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The Governor of Osun State, Adegboyega Oyetola, has lauded the supreme sacrifice, selfless service and invaluable roles played by officers and men of the Nigerian Armed Forces in continually ensuring the oneness and indivisible Nigeria.

Osun governor lauds fallen heroes on supreme sacrifice for nation

The Governor of Osun State, Adegboyega Oyetola, has lauded the supreme sacrifice, selfless service and invaluable roles played by officers and men of the Nigerian Armed Forces in continually ensuring the oneness and indivisible Nigeria.
The Economic And Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has said it was ready for fresh and immediate re-trial of the former governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu.

Senator Orji Kalu: Ndubisi Kanu left indelible footprints in annals of Nigeria’s democracy

Senate Chief Whip, Sen. Orji Kalu, has described the death of former Chairman of National Democratic Coalition, retired Rear Adm. Ndubuisi Kanu as a big loss to Ndigbo and Nigeria as a whole.
A former military administrator of Benue, Retired Col. Aminu Isa Kontagora is dead.

Ex-Benue MILAD Isa Kontagora passes on at 65

Gov. Samuel Ortom, while announcing his death on Monday in Makurdi, said the retired colonel died on Sunday, Jan. 10, at the age of 65.

Niger Labour Party rejects Mariam Ogah’s appointment as national chairman

The Niger State chapter of the Labour Party (LP) has rejected the appointment of Mrs Mariam Ogah as the National Chairman of the party, saying the procedure adopted for her appointment “violates the party’s constitution”.
President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over the death of a Kano-based community leader and renowned cleric, Muhammad Adahama, describing him as a “long-time friend, and an astute and courageous scholar.”

President Buhari mourns Archbishop Peter Jatau

President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with leadership and members of the Catholic Church, and entire Christian community, over the passing of retired Archbishop Peter Jatau.
Mike Tyson has confirmed he will box again this year.

Mike Tyson confirms he will fight again this year

Mike Tyson has confirmed he will box again this year.
The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has said that for appreciable development to take place in the country, more women must be regarded and enlisted to take up more spaces in governance.

Senate president: What we will do in 2021

The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, said the legislature would, in 2021, prioritize the passage of Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB), Electoral Reform Amendment Bill, constitutional amendment, security issue as well as give accelerated consideration to measures proposed towards the containment of COVID-19.

Ambassador Sylvanus Nsofor’s remains arrive Nigeria today

The body of late Justice Sylvanus Nsofor, former Ambassador of Nigeria to the United States, is set to be flown back to Nigeria on Wednesday for burial.
Both Governor Simon Lalong and Senator Gyang have noted that the purported invitation for the turbaning of one Alhaji Samaila Abdullahi as Sarkin Kerana is a threat to the peaceful coexistence of the people of the North-Central State.

Governor Lalong: We’ll immortalise Domkat Bali

Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong, has said his government will “at the appropriate time” immortalise the late Chief of Defence Staff, General Domkat Bali (rtd) for his contributions to the nation.
From right: Son of the deceased, Joshua Nda-Isaiah; Widow of the deceased, Zainab Nda-Isaiah and other family members singing a hymn with the officiating ministers during the virtual service of songs as part of the funeral rites for the Publisher Leadership Newspapers, Late Sam Nda-Isaiah at his residence, Maitama, Abuja. Photo: Abayomi Adeshida

Family, friends eulogise Sam Nda-Isaiah at service of songs

Family, friends and well-wishers came together on Sunday to relate their experiences with the late Chairman of Leadership, Mr Sam Nda-Isaiah, during a virtual service of songs held in his honour in Abuja.
Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso

Northern governors condole with Senator Kwankwaso over father’s death

The Northern Governors Forum (NGF) has condoled with the former governor of Kano State, Sen. Rabiu Kwankwaso, over the death of his father, Alhaji Musa Saleh.
Kola Ologbondiyan

PDP: APC envious of our governors

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has said the All Progressives Congress, APC, and its leaders are bitter over the sterling performance of governors elected on its platform.
Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso

Governor Ganduje commiserates with Senator Kwankwaso over father’s demise

Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has condoled with a former governor of the state, Senator Rabi’u Musa Kwankwaso, over his father’s death, Alhaji Musa Sale Kwankwaso.
President Muhammadu Buhari felicitates with His Royal Majesty, Dr. Daniel Ismaila Shaga, OON, on his emergence as the new Hama Bachama.

President Buhari congratulates Daniel Shaga on emergence as new Hama Bachama

President Muhammadu Buhari felicitates with His Royal Majesty, Dr. Daniel Ismaila Shaga, OON, on his emergence as the new Hama Bachama.
The Economic And Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has said it was ready for fresh and immediate re-trial of the former governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu.

Southwest Magazine names Senator Kalu as 2020 Most Performing Senator

In recognition of his efforts at delivering the dividends of democracy to his constituents in less than a year in office and giving prominence to the South-East in the 9th National Assembly, Southwest First Alert Magazine has awarded the Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu, a special recognition award as the Most Performing Senator in Nigeria.
Prof. Chinedum Nwajiuba, the Vice Chancellor, Alex-Ekwueme Federal University, Ndufu Alike Ikwo (FUNAI), Ebonyi, has said that idleness among students leads them into cultism.

Vice Chancellor blames cultism in schools on idleness among students

Prof. Chinedum Nwajiuba, the Vice Chancellor, Alex-Ekwueme Federal University, Ndufu Alike Ikwo (FUNAI), Ebonyi, has said that idleness among students leads them into cultism.
Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, All Progressives Congress, APC, Delta Central has described the death of the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of BGL PLC, Albert Okumagba, as a great and colossal loss to the capital market industry, to the Urhobos, Delta State and Nigeria at large.

Senator Omo-Agege harps on unity, cohesion among the Urhobos

Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo Agege, All Progressives Congress, APC, Delta Central has called on Urhobo people at home and in the Diaspora to promote unity and cohesion among themselves at all times.
Guest Speaker-Governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi; delivering a lecture- “Twenty Years of Democratisation; Successes and Challenges “ at the United States Institute of Peace (USIP) in Washington D.C., USA on Wednesday

Governor Fayemi mourns Leadership Newspaper publisher’s demise

The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has described the Publisher of LEADERSHIP Newspapers, Mr Sam Nda-Isaiah’s death as a monumental loss to the country in general, the media industry in particular, and the All Progressives Congress (APC), on whose platform he had aspired to the country’s number one position in 2015.

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Four (4) police officers were killed during an exchange of gunfire between the Police and bandits along the Birnin-Gwari- Funtua Highway on Friday, 15th January 2021, while an officer is still missing.
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Lagos commissioner to monitor school resumption

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Coronavirus: Edo government to arrest persons without facemasks in public

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Amazon faces backlash from Indian ruling party lawmakers over web series ‘Tandav’

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