Police deploy special forces, aerial patrol team to Southern Kaduna
“The Special Forces have been mandated to flush out perpetrators of the violence…”
Unpaid for seven months, Ondo footballers lay siege to Mimiko
The police used teargas to disperse the players.
Borno women react to Sanusi’s proposal to regulate marrying more than one wife
“What he is doing is ensuring that before you get multiple wives, you have to show you are capable of taking care of the wives.”
Islamic group backs Emir Sanusi on regulating marriage to second wife
MURIC said marriage to a second wife in Islam was conditional.
Group wants former university bursar investigated, prosecuted
The bursar was suspended August last year over allegations of fraud.
True federalism will redress Nigeria’s perceived anomalies – Wike
The governor played host to the head of the Ohaneze Ndigbo.
Activists tackle Lagos lawmakers over hasty passage of environmental bill
The bill harmonises and merges eight environment laws in the state into one
Akwa Ibom plans doubling garri, rice production by December
The state says it will also cultivate cocoa and maize.
Nigerian govt commences training of 10, 000 Borno women in small-scale businesses
The exercise is part of an initiative to provide basic skills for self reliance to about 370,000 women across the country
Chief judge calls for increased police protection in courts
“We really need police protection. Please help us in this regard,” the judge said.
Cattle grazing bill passes second reading in Akwa Ibom Assembly
The bill would abolish night grazing and make provision for designated grazing areas.
Kaduna refinery resumes crude supply after pipeline fire
The refinery produced 24,504,000 litres of Kerosene since January and 19,158,000 litres had been evacuated.
Court gives Lagos govt, waste operators two weeks to settle dispute
The government says it is ready for dialogue.
Rivers Rerun: INEC yet to receive police report on indicted officials
INEC said indicted officials would be dealt with appropriately.
Ebonyi govt donates materials, cash to persons displaced by communal violence
There was a clash between an Ebonyi community and a neighbouring one in Cross River.
Ohaneze working towards Igbo presidency – Official
“The executive of Ohaneze is ready to pursue Igbo agenda of which the Igbo presidency is part of it.”
Court grants ex-Gov. Shema, three others N1 billion bail each
The accused persons are standing trial for alleged conspiracy, forgery and diversion of public funds amounting to N11 billion.
“Kogi is now a haven for Boko Haram” – Governor Bello
“Just last night, four high profile Boko Haram members were arrested in Kogi by the military.”
Reduce bride price for Tiv women, governor’s wife tells Tor-Tiv
“Such high demands discourage many bachelors from even attempting to get married,” the governor’s wife said.
Fresh 24-hour curfew declared in Southern Kaduna towns
Gunmen killed 14 people between Sunday and Monday.