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The presidential candidate of the Young People’s Party (YPP), Kingsley Moghalu, has lamented the failure of the card readers at his polling unit in Ward 2 of Nnewi North LGA in Anambra State.

Kingsley Moghalu urges surveyors to rebrand their profession

The presidential candidate of the Young Progressive Party, YPP, in the 2019 presidential election, Prof. Kingsley Moghalu has called on the Nigerian Institute of Surveyors, NIS, to re-brand the profession to be attractive to younger generation.
President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Ayuba Wabba

ILO: Ayuba Wabba calls for new social contract for decent jobs

President of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), Comrade Ayuba Wabba, has tasked governments around the world and global employers of labour on the need for a new social contract that would deliver decent jobs and entrench fundamental rights at work.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Governor Umahi appoints SSG, other principal officers

Ebonyi State Governor David Umahi has appointed Mr Kenneth Ugbala as the Secretary to the State Government (SSG).

Nigerian undergraduate slumps, dies while exercising

A 100-level student of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) Ogbomoso, has been confirmed dead after he slumped during an exercise at the school’s sports complex.

Emir advocates improve welfare for journalists

Alhaji Abdulmumini Kabir Usman, the Emir of Katsina, has advocated for a special welfare package for journalists to enable them perform their constitutional roles effectively and efficiently.

2023: Kaduna women in politics begin consultations

A group of Kaduna women under Women in Politics (WIP), has begun consultations towards the 2023 elections in the country.

Governor Ortom restates support for local council autonomy

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has restated his support for local government autonomy and advocated the implementation of the new guidelines on financial autonomy for local governments.

Police: One soldier, three others killed in another Plateau attack

At least one soldier and three other persons were confirmed killed in a fresh attack on Kangboro village of Riyom Local Government Area of Plateau State.
Kayode Fayemi

Governor Fayemi seeks law against project abandonment by new governments

Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has canvassed the enactment of a transition law to prevent succeeding governments from abandoning projects initiated by past administrations.
Lagos State High Court.

Court orders demolition of 53 houses built on NITEL/MTEL land

The Lagos State High Court in Ikorodu has ordered the demolition of 53 structures built on an expanse of land acquired by the Federal Government for the Nigerian Telecommunication Limited in the Ikorodu area of the state.

Ex-minister’s son reportedly kidnapped

The son of the immediate past Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, has reportedly been abducted in Oyo State.
The Central Student Disciplinary Committee, CSDC, of the University of Ibadan, UI, has meted various punishments to 22 erring students of different departments.

University of Ibadan expels 5, rusticates 16, discharges 1

The Central Student Disciplinary Committee, CSDC, of the University of Ibadan, UI, has meted various punishments to 22 erring students of different departments.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

EFCC re-arraigns ex-minister, four others for alleged N450 million fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC), on Tuesday, re-arraigned a former Minister of State for Power, Mohammed Wakil, and four others on an alleged N450 million money laundering charge.

Oyo officials storm streets, markets to rid Ibadan of refuse

A combined team of Oyo State officials as well as officers of a private contractor managing refuse collection and disposal in the state, the West African Energy, yesterday stormed major areas of Ibadan to evacuated refuse dumps.
The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday officially launched the Federal Government’s Trader Moni in Bodija and Oje markets in Oyo state’s capital, Ibadan 18

VP Osinbajo: Extreme poverty in Nigeria gives me sleepless nights

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the problem of extreme poverty in Nigeria keeps him up at night.

Governor Akeredolu: Ondo agric policies’ll guarantee self-sufficiency in food production

Ondo State Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, has urged support for mechanised agriculture as one of the major ways to ensure self-sufficiency in food production and tackle hunger.
NIMASA

NIMASA donates to flood victims in Anambra

The Nigeria Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) yesterday donated relief materials to victims of 2018 flood in Anambra State.

Five Nigerians held in Ghana for raping woman in husband’s presence

The Tema Police have arrested five Nigerians who allegedly raped a woman in the presence of her husband during robbery at Community 25, Tema, Ghana.

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Kano emirate crisis: Talks ongoing for resolution – Governor Ganduje

Governor Abdulahi Ganduje of Kano State has disclosed that discussions were ongoing to resolve the crisis between the Emir of Kano, Lamido Sanusi, and the state government.

Catholic bishop: Why Boko Haram remains unabated

The Arcbishop of Kaduna Catholic Diocese, Rev. Matthew Manoso Ndagoso, has explained why the Boko Haram insurgency remained unabated in the North East area of the country.

Gunmen abduct ex-minister’s son in Oyo

Four gunmen on Tuesday evening abducted Dayo Adewole, son of the immediate past Minister for Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole in Iroko, near Fiditi, Afijio local government of Oyo State.

Femi Falana: CCB’s refusal to disclose assets declared by presidents, governors illogical

Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, SAN, has condemned the Code of Conduct Bureau over its refusal to grant a Freedom of Information request by Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project on the ground that asset declaration form is private information.

Ikechukwu Ezenwa: I believe we can win AFCON

Nigeria goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa has talked up his team’s chances of winning the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.