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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.

Bisi Egbeyemi: Supreme Court verdict victory for all Ekiti people

Ekiti State Deputy Governor, Otunba Bisi Egbeyemi, has described last Friday’s Supreme Court verdict which validated Governor Kayode Fayemi’s election as “victory for all Ekiti people.”
Kayode Fayemi

APC: NGF under Governor Fayemi will support President Buhari in delivering good governance

Malam Lanre Issa-Onilu, APC’s National Publicity Secretary, expressed the view in a statement on Thursday in Abuja, congratulating Fayemi on his election as the new NGF Chairman.
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NGF: NFIU guidelines on local council funds illegal

The governors of the 36 states, acting under the aegis of the Nigeria Governors Forum, have rejected the financial autonomy recently granted the 774 local government areas in the country.
Mohammed Monguno

NSA: Presidency uncovers plans to scuttle elections

The Presidency Tuesday said it had, through intelligence reports, uncovered plot by some elements within the polity to cause widespread violence during and after the forthcoming general elections.

Federal government moves to avert labour strike over minimum wage

Controversies surrounding the new national minimum wage, which the National Tripartite Committee grudgingly pegged at N30,000, may not have abated as the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, has fixed a conciliatory meeting for Friday, January 4, 2019 in Abuja.

Excess Crude Account is not president’s ATM

To be fair to the President, he never made any effort to pocket it. Buhari has been very avuncular to the governors irrespective of their political parties, offering the states financial bailouts and refunding them their Paris Club debt overpayments. He has done well on that count

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Supreme Court strikes out suit against virtual hearing

The Supreme Court on Tuesday struck out two suits by Lagos and Ekiti Governments challenging the validity and constitutionality of the Virtual Court Sittings procedure.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest another couple in Enugu for causing grievous harm to daughter

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10 Nigerian soldiers shot dead by terrorists in Borno – report

Jihadists shot dead 10 Nigerian soldiers in two incidents in the country's restive northeast on Monday, security sources said.
Chelsea fans have taken to social media and thanked Southampton striker, Michael Obafemi.

Chelsea fans love what Southampton’s Michael Obafemi did to Manchester United

The Saints forward – who netted at Stamford Bridge earlier in the season – made his mark against Manchester United on Monday night as he scored an injury-time equalizer at Old Trafford.