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Court dissolves seven-year-old marriage over constant misunderstanding

An Ilorin Area Court on Thursday dissolved the seven-year-old marriage between Azeezat Abimbola and Abubakar Saka over constant misunderstanding between them.
Oyo State Governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde, visited the Inspector General of Police, IGP Adamu Mohammed in Abuja on Wednesday, declaring that his administration would not condone violence in Oyo.

Governor Makinde: We don’t want crisis in Oyo

Oyo State Governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde, visited the Inspector General of Police, IGP Adamu Mohammed in Abuja on Wednesday, declaring that his administration would not condone violence in Oyo.
Kebbi State Gov. Abubakar Atiku Bagudu.

Governor Bagudu pledges N100,000 reward for 13 best graduating students of Gusau university

The Kebbi State Governor, Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, has pledged to reward the best female graduating students of the Federal University, Gusau, Zamfara State, with N100,000 in thirteen programmes annually in honour of late Marafan Sokoto, Alhaji Umaru Shinkafi.
An FCT High Court, Maitama, on Wednesday fixed Jan. 27, 2020 for Olisa Metuh, a former PDP spokesman, charged with criminal destruction of evidence to open his defence.

Sherif vs Atiku: Court adjourns custody hearing to January 27

Hearing in the case instituted by Maryam Sherif, divorced wife of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, son of Nigeria’s former Vice President, for custody of their children, has been adjourned to Monday 27th January 2020.

Man cries out, says wife deprived him of sex for one year

A businessman, Malami Abdullahi, told a Sharia Court sitting in Magajin Gari, Kaduna state, that his wife, Fatima Abubakar, deprived him of sex for one year.
Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau has urged Muslims to regard the Eid-el-Maulud period as an opportunity for sober reflection and a time to demonstrate love.

Supreme Court affirms Governors Lalong, Mohammed’s victory

The Supreme Court on Monday in Abuja upheld the victory of Simon Lalong and Sen. Bala Mohammed as duly elected governors of Plateau and Bauchi respectively.
Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar is the current Chief of Air Staff of the Nigerian Airforce

Federal government acquires helicopter gunships to tackle insecurity

The federal government has taken delivery of two fighter helicopters to boost the ongoing fight against insurgency and banditry in the country.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Atiku Abubakar: How I was defrauded by consultant who failed to pay expatriates

Former Vice President and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party for the 2019 election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has said he was ripped off by a Nigerian consultant, John Chiamehen, who he hired for the planning, design, build-out and rollout of TV Gotel Africa to be based in Abuja.
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Atiku Abubakar: Let’s focus on rebuilding PDP ahead of 2023 general election

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has urged members of the Peoples Democratic Party to concentrate on strengthening the main opposition platform before the 2023 general election.

Religious persecution: Sultan of Sokoto condemns CAN assertion

The Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar, has disputed the claim by the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) that Christians are the target of persecution in Nigeria.

Kogi polls: Legal battles set to commence at tribunal

Legal battles over the outcome of the November 16 polls in Kogi is set to begin in the next few days with the constitution of the governorship and National Assembly election petition tribunal to handle petitions arising from the election.
Gov. Abubakar Sani-Bello of Niger has urged the Muslim Ummah to pray for peace, unity and security for meaningful development in the country.

Governor Bello: Appeal court victory affirmation of mandate by Nigerlites

Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger state has said his victory at the Court of Appeal on Saturday was a vindication and affirmation of the mandate given to him and the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) by Nigerlites.

Residents groan as ‘unusual weather’ hits Jos

According to newsmen, the people have suddenly found themselves transiting from a temperature that ranged from 15 degrees to 22 degrees Celsius to a circle of between 24 degrees and 34 degrees Celsius, which makes them very uncomfortable, especially in the afternoon.
The Speaker of the Gombe State House of Assembly is expected to emerge on Friday, during the first sitting of the 6th assembly in the state.

Gombe assembly confirms 20 commissioner-nominees

The Gombe State House of Assembly has screened and confirmed 20 out of the 21 Commissioner-nominees submitted to the House.

Teenager, 25 others in court over alleged riot in Lagos

A 17-year-old boy and 25 men were on Monday dragged before an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates‘ Court in Lagos State over alleged participation in a violent protest and causing a breach of peace at Itire, Surulere.
The Speaker of the Niger State House of Assembly, Alhaji Abdullahi Wuse, has decried the inefficiency and unproductively of the local government system in the state.

Niger Assembly receives three additional commissioner nominees

The Niger House of Assembly has received the names of three additional commissioner nominees from Gov. Abubakar Bello for screening and confirmation.
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APC Youths demand greater inclusion in President Buhari’s administration

The youth wing of the ruling All Progressives Congress APC has bemoaned the lack of representation of its constituency in the recently constituted cabinet of President Muhammadu Buhari.
Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State has donated N3 million to the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members and officials at the Service’s state orientation camp.

Kebbi governor doles out N3 million to corps members, camp officials

Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State has donated N3 million to the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members and officials at the Service’s state orientation camp.

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At least 33 Boko Haram militants were killed by Nigerian troops in a gunfight on Sunday, according to military sources on Tuesday.

Many feared killed as Boko Haram attacks vigilante in Yobe

An unspecified number of vigilante operatives were killed at a checkpoint mounted by suspected Boko Haram members along Damaturu/Gashua road, Yobe, on Friday, witnesses and security officials said.
Club Brugge forward Emmanuel Dennis believes his team can get a result that will make them progress in the Europa League after Thursday's 1-1 Round of 32 draw against Manchester United at the Jan Breydel Stadium.

Sunday Oliseh: Emmanuel Dennis can play for big clubs in Europe

Former Super Eagles coach Sunday Oliseh has backed Nigeria and Club Brugge forward Emmanuel Dennis to play for any of the top clubs in Europe after putting up a good outing against Manchester United in the Europa League.

Ayodele Fayose denies plans to dump PDP

Former Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose says he is not contemplating dumping the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), for another party.

South Sudan rebel leader to be appointed vice president

South Sudan President Salva Kiir will on Friday formally appoint rebel leader Riek Machar as vice president, ahead of a swearing-in ceremony on Saturday, the information minister said.
Raheem Sterling sat down with AS at the Lowry Hotel, the hotel where José Mourinho was based during his time in Manchester.

Raheem Sterling: I’m happy at Manchester City for now

Raheem Sterling has not ruled out playing for Real Madrid in the future but insists he is “really happy” at Manchester City for now.