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Edo Obaseki and Oshiomhole

Amidst rift with Oshiomhole, Obaseki vows not to leave APC

Although Mr Oshiomhole, now the national chairman of the APC, helped Mr Obaseki to power, both men have been at daggers drawn for several months.

Akinwunmi Ambode

Alleged 820 Bus Fraud: Ambode’s commissioners deny indicting him

The ex-commissioners said the reports were a misrepresentation of the proceedings on October 15.

President Buhari Receives South East governors and selected leaders and stakeholders from the zone. [Photo: @Bashirahmad]

We’ll open up Calabar to the rest of Nigeria — Buhari

The president receives the Obong of Calabar, Ekpo Okon Abasi, Otu V.

President Buhari Receives South East governors and selected leaders and stakeholders from the zone. [Photo: @Bashirahmad]

NDDC: Buhari meets Niger Delta governors

Mr Buhari met with the governors of the nine oil producing states at the Presidential Villa on Thursday.

Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu (Photo Credit: Logistics News, MOOV)

Buhari approves N10 billion emergency works for Enugu Airport

This was the high point of the courtesy call on the president by a delegation of governors and leaders of the Southeast on Thursday at the State House in Abuja.

President Muhammadu Buhari says the Economic Advisory Council will meet him periodically.

Buhari orders forensic audit of NDDC operations since 2001

The agency has little to show for the billions of naira it has received in the last 19 years.

PIC. 3. A CROSS-SECTION OF PUPILS OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT EDUCATION AUTHORITY PRIMARY SCHOOL, ALIYU MAKAMA AREA OF BARNAWA, DURING INAUGURATION OF FREE FEEDING PROGRAMME IN PUBLIC PRIMARY SCHOOLS, IN KADUNA MONDAY (18/1/16). 0267/18/1/2016/SP/BJO/NAN

Bauchi fires school principal for underfeeding students

The state government sacked the principal and some staff of Hassan Usman Katsina Unity College for serving the food of 350 students to over 1,200 students

Nigeria Police officers are working with the military to counter insurgency.

How vigilante group tortured debtor to death over N3,000 – Police

A fellow trader had accused John Yakubu of owing him N3,000

Child rape ‘becoming alarming’ in Gombe – Human Rights Commission

Nine states alongside Gombe, are yet to domesticate the Act and the states include Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, Kano, Katsina, Kebbi, Sokoto, Yobe and Zamfara

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike addressing journalists on Sunday

Rivers govt. inaugurates Road Safety Advisory Council

The state advisory council is chaired by the Secretary to the State Government, with the FRSC Sector Commander in Rivers as the alternate Chairman.

UNILORIN gate used to illustrate the story.

Unilorin tackles suicide prevalence on campus

An expert listed some of the reasons behind the increase in suicide to include bio-psychosocial reasons, social media effect, which leads to reduced physical engagement.

The tanker fire incident in Onitsha

Buhari speaks on Onitsha fire as death toll rises

A mother and her child died from the Onitsha tanker fire on Wednesday.

Kayode Fayemi, Ekiti state governor and Chairman, Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF)

Fayemi signs law to prevent abandonment of projects by new administrations

Mr Fayemi signs six other bills into law.

Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi

Fayemi presents scorecard on one-year election anniversary

Mr Fayemi said several development partners and international financial institutions will be funding developmental projects in the state

EFCC operatives

Cybercrime: Student Jailed, Two Others Arraigned

The commission also arraigned two other suspects for advanced fee fraud.

court of appeal

Man sentenced to 12 years for girlfriend’s death

The convict was first arraigned for manslaughter in 2010 and later re-arraigned on February 16, 2016, before Justice Adedayo Akintoye when the former judge handling the case retired.

Nigeria Police officers are working with the military to counter insurgency.

Bayelsa 2019: Police will deploy ‘over 30,000 officers’ for election – Inspector-General

“We will provide a level-playing ground for everybody and we will ensure that the election will be free and fair,” the police boss said.

University of Ibadan (UI)

Sex-For-Grades: UI releases hotlines for sexual harassment complaints

The Vice-Chancellor, Abel Olayinka, said the University of Ibadan has zero-tolerance for sexual harassments and misconducts.

The tanker fire incident in Onitsha

Tanker fire kills mother, child in Onitsha

The mother and her child were burnt to death in a fuel tanker disaster.

FILE: FRSC on an accident site [Photo credit: Instagram: @frscnigeria]

Road crashes claim 351 lives in three Northern central states

A total of 2,413 persons were injured in the accidents that took place in Benue, Nasarawa and Plateaus States in nine months.

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello

Kogi 2019: 45 parties adopt Yahaya Bello as candidate

The coalition also included 18 political parties that had earlier voluntarily withdrawn from the election to brighten the chances of Mr Bello in the election

A project that's billed to be commissioned on Thursday 19th July by Sen Dino Melaye has been burnt down by some hoodlums in Sarkin Noma, Lokoja, Kogi state. The two class room fully built and donated to Government Girls Secondary school Lokoja is one of senator Dino's constituency projects across kogi west senatorial district. This is the lowest form of politics we have seen in recent time. Credit: Abdulslimzy Maiyaki on Facebook

Jigawa govt. sacks principal over computer theft

Mr Abbas said Mr Madaki’s sack would serve as punishment, following the theft of a K-Yan learning computer from the school by unidentified person.

INEC emblem

INEC recruits 81 physically-challenged persons for Kogi election

The physically-challenged persons will serve as ad hoc staff during the November 16 governorship poll.

Kazeem Yusuf

Man, 28, arrested for allegedly beating wife to death

Kazeem Yusuf allegedly beat his 26-year-old wife to death during an argument

Abia State Governor Okezie Ikpeazu (Photo credit: thewillnigeria.com)

Abia Gov. inaugurates 23 commissioners

The governor urged the commissioners to be diligent in the discharge of their duties to achieve the set goals.