Southwestern governors agree to launch 25-year regional development plan to boost prosperity

GOVERNORS of the six states that make up the southwestern geo-political zone have resolved to strengthen regional integration with a 25-year development plan as a pathway to the prosperity and economic diversification.

 

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15 political parties form a coalition to stand consensus candidate in 2019 presidential election

FIFTEEN political parties have formed a new group called the Coalition for a New Nigeria (CNN) and agreed to field a consensus candidate in the presidential elections due to take place 2019.

 

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Ipob leader Nnamdi Kanu warns Igbos living in northern Nigeria that they do so at their own risk

INDIGENOUS People of Biafra (Ipob) leader Nnamdi Kanu has warned Igbos living in northern Nigeria that they are doing so at their own risk warning that if they chose to remain there they only have themselves to blame.

 

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Kano police boss revealed that arrested Boko Haram insurgent was a former air force soldier

KANO State police commissioner Rabiu Yusuf has revealed that one of the Boko Haram suspects who recently engaged his men in a gun battle was dismissed from the Nigeria Air Force (Naf).

 

Last week, men of the Kano State Police Command were engaged in a fierce gun battle with Boko Haram. According to Mr Yusuf, the dismissed Naf officer escaped with gunshot wounds from the clash which took place at Gaya in Unogo Local Government Are of Kano State.

 

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Niger State governor's wife advocates minimum sentence of life imprisonment for rapists

WIFE of the Niger State governor Dr Amina Bello has called for life imprisonment for those convicted of rape arguing that it is the only way to address the widespread prevalence of the crime.

 

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Governors from across southwest converge in Abeokuta to discuss economic collaboration

GOVERNORS of the six states making up Nigeria's southwestern geo-political zone have held a Development Agenda for Western Nigeria (Dawn) commission meeting today where they pledged to harmonise their activities to enhance socio-economic development.

 

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UK well-wishers and generous donors help raise over £1,040 for Igbokoda Kingdom in Ondo State

WELL-wishers and public spirited individuals in the UK have successfully raised a sum of over £1,000 to fund healthcare provision in the Igbokoda Kingdom of Ondo State charity Extraordinary Achievers successfully held a fundraising event over the weekend.

 

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Okorocha says Buhari should be home within the next two weeks as APC governors meet him in London

IMO State governor Rochas Okorocha has declared that President Muhammadu Buhari will likely by back in Nigeria within the next fortnight after meeting him in London along with several of his colleagues.

 

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Fears of reprisals rise in southern Kaduna rise as Macban claims 54 Fulani herdsmen were killed

FEARS over possible horrific reprisals have risen in southern Kaduna after the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (Macban) claimed that 54 Fulani cattle herdsmen were killed in a recent attack on its members.

 

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Abike Dabiri-Erewa declares Lagos local government elections free and fair as APC sweeps the polls

SENIOR special assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on diaspora affairs Hon Abike Dabiri-Erewa has declared yesterday's local government elections in her native Lagos State as free and fair despite a few hiccups.

 

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