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Kwara North urges President Buhari to consider them for ministerial position in future

A group in Kwara North Senatorial District, Edu/Patigi Progressive Association, has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to appoint persons from the district as ministers in future.
Hope Democratic Party

Presidential election: Tribunal rejects HDP’s motion to amend list of witnesses

Moves by the Hope Democratic Party (HDP) and its presidential candidate, Chief Ambrose Owuru, to amend the list of witnesses to testify in their petition against the reelection of President Muhammadu Buhari have failed at the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja.
Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq

Governor AbdulRazaq denies alleged sack of workers

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has denied rumours of his alleged sacking of some workers in the state civil service.
Sadiya Umar Farouq

Migration: Commissioner tasks media on effective reportage

Hajiya Sadiya Umar, Commissioner, National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons (NCFRMI) has urged media practitioners to effectively report and educate the public on dangers of irregular migration.

NIMASA hails appeal court’s judgment against NLNG

Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has hailed the appeal court judgment in the case between NIMASA and the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) Limited, over levies payable to the maritime regulator, saying it has reaffirmed confidence in the Judiciary.
Governor-elect of Kwara, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, has pledged that his administration will be accountable to the people and will not steal or loot the state’s treasury.

Certificate scandal plot to distract Kwara governor-elect – APC chieftain

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara, Mr Oluwafemi Yusuf, on Saturday accused the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of a plot to distract the state’s governor-elect, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, with the allegation that he forged the Senior Secondary School Certificate he presented for his election.

Abuja DisCo: Man electrocuted in Nasarawa not our official

The Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) has denied the death of one its officials as a result of electrocution in Nasarawa state.

Election tribunal: Appeal Court president cautions judicial officers

President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Adamu Bulkachuwa, Wednesday cautioned Judicial officers assigned with the responsibilities of presiding over the 2019 pre-election and post-election cases, urging them to be impartial, saying her office would closely monitor them.
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.
Buhari Muhammadu

PDP agent disappears as President Buhari wins polling unit with 523 votes

The agent of the Peoples Democratic Party assigned to President Muhammadu Buhari’s polling unit 003, Kofar Baru III (A and B) Daura, Katsina State, disappeared from the unit shortly before the commencement of the counting of votes.
The acting Inspector-General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu, has warned officers and men of the force to abstain from unethical conducts capable of tarnishing the image of the force.

IGP: No political undertone in CP Egbetokun’s deployment to Kwara

The acting Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, says the posting of Kayode Egbetokun to Kwara State as Commissioner of Police has no political undertone.

Malaria: Over two million insecticide nets to be distributed in Gombe

The Catholic Relief Service, in collaboration with the National and Gombe State Malaria Elimination Programme, will soon commence the distribution of over two million Long Lasting Insecticidal Nets (LLINs) across the 11 local government areas of Gombe State.

Kebbi court remands 14 nude dancers in prison

A Magistrate court, sitting in Birnin-Kebbi, Kebbi State and presided over by Magistrate Halima Abubakar, has remanded 14 nude dancers in prison.

Judiciary backs review of NCC Act, calls for legal empowerment

Judges under the National Judicial Institute (NJI) have thrown their weight behind the review of NCC Act, which created the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) in 2003, insisting that the commission needs more legal powers to address issues emanating from technology evolution that were not captured in the Act, 15 years ago.

Former works minister Hassan Lawal laid to rest in Keffi

Hassan Lawal, former works minister, who died on Sunday in Abuja, has been buried at the Kofar Hausa cemetery in Keffi, Nasarawa State, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

Over 20 shops, craft works worth N400m lost in Abuja craft village inferno

Mr Kanayo Chukwumezie, president of the African Arts and Cultural Heritage Association (AACHA) said over 20 shops and arts works were destroyed in the inferno that engulfed the Abuja Arts and Craft village Friday night.

Governor El-Rufai lauds Kaduna House of Reps members

Governor Nasir Ahmad el-Rufai if Kaduna State, on Thursday, commended members of the House of Representatives from the state for significant collaborative efforts in moving the state forward.

Turai Yar’Adua’s dream dies at Abuja cancer centre

Mrs Turai Yar’Adua, wife of Nigeria’s former president, Umaru Yar’Adua, once had a grand dream to build a cancer centre in the Nigerian capital that will cater especially for the poor.

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Sallah: North-East residents want stakeholders to emulate General Buratai, Nigeria Army

Residents of North-East Nigeria have expressed joy over the peaceful celebrations during the Eid celebrations and called on stakeholders to emulate Tukur Buratai and the Nigeria arm.
President of EU Commission Jean-Claude Juncker gestures ahead of a College Commissioners meeting at EU headquarters in Brussels on July 18, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - JOHN THYS

Jean-Claude Juncker cuts short holiday for emergency gallbladder surgery

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has cut short his holiday to have urgent surgery to remove his gallbladder.
Cristiano Ronaldo was an egotist in the Manchester United dressing room who always wanted to be near a mirror, according to Uruguay legend Diego Forlan.

Diego Forlan: Cristiano Ronaldo not a worthy successor to David Beckham at Manchester United

Cristiano Ronaldo was "an egotist" in the Manchester United dressing room who "always wanted to be near a mirror", according to Uruguay legend Diego Forlan.

Senator Ekweremadu: How IPOB members attacked me in Germany

The immediate past Deputy President of the Senate, Sen. Ike Enweremadu has confirmed a physical assault on him by some members of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) in Nuremberg, Germany on Saturday.
Junior international and Liverpool winger Taiwo Awoniyi was in action for five minutes on Saturday as Mainz05 suffered a 3-0 defeat away to Freiburg in the Germany Bundesliga.

Taiwo Awoniyi plays for five minutes in Mainz defeat at Freiburg

Junior international and Liverpool winger Taiwo Awoniyi was in action for five minutes on Saturday as Mainz 05 suffered a 3-0 defeat away to Freiburg in the Germany Bundesliga.