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ICPC arraigns Benue governor’s aide, ex-commissioner for N4.7 billion fraud

The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission has dragged Mr Stephen Amase, principal private secretary to the Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom, and a former commissioner of works in the state, who is now the Special Adviser, Ministry of Energy, Science and Technology, Mr Manger Emmanuel, to court for alleged N4.76bn fraud.
The Controller of the Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Correctional Service, Emmanuel Okoro, on Thursday refuted reports by a section of the media which claimed there was a jail break at the Keffi Old Prison.

Prison inmate regains freedom 13 years after awaiting trial

An inmate of Oko Medium Correctional Centre, in Benin, Edo State, Victor Ogunsuyi, who had spent more than 13 years awaiting trial, was set free by the State Chief Judge, Justice Esohe Ikponmwen.
An inmate of Oko Medium Correctional Center, in Benin, Edo State, Victor Ogunsuyi, who had spent more than 13 years awaiting trial, was on Wednesday set free by the State Chief Judge, Justice Esohe Ikpomwen.

Edo chief judge sets inmate free after spending 13 years awaiting trial

An inmate of Oko Medium Correctional Center, in Benin, Edo State, Victor Ogunsuyi, who had spent more than 13 years awaiting trial, was on Wednesday set free by the State Chief Judge, Justice Esohe Ikpomwen.
Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has said that construction work on the Gusau Airport project would commence this month.

Zamfara governor appoints new civil service chief

Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has approved the appointment of Alhaji Kabiru Balarabe as the new Head of Service for the state’s Civil Service.
Bello Matawalle

Zamfara recovers N282.5 million from AMCON – governor

Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara on Friday received a draft cheque of N282.5 million from the Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) being excess money recovered from auction of the state government’s properties.
Bello Matawalle

Zamfara governor secures N1 billion from TETFund for state polytechnic

The Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) has approved the release of N1 billion to Abdu Gusau Polytechnic, Talata Mafara in Zamfara for the improvement of facilities in the tertiary institution.
Gov. Abubakar Sani-Bello of Niger has urged the Muslim Ummah to pray for peace, unity and security for meaningful development in the country.

CAN kicks as Governor Sani-Bello appoints SSG, HoS, CoS

Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, has approved the appointment of former Head of Service (HoS), Ahmed Ibrahim Matane, as the new Secretary to the Government.
Mai Mala Buni

Governors Buni, Zulum approve key appointments

Yobe State Governor Mai Mala Buni and his Borno State counterpart Prof. Babagana Umara Zulum have made key appointments for their administrations.
Bala Mohammed

Governor Mohammed, 17 Bauchi lawmakers submit assets declaration form

Former Reds star Danny Murphy believes Liverpool are not in danger of losing in-form forward Sadio Mane to Real Madrid despite apparent interest from the Spanish giants.
Nasir El-Rufai

Governor El-Rufai asks political appointees to resign by April 30

Nasir El-Rufai, governor of Kaduna State, has directed all political appointees in the state to submit their letters of resignation by April 30, 2019.

Offa monarch absolves Senator Saraki of complicity in recent multiple bank robberies

The Olofa of Offa, Oba Mufutau Gbadamosi Esuwoue II , has absolved the President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, of any complicity in the robbery incident that took place in Offa, Kwara state on April 5, this year.

Muhammad Badre: Why Gombe don’t have portable water

The All Progressives Congress governorship aspirant in Gombe State, Muhammad Badre, has said the refusal of Governor Ibrahim Dakwambo to pay N200 million annually in maintaining and servicing the Dadinkowa Dam is costing the people of Gombe portable water supply.

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The Cross River Commissioner for Solid Minerals, Mr George O’Ben-Etchi, says the state will partner the Federal Government to boost the solid mineral sector in the country.

Cross River to partner federal government to boost solid mineral sector

The Cross River Commissioner for Solid Minerals, Mr George O’Ben-Etchi, says the state will partner the Federal Government to boost the solid mineral sector in the country.
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Decomposing body of ‘raped’ woman found in Anambra

A decomposing female body suspected to be that of a rape victim has been discovered behind United Primary School, Oba in Idemili South Local Government Area of Anambra State.
Iraj Harirchi coughed occasionally and appeared to be sweating during a press conference on Monday with government spokesman Ali Rabiei.

Iranian health minister tests positive for coronavirus

Iran’s deputy health minister has tested positive for coronavirus; he had previously looked unwell during a press conference.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, disclosed on Tuesday that the Senate may next week consider the report of an Ad-Hoc Committee on security challenges with a view to finding solutions to Nigeria’s security problems.

Senate asks President Buhari to reconstitute Federal Character Commission management

The Senate has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to reconstitute the management of Federal Character Commission (FCC) which has been without a substantive management since 2018.
Super Eagles Goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa and other officials of the team based in Nigeria will “hopefully” start off on their journey to Singapore Today, ahead of the international friendly against Brazil.

AFCONQ: Ikechwukwu Ezenwa declares readiness for Sierra Leone clash

Super Eagles and Heartland FC Goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa has disclosed his readiness for next month’s AFCON qualifier against Sierra Leone.