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Governor Umahi appoints new SSG

Governor Dave Umahi of Ebonyi has appointed Dr Hygenius Nwokwu as the new Secretary to State Government (SSG).

Journalists urged use social media to engender positive development

Journalists in the country have been urged to see the social media as a veritable platform that could engender development rather than being a tool for destructive criticism.

Ex-Governor Ibori shows evidence of corruption case against London police

As the case between the London Metropolitan Police and Chief James Onanefe Ibori and associates entered the second day at the Court of Appeal on Thursday, March 22, 2018 in London, Ibori’s legal team has showed overwhelming evidence of police corruption.

IGP Ibrahim Idris halts withdrawal of policemen attached to VIPs

The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has halted temporarily, the withdrawal of policemen attached to Very Important Persons to enable the force to carry out an assessment of the current personnel deployment.

Governor Obiano submits names of 16 commissioner nominees to Anambra Assembly

Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State, on Tuesday, submitted the names of 16 Commissioner nominees to the State House of Assembly for confirmation.

Governor Obiano names SSG, chief of staff, others

Former Secretary to the State Government, Prof. Solo Chukwulobelu was re-appointed into his position, while a former senior special assistant to the governor, Mr. Primus Okilie was named the Chief of Staff to the governor.

Iraqi asylum seeker guilty of London Tube bombing

An 18-year-old Iraqi asylum seeker was on Friday found guilty of attempted murder over the botched bombing of a rush-hour London Underground train that injured 30 people.

Outrage in police over alleged lopsided promotions

There is discontent among some officers and men from South-East and South-South geopolitical zones in the police over what they described as “marginalisation of our officers” from the regions in the promotion of personnel.

PenCom recovers N1.34 billion pension in third quarter of 2017

The National Pension Commission (PenCom) has recovered pension contributions and interest totalling N1.34billion from defaulting employers during the third quarter of 2017.

PenCom: Dead workers’ relatives receive N129bn pension, insurance settlements

A total of 42,851 relatives of deceased workers under the Contributory Pension Scheme have been paid pension and insurance benefits from the commencement of the CPS till September 2017.

Osun govt to commence payment of pensions next month

Osun State Government, on Thursday, disclosed that a sum of N1 billion had been released to 142 beneficiaries ‎of Contributory Pension Scheme (CPS) and N200 million to settle part of the outstanding gratuities of the 2011/2012 retirees.

2019: Police to set up task force against illegal arms, ammunition

Ahead of the 2019 general election, the Nigeria Police wednesday said it would set up task force to combat illegal firearms and ammunition in circulation across the country.

There’s close relationship between democracy, information – Jerry Gana

Former Minister of Information, Prof. Jerry Gana, has, Thursday the 15th of February, 2018, lauded the developmental strides of the Bayelsa state Governor, Hon. Henry Seriake Dickson, especially in the information sector, noting that there is a close relationship between democracy and information.

2019: Nigeria is doomed if President Buhari gets second term – Governor Fayose

Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has said Nigeria would be doomed if President Mohammed Buhari is given a second term in office, alleging that Buhari himself is being governed by a cabal in power.

ASUU donates relief materials to victims of gunmen attacks in Taraba

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), on Saturday, donated relief materials to victims of Jan. 5, suspected gunmen attacks in Katibu, Lau Local Government Area (LGA), Taraba.

2019: Nigeria would be doomed if President Buhari gets a second term – Governor...

Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has said Nigeria would be doomed if President Muhammadu Buhari is given a second term in office, alleging that Buhari himself is being governed by a cabal in power.

IGP Ibrahim Idris has taken sides with killer herdsmen – Governor Ortom

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has said that with the utterances of Idris Ibrahim, Inspector General of Police, he must have taken sides with killer Fulani herdsmen.

Governor Yahaya Bello pays medical bills of 300 patients

Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi says his administration has spent N100 million to offset the medical bills of no fewer than 300 persons in the state in the past one year.

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30 kidnap victims including 12 children freed in Katsina

Thirty kidnap victims including 12 children and 18 women have been freed from their captivity by armed bandits in Katsina State.
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Ex-AGF: Why former President Jonathan refused to sack 3 Northern governors over Boko Haram

The real reason why the former president, Goodluck Jonathan, declared a state of emergency in the three northern states of Adamawa, Yobe and Borno State without removing the governors and the local government chairman has now been made public by the former Attorney General, Mohammed Adoke.
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Tyson Fury survives severe cut to outpoint Sweden’s Wallin

Undefeated British heavyweight Tyson Fury shook off a left hook to the temple that left him bloodied and bruised before battling to a unanimous points win over Sweden’s Otto Wallin Saturday.