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Deeply worried by the spread of arms among bandits in Zamfara State, Governor Bello Mohammed Matawalle said he was taking the option of instructing the security to invite former governor Abdulaziz Yari to explain the whereabouts of about 1000 AK47, he, the former governor allegedly purchased with the state’s funds in 2013.

Zamfara governor swears in predecessor’s ex-appointees, others as commissioners, special advisers

The new commissioners are: Alhaji Sulaiman Tunau, Alhaji Aminu Sulaiman, Abdulkadir Buhari Gora, Jinaidu Muhammad, Muhammad Sadiq Maiturare, Zainab Lawal Gummi, Jamilu Aliyu, Dr Nura Isah and Rabiu Garba.
The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Women Affairs, Ifeoma Anabogwu, has said that enforcement and implementation of laws posed a great problem in Nigeria.

Official: Enforcement, implementation of laws problem in Nigeria

The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Women Affairs, Ifeoma Anabogwu, has said that enforcement and implementation of laws posed a great problem in Nigeria.

Anambra community alleges intimidation by governor’s aide

The Nsugbe community in Anambra East Local Government Area of Anambra State has alleged that the Special Assistant to the Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State, Osita Nwoye, was threatening to visit mayhem on them.
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: Emeka Ihedioha governing Imo with stolen mandate

There might not be an end yet to the brewing cold war between governor Emeka Ihedioha of Imo State and his predecessor, senator Rochas Okorocha over governance of the state.

EFCC quizzes Air Peace chief over ‘$44.9 million wire deals’

As part of the ongoing probe of alleged $44.9 million wire deals, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has interrogated the Chief Executive Officer of Air Peace, Mr. Allen Ifechukwu Onyema.
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Senate president challenges NLNG chief on cooking gas

Senate President Ahmad Lawan on Wednesday told the management of the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas to make Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) or cooking gas readily available for domestic use.

N5.7 billion fraud: I’ve no evidence I gave money to Ibrahim Shema – witness

Nasiru Salisu Ingawa, former Special Adviser to former Governor Ibrahim Shema of Katsina State on Sure-P, on Tuesday told a Federal High Court during cross-examination at the resumed trial of Shema that he had no proof or evidence that he gave any money from Sure-P to Shema.
Deeply worried by the spread of arms among bandits in Zamfara State, Governor Bello Mohammed Matawalle said he was taking the option of instructing the security to invite former governor Abdulaziz Yari to explain the whereabouts of about 1000 AK47, he, the former governor allegedly purchased with the state’s funds in 2013.

Zamfara governor sues predecessor’s aide over ‘defamation of character’

Ibrahim Danmaliki Gidan Goga, the special adviser to former Zamfara State governor, Abdulaziz Yari and current publicity secretary of the All Progressives Congress in the state, was on Tuesday arraigned before the Upper Shari’a Court in Gusau over alleged defamation of the character of Governor Bello Matawalle as well as inciting public disturbance.
The National Union of Textile Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria held a peaceful protest in Lagos on Tuesday to mark the 40th anniversary of the organisation.

NLC crisis: Former chairman withdraws suit in Nasarawa

Adaka stated this on Sunday in Lafia during a reconciliation meeting following the intervention by David Ayele, Special Adviser to Governor Abdullahi Sule on Establishment and Labour Matters.
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.

President Buhari receives NIPSS report on universal healthcare

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday in Abuja pledged that his administration would ensure that all Nigerians have access to affordable, efficient and equitable healthcare services without the risk of impoverishment.
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Ekiti APC: Bayelsa, Kogi guber victories well deserved

The Ekiti State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has described the victories of the party in Kogi and Bzyelsa states as well deserving.
Ovie Omo-Agege

Bayelsa elections: Senator Omo-Agege assures of future wins in South South

Deputy Senate President, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, has described the All Progressives Congress (APC), victory in Bayelsa State as an assurance that more South-South states will be won by the party in future elections.
Isoko people under the auspices of Isoko Ethnic Nationality Movement, IENM, weekend, described Deputy President of the Nigerian Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege as God’s special gift to Deltans.

Bayelsa election: Senator Omo-Agege congratulates Governor-elect David Lyon

The Deputy President of the Senate, Ovie Omo-Agege, has congratulated the Bayelsa Governor-Elect, David Lyon on his victory in the Nov. 16 governorship election.
Aliko Dangote, president of the Dangote Group and chief sponsor of the Dangote Foundation, says he wants to be like Bill Gates and try to give a chunk of his wealth to charity in the next few years.

Nine governor in roundtable meeting with Gates, Dangote foundations

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State and other eight other governors are currently in Seattle, United States of America (USA).
In less than two weeks, over 500 science teachers in Cross River State again barricaded the Governor’s Office with mats and wrappers, protesting the alleged removal of their names from the government’s payroll.

500 teachers barricade Cross River governor’s office over unpaid salaries

In less than two weeks, over 500 science teachers in Cross River State again barricaded the Governor’s Office with mats and wrappers, protesting the alleged removal of their names from the government’s payroll.

Bayelsa/Kogi guber: PDP wants INEC to act quickly on court ruling

Prince Uche Secondus, the National Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to act quickly on the Abuja High Court ruling disqualifying the deputy governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bishop Degi, by invoking the relevant sections of the constitution and the Electoral Act.
4 President Muhammadu Buhari receives Pastor Tunde Bakare and Executive Secretary, Christian Pilgrims Commission, Tor Uja and Chairman of National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, Abdullahi Mukhtar Muhammed during an audience at the State House in Abuja.

President Buhari hails Pastor Bakare at 65

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Overseer of the Latter Rain Assembly, Pastor Tunde Bakare, on his 65th birthday.
The minority leader, Ndudi Elumelu, who stated this yesterday, in a statement by his Special Adviser (Legal) Oyorima Idahosa, dismissed allegations of disloyalty leveled against them by the party leadership.

Rep Elumelu: House of Reps Minority leadership remain loyal to PDP

The leadership of the minority caucus in the House of Representatives has said it remains loyal to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

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