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The Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Hajia Aisha Abubakar, says the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari was a proof of support for his administration’s policies by Nigerians.
A heavy security cordon was thrown on many of the South West states as voting and accreditation in the Governorship and State House of Assembly elections got underway in the zone.
Trainees at the Nigeria Police Training School in Ilorin, Kwara State, on Tuesday evening, reportedly beat up chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Ilorin branch, Mohammed Akande and another lawyer later at the premises of the school.
Some residents of Saki in Saki West Council Area of Oyo State, on Monday complained of the unending power failure in the area, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
The Oyo State Government yesterday shut down no fewer than 20 branches of 13 banks in Ibadan for failure to pay their annual environmental development levy.
The governorship candidate of the Alliance for Democracy in Lagos State, Owolabi Salis, has linked godfatherism in politics to poverty.
Following the heated controversy and consequent condemnation of the Oyo State Government led by Governor Abiola Ajimobi over the early Sunday morning demolition of an Ibadan-based radio station, Fresh FM, own by Yinka Ayefele, the Leader of One Love Family, Satguru Maharaji, on Sunday, urged the people of the state not to demonise the governor and his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) on the matter.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has accused the Governor of Oyo State Senator Abiola Ajimobi of executive rascality and strongly condemned “the unlawful demolition of Fresh FM building owned by Yinka Ayefele, and the forced evictions of residents by the Oyo State government”, describing it as a “grave violation of fundamental human rights and contrary to international law.”
Yinka Ayefele’s radio station, Fresh FM, has continued to broadcast after the demolition visited on the building housing it.
Governor Okorocha stated this when the Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Ibrahim Idris, paid him a courtesy visit at the Government House, Owerri, at the weekend.
About 14 gaming centre in Ibadan, capital of Oyo state were sealed off today for various offences that bothers on tax defaults.
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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says its candidate, Abba K. Yusuf, is the rightful winner of the Kano state governorship election, stating that any declaration that does not reflect such cannot stand.
Yobe Desert Stars have sacked their technical adviser Ngozi Elechi, citing the club’s poor performance under his tutelage as the motive.
Some residents of Rigasa area of Kaduna State have urged Gov Nasir El-rufai, to create more jobs and give priority to girl-child education in the state.
Bauchi elections: Court strikes out Governor Abubakar’s suit seeking to stop collation of governorship...
An Abuja Division of the Federal High Court has deferred its judgement in a suit challenging the decision of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to continue with the collation of results in Bauchi State, after an initial suspension of the results.
Gareth Southgate believes star forward Raheem Sterling has the qualities to captain England in the future.
The Management of the Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) said on Wednesday that it had begun enumeration of its customers in its franchise areas of Edo, Delta, Ekiti and Ondo.
The National Industrial Court, Abuja, on Monday, affirmed the dismissal of three policemen, who were sacked for receiving 5,000 dollars as bribe.
Marcus Rashford is a doubt for England's Euro 2020 qualifier against the Czech Republic after training separately from the rest of the squad.
The New Zealand Police are investigating death threats sent to Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern, on social media, local media reported on Friday.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola is eyeing a summer move for Ghana international Thomas Partey as a replacement for fans favourite and midfield enforcer Fernandinho.