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The All Progressives Congress has named the Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello as chairman of its Ondo State Governorship Primary Election Committee.

2023: Kogi governor’s presidential campaign posters flood Kano

Ahead of the 2023 presidential election, campaign posters of Kogi state Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello have surfaced on some major roads in Kano State.

Uche Secondus: APC has destroyed Nigeria

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, has lamented the state of insecurity in the country, saying the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has destroyed Nigeria.

Edo transport company workers protest over ‘unfair treatment’

Commuters were on Monday stranded along major routes in Benin City for several hours following the non-availability of the Edo City Transport Service (ECTS).
Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, Minister of Science and Technology, has said that it is only knowledge-based economy that would add value and create a new lease of life for all Nigerians.

Nigeria’ll put additional satellites in space – minister

The Federal government says it is now more determined put additional satellites in the orbit to enhance the realization of its developmental agenda for space technology.
Former Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha has urged his supporters to resist further attacks from the government. He said he would no longer tolerate unwarranted assaults on his person and relatives.

Senator Okorocha: 22,000 youths have benefited from my foundation in last 25 years

Former Governor of Imo State and senator representing Imo West Senatorial District, Rochas Okorocha, has said over 22,000 Nigerian youths have benefited from the charity work he is undertaking through his foundation, The Rocha’s Foundation in the past 25 years.
Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has listed some communities inKwara and Niger as notorious for smuggling activities over the years.

Customs decries smuggling activities in Niger, Kwara communities

Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has listed some communities inKwara and Niger as notorious for smuggling activities over the years.
The transportation commissioner, Frederick Oladeinde, made this known at the 2020 ministerial press briefing held in Lagos.

Lagos government orders total clampdown on traffic offenders

Lagos State has ordered full enforcement and clampdown on belligerent okada riders, including tricycle operators, who have continued to defy traffic laws and attack Task Force officials on enforcement duties.
Joint Border Operations Drill (JBOD) Sector 3 has identified notorious border communities reputed for smuggling activities in the North Central geopolitical zone of the country.

Joint border operation identifies notorious smuggling areas in North Central

Joint Border Operations Drill (JBOD) Sector 3 has identified notorious border communities reputed for smuggling activities in the North Central geopolitical zone of the country.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Woman kidnaps minor in Jigawa

Kidnappers on Sunday abducted a five-year-old boy, Muhmad Tasiu, in Dutse, Jigawa state capital, while using a hijab-wearing woman as a front.
Twenty-five of the 1,900 inmates who escaped from the Oko and Sapele Road Correctional Centres in Benin City have voluntarily surrendered to correctional authorities.

#EndSARS: 25 escaped Benin prison inmates surrender to authorities

‎Twenty-five of the 1,900 inmates who escaped from the Oko and Sapele Road Correctional Centres in Benin City have voluntarily surrendered to correctional authorities.
There has been a jailbreak at the correctional centre in Benin, Edo state, with a number of prisoners escaping from the facility.

Jail break: Lawyer wants Benin prisons closed

With the dust over the jail break at Oko Prison in Benin City on Monday yet to settle down, a Human rights lawyer Jefferson Uwoghiren, has called for the immediate closure of all the prison houses located inside the ancient city of Benin, Edo state capital.
Nigeria Police

Edo election: Security agencies embark on combined ‘Show of Force’

Security agencies in Edo on Saturday embarked on a combined exercise tagged “Inter Agencies Show of Force” to alert residents of the state of the agencies’ preparedness for the Sept. 19 governorship election.
The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami, SAN,

Nigerian government approves N1.1 billion to accommodate NDLEA officials

The Federal Executive Council (FEC), presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday in Abuja approved N1.1billion for the acquisition of a 156-room accommodation for use by Staff of the Nigeria Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA).

30-year-old woman in court for ‘assault, intimidation’

Police on Wednesday docked a 30-year-old woman, Uju Erondu, in a Lugbe Grade I Area Court, Abuja, for allegedly beating another woman inside her compound.

Delta approves 10 private schools as centres for BECE

The Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education in Delta has approved 10 private schools as centres for the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) organised by the National Examination Council (NECO).

Rotary organises free hepatitis, liver screening for Abuja community

The Rotary Club of Abuja, District 9125, on Saturday, organised free hepatitis “B and C” screening as well as Liver Scan for residents of Piwoyi, a suburb located on the airport road, Abuja.

Court remands man after pleading guilty to stealing car, pending sentencing

A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Gwagwalada, FCT, on Wednesday, ordered that one Adeoye Olayemi, 38, who pleaded guilty to stealing a car, be remanded in the Gwagwalada police Area Command custody, pending sentencing.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has announced the death of Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile, who died on July 14, as a result of head injuries sustained from a road traffic accident at NAF Base Kaduna.

Tears as deceased female NAF combat pilot laid to rest in Abuja

Tears and emotions flowed on Thursday as the remains of Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile were laid to rest at the military cemetery on Airport Road, Abuja.
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Court adjourns N50 million bribery suit against two Chinese nationals

The Sokoto State Zonal Head of Operations of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Abdullahi Lawal, at the resumed hearing on a case of bribery against two Chinese, Meng Wei Kun and Xu Kuai, narrated how he coordinated the sting operation, leading to the arrest of the suspects, who offered him a bribe of N50 million naira.
Abike Dabiri-Erewa

Abike Dabiri-Erewa: Communications minister used armed men to evict NIDCOM staff

The Chairman, Nigerians in the Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has disclosed that over 40 office equipment, workstations and files belonging to NIDCOM staff were still locked up at the Nigeria Communications Commission building, four months after the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Mr Isa Pantami, allegedly ordered the eviction of the diaspora commission.
Sokoto State High Court presided over by Justice Sa’adu Sifawa on Friday ordered two Chinese to be remanded in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission for allegedly attempting to bribe an EFCC officer with N50 million.

Court orders remand of two Chinese nationals who offered EFCC officer ‘N100 million bribe’

Sokoto State High Court presided over by Justice Sa’adu Sifawa on Friday ordered two Chinese to be remanded in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission for allegedly attempting to bribe an EFCC officer with N50 million.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

Chinese nationals arrested for alleged N50 million bribe

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has apprehended two Chinese nationals for allegedly offering bribe to the head of its Sokoto zonal office and his investigating team.

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If Zinedine Zidane and his charges make it to the final of the competition, they will land 15 million euros, with the winner of that game taking home a further 19 million euros.

Zinedine Zidane denies reports that he is leaving Real Madrid

“How can I tell my players that I’m leaving the club at this stage of the season? We’re playing for our lives in this league and I’m going to say I’m leaving? You can say anything you want to say. I will never say that to my players. How can I say that. At the end of the season, we will see what will happen. We can’t constantly talk about my future.”

Kaduna in total blackout as workers begin strike

Kaduna State on Sunday was thrown into total blackout ahead of the five-day warning strike directed by the Nigeria Labour Congress to commence from midnight of Sunday in the state.
Kaduna State Governor Nasir Ahmed El-Rufai

ASCAB: Kaduna governor sacked over 60,000 workers in six years

Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), and the Alliance on Surviving COVID-19 and Beyond say Kaduna State Governor, Nasir el-Rufai, has sacked over 60,000 workers since he took office in May 2015.
Manchester United’s board and manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, are in disagreement over the future of Paul Pogba.

Manchester United board in disagreement with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer over Paul Pogba

Manchester United’s board and manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, are in disagreement over the future of Paul Pogba.
President Goodluck Jonathan

Ex-President Jonathan calls for synergy among state governors

Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Sunday called for more synergy among the state governors in order to resolve the numerous challenges affecting the country.

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The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), has arrested one James Mbah in Ebonyi, who claimed to be its staff.

NSCDC intercepts truckload of crude oil, arrests four suspects in Imo

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Imo Command has intercepted a truckload of crude oil and apprehended four suspected pipeline vandals.
Louis Saha has expressed his belief that Jadon Sancho would be a good fit for Manchester United, describing the Borussia Dortmund star as a deadly performer in the final third.

Manchester United ‘lining up £80 million Jadon Sancho transfer bid’

Manchester United are reportedly eyeing up an £80million summer swoop for Borussia Dortmund star Jadon Sancho.
The Imo State Police Command, yesterday arrested and paraded one Micheal Osundu, alleged to be among the “unknown gunmen” who attacked the Owerri Correctional centre and the Police headquarters.

Police nab another ‘attacker’ of Owerri prision

The Imo State Police Command, yesterday arrested and paraded one Micheal Osundu, alleged to be among the “unknown gunmen” who attacked the Owerri Correctional centre and the Police headquarters.
Osun Governor Adegboyega Oyetola

Osun governor: Masses critical stakeholders in my administration

The governor also said that he would continue to interact with the masses through civic engagements and other platforms for proper and effective spread of dividends of democracy in the state.
In his first interview since arriving in South Africa, newly-appointed Bafana Bafana coach Hugo Broos has elaborated on how he plans to get the best out of the team.

Bafana Bafana coach: South African assistant will know the players better than me

In his first interview since arriving in South Africa, newly-appointed Bafana Bafana coach Hugo Broos has elaborated on how he plans to get the best out of the team.