Edo Tribunal confirms Godwin Obaseki as governor

The Edo State Election Petition Tribunal on Friday dismissed the petition filed by governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu. The Edo tribunal in rejecting Ize-Iyamu’s petition to upturn the verdict of the September 28, 2016 election, also confirmed Mr. Godwin Obaseki as the duly elected governor of the state. The……

Why my memo to Buhari was leaked – El-Rufai

The Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, has revealed the major reason why his memo to  President Muhammadu Buhari was leaked to the public. El-Rufai, a long-standing ally of the president, said he can go in and out of the Presidential Villa at his will despite rumours of a breakdown in the relationship between……

Kogi Govt. names road after Col. Abu Ali, Boko Haram war hero

Kogi State Government on Friday named the 50-km Shintaku-Gboloko-Dekina Road in Bassa Local Government Area of the state after the fallen Book Haram war hero, Lt.-Col. Mohammed Abu Ali. Gov. Yahaya Bello, who announced this in Bassa, said the honour was part of efforts to immortalise Ali, who was killed in Maiduguri, Borno, on Nov.……

I was never banned from Presidential Villa – Gov. El-Rufa’i

Gov. Nasiru El-Rufa’i of Kaduna State says he was never banned from coming to the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The governor, who stated this while fielding questions from State House correspondents after joining President Muhammadu Buhari to perform the two-raka’at Juma’at weekly prayer at State House Mosque, Abuja, on Friday, Reports on the social media said……

Al-Makura’s devt strategy will boost human capacity – Lawmaker

The Nasarawa State House of Assembly Committee on Works says the development strategy adopted by Gov. Tanko Al-Makura would boost human capacity in the state. The Chairman of the committee, Mr Mohammed Okpoku, said this on Friday in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lafia. Okpoku (APC-Udege/Loko) said the ongoing construction of……

Court Upholds Edo Governor, Godwin Obaseki’s Election

The Edo state Governorship Election Petition Tribunal has today upheld the election which saw the Edo state Governor, Godwin Obaseki into office. The court which sat on Friday presided over by Justice Ahmed Badamosi dismissed the petition filed against the state governor by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and its governorship candidate in the election,……

FG inaugurates ultra-modern passport‎ office in Kano ‎ ‎

The Federal Government has inaugurated a new ultra-modern Passport Processing Office in Kano State as part of plans to bring immigration services closer to Nigerians. The Minister of Interior, retired Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau said the‎ measure was part of plans to decentralise the operations of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) and ensure better service delivery.……