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Nigerian Army

Troops arrest barge laden with 456,600 litres of illegal oil

Army says arrest was made during a routine patrol following a tip off.

Plateau Gov. Simon Lalong [Photo: Today.ng]

Fresh attack reported in another Plateau community

The state had imposed a curfew on the local government.

gani-adams

Gani Adams replaces MKO Abiola as Yoruba’s Aare Ona Kakanfo

Mr. Adams will be replacing late business mogul and politician, Moshood Abiola, who died in July 1998.

Osagie Ehanire, the Minister of State for Health [Photo credit: howng.com]

Three weeks after kidnap, minister’s brother freed

Three police officers were killed during the kidnap in September.

Benue Flood IDPs

Makurdi relief materials that sparked IDPs protests not diverted – Official

The commissioner said he was at the scene of the incident.

Neuropsychiatric Hospital, Aro, Abeokuta

50 psychiatric patients abandoned in Aro hospital – Medical Director

The official also requested improved funding for the hospital.

Nigeria_Plateau

UPDATED: Despite curfew, armed persons attack Plateau community, kill six

At least 10 houses were also burnt by the attackers.

Jacob-Zuma-Statue-Imo-State

Okorocha’s unveiling of Jacob Zuma statue ’embarrassing,’ Group says

While in Owerri, Mr. Zuma bagged the chieftaincy title ‘Ochiagha.’

FRSC officials

FRSC arrests 350 unlicensed drivers in Plateau

“I assure you, until they are done with their training and the right is done, their vehicles will remain with us.”

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AEDC exploiting us, Abuja residents lament

Consumers think they are being deliberately denied prepaid meters so that they continue to pay the company’s projected revenue shortfall

Nnamdi Kanu [Photo Credit: Pulse.ng]

Nnamdi Kanu’s family speaks on ‘weapons found’ in home

The family spokesperson also spoke on IPOB as a terrorist organisation.

Niger Delta Militants

World Bank comment: Group threatens renewed attack in Niger Delta

The groups also allege ‘Islamisation’ of the nation by the government.

Lagos Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode [Photo: Today.ng]

In Ambode’s Lagos, citizens have no right to know govt. budgets, spending

The government fights hard to ensure financial details are not available to the public.

Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje

Ganduje reshuffles cabinet, sacks five commissioners

Mr. Ganduje tasks new appointees to shun corruption.

LAUTECH

Commissioner ‘politicising’ Oyo doctor’s strike — Union

The doctors commenced strike on August 1.

Kogi State Map

Three APDA officials abducted in Kogi — Party Leader

The abductees are principal LGA officials.

Some of the cars recovered by the EFCC warehoused by the ex-Customs Boss

WAEC letter admitted as exhibit in forgery case against federal lawmaker

The lawmaker reportedly filed the “forged” documents with INEC.

Federal High Court

Alleged N400m fraud: Judge refuses to disqualify himself, dismisses lawyer’s application

Justice Ayo Emmanuel says the allegation of bias against him is “mere speculation”

Willie Obiano

Obiano offers employment to 17 NYSC members

The corps members were also rewarded with cash donations and laptops for distinguishing themselves during their service year

Governor Fayose urged Islamic clerics to always tell leaders the truth and preach the values of justice and equity.[photo credit: naij.com]

Ekiti 2018: Muslims demand deputy governorship position

“Where you go, we will follow you. We have capable hands that can deliver and be committed.”

Nigeria_Plateau

Plateau govt declares curfew on Bassa LG

An attack reportedly occurred in the council on Friday morning.

FCT Minister, Muhammed Bello

Why we stopped allocation of land in Abuja – FCT minister

The minister also speaks on rail transport and street lightening in the Nigerian capital.