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Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo state

Oyo crisis: Hoodlums set lecturer’s house ablaze

The victim blamed a lawmaker for the fire.

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Nigerian military relaxes 24 hour curfew in Potiskum

 Potiskum residents will now be able to go outdoors from 6 a.m. till 10 p.m.

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Imbibe lessons of Ramadan, cleric urges Muslims

Abdulkareem Adebayo is the Chief Imam of Temidire Central Mosque in Osogbo.

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Police arrest 14 robbery/kidnap suspects in Imo

The suspects engaged the police in a shootout.

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Suspected homosexual docked in Aba

The accused may be sentenced to 14 years imprisonment on conviction. A 40-year-old businessman, Ndubuisi Benjamin, was on Tuesday charged with homosexual activity at an Aba North Chief Magistrates’ Court in Abia. Mr. Benjamin, whose address is unknown, is facing a charge of having carnal knowledge with a man against the order of nature. The […]

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Eid-el-Fitr: Military dispels rumours of impending attack in Jos

There had been rumours of attacks on Muslims during the forthcoming Eid-el-Fitr celebrations. The Special Task-force on Jos crisis, STF, has dispelled rumors of impending attacks on worshipers during the forthcoming Eid-el-Fitr celebrations in Plateau State. The media officer of the STF, Salisu Mustapha, in a press statement on Tuesday assured residents of a hitch […]

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Protest against Alaafin turns bloody in Oyo

The 2015 election in the area is the genesis of the crisis. A peaceful demonstration turned bloody in Oyo Town, Oyo State, on Tuesday with several people sustaining injuries. The protesters had gathered and marched through the ancient town to oppose an alleged move by some residents to replace Kamil Akinlabi, a member of the […]

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Flood ravages five councils in Katsina

A dam was also destroyed by the flood.

Umaru Tanko Al Makura, Nasarawa State Governor

Local government workers begin strike in Nasarawa

The state government said it is reviewing the workers demand.

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Security arrests 28 pipeline vandals in Ogun

The suspects were caught in the act.

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Police arrest fleeing driver who killed 14 teenagers in Plateau

The accident happened on Saturday.

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Abia governor lambasts Orji Kalu

The state government said it is repairing the rot Orji Kalu left in Abia. The Governor of Abia State, Theodore Orji, has lambasted his predecessor in office, Orji Kalu, over a publication in the Daily Sun Newspaper alleging that top government officials in Abia have been placed on a ‘curse’ by members of the Movement […]

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NDDC hands over 100 jeeps to Police

The jeeps will be used to police the Niger Delta.

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Abia governor lambasts Orji Kalu

The state government said it is repairing the rot Orji Kalu left in Abia.

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Court grants bail to Chidi Lloyd, detained Rivers House leader

Mr. Lloyd was granted bail on health grounds. A Rivers High Court sitting in Ahoada, on Monday granted bail to Chidi Lloyd, detained leader of the Rivers state legislature. Mr. Lloyd, who represents Emohua constituency in the Assembly, handed himself to the police in Abuja, following the crisis that rocked the Assembly on July 9 and July […]

Former Anambra State Governor, Peter Obi

Group accuses Anambra police of “jungle justice” over human skull controversy

The group also criticised the Anambra State Governor.

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My wife is too aggressive, I want divorce, man tells court

The wife said she is still interested in the marriage.

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4 Muslim clerics face N43.55m fraud charge

The accused duped a woman whose child was sick with a promise to cure the child.

Asssanusiyyah College Of Education Holds First Convocation Ceremony

The first convocation ceremony of the pioneer private college of education in Osun State, Assanusiyyah College of Education, (ASSCOED) comes up on August 15, in Odeomu, a statement from the institution has said. The convocation, a joint one for 2008-2013 sets of graduates from the Schools of Sciences; Languages; Vocational and Technical Education as well […]

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Anambra governorship election: PDP aspirant rejects consensus candidacy

The aspirant said consensus candidacy was not good for democracy.

Babatunde Raji  Fashola, Governor of Lagos State

Fashola Swears-in new Finance Commissioner

Gov. Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State, on Saturday restated the commitment of his administration to serve the people of the state. Fashola made the pledge in Ikeja at the administration of the oath of office on Mr Ayo Gbeleyi, the state’s new Finance Commissioner. The governor said that he and other members of his team […]

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Wazirin Kano, Isa Waziri, dies at 88

Isa Waziri has been buried in Kano.

Lagos State House of Assembly

Assembly confirms Gbeleyi as Lagos Finance Commissioner

The former finance commissioner resigned his position. The Lagos State House of Assembly (LSHA) on Friday confirmed the nomination of Ayodeji Gbeleyi as the State Commissioner for Finance. The lawmakers confirmed the nomination during an emergency plenary presided over by the Majority Leader, Ajibayo Adeyeye, on behalf of the Speaker, Adeyemi Ikuforiji. Governor Babatunde Fashola […]

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Court frees 21 persons charged over Lagos market clash

The suspects faced a four-count charge of breach of peace, assault, using of charms and damage to property. An Ogudu Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, on Friday discharged 21 persons, charged over alleged involvement in a clash that occurred in Ikosi-Ketu on June 20. They had faced a four -count charge of breach of peace, assault, using […]

Umaru Tanko Al Makura, Nasarawa State Governor

Al-Makura’s agenda tally’s with Abacha’s reason for creating Nasarawa- Al-Mustapha

Abacha created Nasarawa State in 1996.