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How robbers killed my husband – woman

A woman has narrated how suspected armed robbers at the weekend killed her husband Ejike Ike in an attack on their Lagos home that lasted several hours.
The Nigeria Police Command in Rivers says it intercepted and arrested two fake soldiers allegedly involved in a robbery operation within new Port Harcourt GRA on Wednesday.

PSC commends police, other security agencies in Bayelsa, Kogi polls

The Police Service Commission (PSC) has expressed satisfaction with the role so far played by the Nigeria Police and other security agencies in the Bayelsa and Kogi States gubernatorial elections.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

Bayelsa/Kogi guber: INEC urges voters to come out and vote

Despite the tension and pockets of violence in some parts of Kogi state, INEC has called on eligible voters to come out en mass to exercise their franchise today.

Kogi guber: INEC assures of hitch-free poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has assured residents of Kogi state of conducting a hitch free governorship election across the state on Saturday despite palpable tension and apprehension.
Seyi Makinde

Kogi guber: Why armed security operatives invaded Governor Makinde’s hotel – Police

The police in Kogi State on Friday confirmed that security operatives stormed a hotel in Lokoja where the Governor of Oyo, Seyi Makinde, was lodged.
Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

2020 Budget: Kano government proposes N30 billion for health sector – official

The Kano State Government has allocated over N30 billion to the health sector in its 2020 budget proposal presented recently to the State House of Assembly for approval.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), governorship candidate, in Bayelsa State, Senator Douye Diri, has assured the people of his desire to build on the legacies of the state founding fathers if elected on November 16.

Nembe attack: Senator Diri seeks state of emergency in Bayelsa volatile areas

Governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa State, Senator Douye Diri, has called for declaration of a state of emergency in flashpoint areas of the state following last Wednesday’s attack on his party members in Ogbolomabiri-Nembe.
Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo says his administration is doing a lot from its end to tackle illegal migration to Europe but needs more support from partners.

Edo governor swears-in new health commissioner

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has sworn in Dr. Patrick Okundia as the new Commissioner for Health, tasking him to drive the full implementation of the Edo State Healthcare Improvement Programme (Edo-HIP).
Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson gestures as he speaks to members of Britain’s military during a reception for the Armed Forces inside 10 Downing Street in Central London on September 18, 2019. John NGUYEN - POOL - AFP

Official: Britain will not name EU commissioner ahead of election

The British government has informed the European Union that it does not plan to nominate an EU commissioner ahead of a general election next month.

Abia government warns resident of erosion-prone areas to vacate to safer grounds

The Abia State Commissioner for Information, Chief John Okiyi Kalu, has warned occupants of erosion-proned areas in the state to vacate, so as to forestall dangerous effects to the habitants of the areas.

PSC to deploy 45 officials for Bayelsa, Kogi polls

The Police Service Commission has concluded arrangements to deploy 45 officials to monitor the governorship elections in Bayelsa and Kogi States on November 16, 2019.
SYDNEY - Authorities declared a state of emergency across a broad swath of Australia's east coast on Monday, urging residents in high risk areas to evacuate ahead of looming catastrophic fire conditions.

Australians urged to evacuate as ‘catastrophic’ fires loom

Authorities declared a state of emergency across a broad swath of Australia's east coast on Monday, urging residents in high risk areas to evacuate ahead of looming "catastrophic" fire conditions.
Lagos State Commissioner for Agriculture, Prince Gbolahan Lawal has urged franchisees operating in the red meat value chain in the State to put in place necessary protocols in order to ensure that their meat is wholesome and fit for human consumption.

Lagos: Operators in red meat value chain must adhere to standard

Lagos State Commissioner for Agriculture, Prince Gbolahan Lawal, has urged franchisees operating in the red meat value chain in the State to put in place necessary protocols in order to ensure that their meat is wholesome and fit for human consumption.
Imo Chapter of the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has called on the state governor-elect, Mr Emeka Ihedioha, to carry the youth along when he is sworn-in.

Governor Ihedioha will focus on vocational technical education – commissioner

Imo State governor Emeka Ihedioha has declared that his administration will give priority to vocational and technical education in order to tackle unemployment in the State.
Police in Ogun State have arrested a 27year old Adam Kunle in Makogi area in Ibafo for forcefully having unlawful carnal knowledge of a 38-year old woman whom he had been making advances to but had been refusing him.

27-year old sneaks into neighbour’s room, rapes her

Police in Ogun State have arrested a 27year old Adam Kunle in Makogi area in Ibafo for forcefully having unlawful carnal knowledge of a 38-year old woman whom he had been making advances to but had been refusing him.
Chol Majok won the 3rd District Common Council seat in Syracuse, New York, this week, becoming the first former refugee in city history to do so, according to Onondaga County’s Board of Elections.

‘Lost Boy’ of Sudan wins New York state district councilor seat

Chol Majok won the 3rd District Common Council seat in Syracuse, New York, this week, becoming the first former refugee in city history to do so, according to Onondaga County’s Board of Elections.
Adegboyega Oyetola

Osun government warns against violation of children, women’s rights

Osun State Government has warned against the violation of children and women rights, saying offenders would be prosecuted.
Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi has said that State government has scaled up its emergency preparedness against emerging infectious diseases through implementation of policies on bio-security and bio-banking.

Lagos government moves to prevent outbreak of epidemics

Lagos State Government has once again reiterated the need for citizens to maintain high standard of personal and environmental hygiene at all times as part of the measures to prevent the outbreak of epidemics, especially the spread of gastroenteritis-vomiting and diarrhoea which has been reported in the State.

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Group urges southeast governors to fulfill electioneering promises

The Ndigbo Unity Forum (NUF), a pan-Igbo socio-political pressure group, has called on the South-East governor to fulfill their electioneering promises made to the people.

Yahaya Bello reelected as Kogi governor

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared incumbent Governor Yahaya Bello winner of the 2019 governorship election in Kogi state.
Supporters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State on Monday stormed major streets of Yenagoa, the state capital, to celebrate the victory of their party in Saturday’s election.

Jubilation in Bayelsa as APC supporters storm major roads

Supporters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State on Monday stormed major streets of Yenagoa, the state capital, to celebrate the victory of their party in Saturday’s election.
Kidnap Victim

Federal university begs abductors to release it kidnapped lecturer after three months

Barely three months after the abduction of a Lecturer with the Federal University Dutsin-Ma, FUDMA, in Katsina State, Abubakar Idris, the management of the university has appealed to the abductors to release its staff from his captivity.
Isoko people under the auspices of Isoko Ethnic Nationality Movement, IENM, weekend, described Deputy President of the Nigerian Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege as God’s special gift to Deltans.

Bayelsa election: Senator Omo-Agege congratulates Governor-elect David Lyon

The Deputy President of the Senate, Ovie Omo-Agege, has congratulated the Bayelsa Governor-Elect, David Lyon on his victory in the Nov. 16 governorship election.