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We’re ready to defend our mandates – Oyo council chairmen

Chairmen, Vice-Chairmen and Councillors in all the 33 Local Government Areas (LGAs) and 35 Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) in Oyo State, who were recently sacked by Governor Seyi Makinde of the state on Thursday, vowed to defend their mandate said to be given to them by the people in their respective areas, through all legal means.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Ekiti council poll: We will root out PDP – APC

The All Progressive Congress (APC) in Ekiti State has vowed to root out the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state and show the world that the APC remains the only party in the state by winning in all the 16 Local Government Areas of the state in the forthcoming LG elections on December 7.

Federal government to establish College of Education for physically challenged in Nasarawa

The Federal Government has said that it is working out modalities for the establishment of a College of Education for the physically challenged persons at Gudi Station in Nasarawa State.

CSO: Ogoniland lost N4 trillion to oil pollution in 60 years

The Founder and President of Ogoni Liberation Initiative (OLI), a civil society group in Nigeria concern with ensuring the restoration of Ogoni polluted environment, Dauglas Fabeke, has said that Ogoniland has suffered an estimated economic loss over N4 trillion due to oil spill in the last 60 years.
Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi has said that State government has scaled up its emergency preparedness against emerging infectious diseases through implementation of policies on bio-security and bio-banking.

Lagos to eradicate snail fever in seven councils

The Lagos State Government has commenced mass administration of drugs to control and also eradicate Schistomiasis (Snail Fever) in seven Local Government Areas where the disease has become endemic.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC wins 22 out of 25 local councils in Niger council elections

The ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) has won in 22 out of 25 Local Government Areas in last Saturday’s Chairmanship and Councillorship election.

Police arrest ‘cultists’ over Benue killings

The Benue Police Command on Friday said it arrested 16 suspected cults members in connection with several killings in the state.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Ebonyi governor appoints 513 additional aides

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi has approved the appointment of 513 additional aides to serve as his Technical Assistants (TA).
The National Union of Textile Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria held a peaceful protest in Lagos on Tuesday to mark the 40th anniversary of the organisation.

NLC urges Niger government to beef up security in councils polls

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in Niger has called on the state government to beef up security in Shiroro and Rafi Local Government Areas to secure lives and property during the state council polls scheduled for Saturday.
Nigeria Police

Police redeploys officers in Niger for council polls

The Police Command in Niger has redeployed divisional police officers across the 25 Local Government Areas of the state to ensure neutrality in the Nov. 30 local government elections.

Vigilante group intercepts electoral materials in Niger

Ahead the November 30 local government election in Niger State, a vigilance group in Mashegu intercepted a vehicle loaded with sensitive election materials.

Ghost workers: Bauchi verification committee moves to local councils

The committee saddled with the responsibility of fishing out ghost workers from the Bauchi State civil service has commenced visits to the 20 local government areas of the state.
Yekini Nabena

APC chieftain tasks Bayelsa government on speedy transition

Mr Yekini Nabena, Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has called on Gov. Seriake Dickson to begin to make plans for his exit by immediately constituting a transition committee.

Bayelsa election: PDP may soon witness mass defection – Chekwas Okorie

Chief Chekwe Okorie, the National Chairman of the United Progressive Party (UPP) has declared that the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was disintegrating gradually, predicting that in no distant time, the party may witness massive defection of its leaders and stakeholders to the governing All Progressives Congress (APC).
President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan (left) with the Senate Minority Whip, Senator Philip Tanimu Aduda, during the plenary on Tuesday, November 19, 2019. 5

Senate mandates committees to investigate NEMA on disaster response activities

The Senate has mandated its Committees on Special Duties, Ecology and Climate Change and Environment to investigate the effectiveness of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) in its disaster response activities in 2019.
Candidate for the Social Democratic Party (SDP) at the Kogi State Gubernatorial Election, Natasha Akpoti, has cast her vote at her polling unit while at the same time calling on security agencies to ensure the security of voters.

Kogi elections: Yahaya Bello has ordered my assassination – Natasha Akpoti

The Social Democratic Party, SDP, governorship candidate in Kogi State, Natasha Akpoti, has claimed that Yahaya Bello has ordered her assassination.
Here are photographs of Governor Yahaya Bello expecting the final verdict. 1

Kogi elections: Governor Bello leads with wide margin

Barring any last minute twist of events, Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi state is set to win his second term bid with a comfortable margin.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Bayelsa election: APC coasting to victory in Goodluck Jonathan’s local council

Official results from local government areas in Bayelsa State have started coming in and the All Progressives Congress (APC) is leading with a wide margin in President Goodluck Jonathan’s Ogbia Local Government Area, the results of Saturday’s governorship election in Bayelsa State show.

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Boko Haram: ICC may open war crime investigations in Nigeria next year

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