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NEW YORK, NEW YORK – NOVEMBER 12: US President Donald Trump speaks at the Economic Club of New York on November 12, 2019 in New York City. Trump, speaking to business leaders and others in the financial community, spoke about the state of the U.S. economy and the prolonged trade talks with China. Spencer Platt/Getty Images/AFP

Doctor debunks Donald Trump’s ‘chest pain’ reports

Donald Trump’s doctor issued a report Monday on the US president’s health after a “routine, planned” check-up, saying that contrary to some reports he had not suffered any chest pain.

Group warns Okoi Obono-Obla to leave VP Osinbajo out of his travail

The Initiative To Save Democracy (ISD) has warned the sacked Chairman of the Special Presidential Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property (SPIP), Mr. Okoi Obono-Obla, to leave Vice President Yemi Osinbajo out of the affliction he brought upon himself.

Cross River assembly resumes from recess

Mr Hope Obeten, the Press Secretary to the Speaker of the House, made this known in a statement on Tuesday in Calabar.
Bello Matawalle

Zamfara governor appoints press secretary

Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has approved the appointment of Jamilu-IIiyasu Birnin-Magaji as his Press Secretary.

Abia governor sacks environmental agency chief over poor sanitation

Abia State Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has sacked the General Manager of Abia State Environmental Sanitation Agency (ASEPA), Mr Okechukwu Apugo.

Cross River lawmakers shun sitting, protest against non-payment of allowances, others

Cross River State House of Assembly has refused to reconvene over unpaid allowances and other entitlements.
Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello, has set up two committees to spearhead his inauguration for his second term.

Tribunal verdict: Niger governor congratulates President Buhari, hails judiciary

Niger State Governor Abubakar Sani Bello has joined other prominent Nigerians in congratulating President Muhammadu Buhari on his victory at the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal, saying the verdict has vindicated his mandate as a reflection of the will of the electorate.
The Zamfara government is introducing new measures to improve Internally Generated Revenue (IGR), Alhaji Bala Bello, Secretary to the State Government (SSG), said on Thursday in Gusau.

SSG: Zamfara ‘working very hard to improve IGR’

The Zamfara government is introducing new measures to improve Internally Generated Revenue (IGR), Alhaji Bala Bello, Secretary to the State Government (SSG), said on Thursday in Gusau.

Ethiopia considers banning prostitutes, beggars in Addis Ababa

Officials in Ethiopia’s capital are weighing bans on sex work and street begging, the latest in a series of measures intended to clean up the country’s image, the mayor’s office said Thursday.

Oba Akanbi urges monarchs to renounce membership of secret societies

The Oluwo of Iwoland, Oba Abdul-Rasheed Adewale Akanbi, has urged Yoruba monarchs to renounce membership of secret societies.
Mai Mala Buni

Governors Buni, Zulum approve key appointments

Yobe State Governor Mai Mala Buni and his Borno State counterpart Prof. Babagana Umara Zulum have made key appointments for their administrations.

Governor Abubakar mourns death of police affairs minister

Governor Mohammed Abubakar of Bauchi State has condoled the family and people of the state over the death of one time minister of Police Affairs, Dr Ibrahim Lame.
Senator representing Ondo North District in the National Assembly, Ajayi Boroffice, has accused the state governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, of masterminding the petition against his emergence as lawmaker-elect at the election tribunal for Ondo State.

Senator Boroffice emerges APAS’s BoT Chair

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Science and Technology, Prof Ajayi Boroffice, has been appointed the Chairman, Board of Trustees of the Africa Project Against Suicide (APAS) in Nigeria.
A group photograph with Kano State governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, his deputy Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna, Speaker state assembly Rurum and the newly appointed emirs from left Sarkin Rano, Alhaji Tafida Abubakar Ila; Sarkin Bichi, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero; from right Sarkin Gaya – Alhaji Ibrahim Abdulkadir Gaya and Sarkin Karaye, Dr. Alhaji Ibrahim ll. After the official installation of four new emirs by Kano State governor on Saturday at indoor stadium at Sani Abacha. Photo Sani Maikatanga

New Emirs: How Governor Ganduje defied ‎court order

The Kano State Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Ganduje, on Saturday presented appointment letters to the four newly appointed Emirs in the state.
Senator representing Ondo North District in the National Assembly, Ajayi Boroffice, has accused the state governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, of masterminding the petition against his emergence as lawmaker-elect at the election tribunal for Ondo State.

Senator Boroffice: Governor Akeredolu behind petition against my emergence as APC senator-elect

Senator representing Ondo North District in the National Assembly, Ajayi Boroffice, has accused the state governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, of masterminding the petition against his emergence as lawmaker-elect at the election tribunal for Ondo State.
Robert Ajayi Boroffice

Row over withdrawal of petition against Senator Boroffice at election tribunal

The lawmaker representing Ondo North Senatorial District, Prof Ajayi Boroffice, has said that the state governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu was not involved in the final withdrawal of the case at the Ondo state Election Tribunal as being reported in the media.

Cult gangs kill father of 6, shoot wife in Rivers

A gang of hoodlums suspected to be cultists in the early hours of Tuesday invaded Agbonchia community in Eleme local government in Rivers State leaving in their trails deaths and pains.

Kwara government partners IBEDC to restore electricity in 32 communities

The Kwara Government says it is partnering with the Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) to restore electricity in 32 communities that have been experiencing a blackout in the state.

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Gunmen abduct two Catholic priests

Gunmen have reportedly abducted two Catholic priests, Rev Fr Joseph Nweke and Rev Fr Felix Efobi from Awka Catholic Diocese.
Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe State has affirmed that said the progress of any nation depends on the development of its youth.

Yobe suspends traditional ruler for defiling a 6-year-old boy

Yobe State governor Mai Mala Buni has directed the suspension of the district Head of Fannami Ward, Lawan Mari from Bade Local Government for alleged sodomy with a six year-old-boy.
Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti governor congratulates SIEC, newly elected councils chairmen

The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has congratulated the newly elected chairmen and councillors of the 16 local government councils, following official announcement of Saturday’s council election results by the State Independent Electoral Commission.

Femi Falana: DSS operatives apologized to judge over court’s invasion

A human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), said on Sunday that the leader of the Department of State Service (DSS) team that invaded the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday apologized to Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu over the incident
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Police arrest three for murder

The police in Ogun State have arrested three suspects over the death of a 27-year-old man who was stabbed in the chest.