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Lagos High court

Abuja satellite town, Nyanya, gets High Court

The FCT chief judge says the divisions will serve Karu, Mararaba, Jikwoyi and Karshi.

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Hajj 2018: First batch of Zamfara pilgrims returns home

Hajj official says the second batch is expected to return to Nigeria on Thursday.

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State

Gov. Umahi sacks aide for absconding from duty

“The insinuation that her sack was political is unfounded because all appointment or sack of public officers is political.”

IGP Idris Ibrahim

Osun Poll: FG didn’t pay police officers N50,000 – Spokesperson

The Force says payment of allowance to personnel during elections is statutory.

Kaduna State Polytechnic

ICPC recovers N7.5 million from 11 Kadpoly lecturers

The lecturers received the money from TETFund for trainings but failed to utilised it for the purpose.

Nigerian Police [Photo credit: Today.ng]

One killed, others wounded as cultists clash at Edo university

The police commissioner in the state confirms the killing of a student.

Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje

Gov. Ganduje swears in new deputy governor

The position of deputy governor became vacant following the resignation of Hafiz Abubakar on August 5.

Moshood Adeoti (Photo Credit: The Cable)

OsunDecides: APC, ADP accuse each other of misinformation

The APC urged Mr Adeoti and his men to prove their case on the allegation

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Police arrest cleric over alleged involvement in monarch’s murder

The cleric was allegedly murdered over a protracted town union leadership crisis.

Senator Ahmed Lawan

Yobe North adopts President Buhari, Lawan, Buni as consensus candidates

The zone says it has confidence in the trio.

Abuja rail under construction

NRC decries incessant vandalism of rail tracks on Eastern Corridor

An official says the rail track between Aba-to-Port Harcourt is the only line now functioning.

Jimi Agbaje

Jimi Agbaje confirms bid to contest Lagos governorship again

Mr Agbaje says he is sure of winning.

Senator Ademola Adeleke,[Photo: Pulse.ng]

Police summon Osun PDP guber candidate Adeleke over certificate forgery

The summon comes hours after WAEC reportedly confirmed Mr Adeleke sat for exam in 1981 and three days to the governorship election.

Jigawa State Governor, Badaru Abubakar [Photo Credit: Online Nigeria]

Jigawa Govt set to recruit 750 new teachers

643 out of the 1,393 teachers needed have been recruited.

Minister of Transportation, Mr Chibuike Amaechi briefing State House Correspondents after a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Tuesday (2/1/18)

Rivers govt says Amaechi must account for N112 billion state asset he ‘sold off’

They state government says the Amaechi administration used the proceeds – N112 billion – to fund the political activities.

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Protesting Kwara retirees threaten 2019 elections boycott over unpaid pensions, gratuities

Local government retirees have not been paid gratuities since 2008.

Lagos state on map

‘Lagos records five cases of domestic violence daily’

A professor advocates the protection of persons with disabilities from domestic violence.

Kayode Fayemi

Fayemi names 37-member Inauguration Committee — FULL LIST

The governor-elect will assume duties on October 16.

Osun State Governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola

Students grumble as Osun institutions remain closed

The affected institutions are Osun State Polytechnic, Iree; Osun State College of Technology, Esa-Oke; Osun State College of Education in Ilesa and that of Ila-Orangun.

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos state

Lagos 2019: More trouble for Ambode as waste operators declare support for Sanwo-Olu

“The incumbent, we have seen what he has to offer when it comes to waste management in the state – there is nothing he can offer us.”

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Nigerian polytechnic shut due to flood

“We encounter flooding yearly, but the magnitude of this year’s flooding has gone beyond what we recorded in the recent past.”

Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU)

OAU orders students out of hostels as renovation continues

The management exempts foreign and the medical students who are currently in session.

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Kidnapped Kaduna lecturers freed

Both the police and the college confirm the release.

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Kogi Govt distributes relief materials to flood victims

Items distributed were rice, sachets of tomatoes, cartons of milk, milo, salt, and detergent, among others.

Senate President, Bukola Saraki speaking to Ogun PDP delegate

2019: Saraki, Bafarawa woo Oyo PDP, promise good governance

Both politicians are among the 13 aspirants seeking the presidential ticket of the party.