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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.

Police arrest 13 suspected armed robbers, kidnappers in Niger

Men of the Nigeria police force have arrested thirteen suspects for alleged kidnapping, armed robbery and unlawful possession of firearms in Gawu Babangida, Niger.

Late Kogi director sacked over N225.9 million pensions fraud – Governor Bello

Kogi state, last week, sacked late Director, Mr. Alphonsus Ameh, due to his alleged involvement in fraudulent diversion of N225, 936, 425. 72 million pensioners’ fund, a statement by the Chief Press Secretary (CPS) to Governor Yahaya Bello, Mr. Petra Onyegbule, said.

Three feared dead in Benue protest

At least three youths and students were Wednesday allegedly killed while protest against the recent invasion of Benue communities by suspected herdsmen that led to the death of over 50 persons in Logo and Guma local government areas of the state.

2018: I won’t let anyone down – Governor Dickson

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa has urged people of the state to be hopeful of better things in 2018, promising that his administration would not let them down.

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President Muhammadu Buhari is back in the country after his private visit to the United Kingdom.

President Buhari urges aggrieved Bayelsans to go to court

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated most warmly, the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in the November 16 election in Bayelsa State, David Lyon, on his impressive victory.
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Bayelsa election: Timi Frank asks PDP chairman Uche Secondus to resign

Timi Frank, former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress, APC, on Monday, called on the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Uche Secondus, and the National Working Committee, NWC, of the party to apologise or resign over the loss of Bayelsa State which has been under PDP’s control since 1999.
Candidate for the Social Democratic Party (SDP) at the Kogi State Gubernatorial Election, Natasha Akpoti, has cast her vote at her polling unit while at the same time calling on security agencies to ensure the security of voters.

Kogi elections: Yahaya Bello has ordered my assassination – Natasha Akpoti

The Social Democratic Party, SDP, governorship candidate in Kogi State, Natasha Akpoti, has claimed that Yahaya Bello has ordered her assassination.
Super Eagles captain Ahmed Musa says he’s excited staging a return to the national team after missing out recent games due to injury.

Ahmed Musa urges coaches to groom new stars

Super Eagles skipper Ahmed Musa has urged the senior national team coaches to expedite action on grooming young players that will take over from him and other experienced players.
Chilean President Sebastian Pinera has pledged no impunity for security forces that he said used excessive force and violated the rights of protesters during weeks of violent riots over economic policies and social injustice

Chile’s Sebastian Pinera vows action over security force abuses

Chilean President Sebastian Pinera has pledged "no impunity" for security forces that he said used excessive force and violated the rights of protesters during weeks of violent riots over economic policies and social injustice that have left more than 20 dead.