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Jigawa local council spends N4 million on borehole rehabilitation

Ringim Local Government Area of Jigawa has spent N4 million on the rehabilitation of boreholes in 10 wards across the council area.

NSCDC operatives arrest suspected robber in Jigawa – spokesman

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Jigawa said it had arrested a suspected armed robber at Gujungu town, Taura Local Government Area (LGA) of the state.

2019: NOA educates Jigawa electorate on proper voting

The National Orientation Agency (NOA) says it plans to educate the electorate in Jigawa on proper voting to prevent invalid votes during the 2019 general election.
Tonye Cole

Tonye Cole: I’m touched by poverty, infrastructure deficit in Rivers communities

The All Progressives Congress (APC) gubernatorial candidate in Rivers, Mr Tonye Cole, says he is deeply touched by the high poverty level and infrastructure deficit in Rivers communities, pledgeing to tackle the problem if elected.

Flooding: NEMA distributes relief materials to affected Rivers communities

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has commenced the distribution of relief materials to flood affected communities in Rivers.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

David Umahi: Increasing workers’ salary’ll cause inflation

The Chairman of the South East Governors’ Forum, who is also the Governor of Ebonyi State, Mr. David Umahi, has warned that an increase in workers’ salary as being agitated for by the organised labour will cause inflation in the country.

Charles Udeogaranya: APC has no valid candidate in 2019 election

A former Presidential aspirant on the platform of All Progressives Congress, APC, Chief Charles Udeogaranya, yesterday knocked his party for not having valid candidates democratically chosen for the 2019 general elections.

Polio: Daura local council immunises 79,088 children

No fewer than 79,088 children were immunised at the just concluded phase 11 of the Outbreak Response against Polio in Daura Local Government Area (LGA) of Katsina state.

Akwa Ibom APC members set police station ablaze over alleged imposition of candidate

The Divisional Police Station in Okobo Local Government Area (LGA) of Akwa Ibom State, and other property worth millions of naira in the locality have been destroyed by angry youths of the All Progressives Congress (APC), who were protesting the alleged imposition of candidate and hijacking of materials by the party officials in connivance with security agents.

PDP aspirant, over 200 members dump party for APDA over alleged imposition

Over 200 members of the Bayelsa State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, including an aspirant from Ogbia, former president Goodluck Jonathan’s Local Government Area, LGA, have defected to the Advanced Peoples Democratic Party Alliance, APDA.

Kwara PDP governorship primaries disrupted by suspected thugs

The governorship primaries of the Peoples Democratic Party in Kwara State was disrupted on Sunday by people described as political thugs.

Senator Ekweremadu clarifies ‘Senate for life’ comment

Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, has clarified which he was reported to have made while speaking at an event organised by the Not Too Young To Run Movement.

NGO donates empowerment items to Kogi youths

A non-governmental organisation (NGO), Princess Falade Ademujimi Iyalode Youth and Women Empowerment Programme (PFAIYWEP), has empowered 42 youths and many women in Kogi State.

Governor Ayade vows to rid Cross River of crimes, seeks federal government’s support

Determined to rid his state of all forms of crimes and criminalities, the Cross River State Governor, Senator Ben Ayade, has restated his administration’s commitment to leave no stone unturned in other to retain its status as the most peaceful state in the country.

Moshood Salvador: Why Lagos PDP meeting ended in violence

The chairman of the Peoples’ Democratic Party in Lagos State, Moshood Salvador, has distanced himself from the deadly violence that rocked the party in Eti-Osa local council last Saturday.

N-Power beneficiaries to reach 500,000 in August

The Muhammadu Buhari administration has concluded arrangements to deploy 300,000 new beneficiaries in the second batch of its N-Power Volunteers Corp.

Plastic pollution: NOA tasks manufacturers on compostable packaging

The National Orientation Agency (NOA) has called on manufacturers and shopping outlets to have a standard for compostable and biodegradable packaging of products to minimise the availability of plastic pollutants in the country.

Court declares four families owner of land in Oshodi-lsolo

Justice Yetunde Idowu of the Lagos State High Court, Ikeja, has declared the Mafoluku, Oloro, Ogunoloko and Ndazura families of Oshodi-Isolo as the owners of a parcel of land at Ogunoloko Road by Dosumu Street by Taiwo Close, Mafoluku, Oshodi, Lagos.

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