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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), governorship candidate, in Bayelsa State, Senator Douye Diri, has assured the people of his desire to build on the legacies of the state founding fathers if elected on November 16.

Bayelsa founding fathers declare support for Senator Diri

Some Bayelsa State founding fathers have thrown their weight behind the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Douye Diri and his running mate, Senator Lawrence Ehwrujakpor. Some Bayelsa State founding fathers have thrown their weight behind the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Douye Diri and his running mate, Senator Lawrence Ehwrujakpor.
The delegation of the traditional rulers was led by Eze Love Nwogu, Chairman, Aba North Traditional Rulers Council, alongside Eze Dr. I. O Ikonne.

Aba North traditional rulers meet speaker over alleged political marginalisation

Traditional Rulers in Abia North Council Area of Abia State have carried their complaints of what they described as being marginalized politically to the Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Chinedum Enyinnaya Orji.
Governor Seyi Makinde

Oyo government reiterates interest in agro-business to banish hunger

Oyo State Government has reiterated its determination to use agricultural business and potentials to empower citizens and banish hunger as the world celebrated 2019 World Food Day.
Yekini Nabena

Bayelsa guber: APC chieftain alleges arms build-up ahead of November 16 poll

Yekini Nabena, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has joined traditional rulers in Bayelsa state in condemning alleged stockpiling of weapons ahead of the November 16 governorship election in the state, accusing the state government as leading the lawless act.
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Governments vote N10 billion to take out-of-school kids from streets

Federal and state governments have earmarked N10 billion to remove 10.2 million out-of-school children from the streets in the next five years.

Vote buying: Democracy is not for sale – INEC

Mahmood Yakubu, chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has warned against vote buying in the forthcoming election in Bayelsa state.

Stakeholders advocate end to child marriage in Katsina

Participants at a meeting in Katsina State have advocated an end to child marriage and the promotion of the girl-child education in the state, as this would tackle the spate of out-of-school children in the country.

No compensation for owners of dead Ondo cows

There would be no compensation for owners of the 36 dead cows in Ijare town, a stakeholders meeting comprising traditional rulers in Ifedore Local Government Area of Ondo State, Miyetti Allah and representatives of security operatives has resolved.
Akindele Justina Temitayo, a 200-level student of History and International Studies department, Federal University Oye-Ekiti has emerged Miss Ekiti 2019.

Federal university student emerges Miss Ekiti 2019

Akindele Justina Temitayo, a 200-level student of History and International Studies department, Federal University Oye-Ekiti has emerged Miss Ekiti 2019.
Governor Seyi Makinde

[email protected]: Oyo governor calls for orientation change

In the spirit of the celebration of the 59th independence anniversary of the country, Oyo state Governor Seyi Makinde has called for a change of orientation on the part of all Nigerians by ensuring they put national interests first and above all what he described as “egocentric concepts” that negates the progress of the country.

Lagos: We will fight criminality to a stand still

The Lagos State Government on Wednesday reiterated its commitment to the prosecution of war against crime and criminality, saying that it is an unrelenting war which the State would continue to prosecute until all those who benefit from crime are brought to book across the State.
The ruling All Progressives Congress APC has blamed the Peoples Democratic Party PDP for being vicariously responsible for the attack on a former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu by members of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra IPOB in Germany.

Senator Ekweremadu constituents raise concerns over abandoned constituency projects

The Chairman of the Community Constituency Project Tracking Committee, Mr Julius Azinkpali, said that the projects were attracted by the former Deputy Senate President, Chief Ike Ekweremadu, and Mr Toby Okechukwu, representing Aninri/Awgu/Oji River Federal Constituency.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

CAN raises alarm over influx of strange faces into South East

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has expressed concern over what it called influx into the Southeast by unidentified faces.
Kidnap Victim

Kidnapped ASUP chair, others regain freedom

Four staff of the Oyo State College of Agriculture and Technology, Igbo Ora and one other person who were kidnapped on Thursday have regained their freedom.

Presidency faults UN rapporteur’s report on violence

Garba Shehu, the senior special assistant to the president on media and publicity, says the report of violence released by Agnes Callamard, the United Nations’ rapporteur after her visit to Nigeria left out important details.

Kogi government set to inaugurate N4 billion rice mill

The Kogi State Government is set to inaugurate a newly-constructed rice mill worth over N4 billion and with the capacity to produce 50 tonnes of rice per day.
Seyi Makinde

Oyo governor increases car, housing loans for workers

The Oyo State Governor, Mr. Seyi Makinde, Wednesday disclosed that the wage bill of workers in the state increased by N1 billion shortly after the governorship election of March 9, 2019.
A cultural expert, Prince Adelegan Adegbola, has disclosed that one the challenges causing ethnic misunderstanding in Nigeria today is lack of history knowledge.

Prince Adegbola: Lack of history knowledge, cause of ethnic problem in Nigeria

A cultural expert, Prince Adelegan Adegbola has disclosed that one the challenges causing ethnic misunderstanding in Nigeria today is lack of history knowledge.

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