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2019: Again APC reschedules presidential primary

The new presidential primary holds same day Osun governorship re-run election holds.

God is Good motors used to illustrate the story.

God Is Good Motors’ passengers kidnapped, some released after ransom payment

The relatives of the kidnapped passengers recount their ordeal.

Voting exercise in Osun State.

#OsunDecides2018: Polling units that will decide Osun’s next governor

Elections will only hold in those areas with all the 48 political parties involved

Capsized boat used to illustrate the story.

Six bodies recovered in Maiduguri boat mishap

An official attributed the incident to the heavy wind with sandstorm which lasted for about 30 minutes.

Ras Kimono and Efemena Okedi

Ras Kimono’s wife, Efemena Okedi, is dead

Her death comes three months after Ras Kimono passed on.

Photo Collage of #OsunDecides2018 top gubernatorial aspirants

UPDATED: It’s Official: INEC declares Osun governorship election inconclusive

The PDP candidate won with a margin of less than 400 votes.

#OsunDecides2018: Adeleke, Oyetola to battle in re-run election

Neither of the two leading candidates clinched enough votes for outright victory in the governorship elections in Osun on Saturday.

PU 03 st Matthew pry school ward 03 ijebu ijesha oriade lga voting still on at 3:35pm

#OsunDecides2018: Osogbo to determine Osun governor as PDP leads after 29 local govts

From results so far, the APC trails the PDP in total valid votes cast.

#OsunDecides2018: APC, PDP, SDP others battle for Osun governorship

#OsunDecides2018: INEC formally announces results — LIVE-UPDATES

The results are being announced at the INEC headquarters in Osogbo.

#OsunDecides2018: APC, PDP, SDP others battle for Osun governorship

#OsunDecides2018: INEC results from local govts

Results of each local government will be announced at the INEC collation centre in the local government.

A Elderly voter being accredited, at Sekonanear Ife, during the 2018 Osun state Governorship Election on Saturday (22/9/18). 05010/23/9/18/Timothy Adeogodiran/JAU/NAN

#OsunDecides2018: Official results from polling units

The Osun election is being held in the 30 local government areas of the state.

(10:52am) At ward 2 PU1, Ila-Orangun LG, the cubicle is well placed and guarded to avoid seeing the choice of the electorates. The first seen in the LGA.

VIDEO: #OsunDecides2018: Party agents caught sharing N2000 to voters

A beneficiary, an elderly woman who spoke with PREMIUM TIMES, said the money is her “right.”

Adebayo Shittu, Minister of Communications PHOTO: Techpoint

NYSC replies Minister Shittu, says political office not replacement for national service

Mr Shittu faces legal sanction for skipping the mandatory national service.

#OsunDecides2018: APC, PDP, SDP others battle for Osun governorship

#OsunDecides2018 (LIVE UPDATES): APC, PDP, SDP, others battle

Over one million voters are eligible to vote for the 48 parties taking part in the election.

OsunDecides: Successes, challenges in INEC’s distribution of electoral materials

Delays are being experienced in some local governments as electoral officials wait for sensitive materials.

#OsunDecides2018: APC, PDP, SDP others battle for Osun governorship

ANALYSIS: OsunDecides: Familiar foes, former allies battle for governorship seat

Forty-eight parties are running but the winner is expected from the Big Five.

Skye Bank

Nigeria’s Central Bank takes over Skye Bank

The CBN has approved a change of name for the distressed bank.

Director-General (DG) Nigerian Geological Survey Agency (NGSA), Mr Alex Ndubusi (R), addressing a news conference on the cause of the recent Turmoil (earthquake) at Mpape and surrounding environments, at the NGSA headquarters in Abuja on Friday (7/9/18). With him is the Deputy Director, DG’s Office, Mr Isaac Okorie. 04839/7/9/2018/Hogan Bassey/NAN

Nigeria panel releases report on cause of Abuja ‘earthquake’

A presidential committee says 110,000 boreholes and daily extraction of 330,000 metric tonnes of water in Abuja is not sustainable.

FirstNation Airline boss must face trial for alleged N1.7bn theft, Court rules

The court fixed November 7, 8 and 9 for Mr Odukoya’s trial.

Chambers of the Nigerian Senate used to illustrate the story.

ANALYSIS: Nigerian Senate as retirement home for state governors

Out of 10 outgoing governors, eight are seeking new stools in the upper chamber of the National Assembly.

Nasarawa State Governor, Tanko Al-Makura

Why I am probing Buhari’s Senate ally – APC Governor

The governor is also gunning for a Senate seat next year.

Buhari thinking

EXCLUSIVE: Another Buhari’s minister busted for skipping NYSC, risks jail term

The minister confirms he did not participate in the mandatory NYSC scheme.

An Italian Court used to illustrate the story [photo: Euronews]

Nigerian, Italian jailed as Malabu oil fraud claims first convicts

The first convictions in the murky case comes days before Shell and Agip-Eni are set to go on trial over the $1.1 billion oil deal.

NAPTIP Office [Photo: Nigerian Pilot]

Nigeria anti-trafficking agency sacks six staff for demanding sex, bribes from suspects

Some officials were fired for arranging “professional sureties” for suspects for a fee.

NFF Election: Pinnick records landslide victory

It is the first time in the NFF that an incumbent will be getting a second consecutive term in office via a democratic process.