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Sacked Jos electricity workers won’t be recalled – MD

The company says it sacked only unproductive staff.

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19 candidates jostle for UNIJOS Vice Chancellorship seat

The tenure of the current VC will end in June.

Appeal Court upholds Ahmed’s election as Kwara Governor

Mr. Ahmed polled a total number of 295, 832 votes to defeat Mr. Ajibola who had 115, 220 votes.

Festival suspended for 8 years due to insecurity holds in Jos

The federal government will hold a National Summit on Culture and Tourism from April 27 to 29.

A Nestle factory

Buhari inaugurates Nestle’s N5.6 billion water factory in Abaji

“We are glad this supports the government`s policy on employment generation and wealth creation.”

Kogi Governor, Yahaya Bello

We met Kogi in shambles – Governor Bello

“We have done the little we have to do, so far so good. The challenges are high, but we believe we can overcome it.”

Tankers at a NNPC depot

NNPC supplies 200 truckloads of petrol to Abuja

The NNPC said it has enough supply to go round the country.

APGA wins Chairmanship poll in FCT’s Gwagwalada Area Council

Mr Abdullahi of the PDP polled 682 votes having failed to get a single vote in Wednesday’s re-run election.

Kogi Governor, Yahaya Bello

Return govt cars in your possession or face the law, Kogi governor warns former appointees

A committee has now been raised to recover the cars.

Kogi Assembly crisis: House of Reps summons Attorney General, Police IG

The house resumed plenary on Tuesday after a two-week recess.

Professor Mahmud Yakubu, INEC chairman

INEC fixes April 13 for FCT election re-run

There will be no restriction on movement on re-run day.

File photo of an herdsman with a gun

Court remands herdsman for murder of 2 police officers

The officers were shot dead while on patrol.

INEC chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu

FCT Election: APGA wants INEC to declare its candidate winner of Gwagwalada council

APGA says its candidate polled the highest votes in the election.

Abuja Election: Results to be announced Sunday

“As of now, we have just two polling units where election will be repeated.”

Abuja Election: PDP, APC candidates disagree on Abaji polls

“The turnout is impressive, security arrangement is okay but INEC officials, I can tell you are biased.”

Agatu Killings: Buhari holds people of Benue in contempt, Tiv Young Professionals say

The group says the crisis, which began in Agatu Local Government Area, has now spread to no fewer than nine other local government areas in the state.

Niger Chief Judge frees 70 prison inmates

The freed inmates were mostly those awaiting trial with offences ranging from armed robbery, culpable homicide to conspiracy.

Nasarawa Assembly crisis: House suspends six aggrieved members

Affected lawmaker describes suspension as a “rape of democracy”.


Court jails two for stealing live fish

The convicts used fishing net to steal the fish from a pond.

Al-Makura appoints sole administrators for 11 LGAs

The tenure of  chairmen of Keana and Keffi Local Government Areas would expire in November, 2016.

Open Letter: Group accuses Melaye, others of plotting to sabotage Buhari’s government

The Rights and Democracy Volunteers says Mr. Melaye may undermine the government under the guise of restoring Abuja masterplan.

Police arrest 8 persons over Gwagwalada clash

Police said investigations were ongoing.