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Ex-Governor Oshiomhole’s ADC joins Kogi Senatorial race

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,
Yerima Shettima

Governor Fayose: Arewa youth warn President Buhari, APC

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.
President Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting in State House on 4th July 2018

Killings: Senator Dansadau urges Buhari to declare state-of-emergency in Zamfara

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 Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting in State House on 4th July 2018

President Buhari urged to name politicians killing Nigerians

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.

Zamfara governor, minister bicker over security challenges

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.
Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose

Ekiti guber: Governor Fayose condemns DSS arrest of teachers

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.
Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose

Ekiti guber: Governor Fayose confronts INEC, Police, DSS with video evidence of card readers...

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,

Ekiti guber: Governor Fayose accuses police, secret service of deploying compromised personnel

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.

Governor Fayose: Kayode Fayemi’s security aides carrying out illegal arrest, sharing money

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.
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Report: 23 corpses found in Zamfara forest

Bodies of 23 unidentified persons were reportedly found inside a forest in Zurmi local government area of Zamfara state on Friday.
Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF)

Killings: We have no control over security – NGF

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.

Ekiti guber: Voting APC is invitation to killer herdsmen, chaos – Governor Fayose

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 Yari directs Zamfara emirs to hold stakeholders’ meeting on security

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.

Killings: Plateau PDP asks Governor Lalong to resign

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.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

Plateau killings: NHRC, CAN, others demand justice

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 Buhari receives in audience members of Supreme Council of Sharia in Nigeria in State House on 25th June 2018

Insecurity: President Buhari orders massive transfer of policemen in Zamfara

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.
Interior Minister Abdulrahman Dambazau

It is bad governance to withdraw as Zamfara CSO – Minister Dambazau tells Governor...

The minister of interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau, says good governance is the solution to the security issues in Zamfara state.

Zamfara killings: I don’t have control over security – Governor Yari

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.

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Ekiti guber: YAIGA Africa insists INEC result correct

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.
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PTDF extends scholarship programme to China, others

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.
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NNPC to begin oil palm bio-diesel project in Cross River

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.
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Thierry Henry quits as Sky pundit to focus on ambition of being a manager

Former Arsenal forward Thierry Henry has announced he is leaving Sky Sports to focus on his "long-term ambition to become a football manager".

Vendors: Drop in Newspaper sales is affecting our livelihood

Newspaper Vendors in Bauchi have lamented over the drop in sale of newspapers as a result of internet evolution.