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Gov. Mai Mala Buni of Yobe on Friday presented cheques to nine beneficiary communities of the World Bank-supported projects.

2023: Why Governor el-Rufai, Asiwaju Tinubu’s ambitions can’t tear APC apart – Governor Buni

Amid speculations that the ruling All Progressives Congress may collapse after the exit of President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023, the Governor of Yobe State, Mai Mala Buni, has said the much speculated presidential ambitions of Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State and that of the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, cannot break the party.

Senate holds valedictory session to honour Senator Uwajumogu

The Senate on Wednesday held a valedictory session to honour late Senator Benjamin Uwajumogu, who until his death represented Imo North Senatorial District in the National Assembly on the platform of the All Progressive Congress.
Imo Specialist Hospital

Protesting health workers shut down Imo specialist hospital over salary cut

The Medical and Health Workers of Imo Specialist Hospital has embarked on industrial action to protest against the alleged 30 per cent cut in their salary.
Imo State governor Hope Uzodinma has promised to navigate the State into prosperity under his watch, in his maiden broadcast to the people of the state on Wednesday.

Imo: Governor Uzodinma faces first workers’ protest, strike

The Medical and Health Workers of Imo Specialist Hospital has urged Governor Hope Uzodinma to restore their pay cut.
Senator Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan

Senator Omo-Agege heads 56-member Senate constitution review committee

The Senate on Thursday constituted a 56-member Constitution Review Committee to handle all bills seeking alterations in the provisions of the 1999 Constitution.
The Director General of the International Labour Organization, ILO, Mr. Guy Ryder has commended Nigeria for the labour friendly disposition of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

Insecurity: Senators, Rep members ask President Buhari to fire service chiefs

Worried over the escalating security situation in the country, the House of Representatives, yesterday asked service chiefs to immediately resign their offices or be sacked by President Muhammed Buhari.
Officials of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Kaduna State on Thursday rescued eight kidnap victims during an operation in the state capital.

NSCDC bans display of firearms by personnel in public functions

The Commandant General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu, has banned members of the Civil Defence armed squad from displaying firearms, especially in public places.
Uche Ogbuagu, another member of the Imo State House of Assembly representing Ikeduru State Constituency, has joined the train of defections to the ruling All Progressives Congress.

Another Imo lawmaker dumps PDP for APC

Uche Ogbuagu, another member of the Imo State House of Assembly representing Ikeduru State Constituency, has joined the train of defections to the ruling All Progressives Congress.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Imo rerun: APC wins House of Reps seat

Lady Princess Onuoha (APC) (Mama Sure P) Defeats Hon. Obinna Onwubuariri (PDP) and Others with a wide margin, in the just concluded Okigwe North Federal Constituency rerun election.
Imo State governor Hope Uzodinma has promised to navigate the State into prosperity under his watch, in his maiden broadcast to the people of the state on Wednesday.

Imo rerun: Governor Uzodinma, Senators Okorocha, Araraume team up

Ahead of this Saturday’s Okigwe North rerun election in Imo state, political momentum yesterday heightened in the area.
Senator Hope Uzodinma as Governor of Imo State

Imo: Governor Uzodinma, Senator Okorocha’s APC factions reconcile

Following the swearing-in of governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State, factions of the All Progressive Congress (APC) loyal to the erstwhile governor, Rochas Okorocha, and the incumbent has decided to shelve aside their differences in the interest of the party and unite as one party
Senator Hope Uzodinma has been sworn in as the Governor of Imo State few hours after receiving the Certificate of Return from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Governor Uzodinma to probe contracts awarded by three predecessors

The newly inaugurated governor of Imo State, Hope Uzodinma, has called for an investigation into contracts awarded by the state government from 2010 to date.
Former Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha has urged his supporters to resist further attacks from the government. He said he would no longer tolerate unwarranted assaults on his person and relatives.

Senator Okorocha steals show at Governor Uzodinma’s swearing-in

Former governor of Imo State, and senator representing Imo West senatorial district, Rochas Okorocha, was the cynosure of eyes when he walked in while oat of office was being administered on Governor Hope Uzodinma.
Senator Hope Uzodinma has been sworn in as the Governor of Imo State few hours after receiving the Certificate of Return from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

New Imo governor demands financial records from 2010 till date

Senator Hope Uzodinma and Professor Placid Njoku were on Wednesday around 8pm sworn into office as Governor and Deputy Governor of Imo State respectively.
Senator Hope Uzodinma has been sworn in as the Governor of Imo State few hours after receiving the Certificate of Return from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Hope Uzodinma sworn-in as Imo governor

Senator Hope Uzodinma has been sworn in as the Governor of Imo State few hours after receiving the Certificate of Return from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
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.

Emeka Ihedioha faults Supreme Court judgement removing him as Imo governor

Sacked Imo State governor, Emeka Ihedioha, has criticised the Supreme Court verdict which removed him and declared Hope Uzodinma of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the winner of the March 9 governorship election in the state.
Former Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha has urged his supporters to resist further attacks from the government. He said he would no longer tolerate unwarranted assaults on his person and relatives.

Senator Okorocha congratulates Hope Uzodinma on Supreme Court ruling

The former governor of Imo State and Senator representing Imo West Senatorial District, Owelle Rochas Okorocha, has congratulated Senator Hope Uzodinma over his victory at the Supreme Court which declared him the new governor of the State.
Former Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha has urged his supporters to resist further attacks from the government. He said he would no longer tolerate unwarranted assaults on his person and relatives.

Senator Okorocha slams Governor Ihedioha over alleged diversion of N6 billion ISOPADEC fund

Former Governor of Imo State, Senator Rochas Okorocha, on Thursday lambasted the Governor of Imo State, Emeka Ihedioha over his alleged indictment for fraud.

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Nasarawa NMA chairman, 64 health workers test positive for coronavirus

The Chairman of the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) in Nasarawa State, Dr Bulus Peter, has tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19).
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, (FMARD), Sabo Nanono, says the Federal Government is committed to ensuring the take-off of University of Agriculture, Zuru, Kebbi, in 2020.

Nigerian government to establish over 600 farm mechanisation centres

The federal government has said it will start up a programme, “The Green Imperative”, which will lead to the establishment of 632 farm mechanisation centres in the country.

FRSC Board approves appointment of two deputy corps marshals

The Federal Road Safety Commission Board has during its meeting on May 3, 2020 after due consideration of the report submitted by the Establishment Committee in respect to the 2019 promotion, approved the promotion of two Assistant Corps Marshals from the North Central geopolitical zone to the rank of Deputy Corps Marshal with immediate effect.
Public Works and Transport minister Ndlaluhlaza Ndwandwe was found to be infected after a routine test on Tuesday.

Eswatini cabinet in isolation as minister contracts coronavirus

The 20-member cabinet in Africa’s last absolute kingdom of Eswatini has been ordered into isolation after one minister contracted coronavirus, the government said on Saturday.
Panama's last two presidents, Ricardo Martinelli and Juan Carlos Varela, were charged Thursday with money laundering, as two separate scandals tarnished the political legacy of the former allies turned enemies.

Former Panama presidents charged with money laundering

Panama's last two presidents, Ricardo Martinelli and Juan Carlos Varela, were charged Thursday with money laundering, as two separate scandals tarnished the political legacy of the former allies turned enemies.