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Niger Delta leaders and stakeholders have persuaded the Niger Delta Avengers, NDA, to shelve their plan to recommence bombing of oil facilities in the Niger Delta region in the interim, to give the Federal Government more time to address the demands of the oil region.
Deputy President Ike Ekweremadu has described the asset declaration charges filed against him by the Federal Government as laughable, malicious and an attempt to to smear his name as political activities gather momentum.
Governor Umaru Al-Makura of Nasarawa state on Wednesday said that henceforth all civil servants in the state without requisite exposure to computer and other electronic gadgets would not be promoted.
The Police in Edo have arrested four persons suspected to be kidnappers, the News Agency of Nigeria reports.
Federal Government says it has disbursed about N2 billion to more than 14, 000 poor people in Kwara since 2016 under its National Cash Transfer programme.
Seventy-six Boko Haram terrorists, among others, trying to overrun Nigeria’s military formation in Metele, near Kangarwa in Borno were killed today.
Plateau NUJ accuses Nigerian Army of indiscriminate arrests, intimidation over missing General Idris Alkali
The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Plateau State Council, has accused the Nigeria Army of indiscriminate arrests, intimidation and harassment of Plateau residents in its search for missing Maj. Gen. Idris Alkali (rtd).
Members of the All Progressives Congress in Ebonyi State, numbering about 500, on Wednesday besieged the party’s state secretariat in Abakaliki to reject the outcome of the governorship primary of the party, which was held on Sunday.
After its assessment, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has declared 12 states along the River Niger and Benue as worst affected by flood disaster this year while other states are being monitored.
Ahead of today’s governorship primary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara State, a leading governorship aspirant, Mr. Mohammed Dele Belgore (SAN), Friday withdrew from the race and ordered his supporters to vote for Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrasaq.
Interpol demanded an official “clarification” from China on the whereabouts of its missing police chief Saturday, after reports said he was detained for questioning on arrival in his homeland.