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Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State said his administration will continue its industrialisation drive, giving priority to Ibom deep seaport and industrial city projects in his second term.

Akwa Ibom governor appoints 21 commissioners

The Akwa Ibom House of Assembly on Tuesday received the list of 21 Commissioner nominees and two Special Advisers from Governor Udom Emmanuel for screening and confirmation.

Federal government charges new SEC board to sanitize capital market

The Federal Government on Monday inaugurated the reconstituted Board of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), changing the new members to provide effective leadership in the capital market.

Akwa Ibom PDP senator charged with corruption

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has charged Albert Bassey, a senator representing Akwa Ibom North-east, with corruption.

Anambra government disbands Amatas, constitutes new market body

The Anambra State government has disbanded the Amalgamated Market Traders’ Association (AMATAS), the umbrella body of all markets in the state, which had piloted the affairs of markets in the state for the past 12 years.
Nigeria Police

Man allegedly kills, shaves pubic hair of 18-year-old girlfriend, throws body into plantation

A man in the university community of Abraka, Delta State, has allegedly killed his 18-year-old girlfriend, Favour Ogheneyenrohwo.
Nigeria Police

Police arrest two Boko Haram commanders in Borno

Police in Borno on Friday, said they had arrested two “high profile’’ Boko Haram commanders believed to have participated in attacks on security locations in Nigeria and Cameroon.

Zamfara: Bandits ready to lay down arms – police commissioner

Zamfara state police commissioner Usman Nagoggo said the armed bandits in the state had expressed their readiness to lay down their arms for peace to reign in the state.

Senator Omo-Agege appoints Igbuzor, Odunuga and Owoeye-Wise as top aides

The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, has approved the appointments of Dr. Otive Igbuzor as his Chief of Staff and Mr. Yomi Odunuga as Special Adviser, Media and Publicity.
Ifeanyi Okowa Delta

Governor Okowa sends names of eight commissioner nominees to Delta Assembly

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Tuesday forwarded the names of eight nominees for appointment as Commissioners to the State Assembly for screening and confirmation.

Ex-Commissioner: Non-indigene syndrome abolished in Ebonyi

Mr Charles Akpuenika, former Ebonyi Commissioner for Youth Development and Sports, has said that the “non-indigene syndrome” has been abolished in Ebonyi due to Gov. David Umahi’s all-inclusive policies.

Bode George: Asiwaju Tinubu supported June 12 mandate after General Abacha snubbed him

A former Deputy National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Chief Bode George, has commended Kola Abiola, the son of the late MKO Abiola, the acclaimed winner of the June 12, 1993, election, for exposing former Lagos State Governor, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, and other “June 12 opportunists.”
A Nigerian identified as Jeffrey Ewohime has allegedly destroyed seven cars and property at the Nigerian High Commission in London over the delay in releasing his passport to him by officials.

Nigerian destroys seven vehicles at high commission in London

A Nigerian identified as Jeffrey Ewohime has allegedly destroyed seven cars and property at the Nigerian High Commission in London over the delay in releasing his passport to him by officials.

INEC: We lack power to deregister parties

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it lacked the constitutional power to deregister any of the existing 91 political parties in the country.

Diplomatic community pledges support to displaced persons

African Diplomatic Group (ADG) in Nigeria has pledged to give financial and other supports to Nigeria government to stem the forced displacement in the country.
Agege Stadium was thrown into chaos on Monday (today) after the NPFL Super Six match between Kano Pillars and Rangers which ended 1-1. 1

Edema Fuludu: Deduct nine points from clubs as punishment for violence in NPFL

Edema Fuludu, a Match Commissioner to the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), has advised the League Management Company (LMC) to deduct nine points from any club involved in any form of violence during Nigeria Premier League matches.

Police nab four over murder, robbery in Ekiti

The Ekiti State police command has arrested a 33-year old man, Kazeem Babalola, for allegedly killing three persons in Ado Ekiti metropolis.

Immigration chief cautions 53 promoted officers against corruption

Mr Muhammad Babandede, Comptroller-General Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has advised 53 newly promoted officers to shun corruption and nepotism in handling the affairs of the service.

Explosion in scrap dump kills three in Imo

Police authority in Imo have confirmed that a ‘bomb’ exploded in the state killing three persons.

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Bashir Makama

Ogun police chief deny receiving rifles, four million ammunition from Senator Amosun

Ogun State Police Commissioner (CP) Basir Makama on Tuesday evening denied receiving 1,000 AK47 rifles and four million ammunition from former Governor Ibikunle Amosun.

Aisha Buhari wants more women in seafaring profession

The First Lady of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Mrs Aisha Buhari, on Tuesday asked maritime agencies to review subsisting policies to accommodate more Nigerian women in the seafaring profession.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan presiding over the second plenary of the 9th Senate having been inaugurated on Tuesday, the 11th Of June, 20198

Senate plans separate budget for police commands

The President of the Senate, Dr. Ahmad Lawan, says the National Assembly is planning a separate budget for adequate funding of the 36 commands of Nigeria Police.
Bauchi Governor Mohammed Abubakar

Former Bauchi governor spent N1.2 billion on burials – aide

A social media aide to former Governor of Bauchi State, Mukhtar Jibril, has debunked the allegation that his principal, Mohammed Abubakar, spent the sum of N2.3 billion for the purchase of woods and shrouds for burial of dead bodies at the Bauchi Muslims cemetery saying 1.2 billion was actually expended.

ICPC drags former law reform commission scribe to court over ‘N26.6 million fraud’

A former Secretary to the Nigeria Law Reform Commission, Mrs. Folake Abiodun Oguneye, has been arraigned before Justice M.B. Idris of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court 29 sitting in Nyanya for fraud by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC).