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2020: House of Reps restates support for Air Force

The House of Representatives has said it will continue to support the Nigeria Air force in the discharge of its duties through robust oversight engagements in 2020 and beyond.

Marketers task federal government on Excravos channel dredging to ease gas supply

The Nigerian Association of Liquefied Petroleum Gas Marketers (NALPGAM) has appealed to the Federal Government to dredge the Escravos Channel in order to ease the supply of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) to South-South zone.
The Deputy President of the Senate, Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege, on Thursday announced the appointment of Mr Yomi Odunuga as his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity.

Deputy senate president urges Deltans to follow up on resuscitation of sea ports

Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, has tasked Urhobos, the fifth largest ethnic group in Nigeria and other Deltans to sustain the follow up for resuscitation of the six sea ports in the state.
Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Saturday, commiserated with the Okonjo family and Ogwashi-Uku community on the death of the Obi of Ogwashi-Uku Kingdom, Prof. Chukuka Okonjo.

Delta government to engage firemen to check harmattan emergency

Considering the negative impacts of the harmattan season, Delta State government has disclosed adequate plan to engage firemen before the end of 2019 to prevent any emergency.

Kebbi: N1.5 billion for disaster relief, evacuation of flood risk communities

The Kebbi State Government has disclosed that it has budgeted over N1.5 billion to address flood emergencies as state is placed on disaster red alert.
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Sokoto police arrest eight members of proscribed IMN, 18 others

The police in Sokoto State have arrested no fewer than 26 persons including eight members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) for alleged public disturbance in the state.

Four docked over alleged membership of secret cult

Four persons on Thursday appeared before an Ogudu Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, charged with membership of a secret cult known as “Koko boys” confraternity.

Kebbi governor inaugurates N288 million road, bridge projects

Gov. Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi, on Saturday, inaugurated road and bridge projects worth N288 million in Kanya village of Danko/Wasagu Local Government Area of the state.

Delta assemblyman calls for revival of Sapele, other ports

A member of the House of Representatives, Chief Efe Afe, has called on the federal government to revive the Sapele Port as well as other ports across Nigeria.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

Operation ‘Puff Adder’: Police seek public support in Kebbi

The Police in Kebbi, on Tuesday appealed for support from the general public to ensure the success of operation ‘PUFF ADDER’ in Kebbi.

Saudi group donates to 2,073 orphans in Kebbi

The Saudi Arabia International Islamic Relief Organisation has commenced the disbursement of allowances to 2,073 orphans in Kebbi to ease off their difficulties.

Kebbi elections: Atiku Bagudu re-elected governor

The Independent National Electoral Commission has declared Governor Atiku Bagudu of the All Progressives Congress winner of Saturday’s governorship election in Kebbi State.

Delta elections: Police confirm four missing in boat mishap

Police in Delta State confirmed four persons missing in a boat mishap which occurred in the Benin River, Warri North Local Government Area of the state.

Delta elections: Four missing after boat mishap

Four persons have been declared missing after a boat returning from a voting exercise capsized in the Benin River in Delta state.
Atiku Abubakar

Atiku Abubakar promises to complete Second Niger Bridge, restore Delta seaports

Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has promised to complete the Second Niger Bridge if elected in the February 16 presidential election.
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Kebbi ANRP governorship candidate defects to APC

The Abundant Nigeria Renewal Party (ANRP) governorship candidate in Kebbi State Alhaji Mustapha Hassan Yauri has withdrawn from the governorship race and defected to the All Progressives Congress.

Ex-Governor Uduaghan: Why I left PDP

Immediate past governor of Delta State and the All Progressives Congress, APC, Delta South Senatorial candidate, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan, has advanced reasons why he left PDP saying his successor Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, is not a listening governor.

General Buratai inaugurates 63 Brigade, flags-off Operation Python Dance in Asaba

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Thursday inaugurated the 63 Brigade Nigerian Army and flaged-off Operation Egwu Eke (Python Dance), in Asaba, Delta.

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TEHRAN, IRAN - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Sunday that he doesn’t believe the U.S. will pursue war with his country, because it will harm President Donald Trump’s 2020 reelection bid.

Hassan Rouhani: Donald Trump doesn’t want war ahead of 2020 election

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Sunday that he doesn’t believe the U.S. will pursue war with his country, because it will harm President Donald Trump’s 2020 reelection bid.
Chief executive Denise Barrett-Baxendale (left) with Everton boss Carlo Ancelotti

Everton end shirt sponsorship deal with Kenyan betting firm SportPesa

The Kenyan gaming brand, which has been on the club's shirts since a five-year deal was struck in May 2017, has agreed to the termination of its contract at the end of the season.
People watch waves and rough seas pound against the harbour wall at Porthcawl in Wales, as Storm Dennis sweeps across the country, Saturday Feb. 15, 2020. AP

Man dies as Storm Dennis slams UK, power cuts hit France

A man died after falling into a river on Sunday as Storm Dennis swept across Britain with the army drafted in to help deal with heavy flooding and high winds.
Oyo State Governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde, visited the Inspector General of Police, IGP Adamu Mohammed in Abuja on Wednesday, declaring that his administration would not condone violence in Oyo.

Oyo governor threatens to jail union members who foment trouble

The Oyo State Government, on Sunday, warned some leaders of the suspended National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) in the state to desist from carrying out the threats of violence issued in a video, which has gone viral in the last 24 hours.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police nab Aiye cult kingpin in Ikorodu

The Special Strike Force on Social Miscreants, inaugurated by the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, Mr Hakeem Odumosu, has arrested the leader of Aiye Confraternity, Sikiru Samuel.