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Buhari asked governors to help decongest prisons – El-Rufai

President Muhammadu Buhari to all governors to look into ways of decongesting the prisons.

NDLEA impounds illicit drugs worth N59m in Kano

The command arrested 135 suspects with 1,341 kilograms of various substances, which included Indian hemp, cocaine and heroin.

Police declare Plateau governorship aspirant wanted over N22 million fraud

Mr. Cheto denies evading arrest.

Lagos declares June 12 public holiday

June 12 marks the annulled presidential election presumed won by MKO Abiola in 1993.

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Lawyer writes EFCC, threatens legal action if ex-Governor Akpabio is not probed

The governor’s spokesperson denies Mr. Akpabio wasted state funds.

Fayose offers N2million for information on kidnapped priest

The governor has met with the police and the SSS.

Kidnappers strike again in Ekiti, abduct catholic priest

The abductors demand N20 million.

Kidnappers abduct, kill 11-year-old girl

The victim died while in her captors’ hideout.

Insurgency: We’re cooperating with foreign militaries – Minimah

The Chief of Army Staff there is hope for success.

Yola Market Bomb: Adamawa govt. bans viewing centres

There was a bomb blast that killed 35 people.

Borno Govt. pledges support for Military High Command in Maiduguri

Mr. Zannah said the state government was also willing to provide accommodation for the senior military officers in Maiduguri.

APC gets speakership of Plateau Assembly

Despite having fewer members in the house, APC produced the Speaker.

Bauchi Governor suspends Rector of state polytechnic

The suspension followed students’ protest.

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Police quiz Enugu APC chief over campaign funds

Mr. Nwoga had accused the party’s governorship candidate and others of pocketing campaign funds.

Kwara traditional rulers hail election of Saraki as Senate President

The traditional rulers expressed their joy at having “an illustrious son of Kwara” as the number three man in the country.

Gov. Wike dissolves Rivers election body, judicial service commission

The governor said his action was based on the directive from the state House of Assembly.

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Gov. Lalong suspends Plateau Speakership election

Mr. Lalong said the election had to be suspended due to security threats.

Niger State on Nigerian Map

Niger Assembly elects Marafa as Speaker

Mr. Marafa promised to evolve meaningful legislation that
would uplift the condition of the people.

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El-Rufai cuts number of ministries from 19 to 13

Mr. El-Rufai’s act is part of efforts to reduce governance.

Kwara governor congratulates Saraki

The governor said Mr. Saraki’s emergence confirms the supremacy of popular will.

​​Kabiru Hassan emerges ​Adamawa ​Speaker

Mr. Hassan polled 14 out of 25 votes.

Kaduna Assembly elects principal officers

Aminu Shagali emerged the Speaker of Kaduna Assembly

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Akwa Ibom lawmakers defy Akpabio, Emmanuel; elect new members as Speaker, Deputy

Lawmakers delivered what appears the first blow to the former governor, Godswill Akpabio, by rejecting his candidates.

Lagos Police Command investigates N3.4m theft in Justice Ministry

Some staff and security personnel of the ministry were arrested in
connection with the theft.

Adekunbi re-elected Ogun Assembly speaker

At the end of the inauguration, the lawmakers returned to the chambers for their maiden plenary which lasted for about 10 minutes.