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The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has said that for appreciable development to take place in the country, more women must be regarded and enlisted to take up more spaces in governance.

Senator Lawan won’t support a third term for President Buhari

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has assured Nigerians he will always uphold the constitution and never support any rumoured third term agenda for President Muhammadu Buhari.
Senator Ita Solomon Enang, senior special assistant to the president on national assembly matters (senate),

Senator Enang denies calling for Senator Akpabio’s sack

President Muhammadu Buhari’s aide on Niger Delta Affairs, Ita Enang, has denied calling for the sacking of the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, over the imprisonment of a university professor for election fraud.
4. President Muhammadu Buhari has departed the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja for the United Kingdom, where he will meet his doctor for a routine medical check-up.

President Buhari departs Abuja for London

President Muhammadu Buhari has departed the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja for the United Kingdom, where he will meet his doctor for a routine medical check-up.
Justice I.M. Sani of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State has convicted and sentenced two false whistle blowers- Dominic Okem and Chukwunonso Igweonu, to two months imprisonment each for conspiracy and giving false information

Court fixes date for judgement in suit challenging IGP’s tenure extension

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Tuesday, fixed April 16 to deliver judgement in the suit that is challenging the legality of the three-month tenure extension President Muhammadu Buhari granted to the Inspector-General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Adamu.
The Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government in a statement signed by the Director (Press & Public Relations) of the ministry, Mohammed Manga, on Tuesday.

Easter: Nigerian government declares public holidays

The Federal Government has declared Friday 2nd and Monday 5th April 2021 as Public Holidays to mark this year’s Easter Celebration.
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo state has charged governments at all levels to prioritise agriculture and adequately harness the untapped potentials of the sector to fast-track economic growth and development.

Governor Obaseki: Petitions against my re-election motivated by greed, malice

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State Tuesday said that petitions filed at the state election petition tribunal against his victory at the September 19 governorship election were motivated by greed, malice.
The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Ibrahim Attahiru, said his vision would rebuild the Nigerian Army into a formidable force that will defeat all adversaries.

General Attahiru: I will rebuild Nigerian Army into a formidable fighting force

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Ibrahim Attahiru, said his vision would rebuild the Nigerian Army into a formidable force that will defeat all adversaries.
The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, has said that more private and public sector collaboration will be encouraged as Nigeria steps up effort to realise its target of boosting domestic gas utilisation.

President Buhari, Timi Sylva, Sanusi Barkindo tip gas as economic growth driver

President Muhammadu Buhari; Minister of State, Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva; and the Secretary-General, Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), Dr. Sanusi Barkindo, yesterday underscored the need to drive the country’s economic development by tapping Nigeria’s enormous gas resources.
Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Ahmed Idris Wase, has congratulated Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo on his 64th birthday on Monday.

VP Osinbajo seeks new tribe of Nigerians to promote unity

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has cautioned those calling for the break-up of Nigeria to have a rethink, saying that now is an opportunity to increase the number of new tribe of men and women of all faith and ethnicities committed to a country run on high values of integrity, hard work, justice and love of country.
The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, has insisted that there is no plan to divest the Federal Government’s stakes in joint venture oil assets.

Minister: President Buhari possesses will to transform Nigeria to gas nation

Chief Timipre Sylva, Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, says that President Muhammadu Buhari has the political will to ensure that Nigeria becomes a gas nation with its huge deposit of gas.
All Progressives Congress (APC) national stalwart Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has described as premature, talks about 2023 elections and the successor to President Muhammadu Buhari. To him, those making such calls do not love Nigeria.

Senator Tinubu urges Nigerian government to fine-tune its economic programmes

The National Leader of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari and the National Assembly to immediately put a stop to austerity measures and introduce stimulus expenditure.
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Akwa Ibom APC condemns divisive tendencies of party leaders

Stakeholders of Akwa Ibom State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) met in Uyo, the state capital on Saturday, March 28, 2021, and condemned the divisive tendencies of some party leaders in the state.
Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Ahmed Idris Wase, has congratulated Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo on his 64th birthday on Monday.

VP Osinbajo: No leader has raised other leaders like Asiwaju Tinubu has done

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has said the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has become an institution in Nigeria due to his peculiar and distinguished leadership style.
President Muhammadu Buhari has offered condolences to the people of Arochukwu Kingdom in Abia State on the death of the Eze Aro of Arochukwu, Mazi Ogbonnaya Okoro, CFR.

President Buhari mourns Arochukwu monarch

President Muhammadu Buhari has offered condolences to the people of Arochukwu Kingdom in Abia State on the death of the Eze Aro of Arochukwu, Mazi Ogbonnaya Okoro, CFR.
The number of coronavirus-associated deaths in Lagos State increased to 181 on Wednesday with four more fatalities, said the state’s Health Commissioner, Prof Akin Abayomi.

Coronavirus: Lagos vaccinates 127,885 resident – official

The Lagos State Government says 127,885 persons have so far received their first dose of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines.
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the renewal of the appointment of Mr. Alexander Ayoola Okoh as the Director-General, Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) for a second term of four years in accordance with the provision of Section 17 (1)(a) and (2)(a) of the Public Enterprise (Privatization & Commercialization) Act, 1999.

BPE chief sets 6-point agenda

The newly re-appointed Director General of the Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE), Mr. Alex A. Okoh has set up a 6-point agenda to chart the course of his administration in the next four years.

SERAP asks President Buhari to probe ‘misuse of N4.5 billion COVID-19 funds’ by Kogi...

