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Speaking to State House correspondents after meeting behind closed doors with President Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of Kwara State said he had narrated his ordeal to President Muhammadu Buhari.

Governor AbdulRazaq: What I told President Buhari in Aso Rock

Speaking to State House correspondents after meeting behind closed doors with President Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of Kwara State said he had narrated his ordeal to President Muhammadu Buhari.
Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu

Lagos: We’re rethinking ban on operation of okada, tricycles

The Lagos State Government will not be taking definitive action against illegal operations of commercial motorcycles and tricycles on restricted routes across the State, it was learnt on Monday.
Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau has urged Muslims to regard the Eid-el-Maulud period as an opportunity for sober reflection and a time to demonstrate love.

Governor Lalong: North keying into community policing

Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau, says the 19 Northern states have gone far in their efforts to introduce community policing in the region.
Simon Lalong

Amotekun: Similar outfit coming soon in North – Governor Lalong

The Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong, has said a similar security outfit to “Operation Amotekun” for the North was already in the works.
Zainab Ahmed

Minister: IPPIS will accommodate university peculiarities

The Federal Government, on Thursday, urged university lecturers who are yet to enrol in the Integrated Payment and Personnel Information System (IPPIS) to do so, assuring that the peculiarities of tertiary institutions will be accommodated.
President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Abuja said Federal Government will give more attention to improving personnel and infrastructure of universities to produce quality graduates.

President Buhari: We’ll position universities to produce quality graduates

President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Abuja said Federal Government will give more attention to improving personnel and infrastructure of universities to produce quality graduates, assuring that education will, henceforth, be a top priority in development goals of the country.
He was speaking on the heels of recent separate visits to the President by a religious leader, Pastor Tunde Bakare, and Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu, at which the duo spoke to the President on his succession plan.

Lawyer tackles Asiwaju Tinubu, Pastor Bakare over advice to President Buhari on succession plan

An Aba-based legal practitioner, and the National Coordinator for Concerned Advocates for Good Governance (CAGG), Barrister Olusegun Bangbose, has warned politicians to stop “bothering” President Muhammadu Buhari over his succession plan, but should rather advise him on how to confront the challenges of nation-building.
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.

Elections: You must get your acts right – President Buhari tells INEC chief, IGP, others

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday followed with action his resolve to engender a free, fair and credible electoral process.
President Muhammadu Buhari, on Sunday, received the President-elect of Guinea-Bissau, Umaro Muhktar Sissoco Embalo, who came to Nigeria on a “thank you visit” and to express his “good wishes.” 2

President Buhari pledges more commitment to West Africa’s stability

President Muhammadu Buhari has again reiterated his commitment to the peace, stability and development of the West African sub-region.

Adams Oshiomhole: Those demanding my resignation envious of my achievements

The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, has said those calling for his resignation are only desirous of his achievements.
Abike Dabiri-Erewa

NiDCOM: Nigerians abroad remit over $25 billion in 2019

Nigerians living abroad remitted about $25 billion in 2019, the Nigeria in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM) has said.
Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday approved the recomposition of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) board after a forensic audit of the organization.

A letter from the President at New Year

Today marks a new decade. It is a time of hope, optimism and fresh possibilities. We look forward as a nation to the 2020s as the opportunity to build on the foundations we have laid together on security, diversification of our economy and taking on the curse of corruption. These are the pledges on which I have been twice elected President and remain the framework for a stable, sustainable and more prosperous future.
Abike Dabiri-Erewa

Abike Dabiri-Erewa: Nigeria Diaspora policy underway

The Chairman of the Nigerian Diaspora Commission (NDC), Mrs. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, said on Tuesday a Diaspora Policy for Nigeria has been sent to the Federal Executive Council (FEC) for ratification.
Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has assured industrialists in the state of his administration’s readiness to put an end to the deplorable state of road network affecting manufacturers and other road users in the state.

Ogun governor signs 2020 budget into law

Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, Monday signed the State 2020 Appropriation Bill into law.
The Nigerian Army has said that its troops have again successfully dislodged Boka Haram-Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists at Malam Fatori in Abadam Local Government Area of Borno.

Federal government to withdraw military from volatile spots in 2020

The Federal Government will gradually withdraw military operations in some volatile spots in the country, beginning from the first quarter of 2020.
President Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday, said the legacies of former South African President, Nelson Mandela, should continue to inspire African leaders on the need to make sacrifices for the good of their countries.

President Buhari: I hope history will be kind to me

President Muhammadu Buhari says he is conscious of his duty as president. He said having sworn to hold his office in accordance with the Constitution of Nigeria “and God willing”, he would follow the system diligently to the end of his term.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Ebonyi governor promises to commence payment of new minimum wage next month

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State yesterday announced that his administration would commence payment of the new national minimum wage to the state workers beginning from January next year.
Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu

Lagos governor thumbs up improved security situation

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has said that the security situation in the country has improved tremendously just as he argued that there has been a significant reduction in the proliferation of small arms in the country.

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The state’s Commissioner for Human Services and Social Development, Hajiya Hafsat Baba, stated this in Kaduna on Friday.

Kaduna sets up committee to collate data on Almajiris

The Kaduna State Government said it has set-up a committee to collate data on the Almajiri population in the state.
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VAR: Premier League referees set to use pitchside monitors

Premier League referees have been told to start using pitchside monitors for decisions where it is felt they should have the final say.

Court reaffirms Senator Ifeanyi Ubah’s sack over forged NECO certificate

The High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja, on Friday, reaffirmed its earlier order sacking Ifeanyi Ubah of the Young People’s Party (YPP) as the senator representing Anambra South.

DMO: Nigeria public debt stands at N26.2 trillion

The Debt Management Office (DMO) says the total public debt as at September 2019 stood at N26.215 trillion.
Nigeria international Victor Osimhen has opened up on why he refused to sign for English Premier League side Arsenal after the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup.

Victor Osimhen ‘happy’ to stay at Lille despite transfer interest from Liverpool

Lille forward Victor Osimhen has said that he is happy at the club, despite interest from Premier League giants Liverpool.