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No elections in crisis areas in Nasarawa – Electoral Commission

The council election will hold on Saturday.

FRSC records reduction in road accidents – Official

Fewer fatal accidents and deaths were recorded in the Jos Zone of the FRSC.

Bicycles in high demand in Minna following ban on motorcycles

The state government banned the operations of commercial motorcycles earlier in the year.

Bauchi closes Health College due to students’ protest

A student allegedly died of cholera in the school. The Bauchi State Government on Wednesday closed the School of Health Technology, Ninigi, due to students protest over the death of their colleague. Sani Malami, the Commissioner for Health, told journalists in Bauchi that the school had to be closed to forestall breakdown of law and […]

Ekiti 2014: Supporters disrupt PDP ward congress

The ward congresses could not hold as scheduled. The PDP ward congress scheduled for Wednesday in Ekiti could not hold due to protests by some party members. The exercise could not commence at 4:30 p.m. in any of the 177 wards in the State. Trouble started at about 8 a.m., when persons alleged to be […]

Attahiru Bafarawa

Bafarawa donates N10 million, 4 vehicles to PDP in Sokoto

The deputy governor of Sokoto State also donated N1 million and a 16-seater and a pledged N2 million monthly donation. A former Sokoto State Governor, Attahiru Bafarawa, on Wednesday donated N10 million and four Peugeot 406 cars to the state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. The donations were announced in Sokoto during a […]

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6 killed, 5 injured in Osun auto-crash

Two men, two women and two little girls lost their lives in an auto-crash. Six persons died while five others sustained injuries on Wednesday in an auto crash at Iyanfoworogi Village, near Ile-Ife, Ife South Local Government Area of Osun. The Unit Commander of the FRSC in Ile-Ife, Tola Adetoro, disclosed this on Wednesday. Mr. […]

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Plateau spends N8 billion in 6 years on water, electricity – Commissioner

The Commissioner of Water Resources boasted that Plateau State would soon supply electricity to neighbouring Kaduna and Bauchi States. The Commissioner for Water Resources in Plateau, Idi Waziri, said on Wednesday that the Plateau State government has in the last six years expended more than N8 billion on water and rural electrification projects. Mr. Waziri […]

One injured, five vehicles burnt in Lagos Mobil filling station fire – NEMA

NEMA said two cars, two buses and one jeep were burnt down completely in the incident. One person was confirmed wounded by a PHCN pole on Wednesday, due to a massive fire outbreak at Mobil filling station at Oba Akran junction, Ikeja, Lagos. This information is contained in a statement by the National Emergency Management […]

Ekiti: Fayemi picks APC nomination form, restates committment to issue-based campaign

Mr. Fayemi promises to consolidate on transformational agenda. The Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi on Wednesday obtained the All Progressives’ Congress (APC) expression of interest and nomination form to seek re-election as governor of the state. The governor, who presented a Zenith Bank cheque of N5.5 million to obtain the form at the national headquarters […]

Gunmen invade senators farm house, steal 104 cows

The lawmaker narrated how the attack occurred.

Ajimobi assigns portfolios to new Oyo commissioners

The commissioners had been sworn-in earlier.

PDP will win back Kwara, Jonathan says

“In 2015, we will know who owns Kwara and if God gives us the opportunity, which I believe, probably we will even test our strength before 2015.

Nasarawa Assembly summons Governor Al-Makura

The lawmakers accused the governor of ignoring them.

119 killed, 2,000 persons displaced in Kaduna attack – SEMA

240 houses were burnt, 119 people killed, and 22 persons injured and hospitalised.

Delta State: Uduaghan Signs N451 Billion 2014 Appropriation Bill in to Law

Delta State Governor, Emmanuel Uduaghan, has signed a 451 billion naira 2014 Appropriation Bill into law with an assurance that more money would be spent on capital projects this year for the benefits of Deltans. Dr. Uduaghan while signing the 2014 Appropriation Bill and three other bills in Asaba, Monday, disclosed that 161.74 billion naira […]

Banks, schools, government offices close down for Governor Obiano

Willie Obiano was sworn-in as new Anambra governor.

Taraba Acting Governor sacks 24 special advisers

The Acting Governor also appointed 24 new advisers.

Labour Party expresses concern over fees for Kano council elections

 “How can the commission charge such amount of money knowing full well that the contestants are not businessmen?” he said.

APC seeks extension of voters’ registration in Osun

The voters registration ended on Monday.

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Ekiti 2014: INEC to display voters register on Tuesday

INEC said it would not extend the voters registration exercise.

Patients groan as resident doctors’ strike limits medical services at Bayelsa hospital

The FMC Yenagoa doctors are protesting deductions in their salaries.