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Group seeks cancellation of Osun Election

The group claimed elections in nine local governments were marred with irregularities.

Lecturer drags Kaduna University to court

The lecturer was asked to stop “denigrating” the state governor.

INEC releases timetable for Adamawa governorship election

The deadline for the conduct of party primaries and resolution of potential disputes arising from them was September 15.

Ebola: Kano bans sale of bush meat

Nigeria has had three Ebola deaths

300 Ogun civil servants to retire in December

The fear of retirement makes people falsify their age, Ogun Head of Service says.

Rivers chief shoots own son, five others – Police

The Rivers Police warned against disrupting the peace in Rivers State.

INEC presents Certificate of Return to Aregbesola

Osun State Governor dedicates victory to Osun people, cautions security personnel

Jonathan to commission Akwa Ibom gas plant Thursday

This the first time Mr. President is visiting Akwa Ibom

Tarok ethnic group denies killing Fulani herdsmen

Five Fulani men were killed in Yelwashendam on Saturday.

Ebola

Ebola: Anambra community bans display, prolonged keeping of corpses in morgues

The ban was part of efforts by the community to ward off the Ebola virus.

Group petitions Ogun Police, DSS over derogatory graffiti on Osoba’s wall

The group called the defacement an act of disrespect to Mr. Osoba.

‎Governor Elechi, PDP move to reinstate impeached Ebonyi Speaker

Mr. Nwazunku was impeached on July 21 by 18 out of the 24 members of the House.

Ex-militants protest exclusion from amnesty programme

The former militants through their counsel, Ugha Kurumah, said they were from nine camps scattered in the two states

Governor Dickson hires ex-militant, Boyloaf, others to secure Bayelsa

The task force is aimed at stemming the tide of kidnappings, sea piracy, illegal bunkering and oil pipeline vandalism.

Osun Election: EU asks Aregbesola to seek legal redress on security clampdown

“It is our opinion that whatever the complaint you have, you should choose the legal option to seek remedy.”

Vandals deface Osoba’s house with derogatory remarks

he defacement has been connected to trouble within the state APC.

Kwankwaso dares Jonathan‎ to probe Kano’s finances

Kano challenged the Nigerian government to make public its spending.

Osun Election: PDP made Aregbesola’s victory possible – Lawmaker

“I think he should be magnanimous enough to thank them for fielding Senator Iyiola Omisore as their candidate.”

Enugu Impeachment: Group lambasts panel for sitting in camera

The group said the decision has denied the people of the state opportunity to know its proceedings against the deputy governor.

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Nigeria spends N3.5 billion to rehabilitate Zaria-Funtua-Kaura Namoda rail line – Senator

“Businessmen and civil servants who choose to live in Kaduna while working in Abuja can conveniently travel to Abuja.”

East-West Road to be completed in 2014, Minister assures Nigerians

”By January 2015, the road must have been completed and put into use to facilitate economic activities in the region.”

Group rejects zoning of Abia governorship in 2015

It also canvassed support for a female senator in the state.

Osun Election: Atiku condemns arrests, clampdown on APC members

Atiku says the use of the military for the purpose of election is an anathema to the very spirit of electioneering politics.

Health Commissioner denies Ebola outbreak in Abia

The commissioner said a suspected patient was not quarantined.

Alleged N6.5 million fraud: Ondo State students suspend president, others

“We however request for utmost support from the government and all law enforcement agencies as regards the new developments,” the students said.