AbdulRasaq sends nominees’ names to Assembly

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRasaq on Tuesday sent the names of eight commissioner-nominees to the House of Assembly for screening. Speaker Yakubu Danladi made this...

Why we allowed hijab-wearing in schools, by AbdulRazaq

Kwara State Governor AbdulRaman AbdulRazaq said on Tuesday that his administration’s decision to announce hijab-wearing in grant-aided mission schools was based on consultations, meetings,...

Oyo governor dissolves local council caretaker committees

As the three-month tenure extension of all the 68 local government and council development areas caretaker chairmen and members in Oyo state ends on...

Hijab: Kwara deploys security personnel in shut mission schools

There is tension in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, following the state government’s approval of hijab-wearing for female pupils in 10 grant-aided mission schools. The...

Kano to set up bureau to rehabilitate drug addicts

The Kano State Government says it has concluded plans for the establishment of a Drug Abuse Management Bureau to enhance the rehabilitation of drug...

Governor Wike: I can walk around Rivers state without security because I have performed...

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike says despite attempts by agents of the Federal Government to cripple his administration from the onset, he has...

Kwara governor appoints seven new special advisers

Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara has appointed seven new Special Advisers (SAs). This is contained in a statement by Mr Rafiu Ajakaye, his Chief Press...

Borno governor appoints retired army commander as security adviser

The Borno State Governor, Prof. Babagana Umara Zulum, has approved the appointment of retired Brigadier General Abdullahi Sabi Ishaq as Special Adviser on Security...

Zamfara: Why order was imposed, by Presidency

The Presidency has explained that a ‘no-fly-zone’ on Zamfara State is to curtail the influx of arms and other logistics into the state. Senior Special...

Obi: Nigeria owing intellectuals while paying criminals

Former Anambra State Governor Peter Obi has decried the increasing level of insecurity across the country, with banditry and kidnapping breaking new frontiers. He said...

Sheathe Your Swords, Diri Appeals to Ortom, Mohammed

The Governor of Bayelsa State, Douye Diri, has called on the leadership of the People Democratic Party (PDP) to intervene in the conflict between...

Niger: FG Not Doing Enough for Kagara Schoolboys’ Release

The Niger State Government yesterday accused the federal government of not doing enough to assist the state in rescuing the 27 pupils of Government...

Nigeria making progress in addressing development challenges – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the country has achieved huge levels of progress in spite of challenges slowing down efforts at taking Nigerians...

Buhari insists on military action against

The 19 northern governors met with the President’s representatives, yesterday, to seek an immediate end to the general insecurity plaguing the country. On the president’s...

NASS intends to pass Petroleum Industry Bill in April — Rep. Mongunu

Mohammed Mongunu, the Chairman of the House of Representatives Ad Hoc Committee on Petroleum, has said that the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB), is expected...

I won’t apologise for opposing Fulani profiling, says Mohammed

Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed, has said that he will never apologize for opposing the profiling of patriotic Fulani herders as killers and kidnappers. Mohammed...

MASSOB, CLO, HURIWA tackle Uzodimma over invitation of military to Orlu

The Movement for the Actualisation of Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB), yesterday, said Governor Hope Uzodimma had disappointed the Ndigbo for inviting the military...

Senate confirms Bawa as EFCC boss, okays N11.4b for NPTF

The Senate, yesterday, confirmed the nomination of AbdulRasheed Bawa as substantive Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Altogether,18 senators took their turns to...

Wike faults National Assembly’s confirmation of ex-service chiefs as envoys

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, yesterday, faulted the National Assembly for confirming former service chiefs as ambassadors, insisting that it is unjustifiable to confirm...

Senate confirms 40-year-old Bawa as EFCC chairman

Nigeria Senate on Wednesday confirmed the appointment of Abdulrasheed Bawa as the substantive chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Senate president Ahmad...
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