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Flood kills pregnant woman, 2 others in Jos

Three persons, including a pregnant woman, have been killed by flood that swept through some parts of Zinariya community in Jos, newsmen report.

Tribunal: INEC didn’t conduct polls In parts of Kaduna – witnesses

Thirteen witnesses on Tuesday told the Kaduna State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal, that the March 9 governorship elections did not hold in parts of Zaria Local Government Area of the state.

Sultan Abubakar drums support for President Buhari’s second term

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, on Friday in Abuja urged all Nigerians, irrespective of their political affiliation, to support the agenda of the second tenure of President Muhammadu Buhari.
National Emergency Management Agency NEMA

Victims of Niger market fire get relief materials

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has distributed relief materials worth millions of naira to about 862 victims of Minna and Bida market fire disasters.

Governor Sani Bello receives 50 PDP defectors in Bida

Gov. Abubakar Bello of Niger on Monday received 50 supporters of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) who defectors to the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bida Local Government Area of the state.
Some of Nigeria’s notable monarchs on Tuesday visited Prince Charles in Abuja, who arrived in Nigeria on the third leg of his West African tour. 2

Prince Charles, monarchs discuss insecurity, girl-child education

The Prince of Wales, Prince Charles, met with some traditional leaders to discuss, among other issues, peace and security, and educating the girl-child.
President Buhari receives in audience President of Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) in State House on 19th Oct 2018 2

Abubakar Sani-Bello, others beg Muhammadu Buhari to fix federal roads in Niger

The delegation, which cuts across the political divide of the state, also included former Governor Mu’azu Babangida Aliyu, former military governors, present and serving ministers and top government officials.
President Buhari with R-L: Olutise Adenipekun Head Nig. Nat. Office WAEC, Minister of Education Mallam Adamu Adamu, SGF Boss Mustapha, Registrar WAEC Dr Iyi Uwadiae, Head Public Affairs WAEC Abiodun Aduloju and Zonal Coordinator WAEC Abuja Olufemi Oke as he receives Attestation and confirmation of result from West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) registrar in State House on 2nd Nov 2018

Muhammadu Buhari frowns at delay in budgets passage

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that delays in passage of budgets by the National Assembly, sometimes lasting seven months, affects completion of projects across the country.
President Buhari receives in audience President of Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) in State House on 19th Oct 2018 2

Muhammadu Buhari: I should be commended for all I have achieved for Nigerians

President Muhammadu Buhari, Friday, felt disappointed over the delay in passage of budget by the National Assembly, not as he demanded commendations from Nigerians for the little he was able to achieve.

2019: Etsu Nupe urges politicians not to engage in do or die politics

The Etsu Nupe, Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar, has urged politicians and other Nigerians not to be desperate or engage in do or die politics as the nation prepares for 2019 general elections.

Etsu Nupe cautions against do or die politics

Etsu Nupe, Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar, has appealed to Nigerians not to take politics as a do or die affair as the 2019 general elections approaches.

Estu Nupe lauds INEC for extending the deadline for continuous voter registration

The Etsu Nupe, Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar, on Thursday lauded the Independent National Electoral Commission for extending the Continuous Voter Registration exercise to August 31 in response to the demand of Nigerians.

Governor Sani-Bello warns of environmental disaster over indiscriminate felling of economic trees

Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello, has alerted of iminent environmental disaster looming in the state due to indiscriminate felling of economic trees by some unpatriotic individual.

2019: Etsu Nupe warns politicians to stop using his pictures to campaign

Chairman, of Niger State council of traditional rulers and the Etsu Nupe, Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar, has warned politicians in the state to stop using his pictures in their posters with the aim of winning the sympathy of the electorates for 2019 general elections.

John Oyegun: Corruption can’t be wiped out anywhere

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, said Tuesday that it was practically impossible to completely wipe out corruption from any society, but said the Buhari government will ensure that corruption is degraded to the extent where it will no longer have impact on the nation’s economy.

Etsu Nupe accuses Governor Sani Bello of nepotism

Etsu Nupe and Chairman, Niger State Council of Traditional Rulers, Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar has accused the APC-led government in the state of nepotism.

Ex-Governor Akwe-Doma’s death a personal loss – Umaru Al-Makura

Gov. Umaru Al-Makura of Nasarawa state has described the death of Alhaji Aliyu Akwe-Doma, a former governor of the state and his predecessor, as a personal loss.

Governor Sani Bello donates N20m to Bida market fire victims

Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger on Thursday donated N20 million to victims of Bida Market fire, to cushion their losses.

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NSE drops to 27,000 mark, amid Seplat losses

The All-Share Index of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Thursday reached all time low of 27,864.49 due to sell pressure in Seplat and 18 other equities.
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Afcon 2021: Qualifiers draw pairs Nigeria with Sierra Leone, Lesotho and Benin

Nigeria have been pooled against Sierra Leone, Lesotho and Benin Republic in Group L of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations billed for Cameroon.

Governor Umahi swears in 29-year-old photographer as media aide

The Ebonyi State Governor David Nweze Umahi has sworn in a 29-year-old photographer, Francis Nwaze, into his cabinet as his special Assistance on media/project documentation.

Delta court sentences man to death by hanging for armed robbery

A Delta State High Court sitting in Warri Judicial Division presided over Justice A.A. Onojovwo, has sentenced one Victor Nwankpa to death by hanging for armed robbery.
Imam Abubakar Abdullahi, right, when he earned the Ahmadu Bello Merit award earlier this year

President Buhari urges religious leaders emulate Imam Abdullahi after US honour

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed delight over the International Religious Freedom Award conferred on Imam Abubakar Abdullahi of Nigeria by the U.S. Department of State.