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The anticipated judgment of the Presidential Election Tribunal on the petition brought by the PDP and its candidate in the 2019 presidential elections, Atiku Abubakar, challenging the emergence of President Muhammadu Buhari as winner of the polls, is underway. At the proceedings, the first application to be ruled upon by the tribunal was the one […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the immediate conclusion of negotiation on the consequential adjustment between the government and the Joint National Public Service Negating Council to pave way for the implementation of the new wage regime. The President also directed the setting up of a Presidential Committee on Salaries and Wages, which will be saddled […]

Founder and senior pastor of Commonwealth of Zion Assembly, Pastor Abiodun Fatoyinbo and Busola Dakolo have been given the next fourteen days to appear in court over rape allegation. The Federal High Court, sitting in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja issued a notice for the summons today. Busola Dakolo, a photographer and wife of the […]

Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, has suspended payments for contracts executed by the last management of Niger Delta Development Commission. Addressing the Interim Management Team of the commission, led by Ekwagaga Enyia, in Abuja, the Minister lamented that the commission failed to live up to its responsibilities in the last twenty years, especially […]

Mixed reactions have been trailing the state government’s decision to close down more than one thousand, two hundred primary, secondary and tertiary institutions considered to be illegal. One of such is coming from the Civil Liberties Organisation, Akwa  Ibom State Branch, which appreciates the efforts of government to ensure that Akwa Ibom youths are properly […]

As the ongoing exercise to sanitize the education system continues, the state government says it will live no stone unturned in the closure of more illegal schools to give the sector a new face. Already, the Ministry of Education has clamped down on one hundred and twelve of such schools across the state. Commissioner for […]

Members of Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly led by the Speaker, Aniekan Bassey, are among Nigeria’s delegation at the ongoing 50th Commonwealth Parliamentary Association, Africa Regional Conference, billed to end tomorrow, in Zanzibar, Tanzania. The conference, according to the Speaker, has offered members of the state legislature ample opportunity in parliamentary and diplomatic relations, as […]

Amid name calling between Nigeria and South Africa due to xenophobic attacks, President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, today met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, to discuss the next line of action to take to tackle the attacks. The meeting considered the recall of the Nigeria High Commissioner to South […]

Nigeria has boycotted the World Economic Forum on Africa 2019, which kicked off today in Cape Town, South Africa. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo was expected to attend the conference, but would no longer do so as the relationship between the two countries remain under focus. President Buhari’s aide on New Media, Bashir Ahmed, confirmed the […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has dispatched a Special Envoy to convey to his South African counterpart, Cyril Ramaphosa, his concerns about the escalating xenophobia attacks and also to find lasting solutions to the situation. This comes after the President has instructed the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, to summon the South African High Commissioner to […]

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