Kwara governor attends 10th National Council conference on fire (Photo)

Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq (right), being welcomed by Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Interior, Georgina Ekoma (middle), to the 10th National Council Conference on fire in Ilorin, the State Capital on Thursday.

Niger NULGE empowers 100 LGA workers

By Priscilla Campbell,

Killing of 3 Operatives by Army unwarranted – Nigeria Police Force

The Nigerian Police Force has faulted the statement of the Army on the killing of three policemen who were on duty to arrest Hamisu Bala, a notorious kidnapper in Taraba State. The police said the killing was unwarranted and unprovoked.

The police stated this in statement issued by the police entitled: “SETTING THE RECORD STRAIGHT – WHERE IS THE “RESCUED” NOTORIOUS KIDNAPPER, ALHAJI HAMISU BALA WADUME?”and made available to Realnews on Thursday, August 8.

Why EFCC is Charging Maurice Iwu to Court

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, will today arraign Maurice Iwu, former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.

He will be arraigned before Justice Chuka Obiozor of the Federal High Court Sitting in Lagos over allegations of money laundering to the tune of N1.2 billion.

Ihedioha tasks new commissioners

…vows to rebuild Imo, appeals for patience

By Valentine Amanze

Makinde approves N60m bursary for Oyo students in Law School

Oyo State governor Seyi Makinde has approved the sum of N500, 000 as a bursary to each of the 120 Oyo State indigenes in the Nigerian Law School.

The governor made this approval on Tuesday after he received a delegation of the Law School students in his office in Ibadan.

While speaking to the students, Governor Makinde said Oyo State has, by the gesture on the bursary award, made an investment on the Law School students and would love to make returns. He advised them to ensure that they come back home to make contributions to Oyo State after their studies.

Nigerians in South Africa demand release of Sowore, others

Some Nigerians residing in South Africa on Wednesday protested the arrest of a former presidential candidate in the 2019 elections, Omoyele Sowore and other members of the Revolution Now protest who were arrested by State Security Service.

The protesters under the auspices of ‘Take It Back’ took to the nation’s High Commission in Pretoria, South Africa’s capital demanding among other things, a better governed Nigeria, better security, safety for Nigerians in the diaspora.

Court stops NASS from taking over Edo Assembly

The Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the National Assembly to halt its plan to take over the legislative functions of the Edo State House of Assembly.

Justice Taiwo Taiwo gave the order at the resumed hearing in the case filed by the Edo State Government, challenging the decision by the Senate and the House of Representatives to step in if the governor fails to send another proclamation letter for a fresh inauguration of the Edo Assembly. Justice Taiwo on Wednesday, however, ordered the parties in the case to maintain status quo pending the determination of the case.

We'll partner EFCC to recover looted funds in Kwara, says governor

•Laments diversion of N2b SME funds
•Understudies Trader-Moni to fight poverty

By Valentine Amanze

How Chief Accountant lost N9.5m to gunmen in Niger

By Ummi Ismaeel,