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We can’t communicate directly with our foreign missions – Onyeama

The Federal Government has decried it inability to have direct and secure communication channels with the Nigerian embassies and high commission. The government blamed this on inadequate fund to acquire latest Information and Communication Technology for transmission of confidential information between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and foreign missions. The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Geoffrey Onyeama, made this knownRead More

President Buhari approves N10 billion for Enugu airport upgrade

President Buhari approves N10 billion for Enugu airport upgrade DAMILARE FAMUYIWA  Today at 1:56 PM   Tell your friends   Buhari seeks speedy upgrade of Enugu airport after approving intervention fund. President Muhammadu Buhari says he has the assurance of Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika that works at Enugu airport will be of highest standards. [The Nation] President Muhammadu Buhari hasRead More

South-East leaders meet with President Buhari, demand FG to declare state of emergency on roads in the region

South-East leaders including state governors from the region, are currently in a meeting with President Buhari at the State House Council Chambers in Abuja.       The leaders during their meeting with the President, demanded a special Federal Government intervention for the speedy completion of the Enugu International airport and rehabilitation of federal roads in the region.    Read More

Ogun Commissioners list: Abiodun, Daniel, Isiaka, PDP Chairman meet behind-closed door

The Governor of Ogun State, Prince Dapo Abiodun, Tuesday met with a former governor, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, and the governorship candidate of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) in Ogun, Prince Gboyega Isiaka.   The meeting held separately behind closed doors at the Governor’s Office, Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta.   Abiodun also held a meeting with some leaders of the opposition Peoples DemocraticRead More

APC Structure in Edo Firmly Under Obaseki’s Control, Says Aide

Friday Otabor, Benin INSISTING that Obaseki holds the levers in the state, Special Adviser on Media and Communication Strategy, Crusoe Osagie, dismissed as remarks ascribed to Oshiomhole’s Chief Press Secretary (CPS) that there was crisis in the state chapter of the party. Describing Ebegbulem’s comment as false, Osagie said in a statement that “Governor Obaseki and the leaders and membersRead More

Kogi: PDP reacts as Buhari seeks senate approval of N10bn for Yahaya Bello’s state

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Tuesday reacted after President Muhammadu Buhari sought the permission of the Senate to approve over N10bn for Kogi State.    PDP called on the National Assembly to invoke its statutory powers and directly channel the N10.069 billion Presidential funds for payment of salaries and pensions of suffering Kogi State workers.   In a statementRead More

Aisha Buhari vs Mamma Daura: Why President should take leave of absence – HURIWA

A pro-democracy and civil rights group, Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, on Tuesday, advised President Muhammadu Buhari to take a leave of absence to enable him resolve his family crisis.   HURIWA said Buhari should should consider taking leave of absence to resolve family crisis before returning back to duty to avoid undue distractions.   The rights groupRead More

Bayelsa guber: INEC releases number of registered voters ahead of November election

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has displayed voters register, ahead of the November 16 governorship election in Bayelsa State.   INEC, while disclosing this, said a total of 867,088 registered voters will cast their ballots during the governorship poll.   The INEC National Commissioner, in charge of Bayelsa, Edo and Rivers States, Mrs. May Agbamuche-Mbu, made the disclosure inRead More

APC candidates are cultists, militants and terrorists – Governor Dickson

Ahead of the November 16 Governorship election in Bayelsa state, Governor Seriake Dickson has described the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidates as cultists, militants and terrorists.         The Bayelsa State Governor who spoke at the official inauguration of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) gubernatorial campaign teams and secretariat on Tuesday October 14, said losing the election to APCRead More

You are our role model, Lagos governor tells DPO, who used personal money to save robbery victim

Sanwo-Olu honouring SP Celestina Kalu, DPO, Ogudu Police Station who exhibited exemplary conduct by coming to the rescue of a young man Friday Ojabor, who was a victim of armed robbery. Photo: TWITTER/JIDESANWOOLU   A deluge of accolades was yesterday showered on the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) of Ogudu Police Station in Lagos State, Mrs. Celestina Kalu, a Superintendent ofRead More

Goodluck Jonathan leads African Union election observer mission to Mozambique

Former Nigerian President, Goodluck Jonathan has been nominated by the African Union (AU) to lead the continental body’s Election Observation Mission to Mozambique’s scheduled October 15 general elections.         In view of this, the former President is billed to leave the country on Friday, October 11th for Maputo, capital of Mozambique, where he will be overseeing the deploymentRead More

Osinbajo sends strong message to state governors

Vice President Prof Yemi Osinbajo, has said that states must explore ways to boost their agricultural development and harness the entrepreneurial spirit of Nigerians in order to increase their Internally Generated Revenue (IGR).   The Vice President also urged states to “engage in careful and well-thought out strategic planning in order to articulate and implement priorities derived from strategic thinkingRead More