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Benin monarch calls for establishment of Oba Ovonramwen memorial site in Calabar

The Oba of Benin, His Royal Majesty, Oba Ewuare II, has called for the establishment of a befitting memorial site in honour of Oba Ovonramwen in Calabar City, the Cross River State Capital.
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Ondo lawmaker laments return of kidnappers on Akoko roads

A member of the Ondo state House of Assembly, Rasheed Elegbeleye, who recently escaped from being abducted by gunmen in Akoko area on his way to Akure on Saturday raised the alarm on sudden return of kidnapping and robbery in the area.
Kanye West has been on a different path for a little while now, but he’s set to take his music to new heights with the announcement of his first opera, Nebuchadnezzar. The event is coming Nov. 24 and directed by previous collaborator Vanessa Beecroft.

Kanye West announces his first ever Opera

Kanye West has been on a different path for a little while now, but he’s set to take his music to new heights with the announcement of his first opera, Nebuchadnezzar. The event is coming Nov. 24 and directed by previous collaborator Vanessa Beecroft.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has deployed 1,400 corps members to Gombe State for the 2019 Batch B Stream II orientation course.

NYSC panacea for disunity – monarch

Oba Ajibade Gbadegedi Ogunoye of Owo kingdom, in Ondo, has described the National Youth Service Corps Scheme (NYSC) as the panacea for disunity in the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday held talks with King Salman in Riyadh, on the sidelines of the second day of the Future Investment Initiative (FII) conference. 4

Saudi Arabia to invest in Nigeria’s oil and gas sector — in pictures

President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday held talks with King Salman in Riyadh, on the sidelines of the second day of the Future Investment Initiative (FII) conference, during which both leaders committed to deeper partnership for the development of both countries.

Bayelsa monarch regains freedom 25 days after abduction

The abducted 84-year-old monarch of Tarakiri clan, Southern Ijaw, Bayelsa State, King George Agbabou Week, has regained freedom 25 days after he was kidnapped by unknown gunmen.
Wife of Ogun State Governor, Mrs. Bamidele Abiodun, has promised to empower and elevate rural women in the State, describing them as pillars of support for food security.

Women pillars of food security – Ogun governor’s wife

Wife of Ogun State Governor, Mrs. Bamidele Abiodun, has promised to empower and elevate rural women in the State, describing them as pillars of support for food security.
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Ondo lightning: Community prepares to perform traditional ritual on dead cows

Following the mysterious death of cows at a ‘sacred land’ called Oke Owa in Ijare, Ifedore Local Government Area of Ondo State, the community was preparing to perform some traditional rites on the land and the dead cows.

N100 million market revenue causes disquiet in Anambra community

The alleged diversion of whooping N100 million revenue generated from Ekwuluobia, the fourth largest commercial town in Anambra State, is causing disquiet in the area, with the traditional ruler of the town, Igwe Emmanuel Onyeneke, and his cabinet vowing yesterday to do everything humanly possible to recover the money.

Police: No casualty in Enugu building collapse

The Police Command in Enugu State have said that no life was lost in the collapsed three-storey building that was under construction in Enugu metropolis.

Police recover N6 million from kidnappers in Niger

The Niger State Police Commissioner, Usman Adamu, has disclosed that over six million naira have been recovered from kidnappers between June and August this year.
Vice President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo on Friday commended Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on his development initiatives, especially the road projects executed in the riverine communities.

VP Osinbajo commissions road in Delta creeks, hails Governor Okowa

Vice President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo on Friday commended Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on his development initiatives, especially the road projects executed in the riverine communities.

Emir: PHCs can handle 70 per cent of health challenges in Kwara

The Emir of Shonga in Kwara, Haliru Yahaya, says 70 per cent of health challenges in the state can be handled at Primary Health Care (PHC) centres if they are adequately funded.

Sultan Abubakar drums support for President Buhari’s second term

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, on Friday in Abuja urged all Nigerians, irrespective of their political affiliation, to support the agenda of the second tenure of President Muhammadu Buhari.
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President Buhari: I’m satisfied with projects executed by Governor Shettima

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed satisfaction with the projects executed by Gov. Kashim Shettima of Borno State in the last eight years.

Police: Edo monarch regains freedom

The Edo State Command of the Nigerian Police Force has confirmed the rescue of Enogie Godwin Aigbe, the abducted Monarch of Ukhiri Community, Ikpoba-Okha Local Government Area of the State.

Edo Summit: Godwin Obaseki presents score card to the people

Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo on Monday presented his administration’s score card to people of the state, with assurances of better days ahead.

NMA: Only 3 out of 34 state hospitals in Edo functional

Dr Emmanuel Osaigbovo, Chairman, Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), Edo, says only three hospitals out of the 34 owned by the State Government are functioning.

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Harry, Meghan threaten legal action over photos of duchess

Britain’s Prince Harry and his wife Meghan have issued a legal warning over photographs of the duchess walking her dogs in Canada, British media reported on Tuesday.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday signed the finance bill into law.

President Buhari condemns terrorist killing of CAN chairman

President Muhammadu Buhari has strongly condemned the terrorist killing of Lawan Andimi, chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Michika local government area of Adamawa state, describing it as cruel, inhuman and deliberately provocative, his spokesman, Garba Shehu, his spokesman said.

Governor Ortom’s victory at Supreme Court, true reflection of Benue electorate’s decision – ex-minister

Former Minister of State, Education and Chairman Benue State Civil Service Commission, Professor Jerry Agada, has described Governor Samuel Ortom’s victory at the Supreme Court as a true reflection of Benue electorates’ decision at the last general elections.
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Imo guber: Ohanaeze disowns Uche Okwukwu

Ohanaeze Ndigbo has disowned reports credited to its suspended National Secretary, Bar Uche Okwukwu, noting that it has no opinion on the ranging controversy over Supreme Court judgment on the 2019 governorship election in Imo state.
Deeply worried by the spread of arms among bandits in Zamfara State, Governor Bello Mohammed Matawalle said he was taking the option of instructing the security to invite former governor Abdulaziz Yari to explain the whereabouts of about 1000 AK47, he, the former governor allegedly purchased with the state’s funds in 2013.

Governor Matawalle: My decision to build new government house, airport final

Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State has said his decision to build a new Government House as well as an airport is final, no matter the criticism from his political opponents.