The media team of Senate President Godswill Akpabio has dismissed reports that he collapsed on Thursday at the colloquium to mark his 61st birthday in Abuja. Reports had claimed that the former Akwa Ibom governor collapsed during the event and had to be rushed to the National Hospital. But the media team, in a statement […]

President Bola Tinubu yesterday sacked some Chief Executive Officers under the Federal Ministry of Aviation and Aerospace Development. Their replacements were also announced by the President. Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Ajuri Ngelale, made the disclosure in a statement in Abuja, yesterday. The statement said the action was in line with […]

Mr Chedi Wada, Comptroller, Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Federal Operations Unit (FOU) Zone “B”, Kaduna has lamented that smugglers have been using fake presidential number plates to deliver vehicles across the country. According to Wada, they have also been dubiously using such fake number plates belonging to various states and local governments, MDAs, Emirate Councils […]

The Federal Government, through the Federal Ministry of Information and National Orientation, will be spending N138, 066,187 to combat fake news and print calendars. Part of the sum will also be used to facilitate media appearances for ministers and organise engagement with social media influencers among others. This is contained in the details of the […]

The Ondo State Government, on Monday, described as baseless the claim by a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Kayode Ajulo, that the signature of ailing Governor Rotimi Akeredolu was being forged by some officials. The Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice of the state, Mr Charles Titiloye, described the allegation as baseless and mischievous. Ajulo, who appeared […]

Dr Loretta Oduware Ogboro-Okor, a female aspirant in the Edo 2024 governorship race, has advocated the involvement of women in partisan politics. Loretta, who is seeking the Labour Party ticket to contest for the state’s top job, lamented that a lot of Nigerian women were at the back door during election season. According to the […]

A member representing the Ibadan North Federal constituency in the House of Assembly, Adewale Akinremi, has assured Nigerians of the speedy passage of the 2024 Appropriation Bill submitted by President Bola Tinubu last week. Akinremi described the budget as “well-detailed and realistic” in a statement he signed and made available to newsmen Online on Monday […]

Presidential candidate of the Labour Party in the February 25 election, Peter Obi, has said youths and other well-meaning Nigerians should work together to dismantle the criminality and corruption that had festered through different levels of government in the country. Obi disclosed this while giving a highlight of his engagement with some Nigerian youths in […]

The new Chairperson, Conference of Nigerian Female Parliamentarians, Bolaji Olagbaju, has said that her immediate goals included seeking more inclusion of women in governance in Nigeria. Olagbaju, who was elected in Abuja on Tuesday, will take over from the former Speaker of Edo State House of Assembly, Elizabeth Ativie, for a four-year tenure as CONFEPA […]

The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja on Tuesday affirmed the election of Dr. Kefas Agbu as the governor of Taraba State. In a unanimous judgement of the three-member panel of Justices of the court delivered by Justice Peter Affen, the appellate court held that the New Nigerian Peoples Party (NNPP) and its governorship candidate, […]

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