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Councillor remanded in prison for allegedly stripping woman in public

A local lawmaker in Akwa Ibom state, has been remanded in prison for allegedly assaulting a woman and stripping her naked.
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Kogi guber: PDP chides APC over ‘attack’ on Seyi Makinde, Musa Wada, others

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has berated the All Progressives Congress, APC, for allegedly sending armed thugs to invade the venue of the meeting of its leaders, including Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde and the PDP candidate, Engr. Musa Wada, in Lokoja ahead of today’s governorship election in Kogi state.
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has disclosed that the State Government is in the process of acquiring an estimated 32,000 hectares of farmland for rice cultivation in seven states.

Lagos governor commences payment of N35,000 minimum wage to workers end of November

Following the agreement reached between the Lagos State Joint Public Service Negotiating Council, JNC, and Lagos State Government, led by Babajide Sanwo-olu, Friday, November 15, all arrangements have been concluded to commence the payment of the new minimum wage and the consequential adjustment rates to public workers in the November 2019 salary cycle.

CDD raises alarm over vote buying in Kogi

Less than 24 hours to the opening of polls for the November 16, 2019, Kogi State Governorship election, the Centre for Democracy Development, CDD, says there are indications that a lot of money has been set aside for vote-buying on Saturday.

One killed, 12 injured in Shi’ite Maulud procession

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) said one of its members was killed by the police and 12 others injured during Maulud processions in the northwest Kaduna city.
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Gunmen kidnap Adamawa university professor

Gunmen have kidnapped a professor in the Department of Urban and Regional Planning of Modibbo Adama University of Technology (MAUTECH), Yola.
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Kogi guber: Why armed security operatives invaded Governor Makinde’s hotel – Police

The police in Kogi State on Friday confirmed that security operatives stormed a hotel in Lokoja where the Governor of Oyo, Seyi Makinde, was lodged.
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2020 Budget: Kano government proposes N30 billion for health sector – official

The Kano State Government has allocated over N30 billion to the health sector in its 2020 budget proposal presented recently to the State House of Assembly for approval.
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Police arrest suspect in killing of student in Kaduna

Kaduna State Police Command has confirmed the arrest of a suspect in the killing of a student, Hassan Abdullah of Government Secondary Rigachikun, in Igabi Local Government Area, Kaduna State.

Kogi guber: I am ready to defend allegations against me – Yahaya Bello tells...

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State on Friday expressed his readiness before the Abuja division of the Federal High Court, to defend himself in the allegation of double registration raised against him by the Governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Natasha Akpoti.
The Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, has assured the military and other security agencies of his full support towards the success of the exercise ”AYEM AKPATUMA II”, aimed at flushing criminals out of the state. 2

Kogi guber: Spiritualist claims oracle, spirits have settled for Yahaya Bello

The Founder and Spiritual Leader of Liberation Temple of the Absolute God, Ramas Azuzu, has predicted that the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Yahaya Bello, would be declared the winner of the Saturday’s governorship election in Kogi State.
The order was given recently by the Commissioner for Housing in Lagos state, Moruf Akinderu-Fatai, during a site inspection of some of the housing schemes at Sangotedo, Ajah and Lekki alongside the Special Adviser to the Governor on Housing, Mrs Toke Benson-Awoyinka, Permanent Secretary, Housing, Mr Wasiu Akewusola and other state officials.

Plateau PDP chairman resigns

Chief Damishi Sango, Plateau State Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Friday formally stepped aside by handing over to his deputy, Mr Amos Gombe.

Kogi guber: 35, 800 policemen deployed for polls

The Kogi State Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Busari, says 35, 800 policemen have been deployed by the Inspector General of Police to provide security for the governorship elections as well as the Kogi West Senatorial elections on Saturday, November 16, 2019.

Court fixes hearing for December 13 over N1.5 billion SUBEB fraud

An Edo State Criminal Court Division sitting in Benin City has fixed December 13 for hearing in a N1.5bn fraud case instituted against some former officials of the Edo State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) by the Economic Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has tasked Nigerians on the need to engage in actions that will help to further cement the bond of unity and cohesion in the country.

Appeal Court judgement: Governor Okowa urges Great Ogboru to join him to build Delta

Delta State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa on Friday in Asaba, reiterated his call on the governorship candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in the March 9, 2019 election, Great Ogboru, to join hands with him in building a stronger and more viable state.
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Zamfara governor sacks 21 permanent secretaries

Governor Bello Muhammad Matawalle of Zamfara State has sacked 21 out of its 47 permanent secretaries and announced the creation of 7 new Directorates in the state.
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Kogi guber: Group cautions against inflammatory statements

A civil society group, the Conscience for Human Rights and Conflict Resolution (CHRCR), has urged political parties, their candidates and supporters in the Kogi State governorship elections to desist from making inflammatory and unguided statements that could trigger violence during and after the election in the state.
Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo says his administration is doing a lot from its end to tackle illegal migration to Europe but needs more support from partners.

Edo APC youths back Governor Obaseki’s second term bid

The youth wing of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Edo State, says it will not abandon Governor Godwin Obaseki in his quest to get the party’s ticket for a second term in office.

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Bayern confirm interim coach to stay on as manager

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Councillor remanded in prison for allegedly stripping woman in public

A local lawmaker in Akwa Ibom state, has been remanded in prison for allegedly assaulting a woman and stripping her naked.
Kola Ologbondiyan

Kogi guber: PDP chides APC over ‘attack’ on Seyi Makinde, Musa Wada, others

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has berated the All Progressives Congress, APC, for allegedly sending armed thugs to invade the venue of the meeting of its leaders, including Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde and the PDP candidate, Engr. Musa Wada, in Lokoja ahead of today’s governorship election in Kogi state.
Lionel Messi scores on his return to the national team as Argentina beat Brazil 1-0 in an international friendly match at the King Saudi University Stadium on Friday night.

Lionel Messi scores on his return as Argentina beat Brazil

Lionel Messi scores on his return to the national team as Argentina beat Brazil 1-0 in an international friendly match at the King Saudi University Stadium on Friday night.
Nigeria winger Victor Moses scored and also bagged an assist as Fenerbahce thrashed Gazisehir Gaziantep 5-0 in their Turkish Super Lig clash at the Sukru Saracoglu Stadium on Monday evening.

Victor Moses may return to Chelsea in January as Fenerbahce plot contract termination

Nigeria winger Victor Moses could return to Chelsea in January transfer window as Fenerbahce seem keen to end his disappointing loan spell.