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Ariaria market, Aba. [Photo Credit: Ripples Nigeria]

Fire guts 156 shops in Aba market

The police said the cause of the fire was being investigated.

President Muhammadu Buhari [Photo: Champion Newspapers Limited]

2019: Akwa Ibom student group endorses Buhari, Ekere

The student association says the current Akwa Ibom governor is not paying bursaries and scholarships.

Adamawa on map

Adamawa: Aggrieved House of Assembly aspirants threaten to ditch APC

The aspirants decried the award of automatic tickets to serving state legislators.

LASU-Entrance

Lagos govt assures on worthy successor to LASU VC

“LASU used to be synonymous with crisis, but things have change.”

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APC defeats PDP to win Bauchi Rep by-election

Only the APC and PDP fielded candidates for the elections.

Tonye Cole

Gunmen opened fire on us – Rivers APC governorship candidate, Tonye Cole

Mr Cole said on Twitter, Saturday, the incident happened at Old Bakana on Friday.

Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi

Ooni picks leading artistes to undertake Yoruba culture revival

The event is being staged ahead of the “Queen Moremi Ajasoro Special Theatre Project.”

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Kwara by-election: APC’s Olawuyi who defeated Saraki’s candidate speaks

Tunji Olawuyi said his success is victory for Kwarans

Senate President, Bukola Saraki

Saraki, Gov. Ahmed react to Kwara by-election won by APC

The election is a test of the two major political parties’ strength in Kwara ahead of the 2019 elections.

rangers2015

Nwobodo commends Gov Ugwuanyi for ‘restoring Rangers’ dignity’

The Enugu government honours AITEO Cup Champions.

Kayode Fayemi

Why Ekiti can’t pay N30,000 minimum wage – Fayemi

The governor also asked the federal government to address the current revenue allocation formula.

Zamfara State map

Abducted Zamfara twins regain freedom

Their abductors demanded N15 million for their release.

Dr Kayode Fayemi, newly elected governor of Ekiti State [Pic: Pulse.ng]

Fayemi clarifies ASUU comment after criticism

Mr Fayemi, had stated that members of ASUU and tertiary institutions have fared better under the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

Boat capsizes killing 11 in Ogun

Two people are missing, police say.

Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola [Photo Credit: Osun Defender]

I did not collect salary for 8 years as governor — Aregbesola

Mr Aregbesola also speaks on his next plan after leaving office on November 27.

Anam Yams

Food insecurity in North-East reduces from 2.6m persons to 1.7m persons – FAO Rep

The state government’s partnership with FAO has impacted positively in uplifting food insecurity and livelihood of the people.

Shehu Gabam, National Secretary, SDP

SDP affirms Bello as governorship candidate in Adamawa

The party defends its choice.

Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola [Photo Credit: Pearl News]

My successor, Oyetola, doesn’t have my ‘swagger’ — Aregbesola

The governor restates his usual claim that he never received salary as a governor of the state.

Mrs Maria Ude Nwachi

INTERVIEW: How I survived my suspension — Female lawmaker punished for doing photography

The lawmaker explains how she got a boost for her 2019 aspirations, reasons for her defections and experiences on the political terrain.

Boko HAram

Nigerian jets destroy Boko Haram’s former tactical hq – Official

“The attack has led to the obliteration of the identified buildings and neutralisation of its BHT occupants,”

EFCC operatives

Ex-council chairman co-accused of N11bn fraud says he was forced to write statement

The official is being tried alongside a former governor for alleged N11 billion fraud.

Governor Ibikunle Amosun

Ogun 2019: Abiodun urges Amosun to support his governorship ambition

Mr Amosun wants the APC national leadership to recognise his preferred candidate, Adekunle Akinlade.

Gov. Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State [Photo: The Guardian Nigeria]

Ogun pays N4.7bn to LG pensioners

The government says 474 new retirees were enlisted into the payroll of the bureau.

Fire kills five in Kebbi

The incident was caused by an electric heater which was unattended to in the house.

Boko Haram

Tension in Borno as Boko Haram abducts nine women, kills man

The insurgents raided the farms Wednesday and Thursday.