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Kogi guber: PRP governorship candidate refutes endorsement of Governor Bello for second term

Mr Ayodele Ajibola, the Peoples Redemption Party (PRP) candidate in the forthcoming governorship election in Kogi, has dissociated himself from the purported endorsement of Governor Yahaya Bello of the APC for second term.

NUJ to sponsor bill against owing journalists’ salaries

Mr Christopher Isiguzo, National President of NUJ, stated this in Makurdi at an interactive session with members of the union in the state, to appreciate members for electing him and also know their challenges.
The Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar, has emphasized the need to develop local solutions to the present security challenges facing the country. 11

Stakeholders recommend prosecution of traditional rulers supporting banditry

Participants in a town hall meeting on security held in Sokoto have recommended the prosecution of any traditional ruler found supporting to banditry or any act criminality, to enhance peace and stability in the country.
The Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar, has emphasized the need to develop local solutions to the present security challenges facing the country. 13

Sultan suggests home grown solutions to security challenges

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, has called for the development and adoption of home grown solutions to the security challenges facing the country.
Depressed parents of the six students and two teachers of Engravers College, Kakau Daji, Kaduna, have blamed the continuous hostage of their children in the kidnappers’ den on the government’s pronouncement on the development.

Parents of abducted Kaduna schoolgirls blame government

Depressed parents of the six students and two teachers of Engravers College, Kakau Daji, Kaduna, have blamed the continuous hostage of their children in the kidnappers’ den on the government’s pronouncement on the development.
The Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar, has emphasized the need to develop local solutions to the present security challenges facing the country. 13

Sokoto: Sultan, governor call for local solutions to insecurity — in pictures

The Sultan of Sokoto, Mohammed Sa’ad Abubakar, has emphasized the need to develop local solutions to the present security challenges facing the country.

Remove, jail any emir found guilty of banditry – Sultan tells governors

The Sultan of Sokoto Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar has called on Governors to remove and prosecute any traditional leader found guilty of supporting any act of insecurity in his domain.

Kogi guber: INEC denies recruiting APC members as ad-hoc staff

The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) of INEC in Kogi State, Prof. James Apam, made the disclosure on Friday while speaking at a “Sensitization Forum for media executives, bloggers and journalists on Election and Fake News in Kogi State,” organised by the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES), in partnership with USAID, UKaid and INEC.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

INEC considers November 16 for Kogi West senatorial election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will explore the possibility of using the Nov. 16 governorship election to conduct a fresh election for the Kogi West Senatorial district.

36 Police PROs storm Anambra for conference

Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State on Tuesday declared open the conference of Police Public Relations Officers (PPROs) from the 36 State Police Commands of the Nigeria Police Force, taking place at the Golden Tulip Hotel, Agulu, Anambra State.
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Zamfara governor appoints press secretary

Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has approved the appointment of Jamilu-IIiyasu Birnin-Magaji as his Press Secretary.
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Kogi guber: APC does not believe in violence – Senator Adeyemi

Sen. Smart Adeyemi, Director-General, Bello/Onoja Campaign Organisation says that the All Progressives Congress (APC) does not believe in violence and has no thugs.q
The apex sociopolitical Fulani organisation, the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN) has declared support for the second term aspiration of Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello.

Kogi guber: Miyetti Allah endorses Governor Bello for another term

The apex sociopolitical Fulani organisation, the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN) has declared support for the second term aspiration of Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello.
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Thomas-Wilson Ikubese: Federal government should obey court ruling on Omoyele Sowore

Former Presidential Aspirant and Convener of YesWeFit Revolutionary Movement, Dr. Thomas-Wilson Ikubese, has urged the Department of States Services, DSS, to obey court order and free the convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Mr. Omoyele Sowore.
Governor Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State has reaffirmed his commitment to support the healthcare sector in the state.

Jubilation in Kebbi as governor pays new minimum wage

The announcement of the commencement of payment of new minimum wage in September, 2019 by Kebbi state government came to the people of the state especially civil servants as a big surprise.
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Plateau not ripe for state police – deputy governor

Plateau State Deputy Governor, Professor Sonni Tyoden, has said that although Plateau is not yet matured for the adoption of state police, the administration of his principal, Simon Lalong, would intensify efforts at stemming the tide of insecurity in the State.
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NUJ suspends SWAN national elections

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) on Tuesday in Abuja again waded into the growing crisis in the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) by suspending the body’s upcoming national elections.

World Peace Day: NGO, NUJ call for end to Taraba crisis

As the world marks international day for peace today, the DEPHEE Peace and Community Development Initiative, an NGO, and the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) has called on the government and warring factions in Taraba State to end the ongoing communal clashes between the Jukun and Tiv in the southern part of the state.

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Kogi impeachment: CDNDC urges NASS, CJN to act fast, intervene

After 24 hours of impeachment of Deputy Governor of Kogi State, Simon Achuba, by the Kogi State House of Assembly, the Coalition in Defence of Nigerian Democracy and Constitution, CDNDC, Sunday, urged the National Assembly and the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, to act fast and intervene.