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Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike presiding over a meeting with the management of the SPDC, Belemaoil Limited, Host Community Leaders and Security Service Commanders over OML 25 at the Government House Port Harcourt on Saturday.

OML-25: Governor Wike directs parties to resolve issues, re-open facility in seven days

The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has directed all parties in dispute over the Oil Mining Licence, OML-25 to resolve all contending issues within 7 days and reopen the oil facility.
Seyi Makinde Oyo state Governor

Governor Makinde: We will rely on traditional rulers to improve security in Oyo

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has stated that his government would rely on traditional rulers in the state to improve the security of lives and property.
Dayo Adewole

Kidnapped son of former health minister regains freedom

Mr Dayo Adewole, the son of a former Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewale, who was kidnapped on Tuesday by four unknown gunmen, has regained freedom.

Nigerian Navy seeks Delta monarchs’ support to combat insecurity

Flag Officer Commanding (FOC), Central Naval Command, Rear Admiral Suleiman Garba, has solicited the cooperation of traditional rulers and other relevant stakeholders to combat insecurity in the Niger Delta region.

Nigerian Army brokers peace between Tiv, Jukun in Benue, Taraba

The military operation code-named Operation Whirl Stroke (OPWS) has brokered peace between the warring Tiv and Jukun people of Taraba and Benue States as part of its non-kinetic action.
President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the nation that security and law enforcement agencies are capable of safeguarding the country, its people and property.

President Buhari alleges involvement of traditional rulers in bandits’ attacks

President Muhammadu Buhari has lamented traditional rulers’ aiding and abetting of banditry in Zamfara State.

Edward Ubosi returns as Enugu Assembly speaker

Former speaker, Enugu state House of Assembly, Hon. Edward Uchenna Ubosi was on Monday re-elected to pilot the affairs of the 7th Assembly.

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.

Governor Ugwuanyi parleys monarchs on peace, security

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has urged traditional rulers in the state to intensify efforts towards the enhancement of peace and security in their communities for rapid development.

Ogun Assembly sacks ex-Governor Amosun’s monarchs, council bosses

The Ogun State House of Assembly on Friday passed a bill and three resolutions nullifying all appointments and financial agreements made by the Ibikunle Amosun administration between February 1 and May 28.
Dapo Abiodun

Governor Abiodun: I won’t run government of cronies, family

Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, has promised not to run a government of “cronies and family” but ensure equitable allocation of resources across the state.

Governor Akeredolu decries prevalence of drug abuse in Nigeria

Ondo state governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, on Monday, decried the high rate of drug and alcohol abuse among underage children and school age pupils across the country, urging all stakeholders and authorities to intervene to regulate the tides.
As Port Harcourt play host to 13 presidential aspirants and their supporters for primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party, Gov. Nyesom Wike has assured all delegates of a memorable stay.

Rivers monarchs hail Governor Wike’s peace moves

Kula Supreme Council of Traditional Rulers in Akuku-Toru Local Government Area of Rivers State has lauded the peace initiative of Governor Nyesom Wike to move the state forward.

Katsina prays against banditry, kidnapping

Residents of Katsina state on Sunday thronged the ‘’Hajia Hindatu Abdullah’’, Multi-Purpose Women Center at ‘’Filin Sanji’’ in Katsina to pray against banditry attacks, which had threatened lives and properties in the state for quiet sometime now
Ondo State House of Assembly

Akure community seeks to produce Ondo assembly speaker

As the inauguration of the ninth Ondo State House of Assembly draws near, the people of Akure, the state capital, have demanded that the community be allowed to produce the next speaker of the Assembly.
Nyesom Wike

Governor Wike moves to tackle insecurity in Ogoni

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has declared that his administration is working with security agencies to tackle rising insecurity and cultism in Ogoniland.

Police arrest 25 suspected cultists, kidnappers in Bayelsa

The police in Bayelsa State on Wednesday said tough times awaited kidnappers, cultists, armed robbers and other criminals following a formal launch of a new crime-fighting strategy, Operation Puff Adder (OPA).
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.

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Envoy: US ready to lift Iran sanctions, restore diplomatic ties, but needs deal first

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Aides and supporters of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar watched in disbelief as the Peoples Democratic Party presidential aspirant wept at his campaign office on Friday in Abuja.

Election tribunal rejects Atiku Abubakar’s request to access INEC server

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Official: Cross River to employ 300 Cameroonian refugees

The Cross River State Emergency Management Agency, SEMA, says it will create jobs for 300 Cameroonian refugees in Adagom, Ogoja Local Government Area of the state.

Naf debunks report of dropping weapons in Enugu

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has stated that the recent social media report alleging that its training helicopters were “dropping weapons” in Akwuke Forest in Enugu State was totally fabricated by mischief-makers to cause disaffection among Nigerians.
Ponmo

Expert: Why you must avoid cowhides processed with flames

A Health expert has warned Nigerians against consuming cowhides popularly called ‘Ponmo’ processed with flames from burning tyres and fuel, saying that it could lead to some health complications.