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Nigeria’s sovereign wealth agency transfers $417.5 million to electricity bulk trader

The Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) on Thursday said it paid about $417.46 million to the country’s electricity bulk trader, the Nigeria Bulk Energy Trading Company Plc (NBET).

Governor Ajimobi inaugurates new council bosses

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State on Monday swore-in the newly elected Chairmen of the 33 local governments, LGs, and 35 Local Council Development Areas, LCDAs, in the State, who emerged victorious at the just-concluded local government election in the State.

Governor Ajimobi wants Ibadan butchers relocated to multi-billion naira abattoir

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has directed butchers in the 11 Local Government Areas of Ibadanland to relocate to the multi-billion naira central abattoir by the end of April.

Opposition parties dead in Oyo – Governor Ajimobi

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State on Friday declared that the overwhelming performance of his administration in the last six years has silenced the opposition political parties.

Enugu electoral commission gets N310 million for council polls

The Enugu State Government has approved N310 million to enable the state Independent Electoral Commission conduct the forthcoming local government elections scheduled to take place on November 4 in the state, urging the electoral body to ensure free, fair and smooth polls.

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INEC removes names of 1,931 dead persons from Kaduna voters’ register

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Shehu Sani: I represented Kaduna Central to the best of my ability

The Senator representing Kaduna Central in the red chamber, Senator Shehu Sani has said he has represented the Kaduna central to the best of his ability.
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Micheal Obafemi snubs Super Eagles, debut for Ireland

Southampton striker Michael Obafemi has made his international debut for Ireland, snubbing both Nigeria and England.
Footage showing a recent Boko Haram attack in north-east Nigeria. | AFP | Getty Images

Boko Haram kills 53 in fresh attacks

Boko Haram jihadists have killed 53 soldiers and farmers in three days of attacks in northeastern Nigeria, security sources said Tuesday, in a new show of force ahead of February elections in the West African country.