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A major operation to clean up the trash-clogged rivers in the Kenyan capital has led to the grisly discovery of 14 bodies, most of them babies and children, the local government said Friday.
The Inspector General of Police Monitoring Unit (IGPMU), Abuja, has flushed out 60 suspected armed robbers and kidnappers from Rivers State.
The body of a tourist from Saudi Arabia who drowned in the River Nile in Uganda after falling in while taking a selfie has been retrieved, the Police said on Wednesday.
For three months now, nightmare has become the companion of 25-year-old Timbring Namkut who raped and strangled to death a Fulani woman who was taking her bath in a river at Gamnan village, Langtang South Local Government Area of Plateau State.
The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has moved to seize plots of land and duplexes which values have been put at over N264 million from three civil servants working in the Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs.
Two days to the presidential and National Assembly elections, the Enugu State chapter of All Progressives Congress has intensified its efforts to attract voters in the Enugu West Senatorial Zone of the state.
The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has accused the Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, of influencing a high court judgment against the All Progressives Congress in the state.
A Second Republic lawmaker and prominent member of the Northern Elders’ Forum (NEF), Dr. Junaid Muhammed, has said the socio-cultural group did not endorse People’s Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate former Vice President Atiku Abubakar.
Ahead of the February 16 Presidential and National Assembly elections, the ruling All Progressive Congress in Edo State has raised concerns that the opposition Peoples Democratic Party is mobilizing thugs from Bayelsa, Delta and River States.
The Director General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, said all the candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State will be on the ballot in the February and March general election.
The Deputy Managing Director, First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Mr. Gbenga Shobo, wednesday called on investors, bank customers and the general public not to panic over the forthcoming elections, noting that the elections would come and go.
A former aide of Chief MKO Abiola, Lisa Olu Akerele, has said that naming National stadium after the late winner of the June 12, 1993 Presidential election was an indication that President Muhammadu Buhari has good heart.
Contrary to speculations that President Muhammadu Buhari fell to pressures from leaders of the South-West geopolitical zone to recognize June 12 as national Democracy Day over political interest, the President on Wednesday said his decision was hinged on the need to correct alleged injustice meted out on the entire country by the military government.
The Department of State Services said it has observed with concern the deliberate plots and attempts by some subversive and undemocratic elements to incite or pit one ethnic group against the other by stoking the embers of tribal sentiments to cause disaffection and violence across the country.
Prof. Akinyele Aluko of the Global Knowledge Group has described President Muhammadu Buhari’s renaming of Aura stadium after the late MKO Abiola as one of the President’s boldest moves thus far.
Prince Tony Momoh, a former Minister of Information on Wednesday said former President Goodluck Jonathan reduced the late MKO Abiola to an ethnic champion by renaming the University of Lagos (UNILAG) which is located in the South- West after him.
The National Assembly management has given outgoing members of the 8th Senate three days to handover their office keys.
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State on Monday pledged to waive his immunity as the governor if brought before the proposed anti-corruption agency in the state.
An Ilorin Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday ordered the remand of four men at the Oke-Kura Prison, Ilorin, for the alleged murder one Isiaka Sikiru.
The Niger House of Assembly on Tuesday elected Alhaji Abdullahi Wuse (APC), member representing Tafa Constituency, as the speaker of the 9th Assembly in the state.
Sen. Ike Ekweremadu (PDP-Enugu), on Tuesday, disclosed the real reason he contested for the deputy senate president’s seat during the inauguration of the 9th Senate in Abuja.