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Volunteers embark on ‘Operation Clean Somolu”

The initiative is designed to sensitise residents of Nigeria’s dirty commercial capital on the importance of environmental hygiene, according to the organisers.

Governor Badaru denies being against local council autonomy

Gov. Muhammad Badaru of Jigawa says he is not against the local government autonomy granted by the Federal Government.
Gunmen suspected to be Fulani militia:herdsmen

Twelve ‘killed’ in Benue communal clash

At least 12 persons were on Sunday morning reportedly killed in Okokolo village allegedly by some youths from Abugbe village both in Agatu Local government area of Benue State.

Governor Bagudu hails youths on community policing

Governor Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State has commended youths for complementing the efforts of security agencies through community policing to secure the state.

Gunmen invade Rivers coastal community, abduct four, cart away six speed boats

Gunmen have invaded the Coastal Community of Bakana in Degema Local Government Area of Rivers State, leaving not less than four persons missing and six speed boats carted away.
Delta State Governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa on Thursday condoled with the Managing Director of ThisDay Newspapers, Mr. Eniola Bello on the loss of his wife, Mrs Helen Olufunke Eniola-Olaitan.

Delta to investigate local council over workers’ sack

The Senior Political Adviser to the Governor of Delta State, Hon. Funkekeme Solomon, has assured staff of Ndokwa East Local Government Council recently laid off that the state government will investigate the issue and resolve it.

Why Governor Wike’s administration set up local council audit committee – deputy

The Deputy Governor of Rivers State, Dr. Ipalibo Harry-Banigo, has disclosed that the Nyesom Wike’s administration decided to set up a committee to investigate and audit the financial transactions of the 23 local government councils of the state is to reposition LGAs as the bastion of grass-roots development and democratic dividends.
People buy groceries at the municipal market of Coche, a neighbourhood of Caracas, on August 18, 2018 ahead of Monday, when Venezuela will start issuing new banknotes after slashing five zeroes off the crippled bolivar.Uncertainty reigned in Venezuela on Saturday after President Nicolas Maduro unveiled a major economic reform plan aimed at halting the spiraling hyperinflation that has thrown the oil-rich, cash-poor South American country into chaos. / AFP PHOTO / Federico PARRA

Katsina council begs for reconstruction of central market

The Daura Local Government Council in Katsina State has appealed to the State Government to reconstruct the Daura central market to boost its economic activities and revenue base.
Gunmen suspected to be Fulani militia:herdsmen

Bandits seize three-month-old baby, six others in Zamfara

Bandits have abducted seven persons, including a three-month-old baby, at Kanoma village in the Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara State.
Gov. Abubakar Sani-Bello of Niger has urged the Muslim Ummah to pray for peace, unity and security for meaningful development in the country.

Niger outlaws ‘caretaker committee’ for local councils

Niger State Government has outlawed the operation of Caretaker Committee’ in Local Government Administration as only democratically elected officials shall henceforth superintend over affairs of Local Government Councils.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC sweeps Zamfara council polls

The Zamfara Independent Electoral Commission (ZSIEC) has declared the candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as winners of the Local Government Council election in the state.

Gunmen abduct five-day-old baby, police detain father

A five-day-old baby allegedly abducted in their home in Ijagbe commmunity, Mopa-Muro Local Government Area, Kogi, is yet to be found 10 days after the incident.
As Port Harcourt play host to 13 presidential aspirants and their supporters for primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party, Gov. Nyesom Wike has assured all delegates of a memorable stay.

Governor Wike suspends 12 council chairmen

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike on Thursday announced the suspension of 12 Local Government Council chairmen for insubordination.
Bello Dankande Gamji

Zamfara holds council elections April 27

Zamfara state government on Monday announced that it will conduct local government council elections across the fourteen local government areas of the state April 27.

Nasarawa to train local government staff on service delivery

The Nasarawa State Government has restated its commitment to train and retrain its local government staff for effective service delivery and optimal productivity.

Council chairman raises alarm over plans to instigate religious crises in Kaduna

The Chairman of Sanga Local Council, Kaduna State, Mr. Charles Danladi, on Monday alerted Security Agencies on alleged plans to instigate religious crises by some people in the area.

Niger elections: PDP kicks as INEC declares assembly poll inconclusive

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that it did not declare any of the contestants from the 25 Local Government Areas winner in the March 9, 2019 governorship and State House of Assembly elections in Niger State.

Fresh attack on Kaduna village claims 10

Charles Danladi, the Chairman, Sanga Local Government Council, Kaduna State, has confirmed the death of 10 in an attack on Nandu village in the area.

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The James Hope College (JHC) recently marked a milestone in its history. From the Founders’ Dinner on Friday, 28 June 2019 to the Graduation Ceremony on Saturday, 29 June 2019, the college celebrated its pioneer graduating set.

James Hope College celebrates its first graduation ceremony

The James Hope College (JHC) recently marked a milestone in its history. From the Founders’ Dinner on Friday, 28 June 2019 to the Graduation Ceremony on Saturday, 29 June 2019, the college celebrated its pioneer graduating set.
Nigeria Police

Police arrest housewife for allegedly pouring hot water on husband

The Police Command in Kano State has confirmed the arrest of a housewife, Aisha Ali, who allegedly poured hot water on the private part of her husband.

Christine Lagarde resigns as IMF chief

The Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine Lagarde, announced in a statement on Tuesday that she had submitted her resignation from the IMF and it will go into effect in September.

House of Reps commends President Buhari for signing ACFTA

The House of Representatives has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for signing the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (ACFTA).
Kola Ologbondiyan

PDP: Ex-President Obasanjo’s letter vindicates our stance

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has reacted to the latest letter written by former President Olusegun Obasanjo to President Muhammadu Buhari describing the former’s action as patriotic.