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FG will not deter me from re-constructing Ijebu-Ode road, Ogun governor says

Mr. Amosun said FG’s construction will not stop his expansion plan for the Ijebu-Ode metropolis road.

Wase residents allege attack by Taroks in Plateau

Citizens are complaining of laxity in the manner security agents are handling the situation. Aliyu U. Tilde

Ex-Ogun council officials protest non-payment of severance allowances

The protesters stormed the Iwe-Iroyin Press Centre, Abeokuta with placards.

Abia police condemn increasing rate of baby traffickers, arrests 7 suspects

Some of the suspects were accused of selling their own children.

Cattle breeders accuse host community members of killing 22 people in Plateau

The group lamented the unfair treatment of their people by the host community.

Female corpse without private parts found in Jos

It is believed that the woman may have been killed by ritualists. 

Top Borno elder, Bukar Mandara, is dead

The Shehu of Borno announced the death of the businessman. A renowned politician and businessman in Borno State, Bukar Zannna Mandara, who reigned as the Zanna-Dujima of Borno Emirate, died on Sunday at the age of 81. The controversial Borno elder and philanthropist had been sick for about two years before his death at the […]

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Two killed, 10 injured in Gombe road crash

Victims were returning from a wedding. Two persons were confirmed dead while 10 others sustained various degrees of injuries in an auto crash on the Gombe-Bauchi Road on Sunday. The accident, which involved three vehicles coming from opposite directions, occurred at 3.35 pm. Some of survivors at the Specialists Hospital Gombe, said they were coming […]

Ogun Gov. Amosun mourns Ekiti deputy governor

Mrs. Olayinka died of cancer at 52.

Tinubu, Ribadu Say Death of Ekiti Deputy Gov. blow to progressive politics

Chieftain of the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN), Bola Ahmed Tinubu, and former presidential candidate of the party, Nuhu Ribadu, are leading a trail of tributes pouring out to the family of the Deputy Governor of Ekiti State, Mrs. Funmilayo Olayinka, who died Saturday after a long and painful battle against breast cancer. Tinubu, a […]

Three mourners killed in auto crash in Akwa Ibom

The victims were returning from a burial event. Three people returning from a funeral event died in a motor crash along Eket-Etinan road, Akwa Ibom, on Saturday, the federal road safety said. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that an 18 seater Nissan bus with registration number Enugu XA 107-ENU, coming from Eket and […]

Police fire teargas at protesting water vendors in Zaria

Police fired teargas on Saturday to disperse water vendors protesting against new charges they have to pay to the local government council in Zaria, Kaduna state. The protesters converged at the Kofar-Kuyanbana, Zaria-city where they planned to move to the council secretariat, but were stopped by the police from proceeding further. No casualty if injury […]

FG to complete eastern railway before end of 2013

Kogi and Anambra states request they be included in the line.

Amosun seeks urgent intervention for education crisis

The governor said allocation of 23% of budget to education shows his commitment to the sector. Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun, has bemoaned the crisis in the education sector, and has called for urgent intervention to save tertiary institutions in the country from collapse. Speaking in Abeokuta at a special colloquium on education themed “Nigerian […]

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Striking Plateau lecturers defy government threat, insist on demands

The lecturers say they are open to dialogue, but will not be intimidated.

Ogun blames market fire on illegal construction

Kara Market in Ogun State caught fire on Wednesday night.

Ogun-Osun River Basin Authority disowns fake website

The fake website is used for fraudulent activities, the agency said.

Alaafin of Oyo faults Nigerian federalism

A book was launched in honour of the Oyo monarch.

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Governor Aliyu of Niger appoints SURE-P boss

The new DG was the former Director General in charge of Millennium Development Goals.

NEMA donates more relief items to displaced persons in Bauchi

NEMA warned flood prone states to take early actions to prevent disasters.

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Plateau bans brothels

 Brothels have been deemed “detrimental” to the spiritual well-being of Plateau citizens.

Lagos’ tribunal on Boxing Day explosion begins sitting

Last boxing day, fireworks stored in a building in Jankara area of Lagos, exploded leaving one dead and 40 others injured.

Gunmen kill Deputy Controller of Prisons in Sokoto

The gunmen still remain at large.

Group condemns Kogi, others over N3, 000 for flood victims; seeks EFCC probe

The Nigerian government donated several billions of naira and other relief materials to affected states.

Ogun to check illegal encroachment of public schools’ lands

The government said it would commence the fencing of all primary schools in the state to ward off land speculators.