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Nasarawa polytechnic lecturers are IDPs – ASUP chief

Mr. Paul Hussaini, the Chairman, Academic Staff Union of Polytechnic, has on Monday said that lecturers in Nasarawa State Polytechnic are Internal Displaced Persons (IDPs) following the inability of the authorities to build offices in the institution.

Senator Shehu Sani asks President Buhari to ban governors from Aso Villa

The Senator representing Kaduna Central, Shehu Sani, has condemned the habit of state governors visiting President Muhammadu Buhari in Aso Villa while their states are in crisis.

Police arrest six over herdsmen-farmers conflict in Adamawa

The Police Command in Adamawa has arrested six suspects in connection with the latest conflict between herdsmen and farmers in Simba and Shure villages of Song Local Government Area of the state.

Ranching best option for Plateau – Governor Lalong

Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau, says ranching policy is the best option in addressing herders/farmers clashes in the state.

APC’s false hope on restructuring

I applaud the effort of the APC but is it not too little too late? Why did the party wait for over two years, and for the lawmakers to vote against the party position, before embarking on this exercise? Are those recommendations already not contained in the 2014 National Conference report?

Gunmen cross from Nigeria, attack Cameroon border post – witnesses

Gunmen attacked a border crossing in Cameroon’s southwest on Thursday, launching their assault from Nigeria, security source witnesses said.

Don tasks federal govt on independent electricity generation

A Professor of Physics, Adenike Boyo, on Tuesday urged the Federal Government to encourage independent electricity generation through solar panels by giving incentives to consumers and suppliers.

Ebonyi govt begins sanitisation of ministries

The Ebonyi Government says it has commenced the sanitisation of its ministries to correct detected administrative flaws in the system.

Catholic Bishops reject proposed cattle colonies

The Catholic Bishop Conference of Nigeria has asked the Federal Government to suggest better alternatives to the establishment of grazing colonies proposed by the presidency.

Lagos extends LAKE rice sales to shopping malls

The Lagos State Government has extended hands of participation on marketing and distribution of its local rice ‘LAKE Rice’ to shopping malls and supermarkets in the State.

Impunity rides again

Yes, Jonathan only saw ‘ghosts’ when Boko Haram was already excising swathes of territory from the nation space and abducting school pupils. The ghosts of Jonathan seem poised to haunt the tenure of Mohammed Buhari.

Benue govt denies arming militia groups against herdsmen

The Benue State Government has denied arming militia groups to defend the people against marauding herdsmen in the state.

Governor Obaseki orders officials to treat files, memos within 72 hours

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, has ordered all senior officials of the State Civil Service to ensure that all files and memos are attended to within 72 hours.

Britain calls for meaningful debate in Iran

Britain called on Iran to engage in meaningful debate about issues raised by protesters, Prime Minister Theresa May’s spokesman said on Tuesday.

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Governor Fayose storms INEC over Ekiti governorship poll

The Governor of Ekiti state, Ayo Fayose, Wednesday stormed the headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for an interactive session with the Commission over the July 14 governorship election in the state.

FEC approves $6.7 billion for Ibadan-Kaduna rail project

The Federal Executive Council, FEC, has approved a memo presented by the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, for the construction of a rail line from Ibadan, Oyo State, to Kaduna.

Senator Saraki: Yobe school attack one too many

Senate President, Abubakar Bukola Saraki, Wednesday condemned in strong terms the attack on Government Girls Secondary School, Dapchi, in Yobe State by suspected Boko Haram insurgents.

EFCC quizzes ex-army chief Azubuike Ihejirika over arms deal scandal

Anti-graft detectives at the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, are questioning Azubuike Ihejirika, a former Chief of Army Staff, over his alleged involvement in the $2.1 billion arms procurement scandal, sources at the commission have said.

PDP engaging in “destructive propaganda” – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has described as baseless allegations raised by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Tuesday accusing the opposition party of engaging in “destructive propaganda”.

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President Buhari most eligible for retirees’ club – PDP

President Muhammadu Buhari and not former Presidents Olusegun Obasanjo and Ibrahim Babangida is the most eligible to join the ‘club of retirees’, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said yesterday.

Boko Haram: Give me Abubakar Shekau dead or alive – Genetal Buratai tells troops

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt-General Tukur Buratai, has again charged troops to capture the factional leader of the Boko Haram terrorists group, Abubakar Shekau, alive or dead.

Abdu Maikaba: Akwa United will advance despite home defeat to Banjul Hawks

Akwa United head coach Abdu Maikaba insists his side will overturn their first leg deficit against Banjul Hawks of Gambia when both teams clash in the second leg of their CAF Confederation Cup tie in Bakau on Wednesday.

Kogi youths back Toyin Akanle to replace Senator Melaye

Youths from Kogi West senatorial district on Monday drummed their support for Toyin Akanle, former director of the State Security Service (SSS), to replace Senator Dino Melaye in the upper chamber of the National Assembly.

2019: President Buhari meets 13 APC governors in Daura

President Muhammadu Buhari, has on Friday, met with 13 governors of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Daura, his country home, Katsina State.