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The leadership tussle in the southwest PDP between former governor of Ekiti state, Ayodele Fayose and governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde has degenerated to another level when the former on Wednesday, warned the Oyo State governor to stop disrespecting him or he will “work against” him Mr Ayo Fayose stated this in an interview …

Former Governor of Imo State and the lawmaker representing Imo West in the Senate, Rochas Okorocha, has been cautioned by the state government to stop inciting the people of Imo if he does not want to be treated as if he was never a governor in the state.The state government called on Okorocha to be …

Popular Kaduna-based Islamic cleric, Sheik Ahmad Gumi, has appealed to the federal government on Sunday to grant amnesty to bandits in the North and also extend it to the herders involved in kidnappings in the South.Gumi made this appeal in an interview with one of our correspondents, who also said the bandits involved in kidnappings …

The 19 Northern States’ Governors have agreed to take the first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine when they arrive in the country. Chairman of the forum and governor of Plateau State, Simon Lalong, made the disclosure in his address at a webinar organised by the Sir Ahmadu Bello Memorial Foundation, where the safety and efficacy …

The pigeons released by President Muhammadu Buhari during last week’s Armed Forces Remembrance Day refused to fly because they felt their freedom was “too good to be true,” presidential spokesperson, Femi Adesina, has said.

The Ondo State Council of Obas, on Thursday, called on the President Muhammadu Buhari to caution his aides who comment on security of the country.

The President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday re-appointed Hadiza Usman as Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority for another five years. He also reconstituted the boards of the agency and that of the Transmission Company of Nigeria. The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, disclosed these in a statement titled “President …

President Donald Trump has spent his last full day on Tuesday in the White House mulling pardons as President-elect. Joe Biden is set to arrive in Washington ahead of Wednesday’s inauguration that his predecessor, in a final break with tradition, would snub.

THE Senate on Monday declined comments on the decision by President Muhammadu Buhari to ignore its resolution against the sacking of Dr Nasiru Argungu as the Director General of the National Directorate of Employment.

There was confusion on Monday over the reported death of a member of the House of Representatives representing Abia State, Hon. Ossy Prestige, in a German hospital.