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Oyo traffic agency Impounds 395 vehicles, 60 motorcycles

The Oyo State Road Traffic Management Authority, OYRTMA, has revealed that the agency has impounded about 395 vehicles and 60 motorcycles between January and August, 2019.
Samson Siasia has vowed to clear his name after world governing body FIFA banned him yesterday from football following an allegation of match-fixing brought against him.

FIFA ban: My legal team preparing my defence – Samson Siasia

Former Super Eagles coach Samson Siasia on Saturday appealed for calm over news of his life ban from the game by world football governing body FIFA on Friday.
Samson Siasia has vowed to clear his name after world governing body FIFA banned him yesterday from football following an allegation of match-fixing brought against him.

FIFA: Why we banned Samson Siasia for life

World football ruling body FIFA has banned former Super Eagles coach Samson Siasia for life after the ethics committee found him guilty of bribery allegation.

INEC: Cross River REC’s resignation unacceptable

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says the process in which the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Cross River, Mr Frankland Briyai, resigned to join partisan politics, is unacceptable.
Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq

Governor AbdulRazaq: Our government will be a departure from past

All Progressives Congress (APC)’s AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq was sworn in as the seventh executive governor of Kwara on Wednesday, amid a pledge of a complete paradigm shift and evolvement of a state that works for all.

Ondo university shut over students’ protest

Students of the Ondo State University of Science and Technology (OSUSTECH), Okitipupa, have been directed to vacate the institution’s premises for two weeks following their protest over increase in school fees.
Leilani Farha

UN Rapporteur: France guilty of human rights abuses

France is guilty of human rights abuses of homeless people and laws guaranteeing a home for all, and also failed to protect the most vulnerable, a UN Special Rapporteur said on Friday.

FIFA bans referee from football for life for corruption

FIFA has banned referee Kokou Hougnimon Fagla from football for life after finding him guilty of corruption.

Ogun SUBEB concludes promotion exercise for 515 non-teaching Staff

Following the approval of the Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, 515 eligible non-teaching staff of the Ogun State Universal Basic Education Board due for 2016 and 2017 promotion have been interviewed.

INEC: 5,987 PVCs, 297 ballot boxes, others destroyed in Plateau inferno

Imahiyereobo said that a management team of the commission, led by the Administrative Secretary, Mr. Gbadamasi Rasheed, went to the scene of the fire outbreak to have an on-the-spot assessment of the incident, adding that the new state Commissioner of Police, Mr. Isaac Akinmoyede, was also on ground on Sunday morning to assess the situation.
Baro Inland water port completed set for inauguration in August

President Buhari to inaugurate new Baro Port on Saturday

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Saturday, Jan. 19, inaugurate the new Baro River Port in Niger, which has just been completed by the Federal Government at a cost of N6 billion.
Edo State House of Assembly

Edo Assembly passes N183.7 billion 2019 budget

The Edo State House of Assembly, on Wednesday, passed the year 2019 Appropriation estimate of N183,744,326,962.19 billion.

Osun: Election as theatre

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declared the Osun Gubernatorial election of September 22 inconclusive and has ordered a supplementary election at seven polling centres in four local councils on September 27. Many Nigerians are taking a keen interest in the Osun election.

Governor Ganduje swears in Nasiru Gawuna as new deputy governor

The new Deputy Governor of Kano State, Alhaji Nasiru Yusuf-Gawuna, has been sworn-in on Wednesday at a ceremony presided over by.

NAPTIP to establish sex offenders register

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), has announced plans to establish a sex offenders register which will contain names of perpetrators.

Agriculture, trade, other services dominate economic activities in Q3 2017 – NBS

Agriculture, trade, other services, manufacturing and professional, scientific and technical services dominated economic activities in the third quarter of 2017, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has said.

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The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has arrested Nigerian entrepreneur, Obinwanne Okeke of conspiracy to commit fraud running into the sum of 12 million US dollars.

$11 million fraud: Obinwanne Okeke pleads not guilty, remanded in prison

Obinwanne Okeke, the 31-year-old Nigerian held by American authorities for alleged fraud, entered a plea of not guilty to two counts of wire and computer fraud at his first hearing on Monday.
Oby Ezekwesili

Oby Ezekwesili urges new economic council to tell President Buhari how he ‘mismanaged economy’

Oby Ezekwesili, a former presidential candidate, on Tuesday, urged the newly constituted Economic Advisory Council to make it a priority to tell President Muhammadu Buhari, how he has allegedly mismanaged the economy.
Rescue workers stand near a passenger train after it derailed during rush hour outside Hung Hom station on the Kowloon side of Hong Kong. Anthony Wallace-AFP-Getty Images

Train derails in Hong Kong during rush hour

A passenger train derailed during the morning rush hour in Hong Kong on Tuesday leaving eight people injured, authorities said.
Gov. Gboyega Oyetola of Osun in Monday inaugurated eight newly renovated primary health care centres in the state.

Osun governor inaugurates eight primary health care centres

Gov. Gboyega Oyetola of Osun in Monday inaugurated eight newly renovated primary health care centres in the state.

IPOB: Security agents besiege Nnamdi Kanu’s Umuahia home

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has insisted that security agents have been keeping watch at the country home of their leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, despite consistent denial by the authorities.