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...

N43b stamp duty cash with CBN, says Fed Govt

Bolaji Ogundele, Abuja FORTY-THREE billion naira collected as Stamp Duties on domestic transactions by Nigerians is being kept with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN),...

How I created 157,000 jobs in Edo – Obaseki

By Monday Ajogun Edo governor Godwin Obaseki says he has so far created 157,000 jobs out of the 200,000 he promised the state. Obaseki made the...

Imo: Ihedioha approves rehabilitation of 5 roads

By Victor Nwachukwu Imo Governor, Chief Emeka Ihedioha has approved the rehabilitation of five major roads in the state, with failed sections totaling over 155km. The...

Nigeria, Vietnam sign visa waiver agreement

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday at the State House Banquet Hall, Abuja, proposed a toast for the Socialist Republic of Vietnam and the...

Nigerian Government Spent N321.23bn More than It Budgeted For Subsidy In 2018

The Government of Nigeria through the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation between July 2018 and April 2019 sunk N546.07bn into keeping the price of a...

Protect your autonomy before 2023 polls, Jega tells INEC

Blessing Olaifa and Vincent Ikuomola, Abuja Former Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Chairman, Prof Attahiru Jega, has advised the commission to protect its independence ahead...
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