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A former federal lawmaker who represented the Asari-Toru/Akuku-Toru Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Dr. Dawari Ibietela George, has joined the governorship race in Rivers State.
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State says for the All Progressives Congress (APC) to even contemplate presenting a governorship candidate for the 2019 election in the state shows that something is fundamentally wrong with the party.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that for the APC to even contemplate presenting a governorship candidate for the 2019 election in the state shows that something is fundamentally wrong with the party.
The Ministry of Mines and Steel Development has generated more than N9 billion from November 2015 till date.
Okiemute Ighorodje, the winner of MTN Project Fame West Africa, Season 9, has decried the glorification of Afro pop to the detriment of other genres of music.
The people of Niger Delta have called on the Federal Government to approve and institutionalise the community 20 percent equity fund, as captured in the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB).
The Ministry of Mines and Steel Development on Thursday in Abuja shared N84 million to 11 universities to conduct research and development of minerals deposit in Nigeria.
Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State has described his Rivers State counterpart, Nyesom Wike, as ‘Ekwueme of Rivers State and a promise-keeper, who is committed to the development of the state’.
Students of the University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT) have dragged their Vice Chancellor, Prof. Ndowa Lale, to a Federal High Court, in Port Harcourt, over their suspension as a result of non-payment of tuition fees.
The commission said it observed that some Nigerian universities are running unapproved post-graduate programmes, leading to the award of Masters and PhD degrees.
A literary activist and professor in North Carolina University in Charlotte, United States of America (USA), Tanure Ojaide, has frowned at the jumbo pay given to legislators in Nigeria not minding the fact that a vast majority of Nigerians live in crippling poverty and advised citizens to oppose it including other aspects of corruption, warning that doing nothing about it is dangerous to future generations.
Senate President Bukola Saraki has assured corps members serving in Kwara State of payment of monthly allowances from the state government.
The Oyo State Government has announced a three-day mourning period in honour of the speaker of the state assembly, Michael Adeyemo.
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Ondo State on Thursday destroyed drugs weighing 110,542 tonnes.
Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, says president Muhammadu Buhari will lose if the 2019 election is free and fair.
The police said on Thursday that they would ensure synergy with other security agencies in providing adequate security during the September 22 governorship poll in Osun.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has called for home-grown technologies, innovations and creative ideas that would assist the country in solving its challenges.
Former governor of Oyo State, Senator Rashidi Ladoja, on Thursday said that since ex-Governor Olagunsoye Oyinlola and himself left the government in 2010 and 2007 respectively in Osun and Oyo, there had been no good governance in both states.
The Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Victor Ikpeazu, has asked all contestants for the primaries of the Peoples Democratic Party in the state to prepare for free, fair and credible processes as the party prepares to select its candidates for the forthcoming 2019 elections.
Senate President Bukola Saraki has visited the victims of the inferno in Lafia which claimed 18 lives and properties worth millions.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday returned to Abuja from China where he attended the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) summit.
The Anambra State caucus of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has opted for consensus mode for the choice of its candidates for the 2019 general election.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti on Wednesday described as suspicious and diversionary the offer by the outgoing governor, Ayodele Fayose, to voluntarily surrender himself to the EFCC on the day he would be vacating office.