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South-West Governors adopt common agenda for regional prosperity

Regional economic integration, food production, and security emerged as the main priorities at the South-West Governors’ Forum meeting held in Lagos on Monday. During the closed-door session in Alausa, Lagos Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu was unanimously elected as the new chairman of the Forum, succeeding the late Governor of Ondo State, Arakunrin Rotimi Akeredolu, SAN. The Read More…

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Confusion over pro-Wike lawmakers’ party membership continues amid court rulings in Rivers State

Confusion has surrounded the political affiliation of Martins Amaewhule and 26 other Rivers State House of Assembly members. Despite reports claiming that a State High Court judgement reaffirmed their membership in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), the Rivers State government has issued a statement seeking to dispel these misunderstandings. The controversy began in December 2023, Read More…

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“Tinubu never built Lagos” – Sule Lamido

A former governor of Jigawa State, Alhaji Sule Lamido, has dismissed claims that President Bola Tinubu built modern Lagos, attributing the development of Nigeria’s economic capital to federal government efforts. Speaking on Channels Television’s Politics Today, Lamido criticised Tinubu’s supporters for overstating his achievements as governor from 1999 to 2007. “Lagos was built with Nigerian Read More…

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Super Eagles shockingly fall to Benin in FIFA World Cup Qualifier

The Super Eagles’ quest for their first victory in Group C of the FIFA World Cup qualifiers ended in disappointment as they suffered a defeat to Benin on Monday. The match began with both teams starting cautiously, with Nigeria displaying patience in their attacks but struggling to find the cutting edge in their execution. After Read More…

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Borno fishermen face eviction amid Islamist militant threats

Islamist extremists have given fishermen and other Baga, Borno State inhabitants a 14-day notice to leave their homes, leaving them in a terrible condition, according to a Reuters report. On May 27, fighters from the Boko Haram spinoff Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) invaded Baga, killing fifteen and kidnapping numerous others. A fisherman, Umar, Read More…

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South-West Governors hold crucial meeting in Lagos

In a significant development for the South-West region, Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu convened a crucial closed-door meeting with his counterparts from the six states in the geo-political zone at the Lagos House in Ikeja. The meeting, which began around noon, brought together governors from Ondo, Ogun, Oyo, Osun, Ekiti, and Lagos states. Key attendees Read More…