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Gunmen suspected to be Fulani militia:herdsmen

One killed, houses burnt as attacks persist

Gunmen have continued their deadly attacks in the Bokos Local Government Area of Plateau, killing a man and setting many buildings ablaze.
The Bauchi state governor, Sen. Bala Mohammed, on Friday, inaugurated the newly appointed 20 commissioners as members of the State Executive Council (SEC).

Bauchi governor appoints new chief of staff

Bauchi state government on Monday announced the appointment of Dr Ladan Salihu as the new Chief of Staff to Gov. Bala Mohammed.
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Donald Trump trial opens with clash over witnesses

The historic impeachment trial of US President Donald Trump opened with fireworks Tuesday as Democrats angrily accused Senate Republicans of seeking a “cover-up” without witnesses or new evidence.
The Action Alliance (AA) Governorship candidate in Imo, Mr Uche Nwosu on Friday flagged off his campaign for the March 2, election with a pledge to endorse President Muhammadu Buhari.

Uche Nwosu declares support for Governor Uzodinma

Governorship candidate of the Action Alliance (AA) and former Chief of Staff to Imo State Government House, Chief Uche Nwosu, has accepted the Supreme Court judgement that declared Senator Hope Uzodinma as Imo Governor.
A federal lawmaker, Sen. Hope Uzodinma, has called on National Assembly members-elect, particularly those of the All Progressives Congress(APC), to respect the position of the party in choosing their leaders for the Ninth Assembly.

List of Governor Uzodinma’s first appointments

The freshly sworn-in governor of Imo state, Senator Hope Uzodinma, on Thursday announced his first appointments as he resumes the State Government House.
Sudan said Wednesday that two soldiers were killed as government forces crushed a rebellion launched by agents of the country's long-feared security agency against a restructuring plan.

Five killed as Sudan crushes revolt by security agents

Five people, including two soldiers, were killed as Sudanese troops crushed a rebellion launched by agents of the country's long-feared security agency against a restructuring plan, officials and medics said Wednesday.
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has disclosed that the State Government is in the process of acquiring an estimated 32,000 hectares of farmland for rice cultivation in seven states.

Governor Sanwo-Olu: We’ll support family of fallen heroes

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has promised that his government will sustain its support, kindness and provision of welfare materials to the relatives of fallen heroes to ensure that they maintain quality lives despite the death of their breadwinners.
President Muhammadu Buhari shakes hands with APC National Youth Leader, Comrade Sadiq Abubakar during a meeting of the President with APC National and Zonal Youth leaders and representatives from six Geopolitical zones at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Friday.

President Buhari meets APC youth leaders

President Muhammadu Buhari and All Progressives Congress youth leaders from across the country have just ended a meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Supreme Court of Nigeria

Supreme Court upholds election of Abia, Taraba, Niger, Delta governors

Justice Centus Chima Nweze, who read the lead judgment in the appeal marked: SC/1455/2019, on the Delta State governorship election, held that Great Ogboru of the All Progressives Congress (APC) failed to prove his allegation of irregularities.

Nigerian Airforce redeploys 76 senior officers

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has redeployed 36 Air Vice Marshals (AVMs) and 40 Air Commodores (Air Cdres) including some Branch Chiefs, Air Officers Commanding (AOCs), Commandants of Tri-Service Institutions, Directors and Commanders.
As Port Harcourt play host to 13 presidential aspirants and their supporters for primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party, Gov. Nyesom Wike has assured all delegates of a memorable stay.

Governor Wike: Nothing will change decision declaring Rivers Christian state

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has indicated that neither intimidation nor propaganda will make him change his decision declaring Rivers a Christian state.
The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, announced this on Thursday in Abuja through a statement issued by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Mrs Georgina Ehuriah.

Rauf Aregbesola: No rift between me and Governor Oyetola

The Minister of Interior, Mr Rauf Aregbesola, on Friday declared that there is no rift or misgiving between him and Osun State governor, Mr Gboyega Oyetola, saying the speculation about the non-existent fight is a hoax.

Kogi governor announces new appointments

Following the dissolution of his cabinet Wednesday night, Kogi State Governor Alhaji Yahaya Bello has announced the retention of some members and new appointments.

Man arrested for ‘removing eyes of four-year old girl’

The Police in Taraba State have arrested and paraded a suspected ritualist who is notorious for dismembering human body parts.
Godwin Obaseki

Governor Obaseki mourns Sam Iredia, hails his enviable strides

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has mourned the passing of the former Chairman of the Edo State Internal Revenue Service (EIRS), High Chief Sam Iredia, extolling his exemplary life of service to the state and humanity.
French President Emmanuel Macron delivers his speech to honor Japan’s architect Arata Isozaki at the Elysee Palace in Paris on May 24, 2019. Isozaki is the laureate of the 2019 Pritzker architecture prize.-br --Francois Mori - POOL - AP - AFP

French president postpones G5 Sahel meeting after deadly attack

French President Emmanuel Macron and Nigerien President Mahamadou Issoufou on Thursday agreed to postpone a summit on France’s military involvement in the Sahel region after a deadly attack on Nigerien forces, the Elysee Palace said.
The Taraba State House of Assembly on Monday elected Mr Joseph Albasu Kunini and Alh Hamman Adama Abdulahi as the new Speaker and deputy Speaker of the House respectively, following Sunday night resignation of Mr Abel Peter Diah and Mr Charles Maijankai from the said positions respectively.

Taraba speaker call for proactive measures against kidnapping

The Speaker, Taraba State House of Assembly Mr Joseph Albasu Kunini has called on security agencies in the state to take proactive measures to curtail the menace of kidnapping in the state.

We’re ready to defend our mandates – Oyo council chairmen

Chairmen, Vice-Chairmen and Councillors in all the 33 Local Government Areas (LGAs) and 35 Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) in Oyo State, who were recently sacked by Governor Seyi Makinde of the state on Thursday, vowed to defend their mandate said to be given to them by the people in their respective areas, through all legal means.

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US visa restriction against Nigerians, commendable – Ex-Lagos deputy governor

A former Lagos State Deputy Governor, Alhaja Sinatu Ojikutu, has said American President Donald Trump deserves commendation for extending his visa restriction policy to Nigeria.
Magnus Abe

Senator Abe: Leadership without sacrifice is meaningless

Immediate past representative of the Rivers South-East Senatorial District at the National Assembly, Senator Magnus Ngei Abe, has declared that leadership without sacrifice is meaningless.
The Federal Government is committed to providing an enabling environment for businesses to succeed, as partnerships between the public and private sectors remain the most viable means of bringing prosperity to the masses.

President Buhari: Boko Haram continuous existence surprising

President Muhammadu Buhari says “harder times’’ await bandits whose disruptive activities have brought sorrow to Nigerians, kept many away from their means of livelihood, and heightened insecurity in parts of the country.

PDP wins Imo rerun

The Independent National Electoral Commission has declared Jerry Alagbaoso of the Peoples Democratic Party the winner of the supplementary election held on Saturday in Orlu/Orsu/Oru East Federal Constituency in Imo State.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expanding its enhanced health screening to 20 airports as part of its efforts to identify people with the new coronavirus who are traveling into the United States, the agency said.

US expands health screenings for coronavirus to 20 airports

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expanding its enhanced health screening to 20 airports as part of its efforts to identify people with the new coronavirus who are traveling into the United States, the agency said in a press conference today.