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26 Oct 2019
All is set for the national election of Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. According to the AGNEC Chairman, Steve Eboh, the choice of Uyo is not unconnected to the fact that Akwa Ibom
24 Oct 2019
Yobe State Governor, Mai Mala Buni, has approved the payment of N251.6 million to 174 retired council workers. Out of the total payments, N195.86 million will be paid to 139 living retired council staff, while a balance of N55.7 million will be paid to next-of-kin of 35 deceased workers.
2 Oct 2019
Basorun Reuben Olorunfunmi is a former Assistant Director of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and erstwhile Secretary to Lagos State Government, during the Second Republic. He spoke with SEYE OLUMIDE on the achievements and setbacks that trail Nigeria at 59.
29 Sep 2019
The Civil Society Network (CSN) of the Lake Chad Basin has said 1.2 million people in Borno, Adamawa and Yobe states need humanitarian assistance.
17 Sep 2019
Governor Maimala Buni of Yobe State has said that the agriculture sector is not fully harnessed as an alternative means of job and wealth creation. Consequently, he is mapping out strategies to promote agriculture for food security and economic progress.
5 Sep 2019
Governor Maimala Buni of Yobe State has said that the Trucks’ Transit Park (TTP) project in the state will create 5,000 jobs and bridge the infrastructure deficit in the North.
27 Aug 2019
The Senate President, Dr Ahmed Lawan, on Tuesday visited six local government councils in Yobe to sympathise with fire and flood victims as well as meet with his party members.
21 Aug 2019
The Yobe State Government has awarded scholarships to 20 physically challenged persons to study in a Turkish university. The candidates must have passed their West African Examination Certificate (WAEC) with five credits, including English and Mathematics
8 Aug 2019
Yobe State Police Commissioner, CP Abdulmaliki Sanmonu has announced the restriction of vehicular movement between Saturday, Aug. 10 from 11:00 pm and Sunday, Aug. 11 to ensure hitch-free Eid-el-Kabir. Sanmonu said in a press statement in Damaturu on Thursday that the move was to ensure the security of lives and property during the celebration.
19 Jul 2019
Governor Mai Mala Buni’s speech at the opening of the two-day Education Summit that his administration organised last week to think out-of-the-box and suggest solutions to some of the challenges in Yobe’s education sector – education being always a work in progress – speaks to his leadership as an introspective person who wants to get things done by carefully weighing the options and bringing all-hands-on-deck.
19 Jun 2019
The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) of the United Kingdom has cautioned British nationals against travelling to 21 states in Nigeria.
17 Jun 2019
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, on Monday in Abuja, inaugurated three committees entrusted with the responsibility of ensuring the smooth take off of proceedings in the House. The committees, constituted on June 13, are the Selection Committee headed by the Speaker, and adhoc committees on Welfare and Media chaired by Wale…


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Four bombs ripped through minibuses and a mosque in Afghanistan on Wednesday, killing at least 12 people, officials said.
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The Defend Lagos Coalition, has declared support for Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State, on the ban of commercial motorcycles, popularly known as Okada.
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The CBN says online media reports purporting the sacking of the bank’s governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele, is untrue.
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Four governorship aspirants contesting for the ticket of the Lagos State chapter of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Wednesday withdrew from the race. Their withdrawal leaves two aspirants - Dr. Abdul-Lateef Olajide Adediran aka Jandor and Mr. Dacova Vaughan David Kolawole in the contest. Six aspirants were initially in the race to clinch the party's…
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Former Anambra State governor Peter Obi has resigned his membership of the People's Democratic Party (PDP). Obi dumped the PDP days before the presidential primary elections of the party. He was one of the leading presidential aspirants of the PDP alongside former vice president Atiku Abubakar, former Senate president Bukola Saraki, Rivers State governor Nyesom…