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‘Cultists’ kill one at wedding ceremony in Akwa Ibom

Anxiety has continued to trail Thursday’s killing of one Godwin Thomas, who was shot by suspected cultists in Ndiya Ikot Ukah Community of Nsit Udium Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State.

Abia governor appoints new chief of staff

The Abia state Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, has approved the appointment of Dr. Anthony Agbazuere as his new Chief of Staff.
Opeyemi Bamidele

Body of Benchers names Senator Bamidele as member

The Body of Benchers in Nigeria has named a member of the National Assembly, Senator Opeyemi Bamidele, as its member.

Ahmad Sajoh: We need to support President Buhari’s effort to grow economy

Mr Ahmad Sajoh, a Board of Trustee Member of Mindshift Advocacy for Development Initiative, a Lagos based NGO, has urged all stakeholders to support President Muhammadu Buhari’s efforts to improve the economy.

We’re not behind President Buhari’s probe of NDDC – Niger Delta governor

Governors of Akwa Ibom, Imo and Delta states on Monday distanced themselves from the claim by the Niger Delta Development Commission that they (Niger Delta governors) were behind the order to probe the agency.
The Lagos State Deputy Governor, Dr Idiat Adebule has congratulated Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu on his victory, saying the governor-elect will take the state to the next level of governance

Lagos governor lists achievements in 100 days

Before a joyous gathering of residents and All Progressives Congress (APC) leaders, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Friday gave account of his stewardship in the last 100 days as Governor of Lagos State.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the appointment of six new Permanent Secretaries in the States Civil Service.

We‘ll recruit teachers to strengthen Lagos education – governor

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu said on Tuesday his administration would soon be hiring trained teachers to strengthen quality education in its schools.
Fulani elders have distanced themselves from Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore president, Alhaji Bello Bodejo, for attacking All Progressives Congress (APC) stalwart Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, over 2023 presidency.

Asiwaju Tinubu’s first 100 days in office my worst nightmare – ex-spokesperson

Mr. Segun Ayobolu, a former Chief Press Secretary (CPS) to Lagos State ex-governor, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has said the first 100 days of the administration were his worst nightmare.

Asiwaju Tinubu achievement revisited as Lagos permanent secretary bows out

The progress achieved under Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu-led government was revisited on Monday as Lagos State rolled out the drums to celebrate its Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Information and Strategy, Mr Folarin Adeyemi, who was bowing out from active service.
The Lagos State Government on Friday intercepted a truck coming from Jigawa State, filled with 123 men and 48 motorcycles.

Police release 123 arrested Jigawa indigenes after profiling

The 123 indigenes of Jigawa state arrested on Friday in a truck at Agege with 48 motorcycles by the State Environmental Sanitation and Special Offenses (Task force) were on Saturday released by the Lagos State Police Command.
The Lagos State Government on Friday intercepted a truck coming from Jigawa State, filled with 123 men and 48 motorcycles.

Lagos: Arrest of 123 men routine security check

The Lagos State Government, on Saturday, said that the arrest of 123 men from Jigawa State by the State Task Force was a routine security check.
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Ministerial appointments: We were shortchanged – Niger APC

As Nigerians and various interest groups continue to react to the appointments of the newly inaugurated federal ministers by President Muhammadu Buhari, the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Niger State has expressed reservations over the junior ministerial position alloted to the state.
Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has tasked the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN) to be proactive on deepening taxation practice in Nigeria.

Lagos state commissioners and special advisers — full list

The event, held at Adeyemi Bero Hall of the Lagos State Secretariat, was witnessed by the leaders and members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) from all Local Government Areas and Local Council Development Areas in Lagos.
Gov. Abubakar Sani-Bello of Niger has urged the Muslim Ummah to pray for peace, unity and security for meaningful development in the country.

Niger outlaws ‘caretaker committee’ for local councils

Niger State Government has outlawed the operation of Caretaker Committee’ in Local Government Administration as only democratically elected officials shall henceforth superintend over affairs of Local Government Councils.
Nigeria’s Vice president Yemi Osinbajo has debunked rumours stating he has resigned his position as the nation’s vice president.

VP Osinbajo, Lai Mohammed task professionals on new media control

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has tasked media professionals to take control of the new media space in the country, saying their activities if not well managed, could serve as major setbacks for the profession.
Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Minister of Information and Culture, disclosed this at the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) forum on Tuesday in Abuja.

Minister seeks media support in anti-terror campaign

The Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, on Saturday pleaded with the media to support the Federal Government in its effort to contain insurgency and banditry in Nigeria.
Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Governor-elect Sanwo-Olu, Hamzat to unveil key Lagos road map

Lagos State Governor-elect, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, and his deputy, Dr Obafemi Hamzat, will on April 27 unveil key road map to adopt in actualising the vision for a greater Lagos at a special dinner to appreciate Lagosians for massively voting for them at the recent governorship election in the State.
Lagos Akinwunmi Ambode

Lagos government urges occupants of distressed buildings to relocate

Lagos State government has urged occupants of marked distressed buildings across the state to immediately vacate them pending the arrival of the demolition team of Lagos State Building Control Agency (LASBCA).

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Super Eagles goalkeeper Maduka Okoye has been reflecting on his international debut against Brazil which he noted remains a dream after coming up against some of the players he watches on television.

Maduka Okoye: African football is hard

Super Eagles goalkeeper Maduka Okoye has admitted that the brand of football being played in Africa is different from the other parts of the continent.
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Kogi elections: Governor Bello leads with wide margin

Barring any last minute twist of events, Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi state is set to win his second term bid with a comfortable margin.
The campaign organisation in a statement said a PDP supporter, Yusuf Seidu Uhiene, was killed in Ayingba, in Dekina local government, when the party’s governership candidate, Engr. Musa Wada, was there for a stakeholders meeting.

Musa Wada: Why I cannot accept outcome of Kogi election

Engr. Musa Wada, the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the Nov. 16th Kogi State Governorship Election has rejected result of the election citing gross violations of the electoral process. Musa made this known in Lokoja today during a media parley.
Enyimba downed Akwa United 3-1 in NPFL action on Sunday, while Lobi Stars also secured a massive victory away at Kano Pillars.

NPFL: Enyimba defeat Akwa United, Lobi Stars beat Kano Pillars

MFM FC were big winners away at Enugu Rangers, defeating the Caf Confederation Cup group stage contenders 1-0, while newly promoted Jigawa Gold Stars’ wait for a maiden league victory continues, as they were thumped 4-1 at Delta Force.Enyimba defeated Akwa United 3-1 in NPFL action on Sunday, while Lobi Stars also secured a massive victory away at Kano Pillars.
As Nigeria celebrates her 59th year independence anniversary, Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba State has said that though the country is 59 years old, it has not matured.

Taraba to incorporate additional 300 staff into state civil service

The Taraba Governor, Darius Ishaku has approved the employment of over 300 people into the state civil service as part of efforts to address the gross manpower shortage of the state civil service