Politics

This is the most sincere government Nigeria has ever had – Minister of Health tells striking resident Doctors

Dr. Osagie Ehanire, Nigeria’s Minister of Health, has called on the members of the National Association of Resident Doctors in Ngeria, to call off their strike action and return to work. According to him, the striking doctors should believe the promises made so far by the Buhari-led government as this is the most sincere and …

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Nigeria Governors Forum replies Wike after he called the forum a ‘beggars forum’

The Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) has reacted to Governor Nyesom Wike’s comment during which he described the forum as a ‘beggars forum’. The Rivers state Governor had blamed the forum over the present travail of the Governor Obaseki who has been enmeshed during a long drawn battle with the national chairman of the All Progressives …

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Ondo 2020: Deputy Governor yet to purchase our nomination, says PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party in Ondo State on Monday said six persons have purchased its nomination and expression of interest forms for its July party primaries. It said the Ondo State Deputy Governor, Agboola Ajayi was yet to shop for its nomination forms. There were speculation last weekend that the Deputy Governor may need secretly …

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Some traditional rulers in Katsina are aiding bandits – Garba Shehu

Presidential spokesperson, Garba Shehu has accused some traditional rulers in President Buhari’s home state Katsina, of aiding bandits in attacks against their own people. President Buhari’s media aide made the allegation while appearing on Channels Television’s “Sunrise Daily” on Monday June 15. He accused the normal rulers of helping bandits to flee when security agencies …

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Airlines are suing the U.K. to lift self-isolation rules for travelers

A group of airlines within the uk is challenging British government to lift what they assert are onerous travel restrictions which will destroy jobs and devastate the tourism industry. British Airways, Ryanair and EasyJet are suing to force judges to review a replacement rule from British headquarters that needs all incoming travelers to self-isolate for …

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Ondo poll: APC groups slam lawmakers for buying nomination forms for Akeredolu

Two groups within the Ondo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress have condemned some state lawmakers and support groups for purchasing the Expression of Interest and nomination forms for the state governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, before the party’s primary in July. The APC groups, Ondo APC Mandate Group and Sunshine Group, made their positions …

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We’ll ensure Executive Order 10 becomes operational — Gyang

A member of the National Assembly, Senator Istifanus Gyang, has said the 9th Senate will make sure the Executive Order 10 becomes operational. Executive Order 10 which was recently signed by the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd), seeks to grant financial autonomy to state assemblies and therefore the judiciaries. Shortly after the order was …

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Edo primaries: Restriction on gatherings of over 20 remains, Obaseki tells APC, others

The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has told political parties getting to hold their governorship primary elections that restriction on gatherings of over 20 persons remains in situ within the state. The restriction, he said, was to curb the spread of coronavirus within the state. He said this while giving an update on COVID-19 situation …

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