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Evans’ co-defendant undergoes failed surgery in prison custody

An Igbosere High Court in Lagos yesterday heard that Linus Okpara, one of the men on trial alongside suspected billionaire kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike alias Evans, had allegedly undergone a failed surgery.
Godwin Obaseki

Edo government warns Nigerians to beware of greedy politicians

Edo State Government has called Nigerians to disregard the schemes of a few greedy individuals who have been angling to corner the state’s resources for themselves through the dissemination of fake news and rumours in the media.
President Muhammadu Buhari has finally reacted to reports that he had been cloned.

Thank you for not converting me to Islam – Minister tells President Buhari

The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, on Wednesday jokingly thanked President Muhammadu Buhari for not converting him to Islam, saying he was misunderstood and criticised for associating with the president.
Asamoah Gyan - Ghana

Ghana’s Asamoah Gyan available for Nations Cup after president intervenes

Ghana striker, Asamoah Gyan, has bowed to a presidential request to make himself available for next month’s Africa Cup of Nations, just 48 hours after announcing his international retirement.
This picture taken on Tuesday, July 17, shows trucks completely blocking a section of the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway at Second Rainbow inward Mile 2, and commercial buses driving against traffic.

Presidency orders clearance of congestion in Apapa Port within two weeks

A Presidential directive has been issued for the immediate clearing up of the Apapa gridlock and the restoration of law and order to Apapa and its environs within 2 weeks.
Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello, has set up two committees to spearhead his inauguration for his second term.

Flood: Niger government warns farmers to avoid riverbanks

The Niger Government has warned people living and farming around flood-prone areas to move away from such places, to avoid flooding.
In response to the discovery of environmental Polio Virus strains in Lagos State, the Lagos State Government will embark on House to House polio Immunisation for all children aged 0-five years, irrespective of the previous immunisation status.

Lagos uncovers plot to disrupt ongoing polio vaccination

The Lagos State Government says it has uncovered plot by a non-governmental organisation (NGO) by administering harmful vaccines to children to disrupt the ongoing Polio vaccination in the state.

Betsy Obaseki blames irregular migration on poverty

Wife of Edo Governor, Mrs Betsy Obaseki, has identified man-made poverty, greed and bad governance by past administrations in Nigeria as the root causes of irregular migration.

Jigawa government releases N192m for improvement of Dutse water supply

The Managing Director of Jigawa Water Board, Zayyan Rabiu, on Monday said that the state government has released N192 million for the improvement of water supply in Dutse metropolis.

Man docked for cultism, possession of firearm

The Police in Lagos on Tuesday docked a man, Toheeb Olapade, 26, at an Ogudu Magistrates’ Court, with charges of unlawful possession of a firearm and being a member of a secret cult.

Hotel supervisor steals employers N.15 million

A 49-year-old hotel supervisor, Dotun Akingbade, on Monday appeared before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court for alleged theft of N154,000 belonging to his employer.

Enugu government designates 12 courts for juvenile cases

The Enugu State Government has designated 12 courts, three in each senatorial zone, for the hearing of juvenile cases in the state.

Governor Masari: We recovered 32,672 animals from rustlers

Gov. Aminu Masari of Katsina State on Monday says the dialogue method adopted by the state government between herders and farmers had resulted in the recovery of over 32,672 animals from rustlers from 2015 to date.
People buy groceries at the municipal market of Coche, a neighbourhood of Caracas, on August 18, 2018 ahead of Monday, when Venezuela will start issuing new banknotes after slashing five zeroes off the crippled bolivar.Uncertainty reigned in Venezuela on Saturday after President Nicolas Maduro unveiled a major economic reform plan aimed at halting the spiraling hyperinflation that has thrown the oil-rich, cash-poor South American country into chaos. / AFP PHOTO / Federico PARRA

Katsina council begs for reconstruction of central market

The Daura Local Government Council in Katsina State has appealed to the State Government to reconstruct the Daura central market to boost its economic activities and revenue base.

Governor Ahmed denies moving state-owned property out of government house

The Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed-led Kwara State Government has denied moving State-owned property out of the Government House.
Godwin Obaseki

800 teachers set to retire in Edo

Their retirement followed decision of Governor Godwin Obaseki to adhere strictly to the rules which stated that workers are to retire from service having attained 60 years or spent 35 years in service.

Lassa fever: Kebbi government confirms six cases, one death

The Kebbi State Government on Sunday confirmed one death from six cases of Lassa Fever in the state.
Rotimi Akeredolu

Governor Akeredolu: Cannabis cultivation in Ondo not yet legal

The Ondo State Government has said it is not yet legal to cultivate cannabis, popularly known as Indian hemp, in the state.

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ICPC: President Buhari’s fight against corruption driven by political will

Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, Chairman, Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) says President Muhammadu Buhari’s fight against corruption is driven by political will.

Former Governor Fayose hails Kayode Fayemi’s election as NGF chairman

Former governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has congratulated Governor Kayode Fayemi over his election as the chairman of Nigeria’s Governor’s Forum.

Two migrants die after hiding in fuel truck in Serbia

Two migrants who hid inside an empty fuel truck have died after being hospitalised in northern Serbia, hospital staff said Thursday.
Prof. Charles Dokubo, Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta and Coordinator, Amnesty Programme says the Amnesty Office has trained a total of 1,401 beneficiaries in various skills in the last one year.

CSO seeks probe of Amnesty coordinator

Civil Society Organisation, Niger Delta Transformation Forum, has called on the National Assembly (NASS), the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and other law enforcement agencies of government to probe the Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta and Coordinator, Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), Prof. Charles Dokubo, for corrupt activities.

NCC: Investment in Nigeria’s telecom industry stands at $70 billion

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says the total investment in the Nigerian telecom industry is currently estimated at $70 billion.