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Governor David Nweze Umahi

Governor Umahi resettles communities displaced by his predecessor

The three communities in Abakaliki Local Government Area of Ebonyi State forcefully displaced by the past administration for the establishment of the new Abakaliki City have received Certificates of Occupancy from Governor David Umahi as part of State Government’s resettlement plan for them.

Governor Obaseki seeks NBA’s support to tackle prison congestion

The Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has solicited the support of the Nigerian Bar Association towards tackling the problem of overcrowded prisons in the state.

Court grants Edo PDP chairman, governorship candidate bail

Justice P.I. Adjokwu of a Federal High Court in Benin on Thursday granted the Edo chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Dan Orbih, and Osagie Ize-Iyamu, the 2016 governorship candidate, N10 million bail each for alleged N700 million fraud.

Governor Obaseki gives 48 hours turn-around ultimatum for approval of building plans

Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has charged the Ministry of Physical Planning and Urban Development, to ensure a 48-hour turn-around time for approval of building plans in the state within the next two months.

Ex-President Obasanjo performs groundbreaking ceremony for refinery project in Bayelsa

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, yesterday in Bayelsa State, performed the groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of the first private modular refinery in the Niger Delta region.

FCTA warns residents against buying lands in area councils

The FCT Minister, Muhammad Bello has bemoaned the illegal activities of touts and advised the public to desist from transaction on plots of land allocated by the Area Councils until title regularisation process is concluded.

Governor Ganduje condemns ‘land racketeering’ in Kano

Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State, has condemned what he called ‘racketeering in land administration’ in the state, saying that the phenomenon was so alarming that some former Commissioners of Land in the state signed Certificates of Occupancy even after leaving office.

Former commissioner decries closure of his schools by Ebonyi govt

A former Commissioner for Education in Ebonyi, Mr Ndubuisi Chibueze-Agbo, has decried the closure of his three schools by the Ebonyi State Government.

Oyo releases 245 C-of-Os, sacks town planning ad hoc staff

The Oyo State Government has said about 245 electronic Certificates of Occupancy (C of O) are ready for collection at the State Ministry of Land, Housing and Survey.

Three alleged hackers of Lagos Speaker Mudashiru Obasa’s Facebook account face N9.1m theft charge

Three men, accused of hacked the Facebook account of Lagos Speaker, Mr Mudashiru Obasa and stole N9.1 million, were on Monday re-arraigned before Justice Oluremi Oguntoyinbo of a Federal High Court, Lagos.

Catholic bishops blame fed govt for tension in Nigeria

Catholic Bishops have blamed President Muhammadu Buhari for the tension in the country, saying realities on ground negated the promises he made in 2015 to ensure national integration and cohesion in his inauguration speech.

Catholic Bishops urges fed govt to compensate attacked churches

The Catholic Bishops of Kaduna Ecclesiastical Province have urged the Federal Government to compensate churches and other victims of attacks carried out by insurgents on places of worship.

ICPC arraigns Akwa Ibom ex-council chief for allegedly embezzling N55.8m

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has charged a former chairman of Mkpat Enin Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State, Mr. Ephraim Sunday Akpan, to court for allegedly embezzling N55.8 million belonging to the local government.

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At least nine persons including a police officer, have been reportedly killed by gunmen at different locations in three local government areas of Rivers State.

Election postponement: APC manipulating INEC to rig polls – Senator Jang

Former Governor of Plateau State and Senator representing Plateau North, Dr Jonah David Jang, has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of manipulating the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to enable them rig the rescheduled Presidential and National Assembly Elections.

Labour Party candidate receives postponement news with mix feeling

The Labour Party governorship candidate in Kwara state, Issa Aremu, has said the postponement of the general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), was accompanied with mixed feelings.
The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has ruled out political influence in the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections earlier scheduled to hold on February 16 and March 2, 2019.

INEC rules out political influence in election postponement

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has ruled out political influence in the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections earlier scheduled to hold on February 16 and March 2, 2019.
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Adams Oshiomhole: Nobody had clue elections won’t go on

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, has condemned the postponement of the general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission.