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Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai

El-Rufai asks political appointees to resign by April 30

Each notice of resignation must be submitted along with a handover note, signed by the political appointee.

Lagos water corporation appeals for calm over scarcity

Many parts of Lagos have been without water for more than one month.

Cattle graving on a portion of the expanse

How we were attacked, relatives killed by suspected herdsmen – Nasarawa residents

The attack occurred on Sunday in Nasarawa State with 15 confirmed deaths.

Zamfara State map

43 political parties to participate in Zamfara Council poll

The LG election holds on April 27.

Police officer

Jealous lover allegedly guns down girlfriend in Bayelsa

Munabo Tonworio, 28, allegedly shot dead Victoria Ekalamene, 34, after a quarrel at the residence of the deceased.

Former Ekiti governor, Fayose, arrives court for his criminal trial

Alleged N2.2bn Fraud: How Fayose, company received N1.2bn – Witness

Mr Fayose was arraigned alongside his company, Spotless Investment Limited.

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Boko Haram kills seven Chadian soldiers, injures 15 others

The army says it killed 63 Boko Haram fighters during the fighting near Lake Chad.

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FRSC mobile court convicts 57 motorists in Plateau

The motorists were convicted for committing offences like seat belt violation, use of worn-out tyres, unqualified drivers and use of phone while driving.

Gov Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State State House Correspondents after meeting with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Monday (3/12/2018) 06258/3/12/2018/Sumaila Ibrahim/ICE/NAN

LG election to hold in Zamfara April 27 despite security challenges – Gov Yari

The tenure the 14 council chairmen expired on January 2 but was extended to May 2 by the State House of Assembly.

Senator Shehu Sani

Tribunal sitting: Shehu Sani accuses INEC of hiring El-Rufai’s personal lawyer

Mr Sani is challenging INEC at the Tribunal for declaring Uba Sani of APC winner of the February 23 poll in the Kaduna Central Senatorial District.

APC logo used to illustrate the story.

Appeal Court nullifies election of APC Rep

The Court says Kabiru Adjoto won the October 2018 primary election of APC for Akoko-Edo federal constituency.

Nasir El-Eufai [Photo Credit: The Whistler]

El-Rufai appoints new finance commissioner, accountant-general for Kaduna

The finance ministry has not had a substantive commissioner since the resignation of Suleiman Abdu Kwari.

Soldiers at checkpoint

Soldiers cordon Zamfara community, kill many bandits, arrest others

Residents say the military came around 1 pm, heavily armed and reportedly cordoned the entry and exit points of the community before they started the operation.

magistrate_court

Court remands two men for allegedly raping 19-year-old

The defendants pleaded not guilty to the charges against them.

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

Jigawa govt targets 155,395 persons for Trachoma treatment

Trachoma is a bacterial infection of the eyes that can lead to blindness if not properly treated.

NSCDC personnel used to illustrate the story

Fuel Scarcity: NSCDC accuses petrol marketers of hoarding products

It, however, vowed to clamp down on stations hoarding or diverting products in the state.

Benue on map

Benue PDP leader’s son murdered – Police

The police are investigating the murder.

An IDPs Camp in Adamawa used to illustrate the story

Boko Haram: VSF empowers 17,000 women in North-east

Mr Ochoche said the organisation has also initiated a livelihood programme aimed at improving the economic conditions of the victims of the insurgency.

File photo of fuel scarcity

Fuel scarcity hits Osun

Another motorist, Ayo Adeyanju, said many commercial drivers were taking advantage of the scarcity to increase transport fares.

LASPOTECH

Police invite four LASPOTECH workers over alleged attack on JAMB officials

The union has asked its members to assemble for a march to the police station.

Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU)

Group ends workshop for student journalists at OAU

Participants say the programme has kindled their interests in journalism.

Buhari and ministers

We’ll retrieve APC from ‘predators’, Buhari’s minister vows

The minister also calls his APC state governor a dictator.

Abuja-Kaduna Expressway

Police kill nine armed robbery suspects along Abuja- Kaduna Expressway

Mr Mba said that items recovered from the robbers include six Ak47 rifles.

Kano on map

Fire razes 35 shops in Kano market

He said 27 of the shops were completely razed, while eight were slightly burnt.

Inuwa Abdulkadir

Sokoto APC passes ‘Vote of No Confidence’ on party’s National Vice Chairman

“The committee members condemned the actions of the National Vice Chairman in charge of the zone…”