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Pres. Tinubu accepts Labour Minister Lalong’s resignation

President Bola Tinubu has accepted the resignation of the Minister of Labour and Employment, Mr Simon Lalong, who is to be sworn in...

Exhaustion: My marathon birthday celebration took a toll on my health – Sen. Akpabio

Senate President Godswill Akpabio has admitted that the marathon activities lined up to mark his 61st birthday took a toll on his health,...

21 LG chairmen, 239 councillors bow out in Kogi

Kogi State 21 local government chairmen and 239 councillors have vacated their offices as they served out their three-year tenure on Thursday. The...

Wike-Fubara feud: Five commissioners quit Rivers Govt cabinet in 24 hours

A wave of mass resignation by commissioners has hit Rivers State as the political crisis worsens with five of them throwing in the...

Barely 24 hours after “presentation” of 2024 budget to five lawmakers, Gov. Fubara signs bill

Following a “speedy passage” of the 2024 Rivers State budget of N800 billion by a five-member legislature, Gov. Siminalayi Fubara, has signed it...

Rivers State Attorney-General, Zaccheus Adangor, quits

Amid political crisis in the state, Mr Zacchaeus Adangor, has stepped down as the Attorney-General and Commissioner of Justice of Rivers State. Adangor...

Appeal Court dismisses APC’s petition against Rivers Gov. Fubara, upholds election

An Appeal Court sitting in Lagos has affirmed the election of Rivers State Governor, Siminalayi Fubara, of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). The...

Momentary truce as Pres. Tinubu wades into Akeredolu, Aiyedatiwa’s month-long rift

Following President Bola Tinubu’s intervention, there is momentary truce in the lingering crisis between ailing Ondo Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu and his deputy, Mr...

Rivers crisis latest: I can’t stand ingrate, Wike blows hot, strikes Fubara

Nyesom Wike, the immediate past Governor of Rivers State and FCT Minister, has again opened up on the current, unresolved rift between him...

Appeal Court confirms APC’s Dapo Abiodun as Ogun governor, throws out PDP’s Adebutu’s case

The Appeal Court sitting in Lagos State on Friday upheld the verdict of Ogun State Elections Petitions Tribunal, affirming the victory of Mr...

Just in: Appeal Court affirms APC’s Benue Gov. Hyacinth Alia’s victory at the poll

The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja on Monday affirmed the election of Mr Hyacinth Alia of the All Progressives Party (APC) as...

Update: Why Appeal Court affirms Kano Gov. Abba Yusuf’s sacking

The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja on Friday justified the sacking of Kano Gov. Abba Kabir Yusuf, saying he was not a...

Breaking: Bayelsa Gov. Diri beats them all, secures 175,196 votes

Gov. Duoye Diri of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has been declared winner of the Bayelsa governorship election, defeating his closest rival, Chief...

Just In: APC’s Ododo floors Ajaka, Melaye, wins Kogi Governorship election

The candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Ahmed Usman Ododo, has been declared the winner of the November 11 governorship election in...

Uzodimma declared winner of Imo guber poll with 540,308 votes

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Gov.Hope Uzodimma, winner of Saturday’s governorship...