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Governor Nyesom Wike on Tuesday claimed the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, spent the sum of N10 billion to fight him during the 2019 governorship election.

Nyesom Wike ignorant of his roots – Biafra group

Biafra Nations League, BNL, has lambasted the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, describing him as a man who does not know his roots. The group described as false Wike’s claims that the Indigenous People of...
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Ondo governors’s chief of staff’s wife kidnapped

Barely 24 after a first-class traditional ruler was murdered in Ondo, the wife of the Chief of Staff to the Ondo state governor, Chief Olugbenga Ale has been abducted by suspected gunmen.
The Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Ibrahim Tanko Muhammed has explained that Nigeria’s Judicial arm of government headed by him has been infested with corrupt elements.

Justice Tanko: Nigeria needs daring lawyers to resist tyranny

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Tanko Muhammad, has said there is need for more daring lawyers to emerge in Nigeria in order to resist tyranny and expand what he described as “frontiers of jurisprudence in the country.”
The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad, on Friday, charged the newly inaugurated Chief Judges of the Federal High Court and the National Industrial Court to help themselves first for God to help them to justify their oath of office.

CJN: Nigeria needs good lawyers to resist tyranny, expand jurisprudence

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad, has said there is a need for more cerebral legal practitioners to emerge in Nigeria in order to resist tyranny and expand what he described as frontiers of jurisprudence in the country.
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has approved the resumption of all Public Servants on GL 1 -12 with effect from Monday, November 2, 2020.

Nigerian government urged to grant Lagos special status

Speaking when representatives of the federal government, including the Interior Minister, Mr Rauf Aregbesola, and his Police Affairs counterpart, Mr Muhammad Dingyadi, visited Lagos, the leaders urged both ministers to facilitate the process of according the state a special place among the states in the country.

Benin monarch announces birth of daughter

The Oba of Benin, Ewuare II, and his wife, Queen Owamagbe, on Monday, announced the birth of their princess one month after.

Rilwan Akiolu: I remain Oba of Lagos whether some people like it or not

The Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu, has said he is the leader of Lagos irrespective of what anyone feels about it.
Kwara State Governor, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq has imposed a 24-hour curfew on the State.

Kwara government presents appointment letters to three traditional rulers

According to a press release signed by Oba Azeez, Press Secretary, Ministry of Local Government, Chieftaincy Affairs and Community Development, official presentation followed the approval by Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq after the ratification of same by the Kwara State Council of Chiefs.

Ekiti monarch threatens to curse people placing fetish objects on economic projects

The Ogoga of Ikere Ekiti, Oba Adejimi Adu, on Sunday condemned the practice of some of his subjects who go about placing fetish objects on economic projects embarked upon by well-meaning indigenes to scare them away from the town

Senator Obanikoro tasks traditional ruler on education of subjects

A former Minister of State for Defence, Sen. Musiliu Obanikoro, has advised youths to make the pursuit of education their topmost priority.

Oba of Benin hails Governor Obaseki, deputy on second term inauguration

The Oba of Benin, Omo N’Oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo , Ewuare II has congratulated Governor Godwin Obaseki and his deputy Comrade Philip Shaibu for the inauguration to begin their second term in office.
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#EndSARS: Osun judicial panel holds inaugural sitting Thursday

The Osun Judicial Panel of Inquiry constituted to look into cases of alleged police brutality, human rights violations and extra-judicial killings by operatives of the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) in Osun, has announced that it will begin sitting on Thursday.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, made the disclosure Wednesday after the Federal Executive Council presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari, at the State House, Abuja.

Nigerian government addressing job creation for youths – minister

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, on Sunday in Lagos said that the Federal Government will continue to address the issue of job creation for the youth.
7. President Muhammadu Buhari presides over the weekly virtual Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting, at the Council Chambers, State House, Abuja.

#EndSARS: Ministers recommend probe of military involvement in Lekki shootings

As the one week deadline given to ministers to interface with their State governors, stakeholders and the protesting youths expired on Wednesday, Ministers from the South West have called for a thorough investigation of the involvement of the military in the shooting at the Lekki Toll Gate.

EEDC recounts losses after #EndSARS vandalism

The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) is currently counting its losses after #EndSARS vandals launched gruesome attacks on its facilities across the southeast region.
The Council Chairman, Mr Dele Oshinowo, in a statement on Saturday, said it had become imperative to assist some victims of looting and destruction in the aftermath of the protest in the area.

#EndSARS: Lagos council unveils N10 million relief fund for victims of violence

The Agboyi-Ketu Local Council Development Area (LCDA) in Lagos on Saturday unveiled a N10 million relief fund for victims of violence and looting that trailed #EndSARS protest in the area.
The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III, has broken his silence over the heated reactions generated by his statement over the Mayegun title he conferred on the fuji musician, Alhaji Wasiu Ayinde, stating that the context through which he made the statement should be understood.

Alaafin: Division among Yoruba monarchs caused by politicians

Oba Adeyemi, according to a statement issued by his Oluwo’s media aide, Alli Ibrahim, during a visit to Iwo affirmed that there is disunity among Yoruba traditional council saying the problem was created by political infiltration into the rank of the council by politicians of the old Oyo Empire, assuring Oluwo of his to readiness to facilitate unity among the traditional rulers with all his utmost strength.
2. At least 27 police stations were incinerated last week in Lagos, after violence erupted across the commercial hub as a fallout of the military shooting of unarmed protesters in Lekki.

Awori decries destruction of public facilities in Lagos

The President of Awori Welfare Association of Nigeria and a former Lagos State Commissioner for Finance, Mohammed Olagbaye, has condemned the destruction of public facilities and private business in Lagos State by hoodlums who infiltrated the #EndSARS protests.

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Farmers unions in India are meeting with the government Sunday as thousands of farmers stage a third day of protests outside New Delhi against new agricultural deregulation legislation.

Indian farmers protest deregulation legislation

Farmers unions in India are meeting with the government Sunday as thousands of farmers stage a third day of protests outside New Delhi against new agricultural deregulation legislation.

Lagos destroys over 1,700 shanties at Agege

Operatives of the Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences (Enforcement) Unit (Taskforce) over the weekend demolished over 1,700 illegal shanties and containerised shops around Fagba railway lines, Agege.
Pep Guardiola has addressed Sergio Aguero's contract situation at Manchester City, while admitting the Blues miss him a lot when he's not fit to play.

Manchester City eye Kun Aguero replacement

Manchester City are keeping a close eye on developments in Milan, where Lautaro Martinez is holding out for an extra £100,000 a week before going anywhere near a new contract at Inter.
Lagos Port Complex (port of Lagos) is located at the Apapa area of Lagos on March 16, 2016 in Lagos, Nigeria, West Africa. Frédéric Soltan-Corbis via Getty Images

Greek ship crew held hostage after Nigeria kidnapping

A ship management company is in talks to free three Greek sailors kidnapped earlier this month by pirates off the Nigerian coast, Athens' Merchant Navy Ministry said Sunday.
Juventus is already thinking about how to buy Álvaro Morata. It has the possibility of offering the previously agreed upon amount to Atlético, but it could also include some footballers in the deal in order to lower the cost.

Juventus’ options to buy Álvaro Morata

Juventus is already thinking about how to buy Álvaro Morata. It has the possibility of offering the previously agreed upon amount to Atlético, but it could also include some footballers in the deal in order to lower the cost.