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Anambra community unites to fight for land claimed by Enugu

After years of internal squabbles, the people of Awba Ofemili in Awka North local government area have united to enable the fight for their land allegedly being claimed by their neighbouring Ibite Olo in Ezeagu local government area of Enugu State.

Muslim lawyers ask NBA to bar ex-President Obasanjo, Governor Wike from speaking at conference

The Muslim Lawyers’ Association of Nigeria has asked the Nigerian Bar Association to remove ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo and Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, from the list of speakers in the upcoming Annual General Conference of the NBA.

NDDC writes Senator Nwaoboshi, gives him two weeks to refund N2.552 billion

Peter Clever Okoro Esq., Director, Legal Services, Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, in a letter dated July 5 addressed to Senator Peter Nwaoboshi asked him to refund N2.552 billion within two weeks

Imo: Ex-deputy governor sponsored ISOPADEC protests with N15 million – government

The Imo state government yesterday accused the immediate past deputy governor of the state, Engr Gerald Irona of sponsoring the recent protest by staff of the Imo State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (ISOPADEC) with N15 million.
Yekini Nabena

Edo guber: PDP’s allegations baseless, diversionary – APC

The All Progressives Congress has dismissed allegations levelled against its campaign council by the opposition Peoples Democratic Party as baseless and diversionary.
Bauchi state governor, Bala Mohammed has lamented how the novel Coronavirus has hindered preparations for local government elections in the state.

Governor Mohammed: My predecessor spent N50 million for a single trip to Abuja

The Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed, has said that his predecessor, Mohammed Abubakar, spent N50m to travel to Abuja from the state each time he travelled.
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state has extended relaxation of the Clovis-19 lockdown he imposed on Obio-Akpor and Port Harcourt Local Government Areas till Sunday.

RIVLEAF: Governor Wike’s state of emergency is amusing

A pressure group, the Rivers Leadership Advancement Foundation (RIVLEAF), has described as “funny and disturbing”, the claim by the Rivers State Government that it had uncovered a plot to declare a State of Emergency on the state.

NDDC: Group alleges plot to scuttle forensic audit, scrap commission

The Citizens’ Quest for Truth Initiative, a Non Governmental Organization championing right leadership and development in the Niger Delta region, has raised the alarm over alleged plot to scuttle the forensic audit of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) to cover the involvement of some politicians in the sleeze that bedeviled the Commission.
According to a statement signed by the commissioner of homeland affairs, Samuel Aruwan, the order comes into effect on April 9.

Kaduna: Why we won’t negotiate with bandits

The Kaduna State Government said it will not negotiate with bandits, anarchists and people who take lives at will in the state.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Bayelsa/Kogi guber: Stop spreading falsehood, face your imminent defeat – APC tells PDP

The All Progressives Congress Governorship Campaign Council has told the Kogi State Chapter Of the People’s Democratic Party to stop spreading fake news and face its imminent defeat in Saturday Governorship poll.
EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / A picture taken on April 8, 2019 shows shipping containers sitting at the Apapa Port Complex in Lagos, Nigeria's economy hub. - The Nigerian port is congested with hundreds of ships, idly queueing for days to offload containers with goods. Lagos port congestion is affecting port operations and creating a severe backlog at ports, causing carriers’ containers to be held in port for extra days, as well as creating several miles of truck traffic at roads that links to port gates. (Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP)

NPA not owing pensioners – management

The management of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has described as misleading and diversionary the news that it refused to pay outstanding benefits to workers disengaged in May 2008.

Election: Presidency reacts to El-Rufai’s ‘body bag’ statement

The Nigerian government has said that with the explanation offered by the governor of Kaduna State, Malam Nasiru el-Rufai, on his earlier ‘body bag’ statement in an NTA programme, the matter should be rested.

Group accuses PDP of buying PVC in Edo

The Dennis Idahosa Campaign Organisation (DICO) Saturday, in Benin, Edo State, accused the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of buying Permanent Voters Card (PVCs) from residents of Ovia Federal Constituency of Edo State.
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2019: APC, PDP biker over alleged PVCs buying in Edo

The Dennis Idahosa Campaign Organisation, has accused the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), of buying of Permanent Voter’s Card (PVCs) from residents of Ovia Federal Constituency in Edo State ahead of next year’s general elections.
Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP publicity secretary

PDP faults Muhammadu Buhari on position of cabinet

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has told President Muhammadu Buhari that complexity of office and not ex-President Goodluck Jonathan was responsible for the delay in constituting his cabinet.

‘Protest against Peter Obi’s VP nomination suspicious’

The protests by some youths for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to drop Mr Peter Obi as its vice presidential candidate has been described as ‘suspicious and diversionary’.
The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) rose from several hours of meeting approving the appointment of Yekini Nabena as acting National Publicity of the party.

APC replies PDP over alleged recovery in ex-DSS chief’s residence

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) lacks the credential to talk about corruption, because the stench of corruption from the opposition party is suffocating.
AMCON chief Ahmed Kuru

Buyers shun AMCON’s N182 billion assets

Buyers are shunning the N182 billion assets recovered from debtors by the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria, the organisation has said.

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Britain reopens visa application centers in Nigeria

The United Kingdom High Commission has announced that its center’s across the country has reopened.
Nigeria’s Private Sector led Coalition Against COVID-19, CACOVID, yesterday formally announced the flag-off of a nationwide distribution of multi-billion naira food palliative and other relief items to vulnerable Nigerians.

CACOVID: Looted palliatives awaiting distribution

Most of the looted palliatives in warehouses across the nation were awaiting distribution to over 2 million vulnerable households, the private sector-led Coalition Against COVID (CACOVID) has explained.
Two minors and four other suspects were paraded on Monday by police in Ekiti State in connection with arson attacks on three police stations in the State.

#EndSARS: Police parade two minors, four others for arson

Two minors and four other suspects were paraded on Monday by police in Ekiti State in connection with arson attacks on three police stations in the State.

#EndSARS: Ekiti panel receiving petitions ahead of November 2 sitting

The Ekiti State Judicial Panel of Inquiry on the Allegations of Human Rights Violations Against the Police, defunct SARS officers and other Persons has commenced its activities with a call on citizens of the State to start submitting petitions ahead of its November 2 inaugural sitting.
The Lekki Concession Company, LCC, has refuted claims that it removed the CCTV’s at Lekki tollgate few hours before the shooting of protesters on Tuesday.

Britain asks Nigerian government to investigate Lekki shooting, bring culprits to book

The British High Commission in Nigeria has asked the Federal Government of Nigeria led by President Muhammadu Buhari to investigate all killings and incidents associated with the #EndSARS protests.