin (UNILORIN), Dr. Yusuf Shuaib-Babaita, has attributed incessant building collapse in the country to corruption.
A pregnant woman, the proprietor of the nursery-Primary school and 19 others, including no fewer than 12 pupils died in the collapsed building at Massey Street, Itafaji on Lagos Island on Wednesday, witnesses and hospital sources said.

Don blames incessant building collapse on corruption

Acting Head of the Department of Materials and Metallurgical Engineering, University of Ilorin, Dr Yusuf Lanre Shuaib-Babata, has blamed the pervasive corruption in the country for the incessant building collapse in recent times.

Edwin Clark begs federal government to withdraw military from election duties

Niger Delta leader and elder statesman, Chief Edwin Clark, on Wednesday appealed to the Federal Government to withdraw the military from all election duties.
Governor Abubakar Badaru Babura of Jigawa

Governor Badaru: APC administration fair to all governors

Governor Muhammad Badaru of Jigawa says the All Progressives Congress administration under the leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari is fair to all the Governors, irrespective of their party in the country.
President Buhari presents 2019 Budget to the National Assembly on 19th Dec 2018-6

Muhammadu Buhari retains social intervention projects in 2019 budget

President Muhammadu Buhari has retained fiscal allocations for both the Social Intervention Projects (SIPs) and the Niger Delta Amnesty Programme in the 2019 budget.

Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi promises ‘special protection’ for corps members on election duty

Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has promised `special protection` for corps members that would be deployed in the state for the 2019 general elections.

Oye-Ekiti university vice-chancellor faults ASUU over alleged pension fraud claims, others

Vice Chancellor of Federal University of Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE), Prof. Kayode Soremekun, has urged unions to be thorough in their investigations before raising accusations that would dent the image of the university’s system.

US attorney-general curbs judges’ power to toss deportations

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced new limits on the ability of immigration judges to terminate deportation cases on Wednesday, the latest in a series of decisions to facilitate the removal of immigrants in the country illegally.

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Plateau Commissioner of Police, Isaac Akinmoyode, has said that INEC supplementary election in the state was so far going on peacefully.

Kogi elections: Coalition urges INEC to create more polling units

A Coalition of Accredited Domestic Election Observers for Kogi governorship election has advised the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to create more polling units across the country.
Mohammed Salah Jurgen Klopp Liverpool

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp sweating on Mo Salah’s fitness ahead of Palace trip

Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp faces an anxious wait over the fitness of forward Mohamed Salah as the Premier League leaders prepare for a trip to Crystal Palace on Saturday.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC: How Kwara ex-commissioner, lawmakers ‘shared N5 billion’

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is currently drilling a former member of the Kwara state House of Assembly Hon Moshood Bakare and ex-chairman of the state Internal Revenue Service (KWIRS) Prof Muritala Awodun, over the alleged missing KWIRS five billion Naira money.
President Buhari inaugurates APC Women and Youth Campaign Team at the State House on 3rd Dec 2019-5

President Buhari, APC governors to meet in Jos

President Muhammadu Buhari will arrive Jos, the Plateau State capital for a two-day meeting with governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress.
Israel Sunny-Goli

Bayelsa guber: Reps member tells Governor Dickson to go to court

The House of Representatives member representing Nembe/Brass Federal Constituency, Hon Israel Sunny-Goli, has advised Governor Henry Seriake Dickson to be a good sportsman and accept the defeat suffered by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the November 16 governorship election in Bayelsa State.