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A former Aide de Camp to former Governor Adams Oshiomhole, Yusuf Abiona Haruna, has declared his intention to run for the Kogi Central Senatorial seat in 2019,
The Arewa Youth Consultative Forum has sounded a note of warning to the All Progressives Congress and President Muhammadu Buhari to look inwards and concentrate on their party issues and leave the Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, to concentrate on the governance of his state.
A former member of the National Assembly, Sen. Saidu Dansadau, has urged the Federal Government to declare a state-of-emergency in Zamfara over incessant killings in the state.
President Muhammadu Buhari has been asked to name the politicians he claimed were behind the serial killings across the country, particularly in the Northern parts of the country.
Over the last seven years, one of the untidy but reoccurring issues in Zamfara State is the deplorable state of its internal security, which led to deaths and has destroyed property worth billions of naira.
Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has condemned the clampdown on teachers in the state by suspected armed men of the Department of State Services (DSS), allegedly acting on directives from the APC governorship candidate, Dr. Kayode Fayemi.
The challenge came a day after a National Commissioner with INEC, Mrs Aminat Zakari, challenged the governor to prove allegations that she had conspired with three others to pre-load card readers, supply faulty card readers and provide ballot papers for stuffing of ballot boxes,
There was uproar on Tuesday at the Afe Babalola Civic Centre, Ado Ekiti, venue of a town hall meeting of stakeholders on the Ekiti State governorship election.
He also alleged that Akin Fakorede, head of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS,) in Rivers State, was being considered for redeployment to the state.
The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) yesterday, presented an undisclosed sum of money to the Plateau State governor, Simon Lalong, to assist the internally displaced persons in the state, lamenting the widespread violence across states in the country.
Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has urged the people of the state to learn from daily killings by herdsmen in All Progressives Congress-controlled states of Benue, Plateau, Zamfara, Kaduna and Nasarawa, saying voting APC in the July 14 election is invitation to chaos, killing, raping of people’s wives and daughters by the killer herdsmen which the APC harbours.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State has directed the 17 emirate councils in the state to organize a round table discussion with stakeholders on how to end terrorism and bloodbath in the state.
As pockets of attacks and killings continue in remote villages of Riyom, Barkin Ladi and Jos South local government councils of Plateau State, despite imposition of dusk to dawn curfew, the People Democratic Party (PDP) has called on Governor Simon Lalong to step down as governor.
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) and a human rights advocate, Femi Falana, have demanded the arrest and prosecution of the perpetrators of Saturday’s killing in Plateau State.
President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered massive transfer of police personnel in Zamfara state as part of deliberate measures to address cases of armed banditry in the state.
The minister of interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau, says good governance is the solution to the security issues in Zamfara state.
Governor Abdul’aziz Yari of Zamfara State said he had dropped his responsibility as Chief Security Officer of the state as he had no control over security machinery in the state.
Youths Initiative for Advocacy, Growth and Advancement (YIAGA) Africa, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), on Monday insisted that announced result of Saturday’s governorship election in Ekiti was correct.
The Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) has extended it scholarship programme to China, Germany and France to deepen capacity of Nigeria in the oil and gas sector.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has commenced a community integration and stakeholders’ engagement to sensitise people in Cross River ahead the planned oil palm-based bio-diesel project.
Former Arsenal forward Thierry Henry has announced he is leaving Sky Sports to focus on his "long-term ambition to become a football manager".
Newspaper Vendors in Bauchi have lamented over the drop in sale of newspapers as a result of internet evolution.
Chris Akomas, a former deputy governor of Abia State, has formally declared his interest to run for the 2019 governorship race on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and solicited for the support of his party members.
Croatia midfielder Ivan Rakitic insisted fatigue will not be an issue for the biggest game of his career despite being pushed to three periods of extra-time to make Sunday’s World Cup final.
As part of measures to raise the consciousness of motorists on safety issues on the highways in Katsina, the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) in the state on Wednesday said it had apprehended 32 motorists for various offences ranging from overloading, violation of traffic rules and driver’s licence.
Thirty men suspected to be members of an unlawful society called “Black Axe” were on Wednesday arraigned in a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos.
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says it has received a batch of 160 assisted voluntary returnees from Libya who were stranded in failed attempts to reach different European countries.