President Buhari makes new appointments

Pursuant to the Nigeria Police Trust Fund Establishment Act 2019, President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of retired Inspector-General of Police, Barrister Suleiman...

Edo prohibits gathering of more than 50 people

Following the upswing of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Nigeria, the Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki has placed a ban on gatherings...

FAAC shares N581.566b February revenue

Nduka Chiejina  The Federation Accounts Allocation Committee (FAAC) has shared a total of N581.566 billion February 2020 Federation Account Revenue to the Federal, States and...

Challenge of consolidating democracy

Stakeholders gathered recently at the Federal Palace Hotel, Lagos to examine how they can improve on the democratic process in the country. During the...

Why I sought review of Supreme Court judgement, by Ihedioha

Ousted Imo Governor Emeka Ihedioha has explained why he sought review of the Supreme Court judgement that declared Senator Hope Uzodinma of the All...

Jonathan’s concession to Buhari a model for African leaders’

Commissioner for Youth Political Participation in Africa at the Pan-African Youth Union (PYU), Ambassador Oladele Nihi, has called on leaders in the continent to...

Kano begins evacuation of Almajiri from streets

The Kano State government has started ridding its streets of Almajiri as it begins to put into effect its recent ban on begging in...

How Pastor Adeboye prophesied my Supreme Court victory, by Diri

Governor Duoye Diri of Bayelsa State said on Friday night that the General Overseer of The Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch...

BREAKING: Buhari receives Sanwo-Olu

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday afternoon, had a closed-door meeting with Lagos Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, at the State House in Abuja. PRESIDENT BUHARI RECEIVES BRIEFING...

FG to SERAP: Provide list of ex-govs’, ministers collecting life pensions

The Federal Government has asked Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) to forward a full list of former governors and ministers that have received...

Int’l Women’s Day: Kwara Gov for Guinness World Record over cabinet picks

AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, Governor of Nigeria’s north-central Kwara State, has gone down in history as the first African leader with the highest number of female...

SWAN wants Gov. Diri to prioritise sports development in Bayelsa

By Christian Ogbonna The Bayelsa Chapter of Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) has called for massive development in the sector, while hailing Sen. Douye...

Fed Govt, states, councils, revenue agencies share N716.3b

Nduka Chiejina, Abuja THE Federation Accounts Allocation Committee (FAAC) has shared a total of N716.298 billion to the three tiers of government for the month...

Makinde to council chairmen: you’re eyes, ears of govt

Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde on Monday inaugurated caretaker chairmen for the 33 local governments and 35 local council development areas. Makinde said the inauguration...

Buhari tips Akande for NCC, Adewusi appointed postmaster general

Bolaji Ogundele, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday approved new appointments in some corporations under the Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy. A statement in Abuja...

Gov. Yahaya Bello dissolves cabinet

By Kola Adeyemi Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi on Wednesday night announced the dissolution of the state Executive Council which he formed in February, 2016. Bello...

Enugu set to pay N30,000 minimum wage

Chris Oji, Enugu The Enugu State government will soon start paying the N30,000 minimum wage, it was learnt at the weekend The state has inaugurated an...

Gov. Bello inaugurates N500m World Bank projects in Kogi

Stephen Adeleye Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi on Sunday inaugurated micro facilities valued at N500 million under the World Bank Community and Social Development Project...

Algeria elects former PM Abdelmadjid Tebboune as President

Abdelmadjid Tebboune has been elected the new president of Algeria, the Head of the National Independent Election Authority, Mohamed Chorfi announced on Friday. Chorfi announced...

Okowa signs N395bn 2020 Delta Budget with focus on infrastructure

Delta Governor, Sen. Ifeanyi Okowa, on Thursday assented to the 2020 Appropriation Bill, with a promise to fast-track infrastructural projects for the benefit of...
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