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NCDC: 53 new cases of Lassa fever recorded in last seven days

The confirmed cases from the Lassa fever outbreak in Nigeria has increased to 472 as 53 new cases were reported for week 10.
Prince Dapo Abiodun

Ogun elections: Cleric urges governor-elect to select people of faith in his cabinet

The Archbishop of Ecclesiastical Province of Lagos/Bishop of Remo, Rev. Olusina Fape, has challenged the Ogun State governor-elect, Dapo Abiodun, to ensure that people of faith are selected into his cabinet.

Bricklayer cut-off woman’s hand in Kwara

Tragedy struck in Omu-Aran, Kwara on Saturday when a middle-age bricklayer, simply identified as Lukman, allegedly attacked and cut off the hand of a 60-year-old woman, Muibat Abifarin, with a cutlass.
Prince Dapo Abiodun

Dapo Abiodun: If men were God, I won’t be governor-elect

Winner of the March 9, governorship election in Ogun state, Prince Adedapo Abiodun, on Sunday declared that if some “men were God,” he would not have become the Governor – elect of the state.

How PDP, INEC, security agencies ganged up against APC in Ebonyi – APC candidates

Twenty-four House of Assembly candidates of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Ebonyi State, weekend accused the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, of colluding with the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, and security agencies to compromise elections in the State.
National Bureau of Statistics NBS

NBS: Inflation rate drops to 11.31 percent in February

The National Bureau of Statistics on Friday released the Consumer Price Index which measures inflation with the index dropping from 11.37 per cent in January to 11.31 per cent in February.

Offa robbery: I was tortured to implicate Bukola Saraki – suspect

One of the suspects in the April 5, 2018 bank robberies in Offa, Kwara State, Ayoade Akinnibosun, yesterday told a Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorin how the police coerced him to implicate Senate President Bukola Saraki.

Offa robbery: Court adjourns abruptly

A Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorin on Thursday adjourned abruptly the resumed trial of accused persons in the Offa robbery incident.
National Emergency Management Agency NEMA

Victims of Niger market fire get relief materials

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has distributed relief materials worth millions of naira to about 862 victims of Minna and Bida market fire disasters.

Elections: INEC releases list of elected senators

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released a list of senators elected for the ninth assembly so far.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Abdulrahman Abdulrazak of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the governor elect of Kwara.

Abdulrahman Abdulrasaq: My administration will pay special attention to Kwara North

Abdulrahman Abdulrasaq, Kwara State governor-elect, has said that his administration would give a special attention to infrastructural development of the north senatorial district of the state.
Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq

Kwara elections: Governor-elect vows to probe Offa robbery case

Governor-elect of Kwara, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, has promised to interface with the police to ensure that those implicated in Offa robbery were promptly prosecuted.
Governor-elect of Kwara, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, has pledged that his administration will be accountable to the people and will not steal or loot the state’s treasury.

Kwara elections: I will not loot treasury – Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq

Governor-elect of Kwara, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, has pledged that his administration will be accountable to the people and will not steal or loot the state’s treasury.
Soldiers block with truck and armoured tank the road leading to the state headquarters of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, on March 10, 2019. – Fears has gripped residents of oil-rich Port Harcourt city in Niger delta region as state headquarters of Independent National Electoral Commission has been condoned off by dozens of fierce looking soldiers, anti-riots policemen and other complementary security agents who are jointly patrolling the city ahead of the much awaited results of the just concluded governorship and state assembly elections. (Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP)

Rivers elections: UK, PDP condemn military as INEC suspends polls

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday suspended all electoral processes in the governorship and House of Assembly elections in Rivers until further notice.
Bukola Saraki Razak Atunwa Kwara

Kwara elections: PDP’s Razak Atunwa accepts defeat, congratulates APC’s AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq

Hon. Razak Atunwa, the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Saturday’s poll, has accepted defeat.
The Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room has expressed concern over alleged partisanship of security agencies during the presidential and national assembly elections and urged relevant authorities to address the issue.

Electoral violence: Situation Room call for compensation for victims

The Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room on Sunday expressed worry over the spate of violence during the March 9 elections and called for compensation for the victims .
Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq

Kwara elections: Victory belongs to Kwarans – Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq

Kwara state governor-elect under the platform of All Progressives Congress (APC) Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq on Sunday said his victory at the polls belongs to the people of the state.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Kwara election: We lost one supporter, four stabbed – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara State has said it lost one of its members in the course of the governorship and state assembly elections held in that state on Saturday.

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Adekunle Akinlade

Ogun elections: APM candidate challenges governorship result at tribunal

The governorship candidate of the Allied People’s Movement, APM, Adekunle Akinlade, has announced his decision to challenge the victory of the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the state, Dapo Abiodun, in the election petitions tribunal.

Cleaners, security guards shut down FMC Makurdi over non-payment of two years allowance

Some casual workers of the Federal Medical Center, Makurdi, in Benue State, on Monday, locked down the hospital.

Edo election petition tribunal receives six National Assembly petitions

The Edo Election Petition Tribunal has so far received petitions from six candidates who contested the National Assembly election on February 23.

Nasarawa elections: Labaran Maku urges supporters to remain calm, peaceful

Mr Labaran Maku, the defeated Governorship Candidate of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in Nasarawa State, has advised his supporters not to take laws into their hands.

Motorist in court for allegedly dousing man in petrol, causing hurt

A 48-year-old motorist, Sanni Bashorun, who allegedly doused a man with petrol inflicting injuries on him, on Monday, appeared in an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.