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Ondo, Rivers, Bayelsa paid highest motorcycle fair in January – NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says residents of Ondo State, Rivers and Bayelsa paid the highest per drop fares to commercial motorcycles, popularly known as `Okada’, in January

Five feared dead as suspected rival cult groups clash in Anambra

Five persons have been feared dead in Ihiala, Anambra State, following clash by rival cult groups in the area, necessitating an emergency meeting by stakeholders and security operatives to find ways of stemming the tide.

Motorists decry scarcity of vehicle number plates in Anambra

Motorists in Anambra State have expressed concern over the scarcity of vehicle number plates in the state.

Lassa fever kills three in Delta

The Delta State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Mordi Ononye, has disclosed that three persons have died from Lassa fever since the latest outbreak of the disease was first reported in the state on January 26, 2018.

Lassa fever: Delta confirms three deaths, 24 under surveillance

The Delta State Government has said three out of the seven confirmed cases of Lassa fever have resulted in mortality since the outbreak of the disease in the state.

Anambra community declares war against cultists

The people of Ihiala community in Ihiala Local Government Area of Anambra state, on Sunday, resolved to put an end to activities of cultists in the area.

I pay N10,000 for virgins’ underwear – herbalist

A herbalist whose name was given as Ogbuebunu was on Saturday nabbed by a combined efforts of vigilantes and youths of Abagana community in Njikoka Local Government Area of Anambra State.

TUC urges federal govt to conduct referendum on restructuring to end agitations

The Anambra State Chairman of the Trade Union Congress, TUC, Comrade Ifeanyi Okechukwu, has urged the Federal Government of Nigeria as a matter of National Unity, to organize a referendum where Nigerians will decide the system of government that is suitable for them in order to end series of agitations across the Country.

Customs comptroller lauds police for involving all stakeholders in security in Enugu

The Comptroller of Nigeria Customs Service Enugu/Anambra/Ebonyi Command, Mr Jibrin Sulaiman, has commended the Enugu State Police Command for involving all stakeholders in ensuring effective security in the state.

Police arrest driver for allegedly killing five-year-old girl

The Ebonyi Police Command on Saturday confirmed the arrest of a driver whose vehicle allegedly hit and killed a five-year-old girl, Miss Favour Nwibo, along the Abakaliki-Ogoja highway.

Ebonyi govt investigates alleged torture of 12-year-old housemaid

Ebonyi State Government and Ezza-South Local Council Government have commenced investigation into the alleged torture of a 12-year-old housemaid, Faith Nwanja, by one Nkechinyere Bartholomew.

Anambra govt promises brighter future for teachers

The Anambra State government says it will employ and empower more teachers as part of measures to complement its effort in the education management.

World Cup: Anambra official advises coach Gernot Rohr to resist players’ imposition

The Anambra State Director of Sports, Joseph Umudu, has urged the Super Eagles Coach, Gernot Rohr, not to be pressured into selecting unfit players for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.

220,000 PVCs yet to be collected in Anambra – REC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Anambra state has disclosed that no fewer than 220,000 Permanent Voters’ Cards were yet to be collected by the owners.

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Farmers in Borno has announced plans to unveil rice pyramid sequel to the bumper harvest recorded this cropping season.

Sokoto govt distributes 900 school desks to female colleges

The Sokoto State Agency for Female Education has distributed 900 school desks to various girls colleges in four local government areas of the state.

Wheat farmers count losses in Kaduna

Some wheat farmers in Rigachikun, Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State said they have recorded huge losses due to shortage of water.

Lagos abolishes cash payment in revenue collection

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on Monday paid his Land Use Charge, with an announcement that the State Government will no longer accept cash payment in revenue collection effective from March 1, 2018.

Federal govt queries EFCC chief Ibrahim Magu, Festus Keyamo over corruption charges against CCT...

The Federal Government has issued a query to the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, and a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Festus Keyamo, over the corruption charges filed against the Chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal, Danladi Yakubu Umar, in the name of government.

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NAHCON allocates 6, 632 hajj seats to Kaduna

Kaduna State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board, on Thursday, said that 6,632 Hajj seats have been allocated to the state by the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON).

Oil exploration in Bauchi at advanced stage – NNPC

The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Maikanti Baru, on Tuesday, said preparations are at the highest level for the commencement of exploration of five oil wells in Alkaleri Local Government Area of Bauchi state.

Why politicians don’t keep promises – CAN chief Samson Ayokunle

Many political leaders are not delivering on their electoral promises or living up to expectations because they are not humble, the President, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Samson Ayokunle, said yesterday.

We’ll implement amended Electoral Act if President Buhari gives assent – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has said it will implement the amended Electoral Act, if it gets the President’s accent.

PDP supports new law on Yoruba Language – Moshood Salvador

Contrary to insinuation that it is against the new Yoruba Language Preservation and Preservation Law, the Lagos State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that the party is in support of the law but would not want it to be made compulsory for non-natives.