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Anambra State Government has condemned the invasion and disruption of the election of the executive of Nkpor auto spare parts market on 21 January 2020 by about 300 thugs, who wore ASMATA aprons with the inscription, ‘ASMATA Taskforce’, allegedly brought in by the leadership of Anambra State Markets Amalgamated Traders Association (ASMATA).
Niger Police Command said it arrested 16 people who allegedly attacked its patrol team and set their vehicle ablaze.
Kaduna State government has confirmed a case of Lassa fever in Chukun local government area of the state.
The Federal Government is working toward resettling and reintegrating communities displaced by the lingering violence in the North-East, Hajiya Sadiya Farouq, Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, has said.
The Akwa Ibom State Commissioner for Trade and Investment, Prince Ukpong Akpabio, has lamented that the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) has hijacked election materials from most of the polling units in Essien Udim Local Government Area (LGA).
Prof. Akin Abayomi, Commissioner for Health in Lagos State, says the increasing cases of zoonotic diseases being experienced is arising from the destruction of the environment.
The FCT Police Command has arrested the Chief of Ushafa in Bwari Area Council, Alhaji Mohammed Baba, following the alleged killing of a police officer by a mob at his palace.
The Kano State Commissioner for Education, Muhammad Sanusi-Kiru, says over 500,000 out-of-school children in the state are now back to school, as the state’s school enrolment level increases tremendously.
Every member on board the C-130 Hercules aerial water tanker died in the crash after the aircraft lost contact in the Snowy Monaro region of the Australian state, two hours south of the capital, Canberra.
Lagos State Commissioner for Local Government and Community Affairs, Wale Ahmed, has urged officials of the ministry to cooperate with him to ensure better service delivery.
But reacting, the Commissioner for Health, Dr. Tomi Coker, in a release, said there is no case of confirmed Lassa Fever in Ogun, adding that government had however put its health officials on red alert in the event of a suspected case.
The Lagos State Government on Wednesday flagged off vocational training for 300 People Living with Disabilities in the state and assured that it would continue to support and provide protection for them.
Ahead of this Saturday’s Okigwe North rerun election in Imo state, political momentum yesterday heightened in the area.
Ogun State Commissioner for Health, Dr Tomi Coker has hinted that the present administration is determined to make the health sector attractive to both residents and non-residents in a way that will provide solutions to health issues and attract investors to the sector.
Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) has urged the National Assembly to strengthen its legislative oversight on defence in order to restore integrity, reduce leakages and promote accountability in the defence and security sector.
In a landmark event in the annals of the Olympic Movement history in Nigeria, the Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) has concluded plans to formally inaugurate it’s various Commissions on Wednesday in Lagos.
Chelsea legend Didier Drogba will team up with the likes of former Manchester United duo Dwight Yorke and Ji-sung Park in a charity match in Australia to raise money following the fires which have left more than 30 dead and thousands of homes destroyed since September.
Manchester United are reportedly ready to bring Alexis Sanchez back to the club for next season once his loan at Inter Milan ends, ruling out any hope of a permanent deal.
Yahaya Bello of Kogi State was on Monday inaugurated for a second term in office with a pledge to develop the state into Nigeria’s foremost and most secure emerging commercial hub.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Mr Kolapo Osunsanya, of the All Progressives Congress (APC), winner of the election for Ijebu-Ode/Odogbolu/Ijebu North-East Federal Constituency of Ogun State.
The acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, has decried the refusal of the United Kingdom to extradite a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Allison-Madueke, to face trial for alleged money laundering in Nigeria.
A non-profit organisation, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has threatened to sue Cross River government and the state governor, Ben Ayade, over the continuous detention of a Nigerian journalist, Agba Jalingo.
In a bid to ensure that Nigeria does not flout the International Maritime Organization, IMO, Convention on sulfur content of the fuel used by vessels, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, Department of Petroleum Resources, DPR, and the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, in conjunction with other relevant federal government agencies, have commenced moves to ensure compliance.
A member of the National Assembly, Senator Mohammed Musa, has cried out over the invasion of a local government area in his Niger East Senatorial district by bandits resulting in the killing of scores of his constituents.