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Borno to convert prostitution den to schools

The Borno State Government said on Friday that it plans to convert the notorious Galadima prostitution den in Maiduguri to public schools for the members of the community.

Nasarawa council polls: Residents, observers decry late distribution of electoral materials

Residents of Nasarawa and election observers have decried the delay in the distribution of electoral materials for the local government elections taking place across the state on Saturday.

Lagos Assembly summons three commissioners over heaps of refuse

Worried about the heaps of refuse across the Lagos State, the state House of Assembly on Thursday summoned three Commissioners, their respective Permanent Secretaries as well as the Accountant General of the state.

Kano government inaugurates committee on criminal procedure code review

The Kano State Ministry of Justice has inaugurated a 16-member committee to ensure successful introduction of a new Criminal Procedure bill to be approved by the State Executive Council.

Ex-Minister Labaran Maku, others mourn ex-Governor Aliyu Doma

Labaran Maku, former Minister of Information, on Wednesday expressed shock over the death of former Nasarawa governor Aliyu Akwe Doma, describing his exit as a “a great loss to the country”.

Court adjourns Shiite suit against Kano govt until April 10

A Kano State High Court on Tuesday adjourned hearing in a suit filed by Aljafariyya Shiite Movement against Kano State Government until April 10.

Police arrest suspect in killing at PDP rally

The Police in Ebonyi State have arrested a suspect over the killing of a member of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, at a ward rally of the party in Nwofe Primary School, Agbaja in Izzi Local Government Area of the state.

Governor Ganduje inaugurates new council chairmen

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State ‎on Sunday night swore in the 44 newly elected local government chairmen with a call on them to ensure prudent management of resources.

Court stops Niger govt from reducing tenure of local govt councils

A Niger State High Court sitting in New Bussa on Tuesday stopped the Niger Government and the House of Assembly from reducing the tenure of Local Government Councils from three years to two.

I have performed creditably as governor – Nyesom Wike

As Rivers people celebrate the second anniversary of the Supreme Court Judgment validating the election of Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, Governor Wike has re-dedicated himself to the service of the people, assuring that he will never disappoint them.

Ex-Chief Justice Dahiru Musdapher passes on

A former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Dahiru Musdapher, has died.

33 Nigerien nationals found among Libya returnees in Yobe

Thirty-three citizens of the Republic of Niger have been discovered among the 216 returnees from Libya welcomed by the Yobe State government on Saturday, January 20.

Federal govt evacuates 1,490 stranded Nigerians in Libya

The Federal Government yesterday evacuated no fewer than 1,490 stranded Nigerians from Libya to the country in three batches through the Port Harcourt International Airport in Rivers State.

Yobe govt to support 29 Libya returnees

Yobe State Attorney-General and Commissioner of Justice, Ahmed Goniri, has said the 29 citizens of the state repatriated from Libya would be supported and reunited with their families.

Governor Yari, Senator Marafa clash over President Buhari’s REC nominee

Governor of Zamfara State, Abdul-Aziz Yari; and lawmaker representing Zamfara Central Senatorial District, Senator Kabiru Marafa, are in a battle over the eligibility of President Muhammadu Buhari’s nominee for Zamfara, Ahmad Bello Mahmud, as Resident Electoral Commissioners of the Independent National Electoral Commission.

Senate fails to approve INEC REC nominee Bello Mahmud

The Senate has again failed to confirm a Resident Electoral Commissioner, REC, nominee, Bello Mahmud, from Zamfara State.

Coaches, players sue Nasarawa United FC over N182 million unpaid salaries

Coaches and players of Nasarawa United FC have dragged the club’s management to a Jos Industrial Court over unpaid salaries, allowances and sign-on fees totaling N182.54 million.

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje appoints new permanent secretaries

The Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, on Thursday presided over the swearing in of our new Permanent Secretaries into the state Civil Service.

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Ethiopia intercepts about $10 million in joint security operation

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