Tag: state

Edo APC tackles Obaseki over comments on state of Nigerian economy

From‎ Tony Osauzo, Benin The Edo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) took‎ on the state governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, on Monday over his claim last week that…

Lawan: Nigeria Didn’t Become Failed State Under Jonathan — It Won’t Now

Ahmad Lawan Senate President Ahmad Lawan has expressed that the security challenges plaguing the country cannot make it a failed state. Lawan stated this on Saturday when he launched the…

Nigeria fast drifting into failed state – PDP Govs

By Gbade Ogunwale, Abuja Governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have raised the alarm, warning that Nigeria is fast drifting into a failed state. Rising…

S’East youths demand state police, restructuring, others

From Obinna Odogwu, Awka Youths in the South East region have demanded the establishment of state police across the 36 states to check the rising rate of insecurity in the…

Legal consequences of planned defection of Zamfara State governor from PDP to APC

Can a candidate who was nominated and sponsored by a political party, legally defect to another party, without vacating the seat which he occupies on behalf of the sponsor party?…

Nigeria’s current state does not represent Buhari I know – Pastor Tunde Bakare

Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, Sunday, urged the people of Abia State to brace up for better days ahead. In his Easter message to the people of the State issued…

State where every governor comes under gunmen’s attack

A remarkable feature of governance in Benue, the state popularly regarded as the nation’s food basket, is that every sitting governor has come under gunmen’s attack since the country returned…

Mothers Express Joy As Enugu State Enrols Into Basic Health Care Provision Fund

Some mothers in Enugu State, Thursday, expressed joy over the enrolment of the state into the Basic Healthcare Provision Fund. According to them, with good management of the scheme, residents…

Niger governor expresses commitment to addressing state housing deficit

From John Adams, Minna Niger State Governor Abubakar Sani Bello has given the assurance that he is committed to addressing the housing deficit in the state before the end of…

We will not relent until financial autonomy for state legislature is implemented – Oyo Speaker

The Middle Belt Forum has blamed the lingering security challenges bedeviling Nigeria on the complicity of the present administration in the country. The forum equally said when the present administration…

NiDCOM hails Abia for being first state to establish diaspora commission

From Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM) has congratulated Abia State for being the first state in the country to have its own Diaspora Commission. According to…

£4.2 million Ibori loot: Group urges FG to return recovered money to Delta State

The Muslim Rights Concern, MURIC, has urged Nigerians to expose bad eggs among them instead of stigmatising a particular tribe. MURIC said by so doing, the frightening insecurity in the…

APC not creating one party state – Gbenga Daniel

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday, said it rejected in its entirety, the March 18, 2020 judgment by the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, which ordered the Independent…

Resident doctors decry poor state of welfare

By Moses Emorinken, Abuja There seems to be a groundswell of uneasiness building among health workers, especially members of the Association of Resident Doctors in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT)…

ALGON backs calls for state police

By Tajudeen Adebanjo The President of the Association of Local Governments of Nigeria (ALGON), Kolade Alabi, has reiterated the need for state police. He spoke when he led ALGON executive…