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Yar’adua’s failure to pick capable deputy responsible for Nigeria’s backwardness —El-Rufai

The former minister also said the former governor of Kaduna State, Patrick Yakowa’s failure to pick a good running mate, is haunting the state.

Lagos councils’ caretaker committees unconstitutional, group says

The governor says the appointments were to prevent a vacuum in grassroots governance.

Benue police recover body of abducted businessman

The abductors had demanded ransom, which was not paid.

We’ll humiliate Buhari — South East PDP

PDP says APC has nothing good to offer.

Governor Ibikunle Amosun

Amosun kicks off campaign for re-election

Mr. ​Amosun says the best is yet to come in his state while commenting on the poor conditions of roads in the state.

Kano State ​g​ovt approves N17m for purchase of JAMB forms

Over N186 million has been approved for the upkeep of public and voluntary schools in the state.

Again, Damaturu under heavy Boko Haram attack

The northeast city is under heavy gunfire and multiple explosions, residents and security officials say.

APC wants to tarnish my ​’​soaring popularity​’​- Alao-Akala

The APC has accused Alao-Akala of carrying out assault against some members of the party at Bodija.

Enugu traditional rulers support Jonathan’s re-election bid

President Jonathan campaign in Enugu Friday ahead of elections.

Adams Oshiomhole

Edo secures N5.7bn World Bank facility to fight erosion

M​r​. Oshiomhole said Edo State had to resort to borrowing because the Nigerian Government won’t release part of the ecological funds.

Former Head of State, Muhammadu Buhari

I will not fight corruption by dumping people in Kirikiri – President Jonathan

Jonathan criticises Buhari for threatening to jail corrupt people

Ogun SDP flags off campaign Wednesday

There are reports that some aggrieved PDP members plan to defect to the SDP during the flag-off.

Religious leaders caution politicians o​ver divisive statements

The clerics ask politicians to shrug thuggery.

22 aggrieved Akwa Ibom PDP governorship aspirants threaten to quit party

The group accused Governor Godswill Akpabio of making himself the unofficial campaign manager of the opposition political parties.

APC will win 28 states on first ballot — Ngige

Mr. Ngige is the coordinator of Muhammed Buhari Presidential Campaign in the South-East.

Buhari ​”​scratch card​”​ sells out in Adamawa

Supporters are clamouring for the cards used to make donations to the Buhari campaign.

Adamawa on map

Mubi North LG councillors withdraws impeachment move against chairman

The warring parties have resolved to work together.

El-Rufai appoints campaign spokesperson

Aruwan was the Kaduna bureau chief of Blueprint Newspaper.

Dismissed ​female ​Police officer arrested for stealing ​​car

Seven teenagers were also arrested.

Ekiti landlords rush to meet Fayose’s February deadline​​ on toilet​

Gov​ernor​ Fayose of Ekiti had in December 2014 given a two month ultimatum to owners of residential building without toilet to build one.

Bala Mohammed

​Federal cabinet hold first meeting in 2015, approves N1.2bn for Abuja Sewage Facility​

​T​he projected is expected to be completed within 16 months.

kashim_Shettima

Peace will soon return to N/East, says Shettima

Mr. Shettima said elections will be conducted in the North-East.

Gun attack on supporters: Rivers APC cautions PDP against “shedding blood”

The APC insists the gunmen who attacked its supporters were PDP thugs

Abia budgets N102.4Billion for 2015 fiscal year

The governor says N62.20 will cover recurrent expenditure is N62.20 billion while N40.18 billion has been earmarked for capital projects.

Kaduna inherited debt of previous governments – Yero

As at December 31, 2013, the debt stood at N37.5billion.