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Bayelsa HIV/AIDS agency decries poor funding by state government

Bayelsa has the third highest rate of prevalence of HIV/AIDs in Nigeria. Advertisement

Ex-Lagos Commissioner, council chairman advocate increased funding of local governments

Rotimi Agunsoye advocated 30 per cent revenue for local governments from federation account. Advertisement

Sokoto discovers 32 council workers with fake certificates

A verification exercise was done for council staff in Sokoto State. Advertisement

Senator suggests debate be made compulsory in schools

The senator spoke at an inter-school debate competition in Ebonyi. Advertisement

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Sokoto buys two power plants to boost water supply

The generators cost about N163 million. Advertisement

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Take measures to protect yourself against cholera, Kano Government tells residents

Two new cases of polio have also been reported in Kano. Advertisement

Kerosene scarcity hits Awka

Kerosene was being sold at over N100 per litre in most places. Advertisement

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Man remanded in Okitipupa prisons for allegedly stealing MTN diesel

The suspect was accused of stealing 100 litres of MTN diesel Advertisement

JTF arrests 40 oil thieves, pirates in Niger Delta

 Twenty four of the suspects were arrested in Delta State. Advertisement

Anambra governorship poll: PDP to begin campaign on Saturday

Sambo leads campaign council, presents flag to Nwoye. After initial hiccups occasioned by an order of the Supreme Court, Vice President Namadi Sambo will on Saturday lead other members of the party to kick-start the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, governorship campaign in Anambra State. The campaign, which holds at the Holy Trinity Centenary Field, Onitisha, […]

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Anambra governorship poll: APC accuses INEC staff of bias

The opposition party wants the National Assembly to wade in. The All Progressives Congress, APC, said on Thursday that it was in doubt if the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, had the ability to organize a free and fair governorship election in Anambra State, come November 16, going by recent developments. According to a statement […]

Plateau revoke contracts executed below expectation

Commissioner does not specify revoked contracts. Advertisement

Court remands Ogun traditional ruler, four others in prison over alleged attempted murder

The accused were also accused of theft. Advertisement

Multiple registrations: INEC eliminates 8,000 voters from Gombe register

The INEC state chairman urged politicians to accept defeat after elections. Advertisement

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Family of five perish in Edo auto crash

A medical doctor, his three children, and his uncle died in the crash. Advertisement

Centenary celebrations: Amaechi restates commitment to develop Port Harcourt

Pays tribute to past military and civilian governors of Rivers State Advertisement

FG will assist to develop Port Harcourt City – Jonathan

Former President Yakubu Gowon called for a resolution of the Rivers political crisis. Advertisement

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Anambra governorship poll: APC calls for level-playing field

The governorship election in Anambra comes up on November 16. Advertisement

Adamawa residents react to proposed extension of emergency rule

President Goodluck Jonathan has asked the National Assembly to extend the emergency rule. Advertisement

Workers shut down Uyo council secretariat over non-payment of salaries

The workers are owed three months salaries, and other allowances. Advertisement

Anambra tragedy: APC hails CAN’s decision to ban campaign in churches

The opposition party said last weekend’s death of about 28 worshippers could have been avoided. Advertisement

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Rice production: FG donates two rice processing machines to Kogi

The Kogi Commissioner for Agriculture stated this on Wednesday. Advertisement

Nigeria owed late Alakija pension arrears, ex-HOS says

A tribute was held in honour of the late first female HOS on Wednesday. Advertisement

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Anambra governorship poll: INEC dedicates 41 hot lines for complaints

INEC also provided the telephone numbers of its relevant officials. Advertisement

Governor Obi approves N1.3 billion for retired Anambra workers’ gratuity

The governor said his action was not political. Advertisement