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We paid ransom twice for slain assemblyman Hosea Ibi – Governor Ishaku

Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba State, yesterday, revealed that they paid ransom twice for the murdered member of the state House of Assembly, Mr. Hosea Ibi, representing Takum I.

Ebonyi loses 40 health workers to Lassa fever in 13 years – NMA

The Ebonyi State chapter of the Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, yesterday lamented the growing wave of Lassa Fever epidemic, which has between 2005 and 2018, claimed over 40 health workers and caused uncountable number of deaths in the state.

Lassa fever: Ebonyi doctors protest death of colleagues

Some members of the Ebonyi State’s chapter of the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), on Tuesday, protested the death of two of their colleagues and a nurse who died of the Lassa fever virus.

Sokoto’s first female professor named commissioner

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has sworn in Sokoto’s first female professor and three others as commissioners into the state executive council.

Kogi govt begs doctors to end strike

The Kogi Government has appealed to striking medical doctors in the state to end their industrial action in the interest of patients and their relatives.

Kebbi govt donates N20m to Nigerian Legions

“Nigeria is still facing threat of insurgency. I believed that our legionnaires can assist in providing information which will go along way in saving lives”” , he said.

2019: I have no issue with ex-VP Atiku Abubakar – Governor Dankwambo

Gombe State Governor Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo has declared that there is no any political rift between the former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, and himself towards the aspirations for the 2019 presidency under the umbrella of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party as is being widely insinuated.

Herdsmen attacks: Governor Lalong has sold his conscience – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party has criticised Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State for his visit to President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja and comments on herdsmen attacks.

Governor Okorocha receives Imo REC, laments early release of election time table

The governor noted that the recently announced time-table for the 2019 election by INEC would take a toll on real governance because according to him, the political players would ultimately use the time that would have devoted to governance, to play politics for election.

2019: I have not withdrawn from presidential race – Governor Fayose

The Governor of Ekiti State, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, yesterday insisted that he has not withdrawn from the 2019 presidential race in spite of the fact that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) had zoned the ticket to the North.

Governor Obaseki settles medical bill of man amputated allegedly by herdsmen

The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, on Thursday released N500,000 to settle the medical bill of Jerome Obayemi, who was amputated during an attack allegedly by herdsmen on January 4.

We will not be intimidated – NLC tells Governor El-Rufai

President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Ayuba Wabba, on Thursday said organised labour would not be intimidated by anybody in the pursuit of its legitimate rights.

Kaduna govt has sacked 36, 000 workers – Ayuba Wabba

The President of the Nigeria Labour Congress, Ayuba Wabba, on Thursday, said the organised labour would not be intimidated by anybody in the pursuit of its legitimate rights.

Governor Ugwuanyi receives Enugu returnees from Libya

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State on Wednesday, received 10 out of the 11 indigenes of the state who were among the 490 Nigerians that were recently repatriated from Libya.


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Emir Sanusi’s comments on Taraba clashes most unfortunate – Governor Ishaku

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Enugu cleric backs Donald Trump’s ‘shithole countries’ remark

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10 feared dead, several injured in gas station explosion in Lagos

Gas tanks at the Second Coming gas station in the Magodo area of Lagos exploded on Monday resulting in an inferno.

Seven children die after eating sea turtle

Seven children died of food poisoning after eating sea turtle, officials in Madagascar said on Wednesday.

SSCE: Ebonyi govt bans migration of students from public to private schools

The Ebonyi State Government has banned students migration from public schools to private schools for West African Examination Council (WAEC) and Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE).