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Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has recalled the 12 suspended Local Government Council Chairmen.

Governor Wike warns against shutting down oil production facilities

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has warned that the State Government will not tolerate the shutting down of oil production facilities of operating companies in the state.

Governor Tambuwal buries 25 killed in fresh bandits attacks

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State on Sunday attended the funeral of 25 persons killed by bandits in a fresh attack which occurred on Saturday in three communities in Rabah local government area of the state.
President Buhari receives in audience Zamfara State Governor H.E. Bello Matawalle over Zamfara Insecurity in State House on 6th June 2019 2

Zamfara governor secures two mobile police squadrons

Zamfara State Governor, Dr. Bello Mohammed Maradun (Matawallen Maradun), has visited the Inspector General of Police, Muhammad Adamu, at the Force Headquarter and succeeded in securing two mobile police squadrons.
Kola Ologbondiyan

PDP attacks President Buhari over comment on FCT residents

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Wednesday castigated President Muhammadu Buhari for branding residents of the Federal Capital Territory Abuja as “necessary evil” because they did not vote for him in the February 23 presidential election.
Seyi Makinde

Governor Makinde gives Senator Ajimobi’s aides 48 hours to return government vehicles

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State on Wednesday gave former governor Abiola Ajimobi’s aides a 48-hour ultimatum to return government vehicles with them.
Emeka Ihedioha

Governor Ihedioha: We‘re not going to run propaganda government

Imo State governor, Chief Emeka Ihedioha, has said that his administration would not be run on propaganda and that they would not be distracted by those who have already decided to bad mouth them.
Bello Matawalle

Governor Matawalle leads operation against bandits in Zamfara

Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara on Sunday led security agencies in the state on an operation against bandits in their bush camps and hideouts near Wonaka town in Gusau Local Government area of the state.
Bello Matawalle | Bello Matawallen-Maradun

Zamfara governor to declare death penalty on bandits informants

Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has declared that the state government may soon start implementing death penalty on bandits’ informants in the state.
Seyi Makinde

Governor Makinde: Why we sacked Oyo local council chairmen, councillors

Chief Bisi Ilaka, the Chief of Staff to the Oyo State Governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde, has explained the reasons behind government’s decision to sack the 68 local council chairmen in the state. Also sacked are the elected councilors.

Nigerian Navy hands over nine oil thieves to NSCDC

Nine foreign nationals who allegedly siphoned petroleum products from an oil pipeline at the Atlas Cove area have been handed over to the officials of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) by the Nigerian Navy.
President Buhari signs New National Minimum Wage Bill into Law in State House on 18th April 2019 2

President Buhari orders service chiefs to halt small arms proliferation

Ahead of today’s inauguration, President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, met with service chiefs and ordered them to halt proliferation of Small Arms and Light Weapons in the country.

INEC holds ‘national conversation’ on elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it is planning to hold stakeholders meeting and national conversation to review the 2019 General Elections and management of the country’s electoral processes.

Bandits kill 23 in reprisal attack in Zamfara

Police in Zamfara on Tuesday confirmed the killing of 23 persons in Tunga and Kabaje villages, Kaura-Namoda Local Government Area by suspected bandits in the early hours of the day.
Gunmen suspected to be Fulani militia:herdsmen

Gunmen kill family of six in Plateau

A family of six members have been wiped-out by gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen in Dangwal Village of Ganawuri District of Riyom Local Government Area of Plateau State.

Ex-President Jonathan calls for electronic voting in Nigeria

A former Nigerian President, Goodluck Jonathan, has advocated that Nigeria must embrace electronic voting to sustain its democratic values.

Police: Five persons killed, 12 houses destroyed in Jos clashes

The Plateau Police Command said five persons were killed and 12 houses completely burnt in Sunday’s skirmishes between residents of Dutse Uku and Angwan Damisa, Jos North local government area of the state.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has listed what Nigeria should do to have access to $12 trillion “dormant funds”.

Ex-President Obasanjo: AfCTA will go on without Nigeria

A former President of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, said on Monday that the African Free Continental Trade Area (AfCTA) Agreement will not be hindered by Nigeria’s reluctance to sign up to the process.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has listed what Nigeria should do to have access to $12 trillion “dormant funds”.

Don: Ex-President Obasanjo’s utterance on Fulanisation, Islamisation inciting

A professor of Islamic studies at the Kwara State University (KWASU), Sulaiman Jamiu, has described the statement credited to former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Fulanisation of Nigeria and Islamisation of Africa as in inciting.

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The Benue State House of Assembly, on Thursday, elected principal officers who will steer the affairs of the House in the next four years.

Benue Assembly elects principal officers

The Benue State House of Assembly, on Thursday, elected principal officers who will steer the affairs of the House in the next four years.
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EFCC expresses worry over use of POS machines

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday expressed concern over what it called the errant use of Point of Sale (POS) machines in the country.
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Brazilian police file defamation complaint against Neymar’s rape accuser

Brazilian police said on Thursday they had filed a defamation suit against the woman who has accused football star Neymar of rape after she insinuated the force was corrupt.

PDP leaders, lawmakers meet over National Assembly minority positions

Leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party currently are holding a meeting to strategise on who will be the minority leaders, minority whips and Chairman, PDP Caucus of the National Assembly.

Sudan’s Omar al-Bashir charged with corruption

Sudan’s ex-president Omar al-Bashir was on Thursday formally charged with corruption, following the completion of an investigation by state prosecutors.