Sunday, 29th January 2023
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1 Dec
In its first official response since the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) disclosed two weeks ago that 133 million Nigerians, representing 63 per cent of the population are currently living in multi-dimensional poverty, the Federal Government
26 Nov
Following the disclosure by River State Governor, Nyesom Wike, last week in Port Harcourt, that the projects he had executed were made possible by the over N9 trillion derivation funds released by the Federal Government
23 Nov
The Executive Director of Policy House International, Taiwo Akerele, has blamed excesses of state governors for the country’s increasing debt stock.
26 Oct
Former President Goodluck Jonathan has canvassed the inclusion of the roles of deputy governors in the Constitution to address incessant friction between the deputies and their principals...
26 Oct
The recent abduction of Hon. Linus Abaa Okorie, the Labour Party (LP) Senatorial contender for Ebonyi South Senatorial District, reinforced the simmering challenges confronting outgoing Southeast
10 Oct
>Akinloye Oyegbola is a surveyor and immediate past president of the Association of Professional Bodies of Nigeria (APBN). He spoke to VICTOR GBONEGUN on issues affecting the surveying profession
29 Sep
United Nations Women, Peace and Security (WPS) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari, state governors and other policy formulators to involve women in peace and security matters.
15 Sep
The media handlers of Yahaya Bello, the overtly exuberant governor of Kogi State, have been in overdrive in the last few days.
28 Aug
A socio-cultural organisation in Akwa Ibom State, Mboho Mkparawa Ibibio, has called on governors and National Assembly members from the Niger Delta region, irrespective of political party affiliations
22 Aug
Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) has charged Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, and all consultants in the $418.9 million Paris Club loan refund to refrain...
15 Aug
Veteran trade unionist Peter Esele on Sunday said that corruption was endemic at the state level and governors were getting away with it because Nigerians put so much attention on the president.
20 Jun 2022
The apprehension among lawmakers in the 9th National Assembly over the enormous powers at the disposal of executive governors of the 36 States of the federation influenced


4 mins ago
What would cause Miss Busola Oyediran, a mother who laboured to bring to life, two teen sons (aged five and two) to turn around and allegedly dehumanise them alongside her partner, Akebiara Emmanuel, is what Magistrate Bola Osunsanmi of the Samuel Ilori Magistrate Court, Ogba, Ikeja area of Lagos State, will be trying to decipher in the days and months ahead.
11 mins ago
Donald Trump warned Saturday that the next election would be America's last chance for salvation as he attempted to revive a faltering third run for the White House in two US states that launched his winning 2016 presidential campaign. Buffeted by political and legal headwinds, the 76-year-old Republican addressed a few hundred supporters at an…
20 mins ago
The Israeli security cabinet has announced measures to revoke certain rights of "terrorist families" after two attacks in east Jerusalem, one of which killed seven people near a synagogue. Ahead of the meeting late Saturday, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had promised a "strong" and "swift" response to the attacks carried out by two Palestinians from…
29 mins ago
On Wednesday, January 25, the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential campaign train stopped at Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital. The ancient city was in a celebration mood as the APC presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, was greeted by a mammoth crowd of APC members and supporters at the party’s presidential campaign rally held at the MKO Abiola International Stadium, Abeokuta.
30 mins ago
Prof. Florence Obi, the Vice Chancellor of the University of Calabar, has directed the Medical Board of the institution to urgently conduct a thorough investigation into the circumstances leading to the death of a student.