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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.

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Judges’ training stalls former Oyo governor’s corruption trial

Rasheed Ladoja is standing trial for alleged corruption.

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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.

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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.

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UniIlorin partners U.S. company to build $1.5 billion solar energy plant – VC

“The 500 megawatts is too much for the university alone to utilise,” the vice chancellor said.

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21 people die of meningitis in Sokoto – Health Commissioner

The official said identification and treatment of the disease is hampered by residents’ belief in witchcraft.

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode (right), presenting an Eyo plaque to the Minister of Works, Power & Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola during the Minister’s courtesy visit to the Governor at the Lagos House, Ikeja, on Saturday, March 25, 2017.

Ambode receives Fashola, pays rare tribute to former governor

The works, power and housing minister pays his first official visit to the seat of power in Lagos.

Herdsmen

Benue residents endorse anti-grazing bill

Participants at public hearings say individuals, not the government, should establish ranches.

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PDP, Ondo Assembly differ on Court’s nullification of deputy governor’s impeachment

Mr. Olanusi was impeached in April 2015.

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Journalist, four others killed in Osun car crash

Osun governor expressed sorrow over the death.

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Gombe’s first speaker dies

Mr. Mohammad-Kwadon joined politics and was elected the first speaker of the state in 1999.

Magajin Garin Sokoto, Alhaji Hassan Danbaba

Court orders arrest of Ahmadu Bello’s grandson

The judge asks the police to apprehend the accused wherever he is found in Nigeria.

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Appeal Court reverses impeachment of former Ondo deputy governor

Mr. Olanusi was impeached by the Ondo State House of Assembly on April 27, 2015

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Lagos water corporation to revive 42 mini waterworks

“Some of the mini waterworks are functioning but not very well, while some are not functioning at all.”