South East

Namadi Sambo

Osun Election: Jonathan, Sambo to storm Osogbo for Omisore

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, will conduct the state governorship election on August 9.…

Nuhu Ribadu

Group asks Ribadu to contest Adamawa governorship under PDP

“Ribadu is known internationally as an anti-corruption crusader.” (more…)

Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State.

Ebola: Ogun health workers on red alert at border towns

Amosun pleads with doctors to end strike. The Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun, on Wednesday…

Gabriel Suswam

NLC, TUC commence indefinite strike in Benue

The unions are calling on the Benue government to reverse the reduction of workers’ salaries. The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, and Trade Union Congress, TUC, in Benue, have ordered their members to embark on an indefinite strike with effect from July 31 if the state government fails to meet their…

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Workers see solution to Nigeria’s unemployment problem in steel industry reactivation

The reactivation of Ajaokuta Steel Company alone could create jobs for no fewer than 140,000 Nigerians. The Iron and Steel Senior Staff Association of Nigeria, ISSSAN, said on Wednesday that the reactivation of the country’s steel industry would be one of the solutions to Nigeria’s unemployment problem. The ISSSAN Deputy-General…

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Nigerian Army partners Lagos govt. in enforcing use of BRT lanes

The Lagos State Government has set up a panel to investigate the destruction of the buses. After allegedly causing the damage of at least eight BRT, buses about three weeks ago, officers of the Nigeria Army, in what might be an attempt to save face, have begun to ensure that…

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Aba prayer vigil: Survivors of carbon monoxide inhalation recount experience

The survivors, who had gone to pray, said they suspected it was the holy ghost in their midst that caused them to faint. (more…)

Ahmad Fintiri Adamawa

Plan to probe me ridiculous, says Nyako

Mr. Nyako says the probe would be unfair. Former Governor Murtala Nyako of Adamawa has described the plan by the Acting Governor of the State to probe his administration as “ridiculous”. The acting governor, Ahmadu Fintiri, in a state-wide broadcast on Tuesday, announced that Mr. Nyako’s administration which he accused…

Umaru Tanko Al Makura, Nasarawa State Governor

Nasarawa Impeachment: Lawmakers flee state capital; relocate to remote local govt for sitting

The Nasarawa State House of Assembly has relocated to Karu Local Government Area and is currently sitting to deliberate on a petition against the state Chief Judge, Suleiman Dikko, over the composition of the seven-member panel raised to investigate allegations against Governor Umaru Al-Makura. The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP-dominated Assembly…

Ahmed Gulak has his hand in a secret pie in the British Virgin Island

Gulak to contest for Adamawa governor

Gulak says he has all it take to emerge candidate of the PDP. (more…)

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Gunmen kill filling station manager in Kaduna

The thieves carted away the day's sales. Gunmen suspected to be armed robbers invaded a fuel station in Kaduna on Saturday, killed the manager and carted away an unspecified amount of money. Witnesses said the incident occurred at about 6:45 p.m. when three armed men in an ash-colour Gulf car…

Jigawa Governor, Sule Lamido

Jigawa governor assures non-indigenes of protection of their rights

Governor says no Nigerian should be discriminated against (more…)

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APC chief attacks Asari-Dokubo over attack on Buhari

Okechukwu asked security agencies to interrogate the leader of Niger Delta Peoples Volunteer Force (more…)

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Panic in Kano as second explosion hits city

The Nigeria Police say a second explosion has rocked the ancient city of Kano. The police announced the fresh explosion via its twitter handle. The explosion came less than five hours after a blast tore through the Hotoro area of the city, killing no fewer than five persons. The police…

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Another bomb explosion in Kano

The casualty is yet to be ascertained. (more…)

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Police kill 5 armed robbers in gun duel – Official

The Ogun police said it also recovered some weapons from the suspects. Five suspected armed robbers were on Saturday shot dead by the Ogun State Police Command during a gun duel at Agbado town located in Ifo Local Government Area of the state. The Ogun police spokesperson, Muyiwa Adejobi, who…

Abubakar Shekau, Boko Haram leader

BREAKING: Heavy gunfire in Adamawa town

Residents of Garkida, in Gombi Local Government Area of Adamawa State are reporting an ongoing  heavy gunfire in the town. "We are right now locked up in our houses and all we can hear is heavy gunfire‎ which appears to come from all directions," a resident, who is too shaken…

Scene of the Kaduna bomb blast

Kaduna Bombing: Police investigative team meets Buhari

The bomb killed more than 40 people Wednesday (more…)

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Nigeria Needs Prayers To Stop Violence – Gbenga Daniel

Mr. Daniel asked for prayers. (more…)