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Kwara State Governor Elect, Abdulrazak-Abdul-rahmon (Photo Credit: Guardian.ng)

Kwara govt introduces new tax, ID cards for Okada riders

An official also said all factions of Okada unions in the state would henceforth wear a single uniform.

Senator Douye Diri, winner of PDP governor primary in Bayelsa

Another candidate seeks cancellation of Bayelsa governorship election

The candidate scored only 100 votes in the election.

Bala Mohammed, Governor of Bauchi State.

EXCLUSIVE: Bauchi Gov. Bala Mohammed awards N3.6 billion contract to own company

Mr Mohammed was standing trial for corruption before his election as governor in 2019.

Nigerian Air Force fighter jet

How we ‘neutralised’ ISWAP leaders in Borno – Nigerian Air Force

The military say the terrorists were holding a meeting when they were struck

NIGERIA: Nigerian police force

Father of 4 killed in Jos shooting

Witnesses say the deceased was shot “for no reason.”

The victim, Enyinnaya Ibiam

One killed as Ebonyi PDP Council primaries turn bloody

Police say they are on the trail of the shooter

Ogun tanker explosion

Mother, daughter, injured in Ogun tanker explosion

At least five houses and several shops were burnt in the incident.

Nigerian Police

Police arrest kidnappers, rescue victim – Official

One of the kidnappers reportedly confessed to once receiving N1.7 million ransom.

Nigerian Soldiers

Soldiers kill 13 bandits in Zamfara, Kebbi – Official

He said that the operations also resulted in the interception of a large cache of ammunition.

Oluwo of Iwo

VIDEO: Oluwo mocks Osun monarchs over suspension

The video was shot from the Oluwo’s throne at his palace in Iwo.

Shiites Protesters

Kaduna govt vows to appeal judgement that freed 92 Shiites

PREMIUM TIMES reported how a Kaduna State High Court on Friday discharged the Shiites.

Abdulrasheed Akanbi

Alleged Assault: Oluwo reacts to suspension by Osun monarchs

The monarch says the suspension is ”an audio pronouncement and an insult to the state government”.

IMN protesters

Kaduna court frees 91 Shiites detained for over four years

The state government rejects the judgement which it described as ‘erroneous‘.

Senator Douye Diri

Gov. Diri makes first state-wide broadcast, promises useful programmes

Mr Diri says his administration’s programmes will rekindle the hope of the people.

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose

I’ve no plan to join APC – Fayose

There were media reports that Mr Fayose was planning to defect from the PDP to APC.

NDDC

New NDDC boss assumes duty, promises sweeping changes

Kemebradikumo Pondei was named the managing director of NDDC on Wednesday.

EFCC Officials

Alleged N86m fraud: EFCC arrests Ganduje’s commissioner

Mukhtar Ishaq allegedly diverted funds from Kano Municipal Local Government while he was the chairman of the said local government.

Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi

Alleged Assault: Osun traditional rulers suspend Oluwo

The Osun State Council of Traditional Rulers suspended the Oluwo over alleged indecent acts against fellow monarchs.

Boko Haram has killed some Nigerian citizens

Many feared killed as Boko Haram attacks vigilante in Yobe

A top vigilante official in Yobe State confirmed that some of his men were killed and their Hilux van seized.

Bayelsa on Nigerian map

Alleged Certificate Forgery: Court orders SSS to investigate Bayelsa deputy governor

The Deputy Governor of Bayelsa State, Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo, is accused of forging a National Youth Service Corps certificate.

A court used to illustrate the story

Woman sentenced to death in Kano for killing husband

The woman threw her husband from a story building for allegedly making a phone call to another woman.

Muhammadu Sanusi, Emir of Kano

Kano court voids report recommending Emir Sanusi’s suspension

The Kano Public Complaint and Anti-corruption Commission recommended the suspension of Emir Sanusi.

Governor Udom Emmanuel at the maiden Akwa Ibom Education Summit

Cultism: ‘Teenagers carrying axes in schools instead of books’ – Akwa Ibom lawmakers

The Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly on Thursday condemned the rise of cultism across secondary schools in the state.

Polio immunisation used to illustrate the story (Photo: Continental Research)

Borno vaccinates 2.1 million children against polio

About 2.2 million children were targeted for immunisation in the four-day exercise conducted between February 15 and 19.

Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo

Sacked Bayelsa deputy governor denies forging certificate

Mr Degi-Eremienyo is accused of presenting false information to INEC in aid of his qualification for the November 16 governorship election.