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Benin DisCo pledges improved service delivery

The management of Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC), yesterday, promised improved service delivery to its customers in Edo, Delta, Ondo and Ekiti States.

Is Nigeria ready for cattle colonies?

The Federal Government’s plan to establish cattle colonies as a way of checking the incessant herdsmen/farmers clashes has continued to attract reactions and vast interest since it was announced by the Minister of Agriculture, Chief Audu Ogbeh, three weeks ago.

Plateau residents criticise state assembly over hasty passage of 2018 budget

Some residents of Plateau have criticised the House of Assembly for considering and passing the 2018 Appropriation Bill within nine days, and described the process as “too hasty”.

APC still better than PDP – Lagos lawmaker

Mr Setonji David, a chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State, on Saturday said that APC-led Federal Government was still performing far better than the PDP performed.

Supreme Court affirms conviction of ex-Kogi lawmaker for N1.4bn fraud

The Supreme Court on Friday affirmed the conviction and sentencing of a former member of the Kogi State House of Assembly and ex-Caretaker Chairman, Ogori/Magongo Local Government Area of the state, Gabriel Daudu, for N1.4bn fraud.

Bayelsa Speaker hires pastor to heal 29 communities over kidnappings, militancy, killings, others

Worried by the spate of kidnappings, militancy, killings, illegal oil bunkering and other criminal activities in his constituency, the Speaker, Bayelsa State House of Assembly, Konbowei Benson, has hired the services of a cleric to heal the land.

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu appoints acting Chief Judge

Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia has appointed Justice Obisike Oji as the Acting Chief Judge of the state barely three hours after the State House of Assembly suspended the incumbent, Justice Theresa Uzokwe.

Governor Ajimobi inaugurates Oyo State Market Leaders Council

Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has inaugurated the Oyo State Market Leaders Council in Ibadan, to boost trading activities and make markets in the state more viable.

Abia Assembly suspends Chief Judge Theresa Uzokwe

The Abia State House of Assembly on Friday passed a resolution suspending the state’s chief judge, Justice Theresa Uzokwe, following a public petition brought before the House against her by a civil society organization, Global centre for peace and justice,

Ex-President Obasanjo’s letter open confrontation against the North – group

A pro-Buhari youth group, the Democratic Youths Congress for Buhari 2019, has described former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s letter to President Muhammadu Buhari as an open confrontation against the “North that made him what he is”.

We are ready to conduct credible council polls in Kaduna – SIEC

The Chairman of Kaduna State Independent Electoral Commission (Kad-SIECOM), Dr. (Mrs) Saratu Binta Dikko-Audu, Thursday declared that the commission is ready to conduct the state local government elections.

Benue lawmakers canvass support for state police

The Majority Leader, Benue House of Assembly, Benjamin Adanyi, on Thursday moved a motion calling for the inclusion of provisions for state police in the ongoing constitution amendment.

Nasarawa Assembly passes state’s 2018 budget

Nasarawa State House of Assembly has passed the state’s 2018 appropriation bill of N125.4 billion.

We’ve lost great leader in ex-VP Alex Ekwueme – Uche Secondus

The leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Wednesday, paid a condolence visit to the late Dr Alex Ekwueme family in his Enugu residence.

Why critics see me as non performing governor – Aminu Tambuwal

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State has attributed lack of funds to the low pace in the execution of capital projects in the state, which is having negative impact on his administration.

Delta lawmaker dumps SDP for PDP

The Member Representing Uvwie Constituency in the Delta State House of Assembly, Hon Efe Ofobruku, has dumped the Social Democratic Party, (SDP) for the People’s Democratic Party, PDP.

Governor Umahi signs N208.3 billion 2018 budget into law in Ebonyi

Ebonyi State Governor, Chief David Umahi, yesterday, signed the 2018 Appropriation Bill passed by the state’s House of Assembly into law.

2019: I will not stop any Ebonyi NASS member – Governor Umahi

Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi on Wednesday said that he was not against the re-election bid of any National Assembly member from the state.

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The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by Governor Godwin Obaseki to investigate the construction of the Edo Specialist Hospital and supply of equipment has indicted former governor, Adams Oshiomhole.

Edo guber: Governor Obaseki to raise new generation of farmers

Edo State Government has announced plans to raise a new generation of farmers who will set the pace for agricultural revolution in the State.
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DSS cautions against inciting statements

The Department of State Services (DSS) on Friday cautioned against the use of inciting and unguarded statements capable of causing a ‘breakdown of law and order’.
This aerial view taken on August 8, 2020 shows a large patch of leaked oil and the vessel MV Wakashio off the coast of Mauritius. STRINGER-AFP via Getty Images

Ship leaks more oil off Mauritius as calls for answers grow

A fresh streak of oil spilled on Friday from a bulk carrier stranded on a reef in pristine waters off Mauritius which is already reeling from the ecological disaster, as demands mounted for answers as to why the vessel had come so close to shore.
Beijing education authorities on Friday said that staff and students shall wear masks at school and only take them off on outdoor occasions where there are no crowds and no contacts.

Beijing imposes mandatory mask-wearing in schools

Beijing education authorities on Friday said that staff and students shall wear masks at school and only take them off on outdoor occasions where there are no crowds and no contacts.

Nnamdi Kanu condemns arrest of 70 Biafrans, writes UK, U.S to intervene

The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, Friday, condemned the arrest of seventy, (70) Biafrans in Imo state.