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Alleged N1.2bn fraud: Court remands former college provost in prison

The accused were remanded in prison custody.

Borno State, Kashim Shattima. [Photo credit: Pulse.ng]

Borno APC tackles PDP governorship candidate over allegation of unpaid pensioners

APC says only 500 out of 9,500 pensioners yet to be paid due to hitches in verification and biometric data capturing exercise.

Contaminated Farmland at K-Dere, Ogoni land

Nigerian govt finally ready to start Ogoni clean up – Minister

The minister says the Ogoni Trust Fund has mobilised $180 million for the exercise.

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State (middle) with Speaker of the State Assembly, Rt. Hon. Edward Ubosi (right); State Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Hon. Augustine Nnamani (2nd left) and the PDP Candidate, Enugu East/Isi-Uzo Federal Constituency, Hon. Prince Conelius Nnaji, when the people of Enugu East Urban visited the governor and endorsed him for a second term in office, yesterday.

Enugu communities declare support for Governor Ugwuanyi’s re-election

Residents of the two communities paid separate visits to the governor.

Nigerian Navy

Navy launches operation `chase thief’ in Niger Delta

“Ani-Oforifori’’ means “Chase Thief’’ in Kalabari language in Rivers.

Richard Akindele

Sex-for-Marks Scandal: Ex-OAU professor to be docked, seeks plea bargain

The professor had been sacked by OAU.

Female students in Hijab used to illustrate the story.

MURIC, others react to approval of hijab in Lagos schools

The Lagos State Government on Tuesday issued a circular approving the use of hijabs.

The suspected cultists

How I was lured into cultism in university – Graduate

The 25-year old suspect was paraded by soldiers in Jos

Kebbi State Governor, Abubakar Atiku Bagudu

Kebbi Gov re-nominates judge accused of falsifying school certificate

The refusal to confirm her appointment followed a motion by the Majority Leader, Bello Yakubu.

Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel

Gov. Emmanuel present N670.72bn Akwa Ibom budget for 2019

The budget is christened “Budget of Industrialisation for Poverty Alleviation.”

Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje

Ganduje proposes over N219bn Kano 2019 budget

The governor said over N134.06 billion was proposed for capital expenditure.

Fire incident used to illustrate the story. [Photo credit: The Nation]

Early morning fire destroys building, shop in Kano

He said the inferno affected six rooms in the residential building while the cause of the fire was being investigated.

Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal

Sokoto Deputy Governor, Ahmad Aliyu, resigns

The deputy governor sent a resignation letter to the state assembly.

FILE PHOTO: FRSC officials at a scene of an accident

103 die in Gombe road accidents in two years – FRSC

Agency says 856 people were involved in crashes this year, up from 760 in 2017.

Hon Idongesit Ituen

Court sacks lawmaker who defected from PDP to APC

Apart from the speaker, other defendants in the suit were the PDP, INEC, and the commissioner of police.

Cross River state

You can’t have Igbo king in Cross River – Traditional rulers

The traditional rulers were reacting to the plan by the Igbo community in the state to “install/coronate” E. A. Ezenweanyi as the Eze Ndigbo of Cross River State.

Nnamdi Kanu

Court varies Nnamdi Kanu’s bail condition, threatens arrest of sureties

“In this proceeding where this men have lost my Nnamdi Kanu, they are going to be in my trouble.”

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello [Photo Credit: The News Nigeria]

Kogi govt commences payment of four months’ salary to workers

The table payment would hold in nine centres for workers in Lokoja, while it would hold in designated centres in all senatorial districts for out-station workers.

Cross River state

Cross River’s Superhighway: It’ll take over 100 years to recover construction cost – BudgIT

There have been concerns that the projects could plunge Cross River into huge debt.

Bayelsa Governor, Seriake Dickson

Bayelsa lawmakers oppose incessant deployment of police officers

The lawmakers say the incessant deployment of police commissioners to the state is worrisome.

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Police arrest village head for alleged N15.5mn land scam

Suspect said he needed the money for his coronation.

Gov. Abdulazizi-Yari

Council chairman offers N5 million to rescue kidnapped female twins in Zamfara

The twin, Hassana and Hussaina were kidnapped last month while distributing the invitation cards of their weddings.

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Plateau crises claim 1,801 lives in seven years — Report

About 50,212 persons were displaced by the crises in 115 communities.

Abuja quary facility located in Kubwa Extension II Residential Area

Agency establishes stations to monitor tremor/earthquake in Abuja

Earth tremors recently occurred twice in Mpape and Maitama Districts of the federal capital.

Rita Maduagwu

‘Impeached’ Anambra speaker holds sitting with 11 members

Mrs Maduagwu describes the masterminds of the controversial impeachment as “rascals”.