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After a week of the conferment of chieftaincy title of ‘Ogah Ogwu-Attah’ on Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, which sparked public criticisms, the Attah Igala, Dr Michael Idakwo Ameh Oboni II over the weekend in Abuja insisted that the governor deserved the title.
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has again told the Federal Government to check the illegal entry of foreign herdsmen into Nigeria.
Gunmen killed two persons at Fanlo and Nding villages in the Barkin Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau State late on Sunday.
The Northern Elders Forum says that it will reject any move by leaders in the Middle Belt Forum to detach communities in North Central Nigeria from the North.
Nearly 4,500 people in Riyom local government area of Plateau State, north-central Nigeria will benefit from improved access to safe water and sanitation facilities following the commissioning of a communal solar driven motorized water facility and WASH facilities in a school which include gender segregated latrines and a handpump.
The Presidency has listed the various measures and initiatives so far taken to address the spate of crime and criminality across the country, assuring that the “evildoers will be beaten, and badly, too.’’
The Federal Government has began the process of resettling herdsmen and bringing to an end the continued farmers/herders clashes in the country, as Niger state in North Central Nigeria taking the lead with the establishment of a 31,000 hectares of grazing reserve in the state.
The Presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Alh. Atiku Abubakar, says that he will work with the masses to end hunger, insecurity and impunity against the judiciary if elected President.
The Nigerian Supreme Council For Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) has listed ways Muslims in Nigeria suffer more discrimination than their Christian counterpart.
The Governor of Plateau, Mr Simon Lalong has promised to train more indigenes on modern agricultural practices and innovation, towards conflict resolution, peace and development in the State.
Prof. Tijjani Bande, Permanent Representative of Nigeria to the UN, said the illicit influx of Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALWs) has become a source of worry to Africa.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has told the Federal Government to urgently review the country’s security architecture to reassure the populace of the safety of their lives and properties.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has told the Federal Government to urgently review the security architecture of the country to reassure the populace on the safety of their lives and property.
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) on Thursday reported the Nigerian government to the International Labour Organisation (ILO), accusing the government of working through the back door to proscribe the congress and undermine collective labour relations in the country.
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The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) crucial market indicators closed trading on Friday with a marginal growth of 0.03 per cent.
Speaking to reporters at the Presidential Wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International airport Abuja, President Buhari says he intends to work harder and be accountable to Nigerians.
The Court of Appeal, Port Harcourt, has ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to allow the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its candidate, David Lyon, contest Saturday’s governorship election in Bayelsa.
Netherlands head coach Ronald Koeman says Memphis Depay was too young at Manchester United but suggests he could now be ready for a Premier League return.g
Mr Suileman Adamu, the Minister of Water Resources, says the Federal Government has commissioned no fewer than 700 water projects in Ogun and Kano states in the last two years.
A Yoruba social-cultural group, Yoruba Youth Forum (YYF), has condemned the recent signing of a bill into law by President Muhammadu Buhari in London, saying the action showed that the powerful cabal in the presidency will stop at nothing to make Vice President Yemi Osinbajo irrelevant.
Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State and other eight other governors are currently in Seattle, United States of America (USA).
A 39-year-old husband, Ibrahim Anifowoshe, on Friday told a Lagos Island Customary Court while seeking dissolution of his 12-year-old marriage that his wife denied him sex, disrespected and embarrassed him in the presence of his friends.
The Supreme Court has held that President Muhammadu Buhari was right not to have submitted his academic credentials to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
The Court of Appeal sitting in Ibadan on Monday dismissed the appeal filed by Hon. Adekunle Akinlade against the tribunal judgement which upheld the victory of Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State.