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Bauchi bye-election: Two political parties field candidates – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that only two political parties field candidates in the Saturday’s bye-election for Toro Federal Constituency of Bauchi State.
Austin Agbonlahor

CP seeks support of journalists to reduce crimes in Plateau

The Commissioner of Police in Plateau, Mr Austin Agbonlahor, on Friday, has sought the cooperation of journalists to reduce criminal activities to the barest minimum in the state.

World Bank selects LASU as African Centre of Excellence

The Lagos State University (LASU) has been selected as a Centre of Excellence for Innovative and Transformative STEM Education (CITSE) by the World Bank, among other 16 universities across Nigeria.

APGA endorses suspension of 3 Anambra lawmakers over impeachment of speaker

The National leadership of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) has expressed support for the Anambra chapter of the party over the suspension of three lawmakers in the state legislature.

Usani Usani expresses concern over environmental hazard in Niger Delta

Dr Usani Uguru Usani, the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, has expressed concern over the negative impacts of environmental damage in Niger Delta region.
PDP leaders, Uche Secondus, right and presidential aspirant, Atiku Abubakar attended the formation of CUPP

Atiku Abubakar, Uche Secondus, PDP governors meet in Abuja

The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, and members of the party’s Presidential Campaign Council have met in Abuja to strategise ahead of the commencement of the party’s presidential campaign.

UNILAG signs MOU on 26th NUGA Games

The management of University of Lagos (Unilag) will on Friday sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for the 2019 Nigerian University Games Association (Nuga) Games.

Educationist urges continued advocacy to end exam malpractice

Prof. Abednego Ekoko, Chairman, Board of Trustees, Exam Ethics Marshal International, has called for continued advocacy by stakeholders to end exam malpractice in the country.
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Ibrahim Magu warns BDC operators to be wary of politicians’ excesses

The Acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr. Ibrahim Magu has cautioned Bureau de Change operators in the country against aiding corrupt practices of some politicians.
Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)

Mahmood Yakubu: We will not fail Nigerians

Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission, says the commission will not fail the nation in the conduct of 2019 General Elections.

NDLEA uncovers 12 containers with 340 million Tramadol tablets

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it has uncovered 340 million Tramadol tablets in 12 containers at the Apapa port in Lagos.

Ogun local council generates N48.6 million revenue in 8 months

Mr Bashiru Adeniji, Chairman, Ado Odo/Ota Local Government, on Thursday said the council generated over N48.6 million revenue between January and August 2018.

Udom Emmanuel proposes N671 billion 2019 budget for Akwa Ibom

Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State has proposed total budgetary outlay of N670.718 billion for the 2019 financial year as against the approved provision of N 646.649 billion of 2018.

Senate seeks speedy completion of road projects in Osun

Members of the Senate Committee on Works on Wednesday inspected some ongoing federal road projects in Osun and called for their speedy completion.
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Why there is flooding on Obio/Akpor – Rivers council chief

Solomon Eke, Chairman, Obio/Akpor Local Government Council, Rivers, has blamed the flooding at Nkpolu-Rumuigbo on the activities of illegal property developers.
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You can’t have Igbo king in Cross River – monarchs

Traditional rulers in Cross River Shave cautioned the Igbos resident in the state against creating the position of Eze Ndi Igbo (the king of the Igbos) in the state, as that would amount to “creating a kingdom where they are not empowered by the law to do so.”

Simon Lalong: Those who forcefully annexed homes, villages will be forced out soon

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State has said those who forcefully annexed ancestral homes and villages of the people would soon be forced out.

PDP, Accord members join APC in Lagos

No fewer than 1,000 members of Accord Party in Lagos on Tuesday dumped the party to join the All Progressives Congress (APC).

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APC wins Kwara bye-election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Saturday night declared the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as winner of the Ekiti/Irepodun/Isin/Oke-Ero Federal constituency bye-election in Kwara state.

Ogun APC: Ibikunle Amosun’s loyalists give conditions for peace

A Presidential Reconciliatory Committee, Saturday, held a closed door meeting with the aggrieved candidates of the All Proressives Congress loyal to the Ogun State governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, in Abeokuta.

Abdulfatah Ahmed: Kwara by-election was contest between PDP and security agents

The Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, has described Saturday’s House of Representatives by-election into Ekiti, Isin, Irepodun and Oke-Ero Federal Constituency as a contest between the Peoples Democratic Party and security agents rather than among political parties, even as he expressed confidence of the party’s victory.

Sadiq Abubakar lists how Operation Green Sweep degrades insurgents in northeast

The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadiq Abubakar, on Saturday said various air interdiction missions conducted by the troops had substantially degraded Boko Haram insurgents in the northeast and Lake Chad regions.
Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP publicity secretary

N5.8 billion scandal: PDP asks Yemi Osinbajo to make refunds

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, as a preacher, should “search his soul, seek forgiveness and make restitution for entangling himself in corruption and sharp practices, instead of his lame effort at concealment in the N5.8 billion Northeast Intervention Fund scandal.”