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President Buhari commends rice farmers in Jigawa, inaugurates projects

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Dutse, inaugurated the Jigawa State Social Intervention Programme meant to empower communities at polling unit level.

Alleged N3.2 billion fraud: Prosecution closes case against Kalu, others

The Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) on Friday closed its case against a former Governor of Abia, Orji Kalu and two others charged with N3.2 billion fraud.

Bayelsa council chiefs back Governor Dickson on civil service reforms

Chairman of the eight Local Government Areas in Bayelsa State have thrown their weight behind the ongoing civil service reforms by the Governor Seriake Dickson-led administration.

Kwara government shares N4 billion loan to offset teachers, local council workers’ salary arrears

The Kwara State Government has shared N4 billion credit facility between the State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) and the local government councils to offset part of the salary arrears owed their workers.

ALGON endorses President Buhari, Governor Bagudu for second terms

Chairmen under the Association of Local Governments of Nigeria (ALGON) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kebbi State have endorsed President Muhammadu Buhari and Governor Abubakar Atiku for the 2019 presidential and gubernatorial elections.

Hold state assemblies responsible if local govt autonomy fails – Reps Speaker Yakubu Dogara

Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house of representatives, says state house assemblies should be held liable if local government autonomy fails.

NSCDC partners sister security outfits to curb kidnapping in Kwara

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Kwara Command, says it is collaborating with other security agencies to curb kidnapping and other social vices in the state.

EFCC probes 33 ex-Oyo council chiefs

The Ibadan zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has started a probe into the activities of 33 former local government caretaker chairmen in Oyo State while in office.

Ex-ALGON chief makes case for effective local govt administration

Former Deputy National President of Association of Local Governments of Nigeria, ALGON, Itiako Ikpokpo, has said the task of making local government administration effective was a collective task.

N3.2bn Benue councils funds diverted in 3 years – FG

The Federal Government has revealed how five officials allegedly diverted the sum of about N3.2bn belonging to the Association of Local Governments of Nigeria in Benue State within 71 months.

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Abdullahi Abbas emerges Kano APC chairman

Alhaji Abdullahi Abbas, the former Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kano State, has been declared as re-elect, with 31 others emerging as new state leaders of the party.

IS fighters being evacuated from south Damascus

A first batch of Islamic State group fighters left their final stronghold in the south of Syria's Damascus early Sunday under a deal struck after weeks of fierce combat, a monitor said.

UK jails Nigerian nationals for stealing more than £1 million

Two Nigerians, Emmanuel Mmaduike and Olawale Kashimawo, both 31, who operated a London-based cyber crime group have been jailed after stealing more than £1m.

Prophet Fakolade: President Buhari’s re-election bid ill-fated

Self-acclaimed spiritualist and leader of Divine Intelligence Ministry, Prophet George Fakolade, on Saturday warned President Muhammadu Buhari, to stop further activities towards his re-election in 2019, saying the second bid is ill-fated.

Kevin-Prince Boateng: Bayern should have had a penalty in DFB-Pokal final

Eintracht Frankfurt midfielder Kevin-Prince Boateng admitted Bayern Munich should have been awarded a stoppage-time penalty for his foul on Javi Martinez in the DFB-Pokal final.