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Bauchi benefits from $2.2m USAID project

By Rita Michael,


Bauchi State government is to benefit from a $2.2 million set aside by the United States Agency for International Development-funded  (USAID) project under the urban Water,  Sanitation and Hygiene Coordination Project.

Ghana, Togo, Benin, others boycott Niger trade fair over insecurity

By Ummi Ismaeel,



Traders and business outfits from neighbouring countries and south of Nigeria have shunned the 15th Niger State domestic trade, alleging insecurity.

Rivers govt outlaws street trading

Rivers State government has concluded plan to evacuate traders and other small-scale businessmen operating along the streets of Port Harcourt, the state capital.

 They were accused of causing traffic congestion,  defacing of the environment of state .

Okorocha mourns, Onuekwusi, Channelstv staff

Imo State Governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha, has said that the death of the State House Correspondent Presidential Villa Abuja for the Channels Television, Mr. Chukwuma Onuekwusi, at the age of 55, was shocking.

Beware of evil politicians in your cabinet, Osun HDP warns Aregbesola

The Osun State chapter of the Hope Democratic Party (HDP) has warned the incumbent governor of the state, Rauf Aregbesola, to be careful and beware of evil politicians who lie to him on the welfare and wellbeing of the Osun citizenry.

Suicide bomber likely behind Manchester concert attack that killed 22, injured 59, police say

A suicide bomber was likely behind the deadly explosion in Manchester, England on Monday that killed 22 people and injured 59 others who were attending an Ariana Grande concert at one of Europe’s largest arenas.


PDP: Supreme Court dismisses Sheriff’s application against Makarfi faction

The Supreme Court has dismissed the application filed by the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Modu Sheriff, against the Senator Ahmed Makarfi-led faction of the party.

Court stays action on forfeiture of Patience Jonathan’s $5.8m

Former First Lady, Patience Jonathan has succeeded in staying proceedings in the suit seeking the final forfeiture of the sum of $5.8 million seized by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

Zoning is abolished in Imo politics, APC chief

A frontline politician and

chieftain of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC), Chief Sam Iwuagwu, has said those criticizing Imo State Governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha, are ignorant of their shadows.

 There has been unconfirmed move by Governor Rochas Okorocha to pencil his

MASSOB objects sit at home order, by IPOB

On the heels of the May 30, 2017 sit at home order proposed by the Indegenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to mark the 17th year of the struggle of Biafra, the Movement for the Actualization for the Sovereignty of Biafra (MASSOB) has criticized the arrangement, saying it was not part of the arrangemen