Osun State Resident Electoral Commissioner, Mr Olusegun Agbaje, briefing newsmen on preparation of Saturday’ Governorship election at the INEC office in Osogbo on Friday (21/9/18). 05078/21/9/18/Timothy Adeogodiran/JAU/NAN

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.

Mr Mfon Udeme resigns his appointment as aide to Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State

Akwa Ibom governor loses fourth aide

This is the second among the governor’s aides to resign within the past 20 days.

Community holds special memorial service for late Army general, Abisoye

The former Minister of Health died March 17 last year in Lagos.


Osun Poll: INEC, EFCC vow to prosecute vote buyers, sellers

The governorship election holds on Saturday.

Abiola Ajimobi

I will run for senate – Gov. Ajimobi

Mr Ajimobi represented the Oyo South Senatorial District on the platform of AD from 2003 to 2007.

123 women die during birth in Kaduna in six months — Report

The government identified four major causes responsible for the deaths: haemorrhage, anaemia, sepsis and eclampsia.


OsunDecides: NYSC warns corps members against partisanship

The official assures that the corps members have been well motivated to perform.

Jumoke Lawoyin,

INTERVIEW – How INEC screened me out of Osun governorship election — NRM Candidate

The female candidate speaks on how she may have been denied a slot on Osun 2019 ballot papers and sundry political matters.

Col. David Bamigboye second from left as Military Governor of Kwara State [photo: OnlineNigeria.Com]

Bamigboye, first military governor of Kwara, dies at 78

He was credited with establishing the Kwara State Polytechnic in 1972.

Shiites Protesters

Police deploy to stop Shiite protest in Abuja

Shiites protested on Thursday, but the police deployed to prevent the protest from turning violent.

APC condemns destruction of Akwa Ibom governor’s campaign billboards

Some billboards promoting Mr Emmanuel’s second term bid were torn into pieces.

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi

Enugu denies stopping issuance of birth certificates by hospitals, churches

The government says it is untrue and should be disregarded.

Keke Napep used to illustrate the story.

Plateau VIO impounds 800 tricycles

Most of the impounded tricycles have been released to their owners after registration.

Nigeria map showing Kebbi State

Kebbi Govt. releases N1.3bn gratuity to state, LG retirees – Official

He appealed to all retirees for their support and understanding.

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.


OsunDecides: APC, PDP bicker over violent attacks on loyalists

Both campaigns allege a spontaneous uptick in violent aggression against supporters ahead of elections Saturday.

Mr Prince Akpabio

Akwa Ibom governor nominates another Akpabio’s relative commissioner

A commissioner who was sacked to appease Mr Akpabio, has been reappointed.


Police arrest Shiite members

The Shiite members were arrested for attacking the police during a procession in Zaria.

Gov Seriake Dickson speaking

Bayelsa gov, minister differ on state’s debt profile

While the governor says the state owes N123 billion, the minister says it has incurred the N800 billion domestic and $216 million external debts.


Businessman jailed 15 years for forging foreign cheques

Mr Biyere was found guilty on each of the 13 counts brought against him by the EFCC and sentenced to a total of 140 years.

Borno state on map used to illustrate the story

Borno APC chairman’s son ‘abducted’

The boy was taken away from school by an unknown woman who pretended to be a relative

Nigerian Police officers on duty

One killed as police clash with suspected robbers in Lagos

The police say an undisclosed number of the robbery gang were injured.

Tonye Cole

What I’ll do in Rivers state if elected governor — Tonye Cole

He said the state has, over the years, been struggling with the challenges of political division.

Nigerian Police officers used to illustrate the story

Two killed, scores injured in Ekiti bank raid

A guard, who was shot in the head, died within the premises of the bank.