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I was sent to cover Bauchi assembly inauguration – Fake journalist

A fake journalist, Bashiru Altine, who claimed ‎to be working with the Leadership Newspaper, has been nabbed alongside two others by members of the Peace and Security Committee, a Vigilante outfit working in Bauchi State to ensure security in communities.
Nigeria Police

252 notorious Shila gang, 68 kidnappers arrested in Adamawa

In a bid to curtail the high rate of kidnapping and other forms of criminalities, the Adamawa State Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri has revealed that 68 kidnappers and 252 suspected notorious Shilla gangs were arrested and detained in police custody.
FILE PHOTO- Nigerian Senate President Bukola Saraki arrives for a news conference at the National Assembly in Abuja, Aug. 8, 2018. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde-File Photo

EFCC: How Senator Saraki diverted N12 billion from Kwara treasury

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, claims former Senate President Bukola Saraki withdrew N12bn in cash from the treasury of the Kwara State Government while he was governor of the state between 2003 and 2011.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has recalled the 12 suspended Local Government Council Chairmen.

Rivers to sponsor UTME of indigenes and non-indigenes

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has said the government will henceforth pay the form fee of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) for all indigenes and non-indigenes.
In a bid to create access to quality education, Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has announced the abolition of all forms of fees and levies in public primary and secondary schools across the state.

Governor Wike abolishes user-fees for treatment of persons living with HIV/AIDS

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has abolished the payments of user-fees for persons living with HIV/AIDS who want to access treatment at State-owned Health facilities.
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

NNPC begins oil exploration in Benue

The Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) will commence oil exploration in Benue state next month.
Outgoing governor of Ogun State, Ibikunle Amosun, on Tuesday boasted that a combination of the achievements of Gbenga Daniel and Olusegun Osoba as former governors of the state would not match his administration’s achievements.

Senator Amosun breaks silence on arms importation

Senator Ibikunle Amosun, former governor of Ogun State, has denied illegally importing massive cache of AK47 assault rifles and ammunition into the country and handing them over to the police towards the end of his administration.

OML-25: Host communities reject Shell

The leaders of the three communities hosting OML-25 facility in Rivers on Tuesday insisted that they did not want the Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) in their communities again.

Turkish Airline makes inaugural flight to Port Harcourt airport

Twenty-four hours after Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, promised to reconstruct roads into and inside Port Harcourt International Airport as well as build a new VIP lodge, Turkish Airlines yesterday made an inaugural flight to the airport.
Bashir Makama

Ogun police chief deny receiving rifles, four million ammunition from Senator Amosun

Ogun State Police Commissioner (CP) Basir Makama on Tuesday evening denied receiving 1,000 AK47 rifles and four million ammunition from former Governor Ibikunle Amosun.
Okezie Ikpeazu

Abia: Work will recommence at new government house – Governor Ikpeazu

Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, has assured that construction work will soon recommence at the new Government House, Ogurube Layout, Umuahia.
In a bid to create access to quality education, Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has announced the abolition of all forms of fees and levies in public primary and secondary schools across the state.

Governor Wike abolishes fees, levies for public primary, secondary schools

In a bid to create access to quality education, Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has announced the abolition of all forms of fees and levies in public primary and secondary schools across the state.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike and New General Manager of the Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) for South-South and South-East Region, Mr Felix Akinbinu on Monday during a Courtesy Visit by the New General Manager of the Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) for South-South and South-East Region at the Government House, Port Harcourt.

Governor Wike to rebuild VIP lounge at Port Harcourt airport, dualise road

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has stated that the State Government will make critical interventions at the Port Harcourt International Airport to improve the international acceptance of the facility.
Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya

Gombe governor appoints new accountant general

Governor Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe state has approved the appointment of Umar Babagoro Bello as the new Accountant-General of the state with immediate effect.

Protesters block Anambra government house over land, arrests

The people of Ntoko Community in Awka South local government area of Anambra State on Tuesday blocked the Government House gate to protest illegal acquisition of their land and alleged arrest of some of them by Chief Austin Ndigwe.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike presiding over a meeting with the management of the SPDC, Belemaoil Limited, Host Community Leaders and Security Service Commanders over OML 25 at the Government House Port Harcourt on Saturday.

OML-25: Governor Wike directs parties to resolve issues, re-open facility in seven days

The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has directed all parties in dispute over the Oil Mining Licence, OML-25 to resolve all contending issues within 7 days and reopen the oil facility.
As Port Harcourt play host to 13 presidential aspirants and their supporters for primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party, Gov. Nyesom Wike has assured all delegates of a memorable stay.

Governor Wike warns Ogoni chief to stop parading as traditional ruler

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has warned Chief Appolus Chu to stop parading himself as the One-eh, Eta Ogale of Eleme Local Government Area of the state.

Thugs attack lands Edo lawmaker-elect in hospital

One of the Edo State House of Assembly lawmakers-elect, Hon. Crossby Eribo, has been hospitalised in an undisclosed hospital in Benin City, following thugs attack on the lawmakers-elect in a hotel.

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Presidential panel summons NNPC boss over ExxonMobil underpayment

The Special Presidential Investigation Panel for Recovery of Public Property has summoned the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Mr Mele Kyari, over alleged $1.8bn owed the Federal Government by Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited (ExxonMobil).
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Troops kill 132 bandits, arrest 25 others

The Defence Headquarters yesterday said its operations launched to wipe out banditry, kidnapping and robbery in the North West part of the country have killed 132 armed bandits, recovered 39 firearms and 2,437 rounds of ammunitions between May and July.

Central bank chief defends planned restriction of forex for milk importation

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Tuesday confirmed that its planned policy to restrict allocation of foreign exchange (FOREX) for milk importation and other diary products into the country will soon become effective.
Governor of Bayelsa State, Honourable Henry Seriake Dickson

Bayelsa government employs fresh 904 workers

Bayelsa State government said it has formalised the employment of 904 casual staff in the various ministries, departments and agencies in the state.