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Prominent traditional ruler in Osun State, the Orangun of Oke-Ila Orangun, Oba Adedokun Abolarin, has said that Nigeria has not experienced genuine democracy despite its 20 years of uninterrupted democratic rule.

June 12: No true democracy in Nigeria – Osun monarch

Prominent traditional ruler in Osun State, the Orangun of Oke-Ila Orangun, Oba Adedokun Abolarin, has said that Nigeria has not experienced genuine democracy despite its 20 years of uninterrupted democratic rule.

Monarch escapes from kidnappers

A traditional ruler, the Iresi of Osi in Akure North Local Government Area of Ondo State, David Olajide, on Tuesday narrowly avoided being kidnapped.
John Sentamu

Archbishop Sentamu: Nigeria lacks will to address devastation in Niger Delta

Chairman of the Bayelsa State Oil and Environmental Commission (BSOEC) and Archbishop of York, Dr. John Sentamu, has decried lack of political will by the Nigerian government to address environmental devastation in the Niger Delta region.

Heavy rain renders many homeless in Osun community

Many Residents of Kuta community in Ayedire Local Government area of Osun State are now homeless following a downpour that destroyed their houses and other valuables.
Nyesom Wike

Governor Wike dethrones Rivers monarch over cultism

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has made good his threat to dethrone traditional rulers found guilty of aiding and abetting insecurity in the state.
The Awujale and Paramount Ruler of Ijebuland, Oba Sikiru Adetona, has accused Ogun State Governor Ibikunle Amosun of disliking people of Ijebu extraction in the state.

Oba Adetona: Governor Amosun doesn’t like Ijebu

The Awujale and Paramount Ruler of Ijebuland, Oba Sikiru Adetona, has accused Ogun State Governor Ibikunle Amosun of disliking people of Ijebu extraction in the state.

Governor Ortom warns officials, monarchs against shielding criminals

Gov Samuel Ortom of Benue on Thursday warned government officials and traditional ruler against shielding criminals, and vowed to deal with anyone found to be doing that.
Frank Mba

Operation Puff Adder: Police nab 18 more kidnappers

The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) says said 18 more kidnappers including the killer of the traditional ruler, Agom Adara of Kajuru Local Government Area has been arrested by police detectives on Operation Puff Adder after the recent arrest of their “spiritual Father” one Salisu Abubakar.

Fleeing Ekiti monarch returns six months after abdicating throne

The traditional ruler of Ilogbo Ekiti, Oba Edward Ajayi, who abandoned the throne six months ago for safety, having been chased away by angry subjects over certain offences, has returned.

Police arrest suspected killer of Kaduna monarch

Operatives of the Nigeria Police Force have arrested the suspected kidnapper and killer of the traditional ruler of Adara chiefdom in Kaduna state, Maiwada Galadima.

Anambra monarch pledges maximum cooperation with NYSC

Igwe Joel Egwuonwu, Traditional Ruler of Umuawulu, Awka South Local Government Area of Anambra, has pledged that his community would play good hosts to the National Youths Service Corps (NYSC).

Owo calm as traditional burial rites commence for late monarch

Owo, an ancient city in Ondo State, wore a mournful look on Thursday following the demise of its traditional ruler, Oba Folagbade Olateru-Olagbegi, at 77.
Gboyega Oyetola

Ekiti monarch writes governor over threat on community by suspected herdsmen

A traditional ruler in Ekiti State has raised the alarm over fears of attacks by suspected herdsmen who he said have been terrorising his community and farmers.

Traditional ruler loses four children to fire in Jigawa

A traditional ruler on Sunday lost four infant children to a midnight fire in Gumel Local Government Area of Jigawa State.

INEC solicits cooperation of stakeholders for peaceful election in Imo

The Independent National Electoral Commission has solicited for full cooperation of various stakeholders involved in the electoral process in Imo for a peaceful, free and fair election.
Nigerian Youths

Agriculturist: High rate of unemployment, threat to national security

Ukoh, who is the Secretary, National Fish Association of Nigeria (NFAN) said if the menace was not addressed urgently, Nigeria might lose its potential youths to other countries in the nearest future.

Court sentences traditional ruler’s wife to death for killing husband

Justice Aisha Bashir of the Nasarawa State High Court II, sitting in Lafia, on Tuesday sentenced Amina, wife of late Adamu Zubairu to death by hanging for killing her husband.

2019: Enugu monarch charges INEC on credibility, fairness

The Traditional Ruler of Amurri Kingdom in Nkanu in Enugu State, Igwe Charles Nwoye, on Tuesday urged the INEC to ensure that the 2019 general elections are credible, free and fair.

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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.
Najila Trindade

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.