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In Osun state, the All Progressives Congress APC has urged the citizens of the state to observe a three-day special fasting and praying period from tomorrow, January 6 to Friday, January 8, 2016. The state chairman of the party, Gboyega Famodun gave the directives in a statement by the Director of Publicity, Research and Strategy […]

As more revelations regarding the alleged billion dollars arms scandal continue to unfold on daily basis, the Speaker, Kwara State House of Assembly, Dr Ali Ahmad has tasked the Federal Government to ensure that every individual who involved in the scam is prosecuted regardless of their status or class in the society. He stated this […]

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has dismissed a statement by the Governor of Ekiti State, claiming that the party had a plan to upturn the judgement of the Supreme Court that upheld his election. According to the chairman of the party in Ekiti State, Mr Jide Awe ,“As far as the APC is concerned, since […]

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said President Muhammadu Buhari should probe former President Goodluck Jonathan if he wishes to do so rather than going round in circles.The party said if indeed, the government’s anti-corruption war and investigations include the expenditure of former President Jonathan security votes from 2011, then it should be extended to […]

The Federal Government said yesterday said the poor state of the country’s economy is the direct consequence of its mismanagement and the looting of the national treasury under the immediate past administration. Segun Adeyemi, the senior adviser to Minister of Information and Culture Alhaji Lai Mohammed, said this in a statement issued yesterday in Abuja. […]

Kogi State Governor, Idris Wada, yesterday announced the setting up of a transition committee to facilitate handover to a new government. Wada, who lost his bid for a second tenure, will hand over to Alhaji Yahaya Bello of the All Progressives Congress (APC), who won last Saturday’s poll. The governor, whose four-year term will end […]

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, on Sunday said current Nigerian leaders need divine wisdom to overcome the several challenges confronting the country.This is contained in a statement issued by the Speaker’s Special Adviser on Media and Public Affairs, Turaki Hassan. Mr. Dogara made the remark when he visited Keffi, Nasarawa State, […]

Nigeria’s Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has called on the French government to be more decisive in supporting the war against terrorism, particularly the Boko Haram insurgency in the North-eastern part of Nigeria and neighbouring former French-colonies in West Africa. Senator Saraki made this call during a two-hour bilateral meeting with the President of the […]

Nepalese politicians have elected a longtime women’s rights campaigner to become the country’s first female president, as the Himalayan nation pushes for more gender equality in politics and work life. Bidhya Devi Bhandari, the fifty-four-year-old deputy leader of Nepal’s Communist Party of Nepal Unified Marxist-Leninist, had lobbied actively for the new constitution to require that […]

President Muhammadu Buhari will not have a coordinating minister of the economy as it was done during the last administration. This was disclosed by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo while receiving the Australian High Commissioner to Nigeria, Mr John Richardson, in Abuja yesterday. It will be recalled that coordinating Minister of the economy was a practice […]

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