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The stakeholders’ meeting convened by the Inspector General of Police (IG), Mr. Ibrahim Idris, and the National Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, on Monday came to an abrupt end as party members disrupted the parley in a show of strength.
The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Wednesday called on traditional rulers in Ekiti state to ensure unity among people of various ethnic groups residing in their domains.
Former President, Goodluck Jonathan, has inaugurated the first flyover bridge in Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital.
The Special Assistant to the Ekiti State Governor on Public Communications and New Media, Lere Olayinka, has described the Special Adviser (Political) in the office of the Vice President, Senator Babafemi Ojudu, as “a scammer, who is only using his declaration to contest the July 14, 2018 governorship election to raise funds from unsuspecting members of the public knowing that he won’t even come near the All Progressives Congress ticket.”
According to Ibeh, the iternary of the President includes meeting with the State Traditional Rulers led by its Chairman, Igwe Nnaemeka Achebe, Agbogidi, the Obi of Onitsha at Awka.
The Imo State Council of Traditional Rulers Thursday night, honoured the Liberian President, Mrs. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, with a Chieftaincy title of “ADA DI OHA NMA”.
Monarchs from Uturu clan of Isuikwuato Local Government Area of Abia State, numbering about 24, under the aegis of Uturu Council of traditional Rulers, have endorsed Governor Okezie Ikpeazu for a second term in office.
The Etsu Nupe, Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar, yesterday called on Muslims across the country to use the opportunity provided by the Eid-el-Kabir celebration to rebuild the fabric of national unity and reaffirm Nigeria’s common destiny as an indivisible entity.
Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti has inaugurated the reconstituted Council of Traditional Ruler with Oloye of Oye-Ekiti, Oba Michael Ademolaju, as the new Chairman.
The Leader of the pro-Igbo Liberation Movement, Biafra Independent Movement, Chief Ralph Uwazuruike, has vowed that any Igbo man, who sabotages the interests or collective struggle of Igbos for self-determination in Nigeria, risks being ostracized.
A mob lynched a woman in India after rumours circulated on WhatsApp about child kidnappers, police said Monday, days after the messaging firm said it was curbing the forwarding of messages.
The Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA) has called on the Federal Government to immediately sign the Africa Continental Free Trade Area Agreement (AfCTFA) to make the economy more competitive.
A former Minister of Culture, Tourism and National Orientation in the administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Chief Edem Duke, has declared his intention to join the next governorship race in Cross River State come 2019.
Spanish public prosecutors said Monday they have asked that a probe into allegations FC Barcelona football club illegally bought a transplant liver for their cancer-stricken ex player Eric Abidal be reopened.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has told the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to "stop shopping around for supporters" and channel its energy on the forthcoming 2019 general elections.
Nasararwa State Government has purchased more than 20,000 assorted trees seedling for planting to check environmental degradation in the state.
Somalia’s Islamist militant group al-Shabaab has captured a small but strategic town 100 km south of Bosaso city in the semi-autonomous Puntland region, a military officer, al Shabaab and residents said on Friday.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Friday directed security agencies and relevant bodies to commence a 72-hour joint operation to restore order around Apapa and environs with a view to easing vehicular movement in that part of Lagos State.
Not less than 30 people were reportedly killed in the renewed attacks by bandits in Zamfara state on Tuesday.
The authorities of the Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Abia State, have been queried over alleged irregular expenditure of over N3 billion.