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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.
FILE PHOTO- Nigerian Senate President Bukola Saraki arrives for a news conference at the National Assembly in Abuja, Aug. 8, 2018. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde-File Photo

The rise and fall of Saraki dynasty

The leader of Kwara’s crumbling dynasty has reportedly conceded defeat even as he urged his party to fight to the finish, apparently hoping for a political miracle in the gubernatorial and state assembly elections this Saturday.
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Election: Katsina assures President Buhari of 2.8 million votes

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Katsina State has promised to give President Muhammadu Buhari 80 percent of the state’s 3.2 million votes during Saturday’s presidential election.
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NNPP will conduct council election in Bauchi in six months, if elected –...

The New Nigeria Peoples Party in Bauchi State has pledged to conduct Local Government Council election within six months, if elected into power.
Herdsmen

UN, others chart way out of farmers, herders crisis

Federal government urged to promote global best practices of ranching so that pastoralists can rely on farmers for the supply of fodder to augment their animal feeds

Ekiti council workers end strike as Kayode Fayemi intervenes

The over one month strike declared by the Ekiti state chapter of National Union of Local Government Employees was on Sunday night called-off.

Constitution Amendment: Kwara assembly passes local govt autonomy bill, others

Kwara State House of Assembly has formally passed a Bill to give Local Governments Financial Autonomy and other Bills of the Fourth Alteration of the 1999 Constitution to bring the number of the Bills considered and passed on the 1999 Constitution Amendment to 15.

Rivers local council gives SARS 30 days quit notice

The Special Anti-Robbery Squad in Rivers State has been given 30 days to vacate the premises it currently occupies at the Obio/Akpor International Market in Rukpoku Community, Obio-Akpor Local Government Area of the state.

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Kazakhstan renames capital to honour ex-leader

Kazakhstan has renamed its capital Nur-Sultan, in honour of the country's longtime president who resigned in a surprise move earlier this week.

Police arrest three suspects over ‘humiliating’ nude woman in viral video in Anambra

The Police Command in Anambra has arrested three persons allegedly involved in production and circulation of a viral video where a nude woman was humiliated.
Mrs Iyabo Toluhi (nee Adesanmi), the elder sister of the late Prof. Pius Adesanmi, on Saturday described the death of his brother as a great loss to the family and community.

Pius Adesanmi’s demise a great loss to our family – sister

Mrs Iyabo Toluhi (nee Adesanmi), the elder sister of the late Prof. Pius Adesanmi, on Saturday described the death of his brother as a great loss to the family and community.
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Lagos elections: APC wins Ibeju-Lekki supplementary polls

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for Ibeju-Lekki State Constituency I, Mr Fatai Mojeed, winner of the supplementary election in the area.

Senator-elect Ifeanyi Ubah backs Ahmed Lawan for Senate President

Anambra South Senator-elect, Mr Ifeanyi Ubah, has pinched tent with a group of elected lawmakers in the incoming 9th Senate led by Sen. Ahmed Lawan.