Gboyega Oyetola sworn in as the new Governor of Osun State (photos & video)

The winner of the recent governorship election in Osun State, Gboyega Oyetola has been inaugurated as Governor of the state. Oyetola officially took over from his predecessor, Rauf Aregbesola, in Osogbo, the state capital, after he was sworn-in by the Chief Judge of the state on Tuesday. The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, had declared […]

“Stop Threatening Amnesty Boss Over Contracts, Jobs”- Group Warns

A Niger Delta group known as the Movement For Survival Of Ijaw Ethnic Nationality In Niger Delta (MOSIEND) has raised alarm over the rising threats to the life of the Chairman of the Presidential Amnesty Committee, Professor Charlse Dokubo over alleged contracts and jobs meant for youths of the region The group warned the accused […]

I Won’t Probe Fayose, Fayemi Declares

Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State has said that his administration has no plan to probe his predecessor, Ayodele Fayose. Fayemi told State House correspondents after a closed-door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, yesterday, that only the country’s anti-graft agencies can undertake the task. Asked whether he would go ahead […]

Finance Minister Tasks States On Fiscal Discipline, Reduction Of Overhead Costs

The Minister of Finance, Mrs Zainab Shamsuna Ahmed has called on State governments to reduce unnecessary overhead costs and enthrone fiscal discipline in order to increase Internally Generated Revenue, IGR, for proper resources management with availability of scarce resources. The Finance Minister made the call in her address at the ongoing 2018 Conference of the […]

‘Why China Is Sponsoring Tour For Nigerian Artists’

The China Cultural Counsellor at the Chinese embassy, and Director Chinese Cultural Centre, Abuja, Mr Li Xuda has said, sponsoring a 7 man/woman Nigerian artists delegation to China was meant to boost their experiences, stressing that such move will help improve Nigeria-China relations. Mr Xuda made this revelation during an event at the Chinese Cultural […]

Post-Primary Crisis: PMB Overrules APC, Says Aggrieved Members Can Go To Court

Again, President Muhammadu Buhari has pulled rank on the governing All Progressives Congress (APC) in his capacity as the party’s leader. This time around, the president has insisted that aggrieved aspirants and members of the party have the right to seek redress in court if they feel deprived of their rights. The president, who made […]