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Governor Udom Emmanuel declares his intention to run for a second time as Akwa-Ibom governor at a rally... August 25, 2018. Twitter-MrUdomEmmanuel

2019: Udom Emmanuel’s billboards destroyed in Akwa Ibom

Trouble is brewing in Akwa Ibom State as political billboards of the State Governor, Mr. Udom Emmanuel, erected at strategic locations in the state to advance his second term governorship ambition were being destroyed by thugs suspected to be from the state opposition.
4 President Muhammadu Buhari addressing the Leaders of the delegation, His Majesty Eze Dr. Isaac Ikonne, Enyi 1 of Aba and his delegation in an audience at the State House in Abuja. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE. SEPT 14 2018

NGO: President Buhari rightly rejected PIGB

A non-governmental organisation, Social Action, has lauded President Muhammadu Buhari for refusing to assent to the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill recently passed by both chambers of the National Assembly.
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Ministry: Farmers-herders conflict depleting animal population

The Federal Government has raised concern that the increasing farmers/herders’ conflict across the country was depleting animal population.

Police kill four suspected armed robbers in Akwa Ibom

The Police Command in Akwa Ibom said its officers had killed four of the five suspected armed robbers who robbed a fuel station in Ikot Ekpene in Akwa Ibom on Aug. 21.

Cross River APC governorship aspirant pledges sustainable change

A governorship aspirant in the Cross River State, Mani Robson, has said he will bring enduring development for the state if elected governor.

Governor Ortom: Comrade Oshiomhole wants to cause crisis in Benue

Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom, has accused the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, of trying to throw the state into political crisis ahead of the 2019 elections.

Learn the difference between party chairman and union leader – Governor Ortom tells Oshiomole

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has fired back at the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomole advising him to go and learn the difference between party chairman and a union leader.

Tension rises as security deployment worries Ekiti residents

Residents of Ekiti State have expressed deep concerns over the tension currently building up in the state following plans by the Federal Government to deploy about 30, 000 security personnel for the Saturday’s governorship election.
President Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting in State House on 4th July 2018

I’Il end killings – President Buhari tells CAN leaders

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday described the recent killings in Zamfara, Benue and lately Plateau as wicked, condemnable and completely unacceptable acts.
President Buhari with Plateau State Governor Simon Lalung, Kebbi State Governor Atiku Bagudu, Niger State Governor Abubakar Sani Bello, Minister of Interior Abdulrahman Dambazzau and Minister of Defence Monsur Dan Ali during the Sympathy visit to Jos Plateau State on 26th June 2018

President Buhari: I was elected to protect lives and property, that I must do

President Muhammadu Buhari said that he was elected to protect lives and properties that he must do.

Wole Soyinka: Politics, ethnic cleansing reasons for killings

Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, said on Thursday that ethnic cleansing and political desperation were responsible for killings by suspected Fulani herdsmen.

IGP Ibrahim Idris accuses Senate of blackmail

Nigeria Police Force on Wednesday said that the Senate resolution declaring the Inspector-General of Police ( I-G), Mr Ibrahim Idris as enemy of democracy was a deliberate attempt to blackmail him.

Who will save Nigerians from President Buhari?

Indeed, it can only be from an “evil and poisonous heart” for Adesina to twist the very questions Nigerians are asking the president and to divert the conversation from security to politics.

Group begs IGP Ibrahim Idris to create more border stations to curtail crimes in...

Mr Charles Folayan, the President, Kwara Youth Stakeholders Forum, has appealed to the Inspector-General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris, to establish more police stations in border communities in the state.

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UNICEF tasks Nigeria, others on child survival, development

As the world mark International World Children’s Day, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has called on global leaders to commit to doing more to fulfil children’s rights.

Police: Bauchi crisis has no ethnic, religious coloration

The Bauchi State Police Command has dispelled reports in some media that the recent clash between two rivals youth groups in Yelwa area of Bauchi metropolis has ethnic or religious coloration.

WAEC records over 60% failure rate in private candidates exams

The Head of National Office of the West African Examinations Council (WAEC), Mr. Olu Adenipekun, on Wednesday, announced this at a news briefing in Calabar, Cross River state.

Tunji Olaopa: Civil service reforms failed because of ‘execution traps’

A retired Permanent Secretary in the Federal Civil Service, Prof. Tunji Olaopa, Tuesday laid the blame for the failure of various attempts at civil service reforms on what he described as “execution traps.”

WAEC advocates e-teaching in Nigerian schools

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) is advocating the deployment of e-teaching in public schools in Nigeria in order to conform to global standards and also help usher in e-assessment of public examinations in Nigeria.