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to “direct the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice Abubakar Malami, SAN and appropriate anti-corruption agencies to investigate alleged misuse of the N4.5 billion donations, loans and support the Kogi State government obtained from the Federal Government, including N90,720,000 reportedly spent on software to track COVID-19 cases in the state.”
4. President Buhari, who spoke yesterday at the State House in Abuja, while hosting the President of the Republic of Chad, Marshal Idris Deby Itno, on a one-day official visit.

President Buhari: 30 million people affected by shrinking Lake Chad

President Muhammadu Buhari has emphasised the need for the urgent recharging of the Lake Chad, saying the shrinking of the lake has adversely affected the lives of more than 30 million people.
Idriss Deby has ruled Chad for over 30 years and is running for a sixth term in presidential elections in April.

Chadian leader hails Nigeria’s new service chiefs, says end of Boko Haram has come

President Idriss Deby Itno of Chad has expressed the hope that the task of defeating Boko Haram insurgency would now be less cumbersome as Nigeria introduces new security apparatus and changes in the leadership of the Nigerian Armed Forces.
All Progressives Congress (APC) national stalwart Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has described as premature, talks about 2023 elections and the successor to President Muhammadu Buhari. To him, those making such calls do not love Nigeria.

Arewa House Lecture: President Buhari, Senator Tinubu extoll Sardauna’s virtues

President Muhammadu Buhari and National leader of the APC, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu have on Saturday at the Arewa House Kaduna, extolled the virtues of the late Premier of Northern Nigeria, Sir Ahmadu Bello who was described as a visionary and transformational leader.
President Muhammadu Buhari has decorated the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Lucky Irabor, with his new rank of four-star General, and the three service chiefs as three-star Generals. Others decorated on Friday by President Buhari at the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa, Abuja were Lieutenant-General Ibrahim Attahiru, Chief of Army Staff; Vice Admiral Awwal Zubairu, Chief of Naval Staff; and Air Marshal Ishiaka Oladayo Amoo, Chief of Air Staff.

President Buhari, Idriss Deby of Chad in bilateral talks at Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently holding bilateral talks with the President of Chad, Idriss Deby, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
The Emir of Kano, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero, has attributed the success of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to the quality of its leadership.

Kano emir, others pray for Nigeria’s peaceful coexistence, development

The Emir of Kano, Alhaji Aminu Ado, has called on Nigerians to continue to pray for the country’s leadership and to cohabit peacefully for nation’s development.

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The Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, Major General Faruk Yahaya, has called on the media to support the ongoing operation to rout Boko Haram terrorists out of the country.

Nigerian Army seeks media support to end insurgency

The Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, Major General Faruk Yahaya, has called on the media to support the ongoing operation to rout Boko Haram terrorists out of the country.
Governor Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai of Kaduna State has reacted to the new the killing of six children and a woman in some herders’ settlements in the Kaura and Lere Local Government Areas of the State.

Kaduna governor appoints as new Emir for Kauru

Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State has approved the appointment of Alhaji Ya’u Shehu Usman, former Sarkin Fadan Kauru, as the new Emir of Kauru.

Soldiers destroy illegal refinery in Rivers

Soldiers of the 144 Battalion, Asa, Ukwa West council area of Abia State, have reportedly destroyed an illegal oil refinery located in Odogba community in Rivers State.
The president of the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD), Uyilawa Okhuaihesuyi, says Senator Chris Ngige, minister of labour, has lost “touch with medicine”.

Nigerian doctors suspend strike

The President of NARD, Dr. Uyilawa Okhuaihesuyi who spoke to newsmen on telephone said the association had resolved to resume work following positive consideration of the agreement reached with the federal government at their meeting on Friday.
Both Governor Simon Lalong and Senator Gyang have noted that the purported invitation for the turbaning of one Alhaji Samaila Abdullahi as Sarkin Kerana is a threat to the peaceful coexistence of the people of the North-Central State.

Governor Lalong: Killing of miners an attempt to destabilize Plateau

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau has criticised the killing of eight miners in an attack at a mining site in Kuru, Jos South Local Government Area.

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Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River has directed applicants for the 8,000 automatic jobs to enlist through their respective village heads.

Cross River suspends chairman of Calabar carnival commission

Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River has suspended the Chairman of Calabar Carnival Commission, Mr Gabe Onah, from office.
Kai Havertz's talent is unquestionable, according to ex-Chelsea star Joe Cole, who thinks the £70 million ($97m) midfielder has been subjected to a lot of unfair criticism at the start of his Stamford Bridge career.

Porto coach: Our most expensive player cost 10 times less than Chelsea’s Kai Havertz

Porto coach Sergio Conceicao is eager to talk up their underdog status facing Chelsea.
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Floods: NEMA maps vulnerable communities for emergency response

The National Emergency Management Agency has commenced the mapping of communities that are vulnerable to the impending devastating floods expected this year.
Barcelona’s French forward Ousmane Dembele (C) celebrates with teammates after scoring during the Spanish League football match between FC Barcelona and Real Valladolid FC at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on April 5, 2021. (Photo by Pau BARRENA / AFP)

Barca edge closer to Atletico after late Ousmane Dembele winner vs Valladolid

Ousmane Dembele volleyed in a 90th-minute winner against Real Valladolid on Monday to fire Barcelona to within a point of Atletico Madrid ahead of next weekend’s Clasico in La Liga.
Yahoo Answers, one of the longest-running and most storied web Q&A platforms in the history of the internet, is shutting down on May 4th.

Yahoo Answers to be shut down on May 4th

Yahoo Answers, one of the longest-running and most storied web Q&A platforms in the history of the internet, is shutting down on May 4th. That’s the day the Yahoo Answers website will start redirecting to the Yahoo homepage, and all of the platform’s archives will apparently cease to exist. The platform has been operating since 2005.