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LASU: Selection process of new VC credible

The management of the Lagos State University, LASU, has said the ongoing process of selecting a substantive Vice Chancellor for the institution is credible and warned against attempts by some people to discredit the process.

Rivers governor’s loyalists emerge PDP candidates for council poll

Both the PDP chairman Prince Uche Secondus and former Rivers governor Celestine Omehia have lost out to Governor Wike, in fielding candidates for the 17 April local council election.
All Progressives Congress (APC) national stalwart Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has described as premature, talks about 2023 elections and the successor to President Muhammadu Buhari. To him, those making such calls do not love Nigeria.

2023: Akwa Ibom stakeholders assemble volunteers for Asiwaju Tinubu

Political forces under the auspices of Akwa Ibom Stakeholders for Asiwaju Tinubu 2023 have assembled volunteers across the state to drive the vision of enthroning Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu as the president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in 2023.
Controversial OSPAC vigilance groups operating across the communities in Emohua Local Government Area of Rivers State have been dissolved by Executive chairman of the Council, Tom Aliezi with immediate effect.

Controversial OSPAC vigilance group disbanded in Rivers

Controversial OSPAC vigilance groups operating across the communities in Emohua Local Government Area of Rivers State have been dissolved by Executive chairman of the Council, Tom Aliezi with immediate effect.
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27 wedding guests kidnapped in Taraba

No fewer than 27 wedding guests have been kidnapped by gunmen along Wukari-Takum road in Taraba state.
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 governor asks police to fish out killers of council chairman

Taraba State Governor, Darius Ishaku, on Monday, condemned the kidnapping and assassination of Ardo-Kola Council Chairman, Salihu Dovo.
The Miyetti Allah has called for the arrest of Chief Sunday Adeyemo popularly known as Sunday Igboho for the alleged assault on the Seriki Fulani of Oyo state, Alhaji Saliu Abdulkadir.

Sunday Igboho: Why herdsmen must leave Yorubaland

Shortly before enforcing a quit order to killer herdsmen in Igangan in Ibarapa North Local Government Area of Oyo state last Friday, Yoruba activist, Sunday Adeyemo aka Sunday Igboho spoke with a popular broadcaster, Kola Olootu.

Akwa Ibom government wades into communal crisis, distributes relief materials to victims

Akwa Ibom State government has waded into the communal clashes between Okopedi and Amamong in Okobo Local Government Area, urging the warring communities to live in peace even as relief materials worth millions of naira have been distributed to the victims.
Governor Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai of Kaduna State has reacted to the new the killing of six children and a woman in some herders’ settlements in the Kaura and Lere Local Government Areas of the State.

Kaduna SUBEB confirms sack of 65 illegally recruited teachers

The Kaduna State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) on Friday confirmed the sack of 65 primary school teachers.
A former commissioner in the administration of ex-Anambra State Governor Chinwoke Mbadinuju, Sir Azuka Okwuosa, has declared his interest to run in the November 6 governorship election as an All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate.

Anambra election: I’m political son of Dim Ojukwu – APC aspirant

A former commissioner in the administration of ex-Anambra State Governor Chinwoke Mbadinuju, Sir Azuka Okwuosa, has declared his interest to run in the November 6 governorship election as an All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate.

Cult clash claims four lives in Cross River

Eyewitnesses said the clash started on Thursday with the killing of one person at Ekpri Ikang and has been raging till Saturday night.

Coronavirus: Lagos council bans sporting activities

Amuwo Odofin Local Government (AOLG) Council has placed an indefinite ban on sporting activities on fields and sport centres in the area.

2023: Senator Okorocha calls for new political group

Senator Rochas Okorocha on Monday called for a new political alliance between good leaders of like minds in ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and lead opposition, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), declaring there are bad people in both parties.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

‘I should not be crucified for dumping PDP’

The Transition Committee Chairman of Ukwa West Local Government Area of Abia State, Chief Sylvanus Nwaji, has said he should not be crucified by members of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) for dumping the party for the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Military hands over 78 impounded motorcycles to Benue government

The Benue State Government on Saturday recieved 78 motorcycles that were impounded in Ukum and Katsina-Ala local government area by troops of Operation Whirl Stroke (OPWS).
Lagos State University - LASU

LASU: Academic staff, alumni reject outcome of VC selection interview

There is tension at the Lagos State University (LASU) Ojo over alleged irregularities and manipulation of the selection process for the appointment of a new vice-chancellor.
The Speaker of the Niger State House of Assembly, Alhaji Abdullahi Wuse, has decried the inefficiency and unproductively of the local government system in the state.

