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Factional Boko Haram leader Mamman Nur wounded in battle

Nigerian Army on Friday said one of the Boko Haram factional leaders, and abductor of the 14 Margi Women have been wounded in a battle around the lake chad region in Northeast Nigeria.

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IFAD-VCDP seeks tractor availability for benefiting Ebonyi youths

The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)-Assisted Value Chain Development Programme (VDCP) in Ebonyi has sought improved tractor availability for its benefiting youths in Ebonyi.
FILE PHOTO- An MTN starter kit pack on display at a retail stand in Abuja, Nigeria November 17, 2015. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde-File Photo

Senate seeks explanation on federal government’s planned reduction of $8.1 billion MTN fine

The Senate says it would demand explanation on why the federal government wants to reduce the $8.1 billion fine imposed on the communication giant, MTN, to $800 million.

Abdulfatah Ahmed flays posting of DPOs days to by-election

The Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, on Tuesday flayed the deployment of divisional police officers in Kwara-South, saying the exercise could negatively affect the credibility of the November 17 election to fill the Irepodun/Ekiti/Oke-Ero/Isin seat, which became vacant following the death of a former member representing the constituency, Funke Adedoyin.
The Ekiti State Deputy Governor, Chief Bisi Egbeyemi, has appealed to the people of Isaba-Ekiti in Ikole Local Government Area of Ekiti State to maintain peace over the vacant kingship stool.

Ekiti government orders schools to refund unauthorised levies

The Ekiti State Government has ordered heads of public primary and secondary schools, who had collected unauthorized levies at the beginning of the 2018/2019 academic year, to return same to their pupils and students.
The Nigeria national football team, the Super Eagles, will travel to Johannesburg on Thursday for Saturday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying fixture against the Bafana Bafana of South Africa.

Super Eagles: Ifeanyi Okowa’s incentive will bring down Bafana Bafana

Players of Super Eagles have praised Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta for his incentive of $25,000 for every goal in Saturday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against South Africa.