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The governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu, has reacted to his victory at the primary election of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Governor Akeredolu: Ondo to construct a jetty

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu has said that his administration would construct a jetty in the southern senatorial district of the state.
Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has approved the deployment of modern technology in the security system to fight crimes in the State.

PDP: Governor Ikpeazu has no plans to join APC

The Abia State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has dismissed reports that Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu has no plans to defect to the All Progressive Congress, APC.
Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Monday met with President Muhammadu Buhari to brief him on efforts by the military to tame the wave of banditry and terrorism, especially in the North.

General Buratai: Army will not allow subversive elements to destabilise Nigeria

The Chief Of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has warned that the army would not allow subversive and unscrupulous elements to destabilise the peace and stability of Nigeria.
Rivers Police Command says members of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, perpetrated the violence in parts of the State under the guise of #EndSARS.

#EndSARS: ‘Burning several police stations will lead to retrogression’ – police officer

The Police Command in Lagos on Friday warned that the burning of several police stations across the state will lead to retrogression and a waste of money that could have been deployed to other projects.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

#EndSARS: Over 17 police stations burnt in Lagos – official

The police in Lagos, on Friday, warned that the burning of several police stations across the state will lead to retrogression and a waste of money that could have been deployed to other projects.

Restructuring: Minister fears ‘Brexit experience’ for Nigeria

The Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, has expressed fears that Nigeria may experience the Brexit experience, unless youths in the country are given political education to make them understand the issue of restructuring.

Speaker Dogara: Bauchi will never bend its back again for an oppressor to ride

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, who spearheaded the electoral victory of the gubernatorial election of the PDP in Bauchi State has declared that “Bauchi state has been emancipated from forces of darkness and retrogression, never will it bend its back again for an oppressor”.

Globacom urges unity among Nigerians in 2019

Globacom, the national telecommunication operator, in its goodwill message in Lagos on Monday, has called for unity among Nigerians irrespective of tribe, religion or political leaning, charging citizens to work together to achieve peace in 2019, especially as the year opens with a crucial general elections.

2019: Yahaya Bello vows to deliver Kogi for Muhammadu Buhari

The Kogi state governor, Alh Yahaya Bello has promised to deliver the state for President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the forthcoming general elections.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

Yemi Osinbajo: Elite sabotaging Muhammadu Buhari

Vice President Prof Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday said that no amount of gang up by the nation’s “discredited elite” will stop the return of President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019 general election.
President Goodluck Jonathan

Goodluck Jonathan: Kamshim Shettima has a lot of questions to answer on Boko Haram...

Former President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday challenged the Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima, to offer plausible explanations “for the ignoble roles he played in worsening the Boko Haram tragedy in his home state.”
President Goodluck Jonathan

Corruption: Goodluck Jonathan lied – Presidency

The Nigerian Presidency has described claim by former president, Dr Goodluck Jonathan, that corruption is on the increase in the country as ‘astonishing’.
Voters Osun Election

2019: Nigerians urged to choose competent leaders

A group, Kingsley Moghalu Disciple, on Saturday urged Nigerians to vote competent leaders with the vision to move the country forward in the 2019 elections.

2019: SDP vows to wrest power from APC in Jigawa

The Social Democratic Party (SDP) has been inaugurated in Dutse, the Jigawa State capital, with its leaders claiming that they will wrest power from the Governor Muhammed Badaru led All Progressives Congress (APC) administration.

Uche Secondus: President Buhari celebrating his last Democracy Day as president

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, said Muhammadu Buhari is celebrating his last Democracy Day as Nigeria’s president.

China’s Xi Jinping set to secure lifetime presidency

China's parliament is set to hand President Xi Jinping free rein to rule the Asian superpower indefinitely, with potential dissenting votes offering the only suspense in Sunday's historic vote.

The season of recanting

“No, I feel like going there physically to tell President Donald Trump exactly how I feel about the statements he has been making about the black world.”

2019: We want President Buhari to run as APC candidate – PDP

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) national publicity secretary, Prince Dayo Adeyeye, says it is the wish of the opposition party to see the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) field President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019.

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Facial nerve paralysis experienced after receiving the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine shot against COVID-19 is a rare complication, an official has said.

Report: Most Nigerians unsure, not willing to take coronavirus vaccine

A new report by SBM Intelligence, Nigeria’s geopolitical intelligence platform, shows that 35.9 per cent of Nigerians are unwilling to take the COVID-19 vaccine, while 24.1 per cent are yet to decide whether or not to take the vaccine.
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.

Lagos coronavirus sample tests near 264,000 – official

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, said on Wednesday the state government had conducted 263, 358 valid COVID-19 sample tests since inception of the pandemic.

FCTA decries spate of abandoned buildings in Abuja

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), Department of Monitoring and Inspection, has decried the number of abandoned buildings in the city centre.

Bayern Munich hoping for one big signing and two sales

Lucas Hernandez, the club’s record signing, is likely to step into Alaba’s place in the backline but Niklas Süle, who has struggled for form this season, would be the only other obvious centre-back at the club. Benjamin Pavard has only ever been used at right-back under Hansi Flick and is needed in that role.

Bandits kill 7 vigilantes, burn 50 motorcycles in Niger

Not less than seven men of the local vigilant group in Mashegu local government area of Niger state have been killed by bandits. Several others have also been injured and hospitalised.