The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, on Monday flagged off the Governor David Umahi administration's one-man, one hectare agricultural programme in the state.

The Ekiti Progressives Youths (EPY) has described the alleged donation
of over N700 million by the Minister of Solid Minerals and former
governor of the state, Dr Kayode Fayemi, to support the emergence of Mr.
Rotimi Akeredolu (SAN) as the governorship candidate of the All
Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State as another display of

Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, has urged the people of Edo
State to give their votes to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu on Saturday.
He said, “Edo people should not make the same mistake Nigerians made last year by enthroning the All Progressives Congress (APC) government of
President Muhammadu Buhari.”

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie- Oyegun, declared on Tuesday that a vote for the party’s candidate, Godwin Obaseki, in the September 10, 2016 Edo State governorship election will ensure continuity and consolidation of the massive multi-faceted developments recorded under the administration of incumbent governor, Adams Oshiomhole.

The Environmental Rights Action-Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has described Lagos State government’s establishment of special courts to prosecute individuals it ascribed to as illegal water service providers as a cover for promoting water privatisation.


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Senate: PDP, APC Lawmakers Disagree Over 2016 Budget Content

The start of deliberations on the 2016 Appropriation Bill submitted by President Muhammadu Buhari pitched members of the upper chamber of the National Assembly against each other along party lines on Wednesday, with the opposition calling on the federal government to withdraw the document.

EU Advises Pro- Biafrans On Independence

By Conor Gaffey

European Union (EU) Foreign Affairs Chief, Federica Mogherini, has told pro-Biafrans calling for independence that any form of self-determination must be achieved “in accordance with established international law,” Nigerian news site Naij reported on Tuesday.

Fayose Tasks Lai Mohammed To Name 15 Ex-Governors, 55 Nigerians That Stole N1.34tr


By Valentine Amanze, Lagos

Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, has challenged the Minister of

Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, to publish names of the 15 former governor and 55 Nigerians that he claimed stole N1.34 trillion

Pro-Biafra Leader, Nnamdi Kanu, Remanded In Prison

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has ordered that the detained leader of the Independent People of Biafra (IPOB) be remanded in prison custody pending the hearing and determination of his bail application.

NHRC Summons Enugu State Waste Management Authority Boss

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has summoned the Managing Director of the Enugu State Waste Management Authority (ESWAMA), Dominic Okonkwo, over allegations of human rights abuse.

How Ekwunife’s Ambition Marred APC Anambra Central Senatorial Primary .Groups Protest

Rumours of the disqualification of an aspirant in the Anambra Central Senatorial Primary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mrs. Uche Ekwunife, who defected to the party few weeks ago, have triggered protests ahead of the primary election.

Debate On Nigeria’s 2016 Budget Begins


The federal lawmakers have commenced debate on Nigeria’s 2016 Appropriation Bill after putting behind the controversies surrounding the budget.

Boko Haram: How Cameroonian Soldiers Kill Nigerians

Cameroonian troops pursuing Boko Haram fired rocket-propelled grenades indiscriminately that killed a family of four, then shot and killed two other civilians, trapped Nigerian villagers said Tuesday.

Buhari Tasks Telecom Firms On Security

Telecom companies operating in Nigeria should not put their desire to make profits above security concerns, President Muhammadu Buhari said on Tuesday.

PDP’s Imagemaker, Olisa Metuh, In Chains ..Goes Back To Jail After Bail

The National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olisa Metuh, was driven off in a prison pick-up van ‎from the premises of the Federal High Court in Abuja, shortly after he was granted bail in the sum of N400 million by the court on Tuesday.


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