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NSCDC arrests couple for allegedly burning teenager’s male organ

The couple denied the allegations.

Nigerian Army

Army denies killing 17 herdsmen in Southern Kaduna

“It serves no useful purposes to continue to fabricate stories about the already delicate security situation in southern Kaduna.”

Former governor of the state, Ibrahim Shema [Photo: pulse.ng]

Alleged N11 billion fraud: Ex-governor Shema again moves to stop trial

The court granted Mr. Shema’s request for a stay of proceedings

Bala Ngilari

‘Fraudulent’ prison letter: Convicted ex-governor Ngilari’s lawyer speaks

Bala Ngilari was granted a controversial bail by the court.

Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose

Fayose’s ex-aide, lawmaker arraigned for double murder

The two murders were committed in Mr. Fayose’s first term.

Nigeria map showing Kebbi State

Five girls drown in Kebbi

The deceased were aged between 10 and 15 years.

The burnt tanker

Four people burnt to death in petrol tanker accident

Six persons were in the tanker heading towards Ibadan when the driver lost control while speeding.

Ife Crisis

Ife Crisis: Again, Afenifere accuses police of bias, victimisation

The group urged the police to investigate the crisis with utmost fairness.

Boroffice [Photo credit: boroffice4ondo.com]

I warned Mimiko against impeaching former deputy governor – Boroffice

Mr. Olanusi was impeached by the house of assembly in April 2015 shortly after he defected from the Labour Party to the APC.

FILE PHOTO: Boko Haram

Boko Haram attacks Borno communities, kidnaps 10 – Official

The official said the insurgents are now operating on motorcycles.

Former Benue State governor, Gabriel Suswan in court over corruption charges

Ex-Benue governor Suswam docked on fresh N9.8 billion fraud allegation

The former governor was already charged with diverting N3.1 billion Benue funds.

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode

Lagos govt’s ‘forced evictions’ must stop — Amnesty International

The recent demolitions came months after a similar exercise destroyed about 800 homes and rendered almost 10,000 people homeless.

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Man arrested for beheading 72-year-old woman

The suspect claimed “he had been having a running battle with the deceased over a portion of land.”

Imo State Local Government Workers Sacked by Gov Rochas Okorocha’s Administration during a Protest at the State Office of Nigeria Labour Congress in Owerri on Monday (27/3/17)
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2,000 sacked local government workers protest in Imo

The workers said they were unjustly labelled ghost workers.

Gov Ibikunle Amosun [Photo credit: Vanguard]

My grouse with Dangote – Ogun State Governor

The Ogun governor asked the federal government to return some roads to the state.

Ile-Ife ethnic clash

Ife Crisis: Aregbesola inaugurates commission of inquiry

The panel has four weeks to turn in its report.

L-R: Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, unveiling the new Lagos Neighbourhood Safety Corps (LNSC) logo while the Commissioner for Special Duties & Inter-Governmental Relations, Mr, Oluseye Oladejo; Deputy Governor, Dr. (Mrs) Oluranti Adebule and Speaker, Lagos State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa, watch during the inauguration of the Corp at the Agege Mini Stadium, Lagos, on Monday, March 27, 2017.

Lagos launches community ‘police’

Governor Ambode says the Lagos Neighbourhood Safety Corps will complement and not be in competition with the Nigeria Police.

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Meningitis: Death toll rises to 23 in Sokoto — Commissioner

Deaths were recorded in the seven worst hit local governments areas.

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Gunmen kidnap two businessmen in Sokoto – Police

The two men were seized Sunday night.

Rashidi Ladoja

Judges’ training stalls former Oyo governor’s corruption trial

Rasheed Ladoja is standing trial for alleged corruption.

Herdsmen

Herdsmen invade Benue prison farm centre, kill inmate

The farm centre has been evacuated.

Ondo House of Assembly

Fresh crisis in Ondo assembly over alleged refusal by acting speaker to step down

The two claimants to the speakership position were supposed to step down.

FROM LEFT: Chief of Staff, Alhaji Abba Kyari; Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo; and President Muhammadu Buhari at the Federal Executive Council Meeting at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Wednesday (2/11/16) 
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Again, lawyers sue Buhari for non-appointment of minister from Kogi

James Ocholi died from an accident in March, 2016.

Lekki Free Trade Zone

Investments in Lekki Free Trade Zone hit N100 billion

The Lagos governor said construction of Lekki Deep Sea Port is to commence in April

Synagogue Building collapse

Three-storey building collapses in Anambra

The incident occurred on Saturday at about 2.30 p.m.