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Kaduna government doles out N20 million to encourage LGA transparency, accountability

The Kaduna State Government has begun the implementation of Local Government Fiscal Transparency, Accountability and Sustainability (LFTAS) Programme.
Social Democratic Party (SDP)

Woman leader drums support for SDP

Hajiya Balaraba Abdullahi, Social Democratic Party (SDP) Woman Leader in Jigawa, has appealed to women to support the party in the state.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State

Zamfara government to engage 8,500 youths as JTF members to fight crime

Gov. Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara says the State Government would engage 8,500 youths as Civilian Joint Task Force (JTF) members to join security agents in combating crimes in the state.
Lagos State House of Assembly

Lagos Assembly set to review environmental law

The Lagos State House of Assembly on Thursday began a three-day retreat to review the state’s Environmental Law and nine others to meet global best practices.

2019: Kwara APC urged to address deficiency in elective positions

A non-political organisation with concern for good governance in Kwara state, the Kwara People’s Network, has described sharing formula used in distributing elective positions by the All Progressives Congress (APC) at Kwara Central and Kwara South senatorial districts as deficient.

Imo group trains 120 youths in skill acquisition

The Iwuanyanwu Foundation, an organisation established in 1988 which seeks ways and means of improving the quality and standard of life of the masses, has restated its resolve to put smiles on the faces of the poor and the down trodden in society.
Senator Jeremiah Useni

Jerry Useni: Simon Lalong robbed Plateau people in council polls

Former minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Senator Jeremiah Useni, has said the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Governor Simon Lalong robbed the people of Plateau State of their political mandate during last Wednesday’s local government election.
Dapo Abiodun

Dapo Abiodun: I’ll never run elitist government if elected

The governorship candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogun State, Mr. Dapo Abiodun, yesterday disclosed that if elected, he would run a government with focus on the masses and rural communities in the state.

Kebbi government spends N10.8 billion on gratuities in three years

The Kebbi Government says it has expended N10.8 billion on payments of outstanding gratuities to 7,003 retirees across the 21 local government areas in the last three years.

Plateau polls: PDP kicks as APC wins 11 local councils

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected the outcome of the local government elections in Plateau State after candidates of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) were declared winners of 11 out of the 13 chairmanship seats.
A picture shows a flooded cattle market in Kara-Isheri, in the Ogun State in southwest Nigeria, on September 20, 2018. Heavy seasonal rains have caused the Niger and Benue rivers to burst their banks, inundating communities, farms and trapping tens of thousands of people in their homes. / AFP PHOTO / PIUS UTOMI EKPEI

Flood: Federal government urged to properly dredge Rivers Niger, Benue

Mr Ladein Omiebi, Chairman, Flood Management Committee, Patani Local Government Area, Delta State has called on the Federal Government to carry out a proper dredging of the River Niger to prevent recurring flood disasters.

Flood: PDP moves Bayelsa Assembly primaries to Yenagoa

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Bayelsa State Chapter, has moved its statewide state assembly primaries to Yenagoa due to the flood that submerged over 80 per cent of the communities across the state.
Social Democratic Party (SDP)

SDP: 4,500 delegates to determine our presidential candidate

The Social Democratic Party (SDP), has disclosed that it will rely on about 4,500 to help the party choose its candidate for the 2019 presidential election.

NAFDAC confiscates unregistered agrochemical products worth 1.2 million in Taraba

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says it has seized unregistered agrochemical products worth N1.2 million in Taraba.
Ademola Adeleke

Ademola Adeleke: Osun rerun election a charade

Ademola Adeleke, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party 2018 governorship election in Osun State, had rejected today’s re-run election as a “charade” which must not be allowed to stand.
National Chairman, Action Peoples Party (APP), Mr Ikenga Ugochiyere

Osun election: CUPP accuses INEC, APC of plotting to rig rerun

The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) says there is an alleged plot by the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to rig the Osun rerun election.

Insurgency: USAID harps on adequate security in LGs ahead of 2019 elections

Security apparatus involved, in the fight against insurgency, have been urged to ensure normalcy everywhere, especially insurgency affected LGAs, as political activities heightened ahead of the 2019 polls in Adamawa state
INEC Election Nigeria

Osun election: Observer group gives INEC pass mark

The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) in partnership with Premium Times Centre for Investigative Journalism (PTCIJ), has commended the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) over the conduct of the Osun governorship election.

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Edo government announces bid for 2020 National Sports Festival

The Deputy Governor, Philip Shaibu, who made the announcement at a press conference in Edo Government House, Benin, said the state was poised to re-enact its prominence in sports.

ICPC set to arraign former OAU lecturer over sex-for-marks scandal

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Another 116 stranded Nigerians return from Libya

The returnees who had tried to proceed to Europe en-route Libya were repatriated from the North African country by International Organisation for Migration (IOM).