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Police arrest ex-pilgrim boss over killing of politician’s guard in Oyo

Adigun supposedly the target for the assassination.

Kwara Government lied on Shonga Farm French award, says Belgore

The state government had claimed that a documentary on its Shonga Farm project won Deauville Green Award in France.

Sokoto distributes lifesaving medicines to combat maternal, infant death

 The drugs will help in the prevention of post partum hemorrhage (PPH) in women during child delivery and cord care infection among newborns.

APC Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole

Oshiomhole needs ‘deliverance’ for evil electoral actions- PDP

The PDP responded to Thursday’s cancellation of council elections in Esan North East local Government Area.

LAGBUS commences checking of passengers, luggage at parks

The security measures are targeted at avoiding attacks by Boko Haram.

Update: One killed, four others injured in Adamawa attack

One policewoman was killed in the attack on a police station.

Zamfara spends N52bn on road construction – Commissioner

The money is being used for construction of over 700km of roads.

Jigawa spends N1bn on rural electrification of 34 communities

The state rural electrification board said this on Friday.

Malaria: 1.8m mosquito nets to be distributed in Oyo

The Oyo Commissioner of Health stated this on Thursday. The Oyo State Government, in partnership with some Non-Governmental Organisations, is to distribute 1.8 million insecticide treated mosquito nets to residents. The State Commissioner for Health, Muyiwa Gbadegesin, made this known at the commemoration of the World Malaria Day on Thursday in Ibadan. The commissioner said […]

Five docked for kidnapping Akure High Chief’s daughter

The suspects were also charged with armed robbery.

Abductors of 90-year old man demand N30mn ransom

The kidnappers are yet to reach an agreement with the man’s family.

Illegal loggers in Ogun protest suspension of their activities

50 lorries belonging to the loggers were seized by officials of the Ogun State Ministry of Forestry.

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Plateau denies diverting funds for flood victims

25 million Nigerians are likely to be affected by the resultant floods from the expected rainfall this year.

Police arrest 24 over Ganye, Adamawa, killings

Gunmen attacked Ganye Town of Adamawa on March 22, killing at least 26 people.

Former minister begs Ogun PDP leaders to reconcile differences

 Sarafa emphasised the need for forgiveness and respect.

Oyo monarch dies at 87

The monarch was bedridden for months prior to his death.

Zamfara disburses N180m to flood victims

Each of the victims got two-third of what they lost to the flood.

Update: Four WAEC students killed, 30 others injured in building collapse- Taraba Government

The building collapsed during a heavy downpour.

Five feared dead as building collapses on students writing WAEC exams in Taraba

The incident happened in Mararaba Ba-Isa, Donga Local Government Area.

Boko Haram attack: JTF extends curfew in Gashua, Yobe

Two policemen and five insurgents were killed in Gashua.

Hong council rehabilitates federal road in Adamawa

The local government chairman said the road had become a death trap. Austin Ajayi

Amaechi in surprise appearance at PDP Governors meeting

Governors adopt security report, set to present it to Jonathan.