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Governor Nyesom Wike on Tuesday claimed the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, spent the sum of N10 billion to fight him during the 2019 governorship election.

Edo election: Governor Wike commends INEC, security agencies for peaceful conduct

Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers on Saturday commended the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and security agencies for the peaceful conduct of Edo governorship election.
The immediate past chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, has won his polling unit by a large majority of total votes cast.

Edo election: Comrade Oshiomhole wins polling unit

The immediate past chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, has won his polling unit by a large majority of total votes cast.
The Management of Crawford University, Igbesa, Ogun, on Saturday announced the appointment of a new Vice-Chancellor, Prof Reuben Kolo, and other principal Officers.

Crawford University appoints new vice-chancellor, other principal officers

The Management of Crawford University, Igbesa, Ogun, on Saturday announced the appointment of a new Vice-Chancellor, Prof Reuben Kolo, and other principal Officers.

13 bodies recovered from Ebonyi river after accident

Thirteen bodies have been recovered from the Akaeze-Ukwu River in Ebonyi State, site of the deadly motor accident which occurred on Friday night.

Gunmen invade relaxation spot in Kogi, kill one, injure many

Three gunmen attacked Royal Garden Relaxation Spot in Egume, Dekina Local Government of Kogi on Friday, killing one person and injuring many others, the police said on Saturday.
The governorship election in Edo begins peacefully with impressive voters’ turnout in most wards across the state.4

Edo election: No face masks, no voting – POs

Presiding Officers in the Edo governorship election have said that no electorate will be allowed to vote without wearing a face mask in compliance with the COVID-19 safety protocols.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Danjuma Kashimu, the candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC), winner of Magama-Rijau Federal Constituency of Niger, in Saturday’s bye-election.

Kwara APC receives former commissioner, others

A former Commissioner for Information and Communication during the administration of Dr Bukola Saraki, Mr Ben Duntoye, who had joined the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Kwara has officially been received into the party.
Governor Nyesom Wike on Tuesday claimed the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, spent the sum of N10 billion to fight him during the 2019 governorship election.

Rivers Reps member dumps PDP for APC, rejects Governor Wike’s SUV

Chisom Dike, the member of the House of Representatives for Tai-Oyigbo-Eleme Federal Constituency, has decamped from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Ondo election: ADC collapses structure, decamp to APC

The African Democratic Congress (ADC) in Ondo West and East Federal constituency of Ondo State has collapsed its structure into the All Progressives Congress (APC).
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Edo election: Police deploys 34 squadron commanders

The head of security in Edo State governorship election for Saturday, Deputy Inspector-General of Police (DIG), Leye Oyebade, has deployed 34 Squadron Commanders to monitor the election.
Ahmed Idris, the Accountant-General of the Federation (AGF)

Federal, states, local governments share N682.060 billion for August

The Federation Accounts Allocation Committee has shared a total of N682.060 billion August 2020 Federation Account revenue to the Federal, States and Local Government Councils and agencies.
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Yiaga Africa trains AMAC councillors on legislative practices, governance

Yiaga Africa, a civil society organisation, on Thursday trained the councillors representing the 12 wards of the legislative practices, governance (AMAC), on legislative practices and governance.
Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has expressed deep sadness over the deaths of his Special Adviser on Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Mr. Jerome Torshimbe, and his Personal Assistant on Special Duties, Mr. Famous Adejo.

Benue governor fixes date for deceased aide’s burial

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has announced that his deceased Special Adviser on Bureau for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Elder Jerome Torshimbe, is to be buried Friday, September, 25.
Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umaru Ganduje

Kano governor expresses sadness as two die,16 injured in collapsed building

Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has expressed deep sadness over the tragic death of two persons, who died as a result of a collapsed building in the state capital.

REC: INEC to resume continuous voter registration soon

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says it will soon resume its continuous voter registration (CVR) exercise, aborted few months ago by the outbreak of COVID-19.
The Northeast Development Commission (NEDC) has set up an Education Endowment Fund worth N6billion.

Reps: Nigeria government underfunding Northeast commission

A House of Representatives committee, on Wednesday, said the Nigerian government’s funding for the North East Development Commission (NEDC) was grossly inadequate.
5000bpd Modular Refinery in Ibigwe, Imo State.

Nigeria: We’ll get fuel at cheaper price soon – minister

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, made the revelation at Ibigwe in Ohaji Egbema Local Government Area of Imo State during a media tour of the Waltersmith Modular Refinery and Petro-Chemical Company Limited, which is due for commissioning next month.
Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has signed the state Procurement Bill into law.

Nasarawa set to begin community testing for coronavirus

The Nasarawa State Government says it will soon commence community testing to ascertain the level of Coronavirus prevalence in the state.

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Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello, has set up two committees to spearhead his inauguration for his second term.

Niger governor urges relevant agencies to open up closed roads

The governor gave the directive when he briefed journalists shortly during a meeting Chaired by Professor Ibrahim Gambari, the Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Inspector General of Police, the Director-General of the Department of State Services, the Group Managing Director of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and the Minister of Works and Housing all in attendance.

Eight burnt to death in Lagos-Ibadan expressway accident

Eight persons were on Saturday night burnt to death in a lone accident involving a Mazda bus on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway.
Efe Ajagba could not enhance his claims for a future fight with Anthony Joshua as he laboured to a points victory over Jonathan Rice in Las Vegas.

Nigerian boxer Efe Ajagba beats American opponent Jonnie Rice

Nigerian boxer Efe Ajagba has added another victory to his name after he overcame his American opponent, Jonnie Rice, in a keenly-contested bout Saturday night at The Bubble in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The Nigerians in Diaspora Organisation (NIDO), Ghana chapter, said on Saturday that it would organise a webinar as part of events to celebrate Nigeria’s sixtieth independence anniversary.

NIDO-Ghana plans webinar to mark Nigeria’s 60th independence anniversary

The Nigerians in Diaspora Organisation (NIDO), Ghana chapter, said on Saturday, that it would organise a webinar as part of events to celebrate Nigeria’s sixtieth independence anniversary.
FC Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu says he does not wish to have any more disputes with club captain Lionel Messi.

Barca supremo says he won’t go to war anymore with Leo Messi

FC Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu says he does not wish to have any more disputes with club captain Lionel Messi.