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Workers shut down Unity school in Ondo, want principal ousted

There is chaos at the Federal Science and Technical College, Ikare Akoko in Ondo State, as workers locked out the school’s principal, Muyibat Olodo, and barred her from resuming in her office.
Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi

Governor Fayemi presents N124.7 billion 2020 budget to Ekiti Assembly

The Governor of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi, has presented a 2020 appropriation bill of N124.7 billion to the Ekiti State House of Assembly.
Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu

Sex-for-grades: Stop going to lecturers unnecessarily – Minister tells students

The Federal Government on Tuesday said it is embarrassed by increased allegations of sexual misconduct in the country’s tertiary institutions.

Presidency: We’re still using vehicles bought in 1999

Jalal Arabi, permanent secretary, state house, says some of the vehicles used for daily operations in the presidential villa, Abuja were purchased in 1999.

Chris Kolade: Why ex-President Jonathan’s transformation agenda failed

A former Nigerian High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, Christopher Kolade, has said the transformation agenda of former President Goodluck Jonathan failed because it was not centred around the people.
The State Security Service (SSS), self-styled as the Department of State Services (DSS), is the primary domestic intelligence agency of Nigeria.

Insecurity: DSS, SGF summon state, federal security administrators to Abuja

The Department of State Services (DSS) in collaboration with the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (OSGF) have summoned state and federal security administrators to Abuja to brainstorm on the measures to tackle the rising spate of insecurity across the country.

Nigerian Police certify new forensic experts for the first time in 30 years

The 11 experts were presented to the Force at the Police Forensics Department, Alagbon, Lagos, after a final mock examination conducted for them by the police high command and a forensic document and handwriting expert.
The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) generated N39.06 billion in 2018 as against N35.72 billion it generated as local revenue in 2017, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said.

NIS: Foreigners embracing presidential amnesty on e-registration

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) says foreigners in the country are turning up en mass for registration in line with the six months amnesty granted to them by President Muhammadu Buhari.
Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita

Winifred Oyo-Ita: Federal government to remove obsolete rules from civil service

Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs. Winifred Oyo-Ita, has said the ongoing review of the Public Service Rules (PSR) is meant to remove obsolete rules that do not reflect the realities of a modern society.
National Emergency Management Agency NEMA

NEMA, stakeholders to review national contingency plan on disaster

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) is collaborating with stakeholders to review the National Contingency Plan (NCP) to reposition the country against the impact of disasters.
Eyo Ekpo

Eyo Ekpo: States can owe debt

Mr Eyo Ekpo, the Governorship Candidate of Social Democratic Party (SDP) in Cross River, says there is nothing wrong in a state owing debt provided the money is properly invested.

Witness: Ex-Governor Jang diverted N2 billion from central bank

A witness, Mr Taiwo Olorunyomi, an investigator with the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC) alleged that former Governor Jonah Jang diverted N2 billion which the CBN released to the state government for Micro Enterprises and SME’s.

Pregnant woman drags husband to court to know status of union

A 24-year-old pregnant woman, Fatima Salisu, on Thursday dragged her husband, Jibril Umar, before a Sharia court ll sitting at Magajin Gari, Kaduna, to know the status of their union.

Ex-Adamawa investment coy chief alleges moves to kidnap him

A Yola resident and owner of a block of 21 flats in Karu, near Abuja, has cried out that property racketeers are stalking him, apparently to kidnap and force him to sign off the Karu property.
Abubakar Adamu Mohammed

Lagosians urge acting IGP Mohammed Adamu to re-position police

Some Lagos residents have urged the acting Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, to take more steps to change the face of the force in the country.

CUPP, IPAC drag INEC to court over election guidelines

About sixty-one political parties say they will take the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to court over the draft guidelines for the 2019 general elections.
Dapo Abiodun

2019: Dapo Abiodun assures Yewa monarchs he won’t be sectional governor

Governorship candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogun State, Dapo Abiodun, has assured traditional rulers in Ogun West that he would not operate a sectional government, if he emerges as the next governor of the state.

Nigerian Navy concludes sea exercise codenamed “Exercise Anum Buneng” in Lagos

As part of efforts to get rid of criminals in the maritime domain, the Nigerian Navy (NN) on Saturday concluded its Fourth Quarter Sea Exercise codenamed ‘Exercise Anum Buneng’ in Lagos.

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The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

Ekiti government to reconstruct Ado township roads

Ekiti State governor, Kayode Fayemi, at the weekend said his administration would soon begin the reconstruction of Ado township roads many of which have become deplorable as a result of lack of maintenance in the last four years.
Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has assured industrialists in the state of his administration’s readiness to put an end to the deplorable state of road network affecting manufacturers and other road users in the state.

APC: Governor Abiodun’s appeal court victory, true reflection of people’s wishes

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogun State, has described the victory of the state governor, Dapo Abiodun, at the Appeal Court as a true reflection of the overwhelming wishes of Ogun people, freely expressed in the March 9 governorship election.

Anti-Ebola radio station closes down after broadcaster’s murder

A local radio station that has been involved in the fight against Ebola in eastern DR Congo said Monday it was closing down after one of its broadcasters was murdered.

Bayelsa guber: NGO preaches against violence, vote buying

Coalition for Development and Democracy in Bayelsa (CDDB), a Non-Governmental Organisation, has admonished political parties to refrain from violence or monetary inducement in the Nov. 16 governorship election in the state.

Aisha Buhari counsels parents on moral upbringing of children

The First Lady, Aisha Buhari, has challenged parents to take charge of their families by ensuring good moral upbringing of children so as to minimise crime in the society.