Niger Assembly saves council chairman from impeachment

The intervention by the Niger State house of Assembly on Tuesday saved the Chairman of Shiroro Local Government Area, Mallam Suleman Chukuba, from possible impeachment.

Armed men kill five, ask military to vacate Benue

Five persons were reportedly killed in two separate incidents in Benue communities following Sunday morning invasion of Nagu village in Katsina-Ala Local Government Area, LGA, of Benue state by armed men who killed a woman, her son and her brother in-law after razing part of the community.

Bandits kill kidnapped Niger village head

The village head of Madaka Alhaji Zakari Yau in Niger State who was kidnapped last week has reportedly been murdered by bandits.

Edo APC, PDP disagree over court reinstatement of council chairman

The Edo State chapters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) have disagreed over the state government’s failure to comply with a court ruling reinstating the suspended council chairman of the Etsako East Local Government Area, Hon Aremiyau Momoh.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Gunmen invade home of Benue council chair, kill three police officers, two others

Three Police Officers and two others were Thursday morning shot dead by unknown gunmen who invaded the private residence of the Chairman of Katsina-Ala Local Government Area, LGA, of Benue state, Mr. Alfred Atera in Katsina-Ala town.
Federal University, Oye (FUOYE)

FUOYE vice chancellor selection stopped over crisis of confidence

The Federal Government has directed the Governing Council of the Federal University Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE), Ekiti State, to stop the selection exercise for a new Vice Chancellor over a crisis of confidence.

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PDP berates Senator Adeyemi over ‘verbal assault’ on Abia governor

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday described the verbal attack on Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, by Senator Smart Adeyemi (APC Kogi) as irresponsible.
The National Universities Commission, NUC, has granted approval for the start of seven new courses at the Augustine University, Ilara, Epe, Lagos State.

NUC approves mass communication, others for Augustine University

The National Universities Commission, NUC, has granted approval for the start of seven new courses at the Augustine University, Ilara, Epe, Lagos State.
The Chairman, Senate Committee on Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Peter Nwaoboshi, has assured the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, of the support and collaboration of his committee in the task of developing the Niger Delta region.

Senate committee assures NDDC of support, collaboration

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Peter Nwaoboshi, has assured the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, of the support and collaboration of his committee in the task of developing the Niger Delta region.
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Niger governor: Abducted passengers have been released

Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger State has said the passengers who were abducted one week ago have been released.
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APC chieftain petitions party over non-inclusion in board appointments

Following the Non-Inclusion of Chief Nwaeze Prince among stakeholders for board appointment in Ebonyi state, the All Progressive Congress (APC) chieftain has written to the Chairman of the National Caretaker Committee of the party.
Bandits on Saturday killed three persons and injured one in Kajuru local government area of Kaduna State.

Bandits kill 3, injure one in Kaduna

Bandits on Saturday killed three persons and injured one in Kajuru local government area of Kaduna State.
Iran’s envoy to the International Atomic Energy Agency, Kazem Gharibabadi, said it had ended implementation of the so-called Additional Protocol at midnight (2030 GMT) on Monday. The agreement allowed the IAEA to carry out short-notice inspections.

Iran’s rulers close ranks, raise pressure on Joe Biden to lift sanctions

An Iranian government newspaper warned on Tuesday that overly radical actions in the nuclear wrangling with the West may lead to the country’s isolation after Tehran ended snap inspections by United Nations inspectors.
Spartak Moscow's summer signing Victor Moses has dedicated his first Russian Premier League goal to End SARS protesters in Nigeria.

Spartak Moscow deny early call for Victor Moses

Spartak Moscow officials have yet to make any decision about on-loan Chelsea wing-back Victor Moses, saying the Nigerian has not lived up to their expectations.