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Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC)

Ekiti guber: APC chair Oshiomhole accuses Governor Fayose of retrieving PVCs from residents

Ahead of the July 14 governorship election in Ekiti state, National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has accused the state Governor, Ayo Fayose, of ordering the retrieval of Permanent Voter Cards, PVCs, from people while also asking heads of the state-owned tertiary institutions in the state to award 20 marks to students who vote for the PDP in the elections.

Protesting women barricade Gombe to Yola highway

Some women from Billiri town of Billiri Local Government Area in Gombe state on Friday barricaded the Gombe to Yola highway, trapping passengers travelling along the road.

Governor Aregbesola: Our achievements justify loans we obtained

Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola, has said the achievements recorded by his administration, so far, has justified the loans it obtained.
Inspector General of Police , Ibrahim Idris

Ekiti guber: IGP Ibrahim Idris assures of free, fair poll

The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has said the police will provide security for all stakeholders and ensure that the forthcoming July 14 governorship election in Ekiti State is held without hitches.
Philip Wilson

Archbishop gets 12 months for concealing child abuse

One of the highest-ranked church officials convicted of covering up child sex abuse was Tuesday sentenced to 12 months’ imprisonment, but Philip Wilson could avoid jail after a court ordered he be assessed for home detention.

Plateau Assembly establishes seven-member committee to investigate killings

The Plateau State House of Assembly on Tuesday constituted a seven-member special committee headed by Yusuf Gagdi to investigate the recent killings in the state.
Footage showing a recent Boko Haram attack in north-east Nigeria. | AFP | Getty Images

Boko Haram raid kills five in Borno village

At least five people were killed and six others injured in a nighttime Boko Haram raid and suicide attack on a village in northeastern Nigeria, residents told AFP on Saturday

Benin Zonal EFCC secures 9 convictions, recovers N312.61 million

No fewer that nine persons have been convicted for various financial crimes in suits preferred against them by the Benin Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
Bauchi Governor Mohammed Abubakar

Governor Abubakar: Windstorm damage 349 schools in Bauchi

Gov. Mohammed Abubakar of Bauchi said on Wednesday that no fewer than 349 schools were damaged across the state by the strong windstorm that swept across the state on Saturday.

Fire razes 700 market shops in Bauchi

No fewer than 700 market shops in Azare, the capital of Katagum Local Government Area of Bauchi State, have been razed following a dawn fire that engulfed the market, on Sunday.

Raising children in an increasingly competitive world

At the parent-teacher session in a school, a mother was told that her son didn’t always pay attention in class. “For example, he’ll do the wrong page in the workbook”, explained the teacher, “he will not submit assignments on due dates and I have even found him sitting in the wrong desk.”

Bauchi governor’s wife sympathises with rainstorm victims

The wife of the Bauchi State governor, Hajia Hadiza Abubakar, has sympathised with the people of the state affected by Saturday’s rainstorm, which wreaked havoc on parts of the state capital.

NSCDC denies allegation of clamp down on Peace Corps personnel

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps has denied allegation of interfering in the activities of the Peace Corps of Nigeria.

Governor Dickson: 13% derivation insufficient to develop Niger Delta

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State says the 13 per cent derivation given to the Niger Delta is insufficient to develop the region.

Like MKO Abiola like Leah Sharibu

The late Chief Moshood Kashimawo Abiola was the acclaimed, legitimate winner of the 1993 Presidential election, which was conducted, purportedly, to usher in a Democratic Administration after Ibrahim Babangida’s eight years in power, as Nigeria’s sole military President till date!

Ekiti guber: Ex-Minister Fayemi challenges Governor Fayose to public debate on state finances

The candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the July 14 Governorship in Ekiti, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has challenged Governor Ayodele Fayose to an open debate on the finances of the state.

Kogi PDP warns Governor Bello to stop harassing its members

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has accused Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, of plotting to recall its elected lawmakers.

Nsukka residents shun IPOB sit-at-home order

Residents of Nsukka town and its environs, on Wednesday, ignored the sit-at-home directive of the Indegenous People of Biafra’s (IPOB).

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The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police confirm death of 22 in Sokoto bandits’ attack, foil ambush

The Police in Sokoto on Thursday confirmed the death of 22 villagers in the state following sporadic shooting by suspected bandits in Gangara community.
The Cross River Commissioner for health, Dr Betta Edu has restated the state’s preparedness to tackle Coronavirus if it eventually gets to the state.

Cross River suspected coronavirus case tests negative

Confirming the report to newsmen on phone Thursday night, Edu said the case from UCTH that went viral on the various social platform came out negative.

President Buhari’s daughter rejoins family after self-isolation

The daughter of President Muhammadu Buhari who went on self-isolation after returning from the United Kingdom, UK, two weeks ago has rejoined the family.
Nigeria has confirmed 12 new casesof coronavirus with total number of cases in the country rising to 151.

Coronavirus hits 51 of 55 nations of Africa

Malawi recorded three cases, on Thursday, as the number of cases in Africa struck 6,940 with 278 deaths and 567 recoveries as of 8.30p.m.

WHO concerned as coronavirus accelerates in Africa

With more than 6,000 COVID-19 cases reported in Africa, the virus is threatening fragile health systems on the continent.