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Gov. Babagana Umara Zulum of Borno has vowed to send out of the state any International Non-Governmental Organisations (INGOs) undermining the interest of government toward achieving peace in the state after 10 years of Boko Haram insurgency.

Insurgency: Borno government warns saboteur international organisations

Gov. Babagana Umara Zulum of Borno has vowed to send out of the state any International Non-Governmental Organisations (INGOs) undermining the interest of government toward achieving peace in the state after 10 years of Boko Haram insurgency.
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

President Buhari: Imbibing new tax culture will boost Nigeria’s economy

President Muhammadu Buhari, Tuesday in Abuja, said the Federal Government will continue to sensitize and encourage Nigerians to cultivate the culture of paying taxes by ensuring fair implementation policy and effective utilisation of resources.

Tijjani Bande: Nigeria committed to ending discrimination against women, girls

Nigeria is committed to ending all forms of discrimination against women and girls, Ambassador/Permanent Representative to the UN, Prof. Tijjani Bande, said.
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Lagos elections: Political group urges residents to vote wisely

The Coalition of Progressive Lagos Gubernatorials (CPLG), on Tuesday, urged Lagos residents to vote wisely for candidate with people-oriented policy at the Gubernatorial and State Assembly Elections slated for Saturday.

Asiwaju Tinubu: APC to retire Atiku Abubakar on Saturday

The national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, said on Thursday in Lagos that the APC would send the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, into retirement on Saturday for the good of Nigeria.
Gboyega Nasiru Isiaka

Gboyega Isiaka: Why I’m seeking for election as Ogun governor

Ogun gubernatorial candidate of Africa Democratic Congress, Prince Gboyega Nasir Isiaka (GNI) ON Sunday highlighted why he should be elected as the next governor of the state.
Coalition of Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) has urged the Federal and State Governments to prioritise preventive measures against diseases and infections rather than curative.

NGOs want govt to prioritise preventive healthcare

Coalition of Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) has urged the Federal and State Governments to prioritise preventive measures against diseases and infections rather than curative.
US President Donald Trump delivers remarks at a Make America Great Again rally in Fort Wayne, Indiana on November 5, 2018. (Photo by Jim WATSON - AFP)

Democrats seize control of US House of Representatives

Democrats have pledged to check U.S. president, Donald Trump, after seizing U.S. house control in Tuesday’s polls.

Federal government urged to establish institutions for older persons

Dr Emem Omokaro, the Executive Director, Dave Omokaro Foundation, DOF, has called on the Federal Government to establish institutions for older persons to help in solving ageing issues

Chris Ngige: Federal government committed to promoting social security

The Federal Government is committed to promoting social security in order to eradicate poverty, ensure inclusion and address contemporary socio-economic challenges in the country.
Jerry Gana, former Minister of Information

Jerry Gana: I will invest heavily in security if elected president

Prof. Jerry Gana, a presidential aspirant under the Social Democratic Party, has promised to invest heavily in security to stem current spate of insecurity in the country if elected.
President Muhammadu Buhari

President Buhari urged to sign National Disability Bill into law

The Centre for Citizens with Disabilities has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the National Disability Bill into law.

Asiwaju Tinubu: Uncertainty over automatic ticket made Senator Saraki, Governor Tambuwal to leave APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) National Leader, Senator Bola Tinubu, has stated that the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, and the Sokoto State Governor, Mr. Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, among others, left the APC because the ruling party could not offer them automatic tickets.

Archbishop Kaigama: Politicians defecting for selfish political ambition

A former President of Bishop Conference of Nigeria and Archbishop of Jos, Rev. Ignatius Kaigama, has said that Nigerians politicians are defecting across party lines in search of selfish political ambitions.
Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti guber: 25 political parties adopt Kayode Fayemi

The governorship bid of the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has received a boost as he has been adopted by twenty five political parties.

Sierra Leone launches corruption inquiry into ex-president Ernest Koroma’s government

President Julius Bio of Sierra Leone has inaugurated a commission to investigate accusations of widespread corruption under his predecessor Ernest Koroma, the government said.

Ekiti guber: Don’t compromise INEC officials – Kayode Fayemi warns Ayo Fayose

The Kayode Fayemi Campaign Organisation has warned Governor Ayodele Fayose against bringing adhoc staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission into a rigging plot aimed at undermining the integrity of the July 14 governorship poll in Ekiti State.

Ekiti guber: Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar tells Kayode Fayemi to prepare for defeat

As the July 14 governorship election in Ekiti State draws near, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has called on the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr Kayode Fayemi, to be prepared for defeat .

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Ekiti has invested N4.5 billion to boost school enrolment – governor

The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has said the state government has invested a staggering sum of N4.5 billion to shore up school enrolment in the last 11 months he returned as the state chief executive.

NAPTIP warns youths against social media marriages

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has warned youths against engaging in social media and Internet marriages.
The Controller of the Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Correctional Service, Emmanuel Okoro, on Thursday refuted reports by a section of the media which claimed there was a jail break at the Keffi Old Prison.

Court remands butcher who ‘raped 25-year-old’

An Upper Area Court, Mpape, on Monday, ordered that a 34-year-old butcher, Abu Mohammed, who allegedly raped a 25-year-old woman, be remanded in a correctional facility in Keffi, Nasarawa State.
The royal family of Ogwashi-Uku Kingdom in Aniocha South Local Government Area of Delta State has insisted that the installation of the new Obi (King), Ifechukwude Chukwuka Okonjo was not done in error.

Ogwashi-Uku: Obi Ifechukwude Okonjo legitimately installed – Royal family

The royal family of Ogwashi-Uku Kingdom in Aniocha South Local Government Area of Delta State has insisted that the installation of the new Obi (King), Ifechukwude Chukwuka Okonjo was not done in error.
Barr. Frank Ugboma, Chairman Imo Assembly House Committee on Public Safety, Intelligence and Securities

My victory at tribunal, renewed hope for PDP, masses in Imo – Assemblyman

A member of Imo State House of Assembly, Mr Frank Ugboma, has described his recent victory at the Election Petitions Tribunal in Owerri, as renewed hope for his party and the common man in the state.