A company Dutch Cownexxion, has announced its plans to establish cattle ranches in Nigeria as President Muhammadu Buhari assured organizations in Netherlands that their investments will be safe, and yield fruitful returns.
Senator Abdul-Azeez Nyako representing Adamawa Central district and Rufai Umar representing Gombi constituency in Adamawa House of Assembly have formally announced their defection from All Progressives Congress (APC).
The Osun State Working Committee (OSWC) of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) on Monday, July 16, announced that it had suspended its chairman, Gboyega Famodun, and the secretary, Alhaji Rasak Salinsile.
The governor of Lagos state, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Sunday, July 15, congratulated Kayode Fayemi, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Ekiti governorship election, for his victory. Saraki also prayed for him.
Hajia Aisha, the wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, joined other prominent Nigerians on Sunday, July 15, in celebration of the electoral victory of former minister, Kayode Fayemi, in the Ekiti gubernatorial poll held on recently.
The leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) at the national level, on Sunday, July 15, rejected the result of the governorship election held on Saturday, July 14, in Ekiti and which favoured Kayode Fayemi.
The information and culture minister, Lai Mohammed, on Sunday, July 15, described the victory of Kayode Fayemi at the governorship election held in Ekiti state as a defeat for the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Nigeria’s presidency, on Sunday, July 15, mocked Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti state, calling him a ‘high-powered nothing’ and saying the Kayode Fayemi’s victory was a referendum in favour of Muhammadu Buhari.
Some Ekiti people resident in Abuja on Sunday, July 15, faulted the outcome of the governorship election held on Saturday, July 14, which Kayode Fayemi won saying the exercise was against the popular wish of the people.
Alleged armed robbers have reportedly killed four policemen attached to the Sabogidda-Ora division of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) and their corpse set ablaze by their attackers. Babatunde Kokumo says he would speak about it.
Olusegun Obasanjo, Nigeria’s former president, on Sunday, July 15, wrote to the winner of the winner of the just-concluded governorship election in Ekiti state, Kayode Fayemi, congratulating him on his victory in the exercise.
The United Nations office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN-OCHA) has declared that an estimated three million displaced persons are currently facing critical food and nutrition insecurity in the northeast.
The Arewa Youth Consultative Forum (AYCF), on Friday, July 13, warned law enforcement agents against trying become partisan during the governorship election that is scheduled to hold in Ekiti on Saturday, July 14.
Retired Lt Gen Abdulrahman Dambazau, Nigeria’s interior minister, on Friday, July 13, visited Sokoto and said the federal government was committed to beefing up security in areas affected by security challenges in the country.
Mohammed Ibrahim Idris, the son of a former governor and one-time member of the House of Representatives for Ankpa, Omala and Olamaboro federal constituency, has dumped the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
Ahead of the governorship election slated for Saturday, July 14, in Ekiti, men of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) on Thursday, July 12, finally vacated the state’s government house, days after Ayodele Fayose raised an alarm.
Edgal Imohimi, the commissioner of police in Lagos, on Thursday, July 13, has ordered policemen in the state to stop wearing mufti with the inscription Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) while carrying out official duties.
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), late Thursday, July 12, received a batch of 160 assisted voluntary returnees from Libya who were stranded in failed attempts to reach different European countries.
A young Nigerian, whose name could not be ascertained at the time of this report, was reportedly arrested in the evening of Thursday, July 12, while trying to pick the pocket of an official of the Rapid Response Squad.
Another former director general of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Maharazu Tsiga, has declared that the agency could not have made the grave mistake of exempting Kemi Adeosun, Nigeria’s finance minister.
Professor Jerry Gana, the information minister in the government of Olusegun Obasanjo, has declared his interest to seek election as president of Nigeria in 2019 on the platform of the Social Democratic Party (SDP).
The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet), on Thursday, July 12, predicted prospects of moderate intermittent rains over the central states of the country including Minna, Mambila plateau, Lafia, Makurdi, Jos, Abuja, and Ilorin.