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Buhari departs for New York Sunday for UN General Assembly

President Muhammadu Buhari will today (Sunday) depart for New York to participate in the 73rd Session of United Nations General Assembly (UNGA73) which officially opened September 18, 2018. The theme for this year’s Session is: “Making the United Nations relevant [...]

September 23, 2018 Government and politics

Buhari’s minister, Shittu says he couldn’t afford N22.5m for APC forms, speaks on NYSC controversy

The Minister of Communications, Barrister Adebayo Shittu on Saturday declared that contrary to insinuation that he was rich as a Minister under President Muhammadu Buhari, he could not afford to pay the N22.5m All Progressives Congress (APC) gubernatorial forms. Shittu, [...]

September 23, 2018 Government and politics

#OsunDecides2018: INEC formally announces results — LIVE-UPDATES

The electoral commission, INEC, has commenced the formal announcement of results at the INEC headquarters in Osogbo, Osun State. Hope For Nigeria earlier reported the results as announced in each local government collation centre in Osun where the governorship election [...]

September 23, 2018 Government and politics

B-R-E-A-K-I-N-G News!!! #OsunDecides2018: Adeleke Wins Osun State Election.

With the 30 LGAs Results in, Hope For Nigeria is Projecting Mr Adeleke, The Dancing Senator, The Governor elect of Osun State.     He has secured 25% in more than 22 LGAs in the states and has the majority Votes. POWER [...]

September 23, 2018 Government and politics

#OsunDecides2018: Osogbo to determine Osun governor as PDP leads after 29 local govts

#OsunDecides2018: The election result in Osogbo, the most populous local government area of Osun State, will determine the results of the governorship election in the state. Based on the results collated from 29 INEC local government secretariats as well as the INEC [...]

September 23, 2018 Government and politics

PDP explains choice of Port Harcourt for convention

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said it opted for Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, ahead of other places for its national convention because it meets all the requirements needed to host over 4,000 delegates. To arrive at its [...]

September 23, 2018 Government and politics

Lack of accountability, poor leadership, hindering Kebbi—Elders

Top retired civil servants in Kebbi State under the aegis of Kebbi Development Forum (KDF), yesterday, attributed the state’s underdevelopment to poor leadership induced by lack of accountability from successive governments. The group’s Secretary-General, Usman Abubakar, said challenges confronting the [...]

September 23, 2018 Government and politics

Peace is attainable despite threat, says Osinbajo

Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has said peace is attainable in the country if more pragmatic steps could be adopted. Osinbajo, speaking at a lecture organised by the Lagos State Citizens Mediation Centre (CMC) to mark the 2018 International Day [...]

September 23, 2018 Government and politics

Nigeria Air to cost nation N180b yearly

Except for its indefinite suspension last Wednesday, the national carrier, Nigeria Air, was to cost Nigeria at least N180b yearly for the next 10 years, operators have said. Local airlines operators, who are privy to the actual business design, as [...]

September 23, 2018 Transportation

Peaceful conduct, impressive voter turnout hallmark Osun guber poll

There was impressive turnout of voters in yesterday’s Osun State governorship election, for which a total of 48 candidates gunned for the state’s top job. But unlike the show of shame, which took place in Ekiti State barely two months [...]

September 23, 2018 General