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Governor Okorocha: God, 24 LGAs in Imo support my son-in-law’s governorship ambition

The Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, on Sunday said God and 24 out of the 27 local government areas in the state have ratified the ambition of his son-in-law to succeed him in office.

Ekiti guber: Governor Fayose apologises to Dayo Adeyeye, others over support for deputy

Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti State has apologised to some aggrieved leaders of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) over his open support for his Deputy, Professor Kolapo Olusola, as sole candidate of the party for July 14 2018 Governorship Election.

Governor Dankwambo replies former aide over decampment

Gombe State Governor Ibrahim Hassan DanKwambo has replied his former aide, Bello Usman Kumo, who recently announced his decampment from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC) describing it as most unfortunate and a betrayal of trust.

IGP Ibrahim Idris denies collecting N10m from Benue tax board

The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has denied sending his Assistant Commissioner of Police, ASP, and Commander of the Police X-Squad in Benue, Olukayode Ayilara, to collect N10 million from the Benue State Board of Internal Revenue Service, BIRS.

2019: Ex-President Obasanjo can’t stop Buhari – minister

Minister of Communications and chairman Board of Trustees (BoT) of Muhammadu Buhari/Osinbajo Support Group, Adebayo Shittu, has blasted former President Olusegun Obasanjo for scoring President Muhammadu Buhari low as well as advising him against seeking a second tenure.

Ex-President Obasanjo engaging in sensationalism – Adebayo Shittu

Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, has said former president Olusegun Obasanjo has no right to shortchange Nigerians by asking President Muhammadu Buhari to forget seeking re-election in 2019.

Killings: Miyetti Allah trying to turn themselves into victims – Governor Ishaku

The Taraba State Governor, Darius Ishaku, has said that the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, MACBAN, are fighting hard to turn the story of the killing of innocent Nigerians upside down.

Police warn NLC against planned Kaduna protest

The Kaduna state police command has warned the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) to shelve its plan of protesting in the state.

Badoo killings: I will appear before police, but not Lagos CP – Suspected kingpin

Suspected Badoo kingpin, Alhaji Alaka Abayomi, has said he is ready to submit himself to the Nigeria Police Force for investigations.

Petrol scarcity: Presidency summons stakeholders

Presidency on Tuesday in Abuja summoned critical stakeholders in the nation’s oil sector and the leadership of security agencies in the country to end the scarcity of petrol in the country.

Uganda’s Yoweri Museveni blames police for increased crime

President Yoweri Museveni has again criticised police over the increasing crimes in Uganda and efforts to address them.

Kim Jong-un vows North Korea will mass-produce nukes but open to talks with Seoul

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un warned the United States Monday he has a "nuclear button" on his table but offered an apparent olive branch to South Korea in a New Year message, saying he was prepared for talks and may send a team to the Winter Olympics there.

New UN sanctions an ‘act of war’ – North Korea

North Korea says new UN sanctions that will restrict vital oil supplies are tantamount to a complete economic blockade.

Bishop Chukwuma is a member of a political party – Governor Okorocha

Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, said yesterday, that Bishop of Enugu, Anglican Diocese, Most Rev. Emmanuel Chukwuma, is a member of a political party.


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NBA rejects Lagos government’s 50% reduction of land use charge

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